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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.37% 29.66% 28.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 80.56% 74.47% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 37
Average daily rate
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£340 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 47 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.25% 39.83% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 45
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 18 £370 +13.84% 6
Stafford 0 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £300 - 2
Lichfield - - - - 2
Rugeley - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 3
Tamworth - - - - 1
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (73.13%) SQL Server
2 38 (56.72%) C#
3 26 (38.81%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) VB.NET
4 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
5 20 (29.85%) WinForms
6 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
6 17 (25.37%) HTML
7 16 (23.88%) CSS
8 15 (22.39%) Ajax
9 13 (19.40%) XML
9 13 (19.40%) Windows
10 12 (17.91%) Web Services
10 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.91%) Resource Management
11 11 (16.42%) CSS3
12 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
12 10 (14.93%) Degree
13 9 (13.43%) WCF
13 9 (13.43%) VB
13 9 (13.43%) HTML5
14 8 (11.94%) Back Office
14 8 (11.94%) Web Development
15 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
15 7 (10.45%) N-Tier
16 6 (8.96%) XHTML
16 6 (8.96%) jQuery
17 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (7.46%) OO
17 5 (7.46%) MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (2.99%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (73.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) SQLite
6 1 (1.49%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Xcode
3 1 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.49%) Bower
3 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.49%) Grunt
3 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.49%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (11.94%) Back Office
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Team Leader
4 16 (23.88%) Development Team Leader
5 10 (14.93%) .NET Team Leader
5 10 (14.93%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Web Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (10.45%) Software Development Team Leader
8 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.96%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.48%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 3 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
13 2 (2.99%) Mobility Architect
13 2 (2.99%) Platform Architect
13 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
2 20 (29.85%) WinForms
3 17 (25.37%) HTML
4 16 (23.88%) CSS
5 15 (22.39%) Ajax
6 13 (19.40%) XML
7 12 (17.91%) Web Services
8 11 (16.42%) CSS3
9 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
10 9 (13.43%) WCF
10 9 (13.43%) HTML5
11 6 (8.96%) XHTML
11 6 (8.96%) jQuery
12 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (4.48%) XSLT
14 2 (2.99%) Qt
14 2 (2.99%) RESTful
14 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.99%) wxWidgets
14 2 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Open Source
3 2 (2.99%) WURFL
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) BBC
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) EPoS
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.97%) Android
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.99%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (2.99%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Resource Management
2 8 (11.94%) Web Development
3 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.46%) OO
4 5 (7.46%) MVC
5 4 (5.97%) OOP
5 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.48%) SOA
7 2 (2.99%) Web Application Development
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
7 2 (2.99%) SEO
7 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.99%) Refactoring
7 2 (2.99%) TDD
7 2 (2.99%) Document Management
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) C#
2 26 (38.81%) SQL
2 26 (38.81%) VB.NET
3 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) VB
5 4 (5.97%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.49%) VB6
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
7 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.49%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.49%) Siebel
4 1 (1.49%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe
Staffordshire
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