Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 July 2018 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#
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 64 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.19% 18.33% 11.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.76% 51.69% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 33
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £335 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +6.35% -21.25%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £195
90th Percentile £430 £386 £375
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £26.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +80.95% +9.38% +1.05%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 134 89 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 48.55% 35.46% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 59 71
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.87% -14.48%
10th Percentile £273 £245 £204
90th Percentile £434 £413 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.38% -3.03% +106.25%
10th Percentile £17.71 £28.90 £30.55
90th Percentile £37.85 £36.70 £35.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year -9.23% +31.31% -7.21%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Staffordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Staffordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Staffordshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Staffordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 40 £325 -2.99% 22
Stafford -8 2 £338 +8.00% 5
Tamworth - 2 £375 - 8
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 3
Cannock - 1 - - 2
Lichfield - 1 £305 - 8
C#
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 61 (95.31%) .NET
2 47 (73.44%) SQL Server
3 31 (48.44%) SQL
4 28 (43.75%) CSS
5 27 (42.19%) HTML
6 25 (39.06%) .NET Framework
7 22 (34.38%) Internet
8 21 (32.81%) MVC
9 20 (31.25%) WinForms
9 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 18 (28.13%) VB.NET
11 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (25.00%) Entity Framework
12 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
13 14 (21.88%) Web Services
13 14 (21.88%) Windows
14 13 (20.31%) TDD
14 13 (20.31%) TypeScript
15 12 (18.75%) jQuery
15 12 (18.75%) Web Development
16 11 (17.19%) Back Office
16 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (15.63%) SpecFlow
17 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (15.63%) BDD
17 10 (15.63%) WPF
18 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (14.06%) Dependency Injection
18 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.94%) IaaS
2 7 (10.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (73.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) DB2
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) Redis
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) SpecFlow
2 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.81%) MSI
3 5 (7.81%) WiX
4 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 11 (17.19%) Back Office
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (96.88%) Developer
2 38 (59.38%) .NET Developer
3 26 (40.63%) C# Developer
4 20 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (31.25%) Software Developer
5 12 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
6 11 (17.19%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (15.63%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (14.06%) SQL Developer
9 8 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (7.81%) UI Developer
10 5 (7.81%) WinForms Developer
11 3 (4.69%) C# WPF Developer
11 3 (4.69%) WPF Developer
12 2 (3.13%) Backend Developer
12 2 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (3.13%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (95.31%) .NET
2 28 (43.75%) CSS
3 27 (42.19%) HTML
4 25 (39.06%) .NET Framework
5 20 (31.25%) WinForms
6 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
7 16 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 14 (21.88%) Web Services
9 12 (18.75%) jQuery
10 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (15.63%) WPF
11 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (14.06%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.50%) WCF
13 7 (10.94%) HTML5
14 5 (7.81%) Angular 2
14 5 (7.81%) Dapper ORM
14 5 (7.81%) NHibernate
14 5 (7.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Android
2 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) MVC
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) TDD
4 12 (18.75%) Web Development
5 10 (15.63%) BDD
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.06%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.25%) Scrum
8 3 (4.69%) Facilities Management
8 3 (4.69%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.69%) Kanban
8 3 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (4.69%) OO
8 3 (4.69%) OOP
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.13%) OWASP
9 2 (3.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) SQL
2 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.13%) VB.NET
4 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
5 13 (20.31%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
1 5 (7.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Teradata
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) DevExpress