Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 199 162
Rank change year-on-year +5 -37 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 1303 1333 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.37% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.45% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1035 1200
England median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.81% +3.21%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
UK median daily rate £388 £365 £360
% change year-on-year +6.16% +1.39% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 12
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £42.00 £18.85 £22.86
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.45 £46.56
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%

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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

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 November 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
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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +18 645 £475 +5.56% 161
South East +2 235 £363 +3.57% 86
North of England +13 173 £340 +1.49% 116
Midlands -28 108 £340 +6.25% 50
North West -13 90 £363 +7.41% 61
Yorkshire +22 76 £330 +1.54% 49
East of England +6 75 £363 +3.57% 30
South West -39 74 £350 - 16
East Midlands -15 61 £333 +6.40% 24
West Midlands -25 47 £345 +6.15% 26
North East +50 7 £340 -2.86% 6
C# .NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1303 (100.00%) C#
1 1303 (100.00%) .NET
2 735 (56.41%) SQL Server
3 670 (51.42%) MVC
4 660 (50.65%) ASP.NET
5 607 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
6 573 (43.98%) SQL
7 484 (37.15%) JavaScript
8 414 (31.77%) TDD
9 400 (30.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 380 (29.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 365 (28.01%) HTML
12 360 (27.63%) AngularJS
13 344 (26.40%) CSS
14 321 (24.64%) Microsoft
15 300 (23.02%) Finance
16 270 (20.72%) .NET Framework
17 241 (18.50%) jQuery
18 221 (16.96%) Scrum
19 218 (16.73%) WCF
20 207 (15.89%) Web Services
21 199 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
22 186 (14.27%) Banking
23 168 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
24 156 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
25 153 (11.74%) Web Development
26 152 (11.67%) BDD
27 150 (11.51%) Entity Framework
28 143 (10.97%) VB.NET
29 139 (10.67%) 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 91 (6.98%) CMS
2 51 (3.91%) IIS
3 36 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 35 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 29 (2.23%) Umbraco
7 26 (2.00%) NServiceBus
8 16 (1.23%) Kentico
9 12 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.84%) Confluence
11 10 (0.77%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.15%) Apache
15 2 (0.15%) JBoss
15 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.077%) MQSeries
16 1 (0.077%) MS Exchange
16 1 (0.077%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 44 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.31%) Endur
3 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.077%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.077%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.077%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.077%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 199 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.53%) GitHub
4 14 (1.07%) SaaS
5 13 (1.00%) Serverless
6 10 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (0.61%) Office 365
8 6 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.46%) IaaS
8 6 (0.46%) npm
8 6 (0.46%) PaaS
9 4 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.077%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.077%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.84%) Intranet
2 7 (0.54%) HTTP
2 7 (0.54%) Internet
3 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.38%) SMS
5 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.23%) Extranet
6 2 (0.15%) DNS
6 2 (0.15%) LDAP
6 2 (0.15%) X.509
7 1 (0.077%) AMQP
7 1 (0.077%) ATM
7 1 (0.077%) Network Security
7 1 (0.077%) PPP
7 1 (0.077%) Skype
7 1 (0.077%) SMTP
7 1 (0.077%) SSL
7 1 (0.077%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 95 (7.29%) NoSQL
3 74 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 70 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (3.91%) MongoDB
7 44 (3.38%) Oracle Database
8 40 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
9 38 (2.92%) Relational Database
10 30 (2.30%) RavenDB
11 24 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
12 20 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.15%) MySQL
14 15 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.07%) Blockchain
16 13 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.84%) Hadoop
18 8 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 156 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 139 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 138 (10.59%) Visual Studio
4 91 (6.98%) TeamCity
5 82 (6.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 67 (5.14%) NUnit
7 55 (4.22%) SpecFlow
8 41 (3.15%) Moq
9 40 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 37 (2.84%) MSBuild
11 30 (2.30%) JIRA
12 27 (2.07%) ReSharper
13 26 (2.00%) Selenium
14 25 (1.92%) MSTest
15 14 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (1.07%) gulp
16 13 (1.00%) Jasmine
17 12 (0.92%) Hudson
18 10 (0.77%) Jenkins
18 10 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 300 (23.02%) Finance
2 186 (14.27%) Banking
3 96 (7.37%) Front Office
4 89 (6.83%) Investment Banking
5 37 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 32 (2.46%) Marketing
6 32 (2.46%) Retail
7 23 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.38%) Legal
9 17 (1.30%) Electronics
9 17 (1.30%) Law
10 16 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.15%) Back Office
12 7 (0.54%) Prime Brokerage
13 6 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.23%) Automotive
15 2 (0.15%) Games
15 2 (0.15%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.077%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1303 (100.00%) .NET
2 660 (50.65%) ASP.NET
3 400 (30.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 380 (29.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 365 (28.01%) HTML
6 360 (27.63%) AngularJS
7 344 (26.40%) CSS
8 270 (20.72%) .NET Framework
9 241 (18.50%) jQuery
10 218 (16.73%) WCF
11 207 (15.89%) Web Services
12 150 (11.51%) Entity Framework
13 123 (9.44%) HTML5
14 119 (9.13%) WPF
15 110 (8.44%) KnockoutJS
15 110 (8.44%) REST
16 97 (7.44%) WinForms
17 92 (7.06%) React
18 88 (6.75%) Ajax
19 84 (6.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (4.37%) Equities
3 56 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (3.45%) N-Tier
6 41 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 38 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 36 (2.76%) Fixed Income
9 32 (2.46%) Derivative
9 32 (2.46%) Fintech
10 29 (2.23%) User Experience
11 23 (1.77%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.69%) Hedge funds
13 21 (1.61%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.53%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.84%) Online Banking
16 10 (0.77%) Market Risk
17 9 (0.69%) Blog
17 9 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 126 (9.67%) Windows
2 32 (2.46%) Windows Server
3 9 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.54%) Linux
4 7 (0.54%) Unix
5 5 (0.38%) Android
6 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.077%) CentOS
8 1 (0.077%) MVS
8 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.077%) SUSE
8 1 (0.077%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (51.42%) MVC
2 607 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
3 414 (31.77%) TDD
4 221 (16.96%) Scrum
5 168 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
6 153 (11.74%) Web Development
7 152 (11.67%) BDD
8 130 (9.98%) SOLID
9 112 (8.60%) E-Commerce
10 110 (8.44%) Unit Testing
11 108 (8.29%) Software Engineering
12 104 (7.98%) Microservices
13 99 (7.60%) Test Automation
14 97 (7.44%) OO
15 81 (6.22%) Pair Programming
16 78 (5.99%) Front End Development
17 75 (5.76%) SDLC
18 59 (4.53%) DevOps
19 56 (4.30%) SOA
20 53 (4.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1303 (100.00%) C#
2 573 (43.98%) SQL
3 484 (37.15%) JavaScript
4 143 (10.97%) VB.NET
5 128 (9.82%) T-SQL
6 84 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 62 (4.76%) Java
8 43 (3.30%) VBA
9 36 (2.76%) VB
10 34 (2.61%) PowerShell
11 22 (1.69%) C++
12 15 (1.15%) Python
13 13 (1.00%) Ruby
13 13 (1.00%) VB6
14 10 (0.77%) F#
15 9 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.54%) C
17 6 (0.46%) Scala
17 6 (0.46%) XAML
18 5 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (4.76%) Degree
2 16 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.38%) MCP
6 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.077%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.077%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.30%) QA
2 16 (1.23%) MiFID
3 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) WCAG
7 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.077%) EMIR
7 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 56 (4.30%) Docker
2 8 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.92%) Ansible
2 12 (0.92%) Puppet
3 7 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.23%) Terraform
5 2 (0.15%) Kibana
6 1 (0.077%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.077%) Nagios
6 1 (0.077%) Rancher
6 1 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 321 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 136 (10.44%) Oracle
3 47 (3.61%) Sitecore
4 22 (1.69%) Sybase
5 20 (1.53%) SAP
6 19 (1.46%) Telerik
7 10 (0.77%) DevExpress
8 8 (0.61%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.46%) Capita
9 6 (0.46%) Google
10 5 (0.38%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.38%) Reuters
10 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.38%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.38%) Twitter
11 4 (0.31%) Citrix
11 4 (0.31%) IBM
11 4 (0.31%) OpenLink
12 3 (0.23%) Charles River
12 3 (0.23%) Mercator