Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 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 (dotNet)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 16 20
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 83 121 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.14% 8.32% 6.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.38% 26.71% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 90 64
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £309 £269
90th Percentile £575 £525 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £360
% change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -32.69% +89.09% +17.02%

.NET 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 355 453 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.26% 31.13% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 295 256
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £294 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £531
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +41.18% +88.89%
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £23.29 £27.50
% change year-on-year +50.31% -15.33% +19.57%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 64 (77.11%) C#
2 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
4 32 (38.55%) Azure
5 31 (37.35%) ASP.NET
5 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
6 24 (28.92%) MVC
7 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
8 21 (25.30%) Scrum
9 17 (20.48%) HTML
9 17 (20.48%) Java
9 17 (20.48%) CSS
10 16 (19.28%) DevOps
11 14 (16.87%) Web Services
11 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
12 13 (15.66%) SQL
13 12 (14.46%) Linux
14 11 (13.25%) CRM
14 11 (13.25%) Dynamics CRM
14 11 (13.25%) AWS
14 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (13.25%) Terraform
15 10 (12.05%) Robotic Process Automation
15 10 (12.05%) UiPath
15 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (12.05%) Workflow
16 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
16 9 (10.84%) SSL
16 9 (10.84%) HTTP
16 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP

.NET
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 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Confluence
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) Jetty
3 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.20%) nginx
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.55%) Azure
2 11 (13.25%) AWS
3 7 (8.43%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (7.23%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.61%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.61%) GCP
5 3 (3.61%) PaaS
5 3 (3.61%) Serverless
6 2 (2.41%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (2.41%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.20%) GitHub
7 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.20%) IaaS
7 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) HTTP
1 9 (10.84%) SSL
1 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) DHCP
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) FTP
2 1 (1.20%) IPsec
2 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) Power BI
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.82%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.41%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) Subversion
5 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Law
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Front Office
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (67.47%) Developer
2 24 (28.92%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.87%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.64%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (9.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (8.43%) Lead Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Technical Architect
10 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) ASP.NET
2 17 (20.48%) CSS
2 17 (20.48%) HTML
3 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
3 14 (16.87%) Web Services
4 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (10.84%) .NET Core
5 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.84%) J2EE
6 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (8.43%) jQuery
7 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Core
7 6 (7.23%) Entity Framework
7 6 (7.23%) React
7 6 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.82%) Ajax
8 4 (4.82%) Dapper ORM
8 4 (4.82%) HTML5
8 4 (4.82%) REST
9 3 (3.61%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) CentOS
3 2 (2.41%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) MVC
3 21 (25.30%) Scrum
4 16 (19.28%) DevOps
5 11 (13.25%) CRM
6 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.05%) Robotic Process Automation
6 10 (12.05%) Workflow
7 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.84%) Microservices
7 9 (10.84%) TDD
8 7 (8.43%) BDD
8 7 (8.43%) SOLID
9 6 (7.23%) Front End Development
9 6 (7.23%) Kanban
10 5 (6.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (6.02%) Project Delivery
10 5 (6.02%) Project Management
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (6.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (77.11%) C#
2 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.48%) Java
4 13 (15.66%) SQL
5 9 (10.84%) PHP
6 4 (4.82%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (2.41%) Go
7 2 (2.41%) Python
7 2 (2.41%) Rust
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Terraform
2 9 (10.84%) Puppet
3 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.02%) Ansible
5 2 (2.41%) Kibana
5 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.20%) MIIS
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) UiPath
3 2 (2.41%) Blue Prism
3 2 (2.41%) Veracode
4 1 (1.20%) Databricks
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Sencha
4 1 (1.20%) Tableau
4 1 (1.20%) Telerik
4 1 (1.20%) Twitter
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin