The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 5 7 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.33% 4.76% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.44% 40.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.85%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 18.75% 11.90% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Worcestershire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Worcestershire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Worcester +2 3 £261 -19.61% 1
Redditch -2 1 £275 - 9
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) React
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) RS-232
1 1 (11.11%) RS-485
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) React
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Post-Production
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Assembla
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin