The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 33.33% 36.59% 48.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.43% 71.43% 62.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 27
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £276 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £371 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -4.51%
.NET
Staffordshire

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
14 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 46.67% 51.22% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 44
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

.NET
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 across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 18 (85.71%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) VB
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) WinForms
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 6 (28.57%) Back Office
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) Web Design
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Android
8 2 (9.52%) AccuRev
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) JIRA
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DataStage
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 19 (90.48%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
1 7 (33.33%) WinForms
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
5 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
5 1 (4.76%) DirectX
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Online Gambling
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Web Design
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) OOP
3 2 (9.52%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) VB
4 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) XAML
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) AccuRev
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