The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 35 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 25 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.11% 4.61% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.97% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 12
Median daily rate £340 £313 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £348 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +13.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
587 584 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.39% 92.85% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 364 326
Median daily rate £375 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Birmingham region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (98.46%) C#
3 49 (75.38%) .NET Framework
4 44 (67.69%) MVC
5 37 (56.92%) Entity Framework
6 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (52.31%) ASP.NET
7 33 (50.77%) SQL
7 33 (50.77%) WCF
8 30 (46.15%) Web Services
9 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
9 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
10 26 (40.00%) Visual Studio
10 26 (40.00%) Scrum
11 24 (36.92%) OOD
11 24 (36.92%) SOLID
12 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
12 22 (33.85%) NUnit
12 22 (33.85%) Subversion
12 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (32.31%) Moq
14 17 (26.15%) HTML
15 16 (24.62%) XML
15 16 (24.62%) jQuery
16 15 (23.08%) OO
17 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (13.85%) Oracle
18 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
19 8 (12.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 8 (12.31%) CSS

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.54%) CATIA
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 22 (33.85%) NUnit
2 22 (33.85%) Subversion
3 21 (32.31%) Moq
4 7 (10.77%) CruiseControl
5 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
8 1 (1.54%) NuGet
8 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Billing
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (75.38%) .NET Framework
3 37 (56.92%) Entity Framework
4 34 (52.31%) ASP.NET
5 33 (50.77%) WCF
6 30 (46.15%) Web Services
7 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (26.15%) HTML
9 16 (24.62%) jQuery
9 16 (24.62%) XML
10 8 (12.31%) CSS
10 8 (12.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (4.62%) HTML5
14 2 (3.08%) Dojo
14 2 (3.08%) LINQ
15 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.54%) iPad
2 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) MVC
2 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.00%) Scrum
4 24 (36.92%) OOD
4 24 (36.92%) SOLID
5 15 (23.08%) OO
6 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.77%) Service Management
8 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.69%) Web Development
10 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) TDD
11 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.08%) Content Management
12 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (1.54%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 64 (98.46%) C#
2 33 (50.77%) SQL
3 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) XPath
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) SAP