The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 April 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 / Coventry
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -15 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.69% 17.63% 15.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.03% 63.21% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 52 37
Median daily rate £375 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +32.30% -7.14%  

.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 Coventry with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 73 106 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 21.86% 27.89% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 81 55
Median daily rate £400 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -7.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Coventry

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Coventry over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Coventry

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Coventry

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Coventry over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Coventry region with a requirement for .NET.

1 54 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 48 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (63.89%) MVC
4 41 (56.94%) CSS
5 39 (54.17%) C#
5 39 (54.17%) HTML
6 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
7 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 34 (47.22%) SQL
8 34 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (44.44%) TDD
11 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (41.67%) Web Services
13 27 (37.50%) BDD
14 26 (36.11%) CRM
15 24 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
16 22 (30.56%) Marketing
17 21 (29.17%) Data Migration
17 21 (29.17%) Data Conversion
17 21 (29.17%) Migration
17 21 (29.17%) Campaign Management
18 18 (25.00%) Web Development
19 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
20 14 (19.44%) Functional Testing
21 13 (18.06%) jQuery
21 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
22 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
23 9 (12.50%) Entity Framework
24 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (5.56%) CMS
1 4 (5.56%) NServiceBus
1 4 (5.56%) Sitefinity
2 2 (2.78%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) Event Store
6 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.56%) MSTest
3 4 (5.56%) NUnit
3 4 (5.56%) ReSharper
4 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.17%) NCover
4 3 (4.17%) NDepend
4 3 (4.17%) NuGet
4 3 (4.17%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.39%) MorphX
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (30.56%) Marketing
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (86.11%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) .NET Developer
3 20 (27.78%) CRM Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Applications Architect
9 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Azure Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.78%) Junior
10 2 (2.78%) Junior Developer
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 41 (56.94%) CSS
3 39 (54.17%) HTML
4 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (41.67%) Web Services
7 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 13 (18.06%) jQuery
9 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
10 9 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (9.72%) WCF
13 6 (8.33%) HTML5
14 5 (6.94%) NHibernate
15 4 (5.56%) CSS3
16 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET
16 3 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (4.17%) RESTful
16 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2 (2.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Android
1 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) MVC
3 32 (44.44%) TDD
4 27 (37.50%) BDD
5 26 (36.11%) CRM
6 21 (29.17%) Campaign Management
6 21 (29.17%) Data Conversion
6 21 (29.17%) Data Migration
6 21 (29.17%) Migration
7 18 (25.00%) Web Development
8 14 (19.44%) Functional Testing
9 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.11%) Scrum
9 8 (11.11%) SOLID
10 6 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (6.94%) SOA
12 4 (5.56%) Content Management
12 4 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) C#
2 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 34 (47.22%) SQL
4 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.78%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
7 1 (1.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCOM
1 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Telerik
2 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) SAP