Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 25 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 115 84 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.03% 5.65% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.68% 17.91% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 94
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £281
90th Percentile £515 £470 £484
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +64.15% +10.42% +9.09%

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 507 469 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 35.41% 31.54% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 339 384
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £250
90th Percentile £544 £513 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £29.50 £40.75 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.61% +34.71% +27.37%
10th Percentile £15.23 £23.88 £14.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £38.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.22 £29.50
% change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61% +14.96%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 89 (77.39%) .NET
2 58 (50.43%) ASP.NET
3 46 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 44 (38.26%) SQL Server
6 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (34.78%) MVC
8 37 (32.17%) HTML
9 35 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 33 (28.70%) SQL
11 28 (24.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (22.61%) jQuery
12 26 (22.61%) TDD
12 26 (22.61%) CSS
13 25 (21.74%) Visual Studio
14 24 (20.87%) XML
14 24 (20.87%) AngularJS
15 21 (18.26%) Microservices
16 19 (16.52%) .NET Framework
17 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (15.65%) Scrum
18 17 (14.78%) Dynamics 365
19 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 16 (13.91%) Docker
19 16 (13.91%) BizTalk Server
19 16 (13.91%) Git (software)
20 15 (13.04%) Finance
20 15 (13.04%) Front End Development
21 14 (12.17%) .NET Core
21 14 (12.17%) NUnit

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 (13.91%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.96%) CMS
3 5 (4.35%) Drupal
4 4 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.74%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.87%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.48%) SAP MII
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (14.78%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (8.70%) Serverless
4 9 (7.83%) Azure Functions
5 6 (5.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (3.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (3.48%) SaaS
8 3 (2.61%) GitHub
8 3 (2.61%) Office 365
8 3 (2.61%) PaaS
9 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.87%) IaaS
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) SMS
2 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.61%) MySQL
7 3 (2.61%) Power BI
7 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.61%) Redis
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.74%) MS Access
9 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 16 (13.91%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.17%) NUnit
4 13 (11.30%) Selenium
5 12 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (9.57%) Moq
7 10 (8.70%) JIRA
8 9 (7.83%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.35%) MSTest
9 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (3.48%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.87%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.87%) Grunt
12 1 (0.87%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.87%) JMeter
12 1 (0.87%) JSUnit
12 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.87%) Xcode
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Marketing
3 4 (3.48%) Back Office
3 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Games
5 2 (1.74%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.74%) Local Government
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (77.39%) Developer
2 33 (28.70%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.65%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.17%) BizTalk Developer
5 12 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Azure Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Architect
8 7 (6.09%) Agile Developer
8 7 (6.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.35%) CMS Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Programmer
10 5 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (77.39%) .NET
2 58 (50.43%) ASP.NET
3 37 (32.17%) HTML
4 28 (24.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (22.61%) CSS
5 26 (22.61%) jQuery
6 24 (20.87%) AngularJS
6 24 (20.87%) XML
7 19 (16.52%) .NET Framework
8 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (12.17%) .NET Core
9 14 (12.17%) Entity Framework
9 14 (12.17%) WCF
10 13 (11.30%) JSON
11 12 (10.43%) SOAP
11 12 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (9.57%) HTML5
13 10 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (8.70%) REST
14 9 (7.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) User Experience
2 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) Robotics
4 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Android
3 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.87%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.78%) MVC
3 26 (22.61%) TDD
4 21 (18.26%) Microservices
5 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (15.65%) Scrum
6 15 (13.04%) Front End Development
7 13 (11.30%) ERP
8 12 (10.43%) CRM
8 12 (10.43%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (7.83%) DevOps
10 9 (7.83%) OO
10 9 (7.83%) OOP
10 9 (7.83%) UML
11 8 (6.96%) Content Management
11 8 (6.96%) SOA
12 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.09%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.22%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 33 (28.70%) SQL
3 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
4 6 (5.22%) C++
4 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.22%) Python
5 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.61%) XAML
6 3 (2.61%) XPath
7 2 (1.74%) Java
8 1 (0.87%) C
8 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.87%) Go
8 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.87%) VBA
8 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (1.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) WAI
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Terraform
2 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) SAP
3 8 (6.96%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.35%) Google
5 4 (3.48%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.74%) UiPath
7 1 (0.87%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.87%) Tableau