Period
to 22 June 2021

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £555 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 133 117
Rank change year-on-year -31 -16 -30
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 787 721 1,803
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.91% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.04% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 607 1,515
10th Percentile £356 £332 £325
25th Percentile £413 £405 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £500 £454
Median % change year-on-year +11.00% +10.13% +0.89%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £575
90th Percentile £750 £730 £675
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 11
10th Percentile £24.75 " £33.84
25th Percentile £34.00 " £39.38
Median hourly rate £38.50 - £47.50
75th Percentile £55.00 " £60.00
90th Percentile £57.50 " "
UK median hourly rate £38.50 - £45.00

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 46,520 35,396 78,477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 93.75% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,129 23,943 53,016
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £594 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,519 1,182 2,379
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.25 £13.40
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.28% +6.86%
75th Percentile £43.75 £39.31 £42.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.50 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.95% +5.41% +5.71%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in England

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# Developer in England.

Daily rate trend for C# Developer in England

C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# Developer in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for C# Developer in England

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# Developer in England.

Hourly rate trend for C# Developer in England

C# Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C# Developer in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021. 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 -31 560 £625 +13.64% 250
South East +15 74 £400 - 123
North of England +22 54 £388 +7.27% 159
North West +12 34 £394 -7.35% 103
Midlands -34 29 £365 -5.81% 85
East of England -15 25 £413 -5.71% 53
South West +4 23 £425 +3.34% 46
West Midlands -21 19 £400 -17.95% 39
Yorkshire +6 14 £375 +7.14% 42
East Midlands -9 8 £325 - 46
North East +17 6 £419 +19.64% 14
C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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.

1 787 (100.00%) C#
2 639 (81.19%) .NET
3 346 (43.96%) SQL
4 317 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
5 254 (32.27%) Azure
6 242 (30.75%) .NET Core
7 229 (29.10%) SQL Server
8 205 (26.05%) TDD
9 188 (23.89%) Banking
10 184 (23.38%) Finance
11 174 (22.11%) JavaScript
12 157 (19.95%) AngularJS
13 156 (19.82%) DevOps
14 150 (19.06%) Front Office
15 137 (17.41%) Investment Banking
16 135 (17.15%) .NET Framework
17 130 (16.52%) ASP.NET
18 128 (16.26%) Software Engineering
19 122 (15.50%) Social Skills
20 115 (14.61%) MVC
21 113 (14.36%) HTML
22 110 (13.98%) Git (software)
23 107 (13.60%) Oracle
24 102 (12.96%) WPF
25 101 (12.83%) C++
26 98 (12.45%) AWS
27 97 (12.33%) Microservices
28 93 (11.82%) Microsoft
29 88 (11.18%) Multithreading
30 83 (10.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 16 (2.03%) IIS
1 16 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
1 16 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.76%) Apache
5 4 (0.51%) ColdFusion
5 4 (0.51%) Confluence
5 4 (0.51%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.38%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.25%) CMS
7 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.13%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.13%) GemFire
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.02%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Summit
2 6 (0.76%) Orchestrade
3 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.25%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.25%) SunGard Martini
5 1 (0.13%) Global One
5 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.13%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 254 (32.27%) Azure
2 98 (12.45%) AWS
3 41 (5.21%) Serverless
4 28 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (3.30%) Azure Functions
6 24 (3.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 18 (2.29%) Power Platform
8 17 (2.16%) Azure Service Bus
8 17 (2.16%) PaaS
9 15 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (1.91%) IaaS
10 13 (1.65%) NuGet
11 10 (1.27%) Azure Logic Apps
11 10 (1.27%) Azure Service Fabric
11 10 (1.27%) GCP
12 8 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.89%) Azure Storage
13 7 (0.89%) Microsoft 365
14 6 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.02%) RTMP
2 1 (0.13%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.13%) 4G
2 1 (0.13%) 5G
2 1 (0.13%) ASN.1
2 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.13%) LTE
2 1 (0.13%) SSH
2 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (29.10%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.84%) NoSQL
3 38 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 23 (2.92%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.29%) Power BI
7 14 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.40%) MySQL
10 9 (1.14%) Redis
10 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.02%) Tableau
12 7 (0.89%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.76%) Apache Ignite
13 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 110 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 78 (9.91%) Visual Studio
3 61 (7.75%) TeamCity
4 45 (5.72%) Jenkins
5 41 (5.21%) JIRA
6 33 (4.19%) Subversion
7 24 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (2.29%) Bitbucket
9 17 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.78%) Moq
11 13 (1.65%) Artifactory
12 11 (1.40%) NUnit
13 9 (1.14%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.02%) LINQPad
15 7 (0.89%) MSTest
16 5 (0.64%) Selenium
16 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
17 2 (0.25%) CppUnit
17 2 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
17 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 188 (23.89%) Banking
2 184 (23.38%) Finance
3 150 (19.06%) Front Office
4 137 (17.41%) Investment Banking
5 122 (15.50%) Social Skills
6 46 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.40%) Back Office
8 9 (1.14%) Games
9 8 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (0.76%) Billing
10 6 (0.76%) French Language
10 6 (0.76%) Public Sector
11 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.51%) Retail
11 4 (0.51%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.38%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (81.19%) .NET
2 242 (30.75%) .NET Core
3 157 (19.95%) AngularJS
4 135 (17.15%) .NET Framework
5 130 (16.52%) ASP.NET
6 113 (14.36%) HTML
7 102 (12.96%) WPF
8 80 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 74 (9.40%) CSS
10 54 (6.86%) HTML5
10 54 (6.86%) RESTful
11 51 (6.48%) React
12 49 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (5.84%) WCF
14 45 (5.72%) Web Services
15 44 (5.59%) XML
16 39 (4.96%) Entity Framework
17 38 (4.83%) REST
17 38 (4.83%) WinForms
18 35 (4.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 80 (10.17%) Derivative
3 51 (6.48%) Fixed Income
4 48 (6.10%) Data Structures
5 43 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (4.83%) User Experience
7 36 (4.57%) Hedge funds
8 33 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (4.07%) Algorithms
10 28 (3.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 17 (2.16%) Cloud Native
12 13 (1.65%) Market Risk
13 11 (1.40%) Credit Risk
13 11 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.40%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.27%) Equities
15 8 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
16 6 (0.76%) CMDB
17 5 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.64%) Windows
2 37 (4.70%) Linux
3 10 (1.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.13%) Android
4 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (26.05%) TDD
3 156 (19.82%) DevOps
4 128 (16.26%) Software Engineering
5 115 (14.61%) MVC
6 97 (12.33%) Microservices
7 88 (11.18%) Multithreading
8 82 (10.42%) Scrum
9 79 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (8.89%) Unit Testing
11 63 (8.01%) OO
12 61 (7.75%) BDD
13 57 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (6.48%) Electronic Trading
16 50 (6.35%) Fintech
17 45 (5.72%) Test Automation
18 44 (5.59%) Analytics
19 41 (5.21%) Computer Science
19 41 (5.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 787 (100.00%) C#
2 346 (43.96%) SQL
3 174 (22.11%) JavaScript
4 101 (12.83%) C++
5 82 (10.42%) TypeScript
6 68 (8.64%) Python
7 56 (7.12%) T-SQL
8 44 (5.59%) Java
9 43 (5.46%) PowerShell
10 39 (4.96%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.41%) C
12 17 (2.16%) VBA
13 8 (1.02%) Perl
13 8 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.02%) XAML
14 7 (0.89%) ES6
14 7 (0.89%) Go
14 7 (0.89%) VB
15 3 (0.38%) C++/CLI
15 3 (0.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 43 (5.46%) Degree
2 32 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.78%) PhD
6 11 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.38%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.13%) CFA
9 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.41%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) Accessibility
2 6 (0.76%) MiFID
3 2 (0.25%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (7.88%) Docker
2 21 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (8.26%) Kubernetes
2 36 (4.57%) Terraform
3 21 (2.67%) Ansible
4 19 (2.41%) Prometheus
5 13 (1.65%) Grafana
6 9 (1.14%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.38%) MIIS
8 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.13%) Marathon
Vendors
1 107 (13.60%) Oracle
2 93 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.94%) DevExpress
4 12 (1.52%) New Relic
5 11 (1.40%) Splunk
6 10 (1.27%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.14%) Spiceworks
8 8 (1.02%) RedGate
9 7 (0.89%) Google
9 7 (0.89%) MuleSoft
9 7 (0.89%) Telerik
10 5 (0.64%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.51%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.38%) Charles River
12 3 (0.38%) Citrix
12 3 (0.38%) Perforce
13 2 (0.25%) Capita
13 2 (0.25%) FIS
13 2 (0.25%) SunGard