The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 79 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 42 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.77% 3.00% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.23% 11.32% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £434 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £317
% change year-on-year
- +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
581 521 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.51% 26.50% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 287 295
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET Framework
England

.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 23 July 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 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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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 -5 16 £376 +25.33% 6
Birmingham -1 10 £300 -23.80% 15
Staffordshire 0 8 £300 -3.22% 7
Warwickshire -17 4 £273 +11.22% 5
Solihull - 1 £375 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £288 -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
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 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 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (89.19%) C#
3 43 (58.11%) ASP.NET
3 43 (58.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 42 (56.76%) MVC
5 41 (55.41%) JavaScript
6 34 (45.95%) SQL
6 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
7 33 (44.59%) CSS
8 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
9 29 (39.19%) WCF
10 27 (36.49%) Visual Studio
11 26 (35.14%) jQuery
12 22 (29.73%) WPF
13 19 (25.68%) LINQ
13 19 (25.68%) TDD
13 19 (25.68%) HTML
14 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
16 13 (17.57%) Logistics
16 13 (17.57%) Web Development
17 12 (16.22%) NHibernate
18 11 (14.86%) VB.NET
18 11 (14.86%) Castle Windsor
18 11 (14.86%) Spring.NET
19 10 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
20 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
20 9 (12.16%) Windows
20 9 (12.16%) AOP
21 8 (10.81%) Degree

.NET Framework
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 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 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.35%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.35%) DataStage
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (36.49%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.70%) JMeter
4 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.35%) NBehave
5 1 (1.35%) NUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.35%) Moq
General
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (83.78%) Developer
2 40 (54.05%) .NET Developer
3 19 (25.68%) Web Developer
4 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (20.27%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (12.16%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.46%) SQL Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Architect
9 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Graduate Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Graduate
10 4 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
11 3 (4.05%) .NET Team Leader
11 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (58.11%) ASP.NET
2 43 (58.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 33 (44.59%) CSS
4 29 (39.19%) WCF
5 26 (35.14%) jQuery
6 22 (29.73%) WPF
7 19 (25.68%) HTML
7 19 (25.68%) LINQ
8 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.22%) NHibernate
10 11 (14.86%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (14.86%) Spring.NET
11 8 (10.81%) HTML5
12 7 (9.46%) CSS3
12 7 (9.46%) Silverlight
13 5 (6.76%) Web Services
13 5 (6.76%) WinForms
14 4 (5.41%) Ajax
14 4 (5.41%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.35%) iPad
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) VxWorks
2 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) MVC
2 19 (25.68%) TDD
3 13 (17.57%) Logistics
3 13 (17.57%) Web Development
4 10 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (12.16%) AOP
6 8 (10.81%) MVVM
7 6 (8.11%) BDD
7 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.76%) OOP
8 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.41%) CRM
9 4 (5.41%) SOA
9 4 (5.41%) Scrum
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.05%) OO
11 2 (2.70%) Workflow
11 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.70%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 66 (89.19%) C#
2 41 (55.41%) JavaScript
3 34 (45.95%) SQL
4 11 (14.86%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.46%) XAML
6 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Java
8 2 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) MCTS
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
4 1 (1.35%) MCAD
4 1 (1.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Capita
4 1 (1.35%) Facebook
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
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