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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# .NET Developer
Rank 201 172 154
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 563 605 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.18% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.28% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 386 521
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £35.00 £96.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 -4 543 £330 -12.00% 344
London -46 191 £425 -5.55% 98
South East +6 114 £300 -11.11% 86
East of England -13 64 £338 +3.84% 27
North West +5 42 £325 +8.33% 38
Yorkshire +4 41 £325 +4.00% 30
City of London +11 40 £385 -9.41% 36
East Midlands -4 33 £275 +10.00% 7
West Yorkshire +3 30 £325 +4.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +1 29 £320 -24.70% 12
West Midlands -20 29 £298 +3.47% 15
Manchester +10 27 £325 +8.33% 25
South West -21 26 £335 +5.92% 40
Leeds -3 24 £325 +4.00% 11
East Sussex +15 22 £200 -33.33% 7
Brighton +13 19 £200 -33.33% 6
Hampshire -10 19 £375 -6.25% 14
Kent +11 17 £325 -7.14% 5
Leicestershire -7 16 £265 -14.51% 2
Surrey -19 12 £320 -8.57% 24
Scotland -30 12 £325 -3.70% 8
Hertfordshire -1 11 £375 -25.00% 7
Cambridge -2 11 £295 - 10
Suffolk -9 11 £450 +38.46% 2
Oxfordshire +7 9 £300 -14.28% 10
Warwickshire -2 9 £275 +1.85% 4
Northamptonshire -15 9 £300 +20.00%
West Sussex +2 7 £275 -21.42% 5
Warwick +2 7 £275 +1.85% 2
Northampton -12 7 £305 +22.00%

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1256 (100.00%) C#
1 1256 (100.00%) .NET
2 833 (66.32%) ASP.NET
3 776 (61.78%) SQL Server
4 627 (49.92%) MVC
5 492 (39.17%) JavaScript
6 425 (33.84%) HTML
7 411 (32.72%) SQL
8 390 (31.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 341 (27.15%) jQuery
10 339 (26.99%) WCF
11 318 (25.32%) CSS
12 301 (23.96%) TDD
13 265 (21.10%) .NET Framework
14 251 (19.98%) Microsoft
15 243 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 227 (18.07%) Web Services
17 207 (16.48%) Visual Studio
18 191 (15.21%) WPF
19 189 (15.05%) Scrum
20 173 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
21 159 (12.66%) OO
22 153 (12.18%) Finance
23 147 (11.70%) XML
23 147 (11.70%) Oracle
24 145 (11.54%) HTML5
24 145 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 135 (10.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 126 (10.03%) Banking
27 124 (9.87%) LINQ

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.49%) CMS
2 37 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.87%) IIS
4 21 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (1.59%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.80%) Kentico
8 8 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.32%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.32%) Node.js
10 3 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.24%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.16%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 51 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.88%) MS Office
3 7 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.080%) Agresso
4 1 (0.080%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.080%) Summit
4 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.96%) SaaS
5 7 (0.56%) PaaS
6 5 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.40%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.40%) GitHub
7 3 (0.24%) Office 365
8 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.04%) HTTP
1 13 (1.04%) Internet
2 12 (0.96%) Intranet
3 4 (0.32%) Extranet
4 3 (0.24%) Softphone
5 2 (0.16%) SNMP
5 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.080%) DNS
6 1 (0.080%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.080%) FTP
6 1 (0.080%) Broadband
6 1 (0.080%) LAN
6 1 (0.080%) WAN
6 1 (0.080%) SSH
6 1 (0.080%) WEP
6 1 (0.080%) Wireless
6 1 (0.080%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (61.78%) SQL Server
2 243 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 115 (9.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 74 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (4.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (2.39%) Oracle Database
8 29 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.23%) NoSQL
10 24 (1.91%) MySQL
11 15 (1.19%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.72%) DTS
16 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 207 (16.48%) Visual Studio
2 92 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (5.41%) NUnit
4 35 (2.79%) TeamCity
5 33 (2.63%) Subversion
6 32 (2.55%) SpecFlow
7 25 (1.99%) Git (software)
8 21 (1.67%) MSTest
9 16 (1.27%) CruiseControl
10 15 (1.19%) JIRA
10 15 (1.19%) Moq
10 15 (1.19%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
12 9 (0.72%) MSBuild
13 8 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.56%) ReSharper
14 7 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.48%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.48%) Selenium
15 6 (0.48%) Rational Rose
General
1 153 (12.18%) Finance
2 126 (10.03%) Banking
3 76 (6.05%) Front Office
4 57 (4.54%) Investment Banking
5 42 (3.34%) Retail
6 23 (1.83%) Marketing
7 20 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.88%) Electronics
9 11 (0.88%) Legal
10 9 (0.72%) Back Office
11 8 (0.64%) Publishing
12 6 (0.48%) Law
13 3 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.16%) Advertising
14 2 (0.16%) Games
15 1 (0.080%) Military
15 1 (0.080%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1256 (100.00%) .NET
2 833 (66.32%) ASP.NET
3 425 (33.84%) HTML
4 390 (31.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 341 (27.15%) jQuery
6 339 (26.99%) WCF
7 318 (25.32%) CSS
8 265 (21.10%) .NET Framework
9 227 (18.07%) Web Services
10 191 (15.21%) WPF
11 147 (11.70%) XML
12 145 (11.54%) HTML5
12 145 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 135 (10.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 124 (9.87%) LINQ
15 116 (9.24%) Ajax
16 115 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 80 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 79 (6.29%) CSS3
19 77 (6.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (1.91%) N-Tier
3 22 (1.75%) Derivative
4 19 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
5 18 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 17 (1.35%) Fixed Income
7 15 (1.19%) Market Risk
7 15 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.04%) RIA
9 12 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 11 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.88%) DTV
11 10 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
12 9 (0.72%) Blog
13 7 (0.56%) Wiki
14 5 (0.40%) W3C
14 5 (0.40%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 121 (9.63%) Windows
2 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (0.80%) Windows XP
4 9 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.48%) Android
5 6 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.40%) Linux
6 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.16%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.16%) UNIX
9 1 (0.080%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.080%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.080%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (49.92%) MVC
2 301 (23.96%) TDD
3 189 (15.05%) Scrum
4 173 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (12.66%) OO
6 83 (6.61%) Unit Testing
7 80 (6.37%) E-Commerce
7 80 (6.37%) Web Development
8 78 (6.21%) BDD
9 61 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (4.70%) Multithreading
10 59 (4.70%) MVVM
11 58 (4.62%) OOD
12 54 (4.30%) OOP
13 53 (4.22%) SOA
14 49 (3.90%) Software Engineering
15 41 (3.26%) CRM
16 32 (2.55%) Workflow
17 26 (2.07%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (2.07%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1256 (100.00%) C#
2 492 (39.17%) JavaScript
3 411 (32.72%) SQL
4 92 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 71 (5.65%) VB.NET
6 30 (2.39%) PL/SQL
6 30 (2.39%) Java
7 27 (2.15%) VB
8 22 (1.75%) XAML
9 17 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 15 (1.19%) VB6
11 14 (1.11%) C++
12 13 (1.04%) PHP
12 13 (1.04%) VBA
13 9 (0.72%) C
14 8 (0.64%) Python
15 5 (0.40%) Ruby
16 3 (0.24%) Delphi
16 3 (0.24%) VBScript
17 2 (0.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (3.18%) Degree
2 21 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.40%) MCTS
6 3 (0.24%) MBA
7 1 (0.080%) MCP
7 1 (0.080%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.35%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) HL7
4 1 (0.080%) TickIT
4 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.080%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.16%) SCOM
2 2 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 251 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 147 (11.70%) Oracle
3 23 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 20 (1.59%) Twitter
5 13 (1.04%) SAP
6 11 (0.88%) Telerik
6 11 (0.88%) DevExpress
7 9 (0.72%) Sybase
8 6 (0.48%) Facebook
8 6 (0.48%) Ektron
8 6 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.40%) CA
10 4 (0.32%) Syncfusion
10 4 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.32%) Informatica
11 3 (0.24%) Lotus
11 3 (0.24%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.24%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.16%) AccuRev
12 2 (0.16%) TIBCO
Basingstoke, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 to £310 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago