Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

C# Developer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 103 75
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28 -3
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 2716 2266 2831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.86% 2.32% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 2.45% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2288 1776 2190
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £281
90th Percentile £650 £616 £614
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 26
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £36.75 £19.90 £22.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £46.00 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +36 1709 £548 +15.26% 276
South East +16 378 £363 -0.68% 140
North of England +4 218 £340 +1.49% 146
Midlands -21 166 £340 -1.45% 84
South West -15 148 £363 +7.41% 41
North West -17 116 £363 +8.21% 71
East of England -28 111 £350 - 54
Yorkshire +8 92 £340 +4.37% 65
East Midlands -23 86 £340 +4.62% 37
West Midlands -7 79 £355 +1.43% 47
North East +44 10 £340 -2.86% 10
C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2716 (100.00%) C#
2 2087 (76.84%) .NET
3 1253 (46.13%) SQL Server
4 1170 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1083 (39.87%) SQL
6 987 (36.34%) MVC
7 923 (33.98%) ASP.NET
8 836 (30.78%) JavaScript
9 721 (26.55%) TDD
10 690 (25.41%) AngularJS
11 674 (24.82%) Finance
12 653 (24.04%) HTML
13 550 (20.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 536 (19.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 526 (19.37%) Microsoft
16 512 (18.85%) CSS
17 501 (18.45%) WPF
18 495 (18.23%) Banking
19 486 (17.89%) WCF
20 458 (16.86%) Front Office
21 438 (16.13%) .NET Framework
22 368 (13.55%) Scrum
23 335 (12.33%) jQuery
24 326 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
25 305 (11.23%) Web Services
26 303 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
27 302 (11.12%) BDD
28 281 (10.35%) HTML5
29 280 (10.31%) Entity Framework
30 273 (10.05%) Web Development

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
1 119 (4.38%) CMS
2 74 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (2.72%) IIS
3 63 (2.32%) NServiceBus
4 51 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 45 (1.66%) Umbraco
6 39 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 28 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (0.85%) Confluence
9 19 (0.70%) Kentico
10 17 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 17 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
11 11 (0.41%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.33%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.22%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.22%) Sitefinity
15 5 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.074%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 52 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
3 8 (0.29%) Endur
3 8 (0.29%) RMDS
3 8 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.22%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.074%) Kondor
6 2 (0.074%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.074%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.037%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.037%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.037%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.037%) Summit
7 1 (0.037%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.037%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 326 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 150 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (1.55%) GitHub
4 23 (0.85%) SaaS
5 15 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.55%) Serverless
6 11 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (0.41%) Office 365
7 10 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.33%) PaaS
9 7 (0.26%) IaaS
9 7 (0.26%) npm
10 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.074%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.074%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.037%) G Suite
13 1 (0.037%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 17 (0.63%) Intranet
3 15 (0.55%) Internet
4 12 (0.44%) HTTP
5 7 (0.26%) SMS
6 6 (0.22%) PPP
7 5 (0.18%) DNS
8 4 (0.15%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.15%) Extranet
8 4 (0.15%) LDAP
8 4 (0.15%) SSL
9 3 (0.11%) AMQP
9 3 (0.11%) Skype
9 3 (0.11%) X.509
10 2 (0.074%) Modbus
10 2 (0.074%) Network Security
10 2 (0.074%) SNMP
10 2 (0.074%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.037%) ATM
11 1 (0.037%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1253 (46.13%) SQL Server
2 209 (7.70%) NoSQL
3 128 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 127 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 125 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 119 (4.38%) MongoDB
7 111 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 95 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 68 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 67 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 61 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 40 (1.47%) MySQL
13 39 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 38 (1.40%) RavenDB
15 36 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 33 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.88%) Hadoop
17 24 (0.88%) RDBMS
18 22 (0.81%) Blockchain
19 20 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 254 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 248 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 207 (7.62%) Visual Studio
4 170 (6.26%) TeamCity
5 128 (4.71%) NUnit
6 111 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 102 (3.76%) SpecFlow
8 84 (3.09%) Subversion
9 81 (2.98%) JIRA
10 68 (2.50%) Moq
11 56 (2.06%) Selenium
12 51 (1.88%) MSBuild
13 46 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
14 45 (1.66%) MSTest
15 41 (1.51%) ReSharper
16 37 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 34 (1.25%) Jenkins
18 20 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
19 19 (0.70%) gulp
20 18 (0.66%) Jasmine
General
1 674 (24.82%) Finance
2 495 (18.23%) Banking
3 458 (16.86%) Front Office
4 223 (8.21%) Investment Banking
5 68 (2.50%) Retail
6 60 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 48 (1.77%) Marketing
8 37 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.07%) Back Office
10 29 (1.07%) Electronics
11 27 (0.99%) Law
12 25 (0.92%) Legal
13 16 (0.59%) Games
14 9 (0.33%) Advertising
15 7 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
16 6 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.22%) Publishing
17 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2087 (76.84%) .NET
2 923 (33.98%) ASP.NET
3 690 (25.41%) AngularJS
4 653 (24.04%) HTML
5 550 (20.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 536 (19.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 512 (18.85%) CSS
8 501 (18.45%) WPF
9 486 (17.89%) WCF
10 438 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 335 (12.33%) jQuery
12 305 (11.23%) Web Services
13 281 (10.35%) HTML5
14 280 (10.31%) Entity Framework
15 203 (7.47%) WinForms
16 192 (7.07%) React
17 183 (6.74%) REST
18 159 (5.85%) RESTful
19 141 (5.19%) LINQ
20 134 (4.93%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 262 (9.65%) Greenfield Project
2 212 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 146 (5.38%) Derivative
4 144 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 143 (5.27%) Fixed Income
6 127 (4.68%) Computer Science
7 108 (3.98%) Equities
8 97 (3.57%) Hedge funds
9 74 (2.72%) Fintech
10 69 (2.54%) Algorithms
11 66 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
12 57 (2.10%) N-Tier
13 55 (2.03%) User Experience
14 47 (1.73%) Market Risk
15 46 (1.69%) Data Structures
16 41 (1.51%) Credit Risk
17 38 (1.40%) Mobile App
18 29 (1.07%) Client/Server
19 25 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
20 24 (0.88%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 241 (8.87%) Windows
2 54 (1.99%) Linux
3 39 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 24 (0.88%) Unix
5 21 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.63%) Android
7 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.11%) Solaris
11 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.074%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.074%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.074%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.037%) CentOS
13 1 (0.037%) MVS
13 1 (0.037%) SUSE
13 1 (0.037%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.037%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1170 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 987 (36.34%) MVC
3 721 (26.55%) TDD
4 368 (13.55%) Scrum
5 303 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
6 302 (11.12%) BDD
7 273 (10.05%) Web Development
8 272 (10.01%) OO
9 230 (8.47%) Multithreading
10 229 (8.43%) Unit Testing
11 212 (7.81%) MVVM
11 212 (7.81%) Test Automation
12 207 (7.62%) SOLID
13 200 (7.36%) Software Engineering
14 191 (7.03%) E-Commerce
15 153 (5.63%) Microservices
16 151 (5.56%) SDLC
17 137 (5.04%) Front End Development
18 135 (4.97%) DevOps
19 132 (4.86%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2716 (100.00%) C#
2 1083 (39.87%) SQL
3 836 (30.78%) JavaScript
4 227 (8.36%) T-SQL
5 211 (7.77%) Java
6 168 (6.19%) VB.NET
7 132 (4.86%) C++
8 130 (4.79%) TypeScript
9 116 (4.27%) Python
10 89 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 73 (2.69%) VBA
12 57 (2.10%) VB
13 35 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 26 (0.96%) XAML
15 25 (0.92%) Ruby
16 23 (0.85%) VB6
17 19 (0.70%) F#
18 17 (0.63%) C
19 14 (0.52%) VBScript
20 13 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 145 (5.34%) Degree
2 52 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.29%) PhD
9 5 (0.18%) MCP
10 4 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.11%) CFA
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.11%) MCTS
12 2 (0.074%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.074%) MCPD
13 1 (0.037%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.037%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.98%) QA
2 45 (1.66%) MiFID
3 14 (0.52%) EMIR
4 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.18%) SLA
6 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
8 2 (0.074%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.074%) WCAG
9 1 (0.037%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.037%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 90 (3.31%) Docker
2 13 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.11%) LXC
4 1 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.037%) NFS
4 1 (0.037%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.037%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.037%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.037%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.037%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.037%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (0.99%) Ansible
3 25 (0.92%) Puppet
4 10 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.22%) Nagios
5 6 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.18%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.15%) Terraform
8 3 (0.11%) Kibana
8 3 (0.11%) MOM
9 2 (0.074%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.074%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.074%) Rancher
10 1 (0.037%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.037%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.037%) Netcool
10 1 (0.037%) SCOM
10 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.037%) WMI
Vendors
1 526 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 257 (9.46%) Oracle
3 56 (2.06%) Sybase
4 55 (2.03%) DevExpress
5 52 (1.91%) Sitecore
6 50 (1.84%) TIBCO
7 33 (1.22%) SAP
7 33 (1.22%) Telerik
8 23 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 16 (0.59%) Charles River
11 15 (0.55%) Bloomberg
11 15 (0.55%) Infragistics
12 12 (0.44%) Murex
12 12 (0.44%) Syncfusion
13 11 (0.41%) SimCorp
14 10 (0.37%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.37%) Reuters
15 9 (0.33%) Google
16 8 (0.29%) OpenLink