Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 24 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 118 93 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.29% 6.15% 9.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.38% 23.79% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 67 100
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £270
90th Percentile £513 £463 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £60.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £53.50 £29.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year +82.91% +24.47% +2.73%

.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 431 391 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.29% 25.86% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 280 335
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £250
90th Percentile £560 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £29.50 £26.75 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.28% +197.22% -24.53%
10th Percentile £16.80 £15.38 £8.75
90th Percentile £67.25 £38.33 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -19.92%

.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 October 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 21 October 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 86 (72.88%) C#
2 61 (51.69%) ASP.NET
3 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
4 47 (39.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (38.14%) MVC
6 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (33.90%) HTML
8 38 (32.20%) Microsoft
9 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
10 35 (29.66%) CSS
11 33 (27.97%) SQL
12 29 (24.58%) jQuery
12 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (22.03%) AngularJS
13 26 (22.03%) TDD
14 23 (19.49%) Microservices
15 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
16 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (16.10%) .NET Core
17 18 (15.25%) Scrum
18 17 (14.41%) Git (software)
18 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (14.41%) Front End Development
19 16 (13.56%) Docker
19 16 (13.56%) Finance
19 16 (13.56%) XML
20 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
20 15 (12.71%) CRM
20 15 (12.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 15 (12.71%) Dynamics 365

.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 10 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.78%) CMS
3 7 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.24%) Drupal
5 2 (1.69%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.85%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.71%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (7.63%) Azure Functions
3 9 (7.63%) Serverless
4 5 (4.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.54%) GitHub
5 3 (2.54%) Office 365
5 3 (2.54%) PaaS
6 2 (1.69%) npm
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) SMS
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.39%) MySQL
6 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.54%) Redis
8 2 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.69%) MS Access
8 2 (1.69%) Power BI
8 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 17 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
3 14 (11.86%) NUnit
4 13 (11.02%) Selenium
5 12 (10.17%) JIRA
6 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.32%) Moq
7 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.24%) MSTest
9 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.54%) Grunt
10 3 (2.54%) gulp
10 3 (2.54%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.54%) Sahi
10 3 (2.54%) WATIR
11 2 (1.69%) Bower
11 2 (1.69%) Protractor
11 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (13.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Back Office
2 4 (3.39%) Marketing
2 4 (3.39%) Retail
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Automotive
4 2 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.69%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.69%) Local Government
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (70.34%) Developer
2 39 (33.05%) .NET Developer
3 11 (9.32%) Architect
3 11 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (9.32%) C# Developer
4 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Agile Developer
6 7 (5.93%) BizTalk Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Consultant
6 7 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Azure Developer
7 6 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.08%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (51.69%) ASP.NET
2 40 (33.90%) HTML
3 35 (29.66%) CSS
4 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (24.58%) jQuery
5 26 (22.03%) AngularJS
6 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
7 19 (16.10%) .NET Core
8 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (13.56%) XML
10 15 (12.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (11.86%) Entity Framework
11 14 (11.86%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (11.02%) HTML5
13 10 (8.47%) React
13 10 (8.47%) RESTful
14 9 (7.63%) CSS3
15 8 (6.78%) JSON
15 8 (6.78%) WCF
16 7 (5.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) User Experience
2 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Android
3 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.69%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Unix
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) AIX
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.14%) MVC
2 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.03%) TDD
4 23 (19.49%) Microservices
5 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.25%) Scrum
7 17 (14.41%) Front End Development
8 15 (12.71%) CRM
9 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.32%) Workflow
10 10 (8.47%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (8.47%) OO
11 9 (7.63%) OOP
11 9 (7.63%) SDLC
11 9 (7.63%) UML
12 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.78%) Content Management
12 8 (6.78%) DevOps
12 8 (6.78%) Web Development
13 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 86 (72.88%) C#
2 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 33 (27.97%) SQL
4 8 (6.78%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.08%) Java
6 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.54%) Python
7 3 (2.54%) Ruby
7 3 (2.54%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.54%) XAML
8 2 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.85%) Go
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) ISEB
1 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) WAI
2 3 (2.54%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.54%) Terraform
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.39%) Google
3 4 (3.39%) JD Edwards
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.85%) Infoblox
5 1 (0.85%) NEC
5 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.85%) UiPath