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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 22 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 60 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.36% 7.81% 9.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.48% 23.11% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 51
Median daily rate £350 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
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
293 251 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.95% 33.78% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 168 150
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016, 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#.

1 101 (93.52%) .NET
2 61 (56.48%) JavaScript
3 54 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 46 (42.59%) MVC
5 44 (40.74%) HTML
5 44 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 43 (39.81%) SQL Server
7 41 (37.96%) SQL
8 39 (36.11%) CSS
9 35 (32.41%) jQuery
10 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (27.78%) Visual Studio
12 25 (23.15%) .NET Framework
13 24 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (19.44%) Web Services
15 16 (14.81%) Oracle
16 15 (13.89%) HTML5
17 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (12.96%) Scrum
18 13 (12.04%) Finance
18 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (12.04%) Entity Framework
18 13 (12.04%) Web Development
19 12 (11.11%) TDD
20 11 (10.19%) WCF
21 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
21 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
21 10 (9.26%) Migration
21 10 (9.26%) VB.NET

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 (8.33%) CMS
2 6 (5.56%) Kentico
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.78%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) JBoss
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.85%) WordPress
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Heroku
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Network Security
2 2 (1.85%) Extranet
2 2 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.78%) MySQL
6 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) Big Data
7 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.48%) NUnit
3 7 (6.48%) Selenium
4 5 (4.63%) Subversion
5 4 (3.70%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.85%) JMeter
7 2 (1.85%) Moq
8 1 (0.93%) MSTest
8 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Marketing
3 3 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (87.96%) Developer
2 63 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 39 (36.11%) C# Developer
4 30 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (12.96%) SQL Developer
8 13 (12.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Sitecore Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.63%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.70%) ASP Developer
12 4 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (3.70%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (93.52%) .NET
2 54 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 44 (40.74%) HTML
4 39 (36.11%) CSS
5 35 (32.41%) jQuery
6 25 (23.15%) .NET Framework
7 24 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (19.44%) Web Services
9 15 (13.89%) HTML5
10 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (12.04%) Entity Framework
12 11 (10.19%) WCF
13 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (8.33%) XML
15 8 (7.41%) REST
16 7 (6.48%) AngularJS
16 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (6.48%) CSS3
16 7 (6.48%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (6.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.85%) Blog
3 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (2.78%) Android
2 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.78%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) MVC
2 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.96%) Scrum
4 13 (12.04%) Web Development
5 12 (11.11%) TDD
6 10 (9.26%) Migration
6 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 8 (7.41%) OO
8 7 (6.48%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.48%) Re-Platforming
8 7 (6.48%) Wireframes
8 7 (6.48%) Workflow
9 6 (5.56%) BDD
9 6 (5.56%) SDLC
9 6 (5.56%) SOA
9 6 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 61 (56.48%) JavaScript
2 41 (37.96%) SQL
3 10 (9.26%) Java
3 10 (9.26%) VB.NET
4 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.56%) VB
5 5 (4.63%) TypeScript
5 5 (4.63%) VBA
6 4 (3.70%) PHP
7 3 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (1.85%) C
8 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.85%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) VB6
8 2 (1.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) MCAD
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) MCSD
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) WCAG
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.81%) Oracle
3 8 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) CODA
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Xamarin