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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 27 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.93% 23.48% 30.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 78.13% 64.29% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 37
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
.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
32 42 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.07% 36.52% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 47
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £340
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 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 22 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 22 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 16 £325 -1.51% 4
Cannock - 1 £300 - 1
Lichfield - - - - 3
Rugeley - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 2
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 55 (76.39%) SQL Server
2 40 (55.56%) C#
3 33 (45.83%) SQL
4 29 (40.28%) VB.NET
5 25 (34.72%) WinForms
6 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 17 (23.61%) Windows
8 16 (22.22%) Web Services
8 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 16 (22.22%) HTML
9 15 (20.83%) CSS
10 14 (19.44%) VB
10 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
10 14 (19.44%) Ajax
11 13 (18.06%) XML
12 12 (16.67%) Back Office
12 12 (16.67%) Resource Management
13 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
13 11 (15.28%) N-Tier
14 10 (13.89%) Degree
14 10 (13.89%) WCF
14 10 (13.89%) CSS3
15 9 (12.50%) Web Development
15 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
16 8 (11.11%) HTML5
17 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
17 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
18 6 (8.33%) XHTML
18 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
18 6 (8.33%) jQuery

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (76.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQLite
5 1 (1.39%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.39%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.39%) Xcode
4 1 (1.39%) Bower
4 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.39%) Grunt
4 1 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.39%) Yeoman
General
1 12 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (2.78%) Games
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Developer
2 30 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 16 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
5 10 (13.89%) .NET Team Leader
5 10 (13.89%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 8 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Software Development Team Leader
8 7 (9.72%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.17%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
12 2 (2.78%) Mobility Architect
12 2 (2.78%) Platform Architect
12 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) WinForms
2 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.22%) Web Services
3 16 (22.22%) HTML
4 15 (20.83%) CSS
5 14 (19.44%) Ajax
6 13 (18.06%) XML
7 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
8 10 (13.89%) WCF
8 10 (13.89%) CSS3
9 8 (11.11%) HTML5
10 6 (8.33%) XHTML
10 6 (8.33%) jQuery
11 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (5.56%) XSLT
13 3 (4.17%) JSON
14 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.78%) REST
14 2 (2.78%) Classic ASP
14 2 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Open Source
4 2 (2.78%) WURFL
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) BBC
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (2.78%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 9 (12.50%) Web Development
2 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
4 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.94%) MVC
6 4 (5.56%) SOA
6 4 (5.56%) OOP
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.17%) TDD
7 3 (4.17%) OO
7 3 (4.17%) Migration
8 2 (2.78%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.78%) SEO
8 2 (2.78%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) Document Management
8 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) C#
2 33 (45.83%) SQL
3 29 (40.28%) VB.NET
4 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.44%) VB
6 4 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) VB6
7 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) VBScript
8 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.39%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.39%) Siebel
4 1 (1.39%) Apple
4 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) Infragistics
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