Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 99 94
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -31
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 97 76 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.88% 1.71% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.81% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 87
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -6.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £225
90th Percentile £497 £434 £425
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £31.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -10.14% +56.82%
10th Percentile £46.25 £30.50 £26.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £31.50 £42.90
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +78.95%

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 4,882 4,202 5,714
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.75% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,960 2,642 3,333
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 182 182
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% +12.50% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.75 £43.18 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +2 26 £325 -2.99% 15
Coventry -2 23 £456 +50.83% 9
Birmingham -24 17 £350 - 34
Solihull -1 12 £270 -16.92% 3
Worcestershire 0 6 £438 - 8
Walsall -1 2 - - 1
Herefordshire +9 1 £390 +30.00% 1
Warwickshire -7 1 - - 4
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 97 (100.00%) C#
2 87 (89.69%) .NET
3 61 (62.89%) SQL Server
4 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET
5 42 (43.30%) CSS
5 42 (43.30%) HTML
6 39 (40.21%) MVC
7 36 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
9 32 (32.99%) SQL
10 31 (31.96%) .NET Framework
11 29 (29.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (27.84%) TDD
13 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (22.68%) BDD
14 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (22.68%) AngularJS
15 17 (17.53%) Git (software)
16 16 (16.49%) Web Development
16 16 (16.49%) jQuery
16 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (14.43%) Internet
17 14 (14.43%) Web Services
17 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
18 13 (13.40%) VB.NET
18 13 (13.40%) Scrum
18 13 (13.40%) SOLID
18 13 (13.40%) TypeScript

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 2 (2.06%) IIS
1 2 (2.06%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.12%) Serverless
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (62.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Redis
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.12%) DB2
3 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) SpecFlow
2 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.06%) Selenium
5 1 (1.03%) GitLab
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) NUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Subversion
5 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.03%) Xcode
General
1 9 (9.28%) Back Office
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (89.69%) .NET
2 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET
3 42 (43.30%) CSS
3 42 (43.30%) HTML
4 31 (31.96%) .NET Framework
5 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (22.68%) AngularJS
7 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (16.49%) jQuery
8 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (14.43%) Web Services
9 11 (11.34%) Entity Framework
10 10 (10.31%) .NET Core
10 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (8.25%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (8.25%) Dapper ORM
11 8 (8.25%) SOAP
11 8 (8.25%) WinForms
12 7 (7.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (11.34%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.12%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) MVC
2 36 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.84%) TDD
4 22 (22.68%) BDD
4 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (16.49%) Web Development
6 13 (13.40%) Scrum
6 13 (13.40%) SOLID
7 12 (12.37%) Kanban
8 8 (8.25%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (8.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (7.22%) Front End Development
10 6 (6.19%) SDLC
11 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.15%) Mobile Development
11 5 (5.15%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (4.12%) Software Delivery
12 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
3 32 (32.99%) SQL
4 13 (13.40%) TypeScript
4 13 (13.40%) VB.NET
5 10 (10.31%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.09%) XAML
8 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.03%) Go
9 1 (1.03%) Python
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) ISEB
1 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Google
3 4 (4.12%) Teradata
4 2 (2.06%) Telerik
4 2 (2.06%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.03%) Mercator
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle