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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 78 82 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 48 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.95% 1.51% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.54% 6.12% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
.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
562 572 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.88% 24.72% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 319 209
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 11
Average hourly rate £31.47 £22.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.32% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.41 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 29 May 2015.

.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 29 May 2015. 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 -8 15 £338 +12.50% 11
Staffordshire +5 12 £400 +33.33% 1
Shropshire -1 8 £400 - 1
Warwickshire +8 6 £325 -13.33% 7
Coventry 0 6 £388 +3.33% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £335 -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 86 (87.76%) C#
3 70 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 51 (52.04%) ASP.NET
5 43 (43.88%) MVC
6 40 (40.82%) Entity Framework
7 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
8 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
9 36 (36.73%) HTML
10 33 (33.67%) SQL
10 33 (33.67%) Web Services
11 30 (30.61%) WCF
12 29 (29.59%) jQuery
13 27 (27.55%) XML
14 24 (24.49%) N-Tier
15 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (22.45%) CSS
17 21 (21.43%) Ajax
18 19 (19.39%) TDD
19 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
19 18 (18.37%) Finance
20 17 (17.35%) Oracle
21 15 (15.31%) Web Development
21 15 (15.31%) T-SQL
21 15 (15.31%) Open Source
22 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
22 14 (14.29%) Oracle Database
22 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
22 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio
22 14 (14.29%) Resource Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (11.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Node.js
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.02%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.02%) Magento
3 1 (1.02%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.04%) MS Access
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.12%) ReSharper
3 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.04%) Subversion
4 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.04%) Moq
5 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.02%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (75.51%) Developer
2 45 (45.92%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 17 (17.35%) Team Leader
4 17 (17.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.33%) Development Team Leader
6 15 (15.31%) Software Development Team Leader
6 15 (15.31%) Software Team Leader
7 14 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
8 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Programmer
10 4 (4.08%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (52.04%) ASP.NET
3 40 (40.82%) Entity Framework
4 36 (36.73%) HTML
5 33 (33.67%) Web Services
6 30 (30.61%) WCF
7 29 (29.59%) jQuery
8 27 (27.55%) XML
9 22 (22.45%) CSS
10 21 (21.43%) Ajax
11 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 13 (13.27%) WPF
12 13 (13.27%) LINQ
12 13 (13.27%) XSLT
12 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (11.22%) HTML5
13 11 (11.22%) WinForms
14 8 (8.16%) SOAP
15 6 (6.12%) CSS3
16 4 (4.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) MVC
2 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.39%) TDD
4 15 (15.31%) Web Development
4 15 (15.31%) Open Source
5 14 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 13 (13.27%) Scrum
6 13 (13.27%) SDLC
7 10 (10.20%) OOP
8 8 (8.16%) OO
8 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.16%) SOA
9 6 (6.12%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Time Management
10 5 (5.10%) Workflow
11 4 (4.08%) CRM
11 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.06%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (87.76%) C#
2 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.67%) SQL
4 15 (15.31%) T-SQL
5 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 13 (13.27%) VB
7 4 (4.08%) VBScript
8 2 (2.04%) VB6
8 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle
3 3 (3.06%) Nintex
4 2 (2.04%) Telerik
5 1 (1.02%) Tableau
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £375 per day + £375 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago