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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 20 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 60 53 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.73% 7.18% 8.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.20% 23.77% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 44
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
283 223 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.47% 30.22% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 132 137
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £478 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.70 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £34.45 £22.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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#.

1 109 (91.60%) .NET
2 60 (50.42%) JavaScript
3 57 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 57 (47.90%) Microsoft
4 52 (43.70%) SQL
5 49 (41.18%) HTML
6 46 (38.66%) SQL Server
7 43 (36.13%) CSS
8 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (34.45%) Visual Studio
10 39 (32.77%) MVC
10 39 (32.77%) jQuery
11 38 (31.93%) .NET Framework
12 21 (17.65%) Web Services
13 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (15.97%) Entity Framework
15 18 (15.13%) MS Excel
16 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 17 (14.29%) HTML5
17 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (13.45%) Oracle
18 15 (12.61%) Java
18 15 (12.61%) Scrum
18 15 (12.61%) Web Development
18 15 (12.61%) Degree
19 14 (11.76%) WCF
19 14 (11.76%) XML
20 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
20 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web API
21 12 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server

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 12 (10.08%) CMS
2 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.88%) IIS
4 6 (5.04%) Kentico
5 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.68%) JBoss
7 2 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.68%) WordPress
8 1 (0.84%) Apache
8 1 (0.84%) Drupal
8 1 (0.84%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.84%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.36%) Office 365
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.84%) Heroku
4 1 (0.84%) IaaS
4 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Network Security
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (38.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.52%) MySQL
7 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.68%) Big Data
8 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.68%) OLTP
9 1 (0.84%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (34.45%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.40%) NUnit
4 9 (7.56%) Subversion
5 8 (6.72%) Selenium
6 5 (4.20%) Moq
7 4 (3.36%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.68%) JMeter
9 2 (1.68%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.84%) JIRA
10 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.84%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Retail
3 2 (1.68%) Advertising
3 2 (1.68%) Billing
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (84.03%) Developer
2 64 (53.78%) .NET Developer
3 43 (36.13%) C# Developer
4 32 (26.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (9.24%) .NET Team Leader
7 11 (9.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.24%) Software Team Leader
7 11 (9.24%) SQL Developer
7 11 (9.24%) Team Leader
8 10 (8.40%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) .NET Software Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) Lead Software Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (7.56%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
11 5 (4.20%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (91.60%) .NET
2 57 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 49 (41.18%) HTML
4 43 (36.13%) CSS
5 39 (32.77%) jQuery
6 38 (31.93%) .NET Framework
7 21 (17.65%) Web Services
8 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (15.97%) Entity Framework
10 17 (14.29%) HTML5
11 14 (11.76%) WCF
11 14 (11.76%) XML
12 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (8.40%) REST
14 9 (7.56%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (6.72%) LINQ
16 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
16 7 (5.88%) CSS3
17 6 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.04%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.68%) Blog
4 2 (1.68%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.84%) iPad
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Android
2 3 (2.52%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.77%) MVC
3 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 15 (12.61%) Scrum
4 15 (12.61%) Web Development
5 12 (10.08%) UML
6 11 (9.24%) Migration
6 11 (9.24%) V-Model
6 11 (9.24%) Waterfall
7 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.56%) CRM
9 8 (6.72%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.72%) OO
10 7 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
10 7 (5.88%) TDD
10 7 (5.88%) Wireframes
11 6 (5.04%) BDD
11 6 (5.04%) SOLID
11 6 (5.04%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.42%) JavaScript
2 52 (43.70%) SQL
3 15 (12.61%) Java
4 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.88%) PHP
7 6 (5.04%) VB
8 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.20%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.52%) C++
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) Python
10 2 (1.68%) VBA
10 2 (1.68%) VBScript
10 2 (1.68%) XPath
11 1 (0.84%) Groovy
11 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.84%) Ruby
11 1 (0.84%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) MCAD
4 1 (0.84%) MCITP
4 1 (0.84%) MCSD
4 1 (0.84%) MCTS
4 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
1 2 (1.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) MOM
1 2 (1.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (47.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.45%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.84%) Citrix
6 1 (0.84%) CODA
6 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.84%) HP
6 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
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