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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 12 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.30% - 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.43% - 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £375 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.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 115 56 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 41.22% 23.73% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 41 67
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £49.50 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.66% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.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 March 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 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) CSS3
2 12 (85.71%) HTML5
3 11 (78.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (78.57%) EPiServer
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) CMS
3 11 (78.57%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Underscore.js
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection

.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 (78.57%) CMS
1 11 (78.57%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) .NET Developer
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (92.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (92.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (78.57%) EPiServer Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) CSS3
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) HTML5
3 11 (78.57%) Ajax
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) Underscore.js
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.14%) MVVM
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) UML
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) SAP