The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 17 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 49 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.19% 9.22% 5.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.90% 28.16% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 24
Median daily rate £350 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £297 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.69 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
205 206 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.28% 32.75% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 135 90
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.69 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for C#.

1 98 (82.35%) .NET
2 61 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (49.58%) JavaScript
4 56 (47.06%) MVC
5 55 (46.22%) .NET Framework
6 51 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 50 (42.02%) SQL
8 46 (38.66%) ASP.NET
9 42 (35.29%) HTML
10 39 (32.77%) Entity Framework
11 38 (31.93%) SQL Server
12 36 (30.25%) Visual Studio
12 36 (30.25%) Scrum
13 35 (29.41%) WCF
14 33 (27.73%) Web Services
15 31 (26.05%) CSS
16 27 (22.69%) jQuery
17 26 (21.85%) OOD
18 25 (21.01%) NUnit
19 24 (20.17%) Subversion
19 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
20 23 (19.33%) Moq
20 23 (19.33%) SOLID
21 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
22 20 (16.81%) HTML5
22 20 (16.81%) Finance
22 20 (16.81%) XML
23 17 (14.29%) CSS3
23 17 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
24 16 (13.45%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.52%) CMS
2 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.84%) Kentico
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.84%) CATIA
3 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.84%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.84%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) Internet
1 1 (0.84%) Network Security
1 1 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) Power BI
2 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.52%) MySQL
6 3 (2.52%) SQLite
7 2 (1.68%) DB2
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.84%) OLAP
8 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (30.25%) Visual Studio
2 25 (21.01%) NUnit
3 24 (20.17%) Subversion
4 23 (19.33%) Moq
5 17 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (7.56%) CruiseControl
7 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.68%) Grunt
8 2 (1.68%) gulp
8 2 (1.68%) JIRA
9 1 (0.84%) Capybara
9 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.84%) NuGet
9 1 (0.84%) RSpec
9 1 (0.84%) Selenium
9 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (16.81%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.04%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Advertising
5 3 (2.52%) Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Automotive
6 2 (1.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (91.60%) Developer
2 64 (53.78%) .NET Developer
3 42 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 31 (26.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 17 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 8 (6.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (5.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (4.20%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (82.35%) .NET
2 55 (46.22%) .NET Framework
3 46 (38.66%) ASP.NET
4 42 (35.29%) HTML
5 39 (32.77%) Entity Framework
6 35 (29.41%) WCF
7 33 (27.73%) Web Services
8 31 (26.05%) CSS
9 27 (22.69%) jQuery
10 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
12 20 (16.81%) HTML5
12 20 (16.81%) XML
13 17 (14.29%) CSS3
14 12 (10.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 4 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
17 3 (2.52%) LINQ
17 3 (2.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) iPad
4 2 (1.68%) AS400
4 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) SCADA
5 1 (0.84%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.52%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.84%) Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.06%) MVC
3 36 (30.25%) Scrum
4 26 (21.85%) OOD
5 23 (19.33%) SOLID
6 16 (13.45%) OO
7 15 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.72%) CRM
9 8 (6.72%) Front End Development
9 8 (6.72%) Service Management
9 8 (6.72%) Web Development
10 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.04%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.04%) TDD
11 6 (5.04%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.36%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.52%) Content Management
13 3 (2.52%) UML
13 3 (2.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 50 (42.02%) SQL
3 12 (10.08%) X++
4 6 (5.04%) Java
5 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.52%) PHP
6 3 (2.52%) VB
6 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.68%) RPG
7 2 (1.68%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.84%) C
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.84%) Ruby
8 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.84%) VB6
8 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.84%) Docker
1 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) CA
3 2 (1.68%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.84%) OpenText
4 1 (0.84%) Pega
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.84%) Telerik
4 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
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