Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 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 (dotNet)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 54 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 20.53% 18.45% 23.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.45% 55.20% 54.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 55 50
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £283 £218 £281
90th Percentile £438 £388 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +26.83% -28.55%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 94 125 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.74% 33.42% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 88 90
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +1.85% -3.21%
10th Percentile £277 £242 £263
90th Percentile £438 £438 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £370
% change year-on-year +1.20% +6.82% -0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.83 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +23.32% +9.89% -23.53%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Staffordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Staffordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Staffordshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Staffordshire

.NET
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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 0 36 £340 +13.33% 23
Stafford 0 3 £325 -7.14% 5
Tamworth -4 3 £300 - 8
Lichfield - 2 £320 - 4
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 2
Cannock - 1 - - 4
.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET.

1 48 (88.89%) C#
2 37 (68.52%) SQL Server
3 30 (55.56%) SQL
4 25 (46.30%) CSS
4 25 (46.30%) HTML
5 24 (44.44%) MVC
6 21 (38.89%) WinForms
7 20 (37.04%) VB.NET
8 19 (35.19%) Internet
9 16 (29.63%) TypeScript
10 15 (27.78%) Back Office
11 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
12 13 (24.07%) jQuery
12 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
13 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (18.52%) WPF
14 10 (18.52%) Web Development
15 9 (16.67%) JIRA
15 9 (16.67%) TDD
15 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (14.81%) SpecFlow
16 8 (14.81%) Castle Windsor
16 8 (14.81%) BDD
17 7 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
18 6 (11.11%) Windows

.NET
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 (1.85%) Confluence
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (68.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) DTS
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.41%) AccuRev
3 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) MSI
4 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.70%) WiX
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (27.78%) Back Office
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (92.59%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 21 (38.89%) .NET Developer
4 19 (35.19%) Software Developer
5 14 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (25.93%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (24.07%) VB.NET Developer
7 12 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (18.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
9 7 (12.96%) WinForms Developer
10 6 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 3 (5.56%) Technical Leader
12 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
13 2 (3.70%) C# Web Developer
13 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
13 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
13 2 (3.70%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) CSS
1 25 (46.30%) HTML
2 21 (38.89%) WinForms
3 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 13 (24.07%) jQuery
5 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (18.52%) WPF
6 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.81%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (11.11%) HTML5
9 5 (9.26%) WCF
10 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.41%) CSS3
10 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.56%) REST
11 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.56%) Web Services
12 2 (3.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.70%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.70%) SCORM
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) MVC
2 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (18.52%) Web Development
4 9 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) BDD
5 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) API Development
6 5 (9.26%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.26%) SOLID
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) Functional Programming
8 3 (5.56%) OO
8 3 (5.56%) SDLC
9 2 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) C#
2 30 (55.56%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) VB.NET
4 16 (29.63%) TypeScript
5 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.26%) VB
7 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Elixir
8 3 (5.56%) Erlang
8 3 (5.56%) Go
9 1 (1.85%) Java
9 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Xamarin