Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 112 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 112 73 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.52% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.23% 6.25% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 50 73
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.19% +1.48%
10th Percentile £313 £287 £283
90th Percentile £536 £490 £400
England median daily rate £438 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +12.18% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £33.90 £22.00 £17.80
90th Percentile £61.50 £26.80 £24.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +34.62% -23.53%

.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 1,549 1,168 1,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.59% 24.38% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 774 986
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £513
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.58 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.16% +32.96% -19.57%
10th Percentile £14.00 £18.38 £10.40
90th Percentile £61.94 £41.15 £39.82
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -13 33 £485 +14.12% 4
Staffordshire +13 32 £375 -6.25% 16
Birmingham -4 19 £338 - 27
Warwickshire +13 11 £375 +25.00% 6
Shropshire -43 4 £399 +6.40% 2
Solihull - 4 £400 - 6
Walsall -1 1 £310 -1.59% 1
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 112 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (79.46%) SQL Server
3 88 (78.57%) C#
4 75 (66.96%) MVC
5 70 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 65 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (57.14%) JavaScript
8 60 (53.57%) SQL
9 52 (46.43%) HTML
10 51 (45.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 48 (42.86%) Web Services
12 47 (41.96%) CSS
13 45 (40.18%) TDD
14 38 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (32.14%) Scrum
15 36 (32.14%) Visual Studio
16 32 (28.57%) Entity Framework
17 27 (24.11%) BDD
18 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (23.21%) Kanban
18 26 (23.21%) Git (software)
19 25 (22.32%) SOLID
20 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
21 20 (17.86%) jQuery
21 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
22 19 (16.96%) Dapper ORM
23 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
24 17 (15.18%) Docker
24 17 (15.18%) WCF
25 16 (14.29%) SC Cleared

.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 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) IIS
2 4 (3.57%) JBoss
2 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.57%) WildFly
3 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (45.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (5.36%) Serverless
4 4 (3.57%) Azure Functions
4 4 (3.57%) IaaS
4 4 (3.57%) Office 365
4 4 (3.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.89%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) 3G
1 1 (0.89%) 4G
1 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (79.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.82%) DB2
4 11 (9.82%) Redis
4 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 26 (23.21%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.93%) JIRA
5 9 (8.04%) NUnit
6 7 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (5.36%) Selenium
8 5 (4.46%) AccuRev
9 4 (3.57%) Moq
9 4 (3.57%) MSTest
10 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.68%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.68%) Protractor
10 3 (2.68%) Sahi
10 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.68%) Subversion
10 3 (2.68%) WATIR
11 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.89%) Maven
General
1 2 (1.79%) Finance
1 2 (1.79%) Retail
1 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.89%) Advertising
2 1 (0.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (87.50%) Developer
2 75 (66.96%) .NET Developer
3 31 (27.68%) C# Developer
4 24 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Agile .NET Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Agile Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Software Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Azure Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.46%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Lead .NET Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 52 (46.43%) HTML
4 48 (42.86%) Web Services
5 47 (41.96%) CSS
6 38 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (17.86%) jQuery
10 19 (16.96%) Dapper ORM
11 17 (15.18%) WCF
12 16 (14.29%) REST
13 15 (13.39%) SOAP
14 12 (10.71%) AngularJS
14 12 (10.71%) LINQ
15 11 (9.82%) .NET Core
15 11 (9.82%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (8.93%) Middleware
16 10 (8.93%) NHibernate
17 9 (8.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.82%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (9.82%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Kali Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (66.96%) MVC
2 65 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (40.18%) TDD
4 36 (32.14%) Scrum
5 27 (24.11%) BDD
6 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (23.21%) Kanban
7 25 (22.32%) SOLID
8 15 (13.39%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.82%) CRM
10 11 (9.82%) DevOps
11 10 (8.93%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 10 (8.93%) Workflow
12 9 (8.04%) Use Case
13 8 (7.14%) Microservices
13 8 (7.14%) OO
14 7 (6.25%) OOP
15 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
15 6 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (78.57%) C#
2 64 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 60 (53.57%) SQL
4 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.46%) Java
7 4 (3.57%) Ruby
8 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.79%) PHP
10 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.89%) Lua
10 1 (0.89%) Python
10 1 (0.89%) VB
10 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) ISEB
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.89%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.89%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (15.18%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) XenApp
2 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Nessus
1 1 (0.89%) Nmap
1 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Teradata
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle
4 4 (3.57%) Citrix
4 4 (3.57%) Hitachi