The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 74 112 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.31% 4.08% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 4.26% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 83 83
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.20% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2107 2627 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.15% 95.63% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1463 1357
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 70 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 23 £350 +7.69% 18
Coventry -15 10 £375 -11.76% 7
Staffordshire +5 8 £338 +12.50% 11
Herefordshire - 8 £300 - 1
Warwickshire -2 6 £330 -5.71% 3
Shropshire +31 2 £275 -18.51% 2
Wolverhampton +3 2 £210 -
Walsall 0 2 £338 -
Solihull -2 1 £325 -13.33% 4
Worcestershire - 1 - - 7
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 153 (100.00%) .NET
2 130 (84.97%) C#
3 94 (61.44%) MVC
4 88 (57.52%) ASP.NET
5 87 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 68 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 66 (43.14%) HTML
9 52 (33.99%) .NET Framework
10 51 (33.33%) CSS
11 47 (30.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (30.07%) Entity Framework
12 46 (30.07%) SQL
13 45 (29.41%) Microsoft
14 41 (26.80%) jQuery
15 40 (26.14%) AngularJS
16 37 (24.18%) Scrum
17 33 (21.57%) WCF
18 32 (20.92%) SOLID
19 31 (20.26%) Web Services
20 30 (19.61%) TDD
21 28 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (16.99%) Visual Studio
23 22 (14.38%) NUnit
23 22 (14.38%) HTML5
24 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET Web API
24 20 (13.07%) XML
25 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
26 18 (11.76%) Subversion
27 17 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server

.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 10 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.96%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.96%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.31%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (1.31%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) CATIA
2 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.65%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.61%) IaaS
4 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.96%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Firewall
1 2 (1.31%) Internet
1 2 (1.31%) LDAP
1 2 (1.31%) Skype
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.23%) MySQL
3 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (16.99%) Visual Studio
2 22 (14.38%) NUnit
3 18 (11.76%) Subversion
4 17 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (10.46%) Moq
6 7 (4.58%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.92%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.92%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.61%) MSTest
8 4 (2.61%) NuGet
9 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.96%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.96%) NCover
9 3 (1.96%) NDepend
9 3 (1.96%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.96%) Selenium
9 3 (1.96%) StyleCop
9 3 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.31%) JIRA
General
1 9 (5.88%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (1.31%) Advertising
3 2 (1.31%) Automotive
3 2 (1.31%) Back Office
3 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (57.52%) ASP.NET
3 66 (43.14%) HTML
4 52 (33.99%) .NET Framework
5 51 (33.33%) CSS
6 47 (30.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (30.07%) Entity Framework
8 41 (26.80%) jQuery
9 40 (26.14%) AngularJS
10 33 (21.57%) WCF
11 31 (20.26%) Web Services
12 22 (14.38%) HTML5
13 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (13.07%) XML
14 17 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 10 (6.54%) WPF
18 9 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
19 7 (4.58%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.96%) User Experience
3 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (61.44%) MVC
2 87 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.18%) Scrum
4 32 (20.92%) SOLID
5 30 (19.61%) TDD
6 28 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (10.46%) OO
8 15 (9.80%) OOD
9 14 (9.15%) BDD
9 14 (9.15%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.84%) Web Development
11 10 (6.54%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.23%) Kanban
14 7 (4.58%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.58%) Front End Development
15 6 (3.92%) Service Management
15 6 (3.92%) SOA
15 6 (3.92%) Software Engineering
16 5 (3.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 130 (84.97%) C#
2 72 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 46 (30.07%) SQL
4 15 (9.80%) VB.NET
5 12 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 12 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.96%) Java
6 3 (1.96%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.96%) XAML
7 1 (0.65%) PHP
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 45 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.27%) Google
3 2 (1.31%) Telerik
3 2 (1.31%) VMware
4 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle
4 1 (0.65%) SAP
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Rate: £Negotiable DOE
Posted: 13 days ago