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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 26 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 179 191 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.00% 8.09% 8.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.32% 24.84% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 126 121
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £156 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Median hourly rate £23.25 £23.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +3.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
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
977 769 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.73% 32.57% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 469 434
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.60 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £37.50 £39.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Birmingham -5 60 £350 +4.47% 22
Coventry +2 49 £400 +26.98% 14
Warwickshire -6 18 £350 +16.66% 17
Solihull -8 15 £293 -5.26% 2
Staffordshire -8 13 £310 -17.33% 28
Wolverhampton +7 10 £300 -7.69% 2
Worcestershire -5 4 £331 +47.22% 7
Shropshire -36 4 £321 -19.68% 7
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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#.

1 322 (85.87%) .NET
2 170 (45.33%) ASP.NET
3 165 (44.00%) HTML
3 165 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 162 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (41.87%) MVC
6 148 (39.47%) CSS
7 146 (38.93%) SQL
8 139 (37.07%) SQL Server
9 118 (31.47%) Microsoft
10 86 (22.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 81 (21.60%) jQuery
12 80 (21.33%) Visual Studio
13 73 (19.47%) Web Services
14 67 (17.87%) Scrum
15 66 (17.60%) .NET Framework
16 65 (17.33%) WCF
17 64 (17.07%) TDD
18 55 (14.67%) HTML5
19 54 (14.40%) XML
20 52 (13.87%) Java
21 46 (12.27%) AngularJS
22 43 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
23 42 (11.20%) Web Development
24 39 (10.40%) VB.NET
25 38 (10.13%) Oracle
26 37 (9.87%) REST
27 36 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
27 36 (9.60%) CMS
28 35 (9.33%) Finance

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 36 (9.60%) CMS
2 26 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.27%) Umbraco
4 15 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.67%) IIS
5 10 (2.67%) JBoss
6 9 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.87%) Apache
8 7 (1.87%) Sitefinity
8 7 (1.87%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.60%) Kentico
10 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.53%) WordPress
12 1 (0.27%) Drupal
12 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.13%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.60%) Office 365
3 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.53%) GitHub
4 2 (0.53%) Yammer
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) Google Play
5 1 (0.27%) Heroku
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.47%) HTTP
2 11 (2.93%) SSL
3 10 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.07%) Internet
4 4 (1.07%) Network Security
5 3 (0.80%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.80%) DNS
5 3 (0.80%) Intranet
5 3 (0.80%) SMTP
5 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.80%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.53%) Extranet
6 2 (0.53%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) DHCP
7 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (37.07%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (5.07%) Oracle Database
5 19 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.20%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.33%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.33%) MySQL
13 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.07%) Redis
14 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.80%) Power BI
15 2 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 80 (21.33%) Visual Studio
2 34 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.60%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.00%) Selenium
5 13 (3.47%) NUnit
6 11 (2.93%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.67%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.67%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.13%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.87%) JUnit
10 7 (1.87%) Subversion
11 6 (1.60%) JIRA
12 5 (1.33%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.80%) Grunt
14 2 (0.53%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.53%) JMeter
14 2 (0.53%) Moq
14 2 (0.53%) MSTest
General
1 35 (9.33%) Finance
2 10 (2.67%) Retail
3 9 (2.40%) Games
4 4 (1.07%) Advertising
4 4 (1.07%) Automotive
4 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.07%) Marketing
5 2 (0.53%) Back Office
5 2 (0.53%) Banking
5 2 (0.53%) Legal
5 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
6 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 317 (84.53%) Developer
2 184 (49.07%) .NET Developer
3 120 (32.00%) C# Developer
4 90 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (11.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 34 (9.07%) Software Developer
8 31 (8.27%) SQL Developer
9 27 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.53%) Lead Developer
10 17 (4.53%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.27%) SQL Server Developer
11 16 (4.27%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.47%) Lead .NET Developer
12 13 (3.47%) Lead C# Developer
13 12 (3.20%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (2.93%) Angular Developer
14 11 (2.93%) Sitecore Developer
14 11 (2.93%) Software Engineer
15 10 (2.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (85.87%) .NET
2 170 (45.33%) ASP.NET
3 165 (44.00%) HTML
4 148 (39.47%) CSS
5 86 (22.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (21.60%) jQuery
7 73 (19.47%) Web Services
8 66 (17.60%) .NET Framework
9 65 (17.33%) WCF
10 55 (14.67%) HTML5
11 54 (14.40%) XML
12 46 (12.27%) AngularJS
13 37 (9.87%) REST
14 36 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (9.07%) Entity Framework
16 32 (8.53%) CSS3
17 31 (8.27%) SOAP
18 24 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 24 (6.40%) WinForms
19 21 (5.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.47%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 6 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.07%) Data Conversion
5 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.80%) Fintech
6 3 (0.80%) Internet of Things
6 3 (0.80%) NHS
6 3 (0.80%) Online Games
7 2 (0.53%) Blog
7 2 (0.53%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.53%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.27%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.53%) Windows
2 20 (5.33%) Linux
3 14 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.87%) Unix
5 4 (1.07%) Android
5 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) SUSE
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (41.87%) MVC
3 67 (17.87%) Scrum
4 64 (17.07%) TDD
5 42 (11.20%) Web Development
6 34 (9.07%) Software Engineering
7 33 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (7.20%) CRM
8 27 (7.20%) Migration
9 25 (6.67%) SOA
10 23 (6.13%) SOLID
10 23 (6.13%) Waterfall
11 21 (5.60%) OO
12 20 (5.33%) BDD
12 20 (5.33%) SDLC
13 19 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (5.07%) UML
13 19 (5.07%) Unit Testing
14 18 (4.80%) Configuration Management
15 17 (4.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 165 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 146 (38.93%) SQL
3 52 (13.87%) Java
4 39 (10.40%) VB.NET
5 34 (9.07%) T-SQL
6 21 (5.60%) VB
7 17 (4.53%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.20%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.93%) PHP
10 10 (2.67%) C++
10 10 (2.67%) Ruby
10 10 (2.67%) Scala
10 10 (2.67%) VB6
11 9 (2.40%) VBScript
12 8 (2.13%) Haskell
13 7 (1.87%) C
13 7 (1.87%) Python
14 6 (1.60%) VBA
15 5 (1.33%) XAML
16 4 (1.07%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (5.07%) Degree
2 15 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.07%) MCAD
5 4 (1.07%) MCITP
5 4 (1.07%) MCSD
5 4 (1.07%) MCTS
6 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.60%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.13%) Puppet
2 4 (1.07%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.27%) Grafana
3 1 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 118 (31.47%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.13%) Oracle
3 19 (5.07%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.87%) Adobe
4 7 (1.87%) webMethods
5 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.07%) CA
6 4 (1.07%) Micro Focus
6 4 (1.07%) SevOne
6 4 (1.07%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.80%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.80%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.53%) Google
8 2 (0.53%) Infor
8 2 (0.53%) SAP
8 2 (0.53%) Telerik
9 1 (0.27%) Apple
9 1 (0.27%) Citrix
9 1 (0.27%) Epicor
9 1 (0.27%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £80 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago