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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# .NET Developer
Rank 174 169 163
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 671 610 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.26% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.36% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 429 478
Average daily rate £350 £394 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £608 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £23.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.89%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -8 630 £350 -12.50% 414
London -24 262 £400 -23.80% 123
South East +9 106 £315 -1.56% 94
East of England +1 93 £320 -1.53% 28
City of London -16 65 £375 -21.05% 37
East Midlands +13 61 £290 -3.33% 23
Cambridgeshire +22 49 £293 -26.87% 10
North West -6 38 £325 +18.18% 44
Yorkshire -19 28 £290 +3.57% 29
Surrey -14 24 £360 +12.50% 26
West Midlands -22 24 £300 +4.80% 26
Manchester +1 23 £338 +50.00% 25
Leicestershire -2 21 £275 -4.34% 8
South West -34 19 £325 +3.58% 39
Essex -7 17 £318 +19.81%
Buckinghamshire -15 16 £258 -14.16% 6
Kent +19 15 £335 +11.66% 12
Leicester 0 15 £270 -6.08% 5
Scotland -20 15 £308 +12.84% 12
Hampshire -4 13 £388 +19.23% 16
Northamptonshire - 13 £300 - 3
Norfolk +9 12 £279 +1.36% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 12 £325 - 4
Derbyshire -7 12 £290 -3.33% 4
Berkshire -15 12 £385 +2.66% 11
West Yorkshire -29 12 £320 +14.28% 23
Milton Keynes -7 11 £258 - 3
Oxfordshire +8 10 £310 - 15
Leeds -25 10 £320 +6.66% 15
South Yorkshire +11 9 £275 - 2

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1227 (100.00%) C#
1 1227 (100.00%) .NET
2 746 (60.80%) ASP.NET
3 732 (59.66%) SQL Server
4 534 (43.52%) MVC
5 435 (35.45%) JavaScript
6 431 (35.13%) SQL
7 386 (31.46%) HTML
8 349 (28.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 326 (26.57%) jQuery
10 320 (26.08%) WCF
11 284 (23.15%) CSS
12 278 (22.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 273 (22.25%) TDD
14 239 (19.48%) Microsoft
15 219 (17.85%) Web Services
16 215 (17.52%) WPF
17 203 (16.54%) Visual Studio
18 193 (15.73%) .NET Framework
19 185 (15.08%) Scrum
20 178 (14.51%) Finance
21 162 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
22 156 (12.71%) HTML5
23 149 (12.14%) Banking
24 141 (11.49%) OO
25 137 (11.17%) XML
26 127 (10.35%) SQL Server 2012
27 124 (10.11%) Oracle
28 123 (10.02%) Windows
29 121 (9.86%) Ajax

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 69 (5.62%) CMS
2 51 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.93%) IIS
4 25 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 18 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.06%) Kentico
8 11 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.41%) Commerce Server
10 5 (0.41%) Node.js
10 5 (0.41%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.33%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (0.24%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 55 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.39%) MS Office
3 6 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.081%) Agresso
3 1 (0.081%) Endur
3 1 (0.081%) Findur
3 1 (0.081%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.65%) SaaS
3 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.41%) PaaS
5 3 (0.24%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.81%) Internet
2 9 (0.73%) HTTP
2 9 (0.73%) Intranet
3 6 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.33%) DNS
4 4 (0.33%) CTI
4 4 (0.33%) Network Security
4 4 (0.33%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.24%) WEP
5 3 (0.24%) Softphone
6 1 (0.081%) SSH
6 1 (0.081%) 4G
6 1 (0.081%) Broadband
6 1 (0.081%) FTP
6 1 (0.081%) Extranet
6 1 (0.081%) DSL
6 1 (0.081%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 732 (59.66%) SQL Server
2 278 (22.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 127 (10.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 72 (5.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 64 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.96%) MySQL
10 13 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.81%) DTS
13 8 (0.65%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.49%) RavenDB
15 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.41%) Couchbase
17 4 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 203 (16.54%) Visual Studio
2 91 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (5.38%) NUnit
4 44 (3.59%) Git (software)
5 39 (3.18%) Subversion
6 29 (2.36%) Jenkins
7 25 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 22 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.63%) Moq
10 19 (1.55%) MSTest
11 17 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.06%) JIRA
12 13 (1.06%) ReSharper
12 13 (1.06%) CruiseControl
13 12 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (0.81%) Selenium
15 9 (0.73%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.73%) Hudson
16 6 (0.49%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 178 (14.51%) Finance
2 149 (12.14%) Banking
3 110 (8.96%) Front Office
4 48 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.36%) Retail
6 15 (1.22%) Legal
7 14 (1.14%) Marketing
8 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.65%) Publishing
8 8 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.49%) Law
9 6 (0.49%) Back Office
10 4 (0.33%) Advertising
11 3 (0.24%) Electronics
11 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.16%) Automotive
12 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.16%) Billing
12 2 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1227 (100.00%) .NET
2 746 (60.80%) ASP.NET
3 386 (31.46%) HTML
4 349 (28.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 326 (26.57%) jQuery
6 320 (26.08%) WCF
7 284 (23.15%) CSS
8 219 (17.85%) Web Services
9 215 (17.52%) WPF
10 193 (15.73%) .NET Framework
11 156 (12.71%) HTML5
12 137 (11.17%) XML
13 121 (9.86%) Ajax
14 117 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 112 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 111 (9.05%) LINQ
17 93 (7.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 84 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 77 (6.28%) CSS3
20 75 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (2.61%) Derivative
2 31 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (2.12%) Mobile App
4 24 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
5 23 (1.87%) Fixed Income
5 23 (1.87%) N-Tier
6 18 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 11 (0.90%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.73%) RIA
8 9 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 9 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.65%) W3C
9 8 (0.65%) Grid Computing
9 8 (0.65%) Equities
9 8 (0.65%) Blog
9 8 (0.65%) Market Risk
9 8 (0.65%) Open Source
10 7 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
10 7 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 123 (10.02%) Windows
2 15 (1.22%) Linux
3 7 (0.57%) Android
4 6 (0.49%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.24%) UNIX
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.24%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.081%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (43.52%) MVC
2 273 (22.25%) TDD
3 185 (15.08%) Scrum
4 162 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (11.49%) OO
6 83 (6.76%) Multithreading
7 81 (6.60%) Unit Testing
8 74 (6.03%) SOA
9 65 (5.30%) Web Development
10 62 (5.05%) BDD
11 59 (4.81%) Software Engineering
12 57 (4.65%) E-Commerce
13 51 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (3.67%) MVVM
15 42 (3.42%) OOD
15 42 (3.42%) OOP
16 36 (2.93%) CRM
17 31 (2.53%) Workflow
18 25 (2.04%) UML
18 25 (2.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1227 (100.00%) C#
2 435 (35.45%) JavaScript
3 431 (35.13%) SQL
4 113 (9.21%) T-SQL
5 53 (4.32%) VB.NET
6 31 (2.53%) C++
7 25 (2.04%) VB
8 23 (1.87%) Java
9 22 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.47%) VBA
11 16 (1.30%) XAML
12 13 (1.06%) PHP
13 12 (0.98%) C
14 11 (0.90%) VB6
15 10 (0.81%) Python
16 6 (0.49%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.41%) Ruby
17 5 (0.41%) XPath
18 3 (0.24%) Delphi
18 3 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (2.85%) Degree
2 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.81%) MCTS
5 3 (0.24%) MBA
5 3 (0.24%) MCP
6 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.081%) CFA
6 1 (0.081%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.33%) QA
3 3 (0.24%) WCAG
4 2 (0.16%) HL7
5 1 (0.081%) SLA
5 1 (0.081%) TickIT
5 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (0.24%) Control-M
2 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 239 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 124 (10.11%) Oracle
3 27 (2.20%) Sitecore
4 22 (1.79%) Twitter
5 19 (1.55%) Telerik
6 15 (1.22%) DevExpress
7 11 (0.90%) Ektron
8 9 (0.73%) EPiServer
8 9 (0.73%) Facebook
9 8 (0.65%) Syncfusion
9 8 (0.65%) Sybase
10 7 (0.57%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.41%) SAP
11 5 (0.41%) Google
12 4 (0.33%) DataSynapse
12 4 (0.33%) Serena
12 4 (0.33%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.24%) Open Text
13 3 (0.24%) Thunderhead
13 3 (0.24%) thinkFolio
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