Period
to 21 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 81 95
Rank change year-on-year -35 +14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1,793 2,820 2,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.13% 2.97% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 3.13% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,533 2,324 1,872
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 33
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £36.00 £36.00 £30.10
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.38 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

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 79,585 90,116 83,905
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 94.82% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,909 59,660 54,751
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £469 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +4.11% +5.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,544 2,912 2,685
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +2.41% -3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -47 974 £525 -4.55% 314
South East 0 285 £438 +9.38% 223
North of England -29 221 £375 +3.45% 221
North West +16 155 £382 +3.81% 129
Midlands +5 152 £375 +7.14% 178
South West -41 95 £400 +10.34% 85
East Midlands +14 74 £375 +7.14% 66
East of England -9 74 £375 -2.60% 71
West Midlands -2 73 £388 +10.71% 112
Yorkshire -48 58 £365 - 86
North East -15 8 £400 +33.33% 6
C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 1,793 (100.00%) C#
2 1,465 (81.71%) .NET
3 773 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
4 736 (41.05%) SQL Server
5 693 (38.65%) SQL
6 589 (32.85%) JavaScript
7 567 (31.62%) ASP.NET
8 553 (30.84%) MVC
9 529 (29.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 496 (27.66%) Finance
11 492 (27.44%) AngularJS
12 482 (26.88%) TDD
13 351 (19.58%) HTML
14 345 (19.24%) .NET Framework
15 339 (18.91%) CSS
16 334 (18.63%) Microsoft
17 329 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 323 (18.01%) .NET Core
19 274 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
20 250 (13.94%) Front Office
21 247 (13.78%) Scrum
22 228 (12.72%) WPF
23 217 (12.10%) Entity Framework
24 215 (11.99%) Greenfield Project
25 208 (11.60%) Microservices
26 204 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
27 201 (11.21%) React
28 198 (11.04%) SOLID
29 196 (10.93%) BDD
30 192 (10.71%) WCF

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 49 (2.73%) IIS
2 36 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.51%) CMS
4 15 (0.84%) Confluence
5 14 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 12 (0.67%) NServiceBus
7 9 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.22%) Documentum
11 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.17%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.11%) DNN
13 2 (0.11%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.056%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.056%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.056%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.17%) Endur
3 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.11%) RMDS
4 2 (0.11%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.056%) Global One
5 1 (0.056%) Kondor
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.056%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 529 (29.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (3.12%) Serverless
4 31 (1.73%) PaaS
5 30 (1.67%) Azure Functions
6 28 (1.56%) Power Platform
7 23 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
8 20 (1.12%) GitHub
9 18 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (0.67%) SaaS
12 8 (0.45%) Office 365
13 7 (0.39%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.28%) IaaS
15 5 (0.28%) Yammer
16 4 (0.22%) Force.com
17 3 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.23%) AMQP
2 13 (0.73%) HTTP
2 13 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.39%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.28%) Internet
4 5 (0.28%) Intranet
4 5 (0.28%) Modbus
5 4 (0.22%) TETRA
5 4 (0.22%) VoIP
6 2 (0.11%) DHCP
6 2 (0.11%) Wireless
7 1 (0.056%) Firewall
7 1 (0.056%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.056%) Network Security
7 1 (0.056%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 736 (41.05%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.30%) NoSQL
3 84 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (2.01%) MongoDB
10 35 (1.95%) Oracle Database
11 32 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (1.56%) Power BI
13 27 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 27 (1.51%) Cosmos DB
13 27 (1.51%) MySQL
14 25 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
16 20 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (0.95%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 175 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 144 (8.03%) Visual Studio
3 140 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (4.80%) NUnit
5 85 (4.74%) Jenkins
6 81 (4.52%) TeamCity
7 72 (4.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 64 (3.57%) JIRA
9 46 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 38 (2.12%) SpecFlow
11 34 (1.90%) Moq
12 32 (1.78%) MSTest
13 24 (1.34%) Bitbucket
14 23 (1.28%) Subversion
15 21 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
15 21 (1.17%) Selenium
16 18 (1.00%) ReSharper
17 16 (0.89%) MSI
18 15 (0.84%) FitNesse
19 10 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 496 (27.66%) Finance
2 250 (13.94%) Front Office
3 192 (10.71%) Banking
4 61 (3.40%) Law
5 51 (2.84%) Investment Banking
6 49 (2.73%) Back Office
7 42 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 41 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 40 (2.23%) Retail
10 27 (1.51%) Legal
11 22 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.17%) Marketing
13 19 (1.06%) Games
14 16 (0.89%) Electronics
15 10 (0.56%) Billing
16 8 (0.45%) Automotive
17 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.22%) Advertising
18 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,465 (81.71%) .NET
2 567 (31.62%) ASP.NET
3 492 (27.44%) AngularJS
4 351 (19.58%) HTML
5 345 (19.24%) .NET Framework
6 339 (18.91%) CSS
7 329 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 323 (18.01%) .NET Core
9 274 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 228 (12.72%) WPF
11 217 (12.10%) Entity Framework
12 201 (11.21%) React
13 192 (10.71%) WCF
14 183 (10.21%) jQuery
15 177 (9.87%) Web Services
16 157 (8.76%) RESTful
17 156 (8.70%) REST
18 131 (7.31%) WinForms
19 117 (6.53%) HTML5
20 96 (5.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 215 (11.99%) Greenfield Project
2 116 (6.47%) Hedge funds
3 103 (5.74%) Derivative
4 65 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 64 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 53 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
8 44 (2.45%) User Experience
9 38 (2.12%) Equities
10 34 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 33 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
12 29 (1.62%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.45%) Data Structures
14 24 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
14 24 (1.34%) OTC Derivatives
15 12 (0.67%) Credit Risk
16 10 (0.56%) Market Risk
17 9 (0.50%) Digital Media
17 9 (0.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 131 (7.31%) Windows
2 17 (0.95%) Linux
2 17 (0.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 12 (0.67%) Android
5 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.11%) Unix
8 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (30.84%) MVC
3 482 (26.88%) TDD
4 247 (13.78%) Scrum
5 208 (11.60%) Microservices
6 204 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
7 198 (11.04%) SOLID
8 196 (10.93%) BDD
9 175 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 155 (8.64%) OO
11 147 (8.20%) Software Engineering
12 131 (7.31%) DevOps
13 126 (7.03%) SDLC
14 124 (6.92%) Multithreading
15 112 (6.25%) Test Automation
16 105 (5.86%) Web Development
17 95 (5.30%) Kanban
18 93 (5.19%) OOP
19 91 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
20 84 (4.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,793 (100.00%) C#
2 693 (38.65%) SQL
3 589 (32.85%) JavaScript
4 155 (8.64%) VB.NET
5 153 (8.53%) T-SQL
6 122 (6.80%) TypeScript
7 86 (4.80%) C++
8 63 (3.51%) Python
9 59 (3.29%) Java
10 58 (3.23%) VBA
11 50 (2.79%) VB
12 35 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 27 (1.51%) F#
15 23 (1.28%) C
16 12 (0.67%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.56%) Apple Swift
18 9 (0.50%) PHP
18 9 (0.50%) XAML
19 8 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 64 (3.57%) Degree
2 50 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.22%) PhD
7 3 (0.17%) CFA
7 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.11%) MCSD
8 2 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.056%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.056%) MCAD
9 1 (0.056%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.51%) QA
2 6 (0.33%) GxP
3 5 (0.28%) MiFID
4 4 (0.22%) PSD2
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) WCAG
7 1 (0.056%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.056%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.056%) NIST
7 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.056%) PMO
7 1 (0.056%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (5.30%) Docker
2 30 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (3.18%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (0.56%) SCCM
4 8 (0.45%) Ansible
4 8 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.45%) Terraform
5 5 (0.28%) MIIS
6 4 (0.22%) Puppet
7 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.056%) Control-M
8 1 (0.056%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.056%) Kibana
Vendors
1 334 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 139 (7.75%) Oracle
3 33 (1.84%) Telerik
4 24 (1.34%) Xamarin
5 21 (1.17%) OpenLink
6 19 (1.06%) Citrix
6 19 (1.06%) SAP
7 12 (0.67%) Tableau
8 11 (0.61%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.56%) DevExpress
10 9 (0.50%) Cognos
11 8 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.45%) Charles River
12 7 (0.39%) Google
12 7 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (0.39%) Sybase
13 6 (0.33%) Sony
14 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.28%) Siemens
14 5 (0.28%) TIBCO