Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 84 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.97% 14.81% 13.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 80.00% 57.14% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 46
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £275
90th Percentile £463 £436 £384
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £56.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £56.00 £30.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +85.12% +37.50% -7.37%

.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 105 70 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.21% 25.93% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 47 74
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £463 £430 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
% change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -25.03%

.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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +1 39 £375 +11.11% 21
Lichfield -1 11 £480 - 9
Tamworth -2 9 £375 +30.43% 22
Stafford +1 3 - - 7
Burton-upon-Trent +1 3 £350 - 1
.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 68 (80.95%) C#
2 62 (73.81%) SQL
3 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET
5 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (42.86%) Web Services
7 33 (39.29%) .NET Framework
8 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 29 (34.52%) Visual Studio
10 26 (30.95%) MVC
11 24 (28.57%) jQuery
11 24 (28.57%) NoSQL
12 23 (27.38%) Security Cleared
13 22 (26.19%) HTML
13 22 (26.19%) CSS
14 21 (25.00%) VB.NET
15 20 (23.81%) WinForms
16 18 (21.43%) Oracle
16 18 (21.43%) SOAP
16 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
16 18 (21.43%) REST
17 17 (20.24%) WPF
17 17 (20.24%) Degree
18 16 (19.05%) Entity Framework
18 16 (19.05%) E-Commerce
19 15 (17.86%) Middleware
20 14 (16.67%) TDD
20 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
20 14 (16.67%) JIRA
20 14 (16.67%) AccuRev

.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 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.38%) ColdFusion
1 2 (2.38%) IIS
1 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) RTP
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (13.10%) DB2
4 11 (13.10%) Redis
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.67%) AccuRev
2 14 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) Hudson
4 3 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (2.38%) Back Office
1 2 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (92.86%) Developer
2 59 (70.24%) .NET Developer
3 37 (44.05%) C# Developer
4 33 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.48%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.95%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 36 (42.86%) Web Services
3 33 (39.29%) .NET Framework
4 24 (28.57%) jQuery
5 22 (26.19%) CSS
5 22 (26.19%) HTML
6 20 (23.81%) WinForms
7 18 (21.43%) REST
7 18 (21.43%) SOAP
8 17 (20.24%) WPF
9 16 (19.05%) Entity Framework
10 15 (17.86%) Middleware
11 12 (14.29%) NHibernate
12 11 (13.10%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (9.52%) WCF
14 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
14 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (8.33%) RESTful
15 6 (7.14%) HTML5
16 4 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Android
1 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) MVC
3 16 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 14 (16.67%) TDD
5 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
6 12 (14.29%) Use Case
7 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.10%) Web Development
8 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.52%) Web Application Development
10 6 (7.14%) SDLC
11 5 (5.95%) Scrum
12 4 (4.76%) Migration
13 3 (3.57%) Facilities Management
13 3 (3.57%) iOS Development
13 3 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (2.38%) API Development
14 2 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
14 2 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.95%) C#
2 62 (73.81%) SQL
3 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Java
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Oracle
2 11 (13.10%) Teradata
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.19%) Informatica
4 1 (1.19%) Twitter