The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 29 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.

C#
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing C# 11 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 20.37% 16.67% 50.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.71% 41.67% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Median daily rate £268 £370 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.70% +14.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £403
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17 24 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 31.48% 40.00% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
Median daily rate £250 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Stoke-on-Trent.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Stoke-on-Trent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for C#.

1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) MVC
5 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
6 11 (52.38%) jQuery
6 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
8 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (33.33%) HTML
9 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (28.57%) SOLID
10 6 (28.57%) HTML5
10 6 (28.57%) StructureMap
10 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
10 6 (28.57%) AutoMapper
10 6 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (28.57%) TypeScript
10 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 6 (28.57%) LINQ
10 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (28.57%) System Testing
11 5 (23.81%) WCF
11 5 (23.81%) CSS

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) Subversion
4 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
5 3 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (19.05%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Programmer
5 4 (19.05%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 4 (19.05%) WPF Developer
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Programmer
8 1 (4.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# WCF Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.76%) WCF Developer
8 1 (4.76%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (52.38%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (28.57%) AutoMapper
5 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) LINQ
5 6 (28.57%) StructureMap
5 6 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) WCF
6 5 (23.81%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) WPF
8 3 (14.29%) React
8 3 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) SOLID
3 6 (28.57%) System Testing
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 1 (4.76%) B2B
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) Microservices
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
4 6 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft