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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 20 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.95% 9.04% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 26.98% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 1
Median daily rate £225 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.35 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +21.42%
.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
30 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.48% 33.51% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 32
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

.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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -2 1 £200 -44.05% 5
.NET Framework
West Midlands

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) LINQ
6 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) StructureMap
6 3 (33.33%) DevExpress
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) WinForms
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
6 3 (33.33%) OOD
6 3 (33.33%) SOA
6 3 (33.33%) NHS
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) XSD
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) AutoMapper

.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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) NSubstitute
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (33.33%) AutoMapper
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) StructureMap
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) XSD
6 2 (22.22%) WF
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) CQRS
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OOD
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) DevExpress