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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 189 223 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.46% 10.81% 10.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 33.89% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 144 126
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 £284 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £409 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -36.00%
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
819 658 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.35% 31.90% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 404 438
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 32
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -28.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £15.00 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £30.00 £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 2 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 2 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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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 -6 59 £350 - 41
Warwickshire -5 38 £319 +20.85% 17
Staffordshire -1 22 £320 -1.53% 30
Coventry -8 17 £320 +16.36% 18
Shropshire -2 9 £350 - 9
Solihull -6 4 £366 +35.46% 9
Walsall 0 3 £363 +11.53% 5
Worcestershire -13 3 £350 +9.37% 9
Herefordshire -4 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton -6 2 £255 -20.31% 4
Halesowen - 1 £275 -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Dudley - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 (93.73%) .NET
2 241 (62.92%) ASP.NET
3 194 (50.65%) SQL Server
4 160 (41.78%) JavaScript
5 135 (35.25%) MVC
6 121 (31.59%) SQL
6 121 (31.59%) CSS
7 116 (30.29%) Microsoft
8 113 (29.50%) HTML
9 94 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (21.93%) WCF
10 84 (21.93%) jQuery
11 73 (19.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 70 (18.28%) .NET Framework
13 66 (17.23%) Windows
14 63 (16.45%) Web Services
15 60 (15.67%) Visual Studio
16 57 (14.88%) VB.NET
17 56 (14.62%) SharePoint
18 50 (13.05%) TDD
19 45 (11.75%) Scrum
20 43 (11.23%) XML
21 42 (10.97%) Web Development
21 42 (10.97%) CSS3
21 42 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
22 40 (10.44%) Ajax
23 39 (10.18%) HTML5
24 37 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
25 36 (9.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 36 (9.40%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 56 (14.62%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (4.44%) CMS
4 11 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (2.87%) IIS
5 7 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.04%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.04%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 21 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.35%) InfoPath
3 7 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS Office
5 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.66%) Office 365
2 8 (2.09%) SaaS
3 7 (1.83%) GitHub
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.39%) HTTP
2 4 (1.04%) Intranet
3 3 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (50.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.13%) MySQL
8 10 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.78%) ZAP BI
14 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.26%) SQLite
15 1 (0.26%) SSDT
15 1 (0.26%) OLAP
15 1 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 60 (15.67%) Visual Studio
2 42 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.70%) Subversion
4 15 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.39%) NUnit
6 12 (3.13%) JIRA
7 6 (1.57%) FxCop
7 6 (1.57%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.78%) Selenium
9 3 (0.78%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.52%) JMeter
10 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.26%) Moq
11 1 (0.26%) WiX
11 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 18 (4.70%) Finance
2 16 (4.18%) Back Office
3 11 (2.87%) Advertising
4 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.31%) Games
5 3 (0.78%) Electronics
5 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 315 (82.25%) Developer
2 168 (43.86%) .NET Developer
3 78 (20.37%) C# Developer
4 59 (15.40%) ASP.NET Developer
5 51 (13.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (10.97%) Web Developer
7 35 (9.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (6.27%) .NET Web Developer
9 20 (5.22%) SharePoint Developer
10 18 (4.70%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.44%) CRM Developer
12 16 (4.18%) Consultant
13 15 (3.92%) Analyst
13 15 (3.92%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.92%) Architect
13 15 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
14 14 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
15 13 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 13 (3.39%) SQL Developer
16 12 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (93.73%) .NET
2 241 (62.92%) ASP.NET
3 121 (31.59%) CSS
4 113 (29.50%) HTML
5 84 (21.93%) WCF
5 84 (21.93%) jQuery
6 73 (19.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 70 (18.28%) .NET Framework
8 63 (16.45%) Web Services
9 43 (11.23%) XML
10 42 (10.97%) CSS3
11 40 (10.44%) Ajax
12 39 (10.18%) HTML5
13 36 (9.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 36 (9.40%) WPF
14 27 (7.05%) WinForms
15 25 (6.53%) XSLT
15 25 (6.53%) LINQ
16 21 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 16 (4.18%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.09%) N-Tier
2 10 (2.61%) User Experience
3 9 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.09%) Pocket PC
4 8 (2.09%) iPad
4 8 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.04%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.04%) Learning Management System
6 3 (0.78%) WURFL
6 3 (0.78%) GIS
6 3 (0.78%) SCORM
7 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.52%) Equities
7 2 (0.52%) NHS
7 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.52%) FMCG
7 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.23%) Windows
2 16 (4.18%) Windows Mobile
2 16 (4.18%) Windows 8
3 10 (2.61%) Windows CE
3 10 (2.61%) Windows Phone
4 9 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.09%) Android
5 8 (2.09%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (1.83%) UNIX
7 6 (1.57%) Linux
7 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.78%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (0.52%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (35.25%) MVC
2 94 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (13.05%) TDD
4 45 (11.75%) Scrum
5 42 (10.97%) Web Development
6 36 (9.40%) CRM
7 33 (8.62%) OO
8 30 (7.83%) Unit Testing
9 27 (7.05%) E-Commerce
10 25 (6.53%) SOA
11 23 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (4.18%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (4.18%) Logistics
13 15 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (3.66%) UML
15 13 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (3.13%) Migration
17 11 (2.87%) BDD
17 11 (2.87%) MVVM
17 11 (2.87%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 160 (41.78%) JavaScript
2 121 (31.59%) SQL
3 57 (14.88%) VB.NET
4 34 (8.88%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.70%) VB
6 17 (4.44%) C++
7 13 (3.39%) Java
8 8 (2.09%) Embedded C++
9 7 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.57%) XAML
11 4 (1.04%) Perl
12 3 (0.78%) PHP
12 3 (0.78%) VBScript
12 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.78%) VB6
13 2 (0.52%) Korn
13 2 (0.52%) Ruby
13 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.52%) Python
13 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (3.66%) Degree
2 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) ISEB
5 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.52%) MCITP
6 2 (0.52%) MCTS
6 2 (0.52%) EnCE
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) MCAD
7 1 (0.26%) MCSD
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 116 (30.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.18%) Sitecore
3 9 (2.35%) Oracle
4 3 (0.78%) AccuRev
4 3 (0.78%) Nintex
5 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.52%) Sybase
6 1 (0.26%) Facebook
6 1 (0.26%) Ektron
6 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.26%) Apple
6 1 (0.26%) Motorola
6 1 (0.26%) Citrix
6 1 (0.26%) HP
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe
6 1 (0.26%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.26%) Telerik
6 1 (0.26%) Perforce
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £41 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMsource Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Shropshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwick Avenue
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago