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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.87% 2.94% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 22.73% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £300 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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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
45 22 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.17% 12.94% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 29
Average daily rate £475 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 27 July 2015.

.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 27 July 2015, 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 24 (92.31%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) MVC
3 13 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
5 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
5 9 (34.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
5 9 (34.62%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (34.62%) Jasmine
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (26.92%) CRM
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
8 6 (23.08%) RavenDB
8 6 (23.08%) Backbone.js
8 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 4 (15.38%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) Web Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
1 9 (34.62%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) RavenDB
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jasmine
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.85%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
4 11 (42.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) C# Architect
7 2 (7.69%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Designer
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
8 1 (3.85%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
2 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) Backbone.js
4 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (15.38%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) WCF
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.69%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) LINQ
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
8 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.85%) ODBC
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
2 13 (50.00%) MVC
3 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.85%) Business Development
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.85%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
8 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) RPG
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) HP
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