Period
to 23 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 97 196
Rank change year-on-year -50 +99 -46
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 31 24 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 1.33% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.45% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 31
10th Percentile £350 £451 £400
25th Percentile £414 £575 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £675 £500
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +35.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £647 £688 £538
90th Percentile £725 " £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £650 £475
% change year-on-year -19.23% +36.84% -5.00%

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 3,585 1,656 5,576
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 91.80% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,716 1,257 4,433
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
25th Percentile £460 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% - +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £748 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 70
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.50 £11.70
25th Percentile £21.00 £20.00 £13.31
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £19.41
Median % change year-on-year -19.72% +82.87% +3.81%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.00 £23.69
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.15
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £29.89 £20.25
% change year-on-year +7.06% +47.60% +8.29%

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 23 October 2021.

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 23 October 2021, 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Finance
4 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
5 10 (32.26%) Azure
6 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (29.03%) Full Stack Development
7 8 (25.81%) .NET Core
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
8 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) LINQ
10 5 (16.13%) SDLC
11 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.90%) Docker
11 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing

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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Azure
2 1 (3.23%) AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Service Bus
2 1 (3.23%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) NUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) MSTest
5 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.23%) Postman
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Front Office
3 3 (9.68%) Social Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) International Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
3 8 (25.81%) .NET Core
3 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
4 7 (22.58%) CSS
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) LINQ
5 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (9.68%) Ninject
7 3 (9.68%) React
7 3 (9.68%) WCF
8 2 (6.45%) REST
8 2 (6.45%) RESTful
8 2 (6.45%) WPF
9 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Derivative
1 2 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Full Stack Development
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
4 7 (22.58%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (9.68%) Microservices
7 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.68%) OOD
7 3 (9.68%) Requirements Gathering
7 3 (9.68%) Task Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) VBA
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) VB
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Marathon
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com