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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Developer
Rank 97 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1285 1620 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.30% 2.86% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 3.01% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1158 1077
Average daily rate £400 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 23
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.70%

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 1234 £413 +13.79% 790
London -19 650 £525 +10.52% 269
South East -37 206 £340 +4.61% 154
City of London +13 127 £513 +7.89% 58
South West -17 67 £350 - 49
North West -8 66 £325 +1.56% 80
West Midlands -31 63 £350 +7.69% 49
Yorkshire -31 60 £325 +2.36% 66
East of England -10 58 £350 +7.69% 68
Berkshire -13 40 £400 +23.07% 19
Kent -16 39 £338 +3.84% 11
Surrey 0 38 £413 +10.00% 36
East Midlands -16 36 £275 -8.33% 43
West Yorkshire -35 34 £325 - 37
Leeds -12 30 £320 - 16
Cheshire +8 29 £313 +4.16% 17
Reading -4 29 £413 +17.85% 6
East Sussex -7 26 £335 +21.81% 11
Manchester -23 26 £325 +3.17% 46
Birmingham -2 24 £350 +7.69% 14
Cambridgeshire -13 22 £350 +16.66% 21
West Sussex -19 22 £330 -4.34% 10
Leicestershire -2 21 £275 -6.77% 9
Tyne and Wear -22 21 £350 +26.12% 10
North East -22 21 £350 +27.27% 11
Scotland -33 20 £295 -20.27% 14
Wales +9 19 £375 +17.64% 2
Bristol -4 19 £350 +12.90% 17
Brighton -2 17 £375 +33.33% 7
South Wales -3 16 £400 - 2

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2572 (100.00%) C#
2 2167 (84.25%) .NET
3 1176 (45.72%) ASP.NET
4 1174 (45.65%) SQL Server
5 1156 (44.95%) MVC
6 1028 (39.97%) SQL
7 937 (36.43%) JavaScript
8 900 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
9 773 (30.05%) HTML
10 685 (26.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 640 (24.88%) CSS
12 616 (23.95%) .NET Framework
13 613 (23.83%) TDD
14 550 (21.38%) Finance
15 531 (20.65%) Microsoft
16 506 (19.67%) WCF
17 502 (19.52%) jQuery
18 461 (17.92%) AngularJS
19 406 (15.79%) WPF
20 385 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
21 371 (14.42%) HTML5
22 330 (12.83%) Web Development
23 326 (12.67%) Web Services
24 317 (12.33%) Entity Framework
25 308 (11.98%) Banking
26 302 (11.74%) OO
27 300 (11.66%) Windows
28 285 (11.08%) Visual Studio
29 283 (11.00%) Scrum
30 274 (10.65%) BDD

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 106 (4.12%) IIS
2 100 (3.89%) CMS
3 80 (3.11%) Node.js
4 54 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 37 (1.44%) Umbraco
6 31 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (0.82%) Confluence
10 14 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.43%) Kentico
13 10 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.31%) Sitefinity
16 6 (0.23%) Apache
16 6 (0.23%) MS Exchange
17 4 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 158 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.24%) MS Office
3 6 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.039%) CATIA
5 1 (0.039%) GIMP
5 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.039%) Revit
Business Applications
1 44 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.66%) RMDS
3 11 (0.43%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.39%) Endur
5 9 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.19%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
9 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.078%) Beauchamp
10 2 (0.078%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.039%) Academy Housing
11 1 (0.039%) Adaptiv
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.039%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.039%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.039%) Global One
11 1 (0.039%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 203 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.21%) GitHub
4 10 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.31%) Office 365
5 8 (0.31%) PaaS
6 6 (0.23%) IaaS
7 5 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.19%) SaaS
8 4 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.078%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.078%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.039%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.039%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.039%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.039%) Heroku
11 1 (0.039%) Trello
11 1 (0.039%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.79%) HTTP
2 31 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 30 (1.17%) Internet
4 23 (0.89%) Modbus
5 12 (0.47%) LDAP
6 10 (0.39%) SSL
7 7 (0.27%) DNS
7 7 (0.27%) Intranet
7 7 (0.27%) Network Security
7 7 (0.27%) SNMP
8 4 (0.16%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.12%) CTI
9 3 (0.12%) Extranet
9 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.12%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.078%) FTP
10 2 (0.078%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.078%) SMTP
10 2 (0.078%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1174 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 187 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 145 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 116 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 112 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 94 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 78 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 74 (2.88%) MongoDB
10 49 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 31 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 29 (1.13%) Big Data
14 28 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 27 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (0.97%) MySQL
17 24 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 23 (0.89%) RDBMS
19 22 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 285 (11.08%) Visual Studio
2 208 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 130 (5.05%) NUnit
4 107 (4.16%) Subversion
5 101 (3.93%) Git (software)
6 77 (2.99%) SpecFlow
7 56 (2.18%) TeamCity
8 50 (1.94%) Selenium
9 48 (1.87%) Moq
10 43 (1.67%) JIRA
11 41 (1.59%) MSTest
12 38 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 37 (1.44%) Jenkins
14 18 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
15 17 (0.66%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.58%) MSBuild
17 14 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (0.54%) CruiseControl
18 13 (0.51%) Grunt
19 12 (0.47%) NuGet
General
1 550 (21.38%) Finance
2 308 (11.98%) Banking
3 271 (10.54%) Front Office
4 130 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 72 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 51 (1.98%) Back Office
7 43 (1.67%) Retail
8 39 (1.52%) Marketing
9 34 (1.32%) Games
10 23 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.70%) Legal
12 16 (0.62%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.58%) Advertising
14 10 (0.39%) Electronics
14 10 (0.39%) Law
15 6 (0.23%) Local Government
16 5 (0.19%) Automotive
17 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.16%) Hungarian Language
17 4 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2167 (84.25%) .NET
2 1176 (45.72%) ASP.NET
3 773 (30.05%) HTML
4 685 (26.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 640 (24.88%) CSS
6 616 (23.95%) .NET Framework
7 506 (19.67%) WCF
8 502 (19.52%) jQuery
9 461 (17.92%) AngularJS
10 406 (15.79%) WPF
11 385 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 371 (14.42%) HTML5
13 326 (12.67%) Web Services
14 317 (12.33%) Entity Framework
15 220 (8.55%) XML
16 204 (7.93%) CSS3
17 184 (7.15%) WinForms
18 131 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 126 (4.90%) KnockoutJS
20 125 (4.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 119 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 110 (4.28%) Derivative
4 82 (3.19%) Fixed Income
5 68 (2.64%) Hedge funds
6 65 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 58 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 55 (2.14%) User Experience
9 49 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
9 49 (1.91%) N-Tier
10 38 (1.48%) Equities
11 36 (1.40%) Fintech
12 33 (1.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 32 (1.24%) Visualisation
14 29 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
14 29 (1.13%) Market Risk
15 28 (1.09%) Mobile App
16 24 (0.93%) NHS
17 22 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 300 (11.66%) Windows
2 63 (2.45%) Windows Server
3 55 (2.14%) Linux
4 33 (1.28%) Android
5 31 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.01%) Unix
7 15 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.23%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.16%) Solaris
14 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.078%) CentOS
15 2 (0.078%) SUSE
15 2 (0.078%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.078%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.039%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1156 (44.95%) MVC
2 900 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
3 613 (23.83%) TDD
4 330 (12.83%) Web Development
5 302 (11.74%) OO
6 283 (11.00%) Scrum
7 274 (10.65%) BDD
8 224 (8.71%) Multithreading
9 201 (7.81%) Unit Testing
10 182 (7.08%) MVVM
11 155 (6.03%) Software Engineering
12 153 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
13 146 (5.68%) E-Commerce
14 139 (5.40%) SOA
15 130 (5.05%) SDLC
16 105 (4.08%) SOLID
17 92 (3.58%) OOP
18 86 (3.34%) CRM
19 82 (3.19%) Electronic Trading
19 82 (3.19%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2572 (100.00%) C#
2 1028 (39.97%) SQL
3 937 (36.43%) JavaScript
4 204 (7.93%) T-SQL
5 148 (5.75%) C++
6 128 (4.98%) VB.NET
7 125 (4.86%) Java
8 96 (3.73%) VBA
9 75 (2.92%) XAML
10 73 (2.84%) VB
11 72 (2.80%) Python
12 69 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 56 (2.18%) Ruby
14 42 (1.63%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.24%) Scala
15 32 (1.24%) VBScript
16 31 (1.21%) C
17 18 (0.70%) PHP
18 16 (0.62%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 134 (5.21%) Degree
2 51 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.35%) PhD
6 7 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.12%) HND
7 3 (0.12%) MCSD
8 2 (0.078%) ACCA
8 2 (0.078%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.078%) CISA
8 2 (0.078%) HNC
8 2 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.078%) MCP
8 2 (0.078%) MCPD
9 1 (0.039%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.039%) MCAD
9 1 (0.039%) MCSA
9 1 (0.039%) MCSE
9 1 (0.039%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (1.79%) QA
2 8 (0.31%) ISO 14001
2 8 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.23%) WCAG
4 5 (0.19%) MiFID
4 5 (0.19%) SLA
5 2 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.078%) WAI
6 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.039%) EMIR
6 1 (0.039%) HL7
6 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.039%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.27%) Docker
3 2 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.078%) vSphere
4 1 (0.039%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (0.43%) Kibana
2 9 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.27%) Control-M
4 6 (0.23%) Ansible
4 6 (0.23%) SCOM
5 5 (0.19%) logstash
5 5 (0.19%) Puppet
5 5 (0.19%) SCCM
6 4 (0.16%) Grafana
6 4 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.16%) StatsD
7 3 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.12%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.039%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.039%) MOM
9 1 (0.039%) WMI
Vendors
1 531 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 224 (8.71%) Oracle
3 54 (2.10%) DevExpress
4 50 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 46 (1.79%) Telerik
6 34 (1.32%) TIBCO
7 27 (1.05%) Xamarin
8 24 (0.93%) Google
8 24 (0.93%) Siemens
9 21 (0.82%) EPiServer
10 19 (0.74%) ION Trading
11 16 (0.62%) Reuters
12 15 (0.58%) Sybase
12 15 (0.58%) Twitter
13 11 (0.43%) SAP
14 10 (0.39%) IBM
15 9 (0.35%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.35%) OpenLink
16 8 (0.31%) Infragistics
17 7 (0.27%) Murex
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £375 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £800 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: Up to £345 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago