The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 14 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 9 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.03% 10.53% 6.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 11.36% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate £288 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £308 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £338 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 88 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.19% 92.63% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 85
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.79 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.13 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
.NET Developer
West Midlands

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -7 2 £309 -6.43% 7
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £250 - 2
Cannock - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Burntwood - - - -
.NET Developer
West Midlands

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) CSS
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) WinForms
8 5 (27.78%) HTML5
8 5 (27.78%) Ajax
9 4 (22.22%) CSS3
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) XML
10 3 (16.67%) XSLT
10 3 (16.67%) XHTML
10 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (16.67%) MVC
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (11.11%) JIRA
11 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (11.11%) AccuRev

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) WinForms
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) XSLT
7 3 (16.67%) XHTML
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) WCF
8 1 (5.56%) WPF
8 1 (5.56%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 3 (16.67%) MVC
1 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.11%) SEO
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) AccuRev
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