The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 51 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 76 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.16% 4.21% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 4.44% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 75 60
Median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

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
2261 2454 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.93% 94.75% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1384 1162
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 77 170
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.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 20 February 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 29 £345 +9.52% 18
Coventry -14 13 £355 -10.12% 9
Staffordshire -4 9 £338 +12.50% 8
Herefordshire -5 4 £300 - 2
Warwickshire -7 4 £343 +14.16% 3
Shropshire +21 2 £300 -11.11% 1
Wolverhampton +3 2 £210 - 1
Solihull -12 2 £350 -6.66% 4
Worcestershire - 2 £315 - 8
Walsall 0 1 £375 +20.96% 1
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 196 (100.00%) .NET
2 166 (84.69%) C#
3 136 (69.39%) MVC
4 113 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (56.63%) ASP.NET
6 88 (44.90%) .NET Framework
7 86 (43.88%) SQL Server
8 81 (41.33%) JavaScript
9 76 (38.78%) HTML
10 74 (37.76%) Entity Framework
11 70 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (31.63%) Scrum
12 62 (31.63%) Microsoft
13 61 (31.12%) SQL
14 60 (30.61%) CSS
15 55 (28.06%) jQuery
16 51 (26.02%) Web Services
17 50 (25.51%) WCF
17 50 (25.51%) SOLID
18 45 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (22.45%) AngularJS
20 42 (21.43%) Visual Studio
21 38 (19.39%) TDD
22 35 (17.86%) XML
23 31 (15.82%) HTML5
24 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
24 30 (15.31%) NUnit
25 29 (14.80%) ASP.NET Web API
26 27 (13.78%) OOD
26 27 (13.78%) OO

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.53%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.53%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.02%) CMS
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Office
2 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) CATIA
3 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.63%) IaaS
3 12 (6.12%) SaaS
4 11 (5.61%) PaaS
5 3 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) Office 365
7 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) Firewall
1 2 (1.02%) Internet
1 2 (1.02%) LDAP
1 2 (1.02%) Skype
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (43.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.06%) MySQL
5 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.02%) Power BI
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 30 (15.31%) NUnit
3 27 (13.78%) Subversion
4 23 (11.73%) Moq
5 18 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (7.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (4.59%) CruiseControl
8 8 (4.08%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.57%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.04%) MSTest
10 4 (2.04%) NuGet
10 4 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.53%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.53%) NCover
11 3 (1.53%) NDepend
11 3 (1.53%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.53%) Selenium
11 3 (1.53%) StyleCop
12 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (5.10%) Finance
2 8 (4.08%) Retail
3 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.53%) Advertising
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Electronics
5 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (100.00%) .NET
2 111 (56.63%) ASP.NET
3 88 (44.90%) .NET Framework
4 76 (38.78%) HTML
5 74 (37.76%) Entity Framework
6 70 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (30.61%) CSS
8 55 (28.06%) jQuery
9 51 (26.02%) Web Services
10 50 (25.51%) WCF
11 44 (22.45%) AngularJS
12 35 (17.86%) XML
13 31 (15.82%) HTML5
14 29 (14.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (6.12%) Dapper ORM
17 12 (6.12%) Sass
18 11 (5.61%) RESTful
19 10 (5.10%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.53%) User Experience
3 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.51%) iPad
4 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.53%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (69.39%) MVC
2 113 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (31.63%) Scrum
4 50 (25.51%) SOLID
5 45 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (19.39%) TDD
7 27 (13.78%) OO
7 27 (13.78%) OOD
8 23 (11.73%) BDD
9 18 (9.18%) Domain-Driven Design
10 17 (8.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (8.67%) Kanban
10 17 (8.67%) Web Development
11 14 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.63%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (6.63%) CQRS
13 12 (6.12%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.61%) Waterfall
15 9 (4.59%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 9 (4.59%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 166 (84.69%) C#
2 81 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 61 (31.12%) SQL
4 18 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.04%) XAML
8 3 (1.53%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.02%) PHP
9 2 (1.02%) VB
9 2 (1.02%) XPath
10 1 (0.51%) Java
10 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.04%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Rundeck
1 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 62 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.08%) Oracle
3 4 (2.04%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.02%) SAP
4 2 (1.02%) VMware
5 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Google
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 7 days ago