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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# .NET Developer
Rank 223 177 157
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -20
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 521 634 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.19% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.29% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 419 431
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 March 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
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 March 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 -38 502 £338 -3.57% 399
London -42 167 £413 +3.12% 95
South East +2 127 £325 +3.17% 104
East of England -20 45 £313 -3.10% 24
Yorkshire 0 41 £325 +16.07% 22
Kent +10 37 £325 +18.18% 4
City of London -10 36 £413 +7.84% 29
South West +8 35 £353 +12.80% 58
West Yorkshire +4 34 £325 +1.56% 14
East Midlands -21 33 £300 +1.69% 13
Cambridgeshire -6 30 £363 +31.81% 9
North West -23 29 £325 -2.25% 54
West Midlands -5 23 £300 +0.84% 22
East Sussex +13 21 £275 -8.33% 15
Brighton +8 20 £275 -8.33% 10
Leeds -2 20 £315 -1.56% 10
Manchester -13 17 £325 -5.79% 29
Leicestershire +1 16 £285 +7.54% 4
Hampshire -5 16 £343 -11.61% 14
Berkshire 0 13 £300 -22.07% 16
Cheshire 0 10 £300 -4.00% 15
Surrey -2 10 £381 +11.31% 13
Reading -1 9 £395 +2.59% 10
Bristol -4 9 £350 +7.69% 14
Buckinghamshire -13 9 £288 +11.65% 7
West Sussex -14 9 £338 +12.50% 8
Scotland -15 9 £313 +4.16% 2
Peterborough +2 8 £363 -14.70% 2
Staffordshire 0 8 £300 +11.62% 2
Gloucestershire -6 8 £365 - 6

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 998 (100.00%) C#
1 998 (100.00%) .NET
2 581 (58.22%) ASP.NET
3 477 (47.80%) SQL Server
4 452 (45.29%) JavaScript
5 432 (43.29%) MVC
6 423 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
7 392 (39.28%) HTML
8 328 (32.87%) SQL
9 314 (31.46%) CSS
10 299 (29.96%) jQuery
11 279 (27.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 267 (26.75%) TDD
13 259 (25.95%) .NET Framework
14 254 (25.45%) WCF
15 204 (20.44%) Microsoft
16 184 (18.44%) Finance
17 170 (17.03%) Web Services
18 164 (16.43%) Scrum
19 146 (14.63%) Visual Studio
20 142 (14.23%) Entity Framework
21 140 (14.03%) HTML5
22 138 (13.83%) WPF
23 137 (13.73%) AngularJS
24 134 (13.43%) OO
25 131 (13.13%) Oracle
26 129 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
27 116 (11.62%) XML
28 102 (10.22%) E-Commerce
29 98 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 48 (4.81%) CMS
2 36 (3.61%) IIS
3 29 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.71%) Umbraco
5 19 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (0.50%) Kentico
8 4 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (0.40%) Zimbra
8 4 (0.40%) Node.js
8 4 (0.40%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.30%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.20%) Confluence
10 2 (0.20%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.10%) GemFire
11 1 (0.10%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 27 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.60%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.10%) Tridion
5 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.10%) SaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.20%) HTTP
1 12 (1.20%) Internet
2 7 (0.70%) AMQP
3 5 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.40%) FTP
5 3 (0.30%) SMTP
5 3 (0.30%) LDAP
5 3 (0.30%) S/MIME
5 3 (0.30%) Intranet
6 2 (0.20%) RIP
7 1 (0.10%) SSL
7 1 (0.10%) ATM
7 1 (0.10%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.10%) 4G
7 1 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.10%) 3G
7 1 (0.10%) 2G
7 1 (0.10%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (47.80%) SQL Server
2 129 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (7.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 64 (6.41%) Oracle Database
5 55 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 38 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (2.51%) NoSQL
10 22 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.20%) Data Mining
14 11 (1.10%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.70%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.70%) MySQL
15 7 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.50%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 146 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 98 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (8.22%) NUnit
4 36 (3.61%) Git (software)
5 31 (3.11%) Subversion
6 21 (2.10%) Moq
7 20 (2.00%) SpecFlow
8 17 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
9 16 (1.60%) JIRA
10 15 (1.50%) ReSharper
11 13 (1.30%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.30%) StyleCop
12 11 (1.10%) Selenium
13 10 (1.00%) MSTest
13 10 (1.00%) Jasmine
13 10 (1.00%) Jenkins
14 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
17 5 (0.50%) MSBuild
General
1 184 (18.44%) Finance
2 65 (6.51%) Banking
3 36 (3.61%) Investment Banking
4 32 (3.21%) Front Office
5 30 (3.01%) Back Office
6 21 (2.10%) Marketing
7 16 (1.60%) Retail
8 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.80%) Electronics
10 5 (0.50%) Games
11 4 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) Legal
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 998 (100.00%) .NET
2 581 (58.22%) ASP.NET
3 392 (39.28%) HTML
4 314 (31.46%) CSS
5 299 (29.96%) jQuery
6 279 (27.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 259 (25.95%) .NET Framework
8 254 (25.45%) WCF
9 170 (17.03%) Web Services
10 142 (14.23%) Entity Framework
11 140 (14.03%) HTML5
12 138 (13.83%) WPF
13 137 (13.73%) AngularJS
14 116 (11.62%) XML
15 96 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 79 (7.92%) CSS3
17 78 (7.82%) LINQ
17 78 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 75 (7.52%) XSLT
19 74 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 29 (2.91%) N-Tier
2 24 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.30%) Derivative
3 23 (2.30%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (1.70%) Open Source
4 17 (1.70%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.20%) Hedge funds
8 9 (0.90%) Social Media
8 9 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.80%) User Experience
10 7 (0.70%) Market Risk
10 7 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 7 (0.70%) DTV
11 6 (0.60%) Equities
11 6 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.50%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.92%) Windows
2 9 (0.90%) Linux
3 8 (0.80%) Android
4 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.50%) UNIX
5 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (43.29%) MVC
2 423 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (26.75%) TDD
4 164 (16.43%) Scrum
5 134 (13.43%) OO
6 102 (10.22%) E-Commerce
7 91 (9.12%) Unit Testing
8 71 (7.11%) BDD
9 69 (6.91%) Web Development
10 59 (5.91%) SOA
11 58 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (4.41%) OOP
13 37 (3.71%) OOD
14 34 (3.41%) Software Engineering
15 32 (3.21%) Dependency Injection
16 31 (3.11%) MVVM
17 28 (2.81%) Multithreading
18 24 (2.40%) CRM
19 23 (2.30%) UML
20 21 (2.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 998 (100.00%) C#
2 452 (45.29%) JavaScript
3 328 (32.87%) SQL
4 82 (8.22%) T-SQL
5 75 (7.52%) VB.NET
6 44 (4.41%) Java
7 27 (2.71%) C++
8 16 (1.60%) VB
9 15 (1.50%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.10%) XPath
12 10 (1.00%) XAML
12 10 (1.00%) VBA
13 8 (0.80%) Python
13 8 (0.80%) VBScript
14 6 (0.60%) Scala
15 5 (0.50%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.50%) PHP
16 4 (0.40%) C
16 4 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (2.51%) Degree
2 20 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.60%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.30%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.00%) Puppet
1 10 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 204 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 131 (13.13%) Oracle
3 23 (2.30%) Sitecore
4 19 (1.90%) Telerik
5 14 (1.40%) Google
6 10 (1.00%) DevExpress
7 9 (0.90%) EPiServer
7 9 (0.90%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.70%) SAP
8 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.70%) Twitter
8 7 (0.70%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.60%) Adobe
10 5 (0.50%) IBM
11 4 (0.40%) Syncfusion
11 4 (0.40%) Infragistics
11 4 (0.40%) Sybase
12 3 (0.30%) Interwoven
12 3 (0.30%) Facebook
13 2 (0.20%) Splunk
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