The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 7 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 7.02% 3.48% 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 13.33% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£413 £268 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.91% -23.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £252 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £284 £370
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 £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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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 Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 24.56% 26.09% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Average daily rate £413 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £249 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

C#
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) XML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement