Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 52 99 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.70% 7.59% 8.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.11% 29.29% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 73 86
Median daily rate £475 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +18.03% +1.67%
10th Percentile £361 £313 £301
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +25.00%

.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 185 338 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.41% 25.92% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 226 347
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £341 £313 £285
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +138.24%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% +10.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Birmingham over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 33 (63.46%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) Azure
3 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (38.46%) HTML
5 20 (38.46%) SQL
6 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (32.69%) CSS
6 17 (32.69%) MVC
7 16 (30.77%) DevOps
8 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
8 15 (28.85%) jQuery
9 14 (26.92%) .NET Framework
10 11 (21.15%) CRM
10 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (19.23%) Case Management
11 10 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (17.31%) React
12 9 (17.31%) Entity Framework
13 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (15.38%) Scrum
14 7 (13.46%) Migration
14 7 (13.46%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (11.54%) Power Platform
15 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
15 6 (11.54%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (11.54%) Front End Development
15 6 (11.54%) Web Services

.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 5 (9.62%) CMS
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.92%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (11.54%) Power Platform
4 4 (7.69%) AWS
5 3 (5.77%) Logic Apps
6 2 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (3.85%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.92%) IaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Office 365
7 1 (1.92%) PaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.92%) SaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
1 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Power BI
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.85%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) webpack
3 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.92%) Appium
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) Grunt
4 1 (1.92%) gulp
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Postman
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Police
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Architect
3 11 (21.15%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
8 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) CRM Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) HTML
2 17 (32.69%) CSS
3 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
3 15 (28.85%) jQuery
4 14 (26.92%) .NET Framework
5 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (17.31%) Entity Framework
6 9 (17.31%) React
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (11.54%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (11.54%) Web Services
8 6 (11.54%) XML
9 5 (9.62%) Ajax
9 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.62%) HTML5
9 5 (9.62%) Sass
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.69%) Middleware
10 4 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) MVC
3 16 (30.77%) DevOps
4 11 (21.15%) CRM
5 10 (19.23%) Case Management
6 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.38%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) Migration
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.54%) Front End Development
9 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.62%) SOLID
10 5 (9.62%) TDD
11 4 (7.69%) Change Management
11 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 4 (7.69%) ITIL
11 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.69%) Service Management
11 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) C#
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) VB6
8 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) MCPD
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Sitecore
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) Databricks
4 2 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Nintex
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle