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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 24 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 130 159 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.01% 7.63% 11.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.34% 21.63% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 94 129
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -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
639 735 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.54% 35.27% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 421 339
Average daily rate £338 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 32
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -5 33 £350 +7.69% 57
Coventry +1 23 £350 +12.44% 17
Staffordshire +3 19 £281 -7.78% 18
Warwickshire -10 13 £325 +18.18% 25
Shropshire -8 7 £275 -26.66% 5
Worcestershire - 5 - - 8
Solihull +6 4 £413 +53.91% 14
Herefordshire - 3 £463 - 2
Wolverhampton -1 1 £273 -9.16% 1
Stourbridge - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Walsall - - - - 3
Dudley - - - - 1
Halesowen - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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#.

1 276 (89.32%) .NET
2 159 (51.46%) SQL Server
3 148 (47.90%) ASP.NET
4 112 (36.25%) JavaScript
5 95 (30.74%) SQL
6 88 (28.48%) Microsoft
7 86 (27.83%) MVC
8 85 (27.51%) HTML
9 81 (26.21%) CSS
10 78 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (21.04%) Web Services
12 57 (18.45%) jQuery
13 55 (17.80%) .NET Framework
14 53 (17.15%) WCF
15 47 (15.21%) CRM
16 45 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (13.92%) SharePoint
17 43 (13.92%) Visual Studio
17 43 (13.92%) VB.NET
18 42 (13.59%) Dynamics CRM
19 40 (12.94%) XML
20 36 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 36 (11.65%) Scrum
20 36 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
21 33 (10.68%) Windows
22 31 (10.03%) TDD
23 28 (9.06%) T-SQL
24 27 (8.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 27 (8.74%) HTML5
24 27 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.12%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (3.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (3.24%) IIS
6 8 (2.59%) CMS
7 7 (2.27%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.65%) Apache
9 2 (0.65%) Node.js
10 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.94%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.32%) Maya
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 42 (13.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.59%) Office 365
3 3 (0.97%) SaaS
4 2 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.59%) HTTP
2 4 (1.29%) ASN.1
2 4 (1.29%) X.509
2 4 (1.29%) Network Security
3 3 (0.97%) Internet
4 2 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) Extranet
5 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (51.46%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 36 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.29%) OLAP
9 3 (0.97%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (0.97%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (0.97%) MS Access
9 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.65%) MySQL
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.32%) SQLite
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (13.92%) Visual Studio
2 27 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.56%) Subversion
4 10 (3.24%) NUnit
5 8 (2.59%) MSBuild
5 8 (2.59%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.94%) JIRA
7 6 (1.94%) MSTest
8 5 (1.62%) NDepend
8 5 (1.62%) StyleCop
8 5 (1.62%) NCover
8 5 (1.62%) NuGet
8 5 (1.62%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.32%) WiX
General
1 25 (8.09%) Finance
2 15 (4.85%) Advertising
3 7 (2.27%) Back Office
4 3 (0.97%) Electronics
4 3 (0.97%) Automotive
4 3 (0.97%) Legal
4 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.97%) Games
5 2 (0.65%) Retail
5 2 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (78.96%) Developer
2 111 (35.92%) .NET Developer
3 63 (20.39%) C# Developer
4 33 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (8.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (5.83%) CRM Developer
6 18 (5.83%) Web Developer
7 16 (5.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (4.85%) Microsoft Developer
8 15 (4.85%) SharePoint Developer
9 14 (4.53%) Consultant
9 14 (4.53%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 13 (4.21%) Analyst
11 12 (3.88%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.56%) Architect
12 11 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (3.56%) BizTalk Developer
13 9 (2.91%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (2.59%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (89.32%) .NET
2 148 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 85 (27.51%) HTML
4 81 (26.21%) CSS
5 65 (21.04%) Web Services
6 57 (18.45%) jQuery
7 55 (17.80%) .NET Framework
8 53 (17.15%) WCF
9 45 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (12.94%) XML
11 27 (8.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 27 (8.74%) HTML5
12 22 (7.12%) XSLT
13 21 (6.80%) Ajax
14 19 (6.15%) SOAP
15 18 (5.83%) CSS3
15 18 (5.83%) WPF
16 16 (5.18%) REST
17 15 (4.85%) WinForms
18 14 (4.53%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.18%) N-Tier
2 9 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.59%) Open Source
4 7 (2.27%) iPad
5 5 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.62%) NHS
5 5 (1.62%) Pocket PC
6 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.29%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.29%) PKI
7 3 (0.97%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.65%) SCORM
8 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.65%) User Experience
8 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.65%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.68%) Windows
2 9 (2.91%) Windows 8
3 7 (2.27%) Windows Phone
4 6 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (1.94%) Windows CE
5 5 (1.62%) Android
5 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.62%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (1.62%) Linux
6 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.97%) UNIX
8 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (27.83%) MVC
2 78 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (15.21%) CRM
4 36 (11.65%) Scrum
5 31 (10.03%) TDD
6 26 (8.41%) OO
7 19 (6.15%) Web Development
7 19 (6.15%) E-Commerce
8 18 (5.83%) Software Engineering
9 16 (5.18%) SOA
10 15 (4.85%) Unit Testing
10 15 (4.85%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.56%) OOP
13 11 (3.56%) Workflow
14 10 (3.24%) UML
15 9 (2.91%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (2.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 95 (30.74%) SQL
3 43 (13.92%) VB.NET
4 28 (9.06%) T-SQL
5 22 (7.12%) VB
6 21 (6.80%) C++
7 9 (2.91%) Java
8 8 (2.59%) VB6
8 8 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.94%) PHP
10 5 (1.62%) Embedded C++
11 3 (0.97%) VBA
11 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.65%) XAML
12 2 (0.65%) XPath
12 2 (0.65%) Python
12 2 (0.65%) Perl
12 2 (0.65%) COBOL
12 2 (0.65%) VBScript
12 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.62%) Degree
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.97%) ISEB
4 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.32%) EnCE
5 1 (0.32%) MCITP
5 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) HL7
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.85%) Oracle
3 5 (1.62%) Sitecore
4 3 (0.97%) Xamarin
4 3 (0.97%) Nintex
5 2 (0.65%) Motorola
6 1 (0.32%) Twitter
6 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.32%) Apple
6 1 (0.32%) HP
6 1 (0.32%) CODA
6 1 (0.32%) Google
6 1 (0.32%) Perforce
6 1 (0.32%) Thunderhead
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Rate: From £330 to £380 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
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Rate: 250-300 Per Annum
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Birmingham
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Rate: competitive
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Shropshire
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Warwickshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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