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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 64 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 59 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.32% 1.99% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.77% 7.75% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 36
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £433 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
.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
673 529 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.46% 25.70% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 320 330
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Birmingham +2 16 £300 -18.64% 7
Coventry +2 16 £463 +65.17% 9
Warwickshire -2 14 £325 +30.00% 10
Solihull +3 2 £366 +38.01% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £313 - 7
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 103 (100.00%) .NET
2 73 (70.87%) C#
3 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
4 47 (45.63%) ASP.NET
5 45 (43.69%) JavaScript
6 43 (41.75%) SQL Server
7 39 (37.86%) WCF
7 39 (37.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 36 (34.95%) Visual Studio
9 35 (33.98%) CSS
9 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (33.01%) MVC
11 30 (29.13%) CRM
12 29 (28.16%) SQL
13 27 (26.21%) Dynamics CRM
14 25 (24.27%) TDD
14 25 (24.27%) jQuery
15 21 (20.39%) HTML
16 19 (18.45%) Web Services
16 19 (18.45%) WPF
17 16 (15.53%) LINQ
17 16 (15.53%) Web Development
18 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (13.59%) BDD
19 13 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (12.62%) NUnit
19 13 (12.62%) VB.NET
20 12 (11.65%) Logistics
20 12 (11.65%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.74%) IIS
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.91%) Node.js
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.97%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Extranet
2 1 (0.97%) SMTP
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (41.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.97%) DataStage
9 1 (0.97%) MS Access
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (34.95%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.62%) NUnit
4 11 (10.68%) SpecFlow
5 10 (9.71%) MSBuild
5 10 (9.71%) ReSharper
5 10 (9.71%) NCover
5 10 (9.71%) StyleCop
5 10 (9.71%) MSTest
5 10 (9.71%) NDepend
6 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (4.85%) NuGet
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.94%) JMeter
9 2 (1.94%) Selenium
9 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.97%) Moq
General
1 6 (5.83%) Retail
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) German Language
3 3 (2.91%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (76.70%) Developer
2 47 (45.63%) .NET Developer
3 19 (18.45%) Web Developer
4 14 (13.59%) .NET Web Developer
5 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Architect
7 9 (8.74%) Consultant
7 9 (8.74%) CRM Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.77%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.83%) CRM Consultant
10 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Consultant
11 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.85%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (45.63%) ASP.NET
3 39 (37.86%) WCF
3 39 (37.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 35 (33.98%) CSS
5 25 (24.27%) jQuery
6 21 (20.39%) HTML
7 19 (18.45%) WPF
7 19 (18.45%) Web Services
8 16 (15.53%) LINQ
9 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (10.68%) NHibernate
10 9 (8.74%) Silverlight
11 8 (7.77%) HTML5
11 8 (7.77%) CSS3
12 7 (6.80%) Ajax
13 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
14 5 (4.85%) REST
14 5 (4.85%) Spring.NET
15 4 (3.88%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.71%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (7.77%) Open Source
4 7 (6.80%) iPad
5 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.88%) User Experience
7 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.97%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.97%) BBC
8 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) VxWorks
2 2 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (1.94%) Android
2 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) MVC
3 30 (29.13%) CRM
4 25 (24.27%) TDD
5 16 (15.53%) Web Development
6 14 (13.59%) BDD
7 12 (11.65%) Logistics
8 10 (9.71%) Scrum
8 10 (9.71%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (9.71%) ATDD
8 10 (9.71%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (6.80%) OO
10 6 (5.83%) SOA
10 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.85%) Pair Programming
11 5 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (4.85%) MVVM
11 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.88%) AOP
12 4 (3.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 73 (70.87%) C#
2 45 (43.69%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.16%) SQL
4 13 (12.62%) VB.NET
5 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.83%) Java
6 6 (5.83%) XAML
7 4 (3.88%) Ruby
8 3 (2.91%) Python
8 3 (2.91%) C++
8 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.94%) VB
10 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.97%) VB6
10 1 (0.97%) X++
10 1 (0.97%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) MCTS
3 1 (0.97%) MCP
3 1 (0.97%) MCAD
3 1 (0.97%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.91%) Capita
5 1 (0.97%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.97%) Facebook
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe
5 1 (0.97%) CommVault
5 1 (0.97%) Motorola
5 1 (0.97%) Apple
5 1 (0.97%) CODA
5 1 (0.97%) McAfee
5 1 (0.97%) VMware
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