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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# .NET Developer
Rank 283 199 180
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -19
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 423 578 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 1.06% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.14% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 380 386
Average daily rate
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£350 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £31.88 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £33.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +11.94%

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -71 401 £350 +5.26% 313
London -43 145 £430 +1.17% 76
South East 0 124 £350 +16.66% 62
City of London 0 50 £425 - 15
Kent +16 44 £336 +3.46% 8
South West -6 30 £325 -2.98% 37
East of England -33 30 £330 -2.22% 22
East Midlands -8 27 £285 +3.63% 21
Cambridgeshire -5 23 £338 +5.46% 6
Yorkshire -45 18 £350 +7.69% 12
West Sussex +3 17 £368 +33.63% 5
Leicestershire +3 17 £285 +7.54% 6
West Midlands -12 14 £325 +9.24% 23
Surrey -3 13 £400 +25.00% 12
Berkshire +11 12 £408 +35.83% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £281 -9.27% 5
Midlands +10 11 - -
Wiltshire +7 11 £325 +13.04% 8
West Yorkshire -43 11 £350 +7.69% 5
Reading +4 10 £415 +36.06% 3
Scotland -12 10 £346 +6.53% 6
Hampshire -16 10 £350 -6.66% 11
East Sussex -18 10 £400 +100.00% 9
Leeds -38 10 £340 +4.61% 2
North West -61 9 £325 - 51
Bristol +1 8 £313 -6.71% 13
North Yorkshire +1 6 £375 +29.31% 3
Staffordshire -2 6 £313 -2.34% 3
Oxfordshire -26 6 £320 +6.66% 7
Manchester -30 6 £305 -6.15% 27

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 991 (100.00%) C#
1 991 (100.00%) .NET
2 598 (60.34%) ASP.NET
3 507 (51.16%) MVC
4 489 (49.34%) SQL Server
5 460 (46.42%) JavaScript
6 418 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
7 415 (41.88%) HTML
8 355 (35.82%) CSS
9 351 (35.42%) SQL
10 285 (28.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 268 (27.04%) jQuery
12 267 (26.94%) TDD
13 256 (25.83%) .NET Framework
14 230 (23.21%) WCF
15 224 (22.60%) Finance
16 198 (19.98%) Microsoft
17 178 (17.96%) Web Services
18 177 (17.86%) AngularJS
19 168 (16.95%) Scrum
20 162 (16.35%) HTML5
21 153 (15.44%) OO
22 143 (14.43%) Entity Framework
23 130 (13.12%) WPF
24 129 (13.02%) XML
24 129 (13.02%) Visual Studio
25 122 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
26 120 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API
27 118 (11.91%) Unit Testing
28 109 (11.00%) CSS3

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (5.25%) IIS
2 46 (4.64%) CMS
3 28 (2.83%) Umbraco
4 26 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.81%) MQSeries
6 7 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.50%) Node.js
9 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.30%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.20%) GemFire
11 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.10%) DNN
12 1 (0.10%) Drupal
12 1 (0.10%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 54 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.50%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) AWD
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.20%) GitHub
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.21%) HTTP
1 12 (1.21%) Internet
2 2 (0.20%) Intranet
2 2 (0.20%) AMQP
3 1 (0.10%) ATM
3 1 (0.10%) Extranet
3 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.10%) SSL
3 1 (0.10%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (49.34%) SQL Server
2 122 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (4.94%) Oracle Database
5 47 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 46 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (3.73%) NoSQL
9 36 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (1.82%) MySQL
13 16 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (1.41%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.21%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.11%) RavenDB
18 6 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
19 5 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 129 (13.02%) Visual Studio
2 69 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (5.35%) NUnit
4 52 (5.25%) Subversion
5 38 (3.83%) Git (software)
6 31 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 23 (2.32%) Jasmine
8 17 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 15 (1.51%) Selenium
10 13 (1.31%) ReSharper
11 11 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
12 10 (1.01%) StyleCop
13 8 (0.81%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.71%) MSTest
14 7 (0.71%) MSBuild
15 6 (0.61%) Maven
15 6 (0.61%) JIRA
15 6 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (0.50%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.50%) Moq
General
1 224 (22.60%) Finance
2 97 (9.79%) Banking
3 52 (5.25%) Investment Banking
4 30 (3.03%) Front Office
4 30 (3.03%) Back Office
5 29 (2.93%) Retail
6 13 (1.31%) Marketing
7 12 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.21%) Legal
8 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.71%) Electronics
10 6 (0.61%) Law
11 5 (0.50%) Publishing
12 3 (0.30%) Games
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Military
13 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 991 (100.00%) .NET
2 598 (60.34%) ASP.NET
3 415 (41.88%) HTML
4 355 (35.82%) CSS
5 285 (28.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 268 (27.04%) jQuery
7 256 (25.83%) .NET Framework
8 230 (23.21%) WCF
9 178 (17.96%) Web Services
10 177 (17.86%) AngularJS
11 162 (16.35%) HTML5
12 143 (14.43%) Entity Framework
13 130 (13.12%) WPF
14 129 (13.02%) XML
15 120 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 109 (11.00%) CSS3
17 86 (8.68%) LINQ
18 81 (8.17%) KnockoutJS
19 69 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 65 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.83%) N-Tier
2 30 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.52%) Derivative
4 21 (2.12%) Mobile App
5 19 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.31%) User Experience
9 11 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.01%) Equities
11 9 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.91%) RIA
11 9 (0.91%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.81%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.71%) DTV
14 6 (0.61%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 88 (8.88%) Windows
2 6 (0.61%) Android
3 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (0.50%) Windows Phone
4 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.40%) Linux
5 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.20%) UNIX
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (51.16%) MVC
2 418 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (26.94%) TDD
4 168 (16.95%) Scrum
5 153 (15.44%) OO
6 118 (11.91%) Unit Testing
7 104 (10.49%) E-Commerce
8 86 (8.68%) Web Development
9 85 (8.58%) BDD
10 64 (6.46%) Software Engineering
11 63 (6.36%) SDLC
12 60 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (4.54%) MVVM
14 43 (4.34%) SOA
15 37 (3.73%) OOD
15 37 (3.73%) Multithreading
16 33 (3.33%) OOP
17 27 (2.72%) Responsive Web Design
18 26 (2.62%) Migration
19 25 (2.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 991 (100.00%) C#
2 460 (46.42%) JavaScript
3 351 (35.42%) SQL
4 86 (8.68%) T-SQL
5 69 (6.96%) VB.NET
6 32 (3.23%) Java
7 28 (2.83%) C++
8 24 (2.42%) VB
9 16 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 16 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 15 (1.51%) XAML
11 12 (1.21%) Python
12 11 (1.11%) VBA
13 9 (0.91%) VB6
13 9 (0.91%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.81%) VBScript
14 8 (0.81%) PHP
15 6 (0.61%) Scala
16 4 (0.40%) R
16 4 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (3.94%) Degree
2 23 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.20%) CFA
6 2 (0.20%) MCPD
6 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.10%) MCTS
7 1 (0.10%) MCP
7 1 (0.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (0.91%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.20%) vSphere
2 2 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (1.11%) Control-M
2 6 (0.61%) Puppet
2 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 198 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.90%) Oracle
3 13 (1.31%) DevExpress
4 12 (1.21%) IBM
5 11 (1.11%) Telerik
5 11 (1.11%) TIBCO
6 10 (1.01%) Twitter
7 9 (0.91%) Sitecore
8 8 (0.81%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.81%) Sybase
9 7 (0.71%) SAP
9 7 (0.71%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.61%) Coverity
10 6 (0.61%) Google
10 6 (0.61%) Infragistics
11 5 (0.50%) VMware
11 5 (0.50%) Syncfusion
12 4 (0.40%) Solace
12 4 (0.40%) Adobe
13 2 (0.20%) JD Edwards
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