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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 13 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.23% - 11.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£316 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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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 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 61.29% 56.52% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 28
Average daily rate £325 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

.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 27 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Online Gambling
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) DataStage
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Online Gambling
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP