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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 65 81 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 67 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.50% 1.49% 2.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.80% 5.98% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
.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
684 585 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.55% 24.87% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 327 214
Average daily rate £340 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 17
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Staffordshire +8 25 £400 +33.33% 4
Birmingham 0 18 £355 +18.33% 15
Shropshire -2 10 £400 -
Warwickshire +1 8 £325 -13.33% 5
Coventry -2 6 £388 +19.23% 3
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 102 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (79.41%) C#
3 65 (63.73%) SQL Server
4 46 (45.10%) ASP.NET
5 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 40 (39.22%) MVC
7 36 (35.29%) Entity Framework
8 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
9 34 (33.33%) HTML
10 32 (31.37%) Web Services
10 32 (31.37%) WCF
11 31 (30.39%) SQL
12 29 (28.43%) XML
13 28 (27.45%) jQuery
14 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (22.55%) N-Tier
16 22 (21.57%) Finance
17 21 (20.59%) CSS
18 20 (19.61%) Ajax
19 18 (17.65%) Scrum
19 18 (17.65%) TDD
19 18 (17.65%) Oracle
19 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
20 15 (14.71%) Web Development
20 15 (14.71%) Open Source
21 14 (13.73%) LINQ
21 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
21 14 (13.73%) WPF
21 14 (13.73%) Resource Management
21 14 (13.73%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.98%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (63.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.96%) MS Access
7 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.98%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.88%) ReSharper
2 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.98%) MSI
4 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.98%) MSTest
4 1 (0.98%) Moq
4 1 (0.98%) WiX
General
1 22 (21.57%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
3 1 (0.98%) Advertising
3 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (76.47%) Developer
2 44 (43.14%) .NET Developer
3 24 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 18 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 16 (15.69%) Development Team Leader
7 15 (14.71%) Software Development Team Leader
7 15 (14.71%) Software Team Leader
8 14 (13.73%) .NET Team Leader
9 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.90%) BizTalk Developer
12 4 (3.92%) .NET Programmer
12 4 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.92%) .NET Software Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Programmer
12 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 36 (35.29%) Entity Framework
4 34 (33.33%) HTML
5 32 (31.37%) Web Services
5 32 (31.37%) WCF
6 29 (28.43%) XML
7 28 (27.45%) jQuery
8 21 (20.59%) CSS
9 20 (19.61%) Ajax
10 14 (13.73%) XSLT
10 14 (13.73%) WPF
10 14 (13.73%) LINQ
11 11 (10.78%) WinForms
11 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.82%) SOAP
12 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (8.82%) HTML5
13 7 (6.86%) CSS3
14 4 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) N-Tier
2 15 (14.71%) Open Source
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.98%) iPad
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) UNIX
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) MVC
2 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.65%) TDD
3 18 (17.65%) Scrum
4 15 (14.71%) Web Development
5 14 (13.73%) Resource Management
6 10 (9.80%) OOP
7 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.84%) SOA
9 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.90%) OO
10 5 (4.90%) Time Management
11 4 (3.92%) Kanban
11 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.92%) CRM
11 4 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (2.94%) Workflow
12 3 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (79.41%) C#
2 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 31 (30.39%) SQL
4 14 (13.73%) VB
4 14 (13.73%) VB.NET
5 13 (12.75%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.92%) VBScript
6 4 (3.92%) Python
6 4 (3.92%) Java
6 4 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.96%) VB6
8 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.98%) ISEB
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (0.98%) SAP
3 1 (0.98%) Cognos
3 1 (0.98%) IBM
3 1 (0.98%) HP
3 1 (0.98%) Tableau
3 1 (0.98%) Nintex
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