The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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 Framework
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.86% 4.05% 10.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 9.68% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 14
Median daily rate £225 £300 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -9.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £335 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -17.15% +9.03%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 37 62 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 26.43% 41.89% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 64
Median daily rate £325 £313 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Staffordshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Staffordshire

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 3 £225 -
.NET Framework
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) AutoMapper
2 7 (87.50%) StructureMap
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) System Testing
3 6 (75.00%) NHS
3 6 (75.00%) Workflow
4 5 (62.50%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland

.NET Framework
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
1 8 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (87.50%) AutoMapper
2 7 (87.50%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) System Testing
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Workflow
4 5 (62.50%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland