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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 192 201 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.55% 9.77% 10.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.83% 30.04% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 123 134
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
841 669 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.07% 32.51% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 411 441
Average daily rate £338 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £23.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £37.15 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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#
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 21 October 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 -7 58 £350 - 44
Warwickshire -5 34 £313 +13.63% 22
Coventry -3 26 £320 +16.36% 21
Staffordshire -3 18 £325 +6.12% 23
Shropshire -7 9 £350 - 4
Wolverhampton -3 4 £260 - 1
Walsall 0 3 £363 -18.53% 4
Solihull -8 3 £366 +35.46% 7
Worcestershire -12 2 £350 +11.55% 6
Herefordshire - 2 £463 - 2
Halesowen - 1 £275 -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Dudley - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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#.

1 359 (93.49%) .NET
2 233 (60.68%) ASP.NET
3 199 (51.82%) SQL Server
4 158 (41.15%) JavaScript
5 127 (33.07%) MVC
6 116 (30.21%) Microsoft
6 116 (30.21%) CSS
7 112 (29.17%) HTML
7 112 (29.17%) SQL
8 105 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (23.18%) WCF
10 80 (20.83%) jQuery
11 74 (19.27%) Web Services
12 73 (19.01%) .NET Framework
12 73 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 62 (16.15%) Visual Studio
14 60 (15.63%) Windows
15 58 (15.10%) SharePoint
16 55 (14.32%) TDD
17 50 (13.02%) Scrum
17 50 (13.02%) VB.NET
18 45 (11.72%) CRM
19 42 (10.94%) Dynamics CRM
20 41 (10.68%) XML
20 41 (10.68%) HTML5
20 41 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 40 (10.42%) CSS3
22 39 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
23 36 (9.38%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 58 (15.10%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (4.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (4.17%) CMS
5 10 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (2.34%) IIS
7 8 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.30%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.30%) Node.js
10 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.26%) Apache
10 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 21 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.34%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS Office
5 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (10.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.65%) Office 365
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.08%) SaaS
4 7 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.39%) HTTP
2 4 (1.04%) Intranet
3 3 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (51.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.60%) MySQL
9 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.78%) ZAP BI
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.52%) SQLite
13 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.26%) DataStage
13 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 62 (16.15%) Visual Studio
2 41 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.95%) NUnit
4 18 (4.69%) Subversion
5 15 (3.91%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.86%) JIRA
6 11 (2.86%) MSBuild
7 8 (2.08%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.56%) FxCop
9 5 (1.30%) StyleCop
9 5 (1.30%) MSTest
9 5 (1.30%) NDepend
9 5 (1.30%) ReSharper
9 5 (1.30%) NCover
9 5 (1.30%) NuGet
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.78%) Selenium
11 3 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (4.95%) Finance
2 14 (3.65%) Back Office
3 13 (3.39%) Advertising
4 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.30%) Games
5 3 (0.78%) Banking
5 3 (0.78%) Retail
5 3 (0.78%) Electronics
5 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 309 (80.47%) Developer
2 154 (40.10%) .NET Developer
3 80 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 55 (14.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 50 (13.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 35 (9.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (5.21%) Senior Developer
9 19 (4.95%) Architect
9 19 (4.95%) .NET Web Developer
9 19 (4.95%) SharePoint Developer
9 19 (4.95%) CRM Developer
10 18 (4.69%) Consultant
11 16 (4.17%) Analyst
11 16 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Developer
13 13 (3.39%) Mobile Developer
14 12 (3.13%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (93.49%) .NET
2 233 (60.68%) ASP.NET
3 116 (30.21%) CSS
4 112 (29.17%) HTML
5 89 (23.18%) WCF
6 80 (20.83%) jQuery
7 74 (19.27%) Web Services
8 73 (19.01%) .NET Framework
8 73 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (10.68%) HTML5
9 41 (10.68%) XML
10 40 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 40 (10.42%) CSS3
11 36 (9.38%) Ajax
11 36 (9.38%) WPF
12 27 (7.03%) XSLT
13 22 (5.73%) WinForms
14 21 (5.47%) LINQ
15 20 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 17 (4.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.55%) N-Tier
2 11 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.60%) User Experience
4 8 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.08%) iPad
4 8 (2.08%) Pocket PC
5 7 (1.82%) Open Source
6 6 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.04%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.04%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.78%) SCORM
8 3 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.78%) GIS
8 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.52%) Equities
9 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.52%) FMCG
9 2 (0.52%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.63%) Windows
2 15 (3.91%) Windows Mobile
3 14 (3.65%) Windows 8
4 10 (2.60%) Windows Phone
4 10 (2.60%) Windows CE
5 9 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.08%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (2.08%) Android
7 7 (1.82%) UNIX
8 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.56%) Linux
9 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.52%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.52%) Solaris
10 2 (0.52%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (33.07%) MVC
2 105 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.32%) TDD
4 50 (13.02%) Scrum
5 45 (11.72%) CRM
6 35 (9.11%) OO
7 34 (8.85%) Web Development
8 28 (7.29%) Unit Testing
9 25 (6.51%) SOA
10 23 (5.99%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.43%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.17%) BDD
14 13 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (3.39%) UML
14 13 (3.39%) OOP
15 12 (3.13%) ERP
15 12 (3.13%) Logistics
15 12 (3.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 158 (41.15%) JavaScript
2 112 (29.17%) SQL
3 50 (13.02%) VB.NET
4 31 (8.07%) T-SQL
5 19 (4.95%) C++
6 17 (4.43%) VB
7 13 (3.39%) Java
8 12 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.08%) Embedded C++
10 6 (1.56%) XAML
11 4 (1.04%) VB6
11 4 (1.04%) Perl
12 3 (0.78%) PHP
12 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.52%) Ruby
13 2 (0.52%) Korn
13 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (2.86%) Degree
2 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) ISEB
5 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.52%) MCTS
6 2 (0.52%) MCITP
6 2 (0.52%) EnCE
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) MCAD
7 1 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 116 (30.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.39%) Sitecore
3 10 (2.60%) Oracle
4 3 (0.78%) Nintex
5 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.52%) Sybase
5 2 (0.52%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.26%) CODA
6 1 (0.26%) Perforce
6 1 (0.26%) Telerik
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe
6 1 (0.26%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.26%) HP
6 1 (0.26%) Citrix
6 1 (0.26%) Motorola
6 1 (0.26%) Ektron
6 1 (0.26%) Facebook
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