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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / Midlands
Rank 17 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.03% 3.05% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.83% 38.46% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%

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
24 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.35% 7.93% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Median daily rate £450 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

.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
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 21 February 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
3 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 6 (46.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) JSON
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) PaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Scala
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell

.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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) CICS
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) IaaS
3 3 (23.08%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
2 6 (46.15%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Riak
6 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
6 1 (7.69%) DataStage
6 1 (7.69%) DB2
6 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) Pentaho
6 1 (7.69%) Power BI
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) GoCD
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) MSTest
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) ChangeMan
2 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) CRM Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) C# Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) Django
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Play Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) LAMP
5 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) CoreOS
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) Go
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) R
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) COBOL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Mesos
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) rkt
1 2 (15.38%) Unicenter
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) New Relic
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Infor
4 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (7.69%) Talend
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin