Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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# Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 94 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -30
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 89 84 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.85% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.96% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 78
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +3.08% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £253
90th Percentile £525 £388 £425
England median daily rate £475 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +14.80% +3.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £46.25 - £45.00
England median hourly rate £46.69 £42.75 £40.63
% change year-on-year +9.22% +5.23% +18.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,603 4,291 5,049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 94.68% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,870 2,644 2,812
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £240 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £533 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 202 174
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +10.71% -5.44%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.95 £36.25 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the West Midlands

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in the West Midlands

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in the West Midlands

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in the West Midlands

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Staffordshire +1 27 £320 -4.48% 15
Coventry +8 21 £488 +44.44% 9
Birmingham -29 12 £325 -7.14% 25
Solihull +8 11 - - 4
Worcestershire -3 4 £438 +38.89% 6
Walsall -2 2 - -
Warwickshire -6 2 £420 +15.86% 5
Dudley - 1 - - 2
C# Developer
England

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) C#
2 83 (93.26%) .NET
3 63 (70.79%) SQL Server
4 47 (52.81%) HTML
5 46 (51.69%) CSS
6 42 (47.19%) MVC
7 37 (41.57%) SQL
8 35 (39.33%) ASP.NET
9 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (34.83%) JavaScript
11 30 (33.71%) .NET Framework
12 28 (31.46%) TDD
13 22 (24.72%) BDD
14 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (23.60%) VB.NET
15 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (21.35%) Internet
17 18 (20.22%) T-SQL
17 18 (20.22%) jQuery
18 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
18 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web API
19 15 (16.85%) Web Development
19 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
20 14 (15.73%) TypeScript
20 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
20 14 (15.73%) SOLID
21 13 (14.61%) Web Services
21 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (6.74%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
3 2 (2.25%) Intranet
4 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (70.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) DTS
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.24%) SpecFlow
3 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.36%) Back Office
2 2 (2.25%) Law
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Automotive
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 47 (52.81%) HTML
3 46 (51.69%) CSS
4 35 (39.33%) ASP.NET
5 30 (33.71%) .NET Framework
6 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (20.22%) jQuery
8 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
10 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (14.61%) Web Services
11 12 (13.48%) WCF
12 11 (12.36%) Dapper ORM
12 11 (12.36%) SOAP
12 11 (12.36%) WinForms
13 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (11.24%) XML
14 9 (10.11%) React
15 8 (8.99%) StructureMap
15 8 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Enterprise Software
1 12 (13.48%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) MVC
2 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.46%) TDD
4 22 (24.72%) BDD
5 21 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (16.85%) Web Development
7 14 (15.73%) SOLID
8 12 (13.48%) Kanban
8 12 (13.48%) Scrum
9 11 (12.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (10.11%) OO
11 8 (8.99%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (7.87%) SDLC
13 6 (6.74%) Front End Development
14 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (5.62%) MVVM
14 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
15 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
16 3 (3.37%) Mobile Development
16 3 (3.37%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (41.57%) SQL
3 31 (34.83%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.60%) VB.NET
5 18 (20.22%) T-SQL
6 14 (15.73%) TypeScript
7 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.25%) XAML
9 1 (1.12%) Java
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) ISEB
1 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Google
3 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Telerik