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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.24% 29.25% 31.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.57% 60.56% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 43
Average daily rate
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£288 £341 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £433 £350
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 £32.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
.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
28 71 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.18% 48.30% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 62
Average daily rate £335 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £430 £350
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 £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 10 £275 -21.42% 10
Lichfield - 1 - - 3
Stafford - - - - 5
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - - 5
Uttoxeter - - - -
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
4 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
4 13 (36.11%) VB.NET
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
6 10 (27.78%) WinForms
7 9 (25.00%) VB
7 9 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (19.44%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) Back Office
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.89%) HTML
10 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
10 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
11 4 (11.11%) jQuery
11 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (8.33%) AccuRev
12 3 (8.33%) JIRA
12 3 (8.33%) WCF
12 3 (8.33%) VB6
12 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 3 (8.33%) Web Design

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQLite
3 1 (2.78%) DataStage
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 7 (19.44%) Back Office
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 26 (72.22%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.78%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
3 10 (27.78%) WinForms
4 7 (19.44%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) HTML
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
6 4 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (8.33%) WCF
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) XSLT
8 2 (5.56%) JSON
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.56%) HTML5
9 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.78%) iOS SDK
9 1 (2.78%) REST
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) MVC
2 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) OOP
4 3 (8.33%) Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) V-Model
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.78%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) VB.NET
4 9 (25.00%) VB
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) VB6
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.78%) XAML
8 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
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