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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 79 81 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -31
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 38 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.67% 3.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.13% 6.84% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 40
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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
533 599 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.15% 24.40% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 345 316
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.55 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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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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 +13 17 £375 +25.00% 6
Coventry -3 10 £331 -11.78% 8
Staffordshire -5 9 £300 +0.84% 2
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £335 -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 103 (100.00%) .NET
2 90 (87.38%) C#
3 68 (66.02%) SQL Server
4 53 (51.46%) ASP.NET
5 47 (45.63%) Entity Framework
6 41 (39.81%) MVC
7 40 (38.83%) WCF
8 37 (35.92%) SQL
9 36 (34.95%) HTML
10 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
11 32 (31.07%) Microsoft
12 28 (27.18%) XML
13 27 (26.21%) Web Services
13 27 (26.21%) TDD
14 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (24.27%) CSS
16 23 (22.33%) N-Tier
16 23 (22.33%) jQuery
17 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (18.45%) T-SQL
19 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
20 17 (16.50%) WinForms
20 17 (16.50%) WPF
21 16 (15.53%) LINQ
21 16 (15.53%) Ajax
22 15 (14.56%) Resource Management
22 15 (14.56%) Open Source
23 14 (13.59%) HTML5
23 14 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
23 14 (13.59%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.85%) Node.js
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) CMS
5 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.97%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SMTP
1 2 (1.94%) DNS
1 2 (1.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (66.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.65%) Oracle Database
5 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.83%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.91%) Moq
5 2 (1.94%) Subversion
5 2 (1.94%) NUnit
5 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.97%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (71.84%) Developer
2 44 (42.72%) .NET Developer
3 22 (21.36%) C# Developer
4 20 (19.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (16.50%) Software Team Leader
5 17 (16.50%) Team Leader
6 16 (15.53%) Software Development Team Leader
6 16 (15.53%) Development Team Leader
7 13 (12.62%) .NET Team Leader
8 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) Programmer
10 7 (6.80%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) .NET Software Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) .NET Programmer
10 7 (6.80%) C# Programmer
11 6 (5.83%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (5.83%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Development Manager
12 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (51.46%) ASP.NET
3 47 (45.63%) Entity Framework
4 40 (38.83%) WCF
5 36 (34.95%) HTML
6 28 (27.18%) XML
7 27 (26.21%) Web Services
8 25 (24.27%) CSS
9 23 (22.33%) jQuery
10 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (16.50%) WPF
11 17 (16.50%) WinForms
12 16 (15.53%) Ajax
12 16 (15.53%) LINQ
13 14 (13.59%) HTML5
13 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
14 12 (11.65%) XSLT
15 8 (7.77%) SOAP
15 8 (7.77%) CSS3
15 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.97%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.81%) MVC
2 27 (26.21%) TDD
3 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.56%) Resource Management
4 15 (14.56%) Open Source
5 13 (12.62%) SDLC
5 13 (12.62%) Web Development
6 12 (11.65%) OO
7 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.71%) OOP
8 10 (9.71%) Scrum
9 9 (8.74%) SOA
10 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.80%) BDD
12 5 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (4.85%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.85%) Time Management
12 5 (4.85%) Change Management
12 5 (4.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 90 (87.38%) C#
2 37 (35.92%) SQL
3 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.45%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.59%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.65%) VB
7 9 (8.74%) VBScript
8 5 (4.85%) Ruby
9 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (31.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) Nintex
4 3 (2.91%) Telerik
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.97%) hybris
5 1 (0.97%) Demandware
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) HP
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