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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / West Midlands
Rank 18 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 170 195 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.04% 8.15% 5.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.26% 24.44% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 122 84
Median daily rate £350 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -39.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.25 £31.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £37.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
731 798 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.28% 33.36% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 480 382
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 38
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.46 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -1 50 £350 +7.69% 62
Coventry -7 29 £375 -14.28% 18
Staffordshire -4 22 £338 -6.25% 25
Warwickshire -12 16 £335 +3.07% 23
Shropshire +19 13 £350 +12.90% 3
Solihull +6 13 £350 +9.37% 6
Worcestershire +6 5 £338 -32.50% 19
Herefordshire -1 2 £300 -25.00% 5
Wolverhampton +2 1 £450 - 2
Walsall +1 1 £375 +20.96%
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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#.

1 341 (79.67%) .NET
2 216 (50.47%) MVC
3 203 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (39.95%) ASP.NET
5 165 (38.55%) SQL Server
6 162 (37.85%) JavaScript
6 162 (37.85%) Microsoft
7 160 (37.38%) HTML
8 144 (33.64%) SQL
9 130 (30.37%) CSS
10 111 (25.93%) .NET Framework
11 104 (24.30%) Visual Studio
12 99 (23.13%) jQuery
13 94 (21.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 90 (21.03%) Scrum
15 89 (20.79%) AngularJS
16 85 (19.86%) Web Services
17 82 (19.16%) WCF
18 73 (17.06%) Entity Framework
18 73 (17.06%) XML
19 65 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
19 65 (15.19%) HTML5
20 58 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
21 57 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 50 (11.68%) SOLID
23 47 (10.98%) T-SQL
24 46 (10.75%) TDD
25 44 (10.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 41 (9.58%) Web Development
27 40 (9.35%) Finance

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 35 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.91%) CMS
3 13 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.57%) NServiceBus
5 10 (2.34%) Sitefinity
6 8 (1.87%) IIS
6 8 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.64%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.17%) nginx
8 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.93%) WordPress
10 3 (0.70%) Confluence
11 2 (0.47%) Apache
11 2 (0.47%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.23%) DNN
12 1 (0.23%) Kentico
12 1 (0.23%) Mule
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.93%) MS Office
4 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) CATIA
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (5.37%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.23%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.23%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.44%) SaaS
3 13 (3.04%) IaaS
3 13 (3.04%) PaaS
4 5 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.17%) GitHub
4 5 (1.17%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.21%) HTTP
2 11 (2.57%) Broadband
3 5 (1.17%) SSL
3 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.70%) Internet
5 2 (0.47%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) RFID
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (38.55%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (4.44%) Power BI
5 16 (3.74%) MySQL
6 15 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.70%) SQLite
13 2 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 104 (24.30%) Visual Studio
2 58 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (7.71%) Subversion
4 28 (6.54%) Git (software)
4 28 (6.54%) NUnit
5 24 (5.61%) Moq
6 19 (4.44%) Selenium
7 14 (3.27%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (2.34%) CruiseControl
9 10 (2.34%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.87%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.64%) Grunt
11 7 (1.64%) gulp
11 7 (1.64%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.40%) JIRA
12 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.17%) Sublime Text
13 5 (1.17%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (9.35%) Finance
2 23 (5.37%) Manufacturing
3 19 (4.44%) Advertising
4 14 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.80%) Retail
6 8 (1.87%) Automotive
7 6 (1.40%) Electronics
7 6 (1.40%) Marketing
8 3 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.47%) Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 351 (82.01%) Developer
2 177 (41.36%) .NET Developer
3 112 (26.17%) C# Developer
4 82 (19.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 39 (9.11%) SQL Developer
7 36 (8.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 31 (7.24%) Microsoft Developer
10 27 (6.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (6.07%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (5.37%) Software Engineer
13 19 (4.44%) Dynamics AX Developer
14 18 (4.21%) Software Developer
15 17 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (3.97%) SQL Server Developer
16 16 (3.74%) C# Software Engineer
16 16 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
17 15 (3.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (79.67%) .NET
2 171 (39.95%) ASP.NET
3 160 (37.38%) HTML
4 130 (30.37%) CSS
5 111 (25.93%) .NET Framework
6 99 (23.13%) jQuery
7 94 (21.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 89 (20.79%) AngularJS
9 85 (19.86%) Web Services
10 82 (19.16%) WCF
11 73 (17.06%) Entity Framework
11 73 (17.06%) XML
12 65 (15.19%) HTML5
13 44 (10.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (7.01%) SOAP
15 29 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (6.78%) CSS3
16 28 (6.54%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (5.61%) RESTful
18 22 (5.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.17%) e-Learning
4 4 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 3 (0.70%) Data Conversion
5 3 (0.70%) iPad
5 3 (0.70%) NHS
6 2 (0.47%) AS400
6 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.47%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.47%) SCADA
6 2 (0.47%) User Experience
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.23%) Online Games
7 1 (0.23%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.94%) Windows
2 26 (6.07%) Linux
3 9 (2.10%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.93%) Android
6 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.70%) SUSE
8 2 (0.47%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (50.47%) MVC
2 203 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (21.03%) Scrum
4 65 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (11.68%) SOLID
6 46 (10.75%) TDD
7 41 (9.58%) Web Development
8 39 (9.11%) OO
8 39 (9.11%) Software Engineering
9 32 (7.48%) OOD
10 30 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (5.84%) BDD
13 23 (5.37%) Continuous Deployment
13 23 (5.37%) CRM
14 18 (4.21%) E-Commerce
14 18 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (3.97%) Kanban
15 17 (3.97%) Waterfall
16 16 (3.74%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 162 (37.85%) JavaScript
2 144 (33.64%) SQL
3 47 (10.98%) T-SQL
4 31 (7.24%) Java
5 27 (6.31%) PowerShell
6 24 (5.61%) VB.NET
7 19 (4.44%) X++
8 13 (3.04%) C
9 12 (2.80%) Ruby
10 11 (2.57%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.34%) Python
11 10 (2.34%) VB
12 9 (2.10%) PHP
12 9 (2.10%) Scala
13 7 (1.64%) C++
13 7 (1.64%) COBOL
13 7 (1.64%) Embedded C
13 7 (1.64%) XAML
14 6 (1.40%) Perl
15 5 (1.17%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 21 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.44%) Degree
3 7 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) 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 7 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.17%) MISRA
3 4 (0.93%) QA
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.70%) SLA
5 2 (0.47%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.23%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.64%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.64%) WSUS
2 5 (1.17%) Grafana
2 5 (1.17%) Kibana
3 2 (0.47%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 162 (37.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.07%) Oracle
3 13 (3.04%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.87%) Google
5 7 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.40%) Micro Focus
7 5 (1.17%) Canon
8 4 (0.93%) SAP
9 2 (0.47%) CA
9 2 (0.47%) Mercator
10 1 (0.23%) Apple
10 1 (0.23%) Birst
10 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.23%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.23%) OpenText
10 1 (0.23%) Pega
10 1 (0.23%) Telerik
10 1 (0.23%) VMware
West Midlands
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands
Ubique Systems UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on skill set
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £350 - £360 per day, Benefits Home based
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Global Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £550 - £613 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Linksap Europe LTD
Rate: Market (All Inclusive)
Posted: 7 days ago