Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 45 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 150 238 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.12% 3.82% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 4.02% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 168 127
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £156
90th Percentile £488 £413 £475
England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £22.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.44% -5.26% -77.65%
10th Percentile £22.38 £22.00 £21.88
90th Percentile £30.23 £24.00 £25.63
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 4554 5921 4707
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 94.98% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3535 2695
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 238 270
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

.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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Coventry +7 56 £425 +17.24% 5
Warwickshire +16 29 £300 -12.41% 2
Birmingham -37 22 £365 +9.77% 9
Staffordshire -6 15 £315 +0.80% 8
Herefordshire +5 6 £325 +18.18%
Walsall - 3 £310 - 1
Wolverhampton -7 2 £350 +16.67% 1
Worcestershire +6 1 £350 +3.70% 1
Solihull -8 1 £325 +2.36% 3
West Bromwich - 1 £225 -
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 150 (100.00%) .NET
2 123 (82.00%) C#
3 110 (73.33%) MVC
4 83 (55.33%) SQL Server
5 75 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 73 (48.67%) JavaScript
7 61 (40.67%) HTML
7 61 (40.67%) CSS
8 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (37.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 51 (34.00%) SQL
12 50 (33.33%) TDD
13 47 (31.33%) BDD
14 39 (26.00%) .NET Framework
15 36 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (20.67%) Scrum
16 31 (20.67%) Git (software)
17 30 (20.00%) Kanban
18 29 (19.33%) jQuery
19 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
20 24 (16.00%) Entity Framework
21 23 (15.33%) VB.NET
22 21 (14.00%) HTML5
23 20 (13.33%) SOLID
24 19 (12.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
25 18 (12.00%) T-SQL
25 18 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
26 16 (10.67%) Web Services

.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 14 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.33%) CMS
4 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.00%) IIS
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.33%) DNN
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.67%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.00%) IaaS
3 3 (2.00%) PaaS
3 3 (2.00%) SaaS
4 2 (1.33%) GitHub
4 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) LDAP
2 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (55.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) MS Access
6 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) DTS
7 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.33%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.33%) GoCD
5 2 (1.33%) NUnit
5 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.67%) Mocha
6 1 (0.67%) Moq
6 1 (0.67%) NuGet
6 1 (0.67%) PostCSS
6 1 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (9.33%) Finance
2 8 (5.33%) Automotive
3 6 (4.00%) Back Office
4 4 (2.67%) Advertising
5 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 61 (40.67%) CSS
3 61 (40.67%) HTML
4 56 (37.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (26.00%) .NET Framework
6 36 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (19.33%) jQuery
8 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 24 (16.00%) Entity Framework
10 21 (14.00%) HTML5
11 19 (12.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (10.67%) Web Services
13 15 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (8.00%) CSS3
14 12 (8.00%) Dapper ORM
14 12 (8.00%) RESTful
15 11 (7.33%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (7.33%) Node.js
15 11 (7.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (8.67%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (8.67%) Wiki
3 5 (3.33%) User Experience
4 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.33%) Windows
2 7 (4.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.67%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (73.33%) MVC
2 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (33.33%) TDD
4 47 (31.33%) BDD
5 31 (20.67%) Scrum
6 30 (20.00%) Kanban
7 20 (13.33%) SOLID
8 14 (9.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 13 (8.67%) Web Development
10 12 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.00%) Front End Development
11 11 (7.33%) Refactoring
11 11 (7.33%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.67%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.67%) SEO
13 9 (6.00%) SDLC
14 8 (5.33%) Domain-Driven Design
14 8 (5.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (5.33%) Unit Testing
15 5 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 123 (82.00%) C#
2 73 (48.67%) JavaScript
3 51 (34.00%) SQL
4 23 (15.33%) VB.NET
5 18 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.00%) ES6
7 3 (2.00%) Ruby
8 2 (1.33%) VB
8 2 (1.33%) VBA
9 1 (0.67%) COBOL
9 1 (0.67%) Korn
9 1 (0.67%) PHP
9 1 (0.67%) Python
9 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.00%) Tableau
3 2 (1.33%) DevExpress
3 2 (1.33%) GoCardless
3 2 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle
4 1 (0.67%) Telerik