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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.23% 45.95% 54.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 85.00% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 20
Median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £306 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £391 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
10 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.08% 54.05% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

.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 3 May 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 3 May 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) N-Tier
3 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) WinForms
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) TypeScript
5 6 (31.58%) High Availability
5 6 (31.58%) CSS3
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) Coaching
8 3 (15.79%) Back Office
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) OO
9 2 (10.53%) Flash
9 2 (10.53%) OOP
9 2 (10.53%) XML

.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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
3 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) WinForms
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) CSS3
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
5 2 (10.53%) Flash
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) WF
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) XSD
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Online Games
3 1 (5.26%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
3 7 (36.84%) TypeScript
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
5 2 (10.53%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft