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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 13 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 59 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.85% 5.56% 6.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.44% 21.43% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 22
Average daily rate £325 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £241 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
215 154 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.23% 25.93% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 107
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 74 (76.29%) .NET
2 37 (38.14%) SQL Server
3 36 (37.11%) ASP.NET
3 36 (37.11%) MVC
4 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
5 32 (32.99%) SQL
6 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
8 23 (23.71%) CSS
8 23 (23.71%) TDD
9 22 (22.68%) HTML
10 17 (17.53%) .NET Framework
10 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
10 17 (17.53%) WCF
11 16 (16.49%) jQuery
12 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (12.37%) Finance
13 12 (12.37%) OO
13 12 (12.37%) MVVM
13 12 (12.37%) WPF
14 11 (11.34%) AngularJS
15 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
15 10 (10.31%) Entity Framework
15 10 (10.31%) Web Services
15 10 (10.31%) Subversion
16 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (9.28%) Multithreading
17 8 (8.25%) High Availability
17 8 (8.25%) BDD
17 8 (8.25%) Relational Database

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.03%) DNN
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Office
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Intranet
2 2 (2.06%) Extranet
2 2 (2.06%) Modbus
2 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.03%) MySQL
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) Subversion
3 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.06%) Moq
5 1 (1.03%) CaliberRM
5 1 (1.03%) MSTest
5 1 (1.03%) NUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.03%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.03%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.03%) Xcode
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Games
3 3 (3.09%) Advertising
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (84.54%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) .NET Developer
2 41 (42.27%) C# Developer
3 19 (19.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (18.56%) SQL Developer
5 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Consultant
11 5 (5.15%) Development Manager
12 4 (4.12%) Agile Development Manager
12 4 (4.12%) BizTalk Developer
13 3 (3.09%) .NET Development Manager
13 3 (3.09%) C# Programmer
13 3 (3.09%) Integration Developer
13 3 (3.09%) Unity 3D Developer
13 3 (3.09%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (76.29%) .NET
2 36 (37.11%) ASP.NET
3 23 (23.71%) CSS
4 22 (22.68%) HTML
5 17 (17.53%) .NET Framework
5 17 (17.53%) WCF
6 16 (16.49%) jQuery
7 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (12.37%) WPF
9 11 (11.34%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.31%) Entity Framework
10 10 (10.31%) Web Services
11 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (5.15%) HTML5
11 5 (5.15%) WinForms
12 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 3 (3.09%) LINQ
13 3 (3.09%) REST
13 3 (3.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.06%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (2.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.03%) PDA
3 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) MVC
2 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.71%) TDD
4 12 (12.37%) MVVM
4 12 (12.37%) OO
5 9 (9.28%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.25%) BDD
6 8 (8.25%) High Availability
7 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.22%) UML
8 6 (6.19%) Logistics
8 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.19%) SOLID
8 6 (6.19%) Workflow
9 5 (5.15%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Scrum
10 4 (4.12%) CRM
10 4 (4.12%) SOA
10 4 (4.12%) Web Development
11 3 (3.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.99%) SQL
3 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.12%) C++
4 4 (4.12%) VBA
5 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.09%) VB
6 2 (2.06%) VB6
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.03%) Java
7 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.03%) MISRA
1 1 (1.03%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.06%) Siemens
4 1 (1.03%) HP
4 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
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