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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Programmer
Rank 601 548 555
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +7
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 12 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.060% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 20
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£325 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -42 11 £325 - 7
London -11 4 £445 +1.71% 4
South East -21 3 £325 +32.65% 1
Surrey -8 2 £325 +51.16% 1
South West -34 2 £325 -18.75%
City of London +12 1 £375 -26.82% 2
Dorset -1 1 £325 -
Scotland -7 1 - -
Wiltshire -11 1 - -
West Midlands -22 1 £225 +28.57% 1
North West - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Windsor - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £325 -
Bournemouth - 1 £325 -
Maidenhead - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £325 -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Sunderland - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Andover - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - -

C# Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (94.12%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
4 19 (55.88%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) WCF
6 11 (32.35%) MVC
7 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 10 (29.41%) Web Services
8 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
9 8 (23.53%) HTML
10 7 (20.59%) XML
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (17.65%) CSS
11 6 (17.65%) Windows
11 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.71%) TDD
12 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (11.76%) REST
13 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.76%) Finance
13 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
13 4 (11.76%) JSON

C# Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.88%) Neo4j
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.88%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 12 (35.29%) WCF
4 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 10 (29.41%) Web Services
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) XML
7 6 (17.65%) CSS
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (11.76%) REST
9 4 (11.76%) JSON
9 4 (11.76%) WPF
9 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET
10 3 (8.82%) XSLT
10 3 (8.82%) WinForms
10 3 (8.82%) jQuery
11 2 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) W3C
3 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) MVC
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) TDD
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) System Testing
6 2 (5.88%) MapReduce
6 2 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) VB6
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) F#
5 2 (5.88%) Scala
5 2 (5.88%) VBScript
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.88%) Facebook
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
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