Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 67 105
Rank change year-on-year -25 +38 -29
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 98 140 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.05% 2.66% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 10.07% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 81 50
West Midlands median daily rate £423 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.26% +4.62% -11.86%
10th Percentile £275 £249 £295
90th Percentile £536 £425 £426
England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.47% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £29.39 £38.25
% change year-on-year +53.13% -23.17% -7.27%

.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 1,306 1,390 1,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.29% 26.42% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 874 765
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +8.97% -2.67%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £260
90th Percentile £563 £538 £512
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.42 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.67% +11.11% -24.37%
10th Percentile £14.11 £15.70 £11.45
90th Percentile £44.50 £34.45 £45.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

.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 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 February 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 +18 38 £475 +18.75% 6
Birmingham -52 21 £331 -2.57% 9
Staffordshire +5 14 £360 +60.00% 8
Warwickshire +6 8 £308 -8.21% 6
Worcestershire +3 2 £288 -23.33% 1
Shropshire -8 1 £375 - 1
Walsall - 1 £310 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 87 (88.78%) C#
3 76 (77.55%) SQL Server
4 63 (64.29%) ASP.NET
5 62 (63.27%) HTML
5 62 (63.27%) MVC
6 60 (61.22%) CSS
6 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (53.06%) JavaScript
8 47 (47.96%) TDD
9 43 (43.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 43 (43.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (41.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (41.84%) BDD
11 40 (40.82%) Scrum
12 39 (39.80%) SQL
12 39 (39.80%) Git (software)
13 34 (34.69%) Entity Framework
13 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (31.63%) Kanban
14 31 (31.63%) Web Services
15 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
15 27 (27.55%) SOLID
16 25 (25.51%) Dapper ORM
17 24 (24.49%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (22.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 21 (21.43%) jQuery
20 19 (19.39%) Web Development
21 17 (17.35%) AngularJS
22 15 (15.31%) Greenfield Project

.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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 2 (2.04%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.02%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.02%) Simulink
3 1 (1.02%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (43.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) IaaS
2 5 (5.10%) PaaS
3 2 (2.04%) Office 365
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (77.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.04%) MS Access
8 2 (2.04%) Power BI
9 1 (1.02%) Big Data
9 1 (1.02%) GIS
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (39.80%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.18%) SpecFlow
3 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.08%) Subversion
4 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.04%) JIRA
6 2 (2.04%) MSI
6 2 (2.04%) WiX
7 1 (1.02%) Grunt
7 1 (1.02%) gulp
7 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.08%) Advertising
2 3 (3.06%) Automotive
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Law
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (91.84%) Developer
2 53 (54.08%) .NET Developer
3 34 (34.69%) C# Developer
4 21 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Azure Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.12%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.06%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 62 (63.27%) HTML
4 60 (61.22%) CSS
5 43 (43.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 41 (41.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (34.69%) Entity Framework
8 31 (31.63%) Web Services
9 25 (25.51%) Dapper ORM
10 21 (21.43%) jQuery
11 17 (17.35%) AngularJS
12 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (12.24%) HTML5
14 10 (10.20%) Classic ASP
14 10 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (9.18%) LINQ
16 8 (8.16%) Castle Windsor
16 8 (8.16%) JSON
16 8 (8.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) SCORM
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (63.27%) MVC
2 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.96%) TDD
4 41 (41.84%) BDD
5 40 (40.82%) Scrum
6 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (31.63%) Kanban
8 27 (27.55%) SOLID
9 22 (22.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 19 (19.39%) Web Development
11 10 (10.20%) OO
12 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
14 6 (6.12%) Front End Development
14 6 (6.12%) SDLC
14 6 (6.12%) Unit Testing
15 5 (5.10%) SOA
16 4 (4.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 87 (88.78%) C#
2 52 (53.06%) JavaScript
3 39 (39.80%) SQL
4 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.18%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.08%) Ruby
9 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.04%) Java
10 2 (2.04%) VB
10 2 (2.04%) VBA
10 2 (2.04%) XAML
11 1 (1.02%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.04%) PMP
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) GNVQ
4 1 (1.02%) HND
4 1 (1.02%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) AQAP
1 1 (1.02%) ISO 26262
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) SCCM
1 2 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.04%) Tableau
3 2 (2.04%) VMware
3 2 (2.04%) WSO2
3 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.02%) Altova
4 1 (1.02%) Facebook
4 1 (1.02%) Google
4 1 (1.02%) Telerik