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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 110 90 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 977 1076 1357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 2.07% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.24% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 763 1004
Average daily rate
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£389 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 20
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 £24.30 £29.80 £22.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £47.20 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £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 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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
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 March 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 27 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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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 -14 936 £390 +4.00% 644
London -11 464 £525 +13.51% 184
South East -2 180 £325 +4.00% 154
City of London -1 129 £550 +10.00% 67
East of England -17 64 £323 -2.27% 40
Yorkshire -17 52 £323 +17.27% 29
South West +5 48 £350 +25.00% 86
Cambridgeshire -2 45 £363 +20.83% 19
East Midlands -15 45 £300 - 26
Kent +12 41 £325 +18.18% 5
West Midlands -8 39 £320 +4.06% 44
North West -26 39 £325 -7.14% 65
West Yorkshire +10 38 £325 +1.56% 16
East Sussex +5 26 £275 -8.33% 21
Brighton +4 25 £275 -8.33% 15
Berkshire -9 25 £306 -5.76% 26
Leicestershire +5 24 £285 +6.54% 10
Leeds -6 24 £318 -0.78% 12
Scotland -12 24 £400 +26.48% 6
Manchester -13 24 £313 -9.42% 35
Surrey +2 22 £363 +20.83% 29
Hampshire -22 21 £345 +6.15% 20
Glasgow +3 18 £400 +31.68%
Buckinghamshire -7 18 £294 -9.61% 12
Reading -2 15 £388 +0.64% 11
Birmingham -10 14 £350 +21.73% 17
West Sussex -11 14 £425 +41.66% 8
Cheshire +1 13 £308 -5.38% 19
Leicester +5 12 £300 +15.38% 5
Peterborough +4 11 £375 +11.94% 2

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 1943 (100.00%) C#
2 1555 (80.03%) .NET
3 813 (41.84%) ASP.NET
4 800 (41.17%) SQL Server
5 766 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
6 680 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 661 (34.02%) MVC
8 649 (33.40%) SQL
9 618 (31.81%) HTML
10 527 (27.12%) TDD
11 483 (24.86%) WCF
12 451 (23.21%) CSS
13 436 (22.44%) WPF
14 408 (21.00%) jQuery
15 390 (20.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 387 (19.92%) Finance
17 360 (18.53%) .NET Framework
18 305 (15.70%) Scrum
19 298 (15.34%) Microsoft
20 273 (14.05%) Banking
21 272 (14.00%) OO
22 258 (13.28%) Visual Studio
23 250 (12.87%) Web Services
24 249 (12.82%) Front Office
25 240 (12.35%) HTML5
26 223 (11.48%) Oracle
27 215 (11.07%) AngularJS
28 201 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 199 (10.24%) Java
30 195 (10.04%) XML

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 62 (3.19%) CMS
2 49 (2.52%) IIS
3 47 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 30 (1.54%) Umbraco
5 21 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (0.72%) Node.js
7 13 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (0.46%) Kentico
11 8 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.36%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.21%) Sitefinity
14 4 (0.21%) Zimbra
15 3 (0.15%) Confluence
15 3 (0.15%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.15%) DNN
15 3 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 73 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.62%) MS Office
3 9 (0.46%) Mingle
4 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.051%) Maya
7 1 (0.051%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 20 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) ION MarketView
3 9 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.31%) Magento
6 3 (0.15%) RMDS
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.10%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.10%) Summit
7 2 (0.10%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.051%) Tridion
8 1 (0.051%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.051%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.051%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.051%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.77%) SaaS
3 7 (0.36%) GitHub
4 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.10%) PaaS
6 1 (0.051%) Office 365
6 1 (0.051%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.051%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.98%) HTTP
2 16 (0.82%) Internet
3 13 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.41%) AMQP
5 7 (0.36%) FTP
6 5 (0.26%) Intranet
7 3 (0.15%) S/MIME
7 3 (0.15%) LDAP
7 3 (0.15%) SMTP
7 3 (0.15%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.15%) Modbus
7 3 (0.15%) MQTT
8 2 (0.10%) 4G
8 2 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.10%) RIP
8 2 (0.10%) LTE
8 2 (0.10%) 3G
8 2 (0.10%) 2G
9 1 (0.051%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 800 (41.17%) SQL Server
2 178 (9.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 87 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 84 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (3.71%) Relational Database
7 63 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (1.54%) NoSQL
12 21 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (0.87%) MongoDB
14 16 (0.82%) RavenDB
15 12 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 12 (0.62%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.62%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.62%) MySQL
16 11 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 258 (13.28%) Visual Studio
2 149 (7.67%) NUnit
3 142 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 71 (3.65%) Subversion
6 43 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 41 (2.11%) Moq
8 37 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 35 (1.80%) SpecFlow
10 33 (1.70%) JIRA
11 31 (1.60%) Selenium
12 23 (1.18%) ReSharper
13 22 (1.13%) Jenkins
14 20 (1.03%) StyleCop
15 19 (0.98%) MSTest
16 15 (0.77%) JUnit
17 14 (0.72%) Jasmine
18 13 (0.67%) Maven
19 12 (0.62%) Mockito
20 11 (0.57%) MSBuild
General
1 387 (19.92%) Finance
2 273 (14.05%) Banking
3 249 (12.82%) Front Office
4 162 (8.34%) Investment Banking
5 45 (2.32%) Back Office
6 27 (1.39%) Marketing
7 17 (0.87%) Retail
7 17 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 17 (0.87%) Games
8 16 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 14 (0.72%) Publishing
10 11 (0.57%) Electronics
11 10 (0.51%) Advertising
12 8 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.31%) Legal
14 2 (0.10%) Law
14 2 (0.10%) Military
14 2 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.051%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.051%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1555 (80.03%) .NET
2 813 (41.84%) ASP.NET
3 618 (31.81%) HTML
4 483 (24.86%) WCF
5 451 (23.21%) CSS
6 436 (22.44%) WPF
7 408 (21.00%) jQuery
8 390 (20.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 360 (18.53%) .NET Framework
10 250 (12.87%) Web Services
11 240 (12.35%) HTML5
12 215 (11.07%) AngularJS
13 201 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 195 (10.04%) XML
15 189 (9.73%) WinForms
16 120 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 117 (6.02%) LINQ
18 116 (5.97%) XSLT
19 107 (5.51%) CSS3
20 99 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.12%) Derivative
2 110 (5.66%) Fixed Income
3 77 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 75 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 42 (2.16%) Equities
7 38 (1.96%) Open Source
8 36 (1.85%) Hedge funds
9 34 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
10 30 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
11 25 (1.29%) User Experience
12 24 (1.24%) Market Risk
12 24 (1.24%) Mathematics
13 21 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 18 (0.93%) Visualisation
15 17 (0.87%) Blog
15 17 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.87%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 179 (9.21%) Windows
2 39 (2.01%) Linux
3 15 (0.77%) UNIX
3 15 (0.77%) Android
4 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.31%) Windows Phone
5 6 (0.31%) Windows CE
6 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.10%) VMS
7 2 (0.10%) Solaris
7 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (34.02%) MVC
3 527 (27.12%) TDD
4 305 (15.70%) Scrum
5 272 (14.00%) OO
6 194 (9.98%) Multithreading
7 151 (7.77%) Unit Testing
8 145 (7.46%) BDD
9 138 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
10 134 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 103 (5.30%) Web Development
12 99 (5.10%) SOA
13 92 (4.73%) MVVM
14 89 (4.58%) OOP
15 78 (4.01%) OOD
16 62 (3.19%) Software Engineering
17 58 (2.99%) Dependency Injection
18 57 (2.93%) Low Latency
19 47 (2.42%) Domain-Driven Design
20 44 (2.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1943 (100.00%) C#
2 680 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 649 (33.40%) SQL
4 199 (10.24%) Java
5 142 (7.31%) T-SQL
6 123 (6.33%) C++
7 95 (4.89%) VB.NET
8 39 (2.01%) PL/SQL
8 39 (2.01%) VBA
8 39 (2.01%) VB
9 36 (1.85%) Python
10 26 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.29%) XAML
12 16 (0.82%) C
13 15 (0.77%) F#
14 14 (0.72%) PHP
15 13 (0.67%) VB6
16 12 (0.62%) Ruby
16 12 (0.62%) XPath
17 11 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (4.27%) Degree
2 37 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 18 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.31%) MCPD
7 2 (0.10%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.10%) CFA
7 2 (0.10%) MCAD
7 2 (0.10%) MCSD
8 1 (0.051%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (0.93%) QA
2 3 (0.15%) HL7
3 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.10%) EMIR
3 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.051%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.051%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (0.62%) Puppet
2 10 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.31%) logstash
3 6 (0.31%) Kibana
3 6 (0.31%) Control-M
4 2 (0.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 298 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 223 (11.48%) Oracle
3 47 (2.42%) TIBCO
4 42 (2.16%) Sybase
5 37 (1.90%) DevExpress
6 30 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 24 (1.24%) Telerik
8 17 (0.87%) Syncfusion
9 15 (0.77%) Google
10 12 (0.62%) ION Trading
11 11 (0.57%) Twitter
12 10 (0.51%) SAP
13 9 (0.46%) DataSynapse
14 8 (0.41%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.41%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.41%) Infragistics
15 7 (0.36%) Adobe
15 7 (0.36%) IBM
15 7 (0.36%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.36%) Typemock
England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
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England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
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England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
X4 Group
Rate: £275 - 320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago