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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Developer
Rank 545 568 564
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 103 92 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 45
Median daily rate £356 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 +27 94 £363 -1.69% 167
London -14 25 £400 -15.78% 31
South West +22 20 £340 -13.65% 18
South East +18 14 £388 +10.71% 43
East of England -4 9 £485 +38.57% 17
East Midlands +4 8 £363 +13.28% 5
Devon - 8 £288 -
North West +14 7 £350 +7.69% 19
Bedfordshire -2 6 £485 - 1
Luton - 6 £485 -
Leicestershire - 6 £363 - 2
Berkshire +13 5 £388 +10.71% 8
Scotland +10 5 £270 -12.19% 9
West Midlands -20 5 £350 +5.66% 14
Yorkshire +1 4 £380 +11.76% 16
Lancashire - 4 £325 -
Plymouth - 4 £211 -
Leicester - 4 £363 - 2
Merseyside +8 3 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +7 3 - - 13
Leeds 0 3 - - 9
Staffordshire -2 3 £350 +16.66% 7
Highlands - 3 £270 -
Inverness - 3 £270 -
Southport - 3 £350 -
Home Counties - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £340 - 3
Taunton - 3 £340 -
Reading +22 2 £375 +7.14% 4
Wales +20 2 - - 8

C# Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 169 (100.00%) C#
2 132 (78.11%) .NET
3 80 (47.34%) JavaScript
4 79 (46.75%) ASP.NET
4 79 (46.75%) MVC
5 74 (43.79%) SQL
6 73 (43.20%) SQL Server
7 71 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (35.50%) HTML
9 53 (31.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (29.59%) Microsoft
11 46 (27.22%) Scrum
11 46 (27.22%) jQuery
12 44 (26.04%) CSS
13 42 (24.85%) Finance
14 40 (23.67%) Software Engineering
15 39 (23.08%) AngularJS
16 38 (22.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (22.49%) Visual Studio
17 37 (21.89%) .NET Framework
18 36 (21.30%) WCF
19 34 (20.12%) TDD
20 33 (19.53%) OO
21 32 (18.93%) Oracle
22 30 (17.75%) REST
23 28 (16.57%) Web Services
24 26 (15.38%) SOAP
25 24 (14.20%) XML
25 24 (14.20%) C++
26 23 (13.61%) Windows

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 16 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.69%) IIS
3 8 (4.73%) CMS
4 3 (1.78%) Apache
4 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
6 1 (0.59%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.59%) SAS
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) Revit
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) GitHub
2 2 (1.18%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.55%) SNMP
2 6 (3.55%) VoIP
3 1 (0.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (43.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.65%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.92%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.14%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.96%) MySQL
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.18%) Big Data
9 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.59%) DB2
10 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.59%) MS Access
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (22.49%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.73%) JIRA
3 8 (4.73%) Selenium
4 7 (4.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.14%) NUnit
4 7 (4.14%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.14%) Subversion
5 6 (3.55%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.55%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.55%) StarTeam
5 6 (3.55%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.96%) JUnit
6 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.37%) JBehave
7 4 (2.37%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.37%) TestNG
General
1 42 (24.85%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.88%) Banking
3 15 (8.88%) Marketing
4 14 (8.28%) Electronics
4 14 (8.28%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.14%) Front Office
6 5 (2.96%) Legal
7 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.78%) Games
9 2 (1.18%) Back Office
9 2 (1.18%) Law
9 2 (1.18%) Retail
10 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.59%) French Language
10 1 (0.59%) German Language
10 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.59%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (78.11%) .NET
2 79 (46.75%) ASP.NET
3 60 (35.50%) HTML
4 53 (31.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (27.22%) jQuery
6 44 (26.04%) CSS
7 39 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 38 (22.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 37 (21.89%) .NET Framework
10 36 (21.30%) WCF
11 30 (17.75%) REST
12 28 (16.57%) Web Services
13 26 (15.38%) SOAP
14 24 (14.20%) XML
15 23 (13.61%) HTML5
16 22 (13.02%) JSON
16 22 (13.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (12.43%) WPF
18 19 (11.24%) Entity Framework
19 12 (7.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.96%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.96%) LIMS
4 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) Derivative
7 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.59%) Fintech
7 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.61%) Windows
2 7 (4.14%) Linux
3 5 (2.96%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.37%) Unix
5 2 (1.18%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.75%) MVC
2 71 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (27.22%) Scrum
4 40 (23.67%) Software Engineering
5 34 (20.12%) TDD
6 33 (19.53%) OO
7 22 (13.02%) Unit Testing
8 21 (12.43%) OOD
9 19 (11.24%) BDD
10 18 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (8.28%) Programme Management
13 13 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (5.92%) SDLC
14 10 (5.92%) SOLID
15 9 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (5.33%) UML
16 8 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (4.73%) MVVM
16 8 (4.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) C#
2 80 (47.34%) JavaScript
3 74 (43.79%) SQL
4 24 (14.20%) C++
5 22 (13.02%) Java
6 21 (12.43%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.51%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.92%) Python
9 9 (5.33%) Ruby
9 9 (5.33%) VB
10 7 (4.14%) C
10 7 (4.14%) PHP
11 6 (3.55%) Perl
11 6 (3.55%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.37%) VBA
13 3 (1.78%) VB6
14 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.18%) VBScript
14 2 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (10.06%) Degree
2 15 (8.88%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) HNC
4 2 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 7 (4.14%) SDET
3 5 (2.96%) ISO 14001
3 5 (2.96%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (1.18%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.59%) EMIR
6 1 (0.59%) MiFID
6 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.59%) Kibana
2 1 (0.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 50 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (18.93%) Oracle
3 13 (7.69%) SAP
4 6 (3.55%) Coverity
5 3 (1.78%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) Rally
7 1 (0.59%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.59%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.59%) Google
7 1 (0.59%) Lotus
7 1 (0.59%) MapR
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.59%) Sage
7 1 (0.59%) Splunk
7 1 (0.59%) Telerik
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