The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C# Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Developer
Rank 575 559 524
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -35
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 76 87 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 71
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 - £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 - £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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

C# Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C# Software Developer in the job title.

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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -25 69 £350 - 154
London +4 24 £423 -15.40% 23
South West +6 14 £350 - 11
South East +8 10 £350 - 37
Leeds -9 9 £320 - 5
West Yorkshire -10 9 £320 -1.53% 14
Yorkshire -12 9 £320 -1.53% 22
South Wales +21 6 £400 - 4
Wales +18 6 £400 - 4
Oxfordshire +13 6 £350 -12.50% 1
City of London +35 5 £386 -22.90% 7
Oxford -2 5 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -31 5 £375 +25.00% 17
East of England +21 4 £485 +38.57% 9
Bedfordshire +8 4 £485 - 2
Luton - 4 £485 - 1
East Midlands -3 3 £331 +3.51% 8
Devon - 3 £320 -
Staffordshire 0 2 £350 +16.66% 5
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £331 +3.51% 5
Nottingham -3 2 £331 +3.51% 5
Burton-upon-Trent -4 2 £350 +16.66%
Exeter - 2 £323 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £400 - 3
Reading +3 1 - - 3
Wiltshire -1 1 £320 -17.41%
Gloucestershire -2 1 £325 +3.17% 1
Berkshire -4 1 - - 11
Surrey - 1 £575 - 2

C# Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, C# Software Developer 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# Software Developer in the job title.

1 159 (100.00%) C#
2 130 (81.76%) .NET
3 86 (54.09%) ASP.NET
4 84 (52.83%) JavaScript
5 81 (50.94%) MVC
6 79 (49.69%) SQL Server
7 69 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (42.77%) SQL
9 58 (36.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 51 (32.08%) jQuery
11 51 (32.08%) HTML
12 47 (29.56%) Microsoft
13 42 (26.42%) CSS
14 40 (25.16%) Visual Studio
15 39 (24.53%) OO
15 39 (24.53%) Finance
15 39 (24.53%) Scrum
15 39 (24.53%) .NET Framework
16 36 (22.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (22.01%) AngularJS
17 35 (22.01%) TDD
18 30 (18.87%) WCF
19 26 (16.35%) Oracle
20 25 (15.72%) C++
21 24 (15.09%) Windows
22 22 (13.84%) Java
23 21 (13.21%) HTML5
24 19 (11.95%) Unit Testing
24 19 (11.95%) Marketing

C# Software Developer 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 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.29%) CMS
3 9 (5.66%) IIS
4 4 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Revit
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.03%) SNMP
2 8 (5.03%) VoIP
3 3 (1.89%) HTTP
3 3 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (49.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.03%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.14%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.52%) MySQL
7 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) MS Access
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.63%) Redis
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (25.16%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.03%) Eclipse
3 8 (5.03%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (5.03%) StarTeam
4 7 (4.40%) NUnit
4 7 (4.40%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.77%) Selenium
6 5 (3.14%) MSTest
7 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.52%) JIRA
7 4 (2.52%) Subversion
7 4 (2.52%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.89%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.26%) Grunt
9 2 (1.26%) JBehave
9 2 (1.26%) TestNG
General
1 39 (24.53%) Finance
2 19 (11.95%) Marketing
3 18 (11.32%) Banking
4 13 (8.18%) Electronics
5 12 (7.55%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.55%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.40%) Front Office
7 6 (3.77%) Back Office
7 6 (3.77%) Legal
8 3 (1.89%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.26%) Law
10 1 (0.63%) Advertising
10 1 (0.63%) Games
10 1 (0.63%) Military
10 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (81.76%) .NET
2 86 (54.09%) ASP.NET
3 58 (36.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (32.08%) HTML
4 51 (32.08%) jQuery
5 42 (26.42%) CSS
6 39 (24.53%) .NET Framework
7 36 (22.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (22.01%) AngularJS
9 30 (18.87%) WCF
10 21 (13.21%) HTML5
11 18 (11.32%) JSON
11 18 (11.32%) Web Services
12 17 (10.69%) REST
12 17 (10.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (10.06%) Entity Framework
14 15 (9.43%) SOAP
15 11 (6.92%) WPF
16 10 (6.29%) XML
17 8 (5.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.14%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.52%) User Experience
5 3 (1.89%) NHS
5 3 (1.89%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.63%) Derivative
7 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.63%) Fintech
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Windows
2 3 (1.89%) Linux
2 3 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.26%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (50.94%) MVC
2 69 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 39 (24.53%) OO
4 39 (24.53%) Scrum
5 35 (22.01%) TDD
6 19 (11.95%) Unit Testing
7 17 (10.69%) OOD
8 16 (10.06%) BDD
8 16 (10.06%) Web Development
9 15 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.18%) OOP
11 13 (8.18%) UML
12 12 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (7.55%) Programme Management
13 10 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.29%) SDLC
14 9 (5.66%) SOA
15 8 (5.03%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 159 (100.00%) C#
2 84 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 68 (42.77%) SQL
4 25 (15.72%) C++
5 22 (13.84%) Java
6 14 (8.81%) C
6 14 (8.81%) Ruby
7 13 (8.18%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.55%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.66%) Python
10 6 (3.77%) Perl
10 6 (3.77%) VB
11 5 (3.14%) VBA
12 4 (2.52%) PHP
13 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.89%) VBScript
14 2 (1.26%) Scala
15 1 (0.63%) F#
15 1 (0.63%) Go
15 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) Degree
4 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) HNC
4 2 (1.26%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) SDET
3 3 (1.89%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.63%) HL7
4 1 (0.63%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.63%) Kibana
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (29.56%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.35%) Oracle
3 12 (7.55%) SAP
4 8 (5.03%) Coverity
5 3 (1.89%) Apple
5 3 (1.89%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.63%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Lotus
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) Sage
7 1 (0.63%) Splunk
7 1 (0.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
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