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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 113 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 986 1189 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 2.32% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.51% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 889 923
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £586 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -35 937 £400 - 385
London -21 495 £525 +10.52% 114
City of London -10 155 £525 +10.52% 41
South East -30 139 £338 +3.84% 87
East of England +1 99 £365 +15.87% 22
Cambridgeshire +14 64 £400 +11.88% 6
North West 0 60 £300 -4.00% 41
East Midlands -17 49 £320 +6.66% 21
Manchester +7 48 £300 -11.11% 24
South West -20 41 £325 +1.56% 44
West Midlands -8 37 £325 +4.83% 25
Kent +9 33 £325 +8.33% 5
Scotland -8 32 £300 -7.69% 8
Yorkshire -38 24 £325 +15.04% 22
Surrey +1 23 £325 -7.14% 12
Hampshire -26 20 £340 +4.61% 20
Northamptonshire -5 19 £323 +14.15% 7
West Yorkshire -24 17 £325 +15.04% 12
East Sussex +7 15 £324 -7.50% 5
Hertfordshire +6 14 £335 +3.07% 5
Somerset +5 14 £318 +27.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -46 14 £413 +37.50% 4
Berkshire -6 13 £350 -9.67% 21
Brighton -1 12 £350 - 4
Leeds -24 12 £325 +16.59% 6
Suffolk -6 11 £250 -16.66% 1
Birmingham -14 11 £375 +15.38% 6
Edinburgh -14 11 £350 +12.90% 6
Gloucestershire -10 10 £325 +18.18% 11
Oxfordshire -16 10 £403 +18.81% 19

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1954 (100.00%) C#
2 1570 (80.35%) .NET
3 853 (43.65%) ASP.NET
4 847 (43.35%) SQL Server
5 773 (39.56%) MVC
6 733 (37.51%) Agile Software Development
7 656 (33.57%) SQL
8 646 (33.06%) JavaScript
9 625 (31.99%) HTML
10 532 (27.23%) TDD
11 487 (24.92%) WCF
12 458 (23.44%) CSS
13 452 (23.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 416 (21.29%) jQuery
15 409 (20.93%) WPF
16 366 (18.73%) .NET Framework
17 365 (18.68%) Finance
18 339 (17.35%) Microsoft
19 318 (16.27%) Scrum
20 262 (13.41%) OO
21 261 (13.36%) Banking
22 246 (12.59%) Visual Studio
23 242 (12.38%) HTML5
24 237 (12.13%) Web Services
25 235 (12.03%) Front Office
26 201 (10.29%) Oracle
27 193 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
27 193 (9.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 192 (9.83%) AngularJS
29 188 (9.62%) Windows

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 65 (3.33%) CMS
2 58 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.61%) IIS
4 36 (1.84%) Umbraco
5 23 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (0.77%) Node.js
7 15 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.46%) Kentico
9 9 (0.46%) Confluence
9 9 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.36%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.26%) WorkSite
13 5 (0.26%) LiveLink
14 4 (0.20%) Zimbra
15 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 64 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.77%) MS Office
3 8 (0.41%) Mingle
3 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.051%) Maya
5 1 (0.051%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.56%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.31%) Magento
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.10%) Tridion
6 1 (0.051%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.051%) RMDS
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.77%) GitHub
3 12 (0.61%) SaaS
4 8 (0.41%) PaaS
5 7 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.051%) Office 365
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.051%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.59%) HTTP
2 19 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.67%) Intranet
3 13 (0.67%) Internet
4 12 (0.61%) Modbus
5 10 (0.51%) MQTT
6 6 (0.31%) FTP
7 4 (0.20%) AMQP
8 3 (0.15%) LDAP
8 3 (0.15%) SMTP
8 3 (0.15%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.15%) S/MIME
9 2 (0.10%) LTE
9 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.10%) RIP
9 2 (0.10%) 4G
9 2 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.10%) 3G
9 2 (0.10%) 2G
10 1 (0.051%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 847 (43.35%) SQL Server
2 193 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 127 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 94 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (3.38%) Relational Database
7 53 (2.71%) Oracle Database
8 45 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (1.74%) NoSQL
10 31 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.43%) MongoDB
12 22 (1.13%) MySQL
13 16 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.72%) RavenDB
16 13 (0.67%) Big Data
17 11 (0.56%) Hadoop
18 10 (0.51%) RDBMS
18 10 (0.51%) OLAP
18 10 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 246 (12.59%) Visual Studio
2 161 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 135 (6.91%) NUnit
4 55 (2.81%) Subversion
5 48 (2.46%) Git (software)
5 48 (2.46%) SpecFlow
6 47 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 40 (2.05%) Moq
8 33 (1.69%) Selenium
9 32 (1.64%) TeamCity
10 29 (1.48%) JIRA
11 26 (1.33%) MSTest
12 21 (1.07%) Jenkins
13 19 (0.97%) MSBuild
14 15 (0.77%) ReSharper
14 15 (0.77%) JUnit
15 13 (0.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 13 (0.67%) StyleCop
16 12 (0.61%) Mockito
16 12 (0.61%) Jasmine
General
1 365 (18.68%) Finance
2 261 (13.36%) Banking
3 235 (12.03%) Front Office
4 139 (7.11%) Investment Banking
5 30 (1.54%) Retail
6 28 (1.43%) Marketing
7 27 (1.38%) Back Office
8 20 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 14 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.56%) Games
11 9 (0.46%) Advertising
11 9 (0.46%) Electronics
12 6 (0.31%) Legal
13 5 (0.26%) Publishing
13 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.15%) Law
16 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.051%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1570 (80.35%) .NET
2 853 (43.65%) ASP.NET
3 625 (31.99%) HTML
4 487 (24.92%) WCF
5 458 (23.44%) CSS
6 452 (23.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 416 (21.29%) jQuery
8 409 (20.93%) WPF
9 366 (18.73%) .NET Framework
10 242 (12.38%) HTML5
11 237 (12.13%) Web Services
12 193 (9.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 192 (9.83%) AngularJS
14 187 (9.57%) XML
15 183 (9.37%) WinForms
16 125 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 124 (6.35%) Ajax
18 120 (6.14%) LINQ
19 115 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web API
20 112 (5.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.29%) Fixed Income
2 93 (4.76%) Derivative
3 91 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 83 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.20%) Equities
7 37 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 36 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
8 36 (1.84%) User Experience
9 35 (1.79%) N-Tier
10 32 (1.64%) Open Source
11 28 (1.43%) Grid Computing
11 28 (1.43%) Mathematics
12 26 (1.33%) Blog
13 25 (1.28%) Market Risk
14 24 (1.23%) Mobile App
15 23 (1.18%) Credit Risk
16 22 (1.13%) Data Structures
17 19 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 18 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 188 (9.62%) Windows
2 22 (1.13%) UNIX
3 16 (0.82%) Linux
4 15 (0.77%) Android
5 12 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.15%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.051%) VMS
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (39.56%) MVC
2 733 (37.51%) Agile Software Development
3 532 (27.23%) TDD
4 318 (16.27%) Scrum
5 262 (13.41%) OO
6 183 (9.37%) Multithreading
7 168 (8.60%) BDD
8 139 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
9 130 (6.65%) E-Commerce
10 118 (6.04%) Unit Testing
11 114 (5.83%) MVVM
12 96 (4.91%) Web Development
13 92 (4.71%) SOA
14 89 (4.55%) OOP
15 83 (4.25%) OOD
16 66 (3.38%) Dependency Injection
17 56 (2.87%) Software Engineering
18 45 (2.30%) CRM
18 45 (2.30%) Domain-Driven Design
18 45 (2.30%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1954 (100.00%) C#
2 656 (33.57%) SQL
3 646 (33.06%) JavaScript
4 157 (8.03%) T-SQL
5 138 (7.06%) Java
6 122 (6.24%) C++
7 73 (3.74%) VB.NET
8 54 (2.76%) PL/SQL
9 38 (1.94%) Python
10 37 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 30 (1.54%) VBA
12 29 (1.48%) VB
13 26 (1.33%) C
14 25 (1.28%) XAML
15 23 (1.18%) F#
16 16 (0.82%) PHP
17 13 (0.67%) VB6
18 10 (0.51%) Ruby
19 7 (0.36%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 100 (5.12%) Degree
2 32 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 16 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.20%) MCITP
5 4 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.15%) MCPD
7 2 (0.10%) CFA
7 2 (0.10%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.10%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.051%) MCSD
8 1 (0.051%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (0.10%) HL7
2 2 (0.10%) EMIR
2 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.051%) SLA
3 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.051%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.051%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (0.31%) Puppet
1 6 (0.31%) logstash
1 6 (0.31%) Kibana
2 4 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.10%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.051%) WMI
Vendors
1 339 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 201 (10.29%) Oracle
3 45 (2.30%) TIBCO
4 37 (1.89%) Sybase
5 27 (1.38%) Sitecore
6 24 (1.23%) Telerik
7 21 (1.07%) DevExpress
8 16 (0.82%) Syncfusion
9 13 (0.67%) Twitter
10 11 (0.56%) ION Trading
11 10 (0.51%) SAP
12 9 (0.46%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.46%) Google
13 8 (0.41%) Informatica
14 7 (0.36%) Open Text
14 7 (0.36%) Perforce
14 7 (0.36%) DataSynapse
15 6 (0.31%) Typemock
15 6 (0.31%) Epicor
16 5 (0.26%) Interwoven
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