The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 33.33% 16.67% 15.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.NET
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Stafford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stafford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 50.00% 50.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £413 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Stafford region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

.NET
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) i2
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) i2
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
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