The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 28 March 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 ASP.NET
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 26
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 22 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.54% 4.32% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.22% 20.42% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 29
Median daily rate £365 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% -7.14%  

ASP.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 180 142 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.99% 21.16% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 100 122
Median daily rate £390 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing ASP.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 ASP.NET in Birmingham

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ASP.NET in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Birmingham

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Birmingham

ASP.NET
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (86.96%) C#
3 33 (71.74%) MVC
4 32 (69.57%) JavaScript
5 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (54.35%) SQL
7 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (50.00%) .NET Framework
9 21 (45.65%) HTML
10 20 (43.48%) Entity Framework
11 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
11 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
12 16 (34.78%) WCF
12 16 (34.78%) jQuery
13 15 (32.61%) Scrum
13 15 (32.61%) CSS
14 14 (30.43%) Web Services
15 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
16 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 8 (17.39%) Moq
18 8 (17.39%) Web Development
18 8 (17.39%) NUnit
18 8 (17.39%) CruiseControl
18 8 (17.39%) Subversion
18 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
19 7 (15.22%) SOLID
19 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
19 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 7 (15.22%) TDD

ASP.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 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Kentico
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (2.17%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.39%) CruiseControl
2 8 (17.39%) Moq
2 8 (17.39%) NUnit
2 8 (17.39%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) NuGet
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (95.65%) Developer
2 31 (67.39%) .NET Developer
3 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (32.61%) C# Developer
5 12 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (23.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (21.74%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (21.74%) Senior Developer
8 9 (19.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (13.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (13.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
10 3 (6.52%) CRM Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior SQL Developer
10 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 21 (45.65%) HTML
5 20 (43.48%) Entity Framework
6 16 (34.78%) jQuery
6 16 (34.78%) WCF
7 15 (32.61%) CSS
8 14 (30.43%) Web Services
9 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
10 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (10.87%) HTML5
13 3 (6.52%) WPF
14 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (4.35%) CSS3
15 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
15 1 (2.17%) SPServices
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) iPad
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Fintech
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) MVC
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Scrum
4 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
5 8 (17.39%) Web Development
6 7 (15.22%) OO
6 7 (15.22%) OOD
6 7 (15.22%) SOLID
6 7 (15.22%) TDD
7 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Service Management
9 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) CRM
10 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.52%) Workflow
11 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Content Management
11 2 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) C#
2 32 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 25 (54.35%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) MCPD
1 1 (2.17%) MCSD
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) OpenText
2 1 (2.17%) Pega
2 1 (2.17%) Telerik
2 1 (2.17%) Xamarin