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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 75 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 47 51 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 2.46% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.31% 8.89% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 33
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.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
643 574 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.12% 27.69% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 360 335
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Warwickshire -7 15 £325 +31.31% 6
Birmingham +6 14 £300 -17.80% 4
Coventry -7 8 £325 +12.06% 7
Staffordshire +1 5 £313 -5.30% 5
Herefordshire - 1 £288 - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 3
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (76.60%) C#
3 56 (59.57%) Microsoft
4 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 50 (53.19%) ASP.NET
5 43 (45.74%) MVC
6 41 (43.62%) SQL Server
7 40 (42.55%) CSS
8 38 (40.43%) Visual Studio
8 38 (40.43%) WCF
9 37 (39.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 36 (38.30%) SQL
11 31 (32.98%) jQuery
12 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (23.40%) WPF
13 22 (23.40%) LINQ
14 21 (22.34%) HTML
15 19 (20.21%) CRM
15 19 (20.21%) Web Development
16 18 (19.15%) Logistics
17 17 (18.09%) Dynamics CRM
18 15 (15.96%) TDD
19 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
20 12 (12.77%) Silverlight
20 12 (12.77%) VB.NET
21 11 (11.70%) N-Tier
21 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
22 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
23 9 (9.57%) IIS
23 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.57%) IIS
3 7 (7.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.13%) Node.js
6 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.06%) DataStage
8 1 (1.06%) MS Access
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (40.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.13%) JMeter
5 2 (2.13%) NUnit
5 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.13%) Selenium
5 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.06%) NBehave
6 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.06%) Moq
6 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Retail
2 2 (2.13%) Marketing
2 2 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (1.06%) German Language
3 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (79.79%) Developer
2 50 (53.19%) .NET Developer
3 24 (25.53%) Web Developer
4 19 (20.21%) ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (20.21%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (9.57%) CRM Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.45%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 6 (6.38%) CRM Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Architect
8 6 (6.38%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (53.19%) ASP.NET
3 40 (42.55%) CSS
4 38 (40.43%) WCF
5 37 (39.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 31 (32.98%) jQuery
7 22 (23.40%) WPF
7 22 (23.40%) LINQ
8 21 (22.34%) HTML
9 12 (12.77%) Silverlight
10 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.45%) HTML5
11 7 (7.45%) CSS3
11 7 (7.45%) Ajax
12 6 (6.38%) Web Services
13 5 (5.32%) NHibernate
13 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.32%) Spring.NET
14 4 (4.26%) Castle Windsor
15 3 (3.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.45%) iPad
3 5 (5.32%) Open Source
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.06%) BBC
6 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) VxWorks
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.13%) Android
2 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) MVC
2 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.21%) CRM
3 19 (20.21%) Web Development
4 18 (19.15%) Logistics
5 15 (15.96%) TDD
6 9 (9.57%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.32%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (5.32%) MVVM
8 5 (5.32%) Scrum
8 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.26%) AOP
9 4 (4.26%) BDD
9 4 (4.26%) OO
10 3 (3.19%) OOP
10 3 (3.19%) SOA
11 2 (2.13%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.13%) Coaching
11 2 (2.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 72 (76.60%) C#
2 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 36 (38.30%) SQL
4 12 (12.77%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.38%) XAML
6 5 (5.32%) Java
7 3 (3.19%) Ruby
7 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.13%) VB
8 2 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.06%) VB6
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.06%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) MCTS
4 1 (1.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) MCAD
4 1 (1.06%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 56 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Capita
4 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.06%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.06%) Facebook
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe
4 1 (1.06%) CommVault
4 1 (1.06%) Motorola
4 1 (1.06%) Apple
4 1 (1.06%) McAfee
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
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