The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 37 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 99 106 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.16% 5.79% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 6.22% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 55
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 32 £300 - 26
Warwickshire +6 21 £303 -11.02% 5
Coventry +2 18 £304 +57.79% 1
Staffordshire -2 9 £288 -12.87% 9
Shropshire 0 6 £238 -5.00% 2
Worcestershire -3 3 £300 - 8
Solihull - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Walsall - - - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 154 (100.00%) .NET
2 130 (84.42%) C#
3 113 (73.38%) ASP.NET
4 71 (46.10%) SQL Server
5 68 (44.16%) JavaScript
6 64 (41.56%) HTML
7 62 (40.26%) SQL
8 58 (37.66%) CSS
8 58 (37.66%) MVC
9 55 (35.71%) VB.NET
10 41 (26.62%) jQuery
11 38 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (18.83%) WCF
13 28 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 25 (16.23%) TDD
14 25 (16.23%) Visual Studio
15 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
16 22 (14.29%) WinForms
17 18 (11.69%) T-SQL
18 17 (11.04%) Windows
18 17 (11.04%) HTML5
18 17 (11.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 15 (9.74%) WPF
20 14 (9.09%) Finance
20 14 (9.09%) CSS3
20 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
21 13 (8.44%) Web Services
21 13 (8.44%) XML
21 13 (8.44%) VB
21 13 (8.44%) LINQ

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.60%) IIS
3 3 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.60%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (46.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.95%) MySQL
7 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.95%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) DTS
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.90%) Subversion
4 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (1.30%) MSTest
5 2 (1.30%) JUnit
5 2 (1.30%) JIRA
5 2 (1.30%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (1.95%) Back Office
3 2 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Games
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (100.00%) .NET
2 113 (73.38%) ASP.NET
3 64 (41.56%) HTML
4 58 (37.66%) CSS
5 41 (26.62%) jQuery
6 38 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (18.83%) WCF
8 28 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 22 (14.29%) WinForms
10 17 (11.04%) HTML5
10 17 (11.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (9.74%) WPF
12 14 (9.09%) CSS3
13 13 (8.44%) Web Services
13 13 (8.44%) XML
13 13 (8.44%) LINQ
14 11 (7.14%) Ajax
15 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (5.19%) XSLT
16 8 (5.19%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.19%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.65%) EPoS
4 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.65%) DTV
4 1 (0.65%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.04%) Windows
2 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.65%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.66%) MVC
2 25 (16.23%) TDD
3 10 (6.49%) Software Engineering
3 10 (6.49%) Scrum
4 9 (5.84%) Unit Testing
4 9 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.84%) E-Commerce
5 8 (5.19%) Web Development
6 6 (3.90%) Logistics
7 5 (3.25%) OO
7 5 (3.25%) Waterfall
7 5 (3.25%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (2.60%) SOA
8 4 (2.60%) UML
8 4 (2.60%) CRM
8 4 (2.60%) AOP
9 3 (1.95%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.95%) Workflow
9 3 (1.95%) BDD
10 2 (1.30%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 130 (84.42%) C#
2 68 (44.16%) JavaScript
3 62 (40.26%) SQL
4 55 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 18 (11.69%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.44%) VB
7 8 (5.19%) VB6
8 5 (3.25%) VBA
9 2 (1.30%) XAML
10 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (2.60%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) HL7
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle
2 4 (2.60%) Business Objects
2 4 (2.60%) Thunderhead
3 3 (1.95%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.30%) AccuRev
4 2 (1.30%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.30%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.65%) SAP
5 1 (0.65%) Sage
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) Kofax
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Myria
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago