The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Programmer
Rank 605 581 527
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -54
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 21 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.063% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 31
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £560 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £368 £283
% change year-on-year
-6.12% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.50

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 21 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 19 £356 -5.00% 24
London +3 7 £425 -20.56% 8
South East +6 3 £250 -31.97% 6
East of England +3 3 £200 -41.60% 1
West Midlands - 3 £363 - 5
Kent - 3 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £200 - 1
Stevenage - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £325 -
Birmingham - 2 £351 - 4
North West - 2 £450 - 1
City of London +34 1 £525 -0.47%
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -
Coventry - 1 £365 -
Sheffield - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Fife - 1 £320 -
Scotland - 1 £320 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -

C# Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (83.64%) .NET
3 36 (65.45%) SQL
4 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
5 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
5 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
6 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (30.91%) HTML
8 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (27.27%) MVC
10 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
10 14 (25.45%) TDD
11 12 (21.82%) Windows
11 12 (21.82%) HTML5
12 11 (20.00%) C++
12 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 11 (20.00%) Finance
13 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
13 10 (18.18%) WinForms
13 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
13 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (16.36%) jQuery
14 9 (16.36%) CSS
15 8 (14.55%) ADO.NET
15 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
15 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
15 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
15 8 (14.55%) Big Data
15 8 (14.55%) Windows 8

C# Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.82%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Intranet
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Big Data
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
3 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (83.64%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
3 17 (30.91%) HTML
4 12 (21.82%) HTML5
5 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (18.18%) WinForms
6 9 (16.36%) CSS
6 9 (16.36%) jQuery
7 8 (14.55%) ADO.NET
8 6 (10.91%) Entity Framework
8 6 (10.91%) XSLT
9 5 (9.09%) WPF
10 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.27%) Silverlight
10 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.27%) Web Services
10 4 (7.27%) XML
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.64%) PlayStation
1 2 (3.64%) Xbox
2 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.82%) User Experience
2 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) MVC
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.09%) CRM
6 5 (9.09%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) Web Development
6 5 (9.09%) Workflow
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
7 4 (7.27%) SDLC
7 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.45%) Time Management
8 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Document Management
9 2 (3.64%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (65.45%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) C++
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.82%) Facebook
3 1 (1.82%) iManage
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Telerik
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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