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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 25 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 194 164 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.13% 6.89% 8.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.08% 22.94% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 102 117
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.88 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -0.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £22.00 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £31.65 £129.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £39.40 £36.57
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +7.73%
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
1017 715 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.11% 30.05% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 426 417
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 21
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -7 57 £350 -1.75% 43
Coventry +1 55 £363 +13.28% 14
Staffordshire -5 23 £315 -13.10% 29
Warwickshire -6 12 £293 +95.00% 15
Solihull -7 10 £310 -0.80% 4
Wolverhampton +3 6 £300 +4.34% 2
Shropshire -27 5 £385 -3.75% 7
Worcestershire 0 4 £331 +47.22% 9
Herefordshire - 2 £280 - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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#.

1 339 (87.37%) .NET
2 176 (45.36%) HTML
3 175 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (44.85%) ASP.NET
5 170 (43.81%) JavaScript
6 163 (42.01%) MVC
7 151 (38.92%) CSS
8 141 (36.34%) SQL
9 136 (35.05%) SQL Server
10 123 (31.70%) Microsoft
11 82 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (20.36%) jQuery
12 79 (20.36%) Visual Studio
13 69 (17.78%) Web Services
14 68 (17.53%) Scrum
15 63 (16.24%) WCF
16 59 (15.21%) .NET Framework
17 58 (14.95%) HTML5
18 55 (14.18%) TDD
19 52 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
20 47 (12.11%) AngularJS
20 47 (12.11%) Software Engineering
20 47 (12.11%) XML
21 44 (11.34%) Java
21 44 (11.34%) CMS
21 44 (11.34%) Web Development
22 42 (10.82%) REST
23 40 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
24 39 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web API
25 37 (9.54%) 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 44 (11.34%) CMS
2 23 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.15%) Umbraco
4 12 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.09%) Sitefinity
5 9 (2.32%) IIS
5 9 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.06%) JBoss
6 8 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.55%) Apache
7 6 (1.55%) Kentico
7 6 (1.55%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.29%) WordPress
9 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.26%) Drupal
11 1 (0.26%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.06%) MS Office
3 6 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.77%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) GitHub
3 2 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) Google Play
4 1 (0.26%) Heroku
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.64%) HTTP
2 8 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.80%) SSL
4 6 (1.55%) Internet
4 6 (1.55%) Network Security
5 3 (0.77%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.77%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.52%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.87%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.80%) MySQL
8 7 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.03%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.03%) Redis
11 3 (0.77%) Power BI
12 2 (0.52%) Big Data
12 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 79 (20.36%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.12%) Selenium
5 13 (3.35%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.09%) NUnit
7 11 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.32%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.80%) IntelliJ
9 7 (1.80%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.80%) Subversion
10 6 (1.55%) JIRA
10 6 (1.55%) JUnit
11 3 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.77%) Grunt
12 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.52%) Moq
12 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.52%) MSTest
General
1 31 (7.99%) Finance
2 9 (2.32%) Retail
3 8 (2.06%) Games
4 5 (1.29%) Advertising
5 4 (1.03%) Electronics
5 4 (1.03%) Marketing
5 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.77%) Automotive
6 3 (0.77%) Back Office
6 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 328 (84.54%) Developer
2 191 (49.23%) .NET Developer
3 124 (31.96%) C# Developer
4 95 (24.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (10.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 30 (7.73%) Senior Developer
7 30 (7.73%) Software Developer
8 27 (6.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (6.19%) SQL Developer
10 22 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 18 (4.64%) Lead Developer
11 18 (4.64%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.38%) .NET Team Leader
12 17 (4.38%) Team Leader
13 15 (3.87%) Lead .NET Developer
13 15 (3.87%) Lead C# Developer
14 13 (3.35%) Sitecore Developer
14 13 (3.35%) Umbraco Developer
14 13 (3.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (87.37%) .NET
2 176 (45.36%) HTML
3 174 (44.85%) ASP.NET
4 151 (38.92%) CSS
5 82 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 79 (20.36%) jQuery
7 69 (17.78%) Web Services
8 63 (16.24%) WCF
9 59 (15.21%) .NET Framework
10 58 (14.95%) HTML5
11 47 (12.11%) AngularJS
11 47 (12.11%) XML
12 42 (10.82%) REST
13 39 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (7.73%) CSS3
15 28 (7.22%) SOAP
16 25 (6.44%) Entity Framework
17 23 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 22 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (4.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.70%) Computer Science
2 7 (1.80%) Digital Media
3 6 (1.55%) Client/Server
3 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.03%) Data Conversion
6 3 (0.77%) Fintech
6 3 (0.77%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.52%) Blog
7 2 (0.52%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.52%) Online Games
7 2 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.26%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.47%) Windows
2 19 (4.90%) Linux
3 11 (2.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.55%) Unix
5 4 (1.03%) Android
5 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.77%) SUSE
7 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) MVS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (42.01%) MVC
3 68 (17.53%) Scrum
4 55 (14.18%) TDD
5 47 (12.11%) Software Engineering
6 44 (11.34%) Web Development
7 40 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (7.99%) Waterfall
9 28 (7.22%) CRM
10 25 (6.44%) Migration
11 22 (5.67%) BDD
12 20 (5.15%) SOA
12 20 (5.15%) UML
13 19 (4.90%) SOLID
14 18 (4.64%) Configuration Management
14 18 (4.64%) Front End Development
14 18 (4.64%) SDLC
15 17 (4.38%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (4.38%) V-Model
16 16 (4.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (43.81%) JavaScript
2 141 (36.34%) SQL
3 44 (11.34%) Java
4 32 (8.25%) T-SQL
5 30 (7.73%) VB.NET
6 16 (4.12%) PHP
7 15 (3.87%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.87%) VB
8 11 (2.84%) Ruby
9 10 (2.58%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.06%) Scala
11 7 (1.80%) C
11 7 (1.80%) Haskell
12 6 (1.55%) Python
12 6 (1.55%) VB6
13 5 (1.29%) C++
13 5 (1.29%) XAML
14 4 (1.03%) COBOL
14 4 (1.03%) VBScript
15 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (8.25%) Degree
2 11 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.77%) MCAD
3 3 (0.77%) MCITP
3 3 (0.77%) MCSD
3 3 (0.77%) MCTS
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.06%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.06%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) Puppet
2 4 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.52%) MOM
3 2 (0.52%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Grafana
4 1 (0.26%) Kibana
4 1 (0.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 123 (31.70%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.25%) Oracle
3 24 (6.19%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.55%) Adobe
4 6 (1.55%) webMethods
5 5 (1.29%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.03%) CA
6 4 (1.03%) Micro Focus
6 4 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.03%) SevOne
7 3 (0.77%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.52%) Google
8 2 (0.52%) Telerik
8 2 (0.52%) VMware
9 1 (0.26%) Apple
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix
9 1 (0.26%) CODA
9 1 (0.26%) Epicor
9 1 (0.26%) HP
9 1 (0.26%) Kofax
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