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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 122 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -19
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 911 1099 1296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.73% 2.17% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.35% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 752 946
Average daily rate
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£385 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 27
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
48551 46784 42135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.38% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29792 27671 24104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1968 2263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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
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 4 March 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 -38 870 £385 -3.75% 686
London -26 432 £525 +13.51% 191
South East -6 175 £338 -3.57% 141
City of London -2 128 £525 +5.00% 60
East of England -17 61 £325 -2.98% 43
Yorkshire -22 44 £305 +5.62% 38
Kent +6 41 £325 +18.18% 4
North West -28 41 £300 -14.28% 77
South West -5 39 £353 +28.18% 90
West Midlands -6 37 £300 -7.69% 54
Cambridgeshire -8 37 £363 +9.84% 22
East Midlands -12 37 £285 -0.43% 44
West Yorkshire -11 32 £325 +1.56% 19
Manchester -18 28 £300 -14.28% 49
Hampshire -19 26 £350 +7.69% 28
Surrey +4 23 £375 +46.34% 19
Berkshire +2 21 £306 -20.45% 30
Scotland -16 21 £375 +25.00% 11
Leicestershire +4 20 £285 +11.76% 19
Buckinghamshire -23 20 £338 -15.62% 10
Leeds -10 19 £305 -4.68% 11
Glasgow +1 17 £350 +16.66% 3
Leicester 0 14 £275 +5.76% 10
Brighton -6 14 - - 5
East Sussex -7 14 - - 17
West Sussex - 14 £394 - 6
Reading +2 12 £388 +0.64% 12
Peterborough +2 11 £375 -6.25% 5
Cheshire -4 11 £290 -10.76% 18
Bristol -9 11 £350 +40.00% 27

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1940 (100.00%) C#
2 1584 (81.65%) .NET
3 843 (43.45%) ASP.NET
4 797 (41.08%) SQL Server
5 751 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 694 (35.77%) MVC
7 683 (35.21%) JavaScript
8 650 (33.51%) SQL
9 634 (32.68%) HTML
10 514 (26.49%) TDD
11 474 (24.43%) WCF
12 471 (24.28%) CSS
13 424 (21.86%) jQuery
14 415 (21.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 414 (21.34%) WPF
16 387 (19.95%) Finance
17 357 (18.40%) .NET Framework
18 315 (16.24%) Scrum
19 310 (15.98%) Microsoft
20 270 (13.92%) Banking
21 257 (13.25%) Visual Studio
22 254 (13.09%) HTML5
23 252 (12.99%) OO
24 246 (12.68%) Web Services
25 234 (12.06%) Front Office
26 221 (11.39%) Oracle
27 220 (11.34%) AngularJS
28 193 (9.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 192 (9.90%) XML
30 187 (9.64%) Java

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 64 (3.30%) CMS
2 51 (2.63%) IIS
3 48 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 34 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 22 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (0.77%) Node.js
8 13 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.41%) Kentico
11 8 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.36%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.21%) Confluence
13 4 (0.21%) Zimbra
13 4 (0.21%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.15%) Apache
14 3 (0.15%) Orchard CMS
15 2 (0.10%) Lync
Applications
1 70 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.67%) MS Office
3 9 (0.46%) Mingle
4 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.052%) Maya
6 1 (0.052%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.052%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.31%) Magento
6 3 (0.15%) RMDS
7 2 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.10%) Summit
7 2 (0.10%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.10%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.052%) Tridion
8 1 (0.052%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.052%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.67%) SaaS
3 11 (0.57%) GitHub
4 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.15%) PaaS
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.052%) Office 365
7 1 (0.052%) IaaS
7 1 (0.052%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.08%) HTTP
2 16 (0.82%) Internet
3 12 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.41%) AMQP
5 7 (0.36%) Intranet
6 5 (0.26%) FTP
7 4 (0.21%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.15%) S/MIME
8 3 (0.15%) SMTP
8 3 (0.15%) LDAP
8 3 (0.15%) MQTT
8 3 (0.15%) Modbus
9 2 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.10%) 4G
9 2 (0.10%) LTE
9 2 (0.10%) 3G
9 2 (0.10%) 2G
9 2 (0.10%) RIP
9 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.052%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 797 (41.08%) SQL Server
2 167 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 106 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 98 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 84 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 84 (4.33%) Oracle Database
6 73 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 40 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (0.93%) MongoDB
12 16 (0.82%) RavenDB
13 13 (0.67%) MySQL
13 13 (0.67%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.52%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.46%) DTS
Development Applications
1 257 (13.25%) Visual Studio
2 154 (7.94%) NUnit
3 153 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (3.97%) Subversion
5 74 (3.81%) Git (software)
6 45 (2.32%) Rhino Mocks
7 42 (2.16%) Moq
8 41 (2.11%) TeamCity
9 39 (2.01%) SpecFlow
10 37 (1.91%) JIRA
11 31 (1.60%) Selenium
12 25 (1.29%) Jenkins
13 22 (1.13%) ReSharper
14 21 (1.08%) MSTest
15 20 (1.03%) StyleCop
16 17 (0.88%) MSBuild
17 15 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 15 (0.77%) JUnit
18 13 (0.67%) Maven
18 13 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 387 (19.95%) Finance
2 270 (13.92%) Banking
3 234 (12.06%) Front Office
4 155 (7.99%) Investment Banking
5 36 (1.86%) Back Office
6 29 (1.49%) Marketing
7 18 (0.93%) Games
8 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.88%) Retail
9 16 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.67%) Electronics
11 10 (0.52%) Advertising
11 10 (0.52%) Publishing
12 7 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.31%) Legal
14 3 (0.15%) Law
14 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.10%) Military
16 1 (0.052%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1584 (81.65%) .NET
2 843 (43.45%) ASP.NET
3 634 (32.68%) HTML
4 474 (24.43%) WCF
5 471 (24.28%) CSS
6 424 (21.86%) jQuery
7 415 (21.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 414 (21.34%) WPF
9 357 (18.40%) .NET Framework
10 254 (13.09%) HTML5
11 246 (12.68%) Web Services
12 220 (11.34%) AngularJS
13 193 (9.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 192 (9.90%) XML
15 184 (9.48%) WinForms
16 120 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 115 (5.93%) CSS3
18 109 (5.62%) LINQ
19 103 (5.31%) KnockoutJS
20 101 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 115 (5.93%) Derivative
2 101 (5.21%) Fixed Income
3 76 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 66 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.16%) Equities
7 37 (1.91%) Open Source
8 34 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
9 33 (1.70%) N-Tier
10 30 (1.55%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.49%) Mathematics
12 26 (1.34%) Market Risk
13 25 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.29%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
14 24 (1.24%) User Experience
15 23 (1.19%) Blog
16 19 (0.98%) Grid Computing
17 15 (0.77%) Visualisation
17 15 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 185 (9.54%) Windows
2 34 (1.75%) Linux
3 16 (0.82%) Android
4 13 (0.67%) UNIX
5 12 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.15%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.10%) VMS
8 2 (0.10%) Solaris
9 1 (0.052%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.052%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (35.77%) MVC
3 514 (26.49%) TDD
4 315 (16.24%) Scrum
5 252 (12.99%) OO
6 185 (9.54%) Multithreading
7 155 (7.99%) BDD
8 135 (6.96%) Unit Testing
9 134 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
10 122 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 94 (4.85%) SOA
12 91 (4.69%) Web Development
13 90 (4.64%) OOP
14 82 (4.23%) MVVM
15 75 (3.87%) OOD
16 64 (3.30%) Dependency Injection
17 56 (2.89%) Software Engineering
18 48 (2.47%) Domain-Driven Design
18 48 (2.47%) Low Latency
19 43 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1940 (100.00%) C#
2 683 (35.21%) JavaScript
3 650 (33.51%) SQL
4 187 (9.64%) Java
5 152 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 121 (6.24%) C++
7 85 (4.38%) VB.NET
8 45 (2.32%) PL/SQL
9 34 (1.75%) VBA
10 33 (1.70%) Python
11 28 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 27 (1.39%) VB
13 24 (1.24%) C
14 22 (1.13%) XAML
15 19 (0.98%) F#
16 14 (0.72%) PHP
17 11 (0.57%) VBScript
17 11 (0.57%) XPath
17 11 (0.57%) Ruby
18 8 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 91 (4.69%) Degree
2 59 (3.04%) VCP4
3 43 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.31%) MCPD
8 2 (0.10%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.10%) CFA
8 2 (0.10%) MCAD
8 2 (0.10%) MCSD
9 1 (0.052%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (0.82%) QA
2 3 (0.15%) HL7
3 2 (0.10%) EMIR
3 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.052%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.052%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (0.46%) Puppet
2 7 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.31%) logstash
3 6 (0.31%) Kibana
4 5 (0.26%) Control-M
5 2 (0.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 310 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 221 (11.39%) Oracle
3 43 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 40 (2.06%) Sybase
5 31 (1.60%) Sitecore
6 30 (1.55%) DevExpress
7 26 (1.34%) Telerik
8 17 (0.88%) Syncfusion
9 15 (0.77%) Google
10 12 (0.62%) ION Trading
11 11 (0.57%) SAP
12 9 (0.46%) Twitter
12 9 (0.46%) Typemock
13 8 (0.41%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.36%) DataSynapse
15 6 (0.31%) Epicor
15 6 (0.31%) Infragistics
15 6 (0.31%) Adobe
16 5 (0.26%) IBM
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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City, London
TEKsystems
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £80 - £550 per day
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
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Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
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Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
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UST Global
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City, London
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