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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 244 303 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.49% 14.35% 14.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.13% 52.24% 54.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 205 187
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £97.25 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+305.20% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Birmingham -8 70 £350 +16.66% 58
Warwickshire -3 49 £325 +18.18% 28
Coventry -5 34 £320 +16.36% 25
Staffordshire -2 24 £316 -4.16% 32
Shropshire -6 10 £350 -18.60% 8
Solihull -2 6 £330 +10.00% 11
Herefordshire -3 3 £288 -3.36% 2
Worcestershire -16 3 £350 +9.37% 7
Walsall -3 2 £363 +11.53% 2
Wolverhampton -8 2 £255 -7.27% 5
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 3
Dudley - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 363 (70.08%) C#
2 284 (54.83%) ASP.NET
3 252 (48.65%) SQL Server
4 208 (40.15%) JavaScript
5 170 (32.82%) SQL
6 162 (31.27%) CSS
7 161 (31.08%) HTML
8 151 (29.15%) Microsoft
9 144 (27.80%) MVC
10 117 (22.59%) jQuery
11 111 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 108 (20.85%) WCF
13 96 (18.53%) VB.NET
14 94 (18.15%) .NET Framework
15 71 (13.71%) Windows
16 70 (13.51%) Visual Studio
17 68 (13.13%) Web Services
17 68 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 64 (12.36%) SharePoint
19 61 (11.78%) CRM
20 58 (11.20%) Web Development
21 57 (11.00%) HTML5
22 56 (10.81%) CSS3
23 53 (10.23%) XML
24 48 (9.27%) Scrum
25 47 (9.07%) TDD
26 44 (8.49%) Ajax
27 43 (8.30%) Dynamics CRM
27 43 (8.30%) WinForms
27 43 (8.30%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (12.36%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.02%) CMS
3 24 (4.63%) IIS
4 22 (4.25%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.97%) Node.js
9 5 (0.97%) Apache
10 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.77%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.19%) Drupal
13 1 (0.19%) WordPress
13 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.19%) SAS
13 1 (0.19%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 29 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.12%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 43 (8.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.35%) Magento
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.97%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.51%) Office 365
2 8 (1.54%) SaaS
3 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.16%) GitHub
4 3 (0.58%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.51%) HTTP
2 11 (2.12%) Intranet
3 6 (1.16%) Internet
4 2 (0.39%) FTP
5 1 (0.19%) RTCP
5 1 (0.19%) RTP
5 1 (0.19%) CTI
5 1 (0.19%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (3.86%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.28%) MySQL
9 15 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.35%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.16%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.58%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.58%) MS Access
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.58%) ZAP BI
15 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 70 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 34 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.05%) Subversion
4 17 (3.28%) JIRA
5 16 (3.09%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.51%) NUnit
7 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.16%) FxCop
9 5 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.97%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.77%) Grunt
10 4 (0.77%) Ant
10 4 (0.77%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.58%) Maven
12 2 (0.39%) JMeter
12 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.39%) Selenium
13 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (4.63%) Finance
2 20 (3.86%) Back Office
3 13 (2.51%) Marketing
4 12 (2.32%) Advertising
5 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.16%) Automotive
6 6 (1.16%) Retail
7 4 (0.77%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 395 (76.25%) Developer
2 203 (39.19%) .NET Developer
3 73 (14.09%) C# Developer
4 63 (12.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 59 (11.39%) Web Developer
6 51 (9.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (6.56%) VB.NET Developer
7 34 (6.56%) Architect
8 33 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
10 24 (4.63%) CRM Developer
10 24 (4.63%) Consultant
11 23 (4.44%) Analyst
12 22 (4.25%) SQL Developer
13 20 (3.86%) Senior Developer
14 19 (3.67%) SharePoint Developer
14 19 (3.67%) Software Developer
14 19 (3.67%) Team Leader
15 18 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 16 (3.09%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (54.83%) ASP.NET
2 162 (31.27%) CSS
3 161 (31.08%) HTML
4 117 (22.59%) jQuery
5 108 (20.85%) WCF
6 94 (18.15%) .NET Framework
7 68 (13.13%) Web Services
7 68 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 57 (11.00%) HTML5
9 56 (10.81%) CSS3
10 53 (10.23%) XML
11 44 (8.49%) Ajax
12 43 (8.30%) WinForms
13 40 (7.72%) WPF
14 37 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 29 (5.60%) LINQ
15 29 (5.60%) XSLT
16 20 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 17 (3.28%) AngularJS
18 16 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.56%) N-Tier
2 17 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.32%) User Experience
5 8 (1.54%) iPad
5 8 (1.54%) Pocket PC
6 6 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.97%) Open Source
7 5 (0.97%) NHS
7 5 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.77%) GIS
8 4 (0.77%) Learning Management System
8 4 (0.77%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.58%) WURFL
9 3 (0.58%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.58%) SCORM
10 2 (0.39%) iPhone
10 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.71%) Windows
2 16 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
3 15 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 13 (2.51%) UNIX
6 10 (1.93%) Linux
6 10 (1.93%) Windows CE
6 10 (1.93%) Android
7 9 (1.74%) Windows Phone
8 8 (1.54%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.58%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (0.39%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.39%) Solaris
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (27.80%) MVC
2 111 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (11.78%) CRM
4 58 (11.20%) Web Development
5 48 (9.27%) Scrum
6 47 (9.07%) TDD
7 38 (7.34%) Unit Testing
7 38 (7.34%) E-Commerce
8 34 (6.56%) OO
9 28 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (4.63%) SOA
12 21 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (3.67%) Logistics
13 19 (3.67%) Software Engineering
14 18 (3.47%) Migration
15 16 (3.09%) ERP
15 16 (3.09%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (2.90%) Waterfall
16 15 (2.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 363 (70.08%) C#
2 208 (40.15%) JavaScript
3 170 (32.82%) SQL
4 96 (18.53%) VB.NET
5 43 (8.30%) Java
6 41 (7.92%) T-SQL
7 34 (6.56%) VB
8 14 (2.70%) VBScript
9 13 (2.51%) C++
9 13 (2.51%) PHP
10 8 (1.54%) Python
10 8 (1.54%) Embedded C++
10 8 (1.54%) VBA
11 7 (1.35%) Ruby
12 6 (1.16%) XAML
12 6 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.97%) C
13 5 (0.97%) VB6
13 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (3.47%) Degree
2 12 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.16%) ISEB
6 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.39%) EnCE
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) MCTS
8 1 (0.19%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) MCAD
8 1 (0.19%) MCSD
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Nmap
2 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) MOM
2 1 (0.19%) Nessus
2 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 151 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.44%) Oracle
3 22 (4.25%) Sitecore
4 10 (1.93%) SAP
5 7 (1.35%) Capita
5 7 (1.35%) AccuRev
5 7 (1.35%) JD Edwards
6 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.77%) Ektron
7 3 (0.58%) Alterian
8 2 (0.39%) Nintex
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.39%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.39%) Facebook
9 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.19%) Siebel
9 1 (0.19%) Apple
9 1 (0.19%) Sage
9 1 (0.19%) CommVault
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick Avenue
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago