Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior .NET Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 185 166
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 13 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 11
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £278 £314 £319
90th Percentile £486 £493 £438
England median daily rate £425 £400 £404
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.93% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4201 5705 4848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.72% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 3330 2844
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £399 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +10.07% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £209
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 180 323
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.18 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Senior .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Senior .NET Developer in the West Midlands

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in the West Midlands

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior .NET Developer in the West Midlands

Senior .NET Developer
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 Senior .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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 +15 7 £400 +5.61%
Coventry +8 2 £420 -6.67%
Walsall - 1 £275 - 1
Senior .NET Developer
England

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Senior .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Automotive
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) Workflow
6 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (23.08%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) NUnit
8 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
3 1 (7.69%) Moq
3 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) NCover
3 1 (7.69%) NDepend
3 1 (7.69%) NuGet
3 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) StyleCop
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) ATDD
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.69%) SOLID
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft