Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 23 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.75% 8.89% 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.20% 9.27% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £315 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +3.17% +0.80%
10th Percentile £245 £263 £263
90th Percentile £340 £375 £395
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £339 £338
% change year-on-year +7.01% +0.37% +6.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -2.17% +13.58% -46.00%

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 250 356 255
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 95.96% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 226 177
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £269 £185 £225
90th Percentile £456 £488 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 18
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £19.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +49.06% -5.36%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.26 £10.09
90th Percentile £40.50 £57.50 £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £17.19 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.65% +7.41% +1.52%

.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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +3 18 £315 -0.40% 5
Tamworth - 2 £288 - 4
Stafford - 1 £325 - 2
.NET Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) C#
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
4 17 (73.91%) VB.NET
5 16 (69.57%) SQL
6 15 (65.22%) Internet
7 14 (60.87%) WinForms
8 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
9 11 (47.83%) Back Office
10 7 (30.43%) MVC
11 6 (26.09%) HTML
11 6 (26.09%) CSS
11 6 (26.09%) TypeScript
11 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (21.74%) TDD
13 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
13 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (17.39%) BDD
13 4 (17.39%) Castle Windsor
13 4 (17.39%) Web Development
13 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
13 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
14 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
15 2 (8.70%) VB
15 2 (8.70%) DTS
15 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (8.70%) JIRA
15 2 (8.70%) WPF
15 2 (8.70%) REST

.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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) DTS
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (47.83%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) WinForms
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
6 1 (4.35%) Akka
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) OAuth
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) BDD
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) CQRS
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.35%) Kanban
4 1 (4.35%) Microservices
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) OWASP
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) VB.NET
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (26.09%) TypeScript
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.70%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft