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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing C# 23 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.79% 21.02% 32.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.00% 45.83% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 41
Median daily rate £331 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £299 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 72 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 36.50% 45.86% 49.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 56
Median daily rate £325 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +4 11 £268 -25.69% 7
Stafford 0 2 £325 -27.77% 7
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
3 22 (46.81%) MVC
4 20 (42.55%) SQL
5 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
6 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
7 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
8 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (31.91%) jQuery
9 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
11 13 (27.66%) WPF
12 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
12 12 (25.53%) MySQL
12 12 (25.53%) HTML
13 11 (23.40%) TypeScript
13 11 (23.40%) TDD
14 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (19.15%) HTML5
14 9 (19.15%) Scrum
14 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
15 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
15 8 (17.02%) LINQ
15 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
15 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (14.89%) System Testing
16 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (14.89%) AutoMapper

C#
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) ICMP
1 1 (2.13%) Modbus
1 1 (2.13%) OSPF
1 1 (2.13%) Profibus
1 1 (2.13%) SNMP
1 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) MySQL
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.13%) Power BI
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
4 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.38%) Selenium
5 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.26%) NUnit
General
1 4 (8.51%) Back Office
1 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) .NET Developer
2 17 (36.17%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) C# WPF Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Programmer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.89%) WPF Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
3 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
4 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (31.91%) jQuery
5 13 (27.66%) WPF
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
7 9 (19.15%) HTML5
8 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
8 8 (17.02%) LINQ
8 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (14.89%) AutoMapper
9 7 (14.89%) CSS
9 7 (14.89%) StructureMap
10 5 (10.64%) WCF
10 5 (10.64%) Web Services
10 5 (10.64%) WinForms
10 5 (10.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) MVC
2 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) TDD
4 9 (19.15%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.89%) OO
5 7 (14.89%) SOLID
5 7 (14.89%) System Testing
5 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Workflow
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
7 5 (10.64%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.51%) Microservices
9 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.38%) Kanban
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) SOA
9 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
4 11 (23.40%) TypeScript
5 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) Pascal
8 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago