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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Software Developer
Rank 592 584 559
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 33 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.058% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.062% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 19
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£488 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £438 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 26 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 28 August 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 -8 32 £488 +30.00% 62
London +28 15 £550 +29.41% 6
City of London +17 14 £550 +175.00% 1
East of England +5 6 £325 +12.06% 4
South East -18 6 £375 -9.09% 10
Cambridgeshire -5 4 - - 2
North West -33 3 £325 -13.33% 11
Manchester - 3 £325 - 8
East Sussex - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 - 4
South West - 2 £394 - 12
Oxford - 2 £338 - 2
Suffolk - 2 £325 -
Cambridge -8 1 - - 1
Hampshire -10 1 £350 -15.15% 4
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £388 - 3
Brighton - 1 - -
Lewes - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £350 - 2
Abingdon - 1 £400 -
Ipswich - 1 £325 -
Lowestoft - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

C# Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (67.35%) .NET
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
4 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
5 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.61%) OO
6 15 (30.61%) MVC
7 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 12 (24.49%) HTML
8 12 (24.49%) TDD
9 11 (22.45%) WCF
10 10 (20.41%) WPF
10 10 (20.41%) Multithreading
10 10 (20.41%) Front Office
11 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.37%) XML
11 9 (18.37%) OOD
11 9 (18.37%) Entity Framework
12 8 (16.33%) Windows
12 8 (16.33%) Java
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) WinForms
12 8 (16.33%) Scrum
12 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 7 (14.29%) jQuery
13 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
13 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (12.24%) Web Services

C# Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) NUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (20.41%) Front Office
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
5 2 (4.08%) Law
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.49%) HTML
4 11 (22.45%) WCF
5 10 (20.41%) WPF
6 9 (18.37%) Entity Framework
6 9 (18.37%) XML
7 8 (16.33%) WinForms
7 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.29%) jQuery
8 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (12.24%) Web Services
10 5 (10.20%) CSS
10 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (6.12%) LINQ
12 2 (4.08%) React
12 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
1 5 (10.20%) Equities
2 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Mechatronics
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) MVC
2 15 (30.61%) OO
3 12 (24.49%) TDD
4 10 (20.41%) Multithreading
5 9 (18.37%) OOD
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) MVVM
8 5 (10.20%) OOP
9 4 (8.16%) Memory Management
9 4 (8.16%) Low Latency
10 3 (6.12%) BDD
10 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.12%) QMS
11 2 (4.08%) Web Development
11 2 (4.08%) Refactoring
11 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) C++
5 5 (10.20%) VBA
6 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.08%) C++/CLI
8 2 (4.08%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) XAML
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) IronPython
9 1 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCPD
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Perforce
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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