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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 123 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -11
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 977 1371 1580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 2.60% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.80% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 977 1105
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.75 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -4.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
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# 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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 -51 913 £395 -1.25% 570
London -49 435 £500 - 189
South East -16 178 £348 -0.71% 116
City of London -28 113 £450 -10.00% 64
East of England -26 77 £325 -18.75% 41
Yorkshire -1 48 £303 -1.22% 44
West Midlands -15 47 £320 +6.66% 30
East Midlands -19 46 £300 +9.09% 27
Scotland -24 46 £350 -3.44% 10
North West -38 42 £320 +6.66% 45
South West -48 38 £335 +4.76% 71
East Sussex +15 37 £298 -0.83% 8
Hampshire -37 32 £375 -6.25% 26
Cambridgeshire -12 31 £323 -24.11% 15
Glasgow -4 29 £388 -22.50% 4
West Yorkshire +3 28 £325 +1.96% 26
Surrey -2 28 £313 -6.01% 29
Brighton +11 26 £225 -25.00% 4
Berkshire +20 25 £356 -5.00% 20
Manchester -30 25 £320 +6.66% 26
Leicestershire -10 23 £325 +18.18% 9
Leeds -7 19 £318 +1.60% 20
Reading +28 18 £381 +17.30% 9
Buckinghamshire -46 17 £405 +15.71% 7
Kent +2 16 £325 -7.14% 7
Coventry +5 14 £320 +16.36% 1
Southampton +3 14 £400 - 6
Leicester -9 14 £275 +4.76% 4
Warwickshire -8 13 £281 +5.14% 8
Hertfordshire -20 12 £275 -29.03% 12

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2105 (100.00%) C#
2 1712 (81.33%) .NET
3 1095 (52.02%) SQL Server
4 1020 (48.46%) ASP.NET
5 864 (41.05%) MVC
6 704 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
7 682 (32.40%) SQL
8 669 (31.78%) JavaScript
9 587 (27.89%) HTML
10 523 (24.85%) WCF
11 496 (23.56%) TDD
12 489 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 452 (21.47%) WPF
14 428 (20.33%) CSS
15 414 (19.67%) jQuery
16 393 (18.67%) .NET Framework
17 375 (17.81%) Microsoft
18 335 (15.91%) Finance
19 314 (14.92%) Banking
20 310 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
21 291 (13.82%) Web Services
22 279 (13.25%) Scrum
23 260 (12.35%) Front Office
24 258 (12.26%) OO
25 245 (11.64%) Visual Studio
26 214 (10.17%) Oracle
27 210 (9.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 209 (9.93%) Windows
29 205 (9.74%) XML
30 202 (9.60%) HTML5

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 79 (3.75%) CMS
2 59 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 52 (2.47%) IIS
4 31 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 26 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (1.05%) Node.js
7 21 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 19 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.29%) Apache
12 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.24%) Confluence
12 5 (0.24%) Kentico
12 5 (0.24%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.19%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.14%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
14 3 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 87 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.71%) MS Office
3 6 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.095%) Tridion
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.048%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.048%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.048%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.71%) PaaS
4 14 (0.67%) SaaS
5 12 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.57%) GitHub
6 5 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.24%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.52%) HTTP
2 15 (0.71%) Intranet
3 11 (0.52%) Internet
3 11 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.48%) Modbus
5 8 (0.38%) LDAP
5 8 (0.38%) MQTT
6 3 (0.14%) Softphone
6 3 (0.14%) Extranet
7 2 (0.095%) FTP
7 2 (0.095%) SNMP
8 1 (0.048%) 4G
8 1 (0.048%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.048%) Wireless
8 1 (0.048%) Firewall
8 1 (0.048%) DNS
8 1 (0.048%) Broadband
8 1 (0.048%) GPRS
8 1 (0.048%) LAN
8 1 (0.048%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1095 (52.02%) SQL Server
2 310 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 163 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 117 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 74 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 50 (2.38%) MySQL
8 45 (2.14%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.62%) NoSQL
10 32 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 26 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (1.00%) Big Data
13 20 (0.95%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.57%) OLAP
16 12 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 245 (11.64%) Visual Studio
2 142 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 102 (4.85%) NUnit
4 53 (2.52%) TeamCity
5 48 (2.28%) Subversion
6 44 (2.09%) SpecFlow
7 41 (1.95%) MSTest
8 38 (1.81%) Git (software)
9 33 (1.57%) JIRA
10 28 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
11 26 (1.24%) Selenium
11 26 (1.24%) Moq
12 22 (1.05%) MSBuild
13 20 (0.95%) Jenkins
14 17 (0.81%) CruiseControl
15 14 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (0.38%) StyleCop
18 7 (0.33%) NSubstitute
18 7 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 335 (15.91%) Finance
2 314 (14.92%) Banking
3 260 (12.35%) Front Office
4 150 (7.13%) Investment Banking
5 44 (2.09%) Retail
6 36 (1.71%) Back Office
7 31 (1.47%) Marketing
8 22 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.57%) Electronics
11 10 (0.48%) Legal
12 9 (0.43%) Publishing
13 8 (0.38%) Games
13 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.29%) Law
15 3 (0.14%) Advertising
16 2 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.095%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.095%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.095%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1712 (81.33%) .NET
2 1020 (48.46%) ASP.NET
3 587 (27.89%) HTML
4 523 (24.85%) WCF
5 489 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 452 (21.47%) WPF
7 428 (20.33%) CSS
8 414 (19.67%) jQuery
9 393 (18.67%) .NET Framework
10 291 (13.82%) Web Services
11 210 (9.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 205 (9.74%) XML
13 202 (9.60%) HTML5
14 177 (8.41%) WinForms
15 176 (8.36%) LINQ
16 145 (6.89%) Ajax
17 140 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 139 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 129 (6.13%) AngularJS
20 114 (5.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 116 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 92 (4.37%) Fixed Income
3 90 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (3.14%) Derivative
5 53 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 50 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 41 (1.95%) User Experience
8 39 (1.85%) Credit Risk
9 37 (1.76%) Equities
10 36 (1.71%) Market Risk
11 34 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 31 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
14 24 (1.14%) Social Media
15 22 (1.05%) Grid Computing
16 20 (0.95%) Mobile App
17 16 (0.76%) Mathematics
17 16 (0.76%) Visualisation
18 15 (0.71%) Client/Server
19 12 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 209 (9.93%) Windows
2 21 (1.00%) UNIX
3 16 (0.76%) Windows 7
4 15 (0.71%) Linux
5 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.57%) Android
6 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.095%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.048%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 864 (41.05%) MVC
2 704 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
3 496 (23.56%) TDD
4 279 (13.25%) Scrum
5 258 (12.26%) OO
6 199 (9.45%) Multithreading
7 144 (6.84%) Unit Testing
8 141 (6.70%) MVVM
9 139 (6.60%) BDD
10 117 (5.56%) Web Development
11 112 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (4.56%) E-Commerce
13 90 (4.28%) Software Engineering
14 83 (3.94%) OOD
15 76 (3.61%) OOP
16 67 (3.18%) SOA
17 57 (2.71%) CRM
18 53 (2.52%) Workflow
19 48 (2.28%) Low Latency
20 47 (2.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2105 (100.00%) C#
2 682 (32.40%) SQL
3 669 (31.78%) JavaScript
4 150 (7.13%) T-SQL
5 116 (5.51%) C++
6 91 (4.32%) VB.NET
7 86 (4.09%) Java
8 45 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 43 (2.04%) VB
9 43 (2.04%) XAML
10 39 (1.85%) VBA
11 38 (1.81%) Python
12 37 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.00%) VB6
14 19 (0.90%) C
15 13 (0.62%) PHP
16 10 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.38%) Perl
17 8 (0.38%) F#
18 5 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 114 (5.42%) Degree
2 40 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.33%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.19%) MCITP
7 3 (0.14%) MCTS
8 2 (0.095%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.048%) CFA
9 1 (0.048%) MCP
9 1 (0.048%) MCSD
9 1 (0.048%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (1.85%) QA
2 5 (0.24%) Basel III
3 3 (0.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.095%) HL7
4 2 (0.095%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.048%) EMIR
5 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.048%) WCAG
5 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.095%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.14%) Control-M
3 2 (0.095%) SCOM
4 1 (0.048%) WMI
Vendors
1 375 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 214 (10.17%) Oracle
3 28 (1.33%) Sybase
4 23 (1.09%) DevExpress
5 22 (1.05%) Sitecore
6 20 (0.95%) TIBCO
7 15 (0.71%) Twitter
7 15 (0.71%) Telerik
8 14 (0.67%) SAP
9 10 (0.48%) Informatica
10 8 (0.38%) Open Text
11 7 (0.33%) DataSynapse
12 6 (0.29%) Reuters
12 6 (0.29%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.29%) Perforce
13 5 (0.24%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.24%) Facebook
13 5 (0.24%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.24%) Infragistics
13 5 (0.24%) RedDot
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Bath, Avon
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Proactive Appointments
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
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City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
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London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
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London
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