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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 73 64 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.72% 10.37% 18.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.79% 43.24% 61.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 55
Average daily rate
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£339 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -15.38%
.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
163 148 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.94% 23.99% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 84 82
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 103 (75.74%) C#
2 85 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 67 (49.26%) SQL Server
4 61 (44.85%) JavaScript
5 57 (41.91%) Microsoft
6 49 (36.03%) CSS
7 47 (34.56%) HTML
8 45 (33.09%) SQL
9 44 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (30.15%) WCF
11 37 (27.21%) MVC
12 33 (24.26%) SharePoint
13 31 (22.79%) CRM
14 30 (22.06%) Dynamics CRM
15 28 (20.59%) jQuery
16 26 (19.12%) Windows
16 26 (19.12%) Visual Studio
17 23 (16.91%) Web Services
18 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (16.18%) .NET Framework
19 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2008
20 20 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 19 (13.97%) Web Development
22 17 (12.50%) Scrum
23 15 (11.03%) Finance
24 14 (10.29%) HTML5
25 13 (9.56%) Logistics
26 12 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
26 12 (8.82%) XML
26 12 (8.82%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 33 (24.26%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (8.82%) IIS
3 11 (8.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.94%) Node.js
6 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 30 (22.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (49.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.74%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.74%) MySQL
8 1 (0.74%) OLAP
8 1 (0.74%) DTS
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.09%) Subversion
3 8 (5.88%) JIRA
3 8 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.47%) NUnit
7 1 (0.74%) FxCop
7 1 (0.74%) Ant
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (11.03%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Advertising
3 5 (3.68%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Electronics
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (86.03%) Developer
2 39 (28.68%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.65%) CRM Developer
4 19 (13.97%) C# Developer
5 18 (13.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 15 (11.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Developer
8 12 (8.82%) Web Developer
9 10 (7.35%) .NET Web Developer
10 9 (6.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.62%) Mobile Developer
10 9 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (6.62%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 8 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
12 7 (5.15%) SharePoint Developer
13 5 (3.68%) Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) Database Developer
14 4 (2.94%) Consultant
14 4 (2.94%) Applications Developer
15 3 (2.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 49 (36.03%) CSS
3 47 (34.56%) HTML
4 41 (30.15%) WCF
5 28 (20.59%) jQuery
6 23 (16.91%) Web Services
7 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (16.18%) .NET Framework
8 14 (10.29%) HTML5
9 12 (8.82%) XML
10 11 (8.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (5.88%) LINQ
13 7 (5.15%) WPF
13 7 (5.15%) CSS3
14 6 (4.41%) WinForms
15 4 (2.94%) XSLT
15 4 (2.94%) AngularJS
16 3 (2.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.88%) Pocket PC
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) FMCG
5 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) Windows
2 9 (6.62%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (5.88%) Windows Phone
3 8 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 8 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (5.88%) Windows CE
4 7 (5.15%) Linux
4 7 (5.15%) UNIX
5 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.21%) MVC
3 31 (22.79%) CRM
4 19 (13.97%) Web Development
5 17 (12.50%) Scrum
6 13 (9.56%) Logistics
7 10 (7.35%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.35%) OO
8 9 (6.62%) TDD
9 8 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (5.15%) Migration
11 6 (4.41%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.68%) OOP
12 5 (3.68%) Workflow
13 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.94%) Business Analysis
13 4 (2.94%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.94%) Time Management
14 3 (2.21%) Test Scripting
14 3 (2.21%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (75.74%) C#
2 61 (44.85%) JavaScript
3 45 (33.09%) SQL
4 11 (8.09%) VB.NET
5 10 (7.35%) Java
6 9 (6.62%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.88%) C++
7 8 (5.88%) Embedded C++
8 7 (5.15%) VB
9 4 (2.94%) C
9 4 (2.94%) Ruby
10 3 (2.21%) VBScript
10 3 (2.21%) VBA
11 2 (1.47%) VB6
11 2 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ISEB
3 2 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (0.74%) MCTS
4 1 (0.74%) MCP
4 1 (0.74%) MCAD
4 1 (0.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 57 (41.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.94%) webMethods
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle
2 4 (2.94%) RedPrairie
3 3 (2.21%) Nintex
4 2 (1.47%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Macromedia
5 1 (0.74%) CommVault
5 1 (0.74%) Informatica
5 1 (0.74%) McAfee
5 1 (0.74%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
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