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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Software Developer
Rank 565 521 490
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -31
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 12 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.082% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.089% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 19
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£350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £575 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -50 12 £350 +16.66% 61
South East -24 5 £350 +16.66% 18
East of England +2 3 - - 6
Southampton -10 3 £350 - 1
Hampshire -21 3 £350 - 4
City of London +8 2 £318 -26.80% 1
London -5 2 £318 -9.28% 8
South West -23 2 £410 +2.50% 5
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £288 - 2
Surrey - 1 £425 - 4
Oxford - 1 £288 - 1
St Albans - 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Hereford - - - -
Hove - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Leicester - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1

C# Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
3 17 (54.84%) SQL
4 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
5 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
6 12 (38.71%) MVC
7 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
8 10 (32.26%) WCF
8 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
9 9 (29.03%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) CSS
10 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
11 6 (19.35%) jQuery
11 6 (19.35%) OOD
11 6 (19.35%) Windows
11 6 (19.35%) OO
12 5 (16.13%) Python
12 5 (16.13%) XML
12 5 (16.13%) C++
12 5 (16.13%) Scrum
12 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
12 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
12 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

C# Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) Maya
1 1 (3.23%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
1 4 (12.90%) Modbus
1 4 (12.90%) MQTT
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) 2G
2 1 (3.23%) LTE
2 1 (3.23%) 4G
2 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.23%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) DTS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) NUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) Xcode
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.23%) Moq
4 1 (3.23%) NSubstitute
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Electronics
5 2 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.23%) Games
6 1 (3.23%) Front Office
6 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (32.26%) WCF
3 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (16.13%) XML
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) WebSockets
8 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.90%) ServiceStack
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (9.68%) HTML5
9 3 (9.68%) JSON
9 3 (9.68%) WinForms
10 2 (6.45%) JRules
10 2 (6.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) DTV
2 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Telematics
3 1 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.23%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
4 6 (19.35%) OOD
4 6 (19.35%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Database Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) C++
4 5 (16.13%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.68%) IronPython
7 2 (6.45%) VC++
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) Lua
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (3.23%) VBScript
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe