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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 16 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 63 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.63% 10.66% 13.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.20% 28.57% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 30
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -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
250 231 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.27% 37.32% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 157 78
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 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 4 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 91 (91.92%) .NET
2 54 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 44 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 34 (34.34%) MVC
4 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
5 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (27.27%) SQL
7 25 (25.25%) HTML
8 23 (23.23%) .NET Framework
9 22 (22.22%) WCF
10 21 (21.21%) CSS
11 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (16.16%) jQuery
12 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
13 15 (15.15%) Web Services
14 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
15 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (12.12%) Entity Framework
15 12 (12.12%) TDD
15 12 (12.12%) XML
15 12 (12.12%) CRM
16 11 (11.11%) Scrum
17 10 (10.10%) WPF
18 9 (9.09%) HTML5
18 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (8.08%) Dynamics CRM
19 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
19 8 (8.08%) BizTalk Server
20 7 (7.07%) SOA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.08%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.05%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 3 (3.03%) CMS
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Intranet
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
1 1 (1.01%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.02%) MS Access
7 1 (1.01%) MySQL
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) Selenium
4 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.02%) NUnit
4 2 (2.02%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.01%) Moq
5 1 (1.01%) XMLUnit
5 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (87.88%) Developer
2 42 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 26 (26.26%) C# Developer
4 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Programmer
10 3 (3.03%) Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (3.03%) CRM Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (91.92%) .NET
2 54 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 25 (25.25%) HTML
4 23 (23.23%) .NET Framework
5 22 (22.22%) WCF
6 21 (21.21%) CSS
7 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (16.16%) jQuery
9 15 (15.15%) Web Services
10 12 (12.12%) Entity Framework
10 12 (12.12%) XML
11 10 (10.10%) WPF
12 9 (9.09%) HTML5
13 4 (4.04%) CSS3
13 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (4.04%) JSON
13 4 (4.04%) WinForms
13 4 (4.04%) SOAP
14 3 (3.03%) XSLT
14 3 (3.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.01%) STB
2 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.01%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (2.02%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) MVC
2 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
4 12 (12.12%) TDD
4 12 (12.12%) CRM
5 11 (11.11%) Scrum
6 7 (7.07%) SOA
6 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.05%) ERP
8 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.03%) OO
9 3 (3.03%) Workflow
9 3 (3.03%) Refactoring
9 3 (3.03%) Web Development
9 3 (3.03%) BDD
10 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.02%) DevOps
10 2 (2.02%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.02%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
2 27 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.04%) X++
6 2 (2.02%) VB
7 1 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) VBScript
7 1 (1.01%) Java
7 1 (1.01%) PHP
7 1 (1.01%) VBA
7 1 (1.01%) VC++
7 1 (1.01%) VB6
7 1 (1.01%) XPath
7 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) ISEB
2 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) HL7
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.02%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.01%) Thunderhead
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