Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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#
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing C# 37 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.45% 13.48% 17.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.54% 37.25% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 38
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -4.06% +4.23%
10th Percentile £284 £236 £279
90th Percentile £438 £384 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.42% +9.09% -27.27%

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 96 153 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.50% 36.17% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 95 95
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +11.55%
10th Percentile £279 £204 £263
90th Percentile £438 £435 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +114.70% +13.85%
10th Percentile £40.25 £30.55 £9.43
90th Percentile £49.75 £35.85 £18.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +14.91%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 28 £388 +27.57% 9
Lichfield - 2 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +6 1 - - 2
Cannock +1 1 £325 +12.07%
Tamworth -7 1 £275 -12.00% 2
C#
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
3 20 (54.05%) SQL
4 18 (48.65%) MVC
5 14 (37.84%) WinForms
6 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 13 (35.14%) VB.NET
7 12 (32.43%) CSS
8 11 (29.73%) SpecFlow
8 11 (29.73%) TypeScript
9 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (27.03%) BDD
9 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (27.03%) TDD
9 10 (27.03%) Back Office
10 9 (24.32%) WPF
10 9 (24.32%) jQuery
11 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
11 8 (21.62%) Internet
12 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
12 7 (18.92%) Web Development
12 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
12 7 (18.92%) HTML5
13 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (16.22%) Sass
13 6 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
13 6 (16.22%) VB

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 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) Power BI
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) DTS
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.03%) Back Office
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) C# Developer
3 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
4 13 (35.14%) C# Software Developer
4 13 (35.14%) Software Developer
5 10 (27.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (24.32%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (18.92%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
8 6 (16.22%) WinForms Developer
9 4 (10.81%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Business Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (8.11%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
11 2 (5.41%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) WinForms
3 13 (35.14%) HTML
4 12 (32.43%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (24.32%) jQuery
6 9 (24.32%) WPF
7 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 7 (18.92%) HTML5
8 6 (16.22%) Sass
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.81%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.70%) RESTful
11 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
2 2 (5.41%) SCORM
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) MVC
2 10 (27.03%) BDD
2 10 (27.03%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (27.03%) TDD
2 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Web Development
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Coaching
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) VB.NET
3 11 (29.73%) TypeScript
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
6 6 (16.22%) VB
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Java
8 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Xamarin