The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.88% 9.14% 6.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.50% 23.61% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
40 72 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.39% 38.71% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 20
Average daily rate £475 £437 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +16.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (57.14%) WCF
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) CRM
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (7.14%) Windows
8 1 (7.14%) XHTML
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.14%) NCover
3 1 (7.14%) StyleCop
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) NDepend
3 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) NuGet
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) CRM Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) WCF
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) XHTML
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) WF
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
1 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) ATDD
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Ektron
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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