Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 42 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.67% 13.78% 19.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.78% 37.67% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 41
Staffordshire median daily rate £328 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% -4.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £294 £227 £281
90th Percentile £436 £388 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.00% +78.57% -62.91%

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 103 146 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.43% 36.59% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 97 101
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +6.30%
10th Percentile £275 £208 £263
90th Percentile £438 £455 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £12.62
10th Percentile £40.25 - £8.83
90th Percentile £49.75 - £17.16
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.75 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +35.11% -22.95% +6.66%

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 January 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 18 January 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 +3 32 £375 +25.00% 16
Lichfield - 3 £320 - 4
Stafford +3 2 £325 - 3
Cannock +1 1 £325 +12.07%
Tamworth -8 1 £275 -12.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 4
C#
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 34 (80.95%) .NET
2 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
3 23 (54.76%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) MVC
5 18 (42.86%) HTML
6 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
6 15 (35.71%) CSS
6 15 (35.71%) WinForms
7 14 (33.33%) Internet
8 13 (30.95%) TypeScript
9 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 12 (28.57%) Back Office
10 11 (26.19%) Web Development
11 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
12 9 (21.43%) WPF
12 9 (21.43%) HTML5
13 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (19.05%) jQuery
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
14 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (16.67%) TDD
14 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 7 (16.67%) BDD
14 7 (16.67%) SpecFlow
14 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 6 (14.29%) 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.14%) Power BI
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) DTS
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) AccuRev
5 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Software Developer
4 13 (30.95%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
6 9 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (19.05%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
8 7 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
9 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
10 5 (11.90%) C# Web Developer
11 4 (9.52%) WinForms Developer
12 3 (7.14%) Business Developer
12 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
12 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
12 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) .NET
2 18 (42.86%) HTML
3 15 (35.71%) CSS
3 15 (35.71%) WinForms
4 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 9 (21.43%) HTML5
5 9 (21.43%) WPF
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (19.05%) jQuery
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.90%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (9.52%) CSS3
10 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.14%) Classic ASP
10 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.76%) REST
11 2 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Learning Management System
2 2 (4.76%) SCORM
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) MVC
2 11 (26.19%) Web Development
3 8 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.67%) BDD
4 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (16.67%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) ETL
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 13 (30.95%) TypeScript
4 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.29%) VB
7 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Java
8 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Xamarin