Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 114 128
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 78 96 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.82% 1.89% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.24% 6.37% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 69 30
West Midlands median daily rate £456 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £358 £294 £263
90th Percentile £544 £478 £475
England median daily rate £450 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.56% +7.29%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +30.77%

.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 1,078 1,506 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.19% 29.72% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 935 711
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £575 £573 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +14.58%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.36% +3.83% +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +9 37 £475 +8.57% 2
Birmingham -2 11 £456 +40.38% 13
Shropshire +24 7 £463 +12.80%
Warwickshire +5 3 £325 -13.33% 14
Staffordshire -12 3 £550 +66.04% 10
Solihull - 3 £400 - 7
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (85.90%) C#
3 58 (74.36%) JavaScript
4 56 (71.79%) Azure
5 53 (67.95%) SQL Server
6 50 (64.10%) MVC
7 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (55.13%) HTML
9 42 (53.85%) ASP.NET
10 41 (52.56%) CSS
11 38 (48.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (47.44%) Scrum
12 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (46.15%) Git (software)
14 34 (43.59%) Web Services
15 33 (42.31%) TDD
16 32 (41.03%) Kanban
16 32 (41.03%) BDD
17 31 (39.74%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (35.90%) Dapper ORM
18 28 (35.90%) SOLID
19 24 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
20 22 (28.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 22 (28.21%) Architectural Design
21 16 (20.51%) Technical Leadership
21 16 (20.51%) SQL
22 13 (16.67%) CRM
22 13 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
23 11 (14.10%) Dynamics 365
23 11 (14.10%) DevOps

.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 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (71.79%) Azure
2 11 (14.10%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.85%) AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) PaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.56%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.28%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.28%) GCP
5 1 (1.28%) GitHub
5 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (67.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.56%) gulp
4 2 (2.56%) webpack
5 1 (1.28%) GitLab
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.85%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (92.31%) Developer
2 43 (55.13%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Lead Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Azure Developer
5 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Backend Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Lead .NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) CRM Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.13%) Lead Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (55.13%) HTML
3 42 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 41 (52.56%) CSS
5 38 (48.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (43.59%) Web Services
8 28 (35.90%) Dapper ORM
9 10 (12.82%) LINQ
10 9 (11.54%) WCF
11 8 (10.26%) .NET Core
12 7 (8.97%) AngularJS
12 7 (8.97%) Entity Framework
13 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (7.69%) REST
13 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (5.13%) CSS3
14 4 (5.13%) NgRx
15 2 (2.56%) HTML5
15 2 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Android
1 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
1 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) MVC
2 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (47.44%) Scrum
4 33 (42.31%) TDD
5 32 (41.03%) BDD
5 32 (41.03%) Kanban
6 31 (39.74%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (35.90%) SOLID
8 22 (28.21%) Architectural Design
8 22 (28.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 16 (20.51%) Technical Leadership
10 13 (16.67%) CRM
11 11 (14.10%) DevOps
12 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.97%) Front End Development
13 7 (8.97%) Project Delivery
14 6 (7.69%) Microservices
14 6 (7.69%) Software Architecture
15 5 (6.41%) Workflow
16 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (85.90%) C#
2 58 (74.36%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 5 (6.41%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) C++
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) EnCase
2 1 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) Borland
2 1 (1.28%) Cellebrite
2 1 (1.28%) Google
2 1 (1.28%) Nuix
2 1 (1.28%) Twitter
2 1 (1.28%) Xamarin