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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 177 199 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.96% 8.43% 10.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.43% 27.87% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 131 87
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
789 714 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.04% 30.24% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 425 255
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 20
Average hourly rate £26.25 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £18.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 -10 60 £325 +1.56% 58
Coventry +3 33 £318 +5.83% 17
Staffordshire +1 31 £354 +8.84% 18
Warwickshire -9 17 £319 -1.92% 28
Shropshire 0 10 £400 - 1
Solihull +6 6 £313 -6.71% 12
Wolverhampton -2 3 £293 -10.00%
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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#.

1 303 (87.07%) .NET
2 176 (50.57%) ASP.NET
3 175 (50.29%) SQL Server
4 124 (35.63%) SQL
5 118 (33.91%) JavaScript
6 114 (32.76%) MVC
7 96 (27.59%) HTML
8 91 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (25.29%) CSS
10 86 (24.71%) .NET Framework
11 72 (20.69%) jQuery
12 67 (19.25%) Microsoft
13 65 (18.68%) WCF
14 61 (17.53%) XML
15 60 (17.24%) Web Services
16 53 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (14.37%) TDD
18 45 (12.93%) Visual Studio
19 42 (12.07%) SOA
20 39 (11.21%) VB.NET
20 39 (11.21%) Entity Framework
21 36 (10.34%) Scrum
22 35 (10.06%) Ajax
22 35 (10.06%) Oracle
22 35 (10.06%) T-SQL
22 35 (10.06%) SharePoint
23 33 (9.48%) Finance
24 29 (8.33%) WPF
25 27 (7.76%) HTML5
25 27 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 35 (10.06%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 11 (3.16%) CMS
6 6 (1.72%) IIS
7 5 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.57%) Kentico
10 1 (0.29%) Node.js
10 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.44%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Maya
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.57%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.44%) Network Security
1 5 (1.44%) ASN.1
1 5 (1.44%) HTTP
2 4 (1.15%) Internet
2 4 (1.15%) X.509
3 2 (0.57%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (50.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (6.61%) Oracle Database
4 22 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.44%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.15%) MS Access
10 4 (1.15%) MySQL
11 3 (0.86%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (12.93%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.59%) Subversion
5 6 (1.72%) ReSharper
6 5 (1.44%) NUnit
6 5 (1.44%) Selenium
7 4 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.15%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.86%) JIRA
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.57%) Moq
9 2 (0.57%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.29%) XMLUnit
10 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (9.48%) Finance
2 12 (3.45%) Retail
3 11 (3.16%) Back Office
4 8 (2.30%) Advertising
5 5 (1.44%) Law
6 4 (1.15%) Games
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Automotive
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 280 (80.46%) Developer
2 126 (36.21%) .NET Developer
3 74 (21.26%) C# Developer
4 39 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (6.03%) Web Developer
7 18 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.60%) SharePoint Developer
9 15 (4.31%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.02%) Analyst
10 14 (4.02%) Team Leader
11 13 (3.74%) Development Team Leader
11 13 (3.74%) .NET Team Leader
11 13 (3.74%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.74%) Architect
12 12 (3.45%) Software Development Team Leader
12 12 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
13 11 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (2.30%) Programmer
14 8 (2.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (87.07%) .NET
2 176 (50.57%) ASP.NET
3 96 (27.59%) HTML
4 88 (25.29%) CSS
5 86 (24.71%) .NET Framework
6 72 (20.69%) jQuery
7 65 (18.68%) WCF
8 61 (17.53%) XML
9 60 (17.24%) Web Services
10 53 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (11.21%) Entity Framework
12 35 (10.06%) Ajax
13 29 (8.33%) WPF
14 27 (7.76%) HTML5
15 21 (6.03%) CSS3
16 20 (5.75%) XSLT
16 20 (5.75%) WinForms
17 19 (5.46%) AngularJS
18 17 (4.89%) SOAP
19 16 (4.60%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 8 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.15%) PKI
4 4 (1.15%) Cryptography
5 3 (0.86%) Visualisation
5 3 (0.86%) User Experience
6 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.57%) W3C
6 2 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.29%) iPad
7 1 (0.29%) STB
7 1 (0.29%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.29%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.89%) Windows
2 11 (3.16%) Linux
3 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.86%) SUSE
5 2 (0.57%) Android
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (32.76%) MVC
2 91 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (14.37%) TDD
4 42 (12.07%) SOA
5 36 (10.34%) Scrum
6 24 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 22 (6.32%) OO
8 21 (6.03%) SDLC
9 20 (5.75%) Web Development
9 20 (5.75%) Software Engineering
10 19 (5.46%) CRM
11 13 (3.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (3.74%) Unit Testing
11 13 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (3.45%) Workflow
12 12 (3.45%) Open Source
13 11 (3.16%) Resource Management
13 11 (3.16%) OOP
14 10 (2.87%) Migration
15 9 (2.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (35.63%) SQL
2 118 (33.91%) JavaScript
3 39 (11.21%) VB.NET
4 35 (10.06%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.03%) VB
6 17 (4.89%) C++
7 11 (3.16%) Java
8 6 (1.72%) X++
9 5 (1.44%) COBOL
9 5 (1.44%) PHP
9 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.44%) C
9 5 (1.44%) VC++
10 4 (1.15%) VBScript
10 4 (1.15%) XAML
10 4 (1.15%) VB6
11 3 (0.86%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.57%) Python
12 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 26 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.02%) Degree
4 2 (0.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.06%) Oracle
3 21 (6.03%) IBM
4 10 (2.87%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.72%) i2
6 5 (1.44%) Google
7 4 (1.15%) Micro Focus
8 3 (0.86%) Adobe
8 3 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.57%) MKS
9 2 (0.57%) HP
9 2 (0.57%) Omniture
9 2 (0.57%) Telerik
9 2 (0.57%) Nintex
9 2 (0.57%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.29%) Ektron
10 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.29%) Apple
10 1 (0.29%) Dell
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