The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing C# 4 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.41% 5.43% 5.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 14.29% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 84 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.10% 38.01% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 21
Average daily rate £350 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £700 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
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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 22 July 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XHTML
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) CMS
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
1 1 (11.11%) Nintex
1 1 (11.11%) Ektron