Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

C#
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 0
Contract jobs citing C# 80 124 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.10% 8.26% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.29% 21.38% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 86 79
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £272 £270 £272
90th Percentile £473 £463 £536
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - £27.69 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +151.73% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.42% +9.09% -38.03%

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 491 580 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.31% 38.62% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 364 257
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £235
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% +58.23% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.10 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +13.59%

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 55 (68.75%) .NET
2 31 (38.75%) CSS
3 29 (36.25%) SQL
4 28 (35.00%) HTML
5 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
6 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
6 26 (32.50%) MVC
7 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (26.25%) Degree
10 18 (22.50%) Web Development
11 17 (21.25%) Python
12 16 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 15 (18.75%) HTML5
14 13 (16.25%) Web Services
15 12 (15.00%) Java
15 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
15 12 (15.00%) CSS3
15 12 (15.00%) PowerShell
16 11 (13.75%) jQuery
16 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (12.50%) IBM
17 10 (12.50%) VB
17 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (12.50%) FMCG
17 10 (12.50%) Task Automation
17 10 (12.50%) WinAutomation
18 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
18 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
19 8 (10.00%) VB.NET

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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.50%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.50%) GeoServer
2 2 (2.50%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.50%) ThingWorx
2 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.00%) Power BI
3 4 (5.00%) QlikView
3 4 (5.00%) Spotfire
4 3 (3.75%) MySQL
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Big Data
5 2 (2.50%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.50%) GIS
5 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) WinAutomation
2 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.00%) Subversion
4 4 (5.00%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (3.75%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.75%) Selenium
6 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.25%) git-flow
7 1 (1.25%) NUnit
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.25%) xUnit.net
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Automotive
3 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (68.75%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 15 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Architect
6 4 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Data Scientist
7 3 (3.75%) R Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Designer
8 2 (2.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (68.75%) .NET
2 31 (38.75%) CSS
3 28 (35.00%) HTML
4 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
5 16 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 15 (18.75%) HTML5
7 13 (16.25%) Web Services
8 12 (15.00%) CSS3
9 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (13.75%) jQuery
10 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.00%) XML
12 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (7.50%) Entity Framework
13 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (6.25%) Gherkin
13 5 (6.25%) LINQ
13 5 (6.25%) RESTful
14 4 (5.00%) D3.js
14 4 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) FMCG
2 8 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) SCADA
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) MVC
2 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) Web Development
4 10 (12.50%) Task Automation
5 8 (10.00%) SDLC
5 8 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.75%) CRM
6 7 (8.75%) TDD
7 6 (7.50%) BDD
8 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.25%) DevOps
8 5 (6.25%) Information Security
8 5 (6.25%) Scrum
9 4 (5.00%) Analytics
9 4 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (5.00%) Data Extraction
9 4 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (5.00%) Open Source
9 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) SQL
2 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) Python
4 12 (15.00%) Java
4 12 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.50%) VB
6 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.75%) GraphQL
8 3 (3.75%) R
8 3 (3.75%) Scala
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
9 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.50%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.25%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) FTK
1 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) IBM
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Tableau
3 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Altova
5 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.25%) Informatica
5 1 (1.25%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.25%) Nuix
5 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore