Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

.NET Developer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 17 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -20
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 42 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.11% 6.99% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.67% 7.37% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 7
Staffordshire median daily rate £344 £338 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +16.38% -10.77%
10th Percentile £303 £296 £188
90th Percentile £393 £376 £347
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +1.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 268 217 364
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 94.76% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 153 219
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +3.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £185
90th Percentile £456 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 19
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.80% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.30 £11.08
90th Percentile £22.85 £26.05 £46.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.48 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.25% +6.67% -14.29%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Staffordshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Staffordshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Staffordshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Staffordshire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +11 27 £338 +3.45% 9
Tamworth - 2 £381 - 4
.NET Developer
West Midlands

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (90.48%) C#
3 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 23 (54.76%) SQL
5 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
7 15 (35.71%) MVC
8 13 (30.95%) WinForms
8 13 (30.95%) Web Services
9 12 (28.57%) Entity Framework
10 11 (26.19%) CSS
10 11 (26.19%) VB.NET
10 11 (26.19%) HTML
10 11 (26.19%) Internet
11 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
12 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
12 9 (21.43%) Web Development
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (19.05%) TDD
13 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 7 (16.67%) Redis
14 7 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (16.67%) Docker
14 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
14 7 (16.67%) DB2
14 7 (16.67%) Teradata

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (16.67%) DB2
4 7 (16.67%) Redis
4 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
3 3 (7.14%) AccuRev
4 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
4 13 (30.95%) Web Services
4 13 (30.95%) WinForms
5 12 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 11 (26.19%) CSS
6 11 (26.19%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) jQuery
7 7 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (14.29%) WPF
9 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (11.90%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (9.52%) .NET Core
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (9.52%) REST
11 3 (7.14%) WCF
12 2 (4.76%) HTML5
12 2 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) MVC
3 9 (21.43%) Web Development
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) BDD
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.90%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.76%) API Development
8 2 (4.76%) CQRS
8 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.76%) Kanban
8 2 (4.76%) Microservices
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.76%) OWASP
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) VB.NET
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Teradata
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica