Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 57 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 +4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 172 138 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.52% 3.18% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 3.36% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 84 152
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.14% -2.96% +3.85%
10th Percentile £306 £225 £264
90th Percentile £520 £388 £475
England median daily rate £413 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.46% -13.68%
England median hourly rate £46.00 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.18% -1.76% +21.43%

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 4,629 4,107 5,325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.70% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,506 3,048
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £220
90th Percentile £575 £536 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 200 159
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.13% +10.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £42.58 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.49% +14.27%

.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 June 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 June 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 +10 58 £475 +35.52% 13
Birmingham -15 41 £350 -1.06% 27
Staffordshire +9 33 £320 -5.19% 16
Solihull +10 18 - - 5
Warwickshire -12 4 £360 +10.77% 6
Walsall -1 3 £295 -1.67% 1
Worcestershire -5 3 £438 - 4
Herefordshire -7 1 £451 +50.17%
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 172 (100.00%) .NET
2 143 (83.14%) C#
3 103 (59.88%) SQL Server
4 90 (52.33%) MVC
5 88 (51.16%) HTML
6 86 (50.00%) CSS
7 84 (48.84%) ASP.NET
8 80 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (43.60%) JavaScript
10 70 (40.70%) Microsoft Azure
11 62 (36.05%) SQL
12 60 (34.88%) .NET Framework
13 58 (33.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 56 (32.56%) TDD
15 50 (29.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 48 (27.91%) Git (software)
17 46 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (26.74%) BDD
18 43 (25.00%) Scrum
19 42 (24.42%) Kanban
20 36 (20.93%) Web Services
21 33 (19.19%) AngularJS
21 33 (19.19%) Enterprise Software
22 31 (18.02%) jQuery
23 30 (17.44%) Microsoft
23 30 (17.44%) Dapper ORM
23 30 (17.44%) SOLID
24 24 (13.95%) VB.NET
25 23 (13.37%) Visual Studio
25 23 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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 8 (4.65%) NServiceBus
2 6 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.74%) Confluence
3 3 (1.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (40.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.33%) Serverless
4 3 (1.74%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.63%) Internet
2 3 (1.74%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (59.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.16%) MySQL
5 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.37%) Visual Studio
3 13 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (4.65%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.49%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.74%) JIRA
7 3 (1.74%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.16%) NUnit
8 2 (1.16%) Subversion
9 1 (0.58%) Grunt
9 1 (0.58%) gulp
9 1 (0.58%) Moq
9 1 (0.58%) Selenium
9 1 (0.58%) Xcode
General
1 14 (8.14%) Back Office
2 4 (2.33%) Retail
3 3 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Automotive
5 1 (0.58%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (51.16%) HTML
3 86 (50.00%) CSS
4 84 (48.84%) ASP.NET
5 60 (34.88%) .NET Framework
6 58 (33.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (29.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (20.93%) Web Services
9 33 (19.19%) AngularJS
10 31 (18.02%) jQuery
11 30 (17.44%) Dapper ORM
12 23 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (12.79%) .NET Core
14 18 (10.47%) Entity Framework
14 18 (10.47%) WCF
15 17 (9.88%) React
15 17 (9.88%) WinForms
16 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (8.14%) SOAP
18 12 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.72%) User Experience
3 11 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.49%) Windows
2 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (52.33%) MVC
2 80 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (32.56%) TDD
4 46 (26.74%) BDD
4 46 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (25.00%) Scrum
6 42 (24.42%) Kanban
7 30 (17.44%) SOLID
8 22 (12.79%) Web Development
9 17 (9.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 15 (8.72%) Front End Development
11 13 (7.56%) SDLC
12 9 (5.23%) OO
13 8 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (4.07%) Microservices
14 7 (4.07%) Test Automation
15 6 (3.49%) Mobile Development
15 6 (3.49%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (3.49%) Unit Testing
16 5 (2.91%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 143 (83.14%) C#
2 75 (43.60%) JavaScript
3 62 (36.05%) SQL
4 24 (13.95%) VB.NET
5 20 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.14%) TypeScript
7 13 (7.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.16%) Java
8 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.16%) XAML
9 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (0.58%) Degree
1 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 30 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.98%) Google
3 4 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle
4 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.16%) Telerik
5 1 (0.58%) Capita
5 1 (0.58%) DevExpress