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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 188 135 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.42% 6.26% 7.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 20.96% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 84 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £22.75 £38.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.29% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
846 644 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.41% 29.88% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 375 430
Average daily rate £363 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.69 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.52 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 60 £325 -8.77% 78
Staffordshire -1 32 £350 +19.14% 50
Warwickshire +17 27 £325 - 31
Coventry -5 23 £413 +12.62% 43
Herefordshire +7 7 £421 +14.06%
Shropshire -20 5 - - 5
Wolverhampton +7 4 - - 3
Worcestershire +3 3 £500 - 19
Solihull -16 2 £320 -22.42% 4
Walsall - 2 £310 - 2
Kingswinford - 2 £379 -
Dudley - 1 £338 - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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#.

1 310 (80.52%) .NET
2 164 (42.60%) ASP.NET
3 162 (42.08%) SQL Server
4 156 (40.52%) JavaScript
5 147 (38.18%) MVC
6 144 (37.40%) SQL
7 137 (35.58%) HTML
8 135 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
9 133 (34.55%) CSS
10 91 (23.64%) TDD
11 88 (22.86%) Microsoft
12 83 (21.56%) jQuery
13 77 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 69 (17.92%) .NET Framework
15 63 (16.36%) WCF
16 58 (15.06%) VB.NET
17 56 (14.55%) Visual Studio
17 56 (14.55%) HTML5
18 55 (14.29%) AngularJS
18 55 (14.29%) XML
19 54 (14.03%) Web Services
20 48 (12.47%) Finance
21 45 (11.69%) CSS3
22 44 (11.43%) OO
23 43 (11.17%) T-SQL
24 42 (10.91%) Web Development
25 37 (9.61%) WinForms
26 36 (9.35%) Relational Database
27 34 (8.83%) Scrum
27 34 (8.83%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.01%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (3.38%) IIS
4 11 (2.86%) CMS
4 11 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.30%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.78%) Apache
8 3 (0.78%) JBoss
8 3 (0.78%) Lync
8 3 (0.78%) Node.js
9 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.52%) WordPress
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.26%) DNN
10 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.56%) MS Office
3 4 (1.04%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.86%) Office 365
3 7 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.04%) PaaS
4 4 (1.04%) SaaS
5 3 (0.78%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.52%) IaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.52%) Yammer
7 1 (0.26%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.16%) HTTP
2 7 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.56%) Intranet
4 5 (1.30%) SSL
5 3 (0.78%) DNS
5 3 (0.78%) SMTP
6 2 (0.52%) Extranet
6 2 (0.52%) Modbus
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (42.08%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.35%) Relational Database
3 28 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (2.08%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.30%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.30%) Big Data
12 5 (1.30%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.30%) Impala
12 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.04%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.04%) MySQL
14 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 56 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.86%) Subversion
5 8 (2.08%) Selenium
6 6 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.04%) Moq
7 4 (1.04%) NUnit
7 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.78%) JIRA
8 3 (0.78%) NSubstitute
8 3 (0.78%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.52%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.52%) JUnit
9 2 (0.52%) MSTest
9 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.26%) Log4j
General
1 48 (12.47%) Finance
2 22 (5.71%) Retail
3 20 (5.19%) Games
4 11 (2.86%) Advertising
5 7 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.78%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 308 (80.00%) Developer
2 154 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 115 (29.87%) C# Developer
4 71 (18.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (12.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 34 (8.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (5.97%) Web Developer
9 21 (5.45%) Architect
9 21 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.42%) VB.NET Developer
12 14 (3.64%) SQL Server Developer
13 13 (3.38%) SharePoint Developer
14 12 (3.12%) .NET Architect
14 12 (3.12%) Consultant
14 12 (3.12%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.12%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (80.52%) .NET
2 164 (42.60%) ASP.NET
3 137 (35.58%) HTML
4 133 (34.55%) CSS
5 83 (21.56%) jQuery
6 77 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (17.92%) .NET Framework
8 63 (16.36%) WCF
9 56 (14.55%) HTML5
10 55 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 55 (14.29%) XML
11 54 (14.03%) Web Services
12 45 (11.69%) CSS3
13 37 (9.61%) WinForms
14 34 (8.83%) WPF
15 32 (8.31%) Entity Framework
16 28 (7.27%) Ajax
17 21 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 17 (4.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.83%) N-Tier
2 9 (2.34%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.82%) NHS
3 7 (1.82%) User Experience
4 6 (1.56%) Online Games
5 5 (1.30%) Blog
6 4 (1.04%) Streaming Video
7 3 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.52%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.52%) Replication
8 2 (0.52%) SCADA
9 1 (0.26%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.26%) PDA
9 1 (0.26%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.01%) Windows
2 10 (2.60%) Linux
3 5 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.04%) SUSE
5 3 (0.78%) Unix
6 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (38.18%) MVC
2 135 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (23.64%) TDD
4 44 (11.43%) OO
5 42 (10.91%) Web Development
6 34 (8.83%) Scrum
7 29 (7.53%) E-Commerce
8 27 (7.01%) High Availability
9 25 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.49%) MVVM
10 23 (5.97%) Software Engineering
11 21 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (5.19%) CRM
12 20 (5.19%) SOA
12 20 (5.19%) Workflow
13 19 (4.94%) Responsive Web Design
14 18 (4.68%) DevOps
14 18 (4.68%) Front End Development
14 18 (4.68%) SOLID
15 17 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 156 (40.52%) JavaScript
2 144 (37.40%) SQL
3 58 (15.06%) VB.NET
4 43 (11.17%) T-SQL
5 26 (6.75%) Java
6 23 (5.97%) TypeScript
7 22 (5.71%) C++
8 20 (5.19%) VB
9 12 (3.12%) ActionScript
9 12 (3.12%) C
10 10 (2.60%) VB6
11 8 (2.08%) Scala
12 6 (1.56%) PHP
12 6 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.56%) VBScript
13 5 (1.30%) Python
13 5 (1.30%) VBA
14 4 (1.04%) COBOL
15 3 (0.78%) Perl
16 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.38%) Degree
2 12 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.78%) ISEB
4 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) MCAD
6 1 (0.26%) MCITP
6 1 (0.26%) MCSD
6 1 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) MISRA
3 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (1.30%) HDFS
2 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 88 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.97%) Oracle
3 6 (1.56%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.04%) Micro Focus
5 3 (0.78%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.52%) Adobe
6 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.52%) Infor
6 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.52%) SAP
6 2 (0.52%) Siemens
6 2 (0.52%) webMethods
7 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.26%) Facebook
7 1 (0.26%) HP
7 1 (0.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.26%) Twitter
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps IT
Rate: £350 - £450 a day all inclusive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps IT
Rate: £400 to £450 a day all inclusive
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond
Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Ciber UK
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago