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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.19% 4.60% 7.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.00% 18.60% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£338 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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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
50 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 32.47% 24.71% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 10
Average daily rate £350 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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
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 19 December 2014.

.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 19 December 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 12 (60.00%) WCF
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (35.00%) Workflow
6 6 (30.00%) CRM
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) IIS
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (15.00%) Document Management
9 3 (15.00%) CMS
9 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) CMS
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) NuGet
4 1 (5.00%) NCover
4 1 (5.00%) StyleCop
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
4 1 (5.00%) NDepend
4 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) WCF
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) WF
6 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) LINQ
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Workflow
3 6 (30.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Document Management
6 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) ATDD
8 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Ektron
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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