Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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.

C# Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 77 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 18 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.26% 1.20% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.27% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 37
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -4.83%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £295
90th Percentile £425 £468 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +40.91% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,356 1,421 1,494
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 95.05% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 1,001 971
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £380 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.80% +5.33%
10th Percentile £175 £219 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 43 48
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £8.39 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.50 £39.75 £36.73
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Birmingham

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Birmingham

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Birmingham

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 9 (50.00%) CSS
5 9 (50.00%) jQuery
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (38.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) CRM
9 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
9 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
9 5 (27.78%) REST
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (27.78%) Code First Entity Framework
9 5 (27.78%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (27.78%) Microservices
10 4 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (22.22%) .NET Core

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (27.78%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Functions
4 2 (11.11%) GitHub
4 2 (11.11%) Serverless
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) NUnit
3 2 (11.11%) MSTest
4 1 (5.56%) GitLab
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
6 7 (38.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (27.78%) Code First Entity Framework
7 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
7 5 (27.78%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Core
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5
8 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 4 (22.22%) SOAP
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Microservices
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Co-Creation
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) MVVM
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) XAML
5 1 (5.56%) Go
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Xamarin