Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -18
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 29 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.07% 6.38% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.51% 6.83% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £320 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £284 £270 £255
90th Percentile £350 £370 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £368 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - +41.46% -

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 252 278 280
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 93.29% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 180 184
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% +3.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £275 £201 £205
90th Percentile £456 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 16
Staffordshire median hourly rate £12.42 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.87% +14.81% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.83
90th Percentile £36.88 £53.50 £16.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £15.26
% change year-on-year -10.14% +13.04% -12.80%

.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 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 27 May 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 22 £320 -5.19% 4
Tamworth - 1 £313 - 4
.NET Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) C#
3 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
4 20 (68.97%) Internet
5 16 (55.17%) VB.NET
6 15 (51.72%) WinForms
7 14 (48.28%) SQL
7 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
8 12 (41.38%) Back Office
9 11 (37.93%) MVC
10 10 (34.48%) TDD
10 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
11 9 (31.03%) CSS
11 9 (31.03%) HTML
11 9 (31.03%) Web Development
11 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
12 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (27.59%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
12 8 (27.59%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (27.59%) BDD
12 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 3 (10.34%) Windows
14 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
14 3 (10.34%) .NET Core
15 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Core
15 2 (6.90%) Akka.NET
15 2 (6.90%) Confluence
15 2 (6.90%) Microservices

.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 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) DTS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (41.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) WinForms
3 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (27.59%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Core
8 2 (6.90%) Akka.NET
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.90%) jQuery
8 2 (6.90%) OAuth
8 2 (6.90%) REST
9 1 (3.45%) LINQ
9 1 (3.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (3.45%) WCF
9 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) MVC
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Web Development
4 8 (27.59%) BDD
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.90%) CQRS
5 2 (6.90%) Kanban
5 2 (6.90%) Microservices
5 2 (6.90%) OWASP
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) VB.NET
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
4 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS