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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 20 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 231 155 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.98% 6.22% 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.80% 20.61% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 100 131
Median daily rate £350 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £153 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.53 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.08 £34.81 £147.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
1013 752 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.61% 30.18% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 438 442
Median daily rate £351 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £34.92 £74.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +7 65 £356 +5.55% 13
Birmingham -1 60 £350 - 39
Staffordshire +2 26 £320 -11.72% 20
Warwickshire -4 15 £250 -23.07% 10
Wolverhampton +4 7 £300 +18.81% 4
Shropshire -14 7 £365 - 4
Solihull -3 6 £325 -18.75% 2
Worcestershire +3 3 £425 +88.88% 5
Herefordshire - 3 £315 - 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for C#.

1 356 (86.83%) .NET
2 181 (44.15%) ASP.NET
3 175 (42.68%) MVC
4 174 (42.44%) JavaScript
5 173 (42.20%) HTML
6 167 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (38.05%) SQL Server
8 143 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 141 (34.39%) SQL
10 138 (33.66%) CSS
11 92 (22.44%) Visual Studio
12 81 (19.76%) .NET Framework
13 80 (19.51%) jQuery
13 80 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 78 (19.02%) Web Services
15 65 (15.85%) WCF
16 61 (14.88%) Scrum
17 60 (14.63%) XML
17 60 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 54 (13.17%) HTML5
19 50 (12.20%) AngularJS
19 50 (12.20%) TDD
20 48 (11.71%) MS Excel
21 47 (11.46%) Web Development
22 46 (11.22%) CMS
23 44 (10.73%) Software Engineering
23 44 (10.73%) REST
24 40 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
24 40 (9.76%) Oracle
25 38 (9.27%) Java

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (11.22%) CMS
2 34 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.63%) Umbraco
4 15 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.93%) Sitefinity
6 11 (2.68%) IIS
7 10 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.46%) Kentico
9 6 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.46%) WordPress
10 4 (0.98%) JBoss
11 3 (0.73%) Apache
12 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.49%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.24%) Drupal
13 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.24%) Mule
13 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.44%) MS Office
2 10 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (1.22%) SaaS
3 4 (0.98%) Office 365
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.49%) GitHub
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
5 2 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.41%) HTTP
2 7 (1.71%) Internet
2 7 (1.71%) Network Security
3 3 (0.73%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.73%) SSL
3 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.73%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.49%) Firewall
4 2 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (38.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.83%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.71%) MySQL
12 6 (1.46%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.46%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.98%) Redis
14 3 (0.73%) Power BI
14 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.49%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 92 (22.44%) Visual Studio
2 40 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.12%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.90%) Selenium
5 12 (2.93%) NUnit
6 11 (2.68%) SpecFlow
6 11 (2.68%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.44%) Subversion
8 9 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.46%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.22%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.22%) Moq
11 4 (0.98%) JIRA
12 3 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.73%) Grunt
12 3 (0.73%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.49%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.49%) JMeter
13 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (5.12%) Finance
2 12 (2.93%) Retail
3 8 (1.95%) Advertising
4 6 (1.46%) Automotive
5 5 (1.22%) Electronics
5 5 (1.22%) Games
6 4 (0.98%) Marketing
6 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.73%) Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Billing
8 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 344 (83.90%) Developer
2 202 (49.27%) .NET Developer
3 128 (31.22%) C# Developer
4 103 (25.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (9.27%) Senior Developer
5 38 (9.27%) SQL Developer
6 37 (9.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 29 (7.07%) Software Developer
9 24 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (5.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 22 (5.37%) Lead Developer
11 18 (4.39%) .NET Team Leader
11 18 (4.39%) Team Leader
12 16 (3.90%) Sitecore Developer
13 15 (3.66%) Lead C# Developer
13 15 (3.66%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.41%) Lead .NET Developer
14 14 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
15 13 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (86.83%) .NET
2 181 (44.15%) ASP.NET
3 173 (42.20%) HTML
4 138 (33.66%) CSS
5 81 (19.76%) .NET Framework
6 80 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (19.51%) jQuery
7 78 (19.02%) Web Services
8 65 (15.85%) WCF
9 60 (14.63%) XML
10 54 (13.17%) HTML5
11 50 (12.20%) AngularJS
12 44 (10.73%) REST
13 37 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (8.29%) Entity Framework
14 34 (8.29%) SOAP
15 27 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (6.10%) CSS3
17 18 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 18 (4.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (1.95%) Digital Media
3 7 (1.71%) Data Conversion
4 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.73%) e-Learning
6 3 (0.73%) Internet of Things
6 3 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.49%) Blog
7 2 (0.49%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.49%) Replication
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.24%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.24%) Online Games
8 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.05%) Windows
2 20 (4.88%) Linux
3 9 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.73%) Android
4 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.73%) SUSE
5 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.49%) Unix
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) MVS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (42.68%) MVC
2 167 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.88%) Scrum
4 50 (12.20%) TDD
5 47 (11.46%) Web Development
6 44 (10.73%) Software Engineering
7 34 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (6.59%) CRM
9 26 (6.34%) Migration
10 25 (6.10%) OO
10 25 (6.10%) Waterfall
11 22 (5.37%) BDD
11 22 (5.37%) SOLID
12 20 (4.88%) UML
13 18 (4.39%) ETL
13 18 (4.39%) V-Model
14 16 (3.90%) Content Management
14 16 (3.90%) Data Modelling
14 16 (3.90%) Front End Development
14 16 (3.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.44%) JavaScript
2 141 (34.39%) SQL
3 38 (9.27%) Java
4 37 (9.02%) T-SQL
5 26 (6.34%) VB.NET
6 19 (4.63%) PHP
7 13 (3.17%) VB
8 12 (2.93%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.93%) Ruby
9 10 (2.44%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.20%) C
10 9 (2.20%) XAML
11 8 (1.95%) C++
12 5 (1.22%) Python
13 4 (0.98%) COBOL
14 3 (0.73%) Haskell
14 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.73%) Scala
14 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (8.54%) Degree
2 12 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.24%) MCAD
5 1 (0.24%) MCITP
5 1 (0.24%) MCP
5 1 (0.24%) MCSD
5 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.44%) QA
2 6 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.73%) SLA
5 2 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (0.73%) Puppet
2 3 (0.73%) WSUS
3 2 (0.49%) MOM
3 2 (0.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.24%) Grafana
4 1 (0.24%) Kibana
4 1 (0.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 143 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.76%) Oracle
3 28 (6.83%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.46%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.98%) CA
5 4 (0.98%) Micro Focus
5 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.98%) SevOne
6 3 (0.73%) Canon
7 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.49%) Mercator
7 2 (0.49%) Telerik
7 2 (0.49%) VMware
7 2 (0.49%) webMethods
8 1 (0.24%) Birst
8 1 (0.24%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.24%) Ektron
8 1 (0.24%) Google
8 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.24%) Rackspace
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