Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 10.00% 6.38% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 15.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Stafford median daily rate £325 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £313 £350 £425
90th Percentile £348 £350 £475
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Stafford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 10 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 25.00% 42.55% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Stafford median daily rate £325 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +10.24% -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £216
90th Percentile £425 £399 £453
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year +1.45% +1.47% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stafford.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Stafford

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Stafford.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Stafford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Stafford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) GIS
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP