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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 104 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +27
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 31 69 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 2.57% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 10.39% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 56 22
Average daily rate £413 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +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
705 664 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.38% 24.75% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 427 331
Average daily rate £383 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -7 13 £363 +1.04% 4
Coventry -11 6 £431 +11.29% 5
Warwickshire -5 3 £503 +54.61% 5
Staffordshire -7 3 £250 -34.42% 9
Shropshire -37 3 £350 -12.50% 1
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (81.58%) C#
3 51 (67.11%) SQL Server
4 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET
5 38 (50.00%) MVC
6 35 (46.05%) SQL
7 31 (40.79%) Entity Framework
8 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
9 28 (36.84%) Visual Studio
10 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
12 22 (28.95%) HTML
13 21 (27.63%) jQuery
14 20 (26.32%) CSS
15 16 (21.05%) WCF
16 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (19.74%) Web Services
17 14 (18.42%) XML
17 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (18.42%) TDD
17 14 (18.42%) LINQ
17 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (17.11%) Windows
18 13 (17.11%) T-SQL
19 12 (15.79%) Scrum
20 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 11 (14.47%) OO
20 11 (14.47%) Oracle
20 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.95%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) Office 365
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.32%) Heroku
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) SMTP
1 3 (3.95%) SSL
2 2 (2.63%) Modbus
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (67.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.95%) Redis
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.32%) MySQL
7 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.58%) NUnit
4 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Log4j
5 1 (1.32%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.32%) Mockito
5 1 (1.32%) Moq
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Back Office
2 1 (1.32%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (76.32%) Developer
2 50 (65.79%) .NET Developer
3 30 (39.47%) C# Developer
4 23 (30.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (17.11%) SQL Developer
6 11 (14.47%) Architect
7 9 (11.84%) .NET Architect
8 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (9.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (6.58%) .NET Technical Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Office 365 Architect
11 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET
3 31 (40.79%) Entity Framework
4 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (28.95%) HTML
6 21 (27.63%) jQuery
7 20 (26.32%) CSS
8 16 (21.05%) WCF
9 15 (19.74%) Web Services
10 14 (18.42%) LINQ
10 14 (18.42%) XML
11 10 (13.16%) WinForms
12 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (10.53%) HTML5
12 8 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (10.53%) WPF
13 7 (9.21%) CSS3
14 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
14 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) MVC
2 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) TDD
3 12 (15.79%) Scrum
4 11 (14.47%) OO
5 8 (10.53%) Web Development
6 7 (9.21%) Coaching
6 7 (9.21%) High Availability
6 7 (9.21%) SOA
7 6 (7.89%) Logistics
7 6 (7.89%) Migration
7 6 (7.89%) MVVM
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
8 5 (6.58%) CRM
8 5 (6.58%) ETL
8 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.26%) BDD
9 4 (5.26%) Kanban
9 4 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (81.58%) C#
2 35 (46.05%) SQL
3 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.11%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.95%) VBScript
6 3 (3.95%) XAML
7 2 (2.63%) Java
7 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.63%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.63%) Siemens
5 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
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