The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £294 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 11 15 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.45% 4.92% 31.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 5.26% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £294 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% -9.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 49 57 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 89.09% 93.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 21
Median daily rate £394 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Stoke-on-Trent.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) OO
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) SOLID
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) WCF
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) SOA

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) React
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (10.00%) WinForms
7 1 (10.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft