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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 236 240 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.15% 11.22% 16.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.22% 44.94% 58.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 153 177
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.47 £13.40 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -
.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
559 534 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.03% 24.96% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 320 293
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.60 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

.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 18 December 2014.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Coventry +2 63 £345 +0.36% 16
Birmingham +1 63 £350 +7.69% 55
Warwickshire -2 23 £338 - 20
Shropshire +2 14 £350 -3.44% 3
Staffordshire -5 14 £294 -4.08% 20
Solihull +2 6 £366 +38.01% 7
Herefordshire -4 6 £463 +71.29% 3
Wolverhampton -4 4 £269 +1.41% 7
Worcestershire - 2 £300 - 6
Walsall +1 1 £310 -30.33% 4
Halesowen - 1 £275 -
West Bromwich - 1 £300 - 1
Dudley - - - -
Wednesbury - - - -
Stourbridge - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 4
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing .NET 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.

1 325 (67.57%) C#
2 233 (48.44%) SQL Server
3 226 (46.99%) ASP.NET
4 169 (35.14%) JavaScript
5 153 (31.81%) Microsoft
6 137 (28.48%) HTML
7 131 (27.23%) SQL
8 124 (25.78%) CSS
8 124 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
9 96 (19.96%) MVC
10 94 (19.54%) .NET Framework
11 88 (18.30%) VB.NET
12 87 (18.09%) WCF
13 86 (17.88%) Web Services
14 84 (17.46%) CRM
14 84 (17.46%) jQuery
15 71 (14.76%) Dynamics CRM
16 67 (13.93%) SharePoint
17 59 (12.27%) Visual Studio
18 56 (11.64%) Windows
19 55 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
20 54 (11.23%) Scrum
21 53 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
22 51 (10.60%) Web Development
23 49 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 49 (10.19%) XML
24 48 (9.98%) VB
25 47 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
26 46 (9.56%) Java
26 46 (9.56%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 67 (13.93%) SharePoint
2 43 (8.94%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (4.57%) IIS
4 18 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (3.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.08%) CMS
7 6 (1.25%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.62%) Node.js
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.21%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.21%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) Apache
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.66%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.62%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.42%) MS Office
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 71 (14.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.91%) Office 365
3 6 (1.25%) GitHub
4 5 (1.04%) Force.com
5 3 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.49%) HTTP
2 11 (2.29%) Intranet
3 9 (1.87%) Internet
4 6 (1.25%) FTP
5 2 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.21%) Extranet
6 1 (0.21%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (48.44%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.25%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.83%) OLAP
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.62%) DTS
12 3 (0.62%) MySQL
13 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.42%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 59 (12.27%) Visual Studio
2 47 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.37%) NUnit
4 18 (3.74%) Subversion
5 15 (3.12%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.91%) MSBuild
7 13 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 13 (2.70%) JIRA
8 12 (2.49%) MSTest
9 11 (2.29%) NDepend
9 11 (2.29%) NCover
9 11 (2.29%) StyleCop
9 11 (2.29%) ReSharper
10 7 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (1.25%) FxCop
12 5 (1.04%) NuGet
13 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.21%) WiX
General
1 44 (9.15%) Finance
2 18 (3.74%) Advertising
3 15 (3.12%) Retail
4 9 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.46%) Back Office
6 5 (1.04%) German Language
7 4 (0.83%) Automotive
8 3 (0.62%) Legal
8 3 (0.62%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Games
8 3 (0.62%) Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 361 (75.05%) Developer
2 156 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 82 (17.05%) C# Developer
4 50 (10.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (7.90%) Architect
7 34 (7.07%) CRM Developer
8 30 (6.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (5.82%) Consultant
10 27 (5.61%) Web Developer
10 27 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 23 (4.78%) Microsoft Developer
12 22 (4.57%) Analyst
12 22 (4.57%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.16%) SharePoint Developer
14 19 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
15 17 (3.53%) Software Developer
16 15 (3.12%) BizTalk Developer
17 13 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
18 12 (2.49%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (46.99%) ASP.NET
2 137 (28.48%) HTML
3 124 (25.78%) CSS
4 94 (19.54%) .NET Framework
5 87 (18.09%) WCF
6 86 (17.88%) Web Services
7 84 (17.46%) jQuery
8 53 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (10.19%) XML
10 45 (9.36%) HTML5
11 39 (8.11%) CSS3
12 36 (7.48%) Ajax
13 27 (5.61%) XSLT
14 24 (4.99%) WPF
15 22 (4.57%) WinForms
16 21 (4.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 20 (4.16%) AngularJS
18 17 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 17 (3.53%) SOAP
19 15 (3.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.20%) N-Tier
2 13 (2.70%) Open Source
3 12 (2.49%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.66%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.66%) FMCG
6 8 (1.66%) Pocket PC
6 8 (1.66%) iPad
6 8 (1.66%) User Experience
7 6 (1.25%) NHS
8 5 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.83%) Learning Management System
9 4 (0.83%) SCADA
10 3 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.62%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.62%) SCORM
11 2 (0.42%) Replication
11 2 (0.42%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.64%) Windows
2 16 (3.33%) UNIX
3 12 (2.49%) Windows 8
4 11 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
4 11 (2.29%) Linux
5 10 (2.08%) Windows CE
6 9 (1.87%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.66%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.04%) Android
9 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (19.96%) MVC
3 84 (17.46%) CRM
4 54 (11.23%) Scrum
5 51 (10.60%) Web Development
6 46 (9.56%) TDD
7 40 (8.32%) OO
8 31 (6.44%) Unit Testing
9 24 (4.99%) E-Commerce
9 24 (4.99%) Software Engineering
10 22 (4.57%) SOA
10 22 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (4.16%) Technical Architecture
12 19 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (3.74%) Migration
13 18 (3.74%) Test Scripting
14 16 (3.33%) OOP
14 16 (3.33%) Workflow
15 14 (2.91%) Logistics
15 14 (2.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 325 (67.57%) C#
2 169 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 131 (27.23%) SQL
4 88 (18.30%) VB.NET
5 48 (9.98%) VB
6 46 (9.56%) Java
7 33 (6.86%) T-SQL
8 24 (4.99%) VBScript
9 16 (3.33%) Python
9 16 (3.33%) C++
9 16 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.12%) Ruby
10 15 (3.12%) VBA
11 13 (2.70%) C
12 12 (2.49%) VB6
13 9 (1.87%) PHP
14 8 (1.66%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.25%) Pascal
16 5 (1.04%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (2.08%) Degree
2 8 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.25%) ISEB
4 5 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.42%) EnCE
7 2 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 153 (31.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.78%) Oracle
3 8 (1.66%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.46%) SAP
5 6 (1.25%) webMethods
5 6 (1.25%) RedPrairie
6 5 (1.04%) Apple
6 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.83%) Nintex
8 3 (0.62%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.62%) Google
9 2 (0.42%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.42%) Cognos
9 2 (0.42%) Motorola
9 2 (0.42%) Capita
9 2 (0.42%) VMware
9 2 (0.42%) Syclo
10 1 (0.21%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.21%) Demandware
10 1 (0.21%) Twitter
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Roc Search
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
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Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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