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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 264 253 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.33% 10.95% 12.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.93% 44.23% 52.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 174 94
Average daily rate
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£364 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £20.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +14.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
601 572 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.52% 24.76% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 318 197
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 £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 11
Average hourly rate £31.47 £23.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.82% -19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.54 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 27 May 2015.

.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
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 27 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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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 92 £375 +15.38% 69
Coventry +5 59 £330 +10.00% 22
Staffordshire -2 39 £375 +1.35% 21
Warwickshire -16 14 £325 +8.33% 33
Shropshire 0 10 £400 +88.23% 1
Solihull +1 6 £313 -5.30% 11
Wolverhampton +2 4 £263 -19.23%
Worcestershire +3 3 £250 -18.03% 16
West Bromwich - 1 £363 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 299 (61.65%) C#
2 237 (48.87%) SQL Server
3 196 (40.41%) ASP.NET
4 159 (32.78%) SQL
5 139 (28.66%) JavaScript
6 132 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
7 130 (26.80%) MVC
8 121 (24.95%) Microsoft
9 115 (23.71%) HTML
10 101 (20.82%) CSS
11 94 (19.38%) .NET Framework
12 84 (17.32%) jQuery
13 75 (15.46%) TDD
14 74 (15.26%) Web Services
15 70 (14.43%) XML
16 68 (14.02%) WCF
17 61 (12.58%) Scrum
18 59 (12.16%) SOA
19 57 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 53 (10.93%) SharePoint
20 53 (10.93%) VB.NET
20 53 (10.93%) Finance
21 52 (10.72%) Visual Studio
22 48 (9.90%) Oracle
23 47 (9.69%) E-Commerce
24 42 (8.66%) CRM
24 42 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 41 (8.45%) T-SQL
26 40 (8.25%) Ajax
26 40 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 53 (10.93%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.39%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (3.09%) CMS
5 12 (2.47%) IIS
6 11 (2.27%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.65%) Node.js
7 8 (1.65%) NServiceBus
8 7 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.62%) Apache
12 2 (0.41%) Mule
12 2 (0.41%) Kentico
12 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.21%) JBoss
13 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 31 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.24%) MS Office
4 4 (0.82%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.21%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.44%) Office 365
3 5 (1.03%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.41%) Joyent
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.09%) Internet
2 7 (1.44%) Intranet
3 5 (1.03%) HTTP
4 2 (0.41%) SSL
4 2 (0.41%) Wireless
4 2 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (48.87%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.15%) Oracle Database
6 20 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.86%) MySQL
11 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.03%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
14 4 (0.82%) MS Access
15 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
16 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 52 (10.72%) Visual Studio
2 33 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.92%) Subversion
5 14 (2.89%) Selenium
6 8 (1.65%) MorphX
7 6 (1.24%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.03%) NUnit
9 4 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.82%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.62%) Moq
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.41%) Maven
11 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.41%) Ant
11 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.21%) XMLUnit
General
1 53 (10.93%) Finance
2 14 (2.89%) Retail
3 12 (2.47%) Back Office
4 11 (2.27%) Advertising
5 5 (1.03%) Law
6 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.62%) Marketing
7 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.41%) Games
7 2 (0.41%) Electronics
7 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 345 (71.13%) Developer
2 156 (32.16%) .NET Developer
3 62 (12.78%) C# Developer
4 41 (8.45%) Architect
5 39 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (6.19%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 25 (5.15%) Analyst
9 20 (4.12%) Team Leader
10 19 (3.92%) Development Team Leader
11 17 (3.51%) SharePoint Developer
12 16 (3.30%) Software Development Team Leader
12 16 (3.30%) Software Team Leader
13 15 (3.09%) Software Developer
14 14 (2.89%) .NET Team Leader
15 13 (2.68%) Python Developer
15 13 (2.68%) Dynamics AX Developer
15 13 (2.68%) Senior .NET Developer
16 11 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (40.41%) ASP.NET
2 115 (23.71%) HTML
3 101 (20.82%) CSS
4 94 (19.38%) .NET Framework
5 84 (17.32%) jQuery
6 74 (15.26%) Web Services
7 70 (14.43%) XML
8 68 (14.02%) WCF
9 57 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (8.25%) Ajax
11 37 (7.63%) Entity Framework
12 33 (6.80%) HTML5
13 26 (5.36%) XSLT
14 25 (5.15%) WPF
15 24 (4.95%) SOAP
15 24 (4.95%) WinForms
16 23 (4.74%) CSS3
17 20 (4.12%) AngularJS
18 19 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 17 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.77%) N-Tier
2 13 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.27%) NHS
4 7 (1.44%) Clustering
5 6 (1.24%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.03%) Graphic Design
7 4 (0.82%) Replication
8 3 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.62%) User Experience
9 2 (0.41%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.41%) W3C
10 1 (0.21%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.21%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.21%) SCORM
10 1 (0.21%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.42%) Windows
2 22 (4.54%) Linux
3 12 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.06%) Debian
4 10 (2.06%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.24%) UNIX
7 4 (0.82%) Android
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (26.80%) MVC
3 75 (15.46%) TDD
4 61 (12.58%) Scrum
5 59 (12.16%) SOA
6 47 (9.69%) E-Commerce
7 42 (8.66%) CRM
8 26 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 25 (5.15%) BDD
9 25 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (4.95%) Web Development
11 23 (4.74%) Migration
12 22 (4.54%) SDLC
13 21 (4.33%) Open Source
14 20 (4.12%) OO
15 19 (3.92%) Unit Testing
16 17 (3.51%) Resource Management
17 15 (3.09%) Continuous Delivery
18 14 (2.89%) Test Automation
18 14 (2.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 299 (61.65%) C#
2 159 (32.78%) SQL
3 139 (28.66%) JavaScript
4 53 (10.93%) VB.NET
5 41 (8.45%) T-SQL
6 31 (6.39%) VB
7 26 (5.36%) Java
8 20 (4.12%) X++
9 13 (2.68%) VB6
9 13 (2.68%) Python
10 12 (2.47%) VBScript
11 11 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.86%) C++
13 6 (1.24%) C
13 6 (1.24%) PHP
14 5 (1.03%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.82%) VC++
16 3 (0.62%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.62%) COBOL
16 3 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (5.98%) Degree
2 27 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.62%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.65%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.89%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.62%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 121 (24.95%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.90%) Oracle
3 24 (4.95%) IBM
4 12 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 11 (2.27%) Google
6 9 (1.86%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.44%) i2
8 6 (1.24%) Apple
9 5 (1.03%) HP
10 4 (0.82%) Adobe
10 4 (0.82%) SAP
10 4 (0.82%) VMware
10 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.82%) Akamai
11 3 (0.62%) Amdocs
11 3 (0.62%) Capita
11 3 (0.62%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.62%) webMethods
12 2 (0.41%) NetApp
12 2 (0.41%) Cognos
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Staffordshire
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Coventry
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Coventry
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West Midlands
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Birmingham
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
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University of Birmingham
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