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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 14 11
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3  
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 78 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.13% 9.48% 9.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.24% 33.05% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 54
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 170 236 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.15% 28.68% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 124
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for .NET.

1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.90%) HTML
3 43 (43.88%) C#
4 42 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 40 (40.82%) JavaScript
5 40 (40.82%) CSS
6 37 (37.76%) MVC
7 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET
8 31 (31.63%) SQL
9 28 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 27 (27.55%) .NET Framework
11 23 (23.47%) WCF
12 21 (21.43%) CRM
13 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (18.37%) Finance
14 18 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (15.31%) Web Development
15 15 (15.31%) Dynamics CRM
15 15 (15.31%) Scrum
16 14 (14.29%) Workflow
16 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (14.29%) HTML5
16 14 (14.29%) Entity Framework
17 13 (13.27%) TDD
18 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
18 12 (12.24%) Java
18 12 (12.24%) VB.NET

.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 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.06%) ThingWorx
5 2 (2.04%) CMS
5 2 (2.04%) DNN
5 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.04%) WordPress
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.04%) Magento
4 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) Office 365
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (1.02%) PaaS
5 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) LDAP
2 3 (3.06%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.10%) EDRMS
5 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.08%) MySQL
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.06%) Hazelcast
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.02%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 18 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.08%) JIRA
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
5 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.06%) Subversion
5 3 (3.06%) YouTrack
6 2 (2.04%) Moq
6 2 (2.04%) NUnit
7 1 (1.02%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.02%) MorphX
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.02%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.02%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Automotive
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (76.53%) Developer
2 38 (38.78%) .NET Developer
3 20 (20.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (20.41%) C# Developer
4 15 (15.31%) Senior Developer
5 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (13.27%) CRM Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (9.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (8.16%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 8 (8.16%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.14%) Web Developer
12 6 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
13 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
13 5 (5.10%) Head of Development
13 5 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.90%) HTML
2 40 (40.82%) CSS
3 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET
4 27 (27.55%) .NET Framework
5 23 (23.47%) WCF
6 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 14 (14.29%) HTML5
9 12 (12.24%) jQuery
10 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.20%) Web Services
12 9 (9.18%) REST
13 7 (7.14%) CSS3
14 5 (5.10%) RESTful
14 5 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (5.10%) WPF
14 5 (5.10%) XML
15 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) User Experience
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) SCADA
5 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Unix
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) HPUX
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.76%) MVC
3 21 (21.43%) CRM
4 15 (15.31%) Scrum
4 15 (15.31%) Web Development
5 14 (14.29%) Workflow
6 13 (13.27%) TDD
7 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.14%) SOLID
8 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.12%) Case Management
9 6 (6.12%) Change Management
9 6 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.12%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (6.12%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.12%) OO
10 5 (5.10%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) C#
2 40 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.63%) SQL
4 12 (12.24%) Java
4 12 (12.24%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.12%) Python
5 6 (6.12%) Ruby
5 6 (6.12%) Scala
5 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.08%) C
6 4 (4.08%) PHP
7 3 (3.06%) VBA
8 2 (2.04%) PHP 4
8 2 (2.04%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) F#
9 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.02%) VB6
9 1 (1.02%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) ISEB
3 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.02%) MCPD
4 1 (1.02%) MCSD
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle
3 3 (3.06%) Remedy
3 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.04%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Casewise
5 1 (1.02%) Informatica
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.02%) Sybase
5 1 (1.02%) Telerik
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