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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Programmer
Rank 565 523 532
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 12 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.072% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.078% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 8
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£398 £283 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.70% -48.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £125 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £528 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £265 £550
% change year-on-year
+40.09% -51.81%
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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 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 27 January 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 -42 12 £398 +40.70% 13
London -18 5 £570 +20.00% 3
South East -27 5 £368 +194.00% 4
Berkshire +1 2 £368 +194.00%
East Sussex -8 2 £350 -
Hampshire -18 2 £383 +82.14% 1
Bournemouth - 2 £413 -
South West - 2 £413 - 1
Dorset - 2 £413 -
Scotland - - - -
Ealing - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Bath - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chepstow - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -

C# Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (91.30%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
6 9 (39.13%) WCF
7 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
10 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
11 4 (17.39%) TDD
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (17.39%) CSS
11 4 (17.39%) Workflow
11 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
11 4 (17.39%) XML
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
12 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (13.04%) XSLT
12 3 (13.04%) Oracle
12 3 (13.04%) Finance
12 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
12 3 (13.04%) WPF
12 3 (13.04%) Derivative

C# Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.35%) Maya
1 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Moq
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) WCF
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (13.04%) XSLT
7 3 (13.04%) WPF
8 2 (8.70%) WF
8 2 (8.70%) LINQ
8 2 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.35%) HTML
9 1 (4.35%) MFC
9 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (13.04%) Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Kinect
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) TDD
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (17.39%) Workflow
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) Web Design
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) OOD
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) XAML
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) VC++
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Lua
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.35%) Facebook
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Syncfusion