The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 13 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.03% 4.46% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 4.72% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 16
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £463 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +2.98% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.63%  

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 609 763 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.31% 94.43% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1868 1751
Median daily rate £378 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 85
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.75 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

.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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) C#
3 28 (77.78%) MVC
4 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (36.11%) HTML
8 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
9 12 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 11 (30.56%) CSS
11 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (22.22%) TDD
13 7 (19.44%) Scrum
13 7 (19.44%) Finance
13 7 (19.44%) Web Services
13 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
13 7 (19.44%) WCF
13 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (16.67%) jQuery
14 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (16.67%) HTML5
15 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
15 5 (13.89%) REST
16 4 (11.11%) LDAP
16 4 (11.11%) Automotive

.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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) ThingWorx
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Moq
3 2 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
3 13 (36.11%) HTML
4 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 11 (30.56%) CSS
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (19.44%) WCF
6 7 (19.44%) Web Services
7 6 (16.67%) HTML5
7 6 (16.67%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) REST
9 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (8.33%) CSS3
10 3 (8.33%) RESTful
11 2 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) MVC
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) TDD
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
6 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 4 (11.11%) Workflow
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) Content Management
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) SOLID
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) UX Design
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
9 1 (2.78%) Kanban
9 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
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