The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 94 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1084 1373 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 2.69% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.91% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 962 1154
Average daily rate
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£375 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 21
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.05 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +26.12%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -26 1020 £376 -15.74% 602
London -33 507 £513 -2.38% 206
South East -18 146 £310 -11.42% 132
City of London -32 122 £525 +5.00% 78
East of England -14 83 £344 -3.23% 56
East Midlands +11 68 £275 - 24
North West +7 68 £325 +8.33% 55
Scotland -34 54 £375 -11.76% 16
Yorkshire +13 52 £305 -2.40% 32
West Midlands -18 44 £320 +6.66% 24
South West -16 43 £320 -1.53% 66
Glasgow -9 41 £375 -25.00% 6
West Yorkshire +9 40 £318 +1.60% 15
Cambridgeshire +5 40 £295 -30.58% 23
Leeds +11 34 £318 +1.60% 14
Leicestershire -1 34 £273 -0.90% 12
Manchester +2 33 £325 +8.33% 33
Hampshire -33 30 £375 +7.14% 18
Surrey -11 21 £300 -22.07% 26
Kent +11 19 £313 -10.71% 9
Leicester -7 19 £270 -1.81% 5
Cheshire +17 18 £325 +8.33% 7
East Sussex +10 18 £200 -38.46% 15
Berkshire +3 18 £350 +18.64% 29
Suffolk -11 17 £426 +31.15% 6
Brighton +11 15 £200 -33.33% 12
Cambridge +3 15 £285 +4.58% 16
Hertfordshire 0 14 £350 -30.00% 11
Gloucestershire -15 13 £308 -27.64% 7
Derbyshire +13 12 £325 +30.00% 3

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2212 (100.00%) C#
2 1830 (82.73%) .NET
3 1212 (54.79%) SQL Server
4 1069 (48.33%) ASP.NET
5 849 (38.38%) MVC
6 690 (31.19%) SQL
7 664 (30.02%) JavaScript
8 592 (26.76%) HTML
9 537 (24.28%) WCF
10 516 (23.33%) TDD
11 507 (22.92%) WPF
12 506 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 449 (20.30%) jQuery
14 425 (19.21%) CSS
15 369 (16.68%) Microsoft
15 369 (16.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 368 (16.64%) Finance
17 367 (16.59%) .NET Framework
18 345 (15.60%) Banking
19 322 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
20 301 (13.61%) Web Services
21 288 (13.02%) Scrum
22 272 (12.30%) Front Office
22 272 (12.30%) Visual Studio
23 270 (12.21%) OO
24 227 (10.26%) Oracle
25 220 (9.95%) HTML5
26 215 (9.72%) Windows
27 208 (9.40%) Multithreading
28 206 (9.31%) XML

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 89 (4.02%) CMS
2 53 (2.40%) IIS
3 52 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 31 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 24 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
8 20 (0.90%) Node.js
9 11 (0.50%) Kentico
10 9 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.32%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.27%) Apache
13 5 (0.23%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.18%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.14%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.14%) TIBCO EMS
15 3 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 87 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.90%) MS Office
3 9 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.27%) ReMetrica
4 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.045%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.045%) Tridion
5 1 (0.045%) Agresso
5 1 (0.045%) Endur
5 1 (0.045%) Summit
5 1 (0.045%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (0.86%) SaaS
3 15 (0.68%) PaaS
3 15 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.23%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.18%) GitHub
7 3 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.40%) HTTP
2 17 (0.77%) Intranet
3 11 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.45%) Internet
5 6 (0.27%) LDAP
6 4 (0.18%) Extranet
6 4 (0.18%) Modbus
7 3 (0.14%) Softphone
8 2 (0.090%) DNS
8 2 (0.090%) SNMP
8 2 (0.090%) WEP
9 1 (0.045%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.045%) Broadband
9 1 (0.045%) LAN
9 1 (0.045%) WAN
9 1 (0.045%) FTP
9 1 (0.045%) SSH
9 1 (0.045%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.045%) 4G
9 1 (0.045%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1212 (54.79%) SQL Server
2 369 (16.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 185 (8.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 129 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 126 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 106 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 67 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 53 (2.40%) MySQL
9 46 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 35 (1.58%) NoSQL
11 31 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 23 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 22 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (0.86%) Big Data
16 17 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (0.54%) KDB
19 11 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 272 (12.30%) Visual Studio
2 120 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 111 (5.02%) NUnit
4 56 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 55 (2.49%) Subversion
6 48 (2.17%) MSTest
7 47 (2.12%) Git (software)
7 47 (2.12%) SpecFlow
8 32 (1.45%) JIRA
9 28 (1.27%) Jenkins
9 28 (1.27%) Moq
10 24 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
11 22 (0.99%) Selenium
12 21 (0.95%) CruiseControl
13 15 (0.68%) MSBuild
14 12 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (0.45%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.41%) ReSharper
17 8 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 368 (16.64%) Finance
2 345 (15.60%) Banking
3 272 (12.30%) Front Office
4 150 (6.78%) Investment Banking
5 49 (2.22%) Retail
6 37 (1.67%) Back Office
7 27 (1.22%) Marketing
8 23 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.81%) Legal
10 16 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.50%) Law
12 10 (0.45%) Electronics
12 10 (0.45%) Billing
13 9 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.41%) Publishing
14 8 (0.36%) Games
15 5 (0.23%) Advertising
16 2 (0.090%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.090%) Automotive
16 2 (0.090%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1830 (82.73%) .NET
2 1069 (48.33%) ASP.NET
3 592 (26.76%) HTML
4 537 (24.28%) WCF
5 507 (22.92%) WPF
6 506 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 449 (20.30%) jQuery
8 425 (19.21%) CSS
9 367 (16.59%) .NET Framework
10 301 (13.61%) Web Services
11 220 (9.95%) HTML5
12 206 (9.31%) XML
13 195 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 191 (8.63%) WinForms
15 174 (7.87%) LINQ
16 162 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 158 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 148 (6.69%) Ajax
19 117 (5.29%) CSS3
20 108 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 113 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 96 (4.34%) Derivative
3 77 (3.48%) Fixed Income
4 48 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 42 (1.90%) Credit Risk
6 41 (1.85%) Market Risk
6 41 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 40 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.54%) Equities
9 30 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
10 24 (1.08%) Social Media
11 21 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 21 (0.95%) Grid Computing
12 19 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.77%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.72%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
16 13 (0.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 13 (0.59%) Blog
16 13 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 215 (9.72%) Windows
2 26 (1.18%) Linux
3 25 (1.13%) UNIX
4 17 (0.77%) Android
5 14 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 13 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.090%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.045%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.045%) CentOS
13 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 849 (38.38%) MVC
2 516 (23.33%) TDD
3 322 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (13.02%) Scrum
5 270 (12.21%) OO
6 208 (9.40%) Multithreading
7 149 (6.74%) Unit Testing
8 133 (6.01%) MVVM
9 128 (5.79%) BDD
10 118 (5.33%) Web Development
11 111 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
12 107 (4.84%) Software Engineering
13 87 (3.93%) E-Commerce
14 83 (3.75%) OOD
15 79 (3.57%) SOA
16 68 (3.07%) OOP
17 56 (2.53%) Workflow
18 53 (2.40%) CRM
18 53 (2.40%) Analytics
19 46 (2.08%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2212 (100.00%) C#
2 690 (31.19%) SQL
3 664 (30.02%) JavaScript
4 152 (6.87%) T-SQL
5 121 (5.47%) C++
6 104 (4.70%) Java
7 96 (4.34%) VB.NET
8 45 (2.03%) VBA
9 44 (1.99%) VB
9 44 (1.99%) XAML
10 40 (1.81%) PL/SQL
11 34 (1.54%) Python
12 28 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 23 (1.04%) C
14 20 (0.90%) VB6
15 17 (0.77%) PHP
16 11 (0.50%) Perl
16 11 (0.50%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.45%) Delphi
17 10 (0.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 109 (4.93%) Degree
2 43 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.32%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.27%) MCTS
7 3 (0.14%) MBA
8 2 (0.090%) MCP
9 1 (0.045%) MCSD
9 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.045%) CFA
9 1 (0.045%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.045%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.045%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.63%) QA
2 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.23%) Basel III
4 3 (0.14%) SLA
4 3 (0.14%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.090%) HL7
6 1 (0.045%) EMIR
6 1 (0.045%) TickIT
6 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.045%) WCAG
6 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (0.18%) Control-M
1 4 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.090%) SCOM
3 1 (0.045%) WMI
Vendors
1 369 (16.68%) Microsoft
2 227 (10.26%) Oracle
3 36 (1.63%) Sitecore
4 29 (1.31%) Sybase
5 27 (1.22%) Telerik
6 23 (1.04%) DevExpress
7 20 (0.90%) Twitter
8 17 (0.77%) DataSynapse
9 15 (0.68%) SAP
9 15 (0.68%) TIBCO
10 12 (0.54%) Infragistics
11 11 (0.50%) Syncfusion
12 10 (0.45%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.41%) Perforce
14 8 (0.36%) Reuters
14 8 (0.36%) Bloomberg
14 8 (0.36%) Ektron
15 6 (0.27%) Informatica
15 6 (0.27%) Open Text
16 5 (0.23%) SunGard
Weybridge, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Somerset
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £500 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £35 to £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Montash
Rate: £360 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Up to 320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago