Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 21 November 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 25.00% 16.99% 35.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 86.21% 70.27% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 19
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £350 £304 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.23% -27.68% +29.23%
10th Percentile £294 £188 £301
90th Percentile £438 £379 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £354
% change year-on-year +7.69% -8.13% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

.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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 29.00% 24.18% 60.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 32
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £283 £188 £263
90th Percentile £438 £395 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £354
% change year-on-year +1.45% -2.47% +10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

.NET
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 in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for .NET.

1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (56.00%) MVC
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
5 10 (40.00%) HTML
5 10 (40.00%) Back Office
5 10 (40.00%) WinForms
5 10 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
6 9 (36.00%) BDD
6 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
6 9 (36.00%) TDD
7 8 (32.00%) Internet
7 8 (32.00%) WPF
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) Web Development
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (20.00%) Sass
10 5 (20.00%) HTML5
10 5 (20.00%) VB
10 5 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (16.00%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (16.00%) JIRA

.NET
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DTS
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (56.00%) Software Developer
4 13 (52.00%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
5 9 (36.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (36.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (16.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (16.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (16.00%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (12.00%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
9 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
9 2 (8.00%) VB Developer
10 1 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) WinForms
3 8 (32.00%) WPF
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (28.00%) jQuery
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) Sass
7 4 (16.00%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.00%) Middleware
9 1 (4.00%) RESTful
9 1 (4.00%) WCF
9 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (8.00%) SCORM
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 10 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (36.00%) BDD
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Web Development
5 5 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Coaching
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) API Development
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
9 1 (4.00%) SDLC
9 1 (4.00%) Secure Coding
9 1 (4.00%) SOLID
9 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
3 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 5 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Xamarin