The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C# .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# .NET Developer
Rank 190 156 144
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 666 868 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.57% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.65% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 639 605
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% -12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.34 £36.25 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £43.75 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £40.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -12.43%

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

C# .NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -35 626 £375 +7.06% 466
London -43 243 £438 +6.06% 150
South East -37 94 £375 +11.11% 97
North West +27 70 £370 +19.35% 51
East Midlands +2 60 £350 +16.66% 27
South West +6 51 £345 -4.49% 32
East of England +10 47 £300 -14.28% 46
City of London -6 47 £450 +20.00% 33
Leicestershire +7 43 £350 +19.65% 6
West Midlands -2 42 £325 -3.70% 23
Manchester +17 36 £370 +13.84% 23
Cambridgeshire +20 26 £288 -7.25% 18
Scotland +11 24 £335 -4.28% 9
Kent -4 23 £325 -1.51% 11
Surrey +21 22 £390 -2.50% 20
Yorkshire -13 22 £300 -7.69% 35
Bristol +6 15 £488 +32.65% 15
Oxfordshire +6 15 £550 +46.66% 17
Northamptonshire -2 15 - - 5
Birmingham -1 14 £330 +10.00% 4
Leicester +3 13 £363 +23.93% 2
Lancashire 0 13 £288 +40.24% 6
Cambridge +18 11 £288 -15.44% 14
Staffordshire 0 11 £300 -7.69% 3
Wiltshire +4 10 £333 -8.27% 1
Lincolnshire +3 10 - -
Nottingham +3 10 £356 +9.61% 9
Nottinghamshire 0 10 £356 +9.61% 9
Berkshire -12 10 £350 -6.66% 5
North East -40 10 £400 +23.07% 4

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1392 (100.00%) C#
1 1392 (100.00%) .NET
2 776 (55.75%) ASP.NET
3 765 (54.96%) MVC
4 737 (52.95%) SQL Server
5 610 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
6 607 (43.61%) JavaScript
7 542 (38.94%) SQL
8 477 (34.27%) HTML
9 460 (33.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 409 (29.38%) .NET Framework
11 393 (28.23%) CSS
12 376 (27.01%) TDD
13 337 (24.21%) jQuery
14 314 (22.56%) Microsoft
15 307 (22.05%) AngularJS
16 279 (20.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 256 (18.39%) WCF
18 250 (17.96%) Entity Framework
19 247 (17.74%) Scrum
20 238 (17.10%) Finance
21 233 (16.74%) Web Services
22 168 (12.07%) BDD
23 167 (12.00%) XML
24 160 (11.49%) Visual Studio
24 160 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
25 158 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
26 155 (11.14%) HTML5
27 145 (10.42%) T-SQL
28 144 (10.34%) WPF

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 78 (5.60%) CMS
2 71 (5.10%) Umbraco
3 47 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 40 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (2.87%) IIS
5 29 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (1.22%) NServiceBus
7 14 (1.01%) Kentico
7 14 (1.01%) Sitefinity
8 13 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.57%) DNN
10 8 (0.57%) EPiServer CMS
10 8 (0.57%) Immediacy CMS
10 8 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.43%) Confluence
12 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 83 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.86%) MS Office
3 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.072%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.072%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 158 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.22%) SaaS
5 15 (1.08%) PaaS
6 12 (0.86%) IaaS
6 12 (0.86%) Office 365
7 8 (0.57%) GitHub
8 6 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.072%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.072%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.01%) Internet
2 18 (1.29%) HTTP
3 8 (0.57%) Intranet
4 6 (0.43%) SNMP
5 5 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.22%) AMQP
6 3 (0.22%) DNS
6 3 (0.22%) Network Security
6 3 (0.22%) snoop
7 2 (0.14%) DMZ
7 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.14%) Skype
7 2 (0.14%) SMS
7 2 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.072%) FTP
8 1 (0.072%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.072%) Modbus
8 1 (0.072%) SSL
8 1 (0.072%) VPN
8 1 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 737 (52.95%) SQL Server
2 100 (7.18%) NoSQL
3 80 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 74 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 40 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 36 (2.59%) Oracle Database
10 35 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 33 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 23 (1.65%) MySQL
13 22 (1.58%) Hadoop
14 20 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.01%) Power BI
16 14 (1.01%) Redis
17 13 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 160 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 160 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 99 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 71 (5.10%) NUnit
4 65 (4.67%) TeamCity
5 45 (3.23%) Subversion
6 39 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 33 (2.37%) Moq
8 31 (2.23%) JIRA
9 27 (1.94%) Selenium
10 22 (1.58%) MSTest
11 20 (1.44%) SpecFlow
12 16 (1.15%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.15%) Jenkins
12 16 (1.15%) NuGet
13 13 (0.93%) Bower
14 12 (0.86%) Grunt
15 11 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (0.72%) ReSharper
16 10 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 238 (17.10%) Finance
2 104 (7.47%) Banking
3 44 (3.16%) Front Office
3 44 (3.16%) Retail
4 43 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 38 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 34 (2.44%) Back Office
6 34 (2.44%) Marketing
7 27 (1.94%) Advertising
8 23 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.51%) Electronics
10 13 (0.93%) Legal
11 12 (0.86%) Games
12 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.43%) Law
13 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.29%) Publishing
15 2 (0.14%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1392 (100.00%) .NET
2 776 (55.75%) ASP.NET
3 477 (34.27%) HTML
4 460 (33.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 409 (29.38%) .NET Framework
6 393 (28.23%) CSS
7 337 (24.21%) jQuery
8 307 (22.05%) AngularJS
9 279 (20.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 256 (18.39%) WCF
11 250 (17.96%) Entity Framework
12 233 (16.74%) Web Services
13 167 (12.00%) XML
14 155 (11.14%) HTML5
15 144 (10.34%) WPF
16 102 (7.33%) REST
16 102 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 92 (6.61%) RESTful
18 90 (6.47%) SOAP
19 83 (5.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 34 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.37%) Mathematics
5 28 (2.01%) User Experience
6 26 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 22 (1.58%) Derivative
9 21 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
10 18 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 12 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.72%) Credit Risk
13 10 (0.72%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.65%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.65%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.57%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.57%) SWIFT
15 8 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 121 (8.69%) Windows
2 22 (1.58%) Android
3 20 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.01%) Linux
5 12 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.72%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (0.43%) Unix
8 6 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.072%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.072%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (54.96%) MVC
2 610 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 376 (27.01%) TDD
4 247 (17.74%) Scrum
5 168 (12.07%) BDD
6 143 (10.27%) OO
7 137 (9.84%) Web Development
8 128 (9.20%) E-Commerce
9 110 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
10 103 (7.40%) Unit Testing
11 84 (6.03%) Front End Development
12 81 (5.82%) SOLID
13 72 (5.17%) Software Engineering
14 70 (5.03%) SDLC
15 69 (4.96%) MVVM
16 66 (4.74%) SOA
17 61 (4.38%) OOD
18 53 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (3.66%) Dependency Injection
19 51 (3.66%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1392 (100.00%) C#
2 607 (43.61%) JavaScript
3 542 (38.94%) SQL
4 145 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 117 (8.41%) VB.NET
6 54 (3.88%) VB
7 42 (3.02%) Java
8 28 (2.01%) PowerShell
9 23 (1.65%) VB6
10 21 (1.51%) C++
11 20 (1.44%) TypeScript
12 18 (1.29%) VBA
13 14 (1.01%) Ruby
14 13 (0.93%) PHP
15 12 (0.86%) XAML
16 11 (0.79%) F#
17 9 (0.65%) VBScript
18 8 (0.57%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.57%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (4.67%) Degree
2 23 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.72%) MCAD
5 10 (0.72%) MCSD
6 7 (0.50%) MCP
7 6 (0.43%) MCTS
8 5 (0.36%) MCPD
9 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.22%) HND
10 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.14%) ISEB
10 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.14%) PhD
11 1 (0.072%) HNC
11 1 (0.072%) MCITP
11 1 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.95%) QA
2 9 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.36%) SDET
4 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.14%) ISO13485
4 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.072%) GMP
System Software
1 17 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.072%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.50%) Ansible
2 7 (0.50%) SCOM
3 4 (0.29%) Puppet
4 3 (0.22%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.14%) MOM
6 1 (0.072%) Control-M
6 1 (0.072%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.072%) Grafana
6 1 (0.072%) Kibana
6 1 (0.072%) logstash
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.072%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.072%) StatsD
Vendors
1 314 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 106 (7.61%) Oracle
3 44 (3.16%) Xamarin
4 40 (2.87%) Sitecore
5 29 (2.08%) EPiServer
6 21 (1.51%) SAP
7 14 (1.01%) Telerik
8 11 (0.79%) Google
8 11 (0.79%) Twitter
9 10 (0.72%) DevExpress
10 9 (0.65%) Infragistics
10 9 (0.65%) Sybase
11 8 (0.57%) Alterian
11 8 (0.57%) Ektron
12 7 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.43%) RedGate
14 5 (0.36%) Adobe
14 5 (0.36%) Misys
14 5 (0.36%) Sophis
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £355 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Long Term
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £120/day
Posted: 23 days ago