The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# .NET Developer
England / London
Rank 155 163 166
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 309 334 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.59% 1.51% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.59% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 278 227
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £33.75
% change year-on-year -15.70% +52.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
City of London -17 36 £456 +8.95% 24
Kingston Upon Thames 0 6 £400 -5.88% 1
West End of London - 3 £100 - 5
Canary Wharf -3 1 £700 +75.00%
Hackney - 1 £325 -
Croydon - 1 £275 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, C# .NET 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 London region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 539 (100.00%) C#
1 539 (100.00%) .NET
2 272 (50.46%) SQL Server
3 252 (46.75%) MVC
4 240 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
5 213 (39.52%) ASP.NET
6 200 (37.11%) SQL
7 199 (36.92%) JavaScript
8 182 (33.77%) TDD
9 156 (28.94%) Finance
9 156 (28.94%) Microsoft
10 143 (26.53%) AngularJS
11 138 (25.60%) HTML
12 126 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 125 (23.19%) Banking
14 112 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 98 (18.18%) .NET Framework
15 98 (18.18%) Scrum
16 95 (17.63%) CSS
17 89 (16.51%) WPF
18 82 (15.21%) jQuery
19 75 (13.91%) OO
20 74 (13.73%) BDD
21 72 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
22 67 (12.43%) WCF
23 66 (12.24%) Front Office
24 63 (11.69%) MVVM
25 62 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
26 59 (10.95%) Windows
27 57 (10.58%) HTML5

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (2.97%) CMS
2 15 (2.78%) IIS
3 11 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.86%) EPiServer
4 10 (1.86%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.11%) DNN
7 6 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.74%) Confluence
9 4 (0.74%) Immediacy CMS
9 4 (0.74%) Kentico
9 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.74%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.37%) Documentum
11 2 (0.37%) GeoServer
Applications
1 39 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
4 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.23%) RMDS
2 10 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 72 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.04%) GitHub
4 7 (1.30%) Office 365
5 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.74%) IaaS
6 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (0.56%) PaaS
6 3 (0.56%) SaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.23%) AMQP
2 9 (1.67%) HTTP
3 4 (0.74%) IP Telephony
3 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.56%) Multicast
4 3 (0.56%) SSL
4 3 (0.56%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.37%) FTP
5 2 (0.37%) snoop
6 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.19%) Internet
6 1 (0.19%) PBX
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (50.46%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.86%) NoSQL
3 36 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 23 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (3.34%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.34%) Relational Database
9 17 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.41%) Power BI
11 9 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.30%) Big Data
14 6 (1.11%) QlikView
14 6 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (8.53%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.68%) Git (software)
4 33 (6.12%) TeamCity
5 32 (5.94%) NUnit
6 20 (3.71%) Subversion
7 17 (3.15%) JIRA
7 17 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (2.78%) SpecFlow
9 13 (2.41%) Hudson
10 11 (2.04%) MSBuild
11 10 (1.86%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.48%) Moq
12 8 (1.48%) MSTest
12 8 (1.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 5 (0.93%) Maven
13 5 (0.93%) Selenium
14 4 (0.74%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.74%) WiX
General
1 156 (28.94%) Finance
2 125 (23.19%) Banking
3 66 (12.24%) Front Office
4 39 (7.24%) Investment Banking
5 34 (6.31%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.60%) Marketing
7 12 (2.23%) Advertising
7 12 (2.23%) Back Office
8 8 (1.48%) Retail
9 5 (0.93%) Games
9 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (100.00%) .NET
2 213 (39.52%) ASP.NET
3 143 (26.53%) AngularJS
4 138 (25.60%) HTML
5 126 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 112 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 98 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 95 (17.63%) CSS
9 89 (16.51%) WPF
10 82 (15.21%) jQuery
11 67 (12.43%) WCF
12 57 (10.58%) HTML5
13 53 (9.83%) Entity Framework
14 49 (9.09%) Web Services
15 46 (8.53%) NHibernate
16 43 (7.98%) WinForms
17 42 (7.79%) RESTful
18 38 (7.05%) React
19 37 (6.86%) REST
20 31 (5.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.16%) Fixed Income
2 38 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.90%) User Experience
5 20 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (3.34%) Algorithms
6 18 (3.34%) Fintech
7 15 (2.78%) Hedge funds
8 12 (2.23%) Equities
9 10 (1.86%) Online Banking
10 9 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.48%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.48%) Derivative
12 6 (1.11%) Blog
12 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.11%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.11%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.93%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.95%) Windows
2 7 (1.30%) Android
2 7 (1.30%) Apple iOS
2 7 (1.30%) Linux
3 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone
3 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (46.75%) MVC
2 240 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (33.77%) TDD
4 98 (18.18%) Scrum
5 75 (13.91%) OO
6 74 (13.73%) BDD
7 63 (11.69%) MVVM
8 56 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 48 (8.91%) E-Commerce
10 48 (8.91%) SOLID
11 47 (8.72%) SOA
12 38 (7.05%) OOP
13 36 (6.68%) Web Development
14 35 (6.49%) Domain-Driven Design
14 35 (6.49%) Microservices
14 35 (6.49%) SDLC
15 34 (6.31%) Multithreading
16 31 (5.75%) Pair Programming
17 28 (5.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 539 (100.00%) C#
2 200 (37.11%) SQL
3 199 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 44 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 37 (6.86%) VB
6 29 (5.38%) VB.NET
7 25 (4.64%) VBA
8 20 (3.71%) XAML
9 18 (3.34%) Java
10 17 (3.15%) C++
11 15 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.04%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.48%) Python
14 7 (1.30%) ES6
14 7 (1.30%) Ruby
14 7 (1.30%) VB6
15 4 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.74%) F#
16 3 (0.56%) C
16 3 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (4.27%) Degree
2 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) MCAD
4 2 (0.37%) MCP
4 2 (0.37%) MCSD
4 2 (0.37%) MCTS
4 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) MCPD
5 1 (0.19%) PhD
5 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.19%) PMP
5 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.56%) Docker
1 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.86%) Puppet
3 8 (1.48%) Ansible
4 7 (1.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.19%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 156 (28.94%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.46%) Oracle
3 16 (2.97%) TIBCO
4 12 (2.23%) ION Trading
4 12 (2.23%) Reuters
4 12 (2.23%) Telerik
5 10 (1.86%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.48%) Bloomberg
6 8 (1.48%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.93%) Misys
7 5 (0.93%) Sophis
7 5 (0.93%) Sybase
7 5 (0.93%) Tableau
8 4 (0.74%) Alterian
8 4 (0.74%) Calypso
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe
9 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.56%) SAP
9 3 (0.56%) Twitter
10 2 (0.37%) DevExpress
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