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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 23 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing C# 195 223 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.78% 8.19% 8.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.66% 25.63% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 155 132
Median daily rate £365 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
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
944 870 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.80% 31.94% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 533 441
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 47 26
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £19.66 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 66 £425 +32.81% 19
Birmingham -4 57 £350 +7.69% 50
Staffordshire -3 18 £325 -10.34% 40
Warwickshire -8 11 £400 +23.07% 23
Solihull -8 8 - - 4
Shropshire -38 7 £281 -29.68% 6
Wolverhampton +3 4 £255 - 5
Worcestershire -2 4 £338 - 7
Herefordshire - 2 £488 - 1
Walsall - 1 - - 5
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 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#.

1 318 (82.81%) .NET
2 167 (43.49%) ASP.NET
3 158 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (40.10%) JavaScript
5 150 (39.06%) MVC
6 148 (38.54%) SQL
7 145 (37.76%) HTML
8 139 (36.20%) SQL Server
9 136 (35.42%) CSS
10 109 (28.39%) Microsoft
11 88 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 83 (21.61%) TDD
13 74 (19.27%) jQuery
14 70 (18.23%) Visual Studio
15 66 (17.19%) Web Services
15 66 (17.19%) WCF
16 63 (16.41%) .NET Framework
17 62 (16.15%) Scrum
18 56 (14.58%) HTML5
19 55 (14.32%) XML
20 48 (12.50%) AngularJS
21 45 (11.72%) Web Development
22 44 (11.46%) VB.NET
23 43 (11.20%) Java
23 43 (11.20%) Finance
24 36 (9.38%) T-SQL
24 36 (9.38%) OO
25 35 (9.11%) Oracle
25 35 (9.11%) CSS3
26 33 (8.59%) WPF

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 33 (8.59%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.47%) CMS
3 14 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.13%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.60%) IIS
7 9 (2.34%) Node.js
8 8 (2.08%) JBoss
9 6 (1.56%) Apache
9 6 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.30%) Sitefinity
11 4 (1.04%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.04%) WordPress
12 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.52%) Kentico
13 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 22 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.86%) MS Office
3 7 (1.82%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.08%) Office 365
3 4 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.52%) Yammer
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.26%) Heroku
5 1 (0.26%) IaaS
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.39%) HTTP
2 10 (2.60%) SSL
2 10 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.30%) Intranet
4 3 (0.78%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.78%) DNS
4 3 (0.78%) Firewall
4 3 (0.78%) Internet
4 3 (0.78%) SMTP
4 3 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.78%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.52%) Extranet
5 2 (0.52%) Modbus
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.26%) FTP
6 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (36.20%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.39%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.60%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.30%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.30%) MySQL
13 4 (1.04%) Big Data
13 4 (1.04%) Redis
14 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 70 (18.23%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (7.29%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.69%) Subversion
5 17 (4.43%) Selenium
6 13 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.60%) NUnit
7 10 (2.60%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (1.82%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.56%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.56%) JUnit
10 6 (1.56%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.30%) JIRA
12 2 (0.52%) Grunt
12 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.52%) Moq
12 2 (0.52%) MSTest
General
1 43 (11.20%) Finance
2 16 (4.17%) Games
3 9 (2.34%) Retail
4 6 (1.56%) Advertising
5 4 (1.04%) Legal
5 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.78%) Automotive
6 3 (0.78%) Back Office
6 3 (0.78%) Marketing
6 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 313 (81.51%) Developer
2 171 (44.53%) .NET Developer
3 116 (30.21%) C# Developer
4 78 (20.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (13.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 36 (9.38%) SQL Developer
7 31 (8.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (7.55%) Software Developer
9 19 (4.95%) Web Developer
10 18 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
12 14 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
13 12 (3.13%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
14 11 (2.86%) Consultant
14 11 (2.86%) Lead Developer
15 10 (2.60%) Java Developer
15 10 (2.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (82.81%) .NET
2 167 (43.49%) ASP.NET
3 145 (37.76%) HTML
4 136 (35.42%) CSS
5 88 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (19.27%) jQuery
7 66 (17.19%) WCF
7 66 (17.19%) Web Services
8 63 (16.41%) .NET Framework
9 56 (14.58%) HTML5
10 55 (14.32%) XML
11 48 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 35 (9.11%) CSS3
13 33 (8.59%) WPF
14 32 (8.33%) WinForms
15 30 (7.81%) Entity Framework
16 28 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 24 (6.25%) REST
19 23 (5.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.43%) N-Tier
2 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.30%) NHS
5 4 (1.04%) Data Conversion
5 4 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.04%) Online Games
6 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.78%) Fintech
6 3 (0.78%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.52%) Blog
7 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.52%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.52%) Replication
7 2 (0.52%) SCADA
8 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.81%) Windows
2 20 (5.21%) Linux
3 13 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.82%) SUSE
5 6 (1.56%) Unix
6 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (39.06%) MVC
3 83 (21.61%) TDD
4 62 (16.15%) Scrum
5 45 (11.72%) Web Development
6 36 (9.38%) OO
7 31 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (7.29%) BDD
9 27 (7.03%) Software Engineering
10 25 (6.51%) SOA
11 24 (6.25%) SOLID
12 22 (5.73%) SDLC
13 21 (5.47%) MVVM
14 20 (5.21%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.21%) CRM
14 20 (5.21%) Workflow
15 19 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (4.69%) Migration
17 17 (4.43%) High Availability
17 17 (4.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (40.10%) JavaScript
2 148 (38.54%) SQL
3 44 (11.46%) VB.NET
4 43 (11.20%) Java
5 36 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.73%) VB
7 18 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 16 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 14 (3.65%) C++
10 12 (3.13%) VB6
11 10 (2.60%) Scala
12 9 (2.34%) VBScript
13 8 (2.08%) C
14 7 (1.82%) COBOL
15 6 (1.56%) Haskell
15 6 (1.56%) Python
16 5 (1.30%) VBA
17 4 (1.04%) Ruby
17 4 (1.04%) XAML
18 3 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.39%) Degree
3 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.04%) MCAD
5 4 (1.04%) MCITP
5 4 (1.04%) MCSD
5 4 (1.04%) MCTS
6 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.56%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.56%) Docker
3 2 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.82%) Puppet
2 3 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 109 (28.39%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.11%) Oracle
3 9 (2.34%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.82%) Adobe
4 7 (1.82%) Micro Focus
5 6 (1.56%) webMethods
6 5 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.04%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.78%) CA
8 3 (0.78%) SevOne
9 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.52%) Infor
9 2 (0.52%) SAP
9 2 (0.52%) Siemens
10 1 (0.26%) Apple
10 1 (0.26%) Google
10 1 (0.26%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.26%) Telerik
10 1 (0.26%) VMware
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £33 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment
Rate: D.O.E
Posted: 12 days ago