The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 30 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.43% 4.91% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 11.43% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £300 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +23.33%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 70 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.40% 42.94% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 23
Median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £420 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) XAML
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Ninject
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) NSubstitute
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Ninject
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) DevExpress