The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 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 (dotNet)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 27 34
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7  
Contract jobs citing .NET 34 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.19% 2.58% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.82% 10.17% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 11
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £298 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £392 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% +2.85%  

.NET 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 114 59 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 40.86% 25.32% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 43 66
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £444 £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 £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing .NET 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 in Oxford

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Oxford

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Oxford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Oxford

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 44 (86.27%) C#
2 37 (72.55%) ASP.NET
3 32 (62.75%) HTML
4 31 (60.78%) MVC
5 30 (58.82%) CSS
6 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
7 21 (41.18%) jQuery
7 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 19 (37.25%) Ajax
9 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (31.37%) CSS3
11 15 (29.41%) HTML5
12 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
12 14 (27.45%) SQL
13 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
13 11 (21.57%) CMS
13 11 (21.57%) EPiServer
13 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (19.61%) Windows
15 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (13.73%) Java
16 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
16 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
18 5 (9.80%) Scrum
18 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
18 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
18 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
18 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
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 (21.57%) CMS
1 11 (21.57%) EPiServer
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Chatbot
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) Network Security
1 2 (3.92%) VoIP
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Back Office
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 36 (70.59%) C# Developer
3 32 (62.75%) .NET Developer
4 27 (52.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (41.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (21.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 11 (21.57%) EPiServer Developer
8 11 (21.57%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (17.65%) SQL Developer
10 7 (13.73%) Ajax Developer
10 7 (13.73%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
12 5 (9.80%) Architect
12 5 (9.80%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
13 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
13 4 (7.84%) SSIS Developer
13 4 (7.84%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) ASP.NET
2 32 (62.75%) HTML
3 30 (58.82%) CSS
4 21 (41.18%) jQuery
5 19 (37.25%) Ajax
6 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (31.37%) CSS3
8 15 (29.41%) HTML5
9 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
10 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (7.84%) Web Services
13 3 (5.88%) WCF
13 3 (5.88%) WPF
13 3 (5.88%) XML
14 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
14 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
14 2 (3.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) CCTV
3 2 (3.92%) EPoS
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) MVC
2 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.80%) Scrum
4 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.84%) CRM
4 4 (7.84%) Migration
4 4 (7.84%) Network Design
5 3 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile Development
7 1 (1.96%) API Development
7 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.96%) Change Management
7 1 (1.96%) DevOps
7 1 (1.96%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (1.96%) MVVM
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.96%) Server Building
7 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) C#
2 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
5 7 (13.73%) Java
6 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.84%) C++
7 4 (7.84%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) VB
8 2 (3.92%) VBScript
8 2 (3.92%) XAML
9 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.96%) C
9 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) MCTS
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe
3 2 (3.92%) Apple
3 2 (3.92%) Sophos
3 2 (3.92%) Telerik
3 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Siebel
4 1 (1.96%) Talend