The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 231 241 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.74% 10.21% 11.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.84% 43.74% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 166 177
Median daily rate £350 £352 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +3.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £22.00 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £33.03 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +25.00%
.NET
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
749 551 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.09% 23.34% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 345 344
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

.NET
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 across the West Midlands region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

.NET
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 across the West Midlands region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

.NET
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -3 78 £350 -6.66% 25
Coventry -2 65 £385 +17.55% 15
Solihull 0 24 £293 -5.26% 4
Warwickshire -6 17 £350 +12.00% 18
Staffordshire -9 13 £200 -44.05% 33
Wolverhampton +5 10 £300 +9.09% 5
Shropshire -36 4 £190 -52.50% 6
Worcestershire -9 3 £325 +8.33% 8
West Bromwich +9 1 £400 +10.34%
Herefordshire - 1 - - 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 322 (72.20%) C#
2 200 (44.84%) ASP.NET
3 185 (41.48%) JavaScript
4 184 (41.26%) SQL Server
5 181 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (38.57%) MVC
6 172 (38.57%) HTML
7 159 (35.65%) SQL
7 159 (35.65%) CSS
8 156 (34.98%) Microsoft
9 96 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 90 (20.18%) Visual Studio
11 84 (18.83%) .NET Framework
12 82 (18.39%) jQuery
13 70 (15.70%) WCF
14 67 (15.02%) Scrum
15 66 (14.80%) Web Services
16 62 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 61 (13.68%) Windows
18 58 (13.00%) VB.NET
19 57 (12.78%) CRM
19 57 (12.78%) TDD
20 51 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
21 50 (11.21%) HTML5
22 47 (10.54%) AngularJS
22 47 (10.54%) Web Development
22 47 (10.54%) ASP.NET Web API
23 45 (10.09%) SharePoint
24 43 (9.64%) XML
25 40 (8.97%) MS Excel

.NET
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 45 (10.09%) SharePoint
2 37 (8.30%) CMS
3 21 (4.71%) Umbraco
4 20 (4.48%) IIS
5 13 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.79%) Sitefinity
8 7 (1.57%) NServiceBus
9 6 (1.35%) Kentico
10 5 (1.12%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.45%) WordPress
13 1 (0.22%) Apache
13 1 (0.22%) JBoss
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.79%) MS Office
3 6 (1.35%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (8.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.45%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.81%) IaaS
3 16 (3.59%) Office 365
4 14 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.57%) SaaS
6 5 (1.12%) PaaS
7 4 (0.90%) GitHub
8 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.45%) Yammer
9 1 (0.22%) Google Play
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.14%) Network Security
2 8 (1.79%) Internet
3 7 (1.57%) HTTP
3 7 (1.57%) Intranet
4 4 (0.90%) DNS
5 3 (0.67%) SMTP
5 3 (0.67%) SSL
6 2 (0.45%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.45%) Extranet
6 2 (0.45%) SAN
6 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.45%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.22%) DHCP
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) FTP
7 1 (0.22%) IPsec
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (41.26%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.24%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.35%) MySQL
11 5 (1.12%) Power BI
11 5 (1.12%) Redis
12 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.67%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (20.18%) Visual Studio
2 51 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (2.91%) NUnit
6 12 (2.69%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (2.24%) Selenium
8 7 (1.57%) FxCop
8 7 (1.57%) StyleCop
8 7 (1.57%) Subversion
9 6 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.12%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.90%) GoCD
11 4 (0.90%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.90%) JIRA
12 2 (0.45%) Grunt
12 2 (0.45%) Moq
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.22%) Mockito
General
1 38 (8.52%) Finance
2 13 (2.91%) Marketing
3 10 (2.24%) Retail
4 8 (1.79%) Games
4 8 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.12%) Advertising
6 4 (0.90%) Back Office
7 2 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Military
8 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 346 (77.58%) Developer
2 226 (50.67%) .NET Developer
3 108 (24.22%) C# Developer
4 90 (20.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (10.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 31 (6.95%) SQL Developer
8 27 (6.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (6.05%) Software Developer
9 24 (5.38%) Architect
9 24 (5.38%) CRM Developer
10 23 (5.16%) VB.NET Developer
11 22 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 20 (4.48%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.59%) Consultant
13 16 (3.59%) Lead Developer
13 16 (3.59%) SQL Server Developer
13 16 (3.59%) Web Developer
14 15 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (44.84%) ASP.NET
2 172 (38.57%) HTML
3 159 (35.65%) CSS
4 96 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 84 (18.83%) .NET Framework
6 82 (18.39%) jQuery
7 70 (15.70%) WCF
8 66 (14.80%) Web Services
9 50 (11.21%) HTML5
10 47 (10.54%) AngularJS
10 47 (10.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (9.64%) XML
12 35 (7.85%) Entity Framework
13 34 (7.62%) CSS3
13 34 (7.62%) WinForms
14 31 (6.95%) REST
15 27 (6.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 22 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (4.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 8 (1.79%) Digital Media
2 8 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 7 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.35%) Data Conversion
4 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.12%) NHS
6 4 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.67%) Fintech
7 3 (0.67%) Online Games
7 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.45%) Blog
8 2 (0.45%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.45%) Statistics
8 2 (0.45%) User Experience
9 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.68%) Windows
2 34 (7.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.57%) Linux
4 4 (0.90%) Android
4 4 (0.90%) Unix
4 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (38.57%) MVC
3 67 (15.02%) Scrum
4 57 (12.78%) CRM
4 57 (12.78%) TDD
5 47 (10.54%) Web Development
6 37 (8.30%) Migration
7 30 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 26 (5.83%) SOA
9 25 (5.61%) Configuration Management
9 25 (5.61%) Waterfall
10 24 (5.38%) DevOps
11 23 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (4.71%) OO
13 20 (4.48%) BDD
13 20 (4.48%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.48%) SDLC
13 20 (4.48%) Unit Testing
14 19 (4.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 322 (72.20%) C#
2 185 (41.48%) JavaScript
3 159 (35.65%) SQL
4 58 (13.00%) VB.NET
5 38 (8.52%) T-SQL
6 36 (8.07%) Java
7 34 (7.62%) PowerShell
8 25 (5.61%) VB
9 16 (3.59%) PHP
10 15 (3.36%) VB6
11 13 (2.91%) Ruby
12 10 (2.24%) VBScript
13 9 (2.02%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.35%) Python
15 5 (1.12%) XAML
16 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.90%) VBA
17 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.67%) C
18 2 (0.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 22 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.59%) Degree
3 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.90%) MCAD
5 4 (0.90%) MCITP
5 4 (0.90%) MCSD
5 4 (0.90%) MCTS
6 3 (0.67%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.79%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.69%) SCOM
2 11 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.47%) Puppet
3 4 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (0.90%) Terraform
4 3 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.45%) SCCM
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.22%) Simpana
6 1 (0.22%) vRealize
6 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 156 (34.98%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.17%) Oracle
3 19 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.57%) SaltStack
6 6 (1.35%) VMware
7 5 (1.12%) HP
7 5 (1.12%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.90%) CA
8 4 (0.90%) Citrix
8 4 (0.90%) SevOne
9 3 (0.67%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.67%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.67%) SAP
10 2 (0.45%) Infor
10 2 (0.45%) Mercator
10 2 (0.45%) NetApp
10 2 (0.45%) Siebel
10 2 (0.45%) Tableau
10 2 (0.45%) Telerik
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £120 - £175 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £80 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Xcede
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago