The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 11 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.76% 8.11% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 14.29% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £314 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £330 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 21 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 46.34% 56.76% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 46
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe
6 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) DataStage
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
6 1 (12.50%) Online Gambling
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DataStage
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
2 1 (12.50%) MXML
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Online Gambling
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) AccuRev