The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing C# 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.12% 9.30% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 40.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £41.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 15 10 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 30.61% 23.26% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £11.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Worcestershire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Worcestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Worcestershire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Worcestershire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Worcester 0 2 £300 -7.69%
Redditch -2 1 - - 8
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for C#.

1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) React
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (11.11%) RS-232
7 1 (11.11%) RS-485
7 1 (11.11%) Post-Production
7 1 (11.11%) Automotive
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 1 (11.11%) Firmware

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) RS-232
1 1 (11.11%) RS-485
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) React
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Post-Production
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Assembla
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle