The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 24 June 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 ASP.NET
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 49 32
Rank change year-on-year -20 -17  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 47 105 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.34% 3.48% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.59% 13.71% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 65 77
Median daily rate £308 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.37% +68.18%  

ASP.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 490 766 549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.41% 25.37% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 490 353
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in the West Midlands

ASP.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 ASP.NET in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in the West Midlands

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in the West Midlands

ASP.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 ASP.NET in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in the West Midlands

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Warwickshire +4 11 £250 -29.57% 18
Coventry -8 10 £303 -21.93% 9
Birmingham -10 9 £375 +15.38% 16
Herefordshire - 5 £300 - 1
Staffordshire -5 3 £319 +59.37% 12
Walsall - 1 £275 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 - -
ASP.NET
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 123 (99.19%) .NET
2 102 (82.26%) C#
3 90 (72.58%) MVC
4 89 (71.77%) JavaScript
5 80 (64.52%) HTML
6 78 (62.90%) CSS
7 68 (54.84%) SQL Server
8 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (40.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (37.90%) SQL
11 44 (35.48%) jQuery
12 39 (31.45%) AngularJS
13 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
14 33 (26.61%) TDD
14 33 (26.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (22.58%) .NET Framework
15 28 (22.58%) HTML5
16 26 (20.97%) T-SQL
17 25 (20.16%) Web Services
18 22 (17.74%) Entity Framework
19 21 (16.94%) BDD
19 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 20 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
20 20 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 20 (16.13%) Web Development
21 18 (14.52%) Visual Studio
22 15 (12.10%) SharePoint
23 14 (11.29%) Windows
23 14 (11.29%) Scrum
23 14 (11.29%) CSS3

ASP.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 15 (12.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.42%) CMS
2 3 (2.42%) DNN
2 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.61%) IIS
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.61%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.42%) Office 365
4 3 (2.42%) Trello
5 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 2 (1.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Internet
1 5 (4.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (8.87%) MySQL
4 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.42%) SSDT
10 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.81%) OLAP
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.03%) Selenium
7 4 (3.23%) Subversion
8 3 (2.42%) JIRA
8 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.61%) NUnit
9 2 (1.61%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.81%) Moq
10 1 (0.81%) MSTest
10 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.81%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (6.45%) Automotive
2 7 (5.65%) Retail
3 6 (4.84%) Finance
3 6 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (89.52%) Developer
2 72 (58.06%) .NET Developer
3 37 (29.84%) ASP.NET Developer
4 31 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 27 (21.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (17.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (11.29%) Software Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (7.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (5.65%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (5.65%) Web Developer
13 6 (4.84%) CRM Developer
13 6 (4.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 6 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (4.84%) SQL Developer
14 3 (2.42%) C# Software Developer
14 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (99.19%) .NET
2 80 (64.52%) HTML
3 78 (62.90%) CSS
4 50 (40.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (35.48%) jQuery
6 39 (31.45%) AngularJS
7 33 (26.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (22.58%) .NET Framework
8 28 (22.58%) HTML5
9 25 (20.16%) Web Services
10 22 (17.74%) Entity Framework
11 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 20 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (11.29%) CSS3
14 12 (9.68%) Angular 2
15 11 (8.87%) Ajax
15 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (8.87%) WCF
16 9 (7.26%) Razor View Engine
17 8 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) NHS
4 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.42%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Fintech
5 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Android
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) HPUX
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (72.58%) MVC
2 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.61%) TDD
4 21 (16.94%) BDD
5 20 (16.13%) Web Development
6 14 (11.29%) Scrum
7 13 (10.48%) Migration
7 13 (10.48%) SDLC
7 13 (10.48%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.06%) SOLID
9 9 (7.26%) CRM
9 9 (7.26%) Workflow
10 8 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.65%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.84%) Data Protection
12 6 (4.84%) Functional Testing
12 6 (4.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (82.26%) C#
2 89 (71.77%) JavaScript
3 47 (37.90%) SQL
4 26 (20.97%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.06%) Java
6 7 (5.65%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.84%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.81%) Delphi
9 1 (0.81%) F#
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) VB6
9 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.81%) MCPD
3 1 (0.81%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Google
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle
3 3 (2.42%) Telerik
4 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.81%) Informatica
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.81%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.81%) VMware
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