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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.68% 2.96% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 10.26% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £475 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.12% -27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
12 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.05% 28.89% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
Average daily rate £423 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £175 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £369 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

.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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Domain Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 1 (14.29%) COM
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) ArchiMate
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Case Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Amdocs
3 1 (14.29%) Capita
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Infor
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) VMware