The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank - 21 24
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 2.49% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 13.16% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.22% 18.91% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Average daily rate £350 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Midlands region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Midlands region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

.NET Framework
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)