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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Developer
Rank 578 536 536
Rank change year-on-year
-42 0
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 69 97 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 73 78
Median daily rate £350 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £34.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £34.50

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -10 65 £350 +5.66% 132
London +5 18 £475 -2.56% 31
South West +13 15 £350 +7.69% 14
South East +4 13 £350 +3.70% 33
Oxfordshire +15 8 £350 -12.50% 4
Leeds -5 8 £320 - 2
Yorkshire -9 8 £320 -1.53% 11
West Yorkshire -23 8 £320 -1.53% 10
Oxford +4 6 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -18 5 £375 +25.00% 6
Wales +16 4 £400 +23.07%
South Wales +13 4 £400 +23.07%
East Midlands +6 4 £344 +7.42% 7
City of London +43 3 £396 -20.75% 7
Devon - 3 £320 -
Birmingham - 3 £400 - 2
East of England +19 2 £400 +24.03% 9
Staffordshire +1 2 £350 +16.66%
Nottingham 0 2 £344 +7.42% 3
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £344 +7.42% 3
West Sussex -20 2 £441 +37.81%
Wiltshire - 2 £348 -
Exeter - 2 £323 -
Kegworth - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 3
Swindon - 2 £348 -
Cambridgeshire +13 1 - - 6
Somerset +9 1 - - 3
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 £350 +16.66%
Bath -4 1 - - 2

C# Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 155 (100.00%) C#
2 130 (83.87%) .NET
3 89 (57.42%) ASP.NET
4 84 (54.19%) JavaScript
5 83 (53.55%) MVC
6 78 (50.32%) SQL Server
7 73 (47.10%) SQL
8 68 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (38.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (35.48%) Software Engineering
11 53 (34.19%) jQuery
12 50 (32.26%) HTML
13 47 (30.32%) Microsoft
14 45 (29.03%) .NET Framework
15 41 (26.45%) CSS
16 39 (25.16%) Visual Studio
17 36 (23.23%) Scrum
17 36 (23.23%) Finance
18 35 (22.58%) OO
18 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 33 (21.29%) AngularJS
20 30 (19.35%) TDD
21 28 (18.06%) WCF
22 26 (16.77%) Oracle
23 22 (14.19%) Windows
24 21 (13.55%) Web Development
24 21 (13.55%) Unit Testing
24 21 (13.55%) HTML5
25 20 (12.90%) C++
26 19 (12.26%) Entity Framework

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 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.16%) IIS
3 6 (3.87%) CMS
4 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Revit
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (7.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) SNMP
1 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
1 6 (3.87%) VoIP
2 3 (1.94%) LDAP
3 2 (1.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (50.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.58%) MySQL
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) MS Access
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) Redis
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (25.16%) Visual Studio
2 18 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.87%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.87%) NUnit
3 6 (3.87%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (3.87%) StarTeam
4 4 (2.58%) Subversion
5 3 (1.94%) MSTest
5 3 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.94%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.29%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.29%) Grunt
6 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.29%) JIRA
6 2 (1.29%) Selenium
6 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.65%) Rational Robot
7 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
General
1 36 (23.23%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Marketing
3 16 (10.32%) Banking
4 12 (7.74%) Electronics
5 11 (7.10%) Manufacturing
5 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.87%) Back Office
6 6 (3.87%) Legal
7 5 (3.23%) Front Office
8 3 (1.94%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.29%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) Avionics
10 1 (0.65%) Games
10 1 (0.65%) Military
10 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (83.87%) .NET
2 89 (57.42%) ASP.NET
3 59 (38.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (34.19%) jQuery
5 50 (32.26%) HTML
6 45 (29.03%) .NET Framework
7 41 (26.45%) CSS
8 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (21.29%) AngularJS
10 28 (18.06%) WCF
11 21 (13.55%) HTML5
12 19 (12.26%) Entity Framework
13 17 (10.97%) Web Services
14 16 (10.32%) JSON
14 16 (10.32%) XML
15 14 (9.03%) REST
16 13 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (7.74%) WPF
18 11 (7.10%) SOAP
19 9 (5.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.87%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.94%) NHS
4 3 (1.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.29%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.65%) Derivative
6 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.65%) Fintech
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.19%) Windows
2 3 (1.94%) Linux
2 3 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.29%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (53.55%) MVC
2 68 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 36 (23.23%) Scrum
5 35 (22.58%) OO
6 30 (19.35%) TDD
7 21 (13.55%) Unit Testing
7 21 (13.55%) Web Development
8 17 (10.97%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.97%) OOD
9 14 (9.03%) OOP
10 12 (7.74%) BDD
10 12 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.10%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (7.10%) Programme Management
11 11 (7.10%) UML
12 10 (6.45%) SDLC
13 9 (5.81%) SOA
14 8 (5.16%) Investment Management
14 8 (5.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 155 (100.00%) C#
2 84 (54.19%) JavaScript
3 73 (47.10%) SQL
4 20 (12.90%) C++
5 17 (10.97%) Java
6 15 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 14 (9.03%) T-SQL
8 13 (8.39%) Ruby
9 12 (7.74%) C
10 7 (4.52%) Python
11 6 (3.87%) VB
11 6 (3.87%) VBA
12 5 (3.23%) Perl
13 3 (1.94%) PHP
13 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.29%) Scala
14 2 (1.29%) VBScript
15 1 (0.65%) COBOL
15 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.10%) Degree
4 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.29%) HND
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) HNC
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) ISO 14001
1 3 (1.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) HL7
3 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.65%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Kibana
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (30.32%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.77%) Oracle
3 11 (7.10%) SAP
4 6 (3.87%) Coverity
5 3 (1.94%) Apple
6 2 (1.29%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.29%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.65%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.65%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) Lotus
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) Sage
7 1 (0.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
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