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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 40 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.94% 30.38% 25.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 67.80% 88.89% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £308 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
59 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.89% 34.18% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 16
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

.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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 13 £331 -10.47% 8
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £300 - 1
Stafford -6 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Tamworth - 1 £325 - 3
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 79 (83.16%) C#
2 46 (48.42%) SQL Server
3 45 (47.37%) SQL
4 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
5 27 (28.42%) SOA
5 27 (28.42%) .NET Framework
6 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
7 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (25.26%) MVC
8 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
9 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
9 22 (23.16%) CSS
10 21 (22.11%) IBM
10 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
11 18 (18.95%) HTML
11 18 (18.95%) jQuery
12 17 (17.89%) VB
12 17 (17.89%) XML
12 17 (17.89%) N-Tier
13 16 (16.84%) Open Source
14 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
15 14 (14.74%) Resource Management
16 13 (13.68%) WinForms
16 13 (13.68%) Web Services
17 12 (12.63%) OO
17 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
17 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (12.63%) HTML5
18 11 (11.58%) TDD
18 11 (11.58%) OOP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (6.32%) Node.js
1 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.05%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) MS Access
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.05%) Xcode
4 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
4 1 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
1 5 (5.26%) Law
1 5 (5.26%) Retail
2 4 (4.21%) Back Office
3 2 (2.11%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (66.32%) Developer
2 37 (38.95%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Team Leader
3 16 (16.84%) Development Team Leader
3 16 (16.84%) Software Development Team Leader
3 16 (16.84%) Software Team Leader
4 13 (13.68%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.63%) .NET Team Leader
6 11 (11.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.21%) C# Programmer
11 4 (4.21%) Database Developer
11 4 (4.21%) .NET Architect
11 4 (4.21%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
2 27 (28.42%) .NET Framework
3 22 (23.16%) CSS
4 18 (18.95%) HTML
4 18 (18.95%) jQuery
5 17 (17.89%) XML
6 13 (13.68%) WinForms
6 13 (13.68%) Web Services
7 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (12.63%) HTML5
8 10 (10.53%) WPF
9 9 (9.47%) Entity Framework
9 9 (9.47%) Razor View Engine
10 8 (8.42%) WCF
11 7 (7.37%) CSS3
12 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (6.32%) SOAP
13 5 (5.26%) LINQ
13 5 (5.26%) REST
14 4 (4.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) SOA
2 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.26%) MVC
3 16 (16.84%) Open Source
4 14 (14.74%) Resource Management
5 12 (12.63%) OO
5 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.58%) TDD
6 11 (11.58%) OOP
7 9 (9.47%) Scrum
8 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (6.32%) SDLC
11 5 (5.26%) Time Management
12 4 (4.21%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.21%) Web Development
13 3 (3.16%) Web Design
13 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
13 3 (3.16%) Workflow
13 3 (3.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 79 (83.16%) C#
2 45 (47.37%) SQL
3 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.89%) VB
5 11 (11.58%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.21%) VBScript
8 3 (3.16%) Java
8 3 (3.16%) C++
8 3 (3.16%) XAML
8 3 (3.16%) VB6
9 2 (2.11%) XQuery
10 1 (1.05%) VC++
10 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) IBM
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) i2
4 3 (3.16%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.05%) HP
5 1 (1.05%) SOASTA, Inc
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