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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 16 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 21.05% 33.33% 45.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 53.85% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
Median daily rate £250 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £312 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%

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
24 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 31.58% 61.90% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 10
Median daily rate £250 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £314 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £375 £415
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 £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

.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 19 February 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 19 February 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 27 (79.41%) C#
2 24 (70.59%) MVC
3 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 18 (52.94%) SQL
5 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 15 (44.12%) T-SQL
8 14 (41.18%) jQuery
9 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
10 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
12 10 (29.41%) WCF
12 10 (29.41%) HTML
13 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
13 9 (26.47%) Scrum
13 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
14 8 (23.53%) CSS
14 8 (23.53%) HTML5
14 8 (23.53%) SOLID
14 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
15 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (20.59%) Web Development
15 7 (20.59%) OO
16 6 (17.65%) XML
16 6 (17.65%) LINQ
16 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

.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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 6 (17.65%) Selenium
6 5 (14.71%) Subversion
6 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
7 3 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 13 (38.24%) C# Developer
4 11 (32.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior QA Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C# WCF Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
9 2 (5.88%) WCF Developer
9 2 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET
2 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (41.18%) jQuery
4 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
5 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (29.41%) HTML
6 10 (29.41%) WCF
7 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
8 8 (23.53%) HTML5
9 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (17.65%) AutoMapper
10 6 (17.65%) LINQ
10 6 (17.65%) StructureMap
10 6 (17.65%) XML
11 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (11.76%) RESTful
12 4 (11.76%) Web Services
13 3 (8.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) MVC
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) SOLID
5 7 (20.59%) OO
5 7 (20.59%) Web Development
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) System Testing
6 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (14.71%) Workflow
8 4 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) SOA
10 2 (5.88%) Logistics
10 2 (5.88%) Microservices
10 2 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 15 (44.12%) T-SQL
5 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.88%) XPath
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (5.88%) Xamarin