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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 53 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 2.07% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 7.20% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 13
Median daily rate £306 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.43% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £324 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £485 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 170 236 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.15% 28.68% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 124
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) WCF
5 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
6 15 (55.56%) HTML
6 15 (55.56%) MVC
6 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (51.85%) Entity Framework
7 14 (51.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (48.15%) CSS
9 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
10 11 (40.74%) CRM
10 11 (40.74%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (37.04%) Scrum
11 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
12 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
13 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (25.93%) C#
14 4 (14.81%) Finance
14 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
14 4 (14.81%) SQL
14 4 (14.81%) LDAP
14 4 (14.81%) TDD
14 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
14 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
14 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
14 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
14 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development

.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 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) MorphX
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 11 (40.74%) CRM Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Systems Developer
9 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Architect
10 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
10 1 (3.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) WCF
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (55.56%) HTML
4 14 (51.85%) Entity Framework
5 13 (48.15%) CSS
6 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (11.11%) REST
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (7.41%) jQuery
9 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Core
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.70%) WinForms
10 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) CRM
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.11%) SOLID
7 2 (7.41%) Content Management
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) Planning Poker
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) F#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle