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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing C# 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.17% 3.72% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 22.22% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 21 36 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.50% 16.74% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 27
Median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
3 6 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (45.45%) Play Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Django
4 5 (45.45%) Scala
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (9.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) C# Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Lead Architect
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) JSON
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) Django
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) Play Framework
3 5 (45.45%) REST
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
4 2 (18.18%) SAML
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby
1 5 (45.45%) Scala
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) R
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Talend