Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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# .NET Developer
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 205 207
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 -34
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 677 570 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.49% 1.34% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.41% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 468 492
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £358 £312 £300
90th Percentile £638 £650 £619
England median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £19.50 - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -31.11% +4.65% +27.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,128 40,512 43,186
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.06% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,171 28,873 31,064
London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 501 485
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £48.63
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.35%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in London

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in London

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Central London +4 154 £488 +11.43% 55
West London -5 21 £438 +12.90% 34
South London -39 14 £375 +3.09% 4
East London -24 6 £625 +8.70% 12
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, C# .NET 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 London region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 677 (100.00%) C#
1 677 (100.00%) .NET
2 357 (52.73%) ASP.NET
3 347 (51.26%) SQL
4 305 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
5 289 (42.69%) MVC
6 270 (39.88%) SQL Server
7 257 (37.96%) Finance
8 240 (35.45%) JavaScript
9 235 (34.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 203 (29.99%) TDD
11 194 (28.66%) Banking
12 190 (28.06%) AngularJS
13 180 (26.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 176 (26.00%) Microsoft
15 168 (24.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 135 (19.94%) HTML
17 119 (17.58%) WCF
18 115 (16.99%) CSS
19 113 (16.69%) .NET Framework
20 102 (15.07%) Microservices
21 101 (14.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 95 (14.03%) WPF
23 90 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 90 (13.29%) Greenfield Project
24 85 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
25 81 (11.96%) .NET Core
26 80 (11.82%) HTML5
27 77 (11.37%) BDD
28 74 (10.93%) SOLID

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 23 (3.40%) IIS
2 21 (3.10%) CMS
3 18 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.66%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.22%) NServiceBus
5 13 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (1.77%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.44%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.30%) Apache
9 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Kentico
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.15%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.89%) Acrobat
2 6 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.89%) Bloomberg AIM
2 6 (0.89%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (0.89%) Front Arena
2 6 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.89%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 180 (26.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.25%) GitHub
4 21 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.77%) Serverless
7 10 (1.48%) SaaS
8 8 (1.18%) npm
9 7 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.89%) Office 365
11 4 (0.59%) AWS Fargate
11 4 (0.59%) IaaS
11 4 (0.59%) PaaS
12 3 (0.44%) Algolia
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.44%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.15%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.81%) HTTP
2 3 (0.44%) DNS
3 2 (0.30%) SMS
3 2 (0.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.15%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (39.88%) SQL Server
2 101 (14.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 90 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (4.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 26 (3.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 24 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (2.81%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (2.51%) Power BI
10 15 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (2.07%) MySQL
11 14 (2.07%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.92%) Relational Database
13 12 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (1.33%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.18%) Redis
16 6 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.24%) Octopus Deploy
2 49 (7.24%) Visual Studio
3 42 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (5.91%) TeamCity
5 39 (5.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 35 (5.17%) Selenium
7 30 (4.43%) SpecFlow
8 25 (3.69%) JIRA
9 22 (3.25%) Jenkins
10 21 (3.10%) NUnit
11 10 (1.48%) webpack
12 9 (1.33%) Moq
12 9 (1.33%) Subversion
13 8 (1.18%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.03%) ReSharper
15 6 (0.89%) GitLab
15 6 (0.89%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.59%) Artifactory
General
1 257 (37.96%) Finance
2 194 (28.66%) Banking
3 70 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 63 (9.31%) Front Office
5 30 (4.43%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.22%) Retail
7 13 (1.92%) Law
8 10 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (1.18%) Back Office
10 7 (1.03%) Advertising
10 7 (1.03%) Legal
11 4 (0.59%) Marketing
12 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (100.00%) .NET
2 357 (52.73%) ASP.NET
3 235 (34.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 190 (28.06%) AngularJS
5 168 (24.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 135 (19.94%) HTML
7 119 (17.58%) WCF
8 115 (16.99%) CSS
9 113 (16.69%) .NET Framework
10 95 (14.03%) WPF
11 81 (11.96%) .NET Core
12 80 (11.82%) HTML5
13 68 (10.04%) React
13 68 (10.04%) REST
14 67 (9.90%) Kendo UI
15 66 (9.75%) Web Services
16 63 (9.31%) jQuery
17 54 (7.98%) Entity Framework
18 43 (6.35%) JSON
19 42 (6.20%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.29%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (6.20%) Fixed Income
3 38 (5.61%) Fintech
4 35 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (3.99%) User Experience
6 24 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.81%) Derivative
7 19 (2.81%) Equities
7 19 (2.81%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.51%) Grid Computing
9 16 (2.36%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.36%) Credit Risk
9 16 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 14 (2.07%) Market Risk
11 13 (1.92%) Blog
12 12 (1.77%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.18%) Online Banking
15 7 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.83%) Windows
2 9 (1.33%) Android
2 9 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (42.69%) MVC
3 203 (29.99%) TDD
4 102 (15.07%) Microservices
5 85 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
6 77 (11.37%) BDD
7 74 (10.93%) SOLID
8 72 (10.64%) Scrum
8 72 (10.64%) Web Development
9 66 (9.75%) Software Engineering
10 65 (9.60%) Multithreading
10 65 (9.60%) Unit Testing
11 63 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (8.12%) DevOps
13 53 (7.83%) SOA
14 52 (7.68%) E-Commerce
15 49 (7.24%) OO
16 45 (6.65%) Asset Management
17 41 (6.06%) CQRS
18 36 (5.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 677 (100.00%) C#
2 347 (51.26%) SQL
3 240 (35.45%) JavaScript
4 58 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 47 (6.94%) VB.NET
6 33 (4.87%) TypeScript
7 31 (4.58%) PowerShell
8 23 (3.40%) VBA
9 20 (2.95%) Java
9 20 (2.95%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.66%) Python
10 18 (2.66%) VB
11 11 (1.62%) C++
12 7 (1.03%) VB6
13 6 (0.89%) C
14 4 (0.59%) XAML
15 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.30%) ES6
16 2 (0.30%) MUMPS
17 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (2.95%) Degree
2 12 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.02%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) GCP
3 6 (0.89%) GDPR
4 3 (0.44%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (7.83%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (4.28%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.03%) Terraform
3 4 (0.59%) Ansible
3 4 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.44%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 176 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.24%) Oracle
3 15 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 11 (1.62%) Citrix
5 9 (1.33%) Tableau
6 8 (1.18%) Google
7 7 (1.03%) Adobe
7 7 (1.03%) Bloomberg
8 6 (0.89%) Calypso
8 6 (0.89%) Charles River
8 6 (0.89%) FXall
8 6 (0.89%) SimCorp
9 5 (0.74%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.74%) Telerik
10 4 (0.59%) Capita
11 3 (0.44%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.44%) Embarcadero
11 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.44%) Sybase
12 2 (0.30%) Xamarin