The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 15 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 8 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.35% 2.81% 7.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.60% 9.62% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 52 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.37% 29.21% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 23
Average daily rate £475 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

C#
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Midlands region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Midlands region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
4 11 (47.83%) MVC
5 9 (39.13%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (39.13%) Jasmine
5 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
5 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
6 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
7 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
7 6 (26.09%) RavenDB
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Selenium
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (13.04%) CRM
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum
10 3 (13.04%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
1 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 6 (26.09%) RavenDB
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Jasmine
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) C# Developer
3 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
4 11 (47.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) C# Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
4 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
5 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) CSS
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.35%) WCF
9 1 (4.35%) WPF
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
2 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
3 11 (47.83%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) RPG
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle