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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# .NET Developer
Rank 223 170 156
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -14
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 535 675 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 1.28% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.38% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 468 534
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.58%

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
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 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 -44 501 £350 - 373
London -74 158 £385 -14.44% 95
South East -13 130 £350 +3.70% 82
East of England -11 72 £310 -24.84% 31
City of London +24 45 £375 -11.76% 26
Cambridgeshire +2 37 £305 -28.23% 11
Yorkshire -4 36 £300 -4.00% 38
East Sussex +10 30 £300 - 8
West Midlands -12 29 £300 +6.66% 21
South West -31 29 £323 +1.57% 35
North West -25 25 £320 +6.66% 48
Brighton +8 24 £288 -4.16% 7
West Yorkshire -3 23 £325 +4.00% 17
East Midlands -32 23 £325 +30.00% 15
Scotland -24 22 £350 +16.66% 2
Kent +12 21 £325 -3.70% 4
Buckinghamshire -24 18 £410 +28.62% 9
Manchester -21 17 £320 -1.53% 28
Surrey -4 16 £375 +9.48% 12
Hampshire -25 15 £325 -18.75% 18
Leeds 0 14 £325 +4.00% 10
Hertfordshire -19 11 £275 -45.00% 10
Edinburgh +2 10 £350 -3.44% 1
Warwickshire -4 10 £285 +7.54% 1
Milton Keynes -19 10 £415 +18.57% 2
Somerset -2 9 £350 +9.89% 3
Bristol -12 9 £315 -10.00% 6
Northamptonshire -14 9 £313 +25.00% 7
Berkshire +7 8 £363 +5.07% 14
Warwick -2 8 £275 +4.76%

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1147 (100.00%) C#
1 1147 (100.00%) .NET
2 756 (65.91%) ASP.NET
3 677 (59.02%) SQL Server
4 603 (52.57%) MVC
5 470 (40.98%) JavaScript
6 402 (35.05%) HTML
7 392 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
8 378 (32.96%) SQL
9 352 (30.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 323 (28.16%) jQuery
11 302 (26.33%) CSS
12 300 (26.16%) WCF
13 269 (23.45%) .NET Framework
14 266 (23.19%) TDD
15 235 (20.49%) Microsoft
16 201 (17.52%) Web Services
17 186 (16.22%) Scrum
17 186 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
18 178 (15.52%) Visual Studio
19 152 (13.25%) Finance
20 149 (12.99%) OO
21 136 (11.86%) WPF
21 136 (11.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 130 (11.33%) XML
23 129 (11.25%) HTML5
24 127 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 124 (10.81%) Oracle
26 116 (10.11%) Windows
26 116 (10.11%) LINQ

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 52 (4.53%) CMS
2 35 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.88%) IIS
4 20 (1.74%) Umbraco
5 16 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.52%) Node.js
7 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.35%) Kentico
8 4 (0.35%) LiveLink
9 3 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.17%) Confluence
10 2 (0.17%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.087%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.087%) MTS
11 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.70%) MS Office
3 6 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.087%) Tridion
4 1 (0.087%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.78%) SaaS
5 7 (0.61%) GitHub
6 6 (0.52%) PaaS
6 6 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.44%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.26%) Office 365
9 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.13%) HTTP
2 12 (1.05%) Intranet
2 12 (1.05%) Internet
3 3 (0.26%) Extranet
4 2 (0.17%) SNMP
4 2 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.087%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.087%) GPRS
5 1 (0.087%) LAN
5 1 (0.087%) WAN
5 1 (0.087%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 677 (59.02%) SQL Server
2 186 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 73 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.01%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.48%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.39%) MySQL
12 13 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.78%) Big Data
15 9 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.70%) OLAP
17 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 178 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 109 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (6.10%) NUnit
4 32 (2.79%) SpecFlow
5 31 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 28 (2.44%) Subversion
7 19 (1.66%) MSTest
7 19 (1.66%) Moq
8 16 (1.39%) JIRA
9 12 (1.05%) Selenium
9 12 (1.05%) CruiseControl
10 11 (0.96%) Git (software)
10 11 (0.96%) MSBuild
10 11 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (0.70%) StyleCop
12 7 (0.61%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.44%) Rational Rose
General
1 152 (13.25%) Finance
2 99 (8.63%) Banking
3 56 (4.88%) Front Office
4 52 (4.53%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.14%) Retail
6 22 (1.92%) Marketing
7 17 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.96%) Back Office
10 10 (0.87%) Electronics
11 9 (0.78%) Legal
11 9 (0.78%) Publishing
12 5 (0.44%) Games
13 4 (0.35%) Law
14 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.087%) Billing
15 1 (0.087%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.087%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.087%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1147 (100.00%) .NET
2 756 (65.91%) ASP.NET
3 402 (35.05%) HTML
4 352 (30.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 323 (28.16%) jQuery
6 302 (26.33%) CSS
7 300 (26.16%) WCF
8 269 (23.45%) .NET Framework
9 201 (17.52%) Web Services
10 136 (11.86%) WPF
10 136 (11.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 130 (11.33%) XML
12 129 (11.25%) HTML5
13 127 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 116 (10.11%) LINQ
15 102 (8.89%) Ajax
16 93 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 81 (7.06%) AngularJS
18 75 (6.54%) KnockoutJS
19 70 (6.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.18%) N-Tier
3 23 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (2.01%) User Experience
4 20 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (1.66%) Market Risk
6 16 (1.39%) Credit Risk
7 15 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (1.31%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.22%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.87%) DTV
10 10 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.78%) Derivative
12 8 (0.70%) Wiki
12 8 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.70%) GIS
12 8 (0.70%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.52%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 116 (10.11%) Windows
2 14 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (0.70%) Android
5 7 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 7 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.26%) Linux
7 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.087%) UNIX
9 1 (0.087%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (52.57%) MVC
2 392 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (23.19%) TDD
4 186 (16.22%) Scrum
5 149 (12.99%) OO
6 82 (7.15%) Web Development
6 82 (7.15%) BDD
7 79 (6.89%) Unit Testing
8 76 (6.63%) E-Commerce
9 59 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (4.80%) OOP
11 51 (4.45%) MVVM
12 46 (4.01%) OOD
13 45 (3.92%) Software Engineering
14 39 (3.40%) CRM
15 38 (3.31%) Multithreading
16 36 (3.14%) Mentoring
17 34 (2.96%) SOA
18 33 (2.88%) Dependency Injection
19 29 (2.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1147 (100.00%) C#
2 470 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 378 (32.96%) SQL
4 93 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 65 (5.67%) VB.NET
6 37 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 24 (2.09%) VB
8 21 (1.83%) Java
9 18 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 15 (1.31%) XAML
11 12 (1.05%) VB6
12 11 (0.96%) C++
13 10 (0.87%) C
14 9 (0.78%) PHP
15 8 (0.70%) Python
16 5 (0.44%) VBScript
17 4 (0.35%) VBA
17 4 (0.35%) F#
18 2 (0.17%) Scala
19 1 (0.087%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (3.66%) Degree
2 24 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.35%) MCITP
6 3 (0.26%) MCTS
7 1 (0.087%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.74%) QA
2 3 (0.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.087%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.17%) SCOM
3 1 (0.087%) Control-M
Vendors
1 235 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 124 (10.81%) Oracle
3 12 (1.05%) Sybase
4 11 (0.96%) SAP
4 11 (0.96%) Sitecore
4 11 (0.96%) Twitter
5 9 (0.78%) Telerik
6 8 (0.70%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.44%) CA
7 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.35%) Informatica
8 4 (0.35%) Facebook
8 4 (0.35%) Open Text
8 4 (0.35%) RedDot
9 3 (0.26%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.26%) Adobe
9 3 (0.26%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.17%) Interwoven
10 2 (0.17%) Perforce
10 2 (0.17%) TIBCO
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