Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 87 69
Rank change year-on-year -17 -18 +36
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 107 99 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.10% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.36% 8.06% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 73 84
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £316 £277 £268
90th Percentile £538 £525 £425
England median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.75 £26.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.70% +65.63% -
10th Percentile £53.50 £22.15 £15.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £46.05 £21.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -10.83%

.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 1,454 1,229 1,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.58% 26.03% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 802 857
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £275
90th Percentile £573 £563 £525
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08% +4.35%
10th Percentile £32.65 £14.21 £10.40
90th Percentile £62.13 £43.75 £33.82
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

.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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +1 39 £500 +11.11% 6
Staffordshire +5 29 £375 +4.17% 11
Birmingham +3 16 £363 +9.43% 20
Warwickshire +5 7 £363 +17.89% 5
Solihull - 5 £410 - 4
Shropshire -51 2 £428 +14.13% 2
Walsall -8 1 £310 -1.59% 3
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 93 (86.92%) C#
3 86 (80.37%) SQL Server
4 67 (62.62%) MVC
5 62 (57.94%) SQL
6 60 (56.07%) ASP.NET
6 60 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (54.21%) JavaScript
8 52 (48.60%) Microsoft Azure
9 47 (43.93%) HTML
10 44 (41.12%) Web Services
11 43 (40.19%) Visual Studio
12 42 (39.25%) TDD
13 40 (37.38%) CSS
14 33 (30.84%) Git (software)
15 30 (28.04%) Scrum
15 30 (28.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (28.04%) REST
16 25 (23.36%) SOLID
17 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (22.43%) Entity Framework
17 24 (22.43%) SOAP
18 23 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (19.63%) Kanban
20 20 (18.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 20 (18.69%) Dapper ORM
20 20 (18.69%) Microservices
21 19 (17.76%) BDD
21 19 (17.76%) SQL Server 2012
22 18 (16.82%) .NET Core

.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 (9.35%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.80%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) JBoss
2 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.80%) WildFly
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (48.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.21%) PaaS
3 11 (10.28%) SaaS
4 9 (8.41%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (7.48%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (3.74%) Azure Functions
6 4 (3.74%) Serverless
7 2 (1.87%) IaaS
7 2 (1.87%) Office 365
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) 3G
1 1 (0.93%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (80.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (11.21%) NoSQL
5 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (6.54%) DB2
7 7 (6.54%) Redis
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (40.19%) Visual Studio
2 33 (30.84%) Git (software)
3 20 (18.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (9.35%) NUnit
5 9 (8.41%) JIRA
6 5 (4.67%) AccuRev
6 5 (4.67%) Moq
6 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (3.74%) MSTest
7 4 (3.74%) Selenium
8 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.48%) Publishing
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Retail
2 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (90.65%) Developer
2 77 (71.96%) .NET Developer
3 32 (29.91%) C# Developer
4 25 (23.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Agile .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Agile Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Agile C# Developer
6 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.48%) .NET Web Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Lead .NET Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Azure Developer
9 6 (5.61%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (56.07%) ASP.NET
3 47 (43.93%) HTML
4 44 (41.12%) Web Services
5 40 (37.38%) CSS
6 30 (28.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (28.04%) REST
7 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (22.43%) Entity Framework
7 24 (22.43%) SOAP
8 20 (18.69%) Dapper ORM
9 18 (16.82%) .NET Core
10 16 (14.95%) jQuery
10 16 (14.95%) WCF
11 13 (12.15%) NHibernate
12 12 (11.21%) JSON
12 12 (11.21%) Middleware
13 11 (10.28%) LINQ
14 10 (9.35%) XML
14 10 (9.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.28%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.62%) MVC
2 60 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (39.25%) TDD
4 30 (28.04%) Scrum
5 25 (23.36%) SOLID
6 23 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (19.63%) Kanban
8 20 (18.69%) Microservices
9 19 (17.76%) BDD
10 15 (14.02%) Unit Testing
11 13 (12.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 12 (11.21%) Technical Leadership
12 12 (11.21%) Use Case
13 10 (9.35%) CRM
13 10 (9.35%) Data Analysis
13 10 (9.35%) Data Migration
13 10 (9.35%) Migration
13 10 (9.35%) Validation
14 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (86.92%) C#
2 62 (57.94%) SQL
3 58 (54.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.15%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) Lua
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) SC Cleared
1 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.93%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) XenApp
2 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Nessus
1 1 (0.93%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.15%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Teradata
4 4 (3.74%) Hitachi
5 3 (2.80%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter