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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.43% 32.43% 47.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 72.73% 60.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Median daily rate £250 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £274 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
.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
11 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.71% 54.05% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 13
Median daily rate £200 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.20% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £330
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 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 2016, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for .NET.

1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) EDI
3 5 (45.45%) ERP
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Games
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Game Development
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) EDI
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Game Development
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft