The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Solihull region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.00% 25.42% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 75.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate £350 £276 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 12.80% 33.90% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Average daily rate £350 £276 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% +22.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Solihull region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Solihull region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) MVVM
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
4 2 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
2 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
2 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) JSP
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
1 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) MVVM
1 2 (18.18%) Android Development
1 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
2 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook