Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 110 139
Rank change year-on-year -70 +29 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 75 153 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 2.17% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 2.30% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 136 76
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +7.88%
10th Percentile £413 £334 £330
90th Percentile £623 £650 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +13.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 6,464 6,663 5,933
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.40% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,059 5,285 4,713
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 90 66
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.36% -8.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.95
90th Percentile £30.00 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.44
% change year-on-year +3.31% +3.78% -8.21%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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 City of London region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) C#
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 33 (44.00%) SQL
3 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (32.00%) Finance
5 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 21 (28.00%) MVC
7 21 (28.00%) TDD
8 20 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
10 15 (20.00%) Microservices
10 15 (20.00%) .NET Core
11 13 (17.33%) Entity Framework
11 13 (17.33%) Banking
12 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 11 (14.67%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (14.67%) Asset Management
13 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (14.67%) WPF
13 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (13.33%) REST
14 10 (13.33%) Fintech
14 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
14 10 (13.33%) HTML
15 9 (12.00%) CSS

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 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Acrobat
1 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Serverless
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.67%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
5 1 (1.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (9.33%) Data Lake
4 7 (9.33%) Redis
5 6 (8.00%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.67%) KDB
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.33%) MySQL
9 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.33%) Artifactory
5 4 (5.33%) JIRA
5 4 (5.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Front Office
4 5 (6.67%) Advertising
5 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.33%) Marketing
6 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.33%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
6 15 (20.00%) .NET Core
7 13 (17.33%) Entity Framework
8 11 (14.67%) WPF
9 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (13.33%) HTML
9 10 (13.33%) REST
10 9 (12.00%) CSS
10 9 (12.00%) React
11 8 (10.67%) jQuery
12 7 (9.33%) Angular 2
12 7 (9.33%) WCF
13 5 (6.67%) HTML5
13 5 (6.67%) Node.js
13 5 (6.67%) RESTful
13 5 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (13.33%) Fintech
3 6 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.00%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.67%) Equities
5 4 (5.33%) Derivative
5 4 (5.33%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.00%) Reinsurance
6 3 (4.00%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.67%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.33%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.33%) Tandem
8 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) MVC
2 21 (28.00%) TDD
3 15 (20.00%) Microservices
4 11 (14.67%) Asset Management
5 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.00%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) OO
6 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.33%) Refactoring
8 6 (8.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.00%) SOLID
9 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 5 (6.67%) DevOps
9 5 (6.67%) Pair Programming
9 5 (6.67%) Release Management
9 5 (6.67%) SDLC
9 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (44.00%) SQL
3 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.67%) C
4 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.33%) Java
6 3 (4.00%) C++
6 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.33%) Go
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Docker
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe
3 2 (2.67%) Telerik
4 1 (1.33%) Cadence
4 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.33%) Workday