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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 34.29% 43.24% 51.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.55% 88.89% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 14
Average daily rate
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£420 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.NET
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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
22 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 62.86% 48.65% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 15
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £326 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 7 (28.00%) CSS3
6 7 (28.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (24.00%) QA
7 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (24.00%) Line Management
7 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (24.00%) Coaching
8 5 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) VB
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) WinForms
10 3 (12.00%) Games
10 3 (12.00%) VB6
10 3 (12.00%) Web Development
10 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Team Leader
4 8 (32.00%) Development Team Leader
5 7 (28.00%) Software Development Team Leader
5 7 (28.00%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Development Team Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) HTML5
4 7 (28.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) WinForms
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (8.00%) WPF
9 1 (4.00%) JSON
9 1 (4.00%) WCF
9 1 (4.00%) WebGL
9 1 (4.00%) REST
9 1 (4.00%) DirectX
9 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Online Games
5 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Line Management
2 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (24.00%) Coaching
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Time Management
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (16.00%) VB
6 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.00%) VB6
7 2 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (8.00%) XAML
8 1 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SOASTA, Inc
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