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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing C# 197 229 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.66% 10.85% 9.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.38% 33.28% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 148 124
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£325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £387 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
808 688 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.43% 32.59% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 418 440
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.85 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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#
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 -4 59 £350 - 48
Warwickshire -3 46 £319 +18.05% 25
Staffordshire -3 21 £320 -1.53% 27
Coventry -6 21 £320 +21.90% 21
Shropshire -4 8 £350 - 6
Herefordshire -2 3 £288 -4.16% 2
Worcestershire -16 3 £350 +9.37% 11
Walsall -2 2 £363 +11.53% 1
Solihull -4 2 £330 +20.00% 12
Wolverhampton -5 2 £255 -20.31% 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 3
Dudley - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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#.

1 363 (93.56%) .NET
2 241 (62.11%) ASP.NET
3 201 (51.80%) SQL Server
4 175 (45.10%) JavaScript
5 145 (37.37%) MVC
6 129 (33.25%) CSS
7 126 (32.47%) SQL
8 122 (31.44%) HTML
9 117 (30.15%) Microsoft
10 97 (25.00%) jQuery
11 90 (23.20%) WCF
11 90 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (18.56%) .NET Framework
13 66 (17.01%) Windows
13 66 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 62 (15.98%) Visual Studio
15 61 (15.72%) VB.NET
16 57 (14.69%) Web Services
17 52 (13.40%) SharePoint
18 50 (12.89%) TDD
19 46 (11.86%) CSS3
20 45 (11.60%) XML
20 45 (11.60%) Web Development
21 41 (10.57%) Ajax
21 41 (10.57%) Scrum
21 41 (10.57%) HTML5
21 41 (10.57%) WPF
22 38 (9.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 38 (9.79%) T-SQL
23 34 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.15%) CMS
3 19 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (3.09%) IIS
7 7 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.03%) Node.js
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.32%) InfoPath
3 8 (2.06%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS Office
5 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 30 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.35%) Office 365
2 8 (2.06%) SaaS
2 8 (2.06%) GitHub
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.35%) HTTP
2 4 (1.03%) Intranet
3 3 (0.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (51.80%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (3.87%) MySQL
7 14 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.77%) ZAP BI
13 3 (0.77%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.26%) MS Access
15 1 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 62 (15.98%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.64%) Subversion
4 15 (3.87%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.35%) JIRA
5 13 (3.35%) NUnit
6 6 (1.55%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.55%) FxCop
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.77%) Selenium
9 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.52%) JMeter
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.26%) Xcode
10 1 (0.26%) Ant
10 1 (0.26%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.26%) MSI
General
1 21 (5.41%) Finance
2 16 (4.12%) Back Office
3 10 (2.58%) Advertising
4 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.29%) Games
5 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.77%) Banking
6 3 (0.77%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 325 (83.76%) Developer
2 174 (44.85%) .NET Developer
3 79 (20.36%) C# Developer
4 60 (15.46%) ASP.NET Developer
5 51 (13.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (12.11%) Web Developer
7 33 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (6.70%) .NET Web Developer
9 19 (4.90%) SharePoint Developer
10 18 (4.64%) VB.NET Developer
11 16 (4.12%) Consultant
11 16 (4.12%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.87%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.87%) Architect
12 15 (3.87%) CRM Developer
13 14 (3.61%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.09%) Mobile Developer
14 12 (3.09%) Analyst
15 11 (2.84%) Windows Mobile Developer
15 11 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (93.56%) .NET
2 241 (62.11%) ASP.NET
3 129 (33.25%) CSS
4 122 (31.44%) HTML
5 97 (25.00%) jQuery
6 90 (23.20%) WCF
7 72 (18.56%) .NET Framework
8 66 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (14.69%) Web Services
10 46 (11.86%) CSS3
11 45 (11.60%) XML
12 41 (10.57%) Ajax
12 41 (10.57%) HTML5
12 41 (10.57%) WPF
13 38 (9.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 31 (7.99%) LINQ
15 29 (7.47%) WinForms
16 26 (6.70%) XSLT
17 20 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 17 (4.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.44%) N-Tier
2 10 (2.58%) User Experience
3 9 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.32%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.06%) iPad
4 8 (2.06%) Pocket PC
5 4 (1.03%) Learning Management System
5 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.03%) NHS
5 4 (1.03%) E-Learning
6 3 (0.77%) SCORM
6 3 (0.77%) GIS
6 3 (0.77%) WURFL
7 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.52%) FMCG
7 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.52%) Equities
8 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.01%) Windows
2 16 (4.12%) Windows 8
2 16 (4.12%) Windows Mobile
3 10 (2.58%) Windows Phone
3 10 (2.58%) Windows CE
4 9 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.06%) Android
5 8 (2.06%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (1.80%) UNIX
7 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.55%) Linux
8 3 (0.77%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.52%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (37.37%) MVC
2 90 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (12.89%) TDD
4 45 (11.60%) Web Development
5 41 (10.57%) Scrum
6 32 (8.25%) Unit Testing
6 32 (8.25%) CRM
7 27 (6.96%) OO
8 22 (5.67%) E-Commerce
8 22 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (5.41%) SOA
10 18 (4.64%) Logistics
11 17 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (3.87%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (3.35%) Migration
14 12 (3.09%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (3.09%) Software Engineering
15 11 (2.84%) ERP
15 11 (2.84%) BDD
16 10 (2.58%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 175 (45.10%) JavaScript
2 126 (32.47%) SQL
3 61 (15.72%) VB.NET
4 38 (9.79%) T-SQL
5 19 (4.90%) VB
6 17 (4.38%) C++
7 12 (3.09%) Java
8 8 (2.06%) Embedded C++
9 7 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.55%) XAML
11 4 (1.03%) Perl
12 3 (0.77%) VB6
12 3 (0.77%) PHP
12 3 (0.77%) VBScript
12 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.52%) C
13 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.52%) Python
13 2 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (3.61%) Degree
2 11 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.77%) ISEB
6 2 (0.52%) EnCE
6 2 (0.52%) MCTS
7 1 (0.26%) MCITP
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) MCAD
7 1 (0.26%) MCSD
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 117 (30.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.90%) Sitecore
3 9 (2.32%) Oracle
4 4 (1.03%) Ektron
5 3 (0.77%) AccuRev
6 2 (0.52%) Nintex
6 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.52%) Sybase
7 1 (0.26%) Telerik
7 1 (0.26%) Perforce
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
7 1 (0.26%) Apple
7 1 (0.26%) Citrix
7 1 (0.26%) Motorola
7 1 (0.26%) HP
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe
7 1 (0.26%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.26%) Facebook
7 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £37 to £39 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick Avenue
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago