Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 94 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 121 96 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.41% 2.01% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.11% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 69
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £275
90th Percentile £500 £525 £413
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +104.55% -51.11%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +13.92% -7.06%

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 4,787 4,554 4,979
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 95.15% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,984 2,840 3,011
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 222
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.66 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.26% +10.58% +5.47%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.76
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +5 46 £420 +12.00% 8
Staffordshire -5 26 £368 +16.67% 11
Birmingham +21 16 £325 - 29
Worcestershire - 8 £400 - 16
Solihull +6 5 - - 11
Warwickshire +8 4 £325 -17.20% 11
Walsall -6 2 £311 +0.40% 5
Shropshire -47 2 - - 3
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) C#
2 96 (79.34%) .NET
3 60 (49.59%) SQL Server
4 54 (44.63%) ASP.NET
5 53 (43.80%) MVC
6 52 (42.98%) SQL
7 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
8 47 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (38.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 38 (31.40%) HTML
10 35 (28.93%) CSS
11 32 (26.45%) Web Services
12 31 (25.62%) .NET Framework
12 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (22.31%) TDD
14 23 (19.01%) jQuery
14 23 (19.01%) Visual Studio
15 22 (18.18%) SOLID
16 21 (17.36%) WinForms
17 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
17 19 (15.70%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.22%) NoSQL
19 15 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (12.40%) XML
19 15 (12.40%) VB.NET
20 14 (11.57%) T-SQL
20 14 (11.57%) Security Cleared
21 13 (10.74%) Angular 2
21 13 (10.74%) Scrum

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 (3.31%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.48%) CMS
2 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.48%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.83%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 47 (38.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.26%) Azure Data Factory
3 8 (6.61%) Serverless
4 5 (4.13%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (3.31%) Azure Functions
6 3 (2.48%) Office 365
7 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.65%) PaaS
7 2 (1.65%) SaaS
8 1 (0.83%) IaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (49.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.22%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.44%) Power BI
5 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.31%) DB2
7 4 (3.31%) Redis
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.65%) MS Access
9 2 (1.65%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Visual Studio
2 19 (15.70%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.92%) JIRA
4 11 (9.09%) AccuRev
5 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.48%) MSTest
7 2 (1.65%) Grunt
7 2 (1.65%) gulp
7 2 (1.65%) NUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 4 (3.31%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Retail
2 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (79.34%) .NET
2 54 (44.63%) ASP.NET
3 38 (31.40%) HTML
4 35 (28.93%) CSS
5 32 (26.45%) Web Services
6 31 (25.62%) .NET Framework
6 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (19.01%) jQuery
8 21 (17.36%) WinForms
9 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
10 15 (12.40%) XML
11 13 (10.74%) Angular 2
12 12 (9.92%) WPF
13 11 (9.09%) REST
14 10 (8.26%) SOAP
15 9 (7.44%) Dapper ORM
15 9 (7.44%) Entity Framework
15 9 (7.44%) JSON
15 9 (7.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.80%) MVC
2 47 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.31%) TDD
4 22 (18.18%) SOLID
5 15 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.74%) Scrum
7 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.26%) BDD
8 10 (8.26%) Kanban
8 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.44%) Web Development
10 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.79%) Microservices
11 7 (5.79%) Migration
12 6 (4.96%) Front End Development
12 6 (4.96%) OO
12 6 (4.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) C#
2 52 (42.98%) SQL
3 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.40%) VB.NET
5 14 (11.57%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.44%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.31%) XPath
8 3 (2.48%) Go
9 2 (1.65%) Java
9 2 (1.65%) Python
9 2 (1.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) VB
9 2 (1.65%) VB6
9 2 (1.65%) VBA
9 2 (1.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Elixir
10 1 (0.83%) Erlang
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.92%) Degree
3 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) SLA
1 2 (1.65%) WCAG
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) Hitachi
3 4 (3.31%) Teradata
4 2 (1.65%) Google
4 2 (1.65%) SAP
4 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.83%) Telerik