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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 140 102 71
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -31
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 911 1097 1378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.60% 2.01% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.17% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 736 972
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 14
Average hourly rate £31.88 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £31.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +7.14%

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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -35 868 £425 +12.80% 571
London -5 480 £550 +6.02% 206
City of London +20 176 £550 +4.76% 80
South East -4 173 £350 +12.90% 95
South West +5 49 £325 - 62
Kent +11 48 £335 +7.20% 9
East Midlands -27 40 £285 -0.86% 29
East of England -41 40 £339 +2.41% 33
Cambridgeshire -14 29 £350 +18.64% 10
Scotland -29 28 £360 -4.00% 12
Yorkshire -54 27 £350 +15.70% 25
Leicestershire -6 25 £283 +2.72% 8
North West -63 24 £325 - 74
Berkshire +10 22 £388 +10.71% 11
West Sussex +3 20 £374 +35.90% 7
Surrey -6 20 £400 +33.33% 15
West Midlands -24 20 £325 +1.56% 39
West Yorkshire -41 20 £343 +7.87% 12
Buckinghamshire +7 18 £281 -13.46% 8
Reading +5 18 £375 -2.59% 7
Leeds -47 16 £335 +5.51% 7
Wiltshire +15 15 £325 +3.17% 15
Gloucestershire -5 13 £330 +7.31% 1
East Sussex -11 13 £400 +100.00% 12
Glasgow -18 13 £350 -6.66% 5
Oxford -6 12 £354 - 10
Oxfordshire -24 12 £394 +31.25% 15
Midlands +9 11 - -
Bristol +1 11 £313 +32.97% 26
Hampshire -21 11 £350 -6.66% 18

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1993 (100.00%) C#
2 1529 (76.72%) .NET
3 821 (41.19%) SQL Server
4 802 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
5 798 (40.04%) ASP.NET
6 714 (35.83%) MVC
7 693 (34.77%) SQL
8 624 (31.31%) JavaScript
9 576 (28.90%) HTML
10 534 (26.79%) TDD
11 471 (23.63%) WCF
12 469 (23.53%) WPF
13 452 (22.68%) CSS
14 427 (21.42%) Finance
15 391 (19.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 362 (18.16%) .NET Framework
17 333 (16.71%) jQuery
18 320 (16.06%) Banking
19 308 (15.45%) Front Office
20 302 (15.15%) Microsoft
21 288 (14.45%) OO
22 278 (13.95%) Web Services
23 277 (13.90%) AngularJS
24 271 (13.60%) Scrum
25 239 (11.99%) Unit Testing
26 237 (11.89%) HTML5
27 219 (10.99%) XML
28 213 (10.69%) Entity Framework
29 212 (10.64%) Multithreading
30 206 (10.34%) Visual Studio

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 69 (3.46%) IIS
2 58 (2.91%) CMS
3 40 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 35 (1.76%) Umbraco
5 16 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (0.60%) Node.js
7 10 (0.50%) MQSeries
8 9 (0.45%) NServiceBus
9 8 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (0.30%) Sitefinity
11 6 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.25%) MTS
13 4 (0.20%) DNN
13 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.15%) GemFire
14 3 (0.15%) Confluence
14 3 (0.15%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 104 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.40%) MS Office
3 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.050%) MS Project
6 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.35%) Endur
3 7 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.15%) RMDS
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.10%) AWD
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.050%) Tridion
6 1 (0.050%) Magento
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.40%) SaaS
3 6 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.050%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.90%) HTTP
2 15 (0.75%) Internet
3 10 (0.50%) SSL
4 4 (0.20%) AMQP
4 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.15%) FTP
6 2 (0.10%) CTI
6 2 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.050%) Skype
7 1 (0.050%) ATM
7 1 (0.050%) Extranet
7 1 (0.050%) DSL
7 1 (0.050%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 821 (41.19%) SQL Server
2 176 (8.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 80 (4.01%) Oracle Database
5 64 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 63 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (2.36%) NoSQL
10 42 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 27 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 26 (1.30%) MySQL
13 25 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (0.95%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.85%) MS Access
16 17 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (0.85%) Data Mining
17 13 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (0.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 206 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 127 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 110 (5.52%) NUnit
4 99 (4.97%) Subversion
5 64 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 61 (3.06%) TeamCity
7 33 (1.66%) Selenium
8 30 (1.51%) Jenkins
9 24 (1.20%) Jasmine
9 24 (1.20%) JIRA
10 22 (1.10%) SpecFlow
11 21 (1.05%) Moq
12 19 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
13 18 (0.90%) ReSharper
14 15 (0.75%) MSBuild
15 13 (0.65%) MSTest
16 11 (0.55%) StyleCop
17 9 (0.45%) FitNesse
17 9 (0.45%) CruiseControl
18 8 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 427 (21.42%) Finance
2 320 (16.06%) Banking
3 308 (15.45%) Front Office
4 198 (9.93%) Investment Banking
5 39 (1.96%) Back Office
6 37 (1.86%) Retail
7 19 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 16 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.75%) Games
9 15 (0.75%) Marketing
10 14 (0.70%) Legal
11 13 (0.65%) Publishing
12 11 (0.55%) Electronics
13 10 (0.50%) Law
14 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.20%) Advertising
16 3 (0.15%) Military
17 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.050%) Local Government
18 1 (0.050%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1529 (76.72%) .NET
2 798 (40.04%) ASP.NET
3 576 (28.90%) HTML
4 471 (23.63%) WCF
5 469 (23.53%) WPF
6 452 (22.68%) CSS
7 391 (19.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 362 (18.16%) .NET Framework
9 333 (16.71%) jQuery
10 278 (13.95%) Web Services
11 277 (13.90%) AngularJS
12 237 (11.89%) HTML5
13 219 (10.99%) XML
14 213 (10.69%) Entity Framework
15 166 (8.33%) WinForms
16 161 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 140 (7.02%) CSS3
18 131 (6.57%) LINQ
19 112 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
20 93 (4.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.47%) Derivative
2 124 (6.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 104 (5.22%) Fixed Income
4 95 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (3.31%) N-Tier
6 52 (2.61%) Hedge funds
7 48 (2.41%) Equities
8 40 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 39 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
10 32 (1.61%) User Experience
11 28 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.20%) Credit Risk
15 23 (1.15%) Visualisation
15 23 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
16 16 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 16 (0.80%) Market Risk
16 16 (0.80%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 203 (10.19%) Windows
2 42 (2.11%) Linux
3 14 (0.70%) UNIX
4 10 (0.50%) Android
5 9 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.40%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.20%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.050%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 714 (35.83%) MVC
3 534 (26.79%) TDD
4 288 (14.45%) OO
5 271 (13.60%) Scrum
6 239 (11.99%) Unit Testing
7 212 (10.64%) Multithreading
8 173 (8.68%) BDD
9 151 (7.58%) E-Commerce
10 144 (7.23%) MVVM
11 143 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
12 109 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 107 (5.37%) Web Development
14 94 (4.72%) SDLC
15 86 (4.32%) SOA
16 68 (3.41%) OOD
17 63 (3.16%) Low Latency
18 59 (2.96%) OOP
19 50 (2.51%) Migration
20 45 (2.26%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1993 (100.00%) C#
2 693 (34.77%) SQL
3 624 (31.31%) JavaScript
4 187 (9.38%) C++
5 163 (8.18%) T-SQL
6 121 (6.07%) Java
7 83 (4.16%) VB.NET
8 53 (2.66%) VB
9 42 (2.11%) VBA
10 32 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 28 (1.40%) XAML
12 27 (1.35%) Python
13 24 (1.20%) VB6
14 21 (1.05%) TypeScript
15 19 (0.95%) C
16 18 (0.90%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.50%) PHP
17 10 (0.50%) VBScript
18 8 (0.40%) F#
19 7 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (4.01%) Degree
2 39 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.20%) MCPD
6 4 (0.20%) PhD
7 3 (0.15%) ISEB
7 3 (0.15%) MCSD
8 2 (0.10%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.10%) MCAD
8 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.10%) CFA
9 1 (0.050%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.050%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.050%) MCP
9 1 (0.050%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.30%) QA
2 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.10%) HL7
3 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.050%) Basel III
4 1 (0.050%) EMIR
System Software
1 15 (0.75%) 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 (0.050%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (0.60%) Control-M
2 6 (0.30%) Puppet
2 6 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.10%) logstash
3 2 (0.10%) Kibana
4 1 (0.050%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.050%) MOM
Vendors
1 302 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 192 (9.63%) Oracle
3 40 (2.01%) DevExpress
4 35 (1.76%) TIBCO
5 30 (1.51%) Sybase
6 29 (1.46%) Telerik
7 16 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 15 (0.75%) Twitter
9 14 (0.70%) Infragistics
10 13 (0.65%) Perforce
11 12 (0.60%) IBM
11 12 (0.60%) DataSynapse
11 12 (0.60%) Solace
12 10 (0.50%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.50%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.50%) SAP
13 9 (0.45%) VMware
14 8 (0.40%) Typemock
14 8 (0.40%) Google
15 6 (0.30%) Syncfusion
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