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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# .NET Developer
Rank 224 170 155
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 562 659 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.25% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.35% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 478 527
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £24.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.25 £24.00 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.81%

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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -41 523 £350 - 376
London -61 173 £378 -16.11% 85
South East -6 131 £338 +2.27% 78
East of England -12 83 £310 -11.42% 33
City of London +31 56 £370 -22.10% 23
Cambridgeshire +7 44 £300 -29.41% 12
Yorkshire +3 37 £310 +9.73% 24
Kent +17 29 £320 +2.40% 13
East Midlands -26 27 £315 +26.00% 24
South West -40 27 £325 +2.36% 53
West Midlands -9 26 £320 +11.30% 23
Scotland -20 26 £350 +12.00% 9
East Sussex +8 25 £300 +87.50% 6
West Yorkshire -8 25 £325 +15.04% 14
North West -25 23 £295 -4.75% 49
Surrey -2 19 £320 -8.57% 22
Buckinghamshire -27 19 £410 +31.20% 7
Brighton +6 18 £366 +22.08% 3
Manchester -12 17 £290 -14.07% 33
Leeds -10 15 £325 +18.18% 7
Edinburgh +3 13 £350 -6.66% 2
Hertfordshire -17 13 £275 -29.48% 9
Milton Keynes -22 11 £415 +18.57% 2
Hampshire -33 11 £323 -19.37% 11
Northamptonshire -18 9 £300 +20.00% 8
West Sussex +9 8 £338 - 4
Suffolk +3 8 £420 +29.23%
Oxfordshire -22 8 £300 -14.28% 6
Bristol -26 8 £325 -7.14% 11
Bedfordshire -29 8 £425 - 5

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1133 (100.00%) C#
1 1133 (100.00%) .NET
2 719 (63.46%) ASP.NET
3 636 (56.13%) SQL Server
4 576 (50.84%) MVC
5 444 (39.19%) JavaScript
6 405 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
7 389 (34.33%) HTML
8 369 (32.57%) SQL
9 334 (29.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 308 (27.18%) jQuery
11 290 (25.60%) CSS
12 289 (25.51%) WCF
13 277 (24.45%) .NET Framework
14 275 (24.27%) TDD
15 233 (20.56%) Microsoft
16 188 (16.59%) Web Services
17 180 (15.89%) Scrum
18 165 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
19 160 (14.12%) Visual Studio
20 157 (13.86%) OO
21 148 (13.06%) Finance
22 136 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 127 (11.21%) WPF
24 125 (11.03%) HTML5
25 123 (10.86%) Oracle
26 120 (10.59%) XML
27 114 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
28 109 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
29 102 (9.00%) Windows

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 53 (4.68%) CMS
2 37 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.74%) IIS
4 23 (2.03%) Umbraco
5 18 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.62%) Kentico
7 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.53%) Node.js
9 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.35%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.26%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.26%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.26%) Confluence
11 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.088%) MTS
12 1 (0.088%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.088%) Tridion
4 1 (0.088%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.62%) SaaS
3 7 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.62%) GitHub
4 6 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.44%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.088%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.24%) Internet
2 13 (1.15%) HTTP
3 12 (1.06%) Intranet
4 4 (0.35%) FTP
5 3 (0.26%) Extranet
6 2 (0.18%) SNMP
6 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.088%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.088%) RIP
7 1 (0.088%) GPRS
7 1 (0.088%) LAN
7 1 (0.088%) WAN
7 1 (0.088%) SMTP
7 1 (0.088%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (56.13%) SQL Server
2 165 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (3.18%) Relational Database
7 32 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 32 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (2.12%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (1.06%) MySQL
12 12 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.88%) Big Data
14 9 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.62%) OLAP
16 7 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 160 (14.12%) Visual Studio
2 109 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 74 (6.53%) NUnit
4 34 (3.00%) SpecFlow
5 29 (2.56%) Subversion
6 26 (2.29%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.94%) Moq
8 19 (1.68%) MSTest
9 14 (1.24%) JIRA
10 12 (1.06%) Selenium
10 12 (1.06%) MSBuild
11 11 (0.97%) CruiseControl
12 10 (0.88%) StyleCop
13 9 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.62%) Git (software)
15 6 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
15 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 5 (0.44%) Jenkins
16 5 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 148 (13.06%) Finance
2 75 (6.62%) Banking
3 50 (4.41%) Front Office
4 41 (3.62%) Investment Banking
5 34 (3.00%) Retail
6 24 (2.12%) Marketing
7 19 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.97%) Back Office
10 10 (0.88%) Electronics
11 6 (0.53%) Publishing
12 5 (0.44%) Legal
13 4 (0.35%) Games
14 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Law
14 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.088%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.088%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.088%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1133 (100.00%) .NET
2 719 (63.46%) ASP.NET
3 389 (34.33%) HTML
4 334 (29.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 308 (27.18%) jQuery
6 290 (25.60%) CSS
7 289 (25.51%) WCF
8 277 (24.45%) .NET Framework
9 188 (16.59%) Web Services
10 136 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 127 (11.21%) WPF
12 125 (11.03%) HTML5
13 120 (10.59%) XML
14 114 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 94 (8.30%) Ajax
16 84 (7.41%) AngularJS
17 82 (7.24%) LINQ
18 76 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 72 (6.35%) WinForms
20 71 (6.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.21%) N-Tier
3 23 (2.03%) User Experience
4 20 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (1.77%) Market Risk
5 19 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (1.41%) Credit Risk
6 16 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
7 14 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 11 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 10 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.88%) DTV
10 10 (0.88%) Derivative
11 9 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.71%) Wiki
12 8 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.62%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.62%) GIS
14 6 (0.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 102 (9.00%) Windows
2 14 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (0.62%) Android
5 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.44%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.088%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.088%) UNIX
8 1 (0.088%) Linux
8 1 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (50.84%) MVC
2 405 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (24.27%) TDD
4 180 (15.89%) Scrum
5 157 (13.86%) OO
6 92 (8.12%) BDD
7 91 (8.03%) E-Commerce
8 81 (7.15%) Web Development
9 67 (5.91%) Unit Testing
10 60 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (4.06%) OOP
11 46 (4.06%) MVVM
12 41 (3.62%) OOD
13 39 (3.44%) SOA
14 38 (3.35%) CRM
15 37 (3.27%) Mentoring
16 36 (3.18%) Dependency Injection
17 35 (3.09%) Software Engineering
18 30 (2.65%) Multithreading
18 30 (2.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1133 (100.00%) C#
2 444 (39.19%) JavaScript
3 369 (32.57%) SQL
4 89 (7.86%) T-SQL
5 65 (5.74%) VB.NET
6 40 (3.53%) PL/SQL
7 26 (2.29%) Java
8 25 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 24 (2.12%) VB
10 12 (1.06%) VB6
10 12 (1.06%) C++
11 10 (0.88%) C
12 9 (0.79%) PHP
13 7 (0.62%) XAML
14 6 (0.53%) Python
15 4 (0.35%) F#
16 3 (0.26%) VBA
16 3 (0.26%) VBScript
17 2 (0.18%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (3.80%) Degree
2 26 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.35%) MCITP
6 3 (0.26%) MCTS
7 1 (0.088%) MCPD
7 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.088%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.59%) QA
2 3 (0.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.088%) WAI
3 1 (0.088%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.35%) Puppet
3 2 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.088%) Control-M
Vendors
1 233 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 123 (10.86%) Oracle
3 13 (1.15%) Sitecore
4 11 (0.97%) Sybase
4 11 (0.97%) SAP
5 10 (0.88%) Telerik
5 10 (0.88%) Twitter
6 9 (0.79%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.44%) EPiServer
7 5 (0.44%) CA
7 5 (0.44%) Informatica
7 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.35%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.35%) Adobe
8 4 (0.35%) Open Text
8 4 (0.35%) RedDot
8 4 (0.35%) Facebook
9 3 (0.26%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.26%) Interwoven
10 2 (0.18%) Perforce
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