Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 November 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 719 908 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.75% 9.28% 9.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.85% 35.79% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 582 514
Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £231
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 16
Midlands median hourly rate £32.58 £24.00 £26.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.73% -8.13% -30.33%
10th Percentile £22.30 £22.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.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 the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2124 2537 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.85% 25.92% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1403 1537 1195
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £270 £268 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 22 39
Midlands median hourly rate £31.33 £23.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.30% -21.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £20.62 £9.03 £11.60
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.28 £45.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the Midlands

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in the Midlands

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in the Midlands

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in the Midlands

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in the Midlands

.NET
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -1 376 £375 +7.14% 111
East Midlands 0 335 £363 +3.57% 117
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for .NET.

1 509 (70.79%) C#
2 337 (46.87%) MVC
3 330 (45.90%) SQL Server
4 269 (37.41%) ASP.NET
4 269 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
5 266 (37.00%) JavaScript
6 251 (34.91%) CSS
7 249 (34.63%) HTML
8 245 (34.08%) SQL
9 171 (23.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 170 (23.64%) Microsoft
11 150 (20.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 145 (20.17%) .NET Framework
13 144 (20.03%) TDD
14 128 (17.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 119 (16.55%) jQuery
16 109 (15.16%) Web Services
17 101 (14.05%) Git (software)
18 96 (13.35%) Windows
19 95 (13.21%) HTML5
20 94 (13.07%) AngularJS
20 94 (13.07%) Scrum
21 92 (12.80%) BDD
22 82 (11.40%) Web Development
23 69 (9.60%) CSS3
24 68 (9.46%) Entity Framework
25 65 (9.04%) VB.NET
26 63 (8.76%) WCF
27 62 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
27 62 (8.62%) DevOps

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 40 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.15%) CMS
3 33 (4.59%) IIS
4 21 (2.92%) Umbraco
5 14 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.11%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.83%) DNN
8 6 (0.83%) WinCC
9 5 (0.70%) NServiceBus
9 5 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.56%) Confluence
11 3 (0.42%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.42%) Simulink
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.83%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.28%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 171 (23.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (2.50%) PaaS
4 16 (2.23%) SaaS
5 11 (1.53%) IaaS
6 9 (1.25%) Office 365
7 7 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.70%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.56%) GitHub
10 3 (0.42%) Serverless
11 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.14%) Google Play
12 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.36%) Internet
2 11 (1.53%) Intranet
3 9 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.11%) LDAP
4 8 (1.11%) SMS
5 4 (0.56%) HTTP
6 3 (0.42%) ATM
6 3 (0.42%) Skype
7 2 (0.28%) CTI
7 2 (0.28%) DNS
7 2 (0.28%) Link 16
7 2 (0.28%) Modbus
8 1 (0.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.14%) FTP
8 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.14%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.87%) MongoDB
3 31 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 27 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (3.06%) MySQL
5 22 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.25%) Big Data
12 8 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (1.11%) GIS
12 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 101 (14.05%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.51%) Visual Studio
3 34 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (3.62%) TeamCity
5 21 (2.92%) SpecFlow
6 18 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.36%) JIRA
8 15 (2.09%) NUnit
9 11 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.53%) Selenium
9 11 (1.53%) Subversion
10 10 (1.39%) ReSharper
11 7 (0.97%) MSTest
11 7 (0.97%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.83%) gulp
12 6 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.70%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.70%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.70%) NuGet
General
1 54 (7.51%) Finance
2 36 (5.01%) Manufacturing
3 34 (4.73%) Retail
4 17 (2.36%) Advertising
4 17 (2.36%) Automotive
5 16 (2.23%) Marketing
6 13 (1.81%) Back Office
7 8 (1.11%) Publishing
8 5 (0.70%) Banking
9 4 (0.56%) Electronics
9 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.42%) Legal
10 3 (0.42%) Local Government
10 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.28%) Games
11 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.28%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 512 (71.21%) Developer
2 271 (37.69%) .NET Developer
3 143 (19.89%) C# Developer
4 105 (14.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 76 (10.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 65 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 57 (7.93%) Architect
8 51 (7.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 46 (6.40%) Senior Developer
9 46 (6.40%) Software Developer
10 43 (5.98%) Web Developer
11 42 (5.84%) SQL Developer
12 34 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (4.17%) Azure Developer
13 30 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
14 27 (3.76%) C# Software Developer
14 27 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
15 26 (3.62%) Agile Developer
15 26 (3.62%) Analyst
16 25 (3.48%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (37.41%) ASP.NET
2 251 (34.91%) CSS
3 249 (34.63%) HTML
4 150 (20.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 145 (20.17%) .NET Framework
6 128 (17.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 119 (16.55%) jQuery
8 109 (15.16%) Web Services
9 95 (13.21%) HTML5
10 94 (13.07%) AngularJS
11 69 (9.60%) CSS3
12 68 (9.46%) Entity Framework
13 63 (8.76%) WCF
14 56 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 54 (7.51%) Node.js
15 54 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 52 (7.23%) WPF
17 48 (6.68%) RESTful
18 43 (5.98%) XML
19 42 (5.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
1 37 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (5.01%) User Experience
3 31 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.09%) Wiki
5 9 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 7 (0.97%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.42%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.42%) SCADA
9 2 (0.28%) AS400
9 2 (0.28%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.28%) DataPower
9 2 (0.28%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.28%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 96 (13.35%) Windows
2 33 (4.59%) Unix
3 28 (3.89%) Linux
4 23 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.92%) Android
6 13 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.70%) HPUX
7 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (46.87%) MVC
2 269 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (20.03%) TDD
4 94 (13.07%) Scrum
5 92 (12.80%) BDD
6 82 (11.40%) Web Development
7 62 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (8.62%) DevOps
8 59 (8.21%) CRM
9 54 (7.51%) Unit Testing
10 53 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 52 (7.23%) SOLID
12 46 (6.40%) Kanban
13 42 (5.84%) SDLC
14 40 (5.56%) Microservices
15 35 (4.87%) Front End Development
16 33 (4.59%) Software Engineering
17 32 (4.45%) Migration
18 27 (3.76%) Dependency Injection
18 27 (3.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 509 (70.79%) C#
2 266 (37.00%) JavaScript
3 245 (34.08%) SQL
4 65 (9.04%) VB.NET
5 41 (5.70%) T-SQL
6 33 (4.59%) TypeScript
7 27 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 26 (3.62%) Java
9 24 (3.34%) PL/SQL
10 23 (3.20%) PHP
11 16 (2.23%) Python
11 16 (2.23%) Ruby
11 16 (2.23%) VB
12 11 (1.53%) XAML
13 10 (1.39%) Perl
14 9 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.25%) VBA
15 8 (1.11%) C
15 8 (1.11%) ES6
16 5 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (4.87%) Degree
2 34 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.83%) MCTS
7 4 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.42%) CCNA
8 3 (0.42%) CCNP
8 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.28%) ISEB
9 2 (0.28%) MCSD
9 2 (0.28%) MCSE
9 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PMP
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.14%) MCPD
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.70%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.28%) MIL-STD-1553
3 2 (0.28%) MISRA
3 2 (0.28%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (4.31%) Docker
2 19 (2.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.81%) Puppet
3 7 (0.97%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.42%) Ansible
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 170 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.21%) Oracle
3 30 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 18 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 16 (2.23%) SAP
6 10 (1.39%) Google
7 8 (1.11%) Siemens
8 5 (0.70%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.70%) Tableau
9 4 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.42%) Cisco
10 3 (0.42%) Telerik
10 3 (0.42%) VMware
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe
11 2 (0.28%) Citrix
11 2 (0.28%) GoCardless
11 2 (0.28%) IBM
11 2 (0.28%) IFS
11 2 (0.28%) Siebel