The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
UK / England
Rank 85 85 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1108 1194 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.65% 2.44% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.57% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 903 935
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +24.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.25 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £60.62 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

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 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
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 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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 0 600 £525 - 261
South East +25 193 £350 +3.70% 125
East Midlands +22 66 £325 +18.18% 54
South West +8 62 £345 -1.42% 49
East of England -14 48 £338 -3.57% 79
Yorkshire -19 46 £338 +3.84% 60
North West -2 37 £325 +3.58% 68
West Midlands -8 37 £338 - 53
North East -4 26 £340 +2.64% 8
Midlands +8 2 £600 +100.00%
C# Developer
UK

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 2174 (100.00%) C#
2 1751 (80.54%) .NET
3 903 (41.54%) MVC
4 896 (41.21%) SQL Server
5 870 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
6 830 (38.18%) ASP.NET
7 774 (35.60%) JavaScript
8 748 (34.41%) SQL
9 581 (26.72%) HTML
10 579 (26.63%) TDD
11 461 (21.21%) .NET Framework
12 460 (21.16%) CSS
13 456 (20.98%) AngularJS
14 451 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 425 (19.55%) Finance
16 398 (18.31%) WPF
17 393 (18.08%) Microsoft
18 349 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
19 345 (15.87%) Scrum
20 331 (15.23%) WCF
21 328 (15.09%) jQuery
22 293 (13.48%) Entity Framework
23 250 (11.50%) Banking
24 249 (11.45%) Web Services
25 229 (10.53%) Windows
25 229 (10.53%) HTML5
26 228 (10.49%) OO
27 220 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
28 217 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
29 215 (9.89%) Front Office

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 85 (3.91%) CMS
2 56 (2.58%) IIS
3 52 (2.39%) Umbraco
4 38 (1.75%) EPiServer
4 38 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 34 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 26 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (0.83%) NServiceBus
8 15 (0.69%) Confluence
9 13 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
10 10 (0.46%) Sitefinity
11 9 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.37%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.37%) DNN
13 7 (0.32%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.28%) Immediacy CMS
14 6 (0.28%) Kentico
14 6 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 97 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.74%) MS Office
3 10 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.23%) 3ds Max
5 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.092%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.092%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.01%) RMDS
3 17 (0.78%) ION MarketView
3 17 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.32%) Endur
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.14%) Sage 50
6 3 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.092%) Magento
7 2 (0.092%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.046%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.046%) Maximo
8 1 (0.046%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.046%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 220 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.20%) SaaS
4 25 (1.15%) GitHub
4 25 (1.15%) PaaS
5 17 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.74%) IaaS
7 10 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.37%) Office 365
9 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.14%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.092%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.092%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.046%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.046%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.046%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.046%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.97%) Internet
2 19 (0.87%) AMQP
3 18 (0.83%) HTTP
4 15 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.41%) IP Telephony
6 8 (0.37%) Intranet
7 7 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 6 (0.28%) SSL
8 6 (0.28%) VoIP
9 5 (0.23%) Extranet
10 4 (0.18%) snoop
11 3 (0.14%) FTP
11 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.14%) Multicast
11 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.092%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.092%) PBX
13 1 (0.046%) NFC
13 1 (0.046%) Skype
13 1 (0.046%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 896 (41.21%) SQL Server
2 130 (5.98%) NoSQL
3 107 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 105 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 72 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (2.90%) MongoDB
8 59 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 46 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 39 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 38 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 34 (1.56%) MySQL
13 33 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
15 29 (1.33%) Big Data
16 27 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 27 (1.24%) Redis
17 25 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.92%) Hadoop
19 19 (0.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 217 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 187 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 160 (7.36%) Git (software)
4 122 (5.61%) NUnit
5 109 (5.01%) Subversion
6 102 (4.69%) TeamCity
7 62 (2.85%) Moq
8 61 (2.81%) JIRA
9 58 (2.67%) SpecFlow
10 51 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
11 46 (2.12%) Selenium
12 42 (1.93%) MSTest
13 32 (1.47%) Jenkins
14 29 (1.33%) Mockito
15 25 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (1.15%) ReSharper
16 19 (0.87%) MSBuild
17 18 (0.83%) Cucumber
18 16 (0.74%) WebDriver
19 15 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 425 (19.55%) Finance
2 250 (11.50%) Banking
3 215 (9.89%) Front Office
4 92 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 51 (2.35%) Back Office
6 46 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 44 (2.02%) Marketing
8 42 (1.93%) Retail
9 35 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.33%) Advertising
11 24 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.06%) Games
13 22 (1.01%) Electronics
14 13 (0.60%) Legal
15 7 (0.32%) Law
16 5 (0.23%) Publishing
17 4 (0.18%) Billing
18 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.14%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1751 (80.54%) .NET
2 830 (38.18%) ASP.NET
3 581 (26.72%) HTML
4 461 (21.21%) .NET Framework
5 460 (21.16%) CSS
6 456 (20.98%) AngularJS
7 451 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 398 (18.31%) WPF
9 349 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 331 (15.23%) WCF
11 328 (15.09%) jQuery
12 293 (13.48%) Entity Framework
13 249 (11.45%) Web Services
14 229 (10.53%) HTML5
15 206 (9.48%) XML
16 146 (6.72%) REST
17 138 (6.35%) WinForms
18 118 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 110 (5.06%) RESTful
20 103 (4.74%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 128 (5.89%) Fixed Income
2 122 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (3.63%) Computer Science
3 79 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 72 (3.31%) Derivative
5 67 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 67 (3.08%) User Experience
6 43 (1.98%) Algorithms
7 36 (1.66%) Equities
8 32 (1.47%) Hedge funds
9 29 (1.33%) Fintech
10 26 (1.20%) Market Risk
11 23 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 23 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 21 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (0.78%) Blog
14 15 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.69%) Credit Risk
15 14 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 229 (10.53%) Windows
2 76 (3.50%) Linux
3 36 (1.66%) Android
4 35 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.83%) Unix
6 15 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.14%) Solaris
11 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.092%) CentOS
12 2 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.092%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.046%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.046%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (41.54%) MVC
2 870 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
3 579 (26.63%) TDD
4 345 (15.87%) Scrum
5 228 (10.49%) OO
6 193 (8.88%) BDD
7 180 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
8 177 (8.14%) MVVM
9 168 (7.73%) Multithreading
10 163 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 162 (7.45%) Unit Testing
12 152 (6.99%) Web Development
13 133 (6.12%) Software Engineering
14 131 (6.03%) SDLC
15 117 (5.38%) SOLID
16 100 (4.60%) Front End Development
16 100 (4.60%) SOA
17 93 (4.28%) OOP
18 91 (4.19%) Microservices
19 85 (3.91%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2174 (100.00%) C#
2 774 (35.60%) JavaScript
3 748 (34.41%) SQL
4 170 (7.82%) Java
5 166 (7.64%) T-SQL
6 156 (7.18%) C++
7 123 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 76 (3.50%) Python
9 73 (3.36%) VB
10 52 (2.39%) PowerShell
11 42 (1.93%) VBA
12 38 (1.75%) Ruby
13 37 (1.70%) TypeScript
14 35 (1.61%) Scala
15 34 (1.56%) XAML
16 29 (1.33%) C
17 16 (0.74%) Apex Code
17 16 (0.74%) VB6
18 14 (0.64%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (3.54%) Degree
2 63 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.37%) MBA
6 7 (0.32%) PhD
7 6 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.14%) CFA
8 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.14%) MCP
8 3 (0.14%) MCPD
9 2 (0.092%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.092%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.092%) MCAD
9 2 (0.092%) MCSD
9 2 (0.092%) MCTS
9 2 (0.092%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.046%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.046%) HNC
10 1 (0.046%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.50%) QA
2 6 (0.28%) WCAG
3 4 (0.18%) Basel III
3 4 (0.18%) CRD IV
3 4 (0.18%) SDET
3 4 (0.18%) SLA
4 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.092%) IFRS
5 2 (0.092%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.092%) ISO13485
5 2 (0.092%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.046%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.046%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (0.92%) Docker
2 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.14%) LXC
5 1 (0.046%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.60%) Puppet
3 8 (0.37%) Ansible
4 7 (0.32%) Kibana
5 4 (0.18%) Control-M
6 2 (0.092%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.092%) WMI
7 1 (0.046%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.046%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.046%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.046%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.046%) SCOM
7 1 (0.046%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 393 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 162 (7.45%) Oracle
3 68 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 56 (2.58%) Sitecore
5 48 (2.21%) TIBCO
6 36 (1.66%) ION Trading
7 33 (1.52%) Telerik
8 29 (1.33%) Reuters
9 22 (1.01%) DevExpress
10 21 (0.97%) Bloomberg
10 21 (0.97%) SAP
11 20 (0.92%) Sybase
12 17 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.69%) Infragistics
14 13 (0.60%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.55%) Google
16 10 (0.46%) Apple
16 10 (0.46%) Syncfusion
17 9 (0.41%) RedGate
18 7 (0.32%) Twitter
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Rate: From £46,250 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago