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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# .NET Developer
Rank 220 165 179
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +14
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 562 679 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.26% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.37% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 455 396
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
- +26.12%

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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -46 543 £343 -2.14% 358
London -34 207 £400 - 89
South East +3 129 £323 -7.85% 89
City of London +14 56 £400 +6.66% 28
East of England -33 45 £375 +11.19% 24
East Midlands -30 35 £300 +3.44% 12
South West +22 34 £350 +7.69% 49
Yorkshire +1 33 £320 +2.40% 28
Kent +6 31 £325 -17.72% 8
West Midlands -10 31 £325 +6.99% 15
West Yorkshire +18 28 £325 +1.56% 16
Cambridgeshire -13 28 £350 +19.65% 11
East Sussex +13 26 £275 -8.33% 9
North West -29 21 £325 - 49
Brighton +10 20 £281 -6.25% 7
Leicestershire -1 20 £285 +3.63% 5
Leeds +4 18 £315 -1.56% 9
Berkshire +2 17 £300 -22.07% 18
West Sussex -15 15 £343 +14.16% 7
Manchester -23 13 £315 -10.00% 30
Gloucestershire -2 11 £358 +40.19% 10
Hampshire -8 11 £328 -9.65% 13
Surrey -14 11 £400 +3.22% 11
Birmingham -5 10 £290 -1.27% 9
Staffordshire -8 10 £300 +2.12% 2
Nottinghamshire -10 10 £325 -6.47% 3
Oxfordshire -21 10 £325 +4.83% 12
Reading 0 8 £403 +4.54% 6
Essex -4 8 £350 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £288 +11.65% 11

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 999 (100.00%) C#
1 999 (100.00%) .NET
2 594 (59.46%) ASP.NET
3 484 (48.45%) SQL Server
4 468 (46.85%) JavaScript
5 447 (44.74%) MVC
6 421 (42.14%) HTML
7 400 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
8 355 (35.54%) SQL
9 341 (34.13%) CSS
10 298 (29.83%) jQuery
11 275 (27.53%) .NET Framework
12 269 (26.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 253 (25.33%) WCF
14 252 (25.23%) TDD
15 206 (20.62%) Microsoft
16 189 (18.92%) Finance
17 173 (17.32%) Web Services
18 167 (16.72%) Scrum
19 158 (15.82%) HTML5
20 151 (15.12%) Visual Studio
21 146 (14.61%) AngularJS
22 145 (14.51%) OO
23 144 (14.41%) Oracle
24 142 (14.21%) Entity Framework
25 139 (13.91%) WPF
26 126 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
27 121 (12.11%) XML
28 102 (10.21%) Unit Testing
29 97 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 47 (4.70%) CMS
2 42 (4.20%) IIS
3 32 (3.20%) Umbraco
4 22 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.50%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.50%) Node.js
8 4 (0.40%) Sitefinity
8 4 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (0.40%) Zimbra
9 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.20%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.10%) GemFire
11 1 (0.10%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.10%) Kentico
11 1 (0.10%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 38 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.30%) MS Office
4 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.20%) AWD
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.10%) Tridion
5 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.10%) SaaS
3 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.10%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.40%) Internet
2 10 (1.00%) HTTP
3 6 (0.60%) AMQP
4 3 (0.30%) Intranet
4 3 (0.30%) LDAP
5 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.10%) SSL
6 1 (0.10%) 4G
6 1 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.10%) ATM
6 1 (0.10%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.10%) RIP
6 1 (0.10%) 3G
6 1 (0.10%) 2G
6 1 (0.10%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (48.45%) SQL Server
2 126 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (7.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (6.91%) Oracle Database
5 50 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 41 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (2.60%) NoSQL
10 26 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (1.40%) Data Mining
11 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.20%) MySQL
13 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.60%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 151 (15.12%) Visual Studio
2 76 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 74 (7.41%) NUnit
4 43 (4.30%) Git (software)
5 40 (4.00%) Subversion
6 16 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
6 16 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 15 (1.50%) Moq
8 14 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.30%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.20%) JIRA
11 11 (1.10%) ReSharper
11 11 (1.10%) StyleCop
12 10 (1.00%) MSTest
12 10 (1.00%) Selenium
13 9 (0.90%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.60%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 5 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 189 (18.92%) Finance
2 83 (8.31%) Banking
3 44 (4.40%) Investment Banking
4 34 (3.40%) Front Office
5 30 (3.00%) Back Office
6 20 (2.00%) Retail
7 16 (1.60%) Marketing
8 10 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.80%) Legal
11 7 (0.70%) Law
11 7 (0.70%) Electronics
12 4 (0.40%) Games
13 3 (0.30%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) Military
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 999 (100.00%) .NET
2 594 (59.46%) ASP.NET
3 421 (42.14%) HTML
4 341 (34.13%) CSS
5 298 (29.83%) jQuery
6 275 (27.53%) .NET Framework
7 269 (26.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 253 (25.33%) WCF
9 173 (17.32%) Web Services
10 158 (15.82%) HTML5
11 146 (14.61%) AngularJS
12 142 (14.21%) Entity Framework
13 139 (13.91%) WPF
14 121 (12.11%) XML
15 97 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 94 (9.41%) CSS3
17 84 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 78 (7.81%) LINQ
19 73 (7.31%) KnockoutJS
20 72 (7.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (3.40%) N-Tier
2 27 (2.70%) Derivative
3 26 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
7 14 (1.40%) Open Source
7 14 (1.40%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.00%) User Experience
11 9 (0.90%) Equities
12 8 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.60%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.60%) Social Media
13 6 (0.60%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.60%) DTV
14 5 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (9.31%) Windows
2 8 (0.80%) Android
3 7 (0.70%) Linux
4 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.40%) UNIX
5 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (44.74%) MVC
2 400 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (25.23%) TDD
4 167 (16.72%) Scrum
5 145 (14.51%) OO
6 102 (10.21%) Unit Testing
7 86 (8.61%) E-Commerce
8 79 (7.91%) Web Development
9 69 (6.91%) BDD
10 51 (5.11%) SOA
11 49 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (4.50%) Software Engineering
13 41 (4.10%) Multithreading
13 41 (4.10%) OOP
14 39 (3.90%) OOD
15 31 (3.10%) MVVM
16 25 (2.50%) CRM
16 25 (2.50%) UML
17 22 (2.20%) Responsive Web Design
18 19 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 999 (100.00%) C#
2 468 (46.85%) JavaScript
3 355 (35.54%) SQL
4 79 (7.91%) VB.NET
5 75 (7.51%) T-SQL
6 44 (4.40%) Java
7 31 (3.10%) C++
8 22 (2.20%) VB
9 15 (1.50%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.30%) VBA
11 11 (1.10%) Python
12 10 (1.00%) XAML
12 10 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 9 (0.90%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.80%) XPath
14 8 (0.80%) VBScript
15 7 (0.70%) PHP
16 6 (0.60%) VB6
16 6 (0.60%) Scala
17 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (3.30%) Degree
2 23 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.50%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.60%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (0.70%) Control-M
2 6 (0.60%) Puppet
2 6 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 206 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 144 (14.41%) Oracle
3 21 (2.10%) Sitecore
4 18 (1.80%) Telerik
5 14 (1.40%) DevExpress
6 13 (1.30%) Google
7 12 (1.20%) Twitter
8 10 (1.00%) TIBCO
9 8 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 8 (0.80%) IBM
10 7 (0.70%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.70%) Syncfusion
10 7 (0.70%) Adobe
11 6 (0.60%) Sybase
11 6 (0.60%) SAP
11 6 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.40%) Coverity
12 4 (0.40%) Infragistics
13 3 (0.30%) Facebook
14 2 (0.20%) Solace
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