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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 62 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.03% 9.90% 11.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.12% 28.21% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
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
257 234 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.29% 35.08% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 166 126
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.25 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.27% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £25.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £175.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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#.

1 118 (94.40%) .NET
2 85 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 61 (48.80%) JavaScript
4 60 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 56 (44.80%) MVC
6 54 (43.20%) WCF
7 50 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 48 (38.40%) CSS
9 47 (37.60%) SQL
10 43 (34.40%) jQuery
11 34 (27.20%) HTML
12 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (24.00%) Visual Studio
14 25 (20.00%) Web Services
15 24 (19.20%) .NET Framework
16 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (18.40%) SharePoint
16 23 (18.40%) Windows
17 22 (17.60%) Web Development
17 22 (17.60%) LINQ
18 21 (16.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 18 (14.40%) Scrum
20 17 (13.60%) Logistics
21 16 (12.80%) XML
21 16 (12.80%) CRM
21 16 (12.80%) HTML5
21 16 (12.80%) Dynamics CRM
22 15 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
23 13 (10.40%) CSS3
24 11 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 23 (18.40%) SharePoint
2 15 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.20%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) Node.js
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.80%) Apache
7 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.60%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.20%) MySQL
6 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.40%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.80%) Subversion
3 10 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.20%) JIRA
5 2 (1.60%) Selenium
5 2 (1.60%) JMeter
5 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.80%) FxCop
6 1 (0.80%) Ant
6 1 (0.80%) NUnit
6 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (6.40%) Advertising
2 5 (4.00%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Electronics
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Local Government
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (89.60%) Developer
2 57 (45.60%) .NET Developer
3 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 25 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 20 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 20 (16.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 14 (11.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (10.40%) CRM Developer
8 11 (8.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
10 9 (7.20%) BizTalk Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 5 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Applications Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Consultant
13 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Sitecore Developer
14 3 (2.40%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (94.40%) .NET
2 85 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 54 (43.20%) WCF
4 48 (38.40%) CSS
5 43 (34.40%) jQuery
6 34 (27.20%) HTML
7 25 (20.00%) Web Services
8 24 (19.20%) .NET Framework
9 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (17.60%) LINQ
11 21 (16.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (12.80%) HTML5
12 16 (12.80%) XML
13 13 (10.40%) CSS3
14 10 (8.00%) WPF
15 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (5.60%) XSLT
16 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 5 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
18 4 (3.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.40%) Pocket PC
3 4 (3.20%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.60%) Equities
5 1 (0.80%) WURFL
5 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.80%) DTV
5 1 (0.80%) GIS
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
3 9 (7.20%) Windows Phone
4 8 (6.40%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (6.40%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.40%) Windows CE
5 3 (2.40%) Android
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.60%) UNIX
6 2 (1.60%) Linux
7 1 (0.80%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.80%) MVC
2 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.60%) Web Development
4 18 (14.40%) Scrum
5 17 (13.60%) Logistics
6 16 (12.80%) CRM
7 10 (8.00%) TDD
8 8 (6.40%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (5.60%) OO
10 6 (4.80%) Workflow
10 6 (4.80%) Migration
10 6 (4.80%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.20%) SOA
12 3 (2.40%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.40%) UML
12 3 (2.40%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.40%) Data Protection
12 3 (2.40%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.80%) JavaScript
2 47 (37.60%) SQL
3 10 (8.00%) C++
4 8 (6.40%) Embedded C++
5 6 (4.80%) Java
6 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.80%) MCP
3 1 (0.80%) MCAD
3 1 (0.80%) MCSD
3 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.80%) MCTS
3 1 (0.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.80%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle
3 2 (1.60%) Sybase
3 2 (1.60%) Nintex
4 1 (0.80%) SAP
4 1 (0.80%) Macromedia
4 1 (0.80%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.80%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.80%) Ektron
4 1 (0.80%) Facebook
4 1 (0.80%) Xamarin
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