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 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 285 202 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.79% 8.10% 9.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.26% 36.86% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 129 156
Median daily rate £350 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.03 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +59.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
786 548 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.25% 21.97% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 349 336
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £236 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Coventry +13 92 £356 +3.63% 23
Birmingham +9 70 £350 -9.67% 52
Staffordshire -3 35 £313 -23.78% 23
Warwickshire -7 17 £325 -1.43% 16
Shropshire -17 12 £365 +32.72% 5
Solihull -1 5 £325 -4.41% 7
Wolverhampton +2 3 £340 +22.52% 1
Worcestershire 0 2 £303 -13.57% 4
Herefordshire - 2 £278 - 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 380 (72.66%) C#
2 227 (43.40%) ASP.NET
3 219 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (40.15%) JavaScript
4 210 (40.15%) MVC
5 204 (39.01%) HTML
5 204 (39.01%) SQL Server
6 203 (38.81%) Microsoft
7 186 (35.56%) SQL
8 172 (32.89%) CSS
9 127 (24.28%) Visual Studio
10 116 (22.18%) .NET Framework
11 102 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 97 (18.55%) Web Services
13 86 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
14 82 (15.68%) jQuery
15 80 (15.30%) WCF
16 71 (13.58%) MS Excel
16 71 (13.58%) Scrum
17 66 (12.62%) CRM
17 66 (12.62%) SharePoint
18 62 (11.85%) HTML5
19 60 (11.47%) Web Development
19 60 (11.47%) XML
20 59 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
21 57 (10.90%) AngularJS
22 54 (10.33%) TDD
23 53 (10.13%) Windows
24 52 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
25 50 (9.56%) CMS

.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 66 (12.62%) SharePoint
2 50 (9.56%) CMS
3 16 (3.06%) IIS
4 15 (2.87%) Umbraco
5 14 (2.68%) Sitefinity
6 12 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.34%) NServiceBus
8 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.34%) WordPress
9 6 (1.15%) Kentico
10 5 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.38%) Apache
11 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.19%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.19%) Mule
12 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.63%) MS Office
3 17 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (8.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 86 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.02%) IaaS
3 17 (3.25%) Office 365
4 15 (2.87%) SaaS
5 14 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (2.10%) PaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.06%) Network Security
2 14 (2.68%) HTTP
3 6 (1.15%) Internet
4 2 (0.38%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.38%) Intranet
4 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.38%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.88%) Relational Database
3 27 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.87%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (2.10%) Power BI
9 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.91%) MySQL
11 8 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.15%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.76%) Redis
14 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 127 (24.28%) Visual Studio
2 52 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (5.35%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (2.68%) Subversion
6 13 (2.49%) NUnit
6 13 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (2.49%) Selenium
7 12 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.34%) FxCop
8 7 (1.34%) Moq
8 7 (1.34%) SpecFlow
8 7 (1.34%) StyleCop
9 6 (1.15%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.96%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.96%) JIRA
11 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.38%) Grunt
11 2 (0.38%) RSpec
11 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (4.02%) Finance
2 18 (3.44%) Marketing
3 12 (2.29%) Retail
4 9 (1.72%) Advertising
5 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.96%) Automotive
6 5 (0.96%) Electronics
6 5 (0.96%) Games
7 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.57%) Banking
9 2 (0.38%) Back Office
9 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 405 (77.44%) Developer
2 254 (48.57%) .NET Developer
3 121 (23.14%) C# Developer
4 110 (21.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (8.03%) SQL Developer
6 40 (7.65%) Senior Developer
7 37 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 34 (6.50%) CRM Developer
10 30 (5.74%) Software Developer
11 28 (5.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 27 (5.16%) Architect
13 26 (4.97%) Senior .NET Developer
14 22 (4.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.82%) Lead Developer
15 20 (3.82%) Oracle Developer
16 19 (3.63%) SQL Server Developer
17 18 (3.44%) .NET Team Leader
17 18 (3.44%) Team Leader
18 17 (3.25%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (43.40%) ASP.NET
2 204 (39.01%) HTML
3 172 (32.89%) CSS
4 116 (22.18%) .NET Framework
5 102 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 97 (18.55%) Web Services
7 82 (15.68%) jQuery
8 80 (15.30%) WCF
9 62 (11.85%) HTML5
10 60 (11.47%) XML
11 59 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 57 (10.90%) AngularJS
13 46 (8.80%) Entity Framework
14 44 (8.41%) REST
15 37 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (6.31%) SOAP
17 24 (4.59%) CSS3
18 23 (4.40%) RESTful
19 21 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 21 (4.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.35%) Computer Science
2 12 (2.29%) Data Conversion
3 9 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 7 (1.34%) User Experience
5 6 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.96%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.38%) Blog
9 2 (0.38%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.38%) iPad
9 2 (0.38%) NHS
9 2 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.19%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.19%) Statistics
10 1 (0.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.13%) Windows
2 24 (4.59%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.91%) Linux
4 5 (0.96%) Android
4 5 (0.96%) Unix
5 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) MVS
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (40.15%) MVC
3 71 (13.58%) Scrum
4 66 (12.62%) CRM
5 60 (11.47%) Web Development
6 54 (10.33%) TDD
7 49 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (8.03%) Software Engineering
9 41 (7.84%) Migration
10 31 (5.93%) SOLID
11 30 (5.74%) BDD
11 30 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (5.54%) Waterfall
13 28 (5.35%) Continuous Deployment
13 28 (5.35%) OO
14 23 (4.40%) ETL
15 22 (4.21%) Content Management
15 22 (4.21%) Data Modelling
15 22 (4.21%) Front End Development
16 19 (3.63%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 380 (72.66%) C#
2 210 (40.15%) JavaScript
3 186 (35.56%) SQL
4 47 (8.99%) T-SQL
5 42 (8.03%) VB.NET
6 35 (6.69%) Java
7 24 (4.59%) PHP
8 22 (4.21%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.25%) VB
10 14 (2.68%) Ruby
11 9 (1.72%) VB6
11 9 (1.72%) XAML
12 7 (1.34%) C
13 5 (0.96%) C++
13 5 (0.96%) Python
13 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.76%) XPath
15 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.38%) VBScript
16 2 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (6.31%) Degree
2 16 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.53%) ISEB
3 8 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.57%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) MCAD
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) MCSD
8 1 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.72%) Data Quality
1 9 (1.72%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.96%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) WCAG
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 28 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.29%) SCOM
2 7 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.34%) Puppet
3 4 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.38%) MOM
4 2 (0.38%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.19%) Rancher
5 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 203 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.41%) Oracle
3 22 (4.21%) Sitecore
4 11 (2.10%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.34%) SaltStack
6 5 (0.96%) Canon
7 4 (0.76%) CA
7 4 (0.76%) SevOne
8 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.38%) Google
8 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.38%) Telerik
8 2 (0.38%) VMware
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe
9 1 (0.19%) Apple
9 1 (0.19%) Birst
9 1 (0.19%) CODA
9 1 (0.19%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.19%) Ektron
9 1 (0.19%) Kofax
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