Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 97 92
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 103 82 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.71% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.80% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 101
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £290 £268 £275
90th Percentile £438 £475 £413
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +72.73% -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -

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 4,550 5,880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.65% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,004 2,866 3,507
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £235 £213 £235
90th Percentile £575 £545 £547
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 194 234
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £43.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.52% +1.46%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +4 38 £375 +17.19% 16
Coventry -10 23 £356 +0.35% 5
Birmingham -7 15 £375 +11.11% 33
Solihull +11 8 £270 -16.92% 6
Warwickshire +4 2 - - 12
Walsall +1 2 £311 +0.40% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £390 -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 10
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 103 (100.00%) C#
2 87 (84.47%) .NET
3 62 (60.19%) SQL Server
4 53 (51.46%) ASP.NET
5 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (39.81%) SQL
7 39 (37.86%) MVC
8 38 (36.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (32.04%) .NET Framework
10 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
11 27 (26.21%) Web Services
12 24 (23.30%) NoSQL
13 22 (21.36%) Visual Studio
14 20 (19.42%) WinForms
14 20 (19.42%) TDD
14 20 (19.42%) HTML
14 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (19.42%) jQuery
15 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (17.48%) VB.NET
16 18 (17.48%) CSS
17 17 (16.50%) WPF
18 16 (15.53%) Entity Framework
19 15 (14.56%) AngularJS
19 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 14 (13.59%) Docker
21 13 (12.62%) Redis
21 13 (12.62%) RESTful
21 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
21 13 (12.62%) AccuRev

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 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (36.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.80%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (5.83%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (4.85%) Serverless
5 3 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.94%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (60.19%) SQL Server
2 24 (23.30%) NoSQL
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (12.62%) Redis
5 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
6 11 (10.68%) DB2
7 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.94%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.94%) MySQL
9 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.94%) Power BI
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Visual Studio
2 13 (12.62%) AccuRev
2 13 (12.62%) JIRA
3 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.94%) Grunt
6 2 (1.94%) gulp
6 2 (1.94%) MSTest
6 2 (1.94%) NUnit
7 1 (0.97%) GitLab
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (4.85%) Retail
2 3 (2.91%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Back Office
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (84.47%) .NET
2 53 (51.46%) ASP.NET
3 33 (32.04%) .NET Framework
4 27 (26.21%) Web Services
5 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (19.42%) HTML
5 20 (19.42%) jQuery
5 20 (19.42%) WinForms
6 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (17.48%) CSS
8 17 (16.50%) WPF
9 16 (15.53%) Entity Framework
10 15 (14.56%) AngularJS
11 13 (12.62%) RESTful
12 11 (10.68%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (9.71%) WCF
14 9 (8.74%) Angular 2
15 8 (7.77%) XML
16 7 (6.80%) .NET Core
16 7 (6.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.91%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.86%) MVC
3 20 (19.42%) TDD
4 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.68%) SOLID
7 9 (8.74%) Scrum
8 7 (6.80%) BDD
8 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.80%) CRM
8 7 (6.80%) Microservices
9 6 (5.83%) Kanban
9 6 (5.83%) OOP
9 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.85%) OO
10 5 (4.85%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.88%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.88%) Web Development
12 3 (2.91%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (2.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (39.81%) SQL
3 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.48%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.77%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.94%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) Go
9 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Teradata
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Hitachi
4 2 (1.94%) Google
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle
5 1 (0.97%) Informatica
5 1 (0.97%) Mercator
5 1 (0.97%) Telerik
5 1 (0.97%) Xamarin