The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 34 26 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 25 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.85% 5.12% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 5.39% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 624 612 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.15% 94.88% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 382 427
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 23
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Birmingham

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Birmingham

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Birmingham

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (92.98%) C#
3 49 (85.96%) MVC
4 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (64.91%) .NET Framework
5 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET
6 34 (59.65%) Entity Framework
7 33 (57.89%) JavaScript
8 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (45.61%) WCF
9 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
10 25 (43.86%) Scrum
11 24 (42.11%) Web Services
12 23 (40.35%) SQL
13 20 (35.09%) HTML
14 19 (33.33%) OOD
14 19 (33.33%) SOLID
15 18 (31.58%) Visual Studio
15 18 (31.58%) NUnit
16 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (29.82%) Subversion
16 17 (29.82%) Moq
17 15 (26.32%) jQuery
18 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
19 13 (22.81%) OO
20 11 (19.30%) CSS
20 11 (19.30%) XML
21 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
21 10 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 9 (15.79%) AngularJS

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) CATIA
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LDAP
1 2 (3.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) NUnit
1 18 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 17 (29.82%) Moq
2 17 (29.82%) Subversion
3 8 (14.04%) CruiseControl
3 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA
5 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.75%) NuGet
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Automotive
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (64.91%) .NET Framework
3 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET
4 34 (59.65%) Entity Framework
5 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (45.61%) WCF
7 24 (42.11%) Web Services
8 20 (35.09%) HTML
9 15 (26.32%) jQuery
10 11 (19.30%) CSS
10 11 (19.30%) XML
11 10 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (8.77%) HTML5
15 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 2 (3.51%) Dojo
16 2 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.75%) iPad
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) MVC
2 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.86%) Scrum
4 19 (33.33%) OOD
4 19 (33.33%) SOLID
5 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (22.81%) OO
7 7 (12.28%) Service Management
7 7 (12.28%) TDD
7 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) Web Development
11 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.51%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (92.98%) C#
2 33 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (40.35%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
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