Period
to 8 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 182 126
Rank change year-on-year +36 -56 +14
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 35 64 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.94% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.99% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 133
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £396 £334
90th Percentile £650 £608 £600
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £175.00

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 3,850 6,443 6,716
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.18% 94.33% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,860 4,978 5,324
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 104
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.21% +1.60% +4.56%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £41.10 £38.13
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +38.75% +6.95% +8.85%

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

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the City of London.

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the City of London.

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 8 April 2020, 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 City of London region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 16 (45.71%) CSS
5 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (37.14%) Azure
6 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
6 13 (37.14%) Finance
6 13 (37.14%) .NET Core
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (31.43%) React
8 10 (28.57%) VBA
8 10 (28.57%) MVC
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.14%) Low Latency
11 6 (17.14%) High Availability
11 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
11 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 4 (11.43%) RESTful
13 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (11.43%) JIRA
13 4 (11.43%) Oracle
13 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework

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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (5.71%) Data Lake Analytics
2 2 (5.71%) npm
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.57%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) Moq
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
5 1 (2.86%) Postman
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
2 16 (45.71%) HTML
3 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 13 (37.14%) .NET Core
4 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) React
6 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.43%) RESTful
7 4 (11.43%) WinForms
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.57%) jQuery
8 3 (8.57%) REST
8 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) WPF
9 2 (5.71%) CSS3
9 2 (5.71%) HTML5
9 2 (5.71%) Node.js
9 2 (5.71%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) High Availability
3 6 (17.14%) Low Latency
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Microservices
5 3 (8.57%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) Adaptive Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) VBA
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore