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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / West Midlands
Rank 75 87 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 41 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.80% 1.61% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.44% 6.41% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 42
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £511 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.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 551 671 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.15% 25.19% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 410 366
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.45% -38.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 +7 22 £358 +17.21% 6
Coventry +5 9 £406 +11.30% 2
Staffordshire +1 4 £225 -25.00% 5
Warwickshire -6 2 £343 +5.38% 4
Shropshire +25 1 £350 -
Herefordshire - 1 £300 -
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (67.59%) C#
4 69 (63.89%) MVC
4 69 (63.89%) Entity Framework
5 68 (62.96%) JavaScript
6 59 (54.63%) WCF
7 58 (53.70%) Visual Studio
8 57 (52.78%) ASP.NET
8 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
9 50 (46.30%) HTML
10 47 (43.52%) CSS
11 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (36.11%) Scrum
12 39 (36.11%) Visual Studio Team System
13 37 (34.26%) SQL
14 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (29.63%) SOLID
16 30 (27.78%) Web Services
16 30 (27.78%) CRM
16 30 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
17 29 (26.85%) jQuery
17 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
18 24 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (21.30%) NUnit
20 21 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
21 20 (18.52%) TDD
21 20 (18.52%) Subversion
21 20 (18.52%) OOD

.NET Framework
Top Related 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 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.93%) DNN
4 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.41%) IaaS
2 8 (7.41%) PaaS
2 8 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) LDAP
1 2 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) Event Store
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (53.70%) Visual Studio
2 39 (36.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 23 (21.30%) NUnit
4 20 (18.52%) Subversion
5 19 (17.59%) Moq
6 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 10 (9.26%) CruiseControl
9 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (3.70%) MSTest
10 4 (3.70%) NuGet
10 4 (3.70%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.78%) MSBuild
11 3 (2.78%) NCover
11 3 (2.78%) NDepend
11 3 (2.78%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.78%) StyleCop
12 2 (1.85%) JIRA
13 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.93%) MorphX
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Advertising
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (90.74%) Developer
2 57 (52.78%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.93%) CRM Developer
4 25 (23.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 24 (22.22%) C# Developer
6 22 (20.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (17.59%) Senior Developer
8 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Developer
9 16 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 13 (12.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Programmer
12 6 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (4.63%) SQL Developer
14 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (63.89%) Entity Framework
3 59 (54.63%) WCF
4 57 (52.78%) ASP.NET
5 50 (46.30%) HTML
6 47 (43.52%) CSS
7 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (27.78%) Web Services
10 29 (26.85%) jQuery
11 21 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
13 13 (12.04%) LINQ
13 13 (12.04%) XML
14 12 (11.11%) HTML5
15 8 (7.41%) AutoMapper
15 8 (7.41%) Dapper ORM
15 8 (7.41%) LESS
15 8 (7.41%) Sass
16 7 (6.48%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) NHS
2 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.85%) iPad
3 2 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (0.93%) Social Network
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Android
1 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (63.89%) MVC
3 39 (36.11%) Scrum
4 32 (29.63%) SOLID
5 30 (27.78%) CRM
6 24 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (18.52%) OOD
7 20 (18.52%) TDD
8 16 (14.81%) OO
9 13 (12.04%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (10.19%) BDD
11 10 (9.26%) Kanban
11 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 8 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (7.41%) CQRS
13 8 (7.41%) Data Protection
13 8 (7.41%) Service Management
13 8 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (67.59%) C#
2 68 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 37 (34.26%) SQL
4 17 (15.74%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.41%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.70%) Java
7 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) VB6
8 1 (0.93%) X++
8 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.85%) SAP
2 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.93%) Telerik
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
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