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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.44% 40.48% 34.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 62.96% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Median daily rate £288 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £320 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £441 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
21 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 29.17% 64.29% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 7
Median daily rate £275 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.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 January 2017.

.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 January 2017, 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 24 (77.42%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) MVC
3 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
6 14 (45.16%) SQL
6 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (35.48%) jQuery
8 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
8 11 (35.48%) HTML
9 10 (32.26%) WCF
9 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
10 9 (29.03%) Scrum
10 9 (29.03%) CSS
11 8 (25.81%) SOLID
11 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
11 8 (25.81%) HTML5
12 7 (22.58%) OO
12 7 (22.58%) Web Development
13 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
13 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
13 6 (19.35%) XML
13 6 (19.35%) Selenium
13 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
14 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery

.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 1 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
3 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
4 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
5 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Games
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) .NET Developer
3 13 (41.94%) C# Developer
4 11 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Programmer
8 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior QA Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) C# WCF Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C# WPF Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
9 2 (6.45%) WCF Developer
9 2 (6.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET
2 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 11 (35.48%) jQuery
5 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
5 10 (32.26%) WCF
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) HTML5
8 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
8 6 (19.35%) XML
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
10 4 (12.90%) RESTful
10 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services
11 3 (9.68%) Ajax
11 3 (9.68%) LINQ
11 3 (9.68%) SOAP
11 3 (9.68%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) MVC
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) SOLID
5 7 (22.58%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Web Development
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 3 (9.68%) System Testing
9 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Workflow
10 2 (6.45%) Logistics
10 2 (6.45%) Microservices
10 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.45%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (6.45%) Xamarin