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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Developer
Rank 532 541 465
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -76
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 91 52 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 59
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.25 £33.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% -6.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -6.94%

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +39 82 £325 -2.98% 156
London +11 24 £375 +15.38% 31
Yorkshire +11 23 £320 +6.66% 22
West Yorkshire +9 18 £320 +6.66% 14
Leeds +7 16 £320 +6.66% 9
North West -6 10 £300 -33.33% 22
Manchester -10 8 £300 -33.33% 13
City of London +51 7 £325 - 6
South West -4 7 £375 -7.40% 17
West Midlands -14 7 £360 +20.00% 9
Bristol - 6 £375 - 10
South East +4 5 £250 -28.57% 36
Wales -15 5 £405 +47.27% 1
South Wales - 5 £405 - 1
Scotland +1 4 £450 +20.00% 2
Staffordshire -1 4 £360 +20.00% 3
East Yorkshire - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 £450 - 1
Hull - 4 - -
East Midlands -4 3 £360 +19.91% 8
Leicestershire -4 3 £360 - 4
Cardiff - 3 £438 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £320 - 1
Lancashire - 2 - - 3
Kent - 2 £250 -
Gwent - 2 £400 -
North East - 2 £320 - 1
Berkshire +11 1 £225 - 5

C# Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 192 (100.00%) C#
2 158 (82.29%) .NET
3 112 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 108 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 96 (50.00%) MVC
6 71 (36.98%) SQL
7 68 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 67 (34.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (29.69%) .NET Framework
10 56 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 55 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 46 (23.96%) jQuery
13 46 (23.96%) HTML
14 43 (22.40%) Windows
15 41 (21.35%) Visual Studio
16 40 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 38 (19.79%) CSS
18 34 (17.71%) OO
18 34 (17.71%) Entity Framework
19 30 (15.63%) WPF
19 30 (15.63%) TDD
20 26 (13.54%) Scrum
21 25 (13.02%) WCF
22 23 (11.98%) Finance
22 23 (11.98%) E-Commerce
23 22 (11.46%) XML
24 21 (10.94%) AngularJS
25 20 (10.42%) WinForms
25 20 (10.42%) Web Services

C# Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.08%) CMS
3 4 (2.08%) Node.js
3 4 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.04%) IIS
4 2 (1.04%) Kentico
4 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) DNN
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) IaaS
3 3 (1.56%) PaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.56%) LDAP
3 2 (1.04%) HTTP
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) Intranet
3 2 (1.04%) SNMP
3 2 (1.04%) VoIP
4 1 (0.52%) AMQP
4 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.52%) CTI
4 1 (0.52%) Modbus
4 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.56%) MySQL
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.04%) Redis
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.52%) MS Access
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (21.35%) Visual Studio
2 40 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.33%) MSTest
3 16 (8.33%) NUnit
4 5 (2.60%) Moq
4 5 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.08%) Subversion
6 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.56%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.56%) Selenium
6 3 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.04%) Grunt
7 2 (1.04%) gulp
7 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.04%) Protractor
7 2 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.04%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (11.98%) Finance
2 17 (8.85%) Banking
3 15 (7.81%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.29%) Marketing
5 9 (4.69%) Electronics
6 8 (4.17%) Back Office
6 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.13%) Legal
8 3 (1.56%) Games
9 2 (1.04%) Front Office
9 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Avionics
10 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (82.29%) .NET
2 108 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 67 (34.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (29.69%) .NET Framework
5 46 (23.96%) HTML
5 46 (23.96%) jQuery
6 38 (19.79%) CSS
7 34 (17.71%) Entity Framework
8 30 (15.63%) WPF
9 25 (13.02%) WCF
10 22 (11.46%) XML
11 21 (10.94%) AngularJS
12 20 (10.42%) Web Services
12 20 (10.42%) WinForms
13 18 (9.38%) JSON
14 17 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 17 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (6.25%) ADO.NET
16 10 (5.21%) Ajax
16 10 (5.21%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 6 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.08%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.04%) Derivative
4 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.04%) NHS
4 2 (1.04%) PlayStation
4 2 (1.04%) Xbox
5 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.52%) Equities
5 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.52%) Replication
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.40%) Windows
2 5 (2.60%) Android
3 4 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.56%) Linux
4 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) Unix
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (50.00%) MVC
2 55 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 34 (17.71%) OO
5 30 (15.63%) TDD
6 26 (13.54%) Scrum
7 23 (11.98%) E-Commerce
8 19 (9.90%) Investment Management
9 18 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 17 (8.85%) BDD
10 17 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.85%) MVVM
10 17 (8.85%) OOD
10 17 (8.85%) OOP
11 15 (7.81%) Multithreading
12 13 (6.77%) High Availability
13 10 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.21%) Web Development
14 9 (4.69%) Process Management
14 9 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 192 (100.00%) C#
2 71 (36.98%) SQL
3 68 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.90%) C++
5 14 (7.29%) T-SQL
6 13 (6.77%) Python
6 13 (6.77%) Ruby
7 12 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 11 (5.73%) Perl
9 10 (5.21%) Java
10 5 (2.60%) VB
11 4 (2.08%) C
11 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.56%) Scala
12 3 (1.56%) VBA
12 3 (1.56%) VBScript
13 2 (1.04%) F#
14 1 (0.52%) PHP
14 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.25%) Degree
2 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.04%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.52%) HND
5 1 (0.52%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.52%) PMBOK
1 1 (0.52%) QA
1 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) Docker
2 2 (1.04%) Firmware
3 1 (0.52%) Varnish
3 1 (0.52%) vCloud
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.73%) Oracle
3 8 (4.17%) SAP
4 5 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.56%) Twitter
6 2 (1.04%) Coverity
6 2 (1.04%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.04%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.04%) Telerik
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe
7 1 (0.52%) Akamai
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.52%) ESRI
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) Infor
7 1 (0.52%) Lumension
7 1 (0.52%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.52%) Siemens
7 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
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