Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 100 124
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24 -44
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 93 73 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.90% 1.68% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 6.55% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 53
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +6.15% -18.75%
10th Percentile £275 £212 £295
90th Percentile £538 £480 £513
England median daily rate £420 £363 £368
% change year-on-year +15.86% -1.49% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £50.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.97% - -
England median hourly rate £46.42 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +16.04% +4.58% -4.38%

.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 1,433 1,114 1,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.26% 25.59% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 733 827
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £250
90th Percentile £560 £538 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +11.11% -25.50%
10th Percentile £13.78 £21.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.41 £38.53
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +8.57%

.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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +14 31 £481 +16.67% 6
Staffordshire +16 23 £320 +43.02% 14
Birmingham -33 21 £325 -8.13% 21
Herefordshire +6 3 £375 +25.00%
Warwickshire +1 2 £420 +22.63% 4
Worcestershire - 2 £288 - 6
Shropshire -15 1 £450 +44.00% 4
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (95.70%) C#
3 75 (80.65%) SQL Server
4 65 (69.89%) HTML
5 62 (66.67%) CSS
6 60 (64.52%) MVC
7 57 (61.29%) ASP.NET
8 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (51.61%) TDD
10 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
11 44 (47.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (47.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (44.09%) BDD
13 39 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (40.86%) Entity Framework
15 37 (39.78%) Scrum
16 36 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (37.63%) SQL
18 33 (35.48%) Web Services
19 32 (34.41%) Git (software)
20 28 (30.11%) Dapper ORM
20 28 (30.11%) SOLID
20 28 (30.11%) Kanban
21 25 (26.88%) Enterprise Software
22 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
23 22 (23.66%) jQuery
23 22 (23.66%) AngularJS
24 20 (21.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
25 18 (19.35%) Windows
26 17 (18.28%) 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 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.08%) Sonic ESB
3 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Simulink
1 1 (1.08%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (47.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.60%) IaaS
2 8 (8.60%) PaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (80.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.23%) Cloud Spanner
6 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.23%) Redis
7 2 (2.15%) Power BI
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (34.41%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.83%) SpecFlow
3 6 (6.45%) MSI
3 6 (6.45%) WiX
4 5 (5.38%) Selenium
5 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.23%) Subversion
6 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.15%) JIRA
8 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.08%) Grunt
8 1 (1.08%) gulp
8 1 (1.08%) MSTest
8 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (92.47%) Developer
2 56 (60.22%) .NET Developer
3 34 (36.56%) C# Developer
4 27 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Azure Developer
7 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.45%) UI Developer
10 5 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Agile Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Lead Developer
12 3 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
13 2 (2.15%) Cloud Developer
13 2 (2.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (69.89%) HTML
3 62 (66.67%) CSS
4 57 (61.29%) ASP.NET
5 44 (47.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 39 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (40.86%) Entity Framework
8 33 (35.48%) Web Services
9 28 (30.11%) Dapper ORM
10 22 (23.66%) AngularJS
10 22 (23.66%) jQuery
11 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (13.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (11.83%) Classic ASP
14 10 (10.75%) Castle Windsor
14 10 (10.75%) WCF
15 9 (9.68%) WPF
16 8 (8.60%) Ajax
16 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (17.20%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (64.52%) MVC
2 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (51.61%) TDD
4 41 (44.09%) BDD
5 37 (39.78%) Scrum
6 36 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (30.11%) Kanban
7 28 (30.11%) SOLID
8 20 (21.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (16.13%) OO
10 13 (13.98%) Web Development
11 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.75%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
13 8 (8.60%) SDLC
14 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
14 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
15 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
16 5 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
16 5 (5.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 89 (95.70%) C#
2 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.63%) SQL
4 14 (15.05%) VB.NET
5 13 (13.98%) T-SQL
6 11 (11.83%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.15%) C++
9 2 (2.15%) Java
9 2 (2.15%) VB
9 2 (2.15%) XAML
10 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) GNVQ
4 1 (1.08%) HND
4 1 (1.08%) MCSD
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) AQAP
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) SCCM
1 6 (6.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) WSO2
3 2 (2.15%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.08%) HP