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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 18 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 205 208 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.50% 8.08% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.70% 26.26% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 137 118
Median daily rate £350 £360 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £27.69 £11.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.72% -69.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £27.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £11.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
903 792 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.02% 30.77% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 479 460
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 39
Median hourly rate £30.75 £31.47 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.48 £17.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Birmingham 0 66 £350 +2.94% 41
Coventry -12 41 £375 -16.66% 12
Staffordshire -5 28 £325 -3.70% 21
Solihull +15 17 £338 +50.00% 8
Warwickshire -11 12 £350 +3.70% 10
Shropshire -1 8 £400 +29.03% 3
Worcestershire +8 7 £355 -32.38% 13
Wolverhampton +1 1 £340 -2.85% 4
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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#.

1 360 (82.76%) .NET
2 215 (49.43%) MVC
3 208 (47.82%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (40.46%) HTML
5 172 (39.54%) JavaScript
6 171 (39.31%) ASP.NET
7 168 (38.62%) Microsoft
8 167 (38.39%) SQL Server
9 151 (34.71%) SQL
10 144 (33.10%) CSS
11 109 (25.06%) .NET Framework
12 100 (22.99%) jQuery
13 97 (22.30%) Visual Studio
14 91 (20.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 87 (20.00%) Scrum
16 85 (19.54%) AngularJS
17 83 (19.08%) WCF
18 78 (17.93%) Web Services
19 66 (15.17%) XML
20 64 (14.71%) HTML5
20 64 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
21 61 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
22 60 (13.79%) Entity Framework
23 51 (11.72%) Web Development
24 50 (11.49%) Software Engineering
24 50 (11.49%) TDD
24 50 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
25 49 (11.26%) SOLID
26 42 (9.66%) T-SQL
27 39 (8.97%) MS Excel

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 34 (7.82%) CMS
2 33 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 14 (3.22%) Sitefinity
6 11 (2.53%) NServiceBus
7 9 (2.07%) IIS
7 9 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.92%) WordPress
10 2 (0.46%) Apache
10 2 (0.46%) Confluence
10 2 (0.46%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.23%) Kentico
11 1 (0.23%) Mule
11 1 (0.23%) nginx
11 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.92%) MS Office
4 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (5.06%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.23%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.60%) SaaS
3 13 (2.99%) IaaS
3 13 (2.99%) PaaS
4 5 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.14%) HTTP
2 11 (2.53%) Broadband
3 4 (0.92%) Internet
3 4 (0.92%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (38.39%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.05%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (4.37%) Power BI
5 17 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.53%) MySQL
8 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.46%) OLTP
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 97 (22.30%) Visual Studio
2 50 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (5.98%) Subversion
4 23 (5.29%) NUnit
5 20 (4.60%) Moq
6 18 (4.14%) Git (software)
7 14 (3.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (2.99%) Selenium
9 10 (2.30%) CruiseControl
9 10 (2.30%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.07%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.38%) JIRA
13 4 (0.92%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.92%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.69%) Grunt
14 3 (0.69%) gulp
14 3 (0.69%) JUnit
15 2 (0.46%) MSBuild
General
1 37 (8.51%) Finance
2 21 (4.83%) Manufacturing
3 16 (3.68%) Advertising
4 15 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.99%) Retail
6 8 (1.84%) Automotive
7 6 (1.38%) Electronics
8 5 (1.15%) Marketing
9 4 (0.92%) Games
10 3 (0.69%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.46%) Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 363 (83.45%) Developer
2 189 (43.45%) .NET Developer
3 126 (28.97%) C# Developer
4 93 (21.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (8.97%) Senior Developer
5 39 (8.97%) SQL Developer
6 31 (7.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 29 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
9 27 (6.21%) Software Engineer
10 26 (5.98%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (5.29%) Software Developer
13 19 (4.37%) C# Software Engineer
14 18 (4.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
15 17 (3.91%) .NET Software Engineer
15 17 (3.91%) Sitecore Developer
15 17 (3.91%) SQL Server Developer
16 16 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
17 15 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (82.76%) .NET
2 176 (40.46%) HTML
3 171 (39.31%) ASP.NET
4 144 (33.10%) CSS
5 109 (25.06%) .NET Framework
6 100 (22.99%) jQuery
7 91 (20.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 85 (19.54%) AngularJS
9 83 (19.08%) WCF
10 78 (17.93%) Web Services
11 66 (15.17%) XML
12 64 (14.71%) HTML5
13 60 (13.79%) Entity Framework
14 39 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (7.13%) SOAP
17 30 (6.90%) CSS3
18 29 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
19 23 (5.29%) REST
20 21 (4.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.15%) e-Learning
4 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
4 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.69%) Data Conversion
5 3 (0.69%) iPad
5 3 (0.69%) User Experience
6 2 (0.46%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.46%) Replication
6 2 (0.46%) SCADA
7 1 (0.23%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.23%) Online Games
7 1 (0.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.05%) Windows
2 14 (3.22%) Linux
3 8 (1.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.92%) Android
5 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.46%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) MVS
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (49.43%) MVC
2 208 (47.82%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (20.00%) Scrum
4 61 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (11.72%) Web Development
6 50 (11.49%) Software Engineering
6 50 (11.49%) TDD
7 49 (11.26%) SOLID
8 35 (8.05%) OO
9 29 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (6.44%) OOD
11 27 (6.21%) Continuous Deployment
12 25 (5.75%) Waterfall
13 24 (5.52%) BDD
13 24 (5.52%) CRM
14 21 (4.83%) Front End Development
15 19 (4.37%) E-Commerce
16 18 (4.14%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (4.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 172 (39.54%) JavaScript
2 151 (34.71%) SQL
3 42 (9.66%) T-SQL
4 27 (6.21%) PowerShell
4 27 (6.21%) VB.NET
5 22 (5.06%) Java
6 18 (4.14%) X++
7 15 (3.45%) PHP
8 13 (2.99%) C
9 11 (2.53%) Ruby
10 6 (1.38%) C++
10 6 (1.38%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.38%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.38%) VB
10 6 (1.38%) XAML
11 4 (0.92%) Python
11 4 (0.92%) Scala
11 4 (0.92%) XPath
12 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (6.44%) Degree
2 21 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (1.38%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) MISRA
3 4 (0.92%) SLA
4 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.23%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.38%) WSUS
2 2 (0.46%) MOM
2 2 (0.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Grafana
3 1 (0.23%) Kibana
3 1 (0.23%) Rancher
3 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 168 (38.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.52%) Oracle
3 23 (5.29%) Sitecore
4 10 (2.30%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.15%) Canon
6 3 (0.69%) Google
7 2 (0.46%) Mercator
7 2 (0.46%) SAP
8 1 (0.23%) Apple
8 1 (0.23%) Birst
8 1 (0.23%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.23%) OpenText
8 1 (0.23%) Pega
8 1 (0.23%) VMware
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