Period
to 24 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# .NET Developer
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 151 151
Rank change year-on-year -75 0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 53 145 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.62% 1.57% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.65% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 134 93
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £374 £363 £307
90th Percentile £675 £615 £625
London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 8,054 8,777 7,327
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.02% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,251 6,789 5,534
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 145 94
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +8.41% -13.74%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.85 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £34.50 £30.07
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.02
% change year-on-year -2.33% +2.31% +10.52%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in Central London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Central London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Central London over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in Central London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Central London

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -45 44 £500 +5.26% 41
Southwark -30 1 £425 +13.33%
City of Westminster - 1 £500 - 1
C# .NET Developer
London

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
3 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
4 28 (52.83%) SQL
5 25 (47.17%) Finance
6 22 (41.51%) MVC
7 21 (39.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (30.19%) TDD
10 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
11 14 (26.42%) Banking
11 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
11 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
12 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
13 12 (22.64%) .NET Core
14 11 (20.75%) Microservices
14 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (16.98%) DevOps
15 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (16.98%) CSS
16 8 (15.09%) HTML
16 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
16 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (15.09%) jQuery
16 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (15.09%) SOLID
17 7 (13.21%) Docker

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Azure Functions
3 2 (3.77%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.77%) Serverless
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Redis
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) NUnit
4 3 (5.66%) webpack
5 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) JMeter
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.89%) MSTest
6 1 (1.89%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.89%) Protractor
6 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Back Office
3 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
3 6 (11.32%) Front Office
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
3 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
5 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
6 12 (22.64%) .NET Core
7 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (16.98%) CSS
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (15.09%) HTML
9 8 (15.09%) jQuery
10 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
10 6 (11.32%) React
11 5 (9.43%) HTML5
11 5 (9.43%) RESTful
12 4 (7.55%) REST
13 3 (5.66%) Autofac
13 3 (5.66%) MediatR
13 3 (5.66%) SignalR
13 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Derivative
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.77%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) MVC
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) Microservices
5 9 (16.98%) DevOps
6 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
6 8 (15.09%) SOLID
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Kanban
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (7.55%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.66%) BDD
11 3 (5.66%) CQRS
11 3 (5.66%) Flow Trading
11 3 (5.66%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (5.66%) OOP
11 3 (5.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
4 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.66%) C++
5 3 (5.66%) ES6
5 3 (5.66%) VBA
6 2 (3.77%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) R
7 1 (1.89%) F#
7 1 (1.89%) Go
7 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) OpenLink
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.89%) Splunk
3 1 (1.89%) TIBCO