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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 99 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1084 1371 1620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 2.68% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.90% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 961 1181
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -27 1016 £375 -13.79% 578
London -39 483 £513 -2.38% 215
South East -13 154 £310 -11.42% 122
City of London -34 113 £525 +5.00% 95
East of England -25 79 £325 -11.86% 38
North West +16 74 £325 +8.33% 54
East Midlands +10 68 £288 +15.00% 12
Yorkshire +18 59 £300 - 37
Scotland -32 56 £375 -11.76% 16
West Midlands -16 46 £320 +6.66% 31
South West -8 44 £325 -2.17% 65
West Yorkshire +9 41 £318 +3.67% 19
Glasgow -8 41 £375 -25.00% 4
Manchester -4 37 £325 +8.33% 36
Leeds +1 35 £318 +5.83% 15
Leicestershire -2 35 £275 - 4
Cambridgeshire -11 35 £295 -30.58% 18
Hampshire -30 30 £378 +7.85% 18
East Sussex +15 23 £200 -33.33% 12
Surrey -9 22 £300 -22.07% 24
Brighton +15 20 £200 -33.33% 11
Cheshire +13 19 £331 +10.41% 5
Leicester -9 19 £270 -1.81% 3
Berkshire -3 18 £350 +20.68% 28
Kent +7 17 £319 -8.92% 6
Cambridge -4 15 £285 +4.58% 14
Southampton +2 14 £400 - 5
Hertfordshire -4 14 £350 -30.00% 6
Suffolk -8 14 £450 +38.46%
Gloucestershire -19 13 £308 -27.64% 7

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 2229 (100.00%) C#
2 1837 (82.41%) .NET
3 1214 (54.46%) SQL Server
4 1084 (48.63%) ASP.NET
5 876 (39.30%) MVC
6 702 (31.49%) SQL
7 691 (31.00%) JavaScript
8 609 (27.32%) HTML
9 549 (24.63%) WCF
10 525 (23.55%) TDD
11 519 (23.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 510 (22.88%) WPF
13 450 (20.19%) jQuery
14 441 (19.78%) CSS
15 382 (17.14%) .NET Framework
16 377 (16.91%) Microsoft
17 369 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
18 366 (16.42%) Finance
19 343 (15.39%) Banking
20 330 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
21 307 (13.77%) Web Services
22 288 (12.92%) Scrum
23 274 (12.29%) OO
23 274 (12.29%) Visual Studio
24 272 (12.20%) Front Office
25 230 (10.32%) Oracle
26 224 (10.05%) Windows
27 221 (9.91%) HTML5
28 213 (9.56%) Multithreading
29 211 (9.47%) XML

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 86 (3.86%) CMS
2 54 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 52 (2.33%) IIS
4 29 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 29 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 23 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
5 23 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (0.90%) Node.js
7 11 (0.49%) Kentico
8 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.31%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.27%) Apache
12 5 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.22%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.18%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.13%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.13%) TIBCO EMS
14 3 (0.13%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 86 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.81%) MS Office
3 9 (0.40%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.27%) ReMetrica
4 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.045%) Endur
5 1 (0.045%) Tridion
5 1 (0.045%) Agresso
5 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.045%) Summit
5 1 (0.045%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.045%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 66 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.90%) SaaS
3 15 (0.67%) PaaS
3 15 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.27%) GitHub
5 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.22%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.39%) HTTP
2 19 (0.85%) Intranet
3 13 (0.58%) Internet
3 13 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.31%) LDAP
4 7 (0.31%) Modbus
5 4 (0.18%) Extranet
6 3 (0.13%) Softphone
7 2 (0.090%) SNMP
7 2 (0.090%) DNS
7 2 (0.090%) WEP
8 1 (0.045%) Wireless
8 1 (0.045%) Firewall
8 1 (0.045%) Broadband
8 1 (0.045%) LAN
8 1 (0.045%) WAN
8 1 (0.045%) FTP
8 1 (0.045%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.045%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.045%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1214 (54.46%) SQL Server
2 369 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 188 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 130 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 125 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 106 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 70 (3.14%) Relational Database
8 53 (2.38%) MySQL
9 44 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 36 (1.62%) NoSQL
11 30 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 24 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.03%) RDBMS
14 22 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
15 21 (0.94%) Big Data
16 20 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
18 16 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
19 12 (0.54%) KDB
19 12 (0.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 274 (12.29%) Visual Studio
2 125 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 103 (4.62%) NUnit
4 56 (2.51%) TeamCity
5 55 (2.47%) Subversion
6 48 (2.15%) SpecFlow
7 47 (2.11%) Git (software)
8 44 (1.97%) MSTest
9 29 (1.30%) JIRA
10 26 (1.17%) Moq
10 26 (1.17%) Jenkins
11 23 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
12 21 (0.94%) CruiseControl
13 20 (0.90%) Selenium
14 14 (0.63%) MSBuild
15 11 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.40%) ReSharper
18 8 (0.36%) Mercurial
19 7 (0.31%) FitNesse
General
1 366 (16.42%) Finance
2 343 (15.39%) Banking
3 272 (12.20%) Front Office
4 151 (6.77%) Investment Banking
5 47 (2.11%) Retail
6 36 (1.62%) Back Office
7 29 (1.30%) Marketing
8 24 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 16 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.67%) Legal
11 11 (0.49%) Law
11 11 (0.49%) Electronics
12 10 (0.45%) Billing
13 9 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.40%) Publishing
14 8 (0.36%) Games
15 5 (0.22%) Advertising
16 2 (0.090%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.090%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.045%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1837 (82.41%) .NET
2 1084 (48.63%) ASP.NET
3 609 (27.32%) HTML
4 549 (24.63%) WCF
5 519 (23.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 510 (22.88%) WPF
7 450 (20.19%) jQuery
8 441 (19.78%) CSS
9 382 (17.14%) .NET Framework
10 307 (13.77%) Web Services
11 221 (9.91%) HTML5
12 211 (9.47%) XML
13 203 (9.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 192 (8.61%) WinForms
15 180 (8.08%) LINQ
16 165 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 162 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 153 (6.86%) Ajax
19 124 (5.56%) CSS3
20 112 (5.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 116 (5.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 95 (4.26%) Derivative
3 80 (3.59%) Fixed Income
4 52 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 42 (1.88%) Market Risk
5 42 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 41 (1.84%) Credit Risk
7 40 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.62%) Equities
9 27 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
10 23 (1.03%) Social Media
11 22 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 22 (0.99%) Grid Computing
12 19 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.72%) Hedge funds
14 16 (0.72%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
16 13 (0.58%) RIA
17 12 (0.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 224 (10.05%) Windows
2 24 (1.08%) UNIX
3 23 (1.03%) Linux
4 17 (0.76%) Android
5 14 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 14 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.090%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.045%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.045%) CentOS
12 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (39.30%) MVC
2 525 (23.55%) TDD
3 330 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (12.92%) Scrum
5 274 (12.29%) OO
6 213 (9.56%) Multithreading
7 148 (6.64%) Unit Testing
8 140 (6.28%) MVVM
9 129 (5.79%) BDD
10 123 (5.52%) Web Development
11 111 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
12 107 (4.80%) Software Engineering
13 94 (4.22%) E-Commerce
14 87 (3.90%) OOD
15 81 (3.63%) SOA
16 70 (3.14%) OOP
17 57 (2.56%) Workflow
18 54 (2.42%) CRM
18 54 (2.42%) Analytics
19 47 (2.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2229 (100.00%) C#
2 702 (31.49%) SQL
3 691 (31.00%) JavaScript
4 157 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 121 (5.43%) C++
6 101 (4.53%) Java
7 97 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 44 (1.97%) XAML
8 44 (1.97%) VBA
9 43 (1.93%) PL/SQL
10 42 (1.88%) VB
11 38 (1.70%) Python
12 28 (1.26%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.08%) C
14 19 (0.85%) VB6
15 17 (0.76%) PHP
16 12 (0.54%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.49%) Perl
18 10 (0.45%) VC++
18 10 (0.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 108 (4.85%) Degree
2 45 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.31%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.22%) MCTS
7 3 (0.13%) MBA
8 2 (0.090%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.090%) MCP
8 2 (0.090%) MCSD
9 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.045%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.045%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.045%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.62%) QA
2 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.22%) Basel III
4 3 (0.13%) SLA
4 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.090%) HL7
6 1 (0.045%) TickIT
6 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.045%) WCAG
6 1 (0.045%) EMIR
6 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.18%) Control-M
2 2 (0.090%) SCOM
3 1 (0.045%) WMI
Vendors
1 377 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 230 (10.32%) Oracle
3 34 (1.53%) Sitecore
4 28 (1.26%) Telerik
4 28 (1.26%) Sybase
5 24 (1.08%) DevExpress
6 23 (1.03%) Twitter
7 18 (0.81%) DataSynapse
8 17 (0.76%) SAP
9 15 (0.67%) TIBCO
10 11 (0.49%) Infragistics
11 10 (0.45%) Syncfusion
12 9 (0.40%) Perforce
12 9 (0.40%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.36%) Reuters
13 8 (0.36%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.31%) Informatica
15 6 (0.27%) Ektron
15 6 (0.27%) Facebook
15 6 (0.27%) Xamarin
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