Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 78 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.86% 16.39% 12.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 80.41% 69.64% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 21 41
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +12.00% -19.87%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £188
90th Percentile £461 £438 £375
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £53.50 £29.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year +82.91% +24.47% +2.73%

.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 97 56 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.64% 23.53% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 37 64
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £310 £286 £229
90th Percentile £453 £438 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -18.09%

.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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +4 44 £360 -10.00% 27
Lichfield 0 6 £438 - 7
Tamworth -3 6 £450 +56.52% 12
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £350 - 2
.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 63 (80.77%) C#
2 54 (69.23%) SQL
2 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (39.74%) .NET Framework
5 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 28 (35.90%) Web Services
7 24 (30.77%) MVC
8 23 (29.49%) WinForms
8 23 (29.49%) VB.NET
8 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
8 23 (29.49%) NoSQL
9 20 (25.64%) HTML
9 20 (25.64%) CSS
9 20 (25.64%) Visual Studio
10 19 (24.36%) jQuery
11 18 (23.08%) Entity Framework
12 17 (21.79%) WPF
13 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
14 14 (17.95%) Degree
15 13 (16.67%) JIRA
15 13 (16.67%) Web Development
15 13 (16.67%) AccuRev
16 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
16 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
16 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
17 11 (14.10%) Docker
17 11 (14.10%) RabbitMQ

.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 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.56%) IIS
1 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
2 2 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) RTP
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.49%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (14.10%) DB2
4 11 (14.10%) Redis
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.67%) AccuRev
2 13 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.85%) Hudson
4 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.28%) MSI
5 1 (1.28%) WiX
General
1 5 (6.41%) Back Office
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (96.15%) Developer
2 54 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 33 (42.31%) C# Developer
4 28 (35.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (17.95%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (8.97%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Angular Developer
9 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (5.13%) WinForms Developer
10 3 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.85%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) .NET Framework
2 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 28 (35.90%) Web Services
4 23 (29.49%) WinForms
5 20 (25.64%) CSS
5 20 (25.64%) HTML
6 19 (24.36%) jQuery
7 18 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 17 (21.79%) WPF
9 11 (14.10%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (12.82%) WCF
11 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (11.54%) REST
11 9 (11.54%) SOAP
12 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.69%) HTML5
13 6 (7.69%) Middleware
13 6 (7.69%) NHibernate
13 6 (7.69%) RESTful
14 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Android
2 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) MVC
3 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 13 (16.67%) Web Development
5 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.82%) TDD
7 8 (10.26%) Web Application Development
8 6 (7.69%) Use Case
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
9 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.13%) Migration
10 4 (5.13%) SDLC
11 3 (3.85%) BDD
11 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.85%) Facilities Management
11 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (80.77%) C#
2 54 (69.23%) SQL
3 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.49%) VB.NET
4 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.28%) Java
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Teradata
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.28%) Informatica
3 1 (1.28%) Twitter
3 1 (1.28%) VMware