The median contractor rate for a C# Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Software Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 126 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 4 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.22% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
Median daily rate - £351 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £323
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +46.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2116 2569 2428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.17% 95.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1419 1367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 72 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C# Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured C# Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Developer in the West Midlands

C# Software 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# Software Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Software Developer in the West Midlands

C# Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Software Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Software Developer in the West Midlands

C# Software 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# Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +2 3 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
C# Software Developer
England

C# Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, C# Software 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# Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (37.50%) WinForms
5 3 (37.50%) Back Office
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) WPF
5 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Local Government
7 1 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Automotive
7 1 (12.50%) MySQL
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle

C# Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (12.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) WinForms
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) StructureMap
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle