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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 29 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 30 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.70% 5.30% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 5.62% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 13
Median daily rate £340 £315 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £355 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

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
616 605 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.55% 94.38% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 380 342
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.10 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

.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
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 21 February 2017.

.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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (93.94%) C#
3 51 (77.27%) MVC
4 48 (72.73%) .NET Framework
5 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (59.09%) Entity Framework
7 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 31 (46.97%) WCF
9 30 (45.45%) SQL Server
9 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
10 28 (42.42%) Scrum
10 28 (42.42%) Web Services
11 27 (40.91%) SQL
12 24 (36.36%) OOD
12 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (36.36%) SOLID
13 23 (34.85%) Visual Studio
13 23 (34.85%) NUnit
14 22 (33.33%) Moq
14 22 (33.33%) Subversion
15 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
16 18 (27.27%) HTML
17 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (24.24%) XML
18 16 (24.24%) OO
19 15 (22.73%) jQuery
20 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
21 9 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 9 (13.64%) CSS
21 9 (13.64%) AngularJS

.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 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) CATIA
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) LDAP
1 2 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) NUnit
1 23 (34.85%) Visual Studio
2 22 (33.33%) Moq
2 22 (33.33%) Subversion
3 8 (12.12%) CruiseControl
4 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.52%) NuGet
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Automotive
2 1 (1.52%) Electronics
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (72.73%) .NET Framework
3 39 (59.09%) Entity Framework
4 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 31 (46.97%) WCF
6 28 (42.42%) Web Services
7 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (27.27%) HTML
9 16 (24.24%) XML
10 15 (22.73%) jQuery
11 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
11 9 (13.64%) CSS
11 9 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (7.58%) HTML5
14 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (3.03%) Dojo
16 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.52%) iPad
2 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) MVC
2 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (42.42%) Scrum
4 24 (36.36%) OOD
4 24 (36.36%) SOLID
5 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (24.24%) OO
7 7 (10.61%) Service Management
7 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.09%) TDD
9 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.06%) Web Development
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.03%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.03%) Content Management
11 2 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) C#
2 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 27 (40.91%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) VB
4 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) SAP