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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / West Midlands
Rank 69 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 55 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.28% 2.05% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 8.49% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 23
Median daily rate £340 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-50.37% +2.66%

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
612 577 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.35% 24.12% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 347 301
Median daily rate £375 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.05 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +17 37 £354 +15.98% 8
Coventry -8 6 £500 +36.05% 5
Staffordshire -2 4 £219 -27.08% 5
Shropshire +12 1 - - 1
Solihull -6 1 £325 -25.71% 2
Warwickshire -11 1 £335 +2.29% 8
Worcestershire - 1 £375 - 3
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 142 (100.00%) .NET
2 111 (78.17%) C#
3 89 (62.68%) MVC
4 88 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (59.86%) Microsoft
6 78 (54.93%) Entity Framework
7 77 (54.23%) Visual Studio
8 71 (50.00%) ASP.NET
9 69 (48.59%) JavaScript
9 69 (48.59%) WCF
10 64 (45.07%) SQL
11 62 (43.66%) HTML
12 56 (39.44%) CSS
13 55 (38.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (35.92%) SQL Server
15 49 (34.51%) Scrum
16 40 (28.17%) Visual Studio Team System
17 39 (27.46%) SOLID
17 39 (27.46%) Web Services
18 36 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
19 31 (21.83%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (20.42%) jQuery
20 29 (20.42%) CRM
20 29 (20.42%) OOD
20 29 (20.42%) Dynamics CRM
21 27 (19.01%) OO
21 27 (19.01%) XML
22 25 (17.61%) NUnit
22 25 (17.61%) Subversion
23 24 (16.90%) TDD

.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 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.70%) DNN
3 1 (0.70%) Mule
3 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.82%) MS Office
4 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (20.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.45%) IaaS
2 12 (8.45%) PaaS
2 12 (8.45%) SaaS
3 5 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.11%) Power BI
7 2 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.70%) MySQL
8 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (54.23%) Visual Studio
2 40 (28.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 25 (17.61%) NUnit
3 25 (17.61%) Subversion
4 24 (16.90%) Moq
5 15 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.04%) CruiseControl
7 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.41%) JIRA
10 1 (0.70%) MSTest
10 1 (0.70%) NuGet
General
1 7 (4.93%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Advertising
3 3 (2.11%) Electronics
3 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.11%) Marketing
3 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 129 (90.85%) Developer
2 91 (64.08%) .NET Developer
3 43 (30.28%) C# Developer
4 41 (28.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (19.01%) CRM Developer
6 25 (17.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 21 (14.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (14.79%) SQL Developer
8 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Developer
9 15 (10.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (9.15%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (9.15%) Senior Developer
11 11 (7.75%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (100.00%) .NET
2 78 (54.93%) Entity Framework
3 71 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 69 (48.59%) WCF
5 62 (43.66%) HTML
6 56 (39.44%) CSS
7 55 (38.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (27.46%) Web Services
9 36 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (20.42%) jQuery
11 27 (19.01%) XML
12 20 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (13.38%) AngularJS
13 19 (13.38%) HTML5
14 14 (9.86%) Dapper ORM
15 12 (8.45%) LESS
15 12 (8.45%) LINQ
15 12 (8.45%) Sass
16 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.11%) Data Conversion
2 3 (2.11%) NHS
2 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.41%) iPad
4 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (62.68%) MVC
2 88 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (34.51%) Scrum
4 39 (27.46%) SOLID
5 31 (21.83%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (20.42%) CRM
6 29 (20.42%) OOD
7 27 (19.01%) OO
8 24 (16.90%) TDD
9 17 (11.97%) Waterfall
10 15 (10.56%) Kanban
11 14 (9.86%) BDD
11 14 (9.86%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (9.86%) CQRS
11 14 (9.86%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (7.75%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 9 (6.34%) Front End Development
13 9 (6.34%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (78.17%) C#
2 69 (48.59%) JavaScript
3 64 (45.07%) SQL
4 16 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.52%) XAML
6 4 (2.82%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.11%) Java
7 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.70%) VB6
8 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.63%) Degree
3 8 (5.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 85 (59.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Oracle
3 6 (4.23%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.11%) SAP
5 1 (0.70%) MuleSoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on skill set
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £550 - £613 per day
Posted: 5 days ago