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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 68 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.92% 13.73% 13.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.17% 46.81% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 60 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £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 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
199 188 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.12% 29.33% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 132 81
Average daily rate £350 £288 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £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 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £35.00
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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 118 (83.10%) C#
2 98 (69.01%) ASP.NET
3 65 (45.77%) JavaScript
4 62 (43.66%) SQL Server
5 61 (42.96%) Microsoft
6 57 (40.14%) WCF
7 52 (36.62%) CSS
8 51 (35.92%) MVC
9 48 (33.80%) SQL
10 47 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (28.17%) HTML
12 36 (25.35%) Visual Studio
12 36 (25.35%) jQuery
13 31 (21.83%) .NET Framework
13 31 (21.83%) SharePoint
14 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (18.31%) CRM
15 26 (18.31%) Windows
16 24 (16.90%) Web Services
16 24 (16.90%) Dynamics CRM
17 22 (15.49%) Web Development
18 21 (14.79%) Scrum
19 19 (13.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 19 (13.38%) LINQ
20 17 (11.97%) Logistics
21 16 (11.27%) XML
22 15 (10.56%) HTML5
23 14 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
24 13 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
25 12 (8.45%) TDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (21.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.75%) IIS
2 11 (7.75%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.11%) Node.js
6 2 (1.41%) CMS
6 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.41%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 24 (16.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.82%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.86%) 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 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.11%) MySQL
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.70%) OLAP
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (25.35%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.75%) Subversion
4 9 (6.34%) JIRA
5 7 (4.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.41%) JMeter
6 2 (1.41%) Selenium
6 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.70%) FxCop
7 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.70%) NUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Ant
7 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (6.34%) Advertising
2 8 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Local Government
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 119 (83.80%) Developer
2 55 (38.73%) .NET Developer
3 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET Developer
4 23 (16.20%) Web Developer
5 20 (14.08%) CRM Developer
6 19 (13.38%) C# Developer
6 19 (13.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 15 (10.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 14 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Developer
10 9 (6.34%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 9 (6.34%) Mobile Developer
11 8 (5.63%) BizTalk Developer
12 6 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
13 5 (3.52%) Consultant
13 5 (3.52%) Architect
14 4 (2.82%) Integration Architect
14 4 (2.82%) Applications Developer
14 4 (2.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (69.01%) ASP.NET
2 57 (40.14%) WCF
3 52 (36.62%) CSS
4 40 (28.17%) HTML
5 36 (25.35%) jQuery
6 31 (21.83%) .NET Framework
7 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (16.90%) Web Services
9 19 (13.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 19 (13.38%) LINQ
10 16 (11.27%) XML
11 15 (10.56%) HTML5
12 10 (7.04%) CSS3
12 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (6.34%) WPF
14 6 (4.23%) XSLT
14 6 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (2.82%) WF
15 4 (2.82%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.63%) Pocket PC
3 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.70%) WURFL
4 1 (0.70%) GIS
4 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.31%) Windows
2 10 (7.04%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (5.63%) Windows CE
3 8 (5.63%) Windows Phone
3 8 (5.63%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (5.63%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) HPUX
6 1 (0.70%) Linux
6 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.92%) MVC
2 47 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.31%) CRM
4 22 (15.49%) Web Development
5 21 (14.79%) Scrum
6 17 (11.97%) Logistics
7 12 (8.45%) TDD
8 9 (6.34%) OO
9 8 (5.63%) Workflow
9 8 (5.63%) UML
9 8 (5.63%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (4.93%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.23%) Migration
11 6 (4.23%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.52%) SOA
13 4 (2.82%) TOGAF
13 4 (2.82%) Document Management
13 4 (2.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (83.10%) C#
2 65 (45.77%) JavaScript
3 48 (33.80%) SQL
4 11 (7.75%) 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 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.82%) Degree
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB
4 2 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.70%) MCTS
5 1 (0.70%) MCP
5 1 (0.70%) MCAD
5 1 (0.70%) MCSD
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
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%) Oracle
3 5 (3.52%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.11%) Nintex
5 2 (1.41%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Facebook
6 1 (0.70%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.70%) Ektron
6 1 (0.70%) VMware
6 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.70%) CommVault
6 1 (0.70%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee
6 1 (0.70%) Macromedia
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £41 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £580 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago