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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 37.14% 68.09% 61.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 68.42% 96.97% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £324 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
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%
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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 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 54.29% 70.21% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 17
Average daily rate £333 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £330
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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 2 July 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 2 July 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 23 (76.67%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) MVC
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
7 7 (23.33%) OO
7 7 (23.33%) HTML5
7 7 (23.33%) CSS3
8 6 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.67%) XML
9 5 (16.67%) TDD
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (13.33%) Scrum
10 4 (13.33%) SOA
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
10 4 (13.33%) VB
11 3 (10.00%) Oracle
11 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.00%) Finance
11 3 (10.00%) Web Design
11 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (6.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) CSS3
5 6 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) XML
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) RESTful
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) WPF
9 2 (6.67%) WinForms
9 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.67%) SOAP
10 1 (3.33%) MFC
10 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) OO
4 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Web Design
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.33%) Line Management
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Coaching
9 1 (3.33%) SDLC
9 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
9 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.33%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) XAML
6 2 (6.67%) VB6
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) IBM