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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 62 94 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.96% 11.39% 12.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.69% 47.00% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 66 65
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +25.00%
.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
169 200 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.69% 24.24% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 145 107
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.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 29 May 2016.

.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 29 May 2016, 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 98 (79.67%) C#
2 64 (52.03%) ASP.NET
3 62 (50.41%) JavaScript
4 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
5 52 (42.28%) MVC
6 50 (40.65%) HTML
7 49 (39.84%) Microsoft
8 42 (34.15%) CSS
9 40 (32.52%) SQL
10 34 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (25.20%) jQuery
12 28 (22.76%) Visual Studio
13 26 (21.14%) .NET Framework
14 25 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (19.51%) HTML5
16 21 (17.07%) Web Services
17 17 (13.82%) Oracle
18 16 (13.01%) Finance
19 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
19 15 (12.20%) WCF
19 15 (12.20%) Entity Framework
19 15 (12.20%) REST
20 14 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 14 (11.38%) Scrum
21 13 (10.57%) TDD
21 13 (10.57%) Java
21 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 13 (10.57%) Web Development
22 12 (9.76%) VB.NET
22 12 (9.76%) XML

.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 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.32%) CMS
3 7 (5.69%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.07%) IIS
5 5 (4.07%) Kentico
5 5 (4.07%) Node.js
6 4 (3.25%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.63%) WordPress
9 1 (0.81%) Drupal
9 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.81%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) BigMachines
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.63%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.25%) Office 365
3 3 (2.44%) SaaS
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.63%) IaaS
4 2 (1.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Intranet
1 3 (2.44%) Network Security
2 2 (1.63%) Extranet
2 2 (1.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Modbus
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.07%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.25%) DTS
7 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.63%) Big Data
9 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.63%) Power BI
9 2 (1.63%) QlikView
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) MySQL
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (22.76%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.50%) Selenium
4 6 (4.88%) NUnit
5 5 (4.07%) Subversion
6 4 (3.25%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.63%) Moq
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.81%) MSTest
9 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Legal
2 4 (3.25%) Marketing
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Billing
4 2 (1.63%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (80.49%) Developer
2 72 (58.54%) .NET Developer
3 32 (26.02%) C# Developer
4 28 (22.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (12.20%) SQL Developer
7 12 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Architect
8 6 (4.88%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.25%) ASP Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Developer in Test
10 4 (3.25%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Web Applications Engineer
11 3 (2.44%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (52.03%) ASP.NET
2 50 (40.65%) HTML
3 42 (34.15%) CSS
4 31 (25.20%) jQuery
5 26 (21.14%) .NET Framework
6 25 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (19.51%) HTML5
8 21 (17.07%) Web Services
9 15 (12.20%) Entity Framework
9 15 (12.20%) REST
9 15 (12.20%) WCF
10 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
10 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (9.76%) XML
11 10 (8.13%) CSS3
11 10 (8.13%) SOAP
12 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (6.50%) Ajax
14 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (5.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.63%) Blog
4 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.94%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.28%) MVC
2 34 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.38%) Scrum
4 13 (10.57%) TDD
4 13 (10.57%) Web Development
5 12 (9.76%) CRM
6 10 (8.13%) SOA
6 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.13%) Workflow
7 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.50%) OO
8 8 (6.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.69%) BDD
9 7 (5.69%) ERP
10 6 (4.88%) High Availability
10 6 (4.88%) Migration
10 6 (4.88%) Re-Platforming
10 6 (4.88%) SDLC
10 6 (4.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 98 (79.67%) C#
2 62 (50.41%) JavaScript
3 40 (32.52%) SQL
4 13 (10.57%) Java
5 12 (9.76%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.13%) VB
7 8 (6.50%) PHP
8 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.07%) XPath
10 4 (3.25%) Ruby
11 3 (2.44%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.44%) VBA
12 2 (1.63%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.63%) C++
12 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.63%) VB6
12 2 (1.63%) VBScript
13 1 (0.81%) C
13 1 (0.81%) Groovy
13 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) MCAD
4 1 (0.81%) MCITP
4 1 (0.81%) MCSD
4 1 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) WCAG
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (39.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.82%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.63%) Siebel
4 2 (1.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) Citrix
5 1 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) Siemens
5 1 (0.81%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £301 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago