The first table below looks at the demand for the C# Programmer 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# Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Programmer
Rank 564 502 553
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +51
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 23 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.088% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.095% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 21
Average daily rate £300 £525 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £350 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £538 £275
% change year-on-year
-58.13% +95.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

C# Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 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# Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -105 23 £300 -42.85% 18
London -30 10 £544 +3.57% 8
South East -18 7 £225 -35.71% 3
City of London -16 4 £444 -1.38% 1
East Sussex - 4 £300 -
Brighton - 4 £300 -
Birmingham -9 3 £238 -56.81%
West Midlands -15 3 £238 -56.81% 1
East of England - 3 £238 - 2
East Midlands -8 2 £219 - 1
South West -28 2 £225 -59.09% 1
Surrey -9 1 £225 - 2
Berkshire -14 1 £225 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £225 -35.71%
Staines - 1 £225 -
Slough - 1 £225 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Kent - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £225 -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 2
North West - 1 £350 - 2
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -

C# Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# Programmer 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# Programmer in their job title.

1 56 (100.00%) C#
2 51 (91.07%) .NET
3 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
3 29 (51.79%) SQL
4 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
6 21 (37.50%) TDD
7 19 (33.93%) jQuery
8 17 (30.36%) WPF
8 17 (30.36%) HTML
9 16 (28.57%) Windows
9 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 16 (28.57%) Scrum
9 16 (28.57%) WCF
10 15 (26.79%) MVC
11 12 (21.43%) LINQ
11 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 11 (19.64%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (17.86%) OO
13 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
14 9 (16.07%) WinForms
14 9 (16.07%) NUnit
14 9 (16.07%) Subversion
14 9 (16.07%) HTML5
15 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
15 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (14.29%) CSS
15 8 (14.29%) MS Office
15 8 (14.29%) XML

C# Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# Programmer 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# Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.36%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Endur
2 1 (1.79%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) CTI
2 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) OLAP
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.79%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.07%) NUnit
2 9 (16.07%) Subversion
3 7 (12.50%) Hudson
3 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Front Office
3 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Publishing
5 2 (3.57%) Electronics
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.93%) jQuery
4 17 (30.36%) WPF
4 17 (30.36%) HTML
5 16 (28.57%) WCF
6 12 (21.43%) LINQ
7 9 (16.07%) WinForms
7 9 (16.07%) HTML5
8 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (14.29%) CSS
8 8 (14.29%) XML
9 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.93%) CSS3
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (7.14%) NHibernate
11 4 (7.14%) Web Services
12 3 (5.36%) MSMQ
12 3 (5.36%) Ajax
12 3 (5.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.14%) Derivative
3 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.57%) DTV
3 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Equities
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) TDD
2 16 (28.57%) Scrum
3 15 (26.79%) MVC
4 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.86%) OO
6 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Web Development
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Time Management
9 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.57%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.57%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Process Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) C
5 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) 29West
3 2 (3.57%) Serena
3 2 (3.57%) ION Trading
3 2 (3.57%) Informatica
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.79%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.79%) Lagan
4 1 (1.79%) Civica
4 1 (1.79%) ESRI
4 1 (1.79%) DevExpress
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