Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 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
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 31 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 83 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.89% 6.37% 6.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.19% 23.51% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 62 83
Median daily rate £375 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% -6.94% +20.00%
10th Percentile £265 £356 £313
90th Percentile £594 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.67% -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 £57.38
% change year-on-year - -39.00% +96.15%

.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 131 353 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.35% 27.11% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 249 277
Median daily rate £363 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £211 £250 £313
90th Percentile £525 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.32% +77.57%
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +47.16%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Birmingham

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 21 (63.64%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) Azure
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
5 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) DevOps
8 9 (27.27%) .NET Core
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) CSS
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
10 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
10 7 (21.21%) Web Services
10 7 (21.21%) HTML
10 7 (21.21%) MVC
10 7 (21.21%) React
11 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
11 6 (18.18%) REST
12 5 (15.15%) User Experience
12 5 (15.15%) SDLC
13 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
13 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (12.12%) Scrum
13 4 (12.12%) Web Design
13 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
13 4 (12.12%) Project Management
13 4 (12.12%) AWS
13 4 (12.12%) Xamarin
13 4 (12.12%) jQuery

.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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) DNN
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Azure
2 4 (12.12%) AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Functions
3 2 (6.06%) Force.com
3 2 (6.06%) GCP
3 2 (6.06%) GitHub
3 2 (6.06%) Serverless
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) NuGet
4 1 (3.03%) Power Automate
4 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.03%) PowerApps
4 1 (3.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Appium
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) REST Assured
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Azure Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Author
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Core
3 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
3 8 (24.24%) CSS
4 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 7 (21.21%) React
4 7 (21.21%) Web Services
5 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 6 (18.18%) REST
6 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.06%) Ajax
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (6.06%) LAMP
8 2 (6.06%) RESTful
8 2 (6.06%) SignalR
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) Vue.js
8 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) DevOps
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) MVC
4 5 (15.15%) SDLC
5 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
5 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Web Design
6 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) B2C
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Microservices
7 2 (6.06%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (6.06%) Server Management
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.06%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCPD
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (3.03%) Blue Prism
4 1 (3.03%) Nintex
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) UiPath