The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 20 22 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13  
Contract jobs citing C# 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.80% 0.88% 7.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 3.45% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -20.00%  
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 Solihull with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4 29 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 3.20% 25.44% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 3
Median daily rate £325 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.13% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Solihull

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Solihull

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 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 Solihull region with a requirement for C#.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (84.21%) MVC
3 16 (84.21%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (78.95%) jQuery
4 15 (78.95%) PowerShell
4 15 (78.95%) HTML
4 15 (78.95%) SQL
4 15 (78.95%) CSS
5 14 (73.68%) XML
5 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
6 13 (68.42%) SOAP
6 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (68.42%) WCF
7 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
8 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
8 11 (57.89%) Broadband
8 11 (57.89%) StructureMap
8 11 (57.89%) NServiceBus
9 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) TDD
11 3 (15.79%) XAML
11 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
11 3 (15.79%) OOP
11 3 (15.79%) SOA
11 3 (15.79%) ETL
11 3 (15.79%) SOLID

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 11 (57.89%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Developer
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
6 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
10 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
10 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 15 (78.95%) jQuery
4 14 (73.68%) XML
5 13 (68.42%) SOAP
5 13 (68.42%) WCF
6 11 (57.89%) StructureMap
7 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
7 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.26%) Breeze.js
8 1 (5.26%) Durandal
8 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) MVC
3 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) MVVM
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) SOLID
6 2 (10.53%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) PowerShell
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.79%) XAML
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft