Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 95 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 -7
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 82 109 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.77% 2.01% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.12% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 81 76
West Midlands median daily rate £353 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £266
90th Percentile £488 £413 £419
England median daily rate £465 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +16.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.55% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +6.67%

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 4,392 5,135 4,689
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.58% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,749 3,074 2,631
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £219 £220
90th Percentile £538 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 226 230
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.92 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -6.35% +5.72%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.60 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.75 £38.63 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Coventry +18 29 £375 +6.01% 14
Staffordshire +10 22 £320 +6.67% 12
Birmingham -34 11 £325 -4.41% 20
Warwickshire +5 5 £365 -5.81% 12
Solihull 0 3 - - 6
Walsall +4 2 £315 -16.00%
Shropshire +13 1 £425 - 3
West Bromwich - 1 £225 -
Dudley - 1 - - 1
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) C#
2 71 (86.59%) .NET
3 62 (75.61%) SQL Server
4 52 (63.41%) MVC
5 38 (46.34%) HTML
6 37 (45.12%) ASP.NET
7 36 (43.90%) CSS
7 36 (43.90%) SQL
8 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
10 31 (37.80%) .NET Framework
11 29 (35.37%) TDD
12 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (28.05%) BDD
14 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
15 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (20.73%) Scrum
15 17 (20.73%) VB.NET
16 16 (19.51%) jQuery
17 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (18.29%) Git (software)
17 15 (18.29%) Entity Framework
17 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
17 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
17 15 (18.29%) Web Services
18 13 (15.85%) Internet
18 13 (15.85%) Web Development
19 12 (14.63%) SOLID
19 12 (14.63%) 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 4 (4.88%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (75.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.44%) DTS
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.54%) SpecFlow
2 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.44%) Subversion
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.32%) Back Office
2 4 (4.88%) Advertising
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (86.59%) .NET
2 38 (46.34%) HTML
3 37 (45.12%) ASP.NET
4 36 (43.90%) CSS
5 31 (37.80%) .NET Framework
6 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
8 16 (19.51%) jQuery
9 15 (18.29%) Entity Framework
9 15 (18.29%) Web Services
10 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (12.20%) HTML5
11 10 (12.20%) WCF
12 9 (10.98%) Dapper ORM
13 7 (8.54%) Ajax
13 7 (8.54%) WinForms
14 6 (7.32%) Classic ASP
14 6 (7.32%) WPF
14 6 (7.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) MVC
2 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (35.37%) TDD
4 23 (28.05%) BDD
5 17 (20.73%) Scrum
6 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (15.85%) Web Development
8 12 (14.63%) SOLID
9 9 (10.98%) Kanban
10 8 (9.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (8.54%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (8.54%) OO
12 5 (6.10%) SDLC
13 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.88%) Web Application Development
14 3 (3.66%) MVVM
15 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
15 2 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
15 2 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.73%) VB.NET
5 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
6 12 (14.63%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.88%) Ruby
8 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) Java
9 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.22%) Google
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) Telerik