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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 4 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.30% 9.76% 11.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.84% 36.36% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 21
Average daily rate
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- £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
51 44 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.31% 26.83% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 33
Average daily rate £306 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (10.00%) NUnit
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) WinForms
6 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) NuGet
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) NCover
2 1 (10.00%) StyleCop
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) NDepend
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Officer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CMS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) WF
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ATDD
3 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Ektron