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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Developer
Rank 536 531 582
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +51
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 91 106 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 40
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +34.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +34.32%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -11 85 £350 - 132
South West +20 19 £331 -14.51% 14
London -23 18 £450 +28.57% 26
South East +14 16 £400 +18.51% 30
Leicester +14 10 £363 -
Leicestershire +5 10 £363 +0.76% 1
East Midlands 0 10 £363 +0.83% 6
East of England +10 7 £350 - 14
Bristol +1 6 £350 -9.67% 4
Devon - 6 £220 -
West Midlands -16 5 £325 +2.36% 10
Oxfordshire - 5 £400 - 7
North West +8 4 - - 13
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £350 - 10
Cambridge - 4 £350 - 9
Plymouth - 4 £220 -
Yorkshire -4 3 £275 -14.06% 18
North East -32 3 £325 -22.61% 1
Tyne and Wear -36 3 £325 -22.61% 1
Lancashire - 3 - - 1
Home Counties - 3 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
Surrey +23 2 £400 -5.88% 8
West Sussex +10 2 £338 -3.57% 2
Gloucestershire +6 2 - - 3
Berkshire +5 2 - - 2
Scotland +4 2 £285 -28.75% 5
West Yorkshire -4 2 £296 -7.42% 13
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 2 £325 -22.61% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -

C# Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 178 (100.00%) C#
2 141 (79.21%) .NET
3 88 (49.44%) MVC
4 83 (46.63%) ASP.NET
5 80 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (43.26%) SQL Server
7 75 (42.13%) JavaScript
8 74 (41.57%) SQL
9 59 (33.15%) Microsoft
9 59 (33.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (31.46%) HTML
11 48 (26.97%) jQuery
12 47 (26.40%) Scrum
13 46 (25.84%) CSS
14 42 (23.60%) Finance
15 40 (22.47%) .NET Framework
16 39 (21.91%) AngularJS
17 38 (21.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 36 (20.22%) WCF
18 36 (20.22%) Visual Studio
19 35 (19.66%) TDD
20 34 (19.10%) Web Services
21 32 (17.98%) SOAP
22 31 (17.42%) REST
23 30 (16.85%) OO
24 28 (15.73%) XML
25 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
26 23 (12.92%) T-SQL
26 23 (12.92%) Oracle
27 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server

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 10 (5.62%) IIS
2 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.37%) CMS
4 3 (1.69%) Apache
4 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.12%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.56%) RMDS
2 1 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.49%) PaaS
3 3 (1.69%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (1.69%) GitHub
3 3 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.69%) SNMP
2 3 (1.69%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) Broadband
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Profibus
3 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (43.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (9.55%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.74%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.81%) MySQL
8 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.69%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.69%) Power BI
10 3 (1.69%) QlikView
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (20.22%) Visual Studio
2 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.30%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.18%) Selenium
5 8 (4.49%) JIRA
5 8 (4.49%) NUnit
6 7 (3.93%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.37%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.37%) Subversion
7 6 (3.37%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.81%) JUnit
8 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.25%) Ant
9 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.25%) JBehave
9 4 (2.25%) Maven
9 4 (2.25%) MSTest
9 4 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (2.25%) TestNG
General
1 42 (23.60%) Finance
2 18 (10.11%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.43%) Electronics
3 15 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.87%) Marketing
5 11 (6.18%) Banking
6 8 (4.49%) Front Office
7 5 (2.81%) Back Office
8 4 (2.25%) Legal
8 4 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.12%) Games
9 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (79.21%) .NET
2 83 (46.63%) ASP.NET
3 59 (33.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (31.46%) HTML
5 48 (26.97%) jQuery
6 46 (25.84%) CSS
7 40 (22.47%) .NET Framework
8 39 (21.91%) AngularJS
9 38 (21.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (20.22%) WCF
11 34 (19.10%) Web Services
12 32 (17.98%) SOAP
13 31 (17.42%) REST
14 28 (15.73%) XML
15 21 (11.80%) JSON
15 21 (11.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (11.80%) WPF
16 17 (9.55%) Entity Framework
17 15 (8.43%) XSD
17 15 (8.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.81%) LIMS
4 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) User Experience
6 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.12%) Derivative
6 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.55%) Windows
2 7 (3.93%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) Unix
3 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Android
4 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (49.44%) MVC
2 80 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (26.40%) Scrum
4 35 (19.66%) TDD
5 30 (16.85%) OO
6 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
7 22 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (12.36%) OOD
8 21 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (11.24%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.43%) BDD
11 14 (7.87%) Programme Management
12 13 (7.30%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (6.18%) MVVM
14 10 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.62%) SDLC
14 10 (5.62%) SOLID
14 10 (5.62%) Test Automation
15 9 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (3.93%) UML
Programming Languages
1 178 (100.00%) C#
2 75 (42.13%) JavaScript
3 74 (41.57%) SQL
4 23 (12.92%) T-SQL
5 21 (11.80%) C++
6 17 (9.55%) Java
7 11 (6.18%) Python
8 10 (5.62%) VB
9 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.93%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.81%) PHP
11 5 (2.81%) Ruby
12 4 (2.25%) Perl
12 4 (2.25%) VB6
13 3 (1.69%) C
13 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.12%) VBScript
14 2 (1.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) MCAD
4 2 (1.12%) MCSD
4 2 (1.12%) MCTS
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) HNC
5 1 (0.56%) HND
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) QA
2 7 (3.93%) SDET
3 3 (1.69%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.69%) ISO13485
3 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.56%) EMIR
5 1 (0.56%) MiFID
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 59 (33.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.92%) Oracle
3 13 (7.30%) SAP
4 4 (2.25%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.25%) Telerik
5 3 (1.69%) Coverity
5 3 (1.69%) Tableau
6 2 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) Charles River
7 1 (0.56%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.56%) MapR
7 1 (0.56%) Reuters
7 1 (0.56%) Sage
7 1 (0.56%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
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