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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Developer
Rank 84 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1284 1262 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.49% 2.44% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.59% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 929 1068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 12
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £26.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.63 £33.50 £36.48
% change year-on-year
+21.26% -8.16%

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 9 February 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 0 1242 £375 -2.59% 838
London -1 622 £500 -3.84% 285
South East -26 171 £345 -1.42% 152
City of London -4 109 £475 -6.86% 72
North West +9 105 £315 +4.47% 105
Yorkshire +12 90 £325 -3.70% 61
West Yorkshire +6 63 £325 -7.14% 36
Manchester -8 62 £325 +6.90% 66
South West -8 60 £350 - 74
West Midlands -2 58 £310 -4.61% 54
East of England -19 58 £343 -2.14% 46
East Midlands +1 54 £293 - 46
Surrey +1 39 £425 +13.33% 38
Leeds +9 38 £325 +4.83% 18
Kent -2 32 £338 - 10
Leicestershire -4 29 £293 +6.36% 6
Bristol +11 26 £360 +12.50% 33
East Sussex +19 24 £335 +15.51% 9
Birmingham +8 24 £305 -15.86% 13
Buckinghamshire -6 24 £355 -11.25% 11
Berkshire -5 23 £375 +2.73% 17
Scotland -21 22 £450 +39.53% 10
Leicester -1 21 £293 +6.36% 1
Cheshire -5 21 £325 +8.33% 27
North East -12 20 £363 +20.83% 15
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 20 £363 +29.46% 12
Tyne and Wear -17 20 £363 +20.83% 15
Milton Keynes -9 19 £350 -12.50% 6
Essex +3 18 £375 +37.61% 7
Edinburgh -5 16 £450 +44.00% 6

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 2819 (100.00%) C#
2 2378 (84.36%) .NET
3 1343 (47.64%) SQL Server
4 1301 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 1249 (44.31%) MVC
6 1117 (39.62%) SQL
7 1056 (37.46%) JavaScript
8 946 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
9 858 (30.44%) HTML
10 729 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 691 (24.51%) .NET Framework
12 690 (24.48%) CSS
13 664 (23.55%) TDD
14 570 (20.22%) Microsoft
15 560 (19.87%) AngularJS
16 556 (19.72%) Finance
17 550 (19.51%) jQuery
18 535 (18.98%) WCF
19 440 (15.61%) WPF
20 391 (13.87%) HTML5
21 378 (13.41%) Visual Studio
22 371 (13.16%) Web Services
23 369 (13.09%) Windows
23 369 (13.09%) Entity Framework
24 365 (12.95%) ASP.NET Web API
25 312 (11.07%) Banking
26 306 (10.85%) BDD
27 304 (10.78%) Scrum
28 303 (10.75%) OO
29 292 (10.36%) Front Office

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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
1 123 (4.36%) IIS
2 114 (4.04%) CMS
3 74 (2.63%) Node.js
4 58 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 52 (1.84%) Umbraco
6 43 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 30 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (0.71%) Apache Solr
10 18 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.46%) Kentico
12 11 (0.39%) Confluence
12 11 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.35%) Apache
13 10 (0.35%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.14%) DNN
15 4 (0.14%) EPiServer CMS
16 3 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 175 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.96%) MS Office
3 8 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.071%) CATIA
6 2 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 46 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.35%) Endur
4 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.21%) RMDS
5 5 (0.18%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.18%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.11%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.071%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.035%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.035%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.035%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.035%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.035%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.035%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 174 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (1.53%) GitHub
3 40 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.28%) SaaS
6 5 (0.18%) PaaS
7 4 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (0.14%) IaaS
7 4 (0.14%) Office 365
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.11%) Sage Pay
9 2 (0.071%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.071%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.035%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 41 (1.45%) HTTP
3 27 (0.96%) Modbus
4 25 (0.89%) Internet
5 13 (0.46%) LDAP
6 7 (0.25%) SSL
7 6 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.21%) DNS
7 6 (0.21%) Intranet
8 5 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (0.18%) SNMP
9 4 (0.14%) 2G
9 4 (0.14%) 3G
9 4 (0.14%) 4G
9 4 (0.14%) SMTP
10 3 (0.11%) CTI
10 3 (0.11%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.071%) AMQP
11 2 (0.071%) Extranet
11 2 (0.071%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1343 (47.64%) SQL Server
2 254 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 157 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 115 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 113 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 102 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 88 (3.12%) Oracle Database
8 85 (3.02%) MongoDB
9 84 (2.98%) NoSQL
10 51 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
12 45 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 41 (1.45%) Big Data
14 34 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
15 32 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
17 27 (0.96%) Redis
18 26 (0.92%) MySQL
19 25 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
20 24 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 378 (13.41%) Visual Studio
2 259 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 151 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 130 (4.61%) Subversion
5 114 (4.04%) NUnit
6 96 (3.41%) SpecFlow
7 80 (2.84%) TeamCity
8 47 (1.67%) Selenium
9 45 (1.60%) MSTest
10 40 (1.42%) Moq
11 37 (1.31%) Jenkins
12 33 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
13 32 (1.14%) JIRA
14 20 (0.71%) Jasmine
14 20 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
15 18 (0.64%) Grunt
16 16 (0.57%) ReSharper
17 15 (0.53%) MSBuild
18 13 (0.46%) NuGet
19 11 (0.39%) Bower
General
1 556 (19.72%) Finance
2 312 (11.07%) Banking
3 292 (10.36%) Front Office
4 156 (5.53%) Investment Banking
5 67 (2.38%) Back Office
6 48 (1.70%) Marketing
7 47 (1.67%) Retail
8 44 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 35 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.06%) Games
11 20 (0.71%) Telecoms
12 19 (0.67%) Advertising
13 18 (0.64%) Legal
14 14 (0.50%) Electronics
15 10 (0.35%) Law
16 9 (0.32%) Publishing
17 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.18%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.14%) Hungarian Language
18 4 (0.14%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2378 (84.36%) .NET
2 1301 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 858 (30.44%) HTML
4 729 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 691 (24.51%) .NET Framework
6 690 (24.48%) CSS
7 560 (19.87%) AngularJS
8 550 (19.51%) jQuery
9 535 (18.98%) WCF
10 440 (15.61%) WPF
11 391 (13.87%) HTML5
12 371 (13.16%) Web Services
13 369 (13.09%) Entity Framework
14 365 (12.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 254 (9.01%) XML
16 213 (7.56%) WinForms
17 192 (6.81%) CSS3
18 152 (5.39%) RESTful
19 139 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 123 (4.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 142 (5.04%) Derivative
2 110 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 82 (2.91%) Fixed Income
5 77 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 62 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 61 (2.16%) Hedge funds
7 61 (2.16%) User Experience
8 57 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
9 54 (1.92%) Mathematics
10 51 (1.81%) Fintech
11 46 (1.63%) Visualisation
12 39 (1.38%) Equities
13 38 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
14 33 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (1.14%) Mobile App
16 31 (1.10%) Market Risk
17 30 (1.06%) Blog
18 20 (0.71%) Client/Server
18 20 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 369 (13.09%) Windows
2 80 (2.84%) Windows Server
3 44 (1.56%) Linux
4 40 (1.42%) Unix
5 37 (1.31%) Android
6 34 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 24 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.32%) Windows CE
13 6 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.071%) CentOS
16 2 (0.071%) Solaris
16 2 (0.071%) SUSE
16 2 (0.071%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1249 (44.31%) MVC
2 946 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
3 664 (23.55%) TDD
4 306 (10.85%) BDD
5 304 (10.78%) Scrum
6 303 (10.75%) OO
7 224 (7.95%) Multithreading
8 215 (7.63%) Unit Testing
9 196 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
10 187 (6.63%) MVVM
11 181 (6.42%) Web Development
12 165 (5.85%) Software Engineering
13 138 (4.90%) SOA
14 134 (4.75%) SDLC
15 123 (4.36%) E-Commerce
16 105 (3.72%) Front End Development
17 97 (3.44%) SOLID
18 93 (3.30%) OOP
19 74 (2.63%) CRM
20 72 (2.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2819 (100.00%) C#
2 1117 (39.62%) SQL
3 1056 (37.46%) JavaScript
4 232 (8.23%) T-SQL
5 178 (6.31%) C++
6 159 (5.64%) VB.NET
7 123 (4.36%) Java
8 94 (3.33%) VB
8 94 (3.33%) VBA
9 76 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 68 (2.41%) Python
11 66 (2.34%) XAML
12 59 (2.09%) Ruby
13 48 (1.70%) PL/SQL
14 33 (1.17%) Scala
15 29 (1.03%) C
16 27 (0.96%) VBScript
17 22 (0.78%) VB6
18 21 (0.74%) Perl
19 19 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 163 (5.78%) Degree
2 84 (2.98%) Security Cleared
3 58 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.18%) HND
7 4 (0.14%) HNC
7 4 (0.14%) ISEB
7 4 (0.14%) PhD
8 3 (0.11%) ACCA
8 3 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.11%) CISA
8 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.11%) MCP
8 3 (0.11%) MCPD
9 2 (0.071%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.035%) CFA
10 1 (0.035%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.035%) MBA
10 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (1.88%) QA
2 7 (0.25%) ISO 14001
2 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.25%) WCAG
3 5 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.14%) HL7
5 3 (0.11%) SLA
6 2 (0.071%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.071%) MiFID
6 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.071%) SDET
7 1 (0.035%) Basel III
7 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.035%) EMIR
7 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.18%) Docker
3 3 (0.11%) Firmware
3 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.071%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.035%) Varnish
5 1 (0.035%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (0.18%) Control-M
1 5 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (0.18%) Kibana
2 4 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (0.14%) SCCM
3 3 (0.11%) Pingdom
3 3 (0.11%) SCOM
4 2 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.071%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.035%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.035%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.035%) logstash
5 1 (0.035%) MOM
5 1 (0.035%) Puppet
5 1 (0.035%) WMI
Vendors
1 570 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 236 (8.37%) Oracle
3 62 (2.20%) Sitecore
4 56 (1.99%) DevExpress
5 50 (1.77%) Telerik
6 28 (0.99%) Siemens
7 26 (0.92%) EPiServer
8 21 (0.74%) Google
9 20 (0.71%) Twitter
10 18 (0.64%) Xamarin
11 16 (0.57%) TIBCO
12 15 (0.53%) Sybase
13 12 (0.43%) SAP
14 9 (0.32%) Facebook
14 9 (0.32%) IBM
14 9 (0.32%) OpenLink
14 9 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.28%) Infragistics
15 8 (0.28%) SunGard
16 7 (0.25%) Bloomberg
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Venn Group
Rate: £270 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day (DOE)
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London
Networking People
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £36000 - £48000 per annum
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Berkshire
Qualserv
Rate: From £250 to £311 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum Dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Great day rate on offer. Perm opportunities also.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago