Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 84 98
Rank change year-on-year -27 +14 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 73 139 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 2.25% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 8.84% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 45
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £341 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £287 £285 £300
90th Percentile £490 £400 £400
England median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -23.53% +13.33%

.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 1168 1572 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.13% 25.50% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 965 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £571 £519 £498
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

.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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +13 27 £425 +17.24% 2
Birmingham -39 20 £338 +3.85% 7
Warwickshire +7 10 £300 +14.29% 5
Staffordshire +12 7 £400 +45.45% 5
Walsall - 3 £315 - 1
Shropshire +13 1 £375 -6.25% 1
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (76.71%) C#
3 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
4 50 (68.49%) MVC
5 49 (67.12%) ASP.NET
6 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (54.79%) CSS
8 39 (53.42%) HTML
8 39 (53.42%) JavaScript
9 34 (46.58%) Entity Framework
10 30 (41.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (35.62%) SQL
12 25 (34.25%) BDD
13 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (32.88%) TDD
14 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (28.77%) Scrum
15 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
16 18 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (24.66%) Web Development
16 18 (24.66%) jQuery
16 18 (24.66%) Kanban
16 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
17 16 (21.92%) Windows
18 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
19 14 (19.18%) Dapper ORM
19 14 (19.18%) Web Services
20 13 (17.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 13 (17.81%) SOLID

.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 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.74%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) IaaS
2 5 (6.85%) PaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.74%) MS Access
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) GIS
6 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) SpecFlow
2 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.37%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.48%) Advertising
1 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.74%) Automotive
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (86.30%) Developer
2 39 (53.42%) .NET Developer
3 23 (31.51%) C# Developer
4 14 (19.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Azure Developer
8 6 (8.22%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.11%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Developer
12 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (67.12%) ASP.NET
3 40 (54.79%) CSS
4 39 (53.42%) HTML
5 34 (46.58%) Entity Framework
6 30 (41.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (24.66%) jQuery
9 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (19.18%) Dapper ORM
10 14 (19.18%) Web Services
11 13 (17.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (16.44%) LINQ
13 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
14 9 (12.33%) HTML5
15 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 6 (8.22%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (8.22%) XML
16 5 (6.85%) CSS3
16 5 (6.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.74%) SCORM
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) MVC
2 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.25%) BDD
4 24 (32.88%) TDD
5 21 (28.77%) Scrum
6 18 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (24.66%) Kanban
6 18 (24.66%) Web Development
7 13 (17.81%) SOLID
8 12 (16.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.48%) CRM
11 4 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (5.48%) DevOps
11 4 (5.48%) SDLC
11 4 (5.48%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.74%) OO
12 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
12 2 (2.74%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) C#
2 39 (53.42%) JavaScript
3 26 (35.62%) SQL
4 9 (12.33%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.85%) Ruby
6 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.48%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) VBA
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.74%) PMP
3 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.37%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.74%) GoCardless
3 2 (2.74%) Google
3 2 (2.74%) Tableau
3 2 (2.74%) Telerik
3 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.37%) Altova
4 1 (1.37%) Apple
4 1 (1.37%) BT
4 1 (1.37%) Facebook
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.37%) SAP