Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 27 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 123 70 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.98% 5.32% 6.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.21% 14.99% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 51 77
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £288
90th Percentile £510 £475 £460
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.50 £17.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.12% -51.43% -
10th Percentile £39.75 £16.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.25 £17.50 £37.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £26.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +80.95% +9.38% +1.05%

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 580 467 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 37.64% 35.49% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 319 339
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £284 £275 £243
90th Percentile £538 £503 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +26.05% +14.42%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.50 £11.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.35 £38.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% +32.65% -8.74%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Birmingham

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Birmingham

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Birmingham

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 88 (71.54%) .NET
2 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
4 45 (36.59%) ASP.NET
5 42 (34.15%) HTML
6 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
7 35 (28.46%) SQL
7 35 (28.46%) CSS
8 30 (24.39%) MVC
8 30 (24.39%) Visual Studio
9 29 (23.58%) AngularJS
10 24 (19.51%) XML
10 24 (19.51%) jQuery
11 23 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (15.45%) Scrum
13 18 (14.63%) Finance
13 18 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (14.63%) WCF
13 18 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (13.82%) .NET Framework
14 17 (13.82%) OO
15 16 (13.01%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
15 16 (13.01%) Test Automation
16 15 (12.20%) React
17 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (11.38%) DevOps
17 14 (11.38%) Microservices
17 14 (11.38%) Entity Framework

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 16 (13.01%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.69%) Confluence
3 4 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.44%) CMS
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.63%) Drupal
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) AutoCAD
1 2 (1.63%) CATIA
1 2 (1.63%) PTC Creo
1 2 (1.63%) Revit
1 2 (1.63%) Siemens NX
1 2 (1.63%) SOLIDWORKS
1 2 (1.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.25%) SAP MII
3 2 (1.63%) ENOVIA
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.63%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.94%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (4.88%) Serverless
5 5 (4.07%) Slack
6 4 (3.25%) SaaS
7 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.44%) Office 365
7 3 (2.44%) PaaS
7 3 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.63%) GitHub
9 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.25%) Redis
6 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.63%) Big Data
7 2 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.63%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.63%) MS Access
7 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Visual Studio
2 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.32%) Selenium
6 8 (6.50%) SpecFlow
7 7 (5.69%) JIRA
8 6 (4.88%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.07%) TestRail
10 4 (3.25%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.44%) NUnit
12 2 (1.63%) InstallShield
12 2 (1.63%) Moq
13 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.81%) GitLab
13 1 (0.81%) Grunt
13 1 (0.81%) gulp
13 1 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.25%) Back Office
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Automotive
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.63%) Local Government
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (73.98%) Developer
2 33 (26.83%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.82%) C# Developer
4 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (11.38%) BizTalk Developer
6 13 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (8.94%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (6.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Consultant
10 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (4.88%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Agile Developer
11 5 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Xamarin Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Angular Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (71.54%) .NET
2 45 (36.59%) ASP.NET
3 42 (34.15%) HTML
4 35 (28.46%) CSS
5 29 (23.58%) AngularJS
6 24 (19.51%) jQuery
6 24 (19.51%) XML
7 18 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (14.63%) WCF
8 17 (13.82%) .NET Framework
9 15 (12.20%) React
10 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (11.38%) Entity Framework
10 14 (11.38%) JSON
11 13 (10.57%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (9.76%) .NET Core
12 12 (9.76%) CSS3
12 12 (9.76%) HTML5
13 11 (8.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) User Experience
2 5 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Robotics
5 2 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) iPhone
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Unix
3 2 (1.63%) Android
3 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.39%) MVC
3 19 (15.45%) Scrum
4 17 (13.82%) OO
5 16 (13.01%) Test Automation
6 14 (11.38%) CRM
6 14 (11.38%) DevOps
6 14 (11.38%) Microservices
7 13 (10.57%) ERP
7 13 (10.57%) Front End Development
7 13 (10.57%) TDD
8 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.13%) Integration Testing
9 9 (7.32%) BDD
9 9 (7.32%) OOP
9 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.50%) SOA
10 8 (6.50%) User Stories
11 7 (5.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 35 (28.46%) SQL
3 13 (10.57%) VB.NET
4 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.32%) Java
6 7 (5.69%) C++
7 4 (3.25%) Python
8 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.44%) XAML
8 3 (2.44%) XPath
9 2 (1.63%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.63%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.44%) Degree
1 3 (2.44%) ISEB
1 3 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) WAI
2 1 (0.81%) GCP
2 1 (0.81%) MISRA
2 1 (0.81%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) Xamarin
3 8 (6.50%) SAP
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle
5 5 (4.07%) Google
6 4 (3.25%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.44%) UiPath
8 2 (1.63%) PTC
9 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.81%) WSO2