Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 38 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.84% 23.25% 14.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.19% 52.07% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 40
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £212
90th Percentile £475 £435 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £58.75 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.03% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.69% +77.00% +16.28%

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 86 121 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.38% 44.65% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 90
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.70% +4.65%
10th Percentile £238 £289 £213
90th Percentile £442 £438 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +36.36% +33.33% +15.12%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 -3 16 £360 +9.09% 14
Lichfield 0 6 £500 +56.25% 2
Stafford +2 3 £400 +23.08% 2
Tamworth -6 3 £375 +25.00% 6
C#
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (73.68%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 16 (42.11%) Web Services
4 16 (42.11%) MVC
5 14 (36.84%) HTML
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
6 13 (34.21%) CSS
6 13 (34.21%) WinForms
6 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) REST
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle
8 11 (28.95%) SOAP
8 11 (28.95%) jQuery
8 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
9 10 (26.32%) Degree
9 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
9 10 (26.32%) Middleware
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.68%) NHibernate
10 9 (23.68%) WPF
11 8 (21.05%) JIRA
11 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
11 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
12 7 (18.42%) TDD
12 7 (18.42%) AccuRev
12 7 (18.42%) Self-Motivation

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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (2.63%) Power BI
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.05%) JIRA
3 7 (18.42%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 16 (42.11%) C# Developer
4 12 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
7 4 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (5.26%) Software Development Team Leader
9 2 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) Web Services
4 14 (36.84%) HTML
5 13 (34.21%) CSS
5 13 (34.21%) WinForms
6 12 (31.58%) REST
7 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
7 11 (28.95%) jQuery
7 11 (28.95%) SOAP
8 10 (26.32%) Middleware
9 9 (23.68%) NHibernate
9 9 (23.68%) WPF
10 5 (13.16%) RESTful
11 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (7.89%) Spring
11 3 (7.89%) WCF
12 2 (5.26%) .NET Core
12 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
13 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) MVC
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) Use Case
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
6 4 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.63%) Coaching
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) Decision-Making
8 1 (2.63%) Functional Programming
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) SDET
8 1 (2.63%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Elixir
5 1 (2.63%) Erlang
5 1 (2.63%) Go
5 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VB6
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft