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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing C# 2 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.64% 14.56% 12.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 55.56% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
20 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 36.36% 26.21% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
Average daily rate £325 £300 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £172 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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%) Agile Software Development
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%) 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%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) GIS
6 2 (22.22%) Finance

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
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%) 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# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
6 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft