Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 204 199
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -34
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 1,370 1,286 1,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.35% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.43% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,143 1,071 1,025
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 16
England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £27.13 £45.00 £18.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £48.50 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 91,359 90,187 90,477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.89% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61,235 60,341 59,569
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,773 2,621 2,997
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in England

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in England

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in England

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in England

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in England

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 +8 667 £500 +5.26% 198
South East +11 273 £420 +15.86% 145
North of England +18 224 £365 +5.80% 141
Yorkshire +17 107 £365 +10.61% 63
North West -17 101 £363 - 69
Midlands -9 98 £360 +5.88% 91
West Midlands +2 67 £375 +10.29% 55
South West -36 66 £375 +7.14% 54
East of England -25 41 £400 +10.34% 48
East Midlands -14 31 £350 +2.94% 36
North East +10 16 £340 +0.74% 9
C# .NET Developer
UK

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 England region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1,370 (100.00%) C#
1 1,370 (100.00%) .NET
2 755 (55.11%) ASP.NET
3 660 (48.18%) MVC
4 637 (46.50%) SQL Server
5 628 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
6 526 (38.39%) SQL
7 506 (36.93%) JavaScript
8 412 (30.07%) AngularJS
9 395 (28.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 388 (28.32%) .NET Framework
11 381 (27.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 363 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 344 (25.11%) Microsoft
14 325 (23.72%) TDD
15 305 (22.26%) Finance
15 305 (22.26%) HTML
16 283 (20.66%) CSS
17 228 (16.64%) Entity Framework
18 211 (15.40%) jQuery
19 206 (15.04%) Scrum
20 185 (13.50%) WCF
20 185 (13.50%) .NET Core
21 184 (13.43%) Web Services
22 165 (12.04%) React
23 154 (11.24%) Microservices
24 152 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
25 143 (10.44%) E-Commerce
26 142 (10.36%) BDD
27 141 (10.29%) Git (software)

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 72 (5.26%) CMS
2 37 (2.70%) IIS
3 33 (2.41%) Umbraco
4 21 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 18 (1.31%) NServiceBus
5 18 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.36%) Confluence
8 4 (0.29%) Kentico
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.073%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.073%) Mule
11 1 (0.073%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.073%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.073%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.073%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.36%) RMDS
3 3 (0.22%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 363 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (2.04%) GitHub
5 23 (1.68%) Serverless
6 17 (1.24%) SaaS
7 11 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.66%) Azure Functions
8 9 (0.66%) Office 365
9 7 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.36%) NuGet
11 4 (0.29%) AWS Fargate
11 4 (0.29%) npm
12 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.15%) Google Play
13 2 (0.15%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.82%) HTTP
2 12 (0.88%) Internet
3 10 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.36%) DNS
5 3 (0.22%) IMAP
5 3 (0.22%) SMTP
6 2 (0.15%) SSL
7 1 (0.073%) Extranet
7 1 (0.073%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 637 (46.50%) SQL Server
2 99 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 56 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 33 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 32 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
10 27 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.68%) Redis
13 19 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
13 19 (1.39%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (0.88%) Data Lake
15 12 (0.88%) MySQL
15 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 141 (10.29%) Git (software)
1 141 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 101 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (5.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 73 (5.33%) TeamCity
5 71 (5.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 64 (4.67%) JIRA
7 63 (4.60%) Selenium
8 35 (2.55%) NUnit
9 33 (2.41%) SpecFlow
10 31 (2.26%) Jenkins
11 25 (1.82%) AccuRev
12 22 (1.61%) Bitbucket
13 18 (1.31%) ReSharper
14 13 (0.95%) Moq
15 12 (0.88%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.80%) Visual Studio Coded UI
17 8 (0.58%) MSBuild
17 8 (0.58%) MSTest
17 8 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 305 (22.26%) Finance
2 134 (9.78%) Banking
3 66 (4.82%) Front Office
4 45 (3.28%) Retail
5 42 (3.07%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.46%) Marketing
8 16 (1.17%) Law
9 15 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.02%) Electronics
11 13 (0.95%) Legal
12 12 (0.88%) Back Office
13 10 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (0.66%) Advertising
15 4 (0.29%) Games
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) French Language
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,370 (100.00%) .NET
2 755 (55.11%) ASP.NET
3 412 (30.07%) AngularJS
4 395 (28.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 388 (28.32%) .NET Framework
6 381 (27.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 305 (22.26%) HTML
8 283 (20.66%) CSS
9 228 (16.64%) Entity Framework
10 211 (15.40%) jQuery
11 185 (13.50%) .NET Core
11 185 (13.50%) WCF
12 184 (13.43%) Web Services
13 165 (12.04%) React
14 135 (9.85%) REST
15 125 (9.12%) WPF
16 97 (7.08%) HTML5
17 96 (7.01%) RESTful
18 77 (5.62%) WinForms
19 73 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (3.72%) Fintech
3 46 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (2.85%) User Experience
6 36 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (2.48%) Fixed Income
8 33 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.46%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.39%) Derivative
10 19 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (1.24%) Equities
12 14 (1.02%) Blog
12 14 (1.02%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (0.73%) Grid Computing
15 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.66%) Device Driver
16 5 (0.36%) Cloud Native
16 5 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 77 (5.62%) Windows
2 23 (1.68%) Windows Server
3 12 (0.88%) Linux
4 7 (0.51%) Android
5 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.15%) Unix
7 1 (0.073%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (48.18%) MVC
2 628 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (23.72%) TDD
4 206 (15.04%) Scrum
5 154 (11.24%) Microservices
6 152 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
7 143 (10.44%) E-Commerce
8 142 (10.36%) BDD
9 137 (10.00%) Web Development
10 132 (9.64%) Test Automation
11 127 (9.27%) Software Engineering
12 120 (8.76%) OO
13 113 (8.25%) SOLID
14 104 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
15 99 (7.23%) SDLC
16 80 (5.84%) DevOps
16 80 (5.84%) Unit Testing
17 65 (4.74%) Computer Science
17 65 (4.74%) SOA
18 52 (3.80%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,370 (100.00%) C#
2 526 (38.39%) SQL
3 506 (36.93%) JavaScript
4 102 (7.45%) T-SQL
5 97 (7.08%) VB.NET
6 74 (5.40%) TypeScript
7 46 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 29 (2.12%) VB
9 25 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 23 (1.68%) Java
11 22 (1.61%) C++
12 20 (1.46%) VBA
13 17 (1.24%) Python
14 12 (0.88%) C
15 9 (0.66%) R
16 8 (0.58%) PHP
17 5 (0.36%) ES6
17 5 (0.36%) Go
18 4 (0.29%) Scala
19 3 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 90 (6.57%) Degree
2 32 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.073%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.073%) MCSA
8 1 (0.073%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.31%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) GDPR
3 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.15%) PMO
3 2 (0.15%) TickIT
3 2 (0.15%) WCAG
4 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (6.20%) Docker
2 9 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.31%) Ansible
3 5 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.36%) Terraform
4 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 344 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 79 (5.77%) Oracle
3 25 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 18 (1.31%) SAP
5 17 (1.24%) Google
6 16 (1.17%) Citrix
7 11 (0.80%) Teradata
8 9 (0.66%) Xamarin
9 7 (0.51%) Reuters
10 6 (0.44%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.44%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.36%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.36%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.29%) Telerik
13 3 (0.22%) Adobe
13 3 (0.22%) Facebook
13 3 (0.22%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.15%) MuleSoft