Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -29 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 68 123 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.29% 8.80% 7.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.10% 23.93% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 79 92
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £256 £268 £276
90th Percentile £488 £440 £533
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.50 £27.69 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.26% +97.79% -
10th Percentile £39.25 £27.69 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.75 £27.69 £14.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.00% +78.57% -62.91%

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 519 514 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.74% 36.77% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 311 266
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £268 £228
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £37.75 £31.85 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.54% +94.47% -18.13%
10th Percentile £14.13 £16.01 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.70 £28.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +34.04% -22.95% +7.02%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 58 (85.29%) .NET
2 29 (42.65%) CSS
3 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET
4 27 (39.71%) HTML
5 26 (38.24%) SQL
5 26 (38.24%) MVC
6 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
7 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
9 17 (25.00%) Web Development
10 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
11 14 (20.59%) jQuery
11 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (19.12%) Degree
12 13 (19.12%) TDD
13 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (17.65%) HTML5
14 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
15 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
16 9 (13.24%) Web Services
16 9 (13.24%) XML
17 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
17 8 (11.76%) CSS3
17 8 (11.76%) Entity Framework
17 8 (11.76%) SDLC
18 7 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (10.29%) Windows

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 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.94%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.47%) Confluence
5 1 (1.47%) Mule
5 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.41%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) SMS
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.88%) Power BI
3 4 (5.88%) QlikView
3 4 (5.88%) Spotfire
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) GIS
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.94%) Selenium
6 2 (2.94%) Subversion
6 2 (2.94%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.47%) git-flow
7 1 (1.47%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) NUnit
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.47%) WinAutomation
7 1 (1.47%) xUnit.net
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (77.94%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.18%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.41%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.41%) R Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (85.29%) .NET
2 29 (42.65%) CSS
3 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.71%) HTML
4 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
5 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
6 14 (20.59%) jQuery
7 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (17.65%) HTML5
8 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (13.24%) Web Services
9 9 (13.24%) XML
10 8 (11.76%) CSS3
10 8 (11.76%) Entity Framework
11 7 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (8.82%) React
13 5 (7.35%) LINQ
14 4 (5.88%) D3.js
14 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
14 4 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Android
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) MVC
2 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Web Development
4 13 (19.12%) TDD
5 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.76%) SDLC
7 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.82%) CRM
8 5 (7.35%) BDD
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.35%) OO
8 5 (7.35%) Scrum
8 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.88%) Analytics
9 4 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (5.88%) Data Extraction
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security
9 4 (5.88%) Open Source
9 4 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.29%) Java
3 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (4.41%) GraphQL
6 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.41%) R
6 3 (4.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.94%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.47%) GNVQ
3 1 (1.47%) HND
3 1 (1.47%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.47%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Altova
5 1 (1.47%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.47%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) WSO2