Period
to 27 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 117 87
Rank change year-on-year -27 -30 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 779 1,825 2,676
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.85% 2.20% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.33% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 1,603 2,218
Median daily rate £490 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% +0.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £313
90th Percentile £712 £663 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +8.57% +8.02%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -26.32% +8.57% +8.02%

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 39,538 78,404 87,320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 94.58% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,271 52,128 57,793
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £251 £280 £273
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £465 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,581 2,416 2,734
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +5.33% -2.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.96 £48.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -5.26%

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 27 May 2020.

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
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 27 May 2020. 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 +12 514 £550 +10.00% 103
South East -44 68 £375 -16.67% 52
East of England +55 52 £450 +18.03% 15
Midlands -16 52 £388 +3.33% 47
North of England -60 49 £400 +6.67% 83
South West +20 37 £405 -7.43% 24
East Midlands -1 27 £338 -12.90% 26
West Midlands +6 25 £425 +13.33% 21
North West -54 24 £425 +9.68% 44
Yorkshire +1 22 £350 -4.11% 28
North East +23 3 £350 -12.50% 11
C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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.

1 779 (100.00%) C#
2 587 (75.35%) .NET
3 324 (41.59%) SQL
4 313 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
5 309 (39.67%) SQL Server
6 228 (29.27%) JavaScript
7 216 (27.73%) Azure
8 202 (25.93%) AngularJS
9 201 (25.80%) Finance
10 182 (23.36%) TDD
11 173 (22.21%) MVC
12 170 (21.82%) ASP.NET
13 163 (20.92%) HTML
14 149 (19.13%) .NET Framework
15 143 (18.36%) Front Office
16 140 (17.97%) Microsoft
17 138 (17.72%) CSS
17 138 (17.72%) .NET Core
18 134 (17.20%) Microservices
19 123 (15.79%) React
20 122 (15.66%) Git (software)
21 121 (15.53%) WPF
21 121 (15.53%) Scrum
22 109 (13.99%) Oracle
23 107 (13.74%) Banking
24 101 (12.97%) Web Services
24 101 (12.97%) WCF
25 99 (12.71%) DevOps
26 98 (12.58%) Entity Framework
27 91 (11.68%) Continuous Integration

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 36 (4.62%) IIS
2 15 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (1.67%) CMS
4 12 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.28%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.90%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.51%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.39%) Confluence
8 3 (0.39%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.26%) DNN
9 2 (0.26%) Kentico
10 1 (0.13%) Apache
10 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.51%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.26%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Eikon
4 1 (0.13%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 216 (27.73%) Azure
2 65 (8.34%) AWS
3 28 (3.59%) Serverless
4 26 (3.34%) SaaS
5 21 (2.70%) GitHub
6 12 (1.54%) Azure Functions
7 11 (1.41%) GCP
8 5 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.51%) NuGet
9 4 (0.51%) PaaS
10 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.39%) npm
10 3 (0.39%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.26%) Logic Apps
11 2 (0.26%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.26%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.28%) RTMP
2 7 (0.90%) HTTP
3 2 (0.26%) DNS
3 2 (0.26%) Intranet
3 2 (0.26%) MQTT
3 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.13%) DHCP
4 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (39.67%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 35 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (4.36%) Big Data
4 34 (4.36%) Redis
5 31 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (2.95%) MySQL
8 21 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.31%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (1.28%) Neo4j
12 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 122 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.45%) TeamCity
3 55 (7.06%) Visual Studio
4 51 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (5.01%) JIRA
6 32 (4.11%) Subversion
7 28 (3.59%) NUnit
8 27 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 26 (3.34%) Moq
10 21 (2.70%) SpecFlow
11 17 (2.18%) Jenkins
11 17 (2.18%) Selenium
12 11 (1.41%) JUnit
12 11 (1.41%) ReSharper
13 9 (1.16%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.16%) Gradle
13 9 (1.16%) Maven
13 9 (1.16%) Mockito
13 9 (1.16%) webpack
14 8 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 201 (25.80%) Finance
2 143 (18.36%) Front Office
3 107 (13.74%) Banking
4 55 (7.06%) Investment Banking
5 40 (5.13%) Public Sector
6 23 (2.95%) Retail
7 21 (2.70%) Back Office
8 14 (1.80%) Marketing
9 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.03%) Games
11 5 (0.64%) Law
12 4 (0.51%) Electronics
12 4 (0.51%) International Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.51%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (75.35%) .NET
2 202 (25.93%) AngularJS
3 170 (21.82%) ASP.NET
4 163 (20.92%) HTML
5 149 (19.13%) .NET Framework
6 138 (17.72%) .NET Core
6 138 (17.72%) CSS
7 123 (15.79%) React
8 121 (15.53%) WPF
9 101 (12.97%) WCF
9 101 (12.97%) Web Services
10 98 (12.58%) Entity Framework
11 88 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 68 (8.73%) REST
13 65 (8.34%) jQuery
14 61 (7.83%) HTML5
15 59 (7.57%) RESTful
16 55 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (6.16%) WinForms
18 41 (5.26%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.40%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (6.80%) Fixed Income
3 48 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.13%) User Experience
5 35 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (3.59%) Derivative
7 23 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.31%) Hedge funds
9 16 (2.05%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
11 9 (1.16%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (0.90%) Reinsurance
13 7 (0.90%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.64%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.64%) Equities
16 4 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.01%) Windows
2 23 (2.95%) Windows Server
3 16 (2.05%) Linux
4 7 (0.90%) Android
5 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (23.36%) TDD
3 173 (22.21%) MVC
4 134 (17.20%) Microservices
5 121 (15.53%) Scrum
6 99 (12.71%) DevOps
7 91 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (10.65%) OO
9 82 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 72 (9.24%) BDD
11 60 (7.70%) Software Engineering
12 57 (7.32%) OOP
12 57 (7.32%) Test Automation
13 56 (7.19%) Multithreading
14 55 (7.06%) SOLID
15 51 (6.55%) Electronic Trading
16 47 (6.03%) Web Development
17 45 (5.78%) MVVM
18 44 (5.65%) Computer Science
18 44 (5.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 779 (100.00%) C#
2 324 (41.59%) SQL
3 228 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 78 (10.01%) TypeScript
5 71 (9.11%) Java
6 64 (8.22%) Python
7 54 (6.93%) C++
8 53 (6.80%) T-SQL
9 43 (5.52%) VB.NET
10 39 (5.01%) VBA
11 24 (3.08%) F#
12 22 (2.82%) VB
13 15 (1.93%) XAML
14 14 (1.80%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.67%) C
16 5 (0.64%) Kotlin
16 5 (0.64%) VB6
17 3 (0.39%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.39%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 65 (8.34%) Degree
2 34 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 30 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.51%) MCSD
9 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) PhD
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) ISEB
11 1 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.57%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 76 (9.76%) Docker
2 9 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.64%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.26%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (6.68%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.54%) Terraform
3 6 (0.77%) MIIS
4 3 (0.39%) Ansible
4 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.13%) cPanel
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 140 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 109 (13.99%) Oracle
3 24 (3.08%) DevExpress
4 18 (2.31%) Google
5 15 (1.93%) RedGate
6 9 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.03%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.03%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.90%) Cognos
8 7 (0.90%) SAP
8 7 (0.90%) Telerik
9 6 (0.77%) Murex
9 6 (0.77%) OpenLink
9 6 (0.77%) SunGard
10 5 (0.64%) Sophis
11 4 (0.51%) Databricks
11 4 (0.51%) StreamSets
11 4 (0.51%) Sybase
12 2 (0.26%) GrapeCity