Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 61 63
Rank change year-on-year -40 +2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 157 271 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.01% 3.10% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 3.26% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 171 157
Midlands median daily rate £350 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +8.80% -2.34%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £488 £425 £403
England median daily rate £465 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +16.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.55% -42.11% +1.33%
10th Percentile £35.63 £22.00 £36.55
90th Percentile £46.25 £36.40 £42.40
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +16.88% -6.67% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7,432 8,316 7,967
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.03% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,637 5,057 4,534
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 359 404
Midlands median hourly rate £15.70 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.67% -3.23% -
10th Percentile £9.77 £10.00 £10.12
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

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 22 January 2018.

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
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 22 January 2018. 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
West Midlands -16 82 £353 +0.71% 77
East Midlands -45 71 £340 +4.62% 86
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 157 (100.00%) C#
2 135 (85.99%) .NET
3 112 (71.34%) SQL Server
4 89 (56.69%) MVC
5 71 (45.22%) JavaScript
5 71 (45.22%) SQL
6 69 (43.95%) ASP.NET
7 60 (38.22%) HTML
8 59 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (36.94%) CSS
10 53 (33.76%) .NET Framework
11 45 (28.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (26.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (26.11%) Microsoft
14 39 (24.84%) TDD
15 30 (19.11%) jQuery
15 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (17.20%) Web Services
17 26 (16.56%) Git (software)
17 26 (16.56%) Entity Framework
17 26 (16.56%) AngularJS
18 25 (15.92%) BDD
19 24 (15.29%) VB.NET
20 23 (14.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 22 (14.01%) Scrum
21 22 (14.01%) Web Development
22 20 (12.74%) HTML5
22 20 (12.74%) WCF
23 18 (11.46%) Visual Studio

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 10 (6.37%) CMS
2 5 (3.18%) NServiceBus
2 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.91%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.27%) Documentum
5 1 (0.64%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.64%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) Internet
2 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) Modbus
4 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (71.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.55%) MySQL
5 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.27%) DTS
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.64%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (16.56%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.46%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.73%) SpecFlow
4 8 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.55%) Subversion
5 4 (2.55%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.91%) JIRA
6 3 (1.91%) Moq
6 3 (1.91%) NUnit
6 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.27%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.27%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.27%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.64%) git-flow
8 1 (0.64%) MSTest
General
1 11 (7.01%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Retail
3 6 (3.82%) Back Office
4 4 (2.55%) Advertising
5 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (85.99%) .NET
2 69 (43.95%) ASP.NET
3 60 (38.22%) HTML
4 58 (36.94%) CSS
5 53 (33.76%) .NET Framework
6 45 (28.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (26.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (19.11%) jQuery
9 27 (17.20%) Web Services
10 26 (16.56%) AngularJS
10 26 (16.56%) Entity Framework
11 23 (14.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (12.74%) HTML5
12 20 (12.74%) WCF
13 16 (10.19%) React
14 14 (8.92%) CSS3
14 14 (8.92%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (8.28%) WPF
16 12 (7.64%) LINQ
17 10 (6.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.27%) CCTV
5 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.64%) Windows
2 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (56.69%) MVC
2 59 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.84%) TDD
4 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (15.92%) BDD
6 22 (14.01%) Scrum
6 22 (14.01%) Web Development
7 16 (10.19%) SOLID
8 14 (8.92%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.28%) Front End Development
9 13 (8.28%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.01%) Kanban
10 11 (7.01%) OO
11 9 (5.73%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (5.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.46%) SDLC
14 6 (3.82%) Microservices
15 5 (3.18%) Logistics
15 5 (3.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) C#
2 71 (45.22%) JavaScript
2 71 (45.22%) SQL
3 24 (15.29%) VB.NET
4 18 (11.46%) T-SQL
5 12 (7.64%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.55%) Ruby
8 3 (1.91%) Java
8 3 (1.91%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.27%) XAML
10 1 (0.64%) C++
10 1 (0.64%) ES6
10 1 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) PMO
1 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Ansible
1 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (26.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.19%) Oracle
3 5 (3.18%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.27%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.27%) Google
4 2 (1.27%) SAP
4 2 (1.27%) Siemens
5 1 (0.64%) Tableau
5 1 (0.64%) Telerik
5 1 (0.64%) Twitter