The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills 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 over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 36 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.36% 30.28% 27.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.14% 87.76% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 20
Average daily rate
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£366 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £309 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
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
63 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.13% 34.51% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 21
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

.NET
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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 -1 13 £325 -12.16% 7
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £300 -
Tamworth - 1 £325 - 1
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing .NET also 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 that cited .NET.

1 87 (81.31%) C#
2 48 (44.86%) SQL
2 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
3 40 (37.38%) ASP.NET
4 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
5 30 (28.04%) .NET Framework
6 29 (27.10%) SOA
7 27 (25.23%) CSS
8 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (23.36%) MVC
9 23 (21.50%) HTML
9 23 (21.50%) Security Cleared
10 22 (20.56%) SC Cleared
11 21 (19.63%) jQuery
11 21 (19.63%) IBM
12 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
13 19 (17.76%) N-Tier
13 19 (17.76%) VB
14 18 (16.82%) XML
15 16 (14.95%) Open Source
15 16 (14.95%) HTML5
16 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
17 14 (13.08%) OO
17 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
17 14 (13.08%) WinForms
17 14 (13.08%) Resource Management
18 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (12.15%) TDD
18 13 (12.15%) Web Services
18 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing .NET also 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 that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.61%) Node.js
2 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.93%) MS Access
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.61%) Subversion
3 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.87%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.87%) Selenium
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.93%) Xcode
4 1 (0.93%) NUnit
4 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Law
2 5 (4.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Back Office
4 2 (1.87%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Developer
2 40 (37.38%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.82%) Team Leader
4 17 (15.89%) Development Team Leader
4 17 (15.89%) Software Development Team Leader
4 17 (15.89%) Software Team Leader
5 16 (14.95%) C# Developer
6 14 (13.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (12.15%) Senior Developer
8 12 (11.21%) .NET Team Leader
9 9 (8.41%) Architect
10 7 (6.54%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) Analyst
12 5 (4.67%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Programmer
12 5 (4.67%) .NET Software Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.38%) ASP.NET
2 30 (28.04%) .NET Framework
3 27 (25.23%) CSS
4 23 (21.50%) HTML
5 21 (19.63%) jQuery
6 18 (16.82%) XML
7 16 (14.95%) HTML5
8 14 (13.08%) WinForms
9 13 (12.15%) Web Services
9 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (10.28%) CSS3
11 10 (9.35%) Entity Framework
11 10 (9.35%) WPF
12 9 (8.41%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (7.48%) WCF
14 6 (5.61%) SOAP
14 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (5.61%) LINQ
15 5 (4.67%) REST
16 4 (3.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.61%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) SOA
2 25 (23.36%) MVC
2 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.95%) Open Source
4 14 (13.08%) Resource Management
4 14 (13.08%) OO
5 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
5 13 (12.15%) TDD
6 11 (10.28%) OOP
7 10 (9.35%) Scrum
8 9 (8.41%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (6.54%) SDLC
10 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.67%) Time Management
11 5 (4.67%) Web Development
12 4 (3.74%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.74%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.80%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 87 (81.31%) C#
2 48 (44.86%) SQL
3 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.76%) VB
5 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.67%) VBScript
8 3 (2.80%) Java
8 3 (2.80%) VB6
9 2 (1.87%) XQuery
9 2 (1.87%) XAML
9 2 (1.87%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) VC++
10 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) IBM
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.35%) Oracle
4 7 (6.54%) i2
5 3 (2.80%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.93%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.93%) HP
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