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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 37 40 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.94% 7.04% 14.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.39% 19.70% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
173 203 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.77% 35.74% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 123 90
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -51.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 79 (95.18%) .NET
2 48 (57.83%) ASP.NET
3 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
4 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
5 28 (33.73%) MVC
6 27 (32.53%) SQL
7 25 (30.12%) HTML
7 25 (30.12%) CSS
8 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
9 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (22.89%) .NET Framework
10 19 (22.89%) jQuery
11 18 (21.69%) CRM
12 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (19.28%) Visual Studio
14 15 (18.07%) SharePoint
14 15 (18.07%) Dynamics CRM
15 13 (15.66%) WCF
15 13 (15.66%) Web Services
15 13 (15.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (13.25%) HTML5
18 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
18 10 (12.05%) Scrum
19 9 (10.84%) OO
19 9 (10.84%) TDD
20 8 (9.64%) Finance
20 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
21 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (18.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.43%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.82%) IIS
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.41%) Node.js
6 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.41%) CMS
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Intranet
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.20%) MS Access
6 1 (1.20%) DTS
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.41%) NUnit
3 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.20%) Moq
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Advertising
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (91.57%) Developer
2 33 (39.76%) .NET Developer
3 17 (20.48%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Web Developer
5 10 (12.05%) CRM Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.02%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Programmer
11 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Sitecore Developer
12 2 (2.41%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (95.18%) .NET
2 48 (57.83%) ASP.NET
3 25 (30.12%) CSS
3 25 (30.12%) HTML
4 19 (22.89%) .NET Framework
4 19 (22.89%) jQuery
5 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (15.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (15.66%) WCF
6 13 (15.66%) Web Services
7 11 (13.25%) HTML5
8 7 (8.43%) XML
8 7 (8.43%) LINQ
9 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (4.82%) CSS3
11 3 (3.61%) JSON
11 3 (3.61%) WinForms
11 3 (3.61%) SOAP
12 2 (2.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.20%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) MVC
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) CRM
4 10 (12.05%) Scrum
4 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.84%) TDD
5 9 (10.84%) OO
6 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.02%) Web Development
7 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.82%) OOP
8 4 (4.82%) Workflow
8 4 (4.82%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Logistics
8 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.61%) Refactoring
9 3 (3.61%) SOA
9 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
2 27 (32.53%) SQL
3 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.82%) Java
6 3 (3.61%) X++
7 2 (2.41%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.20%) VC++
8 1 (1.20%) VB6
8 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
1 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) VCP4
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) HL7
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.41%) Nintex
4 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.20%) Thunderhead
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