The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 46 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 18 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.41% 6.60% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 7.17% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
.NET Developer
West Midlands

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
686 614 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.83% 92.05% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 387 347
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 24
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.76% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.70 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

.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
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 27 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 59 (100.00%) C#
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (88.14%) ASP.NET
3 34 (57.63%) CSS
4 33 (55.93%) JavaScript
5 31 (52.54%) MVC
6 27 (45.76%) jQuery
7 26 (44.07%) WCF
8 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
9 21 (35.59%) SQL
10 20 (33.90%) HTML
10 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
11 19 (32.20%) LINQ
12 17 (28.81%) Web Development
12 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
12 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
13 15 (25.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (23.73%) Logistics
15 11 (18.64%) WPF
16 10 (16.95%) CSS3
17 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 7 (11.86%) TDD
18 7 (11.86%) Scrum
18 7 (11.86%) XML
19 6 (10.17%) Web Services
19 6 (10.17%) XSLT
19 6 (10.17%) HTML5
20 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (6.78%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) Couchbase
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.69%) FxCop
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Games
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (88.14%) ASP.NET
3 34 (57.63%) CSS
4 27 (45.76%) jQuery
5 26 (44.07%) WCF
6 20 (33.90%) HTML
7 19 (32.20%) LINQ
8 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
9 15 (25.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (18.64%) WPF
12 10 (16.95%) CSS3
13 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (11.86%) XML
15 6 (10.17%) HTML5
15 6 (10.17%) Web Services
15 6 (10.17%) XSLT
16 5 (8.47%) XHTML
16 5 (8.47%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.69%) DTV
2 1 (1.69%) GIS
2 1 (1.69%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) MVC
2 17 (28.81%) Web Development
3 14 (23.73%) Logistics
4 7 (11.86%) Scrum
4 7 (11.86%) TDD
5 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.47%) Workflow
6 4 (6.78%) SOA
7 3 (5.08%) UML
7 3 (5.08%) OO
7 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.39%) Document Management
9 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.69%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Migration
9 1 (1.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (55.93%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
5 2 (3.39%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.39%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.69%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.69%) Ektron
4 1 (1.69%) SAP