Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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 Software Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 99 95
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.35% 0.061% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.064% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -8.75% -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £340 £363
% change year-on-year +17.65% -6.21% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £54.00 - -

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 1,356 1,554 1,414
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.22% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 1,099 886
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £185 £216 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 54
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -6.78% -1.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £8.39 £10.60
90th Percentile £43.25 £39.38 £27.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.76% +13.33% -9.37%

.NET Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Software Developer in Birmingham

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Software Developer in Birmingham

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Software Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, .NET Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring .NET Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Express
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript

.NET Software 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 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Express
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle