Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

.NET Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 43 44
Rank change year-on-year -27 +1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 22 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.41% 3.98% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 4.14% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 51 31
Birmingham median daily rate £365 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -2.86% -0.07%
10th Percentile £286 £270 £288
90th Percentile £445 £400 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +14.44% -5.26% -77.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1481 1475 1305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.28% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 941 813
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +7.43% +5.71%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £210
90th Percentile £525 £550 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.36 £10.65
90th Percentile £39.63 £26.88 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +4.94%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Birmingham

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Birmingham

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) MVC
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
10 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
10 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (13.64%) RESTful
12 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (13.64%) REST
12 3 (13.64%) CSS3
12 3 (13.64%) .NET Core
12 3 (13.64%) TDD
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (13.64%) HTML5
12 3 (13.64%) XML
12 3 (13.64%) Windows

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
9 3 (13.64%) .NET Core
9 3 (13.64%) CSS3
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) REST
9 3 (13.64%) RESTful
9 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (13.64%) XML
10 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (9.09%) jQuery
10 2 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) CRUD
5 1 (4.55%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft