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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 22 34 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.18% 21.94% 41.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.89% 51.52% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 48
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

.NET 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 38 66 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 27.94% 42.58% 53.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 63
Median daily rate £338 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £450
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 £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Staffordshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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 +2 9 £250 -32.43% 3
Tamworth -3 1 £300 +2.56% 2
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 43 (76.79%) C#
2 32 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 26 (46.43%) MVC
5 22 (39.29%) SQL
6 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
8 17 (30.36%) jQuery
9 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
10 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
11 12 (21.43%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) MySQL
12 11 (19.64%) Scrum
12 11 (19.64%) WPF
12 11 (19.64%) TypeScript
13 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (17.86%) HTML5
14 9 (16.07%) Selenium
14 9 (16.07%) TDD
14 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
14 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (14.29%) SOLID
15 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 8 (14.29%) CSS
15 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 8 (14.29%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related 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 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (16.07%) Selenium
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
4 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (8.93%) SpecFlow
5 5 (8.93%) Subversion
5 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.57%) NUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
7 1 (1.79%) RSpec
General
1 3 (5.36%) Back Office
1 3 (5.36%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (67.86%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 16 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 11 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Programmer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.50%) WPF Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (8.93%) QA Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior QA Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
2 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (30.36%) jQuery
4 12 (21.43%) HTML
5 11 (19.64%) WPF
6 10 (17.86%) HTML5
7 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 8 (14.29%) CSS
8 8 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 8 (14.29%) LINQ
8 8 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (12.50%) AutoMapper
9 7 (12.50%) StructureMap
9 7 (12.50%) Web Services
10 6 (10.71%) WCF
11 5 (8.93%) RESTful
11 5 (8.93%) WinForms
12 4 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) NHS
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) MVC
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) Scrum
4 9 (16.07%) TDD
5 8 (14.29%) SOLID
6 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.50%) OO
6 7 (12.50%) System Testing
6 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.71%) BDD
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Workflow
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (7.14%) Microservices
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Web Development
10 3 (5.36%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
5 11 (19.64%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
1 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) SDET
2 1 (1.79%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
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