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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 21 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 56 71 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.10% 11.02% 9.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.11% 31.28% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 16
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£325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £269 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £415 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
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
223 227 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.26% 35.25% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 154 60
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 87 (90.63%) .NET
2 54 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (33.33%) MVC
6 31 (32.29%) JavaScript
7 27 (28.13%) WCF
8 26 (27.08%) .NET Framework
8 26 (27.08%) HTML
9 25 (26.04%) SQL
10 22 (22.92%) CSS
11 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (17.71%) Web Services
13 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 15 (15.63%) Visual Studio
14 15 (15.63%) Entity Framework
15 14 (14.58%) jQuery
16 13 (13.54%) TDD
17 12 (12.50%) HTML5
17 12 (12.50%) SDLC
18 11 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (11.46%) Scrum
19 10 (10.42%) WPF
19 10 (10.42%) XML
19 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
19 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
20 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
21 8 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
21 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
22 7 (7.29%) SOA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.21%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.17%) CMS
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Node.js
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.04%) Kentico
6 1 (1.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Skype
1 1 (1.04%) Intranet
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.17%) NUnit
4 4 (4.17%) Selenium
4 4 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.08%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.08%) Moq
5 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.04%) XMLUnit
6 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (6.25%) Retail
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Back Office
2 2 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (86.46%) Developer
2 38 (39.58%) .NET Developer
3 22 (22.92%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (11.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Development Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Tester
9 4 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (3.13%) Sitecore Developer
11 2 (2.08%) Software Development Manager
11 2 (2.08%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (90.63%) .NET
2 54 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 27 (28.13%) WCF
4 26 (27.08%) .NET Framework
4 26 (27.08%) HTML
5 22 (22.92%) CSS
6 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (17.71%) Web Services
8 15 (15.63%) Entity Framework
9 14 (14.58%) jQuery
10 12 (12.50%) HTML5
11 10 (10.42%) WPF
11 10 (10.42%) XML
12 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.21%) CSS3
13 4 (4.17%) NHibernate
14 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
1 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) MVC
3 13 (13.54%) TDD
4 12 (12.50%) SDLC
5 11 (11.46%) Scrum
6 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.29%) SOA
7 7 (7.29%) CRM
8 6 (6.25%) BDD
9 5 (5.21%) OO
9 5 (5.21%) ERP
10 4 (4.17%) Workflow
10 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.13%) Web Development
11 3 (3.13%) Migration
11 3 (3.13%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.13%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) JavaScript
2 25 (26.04%) SQL
3 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.17%) X++
4 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.13%) C++
6 2 (2.08%) Java
6 2 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.04%) VC++
7 1 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (1.04%) VB6
7 1 (1.04%) Ruby
7 1 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.08%) Telerik
4 2 (2.08%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.08%) Nintex
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