Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 16 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 49 104 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.49% 7.49% 7.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.00% 23.64% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 73 87
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £362 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +144.12%
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -13.16% +90.00%

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 213 440 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 36.92% 31.68% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 300 380
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £330 £285 £274
90th Percentile £584 £575 £544
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £32.78 £35.75 £15.23
90th Percentile £44.25 £44.25 £44.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% +39.83% -7.81%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Birmingham

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for C# in Birmingham

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in Birmingham over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C# in Birmingham

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for C# in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) Azure
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
5 23 (46.94%) HTML
5 23 (46.94%) SQL
5 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
6 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
7 18 (36.73%) CSS
8 17 (34.69%) DevOps
9 16 (32.65%) MVC
10 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
11 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
11 12 (24.49%) jQuery
12 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
12 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
12 11 (22.45%) Scrum
13 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (18.37%) Python
14 9 (18.37%) TDD
14 9 (18.37%) Entity Framework
15 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (16.33%) HTML5
15 8 (16.33%) Power BI
15 8 (16.33%) Power Platform
16 7 (14.29%) Java
17 6 (12.24%) OO
17 6 (12.24%) CRM
17 6 (12.24%) Mocha

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 (10.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Azure
2 8 (16.33%) Power Platform
3 4 (8.16%) AWS
3 4 (8.16%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (6.12%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (6.12%) Logic Apps
4 3 (6.12%) SaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Office 365
5 2 (4.08%) PaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.04%) NuGet
6 1 (2.04%) Power Automate
6 1 (2.04%) PowerApps
6 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) Power BI
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.08%) Big Data
7 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.08%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Mocha
1 6 (12.24%) Selenium
1 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) MSTest
2 4 (8.16%) NUnit
2 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.12%) webpack
4 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.08%) RSpec
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Police
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.20%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Sitecore Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Developer in Test
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
5 12 (24.49%) jQuery
6 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
7 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (18.37%) Entity Framework
9 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (16.33%) HTML5
10 6 (12.24%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (10.20%) Ajax
11 5 (10.20%) Web Services
11 5 (10.20%) XML
12 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
12 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.16%) Middleware
12 4 (8.16%) React
13 3 (6.12%) CSS3
13 3 (6.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) DevOps
3 16 (32.65%) MVC
4 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (18.37%) TDD
8 6 (12.24%) CRM
8 6 (12.24%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) SOLID
9 5 (10.20%) API Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL
9 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.20%) Service Management
9 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
10 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.37%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.16%) VB
8 3 (6.12%) R
9 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (4.08%) ES6
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.08%) VB6
10 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.12%) Databricks
4 2 (4.08%) Tableau