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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Developer
Rank 560 533 519
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 81 99 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 68 62
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £38.63 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 - £29.00

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -36 74 £350 +7.69% 137
London -9 28 £420 +20.00% 19
South East -20 12 £334 +4.29% 57
South West +1 11 £350 +3.70% 10
Yorkshire 0 9 £315 -3.07% 12
West Yorkshire -6 8 £310 -4.61% 5
Leeds -9 7 £310 -3.12%
Oxfordshire +12 5 £400 - 4
City of London +40 4 £338 -12.90% 1
Somerset +13 4 £475 - 4
East Midlands +8 4 £246 -24.23% 6
Wales +8 4 £400 +23.07% 1
South Wales +1 4 £400 +23.07% 1
Hampshire +9 3 £290 -35.55% 24
Leicestershire +7 3 £130 -61.19% 3
West Midlands -22 3 £350 +14.28% 6
North East -30 3 £323 +17.27% 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £323 - 1
Kent - 3 £318 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £323 -
Uxbridge - 3 £328 - 1
Folkestone - 3 £318 -
Kegworth - 3 £130 -
Oxford - 3 £350 -
East of England +7 2 £400 +53.84% 13
Bristol -3 2 £325 +1.56% 3
Birmingham -4 2 £350 -17.64% 2
North West -12 2 £325 +4.00% 11
Scotland -14 2 £275 -31.25%
Cardiff -18 2 £325 - 1

C# Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 170 (100.00%) C#
2 146 (85.88%) .NET
3 99 (58.24%) ASP.NET
4 98 (57.65%) SQL Server
5 92 (54.12%) MVC
6 84 (49.41%) JavaScript
7 70 (41.18%) SQL
8 65 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (32.94%) .NET Framework
11 52 (30.59%) jQuery
12 50 (29.41%) HTML
13 48 (28.24%) Microsoft
14 45 (26.47%) CSS
15 42 (24.71%) Software Engineering
16 36 (21.18%) Visual Studio
17 35 (20.59%) Scrum
17 35 (20.59%) TDD
18 32 (18.82%) OO
19 30 (17.65%) Finance
20 28 (16.47%) Windows
20 28 (16.47%) Web Development
21 27 (15.88%) WCF
22 25 (14.71%) Entity Framework
22 25 (14.71%) AngularJS
23 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
23 24 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
24 22 (12.94%) Unit Testing
24 22 (12.94%) Banking
24 22 (12.94%) Oracle

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 6 (3.53%) IIS
2 5 (2.94%) Node.js
3 4 (2.35%) CMS
3 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) Revit
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.76%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.76%) IaaS
3 3 (1.76%) PaaS
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.35%) HTTP
3 3 (1.76%) LDAP
4 2 (1.18%) SNMP
4 2 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) AMQP
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (57.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.53%) MySQL
4 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.76%) Redis
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.59%) MS Access
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (21.18%) Visual Studio
2 24 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.06%) NUnit
4 10 (5.88%) MSTest
5 4 (2.35%) Selenium
5 4 (2.35%) Subversion
5 4 (2.35%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.76%) Grunt
6 3 (1.76%) gulp
6 3 (1.76%) Protractor
6 3 (1.76%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.18%) JIRA
7 2 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.18%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.59%) Maven
8 1 (0.59%) Rational Robot
General
1 30 (17.65%) Finance
2 22 (12.94%) Banking
3 17 (10.00%) Marketing
4 8 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.12%) Back Office
5 7 (4.12%) Electronics
5 7 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.53%) Legal
7 3 (1.76%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.18%) Games
8 2 (1.18%) Law
8 2 (1.18%) Retail
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Avionics
9 1 (0.59%) Front Office
9 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (85.88%) .NET
2 99 (58.24%) ASP.NET
3 65 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (32.94%) .NET Framework
5 52 (30.59%) jQuery
6 50 (29.41%) HTML
7 45 (26.47%) CSS
8 27 (15.88%) WCF
9 25 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 25 (14.71%) Entity Framework
10 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (12.35%) Web Services
12 19 (11.18%) XML
13 16 (9.41%) HTML5
14 15 (8.82%) JSON
14 15 (8.82%) WPF
15 12 (7.06%) REST
16 11 (6.47%) LINQ
16 11 (6.47%) WinForms
17 10 (5.88%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.12%) N-Tier
2 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.35%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.76%) NHS
5 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.59%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.59%) Physics
6 1 (0.59%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.47%) Windows
2 4 (2.35%) Linux
3 3 (1.76%) Android
3 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.76%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.18%) Unix
4 2 (1.18%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (54.12%) MVC
2 63 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.71%) Software Engineering
4 35 (20.59%) Scrum
4 35 (20.59%) TDD
5 32 (18.82%) OO
6 28 (16.47%) Web Development
7 22 (12.94%) Unit Testing
8 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.18%) OOP
10 15 (8.82%) OOD
11 14 (8.24%) Investment Management
12 11 (6.47%) BDD
12 11 (6.47%) SOA
13 10 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.71%) ETL
14 8 (4.71%) High Availability
14 8 (4.71%) Multithreading
14 8 (4.71%) MVVM
14 8 (4.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) C#
2 84 (49.41%) JavaScript
3 70 (41.18%) SQL
4 18 (10.59%) C++
4 18 (10.59%) Ruby
4 18 (10.59%) VB.NET
5 17 (10.00%) Java
6 15 (8.82%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.47%) Python
8 8 (4.71%) C
8 8 (4.71%) Perl
9 5 (2.94%) VBA
10 4 (2.35%) Scala
11 3 (1.76%) F#
11 3 (1.76%) PHP
11 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.76%) VB
11 3 (1.76%) VBScript
12 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.29%) Degree
3 8 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) PhD
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.59%) HND
6 1 (0.59%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.59%) HL7
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.94%) Oracle
3 7 (4.12%) SAP
4 3 (1.76%) Apple
4 3 (1.76%) Twitter
5 2 (1.18%) Coverity
5 2 (1.18%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.59%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.59%) Google
6 1 (0.59%) Infor
6 1 (0.59%) Lumension
6 1 (0.59%) Sage
6 1 (0.59%) Siemens
6 1 (0.59%) Splunk
6 1 (0.59%) Telerik
6 1 (0.59%) VMware
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