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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 43 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 88 133 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.71% 6.77% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 7.41% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 78 74
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2151 1795 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.76% 91.30% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 858 995
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 131 145
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £10.55 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
.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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 -6 28 £320 +6.66% 13
Coventry -7 21 £376 +43.04% 5
Staffordshire -8 10 £323 -0.76% 6
Warwickshire -8 10 £310 +15.88% 8
Solihull +1 5 £330 +22.22% 3
Worcestershire -7 2 £305 -2.40% 6
Walsall -5 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £288 - 2
Shropshire - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 199 (100.00%) .NET
2 176 (88.44%) C#
3 159 (79.90%) ASP.NET
4 97 (48.74%) JavaScript
5 94 (47.24%) SQL Server
6 80 (40.20%) MVC
7 75 (37.69%) CSS
8 74 (37.19%) HTML
9 73 (36.68%) SQL
10 54 (27.14%) VB.NET
11 49 (24.62%) jQuery
12 48 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (23.12%) WCF
14 44 (22.11%) Microsoft
15 40 (20.10%) .NET Framework
16 33 (16.58%) TDD
17 32 (16.08%) Visual Studio
18 30 (15.08%) Windows
19 28 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 27 (13.57%) WPF
21 23 (11.56%) CSS3
22 22 (11.06%) HTML5
22 22 (11.06%) XML
23 21 (10.55%) LINQ
24 20 (10.05%) WinForms
24 20 (10.05%) Web Services
25 18 (9.05%) Web Development
26 17 (8.54%) OO
27 16 (8.04%) T-SQL
27 16 (8.04%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (4.02%) IIS
2 5 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.01%) CMS
4 3 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.50%) SAS
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Photoshop
1 6 (3.02%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) GitHub
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (47.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.52%) MySQL
5 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.51%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.51%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.50%) DataStage
9 1 (0.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 32 (16.08%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.02%) NUnit
4 6 (3.02%) Subversion
5 4 (2.01%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (1.51%) JIRA
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.01%) MSTest
7 2 (1.01%) JUnit
8 1 (0.50%) FxCop
8 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.50%) NBehave
8 1 (0.50%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.50%) Moq
8 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (5.53%) Back Office
2 8 (4.02%) Finance
3 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.51%) Games
3 3 (1.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Electronics
4 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (100.00%) .NET
2 159 (79.90%) ASP.NET
3 75 (37.69%) CSS
4 74 (37.19%) HTML
5 49 (24.62%) jQuery
6 48 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (23.12%) WCF
8 40 (20.10%) .NET Framework
9 28 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 27 (13.57%) WPF
11 23 (11.56%) CSS3
12 22 (11.06%) HTML5
12 22 (11.06%) XML
13 21 (10.55%) LINQ
14 20 (10.05%) Web Services
14 20 (10.05%) WinForms
15 16 (8.04%) Ajax
16 15 (7.54%) XSLT
17 11 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 11 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.54%) N-Tier
2 3 (1.51%) WURFL
2 3 (1.51%) Blackberry
2 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.50%) DTV
3 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.50%) GIS
3 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.08%) Windows
2 4 (2.01%) Android
2 4 (2.01%) Windows 8
3 3 (1.51%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.51%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (40.20%) MVC
2 33 (16.58%) TDD
3 18 (9.05%) Web Development
4 17 (8.54%) OO
5 16 (8.04%) Scrum
6 15 (7.54%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.53%) Logistics
7 13 (6.53%) E-Commerce
8 12 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.53%) UML
10 10 (5.03%) SOA
10 10 (5.03%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.02%) BDD
12 7 (3.52%) Workflow
13 6 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.51%) OOP
14 5 (2.51%) Data Protection
14 5 (2.51%) MVVM
15 4 (2.01%) Dependency Injection
15 4 (2.01%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 176 (88.44%) C#
2 97 (48.74%) JavaScript
3 73 (36.68%) SQL
4 54 (27.14%) VB.NET
5 16 (8.04%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.03%) VB
7 6 (3.02%) XAML
7 6 (3.02%) VBA
8 2 (1.01%) VB6
8 2 (1.01%) VBScript
9 1 (0.50%) XPath
9 1 (0.50%) XQuery
9 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (3.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 44 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.52%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle
4 4 (2.01%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.01%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.50%) Telerik
6 1 (0.50%) Capita
6 1 (0.50%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.50%) Kofax
6 1 (0.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.50%) SAP
6 1 (0.50%) IBM
6 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.50%) Ektron
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