Period
to 19 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 197 138
Rank change year-on-year +16 -59 -52
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1,054 377 1,519
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.41% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.52% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 296 1,320
10th Percentile £350 £340 £325
25th Percentile £413 £418 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £450
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% -5.26%
75th Percentile £700 £625 £560
90th Percentile £800 £694 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 9
10th Percentile £51.86 " £36.25
25th Percentile " " £42.00
Median hourly rate £62.00 - £47.50
75th Percentile £62.15 " £60.00
90th Percentile " " "
UK median hourly rate £62.08 - £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 62,958 24,835 72,591
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.44% 92.57% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,349 17,067 49,206
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
25th Percentile £406 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,845 785 2,380
10th Percentile £11.99 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.63 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate £19.52 £22.00 £18.84
Median % change year-on-year -11.27% +16.80% +7.63%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -1 696 £630 +8.67% 243
South East -19 107 £415 -7.78% 96
North of England -37 66 £425 +17.24% 125
Midlands -39 53 £350 -6.67% 106
East of England -7 52 £388 -18.42% 53
North West -31 45 £408 +16.43% 79
South West -23 42 £425 +4.94% 35
West Midlands -39 33 £400 - 44
East Midlands -16 20 £325 -8.77% 62
Yorkshire -38 12 £408 +8.67% 29
North East -5 9 £475 +35.71% 17
C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,054 (100.00%) C#
2 821 (77.89%) .NET
3 441 (41.84%) SQL
4 415 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
5 392 (37.19%) SQL Server
6 357 (33.87%) Azure
7 274 (26.00%) Finance
8 254 (24.10%) TDD
9 251 (23.81%) Full Stack Development
10 250 (23.72%) .NET Core
11 247 (23.43%) JavaScript
12 244 (23.15%) AngularJS
13 241 (22.87%) Social Skills
14 222 (21.06%) .NET Framework
15 211 (20.02%) ASP.NET
16 203 (19.26%) Software Engineering
17 197 (18.69%) Banking
18 184 (17.46%) DevOps
19 181 (17.17%) MVC
20 177 (16.79%) Microsoft
21 174 (16.51%) Front Office
22 152 (14.42%) Microservices
23 147 (13.95%) TypeScript
24 144 (13.66%) Unit Testing
25 142 (13.47%) ASP.NET Web API
26 139 (13.19%) Oracle
27 138 (13.09%) C++
28 133 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
29 131 (12.43%) HTML
30 129 (12.24%) React

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 37 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (1.14%) Confluence
4 9 (0.85%) IIS
4 9 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (0.57%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.19%) CMS
8 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.095%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.095%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.095%) GemFire
Applications
1 44 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.66%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Orchestrade
2 4 (0.38%) Endur
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.19%) Global One
5 1 (0.095%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.095%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 357 (33.87%) Azure
2 129 (12.24%) AWS
3 65 (6.17%) Serverless
4 57 (5.41%) Azure Functions
5 39 (3.70%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 37 (3.51%) Azure Service Bus
7 31 (2.94%) PaaS
8 27 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (2.56%) Azure Logic Apps
9 24 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (2.09%) Azure Storage
11 21 (1.99%) Power Platform
12 18 (1.71%) npm
13 17 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
14 14 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
15 13 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (1.23%) GCP
15 13 (1.23%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.76%) RTMP
2 7 (0.66%) HTTP
3 6 (0.57%) Internet
4 5 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.095%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.095%) 4G
6 1 (0.095%) 5G
6 1 (0.095%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.095%) ATM
6 1 (0.095%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.095%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.095%) Intranet
6 1 (0.095%) LTE
6 1 (0.095%) MQTT
6 1 (0.095%) RTP
6 1 (0.095%) SSH
6 1 (0.095%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (37.19%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 46 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 35 (3.32%) MongoDB
5 31 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.80%) Power BI
9 19 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (1.23%) MySQL
10 13 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.04%) Data Lake
11 11 (1.04%) Redis
12 10 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2019
14 7 (0.66%) Tableau
15 5 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 123 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 69 (6.55%) Visual Studio
3 64 (6.07%) JIRA
4 63 (5.98%) TeamCity
5 39 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 34 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 30 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (2.66%) Subversion
9 18 (1.71%) Grunt
10 15 (1.42%) SpecFlow
11 14 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.23%) Artifactory
12 13 (1.23%) NUnit
13 12 (1.14%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.14%) Moq
14 11 (1.04%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.04%) Mocha
15 9 (0.85%) CircleCI
16 7 (0.66%) MSTest
16 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 274 (26.00%) Finance
2 241 (22.87%) Social Skills
3 197 (18.69%) Banking
4 174 (16.51%) Front Office
5 115 (10.91%) Investment Banking
6 82 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (1.90%) Marketing
8 15 (1.42%) Public Sector
9 13 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.14%) French Language
11 11 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
12 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.66%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (0.66%) Retail
13 6 (0.57%) Billing
13 6 (0.57%) Electronics
14 5 (0.47%) Back Office
15 4 (0.38%) Law
16 2 (0.19%) Organisational Skills
16 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 821 (77.89%) .NET
2 250 (23.72%) .NET Core
3 244 (23.15%) AngularJS
4 222 (21.06%) .NET Framework
5 211 (20.02%) ASP.NET
6 142 (13.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 131 (12.43%) HTML
8 129 (12.24%) React
9 112 (10.63%) CSS
10 111 (10.53%) WPF
11 89 (8.44%) Entity Framework
12 83 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (6.17%) REST
14 62 (5.88%) RESTful
15 58 (5.50%) Web Services
16 54 (5.12%) HTML5
16 54 (5.12%) WCF
17 46 (4.36%) jQuery
18 45 (4.27%) Reactive Extensions
18 45 (4.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.54%) Derivative
2 85 (8.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 63 (5.98%) Fixed Income
4 60 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
5 47 (4.46%) User Experience
6 37 (3.51%) Legacy Systems
7 36 (3.42%) Equities
8 35 (3.32%) Data Protection Act
9 31 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (2.85%) Cloud Native
10 30 (2.85%) Hedge funds
11 27 (2.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 26 (2.47%) Market Risk
13 17 (1.61%) Credit Risk
14 16 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
15 14 (1.33%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.33%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.04%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.95%) Legacy Applications
18 9 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 113 (10.72%) Windows
2 15 (1.42%) Linux
3 4 (0.38%) Android
4 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.095%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (24.10%) TDD
3 251 (23.81%) Full Stack Development
4 203 (19.26%) Software Engineering
5 184 (17.46%) DevOps
6 181 (17.17%) MVC
7 152 (14.42%) Microservices
8 144 (13.66%) Unit Testing
9 133 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (11.39%) Scrum
11 111 (10.53%) OO
12 87 (8.25%) Test Automation
13 80 (7.59%) Electronic Trading
14 75 (7.12%) SDLC
15 70 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 68 (6.45%) BDD
16 68 (6.45%) Multithreading
17 66 (6.26%) OOP
18 61 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
19 54 (5.12%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,054 (100.00%) C#
2 441 (41.84%) SQL
3 247 (23.43%) JavaScript
4 147 (13.95%) TypeScript
5 138 (13.09%) C++
6 102 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 84 (7.97%) Python
8 59 (5.60%) Java
9 56 (5.31%) PL/SQL
10 53 (5.03%) VBA
11 50 (4.74%) PowerShell
12 35 (3.32%) VB
13 34 (3.23%) VB.NET
14 27 (2.56%) C
15 26 (2.47%) Go
16 13 (1.23%) XAML
17 3 (0.28%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.28%) F#
17 3 (0.28%) Groovy
17 3 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (6.55%) Security Cleared
2 59 (5.60%) Degree
3 54 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.14%) PhD
6 5 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.61%) QA
2 12 (1.14%) MiFID
3 9 (0.85%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.19%) WCAG
5 1 (0.095%) DICOM
System Software
1 92 (8.73%) Docker
2 38 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.47%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.095%) NFS
4 1 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 95 (9.01%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.85%) Terraform
3 18 (1.71%) Prometheus
4 16 (1.52%) Grafana
5 12 (1.14%) Ansible
6 7 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.47%) MIIS
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.19%) Kibana
10 1 (0.095%) Marathon
10 1 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 177 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 139 (13.19%) Oracle
3 19 (1.80%) MuleSoft
4 14 (1.33%) DevExpress
5 11 (1.04%) Google
6 9 (0.85%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.76%) Splunk
7 8 (0.76%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.66%) New Relic
8 7 (0.66%) SAP
8 7 (0.66%) Spiceworks
9 6 (0.57%) Citrix
9 6 (0.57%) RedGate
9 6 (0.57%) Telerik
10 5 (0.47%) OpenLink
11 4 (0.38%) Charles River
11 4 (0.38%) Sage
12 3 (0.28%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.28%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.28%) Databricks