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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 71 93 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.26% 14.20% 14.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.79% 46.27% 54.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
.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
193 201 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.16% 30.69% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 143 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +400.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 September 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 September 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.

1 116 (81.69%) C#
2 96 (67.61%) ASP.NET
3 69 (48.59%) JavaScript
4 62 (43.66%) SQL Server
5 61 (42.96%) Microsoft
6 60 (42.25%) WCF
7 56 (39.44%) CSS
8 54 (38.03%) MVC
9 52 (36.62%) SQL
10 46 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (29.58%) jQuery
12 41 (28.87%) HTML
13 38 (26.76%) Visual Studio
14 33 (23.24%) .NET Framework
15 28 (19.72%) SharePoint
16 26 (18.31%) Windows
17 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (16.90%) Web Development
18 24 (16.90%) CRM
19 23 (16.20%) Web Services
20 22 (15.49%) LINQ
20 22 (15.49%) Dynamics CRM
21 21 (14.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 20 (14.08%) Scrum
23 19 (13.38%) Logistics
24 16 (11.27%) XML
25 15 (10.56%) HTML5
26 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
26 12 (8.45%) CSS3
26 12 (8.45%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (19.72%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (8.45%) IIS
3 10 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.11%) Node.js
6 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (15.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.82%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.41%) Magento
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) RTCP
2 1 (0.70%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.82%) MySQL
6 4 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.11%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) OLAP
9 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (26.76%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.75%) Subversion
2 11 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.34%) JIRA
4 7 (4.93%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.41%) Selenium
5 2 (1.41%) JMeter
6 1 (0.70%) NUnit
6 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.70%) Ant
6 1 (0.70%) FxCop
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (5.63%) Finance
1 8 (5.63%) Advertising
2 3 (2.11%) Marketing
2 3 (2.11%) Electronics
3 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Local Government
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (82.39%) Developer
2 57 (40.14%) .NET Developer
3 31 (21.83%) ASP.NET Developer
4 25 (17.61%) Web Developer
5 21 (14.79%) .NET Web Developer
6 18 (12.68%) CRM Developer
6 18 (12.68%) C# Developer
7 14 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (9.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 12 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Developer
11 9 (6.34%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 9 (6.34%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (5.63%) BizTalk Developer
13 6 (4.23%) Consultant
13 6 (4.23%) Architect
14 5 (3.52%) SharePoint Developer
15 4 (2.82%) Integration Architect
15 4 (2.82%) Technical Architect
15 4 (2.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (67.61%) ASP.NET
2 60 (42.25%) WCF
3 56 (39.44%) CSS
4 42 (29.58%) jQuery
5 41 (28.87%) HTML
6 33 (23.24%) .NET Framework
7 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (16.20%) Web Services
9 22 (15.49%) LINQ
10 21 (14.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (11.27%) XML
12 15 (10.56%) HTML5
13 12 (8.45%) CSS3
14 10 (7.04%) WPF
15 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 7 (4.93%) XSLT
17 5 (3.52%) KnockoutJS
18 4 (2.82%) XHTML
18 4 (2.82%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.63%) Pocket PC
3 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.41%) GIS
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) DTV
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) iPhone
6 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.70%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.31%) Windows
2 10 (7.04%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (5.63%) Windows CE
3 8 (5.63%) Windows 8
3 8 (5.63%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (5.63%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.11%) Android
4 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) UNIX
5 1 (0.70%) HPUX
5 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.03%) MVC
2 46 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.90%) CRM
3 24 (16.90%) Web Development
4 20 (14.08%) Scrum
5 19 (13.38%) Logistics
6 10 (7.04%) TDD
7 8 (5.63%) OO
7 8 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.63%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (4.93%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.93%) UML
8 7 (4.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.93%) Workflow
9 6 (4.23%) Migration
10 5 (3.52%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.82%) SOA
11 4 (2.82%) Document Management
11 4 (2.82%) TOGAF
11 4 (2.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 116 (81.69%) C#
2 69 (48.59%) JavaScript
3 52 (36.62%) SQL
4 10 (7.04%) Java
5 8 (5.63%) Embedded C++
5 8 (5.63%) C++
6 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.11%) VB
7 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.41%) PHP
8 2 (1.41%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.11%) Degree
3 2 (1.41%) ISEB
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCTS
4 1 (0.70%) MCITP
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) MCP
4 1 (0.70%) MCAD
4 1 (0.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 61 (42.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.23%) Sitecore
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle
3 3 (2.11%) SAP
4 2 (1.41%) Nintex
4 2 (1.41%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.70%) McAfee
5 1 (0.70%) ESRI
5 1 (0.70%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) Macromedia
5 1 (0.70%) CommVault
5 1 (0.70%) Informatica
5 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.70%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.70%) Ektron
5 1 (0.70%) Facebook
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