Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 61 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 22.02% 16.02% 9.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 83.56% 80.43% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 27
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £335 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +17.54% -28.75%
10th Percentile £263 £308 £183
90th Percentile £388 £373 £377
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +24.19% +29.17% +9.09%

.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 73 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 26.35% 19.91% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 45
Staffordshire median daily rate £336 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.37% +11.67% -23.57%
10th Percentile £263 £295 £188
90th Percentile £412 £377 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +26.53% -16.51%

.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 15 August 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 15 August 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 35 £331 -1.12% 20
Tamworth - 3 £325 - 5
Stafford -7 2 £388 +19.23% 6
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £300 - 4
Lichfield +1 1 £305 - 6
.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 54 (88.52%) C#
2 45 (73.77%) SQL Server
3 32 (52.46%) SQL
4 26 (42.62%) .NET Framework
5 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (34.43%) CSS
7 20 (32.79%) HTML
8 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
8 19 (31.15%) MVC
8 19 (31.15%) Entity Framework
9 18 (29.51%) WinForms
10 17 (27.87%) VB.NET
10 17 (27.87%) Web Services
11 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
12 14 (22.95%) Internet
13 13 (21.31%) Web Development
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (19.67%) Windows
14 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
15 11 (18.03%) TDD
15 11 (18.03%) jQuery
16 10 (16.39%) WPF
16 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
16 10 (16.39%) TypeScript
16 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
18 8 (13.11%) WCF
18 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
18 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
18 8 (13.11%) Back Office

.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 (3.28%) ColdFusion
1 2 (3.28%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) IaaS
2 6 (9.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (73.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (11.48%) DB2
4 7 (11.48%) Redis
5 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.48%) SpecFlow
3 5 (8.20%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) MSI
4 4 (6.56%) WiX
5 3 (4.92%) AccuRev
6 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.64%) Hudson
7 1 (1.64%) NUnit
General
1 8 (13.11%) Back Office
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (96.72%) Developer
2 42 (68.85%) .NET Developer
3 26 (42.62%) C# Developer
4 22 (36.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (22.95%) Software Developer
6 10 (16.39%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (14.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (13.11%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (11.48%) SQL Developer
10 6 (9.84%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (6.56%) UI Developer
12 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (4.92%) WinForms Developer
13 2 (3.28%) Backend Developer
13 2 (3.28%) C# WPF Developer
13 2 (3.28%) Integration Developer
13 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
13 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) .NET Framework
2 21 (34.43%) CSS
3 20 (32.79%) HTML
4 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
4 19 (31.15%) Entity Framework
5 18 (29.51%) WinForms
6 17 (27.87%) Web Services
7 11 (18.03%) jQuery
8 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (16.39%) WPF
9 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.11%) WCF
10 7 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (9.84%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (8.20%) HTML5
12 5 (8.20%) REST
13 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.56%) MFC
13 4 (6.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) MVC
3 13 (21.31%) Web Development
4 11 (18.03%) TDD
5 7 (11.48%) BDD
5 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.84%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.56%) Scrum
7 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.92%) Facilities Management
8 3 (4.92%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.92%) Kanban
8 3 (4.92%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (4.92%) OO
8 3 (4.92%) OOP
9 2 (3.28%) CQRS
9 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.28%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 54 (88.52%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) VB.NET
4 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (16.39%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Docker
2 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCCM
1 4 (6.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Teradata
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter