The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 7 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 22 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.29% 17.07% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 70.97% 72.41% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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 £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 20.13% 23.58% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 Solihull region with a requirement for .NET.

1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (62.07%) PowerShell
4 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
5 17 (58.62%) HTML
5 17 (58.62%) CSS
5 17 (58.62%) MVC
6 16 (55.17%) SQL
6 16 (55.17%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (51.72%) SOAP
7 15 (51.72%) XML
7 15 (51.72%) jQuery
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
9 12 (41.38%) WCF
10 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
10 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
10 11 (37.93%) Broadband
10 11 (37.93%) NServiceBus
10 11 (37.93%) StructureMap
11 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (13.79%) VMware
13 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
14 3 (10.34%) SOLID
14 3 (10.34%) MVVM
14 3 (10.34%) Network Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 11 (37.93%) NServiceBus
2 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Broadband
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
2 13 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
2 10 (34.48%) C# Software Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Architect
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Cloud Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) CSS
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (51.72%) jQuery
3 15 (51.72%) SOAP
3 15 (51.72%) XML
4 12 (41.38%) WCF
5 11 (37.93%) StructureMap
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.34%) Silverlight
6 3 (10.34%) WPF
7 2 (6.90%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.45%) Breeze.js
8 1 (3.45%) Durandal
8 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.45%) React
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) MVC
3 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) MVVM
4 3 (10.34%) Network Management
4 3 (10.34%) OOP
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) SOLID
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) PowerShell
3 16 (55.17%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) XAML
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Capita
3 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow