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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 142 116 71
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -45
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 941 1019 1378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.82% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.98% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 700 1000
Average daily rate
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£415 £388 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.63 £35.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +11.94%

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -22 899 £415 +7.09% 578
London +17 521 £550 +4.76% 195
City of London +38 168 £550 +4.76% 49
South East -29 154 £375 +12.78% 114
South West +10 52 £333 +10.83% 70
East of England -33 40 £338 +5.46% 39
East Midlands -20 38 £300 - 28
Kent +16 31 £338 -3.57% 7
Scotland -30 30 £338 -10.00% 10
West Midlands -10 28 £336 +5.07% 27
Yorkshire -53 28 £350 +16.66% 21
North West -59 28 £325 - 72
Berkshire -3 26 £415 +18.57% 24
Reading -1 24 £420 +10.16% 12
West Sussex +2 21 £385 +14.07% 9
West Yorkshire -42 20 £350 +10.23% 11
Cambridgeshire -20 19 £338 +14.40% 8
Gloucestershire +2 18 £333 +47.77% 17
Leicestershire -6 18 £285 +3.63% 5
Leeds -37 17 £350 +12.90% 8
East Sussex -9 16 £325 +52.94% 7
Glasgow -11 16 £310 -20.00% 6
Hampshire -16 16 £350 -7.89% 26
Buckinghamshire -11 15 £375 -1.96% 8
Manchester -36 15 £325 - 45
Surrey -13 14 £425 +32.81% 15
Wiltshire +9 13 £338 +17.39% 14
Oxfordshire -15 13 £425 +41.66% 18
Birmingham +12 12 £368 - 9
Oxford -9 12 £425 +41.66% 13

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1963 (100.00%) C#
2 1488 (75.80%) .NET
3 826 (42.08%) SQL Server
4 789 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
5 747 (38.05%) ASP.NET
6 711 (36.22%) MVC
7 681 (34.69%) SQL
8 587 (29.90%) JavaScript
9 543 (27.66%) HTML
10 516 (26.29%) TDD
11 486 (24.76%) WPF
12 462 (23.54%) Finance
13 438 (22.31%) WCF
14 424 (21.60%) CSS
15 375 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 342 (17.42%) .NET Framework
17 326 (16.61%) Banking
18 315 (16.05%) Microsoft
18 315 (16.05%) Front Office
19 314 (16.00%) jQuery
20 287 (14.62%) OO
21 272 (13.86%) AngularJS
22 262 (13.35%) Scrum
23 258 (13.14%) Web Services
24 228 (11.61%) Multithreading
25 224 (11.41%) HTML5
26 221 (11.26%) Unit Testing
27 211 (10.75%) Windows
28 204 (10.39%) XML
29 194 (9.88%) BDD

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (3.82%) IIS
2 52 (2.65%) CMS
3 37 (1.88%) Umbraco
4 34 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 15 (0.76%) Node.js
6 12 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.51%) MQSeries
7 10 (0.51%) NServiceBus
8 9 (0.46%) Sitefinity
9 7 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.25%) Confluence
11 5 (0.25%) MTS
12 4 (0.20%) DNN
13 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.15%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (0.15%) GemFire
Applications
1 98 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.36%) MS Office
4 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.36%) Endur
4 3 (0.15%) Adaptiv
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.10%) AWD
5 2 (0.10%) RMDS
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.051%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.051%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.46%) SaaS
3 8 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.25%) GitHub
5 1 (0.051%) PaaS
5 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.97%) HTTP
2 10 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 10 (0.51%) SSL
2 10 (0.51%) Internet
3 3 (0.15%) SAN
3 3 (0.15%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.10%) SNMP
4 2 (0.10%) FTP
4 2 (0.10%) CTI
4 2 (0.10%) AMQP
5 1 (0.051%) Extranet
5 1 (0.051%) DSL
5 1 (0.051%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.051%) DNS
5 1 (0.051%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (42.08%) SQL Server
2 161 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (3.52%) Oracle Database
5 63 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 52 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 50 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 46 (2.34%) NoSQL
10 36 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 35 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 30 (1.53%) MongoDB
13 24 (1.22%) MySQL
14 23 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (0.76%) Data Mining
18 14 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
19 12 (0.61%) MS Access
19 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 189 (9.63%) Visual Studio
2 136 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 105 (5.35%) Subversion
4 94 (4.79%) NUnit
5 74 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 72 (3.67%) TeamCity
7 32 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.48%) Selenium
9 23 (1.17%) SpecFlow
9 23 (1.17%) Jasmine
10 20 (1.02%) JIRA
11 19 (0.97%) ReSharper
12 18 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
13 17 (0.87%) Moq
14 13 (0.66%) MSBuild
15 11 (0.56%) FitNesse
16 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Blend
16 10 (0.51%) MSTest
16 10 (0.51%) Maven
17 9 (0.46%) CruiseControl
General
1 462 (23.54%) Finance
2 326 (16.61%) Banking
3 315 (16.05%) Front Office
4 190 (9.68%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.04%) Retail
6 36 (1.83%) Back Office
7 18 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 18 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.82%) Marketing
9 15 (0.76%) Publishing
9 15 (0.76%) Legal
10 11 (0.56%) Electronics
10 11 (0.56%) Games
11 10 (0.51%) Law
12 9 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.20%) Advertising
14 2 (0.10%) Local Government
14 2 (0.10%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1488 (75.80%) .NET
2 747 (38.05%) ASP.NET
3 543 (27.66%) HTML
4 486 (24.76%) WPF
5 438 (22.31%) WCF
6 424 (21.60%) CSS
7 375 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 342 (17.42%) .NET Framework
9 314 (16.00%) jQuery
10 272 (13.86%) AngularJS
11 258 (13.14%) Web Services
12 224 (11.41%) HTML5
13 204 (10.39%) XML
14 193 (9.83%) Entity Framework
15 159 (8.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 159 (8.10%) WinForms
16 135 (6.88%) CSS3
17 116 (5.91%) LINQ
18 105 (5.35%) KnockoutJS
19 86 (4.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 135 (6.88%) Derivative
2 119 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 106 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (5.04%) Fixed Income
5 70 (3.57%) N-Tier
6 53 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 51 (2.60%) Equities
8 46 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 44 (2.24%) Equity Derivative
10 37 (1.88%) User Experience
11 30 (1.53%) Credit Risk
12 28 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (1.38%) Visualisation
14 25 (1.27%) Client/Server
15 23 (1.17%) Market Risk
15 23 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 23 (1.17%) Data Structures
16 21 (1.07%) Mobile App
17 20 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
18 15 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 211 (10.75%) Windows
2 33 (1.68%) Linux
3 15 (0.76%) UNIX
4 8 (0.41%) Android
4 8 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.36%) Windows CE
6 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.31%) Windows Phone
6 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 711 (36.22%) MVC
3 516 (26.29%) TDD
4 287 (14.62%) OO
5 262 (13.35%) Scrum
6 228 (11.61%) Multithreading
7 221 (11.26%) Unit Testing
8 194 (9.88%) BDD
9 168 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
10 163 (8.30%) MVVM
11 131 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 109 (5.55%) Software Engineering
13 106 (5.40%) Web Development
14 97 (4.94%) SDLC
15 82 (4.18%) SOA
16 76 (3.87%) OOD
17 56 (2.85%) OOP
18 55 (2.80%) Low Latency
19 50 (2.55%) Migration
20 49 (2.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1963 (100.00%) C#
2 681 (34.69%) SQL
3 587 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 178 (9.07%) C++
5 156 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 112 (5.71%) Java
7 78 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 63 (3.21%) VB
9 40 (2.04%) VBA
10 33 (1.68%) XAML
11 28 (1.43%) Python
12 26 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 24 (1.22%) VB6
14 23 (1.17%) TypeScript
15 22 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.92%) C
17 10 (0.51%) F#
18 9 (0.46%) PHP
19 8 (0.41%) Perl
20 6 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (4.28%) Degree
2 43 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.20%) PhD
5 4 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.15%) MCPD
6 3 (0.15%) ISEB
7 2 (0.10%) CFA
7 2 (0.10%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.051%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.051%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.051%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.051%) MCTS
8 1 (0.051%) MCP
8 1 (0.051%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (1.48%) QA
2 5 (0.25%) HL7
3 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.051%) Basel III
5 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 20 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.10%) vSphere
3 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.051%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.41%) Control-M
2 3 (0.15%) Puppet
2 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.10%) logstash
3 2 (0.10%) Kibana
4 1 (0.051%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.051%) MOM
Vendors
1 315 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 180 (9.17%) Oracle
3 43 (2.19%) DevExpress
4 35 (1.78%) TIBCO
5 31 (1.58%) Sybase
6 26 (1.32%) Telerik
7 19 (0.97%) Infragistics
8 15 (0.76%) Perforce
9 13 (0.66%) IBM
10 12 (0.61%) Twitter
10 12 (0.61%) Solace
11 11 (0.56%) Syncfusion
12 10 (0.51%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.51%) SAP
12 10 (0.51%) Xamarin
13 9 (0.46%) VMware
13 9 (0.46%) DataSynapse
13 9 (0.46%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.36%) Bloomberg
15 6 (0.31%) OpenLink
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Tech
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £380 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago