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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Programmer
Rank 589 526 565
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +39
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 17 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.10% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.11% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 20
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£325 £325 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £550 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -17.16%
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -55 16 £325 - 9
South East -20 7 £325 -18.75% 2
London +1 6 £390 -9.30% 4
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 - 1
City of London +11 2 £375 -31.81% 1
Surrey -1 2 £325 +51.16% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £250 +42.85% 1
South West -36 2 £225 -62.50%
Northampton +6 1 £275 +10.00%
Northamptonshire -1 1 £275 +10.00%
East Midlands -2 1 £275 +15.78%
Milton Keynes -9 1 £275 -38.88%
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £275 -38.88%
Wiltshire -16 1 - -
Coventry -17 1 £275 +77.41%
Bracknell - 1 £325 -
Staines - 1 £325 -
Windsor - 1 £325 -
Maidenhead - 1 £325 -
Slough - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -
East of England - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Shropshire - - - -

C# Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (97.62%) .NET
3 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 21 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (35.71%) MVC
5 15 (35.71%) WCF
6 12 (28.57%) HTML
7 11 (26.19%) Web Services
8 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 10 (23.81%) WPF
9 9 (21.43%) CSS
9 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 7 (16.67%) XML
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (14.29%) Windows
12 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.29%) TDD
13 5 (11.90%) Marketing
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (11.90%) LINQ
13 5 (11.90%) jQuery
14 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

C# Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.14%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.76%) Neo4j
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data
6 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.38%) OLAP
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
3 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (11.90%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 15 (35.71%) WCF
4 12 (28.57%) HTML
5 11 (26.19%) Web Services
6 10 (23.81%) WPF
6 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
7 9 (21.43%) CSS
8 7 (16.67%) XML
9 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (11.90%) LINQ
10 5 (11.90%) jQuery
11 4 (9.52%) HTML5
11 4 (9.52%) JSON
11 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (9.52%) REST
11 4 (9.52%) CSS3
11 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (9.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.76%) W3C
2 2 (4.76%) DTV
2 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.76%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (4.76%) Derivative
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) MVC
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) TDD
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.52%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) OOP
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) SOA
6 2 (4.76%) ETL
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.76%) System Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 2 (4.76%) VB
5 2 (4.76%) VB6
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) F#
5 2 (4.76%) Scala
5 2 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) VC++
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.76%) ION Trading
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.76%) Facebook
2 2 (4.76%) Twitter
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica