The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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#
England / Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 17 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing C# 4 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.81% 8.02% 9.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 44.12% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Median daily rate - £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +58.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.84%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20 34 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 19.05% 18.18% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 16
Median daily rate £450 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in the Midlands

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in the Midlands

C#
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# in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for C#.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) User Experience
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
4 6 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (66.67%) User Stories
4 6 (66.67%) DevOps
4 6 (66.67%) ETL
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Legal
4 6 (66.67%) Web Development
4 6 (66.67%) QA
4 6 (66.67%) Blog
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (22.22%) Django
5 2 (22.22%) Scala
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure

C#
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Architect
2 5 (55.56%) C# Architect
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Technical Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Architect
5 2 (22.22%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Django
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) User Experience
2 6 (66.67%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (66.67%) ETL
3 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) User Stories
3 6 (66.67%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft