The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 26 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 .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 20.59% 21.74% 14.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.33% 76.92% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 35.29% 28.26% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
Median daily rate £350 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton citing .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 .NET in Wolverhampton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Wolverhampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Wolverhampton

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Wolverhampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) DNN
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
4 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) CMS
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 3 (25.00%) CMS
1 3 (25.00%) DNN
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) LiveLink
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Web Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) WF
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Prism
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Sun