Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the 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#
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 38 19
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 +23
Contract jobs citing C# 40 63 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.84% 5.70% 7.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.05% 14.82% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 69
Median daily rate £370 £500 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +27.39% +12.14%
10th Percentile £211 £354 £312
90th Percentile £450 £593 £528
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £450 £405
% change year-on-year -16.67% +11.11% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £42.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year - -18.27% +101.94%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 190 425 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.48% 38.46% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 315 309
Median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £290
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -36.36% +1.85%
10th Percentile £16.78 £12.23 £15.25
90th Percentile £46.38 £40.48 £45.25
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +47.54%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Birmingham

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for C# in Birmingham

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for C# in Birmingham

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for C# in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C#.

1 24 (60.00%) .NET
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 22 (55.00%) SQL
4 18 (45.00%) Azure
5 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
7 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (22.50%) Degree
9 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
9 9 (22.50%) DevOps
10 8 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (20.00%) Python
10 8 (20.00%) CSS
10 8 (20.00%) Web Services
10 8 (20.00%) OOP
10 8 (20.00%) HTML
11 7 (17.50%) MVC
11 7 (17.50%) React
11 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (17.50%) Public Sector
12 6 (15.00%) SDLC
12 6 (15.00%) .NET Core
12 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
12 6 (15.00%) 3D Modelling
12 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (15.00%) RESTful
13 5 (12.50%) Hadoop

C#
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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) DNN
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Kentico
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Power Platform
3 4 (10.00%) AWS
4 3 (7.50%) PowerApps
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Functions
5 2 (5.00%) GCP
5 2 (5.00%) GitHub
5 2 (5.00%) Office 365
5 2 (5.00%) Serverless
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.50%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) NuGet
6 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.00%) Flink
5 3 (7.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
6 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.00%) Power BI
6 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) DB2
7 1 (2.50%) DTS
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) RStudio
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Postman
4 1 (2.50%) ProC
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Toad
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (17.50%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
3 9 (22.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Azure Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Office 365 Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (20.00%) CSS
3 8 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (20.00%) Web Services
4 7 (17.50%) React
5 6 (15.00%) .NET Core
5 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) RESTful
6 4 (10.00%) jQuery
6 4 (10.00%) REST
6 4 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.50%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (5.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Animation
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) DevOps
3 8 (20.00%) OOP
4 7 (17.50%) MVC
4 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (15.00%) 3D Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) SDLC
6 5 (12.50%) Data Extraction
6 5 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Game Development
8 3 (7.50%) Open Source
8 3 (7.50%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (7.50%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.00%) C
6 3 (7.50%) C++
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.00%) VB
8 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.50%) PROC SQL
8 1 (2.50%) R
8 1 (2.50%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.50%) VBA
8 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) MCPD
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.50%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (2.50%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Nintex
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.50%) Teradata
3 1 (2.50%) UiPath