The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET Framework
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 45 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.56% 0.33% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 0.76% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £350 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.21% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 148 132 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 46.25% 43.56% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 97 104
Median daily rate £425 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +11.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Oxford

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
5 12 (70.59%) jQuery
5 12 (70.59%) Ajax
5 12 (70.59%) HTML5
5 12 (70.59%) CSS3
6 11 (64.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (64.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (64.71%) EPiServer
6 11 (64.71%) CMS
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (11.76%) TDD
10 2 (11.76%) REST
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) CMS
1 11 (64.71%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.88%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.88%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) C# Developer
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) .NET Developer
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (64.71%) EPiServer Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) Ajax
4 12 (70.59%) CSS3
4 12 (70.59%) HTML5
4 12 (70.59%) jQuery
5 11 (64.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (17.65%) WCF
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.76%) REST
9 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.88%) Underscore.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET