The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.67% 9.86% 19.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 50.00% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Average daily rate - £299 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.73%
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 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
West Midlands

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 Wolverhampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 13.33% 19.72% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 19
Average daily rate £300 £299 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +12.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Wolverhampton region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Wolverhampton region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

.NET
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (16.67%) CMS
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript