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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 14 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 5 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.62% 0.57% 9.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.20% 2.78% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£235 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
C#
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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
41 36 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.71% 20.45% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 14
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) CMS
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) WF
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) NuGet
3 1 (8.33%) NCover
3 1 (8.33%) StyleCop
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) NDepend
3 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) WF
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) ATDD
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
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