Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 148 155
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 123 94 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.72% 1.41% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.48% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 83 97
City of London median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.92%
10th Percentile £328 £309 £300
90th Percentile £643 £563 £613
Central London median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6755 6365 8666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.47% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5342 5051 6805
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 128
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.13
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the City of London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the City of London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the City of London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, C# .NET 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 across the City of London region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 123 (100.00%) C#
1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (52.03%) SQL Server
3 61 (49.59%) SQL
4 52 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (39.84%) TDD
5 49 (39.84%) Finance
6 47 (38.21%) ASP.NET
7 43 (34.96%) MVC
8 35 (28.46%) WCF
9 33 (26.83%) JavaScript
10 31 (25.20%) .NET Framework
11 29 (23.58%) Banking
11 29 (23.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (22.76%) Front Office
12 28 (22.76%) HTML
12 28 (22.76%) CSS
13 27 (21.95%) AngularJS
14 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (18.70%) WPF
15 23 (18.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (17.89%) WinForms
17 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
18 18 (14.63%) Windows
18 18 (14.63%) jQuery
18 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (13.01%) BDD
19 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (12.20%) SOLID

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.63%) Confluence
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.44%) Serverless
4 2 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) DNS
1 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) LDAP
1 1 (0.81%) Skype
1 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.81%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (52.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.44%) MS Access
8 3 (2.44%) RavenDB
8 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.63%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.81%) Bigtable
10 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.81%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.57%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.94%) Moq
4 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.13%) NUnit
4 10 (8.13%) Selenium
5 9 (7.32%) MSTest
6 8 (6.50%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.69%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.25%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.44%) JIRA
11 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.81%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 49 (39.84%) Finance
2 29 (23.58%) Banking
3 28 (22.76%) Front Office
4 15 (12.20%) Investment Banking
5 10 (8.13%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.88%) Prime Brokerage
7 5 (4.07%) Law
8 3 (2.44%) Marketing
9 2 (1.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.81%) Electronics
10 1 (0.81%) Legal
10 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.81%) Retail
10 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (38.21%) ASP.NET
3 35 (28.46%) WCF
4 31 (25.20%) .NET Framework
5 29 (23.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (22.76%) CSS
6 28 (22.76%) HTML
7 27 (21.95%) AngularJS
8 23 (18.70%) WPF
9 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (17.89%) WinForms
10 18 (14.63%) jQuery
11 13 (10.57%) REST
12 12 (9.76%) Web Services
13 11 (8.94%) RESTful
14 10 (8.13%) Ajax
15 9 (7.32%) LINQ
15 9 (7.32%) XML
16 8 (6.50%) Entity Framework
16 8 (6.50%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Equities
1 13 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 8 (6.50%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.50%) Hedge funds
4 6 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 6 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.25%) Derivative
6 3 (2.44%) PKI
7 2 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.63%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.63%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.84%) TDD
3 43 (34.96%) MVC
4 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.01%) BDD
6 15 (12.20%) Scrum
6 15 (12.20%) SOLID
6 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 14 (11.38%) Microservices
8 11 (8.94%) Release Management
9 10 (8.13%) OO
9 10 (8.13%) OOD
9 10 (8.13%) Pair Programming
9 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.32%) DevOps
10 9 (7.32%) OOP
11 8 (6.50%) SDLC
12 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 61 (49.59%) SQL
3 33 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 15 (12.20%) VB.NET
5 13 (10.57%) VBA
6 6 (4.88%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.07%) VB
8 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.44%) Python
9 2 (1.63%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) MiFID
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) EMIR
4 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (1.63%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.81%) Apigee
4 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.81%) iManage
4 1 (0.81%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.81%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.81%) Sybase
4 1 (0.81%) Xamarin