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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Developer
Rank 112 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -8
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1151 1525 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.15% 2.72% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.87% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 1136 1094
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £32.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+85.79% -34.64%

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -35 1117 £400 +6.66% 701
London -21 575 £500 - 250
South East -25 195 £353 +4.44% 134
City of London -14 108 £500 - 64
South West -4 64 £338 +3.84% 46
West Midlands -18 64 £325 +3.17% 26
North West +6 61 £325 - 91
Yorkshire -20 61 £325 - 46
West Yorkshire -24 48 £325 - 33
East Midlands -14 44 £280 -1.75% 33
Berkshire 0 41 £400 +14.28% 18
Manchester +11 38 £338 - 53
Surrey +3 38 £390 -2.50% 25
Leeds -8 38 £325 - 13
East of England -13 36 £375 +15.38% 62
Reading 0 31 £413 +17.85% 6
West Sussex -18 31 £335 -2.18% 2
Leicestershire +1 28 £278 -2.63% 7
Buckinghamshire -11 22 £338 +12.50% 17
Hampshire +17 19 £350 -8.19% 34
Birmingham -8 19 £345 +10.40% 8
Scotland -38 19 £310 -10.46% 18
Milton Keynes -6 17 £338 +3.84% 7
Worthing - 17 £355 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 16 £350 +9.37% 16
Bristol -4 15 £338 +8.87% 24
Coventry -6 15 £338 +12.50% 5
Tyne and Wear -51 14 £350 +27.27% 12
North East -53 14 £350 +16.66% 12
Devon +11 13 £320 +6.66%

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2428 (100.00%) C#
2 1983 (81.67%) .NET
3 1113 (45.84%) MVC
4 1086 (44.73%) ASP.NET
5 1057 (43.53%) SQL Server
6 942 (38.80%) SQL
7 909 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
8 883 (36.37%) JavaScript
9 745 (30.68%) HTML
10 643 (26.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 608 (25.04%) CSS
12 605 (24.92%) TDD
13 522 (21.50%) .NET Framework
14 509 (20.96%) jQuery
15 502 (20.68%) Finance
16 495 (20.39%) Microsoft
17 468 (19.28%) WCF
18 454 (18.70%) AngularJS
19 383 (15.77%) ASP.NET Web API
20 375 (15.44%) WPF
21 340 (14.00%) Web Services
21 340 (14.00%) HTML5
22 309 (12.73%) OO
23 294 (12.11%) Entity Framework
24 282 (11.61%) Scrum
25 273 (11.24%) Web Development
26 267 (11.00%) Front Office
27 266 (10.96%) Visual Studio
28 255 (10.50%) Windows
29 252 (10.38%) Banking

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 93 (3.83%) CMS
2 88 (3.62%) IIS
3 62 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 44 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 30 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (0.99%) Confluence
8 15 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 13 (0.54%) Sitefinity
10 10 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.37%) Kentico
12 8 (0.33%) NServiceBus
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.25%) EPiServer CMS
15 5 (0.21%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
16 3 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 159 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.15%) MS Office
3 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.041%) GIMP
4 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.041%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.03%) RMDS
3 15 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.58%) ION MarketView
5 9 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.33%) Beauchamp
7 7 (0.29%) Endur
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.082%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.082%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.041%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.041%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 202 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.78%) GitHub
4 8 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (0.33%) Office 365
4 8 (0.33%) SaaS
5 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.21%) PaaS
8 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.12%) IaaS
9 2 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.082%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.041%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.041%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.041%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.041%) Google Play
10 1 (0.041%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.73%) HTTP
1 42 (1.73%) Internet
2 14 (0.58%) SNMP
3 11 (0.45%) LDAP
3 11 (0.45%) Network Security
3 11 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.41%) DNS
4 10 (0.41%) SSL
5 6 (0.25%) VoIP
6 4 (0.16%) Intranet
6 4 (0.16%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.12%) CTI
7 3 (0.12%) Modbus
7 3 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.12%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.082%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.082%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.082%) SMS
8 2 (0.082%) VPN
9 1 (0.041%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1057 (43.53%) SQL Server
2 135 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 113 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 102 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 90 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 86 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 62 (2.55%) MongoDB
8 62 (2.55%) Oracle Database
9 42 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 31 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
12 28 (1.15%) Big Data
13 26 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.78%) MySQL
17 16 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 266 (10.96%) Visual Studio
2 187 (7.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 135 (5.56%) NUnit
4 84 (3.46%) Subversion
5 82 (3.38%) Git (software)
6 69 (2.84%) TeamCity
7 52 (2.14%) JIRA
8 50 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 48 (1.98%) SpecFlow
10 47 (1.94%) Moq
11 43 (1.77%) Selenium
12 42 (1.73%) Jenkins
13 33 (1.36%) MSTest
14 22 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
15 20 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (0.66%) JUnit
17 13 (0.54%) Jasmine
18 12 (0.49%) MSBuild
19 11 (0.45%) Grunt
19 11 (0.45%) NuGet
General
1 502 (20.68%) Finance
2 267 (11.00%) Front Office
3 252 (10.38%) Banking
4 110 (4.53%) Investment Banking
5 63 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 45 (1.85%) Back Office
7 44 (1.81%) Retail
8 34 (1.40%) Marketing
9 24 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 22 (0.91%) Games
12 20 (0.82%) Legal
13 16 (0.66%) Electronics
14 15 (0.62%) Law
15 13 (0.54%) Advertising
16 7 (0.29%) Local Government
16 7 (0.29%) Publishing
17 5 (0.21%) Automotive
18 4 (0.16%) Hungarian Language
18 4 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1983 (81.67%) .NET
2 1086 (44.73%) ASP.NET
3 745 (30.68%) HTML
4 643 (26.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 608 (25.04%) CSS
6 522 (21.50%) .NET Framework
7 509 (20.96%) jQuery
8 468 (19.28%) WCF
9 454 (18.70%) AngularJS
10 383 (15.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 375 (15.44%) WPF
12 340 (14.00%) HTML5
12 340 (14.00%) Web Services
13 294 (12.11%) Entity Framework
14 206 (8.48%) XML
15 184 (7.58%) CSS3
16 180 (7.41%) WinForms
17 142 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 133 (5.48%) REST
19 126 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 129 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (4.78%) Derivative
3 113 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 79 (3.25%) Fixed Income
5 73 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 71 (2.92%) Hedge funds
7 56 (2.31%) User Experience
8 55 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
9 54 (2.22%) Mathematics
10 49 (2.02%) N-Tier
11 40 (1.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 35 (1.44%) Equities
13 32 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
14 29 (1.19%) Mobile App
15 28 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
16 26 (1.07%) Algorithms
17 25 (1.03%) NHS
18 19 (0.78%) Visualisation
19 17 (0.70%) Fintech
19 17 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 255 (10.50%) Windows
2 49 (2.02%) Linux
3 39 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 25 (1.03%) Android
5 20 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.37%) Unix
10 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.25%) Solaris
11 6 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.082%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.082%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.082%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.082%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.041%) AIX
14 1 (0.041%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1113 (45.84%) MVC
2 909 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
3 605 (24.92%) TDD
4 309 (12.73%) OO
5 282 (11.61%) Scrum
6 273 (11.24%) Web Development
7 249 (10.26%) BDD
8 200 (8.24%) Multithreading
9 184 (7.58%) Unit Testing
10 170 (7.00%) Software Engineering
11 156 (6.43%) MVVM
12 153 (6.30%) E-Commerce
13 150 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
14 147 (6.05%) SDLC
15 138 (5.68%) SOA
16 127 (5.23%) SOLID
17 103 (4.24%) Electronic Trading
18 88 (3.62%) OOP
19 85 (3.50%) Low Latency
20 80 (3.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2428 (100.00%) C#
2 942 (38.80%) SQL
3 883 (36.37%) JavaScript
4 195 (8.03%) T-SQL
5 165 (6.80%) C++
6 150 (6.18%) Java
7 102 (4.20%) VB.NET
8 86 (3.54%) VBA
9 68 (2.80%) Python
9 68 (2.80%) VB
10 60 (2.47%) PowerShell
10 60 (2.47%) XAML
11 46 (1.89%) Ruby
12 44 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 33 (1.36%) C
14 23 (0.95%) PHP
15 21 (0.86%) VBScript
16 19 (0.78%) Scala
17 14 (0.58%) TypeScript
18 12 (0.49%) F#
Qualifications
1 114 (4.70%) Degree
2 66 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (0.54%) PhD
5 10 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.25%) MCP
7 5 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.21%) MCSD
8 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.12%) ISEB
9 3 (0.12%) MCAD
9 3 (0.12%) MCPD
10 2 (0.082%) HND
10 2 (0.082%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.041%) CISSP
11 1 (0.041%) HNC
11 1 (0.041%) MCSA
11 1 (0.041%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.48%) QA
2 15 (0.62%) MiFID
3 8 (0.33%) ISO 14001
3 8 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.29%) SLA
5 6 (0.25%) SDET
6 3 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.12%) WCAG
7 2 (0.082%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.041%) EMIR
8 1 (0.041%) HL7
8 1 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.041%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.041%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.21%) Docker
3 2 (0.082%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.082%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.082%) vSphere
4 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.58%) Ansible
3 13 (0.54%) Kibana
4 9 (0.37%) Puppet
4 9 (0.37%) SCOM
5 5 (0.21%) logstash
6 4 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (0.16%) Control-M
6 4 (0.16%) Grafana
6 4 (0.16%) StatsD
7 3 (0.12%) SCCM
8 2 (0.082%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.041%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.041%) MOM
9 1 (0.041%) WMI
Vendors
1 495 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 199 (8.20%) Oracle
3 43 (1.77%) Sitecore
4 40 (1.65%) TIBCO
5 36 (1.48%) DevExpress
5 36 (1.48%) Xamarin
6 30 (1.24%) ION Trading
7 26 (1.07%) EPiServer
8 25 (1.03%) Google
9 24 (0.99%) Reuters
10 18 (0.74%) Sybase
10 18 (0.74%) Telerik
11 17 (0.70%) SAP
12 16 (0.66%) Twitter
13 11 (0.45%) IBM
13 11 (0.45%) Infragistics
14 10 (0.41%) RedGate
15 8 (0.33%) Bloomberg
15 8 (0.33%) PayPal
15 8 (0.33%) Syncfusion
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £24 - 26 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago