The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C# Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Developer
Rank 106 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -5
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1211 1513 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.22% 2.78% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.94% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1098 1089
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 22
Median hourly rate £38.25 £30.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.81 £22.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £40.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.57%

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C# Developer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 1168 £403 +7.33% 840
London -22 631 £525 +7.69% 287
South East -29 202 £350 +7.69% 166
City of London -3 123 £525 +10.52% 59
South West -21 65 £338 +3.84% 50
West Midlands -24 62 £350 +7.69% 39
North West -2 57 £325 - 105
Yorkshire -28 48 £325 - 78
East of England -23 45 £375 +20.00% 62
West Yorkshire -28 41 £325 - 42
Leeds -10 36 £325 +1.56% 24
East Midlands -16 36 £280 -6.66% 42
Berkshire -17 35 £413 +22.22% 23
Surrey -2 34 £413 +10.00% 30
West Sussex -24 29 £340 -0.72% 7
Kent -13 28 £338 +3.84% 14
Manchester -15 28 £338 -3.57% 63
Reading -1 27 £413 +20.00% 10
Buckinghamshire -1 24 £325 +8.33% 14
Leicestershire -8 24 £275 -3.50% 11
Birmingham -2 22 £350 +8.52% 13
Scotland -30 22 £305 -9.62% 14
Coventry +3 20 £375 +19.04% 3
Milton Keynes -2 20 £344 +14.58% 7
Worthing - 19 £310 - 1
Cheshire -5 17 £325 +18.18% 22
Hampshire -5 17 £325 -4.41% 39
East Sussex -7 17 £340 +18.26% 14
Glasgow 0 15 £295 -21.33% 6
Brighton -6 14 - - 10

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 2452 (100.00%) C#
2 2046 (83.44%) .NET
3 1134 (46.25%) MVC
4 1122 (45.76%) ASP.NET
5 1103 (44.98%) SQL Server
6 950 (38.74%) SQL
7 888 (36.22%) JavaScript
8 873 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
9 748 (30.51%) HTML
10 661 (26.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 624 (25.45%) CSS
12 590 (24.06%) TDD
13 562 (22.92%) .NET Framework
14 524 (21.37%) Microsoft
15 511 (20.84%) Finance
16 499 (20.35%) jQuery
17 478 (19.49%) WCF
18 441 (17.99%) AngularJS
19 383 (15.62%) WPF
20 382 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
21 358 (14.60%) HTML5
22 316 (12.89%) Web Services
23 306 (12.48%) Web Development
24 305 (12.44%) OO
25 298 (12.15%) Entity Framework
26 280 (11.42%) Visual Studio
27 269 (10.97%) Windows
27 269 (10.97%) Scrum
27 269 (10.97%) Banking
28 249 (10.15%) BDD

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 99 (4.04%) IIS
2 97 (3.96%) CMS
3 75 (3.06%) Node.js
4 57 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 41 (1.67%) Umbraco
6 33 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 30 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (0.94%) Confluence
9 20 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.45%) Kentico
13 10 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.41%) Sitefinity
14 9 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.29%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.24%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 170 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.31%) MS Office
3 6 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.041%) GIMP
5 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.041%) Revit
Business Applications
1 36 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.90%) RMDS
3 14 (0.57%) ION MarketView
4 13 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.29%) Endur
7 6 (0.24%) Beauchamp
8 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.041%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.041%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.041%) Global One
10 1 (0.041%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.041%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 192 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.86%) GitHub
4 9 (0.37%) Office 365
5 8 (0.33%) SaaS
6 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.20%) PaaS
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.12%) IaaS
9 2 (0.082%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.082%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.041%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.041%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.041%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.041%) Google Play
10 1 (0.041%) Heroku
10 1 (0.041%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.12%) HTTP
2 32 (1.31%) Internet
3 13 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.45%) LDAP
5 10 (0.41%) SSL
6 9 (0.37%) Network Security
6 9 (0.37%) SNMP
7 8 (0.33%) DNS
8 7 (0.29%) Modbus
9 5 (0.20%) Intranet
10 4 (0.16%) VoIP
11 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.12%) CTI
11 3 (0.12%) Extranet
11 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.12%) ZigBee
12 2 (0.082%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.041%) DHCP
13 1 (0.041%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1103 (44.98%) SQL Server
2 161 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 138 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 119 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 99 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 90 (3.67%) NoSQL
8 70 (2.85%) Oracle Database
9 58 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 43 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 28 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
14 27 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (1.06%) Big Data
16 23 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 21 (0.86%) MySQL
18 19 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 17 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 280 (11.42%) Visual Studio
2 204 (8.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 136 (5.55%) NUnit
4 96 (3.92%) Subversion
5 90 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 59 (2.41%) TeamCity
7 55 (2.24%) SpecFlow
8 53 (2.16%) Selenium
9 48 (1.96%) JIRA
9 48 (1.96%) Moq
10 42 (1.71%) Jenkins
11 41 (1.67%) MSTest
11 41 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
14 16 (0.65%) Jasmine
15 15 (0.61%) JUnit
16 14 (0.57%) Grunt
17 13 (0.53%) MSBuild
18 12 (0.49%) NuGet
General
1 511 (20.84%) Finance
2 269 (10.97%) Banking
3 244 (9.95%) Front Office
4 112 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 63 (2.57%) Financial Institution
6 43 (1.75%) Back Office
7 42 (1.71%) Retail
8 35 (1.43%) Marketing
9 24 (0.98%) Games
10 21 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.77%) Legal
11 19 (0.77%) Telecoms
12 15 (0.61%) Advertising
13 13 (0.53%) Electronics
14 12 (0.49%) Law
15 8 (0.33%) Local Government
16 6 (0.24%) Publishing
17 4 (0.16%) Automotive
17 4 (0.16%) Hungarian Language
17 4 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2046 (83.44%) .NET
2 1122 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 748 (30.51%) HTML
4 661 (26.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 624 (25.45%) CSS
6 562 (22.92%) .NET Framework
7 499 (20.35%) jQuery
8 478 (19.49%) WCF
9 441 (17.99%) AngularJS
10 383 (15.62%) WPF
11 382 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 358 (14.60%) HTML5
13 316 (12.89%) Web Services
14 298 (12.15%) Entity Framework
15 204 (8.32%) XML
16 198 (8.08%) CSS3
17 183 (7.46%) WinForms
18 143 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 127 (5.18%) REST
20 126 (5.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 119 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 108 (4.40%) Derivative
4 77 (3.14%) Fixed Income
5 70 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 64 (2.61%) Hedge funds
7 57 (2.32%) Mathematics
7 57 (2.32%) User Experience
8 52 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
9 49 (2.00%) N-Tier
10 37 (1.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 33 (1.35%) Equities
12 30 (1.22%) Visualisation
13 29 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
14 27 (1.10%) NHS
15 26 (1.06%) Fintech
16 23 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (0.94%) Market Risk
17 22 (0.90%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 269 (10.97%) Windows
2 59 (2.41%) Linux
3 49 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 25 (1.02%) Android
5 22 (0.90%) Unix
6 20 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.20%) Solaris
14 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.082%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.041%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1134 (46.25%) MVC
2 873 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
3 590 (24.06%) TDD
4 306 (12.48%) Web Development
5 305 (12.44%) OO
6 269 (10.97%) Scrum
7 249 (10.15%) BDD
8 211 (8.61%) Multithreading
9 195 (7.95%) Unit Testing
10 169 (6.89%) Software Engineering
11 159 (6.48%) MVVM
12 151 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
13 146 (5.95%) E-Commerce
14 140 (5.71%) SDLC
15 137 (5.59%) SOA
16 111 (4.53%) SOLID
17 91 (3.71%) OOP
18 90 (3.67%) Electronic Trading
19 83 (3.38%) Front End Development
19 83 (3.38%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2452 (100.00%) C#
2 950 (38.74%) SQL
3 888 (36.22%) JavaScript
4 193 (7.87%) T-SQL
5 154 (6.28%) C++
6 132 (5.38%) Java
7 117 (4.77%) VB.NET
8 94 (3.83%) VBA
9 77 (3.14%) XAML
10 72 (2.94%) Python
11 66 (2.69%) VB
12 62 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 56 (2.28%) Ruby
14 44 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.39%) Scala
16 33 (1.35%) C
17 29 (1.18%) VBScript
18 22 (0.90%) PHP
19 17 (0.69%) TypeScript
20 12 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 127 (5.18%) Degree
2 56 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.49%) PhD
5 10 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.16%) MCP
7 3 (0.12%) ISEB
7 3 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.12%) MCSD
8 2 (0.082%) HND
8 2 (0.082%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.041%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.041%) CISSP
9 1 (0.041%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.041%) HNC
9 1 (0.041%) MCAD
9 1 (0.041%) MCSA
9 1 (0.041%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (1.84%) QA
2 8 (0.33%) ISO 14001
2 8 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.29%) MiFID
3 7 (0.29%) SLA
4 6 (0.24%) WCAG
5 5 (0.20%) SDET
6 2 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.082%) WAI
7 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.041%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.041%) EMIR
7 1 (0.041%) HL7
7 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.041%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.29%) Docker
3 2 (0.082%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.082%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.082%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (0.53%) Kibana
1 13 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.41%) Ansible
3 7 (0.29%) Puppet
4 6 (0.24%) SCOM
5 5 (0.20%) Control-M
5 5 (0.20%) logstash
5 5 (0.20%) SCCM
6 4 (0.16%) Grafana
6 4 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.16%) StatsD
7 3 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.041%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.041%) MOM
8 1 (0.041%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.041%) WMI
Vendors
1 524 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 206 (8.40%) Oracle
3 51 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 40 (1.63%) Telerik
5 39 (1.59%) DevExpress
6 33 (1.35%) TIBCO
7 31 (1.26%) Xamarin
8 27 (1.10%) ION Trading
9 23 (0.94%) Google
10 21 (0.86%) Reuters
11 19 (0.77%) Twitter
12 17 (0.69%) EPiServer
12 17 (0.69%) Sybase
13 15 (0.61%) SAP
14 12 (0.49%) IBM
15 10 (0.41%) RedGate
16 9 (0.37%) Infragistics
17 8 (0.33%) Bloomberg
17 8 (0.33%) Murex
17 8 (0.33%) Syncfusion
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Excellent and Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago