Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 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# .NET Developer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 211 182
Rank change year-on-year +15 -29 +11
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 645 545 658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.21% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.27% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 456 521
London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £318 £303 £300
90th Percentile £638 £594 £556
England median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
London median hourly rate - £60.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -27.27%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 +23 142 £475 +6.74% 42
East London +5 15 £550 +51.72% 4
South London -28 14 £363 -1.69% 12
West London -7 8 £306 -14.93% 9
North London -9 3 - - 2
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 645 (100.00%) C#
1 645 (100.00%) .NET
2 305 (47.29%) SQL Server
3 304 (47.13%) SQL
4 294 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
5 273 (42.33%) ASP.NET
6 253 (39.22%) MVC
7 226 (35.04%) Finance
8 184 (28.53%) TDD
9 181 (28.06%) JavaScript
10 176 (27.29%) Banking
11 175 (27.13%) AngularJS
12 164 (25.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 137 (21.24%) Microsoft
14 136 (21.09%) HTML
15 124 (19.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 122 (18.91%) WCF
17 113 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
18 104 (16.12%) CSS
19 103 (15.97%) BDD
20 96 (14.88%) .NET Framework
21 94 (14.57%) Scrum
22 93 (14.42%) Front Office
23 86 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
24 85 (13.18%) Investment Banking
25 82 (12.71%) WPF
26 75 (11.63%) jQuery
27 73 (11.32%) Windows
28 71 (11.01%) TeamCity
29 70 (10.85%) Microservices

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 21 (3.26%) CMS
2 19 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.79%) Umbraco
4 15 (2.33%) NServiceBus
5 14 (2.17%) IIS
6 13 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.71%) Confluence
8 10 (1.55%) Kentico
9 9 (1.40%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.16%) Apache
13 1 (0.16%) JBoss
13 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) Endur
3 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 113 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.17%) GitHub
4 12 (1.86%) Serverless
5 9 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.78%) Office 365
7 3 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.47%) SaaS
8 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.78%) HTTP
2 3 (0.47%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.31%) DNS
3 2 (0.31%) Extranet
3 2 (0.31%) Intranet
3 2 (0.31%) LDAP
3 2 (0.31%) X.509
4 1 (0.16%) PPP
4 1 (0.16%) Skype
4 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (47.29%) SQL Server
2 64 (9.92%) NoSQL
3 49 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (7.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (5.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 34 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (4.50%) RavenDB
8 25 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (3.72%) MongoDB
10 23 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 17 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (2.64%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (2.17%) Blockchain
13 13 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.24%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.93%) Big Data
17 5 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (11.01%) TeamCity
2 69 (10.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 68 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (8.84%) Visual Studio
5 54 (8.37%) Git (software)
6 40 (6.20%) SpecFlow
7 36 (5.58%) NUnit
8 30 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 22 (3.41%) MSTest
10 21 (3.26%) Moq
11 19 (2.95%) JIRA
11 19 (2.95%) MSBuild
12 14 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (2.17%) Selenium
13 12 (1.86%) Hudson
14 7 (1.09%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.93%) Jenkins
15 6 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
16 5 (0.78%) Bitbucket
17 4 (0.62%) NuGet
General
1 226 (35.04%) Finance
2 176 (27.29%) Banking
3 93 (14.42%) Front Office
4 85 (13.18%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.96%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.86%) Retail
7 11 (1.71%) Law
8 10 (1.55%) Marketing
9 9 (1.40%) Back Office
10 7 (1.09%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (0.78%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (100.00%) .NET
2 273 (42.33%) ASP.NET
3 175 (27.13%) AngularJS
4 164 (25.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 136 (21.09%) HTML
6 124 (19.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 122 (18.91%) WCF
8 104 (16.12%) CSS
9 96 (14.88%) .NET Framework
10 82 (12.71%) WPF
11 75 (11.63%) jQuery
12 65 (10.08%) WinForms
13 58 (8.99%) Web Services
14 56 (8.68%) React
15 55 (8.53%) HTML5
16 47 (7.29%) RESTful
17 43 (6.67%) REST
17 43 (6.67%) XML
18 41 (6.36%) Entity Framework
19 38 (5.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.53%) Equities
2 52 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (6.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 35 (5.43%) Fixed Income
5 32 (4.96%) Fintech
6 31 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (4.81%) Derivative
7 20 (3.10%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.95%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.86%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.71%) Online Banking
12 10 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.55%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.40%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.40%) User Experience
14 5 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.32%) Windows
2 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.62%) Unix
5 3 (0.47%) Android
5 3 (0.47%) Linux
5 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.16%) MVS
7 1 (0.16%) SUSE
7 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (39.22%) MVC
3 184 (28.53%) TDD
4 103 (15.97%) BDD
5 94 (14.57%) Scrum
6 86 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (10.85%) Microservices
8 68 (10.54%) SOLID
9 64 (9.92%) OO
10 61 (9.46%) Software Engineering
11 56 (8.68%) Test Automation
12 53 (8.22%) Web Development
13 51 (7.91%) Pair Programming
14 43 (6.67%) DevOps
15 37 (5.74%) SDLC
16 36 (5.58%) E-Commerce
17 33 (5.12%) CQRS
18 32 (4.96%) Unit Testing
19 30 (4.65%) Front End Development
20 29 (4.50%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 645 (100.00%) C#
2 304 (47.13%) SQL
3 181 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 69 (10.70%) T-SQL
5 62 (9.61%) VB.NET
6 54 (8.37%) Java
7 41 (6.36%) VBA
8 36 (5.58%) TypeScript
9 29 (4.50%) VB
10 28 (4.34%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.79%) C++
12 13 (2.02%) Python
13 11 (1.71%) VB6
14 10 (1.55%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.40%) F#
16 4 (0.62%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.47%) C
17 3 (0.47%) Perl
17 3 (0.47%) Ruby
17 3 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 50 (7.75%) Degree
2 14 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.78%) MCP
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.62%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.20%) QA
2 16 (2.48%) MiFID
3 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.31%) WCAG
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 23 (3.57%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.86%) Ansible
2 12 (1.86%) Puppet
3 3 (0.47%) Terraform
4 2 (0.31%) Kibana
4 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 137 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.23%) Oracle
3 20 (3.10%) Sybase
4 14 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.55%) DevExpress
6 5 (0.78%) Bloomberg
6 5 (0.78%) Reuters
7 4 (0.62%) Citrix
7 4 (0.62%) IBM
7 4 (0.62%) OpenLink
7 4 (0.62%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.62%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.47%) Charles River
8 3 (0.47%) Mercator
9 2 (0.31%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.31%) Capita
9 2 (0.31%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.31%) New Relic
9 2 (0.31%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.31%) SAP