The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.58% 1.13% 7.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.29% 11.76% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.NET
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 17 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.98% 9.60% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 18
Median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for .NET.

1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) Business Analysis
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (47.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (47.62%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
5 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (47.62%) CRM
5 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) Case Management
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
7 8 (38.10%) SDLC
7 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (33.33%) Yammer
8 7 (33.33%) Office 365
8 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 7 (33.33%) Infor
8 7 (33.33%) Document Management
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (33.33%) Retail
8 7 (33.33%) Data Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) nginx
4 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) Yammer
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (14.29%) IaaS
4 3 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (19.05%) MySQL
4 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Riak
7 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
7 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.76%) Power BI
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) MSTest
2 3 (14.29%) NUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Ant
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) GoCD
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) CRM Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) CRM Technical Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 7 (33.33%) JSON
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 6 (28.57%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) COM
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) AutoMapper
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) Node.js
5 3 (14.29%) StructureMap
5 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (9.52%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) CoreOS
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (52.38%) Business Analysis
2 10 (47.62%) Case Management
2 10 (47.62%) CRM
2 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
2 10 (47.62%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
3 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (33.33%) Data Management
4 7 (33.33%) Document Management
4 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Go
6 2 (9.52%) Perl
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Control-M
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.52%) Mesos
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) rkt
1 2 (9.52%) Unicenter
1 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) Infor
3 7 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) New Relic
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.76%) Tableau
5 1 (4.76%) Talend
5 1 (4.76%) Xamarin