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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.82% 9.43% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.31% 45.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £438 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +25.00%
.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
26 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.76% 20.75% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Median daily rate £475 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

.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
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 26 May 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 26 May 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Case Management
4 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Yammer
6 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
6 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Document Management
6 5 (29.41%) Infor
6 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) Data Management
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory

.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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
3 4 (23.53%) JBoss
3 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Yammer
3 2 (11.76%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) CRM Architect
5 2 (11.76%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Domain Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) RESTful
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) COM
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Case Management
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
2 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
2 6 (35.29%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 5 (29.41%) Data Management
3 5 (29.41%) Document Management
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) ArchiMate
6 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Infor
2 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) VMware