Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 2018 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 20 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +15
Contract jobs citing .NET 63 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.04% 7.68% 7.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.63% 18.84% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 42
Oxford median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £213
90th Percentile £450 £666 £436
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £406 £331
% change year-on-year -1.54% +22.64% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxford median hourly rate - - £38.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +110.53% -50.97% +59.79%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 321 276 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 46.05% 40.77% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 200 197
Oxford median daily rate £425 £466 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.80% +10.95% -1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £263
90th Percentile £590 £600 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Oxford median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +36.84% +63.79%
10th Percentile £37.50 £14.58 £17.20
90th Percentile £42.50 £52.05 £46.13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £21.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year +88.24% -10.53% +28.38%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 58 (92.06%) C#
2 56 (88.89%) MVC
3 55 (87.30%) ASP.NET
4 48 (76.19%) SQL Server
5 46 (73.02%) JavaScript
6 42 (66.67%) HTML
7 40 (63.49%) SQL
7 40 (63.49%) CSS
8 34 (53.97%) AngularJS
9 32 (50.79%) jQuery
10 30 (47.62%) Web Services
11 29 (46.03%) Amazon AWS
12 28 (44.44%) VB.NET
12 28 (44.44%) Ajax
13 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
14 18 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
15 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (25.40%) REST
17 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (17.46%) N-Tier
19 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
20 7 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
20 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
21 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
21 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
21 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
21 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
21 6 (9.52%) TDD
22 5 (7.94%) BPSS Clearance

.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 5 (7.94%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.59%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.03%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) IaaS
3 4 (6.35%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.76%) OLAP
2 3 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Power BI
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) MSTest
2 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 3 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (1.59%) Marketing
2 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (95.24%) Developer
2 48 (76.19%) .NET Developer
2 48 (76.19%) C# Developer
3 39 (61.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 34 (53.97%) ASP.NET Developer
4 34 (53.97%) SQL Developer
5 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 31 (49.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (42.86%) AWS Developer
7 27 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Azure Developer
8 4 (6.35%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Architect
10 2 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Xamarin Developer
11 1 (1.59%) .NET Software Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Digital Architect
11 1 (1.59%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (87.30%) ASP.NET
2 42 (66.67%) HTML
3 40 (63.49%) CSS
4 34 (53.97%) AngularJS
5 32 (50.79%) jQuery
6 30 (47.62%) Web Services
7 28 (44.44%) Ajax
8 18 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
9 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (25.40%) REST
11 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 7 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
14 4 (6.35%) .NET Core
14 4 (6.35%) SOAP
15 3 (4.76%) Angular 2
15 3 (4.76%) JSON
15 3 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (88.89%) MVC
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (9.52%) TDD
3 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.35%) DevOps
4 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
5 3 (4.76%) BDD
5 3 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (4.76%) RAD
5 3 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (3.17%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (3.17%) OOP
7 1 (1.59%) Coaching
7 1 (1.59%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.59%) Demand Management
7 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.59%) MVVM
7 1 (1.59%) OO
7 1 (1.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (92.06%) C#
2 46 (73.02%) JavaScript
3 40 (63.49%) SQL
4 28 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Twitter
2 3 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (3.17%) Sybase
3 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.59%) Capita
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) SAP