Period
to 15 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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# Developer
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 83 86
Rank change year-on-year -45 +3 +22
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1,529 2,831 2,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 2.97% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 3.14% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,317 2,389 2,240
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £683 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 33
England median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29.00 £35.00 £31.00
90th Percentile £49.25 £56.50 £49.70
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% -2.22% +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 72,088 90,275 89,898
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 94.78% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,777 60,361 59,836
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,596 2,782 2,662
England median hourly rate £19.46 £18.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -1.07% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.09
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.50% -3.74% +3.89%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in England

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in England

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in England

C# 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# Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in England

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# Developer in England

C# 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# Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 15 November 2019. 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 -37 860 £525 -4.55% 280
South East -29 242 £425 +1.19% 228
North of England -63 139 £375 +2.74% 181
Midlands +2 118 £375 +4.17% 128
South West -12 108 £413 +11.49% 85
North West -29 78 £375 +3.45% 97
East of England +26 62 £400 +1.59% 84
East Midlands +10 59 £353 +0.71% 57
West Midlands +2 58 £400 +6.67% 71
Yorkshire -39 54 £375 +2.74% 76
North East +6 8 £388 +10.71% 8
C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 1,529 (100.00%) C#
2 1,201 (78.55%) .NET
3 644 (42.12%) SQL Server
4 598 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
5 581 (38.00%) SQL
6 510 (33.36%) JavaScript
7 497 (32.50%) Azure
8 432 (28.25%) MVC
9 431 (28.19%) AngularJS
10 429 (28.06%) Finance
11 427 (27.93%) TDD
12 393 (25.70%) ASP.NET
13 321 (20.99%) Microsoft
14 314 (20.54%) HTML
15 304 (19.88%) CSS
16 281 (18.38%) .NET Framework
17 270 (17.66%) .NET Core
18 250 (16.35%) React
19 218 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
20 216 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
21 201 (13.15%) Microservices
22 193 (12.62%) Front Office
23 188 (12.30%) OO
24 187 (12.23%) Scrum
25 175 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
26 174 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
27 173 (11.31%) BDD
27 173 (11.31%) WPF
28 163 (10.66%) Git (software)
29 156 (10.20%) Unit Testing

C# 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 40 (2.62%) IIS
2 27 (1.77%) Umbraco
3 24 (1.57%) Confluence
4 17 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (0.78%) CMS
7 10 (0.65%) nginx
8 4 (0.26%) Apache
8 4 (0.26%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.26%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.26%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.13%) Documentum
10 2 (0.13%) JBoss
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.13%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.065%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.065%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.065%) Sketch
5 1 (0.065%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 15 (0.98%) Endur
2 7 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.13%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.065%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.065%) Maximo
7 1 (0.065%) Minerva
7 1 (0.065%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.065%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.065%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 497 (32.50%) Azure
2 104 (6.80%) AWS
3 43 (2.81%) Serverless
4 33 (2.16%) Power Platform
5 28 (1.83%) PaaS
6 27 (1.77%) Azure Functions
7 25 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
8 22 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (1.31%) GitHub
10 15 (0.98%) GCP
11 13 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.85%) OpenShift
12 12 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.78%) npm
12 12 (0.78%) SaaS
13 10 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.59%) Data Lake Analytics
15 7 (0.46%) Office 365
16 5 (0.33%) AWS Step Functions
16 5 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.18%) AMQP
2 16 (1.05%) HTTP
3 13 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.39%) Modbus
5 6 (0.39%) TETRA
6 4 (0.26%) Internet
6 4 (0.26%) VoIP
7 2 (0.13%) DHCP
7 2 (0.13%) LAN
7 2 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.13%) WLAN
8 1 (0.065%) Extranet
8 1 (0.065%) FTP
8 1 (0.065%) Intranet
8 1 (0.065%) RS-232
8 1 (0.065%) RS-485
8 1 (0.065%) Skype
8 1 (0.065%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (42.12%) SQL Server
2 113 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (5.76%) NoSQL
4 67 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (2.68%) MongoDB
8 38 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (2.16%) Power BI
10 31 (2.03%) MySQL
11 29 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (1.70%) Redis
14 25 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
14 25 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
15 24 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (1.50%) Data Lake
17 18 (1.18%) Flink
18 17 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 163 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 134 (8.76%) Visual Studio
3 95 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 92 (6.02%) TeamCity
5 72 (4.71%) JIRA
6 71 (4.64%) Jenkins
6 71 (4.64%) NUnit
7 57 (3.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 52 (3.40%) Moq
9 40 (2.62%) SpecFlow
10 37 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 29 (1.90%) Selenium
12 27 (1.77%) MSTest
13 25 (1.64%) Bitbucket
14 20 (1.31%) gulp
14 20 (1.31%) webpack
15 19 (1.24%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.98%) FitNesse
17 13 (0.85%) Subversion
18 11 (0.72%) ReSharper
General
1 429 (28.06%) Finance
2 193 (12.62%) Front Office
3 150 (9.81%) Banking
4 48 (3.14%) Back Office
5 41 (2.68%) Law
5 41 (2.68%) Retail
6 37 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 34 (2.22%) Public Sector
8 32 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.11%) Marketing
11 16 (1.05%) Games
12 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.59%) Electronics
14 5 (0.33%) Legal
15 4 (0.26%) Automotive
15 4 (0.26%) Publishing
16 3 (0.20%) Advertising
16 3 (0.20%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,201 (78.55%) .NET
2 431 (28.19%) AngularJS
3 393 (25.70%) ASP.NET
4 314 (20.54%) HTML
5 304 (19.88%) CSS
6 281 (18.38%) .NET Framework
7 270 (17.66%) .NET Core
8 250 (16.35%) React
9 216 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 175 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 173 (11.31%) WPF
12 147 (9.61%) Entity Framework
13 141 (9.22%) WCF
14 136 (8.89%) jQuery
15 118 (7.72%) Web Services
16 110 (7.19%) WinForms
17 105 (6.87%) REST
18 103 (6.74%) RESTful
19 91 (5.95%) HTML5
20 83 (5.43%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 174 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
2 116 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (6.54%) Hedge funds
4 69 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 65 (4.25%) Derivative
6 62 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 57 (3.73%) Equities
8 36 (2.35%) Fixed Income
9 29 (1.90%) User Experience
10 24 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 14 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
12 13 (0.85%) Data Structures
12 13 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.72%) Market Risk
14 10 (0.65%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.59%) EPoS
16 8 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
17 7 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 141 (9.22%) Windows
2 13 (0.85%) Linux
3 7 (0.46%) Android
3 7 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.39%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.33%) Unix
6 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (28.25%) MVC
3 427 (27.93%) TDD
4 218 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
5 201 (13.15%) Microservices
6 188 (12.30%) OO
7 187 (12.23%) Scrum
8 173 (11.31%) BDD
9 156 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 148 (9.68%) DevOps
11 127 (8.31%) Test Automation
12 124 (8.11%) SOLID
13 113 (7.39%) Software Engineering
14 111 (7.26%) Multithreading
15 108 (7.06%) SDLC
16 104 (6.80%) OOP
17 101 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
18 95 (6.21%) Web Development
19 90 (5.89%) Kanban
20 72 (4.71%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,529 (100.00%) C#
2 581 (38.00%) SQL
3 510 (33.36%) JavaScript
4 129 (8.44%) TypeScript
5 111 (7.26%) T-SQL
6 105 (6.87%) VB.NET
7 68 (4.45%) Java
8 63 (4.12%) C++
9 56 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 52 (3.40%) Python
11 48 (3.14%) VBA
12 30 (1.96%) VB
13 28 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.24%) F#
15 16 (1.05%) C
16 10 (0.65%) ES6
17 9 (0.59%) XAML
18 7 (0.46%) VBScript
19 6 (0.39%) PHP
20 5 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (5.43%) Degree
2 53 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.11%) Master's Degree
5 12 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.52%) PhD
7 6 (0.39%) CFA
8 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.20%) MCSD
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.065%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.66%) QA
2 13 (0.85%) MiFID
3 10 (0.65%) WCAG
4 5 (0.33%) PSD2
5 4 (0.26%) PMO
6 2 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.065%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 93 (6.08%) Docker
2 29 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.065%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.065%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.065%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (3.07%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.05%) MIIS
3 12 (0.78%) Ansible
4 9 (0.59%) Terraform
5 7 (0.46%) Kibana
5 7 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.39%) Grafana
6 6 (0.39%) Puppet
6 6 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.26%) Control-M
7 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.13%) WSUS
10 1 (0.065%) logstash
10 1 (0.065%) Packer
10 1 (0.065%) SCCM
Vendors
1 321 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 110 (7.19%) Oracle
3 18 (1.18%) Remedy
4 17 (1.11%) Tableau
5 16 (1.05%) OpenLink
6 14 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (0.85%) Google
8 10 (0.65%) Atlassian
8 10 (0.65%) Cognos
8 10 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (0.59%) Citrix
9 9 (0.59%) DevExpress
9 9 (0.59%) SAP
10 8 (0.52%) Databricks
11 7 (0.46%) StreamSets
11 7 (0.46%) Telerik
12 6 (0.39%) Siemens
12 6 (0.39%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.33%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.26%) Workday