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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 25.93% 33.33% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.64% 83.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
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£388 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 40.74% 40.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate £350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 28 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) i2
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) WinForms
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) i2
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle