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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 47 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.31% 22.32% 22.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.67% 78.13% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 19
Average daily rate
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£390 £323 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £344 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
75 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.18% 28.57% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 29
Average daily rate £363 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £330 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 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 August 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 -3 12 £420 +29.23% 16
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £300 - 3
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (60.24%) C#
2 43 (51.81%) SQL Server
3 38 (45.78%) SQL
4 32 (38.55%) JavaScript
5 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET
6 27 (32.53%) CSS
6 27 (32.53%) HTML
7 25 (30.12%) N-Tier
8 24 (28.92%) E-Commerce
9 22 (26.51%) VB.NET
10 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
10 21 (25.30%) Finance
11 19 (22.89%) .NET Framework
12 18 (21.69%) HTML5
13 16 (19.28%) WinForms
14 15 (18.07%) jQuery
15 14 (16.87%) MVC
15 14 (16.87%) VB
15 14 (16.87%) CSS3
16 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
16 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
16 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (14.46%) Resource Management
17 12 (14.46%) Open Source
18 11 (13.25%) XML
19 10 (12.05%) OOP
19 10 (12.05%) SOA
19 10 (12.05%) Web Development
19 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 9 (10.84%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (3.61%) Node.js
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (51.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.41%) Subversion
2 2 (2.41%) Selenium
2 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.20%) Xcode
3 1 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Games
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (56.63%) Developer
2 30 (36.14%) .NET Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Team Leader
4 18 (21.69%) Development Team Leader
5 17 (20.48%) Software Development Team Leader
5 17 (20.48%) Software Team Leader
6 11 (13.25%) C# Developer
7 10 (12.05%) .NET Team Leader
7 10 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Team Leader
8 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.82%) WinForms Developer
10 3 (3.61%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (3.61%) C# Programmer
10 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET
2 27 (32.53%) CSS
2 27 (32.53%) HTML
3 19 (22.89%) .NET Framework
4 18 (21.69%) HTML5
5 16 (19.28%) WinForms
6 15 (18.07%) jQuery
7 14 (16.87%) CSS3
8 11 (13.25%) XML
9 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.23%) WPF
10 6 (7.23%) Web Services
11 4 (4.82%) WCF
11 4 (4.82%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.61%) LINQ
12 3 (3.61%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) N-Tier
2 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Online Games
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) E-Commerce
2 14 (16.87%) MVC
3 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.46%) Resource Management
4 12 (14.46%) Open Source
5 10 (12.05%) Web Development
5 10 (12.05%) SOA
5 10 (12.05%) OOP
6 9 (10.84%) OO
7 8 (9.64%) TDD
7 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.23%) Coaching
9 6 (7.23%) Line Management
9 6 (7.23%) SDLC
9 6 (7.23%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Scrum
11 4 (4.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.24%) C#
2 38 (45.78%) SQL
3 32 (38.55%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.51%) VB.NET
5 14 (16.87%) VB
6 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.82%) VB6
8 3 (3.61%) VBScript
8 3 (3.61%) Java
9 2 (2.41%) C++
9 2 (2.41%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.41%) XQuery
9 2 (2.41%) XAML
9 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.20%) VC++
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) i2
3 1 (1.20%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) IBM
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