Period
to 17 October 2017

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 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.

C# Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 65 54
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 18 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.20% 2.56% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.68% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 27
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £345 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -4.83% +0.69%
10th Percentile £273 £295 £295
90th Percentile £468 £400 £435
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +40.91% - -87.43%

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 1418 1494 1346
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.59% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 971 845
Birmingham median daily rate £380 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.80% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £222 £225 £208
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 48 70
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -6.45% -
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £39.75 £36.73 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +2.94%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5
8 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 3 (16.67%) REST
9 3 (16.67%) React
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (16.67%) Workflow
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Automotive
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) IIS
10 2 (11.11%) Java
10 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (11.11%) Web Services
10 2 (11.11%) Windows
10 2 (11.11%) Python
10 2 (11.11%) RESTful

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) ThingWorx
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Automotive
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 3 (16.67%) React
5 3 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
7 1 (5.56%) OAuth2
7 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) SCADA
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) SOLID
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) UX Design
5 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin