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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 60 65 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.98% 11.23% 18.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.05% 47.10% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -4.51%
.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
111 138 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.47% 23.83% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 78 76
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 27 January 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 27 January 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 82 (60.74%) C#
2 67 (49.63%) ASP.NET
3 58 (42.96%) SQL Server
4 55 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 55 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (30.37%) HTML
6 41 (30.37%) CSS
7 38 (28.15%) SQL
8 33 (24.44%) CRM
9 31 (22.96%) MVC
9 31 (22.96%) SharePoint
10 30 (22.22%) Windows
10 30 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
10 30 (22.22%) WCF
11 28 (20.74%) jQuery
12 27 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 24 (17.78%) .NET Framework
14 22 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (14.81%) Web Services
16 18 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (11.85%) Scrum
18 16 (11.85%) Finance
19 14 (10.37%) Web Development
19 14 (10.37%) VB.NET
19 14 (10.37%) BizTalk Server
20 13 (9.63%) Java
21 12 (8.89%) IIS
21 12 (8.89%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 31 (22.96%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.37%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (8.89%) IIS
4 10 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.22%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.48%) Apache
7 2 (1.48%) CMS
7 2 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.48%) Node.js
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) Wireless
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (42.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.74%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.74%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.74%) OLAP
9 1 (0.74%) MS Access
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.74%) DTS
Development Applications
1 27 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.67%) Subversion
4 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (4.44%) JIRA
6 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.48%) NUnit
8 1 (0.74%) Moq
8 1 (0.74%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.74%) Ant
8 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (11.85%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Advertising
2 6 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.48%) Electronics
3 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (76.30%) Developer
2 32 (23.70%) .NET Developer
3 19 (14.07%) CRM Developer
4 17 (12.59%) C# Developer
5 15 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Web Developer
7 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Architect
9 7 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.19%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Security Tester
11 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Tester
11 5 (3.70%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (49.63%) ASP.NET
2 41 (30.37%) HTML
2 41 (30.37%) CSS
3 30 (22.22%) WCF
4 28 (20.74%) jQuery
5 24 (17.78%) .NET Framework
6 20 (14.81%) Web Services
7 18 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (8.15%) HTML5
9 9 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (5.93%) XML
10 8 (5.93%) WinForms
10 8 (5.93%) LINQ
11 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (3.70%) WPF
13 4 (2.96%) CSS3
14 3 (2.22%) J2EE
15 2 (1.48%) XSLT
15 2 (1.48%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.44%) Pocket PC
3 5 (3.70%) FMCG
4 4 (2.96%) Replication
5 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (6.67%) UNIX
3 8 (5.93%) Linux
4 6 (4.44%) Windows CE
4 6 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (4.44%) Windows Phone
4 6 (4.44%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (4.44%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.48%) Android
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.44%) CRM
3 31 (22.96%) MVC
4 16 (11.85%) Scrum
5 14 (10.37%) Web Development
6 12 (8.89%) Logistics
7 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
7 11 (8.15%) OO
8 8 (5.93%) TDD
9 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.44%) Migration
9 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (3.70%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.70%) Time Management
10 5 (3.70%) Workflow
10 5 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (3.70%) OOP
11 4 (2.96%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 82 (60.74%) C#
2 55 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 38 (28.15%) SQL
4 14 (10.37%) VB.NET
5 13 (9.63%) Java
6 9 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.19%) VB
8 6 (4.44%) C++
8 6 (4.44%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.70%) C
10 3 (2.22%) Ruby
10 3 (2.22%) VBA
10 3 (2.22%) VBScript
11 2 (1.48%) Python
11 2 (1.48%) VC++
11 2 (1.48%) X++
11 2 (1.48%) VB6
11 2 (1.48%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
1 3 (2.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) MCITP
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 55 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) RedPrairie
3 5 (3.70%) webMethods
4 2 (1.48%) Apple
4 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.48%) SAP
4 2 (1.48%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.48%) Nintex
4 2 (1.48%) Syclo
5 1 (0.74%) Tableau
5 1 (0.74%) McAfee
5 1 (0.74%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) Cognos
5 1 (0.74%) CommVault
5 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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