Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -20 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 97 152 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.15% 11.04% 8.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.60% 34.08% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 92 94
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £294 £271 £295
90th Percentile £550 £475 £597
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £26.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.96% +26.83% -28.55%

.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 495 446 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.37% 32.39% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 284 199
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £253 £275 £250
90th Percentile £588 £525 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.50 £54.50 £12.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.69% +320.44% -52.86%
10th Percentile £18.05 £16.88 £10.96
90th Percentile £43.35 £99.93 £17.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.34 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +21.34% +13.64% -26.05%

.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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018, 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 54 (55.67%) C#
2 44 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (38.14%) SQL Server
4 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
5 33 (34.02%) HTML
6 32 (32.99%) CSS
7 31 (31.96%) ASP.NET
8 27 (27.84%) MVC
9 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
10 24 (24.74%) SQL
10 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
11 21 (21.65%) .NET Framework
12 20 (20.62%) CRM
13 18 (18.56%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (16.49%) Test Automation
15 15 (15.46%) HTML5
15 15 (15.46%) Java
15 15 (15.46%) Visual Studio
15 15 (15.46%) Web Services
16 14 (14.43%) jQuery
17 13 (13.40%) Degree
17 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (12.37%) VB.NET
18 12 (12.37%) Web Development
19 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (11.34%) SDLC
20 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
20 10 (10.31%) XML
20 10 (10.31%) TDD

.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 6 (6.19%) IIS
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) nginx
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) Confluence
4 2 (2.06%) Jetty
4 2 (2.06%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.06%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.03%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.03%) Mule
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.19%) SaaS
4 5 (5.15%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (4.12%) Office 365
6 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.06%) PaaS
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.03%) IaaS
7 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) SSL
2 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) DHCP
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) SMS
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) IPsec
4 1 (1.03%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.09%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.03%) GIS
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.15%) Subversion
5 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.12%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.12%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.09%) JIRA
7 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.06%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.03%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.03%) git-flow
8 1 (1.03%) Grunt
8 1 (1.03%) gulp
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.03%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.03%) xUnit.net
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Law
3 1 (1.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (67.01%) Developer
2 27 (27.84%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.40%) C# Developer
4 9 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (9.28%) CRM Developer
5 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.19%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.19%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) HTML
2 32 (32.99%) CSS
3 31 (31.96%) ASP.NET
4 21 (21.65%) .NET Framework
4 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
5 15 (15.46%) HTML5
5 15 (15.46%) Web Services
6 14 (14.43%) jQuery
7 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (10.31%) XML
9 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (9.28%) React
10 8 (8.25%) Entity Framework
11 7 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (6.19%) CSS3
12 6 (6.19%) JSON
12 6 (6.19%) LINQ
12 6 (6.19%) REST
13 4 (4.12%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (4.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) User Experience
2 7 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) AS400
5 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.03%) Robotics
6 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) MVC
3 20 (20.62%) CRM
4 16 (16.49%) Test Automation
5 12 (12.37%) Web Development
6 11 (11.34%) SDLC
7 10 (10.31%) TDD
8 9 (9.28%) DevOps
8 9 (9.28%) Scrum
9 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.22%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (7.22%) User Stories
11 6 (6.19%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.19%) OO
12 5 (5.15%) ETL
12 5 (5.15%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) C#
2 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.74%) SQL
4 15 (15.46%) Java
5 12 (12.37%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.12%) Python
9 3 (3.09%) Ruby
9 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.09%) VB
10 2 (2.06%) PHP
10 2 (2.06%) RPG
11 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.06%) PMP
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.03%) GNVQ
4 1 (1.03%) HND
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.03%) MCPD
4 1 (1.03%) MCSD
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.03%) GDPR
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.22%) Puppet
3 5 (5.15%) Terraform
4 3 (3.09%) Salt
5 2 (2.06%) Ansible
6 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Google
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle
2 4 (4.12%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.09%) SAP
4 2 (2.06%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.06%) WSO2
5 1 (1.03%) Altova
5 1 (1.03%) Apple
5 1 (1.03%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.03%) VMware