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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 30 33 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.24% 23.24% 40.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.56% 51.56% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 38
Median daily rate £288 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
- +16.09%

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
54 64 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.03% 45.07% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 52
Median daily rate £285 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.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 25 February 2017.

.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 25 February 2017. 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 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 0 15 £250 -30.55% 4
Stafford -3 1 - - 2
Tamworth -6 1 £300 +4.34% 3
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 52 (75.36%) C#
2 46 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 39 (56.52%) MVC
4 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET
5 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
6 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (34.78%) SQL
8 23 (33.33%) jQuery
9 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (31.88%) AngularJS
10 21 (30.43%) HTML
11 19 (27.54%) T-SQL
12 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
13 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
14 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
14 12 (17.39%) MySQL
14 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.94%) CSS
15 11 (15.94%) Web Services
15 11 (15.94%) Scrum
15 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (15.94%) WCF
15 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (15.94%) TypeScript
15 11 (15.94%) HTML5
15 11 (15.94%) Entity Framework
16 10 (14.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing

.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 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) MySQL
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (14.49%) Selenium
4 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
6 5 (7.25%) Subversion
6 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.90%) JUnit
7 2 (2.90%) NUnit
7 2 (2.90%) RSpec
General
1 3 (4.35%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 33 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.19%) C# Developer
4 13 (18.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Programmer
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) QA Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior QA Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.80%) WPF Developer
10 3 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 23 (33.33%) jQuery
3 22 (31.88%) AngularJS
3 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (30.43%) HTML
5 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (15.94%) CSS
6 11 (15.94%) Entity Framework
6 11 (15.94%) HTML5
6 11 (15.94%) WCF
6 11 (15.94%) Web Services
7 10 (14.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (13.04%) XML
9 8 (11.59%) LINQ
9 8 (11.59%) RESTful
9 8 (11.59%) WPF
10 7 (10.14%) AutoMapper
10 7 (10.14%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) NHS
2 3 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) MVC
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Scrum
4 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.49%) TDD
4 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (14.49%) Web Development
5 8 (11.59%) SOLID
6 7 (10.14%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) System Testing
7 6 (8.70%) BDD
7 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Workflow
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (75.36%) C#
2 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 19 (27.54%) T-SQL
5 11 (15.94%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.90%) XPath
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
1 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (4.35%) Canon
4 2 (2.90%) Xamarin