The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
London / City of London
Rank 63 59 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 94 117 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.10% 3.55% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 3.73% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 148
Median daily rate £500 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% -9.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

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 2888 3140 4850
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.32% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2502 3650
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 £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 76
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +6.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 181 (100.00%) C#
2 141 (77.90%) .NET
3 98 (54.14%) SQL Server
4 90 (49.72%) SQL
5 72 (39.78%) TDD
6 64 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (35.36%) Finance
7 57 (31.49%) MVC
8 54 (29.83%) ASP.NET
9 53 (29.28%) WPF
10 45 (24.86%) WCF
11 42 (23.20%) Multithreading
12 41 (22.65%) Banking
12 41 (22.65%) HTML
13 38 (20.99%) JavaScript
13 38 (20.99%) .NET Framework
14 37 (20.44%) AngularJS
15 34 (18.78%) MVVM
15 34 (18.78%) T-SQL
15 34 (18.78%) Front Office
16 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
17 29 (16.02%) Mathematics
18 28 (15.47%) OO
18 28 (15.47%) Entity Framework
19 26 (14.36%) SQL Server 2012
19 26 (14.36%) SOA
19 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (13.81%) NUnit
20 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET Web API
21 24 (13.26%) RESTful

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.76%) IIS
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.55%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.55%) FileNet
3 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.21%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) HTTP
1 4 (2.21%) snoop
2 2 (1.10%) SSL
3 1 (0.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (54.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (8.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (6.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (6.08%) NoSQL
8 10 (5.52%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.66%) Power BI
12 2 (1.10%) Big Data
13 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.55%) HBase
13 1 (0.55%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (13.81%) NUnit
2 17 (9.39%) MSTest
3 12 (6.63%) Moq
4 10 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.52%) SpecFlow
5 9 (4.97%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.42%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.87%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.31%) JIRA
9 5 (2.76%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.76%) Mockito
10 4 (2.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.21%) NCrunch
10 4 (2.21%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (2.21%) Subversion
11 3 (1.66%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.66%) Selenium
General
1 64 (35.36%) Finance
2 41 (22.65%) Banking
3 34 (18.78%) Front Office
4 14 (7.73%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.87%) Back Office
6 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (77.90%) .NET
2 54 (29.83%) ASP.NET
3 53 (29.28%) WPF
4 45 (24.86%) WCF
5 41 (22.65%) HTML
6 38 (20.99%) .NET Framework
7 37 (20.44%) AngularJS
8 28 (15.47%) Entity Framework
9 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (13.26%) RESTful
12 23 (12.71%) CSS
13 20 (11.05%) Web Services
14 19 (10.50%) HTML5
15 17 (9.39%) REST
16 15 (8.29%) jQuery
16 15 (8.29%) Task Parallel Library
17 14 (7.73%) WinForms
18 13 (7.18%) LINQ
19 11 (6.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.52%) Derivative
1 10 (5.52%) Fixed Income
2 9 (4.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.87%) User Experience
4 5 (2.76%) Market Risk
5 4 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.21%) Fintech
5 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.66%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.66%) Equities
6 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.66%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.60%) Windows
2 6 (3.31%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) CentOS
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.78%) TDD
2 64 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (31.49%) MVC
4 42 (23.20%) Multithreading
5 34 (18.78%) MVVM
6 29 (16.02%) Mathematics
7 28 (15.47%) OO
8 26 (14.36%) SOA
9 23 (12.71%) Scrum
10 20 (11.05%) Unit Testing
11 19 (10.50%) Analytics
11 19 (10.50%) OOP
12 15 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.29%) Physics
13 14 (7.73%) BDD
14 13 (7.18%) Data Modelling
15 11 (6.08%) Asset Management
15 11 (6.08%) Dependency Injection
16 10 (5.52%) Software Delivery
17 8 (4.42%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (100.00%) C#
2 90 (49.72%) SQL
3 38 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.78%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.73%) VB
6 11 (6.08%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.97%) Java
7 9 (4.97%) VBA
8 8 (4.42%) Python
9 7 (3.87%) C++
10 5 (2.76%) XAML
11 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.55%) Go
12 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.55%) VB6
12 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) CFA
2 2 (1.10%) MBA
3 1 (0.55%) MCP
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
1 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.84%) Oracle
3 7 (3.87%) Infragistics
4 5 (2.76%) Adobe
4 5 (2.76%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.76%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.76%) Telerik
4 5 (2.76%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.21%) IBM
6 2 (1.10%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (1.10%) Sybase
7 1 (0.55%) Cognos
7 1 (0.55%) Kofax
7 1 (0.55%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.55%) Lotus
7 1 (0.55%) OpenText
7 1 (0.55%) RedDot
7 1 (0.55%) Solace
7 1 (0.55%) Twitter
7 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
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