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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Programmer
Rank 652 596 583
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -13
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 12 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.090% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.095% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 41 30
Median daily rate £381 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £265 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £490 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.85% -

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 11 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 1 May 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 -40 12 £381 +17.30% 15
London -36 8 £500 +42.85% 7
Birmingham +5 2 £351 +21.12% 2
West Midlands -14 2 £351 +17.08% 2
South West +7 1 - -
South East -27 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Hammersmith - 1 £325 -
Maidstone - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 - -

C# Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (76.47%) .NET
3 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
4 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) MVC
6 10 (29.41%) HTML
7 8 (23.53%) HTML5
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) OO
9 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) Finance
9 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) jQuery
10 5 (14.71%) WPF
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
10 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
10 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.71%) CSS
11 4 (11.76%) C++
11 4 (11.76%) Silverlight
11 4 (11.76%) Web Development
11 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
11 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 4 (11.76%) Subversion
11 4 (11.76%) TDD

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 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 8 (23.53%) HTML5
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
6 5 (14.71%) WPF
7 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.76%) Silverlight
7 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.82%) Web Services
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.88%) XSLT
10 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (2.94%) CSS3
10 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) PlayStation
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) OO
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 4 (11.76%) TDD
4 4 (11.76%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.94%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Game Development
7 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.82%) VBA
7 2 (5.88%) Python
7 2 (5.88%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Telerik