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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / West Midlands
Rank 61 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 60 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.50% 1.48% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 5.95% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 25
Median daily rate £338 £309 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £433 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-45.31% -3.75%

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
640 655 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.70% 24.81% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 407 314
Median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

.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 22 February 2017.

.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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +22 33 £345 +13.11% 9
Coventry +2 11 £500 +37.93% 6
Staffordshire +3 8 £224 -25.41% 6
Shropshire +25 2 £350 -
Warwickshire -5 2 £343 +9.60% 5
Herefordshire - 1 £300 - 2
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) .NET
2 104 (74.82%) C#
3 94 (67.63%) MVC
4 91 (65.47%) Entity Framework
5 89 (64.03%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (53.24%) JavaScript
6 74 (53.24%) ASP.NET
7 73 (52.52%) Microsoft
8 69 (49.64%) WCF
9 67 (48.20%) Visual Studio
10 61 (43.88%) HTML
11 57 (41.01%) CSS
11 57 (41.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (37.41%) SQL
13 49 (35.25%) Scrum
14 47 (33.81%) SQL Server
15 43 (30.94%) Visual Studio Team System
15 43 (30.94%) SOLID
16 40 (28.78%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (28.06%) Web Services
18 34 (24.46%) jQuery
19 32 (23.02%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (22.30%) Dynamics CRM
20 31 (22.30%) CRM
21 28 (20.14%) TDD
21 28 (20.14%) NUnit
22 27 (19.42%) OOD
23 25 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
23 25 (17.99%) AngularJS
23 25 (17.99%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.16%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.44%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.72%) DNN
5 1 (0.72%) Mule
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (22.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.63%) IaaS
2 12 (8.63%) PaaS
2 12 (8.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) LDAP
1 2 (1.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.44%) Power BI
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.72%) Event Store
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 67 (48.20%) Visual Studio
2 43 (30.94%) Visual Studio Team System
3 28 (20.14%) NUnit
4 25 (17.99%) Subversion
5 24 (17.27%) Moq
6 17 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (8.63%) Git (software)
8 10 (7.19%) CruiseControl
9 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (2.88%) MSTest
10 4 (2.88%) NuGet
10 4 (2.88%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.16%) MSBuild
11 3 (2.16%) NCover
11 3 (2.16%) NDepend
11 3 (2.16%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.16%) StyleCop
12 2 (1.44%) JIRA
13 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (5.04%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Advertising
2 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.16%) Electronics
3 3 (2.16%) Marketing
3 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (92.09%) Developer
2 87 (62.59%) .NET Developer
3 36 (25.90%) C# Developer
4 34 (24.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (20.86%) CRM Developer
6 26 (18.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (14.39%) Senior Developer
9 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Developer
10 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 17 (12.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (10.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (8.63%) SQL Developer
13 7 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Programmer
13 7 (5.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (65.47%) Entity Framework
3 74 (53.24%) ASP.NET
4 69 (49.64%) WCF
5 61 (43.88%) HTML
6 57 (41.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 57 (41.01%) CSS
7 40 (28.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (28.06%) Web Services
9 34 (24.46%) jQuery
10 25 (17.99%) AngularJS
10 25 (17.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (16.55%) XML
12 19 (13.67%) HTML5
13 15 (10.79%) LINQ
14 14 (10.07%) Dapper ORM
15 12 (8.63%) LESS
15 12 (8.63%) Sass
16 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.32%) NHS
2 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.16%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.44%) iPad
3 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.44%) User Experience
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (67.63%) MVC
2 89 (64.03%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (35.25%) Scrum
4 43 (30.94%) SOLID
5 32 (23.02%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (22.30%) CRM
7 28 (20.14%) TDD
8 27 (19.42%) OOD
9 23 (16.55%) OO
10 17 (12.23%) BDD
10 17 (12.23%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (11.51%) Kanban
12 14 (10.07%) Continuous Deployment
12 14 (10.07%) CQRS
12 14 (10.07%) Waterfall
13 12 (8.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (8.63%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 10 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (6.47%) Front End Development
15 9 (6.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (74.82%) C#
2 74 (53.24%) JavaScript
3 52 (37.41%) SQL
4 20 (14.39%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.76%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.60%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.16%) Java
8 2 (1.44%) XAML
9 1 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 73 (52.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle
3 5 (3.60%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.16%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
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