Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 198 200
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 -37
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 1,418 1,229 1,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.35% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.43% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,166 1,006 1,063
England median daily rate £418 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.87% +4.83% +3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 20
England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +12.24%
10th Percentile £27.13 £40.18 £18.95
90th Percentile £58.75 £46.15 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +8.84%

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 88,940 86,199 94,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.90% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,064 56,849 62,531
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,867 2,556 2,884
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% -1.58% +6.92%
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.05
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.67%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +23 717 £500 +5.26% 222
North of England +24 250 £370 +9.63% 150
South East -13 206 £400 +14.29% 147
Yorkshire +11 120 £375 +15.38% 69
Midlands -16 118 £350 +10.24% 93
North West +6 107 £370 +5.71% 73
South West -20 71 £369 +5.36% 53
West Midlands +1 67 £375 +11.94% 50
East of England -8 58 £400 +10.34% 67
East Midlands -12 51 £350 +11.11% 43
North East +5 23 £325 -4.41% 8
C# .NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 1,418 (100.00%) C#
1 1,418 (100.00%) .NET
2 812 (57.26%) ASP.NET
3 704 (49.65%) MVC
4 657 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
4 657 (46.33%) SQL Server
5 644 (45.42%) SQL
6 543 (38.29%) JavaScript
7 466 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 418 (29.48%) AngularJS
9 385 (27.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 376 (26.52%) TDD
11 366 (25.81%) .NET Framework
12 352 (24.82%) HTML
13 338 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 337 (23.77%) Finance
15 330 (23.27%) Microsoft
16 291 (20.52%) CSS
17 249 (17.56%) Scrum
18 229 (16.15%) jQuery
19 204 (14.39%) WCF
19 204 (14.39%) Banking
20 203 (14.32%) Entity Framework
21 191 (13.47%) Web Services
22 160 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
23 156 (11.00%) .NET Core
24 153 (10.79%) WPF
25 151 (10.65%) E-Commerce
26 150 (10.58%) Microservices
27 147 (10.37%) BDD

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 64 (4.51%) CMS
2 44 (3.10%) IIS
3 29 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 28 (1.97%) NServiceBus
5 27 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 27 (1.90%) Umbraco
6 18 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.35%) K2 blackpearl
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.21%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.21%) Kentico
9 3 (0.21%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.14%) Apache
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.14%) Confluence
10 2 (0.14%) DNN
11 1 (0.071%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.42%) Acrobat
3 6 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.071%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.63%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.42%) Bloomberg AIM
3 6 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
3 6 (0.42%) Front Arena
3 6 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.14%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.071%) Endur
5 1 (0.071%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 338 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.26%) GitHub
4 27 (1.90%) Serverless
5 23 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.48%) SaaS
7 15 (1.06%) npm
8 13 (0.92%) Office 365
9 12 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.71%) Azure Functions
11 7 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.42%) NuGet
13 4 (0.28%) AWS Fargate
13 4 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.28%) IaaS
13 4 (0.28%) PaaS
13 4 (0.28%) Trello
14 2 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.33%) HTTP
2 12 (0.85%) Internet
3 10 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.21%) DNS
4 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.21%) IMAP
4 3 (0.21%) SMTP
4 3 (0.21%) SSL
5 2 (0.14%) FTP
5 2 (0.14%) SMS
5 2 (0.14%) WEP
5 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.071%) Extranet
6 1 (0.071%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (46.33%) SQL Server
2 135 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 104 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 43 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 35 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
10 28 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 27 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (1.83%) Redis
13 25 (1.76%) Power BI
14 21 (1.48%) MongoDB
15 20 (1.41%) MySQL
16 18 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 16 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
18 14 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 145 (10.23%) Visual Studio
2 131 (9.24%) Git (software)
3 100 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 96 (6.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 81 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 65 (4.58%) NUnit
7 62 (4.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 52 (3.67%) JIRA
9 45 (3.17%) Selenium
10 42 (2.96%) SpecFlow
11 39 (2.75%) Jenkins
12 27 (1.90%) ReSharper
13 19 (1.34%) MSTest
14 17 (1.20%) Bitbucket
14 17 (1.20%) webpack
15 15 (1.06%) Subversion
16 14 (0.99%) AccuRev
17 13 (0.92%) Moq
18 9 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 9 (0.63%) MSBuild
General
1 337 (23.77%) Finance
2 204 (14.39%) Banking
3 85 (5.99%) Front Office
4 71 (5.01%) Investment Banking
5 36 (2.54%) Retail
6 31 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.34%) Law
7 19 (1.34%) Marketing
8 18 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.06%) Back Office
10 13 (0.92%) Legal
11 12 (0.85%) Advertising
12 10 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.63%) Electronics
13 9 (0.63%) Games
14 3 (0.21%) Automotive
14 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.14%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,418 (100.00%) .NET
2 812 (57.26%) ASP.NET
3 466 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 418 (29.48%) AngularJS
5 385 (27.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 366 (25.81%) .NET Framework
7 352 (24.82%) HTML
8 291 (20.52%) CSS
9 229 (16.15%) jQuery
10 204 (14.39%) WCF
11 203 (14.32%) Entity Framework
12 191 (13.47%) Web Services
13 156 (11.00%) .NET Core
14 153 (10.79%) WPF
15 139 (9.80%) REST
16 138 (9.73%) React
17 136 (9.59%) HTML5
18 102 (7.19%) RESTful
19 93 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 69 (4.87%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 142 (10.01%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 50 (3.53%) Fixed Income
4 49 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (3.39%) Fintech
6 45 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 38 (2.68%) User Experience
9 30 (2.12%) Derivative
10 28 (1.97%) Equities
10 28 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 28 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
11 24 (1.69%) Hedge funds
12 21 (1.48%) Credit Risk
13 17 (1.20%) Blog
14 15 (1.06%) Grid Computing
15 14 (0.99%) Market Risk
16 13 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.71%) Algorithms
17 10 (0.71%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 110 (7.76%) Windows
2 23 (1.62%) Windows Server
3 16 (1.13%) Android
4 14 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.78%) Linux
6 3 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.071%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.071%) MVS
8 1 (0.071%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (49.65%) MVC
2 657 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
3 376 (26.52%) TDD
4 249 (17.56%) Scrum
5 160 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
6 151 (10.65%) E-Commerce
7 150 (10.58%) Microservices
8 147 (10.37%) BDD
9 143 (10.08%) Web Development
10 129 (9.10%) Software Engineering
11 124 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
12 120 (8.46%) SOLID
13 116 (8.18%) Unit Testing
14 107 (7.55%) OO
15 90 (6.35%) Test Automation
16 83 (5.85%) Multithreading
17 69 (4.87%) SDLC
18 66 (4.65%) DevOps
19 62 (4.37%) SOA
20 61 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,418 (100.00%) C#
2 644 (45.42%) SQL
3 543 (38.29%) JavaScript
4 137 (9.66%) T-SQL
5 98 (6.91%) VB.NET
6 77 (5.43%) TypeScript
7 55 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 34 (2.40%) VB
9 28 (1.97%) VBA
10 27 (1.90%) Java
11 25 (1.76%) Python
12 23 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 18 (1.27%) C++
14 11 (0.78%) C
15 8 (0.56%) R
16 7 (0.49%) PHP
16 7 (0.49%) XAML
17 6 (0.42%) VB6
18 4 (0.28%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.21%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 82 (5.78%) Degree
2 27 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.28%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.071%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.071%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.39%) QA
2 9 (0.63%) GCP
3 7 (0.49%) GDPR
4 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.071%) SLA
5 1 (0.071%) TickIT
System Software
1 91 (6.42%) Docker
2 5 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 43 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.06%) Ansible
3 6 (0.42%) Terraform
4 5 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.14%) Control-M
6 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.071%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 330 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.42%) Oracle
3 32 (2.26%) Sitecore
4 26 (1.83%) Capita
5 20 (1.41%) Google
6 15 (1.06%) Citrix
7 13 (0.92%) SAP
8 12 (0.85%) Bloomberg
8 12 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 11 (0.78%) Teradata
10 8 (0.56%) Tableau
11 7 (0.49%) Adobe
11 7 (0.49%) Charles River
11 7 (0.49%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.42%) Calypso
12 6 (0.42%) FXall
12 6 (0.42%) SimCorp
12 6 (0.42%) Telerik
13 4 (0.28%) Reuters
14 3 (0.21%) Facebook