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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Programmer
Rank 608 577 529
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -48
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 14 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.042% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.046% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 33
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£320 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 12 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 4 August 2015. 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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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 -25 14 £320 +1.58% 9
South East -26 7 £320 +6.66% 2
West Midlands +10 4 £300 +9.09% 2
London -5 3 £475 +26.66% 4
Oxfordshire -19 3 £320 +6.66% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £300 -
Oxford - 3 £320 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £300 -
Berkshire - 2 £335 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Reading - 2 £335 - 1
City of London -15 1 £450 +20.00% 2

C# Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (67.50%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) .NET
3 24 (60.00%) WPF
4 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 18 (45.00%) WCF
6 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.00%) OO
7 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
8 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 10 (25.00%) Scrum
9 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 9 (22.50%) Entity Framework
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (22.50%) TDD
10 9 (22.50%) Client/Server
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
11 8 (20.00%) Web Services
11 8 (20.00%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) RAD
11 8 (20.00%) WinForms
11 8 (20.00%) Telerik
11 8 (20.00%) RESTful
11 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 8 (20.00%) Mobile Computing

C# Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) CodePlex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) MSI
4 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) .NET
1 24 (60.00%) WPF
2 18 (45.00%) WCF
3 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (22.50%) Entity Framework
5 8 (20.00%) Web Services
5 8 (20.00%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) WinForms
5 8 (20.00%) RESTful
6 7 (17.50%) LINQ
7 6 (15.00%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) CSS
8 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (5.00%) jQuery
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.50%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Client/Server
2 8 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.50%) Equities
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) OO
1 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (25.00%) Scrum
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) RAD
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.00%) System Testing
5 5 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Practice Management
6 3 (7.50%) UML
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) ETRM
8 1 (2.50%) BDD
8 1 (2.50%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (67.50%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.50%) VBScript
5 6 (15.00%) XAML
6 4 (10.00%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) VB
7 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) Java
9 1 (2.50%) VC++
9 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Telerik
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) OpenLink
5 1 (2.50%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.50%) IBM