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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 27 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2  
Contract jobs citing C# 31 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.88% 7.44% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.84% 24.62% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 41
Median daily rate £354 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 224 195 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.28% 30.23% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 133 126
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £24.75 £11.75 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.63% -51.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £9.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £36.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Birmingham

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Birmingham

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for C#.

1 71 (78.89%) .NET
2 50 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 50 (55.56%) MVC
3 48 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 35 (38.89%) HTML
6 33 (36.67%) .NET Framework
7 31 (34.44%) SQL
7 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
8 30 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
9 28 (31.11%) Scrum
10 26 (28.89%) CSS
11 24 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (25.56%) WCF
12 23 (25.56%) Web Services
13 21 (23.33%) Visual Studio
13 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
14 19 (21.11%) jQuery
15 18 (20.00%) NUnit
16 17 (18.89%) Subversion
16 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (18.89%) HTML5
16 17 (18.89%) Moq
17 16 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (17.78%) OOD
18 14 (15.56%) CSS3
18 14 (15.56%) SOLID
19 13 (14.44%) XML
20 12 (13.33%) OO

C#
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 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Kentico
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) CATIA
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.11%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.11%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Power BI
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.33%) DB2
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) SQLite
5 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.11%) QlikView
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 18 (20.00%) NUnit
3 17 (18.89%) Moq
3 17 (18.89%) Subversion
4 16 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.89%) CruiseControl
6 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.22%) Grunt
7 2 (2.22%) gulp
7 2 (2.22%) JIRA
7 2 (2.22%) Selenium
8 1 (1.11%) Capybara
8 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.11%) NuGet
8 1 (1.11%) RSpec
8 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.11%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.44%) Automotive
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Advertising
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (93.33%) Developer
2 48 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 33 (36.67%) C# Developer
4 24 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 17 (18.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (12.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (12.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 10 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
12 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 6 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (6.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (6.67%) SQL Developer
14 5 (5.56%) CRM Developer
14 5 (5.56%) UI Developer
15 3 (3.33%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (78.89%) .NET
2 40 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 35 (38.89%) HTML
4 33 (36.67%) .NET Framework
5 30 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 26 (28.89%) CSS
7 24 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (25.56%) WCF
8 23 (25.56%) Web Services
9 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
10 19 (21.11%) jQuery
11 17 (18.89%) HTML5
12 14 (15.56%) CSS3
13 13 (14.44%) XML
14 11 (12.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 3 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
17 3 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) AS400
3 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) SCADA
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.44%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) MVC
2 48 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.11%) Scrum
4 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (17.78%) OOD
6 14 (15.56%) SOLID
7 12 (13.33%) OO
8 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.00%) Front End Development
10 6 (6.67%) CRM
10 6 (6.67%) Service Management
10 6 (6.67%) TDD
10 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Web Development
12 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.44%) Workflow
13 3 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (3.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
13 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 31 (34.44%) SQL
3 7 (7.78%) X++
4 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.33%) RPG
5 3 (3.33%) RPG IV
6 2 (2.22%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) Ruby
7 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) Degree
1 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) CA
3 2 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) Cincom
4 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.11%) OpenText
4 1 (1.11%) Pega
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.11%) Telerik
4 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
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