The first table below looks at the demand for the C# .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# .NET Developer
Rank 89 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 24 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 2.12% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.28% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 19
Average daily rate £300 £286 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £346 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.89%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2179 1757 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.98% 93.11% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 820 958
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 172 179
Average hourly rate £15.85 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# .NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

C# .NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

C# .NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

C# .NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -22 8 £238 -28.03% 9
Coventry -2 7 £325 +30.00%
Warwickshire -3 5 £275 +22.22% 5
Staffordshire +2 4 £288 -6.88% 4
Shropshire -2 1 £263 +5.00% 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited C# .NET Developer in their job title 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 with C# .NET Developer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET
3 17 (45.95%) MVC
4 16 (43.24%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 15 (40.54%) HTML
5 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (40.54%) SQL
5 15 (40.54%) WCF
6 12 (32.43%) jQuery
7 8 (21.62%) WPF
7 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
7 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.92%) Windows
8 7 (18.92%) LINQ
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
10 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) WF
11 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.81%) HTML5
11 4 (10.81%) CSS3
11 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
11 4 (10.81%) TDD
11 4 (10.81%) XML

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited C# .NET Developer in their job title 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 with C# .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) CMS
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET
3 16 (43.24%) CSS
4 15 (40.54%) HTML
4 15 (40.54%) WCF
5 12 (32.43%) jQuery
6 8 (21.62%) WPF
7 7 (18.92%) LINQ
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.51%) WF
10 4 (10.81%) HTML5
10 4 (10.81%) CSS3
10 4 (10.81%) XML
11 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (5.41%) Spring.NET
12 2 (5.41%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (5.41%) Ajax
12 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
5 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (5.41%) BDD
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.11%) Business Objects
1 3 (8.11%) Thunderhead
2 2 (5.41%) Ektron
2 2 (5.41%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.70%) Sage
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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