The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 64 102 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.61% 15.11% 13.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.51% 49.51% 57.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 72 42
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
.NET
West Midlands

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
191 206 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.71% 30.52% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 145 69
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2014.

.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 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET also 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 that cited .NET.

1 124 (86.11%) C#
2 90 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 65 (45.14%) JavaScript
4 64 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 58 (40.28%) MVC
6 56 (38.89%) WCF
7 51 (35.42%) SQL
8 48 (33.33%) CSS
8 48 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 43 (29.86%) jQuery
10 36 (25.00%) HTML
11 32 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 27 (18.75%) Windows
13 26 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (15.97%) .NET Framework
14 23 (15.97%) Web Services
14 23 (15.97%) CRM
15 22 (15.28%) SharePoint
16 21 (14.58%) Scrum
17 20 (13.89%) XML
18 19 (13.19%) Web Development
18 19 (13.19%) LINQ
19 18 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
19 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 15 (10.42%) Subversion
22 14 (9.72%) Java
22 14 (9.72%) Logistics
23 13 (9.03%) CSS3
23 13 (9.03%) BizTalk Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET also 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 that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (15.28%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.03%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.56%) IIS
4 5 (3.47%) CMS
4 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.78%) Apache
5 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.08%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.78%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) RTCP
2 1 (0.69%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.17%) MySQL
7 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.08%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.42%) Subversion
3 12 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.25%) JIRA
5 4 (2.78%) Ant
5 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.08%) Maven
7 2 (1.39%) JMeter
7 2 (1.39%) Selenium
7 2 (1.39%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.69%) FxCop
8 1 (0.69%) NUnit
8 1 (0.69%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (5.56%) Advertising
2 5 (3.47%) Finance
3 3 (2.08%) Marketing
3 3 (2.08%) Electronics
4 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (84.03%) Developer
2 58 (40.28%) .NET Developer
3 26 (18.06%) ASP.NET Developer
4 21 (14.58%) Web Developer
5 19 (13.19%) C# Developer
6 15 (10.42%) CRM Developer
6 15 (10.42%) .NET Web Developer
7 14 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Architect
10 8 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 7 (4.86%) BizTalk Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Consultant
12 6 (4.17%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
13 5 (3.47%) SQL Developer
13 5 (3.47%) Technical Architect
13 5 (3.47%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 56 (38.89%) WCF
3 48 (33.33%) CSS
4 43 (29.86%) jQuery
5 36 (25.00%) HTML
6 26 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (15.97%) .NET Framework
7 23 (15.97%) Web Services
8 20 (13.89%) XML
9 19 (13.19%) LINQ
10 16 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (9.03%) CSS3
12 12 (8.33%) HTML5
12 12 (8.33%) WPF
13 11 (7.64%) XSLT
14 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (4.86%) J2EE
16 6 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
17 5 (3.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.56%) Pocket PC
3 4 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.39%) GIS
4 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) WURFL
5 1 (0.69%) iPhone
5 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.69%) DTV
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.75%) Windows
2 10 (6.94%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (5.56%) Windows CE
3 8 (5.56%) Windows Phone
3 8 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 8 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.78%) UNIX
5 4 (2.78%) Linux
6 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.08%) Android
7 1 (0.69%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) MVC
2 23 (15.97%) CRM
3 21 (14.58%) Scrum
4 19 (13.19%) Web Development
5 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.72%) Logistics
7 12 (8.33%) TDD
8 9 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.56%) Workflow
9 8 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.86%) SOA
10 7 (4.86%) UML
11 6 (4.17%) Migration
11 6 (4.17%) OO
11 6 (4.17%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.47%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 124 (86.11%) C#
2 65 (45.14%) JavaScript
3 51 (35.42%) SQL
4 14 (9.72%) Java
5 8 (5.56%) C++
5 8 (5.56%) Embedded C++
6 6 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.39%) VB
8 2 (1.39%) PHP
8 2 (1.39%) VBA
8 2 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.69%) MCTS
3 1 (0.69%) MCITP
3 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.69%) MCP
3 1 (0.69%) MCAD
3 1 (0.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 48 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.86%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle
4 3 (2.08%) Alterian
4 3 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (1.39%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.39%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.69%) Nintex
6 1 (0.69%) Facebook
6 1 (0.69%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.69%) Ektron
6 1 (0.69%) CommVault
6 1 (0.69%) Informatica
6 1 (0.69%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.69%) VMware
6 1 (0.69%) McAfee
6 1 (0.69%) ESRI
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Rate: From £250 to £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago