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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 34 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.29% 21.25% 38.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.89% 51.52% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 53
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£294 £319 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £236 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
36 66 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.73% 41.25% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 75
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 24 December 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 December 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 0 6 £300 -17.80% 12
Lichfield +1 4 £188 -31.81% 5
Burton-upon-Trent +1 1 £338 +12.50% 1
Cannock - - - - 1
Stafford - - - - 2
Tamworth - - - -
Uttoxeter - - - -
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (84.21%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 22 (57.89%) SQL
4 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
5 15 (39.47%) VB.NET
6 13 (34.21%) Web Services
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) WinForms
8 9 (23.68%) CSS
8 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.05%) HTML
9 8 (21.05%) VB
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.42%) Back Office
11 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
11 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (13.16%) jQuery
12 5 (13.16%) CSS3
12 5 (13.16%) OOP
13 4 (10.53%) OO
13 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 4 (10.53%) XML
13 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.53%) Ajax
13 4 (10.53%) HTML5
13 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
13 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) DataStage
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 7 (18.42%) Back Office
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.63%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.63%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.63%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
2 13 (34.21%) Web Services
3 11 (28.95%) WinForms
4 9 (23.68%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) HTML
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.16%) jQuery
7 5 (13.16%) CSS3
8 4 (10.53%) HTML5
8 4 (10.53%) Ajax
8 4 (10.53%) XML
9 3 (7.89%) WCF
10 2 (5.26%) JSON
10 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (2.63%) iOS SDK
11 1 (2.63%) REST
11 1 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
11 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) BBC
3 1 (2.63%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) OOP
2 4 (10.53%) OO
2 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (5.26%) CRM
3 2 (5.26%) SOA
3 2 (5.26%) TDD
3 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) DSDM
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) MVC
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Scrum
4 1 (2.63%) Web Design
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.63%) V-Model
4 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) VB.NET
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.05%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VB6
7 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.63%) XAML
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe
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