The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 10 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.68% 25.00% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 34.48% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 61.29% 72.50% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 31
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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.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 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
6 1 (16.67%) Back Office
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
6 1 (16.67%) MXML
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe
6 1 (16.67%) ColdFusion
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) DataStage
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.67%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
2 1 (16.67%) MXML
2 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Apple