The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £382 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

C# .NET Developer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 165 134
Rank change year-on-year +1 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 667 728 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.60% 1.47% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.55% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 557 579
Median daily rate £382 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.86% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year +4.08% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.70% +57.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £26.35 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £60.62 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £33.75
% change year-on-year -15.70% +52.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 301 £500 +8.40% 131
South East +27 160 £350 +3.70% 76
East Midlands +10 45 £305 +10.90% 38
Yorkshire -3 36 £340 +4.61% 43
South West -10 32 £278 -20.71% 24
North West +22 29 £325 - 45
West Midlands +9 29 £330 +1.53% 26
East of England -29 25 £350 - 49
North East -8 15 £340 +4.61% 6
Midlands - 1 - -
C# .NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, C# .NET 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 England region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1253 (100.00%) C#
1 1253 (100.00%) .NET
2 650 (51.88%) MVC
3 599 (47.81%) SQL Server
3 599 (47.81%) ASP.NET
4 530 (42.30%) JavaScript
5 513 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
6 458 (36.55%) SQL
7 414 (33.04%) HTML
8 343 (27.37%) CSS
9 341 (27.21%) TDD
10 335 (26.74%) .NET Framework
11 322 (25.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 319 (25.46%) AngularJS
13 280 (22.35%) Microsoft
14 257 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 250 (19.95%) jQuery
16 230 (18.36%) Finance
17 215 (17.16%) Scrum
18 201 (16.04%) Entity Framework
19 178 (14.21%) WCF
20 174 (13.89%) Web Services
21 155 (12.37%) HTML5
22 153 (12.21%) WPF
23 147 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
24 138 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
25 135 (10.77%) XML
26 132 (10.53%) Banking
27 129 (10.30%) E-Commerce
28 126 (10.06%) Visual Studio

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 (5.75%) CMS
2 42 (3.35%) Umbraco
3 40 (3.19%) IIS
4 33 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 32 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.08%) EPiServer
7 15 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.20%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.64%) DNN
9 7 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.56%) Sitefinity
10 6 (0.48%) Immediacy CMS
10 6 (0.48%) Kentico
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.40%) GeoServer
11 5 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.16%) MS Project
4 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.96%) RMDS
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.080%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 138 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.52%) SaaS
4 13 (1.04%) GitHub
5 9 (0.72%) PaaS
6 8 (0.64%) Office 365
7 7 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.56%) IaaS
8 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.080%) Asana
11 1 (0.080%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.12%) Internet
2 12 (0.96%) AMQP
3 10 (0.80%) HTTP
4 9 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.40%) Intranet
6 4 (0.32%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.32%) Multicast
6 4 (0.32%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.24%) FTP
7 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.24%) SSL
7 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.16%) Extranet
8 2 (0.16%) snoop
9 1 (0.080%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.080%) NFC
9 1 (0.080%) PBX
9 1 (0.080%) SMPP
9 1 (0.080%) SNMP
9 1 (0.080%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (47.81%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 76 (6.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 71 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (2.79%) MongoDB
9 33 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 29 (2.31%) Relational Database
11 28 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
12 27 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (1.44%) MySQL
14 18 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 17 (1.36%) Big Data
15 17 (1.36%) Redis
16 13 (1.04%) Power BI
17 12 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 147 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 126 (10.06%) Visual Studio
3 83 (6.62%) Git (software)
4 59 (4.71%) NUnit
5 53 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 41 (3.27%) Subversion
7 36 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 32 (2.55%) Moq
9 24 (1.92%) JIRA
10 19 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (1.52%) ReSharper
11 17 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 17 (1.36%) MSBuild
12 16 (1.28%) Selenium
13 14 (1.12%) SpecFlow
14 13 (1.04%) Hudson
15 11 (0.88%) MSTest
16 8 (0.64%) JSUnit
16 8 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 7 (0.56%) Grunt
General
1 230 (18.36%) Finance
2 132 (10.53%) Banking
3 66 (5.27%) Front Office
4 39 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.79%) Marketing
6 34 (2.71%) Financial Institution
7 31 (2.47%) Retail
8 25 (2.00%) Advertising
9 23 (1.84%) Back Office
10 19 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 18 (1.44%) Electronics
11 18 (1.44%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.56%) Games
13 5 (0.40%) Legal
14 3 (0.24%) Law
14 3 (0.24%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.080%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1253 (100.00%) .NET
2 599 (47.81%) ASP.NET
3 414 (33.04%) HTML
4 343 (27.37%) CSS
5 335 (26.74%) .NET Framework
6 322 (25.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 319 (25.46%) AngularJS
8 257 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 250 (19.95%) jQuery
10 201 (16.04%) Entity Framework
11 178 (14.21%) WCF
12 174 (13.89%) Web Services
13 155 (12.37%) HTML5
14 153 (12.21%) WPF
15 135 (10.77%) XML
16 100 (7.98%) REST
17 84 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 70 (5.59%) Ajax
19 68 (5.43%) JSON
20 67 (5.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.99%) Mobile App
3 43 (3.43%) Fixed Income
4 39 (3.11%) User Experience
5 35 (2.79%) Algorithms
6 31 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (1.44%) Fintech
9 14 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 12 (0.96%) Equities
11 11 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.80%) Online Banking
13 9 (0.72%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.72%) iPad
14 8 (0.64%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.64%) Derivative
14 8 (0.64%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 116 (9.26%) Windows
2 19 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 18 (1.44%) Android
4 9 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.64%) Linux
6 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.16%) Unix
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (51.88%) MVC
2 513 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (27.21%) TDD
4 215 (17.16%) Scrum
5 129 (10.30%) E-Commerce
6 125 (9.98%) OO
7 112 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (8.46%) BDD
9 96 (7.66%) Web Development
10 84 (6.70%) MVVM
10 84 (6.70%) SOLID
11 83 (6.62%) SOA
12 81 (6.46%) Front End Development
13 79 (6.30%) Unit Testing
14 78 (6.23%) Software Engineering
15 64 (5.11%) Multithreading
15 64 (5.11%) SDLC
16 61 (4.87%) Microservices
17 54 (4.31%) OOP
18 48 (3.83%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1253 (100.00%) C#
2 530 (42.30%) JavaScript
3 458 (36.55%) SQL
4 106 (8.46%) VB.NET
5 97 (7.74%) T-SQL
6 50 (3.99%) VB
7 36 (2.87%) Java
8 34 (2.71%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.15%) C++
10 25 (2.00%) VBA
11 22 (1.76%) TypeScript
11 22 (1.76%) XAML
12 16 (1.28%) Python
13 12 (0.96%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.80%) VB6
15 9 (0.72%) Ruby
16 8 (0.64%) ES6
17 7 (0.56%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.48%) C
18 6 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (2.71%) Degree
2 19 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.24%) PhD
6 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.16%) MCAD
6 2 (0.16%) MCP
6 2 (0.16%) MCSD
6 2 (0.16%) MCTS
6 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.080%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.080%) MCPD
7 1 (0.080%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.080%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.080%) IFRS
3 1 (0.080%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.080%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.080%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (0.96%) Docker
2 4 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.04%) Puppet
3 8 (0.64%) Ansible
4 7 (0.56%) Kibana
5 1 (0.080%) Control-M
5 1 (0.080%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.080%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.080%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.080%) SCOM
5 1 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 280 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 121 (9.66%) Oracle
3 50 (3.99%) Xamarin
4 42 (3.35%) Sitecore
5 24 (1.92%) Telerik
6 19 (1.52%) SAP
7 16 (1.28%) TIBCO
8 12 (0.96%) ION Trading
8 12 (0.96%) Reuters
8 12 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.72%) Google
10 8 (0.64%) Bloomberg
11 7 (0.56%) Twitter
12 6 (0.48%) Alterian
12 6 (0.48%) Apple
12 6 (0.48%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.40%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.40%) Sybase
13 5 (0.40%) Tableau
14 4 (0.32%) IBM
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 9 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
County Durham
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Rate: From £46,250 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Rate: £Negotiable DOE
Posted: 12 days ago