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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# .NET Developer
Rank 158 162 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -52
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 795 742 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.46% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.55% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 517 583
Average daily rate £374 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £273 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £51.56 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.13% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £20.40 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £35.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.56 £28.00 £38.48
% change year-on-year
+84.13% -27.23%

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 764 £365 +4.28% 609
London +39 351 £438 +6.06% 190
South East -25 116 £345 +4.15% 114
North West -8 63 £325 - 88
City of London +33 61 £413 -1.49% 48
Yorkshire -9 56 £325 -7.14% 44
East of England -19 48 £345 -6.75% 34
West Yorkshire -3 43 £325 -7.14% 29
East Midlands +6 42 £293 +6.36% 38
Manchester -14 37 £336 +5.07% 53
South West -15 36 £360 +2.85% 49
West Midlands -7 35 £310 -4.61% 42
Leicestershire +3 27 £290 +5.45% 8
Surrey -1 25 £425 +30.76% 23
Kent -5 25 £338 +3.84% 12
Buckinghamshire +16 24 £368 -2.00% 9
Milton Keynes +10 20 £355 -11.25% 4
Leeds -16 20 £325 - 13
Leicester +2 18 £293 +6.36% 2
Bristol +1 18 £360 +12.50% 18
Essex +3 17 £500 +53.84% 8
Cheshire -3 15 £325 - 23
Halifax +8 14 £325 -7.14% 1
Scotland -15 14 £375 +20.96% 13
Wales +1 13 £448 +62.72% 8
Berkshire -3 13 £375 +5.63% 15
North East -17 13 £363 +25.00% 10
Tyne and Wear -24 13 £363 +25.00% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 13 £363 +29.46% 9
Hertfordshire +9 11 £338 -3.57% 7

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1656 (100.00%) C#
1 1656 (100.00%) .NET
2 1010 (60.99%) ASP.NET
3 939 (56.70%) MVC
4 885 (53.44%) SQL Server
5 747 (45.11%) JavaScript
6 642 (38.77%) SQL
7 612 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
8 590 (35.63%) HTML
9 567 (34.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 522 (31.52%) .NET Framework
11 515 (31.10%) CSS
12 431 (26.03%) jQuery
13 430 (25.97%) TDD
14 416 (25.12%) Microsoft
15 374 (22.58%) AngularJS
16 302 (18.24%) WCF
17 301 (18.18%) Web Services
18 286 (17.27%) Finance
19 284 (17.15%) Visual Studio
20 277 (16.73%) Entity Framework
21 264 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
22 244 (14.73%) Windows
23 241 (14.55%) HTML5
24 235 (14.19%) Scrum
25 202 (12.20%) OO
26 196 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
27 184 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
28 180 (10.87%) BDD
29 175 (10.57%) Oracle

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 116 (7.00%) IIS
2 92 (5.56%) CMS
3 48 (2.90%) Node.js
4 44 (2.66%) Umbraco
5 42 (2.54%) SharePoint
6 33 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 26 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (1.15%) Apache Solr
9 18 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.54%) Apache
13 8 (0.48%) Kentico
13 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.42%) Confluence
15 6 (0.36%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
16 4 (0.24%) WordPress
17 3 (0.18%) DNN
17 3 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 133 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.15%) MS Office
3 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) CATIA
6 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.30%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.18%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.12%) RMDS
6 1 (0.060%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.060%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.060%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.060%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 120 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.99%) GitHub
4 8 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (0.24%) IaaS
5 4 (0.24%) Office 365
5 4 (0.24%) PaaS
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.18%) SaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.12%) Sage Pay
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.060%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.75%) HTTP
1 29 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.33%) Modbus
3 17 (1.03%) Internet
4 10 (0.60%) LDAP
5 4 (0.24%) Intranet
5 4 (0.24%) SMTP
6 3 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.18%) SSL
7 2 (0.12%) 2G
7 2 (0.12%) 3G
7 2 (0.12%) 4G
7 2 (0.12%) CTI
7 2 (0.12%) DNS
7 2 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.060%) FTP
8 1 (0.060%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.060%) Network Security
8 1 (0.060%) SAN
8 1 (0.060%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (53.44%) SQL Server
2 184 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 80 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 77 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 66 (3.99%) Oracle Database
8 54 (3.26%) MongoDB
9 45 (2.72%) NoSQL
10 40 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 31 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 24 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (1.21%) Big Data
15 20 (1.21%) Redis
16 19 (1.15%) MySQL
16 19 (1.15%) RavenDB
17 18 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 284 (17.15%) Visual Studio
2 196 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 87 (5.25%) Git (software)
4 86 (5.19%) Subversion
5 71 (4.29%) NUnit
6 58 (3.50%) TeamCity
7 44 (2.66%) SpecFlow
8 29 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.75%) MSTest
9 24 (1.45%) JIRA
10 22 (1.33%) Moq
11 20 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (1.21%) Selenium
12 13 (0.79%) NuGet
12 13 (0.79%) ReSharper
13 11 (0.66%) Grunt
14 10 (0.60%) CruiseControl
14 10 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
15 9 (0.54%) Jasmine
16 7 (0.42%) Bower
General
1 286 (17.27%) Finance
2 128 (7.73%) Banking
3 53 (3.20%) Investment Banking
4 50 (3.02%) Back Office
5 42 (2.54%) Marketing
6 36 (2.17%) Retail
7 30 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.51%) Front Office
9 23 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.03%) Advertising
11 14 (0.85%) Electronics
11 14 (0.85%) Legal
11 14 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.42%) Law
13 6 (0.36%) Publishing
14 5 (0.30%) Games
15 3 (0.18%) Automotive
15 3 (0.18%) Local Government
15 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1656 (100.00%) .NET
2 1010 (60.99%) ASP.NET
3 590 (35.63%) HTML
4 567 (34.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 522 (31.52%) .NET Framework
6 515 (31.10%) CSS
7 431 (26.03%) jQuery
8 374 (22.58%) AngularJS
9 302 (18.24%) WCF
10 301 (18.18%) Web Services
11 277 (16.73%) Entity Framework
12 264 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 241 (14.55%) HTML5
14 160 (9.66%) XML
15 140 (8.45%) CSS3
16 127 (7.67%) WPF
17 109 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 107 (6.46%) WinForms
19 103 (6.22%) RESTful
20 96 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 33 (1.99%) N-Tier
4 31 (1.87%) Fintech
5 30 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
6 28 (1.69%) Derivative
7 25 (1.51%) Blog
7 25 (1.51%) Mathematics
7 25 (1.51%) Visualisation
8 24 (1.45%) User Experience
9 22 (1.33%) Hedge funds
10 20 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 14 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.72%) NHS
14 10 (0.60%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.60%) Equities
15 9 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 244 (14.73%) Windows
2 74 (4.47%) Windows Server
3 28 (1.69%) Unix
4 27 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.51%) Android
5 25 (1.51%) Linux
6 20 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.30%) Windows CE
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.12%) CentOS
13 2 (0.12%) SUSE
13 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 939 (56.70%) MVC
2 612 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 430 (25.97%) TDD
4 235 (14.19%) Scrum
5 202 (12.20%) OO
6 180 (10.87%) BDD
7 155 (9.36%) Unit Testing
8 138 (8.33%) Web Development
9 123 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
10 104 (6.28%) Software Engineering
11 99 (5.98%) E-Commerce
12 98 (5.92%) SDLC
13 90 (5.43%) MVVM
14 86 (5.19%) SOA
14 86 (5.19%) SOLID
15 64 (3.86%) Front End Development
16 58 (3.50%) Multithreading
17 57 (3.44%) CRM
18 55 (3.32%) High Availability
19 47 (2.84%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1656 (100.00%) C#
2 747 (45.11%) JavaScript
3 642 (38.77%) SQL
4 164 (9.90%) T-SQL
5 141 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 68 (4.11%) VB
7 54 (3.26%) VBA
8 46 (2.78%) C++
9 45 (2.72%) Ruby
10 41 (2.48%) PL/SQL
10 41 (2.48%) XAML
11 40 (2.42%) Python
12 37 (2.23%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.05%) Java
14 22 (1.33%) VBScript
15 18 (1.09%) C
16 16 (0.97%) TypeScript
17 15 (0.91%) Scala
17 15 (0.91%) VB6
17 15 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 82 (4.95%) Degree
2 49 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.30%) HND
7 4 (0.24%) HNC
8 3 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 1 (0.060%) MCPD
10 1 (0.060%) MCSA
10 1 (0.060%) MCSE
10 1 (0.060%) PhD
10 1 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.87%) QA
2 5 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.24%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.24%) WCAG
4 3 (0.18%) HL7
4 3 (0.18%) SLA
5 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) MiFID
5 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.060%) Basel III
6 1 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.060%) EMIR
6 1 (0.060%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
2 2 (0.12%) Docker
3 1 (0.060%) Firmware
3 1 (0.060%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.24%) SCCM
2 3 (0.18%) Kibana
2 3 (0.18%) Pingdom
3 2 (0.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.060%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.060%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.060%) logstash
4 1 (0.060%) Puppet
4 1 (0.060%) WMI
Vendors
1 416 (25.12%) Microsoft
2 175 (10.57%) Oracle
3 50 (3.02%) Sitecore
4 38 (2.29%) Telerik
5 25 (1.51%) DevExpress
6 23 (1.39%) EPiServer
7 22 (1.33%) Siemens
8 20 (1.21%) Google
9 12 (0.72%) SAP
9 12 (0.72%) Xamarin
10 10 (0.60%) Twitter
11 7 (0.42%) Facebook
12 5 (0.30%) Capita
12 5 (0.30%) iManage
12 5 (0.30%) Infragistics
12 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.30%) Sony
13 4 (0.24%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.24%) Citrix
13 4 (0.24%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chigwell, Essex
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Fantastic Opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Vertical IT
Rate: COMPETITIVE RATES
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 500 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Rate: £40.00 - £44.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago