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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 159 195 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.61% 7.96% 11.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.43% 26.75% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 120 132
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£325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.88 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
709 729 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.49% 29.77% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 429 345
Average daily rate £335 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £94.50 £37.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Birmingham 0 50 £350 - 47
Coventry +1 34 £325 -12.16% 20
Staffordshire +1 28 £375 +17.18% 27
Warwickshire -16 11 £140 -55.20% 21
Wolverhampton +4 5 £288 -11.53% 3
Solihull -3 3 £313 -5.30% 9
Shropshire -6 3 £400 +3.22% 6
Worcestershire +1 1 £225 -26.22% 15
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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#.

1 333 (87.17%) .NET
2 189 (49.48%) ASP.NET
3 182 (47.64%) SQL Server
4 137 (35.86%) SQL
5 121 (31.68%) JavaScript
6 116 (30.37%) MVC
7 99 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (25.39%) HTML
9 93 (24.35%) .NET Framework
10 92 (24.08%) CSS
11 84 (21.99%) WCF
12 77 (20.16%) jQuery
13 75 (19.63%) Web Services
14 72 (18.85%) Microsoft
15 70 (18.32%) XML
16 66 (17.28%) TDD
17 62 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 57 (14.92%) Visual Studio
19 50 (13.09%) VB.NET
20 48 (12.57%) Entity Framework
21 44 (11.52%) SOA
22 42 (10.99%) T-SQL
23 41 (10.73%) Oracle
24 40 (10.47%) SharePoint
25 38 (9.95%) Scrum
26 33 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
27 32 (8.38%) WPF
27 32 (8.38%) WinForms
27 32 (8.38%) Ajax
28 31 (8.12%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (3.93%) CMS
5 10 (2.62%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.83%) IIS
7 6 (1.57%) Node.js
8 4 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.52%) Kentico
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.26%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 25 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.05%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.79%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) Magento
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.31%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.05%) Office 365
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) HTTP
2 4 (1.05%) SSL
3 3 (0.79%) Intranet
3 3 (0.79%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) DNS
4 2 (0.52%) SMTP
5 1 (0.26%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (47.64%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (8.12%) Oracle Database
4 22 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.09%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.31%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.05%) MySQL
12 3 (0.79%) MS Access
12 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.79%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 57 (14.92%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.71%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.93%) Dreamweaver
5 14 (3.66%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.62%) Subversion
7 9 (2.36%) NUnit
8 8 (2.09%) Selenium
9 7 (1.83%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.57%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.79%) JIRA
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.79%) Moq
13 2 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
13 2 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.52%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.52%) TestComplete
13 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (7.07%) Finance
2 15 (3.93%) Retail
3 12 (3.14%) Back Office
4 9 (2.36%) Advertising
5 6 (1.57%) Games
5 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.31%) Law
7 4 (1.05%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 308 (80.63%) Developer
2 140 (36.65%) .NET Developer
3 73 (19.11%) C# Developer
4 45 (11.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (5.76%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.50%) Web Developer
7 21 (5.50%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (3.93%) COBOL Developer
8 15 (3.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (3.93%) Software Developer
9 14 (3.66%) Analyst
9 14 (3.66%) Team Leader
10 13 (3.40%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.40%) Software Team Leader
11 12 (3.14%) Software Development Team Leader
11 12 (3.14%) .NET Team Leader
11 12 (3.14%) Architect
11 12 (3.14%) Development Team Leader
12 11 (2.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (87.17%) .NET
2 189 (49.48%) ASP.NET
3 97 (25.39%) HTML
4 93 (24.35%) .NET Framework
5 92 (24.08%) CSS
6 84 (21.99%) WCF
7 77 (20.16%) jQuery
8 75 (19.63%) Web Services
9 70 (18.32%) XML
10 62 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (12.57%) Entity Framework
12 32 (8.38%) WPF
12 32 (8.38%) WinForms
12 32 (8.38%) Ajax
13 30 (7.85%) HTML5
14 24 (6.28%) AngularJS
15 23 (6.02%) CSS3
16 19 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 18 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (4.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.76%) N-Tier
2 8 (2.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.05%) User Experience
6 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.79%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.52%) W3C
8 1 (0.26%) EPoS
8 1 (0.26%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.26%) STB
8 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.26%) SCADA
8 1 (0.26%) iPad
8 1 (0.26%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.33%) Windows
2 18 (4.71%) Linux
3 14 (3.66%) SUSE
4 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (30.37%) MVC
2 99 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (17.28%) TDD
4 44 (11.52%) SOA
5 38 (9.95%) Scrum
6 29 (7.59%) OO
7 25 (6.54%) E-Commerce
8 24 (6.28%) Unit Testing
9 22 (5.76%) CRM
9 22 (5.76%) BDD
10 19 (4.97%) SDLC
10 19 (4.97%) Software Engineering
10 19 (4.97%) Web Development
11 15 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (3.14%) Open Source
13 12 (3.14%) Migration
13 12 (3.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (2.88%) Workflow
14 11 (2.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (35.86%) SQL
2 121 (31.68%) JavaScript
3 50 (13.09%) VB.NET
4 42 (10.99%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.54%) VB
6 15 (3.93%) COBOL
7 13 (3.40%) Java
8 12 (3.14%) C++
9 9 (2.36%) VBScript
10 6 (1.57%) VB6
10 6 (1.57%) X++
11 5 (1.31%) Ruby
11 5 (1.31%) PHP
11 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.31%) C
11 5 (1.31%) VC++
12 3 (0.79%) XAML
12 3 (0.79%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.52%) Python
13 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.45%) Degree
4 3 (0.79%) ISEB
5 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.73%) Oracle
3 21 (5.50%) IBM
4 15 (3.93%) Micro Focus
5 7 (1.83%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.57%) i2
7 5 (1.31%) Google
8 3 (0.79%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.79%) Nintex
8 3 (0.79%) Adobe
8 3 (0.79%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.79%) Telerik
9 2 (0.52%) Omniture
9 2 (0.52%) MKS
9 2 (0.52%) HP
10 1 (0.26%) Dell
10 1 (0.26%) Apple
10 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.26%) Ektron
10 1 (0.26%) hybris
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £260 - £320 per day
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Rate: £300 per day
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Birmingham
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Birmingham
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Rate: competitive
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