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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 11 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.91% 9.24% 52.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.67% 31.43% 87.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 66
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £268 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £318 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.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
45 35 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.09% 29.41% 59.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 76
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 24 October 2014.

.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 24 October 2014. 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 +3 11 £325 +5.69% 13
Lichfield +4 3 £188 -31.81%
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 £338 - 2
Cannock - - - -
Rugeley - - - -
Stafford - - - - 3
Tamworth - - - - 2
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 33 (63.46%) C#
3 25 (48.08%) SQL
4 23 (44.23%) VB.NET
5 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 18 (34.62%) Web Services
7 16 (30.77%) WinForms
8 15 (28.85%) Windows
9 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.15%) Back Office
9 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
10 10 (19.23%) CSS
10 10 (19.23%) HTML
11 9 (17.31%) VB
11 9 (17.31%) N-Tier
12 8 (15.38%) Resource Management
12 8 (15.38%) WCF
13 7 (13.46%) jQuery
13 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
13 7 (13.46%) XML
13 7 (13.46%) CSS3
14 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
14 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
14 6 (11.54%) HTML5
14 6 (11.54%) Ajax
15 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (9.62%) Web Development
15 5 (9.62%) Degree
15 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
15 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.92%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) DataStage
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.92%) Xcode
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.92%) Grunt
3 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.92%) Yeoman
3 1 (1.92%) Bower
General
1 11 (21.15%) Back Office
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 25 (48.08%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Team Leader
4 7 (13.46%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.62%) .NET Team Leader
6 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 18 (34.62%) Web Services
3 16 (30.77%) WinForms
4 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
5 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 10 (19.23%) HTML
6 8 (15.38%) WCF
7 7 (13.46%) XML
7 7 (13.46%) jQuery
7 7 (13.46%) CSS3
8 6 (11.54%) HTML5
8 6 (11.54%) Ajax
9 3 (5.77%) JSON
10 2 (3.85%) Apache Flex
10 2 (3.85%) XSLT
10 2 (3.85%) SOAP
10 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.85%) REST
10 2 (3.85%) wxWidgets
10 2 (3.85%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) WURFL
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.92%) iPhone
3 1 (1.92%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.85%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.92%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Resource Management
2 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) OOP
4 5 (9.62%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) SOA
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (1.92%) Document Management
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.92%) CRM
8 1 (1.92%) MVC
8 1 (1.92%) SEO
8 1 (1.92%) Workflow
8 1 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 23 (44.23%) VB.NET
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.31%) VB
6 3 (5.77%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.85%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) AccuRev
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Apple
4 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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