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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 68 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 43 38 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.76% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.02% 6.95% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 44
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£366 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £258 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
.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
536 547 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 25.31% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 325 286
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 2014.

.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 24 December 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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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
Coventry +13 21 £388 +24.49% 1
Birmingham -18 6 £375 +15.38% 8
Warwickshire -3 4 £325 +35.41% 6
Solihull +2 2 £366 +38.01% 2
Staffordshire 0 1 £320 +15.31% 1
Dudley - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 3
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 92 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (57.61%) C#
3 51 (55.43%) Microsoft
4 40 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 38 (41.30%) SQL Server
6 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 29 (31.52%) CRM
8 29 (31.52%) WCF
9 27 (29.35%) Dynamics CRM
10 26 (28.26%) Web Services
11 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
12 23 (25.00%) MVC
13 22 (23.91%) CSS
13 22 (23.91%) HTML
13 22 (23.91%) jQuery
14 21 (22.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 20 (21.74%) TDD
16 18 (19.57%) Scrum
16 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (16.30%) Web Development
19 14 (15.22%) Finance
20 13 (14.13%) SQL
20 13 (14.13%) VB.NET
20 13 (14.13%) NUnit
20 13 (14.13%) Ajax
21 12 (13.04%) XML
21 12 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
21 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (10.87%) IIS
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (29.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Extranet
2 1 (1.09%) SMTP
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.17%) DataStage
7 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (14.13%) NUnit
4 12 (13.04%) MSBuild
5 11 (11.96%) SpecFlow
5 11 (11.96%) MSTest
6 10 (10.87%) NDepend
6 10 (10.87%) NCover
6 10 (10.87%) StyleCop
6 10 (10.87%) ReSharper
7 7 (7.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (5.43%) NuGet
9 1 (1.09%) WiX
9 1 (1.09%) JIRA
9 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) German Language
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (81.52%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 9 (9.78%) CRM Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 8 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Architect
7 6 (6.52%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (6.52%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (5.43%) CRM Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 29 (31.52%) WCF
4 26 (28.26%) Web Services
5 22 (23.91%) CSS
5 22 (23.91%) jQuery
5 22 (23.91%) HTML
6 21 (22.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (14.13%) Ajax
8 12 (13.04%) XML
9 9 (9.78%) WPF
9 9 (9.78%) Silverlight
9 9 (9.78%) LINQ
10 8 (8.70%) XSLT
11 7 (7.61%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.61%) HTML5
11 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.52%) CSS3
12 6 (6.52%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) N-Tier
2 10 (10.87%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (9.78%) Open Source
4 7 (7.61%) iPad
5 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.09%) BBC
7 1 (1.09%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.52%) CRM
3 23 (25.00%) MVC
4 20 (21.74%) TDD
5 18 (19.57%) Scrum
6 15 (16.30%) Web Development
7 10 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (10.87%) BDD
7 10 (10.87%) ATDD
8 9 (9.78%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (8.70%) OO
10 7 (7.61%) Kanban
11 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.43%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.43%) Logistics
12 5 (5.43%) SOA
13 4 (4.35%) Workflow
13 4 (4.35%) OOP
13 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 3 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (57.61%) C#
2 32 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.13%) SQL
3 13 (14.13%) VB.NET
4 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.61%) Ruby
5 7 (7.61%) Python
5 7 (7.61%) Java
6 2 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (1.09%) VB6
7 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.09%) C++
7 1 (1.09%) X++
7 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.09%) MCTS
2 1 (1.09%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 51 (55.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.17%) Motorola
5 1 (1.09%) CODA
5 1 (1.09%) McAfee
5 1 (1.09%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) Capita
5 1 (1.09%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.09%) CommVault
Warwickshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago