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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 74 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.20% 33.18% 27.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.86% 72.55% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 56 26
Median daily rate £300 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
35 102 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.81% 45.74% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 73 32
Median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

.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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Lichfield +3 3 - - 4
Stoke-on-Trent -8 3 £300 -7.69% 17
Tamworth - 2 £293 - 9
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 £225 -25.00% 1
Stafford -4 1 £450 +16.12% 2
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 40 (76.92%) C#
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (42.31%) VB.NET
5 20 (38.46%) Finance
6 19 (36.54%) WinForms
7 16 (30.77%) Windows
8 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
9 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 12 (23.08%) N-Tier
10 12 (23.08%) T-SQL
11 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.15%) SDLC
12 10 (19.23%) TypeScript
12 10 (19.23%) HTML5
12 10 (19.23%) HTML
12 10 (19.23%) CSS
12 10 (19.23%) SOA
12 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
13 9 (17.31%) CSS3
14 8 (15.38%) High Availability
14 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (15.38%) Web Development
15 7 (13.46%) Java
16 6 (11.54%) VB
16 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (11.54%) Scrum
16 6 (11.54%) PowerShell

.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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) QlikView
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
2 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) C# Developer
4 11 (21.15%) SQL Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Software Developer
6 8 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (15.38%) WinForms Developer
7 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
10 4 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Configuration Manager
11 3 (5.77%) Environment Manager
11 3 (5.77%) HTML CSS Developer
11 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
11 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Developer
12 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) WinForms
2 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) HTML5
4 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
4 9 (17.31%) CSS3
5 5 (9.62%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (5.77%) AutoMapper
7 3 (5.77%) LINQ
7 3 (5.77%) StructureMap
7 3 (5.77%) XML
8 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET
8 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.85%) Flash
8 2 (3.85%) REST
8 2 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) NHS
4 3 (5.77%) Online Games
5 2 (3.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (21.15%) SDLC
3 10 (19.23%) SOA
4 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) High Availability
4 8 (15.38%) Web Development
5 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.54%) Scrum
5 6 (11.54%) TDD
5 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) MVC
6 5 (9.62%) Release Management
7 4 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 4 (7.69%) OO
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.77%) CQRS
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) C#
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) VB.NET
4 12 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 10 (19.23%) TypeScript
7 7 (13.46%) Java
8 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
8 6 (11.54%) VB
9 3 (5.77%) VB6
10 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
10 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.92%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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