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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 71 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.60% 10.29% 11.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.81% 57.80% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 31
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
155 109 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.13% 17.81% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 72 76
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 8 February 2016.

.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 8 February 2016, 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 76 (66.67%) C#
2 51 (44.74%) SQL Server
3 42 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 41 (35.96%) JavaScript
5 35 (30.70%) SQL
6 34 (29.82%) HTML
7 33 (28.95%) MVC
8 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
9 27 (23.68%) CSS
9 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (18.42%) .NET Framework
11 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 17 (14.91%) Web Services
12 17 (14.91%) TDD
12 17 (14.91%) jQuery
12 17 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (14.04%) HTML5
13 16 (14.04%) Visual Studio
13 16 (14.04%) VB
14 15 (13.16%) CRM
14 15 (13.16%) WCF
15 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (12.28%) VB.NET
16 13 (11.40%) Finance
16 13 (11.40%) SOA
16 13 (11.40%) REST
17 12 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (10.53%) Java
18 11 (9.65%) WinForms
18 11 (9.65%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (6.14%) Umbraco
5 5 (4.39%) CMS
6 4 (3.51%) IIS
7 3 (2.63%) Node.js
7 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.75%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
2 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.75%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.75%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Intranet
2 2 (1.75%) Extranet
2 2 (1.75%) Modbus
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.02%) DTS
3 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.75%) QlikView
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.63%) Subversion
4 2 (1.75%) Moq
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.88%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.88%) MSTest
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
5 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.88%) VectorCAST
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Advertising
4 2 (1.75%) Billing
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (68.42%) Developer
2 46 (40.35%) .NET Developer
3 25 (21.93%) C# Developer
4 18 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (14.91%) SQL Developer
6 14 (12.28%) Architect
7 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Applications Architect
9 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.26%) .NET Architect
10 6 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Consultant
10 6 (5.26%) Development Manager
11 5 (4.39%) Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Agile Development Manager
12 4 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.51%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.84%) ASP.NET
2 34 (29.82%) HTML
3 27 (23.68%) CSS
4 21 (18.42%) .NET Framework
5 17 (14.91%) jQuery
5 17 (14.91%) Web Services
6 16 (14.04%) HTML5
7 15 (13.16%) WCF
8 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (11.40%) REST
10 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.65%) WinForms
11 10 (8.77%) XML
12 9 (7.89%) SOAP
13 8 (7.02%) EDI
13 8 (7.02%) Entity Framework
14 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 5 (4.39%) React
14 5 (4.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) MVC
2 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.91%) TDD
4 15 (13.16%) CRM
5 13 (11.40%) SOA
6 11 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.65%) OO
7 10 (8.77%) EAI
7 10 (8.77%) ERP
8 9 (7.89%) Workflow
9 8 (7.02%) Migration
10 7 (6.14%) Analytics
10 7 (6.14%) High Availability
10 7 (6.14%) Software Architecture
10 7 (6.14%) UML
11 6 (5.26%) Logistics
11 6 (5.26%) Scrum
11 6 (5.26%) SOLID
11 6 (5.26%) Web Development
12 5 (4.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 76 (66.67%) C#
2 41 (35.96%) JavaScript
3 35 (30.70%) SQL
4 16 (14.04%) VB
5 14 (12.28%) VB.NET
6 12 (10.53%) Java
7 8 (7.02%) VB6
7 8 (7.02%) XPath
8 5 (4.39%) PHP
9 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.51%) VBA
10 2 (1.75%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.75%) C
10 2 (1.75%) Ruby
11 1 (0.88%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.88%) MISRA
1 1 (0.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.75%) Adobe
4 2 (1.75%) HP
4 2 (1.75%) Interwoven
4 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.75%) Siebel
4 2 (1.75%) Siemens
5 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) webMethods
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond
Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 25 days ago