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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 12 4
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Contract jobs citing C# 26 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 22.22% 7.34% 17.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.52% 24.53% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 21
Median daily rate £335 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £335 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

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 46 53 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 39.32% 29.94% 44.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 45
Median daily rate £335 £310 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -15.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £370 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +125.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +9 17 £335 +67.50% 5
Stafford +5 1 £300 - 4
C#
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 42 (85.71%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) SQL Server
3 23 (46.94%) HTML
4 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 22 (44.90%) TDD
5 19 (38.78%) MVC
5 19 (38.78%) CSS
6 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (34.69%) HTML5
7 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
7 15 (30.61%) WPF
7 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
8 14 (28.57%) MySQL
8 14 (28.57%) jQuery
9 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
10 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
10 11 (22.45%) VB.NET
10 11 (22.45%) TypeScript
10 11 (22.45%) SOLID
11 9 (18.37%) Line Management
11 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
11 9 (18.37%) Microservices
11 9 (18.37%) WinForms
12 8 (16.33%) Angular 2
12 8 (16.33%) BDD
12 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
13 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (12.24%) Git (software)

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) ICMP
1 1 (2.04%) Modbus
1 1 (2.04%) OSPF
1 1 (2.04%) Profibus
1 1 (2.04%) SNMP
1 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (28.57%) MySQL
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.04%) DTS
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.24%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (6.12%) NUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.20%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 24 (48.98%) C# Developer
3 18 (36.73%) .NET Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (24.49%) HTML Developer
6 11 (22.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 10 (20.41%) C# WPF Developer
7 10 (20.41%) WPF Developer
8 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (16.33%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
10 7 (14.29%) Angular Developer
11 6 (12.24%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (12.24%) SQL Developer
12 4 (8.16%) VB.NET Developer
13 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 3 (6.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 3 (6.12%) Programmer
13 3 (6.12%) WinForms Developer
14 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (85.71%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) CSS
4 17 (34.69%) HTML5
5 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
5 15 (30.61%) WPF
6 14 (28.57%) jQuery
7 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
8 9 (18.37%) WinForms
9 8 (16.33%) Angular 2
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (12.24%) Sass
12 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.16%) AutoMapper
12 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
12 4 (8.16%) LINQ
12 4 (8.16%) StructureMap
12 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (8.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) TDD
2 19 (38.78%) MVC
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) SOLID
5 9 (18.37%) Line Management
5 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.37%) Microservices
6 8 (16.33%) BDD
6 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) Kanban
8 4 (8.16%) System Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.12%) OO
9 3 (6.12%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.12%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.45%) TypeScript
3 11 (22.45%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.12%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) Pascal
6 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) CCNA
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco