Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 22 July 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 (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 317 457 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.15% 7.62% 10.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.41% 30.31% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 312 431
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £263
90th Percentile £505 £500 £450
England median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -7.37% +3.26%
10th Percentile £23.20 £9.00 £21.88
90th Percentile £40.18 £38.75 £39.11
England median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year +14.67% +1.30% +5.77%

.NET 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 1078 1508 1226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.32% 25.15% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 940 761
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.86% +9.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £550 £513 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -14.60% +8.26%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.75 £12.21
90th Percentile £40.25 £39.50 £41.35
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.13
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.81% +3.21%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Birmingham -3 92 £375 +7.14% 26
Coventry -13 51 £406 +1.56% 16
Staffordshire +6 42 £335 +11.67% 21
Warwickshire +11 32 £300 -12.41% 18
Herefordshire +5 21 £300 -31.43% 3
Wolverhampton +3 12 £350 +16.67% 2
Shropshire +27 9 £450 +38.46% 2
Solihull -6 6 £325 +4.84% 3
Worcestershire +15 5 £325 - 9
Walsall -2 3 £288 - 3
Wednesbury - 1 - -
Tipton - 1 - -
Smethwick - 1 - - 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 206 (64.98%) C#
2 146 (46.06%) SQL Server
3 143 (45.11%) MVC
4 136 (42.90%) HTML
5 133 (41.96%) CSS
6 128 (40.38%) JavaScript
7 123 (38.80%) ASP.NET
8 122 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (31.55%) SQL
10 90 (28.39%) Microsoft
11 71 (22.40%) jQuery
12 70 (22.08%) TDD
13 68 (21.45%) AngularJS
14 58 (18.30%) HTML5
15 52 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 50 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (14.83%) ASP.NET Web API
18 46 (14.51%) Web Development
18 46 (14.51%) Windows
19 43 (13.56%) BDD
20 42 (13.25%) .NET Framework
21 39 (12.30%) Visual Studio
22 38 (11.99%) VB.NET
23 36 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 34 (10.73%) Web Services
25 33 (10.41%) T-SQL
25 33 (10.41%) Java
26 32 (10.09%) Finance
27 30 (9.46%) MySQL
27 30 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
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 28 (8.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.47%) CMS
3 9 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.84%) DNN
4 8 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.52%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.58%) WordPress
6 4 (1.26%) IIS
6 4 (1.26%) ThingWorx
7 3 (0.95%) Confluence
7 3 (0.95%) K2 blackpearl
7 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.95%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.63%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.84%) SaaS
5 7 (2.21%) IaaS
5 7 (2.21%) PaaS
6 5 (1.58%) Office 365
7 3 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.95%) Trello
8 1 (0.32%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.32%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Google Play
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.52%) Intranet
2 7 (2.21%) Internet
3 5 (1.58%) LDAP
4 3 (0.95%) Skype
4 3 (0.95%) SSH
5 1 (0.32%) 3G
5 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.32%) RS-232
5 1 (0.32%) RS-485
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (46.06%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.46%) MySQL
2 30 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.15%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.52%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.58%) EDRMS
10 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.95%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.95%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 39 (12.30%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.05%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.84%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.52%) JIRA
6 7 (2.21%) Selenium
6 7 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.89%) NUnit
7 6 (1.89%) Subversion
8 5 (1.58%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.26%) NuGet
9 4 (1.26%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.95%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.95%) MorphX
10 3 (0.95%) MSTest
10 3 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.95%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.63%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.63%) YouTrack
General
1 32 (10.09%) Finance
2 18 (5.68%) Automotive
3 12 (3.79%) Retail
4 10 (3.15%) Marketing
5 9 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.52%) Advertising
7 4 (1.26%) Back Office
7 4 (1.26%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 242 (76.34%) Developer
2 130 (41.01%) .NET Developer
3 64 (20.19%) C# Developer
4 46 (14.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (10.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (8.83%) Web Developer
7 24 (7.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (7.26%) Software Developer
9 20 (6.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (5.99%) HTML Developer
11 18 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 17 (5.36%) HTML CSS Developer
13 16 (5.05%) Senior Developer
14 15 (4.73%) Angular Developer
14 15 (4.73%) SQL Developer
15 14 (4.42%) Microsoft Developer
16 13 (4.10%) CRM Developer
16 13 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
17 12 (3.79%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (42.90%) HTML
2 133 (41.96%) CSS
3 123 (38.80%) ASP.NET
4 71 (22.40%) jQuery
5 68 (21.45%) AngularJS
6 58 (18.30%) HTML5
7 50 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (14.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (13.25%) .NET Framework
10 36 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 34 (10.73%) Web Services
12 29 (9.15%) Entity Framework
13 28 (8.83%) CSS3
14 24 (7.57%) WPF
15 21 (6.62%) Angular 2
15 21 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 18 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (5.68%) REST
17 17 (5.36%) WCF
18 15 (4.73%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.57%) User Experience
2 15 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.89%) SCADA
7 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.26%) NHS
9 3 (0.95%) Replication
9 3 (0.95%) Wiki
10 1 (0.32%) AS400
10 1 (0.32%) Clustering
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.32%) Fintech
10 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Robotics
10 1 (0.32%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.32%) Social Network
10 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.51%) Windows
2 12 (3.79%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.15%) Linux
4 7 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.89%) Android
5 6 (1.89%) Unix
6 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.26%) CentOS
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) HPUX
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (45.11%) MVC
2 122 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (22.08%) TDD
4 46 (14.51%) Web Development
5 43 (13.56%) BDD
6 29 (9.15%) CRM
6 29 (9.15%) SOLID
7 26 (8.20%) Migration
7 26 (8.20%) SDLC
8 25 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 25 (7.89%) Workflow
9 22 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 22 (6.94%) Scrum
10 19 (5.99%) Unit Testing
11 17 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (5.05%) Microservices
13 15 (4.73%) Business Analysis
14 13 (4.10%) DevOps
14 13 (4.10%) Kanban
15 12 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 206 (64.98%) C#
2 128 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 100 (31.55%) SQL
4 38 (11.99%) VB.NET
5 33 (10.41%) Java
5 33 (10.41%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.73%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.73%) TypeScript
7 13 (4.10%) Python
7 13 (4.10%) Ruby
8 10 (3.15%) VB
9 8 (2.52%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.21%) Perl
10 7 (2.21%) Scala
11 6 (1.89%) VBA
12 5 (1.58%) C
12 5 (1.58%) PHP
12 5 (1.58%) VB6
13 3 (0.95%) X++
13 3 (0.95%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (2.52%) Degree
2 6 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) ISEB
4 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCPD
6 1 (0.32%) MCSA
6 1 (0.32%) MCSD
6 1 (0.32%) MCSE
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.32%) SEPA
3 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (4.73%) Docker
2 8 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.32%) Firmware
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) RACF
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.26%) Puppet
2 4 (1.26%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.95%) Ansible
3 3 (0.95%) Webmin
4 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (28.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.36%) Google
3 14 (4.42%) Oracle
4 6 (1.89%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.58%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.95%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.63%) Casewise
8 2 (0.63%) IBM
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.63%) Remedy
8 2 (0.63%) SAP
8 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.63%) Telerik
8 2 (0.63%) VMware
9 1 (0.32%) Apple
9 1 (0.32%) CommVault
9 1 (0.32%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.32%) McAfee
9 1 (0.32%) Sybase
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