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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 41.46% 40.63% 30.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.38% 76.47% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £245 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
26 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 63.41% 53.13% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 8
Average daily rate £338 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £362
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 £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) VB.NET
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
4 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) WinForms
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 11 (42.31%) N-Tier
6 11 (42.31%) TypeScript
7 10 (38.46%) CSS
7 10 (38.46%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
8 9 (34.62%) CSS3
8 9 (34.62%) HTML5
9 8 (30.77%) High Availability
9 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
10 7 (26.92%) Web Development
10 7 (26.92%) Games
11 6 (23.08%) Windows
12 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (19.23%) OO
12 5 (19.23%) Flash
12 5 (19.23%) ActionScript
13 4 (15.38%) VB
13 4 (15.38%) Streaming Video
13 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
13 4 (15.38%) SDLC
14 3 (11.54%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Games
3 3 (11.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
5 5 (19.23%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
8 2 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
9 1 (3.85%) Software Consultant
9 1 (3.85%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) WinForms
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) CSS3
3 9 (34.62%) HTML5
4 5 (19.23%) Flash
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) WCF
6 2 (7.69%) WF
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) XSD
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) N-Tier
2 4 (15.38%) Streaming Video
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Online Games
4 2 (7.69%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (30.77%) High Availability
3 7 (26.92%) Web Development
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) Line Management
7 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) OOD
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) VB.NET
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) TypeScript
5 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 5 (19.23%) ActionScript
7 4 (15.38%) VB
8 3 (11.54%) VB6
9 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) DevExpress