The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 91 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 60 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 1.58% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 6.95% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 27
Median daily rate £338 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +33.33%
.NET Framework
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
834 561 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.42% 22.69% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 336 346
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Framework
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 Framework across the West Midlands region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

.NET Framework
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 Framework across the West Midlands region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 29 £325 -7.14% 7
Coventry -10 15 £356 +5.55% 4
Warwickshire -2 5 £263 -19.23% 6
Shropshire - 4 - - 1
Staffordshire -2 1 - - 11
Solihull - 1 £325 -
Herefordshire - 1 £280 -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (80.65%) C#
3 74 (79.57%) Microsoft
4 59 (63.44%) Visual Studio
5 56 (60.22%) SQL
5 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (58.06%) SQL Server
7 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET
8 36 (38.71%) MVC
9 35 (37.63%) HTML
10 33 (35.48%) CSS
11 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
12 30 (32.26%) MS Excel
12 30 (32.26%) Entity Framework
13 29 (31.18%) WCF
14 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (26.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (22.58%) Degree
16 21 (22.58%) Web Services
17 20 (21.51%) XML
17 20 (21.51%) Computer Science
17 20 (21.51%) jQuery
17 20 (21.51%) Software Engineering
18 18 (19.35%) UML
18 18 (19.35%) Scrum
18 18 (19.35%) Waterfall
18 18 (19.35%) V-Model
19 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
19 15 (16.13%) Oracle
20 14 (15.05%) CRM

.NET Framework
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 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
2 6 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Heroku
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.23%) Redis
8 1 (1.08%) MySQL
8 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.08%) Power BI
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (63.44%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (13.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (7.53%) NUnit
4 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.08%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (12.90%) Marketing
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (80.65%) Developer
2 55 (59.14%) .NET Developer
3 32 (34.41%) C# Developer
4 28 (30.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (19.35%) .NET Team Leader
5 18 (19.35%) Team Leader
6 12 (12.90%) CRM Developer
6 12 (12.90%) SQL Developer
7 11 (11.83%) Software Team Leader
8 10 (10.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 9 (9.68%) .NET Software Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (9.68%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) Lead .NET Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Lead C# Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Lead Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Lead Software Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) Software Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 35 (37.63%) HTML
4 33 (35.48%) CSS
5 30 (32.26%) Entity Framework
6 29 (31.18%) WCF
7 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (26.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (22.58%) Web Services
10 20 (21.51%) jQuery
10 20 (21.51%) XML
11 13 (13.98%) LINQ
12 10 (10.75%) WinForms
13 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (9.68%) SOAP
13 9 (9.68%) XSLT
14 8 (8.60%) HTML5
14 8 (8.60%) RESTful
14 8 (8.60%) XSD
15 7 (7.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.30%) Data Conversion
2 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.08%) Life Science
4 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.71%) MVC
3 20 (21.51%) Software Engineering
4 18 (19.35%) Scrum
4 18 (19.35%) UML
4 18 (19.35%) V-Model
4 18 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 14 (15.05%) CRM
6 12 (12.90%) Migration
7 11 (11.83%) TDD
8 10 (10.75%) Data Modelling
9 9 (9.68%) OO
10 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.60%) ETL
10 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.53%) API Integration
11 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.53%) Data Transformation
11 7 (7.53%) Mobile Development
12 6 (6.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 75 (80.65%) C#
2 56 (60.22%) SQL
3 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.60%) XAML
6 7 (7.53%) Java
7 4 (4.30%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) VB
9 1 (1.08%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 74 (79.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) CODA
5 1 (1.08%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
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