Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 131 130
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 -47
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 92 41 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.80% 0.94% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.08% 3.89% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 29 47
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.96% -4.38%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £295
90th Percentile £475 £475 £529
England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% +4.17% -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% +30.77% -23.53%

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,512 1,055 1,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.62% 24.19% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 719 938
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £244
90th Percentile £568 £563 £516
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +26.53% -16.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.65 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +9.59% -1.35%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the West Midlands

.NET Framework
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 Framework in the West Midlands.

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

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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

.NET Framework
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 Framework in the West Midlands.

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

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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 -3 27 £431 +1.47% 3
Staffordshire +20 26 £325 - 8
Birmingham -11 22 £325 -10.34% 15
Warwickshire +7 6 £375 +25.00% 9
Shropshire -26 4 £410 +49.09%
Herefordshire - 3 £375 - 2
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 92 (100.00%) .NET
2 78 (84.78%) SQL Server
3 75 (81.52%) C#
4 60 (65.22%) MVC
4 60 (65.22%) ASP.NET
5 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (57.61%) HTML
7 52 (56.52%) CSS
8 49 (53.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
10 41 (44.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (43.48%) Entity Framework
11 40 (43.48%) SQL
12 38 (41.30%) Web Services
13 37 (40.22%) TDD
13 37 (40.22%) BDD
14 34 (36.96%) Scrum
15 31 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (28.26%) Kanban
18 25 (27.17%) Git (software)
19 21 (22.83%) SOLID
19 21 (22.83%) Dapper ORM
19 21 (22.83%) Enterprise Software
19 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
20 18 (19.57%) Windows
21 17 (18.48%) jQuery
21 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
22 13 (14.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4

.NET Framework
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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) JBoss
2 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.17%) WildFly
3 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (53.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.78%) IaaS
2 9 (9.78%) PaaS
3 4 (4.35%) Serverless
4 3 (3.26%) Office 365
5 1 (1.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (84.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.87%) Redis
4 7 (7.61%) DB2
4 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.26%) Cloud Spanner
7 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.09%) MS Access
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (27.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (7.61%) Selenium
3 7 (7.61%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.43%) JIRA
5 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.35%) MSI
5 4 (4.35%) WiX
6 3 (3.26%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.26%) NUnit
6 3 (3.26%) Protractor
6 3 (3.26%) Sahi
6 3 (3.26%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.26%) WATIR
7 2 (2.17%) Moq
7 2 (2.17%) Subversion
8 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.09%) MSTest
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
2 1 (1.09%) Automotive
2 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (86.96%) Developer
2 61 (66.30%) .NET Developer
3 28 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 27 (29.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Agile .NET Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Agile Developer
5 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Azure Developer
8 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Backend Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.35%) UI Developer
11 3 (3.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 53 (57.61%) HTML
4 52 (56.52%) CSS
5 41 (44.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (43.48%) Entity Framework
7 38 (41.30%) Web Services
8 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (22.83%) Dapper ORM
10 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
10 17 (18.48%) jQuery
11 13 (14.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (11.96%) WCF
14 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 9 (9.78%) RESTful
15 8 (8.70%) .NET Core
15 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (8.70%) WPF
16 7 (7.61%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.22%) MVC
2 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) BDD
3 37 (40.22%) TDD
4 34 (36.96%) Scrum
5 31 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (28.26%) Kanban
7 21 (22.83%) SOLID
8 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.78%) DevOps
9 9 (9.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (9.78%) OO
9 9 (9.78%) SDLC
10 8 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.52%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (6.52%) Web Development
12 5 (5.43%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 75 (81.52%) C#
2 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 40 (43.48%) SQL
4 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
5 10 (10.87%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.52%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.35%) Java
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
10 2 (2.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.09%) C++
11 1 (1.09%) VB
11 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) ISEB
3 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) CISSP
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.09%) MCSD
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Docker
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
4 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) SCCM
2 4 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Teradata
3 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.17%) Citrix
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Xamarin