The first table below looks at the demand for the C# .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# .NET Developer
Rank 192 180 158
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 564 588 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.16% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.25% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 378 503
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +2.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £30.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £35.00 £130.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +19.64%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

C# .NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# .NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the UK.

C# .NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

C# .NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

C# .NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

C# .NET Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 546 £339 -9.66% 389
London -29 211 £425 -2.29% 102
South East +3 109 £300 -7.69% 92
East of England -17 65 £350 +7.69% 37
City of London +8 45 £425 - 32
North West +5 39 £325 +8.33% 46
East Midlands +1 36 £270 +8.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +9 33 £320 -24.70% 15
Yorkshire -7 32 £325 +1.96% 26
West Midlands -19 26 £320 +6.66% 16
Manchester +12 25 £325 +8.33% 29
West Yorkshire +3 25 £325 -1.88% 12
South West -18 25 £335 +7.20% 51
Hampshire -3 21 £350 -3.44% 11
Leeds 0 20 £325 - 11
Kent +14 17 £319 -15.00% 8
East Sussex +12 17 £200 -33.33% 12
Leicestershire +1 17 £265 -7.82% 4
Brighton +12 14 £200 -33.33% 9
Surrey -20 14 £375 +7.14% 15
Suffolk -15 13 £450 +38.46% 4
Cambridge +4 11 £295 - 11
Scotland -22 11 £300 -11.11% 10
Hertfordshire +1 10 £375 -25.00% 7
Leicester -10 9 £270 -6.08% 2
Northamptonshire -12 8 £290 +16.00% 2
Birmingham -14 8 £350 +21.73% 3
Peterborough +6 7 £323 - 2
West Sussex +6 7 £253 -27.85% 8
Northampton -10 7 £305 +22.00% 1

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C# .NET Developer in their job title.

1 1240 (100.00%) C#
1 1240 (100.00%) .NET
2 816 (65.81%) ASP.NET
3 760 (61.29%) SQL Server
4 596 (48.06%) MVC
5 473 (38.15%) JavaScript
6 415 (33.47%) HTML
7 401 (32.34%) SQL
8 375 (30.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 339 (27.34%) jQuery
10 328 (26.45%) WCF
11 306 (24.68%) CSS
12 293 (23.63%) TDD
13 248 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 246 (19.84%) .NET Framework
15 241 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
16 217 (17.50%) Web Services
17 208 (16.77%) Visual Studio
18 194 (15.65%) WPF
19 191 (15.40%) Scrum
20 165 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
21 154 (12.42%) OO
22 152 (12.26%) HTML5
23 150 (12.10%) Oracle
24 149 (12.02%) Finance
25 144 (11.61%) XML
26 141 (11.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 129 (10.40%) Banking
28 123 (9.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 119 (9.60%) Windows

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C# .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (5.65%) CMS
2 38 (3.06%) IIS
3 36 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 22 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.81%) Kentico
8 8 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.40%) Node.js
10 4 (0.32%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.24%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
12 2 (0.16%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 52 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.05%) MS Office
3 8 (0.65%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.081%) Summit
4 1 (0.081%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.081%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.97%) SaaS
5 7 (0.56%) PaaS
6 5 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.40%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.24%) GitHub
7 3 (0.24%) Office 365
8 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.05%) HTTP
2 10 (0.81%) Intranet
3 9 (0.73%) Internet
4 4 (0.32%) Extranet
5 3 (0.24%) Softphone
6 2 (0.16%) SNMP
6 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.16%) WEP
7 1 (0.081%) 4G
7 1 (0.081%) Wireless
7 1 (0.081%) SSH
7 1 (0.081%) DNS
7 1 (0.081%) FTP
7 1 (0.081%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.081%) Broadband
7 1 (0.081%) LAN
7 1 (0.081%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 760 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 241 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 111 (8.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.10%) NoSQL
8 26 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 25 (2.02%) MySQL
10 14 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.13%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.73%) DTS
14 9 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 208 (16.77%) Visual Studio
2 89 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (5.73%) NUnit
4 34 (2.74%) Subversion
5 33 (2.66%) TeamCity
6 32 (2.58%) SpecFlow
7 25 (2.02%) Git (software)
8 21 (1.69%) MSTest
9 17 (1.37%) JIRA
10 16 (1.29%) CruiseControl
10 16 (1.29%) Jenkins
11 15 (1.21%) Moq
12 10 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
13 9 (0.73%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.56%) ReSharper
15 7 (0.56%) Selenium
16 6 (0.48%) Rational Rose
16 6 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 149 (12.02%) Finance
2 129 (10.40%) Banking
3 79 (6.37%) Front Office
4 55 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 42 (3.39%) Retail
6 21 (1.69%) Marketing
7 17 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.97%) Legal
10 10 (0.81%) Electronics
11 9 (0.73%) Back Office
12 8 (0.65%) Publishing
13 6 (0.48%) Law
14 3 (0.24%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Games
15 2 (0.16%) Advertising
15 2 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.081%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.081%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1240 (100.00%) .NET
2 816 (65.81%) ASP.NET
3 415 (33.47%) HTML
4 375 (30.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 339 (27.34%) jQuery
6 328 (26.45%) WCF
7 306 (24.68%) CSS
8 246 (19.84%) .NET Framework
9 217 (17.50%) Web Services
10 194 (15.65%) WPF
11 152 (12.26%) HTML5
12 144 (11.61%) XML
13 141 (11.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 123 (9.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 118 (9.52%) LINQ
16 112 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 109 (8.79%) Ajax
18 79 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 78 (6.29%) WinForms
20 77 (6.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (2.02%) Derivative
3 22 (1.77%) N-Tier
4 21 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 19 (1.53%) Credit Risk
5 19 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (1.29%) Fixed Income
7 15 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.21%) Market Risk
8 12 (0.97%) RIA
9 11 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.81%) DTV
10 10 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
10 10 (0.81%) Blog
10 10 (0.81%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.56%) Wiki
12 6 (0.48%) Xbox
13 5 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.40%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.40%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.60%) Windows
2 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (0.81%) Windows XP
4 9 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.40%) Android
5 5 (0.40%) Linux
5 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.16%) UNIX
7 2 (0.16%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.081%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.081%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.081%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (48.06%) MVC
2 293 (23.63%) TDD
3 191 (15.40%) Scrum
4 165 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (12.42%) OO
6 84 (6.77%) Unit Testing
7 75 (6.05%) BDD
7 75 (6.05%) Web Development
8 70 (5.65%) E-Commerce
9 60 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (4.60%) Multithreading
11 54 (4.35%) MVVM
11 54 (4.35%) OOD
12 53 (4.27%) OOP
13 51 (4.11%) SOA
14 46 (3.71%) Software Engineering
15 40 (3.23%) CRM
16 33 (2.66%) Workflow
17 26 (2.10%) Migration
18 25 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1240 (100.00%) C#
2 473 (38.15%) JavaScript
3 401 (32.34%) SQL
4 89 (7.18%) T-SQL
5 69 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 30 (2.42%) Java
7 28 (2.26%) VB
8 26 (2.10%) PL/SQL
9 23 (1.85%) XAML
10 18 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.21%) VB6
12 14 (1.13%) C++
13 13 (1.05%) PHP
13 13 (1.05%) VBA
14 8 (0.65%) C
15 7 (0.56%) Python
16 5 (0.40%) Ruby
17 3 (0.24%) Delphi
17 3 (0.24%) VBScript
17 3 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 40 (3.23%) Degree
2 19 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.48%) MCTS
6 3 (0.24%) MBA
7 1 (0.081%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.29%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) HL7
4 1 (0.081%) Basel III
4 1 (0.081%) TickIT
4 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.16%) Control-M
2 2 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 248 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 150 (12.10%) Oracle
3 24 (1.94%) Sitecore
4 18 (1.45%) Twitter
5 11 (0.89%) SAP
6 10 (0.81%) Telerik
6 10 (0.81%) DevExpress
7 9 (0.73%) Sybase
8 8 (0.65%) Ektron
9 7 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.40%) CA
10 5 (0.40%) Facebook
11 4 (0.32%) Syncfusion
11 4 (0.32%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.24%) Lotus
12 3 (0.24%) Informatica
13 2 (0.16%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.16%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.16%) Reuters
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Somerset
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago