Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 23 14
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 79 73 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.18% 6.02% 7.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.53% 16.94% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 92
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £354 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +1.07% +2.94%
10th Percentile £291 £270 £276
90th Percentile £535 £446 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.07% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £22.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.49% +59.61% -
10th Percentile £39.30 £17.62 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.10 £26.67 £37.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £46.25 £24.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +88.78% +19.51% -45.33%

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 584 431 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.30% 35.56% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 275 282
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £225
90th Percentile £581 £500 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £27.69 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.07% +90.97% -34.09%
10th Percentile £29.75 £13.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £43.45 £41.00 £38.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +19.05% -27.59%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 53 (67.09%) .NET
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.44%) SQL
4 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
4 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
5 23 (29.11%) Visual Studio
5 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
5 23 (29.11%) HTML
6 22 (27.85%) CSS
7 19 (24.05%) AngularJS
8 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
8 18 (22.78%) MVC
9 15 (18.99%) jQuery
10 13 (16.46%) .NET Framework
11 12 (15.19%) VB.NET
11 12 (15.19%) React
12 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (13.92%) DevOps
12 11 (13.92%) XML
12 11 (13.92%) CRM
12 11 (13.92%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (12.66%) JSON
13 10 (12.66%) Selenium
13 10 (12.66%) TDD
13 10 (12.66%) OO
13 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (12.66%) Integration Testing
13 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (11.39%) HTML5

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 8 (10.13%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) Mule
4 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) CATIA
1 2 (2.53%) PTC Creo
1 2 (2.53%) Siemens NX
1 2 (2.53%) SOLIDWORKS
1 2 (2.53%) Windchill
2 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.13%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (6.33%) Slack
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.53%) Serverless
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) SMS
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.53%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Redis
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.66%) Selenium
3 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (10.13%) JIRA
4 8 (10.13%) SpecFlow
5 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
6 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.33%) TestRail
7 4 (5.06%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.27%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 23 (29.11%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.19%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (5.06%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (67.09%) .NET
2 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
2 23 (29.11%) HTML
3 22 (27.85%) CSS
4 19 (24.05%) AngularJS
5 15 (18.99%) jQuery
6 13 (16.46%) .NET Framework
7 12 (15.19%) React
8 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (13.92%) XML
9 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (12.66%) JSON
10 9 (11.39%) HTML5
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.86%) Entity Framework
11 7 (8.86%) Node.js
12 6 (7.59%) CSS3
12 6 (7.59%) Gherkin
12 6 (7.59%) LINQ
12 6 (7.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Robotics
4 2 (2.53%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Unix
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Android
3 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) MVC
2 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
3 11 (13.92%) CRM
3 11 (13.92%) DevOps
4 10 (12.66%) Integration Testing
4 10 (12.66%) OO
4 10 (12.66%) TDD
5 9 (11.39%) BDD
5 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.86%) Scrum
6 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.59%) SDLC
7 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.33%) Microservices
8 5 (6.33%) Test Management
8 5 (6.33%) User Stories
8 5 (6.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.19%) VB.NET
4 9 (11.39%) Java
5 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.33%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.80%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) GNVQ
4 1 (1.27%) HND
4 1 (1.27%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) MISRA
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.27%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.27%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.80%) Google
4 2 (2.53%) PTC
4 2 (2.53%) WSO2
5 1 (1.27%) Altova
5 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.27%) DevExpress