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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 44 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.33% 25.41% 31.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.86% 86.11% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 26
Average daily rate
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£390 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
.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
70 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.48% 29.51% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 28
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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 29 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 29 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
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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 -2 13 £420 +13.51% 13
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £300 - 1
Tamworth - 1 £325 - 2
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 88 (73.95%) C#
2 57 (47.90%) SQL
2 57 (47.90%) SQL Server
3 45 (37.82%) ASP.NET
4 39 (32.77%) JavaScript
5 32 (26.89%) SOA
5 32 (26.89%) .NET Framework
6 31 (26.05%) CSS
7 29 (24.37%) HTML
8 26 (21.85%) N-Tier
9 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
10 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
11 22 (18.49%) jQuery
11 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
11 22 (18.49%) MVC
12 21 (17.65%) E-Commerce
12 21 (17.65%) IBM
13 20 (16.81%) XML
13 20 (16.81%) WinForms
13 20 (16.81%) HTML5
14 19 (15.97%) VB
15 18 (15.13%) VB.NET
16 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
16 16 (13.45%) Open Source
17 15 (12.61%) CSS3
17 15 (12.61%) Resource Management
17 15 (12.61%) OO
17 15 (12.61%) Finance
17 15 (12.61%) TDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) Node.js
3 3 (2.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.84%) JBoss
5 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.84%) MS Access
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.04%) Subversion
3 2 (1.68%) Selenium
3 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.68%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.84%) Xcode
4 1 (0.84%) NUnit
4 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.84%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Law
2 5 (4.20%) Retail
3 4 (3.36%) Games
3 4 (3.36%) Back Office
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (60.50%) Developer
2 38 (31.93%) .NET Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Team Leader
4 21 (17.65%) Development Team Leader
5 20 (16.81%) Software Development Team Leader
5 20 (16.81%) Software Team Leader
6 17 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 15 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (10.08%) .NET Team Leader
8 12 (10.08%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.56%) Architect
10 7 (5.88%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Programmer
11 6 (5.04%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (5.04%) .NET Software Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) .NET Programmer
11 6 (5.04%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.82%) ASP.NET
2 32 (26.89%) .NET Framework
3 31 (26.05%) CSS
4 29 (24.37%) HTML
5 22 (18.49%) jQuery
6 20 (16.81%) HTML5
6 20 (16.81%) XML
6 20 (16.81%) WinForms
7 15 (12.61%) CSS3
8 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (10.92%) Web Services
9 11 (9.24%) Entity Framework
9 11 (9.24%) WPF
10 9 (7.56%) WCF
11 7 (5.88%) LINQ
12 6 (5.04%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (5.04%) SOAP
13 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (4.20%) REST
14 4 (3.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) N-Tier
2 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Online Games
6 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.84%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) SOA
2 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.49%) MVC
4 21 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 16 (13.45%) Open Source
6 15 (12.61%) Resource Management
6 15 (12.61%) OO
6 15 (12.61%) TDD
7 11 (9.24%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.40%) OOP
9 9 (7.56%) Scrum
9 9 (7.56%) Web Development
9 9 (7.56%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.88%) SDLC
12 6 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (4.20%) Line Management
13 5 (4.20%) Coaching
13 5 (4.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (73.95%) C#
2 57 (47.90%) SQL
3 39 (32.77%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.97%) VB
5 18 (15.13%) VB.NET
6 12 (10.08%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.04%) VBScript
8 3 (2.52%) VB6
8 3 (2.52%) Java
9 2 (1.68%) C++
9 2 (1.68%) XQuery
9 2 (1.68%) XAML
9 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.84%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
4 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.65%) IBM
3 10 (8.40%) Oracle
4 7 (5.88%) i2
5 3 (2.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.84%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.84%) HP
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