The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 10 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 16 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.43% 18.48% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.70% 19.10% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 2
Average daily rate £308 £303 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £286 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
.NET Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 89 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 90.00% 96.74% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 69
Average daily rate £325 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.05 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -7 6 £315 +4.13% 3
Tamworth - 3 £288 - 5
.NET Developer
West Midlands

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) SQL
3 22 (75.86%) VB.NET
4 21 (72.41%) WinForms
5 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
6 19 (65.52%) C#
7 13 (44.83%) Windows
8 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
9 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
10 9 (31.03%) Finance
11 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
12 7 (24.14%) Low Latency
13 6 (20.69%) SDLC
13 6 (20.69%) N-Tier
14 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
14 4 (13.79%) High Availability
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (13.79%) Back Office
14 4 (13.79%) OOP
14 4 (13.79%) OO
15 3 (10.34%) XML
15 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
15 3 (10.34%) jQuery
16 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
16 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
16 2 (6.90%) JSON
16 2 (6.90%) WPF
16 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
16 2 (6.90%) SOA

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) WinForms
3 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) WPF
6 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) WF
6 1 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) Low Latency
3 6 (20.69%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.45%) OOD
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) Secure Coding
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 22 (75.86%) VB.NET
3 19 (65.52%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) DevExpress