The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 68 68 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.51% 10.63% 9.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.77% 44.16% 51.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 35
Median daily rate £358 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.92% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.83 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +28.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
171 154 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.93% 24.06% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 108 72
Median daily rate £370 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for .NET.

1 97 (67.83%) C#
2 81 (56.64%) JavaScript
2 81 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (56.64%) .NET Framework
3 71 (49.65%) Microsoft
4 65 (45.45%) HTML
5 62 (43.36%) Visual Studio
5 62 (43.36%) WCF
6 55 (38.46%) MVC
7 53 (37.06%) SQL
8 50 (34.97%) CSS
9 47 (32.87%) SQL Server
10 46 (32.17%) ASP.NET
11 40 (27.97%) Scrum
12 39 (27.27%) Entity Framework
13 35 (24.48%) Web Services
14 34 (23.78%) CRM
15 33 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
16 29 (20.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (19.58%) SOLID
17 28 (19.58%) jQuery
18 27 (18.88%) Visual Studio Team System
19 26 (18.18%) OOD
20 25 (17.48%) Subversion
21 24 (16.78%) NUnit
21 24 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
22 23 (16.08%) Moq
22 23 (16.08%) XML
23 17 (11.89%) Relational Database
24 16 (11.19%) OO

.NET
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 10 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) CMS
3 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.10%) IIS
3 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.40%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) Kentico
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
2 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.70%) CATIA
3 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.70%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) HTTP
1 1 (0.70%) Internet
1 1 (0.70%) Network Security
1 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.89%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.80%) Hazelcast
6 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.10%) MySQL
7 3 (2.10%) SQLite
8 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.70%) OLAP
9 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 62 (43.36%) Visual Studio
2 27 (18.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 25 (17.48%) Subversion
4 24 (16.78%) NUnit
5 23 (16.08%) Moq
6 9 (6.29%) CruiseControl
6 9 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.90%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.80%) JIRA
9 2 (1.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.70%) NuGet
10 1 (0.70%) VersionOne
10 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.70%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Advertising
3 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (88.81%) Developer
2 64 (44.76%) .NET Developer
3 38 (26.57%) C# Developer
4 31 (21.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (21.68%) CRM Developer
5 26 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 18 (12.59%) Senior Developer
7 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Developer
7 17 (11.89%) SQL Developer
8 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Oracle Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (4.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (4.20%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (56.64%) .NET Framework
2 65 (45.45%) HTML
3 62 (43.36%) WCF
4 50 (34.97%) CSS
5 46 (32.17%) ASP.NET
6 39 (27.27%) Entity Framework
7 35 (24.48%) Web Services
8 29 (20.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (19.58%) jQuery
10 24 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (16.08%) XML
12 15 (10.49%) AngularJS
13 10 (6.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (4.90%) HTML5
14 7 (4.90%) REST
15 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (3.50%) CSS3
17 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 4 (2.80%) Hibernate
17 4 (2.80%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.10%) iPad
4 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.70%) SCADA
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.90%) Windows
2 4 (2.80%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.10%) Android
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (38.46%) MVC
3 40 (27.97%) Scrum
4 34 (23.78%) CRM
5 28 (19.58%) SOLID
6 26 (18.18%) OOD
7 16 (11.19%) OO
8 14 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (9.09%) Web Development
10 8 (5.59%) Front End Development
10 8 (5.59%) Service Management
11 7 (4.90%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.90%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.20%) Data Protection
12 6 (4.20%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.50%) TDD
14 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.80%) Content Management
14 4 (2.80%) E-Commerce
14 4 (2.80%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 97 (67.83%) C#
2 81 (56.64%) JavaScript
3 53 (37.06%) SQL
4 16 (11.19%) Java
5 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.50%) VB
6 4 (2.80%) PHP
7 3 (2.10%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.10%) VB6
8 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.40%) X++
9 1 (0.70%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.80%) Degree
5 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
1 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (49.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.29%) Oracle
3 2 (1.40%) SAP
3 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.70%) CA
4 1 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.70%) Capita
4 1 (0.70%) HP
4 1 (0.70%) IBM
4 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.70%) OpenText
4 1 (0.70%) Pega
4 1 (0.70%) Remedy
4 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.70%) Telerik
4 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
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