Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 66 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.91% 14.94% 13.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.83% 39.13% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 42
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +17.19% -14.67%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £191
90th Percentile £426 £443 £375
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +64.15% +10.42% +9.09%

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 92 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 52.17% 38.17% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 62 89
Staffordshire median daily rate £363 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £302 £277 £204
90th Percentile £446 £438 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.06% +114.70%
10th Percentile £18.83 £29.30 £30.55
90th Percentile £56.90 £47.50 £35.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.22 £29.50
% change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61% +13.46%

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 October 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 October 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 +2 41 £360 -8.57% 33
Lichfield -1 5 £393 - 4
Tamworth -4 3 £375 +36.36% 23
C#
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 63 (95.45%) .NET
2 51 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 43 (65.15%) SQL
4 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 28 (42.42%) Web Services
5 28 (42.42%) .NET Framework
6 23 (34.85%) NoSQL
7 22 (33.33%) WinForms
7 22 (33.33%) MVC
8 20 (30.30%) VB.NET
9 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
10 17 (25.76%) WPF
11 16 (24.24%) HTML
11 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 16 (24.24%) CSS
12 15 (22.73%) jQuery
12 15 (22.73%) Entity Framework
13 14 (21.21%) Degree
14 13 (19.70%) JIRA
14 13 (19.70%) AccuRev
14 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
15 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
15 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
15 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (16.67%) Teradata
16 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (16.67%) DB2
16 11 (16.67%) Docker

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 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) IaaS
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (34.85%) NoSQL
3 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (16.67%) DB2
4 11 (16.67%) Redis
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 13 (19.70%) AccuRev
2 13 (19.70%) JIRA
3 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.52%) MSI
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) WiX
General
1 5 (7.58%) Back Office
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (96.97%) Developer
2 50 (75.76%) .NET Developer
3 34 (51.52%) C# Developer
4 28 (42.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (25.76%) Software Developer
6 9 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (10.61%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Developer
10 4 (6.06%) WinForms Developer
11 3 (4.55%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 2 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
12 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.03%) C# WPF Developer
12 2 (3.03%) Integration Developer
12 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (95.45%) .NET
2 28 (42.42%) .NET Framework
2 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
2 28 (42.42%) Web Services
3 22 (33.33%) WinForms
4 17 (25.76%) WPF
5 16 (24.24%) CSS
5 16 (24.24%) HTML
6 15 (22.73%) Entity Framework
6 15 (22.73%) jQuery
7 11 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (15.15%) WCF
9 9 (13.64%) REST
9 9 (13.64%) SOAP
10 6 (9.09%) Middleware
10 6 (9.09%) NHibernate
10 6 (9.09%) RESTful
11 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) MVC
3 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.15%) TDD
6 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
7 7 (10.61%) Web Development
8 6 (9.09%) Use Case
9 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.55%) BDD
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.55%) Facilities Management
10 3 (4.55%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (4.55%) Scrum
11 2 (3.03%) API Development
11 2 (3.03%) Migration
11 2 (3.03%) Web Design
12 1 (1.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 20 (30.30%) VB.NET
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
1 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Teradata
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.52%) Informatica
4 1 (1.52%) VMware