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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / West Midlands
Rank 17 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 176 193 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.41% 7.39% 7.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.51% 21.02% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 132 102
Median daily rate £350 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -56.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.13 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.07% +14.23%

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
718 918 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.24% 35.17% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 570 394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 35
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £17.04 £20.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 41 £358 +10.00% 37
Coventry -3 33 £413 -2.94% 18
Staffordshire -3 26 £305 -12.85% 15
Warwickshire -10 18 £363 +9.43% 17
Shropshire +35 17 £395 +21.53% 9
Herefordshire -5 9 £285 -32.94% 2
Wolverhampton +5 5 £268 - 1
Solihull 0 3 £350 +9.37% 12
Worcestershire -4 3 £315 -37.00% 18
Walsall +1 2 £338 +8.87% 1
Smethwick - 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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#.

1 305 (76.63%) .NET
2 207 (52.01%) MVC
2 207 (52.01%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (40.70%) HTML
4 158 (39.70%) ASP.NET
5 157 (39.45%) JavaScript
6 149 (37.44%) SQL Server
7 147 (36.93%) Microsoft
8 140 (35.18%) CSS
9 116 (29.15%) SQL
10 103 (25.88%) jQuery
11 102 (25.63%) .NET Framework
12 95 (23.87%) AngularJS
13 94 (23.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 88 (22.11%) Scrum
15 87 (21.86%) Visual Studio
15 87 (21.86%) Web Services
16 84 (21.11%) Entity Framework
17 72 (18.09%) HTML5
18 71 (17.84%) WCF
19 70 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
20 65 (16.33%) XML
21 60 (15.08%) Microsoft Azure
22 56 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
23 53 (13.32%) TDD
24 52 (13.07%) SOLID
25 46 (11.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 44 (11.06%) T-SQL
27 39 (9.80%) Web Development
27 39 (9.80%) CSS3

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 24 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.02%) CMS
2 16 (4.02%) NServiceBus
3 9 (2.26%) Sitefinity
4 8 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.01%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.51%) nginx
5 6 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.01%) Confluence
7 3 (0.75%) Apache
7 3 (0.75%) IIS
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.50%) WordPress
9 1 (0.25%) DNN
9 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.25%) Kentico
9 1 (0.25%) Mule
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.50%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) CATIA
4 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (5.53%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.50%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.25%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.25%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.25%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.27%) SaaS
3 13 (3.27%) IaaS
3 13 (3.27%) PaaS
4 8 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.51%) GitHub
5 6 (1.51%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.75%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.03%) HTTP
2 11 (2.76%) Broadband
3 8 (2.01%) SSL
3 8 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.01%) Internet
5 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.25%) Intranet
6 1 (0.25%) Network Security
6 1 (0.25%) RFID
6 1 (0.25%) Skype
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
6 1 (0.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (37.44%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (6.28%) MySQL
3 25 (6.28%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.77%) Power BI
5 15 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.27%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.01%) DB2
12 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.75%) SQLite
14 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 87 (21.86%) Visual Studio
2 56 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (8.79%) Subversion
4 34 (8.54%) NUnit
5 33 (8.29%) Git (software)
6 25 (6.28%) Moq
7 16 (4.02%) Jenkins
8 15 (3.77%) Selenium
9 13 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (3.02%) SpecFlow
11 11 (2.76%) CruiseControl
12 10 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (2.01%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.01%) Grunt
13 8 (2.01%) gulp
14 7 (1.76%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.76%) JIRA
15 6 (1.51%) Ant
15 6 (1.51%) JUnit
15 6 (1.51%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 35 (8.79%) Finance
2 24 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 18 (4.52%) Advertising
4 14 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.51%) Retail
6 7 (1.76%) Automotive
7 4 (1.01%) Banking
7 4 (1.01%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 330 (82.91%) Developer
2 166 (41.71%) .NET Developer
3 103 (25.88%) C# Developer
4 74 (18.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
5 39 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 32 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 31 (7.79%) Microsoft Developer
8 29 (7.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (7.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (5.28%) SQL Developer
10 18 (4.52%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 18 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
11 17 (4.27%) Software Engineer
12 16 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (4.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.27%) Architect
13 13 (3.27%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (76.63%) .NET
2 162 (40.70%) HTML
3 158 (39.70%) ASP.NET
4 140 (35.18%) CSS
5 103 (25.88%) jQuery
6 102 (25.63%) .NET Framework
7 95 (23.87%) AngularJS
8 94 (23.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 87 (21.86%) Web Services
10 84 (21.11%) Entity Framework
11 72 (18.09%) HTML5
12 71 (17.84%) WCF
13 65 (16.33%) XML
14 46 (11.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (9.80%) CSS3
16 31 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (6.28%) KnockoutJS
18 24 (6.03%) Ajax
19 22 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 21 (5.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.26%) Mobile App
2 9 (2.26%) User Experience
3 6 (1.51%) NHS
4 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.01%) AS400
5 4 (1.01%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.75%) e-Learning
6 3 (0.75%) iPad
6 3 (0.75%) SCADA
7 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.25%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) RIA
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.04%) Windows
2 26 (6.53%) Linux
3 7 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.51%) Android
4 6 (1.51%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.75%) SUSE
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Unix
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (52.01%) Agile Software Development
1 207 (52.01%) MVC
2 88 (22.11%) Scrum
3 70 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (13.32%) TDD
5 52 (13.07%) SOLID
6 39 (9.80%) Web Development
7 34 (8.54%) BDD
8 33 (8.29%) OO
9 29 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (7.29%) OOD
10 28 (7.04%) Software Engineering
11 25 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (6.28%) CRM
12 23 (5.78%) Continuous Deployment
13 21 (5.28%) Domain-Driven Design
14 20 (5.03%) E-Commerce
15 19 (4.77%) Kanban
16 16 (4.02%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (39.45%) JavaScript
2 116 (29.15%) SQL
3 44 (11.06%) T-SQL
4 38 (9.55%) Java
5 28 (7.04%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.78%) VB.NET
7 20 (5.03%) Ruby
7 20 (5.03%) Scala
8 18 (4.52%) X++
9 15 (3.77%) Python
9 15 (3.77%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.51%) C
11 9 (2.26%) COBOL
11 9 (2.26%) VB
12 7 (1.76%) Embedded C
12 7 (1.76%) Perl
13 6 (1.51%) Groovy
13 6 (1.51%) Haskell
13 6 (1.51%) PHP
14 5 (1.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (5.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.26%) Degree
3 5 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) MCP
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (1.26%) MISRA
2 2 (0.50%) MISRA C
2 2 (0.50%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) SDET
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.01%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.51%) Grafana
1 6 (1.51%) Kibana
2 5 (1.26%) WSUS
3 2 (0.50%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (36.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.52%) Oracle
3 12 (3.02%) Google
4 8 (2.01%) Micro Focus
5 7 (1.76%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.26%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.01%) CA
7 4 (1.01%) SAP
8 3 (0.75%) Canon
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Cincom
9 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.25%) Mercator
9 1 (0.25%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.25%) OpenText
9 1 (0.25%) Pega
9 1 (0.25%) Telerik
9 1 (0.25%) webMethods
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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