The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 23 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.90% 18.01% 14.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.85% 37.18% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 10
Median daily rate £315 £363 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +14.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £408 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.78 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.56% +6.06%
C#
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.28% 48.45% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 25
Median daily rate £305 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +6 13 £300 -27.71% 7
Burton-upon-Trent -6 2 £350 +16.66% 4
Tamworth 0 1 - - 2
Stafford - 1 - - 3
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 30 (73.17%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) HTML
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.95%) Finance
5 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.51%) Windows
6 8 (19.51%) CSS
6 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (19.51%) TeamCity
6 8 (19.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (19.51%) SDLC
7 7 (17.07%) WinForms
7 7 (17.07%) TDD
7 7 (17.07%) Java
7 7 (17.07%) CRM
7 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (17.07%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) SOA
8 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
8 6 (14.63%) ERP
8 6 (14.63%) Web Development
8 6 (14.63%) Release Management
8 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
8 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
9 5 (12.20%) EDI

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (19.51%) TeamCity
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.88%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Appium
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) NSubstitute
5 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Environment Manager
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Graduate
7 2 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (73.17%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 8 (19.51%) CSS
4 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.07%) WinForms
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) EDI
6 4 (9.76%) HTML5
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.32%) jQuery
8 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.44%) Ajax
9 1 (2.44%) COM
9 1 (2.44%) LINQ
9 1 (2.44%) Ninject
9 1 (2.44%) WCF
9 1 (2.44%) Web Services
9 1 (2.44%) XML
9 1 (2.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.44%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) SDLC
3 7 (17.07%) CRM
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
3 7 (17.07%) TDD
4 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) ERP
4 6 (14.63%) Release Management
4 6 (14.63%) SOA
4 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
4 6 (14.63%) Web Development
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.32%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.20%) TypeScript
4 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
5 4 (9.76%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) VB6
6 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.44%) Epicor
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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