The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Solihull 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.09% 8.70% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.00% 57.14% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£330 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -5.83%
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 £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 32.47% 15.22% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
Average daily rate £330 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (22.22%) GIS
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) UI Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
6 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft