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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 69 62 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.27% 8.68% 13.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.83% 37.35% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 48
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £465 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
.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
169 166 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.72% 23.25% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 103 106
Average daily rate £363 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 103 (63.98%) C#
2 77 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 74 (45.96%) ASP.NET
4 61 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (34.16%) MVC
6 44 (27.33%) Microsoft
7 39 (24.22%) JavaScript
8 38 (23.60%) SQL
9 36 (22.36%) HTML
9 36 (22.36%) .NET Framework
10 35 (21.74%) WCF
10 35 (21.74%) TDD
11 32 (19.88%) Web Services
12 31 (19.25%) CSS
13 30 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (18.01%) BDD
15 26 (16.15%) Scrum
16 25 (15.53%) Entity Framework
17 22 (13.66%) E-Commerce
18 20 (12.42%) RESTful
18 20 (12.42%) Mentoring
19 19 (11.80%) Git (software)
20 18 (11.18%) SOA
21 17 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
22 16 (9.94%) Unit Testing
22 16 (9.94%) Visual Studio
23 15 (9.32%) Linux
23 15 (9.32%) SharePoint
23 15 (9.32%) jQuery
23 15 (9.32%) Test Automation

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.21%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.73%) Node.js
5 4 (2.48%) CMS
6 3 (1.86%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.24%) Mule
7 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.62%) Kentico
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.97%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.59%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.11%) MySQL
9 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.62%) MS Access
10 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.94%) Visual Studio
4 14 (8.70%) Selenium
5 11 (6.83%) Subversion
6 6 (3.73%) MorphX
7 5 (3.11%) NUnit
8 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.86%) Moq
8 3 (1.86%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.24%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.62%) XMLUnit
General
1 12 (7.45%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Retail
3 3 (1.86%) Back Office
4 2 (1.24%) Advertising
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
5 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (74.53%) Developer
2 54 (33.54%) .NET Developer
3 19 (11.80%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (11.18%) C# Developer
5 16 (9.94%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.32%) Architect
7 13 (8.07%) Python Developer
7 13 (8.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 6 (3.73%) CRM Developer
11 6 (3.73%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.11%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Development Manager
12 5 (3.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (45.96%) ASP.NET
2 36 (22.36%) HTML
2 36 (22.36%) .NET Framework
3 35 (21.74%) WCF
4 32 (19.88%) Web Services
5 31 (19.25%) CSS
6 30 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (15.53%) Entity Framework
8 20 (12.42%) RESTful
9 15 (9.32%) jQuery
9 15 (9.32%) HTML5
10 12 (7.45%) XML
11 11 (6.83%) Middleware
11 11 (6.83%) Django
11 11 (6.83%) Flask
12 10 (6.21%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (5.59%) REST
14 8 (4.97%) WPF
14 8 (4.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.48%) Clustering
2 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.62%) DataPower
4 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.62%) EPoS
4 1 (0.62%) NHS
4 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.32%) Linux
2 10 (6.21%) Debian
2 10 (6.21%) Ubuntu
3 5 (3.11%) Windows
4 3 (1.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.16%) MVC
3 35 (21.74%) TDD
4 29 (18.01%) BDD
5 26 (16.15%) Scrum
6 22 (13.66%) E-Commerce
7 20 (12.42%) Mentoring
8 18 (11.18%) SOA
9 16 (9.94%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.32%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.07%) TOGAF
12 12 (7.45%) CRM
12 12 (7.45%) SDLC
13 11 (6.83%) OO
14 10 (6.21%) Asset Management
15 9 (5.59%) Microservices
15 9 (5.59%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 7 (4.35%) DevOps
17 6 (3.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 103 (63.98%) C#
2 39 (24.22%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.60%) SQL
4 13 (8.07%) Python
4 13 (8.07%) X++
5 9 (5.59%) Java
6 8 (4.97%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.35%) C++
8 5 (3.11%) C
8 5 (3.11%) Ruby
9 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) XPath
11 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.62%) VC++
11 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.48%) Degree
1 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.86%) ISEB
3 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.62%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 44 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (2.48%) TIBCO
3 4 (2.48%) Sitecore
3 4 (2.48%) Akamai
4 3 (1.86%) Nintex
4 3 (1.86%) webMethods
4 3 (1.86%) Telerik
5 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.62%) Demandware
6 1 (0.62%) hybris
6 1 (0.62%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe
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