The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 19 16 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.42% 7.08% 7.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 47.06% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 17 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 11.29% 15.04% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Median daily rate £325 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.13% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £306 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £442 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Solihull

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Solihull

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Solihull region with a requirement for .NET.

1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) Visual Studio
4 18 (62.07%) PowerShell
5 16 (55.17%) MVC
5 16 (55.17%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (51.72%) HTML
6 15 (51.72%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) CSS
6 15 (51.72%) jQuery
7 14 (48.28%) XML
7 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
8 13 (44.83%) SOAP
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (44.83%) WCF
9 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
10 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
10 11 (37.93%) Broadband
10 11 (37.93%) NServiceBus
10 11 (37.93%) StructureMap
11 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
13 4 (13.79%) VMware
13 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (13.79%) TDD
13 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 3 (10.34%) VB.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 11 (37.93%) NServiceBus
2 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Broadband
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Visual Studio
2 13 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
2 10 (34.48%) C# Software Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) .NET Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) KnockoutJS
2 15 (51.72%) CSS
2 15 (51.72%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) jQuery
3 14 (48.28%) XML
4 13 (44.83%) SOAP
4 13 (44.83%) WCF
5 11 (37.93%) StructureMap
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.34%) Silverlight
7 3 (10.34%) WPF
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.45%) Breeze.js
9 1 (3.45%) Durandal
9 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) MVC
3 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) MVVM
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 3 (10.34%) SOLID
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) PowerShell
3 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) XAML
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Capita
3 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow