The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 49 48 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 9 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.52% 1.46% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.53% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Median daily rate £300 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £304 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £379 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 574 652 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.96% 95.32% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 320 351
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.72% +12.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £49.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Hertfordshire

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Hertfordshire

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Hertfordshire

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Hertfordshire

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
St Albans - 4 £275 - 6
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £360 - 2
Letchworth - 1 - - 2
Hatfield - 1 £325 - 1
C# Developer
East of England

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Hertfordshire region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) XML
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) TDD
5 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) MVC
6 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 9 (47.37%) HTML
6 9 (47.37%) CSS
6 9 (47.37%) RESTful
7 8 (42.11%) Entity Framework
7 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
7 8 (42.11%) WCF
8 7 (36.84%) SOAP
8 7 (36.84%) IIS
8 7 (36.84%) BDD
8 7 (36.84%) SOLID
9 6 (31.58%) REST
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (31.58%) XSL
9 6 (31.58%) XSLT
9 6 (31.58%) OOP
9 6 (31.58%) OO
9 6 (31.58%) VBScript
9 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET
9 6 (31.58%) LINQ

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (36.84%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) VoIP
1 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (26.32%) FxCop
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) ReSharper
1 5 (26.32%) StyleCop
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Moq
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Xcode
4 1 (5.26%) Protractor
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (63.16%) XML
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
4 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) RESTful
5 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 8 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 8 (42.11%) WCF
6 7 (36.84%) SOAP
7 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET
7 6 (31.58%) LINQ
7 6 (31.58%) NHibernate
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) XSL
7 6 (31.58%) XSLT
8 5 (26.32%) AutoMapper
8 5 (26.32%) Dapper ORM
9 4 (21.05%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Contactless
1 4 (21.05%) EMV
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) SOLID
5 6 (31.58%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) Code Coverage
6 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
6 5 (26.32%) Wireframes
7 4 (21.05%) Android Development
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Migration
9 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) VBScript
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Telerik