The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 35 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 108 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.27% 3.81% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.54% 4.12% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 52 40
Average daily rate £325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -5.79%
.NET Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2380 1990 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.00% 92.34% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1114 1021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 173 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 31 £318 -0.78% 31
Staffordshire -5 16 £308 +0.81% 17
Solihull -4 14 £375 -9.09% 2
Coventry -6 12 £425 +25.92% 16
Warwickshire +4 7 £300 -7.69% 11
Shropshire -16 6 - - 6
Wolverhampton +7 4 - - 2
Kingswinford - 2 £379 -
Walsall - 2 £310 - 2
Herefordshire +1 1 - -
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 211 (100.00%) .NET
2 154 (72.99%) C#
3 123 (58.29%) SQL Server
4 107 (50.71%) ASP.NET
5 98 (46.45%) MVC
6 85 (40.28%) SQL
7 77 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (34.60%) JavaScript
9 64 (30.33%) CSS
10 62 (29.38%) HTML
10 62 (29.38%) VB.NET
11 61 (28.91%) .NET Framework
12 55 (26.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 51 (24.17%) jQuery
14 43 (20.38%) WinForms
15 40 (18.96%) Visual Studio
16 37 (17.54%) WCF
17 32 (15.17%) TDD
18 27 (12.80%) Web Services
18 27 (12.80%) XML
18 27 (12.80%) Microsoft
19 26 (12.32%) Windows
19 26 (12.32%) Web Development
20 25 (11.85%) OO
21 24 (11.37%) Team Foundation Server
22 23 (10.90%) AngularJS
22 23 (10.90%) T-SQL
22 23 (10.90%) Finance
23 22 (10.43%) Software Engineering
23 22 (10.43%) Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (3.79%) CMS
2 6 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.90%) IIS
5 3 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.42%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.42%) GitHub
3 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.95%) Office 365
3 2 (0.95%) PaaS
3 2 (0.95%) SaaS
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) HTTP
2 3 (1.42%) DNS
2 3 (1.42%) SMTP
2 3 (1.42%) SSL
3 2 (0.95%) Modbus
3 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (58.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (5.69%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.95%) QlikView
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 40 (18.96%) Visual Studio
2 24 (11.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.42%) Moq
3 3 (1.42%) NSubstitute
4 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.95%) NUnit
4 2 (0.95%) Selenium
4 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.47%) NuGet
5 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (10.90%) Finance
2 11 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.79%) Retail
4 6 (2.84%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (100.00%) .NET
2 107 (50.71%) ASP.NET
3 64 (30.33%) CSS
4 62 (29.38%) HTML
5 61 (28.91%) .NET Framework
6 55 (26.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (24.17%) jQuery
8 43 (20.38%) WinForms
9 37 (17.54%) WCF
10 27 (12.80%) Web Services
10 27 (12.80%) XML
11 23 (10.90%) AngularJS
12 22 (10.43%) Entity Framework
13 19 (9.00%) HTML5
14 18 (8.53%) WPF
15 16 (7.58%) CSS3
15 16 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (6.64%) Ajax
16 14 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 11 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.06%) N-Tier
2 5 (2.37%) User Experience
3 4 (1.90%) Blog
4 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.95%) NHS
5 2 (0.95%) Replication
6 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.47%) SCADA
6 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.32%) Windows
2 5 (2.37%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.47%) Android
3 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.45%) MVC
2 77 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.17%) TDD
4 26 (12.32%) Web Development
5 25 (11.85%) OO
6 22 (10.43%) Software Engineering
7 18 (8.53%) Scrum
8 17 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.64%) Migration
9 14 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (6.16%) High Availability
11 12 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.74%) MVVM
12 10 (4.74%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (4.27%) Dependency Injection
14 8 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.79%) SDLC
14 8 (3.79%) SOA
14 8 (3.79%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (72.99%) C#
2 85 (40.28%) SQL
3 73 (34.60%) JavaScript
4 62 (29.38%) VB.NET
5 23 (10.90%) T-SQL
6 18 (8.53%) VB
7 15 (7.11%) VB6
8 3 (1.42%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.42%) VBScript
9 2 (0.95%) Java
9 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) XPath
10 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (3.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.16%) Oracle
3 4 (1.90%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.95%) Siemens
6 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.47%) Tableau
Shropshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £315 - 385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwick
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond
Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 23 days ago