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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 74 66 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.62% 11.66% 16.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.62% 48.53% 51.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
138 136 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.66% 24.03% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 95
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £17.21 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £16.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £16.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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 4 March 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 4 March 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 85 (57.82%) C#
2 68 (46.26%) ASP.NET
3 62 (42.18%) SQL Server
4 57 (38.78%) JavaScript
5 50 (34.01%) Microsoft
6 44 (29.93%) HTML
7 42 (28.57%) CSS
8 41 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (25.85%) SQL
10 36 (24.49%) MVC
11 29 (19.73%) .NET Framework
12 28 (19.05%) jQuery
12 28 (19.05%) CRM
13 27 (18.37%) SharePoint
14 25 (17.01%) Dynamics CRM
15 23 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (14.29%) WCF
16 21 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (14.29%) Visual Studio
16 21 (14.29%) Web Services
16 21 (14.29%) Finance
17 20 (13.61%) Windows
18 16 (10.88%) VB.NET
18 16 (10.88%) HTML5
18 16 (10.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 15 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (10.20%) Web Development
20 14 (9.52%) Java
20 14 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
20 14 (9.52%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 27 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (5.44%) IIS
5 5 (3.40%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.04%) Node.js
7 2 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (17.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) Wireless
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (42.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (8.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.72%) MySQL
9 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.68%) DTS
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.68%) MS Access
11 1 (0.68%) OLAP
11 1 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.36%) Moq
5 2 (1.36%) Subversion
5 2 (1.36%) NUnit
6 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) NSubstitute
General
1 21 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Retail
3 5 (3.40%) Advertising
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (74.15%) Developer
2 41 (27.89%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.24%) C# Developer
4 14 (9.52%) CRM Developer
5 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (8.84%) Architect
6 12 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 11 (7.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 6 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.40%) Tester
12 5 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.40%) Penetration Tester
12 5 (3.40%) .NET Web Developer
12 5 (3.40%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (46.26%) ASP.NET
2 44 (29.93%) HTML
3 42 (28.57%) CSS
4 29 (19.73%) .NET Framework
5 28 (19.05%) jQuery
6 21 (14.29%) WCF
6 21 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (14.29%) Web Services
7 16 (10.88%) HTML5
7 16 (10.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (6.12%) WinForms
9 8 (5.44%) LINQ
10 7 (4.76%) CSS3
11 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (4.08%) XML
11 6 (4.08%) SOAP
12 5 (3.40%) REST
13 4 (2.72%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.40%) FMCG
3 4 (2.72%) Replication
3 4 (2.72%) Clustering
4 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.36%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.61%) Windows
2 8 (5.44%) UNIX
3 7 (4.76%) Linux
4 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.36%) Android
5 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.49%) MVC
3 28 (19.05%) CRM
4 15 (10.20%) Web Development
5 12 (8.16%) Logistics
5 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
5 12 (8.16%) Scrum
6 11 (7.48%) E-Commerce
6 11 (7.48%) OO
7 10 (6.80%) TDD
8 7 (4.76%) Migration
8 7 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.08%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.40%) Workflow
10 5 (3.40%) SOA
10 5 (3.40%) ETL
10 5 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.40%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 85 (57.82%) C#
2 57 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 38 (25.85%) SQL
4 16 (10.88%) VB.NET
5 14 (9.52%) Java
6 9 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.76%) VB
7 7 (4.76%) X++
8 6 (4.08%) C
9 3 (2.04%) VC++
9 3 (2.04%) VBA
9 3 (2.04%) VBScript
9 3 (2.04%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.36%) Ruby
10 2 (1.36%) C++
10 2 (1.36%) Python
10 2 (1.36%) VB6
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) VCP4
2 4 (2.72%) Degree
3 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (34.01%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.16%) Oracle
3 5 (3.40%) webMethods
3 5 (3.40%) RedPrairie
4 4 (2.72%) Akamai
4 4 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.72%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.36%) Nintex
6 2 (1.36%) Syclo
6 2 (1.36%) SAP
6 2 (1.36%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos
7 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
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