The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 97 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +9
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1152 1404 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 2.89% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 3.12% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1035 1010
Average daily rate £375 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £24.30 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -28 1090 £375 -25.00% 687
London -36 547 £450 -17.43% 249
City of London -25 183 £500 -4.76% 98
South East +6 160 £315 -6.66% 147
East of England -4 107 £320 -14.66% 45
East Midlands +6 77 £295 -1.66% 36
North West -3 59 £350 +27.27% 68
Yorkshire -12 59 £275 -9.09% 34
Cambridgeshire +19 57 £293 -24.51% 23
West Midlands -20 41 £308 +2.50% 32
South West -33 40 £286 -10.54% 68
Manchester +2 34 £325 +18.18% 38
Surrey -11 33 £360 +12.50% 40
Scotland -60 31 £325 -9.72% 17
Hampshire -11 27 £290 -10.76% 28
Leicestershire +1 26 £275 -4.34% 11
South Yorkshire +25 23 £275 - 2
Berkshire -9 23 £325 -11.86% 24
Buckinghamshire -13 23 £266 -11.25% 7
Essex -4 21 £320 +10.82% 1
Kent +24 20 £425 +41.66% 13
Leicester +1 20 £270 -6.08% 5
West Yorkshire -39 20 £320 +4.91% 28
Sheffield +14 19 £275 - 2
Derbyshire -5 17 £290 -3.33% 7
Reading -4 16 £375 - 17
Milton Keynes -7 16 £258 -26.42% 3
Leeds -23 16 £320 +10.34% 17
Nottinghamshire -8 15 £335 +3.07% 9
Cambridge +9 14 £263 -34.37% 15

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2268 (100.00%) C#
2 1864 (82.19%) .NET
3 1227 (54.10%) SQL Server
4 1023 (45.11%) ASP.NET
5 786 (34.66%) MVC
6 774 (34.13%) SQL
7 609 (26.85%) JavaScript
8 598 (26.37%) WCF
9 565 (24.91%) WPF
10 552 (24.34%) HTML
11 529 (23.32%) TDD
12 480 (21.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 434 (19.14%) jQuery
14 418 (18.43%) CSS
15 417 (18.39%) Finance
16 401 (17.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 363 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
18 360 (15.87%) Microsoft
19 359 (15.83%) Banking
20 325 (14.33%) Scrum
21 319 (14.07%) Web Services
22 316 (13.93%) OO
23 315 (13.89%) .NET Framework
24 305 (13.45%) Visual Studio
25 298 (13.14%) Front Office
26 252 (11.11%) Windows
27 247 (10.89%) Multithreading
28 242 (10.67%) Oracle
29 239 (10.54%) HTML5
30 211 (9.30%) XML

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 83 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 77 (3.40%) CMS
3 53 (2.34%) IIS
4 30 (1.32%) Umbraco
5 29 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 24 (1.06%) Node.js
7 22 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
8 20 (0.88%) Kentico
9 19 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.57%) NServiceBus
10 13 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
11 11 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.44%) Sitefinity
13 9 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.26%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.18%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.13%) WordPress
16 3 (0.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 82 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.06%) MS Office
3 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.044%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.26%) ReMetrica
4 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.13%) Endur
5 2 (0.088%) Findur
6 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.044%) RMDS
6 1 (0.044%) Summit
6 1 (0.044%) Tridion
6 1 (0.044%) Agresso
6 1 (0.044%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.01%) SaaS
3 6 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.22%) PaaS
5 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.13%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.044%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 24 (1.06%) HTTP
3 17 (0.75%) Internet
4 14 (0.62%) Intranet
5 5 (0.22%) Network Security
5 5 (0.22%) CTI
5 5 (0.22%) Modbus
6 4 (0.18%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.18%) DNS
7 3 (0.13%) Softphone
7 3 (0.13%) WEP
7 3 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.044%) SSH
8 1 (0.044%) Extranet
8 1 (0.044%) DSL
8 1 (0.044%) Wireless
8 1 (0.044%) Broadband
8 1 (0.044%) VoIP
8 1 (0.044%) SSL
8 1 (0.044%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1227 (54.10%) SQL Server
2 401 (17.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 183 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 119 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 115 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 106 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 70 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 57 (2.51%) Oracle Database
9 48 (2.12%) MySQL
10 38 (1.68%) MongoDB
11 21 (0.93%) NoSQL
12 20 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 15 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (0.62%) RavenDB
16 13 (0.57%) Big Data
17 12 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.49%) DTS
19 9 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 305 (13.45%) Visual Studio
2 144 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 114 (5.03%) NUnit
4 84 (3.70%) Subversion
5 72 (3.17%) Git (software)
6 59 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 50 (2.20%) MSTest
8 39 (1.72%) Moq
9 38 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
9 38 (1.68%) SpecFlow
10 36 (1.59%) Jenkins
11 28 (1.23%) JIRA
12 27 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (0.97%) ReSharper
14 20 (0.88%) Selenium
15 18 (0.79%) Mercurial
15 18 (0.79%) CruiseControl
16 12 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (0.49%) Cucumber
18 9 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 417 (18.39%) Finance
2 359 (15.83%) Banking
3 298 (13.14%) Front Office
4 160 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 40 (1.76%) Retail
6 31 (1.37%) Marketing
6 31 (1.37%) Back Office
7 25 (1.10%) Legal
8 17 (0.75%) Games
9 16 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.53%) Billing
11 11 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.44%) Law
13 9 (0.40%) Publishing
14 7 (0.31%) Advertising
15 5 (0.22%) Automotive
16 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1864 (82.19%) .NET
2 1023 (45.11%) ASP.NET
3 598 (26.37%) WCF
4 565 (24.91%) WPF
5 552 (24.34%) HTML
6 480 (21.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 434 (19.14%) jQuery
8 418 (18.43%) CSS
9 319 (14.07%) Web Services
10 315 (13.89%) .NET Framework
11 239 (10.54%) HTML5
12 211 (9.30%) XML
13 208 (9.17%) WinForms
14 177 (7.80%) LINQ
15 171 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 159 (7.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 154 (6.79%) Ajax
18 127 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 119 (5.25%) KnockoutJS
20 115 (5.07%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 150 (6.61%) Derivative
2 85 (3.75%) Fixed Income
3 79 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 47 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
6 42 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 41 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 37 (1.63%) Equities
8 37 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 33 (1.46%) Credit Risk
10 32 (1.41%) Market Risk
11 30 (1.32%) Grid Computing
11 30 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 21 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
13 20 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 20 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
13 20 (0.88%) Statistics
14 16 (0.71%) Social Media
15 12 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 252 (11.11%) Windows
2 47 (2.07%) Linux
3 22 (0.97%) UNIX
4 18 (0.79%) Android
5 16 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.53%) Windows CE
6 12 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (0.40%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.35%) CentOS
9 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.044%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.044%) AIX
14 1 (0.044%) Solaris
14 1 (0.044%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (34.66%) MVC
2 529 (23.32%) TDD
3 363 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (14.33%) Scrum
5 316 (13.93%) OO
6 247 (10.89%) Multithreading
7 157 (6.92%) Unit Testing
8 138 (6.08%) MVVM
9 130 (5.73%) Software Engineering
10 122 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
11 121 (5.34%) BDD
12 118 (5.20%) SOA
13 98 (4.32%) Web Development
14 88 (3.88%) E-Commerce
15 78 (3.44%) OOD
16 67 (2.95%) Workflow
17 64 (2.82%) OOP
18 62 (2.73%) Asset Management
19 59 (2.60%) Analytics
20 50 (2.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2268 (100.00%) C#
2 774 (34.13%) SQL
3 609 (26.85%) JavaScript
4 177 (7.80%) T-SQL
5 155 (6.83%) C++
6 102 (4.50%) Java
7 77 (3.40%) VB.NET
8 57 (2.51%) VBA
9 52 (2.29%) Python
10 50 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 48 (2.12%) VB
12 27 (1.19%) C
12 27 (1.19%) XAML
13 18 (0.79%) VB6
13 18 (0.79%) PowerShell
14 17 (0.75%) PHP
15 16 (0.71%) Ruby
16 15 (0.66%) Perl
17 10 (0.44%) Delphi
18 7 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 122 (5.38%) Degree
2 40 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.44%) MCTS
6 4 (0.18%) MCP
7 3 (0.13%) MBA
8 2 (0.088%) MCSD
8 2 (0.088%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.044%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.044%) CFA
9 1 (0.044%) MCPD
9 1 (0.044%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (0.75%) QA
2 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.18%) HL7
4 3 (0.13%) WCAG
4 3 (0.13%) Basel III
4 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.044%) TickIT
5 1 (0.044%) SLA
5 1 (0.044%) EMIR
5 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.22%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (0.22%) Control-M
2 1 (0.044%) MOM
2 1 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 360 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 242 (10.67%) Oracle
3 39 (1.72%) Sitecore
4 38 (1.68%) Telerik
5 37 (1.63%) DevExpress
6 31 (1.37%) Sybase
7 29 (1.28%) TIBCO
8 28 (1.23%) DataSynapse
9 26 (1.15%) Twitter
10 17 (0.75%) Syncfusion
11 13 (0.57%) Infragistics
12 12 (0.53%) Ektron
12 12 (0.53%) EPiServer
13 10 (0.44%) Facebook
14 9 (0.40%) thinkFolio
14 9 (0.40%) Perforce
14 9 (0.40%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.35%) Murex
15 8 (0.35%) SAP
15 8 (0.35%) GigaSpaces
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