The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Staffordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.00% 31.86% 28.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 86.11% 81.82% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 36
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 44 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.03% 38.94% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 43
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET
West Midlands

.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
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 23 July 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
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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 20 £370 +13.84% 4
Stafford +1 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £300 - 2
Lichfield - - - - 4
Rugeley - - - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 3
Tamworth - - - -
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
2 40 (57.97%) C#
3 29 (42.03%) SQL
4 28 (40.58%) ASP.NET
5 25 (36.23%) VB.NET
6 21 (30.43%) WinForms
7 18 (26.09%) Ajax
7 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 18 (26.09%) HTML
8 17 (24.64%) CSS
9 15 (21.74%) XML
9 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 14 (20.29%) Windows
11 12 (17.39%) Resource Management
12 11 (15.94%) WCF
12 11 (15.94%) CSS3
13 10 (14.49%) HTML5
13 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
13 10 (14.49%) Degree
13 10 (14.49%) Web Services
13 10 (14.49%) VB
14 9 (13.04%) N-Tier
15 8 (11.59%) Web Development
16 7 (10.14%) Back Office
16 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
16 7 (10.14%) XHTML
17 6 (8.70%) OOP
17 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
17 6 (8.70%) SOA
17 6 (8.70%) jQuery

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (2.90%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Node.js
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.45%) Grunt
4 1 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.45%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.45%) Bower
General
1 7 (10.14%) Back Office
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Developer
2 24 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.09%) Team Leader
4 16 (23.19%) Development Team Leader
5 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
5 10 (14.49%) .NET Team Leader
6 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Web Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (10.14%) Software Development Team Leader
9 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
12 3 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (2.90%) Senior Web Developer
13 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
13 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) ASP.NET
2 21 (30.43%) WinForms
3 18 (26.09%) Ajax
3 18 (26.09%) HTML
4 17 (24.64%) CSS
5 15 (21.74%) XML
6 11 (15.94%) WCF
6 11 (15.94%) CSS3
7 10 (14.49%) HTML5
7 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
7 10 (14.49%) Web Services
8 7 (10.14%) XHTML
9 6 (8.70%) jQuery
10 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.80%) XSLT
11 3 (4.35%) XSD
11 3 (4.35%) ADO.NET
11 3 (4.35%) WF
11 3 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) WURFL
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) BBC
4 1 (1.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (5.80%) Android
2 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Resource Management
2 8 (11.59%) Web Development
3 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.70%) OOP
4 6 (8.70%) SOA
5 5 (7.25%) OO
5 5 (7.25%) MVC
6 4 (5.80%) Migration
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.35%) OOD
7 3 (4.35%) Workflow
7 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.90%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.90%) Refactoring
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) C#
2 29 (42.03%) SQL
3 25 (36.23%) VB.NET
4 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.49%) VB
6 4 (5.80%) Java
6 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.35%) VBScript
8 2 (2.90%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) VBA
8 2 (2.90%) LotusScript
9 1 (1.45%) VB6
9 1 (1.45%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.90%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Lotus
4 1 (1.45%) Apple
4 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.45%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Siebel
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
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