The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Software Developer
Rank 563 511 560
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +49
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 33 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.083% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.089% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 14
Average daily rate £325 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.93% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.84%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -59 31 £325 -23.52% 49
South East -19 8 £325 +10.16% 13
East of England -29 7 £238 -9.52% 1
London -35 5 £463 -10.19% 9
East Midlands -8 4 £238 -19.49%
Hampshire -5 3 - - 1
Manchester -7 3 £325 +4.83% 5
North West -23 3 £325 +4.83% 10
West Midlands - 3 £238 - 2
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Surrey -10 2 £375 +4.16%
West Yorkshire -16 2 - - 1
City of London -19 2 £350 -32.03% 3
Yorkshire -21 2 - - 2
Leeds -23 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £219 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £219 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 - 5
Wiltshire - 2 - - 4
Wales - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 11
Northamptonshire - 2 £219 -
Cambridge 0 1 £335 +27.61% 1
East Sussex -1 1 £300 - 2
Brighton -10 1 £300 - 2
Cambridgeshire -15 1 £335 +27.61% 1
Chesterfield - 1 £300 -
Derbyshire - 1 £300 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

C# Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 71 (100.00%) C#
2 60 (84.51%) .NET
3 35 (49.30%) ASP.NET
4 32 (45.07%) SQL Server
4 32 (45.07%) SQL
5 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
6 15 (21.13%) WPF
7 14 (19.72%) Windows
7 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.31%) HTML
9 12 (16.90%) XML
10 11 (15.49%) MVC
10 11 (15.49%) WCF
10 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.49%) TDD
11 10 (14.08%) Oracle
11 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
12 9 (12.68%) CMS
12 9 (12.68%) Degree
13 8 (11.27%) WinForms
13 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (9.86%) Ektron
14 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
15 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (8.45%) CSS
15 6 (8.45%) OO

C# Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 9 (12.68%) CMS
2 3 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.23%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.23%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.23%) Modbus
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) VoIP
4 1 (1.41%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (45.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Hudson
3 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) Moq
3 1 (1.41%) MSTest
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) NUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (8.45%) Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Front Office
3 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (84.51%) .NET
2 35 (49.30%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.13%) WPF
4 13 (18.31%) HTML
5 12 (16.90%) XML
6 11 (15.49%) WCF
6 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
7 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (11.27%) WinForms
9 6 (8.45%) CSS
10 5 (7.04%) LINQ
11 4 (5.63%) Web Services
11 4 (5.63%) jQuery
11 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.82%) STL
13 2 (2.82%) Silverlight
13 2 (2.82%) HTML5
13 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 1 (1.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
1 2 (2.82%) Statistics
1 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
1 2 (2.82%) Machine Learning
2 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.41%) Equities
2 1 (1.41%) RIA
2 1 (1.41%) Derivative
2 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) MVC
1 11 (15.49%) TDD
2 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
3 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
5 6 (8.45%) OO
5 6 (8.45%) BDD
6 5 (7.04%) Scrum
6 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.04%) UML
7 4 (5.63%) OOD
7 4 (5.63%) Test-First Development
8 3 (4.23%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.23%) Android Development
8 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.23%) Logistics
8 3 (4.23%) Web Development
8 3 (4.23%) ERP
9 2 (2.82%) Workflow
9 2 (2.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (45.07%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.63%) C
6 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.23%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Java
7 1 (1.41%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) PowerHouse
7 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) MCTS
3 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) Ektron
4 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.23%) Siemens
5 2 (2.82%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.41%) Sage
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.41%) ESRI
6 1 (1.41%) BMC
Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago