The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# .NET Developer
Rank 236 172 155
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -17
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 521 661 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.25% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.35% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 453 531
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 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 -44 492 £350 - 332
London -77 158 £400 -11.11% 89
South East -10 125 £325 -5.45% 73
East of England -19 68 £320 -24.70% 28
City of London +12 45 £375 -16.66% 28
Yorkshire +2 35 £300 -4.00% 34
West Midlands -8 31 £295 +7.27% 18
East Sussex +12 30 £300 - 6
Cambridgeshire +1 30 £323 -24.11% 6
South West -24 27 £335 +5.51% 31
North West -15 26 £320 +6.66% 33
Brighton +8 24 £225 -25.00% 4
West Yorkshire -11 23 £325 +4.00% 17
East Midlands -30 23 £303 +21.00% 22
Surrey -7 18 £350 +4.47% 16
Manchester -15 18 £320 +0.78% 18
Kent +5 17 £325 -7.14% 3
Scotland -24 17 £338 +12.50% 7
Buckinghamshire -31 16 £400 +20.75% 8
Leeds -7 15 £325 +4.00% 12
Hampshire -20 15 £325 -18.75% 13
Warwickshire -2 11 £275 +2.80% 1
Hertfordshire -17 11 £275 -45.00% 7
Leicestershire -14 10 £275 +10.00% 6
Suffolk +7 9 £420 +5.00% 3
Warwick +1 9 £275 +3.28%
Milton Keynes -21 9 £415 +18.57% 2
Berkshire +12 8 £363 - 12
Bedfordshire -32 8 £425 - 7
Guildford +5 7 £388 +25.50% 5

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1163 (100.00%) C#
1 1163 (100.00%) .NET
2 768 (66.04%) ASP.NET
3 692 (59.50%) SQL Server
4 609 (52.36%) MVC
5 477 (41.01%) JavaScript
6 410 (35.25%) HTML
7 392 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
8 387 (33.28%) SQL
9 358 (30.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 320 (27.52%) jQuery
11 309 (26.57%) CSS
12 306 (26.31%) WCF
13 271 (23.30%) .NET Framework
13 271 (23.30%) TDD
14 240 (20.64%) Microsoft
15 204 (17.54%) Web Services
16 197 (16.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 185 (15.91%) Scrum
18 179 (15.39%) Visual Studio
19 157 (13.50%) Finance
20 151 (12.98%) OO
21 140 (12.04%) WPF
22 139 (11.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 132 (11.35%) XML
24 128 (11.01%) HTML5
25 127 (10.92%) Oracle
26 123 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 122 (10.49%) LINQ
28 120 (10.32%) Windows

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 57 (4.90%) CMS
2 39 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.84%) IIS
4 19 (1.63%) Umbraco
5 16 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.60%) Node.js
9 5 (0.43%) Kentico
10 4 (0.34%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.17%) Confluence
12 2 (0.17%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.17%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.086%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 49 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.69%) MS Office
3 6 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.086%) Tridion
4 1 (0.086%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.77%) SaaS
5 7 (0.60%) GitHub
6 6 (0.52%) PaaS
7 5 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.43%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.26%) Office 365
9 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.03%) Intranet
1 12 (1.03%) HTTP
2 11 (0.95%) Internet
3 3 (0.26%) Extranet
3 3 (0.26%) Softphone
4 2 (0.17%) SNMP
4 2 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.086%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.086%) 4G
5 1 (0.086%) Wireless
5 1 (0.086%) Broadband
5 1 (0.086%) GPRS
5 1 (0.086%) LAN
5 1 (0.086%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 692 (59.50%) SQL Server
2 197 (16.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 30 (2.58%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.55%) MySQL
10 16 (1.38%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.77%) OLAP
14 9 (0.77%) Big Data
14 9 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 179 (15.39%) Visual Studio
2 105 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (5.76%) NUnit
4 32 (2.75%) TeamCity
4 32 (2.75%) SpecFlow
5 28 (2.41%) Subversion
6 19 (1.63%) Moq
7 18 (1.55%) MSTest
8 17 (1.46%) JIRA
9 12 (1.03%) CruiseControl
9 12 (1.03%) MSBuild
10 11 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (0.95%) Selenium
10 11 (0.95%) Git (software)
11 8 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (0.60%) StyleCop
12 7 (0.60%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.43%) Rational Rose
General
1 157 (13.50%) Finance
2 103 (8.86%) Banking
3 60 (5.16%) Front Office
4 54 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 39 (3.35%) Retail
6 24 (2.06%) Marketing
7 19 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.03%) Electronics
10 9 (0.77%) Back Office
10 9 (0.77%) Legal
11 8 (0.69%) Publishing
12 5 (0.43%) Games
13 4 (0.34%) Law
14 2 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.086%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.086%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.086%) Advertising
15 1 (0.086%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1163 (100.00%) .NET
2 768 (66.04%) ASP.NET
3 410 (35.25%) HTML
4 358 (30.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 320 (27.52%) jQuery
6 309 (26.57%) CSS
7 306 (26.31%) WCF
8 271 (23.30%) .NET Framework
9 204 (17.54%) Web Services
10 140 (12.04%) WPF
11 139 (11.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 132 (11.35%) XML
13 128 (11.01%) HTML5
14 123 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 122 (10.49%) LINQ
16 106 (9.11%) Ajax
17 93 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 79 (6.79%) AngularJS
19 74 (6.36%) KnockoutJS
20 69 (5.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.06%) User Experience
2 24 (2.06%) N-Tier
3 23 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (1.46%) Market Risk
6 16 (1.38%) Credit Risk
6 16 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (1.29%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.29%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.03%) DTV
10 10 (0.86%) Derivative
11 8 (0.69%) Wiki
11 8 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.69%) GIS
12 6 (0.52%) RIA
12 6 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (0.52%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 120 (10.32%) Windows
2 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (0.77%) Windows XP
5 8 (0.69%) Android
5 8 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.60%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.26%) Linux
8 2 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.086%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.086%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (52.36%) MVC
2 392 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (23.30%) TDD
4 185 (15.91%) Scrum
5 151 (12.98%) OO
6 84 (7.22%) Web Development
6 84 (7.22%) BDD
7 76 (6.53%) E-Commerce
8 75 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 58 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (4.56%) OOP
10 53 (4.56%) MVVM
11 48 (4.13%) OOD
12 45 (3.87%) Software Engineering
13 40 (3.44%) Multithreading
14 39 (3.35%) SOA
15 38 (3.27%) CRM
16 35 (3.01%) Mentoring
17 32 (2.75%) Dependency Injection
18 29 (2.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1163 (100.00%) C#
2 477 (41.01%) JavaScript
3 387 (33.28%) SQL
4 91 (7.82%) T-SQL
5 67 (5.76%) VB.NET
6 35 (3.01%) PL/SQL
7 26 (2.24%) VB
8 21 (1.81%) Java
9 20 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 18 (1.55%) XAML
11 14 (1.20%) VB6
12 11 (0.95%) C++
13 10 (0.86%) VBA
14 9 (0.77%) C
14 9 (0.77%) PHP
15 8 (0.69%) Python
16 4 (0.34%) VBScript
16 4 (0.34%) F#
17 2 (0.17%) Scala
18 1 (0.086%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (3.70%) Degree
2 20 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.34%) MCITP
6 3 (0.26%) MCTS
7 1 (0.086%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.72%) QA
2 3 (0.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.086%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.17%) SCOM
3 1 (0.086%) Control-M
Vendors
1 240 (20.64%) Microsoft
2 127 (10.92%) Oracle
3 13 (1.12%) SAP
4 12 (1.03%) Sitecore
4 12 (1.03%) Twitter
5 11 (0.95%) Sybase
6 10 (0.86%) DevExpress
7 8 (0.69%) Telerik
8 5 (0.43%) CA
8 5 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.43%) Facebook
9 4 (0.34%) Informatica
9 4 (0.34%) Open Text
9 4 (0.34%) RedDot
10 3 (0.26%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.26%) Adobe
10 3 (0.26%) Lotus
10 3 (0.26%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.17%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.17%) Reuters
Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + negotiable on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago