Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 0
Contract jobs citing C# 71 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 24.23% 14.61% 12.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.31% 39.80% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 43
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £463 £438 £385
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £56.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £25.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year +101.94% +9.57% +67.86%

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 144 98 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 49.15% 36.70% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 66 93
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £208
90th Percentile £453 £438 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +50.00% +122.22%
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +35.42% -16.07%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 36 £368 -3.61% 23
Lichfield -2 10 £490 - 7
Tamworth -6 5 £375 +36.36% 22
Stafford 0 1 - - 7
C#
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 69 (97.18%) .NET
2 53 (74.65%) SQL
3 50 (70.42%) SQL Server
4 39 (54.93%) ASP.NET
5 36 (50.70%) Web Services
6 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (40.85%) .NET Framework
8 27 (38.03%) Visual Studio
9 24 (33.80%) NoSQL
10 23 (32.39%) MVC
11 21 (29.58%) WinForms
12 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
13 19 (26.76%) VB.NET
13 19 (26.76%) jQuery
13 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
14 18 (25.35%) WPF
14 18 (25.35%) REST
14 18 (25.35%) CSS
14 18 (25.35%) SOAP
14 18 (25.35%) HTML
14 18 (25.35%) Oracle
15 17 (23.94%) Degree
16 15 (21.13%) Middleware
17 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
17 14 (19.72%) TDD
17 14 (19.72%) JIRA
17 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
17 14 (19.72%) AccuRev
18 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
19 12 (16.90%) Use Case

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 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (70.42%) SQL Server
2 24 (33.80%) NoSQL
3 12 (16.90%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (15.49%) DB2
4 11 (15.49%) Redis
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (38.03%) Visual Studio
2 14 (19.72%) AccuRev
2 14 (19.72%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.82%) Back Office
1 2 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (92.96%) Developer
2 56 (78.87%) .NET Developer
3 38 (53.52%) C# Developer
4 33 (46.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (19.72%) Software Developer
6 9 (12.68%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (11.27%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.04%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.23%) WinForms Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (97.18%) .NET
2 39 (54.93%) ASP.NET
3 36 (50.70%) Web Services
4 29 (40.85%) .NET Framework
5 21 (29.58%) WinForms
6 19 (26.76%) jQuery
7 18 (25.35%) CSS
7 18 (25.35%) HTML
7 18 (25.35%) REST
7 18 (25.35%) SOAP
7 18 (25.35%) WPF
8 15 (21.13%) Middleware
9 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
9 12 (16.90%) NHibernate
10 11 (15.49%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (11.27%) WCF
12 7 (9.86%) RESTful
13 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.23%) HTML5
13 3 (4.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Android
1 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) MVC
3 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
3 14 (19.72%) TDD
4 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
5 12 (16.90%) Use Case
6 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.27%) Web Application Development
9 6 (8.45%) Web Development
10 4 (5.63%) SDLC
11 3 (4.23%) Facilities Management
11 3 (4.23%) iOS Development
11 3 (4.23%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (4.23%) Scrum
12 2 (2.82%) API Development
12 2 (2.82%) Migration
12 2 (2.82%) Web Design
13 1 (1.41%) Release Automation
13 1 (1.41%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 53 (74.65%) SQL
2 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.76%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.94%) Degree
3 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Oracle
2 11 (15.49%) Teradata
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.41%) Informatica