Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 98 92
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 -23
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 92 81 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.80% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.90% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 93
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +3.08% -
10th Percentile £305 £263 £275
90th Percentile £449 £453 £413
England median daily rate £471 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +7.71% +9.38% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.91% -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +2.56%

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 4,780 4,253 5,958
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.11% 94.76% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,879 2,659 3,559
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £235 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 199 209
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £48.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

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 September 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 September 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 -3 29 £375 +11.94% 15
Birmingham -5 19 £338 -6.90% 37
Coventry -15 17 £431 +11.29% 7
Solihull +3 11 £270 -16.92% 6
Worcestershire - 3 - - 7
Warwickshire -5 1 - - 5
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 3
Herefordshire - 1 £390 -
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 92 (100.00%) C#
2 79 (85.87%) .NET
3 57 (61.96%) SQL Server
4 47 (51.09%) ASP.NET
5 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (42.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (36.96%) .NET Framework
8 32 (34.78%) SQL
9 31 (33.70%) MVC
10 24 (26.09%) HTML
10 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 23 (25.00%) Web Services
12 21 (22.83%) CSS
12 21 (22.83%) TDD
13 19 (20.65%) Visual Studio
13 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (18.48%) NoSQL
14 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
14 17 (18.48%) Docker
15 16 (17.39%) Entity Framework
16 15 (16.30%) jQuery
17 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (14.13%) WPF
18 13 (14.13%) Redis
19 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
19 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
20 11 (11.96%) Teradata
20 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (11.96%) DB2
20 11 (11.96%) BDD

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 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.52%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (6.52%) Serverless
3 4 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.17%) Azure Functions
4 2 (2.17%) GitHub
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (61.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.48%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (14.13%) Redis
5 11 (11.96%) DB2
5 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.17%) MySQL
8 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.52%) AccuRev
3 6 (6.52%) JIRA
4 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.26%) NUnit
5 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.17%) MSTest
7 1 (1.09%) GitLab
7 1 (1.09%) Selenium
7 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 6 (6.52%) Retail
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (85.87%) .NET
2 47 (51.09%) ASP.NET
3 34 (36.96%) .NET Framework
4 24 (26.09%) HTML
5 23 (25.00%) Web Services
6 21 (22.83%) CSS
7 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
9 16 (17.39%) Entity Framework
10 15 (16.30%) jQuery
11 13 (14.13%) WPF
12 11 (11.96%) .NET Core
12 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (11.96%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (10.87%) React
13 10 (10.87%) WinForms
14 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (9.78%) RESTful
14 9 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (7.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.70%) MVC
3 21 (22.83%) TDD
4 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (11.96%) BDD
5 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.87%) Scrum
6 10 (10.87%) SOLID
7 8 (8.70%) Kanban
8 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.61%) Web Development
9 6 (6.52%) CRM
9 6 (6.52%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.52%) Microservices
10 4 (4.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (4.35%) Logistics
10 4 (4.35%) Software Delivery
11 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (34.78%) SQL
3 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.43%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.17%) Python
7 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.17%) XAML
8 1 (1.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Teradata
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Google
4 2 (2.17%) Hitachi
4 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.09%) Informatica
5 1 (1.09%) Mercator
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) Telerik