Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 169 194
Rank change year-on-year -35 +25 -50
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 1,251 1,295 1,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.53% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.62% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,036 996 1,037
England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £275
90th Percentile £600 £613 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
England median hourly rate £175.00 £43.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.30% -2.25% +87.37%
10th Percentile £162.50 £37.10 £31.75
90th Percentile £187.50 £46.00 £63.92
UK median hourly rate £175.00 £43.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +302.30% -2.25% +87.37%

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 86,755 80,123 93,513
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.96% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,310 52,161 61,537
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,792 2,616 2,831
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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 -20 616 £475 -5.00% 215
North of England +17 237 £365 +10.61% 133
South East -91 157 £385 +10.00% 163
Yorkshire +11 121 £365 +10.61% 36
Midlands -32 110 £325 +4.42% 74
North West +17 97 £375 +15.38% 84
West Midlands -1 70 £325 - 36
South West -2 67 £368 +5.00% 48
East of England +2 64 £393 +20.31% 35
East Midlands -38 39 £320 +5.79% 38
North East -4 19 £325 -4.41% 13
C# .NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1,251 (100.00%) C#
1 1,251 (100.00%) .NET
2 700 (55.96%) ASP.NET
3 665 (53.16%) MVC
4 648 (51.80%) SQL Server
5 600 (47.96%) SQL
6 588 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
7 535 (42.77%) JavaScript
8 444 (35.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 393 (31.41%) AngularJS
10 364 (29.10%) TDD
11 358 (28.62%) HTML
12 332 (26.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 329 (26.30%) CSS
14 298 (23.82%) .NET Framework
15 295 (23.58%) Finance
16 270 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 268 (21.42%) jQuery
18 267 (21.34%) Microsoft
19 218 (17.43%) Scrum
20 197 (15.75%) WCF
21 173 (13.83%) Web Services
22 166 (13.27%) T-SQL
23 161 (12.87%) Banking
23 161 (12.87%) Entity Framework
24 146 (11.67%) E-Commerce
25 143 (11.43%) BDD
26 137 (10.95%) Greenfield Project
26 137 (10.95%) HTML5
27 136 (10.87%) Web Development

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 49 (3.92%) CMS
2 47 (3.76%) IIS
3 45 (3.60%) NServiceBus
4 34 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.60%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.40%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.40%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.24%) Apache
9 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.16%) DNN
10 2 (0.16%) Kentico
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.16%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.080%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 28 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.080%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.080%) InDesign
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.48%) Bloomberg AIM
2 6 (0.48%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (0.48%) Front Arena
2 6 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.48%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.16%) Endur
3 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.16%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.080%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 270 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.84%) GitHub
4 20 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.20%) Serverless
6 14 (1.12%) npm
7 12 (0.96%) SaaS
8 8 (0.64%) Office 365
9 7 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.40%) PaaS
11 4 (0.32%) Algolia
11 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.32%) IaaS
11 4 (0.32%) NuGet
12 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.24%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.24%) Trello
13 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.16%) HTTP
2 18 (1.44%) Internet
3 6 (0.48%) SMS
4 5 (0.40%) Intranet
5 4 (0.32%) DNS
6 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.24%) WEP
7 2 (0.16%) FTP
7 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.080%) BGP
8 1 (0.080%) Firewall
8 1 (0.080%) MQTT
8 1 (0.080%) Skype
8 1 (0.080%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (51.80%) SQL Server
2 93 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 31 (2.48%) NoSQL
9 30 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
10 24 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 23 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (1.76%) Power BI
12 22 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (1.44%) MySQL
14 16 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.28%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.20%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 125 (9.99%) Git (software)
2 116 (9.27%) Visual Studio
3 112 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 88 (7.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 87 (6.95%) NUnit
6 77 (6.16%) TeamCity
7 45 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 41 (3.28%) SpecFlow
9 39 (3.12%) JIRA
10 32 (2.56%) Jenkins
11 30 (2.40%) Selenium
11 30 (2.40%) Subversion
12 27 (2.16%) ReSharper
13 22 (1.76%) MSTest
14 18 (1.44%) Moq
15 17 (1.36%) webpack
16 10 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (0.72%) Bitbucket
18 8 (0.64%) MSBuild
19 6 (0.48%) AccuRev
General
1 295 (23.58%) Finance
2 161 (12.87%) Banking
3 65 (5.20%) Investment Banking
4 52 (4.16%) Front Office
5 30 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 26 (2.08%) Retail
7 25 (2.00%) Marketing
8 21 (1.68%) Law
9 20 (1.60%) Back Office
10 19 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.12%) Legal
11 14 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.96%) Electronics
13 8 (0.64%) Advertising
14 6 (0.48%) Games
15 3 (0.24%) Automotive
16 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.080%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.080%) French Language
17 1 (0.080%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,251 (100.00%) .NET
2 700 (55.96%) ASP.NET
3 444 (35.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 393 (31.41%) AngularJS
5 358 (28.62%) HTML
6 332 (26.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 329 (26.30%) CSS
8 298 (23.82%) .NET Framework
9 268 (21.42%) jQuery
10 197 (15.75%) WCF
11 173 (13.83%) Web Services
12 161 (12.87%) Entity Framework
13 137 (10.95%) HTML5
14 134 (10.71%) WPF
15 126 (10.07%) React
16 117 (9.35%) REST
17 106 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 105 (8.39%) .NET Core
19 95 (7.59%) RESTful
20 82 (6.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.95%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (3.12%) Fixed Income
5 37 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (2.72%) User Experience
7 32 (2.56%) Fintech
8 29 (2.32%) Computer Science
9 27 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 25 (2.00%) Hedge funds
11 24 (1.92%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.60%) Derivative
13 17 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (1.28%) Equities
15 12 (0.96%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.96%) Market Risk
15 12 (0.96%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.88%) Credit Risk
16 11 (0.88%) Grid Computing
17 9 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 118 (9.43%) Windows
2 17 (1.36%) Android
3 16 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.72%) Linux
6 5 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.080%) MVS
9 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (53.16%) MVC
2 588 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 364 (29.10%) TDD
4 218 (17.43%) Scrum
5 146 (11.67%) E-Commerce
6 143 (11.43%) BDD
7 136 (10.87%) Web Development
8 132 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
9 127 (10.15%) Microservices
10 121 (9.67%) Unit Testing
11 114 (9.11%) SOLID
12 96 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
13 90 (7.19%) OO
14 86 (6.87%) Software Engineering
15 71 (5.68%) SOA
16 70 (5.60%) Multithreading
17 53 (4.24%) DevOps
17 53 (4.24%) Test Automation
18 52 (4.16%) MVVM
19 51 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,251 (100.00%) C#
2 600 (47.96%) SQL
3 535 (42.77%) JavaScript
4 166 (13.27%) T-SQL
5 123 (9.83%) VB.NET
6 93 (7.43%) TypeScript
7 56 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 45 (3.60%) VB
9 34 (2.72%) Java
10 28 (2.24%) VBA
11 26 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.76%) Python
13 17 (1.36%) C++
14 15 (1.20%) VB6
15 10 (0.80%) XAML
16 7 (0.56%) R
17 6 (0.48%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.40%) VBScript
19 4 (0.32%) C
19 4 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (3.68%) Degree
2 28 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.32%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.24%) PhD
8 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.080%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.080%) MCAD
9 1 (0.080%) MCSD
9 1 (0.080%) MCTS
9 1 (0.080%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.080%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.64%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) GDPR
2 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.24%) PMO
3 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.080%) GCP
4 1 (0.080%) MiFID
4 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (4.16%) Docker
2 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (0.96%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.56%) Terraform
3 6 (0.48%) Control-M
4 2 (0.16%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.080%) Ansible
5 1 (0.080%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.080%) Grafana
5 1 (0.080%) Graphite
5 1 (0.080%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.080%) StatsD
Vendors
1 267 (21.34%) Microsoft
2 96 (7.67%) Oracle
3 32 (2.56%) Sitecore
4 21 (1.68%) Capita
5 18 (1.44%) Xamarin
6 14 (1.12%) Telerik
7 13 (1.04%) SAP
8 12 (0.96%) Citrix
9 11 (0.88%) Google
9 11 (0.88%) Tableau
10 7 (0.56%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.56%) Sybase
11 6 (0.48%) Adobe
11 6 (0.48%) Calypso
11 6 (0.48%) Charles River
11 6 (0.48%) Embarcadero
11 6 (0.48%) FXall
11 6 (0.48%) SimCorp
12 3 (0.24%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.24%) DevExpress