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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 99 81 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.93% 13.13% 14.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.83% 49.69% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 64 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £241 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
207 163 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.94% 26.42% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 65
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.11% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 6 May 2015.

.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 6 May 2015, 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 91 (56.52%) C#
2 74 (45.96%) SQL Server
3 61 (37.89%) ASP.NET
4 50 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (26.71%) MVC
6 42 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 40 (24.84%) JavaScript
8 38 (23.60%) SQL
9 31 (19.25%) HTML
10 27 (16.77%) .NET Framework
11 26 (16.15%) CSS
12 24 (14.91%) Web Services
13 23 (14.29%) TDD
14 22 (13.66%) Scrum
14 22 (13.66%) WCF
15 21 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (11.80%) CRM
18 18 (11.18%) SharePoint
18 18 (11.18%) E-Commerce
18 18 (11.18%) jQuery
18 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
19 17 (10.56%) Unit Testing
20 16 (9.94%) SOA
21 15 (9.32%) Visual Studio
21 15 (9.32%) BizTalk Server
21 15 (9.32%) Dynamics CRM
22 14 (8.70%) X++
22 14 (8.70%) BDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 18 (11.18%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.32%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.11%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.48%) IIS
6 3 (1.86%) CMS
7 2 (1.24%) Mule
7 2 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.62%) Kentico
8 1 (0.62%) Node.js
8 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.62%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (9.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (7.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) Wireless
2 1 (0.62%) Intranet
2 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (45.96%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.11%) MySQL
6 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.24%) MS Access
9 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.62%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 20 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.32%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.59%) Selenium
5 8 (4.97%) Subversion
6 6 (3.73%) MorphX
7 2 (1.24%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.24%) NUnit
7 2 (1.24%) Moq
8 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.62%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.62%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (8.07%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Retail
3 3 (1.86%) Advertising
4 2 (1.24%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (69.57%) Developer
2 47 (29.19%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.29%) Architect
4 21 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.21%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Python Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.35%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Tester
11 6 (3.73%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Security Tester
12 5 (3.11%) Penetration Tester
12 5 (3.11%) Development Manager
13 4 (2.48%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.89%) ASP.NET
2 31 (19.25%) HTML
3 27 (16.77%) .NET Framework
4 26 (16.15%) CSS
5 24 (14.91%) Web Services
6 22 (13.66%) WCF
7 19 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (11.18%) jQuery
9 14 (8.70%) Entity Framework
10 12 (7.45%) HTML5
11 11 (6.83%) XML
11 11 (6.83%) Middleware
12 8 (4.97%) WPF
13 7 (4.35%) RESTful
13 7 (4.35%) CSS3
13 7 (4.35%) SOAP
13 7 (4.35%) Django
13 7 (4.35%) Flask
14 5 (3.11%) REST
14 5 (3.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.48%) Replication
1 4 (2.48%) Clustering
2 3 (1.86%) Open Source
2 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.24%) FMCG
4 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.70%) Windows
1 14 (8.70%) Linux
2 7 (4.35%) Debian
2 7 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 6 (3.73%) UNIX
4 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.24%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.71%) MVC
3 23 (14.29%) TDD
4 22 (13.66%) Scrum
5 19 (11.80%) CRM
6 18 (11.18%) E-Commerce
6 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
7 17 (10.56%) Unit Testing
8 16 (9.94%) SOA
9 14 (8.70%) BDD
10 13 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.21%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.21%) Asset Management
11 10 (6.21%) TOGAF
12 7 (4.35%) Web Development
12 7 (4.35%) Migration
12 7 (4.35%) Microservices
12 7 (4.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 6 (3.73%) DevOps
13 6 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 91 (56.52%) C#
2 40 (24.84%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.60%) SQL
4 14 (8.70%) X++
5 12 (7.45%) Java
6 10 (6.21%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.21%) Python
7 7 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.73%) C
9 5 (3.11%) C++
10 3 (1.86%) VC++
10 3 (1.86%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.24%) VB
11 2 (1.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.62%) VBScript
12 1 (0.62%) VBA
12 1 (0.62%) VB6
12 1 (0.62%) Ruby
12 1 (0.62%) XPath
12 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) ISEB
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 42 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.21%) Oracle
3 5 (3.11%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.48%) Akamai
4 4 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.48%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.48%) webMethods
5 2 (1.24%) SAP
5 2 (1.24%) Apple
5 2 (1.24%) Syclo
5 2 (1.24%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe
6 1 (0.62%) Tableau
6 1 (0.62%) Cognos
6 1 (0.62%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.62%) Thunderhead
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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