The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 62 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.28% 10.91% 9.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.10% 30.38% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 30
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£350 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
C#
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
247 237 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.98% 35.91% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 170 120
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £12.54 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £175.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Birmingham region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Birmingham region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 124 (93.23%) .NET
2 87 (65.41%) ASP.NET
3 63 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 60 (45.11%) JavaScript
5 59 (44.36%) MVC
6 53 (39.85%) WCF
7 48 (36.09%) SQL
8 45 (33.83%) CSS
8 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
9 42 (31.58%) jQuery
10 33 (24.81%) HTML
11 30 (22.56%) Visual Studio
12 25 (18.80%) Windows
12 25 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (18.05%) Web Services
14 21 (15.79%) Scrum
14 21 (15.79%) SharePoint
15 20 (15.04%) .NET Framework
16 19 (14.29%) LINQ
16 19 (14.29%) Web Development
17 17 (12.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 17 (12.78%) CRM
17 17 (12.78%) XML
18 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (12.03%) Dynamics CRM
19 15 (11.28%) BizTalk Server
20 14 (10.53%) Logistics
20 14 (10.53%) CSS3
21 13 (9.77%) WPF
21 13 (9.77%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.28%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.76%) IIS
4 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.50%) Node.js
6 2 (1.50%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.75%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.51%) MySQL
7 4 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.26%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.02%) Subversion
2 12 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.77%) JIRA
4 2 (1.50%) Selenium
4 2 (1.50%) JMeter
4 2 (1.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.75%) Ant
5 1 (0.75%) FxCop
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.75%) NUnit
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (6.02%) Advertising
2 4 (3.01%) Finance
3 3 (2.26%) Electronics
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (89.47%) Developer
2 59 (44.36%) .NET Developer
3 27 (20.30%) ASP.NET Developer
4 23 (17.29%) Web Developer
5 21 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 16 (12.03%) .NET Web Developer
7 15 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (9.77%) CRM Developer
9 11 (8.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.52%) Mobile Developer
11 9 (6.77%) BizTalk Developer
11 9 (6.77%) Windows Mobile Developer
12 7 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 6 (4.51%) Lead Developer
14 5 (3.76%) Applications Developer
14 5 (3.76%) Sitecore Developer
15 4 (3.01%) .NET Programmer
15 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Developer
15 4 (3.01%) SharePoint Developer
15 4 (3.01%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (93.23%) .NET
2 87 (65.41%) ASP.NET
3 53 (39.85%) WCF
4 45 (33.83%) CSS
5 42 (31.58%) jQuery
6 33 (24.81%) HTML
7 25 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (18.05%) Web Services
9 20 (15.04%) .NET Framework
10 19 (14.29%) LINQ
11 17 (12.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (12.78%) XML
12 14 (10.53%) CSS3
13 13 (9.77%) HTML5
13 13 (9.77%) WPF
14 8 (6.02%) XSLT
14 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (4.51%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (3.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.02%) Pocket PC
3 4 (3.01%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.50%) Equities
5 1 (0.75%) WURFL
5 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.80%) Windows
2 10 (7.52%) Windows Mobile
3 9 (6.77%) Windows Phone
4 8 (6.02%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (6.02%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.02%) Windows CE
5 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.26%) Android
7 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.50%) UNIX
7 2 (1.50%) Linux
8 1 (0.75%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.36%) MVC
2 21 (15.79%) Scrum
3 19 (14.29%) Web Development
4 17 (12.78%) CRM
5 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.53%) Logistics
7 11 (8.27%) TDD
8 8 (6.02%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.26%) Workflow
10 6 (4.51%) Migration
10 6 (4.51%) OO
11 5 (3.76%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.76%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.01%) SOA
13 3 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.26%) UML
13 3 (2.26%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.11%) JavaScript
2 48 (36.09%) SQL
3 10 (7.52%) C++
4 8 (6.02%) Embedded C++
5 5 (3.76%) Java
5 5 (3.76%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.01%) VB
7 2 (1.50%) VBA
7 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.50%) VB6
7 2 (1.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.75%) MCP
3 1 (0.75%) MCAD
3 1 (0.75%) MCSD
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.75%) MCTS
3 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle
3 2 (1.50%) Sybase
3 2 (1.50%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.75%) SAP
4 1 (0.75%) Macromedia
4 1 (0.75%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.75%) Ektron
4 1 (0.75%) Facebook
4 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.75%) Nintex
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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