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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# .NET Developer
Rank 235 178 135
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -43
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 432 552 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.13% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.22% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 376 490
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
Average hourly rate - £35.98 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.20%

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -58 408 £350 - 410
London -43 153 £413 -8.33% 90
South East -13 88 £339 +4.23% 88
East of England +20 57 £375 +15.38% 33
City of London -7 43 £425 -10.52% 23
Cambridgeshire +16 40 £375 +3.44% 11
North West -6 28 £325 - 45
Yorkshire -19 25 £343 +22.86% 28
South West -8 23 £333 +6.40% 66
East Midlands -11 23 £275 -6.77% 29
Kent +1 20 £325 +18.18% 7
Manchester -1 19 £325 -5.79% 27
West Yorkshire -6 19 £350 +25.56% 20
Scotland -4 16 £300 +9.09% 9
Hampshire -25 16 £345 +6.15% 19
Surrey +7 13 £350 +19.14% 10
West Midlands 0 12 £325 +4.83% 23
Peterborough +2 11 £375 -11.76% 3
Leicestershire +1 10 £275 +17.02% 7
Leicester 0 9 £275 +17.02% 2
East Sussex -6 9 - - 6
Brighton -8 9 - - 5
Leeds -18 8 £350 +27.27% 11
Hertfordshire -6 7 £326 +0.38% 11
Northamptonshire -6 7 £275 -2.65% 7
Glasgow +1 6 £310 +12.72% 3
Basingstoke -1 6 £340 +4.61% 3
Northampton -2 6 £275 +7.84% 4
Bristol -5 6 £350 +5.66% 21
Berkshire -6 6 £298 -22.97% 20

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 978 (100.00%) C#
1 978 (100.00%) .NET
2 599 (61.25%) ASP.NET
3 475 (48.57%) MVC
4 474 (48.47%) SQL Server
5 432 (44.17%) JavaScript
6 393 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
7 389 (39.78%) HTML
8 316 (32.31%) jQuery
9 315 (32.21%) SQL
10 303 (30.98%) CSS
11 293 (29.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 243 (24.85%) TDD
13 235 (24.03%) WCF
13 235 (24.03%) .NET Framework
14 217 (22.19%) Microsoft
15 174 (17.79%) Finance
15 174 (17.79%) Scrum
16 152 (15.54%) Web Services
17 140 (14.31%) Visual Studio
18 134 (13.70%) Oracle
19 131 (13.39%) HTML5
20 128 (13.09%) Team Foundation Server
20 128 (13.09%) OO
21 127 (12.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 119 (12.17%) AngularJS
23 113 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
24 108 (11.04%) XML
25 93 (9.51%) WPF
26 88 (9.00%) T-SQL

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 46 (4.70%) CMS
2 33 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.27%) IIS
4 28 (2.86%) Umbraco
5 18 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.72%) Kentico
8 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.61%) Node.js
8 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.51%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.41%) WorkSite
10 4 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (0.41%) Zimbra
10 4 (0.41%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.31%) Confluence
12 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.10%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 27 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.72%) MS Office
3 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.10%) Tridion
4 1 (0.10%) RMDS
4 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.20%) GitHub
3 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.12%) HTTP
2 10 (1.02%) Internet
3 6 (0.61%) FTP
4 5 (0.51%) Intranet
4 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.51%) AMQP
5 3 (0.31%) S/MIME
5 3 (0.31%) SMTP
5 3 (0.31%) LDAP
6 2 (0.20%) RIP
7 1 (0.10%) 3G
7 1 (0.10%) GPRS
7 1 (0.10%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.10%) 2G
7 1 (0.10%) LTE
7 1 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.10%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (48.47%) SQL Server
2 113 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 66 (6.75%) Oracle Database
5 55 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 21 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.23%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.61%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.51%) Big Data
15 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.41%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 140 (14.31%) Visual Studio
2 128 (13.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 74 (7.57%) NUnit
4 30 (3.07%) Subversion
5 28 (2.86%) Moq
6 25 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 24 (2.45%) Git (software)
8 15 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 15 (1.53%) MSTest
8 15 (1.53%) JIRA
8 15 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.33%) Selenium
10 12 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (1.02%) StyleCop
11 10 (1.02%) ReSharper
12 8 (0.82%) MSBuild
12 8 (0.82%) Jasmine
12 8 (0.82%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.72%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 174 (17.79%) Finance
2 57 (5.83%) Banking
3 37 (3.78%) Front Office
4 31 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.04%) Marketing
6 15 (1.53%) Retail
7 12 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.92%) Back Office
8 9 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.72%) Electronics
10 5 (0.51%) Games
11 4 (0.41%) Advertising
11 4 (0.41%) Legal
12 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Law
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 978 (100.00%) .NET
2 599 (61.25%) ASP.NET
3 389 (39.78%) HTML
4 316 (32.31%) jQuery
5 303 (30.98%) CSS
6 293 (29.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 235 (24.03%) WCF
7 235 (24.03%) .NET Framework
8 152 (15.54%) Web Services
9 131 (13.39%) HTML5
10 127 (12.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 119 (12.17%) AngularJS
12 108 (11.04%) XML
13 93 (9.51%) WPF
14 82 (8.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 79 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 78 (7.98%) Ajax
17 75 (7.67%) KnockoutJS
17 75 (7.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 70 (7.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.64%) Derivative
5 15 (1.53%) N-Tier
6 13 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.23%) Open Source
7 12 (1.23%) Market Risk
8 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.72%) User Experience
9 7 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 7 (0.72%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.61%) DTV
10 6 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.51%) EPoS
11 5 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 85 (8.69%) Windows
2 7 (0.72%) Linux
3 6 (0.61%) Android
3 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.51%) UNIX
4 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (48.57%) MVC
2 393 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (24.85%) TDD
4 174 (17.79%) Scrum
5 128 (13.09%) OO
6 85 (8.69%) BDD
7 83 (8.49%) E-Commerce
8 71 (7.26%) Unit Testing
9 64 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (5.93%) SOA
11 53 (5.42%) Web Development
12 43 (4.40%) OOP
13 41 (4.19%) Dependency Injection
14 33 (3.37%) OOD
15 27 (2.76%) Workflow
16 26 (2.66%) Software Engineering
17 24 (2.45%) MVVM
17 24 (2.45%) Multithreading
18 23 (2.35%) Mentoring
19 21 (2.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 978 (100.00%) C#
2 432 (44.17%) JavaScript
3 315 (32.21%) SQL
4 88 (9.00%) T-SQL
5 61 (6.24%) VB.NET
6 36 (3.68%) Java
7 31 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 22 (2.25%) C++
9 16 (1.64%) VB
10 15 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.12%) C
12 10 (1.02%) XPath
13 7 (0.72%) VBA
14 6 (0.61%) Python
15 5 (0.51%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.51%) PHP
15 5 (0.51%) VBScript
15 5 (0.51%) VB6
15 5 (0.51%) XAML
16 4 (0.41%) F#
Qualifications
1 31 (3.17%) Degree
2 21 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.41%) MCITP
6 4 (0.41%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.51%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.41%) Puppet
1 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 217 (22.19%) Microsoft
2 134 (13.70%) Oracle
3 20 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 18 (1.84%) Telerik
5 9 (0.92%) DevExpress
5 9 (0.92%) Google
6 7 (0.72%) Twitter
7 6 (0.61%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.61%) Sybase
7 6 (0.61%) SAP
8 5 (0.51%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.51%) Adobe
8 5 (0.51%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.51%) Facebook
9 4 (0.41%) Syncfusion
9 4 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.41%) Open Text
9 4 (0.41%) RedDot
9 4 (0.41%) Interwoven
10 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
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