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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 189 174 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.29% 8.08% 11.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 24.10% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 98 113
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £35.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £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
718 722 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.48% 33.53% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 409 324
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 24
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +2 58 £345 +11.74% 37
Birmingham 0 45 £355 +7.49% 58
Coventry -3 26 £381 +22.00% 25
Warwickshire -15 15 £325 - 37
Shropshire -8 11 £363 -3.33% 3
Worcestershire +4 6 - - 16
Solihull +8 4 £413 +53.91% 17
Wolverhampton +4 1 - - 3
Herefordshire - 1 £275 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Walsall - - - - 5
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Dudley - - - - 1
Halesowen - - - - 1
Brierley Hill - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing C# also 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 that cited C#.

1 308 (90.32%) .NET
2 169 (49.56%) SQL Server
3 168 (49.27%) ASP.NET
4 117 (34.31%) JavaScript
5 112 (32.84%) SQL
6 92 (26.98%) MVC
7 91 (26.69%) HTML
8 84 (24.63%) CSS
9 79 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (21.99%) .NET Framework
11 70 (20.53%) Microsoft
12 59 (17.30%) Web Services
12 59 (17.30%) WCF
13 57 (16.72%) jQuery
14 46 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (12.90%) XML
15 44 (12.90%) SharePoint
16 43 (12.61%) TDD
17 42 (12.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 41 (12.02%) Visual Studio
18 41 (12.02%) VB.NET
19 39 (11.44%) CRM
19 39 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 37 (10.85%) SOA
21 35 (10.26%) OO
22 34 (9.97%) Dynamics CRM
23 33 (9.68%) T-SQL
24 32 (9.38%) Scrum
25 30 (8.80%) HTML5
25 30 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing C# also 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 that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (3.23%) IIS
4 11 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.93%) CMS
6 8 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.59%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.29%) Kentico
9 1 (0.29%) Node.js
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.35%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.88%) MS Office
5 2 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.29%) Maya
Business Applications
1 34 (9.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.59%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.76%) Internet
2 5 (1.47%) ASN.1
3 4 (1.17%) Network Security
3 4 (1.17%) X.509
4 3 (0.88%) HTTP
4 3 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (49.56%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.47%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (1.17%) MySQL
10 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (0.88%) OLAP
10 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.59%) MS Access
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (12.02%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.93%) NUnit
4 8 (2.35%) Subversion
4 8 (2.35%) ReSharper
5 7 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.05%) MSBuild
5 7 (2.05%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.76%) MSTest
7 5 (1.47%) NDepend
7 5 (1.47%) NuGet
7 5 (1.47%) NCover
7 5 (1.47%) StyleCop
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.29%) Selenium
9 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (8.21%) Finance
2 14 (4.11%) Advertising
3 6 (1.76%) Back Office
3 6 (1.76%) Games
3 6 (1.76%) Retail
4 5 (1.47%) Law
5 3 (0.88%) Electronics
5 3 (0.88%) Automotive
5 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 265 (77.71%) Developer
2 116 (34.02%) .NET Developer
3 71 (20.82%) C# Developer
4 39 (11.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (7.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (6.16%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.57%) Software Developer
7 19 (5.57%) Architect
8 15 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 14 (4.11%) Analyst
9 14 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (4.11%) CRM Developer
10 13 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
11 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Developer
11 12 (3.52%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.52%) Consultant
11 12 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (2.93%) Applications Developer
12 10 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 8 (2.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (90.32%) .NET
2 168 (49.27%) ASP.NET
3 91 (26.69%) HTML
4 84 (24.63%) CSS
5 75 (21.99%) .NET Framework
6 59 (17.30%) WCF
6 59 (17.30%) Web Services
7 57 (16.72%) jQuery
8 46 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (12.90%) XML
10 42 (12.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 30 (8.80%) HTML5
12 24 (7.04%) WPF
13 21 (6.16%) WinForms
13 21 (6.16%) Ajax
13 21 (6.16%) XSLT
14 20 (5.87%) SOAP
15 19 (5.57%) CSS3
16 18 (5.28%) REST
17 15 (4.40%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.99%) N-Tier
2 10 (2.93%) Open Source
3 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (1.47%) iPad
5 4 (1.17%) NHS
5 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.17%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.17%) PKI
5 4 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.59%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.59%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.29%) SCORM
8 1 (0.29%) STB
8 1 (0.29%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.28%) Windows
2 7 (2.05%) Linux
2 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.17%) Android
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.29%) UNIX
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (26.98%) MVC
2 79 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (12.61%) TDD
4 39 (11.44%) CRM
5 37 (10.85%) SOA
6 35 (10.26%) OO
7 32 (9.38%) Scrum
8 25 (7.33%) E-Commerce
9 22 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 17 (4.99%) Web Development
11 13 (3.81%) Unit Testing
12 12 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (3.52%) Workflow
12 12 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (3.23%) Migration
13 11 (3.23%) UML
13 11 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (2.93%) OOP
15 9 (2.64%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (2.64%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 117 (34.31%) JavaScript
2 112 (32.84%) SQL
3 41 (12.02%) VB.NET
4 33 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 18 (5.28%) VB
6 15 (4.40%) C++
7 7 (2.05%) Java
8 6 (1.76%) VBScript
8 6 (1.76%) PHP
8 6 (1.76%) VB6
8 6 (1.76%) X++
9 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.88%) VBA
12 2 (0.59%) VC++
12 2 (0.59%) Python
12 2 (0.59%) XAML
12 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.59%) C
12 2 (0.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.57%) VCP4
4 9 (2.64%) Degree
5 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MCTS
6 1 (0.29%) MCITP
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) HL7
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 70 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.92%) Oracle
3 21 (6.16%) IBM
4 11 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.76%) i2
6 4 (1.17%) Google
7 3 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.88%) Adobe
7 3 (0.88%) Nintex
8 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.59%) Motorola
8 2 (0.59%) Apple
8 2 (0.59%) Omniture
9 1 (0.29%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.29%) Ektron
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter
9 1 (0.29%) CODA
9 1 (0.29%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Business Objects
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