The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# .NET Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 46 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 13 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.03% 2.18% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.30% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Median daily rate £350 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £342 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £33.75
% change year-on-year -15.70% +52.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 614 608 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.09% 94.70% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 376 413
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 24
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in Birmingham

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Birmingham

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Birmingham

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) MVC
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (44.00%) Web Services
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 11 (44.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) Entity Framework
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (40.00%) WCF
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (28.00%) Moq
9 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (28.00%) HTML
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) OOD
9 7 (28.00%) NUnit
9 7 (28.00%) Subversion
10 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (24.00%) SOLID
11 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
11 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (16.00%) CSS

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Moq
1 7 (28.00%) NUnit
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (44.00%) Entity Framework
4 11 (44.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) WCF
6 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 7 (28.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (8.00%) HTML5
10 2 (8.00%) jQuery
11 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (4.00%) CSS3
11 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) MVC
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) OOD
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) SOLID
6 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (12.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) BDD
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) Process Management
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.00%) Service Management
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Web Development
8 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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