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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 122 100 69
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -31
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 978 1066 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 2.01% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.18% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 729 949
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.88 £19.30 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.63 £49.90 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
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 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 931 £423 +9.03% 572
London +4 527 £525 +5.00% 205
South East +13 177 £341 +10.08% 105
City of London +13 176 £500 -4.76% 72
South West -14 46 £325 +1.56% 52
Kent +9 44 £331 +6.85% 12
East Midlands -21 42 £285 +3.63% 23
East of England -35 42 £363 +3.57% 29
Yorkshire -33 33 £318 +5.83% 24
Cambridgeshire -4 31 £338 +18.42% 11
Scotland -22 30 £360 -4.00% 16
Leicestershire -1 27 £285 +3.63% 6
Berkshire +22 26 £375 +7.14% 15
Surrey 0 24 £400 +6.66% 22
West Midlands -8 24 £335 +4.68% 47
West Yorkshire -33 22 £313 -3.84% 14
North West -60 22 £325 - 74
West Sussex +4 21 £368 +59.78% 9
Reading +9 18 £350 -6.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 18 £288 -10.15% 6
Glasgow -22 16 £325 -13.33% 6
Leeds -35 16 £325 - 8
East Sussex -9 14 £313 +56.25% 10
Wiltshire +10 13 £325 +8.33% 12
Oxford -13 12 £320 +4.91% 9
Oxfordshire -18 12 £320 +4.91% 15
Midlands +7 11 - -
Bristol +2 11 £313 -3.84% 19
Gloucestershire -7 11 £328 +18.01% 4
Leicester -3 10 £290 +5.45% 3

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2053 (100.00%) C#
2 1597 (77.79%) .NET
3 863 (42.04%) ASP.NET
4 843 (41.06%) SQL Server
5 822 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
6 732 (35.66%) MVC
7 718 (34.97%) SQL
8 688 (33.51%) JavaScript
9 607 (29.57%) HTML
10 546 (26.60%) TDD
11 498 (24.26%) WCF
12 475 (23.14%) CSS
13 469 (22.84%) WPF
14 429 (20.90%) Finance
15 411 (20.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 381 (18.56%) .NET Framework
17 369 (17.97%) jQuery
18 326 (15.88%) Banking
19 308 (15.00%) Microsoft
20 306 (14.91%) Front Office
21 301 (14.66%) OO
22 289 (14.08%) Scrum
23 287 (13.98%) Web Services
24 265 (12.91%) AngularJS
25 246 (11.98%) HTML5
26 235 (11.45%) Unit Testing
27 229 (11.15%) Oracle
28 228 (11.11%) Entity Framework
29 224 (10.91%) XML
30 222 (10.81%) Visual Studio

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 68 (3.31%) IIS
2 59 (2.87%) CMS
3 38 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 17 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (0.58%) Node.js
7 11 (0.54%) MQSeries
8 10 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.29%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.24%) MTS
12 4 (0.19%) DNN
12 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.19%) EPiServer CMS
12 4 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.15%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.15%) Kentico
13 3 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 99 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.49%) MS Office
3 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.097%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.049%) MS Project
7 1 (0.049%) Mingle
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.34%) Endur
5 3 (0.15%) RMDS
6 2 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.097%) Summit
6 2 (0.097%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.097%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.097%) AWD
7 1 (0.049%) Magento
7 1 (0.049%) Tridion
7 1 (0.049%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.049%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.63%) SaaS
3 5 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.15%) GitHub
5 2 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.049%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.049%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.88%) Internet
2 17 (0.83%) HTTP
3 10 (0.49%) SSL
4 6 (0.29%) AMQP
5 5 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.15%) FTP
6 3 (0.15%) Intranet
7 2 (0.097%) CTI
7 2 (0.097%) LDAP
8 1 (0.049%) ATM
8 1 (0.049%) Skype
8 1 (0.049%) Extranet
8 1 (0.049%) DSL
8 1 (0.049%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 843 (41.06%) SQL Server
2 184 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 86 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 68 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 64 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 55 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 54 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 52 (2.53%) NoSQL
11 34 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 27 (1.32%) MongoDB
13 26 (1.27%) MySQL
14 20 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.83%) Data Mining
15 17 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 15 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.68%) RavenDB
18 12 (0.58%) MS Access
18 12 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 222 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 135 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (5.89%) NUnit
4 106 (5.16%) Subversion
5 77 (3.75%) Git (software)
6 71 (3.46%) TeamCity
7 34 (1.66%) Selenium
8 30 (1.46%) JIRA
8 30 (1.46%) Jenkins
9 25 (1.22%) Jasmine
9 25 (1.22%) Moq
10 23 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
11 20 (0.97%) SpecFlow
12 17 (0.83%) ReSharper
13 16 (0.78%) StyleCop
13 16 (0.78%) MSTest
14 15 (0.73%) MSBuild
15 12 (0.58%) Maven
16 8 (0.39%) CruiseControl
16 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 429 (20.90%) Finance
2 326 (15.88%) Banking
3 306 (14.91%) Front Office
4 200 (9.74%) Investment Banking
5 41 (2.00%) Back Office
6 37 (1.80%) Retail
7 20 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 17 (0.83%) Games
9 16 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.78%) Electronics
9 16 (0.78%) Marketing
10 15 (0.73%) Publishing
11 14 (0.68%) Legal
12 10 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.44%) Law
14 5 (0.24%) Advertising
15 3 (0.15%) Military
16 2 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.049%) Local Government
17 1 (0.049%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1597 (77.79%) .NET
2 863 (42.04%) ASP.NET
3 607 (29.57%) HTML
4 498 (24.26%) WCF
5 475 (23.14%) CSS
6 469 (22.84%) WPF
7 411 (20.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 381 (18.56%) .NET Framework
9 369 (17.97%) jQuery
10 287 (13.98%) Web Services
11 265 (12.91%) AngularJS
12 246 (11.98%) HTML5
13 228 (11.11%) Entity Framework
14 224 (10.91%) XML
15 182 (8.87%) WinForms
16 157 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
17 145 (7.06%) CSS3
18 134 (6.53%) LINQ
19 110 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
20 100 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 138 (6.72%) Derivative
2 109 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 106 (5.16%) Fixed Income
4 90 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (3.26%) N-Tier
6 52 (2.53%) Hedge funds
7 46 (2.24%) Equities
7 46 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 39 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
9 37 (1.80%) User Experience
10 29 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 25 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.17%) Data Structures
13 24 (1.17%) Credit Risk
14 23 (1.12%) Visualisation
15 22 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
16 19 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
17 18 (0.88%) Mathematics
18 17 (0.83%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 213 (10.38%) Windows
2 47 (2.29%) Linux
3 13 (0.63%) UNIX
4 10 (0.49%) Android
5 9 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.15%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.097%) Solaris
12 1 (0.049%) VMS
12 1 (0.049%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (35.66%) MVC
3 546 (26.60%) TDD
4 301 (14.66%) OO
5 289 (14.08%) Scrum
6 235 (11.45%) Unit Testing
7 213 (10.38%) Multithreading
8 161 (7.84%) BDD
9 144 (7.01%) E-Commerce
10 138 (6.72%) MVVM
11 137 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 110 (5.36%) Software Engineering
12 110 (5.36%) Web Development
13 92 (4.48%) SDLC
14 77 (3.75%) OOD
14 77 (3.75%) SOA
15 62 (3.02%) OOP
16 61 (2.97%) Low Latency
17 47 (2.29%) Migration
18 45 (2.19%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2053 (100.00%) C#
2 718 (34.97%) SQL
3 688 (33.51%) JavaScript
4 178 (8.67%) C++
5 152 (7.40%) T-SQL
6 140 (6.82%) Java
7 88 (4.29%) VB.NET
8 52 (2.53%) VB
9 42 (2.05%) VBA
10 34 (1.66%) PL/SQL
11 33 (1.61%) Python
12 22 (1.07%) VB6
13 21 (1.02%) XAML
14 17 (0.83%) PowerShell
15 15 (0.73%) TypeScript
16 14 (0.68%) C
17 10 (0.49%) VBScript
18 9 (0.44%) PHP
19 7 (0.34%) Scala
19 7 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (3.80%) Degree
2 39 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.24%) MCPD
7 3 (0.15%) MCSD
8 2 (0.097%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.097%) MCAD
8 2 (0.097%) CFA
9 1 (0.049%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.049%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.049%) MCP
9 1 (0.049%) MCTS
9 1 (0.049%) PhD
9 1 (0.049%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.02%) QA
2 3 (0.15%) HL7
2 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.049%) EMIR
System Software
1 15 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.049%) HDFS
3 1 (0.049%) vSphere
3 1 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (0.63%) Control-M
2 6 (0.29%) Puppet
2 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.097%) logstash
3 2 (0.097%) Kibana
Vendors
1 308 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 229 (11.15%) Oracle
3 48 (2.34%) DevExpress
4 38 (1.85%) Sybase
5 35 (1.70%) TIBCO
6 30 (1.46%) Telerik
7 17 (0.83%) Sitecore
8 16 (0.78%) Twitter
9 14 (0.68%) Infragistics
10 13 (0.63%) SAP
10 13 (0.63%) IBM
11 11 (0.54%) Solace
12 10 (0.49%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.49%) DataSynapse
13 9 (0.44%) Google
13 9 (0.44%) VMware
13 9 (0.44%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.39%) Perforce
14 8 (0.39%) Syncfusion
14 8 (0.39%) Bloomberg
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