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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 99 73
Rank change year-on-year -2 -26  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.42% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.06% 5.61% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 37
Median daily rate £346 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.43% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £502 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 490 766 549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.41% 25.37% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 490 353
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 5 £306 -23.43% 3
Coventry +5 3 £420 +7.34% 1
Shropshire +17 1 £275 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (58.93%) Entity Framework
3 31 (55.36%) MVC
3 31 (55.36%) C#
4 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
5 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
7 24 (42.86%) HTML
7 24 (42.86%) CSS
7 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
9 21 (37.50%) WCF
10 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (32.14%) jQuery
12 17 (30.36%) Visual Studio Team System
13 16 (28.57%) SQL
14 14 (25.00%) Scrum
15 11 (19.64%) TDD
15 11 (19.64%) Dynamics CRM
15 11 (19.64%) CRM
15 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
15 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
16 10 (17.86%) Web Services
17 9 (16.07%) Web Development
17 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (16.07%) SOLID
18 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (14.29%) PowerShell

.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 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.36%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) DNN
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) LDAP
2 3 (5.36%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Event Store
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
2 17 (30.36%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.93%) MSTest
5 5 (8.93%) NUnit
6 4 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (5.36%) MSBuild
7 3 (5.36%) NCover
7 3 (5.36%) NDepend
7 3 (5.36%) NuGet
7 3 (5.36%) ReSharper
7 3 (5.36%) StyleCop
8 2 (3.57%) Subversion
9 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.79%) Moq
9 1 (1.79%) MorphX
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (89.29%) Developer
2 31 (55.36%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (19.64%) CRM Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Programmer
10 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Systems Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Azure Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
11 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (58.93%) Entity Framework
3 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (42.86%) CSS
4 24 (42.86%) HTML
5 21 (37.50%) WCF
6 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (32.14%) jQuery
8 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
9 10 (17.86%) Web Services
10 7 (12.50%) LINQ
10 7 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.71%) XML
12 5 (8.93%) AutoMapper
12 5 (8.93%) HTML5
13 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (7.14%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (5.36%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) AS400
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (1.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) HPUX
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Solaris
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (55.36%) MVC
3 14 (25.00%) Scrum
4 11 (19.64%) CRM
4 11 (19.64%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) SOLID
5 9 (16.07%) Web Development
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) BDD
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.36%) Kanban
9 3 (5.36%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (5.36%) System Testing
9 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) C#
2 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.57%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.93%) Java
6 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.36%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) F#
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) VB6
9 1 (1.79%) X++
9 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Telerik
2 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.79%) McAfee
3 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.79%) Sun
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