Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 34 10
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 116 92 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.99% 5.90% 11.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.86% 17.86% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 69 85
Birmingham median daily rate £411 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +11.89% -10.63%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £52.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £57.38 £45.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +27.50% +69.81% +32.50%

.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 353 515 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.36% 33.03% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 350 271
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £275
90th Percentile £563 £575 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +7.50% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -22.02% +320.44%
10th Percentile £40.50 £39.65 £16.88
90th Percentile £76.50 £71.75 £99.93
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +45.16% +24.00% +13.64%

.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 19 March 2019.

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

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 62 (53.45%) C#
2 50 (43.10%) SQL Server
3 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (39.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
6 44 (37.93%) SQL
7 39 (33.62%) JavaScript
8 36 (31.03%) HTML
8 36 (31.03%) MVC
9 33 (28.45%) CSS
10 29 (25.00%) CRM
11 28 (24.14%) ASP.NET
12 27 (23.28%) Dynamics CRM
13 26 (22.41%) .NET Core
14 22 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (18.10%) Java
16 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
16 20 (17.24%) DevOps
17 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (16.38%) Web Services
17 19 (16.38%) TDD
18 18 (15.52%) Scrum
19 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
20 16 (13.79%) Dynamics 365
21 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
21 15 (12.93%) SDLC
21 15 (12.93%) Linux
22 14 (12.07%) Windows
22 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
22 14 (12.07%) AngularJS

.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 11 (9.48%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.62%) CMS
3 9 (7.76%) Apache
3 9 (7.76%) IIS
3 9 (7.76%) Jetty
3 9 (7.76%) Mongrel
3 9 (7.76%) nginx
3 9 (7.76%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.17%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.86%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (23.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (39.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.79%) Dynamics 365
3 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (8.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (7.76%) Google App Engine
6 4 (3.45%) GitHub
7 3 (2.59%) SaaS
8 2 (1.72%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.72%) IaaS
8 2 (1.72%) Office 365
8 2 (1.72%) PaaS
8 2 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) HTTP
2 11 (9.48%) SSL
2 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.76%) DHCP
3 9 (7.76%) DNS
3 9 (7.76%) FTP
3 9 (7.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.59%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.72%) Power BI
5 1 (0.86%) MS Access
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.62%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.76%) Travis CI
5 7 (6.03%) JIRA
6 5 (4.31%) Subversion
6 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.45%) Moq
7 4 (3.45%) NUnit
7 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.59%) Selenium
9 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.86%) Grunt
10 1 (0.86%) gulp
10 1 (0.86%) MSTest
10 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (4.31%) Finance
2 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (56.03%) Developer
2 27 (23.28%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.93%) CRM Developer
3 15 (12.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Architect
5 8 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Lead Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Sitecore Developer
9 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) HTML
2 33 (28.45%) CSS
3 28 (24.14%) ASP.NET
4 26 (22.41%) .NET Core
5 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (16.38%) Web Services
6 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
7 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
7 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (8.62%) J2EE
9 9 (7.76%) Dapper ORM
9 9 (7.76%) Servlets
9 9 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (6.90%) jQuery
10 8 (6.90%) Node.js
11 7 (6.03%) Angular 2
12 6 (5.17%) HTML5
13 5 (4.31%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.31%) Kendo UI
13 5 (4.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 4 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (3.45%) Private Cloud
1 4 (3.45%) User Experience
2 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Linux
2 14 (12.07%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) AIX
3 2 (1.72%) Unix
4 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) MVC
3 29 (25.00%) CRM
4 22 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (17.24%) DevOps
6 19 (16.38%) TDD
7 18 (15.52%) Scrum
8 15 (12.93%) SDLC
9 12 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.48%) Web Development
10 11 (9.48%) Workflow
11 10 (8.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 10 (8.62%) Kanban
11 10 (8.62%) SOLID
11 10 (8.62%) Technical Leadership
12 9 (7.76%) BDD
12 9 (7.76%) Open Source
12 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (6.90%) Content Management
14 7 (6.03%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 62 (53.45%) C#
2 44 (37.93%) SQL
3 39 (33.62%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.10%) Java
5 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.31%) PHP
7 5 (4.31%) Python
8 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.59%) VB
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) VB6
10 1 (0.86%) Groovy
10 1 (0.86%) Perl
10 1 (0.86%) Ruby
10 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.86%) VBA
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) Docker
2 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.76%) Xen
3 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) Puppet
1 10 (8.62%) Terraform
2 4 (3.45%) Ansible
2 4 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) VMware
3 10 (8.62%) Google
4 8 (6.90%) Oracle
5 5 (4.31%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.72%) Infoblox
6 2 (1.72%) UiPath
7 1 (0.86%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.86%) SAP
7 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.86%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.86%) Twitter