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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing .NET 16 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 33.33% 9.46% 35.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 88.89% 70.00% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £335 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -38.46%  
10th Percentile £313 £131 £261
90th Percentile £353 £303 £383
Staffordshire median daily rate £335 £200 £400
% change year-on-year +67.50% -50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

.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 18 10 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 37.50% 13.51% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 40 58
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £335 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -38.46%  
10th Percentile £313 £166 £258
90th Percentile £353 £380 £388
Staffordshire median daily rate £335 £300 £358
% change year-on-year +11.66% -16.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

.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 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 29 June 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 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 29 June 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 25 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (64.00%) HTML
4 15 (60.00%) CSS
5 14 (56.00%) TDD
6 13 (52.00%) WPF
7 12 (48.00%) SQL
7 12 (48.00%) HTML5
7 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
8 11 (44.00%) SOLID
9 9 (36.00%) Line Management
9 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (36.00%) Microservices
9 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) jQuery
9 9 (36.00%) MySQL
9 9 (36.00%) MVC
10 7 (28.00%) TypeScript
10 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (24.00%) Angular 2
12 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (16.00%) WinForms
13 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (16.00%) Windows
13 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio

.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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) DTS
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (44.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 11 (44.00%) HTML Developer
4 10 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 10 (40.00%) WPF Developer
5 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
5 9 (36.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (32.00%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (32.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (24.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (24.00%) Angular Developer
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (12.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 3 (12.00%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (8.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) WPF
4 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (48.00%) HTML5
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) Angular 2
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (16.00%) WinForms
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (12.00%) AutoMapper
9 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (12.00%) LINQ
9 3 (12.00%) Sass
9 3 (12.00%) StructureMap
9 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) TDD
2 11 (44.00%) SOLID
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Line Management
3 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (36.00%) Microservices
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (28.00%) TypeScript
4 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft