The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.53% 27.22% 25.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 64.18% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 18
Median daily rate £300 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
.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
36 67 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.06% 42.41% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 22
Median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 10 £200 -52.38% 6
Burton-upon-Trent -6 2 £350 +16.66% 4
Tamworth 0 1 - - 1
Stafford - 1 - - 3
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) SDLC
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) CRM
7 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 7 (20.59%) ERP
8 7 (20.59%) WinForms
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 6 (17.65%) SOA
9 6 (17.65%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
10 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
10 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
10 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
10 5 (14.71%) EDI
10 5 (14.71%) Release Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) NSubstitute
5 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Environment Manager
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Graduate
7 2 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Architect
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 7 (20.59%) WinForms
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (14.71%) EDI
5 5 (14.71%) jQuery
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
7 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.88%) ADO.NET
8 2 (5.88%) Ajax
8 2 (5.88%) CSS3
9 1 (2.94%) COM
9 1 (2.94%) Ninject
9 1 (2.94%) REST
9 1 (2.94%) Sass
9 1 (2.94%) Web Services
9 1 (2.94%) XML
9 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.94%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) SDLC
3 8 (23.53%) CRM
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) ERP
4 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) SOA
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) Release Management
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Game Development
9 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.94%) VB6
8 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
Cannock, Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 550 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago