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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 55 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.13% 8.14% 10.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.66% 28.82% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 50
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
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
223 229 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.92% 28.24% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 159 149
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 99 (88.39%) .NET
2 58 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 50 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 45 (40.18%) MVC
5 41 (36.61%) SQL Server
5 41 (36.61%) Microsoft
6 38 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (33.04%) HTML
8 35 (31.25%) SQL
9 34 (30.36%) CSS
10 29 (25.89%) Visual Studio
11 25 (22.32%) .NET Framework
11 25 (22.32%) jQuery
12 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (19.64%) TDD
14 17 (15.18%) Web Services
15 16 (14.29%) WCF
16 15 (13.39%) HTML5
16 15 (13.39%) Subversion
17 14 (12.50%) Finance
17 14 (12.50%) Entity Framework
18 13 (11.61%) BDD
18 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
19 12 (10.71%) WPF
19 12 (10.71%) MVVM
19 12 (10.71%) Scrum
19 12 (10.71%) Oracle
20 11 (9.82%) VB.NET
20 11 (9.82%) OO
20 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.36%) CMS
3 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.68%) WordPress
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) Kentico
5 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.79%) Node.js
5 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.89%) Drupal
6 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.89%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Intranet
2 2 (1.79%) Extranet
2 2 (1.79%) Firewall
2 2 (1.79%) Modbus
2 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.89%) FTP
3 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.79%) Big Data
7 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) MySQL
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.39%) Subversion
3 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.25%) Selenium
6 5 (4.46%) NUnit
7 4 (3.57%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.79%) Moq
9 1 (0.89%) MSTest
9 1 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Games
3 4 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 95 (84.82%) Developer
2 60 (53.57%) .NET Developer
3 44 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 28 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (19.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (13.39%) SQL Developer
7 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Agile Development Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.57%) ASP Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Developer in Test
10 4 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (88.39%) .NET
2 58 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 37 (33.04%) HTML
4 34 (30.36%) CSS
5 25 (22.32%) .NET Framework
5 25 (22.32%) jQuery
6 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (15.18%) Web Services
8 16 (14.29%) WCF
9 15 (13.39%) HTML5
10 14 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 12 (10.71%) WPF
12 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
14 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (7.14%) XML
15 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (5.36%) REST
15 6 (5.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
2 2 (1.79%) NHS
2 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.89%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.89%) iPad
3 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.89%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.79%) Android
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.89%) Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) MVC
2 38 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.64%) TDD
4 13 (11.61%) BDD
5 12 (10.71%) MVVM
5 12 (10.71%) Scrum
6 11 (9.82%) OO
7 9 (8.04%) Web Development
8 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 8 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.14%) Workflow
9 7 (6.25%) High Availability
9 7 (6.25%) SDLC
10 6 (5.36%) Logistics
10 6 (5.36%) SOA
10 6 (5.36%) SOLID
10 6 (5.36%) UML
11 5 (4.46%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.64%) JavaScript
2 35 (31.25%) SQL
3 11 (9.82%) VB.NET
4 6 (5.36%) VB
5 5 (4.46%) C++
6 4 (3.57%) Java
6 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.68%) VBA
8 2 (1.79%) C
8 2 (1.79%) PHP
8 2 (1.79%) Python
8 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.79%) VB6
9 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.89%) VBScript
9 1 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
1 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.89%) MCAD
3 1 (0.89%) MCITP
3 1 (0.89%) MCSD
3 1 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.79%) Siemens
4 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.89%) Citrix
5 1 (0.89%) HP
5 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.89%) VMware
Birmingham
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