Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 91 70
Rank change year-on-year -13 -21 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 81 126 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.04% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.15% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 96 82
West Midlands median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £265 £278 £234
90th Percentile £475 £413 £423
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.00 £22.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.73% - -87.43%
10th Percentile £31.70 £22.00 £21.88
90th Percentile £45.90 £23.60 £25.63
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 4504 5865 4696
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 95.01% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 3518 2695
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 238 271
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +5.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

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 19 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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 +19 27 £375 +5.63% 6
Staffordshire +7 19 £320 +6.67% 5
Birmingham -19 15 £344 -0.36% 9
Warwickshire +5 10 £300 -22.58% 2
Walsall - 3 £310 - 1
Shropshire +17 1 £425 +16.44%
Solihull -4 1 £325 - 4
West Bromwich - 1 £225 -
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 81 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (82.72%) .NET
3 54 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 52 (64.20%) MVC
5 39 (48.15%) ASP.NET
6 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (39.51%) HTML
7 32 (39.51%) JavaScript
8 31 (38.27%) SQL
8 31 (38.27%) CSS
9 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (32.10%) TDD
12 23 (28.40%) BDD
12 23 (28.40%) .NET Framework
13 21 (25.93%) AngularJS
14 17 (20.99%) Scrum
15 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
15 14 (17.28%) Entity Framework
16 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (16.05%) jQuery
16 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
17 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (14.81%) HTML5
17 12 (14.81%) Web Services
17 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 11 (13.58%) TypeScript
19 10 (12.35%) Web Development
20 9 (11.11%) Dependency Injection

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 (2.47%) CMS
1 2 (2.47%) IIS
1 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) IaaS
2 2 (2.47%) PaaS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) DTS
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) Redis
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.47%) Subversion
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Advertising
2 5 (6.17%) Back Office
3 3 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (82.72%) .NET
2 39 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 32 (39.51%) HTML
4 31 (38.27%) CSS
5 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (28.40%) .NET Framework
8 21 (25.93%) AngularJS
9 14 (17.28%) Entity Framework
10 13 (16.05%) jQuery
11 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (14.81%) HTML5
11 12 (14.81%) Web Services
12 8 (9.88%) WinForms
13 7 (8.64%) Dapper ORM
13 7 (8.64%) RESTful
13 7 (8.64%) Sass
14 6 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (6.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) MVC
2 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) TDD
4 23 (28.40%) BDD
5 17 (20.99%) Scrum
6 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.35%) Web Development
8 9 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (11.11%) SOLID
9 7 (8.64%) Kanban
9 7 (8.64%) SDLC
10 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (6.17%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.94%) Web Application Development
13 3 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (3.70%) CRM
13 3 (3.70%) Test Automation
14 2 (2.47%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (39.51%) JavaScript
3 31 (38.27%) SQL
4 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
5 11 (13.58%) TypeScript
6 9 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.17%) Ruby
8 3 (3.70%) Python
9 2 (2.47%) Java
9 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.47%) VB
10 1 (1.23%) VBScript
10 1 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.23%) Telerik
2 1 (1.23%) Xamarin