The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 36 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 24 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.34% 6.46% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 7.05% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.30
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
649 567 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.39% 91.60% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 326 328
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £11.06 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
.NET Developer
West Midlands

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Birmingham region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Birmingham region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (95.24%) C#
3 56 (88.89%) ASP.NET
4 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
5 33 (52.38%) CSS
6 31 (49.21%) MVC
7 27 (42.86%) jQuery
8 26 (41.27%) WCF
9 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
10 23 (36.51%) SQL
11 20 (31.75%) HTML
12 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
12 19 (30.16%) .NET Framework
13 18 (28.57%) LINQ
14 17 (26.98%) Visual Studio
15 16 (25.40%) Web Development
15 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (20.63%) Logistics
18 11 (17.46%) CSS3
19 10 (15.87%) WPF
20 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 9 (14.29%) TDD
20 9 (14.29%) Scrum
21 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
22 7 (11.11%) HTML5
22 7 (11.11%) Web Services
22 7 (11.11%) XML
23 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
23 6 (9.52%) XSLT

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Photoshop
1 4 (6.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.76%) Couchbase
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.59%) FxCop
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 33 (52.38%) CSS
4 27 (42.86%) jQuery
5 26 (41.27%) WCF
6 20 (31.75%) HTML
7 19 (30.16%) .NET Framework
8 18 (28.57%) LINQ
9 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (17.46%) CSS3
12 10 (15.87%) WPF
13 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (11.11%) HTML5
15 7 (11.11%) Web Services
15 7 (11.11%) XML
16 6 (9.52%) XSLT
16 6 (9.52%) WF
17 5 (7.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.59%) WURFL
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.59%) DTV
2 1 (1.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.59%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) MVC
2 16 (25.40%) Web Development
3 13 (20.63%) Logistics
4 9 (14.29%) TDD
4 9 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (9.52%) Workflow
5 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.35%) SOA
7 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.76%) UML
7 3 (4.76%) OO
8 2 (3.17%) Document Management
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.59%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.59%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.59%) SEO
9 1 (1.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) C#
2 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
3 23 (36.51%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.35%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) HL7
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.17%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.59%) Ektron
4 1 (1.59%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.59%) SAP