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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Programmer
Rank 633 635 597
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 14 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.053% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.056% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 31
Median daily rate £305 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £371 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.72% +23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 15 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 24 September 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 -7 13 £353 -11.87% 22
London +3 9 £305 -25.60% 5
Surrey +13 2 - -
South East +5 2 - - 4
West Midlands -27 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Woking - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +22 1 - - 5
City of London +17 1 £500 +21.95% 1
East of England +13 1 - - 10
Cambridge - 1 - - 4
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -

C# Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 20 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) SOLID
4 6 (30.00%) WCF
4 6 (30.00%) Front Office
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Sybase
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
6 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) Quantitative Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) VBA
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) Python

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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Play
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) QGIS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Front Office
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Kendo UI
6 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (5.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) SOLID
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Quantitative Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) VBA
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) Lua
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Sybase
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Mercator
4 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce