Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 15 December 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 34 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 80 95 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.55% 7.50% 9.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.32% 17.56% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 101
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £490 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +40.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £220
90th Percentile £467 £618 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.97% -
South East median hourly rate £45.20 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.34% -5.56% +50.00%

.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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 462 541 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.81% 42.70% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 388 384
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £312 £260
90th Percentile £596 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -11.11% +29.31%
10th Percentile £37.50 £14.75 £18.35
90th Percentile £42.50 £26.75 £42.88
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Oxfordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Oxfordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Oxfordshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Oxfordshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 56 £400 -19.19% 12
Witney -1 3 - -
Abingdon -4 1 £350 - 4
Banbury - 1 £473 - 3
Kidlington - 1 £410 -
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 62 (77.50%) C#
2 58 (72.50%) ASP.NET
2 58 (72.50%) MVC
3 54 (67.50%) SQL Server
4 53 (66.25%) JavaScript
5 51 (63.75%) SQL
5 51 (63.75%) HTML
6 43 (53.75%) CSS
7 37 (46.25%) AngularJS
8 32 (40.00%) jQuery
9 30 (37.50%) Web Services
10 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
11 25 (31.25%) VB.NET
12 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (30.00%) Ajax
12 24 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (30.00%) REST
13 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
15 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
16 11 (13.75%) Java
17 10 (12.50%) N-Tier
17 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (11.25%) HTML5
18 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
18 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
19 8 (10.00%) JSON
19 8 (10.00%) Entity Framework
20 7 (8.75%) Web Development

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 6 (7.50%) IIS
2 4 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.50%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.25%) Kentico
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.50%) IaaS
3 6 (7.50%) PaaS
4 3 (3.75%) Slack
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) DHCP
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.75%) OLAP
4 3 (3.75%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.25%) Power BI
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Grunt
4 2 (2.50%) gulp
4 2 (2.50%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.50%) NUnit
4 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) MSTest
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.00%) Publishing
2 2 (2.50%) Back Office
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (90.00%) Developer
2 53 (66.25%) .NET Developer
3 43 (53.75%) C# Developer
4 37 (46.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (37.50%) SQL Developer
7 29 (36.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 24 (30.00%) AWS Developer
10 22 (27.50%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Applications Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Architect
12 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (3.75%) C# Web Developer
13 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
14 2 (2.50%) .NET Web Developer
14 2 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
14 2 (2.50%) Senior Developer
14 2 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (72.50%) ASP.NET
2 51 (63.75%) HTML
3 43 (53.75%) CSS
4 37 (46.25%) AngularJS
5 32 (40.00%) jQuery
6 30 (37.50%) Web Services
7 24 (30.00%) Ajax
7 24 (30.00%) REST
8 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
10 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (11.25%) HTML5
12 8 (10.00%) Entity Framework
12 8 (10.00%) JSON
13 7 (8.75%) SOAP
13 7 (8.75%) XML
14 6 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (6.25%) CSS3
15 5 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (72.50%) MVC
2 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
4 7 (8.75%) TDD
4 7 (8.75%) Web Development
5 6 (7.50%) DevOps
6 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) RAD
6 5 (6.25%) Scrum
7 4 (5.00%) BDD
7 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (5.00%) SOA
8 3 (3.75%) API Development
8 3 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.75%) SDLC
9 2 (2.50%) OOP
9 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (77.50%) C#
2 53 (66.25%) JavaScript
3 51 (63.75%) SQL
4 25 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 11 (13.75%) Java
6 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) XenApp
3 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.75%) Twitter
5 2 (2.50%) Sybase
5 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.25%) Capita
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) CommVault
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) McAfee
6 1 (1.25%) NetApp