Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

.NET Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 56 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 165 143 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.26% 3.28% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 3.46% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 103 151
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £310 £250 £258
90th Percentile £488 £460 £475
England median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +1.05%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,776 4,130 5,783
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 94.72% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,881 2,604 3,394
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £219
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 180 203
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £32.68 £43.68 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.74%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the West Midlands

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the West Midlands

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the West Midlands

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the West Midlands

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Coventry -4 58 £450 +20.00% 6
Staffordshire +9 41 £338 - 26
Birmingham -6 38 £325 -10.96% 24
Solihull +6 12 - - 3
Worcestershire -8 3 £438 +25.00% 10
Warwickshire -11 3 - - 6
Wolverhampton -6 1 - - 2
Herefordshire -15 1 £451 +50.17% 3
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 165 (100.00%) .NET
2 132 (80.00%) C#
3 95 (57.58%) ASP.NET
4 94 (56.97%) SQL Server
5 81 (49.09%) MVC
6 78 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (47.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 72 (43.64%) JavaScript
8 71 (43.03%) HTML
9 70 (42.42%) CSS
10 61 (36.97%) .NET Framework
11 58 (35.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (33.33%) SQL
13 53 (32.12%) TDD
14 46 (27.88%) Web Services
14 46 (27.88%) Git (software)
15 45 (27.27%) Scrum
16 44 (26.67%) BDD
16 44 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 42 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (24.85%) Kanban
19 33 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
20 31 (18.79%) AngularJS
21 29 (17.58%) Dapper ORM
21 29 (17.58%) Microsoft
22 26 (15.76%) .NET Core
22 26 (15.76%) Entity Framework
23 25 (15.15%) jQuery
24 22 (13.33%) SOLID
25 20 (12.12%) Web Development

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 6 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.21%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (47.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.03%) Serverless
4 3 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.82%) PaaS
5 2 (1.21%) GitHub
5 2 (1.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.21%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (56.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.06%) Redis
5 7 (4.24%) DB2
5 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.03%) MySQL
8 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (27.88%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (3.03%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.42%) JIRA
6 3 (1.82%) NUnit
6 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.21%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.21%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.21%) Grunt
7 2 (1.21%) gulp
7 2 (1.21%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.21%) Moq
8 1 (0.61%) GitLab
8 1 (0.61%) Selenium
8 1 (0.61%) Subversion
8 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 7 (4.24%) Back Office
2 5 (3.03%) Retail
3 4 (2.42%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (100.00%) .NET
2 95 (57.58%) ASP.NET
3 71 (43.03%) HTML
4 70 (42.42%) CSS
5 61 (36.97%) .NET Framework
6 58 (35.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (27.88%) Web Services
8 44 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (18.79%) AngularJS
10 29 (17.58%) Dapper ORM
11 26 (15.76%) .NET Core
11 26 (15.76%) Entity Framework
12 25 (15.15%) jQuery
13 18 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (7.88%) React
15 12 (7.27%) WinForms
16 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 11 (6.67%) RESTful
17 10 (6.06%) WCF
18 9 (5.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (10.91%) User Experience
3 7 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (1.21%) Android
2 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (49.09%) MVC
2 78 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (32.12%) TDD
4 45 (27.27%) Scrum
5 44 (26.67%) BDD
6 42 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (24.85%) Kanban
8 22 (13.33%) SOLID
9 20 (12.12%) Web Development
10 14 (8.48%) Front End Development
11 11 (6.67%) Microservices
12 10 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (5.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 9 (5.45%) SDLC
14 7 (4.24%) OO
15 6 (3.64%) Logistics
15 6 (3.64%) Mobile Development
16 5 (3.03%) Acceptance Criteria
16 5 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
16 5 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (80.00%) C#
2 72 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 55 (33.33%) SQL
4 18 (10.91%) VB.NET
5 14 (8.48%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.82%) Python
9 2 (1.21%) XAML
10 1 (0.61%) Go
10 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (1.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.21%) WCAG
3 1 (0.61%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (7.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.06%) Google
3 7 (4.24%) Teradata
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle
4 4 (2.42%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.21%) Capita
5 2 (1.21%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.61%) Informatica
6 1 (0.61%) Mercator
6 1 (0.61%) Telerik