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 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# Programmer
Rank 565 515 555
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +40
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 23 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.094% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.10% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 28
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£330 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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# 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 30 July 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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -58 20 £315 -20.25% 14
London +6 10 £375 -21.05% 8
South East -19 6 £300 -16.66% 2
City of London +11 4 £375 -26.82% 3
Oxfordshire +8 4 £300 - 1
Scotland - 3 £375 -
East of England -18 2 £275 -19.70%
South West -22 2 £225 -60.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £275 -
Cambridge - 2 £275 -
Northamptonshire -1 1 £275 +10.00%
East Midlands -2 1 £275 +10.00% 1
Milton Keynes -3 1 £275 -38.88%
Swindon -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £275 -38.88%
Wiltshire -11 1 - -
Coventry -15 1 £275 +103.70%
West Midlands -23 1 £275 -26.66% 2
Peterborough - 1 - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Staines - - - -

C# Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (95.65%) .NET
3 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET
5 22 (47.83%) SQL
6 18 (39.13%) WCF
7 16 (34.78%) MVC
8 14 (30.43%) HTML
9 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
9 12 (26.09%) WPF
10 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 11 (23.91%) Web Services
11 10 (21.74%) XML
12 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
12 9 (19.57%) TDD
12 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
12 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
12 9 (19.57%) jQuery
13 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (17.39%) CSS
13 8 (17.39%) Windows
13 8 (17.39%) LINQ
14 7 (15.22%) WinForms
14 7 (15.22%) Finance
14 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (13.04%) Scrum
16 5 (10.87%) NUnit
16 5 (10.87%) Marketing

C# Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) IIS
1 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) NUnit
3 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.52%) Hudson
4 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.35%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Front Office
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) .NET
2 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET
3 18 (39.13%) WCF
4 14 (30.43%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) WPF
6 11 (23.91%) Web Services
7 10 (21.74%) XML
8 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
8 9 (19.57%) jQuery
9 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.39%) CSS
9 8 (17.39%) LINQ
10 7 (15.22%) WinForms
11 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (8.70%) HTML5
13 4 (8.70%) CSS3
13 4 (8.70%) REST
13 4 (8.70%) ADO.NET
13 4 (8.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
1 4 (8.70%) Derivative
1 4 (8.70%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.35%) W3C
2 2 (4.35%) DTV
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) MVC
2 9 (19.57%) TDD
2 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.52%) UML
7 3 (6.52%) OOP
8 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.35%) System Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.35%) Scala
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) F#
5 2 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) VBScript
5 2 (4.35%) VB
5 2 (4.35%) VB6
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.35%) Facebook
2 2 (4.35%) Twitter
2 2 (4.35%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Informatica
2 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.35%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
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