Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 7 15 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.86% 8.38% 23.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 28.85% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 43
Median daily rate £271 £335 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.03% -6.94% -4.00%
10th Percentile £256 £325 £310
90th Percentile £280 £445 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £416 £400
% change year-on-year -9.91% +4.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £53.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year - -19.54% +68.93%

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 24 52 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.38% 29.05% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 96
Median daily rate £363 £401 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.66% +10.31% +3.93%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £310
90th Percentile £481 £491 £447
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £55.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.55% +161.90% -47.50%
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +44.07% -10.61%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Staffordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for C# in Staffordshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in Staffordshire.

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 22 October 2020. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +4 1 - -
Cannock - 1 - - 4
C#
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SCADA
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Project Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Vue.js
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) Data Structures

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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) French Language
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SCADA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) WCF Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Commissioning Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SCADA Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) Vue.js
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
1 2 (28.57%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) MVVM
1 2 (28.57%) Project Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) SOLID
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft