Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 650 811 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.88% 8.31% 8.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.62% 24.85% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 517 472
Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £506 £488 £475
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 13
Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.42% +1.05% -36.67%
10th Percentile £24.98 £17.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £47.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2752 3264 2660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.37% 33.46% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1771 2034 1602
Midlands median daily rate £376 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.27% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £220
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 79
Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £28.60 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.40% +20.40% -13.64%
10th Percentile £14.16 £13.08 £12.46
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# in the Midlands

C#
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# within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
West Midlands +2 347 £375 +7.14% 122
East Midlands -4 292 £370 +5.71% 139
C#
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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#.

1 515 (79.23%) .NET
2 287 (44.15%) MVC
3 265 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
4 260 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 254 (39.08%) JavaScript
6 231 (35.54%) ASP.NET
7 228 (35.08%) HTML
8 226 (34.77%) CSS
9 214 (32.92%) SQL
10 142 (21.85%) TDD
10 142 (21.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 123 (18.92%) Microsoft
12 122 (18.77%) .NET Framework
13 120 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 116 (17.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 112 (17.23%) AngularJS
16 104 (16.00%) Git (software)
17 103 (15.85%) Web Services
18 99 (15.23%) jQuery
19 93 (14.31%) BDD
20 92 (14.15%) Scrum
21 82 (12.62%) HTML5
22 73 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
23 70 (10.77%) Test Automation
23 70 (10.77%) Web Development
23 70 (10.77%) Windows
24 61 (9.38%) CSS3
25 60 (9.23%) Oracle
26 59 (9.08%) WCF
27 56 (8.62%) WPF

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:

Application Platforms
1 31 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.15%) CMS
3 20 (3.08%) Umbraco
4 18 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.31%) IIS
6 9 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.92%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.46%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.46%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.46%) nginx
12 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.31%) Confluence
13 2 (0.31%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 16 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.62%) Simulink
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 120 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.85%) SaaS
4 10 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (1.54%) PaaS
5 8 (1.23%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.77%) GitHub
8 4 (0.62%) IaaS
9 3 (0.46%) Serverless
10 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.31%) Office 365
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.15%) Google Play
11 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.62%) Internet
2 14 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.69%) Intranet
4 9 (1.38%) SMS
5 8 (1.23%) HTTP
6 4 (0.62%) SSL
7 3 (0.46%) ATM
7 3 (0.46%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.46%) LDAP
8 2 (0.31%) CTI
8 2 (0.31%) Link 16
8 2 (0.31%) Modbus
9 1 (0.15%) 4G
9 1 (0.15%) 5G
9 1 (0.15%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.15%) FTP
9 1 (0.15%) Network Security
9 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.69%) MongoDB
3 32 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.77%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.00%) MySQL
9 13 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (1.69%) Big Data
12 10 (1.54%) Power BI
13 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.08%) Spotfire
15 6 (0.92%) GIS
15 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 104 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 51 (7.85%) Visual Studio
3 34 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (5.08%) SpecFlow
5 26 (4.00%) Selenium
6 20 (3.08%) NUnit
7 17 (2.62%) TeamCity
8 16 (2.46%) Subversion
9 15 (2.31%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.15%) Jenkins
10 14 (2.15%) JIRA
11 13 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.69%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.54%) ReSharper
13 10 (1.54%) WinAutomation
14 8 (1.23%) gulp
15 7 (1.08%) MSTest
15 7 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (0.92%) HP UFT
16 6 (0.92%) Mercurial
General
1 51 (7.85%) Finance
2 38 (5.85%) Retail
3 18 (2.77%) Automotive
4 17 (2.62%) Advertising
5 16 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.54%) Back Office
6 10 (1.54%) Marketing
7 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.08%) Banking
9 6 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.77%) Legal
11 4 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.62%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Avionics
13 2 (0.31%) Law
13 2 (0.31%) Military
13 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 474 (72.92%) Developer
2 222 (34.15%) .NET Developer
3 166 (25.54%) C# Developer
4 104 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (10.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 56 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 50 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (6.77%) Architect
8 44 (6.77%) Software Developer
9 42 (6.46%) Full Stack Developer
9 42 (6.46%) Senior Developer
10 38 (5.85%) SQL Developer
11 35 (5.38%) Web Developer
12 30 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
13 28 (4.31%) Azure Developer
14 27 (4.15%) Angular Developer
15 26 (4.00%) Analyst
15 26 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
16 24 (3.69%) Agile Developer
17 22 (3.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (79.23%) .NET
2 231 (35.54%) ASP.NET
3 228 (35.08%) HTML
4 226 (34.77%) CSS
5 142 (21.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 122 (18.77%) .NET Framework
7 116 (17.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 112 (17.23%) AngularJS
9 103 (15.85%) Web Services
10 99 (15.23%) jQuery
11 82 (12.62%) HTML5
12 61 (9.38%) CSS3
13 59 (9.08%) WCF
14 56 (8.62%) Entity Framework
14 56 (8.62%) WPF
15 51 (7.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 51 (7.85%) Node.js
16 44 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 40 (6.15%) RESTful
17 40 (6.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (3.54%) User Experience
3 22 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (1.85%) Wiki
7 10 (1.54%) FMCG
8 9 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.62%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.46%) Robotics
12 3 (0.46%) SCADA
13 2 (0.31%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.31%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.31%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.31%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.31%) SCORM
14 1 (0.15%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.77%) Windows
2 26 (4.00%) Android
3 18 (2.77%) Linux
4 17 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.85%) Unix
7 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.31%) SUSE
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (44.15%) MVC
2 265 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (21.85%) TDD
4 93 (14.31%) BDD
5 92 (14.15%) Scrum
6 73 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (10.77%) Test Automation
7 70 (10.77%) Web Development
8 50 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 42 (6.46%) SOLID
10 40 (6.15%) Kanban
11 38 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 37 (5.69%) DevOps
13 36 (5.54%) SDLC
14 35 (5.38%) Microservices
15 34 (5.23%) CRM
15 34 (5.23%) Front End Development
16 32 (4.92%) OO
17 25 (3.85%) E-Commerce
18 23 (3.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 254 (39.08%) JavaScript
2 214 (32.92%) SQL
3 56 (8.62%) Java
4 51 (7.85%) VB.NET
5 38 (5.85%) T-SQL
6 34 (5.23%) Python
7 32 (4.92%) VB
8 31 (4.77%) TypeScript
9 27 (4.15%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.77%) C++
10 18 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.15%) C
12 11 (1.69%) Ruby
12 11 (1.69%) XAML
13 10 (1.54%) Perl
14 9 (1.38%) Scala
15 7 (1.08%) R
15 7 (1.08%) VBA
16 6 (0.92%) ES6
16 6 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (7.69%) Degree
2 24 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.46%) ISEB
7 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.31%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
9 1 (0.15%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.15%) OCP
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.23%) SLA
2 5 (0.77%) QA
3 4 (0.62%) MISRA
4 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.46%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.31%) CDISC
5 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) GxP
5 2 (0.31%) HL7
5 2 (0.31%) MIL-STD-1553
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.15%) JTAG
6 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (4.15%) Docker
2 22 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.62%) Firmware
3 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.23%) Puppet
2 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.46%) Ansible
3 3 (0.46%) Grafana
3 3 (0.46%) Kibana
3 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.15%) FTK
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 123 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.23%) Oracle
3 22 (3.38%) Sitecore
4 20 (3.08%) Xamarin
5 14 (2.15%) Google
6 12 (1.85%) IBM
6 12 (1.85%) Tableau
7 6 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.77%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.77%) SAP
9 4 (0.62%) Informatica
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe
10 2 (0.31%) Apple
10 2 (0.31%) Citrix
10 2 (0.31%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.31%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.31%) Perforce
10 2 (0.31%) Siebel
10 2 (0.31%) Siemens
10 2 (0.31%) webMethods