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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 76 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.19% 26.32% 25.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 78.35% 68.63% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
97 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.91% 38.35% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 30 19
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

.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 April 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 24 April 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 +1 19 £325 - 13
Stafford -1 7 £388 +3.33% 7
Burton-upon-Trent +3 5 £300 +20.00% 2
Lichfield - 2 £363 - 2
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (82.22%) C#
2 43 (47.78%) SQL
2 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
3 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
4 27 (30.00%) SOA
5 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 23 (25.56%) SC Cleared
6 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
7 22 (24.44%) MVC
8 21 (23.33%) IBM
9 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 20 (22.22%) CSS
10 16 (17.78%) VB
10 16 (17.78%) HTML
10 16 (17.78%) XML
11 15 (16.67%) N-Tier
12 14 (15.56%) jQuery
12 14 (15.56%) Open Source
13 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
14 12 (13.33%) Web Services
14 12 (13.33%) WinForms
14 12 (13.33%) Resource Management
15 11 (12.22%) TDD
15 11 (12.22%) OO
15 11 (12.22%) HTML5
16 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
16 10 (11.11%) Oracle
16 10 (11.11%) Scrum

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.67%) Node.js
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) MS Access
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.11%) Xcode
4 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Law
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (65.56%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.56%) Team Leader
3 14 (15.56%) Development Team Leader
3 14 (15.56%) Software Development Team Leader
3 14 (15.56%) Software Team Leader
4 13 (14.44%) C# Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
8 9 (10.00%) Architect
9 7 (7.78%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
11 5 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
2 24 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 20 (22.22%) CSS
4 16 (17.78%) HTML
4 16 (17.78%) XML
5 14 (15.56%) jQuery
6 12 (13.33%) Web Services
6 12 (13.33%) WinForms
7 11 (12.22%) HTML5
8 9 (10.00%) WPF
8 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.89%) Entity Framework
9 8 (8.89%) Razor View Engine
9 8 (8.89%) WCF
10 6 (6.67%) SOAP
10 6 (6.67%) CSS3
11 5 (5.56%) REST
11 5 (5.56%) LINQ
12 4 (4.44%) JSON
12 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 14 (15.56%) Open Source
3 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) SOA
2 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (24.44%) MVC
4 12 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 11 (12.22%) TDD
5 11 (12.22%) OO
6 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.11%) Scrum
7 9 (10.00%) OOP
8 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Time Management
9 5 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.44%) Migration
10 4 (4.44%) Web Design
11 3 (3.33%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.33%) Workflow
11 3 (3.33%) Web Development
11 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (82.22%) C#
2 43 (47.78%) SQL
3 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.78%) VB
5 9 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.44%) VBScript
7 4 (4.44%) VB6
8 3 (3.33%) Java
9 2 (2.22%) XQuery
9 2 (2.22%) C++
9 2 (2.22%) XAML
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 23 (25.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) IBM
2 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.11%) Oracle
4 7 (7.78%) i2
5 3 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.11%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.11%) HP
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