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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 101 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 48 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 1.47% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 6.48% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 30
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
.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
807 540 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.48% 22.70% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 326 331
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

.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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -6 23 £400 +6.66% 4
Coventry -8 12 £381 +15.09% 2
Warwickshire - 4 £335 -
Staffordshire -9 2 - - 8
Shropshire -30 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £325 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £280 -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (74.68%) C#
3 58 (73.42%) Microsoft
4 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (59.49%) Visual Studio
6 43 (54.43%) SQL
7 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
8 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET
9 34 (43.04%) HTML
10 33 (41.77%) MVC
11 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
11 31 (39.24%) CSS
12 26 (32.91%) MS Excel
13 25 (31.65%) Entity Framework
14 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (30.38%) WCF
15 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (26.58%) jQuery
17 20 (25.32%) Degree
18 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
18 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
18 19 (24.05%) Web Services
19 17 (21.52%) Waterfall
19 17 (21.52%) UML
19 17 (21.52%) V-Model
20 16 (20.25%) Scrum
21 15 (18.99%) XML
22 14 (17.72%) CRM
23 13 (16.46%) T-SQL
24 12 (15.19%) Visual Studio Team System

.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 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (32.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.80%) Redis
8 1 (1.27%) MySQL
8 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (59.49%) Visual Studio
2 12 (15.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.86%) NUnit
5 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.06%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) Moq
6 1 (1.27%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.27%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (15.19%) Marketing
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (77.22%) Developer
2 41 (51.90%) .NET Developer
3 24 (30.38%) C# Developer
4 19 (24.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (21.52%) .NET Team Leader
5 17 (21.52%) Team Leader
6 12 (15.19%) CRM Developer
7 10 (12.66%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 10 (12.66%) Software Team Leader
8 9 (11.39%) Lead .NET Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Lead C# Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Lead Developer
9 8 (10.13%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (10.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) Lead Software Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET
3 34 (43.04%) HTML
4 31 (39.24%) CSS
5 25 (31.65%) Entity Framework
6 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (30.38%) WCF
7 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (26.58%) jQuery
9 19 (24.05%) Web Services
10 15 (18.99%) XML
11 11 (13.92%) LINQ
12 9 (11.39%) HTML5
13 8 (10.13%) WinForms
14 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (8.86%) REST
14 7 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (8.86%) XSLT
15 6 (7.59%) CSS3
15 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.27%) Life Science
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.77%) MVC
3 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
4 17 (21.52%) UML
4 17 (21.52%) V-Model
4 17 (21.52%) Waterfall
5 16 (20.25%) Scrum
6 14 (17.72%) CRM
7 11 (13.92%) Migration
8 8 (10.13%) TDD
8 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Coaching
9 6 (7.59%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.33%) ETL
10 5 (6.33%) Mobile Development
10 5 (6.33%) OO
10 5 (6.33%) Open Source
10 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (74.68%) C#
2 43 (54.43%) SQL
3 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.33%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) XAML
6 4 (5.06%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 58 (73.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.80%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.27%) CODA
5 1 (1.27%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.27%) Rackspace