The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Programmer role 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Programmer
Rank 119 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.045% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.049% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £363 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £279
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.50
.NET Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2406 2038 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 92.26% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1133 1032
Average daily rate £384 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 183 143
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Programmer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Programmer
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 Programmer across the West Midlands region.

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Programmer
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 Programmer across the West Midlands region.

.NET Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Programmer
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 Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 2 £351 - 2
Coventry - 1 £365 -
.NET Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited .NET Programmer in their job title 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 with .NET Programmer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) LINQ
6 1 (14.29%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited .NET Programmer in their job title 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 with .NET Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle