Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 21 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 102 104 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.18% 6.28% 10.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.02% 23.37% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 76 92
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% +5.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £268
90th Percentile £525 £463 £467
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £60.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £56.00 £30.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +85.12% +37.50% -7.37%

.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 392 445 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.61% 26.89% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 315 297
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £270
90th Percentile £554 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +344.44% -35.71%
10th Percentile £33.25 £18.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £75.75 £41.60 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
% change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -25.03%

.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 11 December 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 11 December 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 64 (62.75%) C#
2 47 (46.08%) Microsoft
3 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 44 (43.14%) ASP.NET
4 42 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (40.20%) MVC
6 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (34.31%) SQL Server
8 34 (33.33%) SQL
8 34 (33.33%) HTML
9 28 (27.45%) CSS
10 26 (25.49%) CRM
11 24 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
12 23 (22.55%) TDD
13 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (18.63%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
14 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (16.67%) Microservices
16 16 (15.69%) Selenium
17 15 (14.71%) .NET Core
18 14 (13.73%) Docker
18 14 (13.73%) NUnit
18 14 (13.73%) Visual Studio
19 13 (12.75%) Scrum
19 13 (12.75%) Workflow
19 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
19 13 (12.75%) JIRA
19 13 (12.75%) jQuery
20 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 (9.80%) CMS
2 5 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.92%) Drupal
4 2 (1.96%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.98%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.98%) Revit
Business Applications
1 24 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (18.63%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (7.84%) Azure Functions
3 8 (7.84%) Serverless
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.96%) GitHub
4 2 (1.96%) Office 365
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.98%) npm
5 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.92%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.94%) Redis
6 2 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Selenium
2 14 (13.73%) NUnit
2 14 (13.73%) Visual Studio
3 13 (12.75%) JIRA
4 12 (11.76%) Moq
5 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.78%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.86%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (4.90%) MSTest
9 3 (2.94%) Grunt
9 3 (2.94%) gulp
9 3 (2.94%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.94%) Sahi
9 3 (2.94%) WATIR
10 2 (1.96%) Protractor
10 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.98%) Bower
11 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Back Office
2 4 (3.92%) Marketing
2 4 (3.92%) Retail
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.96%) Electronics
3 2 (1.96%) Local Government
3 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (64.71%) Developer
2 32 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.75%) Architect
4 11 (10.78%) Consultant
5 9 (8.82%) CRM Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.86%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.86%) CRM Consultant
7 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) Azure Developer
8 6 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) CMS Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (43.14%) ASP.NET
2 34 (33.33%) HTML
3 28 (27.45%) CSS
4 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 15 (14.71%) .NET Core
7 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
7 13 (12.75%) jQuery
8 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (10.78%) HTML5
9 11 (10.78%) Web Services
10 9 (8.82%) WCF
11 8 (7.84%) RESTful
12 7 (6.86%) Entity Framework
12 7 (6.86%) Node.js
12 7 (6.86%) SOAP
12 7 (6.86%) XML
13 6 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (4.90%) Angular 2
14 5 (4.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) Android
2 3 (2.94%) Unix
3 2 (1.96%) AIX
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) MVC
2 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.49%) CRM
4 23 (22.55%) TDD
5 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (16.67%) Microservices
7 13 (12.75%) Scrum
7 13 (12.75%) Workflow
8 12 (11.76%) SDLC
9 10 (9.80%) Front End Development
10 9 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.82%) UML
11 8 (7.84%) Content Management
11 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.86%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (6.86%) Web Development
13 6 (5.88%) DevOps
14 5 (4.90%) BDD
14 5 (4.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.75%) C#
2 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 34 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (7.84%) Java
4 8 (7.84%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.94%) Python
6 3 (2.94%) Ruby
6 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.98%) C
8 1 (0.98%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.98%) Go
8 1 (0.98%) Groovy
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.98%) VB6
8 1 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) ISEB
1 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Docker
2 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (46.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.96%) Infoblox
3 2 (1.96%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.96%) SAP
3 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.98%) NEC