Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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# Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 96 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -42 -5
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 175 199 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.24% 2.07% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.17% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 147 229
Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.56% +1.67%
10th Percentile £263 £223 £225
90th Percentile £421 £425 £400
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Midlands median hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +77.05% -34.64%
10th Percentile £32.15 £28.50 £21.88
90th Percentile £45.45 £44.40 £30.31
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +2.35% +78.95% -32.14%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7408 9160 8282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 95.00% 95.51% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4591 5392 4750
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £226 £225 £210
90th Percentile £538 £550 £528
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 300 492
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +3.61%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.04
90th Percentile £43.45 £38.75 £38.23
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the Midlands

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in the Midlands

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in the Midlands

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in the Midlands

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# Developer in the Midlands

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +6 96 £315 +14.55% 37
West Midlands -6 76 £328 -5.76% 36
C# Developer
England

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 175 (100.00%) C#
2 160 (91.43%) .NET
3 88 (50.29%) MVC
4 86 (49.14%) SQL Server
5 81 (46.29%) ASP.NET
6 77 (44.00%) HTML
7 71 (40.57%) CSS
8 70 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 70 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (28.57%) TDD
10 46 (26.29%) SQL
11 44 (25.14%) HTML5
12 42 (24.00%) AngularJS
13 37 (21.14%) jQuery
14 34 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (17.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 30 (17.14%) WPF
16 30 (17.14%) .NET Framework
17 28 (16.00%) CSS3
18 27 (15.43%) Web Services
19 23 (13.14%) Scrum
20 22 (12.57%) VB.NET
21 21 (12.00%) E-Commerce
21 21 (12.00%) Entity Framework
22 20 (11.43%) Microservices
22 20 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 19 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
23 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
24 18 (10.29%) Unit Testing
25 17 (9.71%) Windows

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (7.43%) CMS
2 6 (3.43%) NServiceBus
3 5 (2.86%) IIS
4 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.14%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) Confluence
7 1 (0.57%) Documentum
7 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.57%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) GitHub
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.71%) Internet
1 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.14%) Intranet
2 2 (1.14%) Link 16
3 1 (0.57%) ATM
3 1 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (49.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.43%) MySQL
4 10 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.14%) Redis
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) DTS
8 1 (0.57%) GIS
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.29%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.00%) Subversion
5 6 (3.43%) NUnit
6 5 (2.86%) Moq
6 5 (2.86%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.71%) JIRA
8 3 (1.71%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.14%) MSTest
9 2 (1.14%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.57%) git-flow
10 1 (0.57%) Maven
10 1 (0.57%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.57%) Selenium
10 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.57%) YouTrack
General
1 12 (6.86%) Retail
2 7 (4.00%) Finance
3 6 (3.43%) Automotive
3 6 (3.43%) Back Office
4 4 (2.29%) Legal
5 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) Avionics
6 2 (1.14%) Military
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (91.43%) .NET
2 81 (46.29%) ASP.NET
3 77 (44.00%) HTML
4 71 (40.57%) CSS
5 44 (25.14%) HTML5
6 42 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 37 (21.14%) jQuery
8 34 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (17.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (17.14%) .NET Framework
10 30 (17.14%) WPF
11 28 (16.00%) CSS3
12 27 (15.43%) Web Services
13 21 (12.00%) Entity Framework
14 20 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (8.00%) Angular 2
15 14 (8.00%) WCF
15 14 (8.00%) XML
16 12 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (6.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.57%) User Experience
3 6 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.71%) iPad
4 3 (1.71%) iPhone
5 2 (1.14%) Blog
5 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.57%) Life Science
6 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.71%) Windows
2 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (50.29%) MVC
2 70 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.57%) TDD
4 23 (13.14%) Scrum
5 21 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 20 (11.43%) Microservices
7 19 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 17 (9.71%) SOLID
10 15 (8.57%) Front End Development
10 15 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 14 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 13 (7.43%) Web Development
13 9 (5.14%) BDD
13 9 (5.14%) Line Management
14 8 (4.57%) SDLC
14 8 (4.57%) Translating Business Requirements
15 7 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
15 7 (4.00%) OO
16 6 (3.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 175 (100.00%) C#
2 70 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 46 (26.29%) SQL
4 22 (12.57%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.57%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.29%) Java
7 4 (2.29%) VB
8 3 (1.71%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.71%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.71%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.57%) XAML
9 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.71%) Degree
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.71%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 13 (7.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.14%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle
4 4 (2.29%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.71%) Google
5 3 (1.71%) Telerik
5 3 (1.71%) Twitter
6 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.57%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.57%) Siemens
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