The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 14 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 268 137 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.29% 5.40% 7.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.22% 18.46% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 91 133
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £31.10 £11.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.72% -61.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £21.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £11.00 £36.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C#
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1022 742 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.61% 29.25% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 442 450
Median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 27
Median hourly rate £39.20 £30.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.26 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.84 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C#
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# across the West Midlands region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

C#
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# across the West Midlands region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

C#
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Coventry +15 76 £361 +7.03% 18
Birmingham +6 63 £350 -3.44% 47
Staffordshire +3 37 £320 -9.54% 25
Warwickshire -6 15 £350 +4.86% 16
Shropshire -21 11 £383 - 5
Worcestershire - 7 £350 - 6
Solihull 0 5 £325 -11.86% 6
Wolverhampton +3 4 £283 +6.60% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £315 - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for C#.

1 377 (84.72%) .NET
2 202 (45.39%) MVC
3 192 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (42.70%) JavaScript
4 190 (42.70%) ASP.NET
5 186 (41.80%) HTML
6 167 (37.53%) SQL Server
7 162 (36.40%) Microsoft
8 152 (34.16%) CSS
9 142 (31.91%) SQL
10 107 (24.04%) Visual Studio
11 102 (22.92%) .NET Framework
12 95 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 90 (20.22%) Web Services
14 86 (19.33%) jQuery
15 80 (17.98%) Scrum
16 72 (16.18%) WCF
17 68 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 68 (15.28%) HTML5
18 65 (14.61%) XML
19 64 (14.38%) AngularJS
20 58 (13.03%) TDD
21 54 (12.13%) Web Development
22 52 (11.69%) MS Excel
23 49 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
24 48 (10.79%) Entity Framework
25 47 (10.56%) Software Engineering
26 45 (10.11%) CMS
27 42 (9.44%) T-SQL
27 42 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 45 (10.11%) CMS
2 40 (8.99%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.60%) Umbraco
4 15 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (2.92%) Sitefinity
6 11 (2.47%) IIS
6 11 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.35%) Kentico
8 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.12%) WordPress
10 3 (0.67%) Apache
10 3 (0.67%) JBoss
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.45%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.22%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.22%) Mule
12 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.25%) MS Office
2 10 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.82%) SaaS
3 13 (2.92%) IaaS
3 13 (2.92%) PaaS
4 5 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.90%) Office 365
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.37%) HTTP
2 7 (1.57%) Network Security
3 6 (1.35%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) Firewall
4 2 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.45%) SSL
4 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.45%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (37.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.09%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (2.47%) Power BI
9 10 (2.25%) MySQL
10 8 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.35%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.90%) Redis
13 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 107 (24.04%) Visual Studio
2 42 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.37%) Selenium
5 14 (3.15%) Subversion
6 13 (2.92%) SpecFlow
6 13 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (2.70%) NUnit
8 10 (2.25%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.80%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.57%) Moq
10 7 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.35%) JIRA
12 4 (0.90%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.67%) Grunt
13 3 (0.67%) JUnit
13 3 (0.67%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (5.62%) Finance
2 14 (3.15%) Retail
3 11 (2.47%) Advertising
3 11 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.80%) Automotive
5 6 (1.35%) Marketing
6 5 (1.12%) Electronics
6 5 (1.12%) Games
6 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.90%) Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 373 (83.82%) Developer
2 215 (48.31%) .NET Developer
3 134 (30.11%) C# Developer
4 109 (24.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (9.21%) SQL Developer
6 38 (8.54%) Senior Developer
7 34 (7.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 31 (6.97%) Software Developer
10 26 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (5.39%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (5.17%) Lead Developer
13 20 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
14 18 (4.04%) .NET Team Leader
14 18 (4.04%) Team Leader
15 17 (3.82%) Sitecore Developer
15 17 (3.82%) Software Engineer
16 16 (3.60%) Lead C# Developer
16 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Developer
16 16 (3.60%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (84.72%) .NET
2 190 (42.70%) ASP.NET
3 186 (41.80%) HTML
4 152 (34.16%) CSS
5 102 (22.92%) .NET Framework
6 95 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (20.22%) Web Services
8 86 (19.33%) jQuery
9 72 (16.18%) WCF
10 68 (15.28%) HTML5
11 65 (14.61%) XML
12 64 (14.38%) AngularJS
13 48 (10.79%) Entity Framework
14 40 (8.99%) REST
15 37 (8.31%) ASP.NET Web API
15 37 (8.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 35 (7.87%) SOAP
17 29 (6.52%) CSS3
18 24 (5.39%) RESTful
19 19 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.07%) Computer Science
2 7 (1.57%) Data Conversion
2 7 (1.57%) Digital Media
3 5 (1.12%) e-Learning
4 4 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.45%) Blog
5 2 (0.45%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.45%) Internet of Things
5 2 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.45%) iPad
5 2 (0.45%) Replication
6 1 (0.22%) Arduino
6 1 (0.22%) Life Science
6 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.22%) SCADA
6 1 (0.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.54%) Windows
2 20 (4.49%) Linux
3 10 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.67%) Android
5 3 (0.67%) SUSE
6 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.45%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.22%) MVS
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Unix
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (45.39%) MVC
2 192 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (17.98%) Scrum
4 58 (13.03%) TDD
5 54 (12.13%) Web Development
6 49 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 36 (8.09%) SOLID
9 33 (7.42%) Waterfall
10 32 (7.19%) BDD
11 30 (6.74%) CRM
12 27 (6.07%) OO
13 26 (5.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (5.39%) Continuous Deployment
15 23 (5.17%) Migration
16 22 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (4.27%) OOD
17 19 (4.27%) UML
18 18 (4.04%) Data Modelling
18 18 (4.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 190 (42.70%) JavaScript
2 142 (31.91%) SQL
3 42 (9.44%) T-SQL
4 35 (7.87%) Java
5 26 (5.84%) VB.NET
6 19 (4.27%) PHP
7 12 (2.70%) C
7 12 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.70%) Ruby
8 10 (2.25%) VB
9 9 (2.02%) XAML
10 8 (1.80%) X++
11 7 (1.57%) C++
11 7 (1.57%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.12%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.90%) COBOL
13 4 (0.90%) Python
13 4 (0.90%) Scala
13 4 (0.90%) XPath
14 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (7.64%) Degree
2 14 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) MCAD
7 1 (0.22%) MCITP
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
7 1 (0.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.02%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.12%) MISRA
4 3 (0.67%) SLA
5 2 (0.45%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.45%) WCAG
6 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
1 4 (0.90%) WSUS
2 2 (0.45%) MOM
2 2 (0.45%) Puppet
2 2 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) Grafana
3 1 (0.22%) Kibana
3 1 (0.22%) Rancher
3 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 162 (36.40%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.21%) Oracle
3 27 (6.07%) Sitecore
4 10 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.12%) Canon
6 4 (0.90%) CA
6 4 (0.90%) Micro Focus
6 4 (0.90%) SevOne
7 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.45%) Google
7 2 (0.45%) Mercator
7 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.45%) Telerik
8 1 (0.22%) Birst
8 1 (0.22%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.22%) Ektron
8 1 (0.22%) HP
8 1 (0.22%) Kofax
8 1 (0.22%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.22%) webMethods
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