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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 99 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 33 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 2.23% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 9.42% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 24
Median daily rate £425 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £444 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.35 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +21.42%
.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
658 605 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.69% 23.65% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 393 335
Median daily rate £380 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +186.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 14 £350 +1.81% 3
Coventry -6 9 £431 +11.29% 4
Staffordshire -7 3 £225 -43.75% 5
Warwickshire -9 3 £503 +54.61% 3
Shropshire -43 1 - -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (89.86%) C#
3 48 (69.57%) SQL Server
4 43 (62.32%) ASP.NET
5 38 (55.07%) SQL
6 36 (52.17%) MVC
7 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
8 32 (46.38%) Visual Studio
8 32 (46.38%) Entity Framework
9 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (33.33%) HTML
10 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 21 (30.43%) jQuery
12 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (27.54%) CSS
13 17 (24.64%) Web Services
14 16 (23.19%) WCF
14 16 (23.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (21.74%) LINQ
16 14 (20.29%) XML
16 14 (20.29%) Windows
17 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
17 13 (18.84%) Scrum
18 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
19 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
19 11 (15.94%) WinForms
19 11 (15.94%) Oracle
20 10 (14.49%) TDD
20 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Heroku
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) DNS
1 3 (4.35%) SMTP
1 3 (4.35%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) Modbus
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (4.35%) Redis
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.45%) MySQL
8 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (46.38%) Visual Studio
2 16 (23.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.14%) NUnit
4 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.80%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Log4j
5 1 (1.45%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.45%) Mockito
5 1 (1.45%) Moq
5 1 (1.45%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 48 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 31 (44.93%) C# Developer
4 23 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (18.84%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Architect
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Technical Architect
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
10 3 (4.35%) Lead C# Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (62.32%) ASP.NET
3 32 (46.38%) Entity Framework
4 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (33.33%) HTML
6 21 (30.43%) jQuery
7 19 (27.54%) CSS
8 17 (24.64%) Web Services
9 16 (23.19%) WCF
10 15 (21.74%) LINQ
11 14 (20.29%) XML
12 11 (15.94%) WinForms
13 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (11.59%) HTML5
13 8 (11.59%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (10.14%) REST
14 7 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (10.14%) XSD
14 7 (10.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) NHS
2 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.90%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.45%) Life Science
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) MVC
2 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) Scrum
4 10 (14.49%) TDD
5 9 (13.04%) Migration
6 8 (11.59%) OO
6 8 (11.59%) SOA
6 8 (11.59%) Web Development
7 7 (10.14%) High Availability
7 7 (10.14%) UML
7 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Coaching
8 6 (8.70%) Logistics
8 6 (8.70%) Workflow
9 5 (7.25%) CRM
9 5 (7.25%) ETL
9 5 (7.25%) OOD
9 5 (7.25%) OOP
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.80%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (89.86%) C#
2 38 (55.07%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.59%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.25%) XAML
7 3 (4.35%) Java
7 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) DevExpress
3 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.90%) Siemens
5 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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