Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018.

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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 149 147
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 125 95 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.79% 1.40% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.47% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 85 78
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £347 £356 £275
90th Percentile £619 £650 £525
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £419
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,646 6,477 6,489
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.35% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,249 5,027 5,204
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +0.10% +8.00% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 88 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.30
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.23 £49.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.01% +6.84% -2.78%

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 19 September 2018.

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
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
London Bridge -33 1 £375 +44.23%
C# .NET Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) C#
1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (53.60%) SQL
3 66 (52.80%) Finance
4 54 (43.20%) SQL Server
4 54 (43.20%) ASP.NET
5 46 (36.80%) JavaScript
6 44 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (34.40%) MVC
7 43 (34.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 42 (33.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (28.80%) TDD
10 28 (22.40%) .NET Framework
10 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (20.00%) HTML
12 24 (19.20%) AngularJS
13 23 (18.40%) CSS
14 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
15 21 (16.80%) Microservices
16 20 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (16.00%) Banking
17 19 (15.20%) .NET Core
18 18 (14.40%) SOLID
18 18 (14.40%) Front Office
18 18 (14.40%) VB.NET
19 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
20 16 (12.80%) WPF
20 16 (12.80%) T-SQL
20 16 (12.80%) Scrum
20 16 (12.80%) SDLC

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 5 (4.00%) CMS
1 5 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (2.40%) IIS
2 3 (2.40%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.20%) Acrobat
2 4 (3.20%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.80%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 43 (34.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.20%) Serverless
5 2 (1.60%) Office 365
6 1 (0.80%) GitHub
6 1 (0.80%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (43.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.80%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.00%) Redis
6 4 (3.20%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.40%) Power BI
7 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) SpecFlow
1 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.60%) Selenium
3 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.00%) JIRA
4 5 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (3.20%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.40%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.60%) NUnit
7 2 (1.60%) Subversion
8 1 (0.80%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.80%) Jasmine
General
1 66 (52.80%) Finance
2 20 (16.00%) Banking
3 18 (14.40%) Front Office
4 13 (10.40%) Financial Institution
4 13 (10.40%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.80%) Advertising
6 5 (4.00%) Law
6 5 (4.00%) Marketing
7 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.60%) Back Office
8 2 (1.60%) Legal
8 2 (1.60%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (1.60%) Retail
9 1 (0.80%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (43.20%) ASP.NET
3 42 (33.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (22.40%) .NET Framework
4 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (20.00%) HTML
6 24 (19.20%) AngularJS
7 23 (18.40%) CSS
8 19 (15.20%) .NET Core
9 16 (12.80%) WPF
10 14 (11.20%) Entity Framework
11 13 (10.40%) REST
12 12 (9.60%) Gherkin
12 12 (9.60%) WinForms
13 11 (8.80%) HTML5
14 10 (8.00%) WCF
15 9 (7.20%) React
15 9 (7.20%) Web Services
16 8 (6.40%) RESTful
16 8 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Fintech
2 13 (10.40%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (8.80%) Fixed Income
4 10 (8.00%) Derivative
5 9 (7.20%) Market Risk
6 6 (4.80%) Equities
7 5 (4.00%) Credit Risk
7 5 (4.00%) Grid Computing
8 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.40%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.40%) User Experience
9 2 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.80%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.80%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (1.60%) Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) MVC
3 36 (28.80%) TDD
4 21 (16.80%) Microservices
5 18 (14.40%) SOLID
6 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
7 16 (12.80%) Scrum
7 16 (12.80%) SDLC
8 15 (12.00%) Web Development
9 12 (9.60%) Release Management
10 11 (8.80%) Asset Management
10 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.60%) SOA
12 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.60%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.80%) BDD
13 6 (4.80%) OO
14 5 (4.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 125 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (53.60%) SQL
3 46 (36.80%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.40%) VB.NET
5 16 (12.80%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.20%) VBA
7 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.00%) Python
8 5 (4.00%) VB
9 4 (3.20%) C
9 4 (3.20%) Java
10 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.80%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.80%) C++
11 1 (0.80%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) Scala
11 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (11.20%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) Control-M
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) PingFederate
3 1 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix
6 1 (0.80%) Cadence
6 1 (0.80%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.80%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.80%) Remedy
6 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.80%) Tableau