Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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 (dotNet)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 13 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 95 154 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.00% 10.17% 7.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.93% 31.11% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 96 76
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £282 £275 £300
90th Percentile £463 £488 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.25 £22.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year +30.00% -1.64% -35.56%

.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 397 495 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.08% 32.69% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 320 186
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.09% +3.78%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £260
90th Percentile £525 £514 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

.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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 55 (57.89%) C#
2 45 (47.37%) CSS
3 43 (45.26%) HTML
4 38 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 38 (40.00%) MVC
5 36 (37.89%) ASP.NET
6 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 31 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (30.53%) SQL
9 26 (27.37%) Web Development
10 21 (22.11%) HTML5
11 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 18 (18.95%) AngularJS
13 17 (17.89%) Web Services
14 16 (16.84%) Test Automation
15 15 (15.79%) CSS3
15 15 (15.79%) jQuery
15 15 (15.79%) CRM
16 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (11.58%) Windows
17 11 (11.58%) VB.NET
18 10 (10.53%) XML
18 10 (10.53%) RESTful
18 10 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
18 10 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
19 9 (9.47%) SDLC
19 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (9.47%) Entity Framework

.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 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.37%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.11%) ThingWorx
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) DNN
4 1 (1.05%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.05%) nginx
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.11%) Magento
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.26%) PaaS
4 4 (4.21%) IaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Office 365
4 4 (4.21%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) SMS
3 1 (1.05%) DHCP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.26%) MySQL
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.05%) OLAP
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.05%) Power BI
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.26%) Subversion
5 4 (4.21%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.11%) Selenium
6 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.05%) git-flow
7 1 (1.05%) JIRA
7 1 (1.05%) NUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.05%) xUnit.net
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Automotive
2 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.16%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (73.68%) Developer
2 21 (22.11%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Web Developer
4 11 (11.58%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Architect
6 5 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (3.16%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.16%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (3.16%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.37%) CSS
2 43 (45.26%) HTML
3 36 (37.89%) ASP.NET
4 21 (22.11%) HTML5
5 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 18 (18.95%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.89%) Web Services
8 15 (15.79%) CSS3
8 15 (15.79%) jQuery
9 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (10.53%) RESTful
10 10 (10.53%) XML
11 9 (9.47%) Entity Framework
12 8 (8.42%) .NET Core
12 8 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (5.26%) Backbone.js
14 5 (5.26%) Kendo UI
14 5 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.42%) User Experience
3 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) AS400
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) SCADA
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) HPUX
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.05%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) MVC
2 31 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.37%) Web Development
4 16 (16.84%) Test Automation
5 15 (15.79%) CRM
6 9 (9.47%) SDLC
6 9 (9.47%) TDD
7 7 (7.37%) BDD
7 7 (7.37%) DevOps
8 6 (6.32%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (6.32%) User Stories
9 5 (5.26%) OO
9 5 (5.26%) Scrum
10 4 (4.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.16%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.16%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.89%) C#
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.53%) SQL
4 11 (11.58%) VB.NET
5 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.26%) Java
6 5 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.11%) Python
7 2 (2.11%) RPG
7 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) PHP 4
8 1 (1.05%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.11%) PMP
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.05%) MCPD
3 1 (1.05%) MCSD
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) SAP
4 2 (2.11%) Informatica
4 2 (2.11%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.05%) Altova
5 1 (1.05%) BT
5 1 (1.05%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.05%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.05%) Telerik
5 1 (1.05%) VMware