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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 80 75 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.90% 10.33% 10.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.04% 41.90% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 56
Median daily rate £350 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £543 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
235 179 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.08% 24.66% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 121 109
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

.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 28 June 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 28 June 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.

1 102 (75.56%) C#
2 73 (54.07%) JavaScript
3 63 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 62 (45.93%) ASP.NET
5 56 (41.48%) HTML
6 52 (38.52%) SQL Server
7 51 (37.78%) CSS
8 46 (34.07%) MVC
9 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (32.59%) SQL
10 39 (28.89%) Visual Studio
11 34 (25.19%) .NET Framework
11 34 (25.19%) jQuery
12 24 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (16.30%) CRM
13 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (14.81%) Web Services
15 19 (14.07%) WCF
16 17 (12.59%) Oracle
17 16 (11.85%) Web Development
17 16 (11.85%) HTML5
18 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
18 15 (11.11%) Scrum
19 14 (10.37%) Finance
20 13 (9.63%) Entity Framework
21 12 (8.89%) Marketing
21 12 (8.89%) TDD
21 12 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 11 (8.15%) VB.NET

.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 9 (6.67%) CMS
2 6 (4.44%) Kentico
2 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.96%) IIS
3 4 (2.96%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.48%) WordPress
6 1 (0.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.48%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.48%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) SaaS
3 3 (2.22%) IaaS
3 3 (2.22%) PaaS
4 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) Network Security
2 2 (1.48%) Extranet
2 2 (1.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.48%) Big Data
7 2 (1.48%) Power BI
8 1 (0.74%) MySQL
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (28.89%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.93%) Selenium
3 8 (5.93%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (5.19%) NUnit
5 5 (3.70%) Subversion
6 4 (2.96%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.48%) Moq
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.74%) MSTest
9 1 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Marketing
3 3 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (1.48%) Games
4 2 (1.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (85.19%) Developer
2 70 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 36 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 31 (22.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (10.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (10.37%) SQL Developer
8 13 (9.63%) CRM Developer
9 11 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Sitecore Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (45.93%) ASP.NET
2 56 (41.48%) HTML
3 51 (37.78%) CSS
4 34 (25.19%) .NET Framework
4 34 (25.19%) jQuery
5 24 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (14.81%) Web Services
8 19 (14.07%) WCF
9 16 (11.85%) HTML5
10 13 (9.63%) Entity Framework
11 11 (8.15%) AngularJS
12 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (7.41%) REST
12 10 (7.41%) XML
13 8 (5.93%) CSS3
14 7 (5.19%) SOAP
15 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.48%) Blog
4 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) iPad
5 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.48%) Android
3 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) MVC
2 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.30%) CRM
4 16 (11.85%) Web Development
5 15 (11.11%) Scrum
6 12 (8.89%) TDD
7 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.93%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.93%) OO
10 7 (5.19%) BDD
10 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.19%) Re-Platforming
10 7 (5.19%) SOA
10 7 (5.19%) Wireframes
10 7 (5.19%) Workflow
11 6 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.44%) Migration
11 6 (4.44%) SDLC
12 5 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 102 (75.56%) C#
2 73 (54.07%) JavaScript
3 44 (32.59%) SQL
4 11 (8.15%) Java
4 11 (8.15%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.19%) PHP
6 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.70%) VB
8 4 (2.96%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.22%) VBA
10 2 (1.48%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.48%) C++
10 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.48%) Ruby
10 2 (1.48%) VBScript
11 1 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.74%) Groovy
11 1 (0.74%) Python
11 1 (0.74%) VB6
11 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) MCAD
4 1 (0.74%) MCITP
4 1 (0.74%) MCSD
4 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) WCAG
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 63 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.59%) Oracle
3 8 (5.93%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.48%) Siebel
5 2 (1.48%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix
6 1 (0.74%) CODA
6 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.74%) VMware