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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.13% 4.80% 22.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% 25.00% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
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£366 £265 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.01% -6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £293 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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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 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 20.83% 19.20% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
Average daily rate £366 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.91% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £265 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft