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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET
England / West Midlands
Rank 43 51 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 77 93 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.38% 3.51% 4.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.00% 13.94% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 68 73
Median daily rate £338 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.36% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £329
% change year-on-year +3.70% +2.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.00 £9.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +255.55% -75.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% -7.14%  

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 550 667 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.13% 25.14% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 407 364
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 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.45% -40.78%  
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%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET in the West Midlands.

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

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 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 0 23 £358 +10.00% 21
Coventry -19 14 £469 +10.29% 8
Herefordshire - 12 £285 -
Staffordshire +5 10 £250 -16.66% 10
Warwickshire -9 3 £343 +1.48% 8
Worcestershire +1 2 - - 16
Solihull - 2 £325 - 7
Shropshire +27 1 £350 +3.70% 2
Walsall - 1 £300 -
ASP.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 192 (99.48%) .NET
2 144 (74.61%) C#
2 144 (74.61%) MVC
3 118 (61.14%) JavaScript
4 115 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (55.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 103 (53.37%) HTML
7 94 (48.70%) CSS
8 83 (43.01%) SQL
9 69 (35.75%) Microsoft
10 67 (34.72%) SQL Server
11 57 (29.53%) TDD
11 57 (29.53%) .NET Framework
12 56 (29.02%) jQuery
13 55 (28.50%) Web Services
14 51 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 50 (25.91%) Scrum
16 49 (25.39%) Entity Framework
17 46 (23.83%) AngularJS
17 46 (23.83%) Web Development
18 45 (23.32%) BDD
19 40 (20.73%) Visual Studio
20 39 (20.21%) ASP.NET Web API
21 35 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (16.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 31 (16.06%) WCF
24 29 (15.03%) HTML5
24 29 (15.03%) CRM
25 26 (13.47%) T-SQL
25 26 (13.47%) Dynamics CRM

ASP.NET
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 12 (6.22%) CMS
1 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.15%) Sitefinity
3 6 (3.11%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.04%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.04%) IIS
5 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Kentico
Applications
1 23 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (13.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.52%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.18%) IaaS
3 8 (4.15%) PaaS
3 8 (4.15%) SaaS
4 6 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.55%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (5.70%) MySQL
4 10 (5.18%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.07%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.52%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (20.73%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (8.29%) Subversion
4 15 (7.77%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.22%) NUnit
5 12 (6.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (5.70%) CruiseControl
7 10 (5.18%) Moq
7 10 (5.18%) Selenium
8 8 (4.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.11%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.59%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.52%) Maven
12 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.52%) MSTest
12 1 (0.52%) NuGet
12 1 (0.52%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 22 (11.40%) Marketing
2 8 (4.15%) Finance
3 7 (3.63%) Retail
4 5 (2.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 167 (86.53%) Developer
2 94 (48.70%) .NET Developer
3 45 (23.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 44 (22.80%) C# Developer
5 35 (18.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (15.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (11.92%) CRM Developer
8 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (7.77%) Senior Developer
10 14 (7.25%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 12 (6.22%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (5.70%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Developer
14 9 (4.66%) Software Developer
14 9 (4.66%) Web Developer
15 8 (4.15%) SQL Developer
16 7 (3.63%) Programmer
16 7 (3.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 7 (3.63%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (99.48%) .NET
2 108 (55.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 103 (53.37%) HTML
4 94 (48.70%) CSS
5 57 (29.53%) .NET Framework
6 56 (29.02%) jQuery
7 55 (28.50%) Web Services
8 49 (25.39%) Entity Framework
9 46 (23.83%) AngularJS
10 39 (20.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (16.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (16.06%) WCF
13 29 (15.03%) HTML5
14 19 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 19 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (6.74%) LINQ
16 8 (4.15%) Dapper ORM
16 8 (4.15%) LESS
16 8 (4.15%) Sass
16 8 (4.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.63%) NHS
3 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.55%) iPad
4 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Fintech
6 1 (0.52%) Social Network
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.70%) Windows
2 2 (1.04%) Android
2 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (74.61%) MVC
2 115 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (29.53%) TDD
4 50 (25.91%) Scrum
5 46 (23.83%) Web Development
6 45 (23.32%) BDD
7 35 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (15.03%) CRM
9 26 (13.47%) SOLID
10 25 (12.95%) Migration
11 22 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (10.88%) Campaign Management
12 21 (10.88%) Data Conversion
12 21 (10.88%) Data Migration
13 19 (9.84%) Functional Testing
14 17 (8.81%) OO
15 15 (7.77%) Continuous Deployment
16 13 (6.74%) E-Commerce
17 12 (6.22%) Kanban
17 12 (6.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 144 (74.61%) C#
2 118 (61.14%) JavaScript
3 83 (43.01%) SQL
4 26 (13.47%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.18%) Java
6 8 (4.15%) TypeScript
6 8 (4.15%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.55%) VB
9 2 (1.04%) PHP
9 2 (1.04%) VB6
10 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.52%) Delphi
10 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.55%) Degree
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.52%) MCPD
4 1 (0.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 69 (35.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.15%) Google
3 5 (2.59%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (1.55%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle
5 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.04%) Telerik
5 2 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.52%) OpenText
6 1 (0.52%) Pega
6 1 (0.52%) SAP
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
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Rate: £250 - £280 per day
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