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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 107 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1013 1094 1296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.90% 2.07% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.23% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 765 936
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 9
Average hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £29.00 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.40 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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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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 -11 973 £400 +6.66% 543
London +8 513 £503 +0.50% 184
South East +12 184 £325 - 90
City of London +7 153 £500 -4.76% 67
East of England -22 54 £350 - 34
South West +17 43 £325 - 61
Yorkshire -27 43 £325 +18.18% 31
East Midlands -27 41 £300 +3.44% 26
Cambridgeshire 0 39 £325 +12.55% 12
West Midlands -10 39 £325 +3.58% 38
Kent 0 32 £325 -20.73% 5
West Yorkshire -4 30 £325 +14.03% 13
Berkshire +13 29 £350 +7.69% 19
East Sussex +10 29 £275 +18.91% 6
Leicestershire -3 26 £285 +3.63% 7
North West -41 26 £325 - 65
Scotland -12 25 £341 -9.00% 9
Surrey -7 22 £388 +3.33% 11
West Sussex -8 22 £368 +33.63% 5
Brighton +7 21 £281 +40.62% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £288 -5.73% 8
Leeds -8 18 £325 +7.43% 9
Reading +6 17 £350 +16.66% 10
Birmingham -4 17 £320 +11.30% 11
Glasgow -8 16 £350 -6.66% 4
Manchester -14 14 £325 - 32
Oxfordshire -14 14 £320 +3.64% 14
Gloucestershire +2 13 £336 +6.74% 10
Oxford -6 11 £320 +4.91% 8
Nottinghamshire -8 11 £325 -10.95% 11

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1912 (100.00%) C#
2 1487 (77.77%) .NET
3 817 (42.73%) ASP.NET
4 802 (41.95%) SQL Server
5 760 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
6 678 (35.46%) JavaScript
7 667 (34.88%) MVC
8 657 (34.36%) SQL
9 603 (31.54%) HTML
10 492 (25.73%) TDD
11 474 (24.79%) WCF
12 458 (23.95%) CSS
13 435 (22.75%) WPF
14 379 (19.82%) Finance
15 378 (19.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 373 (19.51%) jQuery
17 365 (19.09%) .NET Framework
18 291 (15.22%) Scrum
19 288 (15.06%) Microsoft
20 283 (14.80%) Banking
21 279 (14.59%) OO
22 268 (14.02%) Web Services
23 249 (13.02%) Front Office
24 239 (12.50%) AngularJS
25 238 (12.45%) Oracle
26 236 (12.34%) Visual Studio
27 233 (12.19%) HTML5
28 209 (10.93%) Entity Framework
29 204 (10.67%) XML
30 199 (10.41%) Unit Testing

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 60 (3.14%) CMS
2 53 (2.77%) IIS
3 38 (1.99%) Umbraco
4 36 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 16 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (0.73%) Node.js
7 13 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.47%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.31%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.21%) Kentico
12 4 (0.21%) EPiServer CMS
12 4 (0.21%) DNN
13 3 (0.16%) MTS
13 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.16%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 86 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.31%) Mingle
3 6 (0.31%) MS Office
4 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.21%) Endur
5 3 (0.16%) RMDS
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.10%) AWD
6 2 (0.10%) Magento
6 2 (0.10%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.10%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.10%) Summit
6 2 (0.10%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.052%) Tridion
7 1 (0.052%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.63%) SaaS
3 6 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.16%) GitHub
5 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.052%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.052%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.94%) Internet
2 16 (0.84%) HTTP
3 10 (0.52%) SSL
4 7 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.26%) AMQP
6 4 (0.21%) Intranet
7 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.16%) FTP
7 3 (0.16%) LDAP
7 3 (0.16%) Modbus
7 3 (0.16%) MQTT
8 2 (0.10%) CTI
9 1 (0.052%) ATM
9 1 (0.052%) Extranet
9 1 (0.052%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.052%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 802 (41.95%) SQL Server
2 172 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (5.23%) Oracle Database
4 91 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 59 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 54 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 54 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 37 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.20%) MySQL
10 23 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 16 (0.84%) RavenDB
11 16 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.52%) MS Access
16 9 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 236 (12.34%) Visual Studio
2 122 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (6.33%) NUnit
4 90 (4.71%) Subversion
5 77 (4.03%) Git (software)
6 60 (3.14%) TeamCity
7 36 (1.88%) Selenium
8 33 (1.73%) Jenkins
9 31 (1.62%) JIRA
10 29 (1.52%) Moq
11 25 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
12 24 (1.26%) SpecFlow
13 18 (0.94%) Jasmine
13 18 (0.94%) ReSharper
14 17 (0.89%) StyleCop
14 17 (0.89%) MSTest
15 14 (0.73%) Maven
16 11 (0.58%) MSBuild
17 10 (0.52%) CruiseControl
18 7 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 379 (19.82%) Finance
2 283 (14.80%) Banking
3 249 (13.02%) Front Office
4 170 (8.89%) Investment Banking
5 38 (1.99%) Back Office
6 26 (1.36%) Retail
7 21 (1.10%) Marketing
8 17 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 17 (0.89%) Games
9 16 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.84%) Electronics
10 14 (0.73%) Publishing
11 11 (0.58%) Legal
12 8 (0.42%) Law
12 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.26%) Advertising
14 3 (0.16%) Military
15 1 (0.052%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.052%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.052%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1487 (77.77%) .NET
2 817 (42.73%) ASP.NET
3 603 (31.54%) HTML
4 474 (24.79%) WCF
5 458 (23.95%) CSS
6 435 (22.75%) WPF
7 378 (19.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 373 (19.51%) jQuery
9 365 (19.09%) .NET Framework
10 268 (14.02%) Web Services
11 239 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 233 (12.19%) HTML5
13 209 (10.93%) Entity Framework
14 204 (10.67%) XML
15 164 (8.58%) WinForms
16 133 (6.96%) CSS3
17 130 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
18 119 (6.22%) LINQ
19 103 (5.39%) XSLT
20 99 (5.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.33%) Derivative
2 90 (4.71%) Fixed Income
3 86 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 57 (2.98%) Hedge funds
6 53 (2.77%) N-Tier
7 49 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 36 (1.88%) Equities
9 30 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
9 30 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 29 (1.52%) User Experience
11 25 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 25 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
12 24 (1.26%) Visualisation
13 21 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.99%) Data Structures
15 16 (0.84%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.78%) Market Risk
17 12 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
18 11 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 196 (10.25%) Windows
2 38 (1.99%) Linux
3 11 (0.58%) UNIX
3 11 (0.58%) Android
4 9 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.42%) Windows Phone
6 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.16%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.052%) VMS
10 1 (0.052%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (34.88%) MVC
3 492 (25.73%) TDD
4 291 (15.22%) Scrum
5 279 (14.59%) OO
6 199 (10.41%) Unit Testing
7 195 (10.20%) Multithreading
8 142 (7.43%) BDD
9 132 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 125 (6.54%) E-Commerce
11 111 (5.81%) MVVM
12 93 (4.86%) Web Development
13 87 (4.55%) Software Engineering
14 84 (4.39%) SDLC
15 80 (4.18%) SOA
16 71 (3.71%) OOD
16 71 (3.71%) OOP
17 53 (2.77%) Low Latency
18 38 (1.99%) CRM
19 35 (1.83%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1912 (100.00%) C#
2 678 (35.46%) JavaScript
3 657 (34.36%) SQL
4 149 (7.79%) C++
5 146 (7.64%) Java
6 143 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 86 (4.50%) VB.NET
8 42 (2.20%) VB
9 37 (1.94%) Python
10 35 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 33 (1.73%) VBA
12 21 (1.10%) XAML
13 16 (0.84%) C
14 15 (0.78%) VB6
15 14 (0.73%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.63%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.47%) PHP
18 8 (0.42%) XPath
18 8 (0.42%) Ruby
19 7 (0.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 74 (3.87%) Degree
2 37 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.16%) MCPD
7 2 (0.10%) MCAD
7 2 (0.10%) MCSD
8 1 (0.052%) PhD
8 1 (0.052%) CFA
8 1 (0.052%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (0.78%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.10%) EMIR
3 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (0.58%) Control-M
2 6 (0.31%) Puppet
2 6 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.10%) Kibana
3 2 (0.10%) logstash
Vendors
1 288 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 238 (12.45%) Oracle
3 41 (2.14%) DevExpress
4 40 (2.09%) Sybase
5 32 (1.67%) Telerik
6 30 (1.57%) TIBCO
7 21 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 19 (0.99%) Twitter
9 14 (0.73%) Google
10 12 (0.63%) IBM
10 12 (0.63%) SAP
11 10 (0.52%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.47%) VMware
13 8 (0.42%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.42%) DataSynapse
13 8 (0.42%) Infragistics
14 6 (0.31%) Syncfusion
14 6 (0.31%) Bloomberg
14 6 (0.31%) Adobe
15 5 (0.26%) Perforce
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