The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Software Developer
Rank 571 534 544
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 33 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.061% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.066% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 9
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£319 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £254 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £39.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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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 -9 29 £325 +2.36% 37
East of England - 7 £290 - 3
East Midlands +3 6 - - 1
Leicestershire - 6 - -
Leicester - 6 - -
London +12 5 £400 -5.88% 4
North West -8 5 £375 +19.04% 9
Cambridgeshire - 5 £285 - 3
Preston -4 4 - -
Lancashire -12 4 - - 1
South East -28 4 £344 +18.53% 13
Cambridge - 4 £285 - 2
Wales - 3 - -
Southampton -11 2 £375 - 1
Hampshire -14 2 £375 +29.31% 1
City of London +9 1 £200 -57.44% 2
Leeds +4 1 £325 - 2
West Yorkshire +3 1 £325 - 2
Oxfordshire -1 1 £313 -30.55% 1
Yorkshire -2 1 £325 +23.80% 3
West Midlands -10 1 £275 -54.16% 3
Scotland - 1 £300 -
Warwickshire - 1 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 4
Reading - 1 - - 2
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Guildford - - - - 1

C# Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 61 (100.00%) C#
2 56 (91.80%) .NET
3 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
4 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
4 30 (49.18%) SQL
5 23 (37.70%) WPF
6 22 (36.07%) Visual Studio
7 21 (34.43%) MVC
8 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
9 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
10 13 (21.31%) Oracle
10 13 (21.31%) Degree
10 13 (21.31%) TDD
10 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
11 12 (19.67%) HTML
12 11 (18.03%) Windows
12 11 (18.03%) Scrum
12 11 (18.03%) jQuery
13 10 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.75%) WCF
14 9 (14.75%) UML
14 9 (14.75%) CSS
15 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
15 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
15 8 (13.11%) MVVM
15 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (11.48%) XML

C# Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (8.20%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.92%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.56%) NUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 2 (3.28%) MSTest
6 1 (1.64%) Hudson
6 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Front Office
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (91.80%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
3 23 (37.70%) WPF
4 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
4 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (19.67%) HTML
6 11 (18.03%) jQuery
7 9 (14.75%) WCF
7 9 (14.75%) CSS
8 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (11.48%) XML
10 5 (8.20%) Web Services
10 5 (8.20%) WinForms
10 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (8.20%) LINQ
10 5 (8.20%) HTML5
11 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.92%) Silverlight
12 3 (4.92%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) EPoS
1 1 (1.64%) IPTV
1 1 (1.64%) Derivative
1 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) MVC
2 13 (21.31%) TDD
2 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
3 11 (18.03%) Scrum
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.75%) UML
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) MVVM
7 5 (8.20%) BDD
8 3 (4.92%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) OO
8 3 (4.92%) SOA
9 2 (3.28%) OOD
9 2 (3.28%) Web Development
9 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.28%) Android Development
9 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.64%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (49.18%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.56%) XAML
4 4 (6.56%) C
5 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) MCTS
3 2 (3.28%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Sybase
4 3 (4.92%) Telerik
5 2 (3.28%) Siemens
5 2 (3.28%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.64%) Ektron
6 1 (1.64%) BMC