The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C# Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Programmer
Rank 636 609 561
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -48
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 7 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.065% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.069% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 37
Median daily rate £320 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

C# Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C# Programmer in the job title.

C# Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C# Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# Programmer within the UK.

C# Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C# Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

C# Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C# Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Programmer within the UK.

C# Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C# Programmer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 4 £400 +14.28% 18
London -5 3 £425 -1.16% 2
Scotland +5 2 £273 -
City of London +46 1 £500 +16.27%
Dunfermline +9 1 £320 -
Fife +8 1 £320 -
Surrey -4 1 £375 -31.81%
South East -21 1 £375 +12.78% 4
Horley - 1 £375 -
Dundee - 1 £225 -

C# Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, C# Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring C# Programmer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) MVC
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) OO
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) SOLID
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) WPF
9 4 (21.05%) C++
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
11 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
11 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
11 2 (10.53%) User Experience
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
11 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
11 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
11 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
11 2 (10.53%) Subversion
11 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

C# Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) QGIS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Front Office
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (5.26%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) SOLID
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Workflow
9 1 (5.26%) BDD
9 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
9 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
9 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) Lua
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Sybase
1 1 (5.26%) Xamarin