Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 74 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 -42 +40
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 17 26 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.20% 1.57% 5.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 5.84% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 39
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £313 £261 £290
90th Percentile £558 £383 £390
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +17.86% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +124.49% +11.36% -

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 386 445 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.34% 26.95% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 314 297
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £270
90th Percentile £559 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +344.44% -35.71%
10th Percentile £33.25 £18.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £75.75 £41.60 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
% change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -25.03%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Birmingham over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) MVC
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (58.82%) HTML
6 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
8 7 (41.18%) TDD
8 7 (41.18%) NUnit
8 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
8 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
8 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
9 6 (35.29%) Web Services
9 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
10 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
10 5 (29.41%) Moq
11 4 (23.53%) MSTest
11 4 (23.53%) HTML5
11 4 (23.53%) Docker
11 4 (23.53%) Microservices
11 4 (23.53%) Serverless
11 4 (23.53%) Azure Functions
11 4 (23.53%) JIRA
11 4 (23.53%) Selenium

.NET Framework
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 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Azure Functions
2 4 (23.53%) Serverless
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) NUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Moq
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) MSTest
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.88%) Protractor
6 1 (5.88%) Sahi
6 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.88%) WATIR
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Azure Developer
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
9 2 (11.76%) Dapper ORM
9 2 (11.76%) Dojo
9 2 (11.76%) Node.js
10 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
10 1 (5.88%) REST
10 1 (5.88%) RESTful
10 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Content Management
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (11.76%) Kanban
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) SOLID
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft