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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 24 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 33 39 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.57% 6.68% 13.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.60% 19.40% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £454 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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
146 201 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.66% 34.42% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 119 82
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.40 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -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 28 January 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 28 January 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 80 (90.91%) .NET
2 51 (57.95%) ASP.NET
3 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
4 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
5 31 (35.23%) SQL
5 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
6 30 (34.09%) MVC
7 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (30.68%) HTML
8 27 (30.68%) CSS
9 23 (26.14%) jQuery
10 21 (23.86%) CRM
11 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
12 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
12 19 (21.59%) WCF
13 18 (20.45%) Dynamics CRM
13 18 (20.45%) Web Services
14 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (15.91%) Scrum
15 14 (15.91%) .NET Framework
16 13 (14.77%) Windows
17 11 (12.50%) HTML5
17 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
18 10 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (11.36%) OO
18 10 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (10.23%) XML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.27%) Node.js
6 2 (2.27%) Apache
6 2 (2.27%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Intranet
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) DTS
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.82%) Subversion
4 5 (5.68%) JIRA
5 2 (2.27%) NUnit
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
6 1 (1.14%) Ant
6 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (94.32%) Developer
2 30 (34.09%) .NET Developer
3 18 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.64%) CRM Developer
5 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (7.95%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (7.95%) BizTalk Developer
7 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Consultant
11 3 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (90.91%) .NET
2 51 (57.95%) ASP.NET
3 27 (30.68%) HTML
3 27 (30.68%) CSS
4 23 (26.14%) jQuery
5 19 (21.59%) WCF
6 18 (20.45%) Web Services
7 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (15.91%) .NET Framework
9 11 (12.50%) HTML5
10 10 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (10.23%) XML
12 7 (7.95%) LINQ
12 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (4.55%) CSS3
15 3 (3.41%) JSON
15 3 (3.41%) WPF
15 3 (3.41%) Razor View Engine
16 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.68%) Pocket PC
3 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.14%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Windows Phone
3 5 (5.68%) Windows CE
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Phone 8
3 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) UNIX
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.14%) Android
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) MVC
2 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.86%) CRM
4 14 (15.91%) Scrum
5 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.36%) OO
6 8 (9.09%) TDD
7 6 (6.82%) Web Development
8 5 (5.68%) Logistics
8 5 (5.68%) Migration
8 5 (5.68%) OOP
8 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.68%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.55%) Workflow
10 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.41%) Refactoring
10 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
2 31 (35.23%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.68%) Java
4 5 (5.68%) C++
4 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
4 5 (5.68%) Embedded C++
5 2 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) VB6
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) VBScript
6 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) HL7
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.27%) Nintex
2 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
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