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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Software Developer
Rank 568 546 552
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 32 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.054% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.059% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 12
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£375 £275 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £30.50

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -16 28 £375 +36.36% 54
East Midlands +3 6 - - 2
Leicester - 6 - -
Leicestershire - 6 - -
London -1 5 £425 +54.54% 6
North West -6 5 £375 +23.96% 17
South East -12 5 £413 +46.01% 13
Preston -3 4 - - 1
Lancashire -8 4 - - 2
East of England - 4 £290 - 2
Hampshire -7 3 £413 +42.24%
Southampton -7 3 £413 -
Cambridge - 3 £285 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £285 - 1
West Midlands -3 2 £250 -58.33% 3
Reading +11 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +5 1 £325 - 3
Yorkshire +3 1 £325 +23.80% 6
Leeds +3 1 £325 - 3
Essex - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 - 2
City of London - 1 £200 - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 4
Warwickshire - 1 £275 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hereford - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -

C# Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 52 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (90.38%) .NET
3 31 (59.62%) SQL
4 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
6 20 (38.46%) WPF
7 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
7 19 (36.54%) MVC
8 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
9 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
10 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
12 11 (21.15%) WCF
12 11 (21.15%) TDD
12 11 (21.15%) Windows
13 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
13 10 (19.23%) HTML
13 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (17.31%) jQuery
14 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (17.31%) Scrum
15 8 (15.38%) Oracle
15 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
15 8 (15.38%) MVVM
16 7 (13.46%) Degree
16 7 (13.46%) CSS
17 6 (11.54%) XML
17 6 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (11.54%) Finance

C# Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.69%) Modbus
2 2 (3.85%) MQTT
3 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) DTS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (5.77%) NUnit
4 2 (3.85%) MSTest
5 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
1 6 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (90.38%) .NET
2 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 20 (38.46%) WPF
4 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
5 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (21.15%) WCF
7 10 (19.23%) HTML
8 9 (17.31%) jQuery
9 7 (13.46%) CSS
10 6 (11.54%) XML
10 6 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (9.62%) HTML5
11 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (9.62%) WinForms
12 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
12 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET
12 4 (7.69%) Web Services
12 4 (7.69%) LINQ
13 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
13 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.92%) IPTV
2 1 (1.92%) Derivative
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) MVC
2 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 11 (21.15%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.38%) MVVM
6 5 (9.62%) BDD
6 5 (9.62%) UML
7 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) OO
8 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.85%) Android Development
9 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.85%) OOD
9 2 (3.85%) SOA
9 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (59.62%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) XAML
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) MCTS
3 2 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Sybase
4 3 (5.77%) Telerik
5 2 (3.85%) Siemens
5 2 (3.85%) ION Trading
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