Period
to 18 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 74 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 -21 -16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 177 132 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.60% 2.79% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 2.92% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 92 110
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £359 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +4.74% +1.11%
10th Percentile £290 £301 £268
90th Percentile £538 £525 £388
England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.75 - £29.00
10th Percentile £54.58 - £24.10
90th Percentile £62.13 - £29.50
England median hourly rate £55.00 £46.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +19.57% +18.71% +3.33%

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 4,705 4,517 4,698
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.34% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,950 2,819 2,885
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £220
90th Percentile £583 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 170 214
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +14.29% +10.83%
10th Percentile £10.56 £9.89 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £36.54
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.07% +1.08% -

.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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 +17 93 £450 -5.26% 10
Birmingham +12 27 £363 +3.57% 33
Staffordshire -2 24 £368 +14.84% 14
Walsall +1 10 £290 -1.69% 3
Solihull -2 6 £410 +64.00% 15
Warwickshire +3 3 £356 +9.62% 14
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, .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.

1 177 (100.00%) .NET
2 146 (82.49%) C#
3 98 (55.37%) SQL Server
4 86 (48.59%) JavaScript
4 86 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (48.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 82 (46.33%) MVC
6 79 (44.63%) ASP.NET
7 70 (39.55%) SQL
8 67 (37.85%) .NET Framework
9 61 (34.46%) HTML
10 58 (32.77%) CSS
11 54 (30.51%) Web Services
12 50 (28.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (27.68%) Git (software)
14 45 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (23.73%) TDD
16 40 (22.60%) Visual Studio
17 38 (21.47%) Scrum
18 36 (20.34%) REST
19 32 (18.08%) SOLID
19 32 (18.08%) SOAP
20 30 (16.95%) .NET Core
21 29 (16.38%) Microservices
22 28 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (15.25%) BDD
24 26 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
24 26 (14.69%) Kanban
25 25 (14.12%) T-SQL
25 25 (14.12%) Dapper ORM

.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 17 (9.60%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.13%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (48.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.60%) SaaS
3 16 (9.04%) Azure Data Factory
3 16 (9.04%) PaaS
4 7 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (3.95%) Serverless
5 3 (1.69%) Azure Functions
5 3 (1.69%) GitHub
5 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (55.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (10.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.82%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (2.82%) Power BI
8 4 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.13%) OLAP
11 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 49 (27.68%) Git (software)
2 40 (22.60%) Visual Studio
3 26 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.52%) JIRA
5 6 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.82%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.26%) Moq
7 4 (2.26%) NUnit
8 2 (1.13%) Grunt
8 2 (1.13%) gulp
8 2 (1.13%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.13%) MSTest
9 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (7.91%) Finance
2 8 (4.52%) Publishing
3 2 (1.13%) Back Office
4 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (44.63%) ASP.NET
3 67 (37.85%) .NET Framework
4 61 (34.46%) HTML
5 58 (32.77%) CSS
6 54 (30.51%) Web Services
7 50 (28.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 45 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (20.34%) REST
10 32 (18.08%) SOAP
11 30 (16.95%) .NET Core
12 25 (14.12%) Dapper ORM
13 23 (12.99%) WCF
14 22 (12.43%) AngularJS
14 22 (12.43%) XML
15 16 (9.04%) jQuery
16 13 (7.34%) Angular 2
16 13 (7.34%) Middleware
17 12 (6.78%) WPF
18 11 (6.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.95%) Linux
1 7 (3.95%) Mac OS
1 7 (3.95%) Unix
2 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (46.33%) MVC
3 42 (23.73%) TDD
4 38 (21.47%) Scrum
5 32 (18.08%) SOLID
6 29 (16.38%) Microservices
7 28 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (15.25%) BDD
9 26 (14.69%) Kanban
10 20 (11.30%) Migration
11 19 (10.73%) Data Migration
12 18 (10.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 17 (9.60%) Data Analysis
14 16 (9.04%) Web Development
15 15 (8.47%) API Development
16 14 (7.91%) Unit Testing
17 12 (6.78%) Technical Leadership
18 11 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (5.65%) CRM
19 10 (5.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 146 (82.49%) C#
2 86 (48.59%) JavaScript
3 70 (39.55%) SQL
4 25 (14.12%) T-SQL
5 18 (10.17%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.52%) Go
6 8 (4.52%) Java
6 8 (4.52%) Python
6 8 (4.52%) Ruby
7 6 (3.39%) Scala
8 4 (2.26%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.52%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) WCAG
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.91%) Oracle
3 3 (1.69%) Google
4 2 (1.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.56%) Twitter
5 1 (0.56%) WSO2
5 1 (0.56%) Xamarin