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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Software Developer
Rank 579 523 525
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +2
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 13 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.092% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.099% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 18
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- +9.77%

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -60 13 £350 +16.66% 25
South East -34 5 £338 +12.50% 7
East of England -8 4 £400 +45.45% 5
London +4 3 £335 -33.00% 4
City of London +5 2 £335 -41.73% 2
Southampton -4 2 £350 - 1
Hampshire -19 2 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £400 -
South West -28 1 £410 -6.28%
Surrey - 1 £325 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Stafford - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -

C# Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (80.95%) .NET
3 28 (66.67%) SQL
4 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET
5 18 (42.86%) MVC
6 16 (38.10%) Unit Testing
6 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 15 (35.71%) WCF
8 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 12 (28.57%) HTML
9 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 11 (26.19%) Windows
10 11 (26.19%) WPF
10 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (21.43%) TDD
11 9 (21.43%) Finance
11 9 (21.43%) CSS
11 9 (21.43%) Oracle
12 8 (19.05%) Scrum
12 8 (19.05%) jQuery
13 7 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (16.67%) HTML5
13 7 (16.67%) Banking
13 7 (16.67%) OO
13 7 (16.67%) OOD
14 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP

C# Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Maya
2 1 (2.38%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (14.29%) Modbus
2 4 (9.52%) MQTT
3 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) 2G
4 1 (2.38%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.38%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.14%) DTS
6 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.38%) RavenDB
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (2.38%) Moq
5 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.38%) NSubstitute
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (35.71%) WCF
4 15 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 12 (28.57%) HTML
6 11 (26.19%) WPF
7 9 (21.43%) CSS
8 8 (19.05%) jQuery
9 7 (16.67%) HTML5
9 7 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (11.90%) Silverlight
10 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (11.90%) XML
11 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET
11 4 (9.52%) Web Services
11 4 (9.52%) ServiceStack
11 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
11 4 (9.52%) WebSockets
11 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Hedge funds
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.38%) Kinect
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.38%) IPTV
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
4 1 (2.38%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) MVC
2 16 (38.10%) Unit Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (16.67%) OOD
7 6 (14.29%) UML
8 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) MVVM
9 4 (9.52%) BDD
9 4 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.14%) Workflow
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Database Tuning
10 3 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.14%) XAML
8 2 (4.76%) IronPython
9 1 (2.38%) Lua
9 1 (2.38%) Groovy
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) VBA
9 1 (2.38%) VC++
9 1 (2.38%) VBScript
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Telerik
4 2 (4.76%) Siemens
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe