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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 16 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 56 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.71% 9.57% 8.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.76% 30.05% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 23
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£336 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £515
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 £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
246 213 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.88% 31.84% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 139 87
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £36.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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#.

1 101 (87.83%) .NET
2 65 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 55 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 42 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (35.65%) MVC
6 35 (30.43%) .NET Framework
7 34 (29.57%) WCF
7 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
8 31 (26.96%) HTML
9 29 (25.22%) SQL
10 27 (23.48%) CSS
10 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (19.13%) Entity Framework
12 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
13 20 (17.39%) TDD
14 19 (16.52%) Web Services
15 16 (13.91%) Visual Studio
15 16 (13.91%) HTML5
16 15 (13.04%) jQuery
16 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
16 15 (13.04%) Scrum
17 14 (12.17%) BDD
18 13 (11.30%) XML
19 12 (10.43%) WPF
19 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (9.57%) SDLC
20 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
20 11 (9.57%) E-Commerce
21 9 (7.83%) CRM
21 9 (7.83%) NoSQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.96%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.35%) CMS
3 5 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.48%) Node.js
5 3 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) Kentico
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.74%) Magento
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Intranet
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
1 1 (0.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.74%) MS Access
9 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.22%) NUnit
4 6 (5.22%) Selenium
4 6 (5.22%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.61%) Moq
5 3 (2.61%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.74%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.87%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.87%) XMLUnit
General
1 8 (6.96%) Retail
2 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Back Office
4 2 (1.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (81.74%) Developer
2 44 (38.26%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Tester
8 6 (5.22%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (4.35%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.48%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (87.83%) .NET
2 65 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 35 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 34 (29.57%) WCF
5 31 (26.96%) HTML
6 27 (23.48%) CSS
6 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (19.13%) Entity Framework
8 19 (16.52%) Web Services
9 16 (13.91%) HTML5
10 15 (13.04%) jQuery
11 13 (11.30%) XML
12 12 (10.43%) WPF
13 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (6.09%) RESTful
15 6 (5.22%) CSS3
16 5 (4.35%) JSON
16 5 (4.35%) NHibernate
16 5 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.87%) EPoS
3 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.87%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.65%) MVC
3 20 (17.39%) TDD
4 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 15 (13.04%) Scrum
5 14 (12.17%) BDD
6 11 (9.57%) SDLC
6 11 (9.57%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.83%) CRM
8 8 (6.96%) OO
9 6 (5.22%) SOA
10 5 (4.35%) ERP
10 5 (4.35%) DevOps
11 4 (3.48%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.48%) Workflow
11 4 (3.48%) Change Management
11 4 (3.48%) Web Development
11 4 (3.48%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.48%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
2 29 (25.22%) SQL
3 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.48%) C++
4 4 (3.48%) Ruby
4 4 (3.48%) X++
5 3 (2.61%) Java
6 2 (1.74%) PHP
6 2 (1.74%) VB
6 2 (1.74%) VB6
7 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.87%) XPath
7 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.61%) Nintex
3 3 (2.61%) Telerik
4 2 (1.74%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.87%) hybris
5 1 (0.87%) Demandware
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