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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 16 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 53.33% 30.43% 58.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 84.21% 58.33% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 23
Average daily rate
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£317 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £280 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £370 £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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
19 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 63.33% 52.17% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 33
Average daily rate £338 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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
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 27 February 2015.

.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 27 February 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 19 (90.48%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
6 5 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Web Design
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (14.29%) Subversion
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) RESTful
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.76%) DirectX
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Online Gambling
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) MVC
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) XAML
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) HP
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