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 25 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 (dotNet)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 28 10
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18  
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.69% 5.42% 10.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.89% 12.70% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 31
Median daily rate £400 £475 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +20.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £340 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £560 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.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 148 126 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 45.54% 42.71% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 94 97
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 £328 £300
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
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 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 25 June 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 47 (81.03%) C#
2 40 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 39 (67.24%) JavaScript
4 36 (62.07%) MVC
4 36 (62.07%) HTML
5 35 (60.34%) CSS
6 30 (51.72%) jQuery
7 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 27 (46.55%) Ajax
9 24 (41.38%) SQL
10 22 (37.93%) VB.NET
11 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
11 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (25.86%) HTML5
12 15 (25.86%) CSS3
13 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
14 11 (18.97%) CMS
14 11 (18.97%) EPiServer
14 11 (18.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (8.62%) Atlassian
16 5 (8.62%) WCF
16 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
17 4 (6.90%) Confluence
17 4 (6.90%) Scala

.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 (18.97%) CMS
1 11 (18.97%) EPiServer
2 4 (6.90%) Confluence
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Chatbot
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.72%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Network Security
1 2 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.72%) MSTest
2 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (89.66%) Developer
2 45 (77.59%) .NET Developer
3 39 (67.24%) C# Developer
4 37 (63.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (53.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (51.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (32.76%) SQL Developer
9 12 (20.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 12 (20.69%) VB.NET Developer
10 11 (18.97%) EPiServer Developer
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (13.79%) Ajax Developer
12 8 (13.79%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
14 5 (8.62%) .NET Software Developer
14 5 (8.62%) C# Software Developer
15 4 (6.90%) Scala Developer
15 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) ASP.NET
2 36 (62.07%) HTML
3 35 (60.34%) CSS
4 30 (51.72%) jQuery
5 27 (46.55%) Ajax
6 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
6 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (25.86%) CSS3
7 15 (25.86%) HTML5
8 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (8.62%) WCF
11 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.90%) Web Services
12 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2 (3.45%) Qt
13 2 (3.45%) REST
13 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) CCTV
1 2 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) MVC
2 11 (18.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.90%) CRM
5 3 (5.17%) Scrum
5 3 (5.17%) TDD
6 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.45%) Task Automation
6 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.72%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (1.72%) DevOps
7 1 (1.72%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (1.72%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (1.72%) MVVM
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.72%) Server Building
7 1 (1.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (81.03%) C#
2 39 (67.24%) JavaScript
3 24 (41.38%) SQL
4 22 (37.93%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.90%) C++
5 4 (6.90%) Scala
5 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) C
6 3 (5.17%) Java
6 3 (5.17%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) C++/CLI
7 2 (3.45%) VBScript
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) MCSE
1 2 (3.45%) MCTS
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe
3 2 (3.45%) Apple
3 2 (3.45%) Sophos
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Siebel
4 1 (1.72%) Talend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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