Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 62 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 21.23% 5.56% 7.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.68% 5.83% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 5 30
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +0.80% -1.19%
10th Percentile £319 £278 £221
90th Percentile £463 £363 £375
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £56.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £56.00 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +117.48% +14.44% -5.26%

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 286 240 406
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.95% 95.24% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 161 257
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £360 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.73% -6.07%
10th Percentile £249 £224 £163
90th Percentile £460 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 21
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.39% -43.20% +81.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.30 £12.09
90th Percentile £58.53 £44.30 £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -9.64%

.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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +10 30 £368 +16.67% 10
Tamworth -1 9 £375 +30.43% 4
Lichfield - 7 £490 - 10
Stafford - 1 - - 1
.NET Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (91.94%) C#
3 47 (75.81%) SQL
4 43 (69.35%) SQL Server
5 35 (56.45%) ASP.NET
6 33 (53.23%) Web Services
7 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (45.16%) .NET Framework
8 24 (38.71%) Visual Studio
9 23 (37.10%) MVC
10 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
11 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
11 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
12 17 (27.42%) HTML
12 17 (27.42%) CSS
12 17 (27.42%) Entity Framework
13 16 (25.81%) jQuery
13 16 (25.81%) WinForms
14 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
15 14 (22.58%) REST
15 14 (22.58%) SOAP
15 14 (22.58%) VB.NET
15 14 (22.58%) Oracle
16 13 (20.97%) WPF
17 12 (19.35%) Degree
17 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (19.35%) Middleware
17 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (17.74%) Redis
18 11 (17.74%) RabbitMQ

.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 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (69.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (17.74%) DB2
4 11 (17.74%) Redis
4 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.13%) AccuRev
2 10 (16.13%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.84%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (56.45%) ASP.NET
3 33 (53.23%) Web Services
4 28 (45.16%) .NET Framework
5 17 (27.42%) CSS
5 17 (27.42%) Entity Framework
5 17 (27.42%) HTML
6 16 (25.81%) jQuery
6 16 (25.81%) WinForms
7 14 (22.58%) REST
7 14 (22.58%) SOAP
8 13 (20.97%) WPF
9 12 (19.35%) Middleware
10 11 (17.74%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (14.52%) NHibernate
12 7 (11.29%) RESTful
13 6 (9.68%) WCF
14 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) MVC
3 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.13%) TDD
5 9 (14.52%) Use Case
6 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.23%) API Development
9 2 (3.23%) Facilities Management
9 2 (3.23%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.23%) Migration
9 2 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.23%) Scrum
9 2 (3.23%) Web Design
10 1 (1.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (91.94%) C#
2 47 (75.81%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.58%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Teradata
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.61%) Informatica