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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 11 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7  
Contract jobs citing .NET 66 54 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.39% 8.37% 12.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 40.60% 54.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 65
Median daily rate £375 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% -11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.NET 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 176 133 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.72% 20.62% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 93 120
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 83 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (57.97%) JavaScript
3 71 (51.45%) C#
4 65 (47.10%) HTML
4 65 (47.10%) .NET Framework
5 60 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 55 (39.86%) MVC
7 53 (38.41%) WCF
8 52 (37.68%) Visual Studio
9 51 (36.96%) CSS
10 46 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 42 (30.43%) SQL
11 42 (30.43%) SQL Server
12 37 (26.81%) CRM
13 34 (24.64%) Entity Framework
14 33 (23.91%) Scrum
15 32 (23.19%) Dynamics CRM
15 32 (23.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (21.01%) Visual Studio Team System
17 27 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (18.84%) Web Services
19 22 (15.94%) SOLID
19 22 (15.94%) jQuery
20 21 (15.22%) Java
20 21 (15.22%) AngularJS
21 20 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
22 18 (13.04%) Subversion
22 18 (13.04%) Finance
23 17 (12.32%) NUnit
23 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Top Related 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 10 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Drupal
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) Kentico
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) CATIA
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (23.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.72%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.90%) Office 365
3 3 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) LDAP
1 2 (1.45%) Skype
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.62%) EDRMS
4 5 (3.62%) Hazelcast
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.17%) SQLite
7 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.72%) QlikView
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (37.68%) Visual Studio
2 29 (21.01%) Visual Studio Team System
3 20 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (13.04%) Subversion
5 17 (12.32%) Moq
5 17 (12.32%) NUnit
6 8 (5.80%) CruiseControl
7 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.35%) JIRA
9 4 (2.90%) Selenium
10 3 (2.17%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.72%) MorphX
11 1 (0.72%) NuGet
11 1 (0.72%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.72%) VersionOne
General
1 18 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Automotive
2 3 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (84.06%) Developer
2 52 (37.68%) .NET Developer
3 31 (22.46%) CRM Developer
4 30 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 27 (19.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 24 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (14.49%) Senior Developer
8 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
9 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 17 (12.32%) Senior .NET Developer
10 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (7.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (7.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 11 (7.97%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (5.80%) SQL Developer
14 6 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (4.35%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (3.62%) Head of Development
15 5 (3.62%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (47.10%) .NET Framework
1 65 (47.10%) HTML
2 53 (38.41%) WCF
3 51 (36.96%) CSS
4 46 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 34 (24.64%) Entity Framework
6 32 (23.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (18.84%) Web Services
9 22 (15.94%) jQuery
10 21 (15.22%) AngularJS
11 16 (11.59%) XML
12 9 (6.52%) REST
12 9 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (5.07%) HTML5
14 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (3.62%) CSS3
15 5 (3.62%) Spring
15 5 (3.62%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.35%) User Experience
3 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.45%) iPad
4 2 (1.45%) SCADA
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Fintech
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.62%) Windows
2 2 (1.45%) Android
2 2 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.86%) MVC
3 37 (26.81%) CRM
4 33 (23.91%) Scrum
5 22 (15.94%) SOLID
6 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.59%) OOD
8 15 (10.87%) Web Development
9 12 (8.70%) OO
10 11 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.25%) Service Management
11 10 (7.25%) Workflow
12 9 (6.52%) Front End Development
12 9 (6.52%) TDD
13 7 (5.07%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.07%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (5.07%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.35%) Data Management
14 6 (4.35%) Open Source
14 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 80 (57.97%) JavaScript
2 71 (51.45%) C#
3 42 (30.43%) SQL
4 21 (15.22%) Java
5 7 (5.07%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.35%) Python
6 6 (4.35%) Ruby
6 6 (4.35%) Scala
7 3 (2.17%) C
7 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.72%) VB6
9 1 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) ISEB
4 3 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.72%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.72%) MCPD
5 1 (0.72%) MCSD
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.45%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.72%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.17%) Remedy
2 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (1.45%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) CA
4 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.72%) Capita
4 1 (0.72%) Casewise
4 1 (0.72%) HP
4 1 (0.72%) IBM
4 1 (0.72%) OpenText
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle
4 1 (0.72%) Pega
4 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.72%) Sybase
4 1 (0.72%) Telerik
4 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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