The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 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# Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 67 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 123 108 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.76% 3.25% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 3.40% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 103 201
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +4.92% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.00 £22.88
% change year-on-year -14.82% +87.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3125 3181 5524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.73% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2394 2584 4248
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 100
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured C# Developer in the job title.

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

C# 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# Developer in the City of London.

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

C# 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# Developer in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 217 (100.00%) C#
2 151 (69.59%) .NET
3 101 (46.54%) SQL Server
4 97 (44.70%) SQL
5 95 (43.78%) Finance
6 74 (34.10%) MVC
7 73 (33.64%) TDD
8 69 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (31.34%) WCF
10 64 (29.49%) WPF
11 60 (27.65%) Multithreading
12 56 (25.81%) ASP.NET
13 54 (24.88%) Front Office
14 51 (23.50%) Banking
15 46 (21.20%) AngularJS
16 45 (20.74%) JavaScript
17 40 (18.43%) OO
17 40 (18.43%) HTML
18 38 (17.51%) Greenfield Project
19 37 (17.05%) MVVM
20 36 (16.59%) CSS
21 31 (14.29%) Entity Framework
22 29 (13.36%) Test Automation
22 29 (13.36%) Unit Testing
23 28 (12.90%) .NET Framework
24 27 (12.44%) Derivative
24 27 (12.44%) Moq
24 27 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC
24 27 (12.44%) T-SQL
25 26 (11.98%) Windows

C# 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 7 (3.23%) IIS
2 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.92%) Apache
4 2 (0.92%) CMS
4 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Endur
1 2 (0.92%) Kondor
2 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) HTTP
2 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (46.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (7.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.46%) Redis
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (12.44%) Moq
2 23 (10.60%) NUnit
3 18 (8.29%) MSTest
4 13 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.23%) JIRA
5 7 (3.23%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.76%) Selenium
6 6 (2.76%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.30%) Mockito
7 5 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.30%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.84%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.92%) Subversion
10 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.46%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.46%) JUnit
10 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.46%) XMLSpy
General
1 95 (43.78%) Finance
2 54 (24.88%) Front Office
3 51 (23.50%) Banking
4 20 (9.22%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.84%) Back Office
5 4 (1.84%) Retail
6 3 (1.38%) Law
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (69.59%) .NET
2 68 (31.34%) WCF
3 64 (29.49%) WPF
4 56 (25.81%) ASP.NET
5 46 (21.20%) AngularJS
6 40 (18.43%) HTML
7 36 (16.59%) CSS
8 31 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 28 (12.90%) .NET Framework
10 27 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (11.06%) jQuery
12 22 (10.14%) Task Parallel Library
13 17 (7.83%) Web Services
14 16 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (6.45%) HTML5
15 14 (6.45%) WinForms
16 13 (5.99%) Ajax
16 13 (5.99%) RESTful
17 11 (5.07%) LINQ
17 11 (5.07%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.51%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (12.44%) Derivative
3 22 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (7.83%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.61%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (2.76%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.30%) Credit Risk
9 5 (2.30%) Equities
9 5 (2.30%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.84%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.38%) User Experience
12 2 (0.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (0.46%) iPad
13 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.98%) Windows
2 8 (3.69%) Linux
3 2 (0.92%) CentOS
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Unix
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.10%) MVC
2 73 (33.64%) TDD
3 69 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (27.65%) Multithreading
5 40 (18.43%) OO
6 37 (17.05%) MVVM
7 29 (13.36%) Test Automation
7 29 (13.36%) Unit Testing
8 23 (10.60%) Mathematics
9 21 (9.68%) Scrum
10 18 (8.29%) Web Development
11 17 (7.83%) Analytics
12 14 (6.45%) SOA
13 13 (5.99%) OOP
13 13 (5.99%) Physics
14 12 (5.53%) SDLC
15 11 (5.07%) Capital Modelling
15 11 (5.07%) Multithreaded Programming
16 10 (4.61%) BDD
16 10 (4.61%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 217 (100.00%) C#
2 97 (44.70%) SQL
3 45 (20.74%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.44%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.99%) Java
6 9 (4.15%) VB
7 8 (3.69%) C++
7 8 (3.69%) Python
8 7 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.76%) VBA
10 5 (2.30%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.46%) Scala
12 1 (0.46%) VB6
12 1 (0.46%) VBScript
12 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (3.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) CFA
3 2 (0.92%) MBA
3 2 (0.92%) MCP
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.76%) Oracle
3 4 (1.84%) Infragistics
3 4 (1.84%) Sybase
4 3 (1.38%) Bloomberg
4 3 (1.38%) Telerik
4 3 (1.38%) Typemock
4 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.92%) DevExpress
5 2 (0.92%) ION Trading
5 2 (0.92%) Murex
5 2 (0.92%) OpenLink
5 2 (0.92%) OpenText
5 2 (0.92%) Redback
5 2 (0.92%) RedDot
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe
6 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) Kofax
6 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago