The table below looks at the statistics for the C# Software Developer 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# Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Software Developer
Rank 574 554 572
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 30 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.063% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.067% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 11
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£375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £306
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
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 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

C# Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C# Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# Software Developer within the UK.

C# Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C# Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

C# Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C# Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Software Developer within the UK.

C# Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C# Software Developer
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# Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -29 26 £375 +17.18% 59
South East -17 8 £375 +17.18% 19
East Midlands +8 6 - - 2
Leicestershire - 6 - -
London +14 5 £425 +88.47% 8
Hampshire -12 5 £363 +25.00% 4
North West -8 3 £375 +2.73% 12
Southampton - 3 £413 -
Preston - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £413 - 5
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Reading +24 1 - - 1
Berkshire +3 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -11 1 - - 7
West Midlands -19 1 £225 -52.63% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 £425 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 8
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 - 2
Leeds - 1 - - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £350 - 3
Cheshire - 1 £375 - 1
Guildford - 1 - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Kingsbridge - - - -

C# Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# Software Developer 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# Software Developer in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (92.16%) .NET
3 30 (58.82%) SQL
4 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET
5 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
6 25 (49.02%) MVC
7 21 (41.18%) .NET Framework
8 18 (35.29%) WPF
8 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
9 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (29.41%) WCF
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (25.49%) TDD
12 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
13 10 (19.61%) HTML
13 10 (19.61%) Scrum
13 10 (19.61%) jQuery
14 9 (17.65%) CSS
14 9 (17.65%) Windows
15 8 (15.69%) Finance
15 8 (15.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (15.69%) MVVM
16 7 (13.73%) Oracle
16 7 (13.73%) Degree
17 6 (11.76%) Banking
17 6 (11.76%) WinForms

C# Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# Software Developer 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# Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.84%) Modbus
2 2 (3.92%) MQTT
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) DTS
8 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.96%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
2 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.84%) NUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
5 2 (3.92%) MSTest
6 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.96%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (92.16%) .NET
2 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 18 (35.29%) WPF
4 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (29.41%) WCF
6 10 (19.61%) jQuery
6 10 (19.61%) HTML
7 9 (17.65%) CSS
8 8 (15.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (11.76%) HTML5
9 6 (11.76%) XML
9 6 (11.76%) WinForms
10 5 (9.80%) Web Services
10 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (7.84%) ServiceStack
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (7.84%) ADO.NET
11 4 (7.84%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) IPTV
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) MVC
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
3 13 (25.49%) TDD
4 10 (19.61%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) MVVM
6 6 (11.76%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) UML
7 5 (9.80%) OO
8 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.84%) OOD
8 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.84%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.92%) Database Tuning
10 2 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.88%) XAML
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) MCTS
3 2 (3.92%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Sybase
4 3 (5.88%) Telerik
5 2 (3.92%) Siemens
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