The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank - 4 2
Contract jobs citing .NET 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford - 14.29% 33.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

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
6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 60.00% 28.57% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £370 £250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stafford region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Stafford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) RSpec
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Core Data
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) RSpec
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Core Data
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C