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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 5 8 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 16.36% 16.39% 51.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 64.29% 40.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Median daily rate £250 £370 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +14.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 25 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 25.45% 40.98% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 11
Median daily rate £250 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

.NET
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 in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (82.76%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
3 18 (62.07%) MVC
4 16 (55.17%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
5 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
8 12 (41.38%) jQuery
8 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
8 12 (41.38%) AngularJS
9 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
10 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (31.03%) Scrum
11 8 (27.59%) HTML
11 8 (27.59%) SOLID
11 8 (27.59%) HTML5
12 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (24.14%) OO
13 6 (20.69%) CSS
13 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
13 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (20.69%) Selenium
13 6 (20.69%) WCF
13 6 (20.69%) LINQ
13 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
13 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (20.69%) System Testing
13 6 (20.69%) TypeScript

.NET
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
4 5 (17.24%) Subversion
4 5 (17.24%) TeamCity
5 3 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.34%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) .NET Developer
3 13 (44.83%) C# Developer
4 9 (31.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# WPF Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Programmer
5 5 (17.24%) WPF Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
2 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (41.38%) AngularJS
3 12 (41.38%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) HTML5
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.69%) AutoMapper
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
6 6 (20.69%) LINQ
6 6 (20.69%) StructureMap
6 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (20.69%) WCF
7 5 (17.24%) WPF
8 4 (13.79%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) React
9 3 (10.34%) WinForms
10 2 (6.90%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) MVC
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) SOLID
5 7 (24.14%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) System Testing
6 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) Workflow
8 4 (13.79%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (13.79%) TDD
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
9 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) SOA
10 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.90%) Microservices
10 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SOASTA, Inc