The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.81% 19.05% 18.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 66.67% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.NET
West Midlands

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
26 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 24.76% 28.57% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 9
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

.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 27 August 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) VB6
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
6 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (10.00%) X++
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) API Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) API Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) X++
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