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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 154 166 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.63% 7.77% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.30% 21.70% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 102 132
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£338 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £24.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.00 £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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
723 765 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.14% 35.80% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 443 375
Average daily rate £340 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 42
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.50 £14.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £35.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 -6 40 £350 +7.69% 54
Coventry 0 32 £338 +8.87% 16
Staffordshire +1 18 £294 +1.73% 13
Warwickshire -8 14 £325 -1.51% 20
Shropshire -3 9 £350 +16.66% 2
Herefordshire -5 5 £463 +71.29% 3
Worcestershire - 4 £275 - 6
Wolverhampton +2 3 £269 -10.41% 3
Solihull -1 3 £366 +38.01% 6
Walsall +1 1 £310 -30.33% 2
Halesowen - 1 £275 -
Stourbridge - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 4
Dudley - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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#.

1 323 (92.82%) .NET
2 194 (55.75%) ASP.NET
3 193 (55.46%) SQL Server
4 138 (39.66%) JavaScript
5 105 (30.17%) HTML
6 104 (29.89%) Microsoft
7 102 (29.31%) SQL
8 98 (28.16%) MVC
9 96 (27.59%) CSS
10 88 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (19.83%) Web Services
12 63 (18.10%) WCF
12 63 (18.10%) jQuery
13 56 (16.09%) SharePoint
14 53 (15.23%) .NET Framework
15 52 (14.94%) VB.NET
16 51 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (13.79%) CRM
18 46 (13.22%) Dynamics CRM
19 42 (12.07%) Scrum
19 42 (12.07%) XML
20 41 (11.78%) Visual Studio
20 41 (11.78%) Windows
20 41 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
21 40 (11.49%) TDD
22 35 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 35 (10.06%) HTML5
23 34 (9.77%) Ajax
24 33 (9.48%) OO
25 32 (9.20%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 56 (16.09%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.18%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (2.87%) IIS
5 9 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.72%) CMS
6 6 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.44%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.86%) Node.js
9 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.30%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.86%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.86%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 46 (13.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.02%) Office 365
2 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.01%) GitHub
4 4 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.45%) HTTP
2 5 (1.44%) Intranet
3 3 (0.86%) Internet
4 2 (0.57%) X.509
4 2 (0.57%) ASN.1
4 2 (0.57%) Network Security
5 1 (0.29%) SMTP
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (55.46%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.15%) OLAP
9 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.57%) DataStage
11 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.57%) SQLite
12 1 (0.29%) ZAP BI
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 41 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.89%) Subversion
4 15 (4.31%) NUnit
5 13 (3.74%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.87%) MSBuild
7 9 (2.59%) JIRA
8 8 (2.30%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.72%) FxCop
9 6 (1.72%) MSTest
10 5 (1.44%) NDepend
10 5 (1.44%) StyleCop
10 5 (1.44%) NCover
10 5 (1.44%) NuGet
10 5 (1.44%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.57%) MSI
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.57%) WiX
12 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (7.76%) Finance
2 17 (4.89%) Advertising
3 7 (2.01%) Back Office
4 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.86%) Retail
5 3 (0.86%) Automotive
5 3 (0.86%) Legal
5 3 (0.86%) Electronics
6 2 (0.57%) Games
6 2 (0.57%) Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 282 (81.03%) Developer
2 126 (36.21%) .NET Developer
3 85 (24.43%) C# Developer
4 49 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (11.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (6.32%) CRM Developer
8 19 (5.46%) Web Developer
8 19 (5.46%) Consultant
9 18 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
10 17 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 16 (4.60%) Microsoft Developer
12 15 (4.31%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.74%) Mobile Developer
13 13 (3.74%) Analyst
14 12 (3.45%) Architect
14 12 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
15 11 (3.16%) Windows Mobile Developer
15 11 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (3.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (92.82%) .NET
2 194 (55.75%) ASP.NET
3 105 (30.17%) HTML
4 96 (27.59%) CSS
5 69 (19.83%) Web Services
6 63 (18.10%) WCF
6 63 (18.10%) jQuery
7 53 (15.23%) .NET Framework
8 51 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (12.07%) XML
10 35 (10.06%) HTML5
11 34 (9.77%) Ajax
12 30 (8.62%) CSS3
13 25 (7.18%) WPF
14 24 (6.90%) XSLT
15 22 (6.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 20 (5.75%) AngularJS
17 18 (5.17%) SOAP
18 17 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 16 (4.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.75%) N-Tier
2 11 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.30%) Pocket PC
3 8 (2.30%) iPad
3 8 (2.30%) Open Source
4 7 (2.01%) User Experience
5 5 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.44%) NHS
6 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.15%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.15%) Learning Management System
6 4 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.86%) SCORM
8 2 (0.57%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.57%) PKI
8 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.57%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.57%) FMCG
8 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.78%) Windows
2 14 (4.02%) Windows 8
3 11 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
4 10 (2.87%) Windows CE
4 10 (2.87%) Windows Phone
5 8 (2.30%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (1.44%) Android
6 5 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.15%) UNIX
8 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.86%) Linux
9 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.16%) MVC
2 88 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (13.79%) CRM
4 42 (12.07%) Scrum
5 40 (11.49%) TDD
6 33 (9.48%) OO
7 29 (8.33%) Web Development
8 22 (6.32%) Unit Testing
9 19 (5.46%) Software Engineering
10 18 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.89%) SOA
11 17 (4.89%) E-Commerce
12 16 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.74%) OOP
15 11 (3.16%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (2.87%) Migration
17 9 (2.59%) BDD
17 9 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
17 9 (2.59%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 138 (39.66%) JavaScript
2 102 (29.31%) SQL
3 52 (14.94%) VB.NET
4 32 (9.20%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.03%) VB
5 21 (6.03%) C++
6 11 (3.16%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.87%) Java
8 8 (2.30%) Embedded C++
9 6 (1.72%) PHP
9 6 (1.72%) VB6
10 4 (1.15%) VBScript
11 3 (0.86%) VBA
11 3 (0.86%) Perl
12 2 (0.57%) Python
12 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.57%) XAML
12 2 (0.57%) XPath
12 2 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.01%) SC Cleared
1 7 (2.01%) Security Cleared
1 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (1.72%) Degree
3 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.86%) ISEB
4 2 (0.57%) MCITP
4 2 (0.57%) MCTS
4 2 (0.57%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.87%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) HL7
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.45%) Oracle
3 4 (1.15%) Nintex
4 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.57%) Motorola
5 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.29%) Twitter
6 1 (0.29%) Google
6 1 (0.29%) Perforce
6 1 (0.29%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.29%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.29%) Apple
6 1 (0.29%) CODA
6 1 (0.29%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.29%) HP
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