The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 42 47
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 3 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.76% 3.02% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 3.10% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 10
Median daily rate £500 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +8.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 371 420 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 93.45% 97.67% 97.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 212 282
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 62 43
Median hourly rate £33.00 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured C# Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Essex

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Essex

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Essex

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 - - 3
C# Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Essex region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) CouchDB

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) Riak
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) D3.js
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Leaflet
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IFRS
1 1 (25.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Mapbox