The table below looks at the statistics for the C# 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# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 102 99 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1080 1101 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 2.02% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.19% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 784 997
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 8
Average hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £29.00 £27.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%

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
51453 50379 44110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.31% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31274 30773 25223
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 £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 2016 1989 2173
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% -2.77%
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 £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# Developer within the UK.

C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

C# Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer within the UK.

C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C# Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

C# Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C# 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# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

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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 +2 1048 £375 - 598
London +4 532 £500 +8.10% 193
South East +10 186 £325 - 134
City of London -2 140 £525 +7.69% 73
East of England -13 65 £325 - 37
South West +23 55 £350 +16.18% 58
Yorkshire -20 55 £304 +10.45% 31
West Midlands +13 53 £320 +4.06% 45
East Midlands -19 46 £300 +3.44% 28
Cambridgeshire -8 40 £310 +12.72% 18
Kent +6 37 £325 -23.52% 14
West Yorkshire +4 37 £325 +0.77% 17
Berkshire +8 34 £320 -1.53% 22
East Sussex +9 32 £275 -8.33% 11
North West -44 31 £325 -7.14% 66
Brighton +10 27 £275 -8.33% 3
Leicestershire +4 24 £300 +9.09% 10
Leeds 0 23 £315 -3.07% 9
Reading +4 19 £363 +7.40% 12
West Sussex -7 19 £375 +25.00% 11
Surrey -12 19 £369 -1.66% 12
Buckinghamshire -12 19 £288 +4.54% 15
Scotland -22 19 £369 +8.45% 8
Birmingham 0 18 £316 +26.50% 15
Manchester -25 18 £319 -1.92% 37
Gloucestershire -3 15 £358 +34.90% 8
Hampshire -9 14 £325 +12.06% 27
Glasgow -9 14 £363 +3.20% 5
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £325 -7.14% 9
Staffordshire -4 12 £300 +2.12% 8

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# 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# Developer in their job title.

1 1928 (100.00%) C#
2 1511 (78.37%) .NET
3 825 (42.79%) SQL Server
4 811 (42.06%) ASP.NET
5 751 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
6 681 (35.32%) JavaScript
7 677 (35.11%) SQL
8 665 (34.49%) MVC
9 620 (32.16%) HTML
10 510 (26.45%) TDD
11 491 (25.47%) WCF
12 468 (24.27%) CSS
13 430 (22.30%) WPF
14 391 (20.28%) jQuery
15 386 (20.02%) .NET Framework
16 378 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 375 (19.45%) Finance
18 302 (15.66%) Microsoft
19 298 (15.46%) Scrum
20 288 (14.94%) OO
21 275 (14.26%) Banking
22 259 (13.43%) Visual Studio
23 254 (13.17%) Web Services
23 254 (13.17%) Front Office
24 239 (12.40%) HTML5
25 232 (12.03%) AngularJS
25 232 (12.03%) Oracle
26 214 (11.10%) Entity Framework
27 207 (10.74%) XML
28 202 (10.48%) Multithreading

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# 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# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 65 (3.37%) CMS
2 57 (2.96%) IIS
3 44 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 39 (2.02%) Umbraco
5 20 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.73%) Node.js
8 11 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.36%) Sitefinity
9 7 (0.36%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.31%) Kentico
11 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.21%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.21%) EPiServer CMS
12 4 (0.21%) Zimbra
12 4 (0.21%) DNN
13 3 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 86 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.52%) MS Office
3 8 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.31%) Mingle
5 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.21%) Magento
5 4 (0.21%) RMDS
6 2 (0.10%) AWD
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.10%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.10%) Summit
6 2 (0.10%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.052%) Tridion
7 1 (0.052%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.052%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.83%) SaaS
3 7 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.21%) GitHub
5 1 (0.052%) IaaS
5 1 (0.052%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.052%) PaaS
5 1 (0.052%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.052%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.93%) Internet
2 14 (0.73%) HTTP
3 11 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.47%) SSL
5 7 (0.36%) AMQP
6 5 (0.26%) FTP
6 5 (0.26%) Intranet
7 3 (0.16%) LDAP
7 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.16%) Modbus
7 3 (0.16%) MQTT
8 2 (0.10%) SMTP
8 2 (0.10%) S/MIME
9 1 (0.052%) CTI
9 1 (0.052%) 3G
9 1 (0.052%) 2G
9 1 (0.052%) LTE
9 1 (0.052%) ATM
9 1 (0.052%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.052%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 825 (42.79%) SQL Server
2 191 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 111 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 84 (4.36%) Oracle Database
5 69 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 58 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 40 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 30 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (0.93%) MySQL
14 17 (0.88%) MongoDB
15 14 (0.73%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.67%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.62%) RavenDB
18 11 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
19 10 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 259 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 128 (6.64%) NUnit
3 125 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (4.20%) Subversion
5 76 (3.94%) Git (software)
6 43 (2.23%) TeamCity
7 37 (1.92%) Selenium
8 35 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
8 35 (1.82%) Moq
9 34 (1.76%) JIRA
10 30 (1.56%) SpecFlow
11 26 (1.35%) Jenkins
12 21 (1.09%) ReSharper
13 19 (0.99%) MSTest
14 17 (0.88%) StyleCop
15 13 (0.67%) Jasmine
15 13 (0.67%) Maven
15 13 (0.67%) JUnit
16 11 (0.57%) MSBuild
17 10 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 375 (19.45%) Finance
2 275 (14.26%) Banking
3 254 (13.17%) Front Office
4 167 (8.66%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.23%) Back Office
6 23 (1.19%) Marketing
7 18 (0.93%) Retail
8 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.88%) Games
9 16 (0.83%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.78%) Electronics
11 14 (0.73%) Publishing
12 9 (0.47%) Legal
13 8 (0.41%) Law
13 8 (0.41%) Advertising
14 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.16%) Military
16 1 (0.052%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.052%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.052%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1511 (78.37%) .NET
2 811 (42.06%) ASP.NET
3 620 (32.16%) HTML
4 491 (25.47%) WCF
5 468 (24.27%) CSS
6 430 (22.30%) WPF
7 391 (20.28%) jQuery
8 386 (20.02%) .NET Framework
9 378 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 254 (13.17%) Web Services
11 239 (12.40%) HTML5
12 232 (12.03%) AngularJS
13 214 (11.10%) Entity Framework
14 207 (10.74%) XML
15 184 (9.54%) WinForms
16 134 (6.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 128 (6.64%) LINQ
18 123 (6.38%) CSS3
19 118 (6.12%) XSLT
20 97 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 125 (6.48%) Derivative
2 103 (5.34%) Fixed Income
3 79 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 56 (2.90%) Hedge funds
6 54 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 47 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 40 (2.07%) Equities
9 36 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
10 34 (1.76%) Open Source
11 27 (1.40%) User Experience
12 26 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
13 24 (1.24%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 21 (1.09%) Client/Server
16 20 (1.04%) Market Risk
17 18 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (0.93%) Mathematics
18 17 (0.88%) Data Structures
19 12 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 186 (9.65%) Windows
2 37 (1.92%) Linux
3 13 (0.67%) UNIX
4 10 (0.52%) Android
5 7 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.21%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.10%) VMS
9 2 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (34.49%) MVC
3 510 (26.45%) TDD
4 298 (15.46%) Scrum
5 288 (14.94%) OO
6 202 (10.48%) Multithreading
7 186 (9.65%) Unit Testing
8 145 (7.52%) BDD
9 135 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
10 124 (6.43%) E-Commerce
11 109 (5.65%) Web Development
12 101 (5.24%) MVVM
13 91 (4.72%) SOA
14 82 (4.25%) OOP
15 80 (4.15%) OOD
16 74 (3.84%) Software Engineering
17 53 (2.75%) Low Latency
18 40 (2.07%) Dependency Injection
19 39 (2.02%) Electronic Trading
19 39 (2.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1928 (100.00%) C#
2 681 (35.32%) JavaScript
3 677 (35.11%) SQL
4 187 (9.70%) Java
5 149 (7.73%) T-SQL
6 133 (6.90%) C++
7 99 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 47 (2.44%) VB
9 39 (2.02%) VBA
10 36 (1.87%) Python
11 33 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.14%) XAML
13 16 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 15 (0.78%) VB6
14 15 (0.78%) PHP
14 15 (0.78%) C
15 12 (0.62%) XPath
15 12 (0.62%) TypeScript
16 11 (0.57%) VBScript
17 10 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (3.99%) Degree
2 40 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 19 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.26%) MCPD
7 2 (0.10%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.10%) CFA
7 2 (0.10%) MCAD
7 2 (0.10%) MCSD
7 2 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (0.83%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) HL7
3 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.10%) EMIR
3 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (0.36%) Control-M
2 6 (0.31%) Puppet
2 6 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.21%) logstash
3 4 (0.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 302 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 232 (12.03%) Oracle
3 46 (2.39%) Sybase
4 43 (2.23%) TIBCO
5 39 (2.02%) DevExpress
6 29 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 25 (1.30%) Telerik
8 18 (0.93%) Twitter
9 17 (0.88%) Syncfusion
10 15 (0.78%) Google
11 13 (0.67%) ION Trading
12 10 (0.52%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.52%) SAP
13 9 (0.47%) IBM
13 9 (0.47%) DataSynapse
13 9 (0.47%) VMware
14 7 (0.36%) Infragistics
14 7 (0.36%) Adobe
14 7 (0.36%) Bloomberg
15 6 (0.31%) Atlassian
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