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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# .NET Developer
Rank 229 177 190
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +13
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 505 631 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.21% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.30% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 417 370
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%

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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -53 479 £345 -1.42% 351
London -33 183 £400 - 107
South East -13 122 £324 +2.37% 68
City of London +14 58 £400 +6.66% 36
East of England -24 43 £350 - 22
East Midlands -24 33 £295 +1.72% 21
Cambridgeshire -3 32 £323 -0.76% 5
Kent +3 30 £325 +4.00% 4
South West +6 29 £325 - 42
Yorkshire -18 27 £325 +14.03% 21
East Sussex +10 24 £275 +37.50% 6
West Yorkshire -5 24 £325 +1.56% 8
Leicestershire +5 22 £285 +3.63% 6
West Midlands -12 19 £345 +13.58% 21
Brighton +3 17 £281 +40.62% 4
Surrey -12 16 £400 +6.66% 7
West Sussex -12 15 £348 +26.36% 5
North West -32 15 £325 - 43
Leeds -8 14 £323 +0.78% 4
Scotland -12 12 £341 +10.97% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £288 +4.54% 6
Oxfordshire -16 10 £320 +4.91% 6
Berkshire +3 9 £375 -1.31% 13
Gloucestershire -1 9 £334 +30.88% 8
Oxford -7 9 £320 +4.91% 2
Manchester -16 9 £325 - 21
Hampshire -5 8 £375 - 21
Birmingham -7 8 £325 +4.00% 4
Nottinghamshire -12 8 £325 -10.95% 9
Midlands - 8 - -

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 994 (100.00%) C#
1 994 (100.00%) .NET
2 614 (61.77%) ASP.NET
3 481 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 479 (48.19%) SQL Server
5 462 (46.48%) MVC
6 421 (42.35%) HTML
7 401 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
8 349 (35.11%) SQL
9 342 (34.41%) CSS
10 293 (29.48%) jQuery
11 277 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 264 (26.56%) .NET Framework
13 258 (25.96%) TDD
14 239 (24.04%) WCF
15 197 (19.82%) Finance
15 197 (19.82%) Microsoft
16 175 (17.61%) Web Services
17 166 (16.70%) Scrum
18 163 (16.40%) HTML5
19 155 (15.59%) AngularJS
20 148 (14.89%) Oracle
21 143 (14.39%) Visual Studio
21 143 (14.39%) OO
22 139 (13.98%) Entity Framework
23 137 (13.78%) WPF
24 124 (12.47%) XML
25 122 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
26 104 (10.46%) CSS3
27 101 (10.16%) Unit Testing

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 39 (3.92%) CMS
2 38 (3.82%) IIS
3 29 (2.92%) Umbraco
4 21 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.70%) MQSeries
7 7 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.40%) Node.js
8 4 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.20%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.10%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.10%) GemFire
11 1 (0.10%) DNN
11 1 (0.10%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.80%) 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%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.10%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.01%) SaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.10%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.41%) Internet
2 10 (1.01%) HTTP
3 4 (0.40%) AMQP
4 3 (0.30%) Intranet
4 3 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.10%) Extranet
5 1 (0.10%) CTI
5 1 (0.10%) ATM
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 122 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 59 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 41 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 40 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (3.42%) NoSQL
10 34 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 20 (2.01%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.51%) MySQL
13 14 (1.41%) Data Mining
14 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.11%) RavenDB
16 10 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
18 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
19 6 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 143 (14.39%) Visual Studio
2 73 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (6.74%) NUnit
4 45 (4.53%) Subversion
5 43 (4.33%) Git (software)
6 23 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 18 (1.81%) Jasmine
8 17 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (1.31%) Selenium
10 12 (1.21%) ReSharper
11 11 (1.11%) Moq
11 11 (1.11%) StyleCop
12 9 (0.91%) MSTest
12 9 (0.91%) JIRA
13 8 (0.80%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.60%) Maven
14 6 (0.60%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.60%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 197 (19.82%) Finance
2 84 (8.45%) Banking
3 43 (4.33%) Investment Banking
4 32 (3.22%) Front Office
5 30 (3.02%) Back Office
6 22 (2.21%) Retail
7 15 (1.51%) Marketing
8 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.01%) Legal
9 10 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.91%) Electronics
11 7 (0.70%) Law
12 3 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
14 1 (0.10%) Military
14 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 994 (100.00%) .NET
2 614 (61.77%) ASP.NET
3 421 (42.35%) HTML
4 342 (34.41%) CSS
5 293 (29.48%) jQuery
6 277 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 264 (26.56%) .NET Framework
8 239 (24.04%) WCF
9 175 (17.61%) Web Services
10 163 (16.40%) HTML5
11 155 (15.59%) AngularJS
12 139 (13.98%) Entity Framework
13 137 (13.78%) WPF
14 124 (12.47%) XML
15 104 (10.46%) CSS3
16 99 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 83 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 75 (7.55%) LINQ
18 75 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
19 68 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 39 (3.92%) N-Tier
2 27 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (2.62%) Derivative
4 21 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 16 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
6 15 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.41%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.21%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.01%) User Experience
11 8 (0.80%) DTV
11 8 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.80%) Equities
12 7 (0.70%) RIA
12 7 (0.70%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.60%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.60%) Social Media
14 4 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (9.36%) Windows
2 8 (0.80%) Android
3 5 (0.50%) Windows Phone
3 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.30%) UNIX
5 3 (0.30%) Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (46.48%) MVC
2 401 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (25.96%) TDD
4 166 (16.70%) Scrum
5 143 (14.39%) OO
6 101 (10.16%) Unit Testing
7 91 (9.15%) E-Commerce
8 80 (8.05%) Web Development
9 70 (7.04%) BDD
10 54 (5.43%) SDLC
11 52 (5.23%) Software Engineering
12 50 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (4.73%) SOA
14 39 (3.92%) Multithreading
15 38 (3.82%) OOD
16 36 (3.62%) OOP
17 33 (3.32%) MVVM
18 27 (2.72%) CRM
19 25 (2.52%) Responsive Web Design
19 25 (2.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 994 (100.00%) C#
2 481 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 349 (35.11%) SQL
4 71 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 70 (7.04%) T-SQL
6 37 (3.72%) Java
7 23 (2.31%) VB
8 21 (2.11%) C++
9 18 (1.81%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.31%) VBA
11 11 (1.11%) XAML
11 11 (1.11%) Python
12 9 (0.91%) TypeScript
12 9 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.70%) VBScript
14 6 (0.60%) VB6
14 6 (0.60%) XPath
14 6 (0.60%) Scala
15 5 (0.50%) PHP
16 4 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (3.22%) Degree
2 24 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.60%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.01%) Control-M
2 6 (0.60%) Puppet
2 6 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 197 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 148 (14.89%) Oracle
3 14 (1.41%) Telerik
4 13 (1.31%) DevExpress
4 13 (1.31%) Sitecore
5 12 (1.21%) Twitter
6 11 (1.11%) Google
6 11 (1.11%) IBM
7 9 (0.91%) TIBCO
8 8 (0.80%) SAP
8 8 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.60%) Adobe
9 6 (0.60%) Sybase
9 6 (0.60%) Coverity
9 6 (0.60%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.50%) Syncfusion
11 4 (0.40%) Infragistics
12 3 (0.30%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.30%) VMware
13 2 (0.20%) DataSynapse
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