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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 52 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.84% 5.19% 6.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.47% 17.44% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 37
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £643 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £364 £340
% change year-on-year -3.84% +7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.84% -7.14%  

.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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 254 172 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 43.20% 29.76% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 132 128
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 £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +309.09% -24.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +19 37 £350 -22.22% 18
Abingdon - 7 £350 - 1
Kidlington +1 1 £450 -
Witney - 1 £275 - 2
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 67 (73.63%) C#
2 50 (54.95%) ASP.NET
3 49 (53.85%) MVC
4 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
5 41 (45.05%) HTML
6 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
7 36 (39.56%) CSS
8 29 (31.87%) SQL
9 28 (30.77%) jQuery
10 25 (27.47%) Ajax
11 23 (25.27%) VB.NET
12 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (23.08%) .NET Framework
14 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (18.68%) HTML5
15 16 (17.58%) CSS3
15 16 (17.58%) Windows
16 14 (15.38%) EPiServer
16 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (14.29%) Java
18 12 (13.19%) C++
18 12 (13.19%) Web Services
18 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
18 12 (13.19%) CMS
19 11 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 11 (12.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 11 (12.09%) Scrum
20 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
21 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement

.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 14 (15.38%) EPiServer
2 12 (13.19%) CMS
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) Confluence
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Chatbot
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.20%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) LAN
1 3 (3.30%) WAN
2 2 (2.20%) Network Security
2 2 (2.20%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.20%) Big Data
6 2 (2.20%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
1 3 (3.30%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.20%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.10%) Grunt
3 1 (1.10%) gulp
3 1 (1.10%) MSTest
3 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (6.59%) Advertising
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Back Office
3 4 (4.40%) Publishing
4 3 (3.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (85.71%) Developer
2 59 (64.84%) .NET Developer
3 47 (51.65%) C# Developer
4 38 (41.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (32.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 20 (21.98%) VB.NET Developer
9 16 (17.58%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 15 (16.48%) SQL Developer
10 15 (16.48%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (13.19%) Ajax Developer
11 12 (13.19%) EPiServer Developer
11 12 (13.19%) Software Developer
12 10 (10.99%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (9.89%) .NET Software Developer
14 8 (8.79%) Architect
15 7 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
16 6 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
16 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (54.95%) ASP.NET
2 41 (45.05%) HTML
3 36 (39.56%) CSS
4 28 (30.77%) jQuery
5 25 (27.47%) Ajax
6 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 17 (18.68%) HTML5
9 16 (17.58%) CSS3
10 12 (13.19%) Web Services
11 11 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.69%) WCF
14 6 (6.59%) XML
15 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
15 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (5.49%) WPF
16 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 4 (4.40%) Entity Framework
16 4 (4.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) CCTV
3 2 (2.20%) EPoS
3 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Unix
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.20%) Android
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) MVC
2 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 11 (12.09%) Scrum
4 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.69%) CRM
6 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.49%) Network Design
7 4 (4.40%) Migration
7 4 (4.40%) SOA
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.30%) ETL
8 3 (3.30%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.30%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.20%) Analytics
9 2 (2.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 67 (73.63%) C#
2 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
3 29 (31.87%) SQL
4 23 (25.27%) VB.NET
5 13 (14.29%) Java
6 12 (13.19%) C++
7 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.69%) C
9 5 (5.49%) Perl
10 4 (4.40%) Python
11 3 (3.30%) C++/CLI
11 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.20%) PHP
12 2 (2.20%) Scala
12 2 (2.20%) VB
12 2 (2.20%) VBScript
12 2 (2.20%) XAML
13 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) MCSE
1 2 (2.20%) MCTS
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.30%) Siebel
3 3 (3.30%) Talend
3 3 (3.30%) Telerik
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe
4 2 (2.20%) Apple
4 2 (2.20%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.20%) Sophos
4 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.10%) RedGate