The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 41 41
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 14 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.16% 2.64% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.78% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 18
Median daily rate £350 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £365 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

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 624 612 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.15% 94.88% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 382 427
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
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 21 23
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 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) .NET
3 24 (70.59%) MVC
4 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (47.06%) .NET Framework
6 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
7 14 (41.18%) SQL
7 14 (41.18%) Scrum
8 13 (38.24%) Entity Framework
8 13 (38.24%) Web Services
9 12 (35.29%) WCF
10 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
11 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
12 9 (26.47%) NUnit
12 9 (26.47%) Subversion
12 9 (26.47%) HTML
12 9 (26.47%) OOD
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (26.47%) Moq
13 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (23.53%) XML
14 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
15 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (17.65%) SOLID
15 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 5 (14.71%) CSS
16 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
16 5 (14.71%) jQuery

C# 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQLite
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
2 9 (26.47%) Moq
2 9 (26.47%) NUnit
2 9 (26.47%) Subversion
3 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.82%) CruiseControl
4 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Framework
3 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
4 13 (38.24%) Entity Framework
4 13 (38.24%) Web Services
5 12 (35.29%) WCF
6 9 (26.47%) HTML
7 8 (23.53%) XML
8 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (14.71%) CSS
10 5 (14.71%) jQuery
10 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (8.82%) HTML5
11 3 (8.82%) WinForms
12 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (2.94%) Ajax
13 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
13 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) iPad
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) MVC
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) OOD
5 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) SOLID
7 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
8 3 (8.82%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) Logistics
9 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
10 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.94%) Process Management
10 1 (2.94%) Service Management
10 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Web Development
10 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
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