Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Software Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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# Software Developer
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 567 551
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16 +26
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 64 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 47
London median daily rate £525 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -17.95% +39.29%
10th Percentile £363 £271 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £585
England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £43.13 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.48% -10.00% +20.00%

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 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +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 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

C# Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Developer in London

C# Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Software Developer in London

C# Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Software Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Software Developer in London

C# Software 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# Software Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Software Developer in London

C# Software 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# Software Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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
East London -1 5 £525 +44.83% 4
Central London -3 5 £438 +13.49% 11
South London - 3 £475 -
North London - 1 - - 2
C# Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, C# Software 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# Software Developer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 55 (85.94%) .NET
3 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 26 (40.63%) MVC
6 24 (37.50%) SQL
6 24 (37.50%) TDD
7 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 17 (26.56%) Scrum
10 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
12 14 (21.88%) WCF
12 14 (21.88%) Finance
12 14 (21.88%) Banking
13 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (18.75%) WPF
14 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
14 12 (18.75%) HTML
14 12 (18.75%) Windows
15 11 (17.19%) Investment Banking
15 11 (17.19%) Entity Framework
16 10 (15.63%) BDD
16 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (15.63%) Web Development
16 10 (15.63%) jQuery
16 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (15.63%) Kanban

C# Software 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 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (1.56%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.63%) NUnit
3 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.50%) JIRA
3 8 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.25%) MSTest
6 3 (4.69%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.69%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.69%) Selenium
7 2 (3.13%) Gatling
7 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 2 (3.13%) Mockito
7 2 (3.13%) Moq
7 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.56%) JUnit
8 1 (1.56%) TestNG
General
1 14 (21.88%) Banking
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Investment Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Front Office
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (85.94%) .NET
2 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 14 (21.88%) WCF
4 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 12 (18.75%) HTML
5 12 (18.75%) WPF
6 11 (17.19%) Entity Framework
7 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (15.63%) jQuery
8 9 (14.06%) Web Services
9 8 (12.50%) CSS
10 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.94%) REST
10 7 (10.94%) XML
11 6 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (7.81%) .NET Core
12 5 (7.81%) RESTful
13 4 (6.25%) HTML5
13 4 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Derivative
2 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Contactless
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.25%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) MVC
3 24 (37.50%) TDD
4 17 (26.56%) Scrum
5 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.63%) BDD
7 10 (15.63%) Kanban
7 10 (15.63%) Web Development
8 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.06%) Pair Programming
9 8 (12.50%) SDET
10 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
10 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Microservices
11 6 (9.38%) SDLC
11 6 (9.38%) SOA
12 5 (7.81%) OO
12 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.50%) C++
6 7 (10.94%) Java
7 4 (6.25%) C
7 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.69%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.13%) Python
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.13%) VB
10 1 (1.56%) VB6
10 1 (1.56%) VBScript
10 1 (1.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Kibana
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) CQG
2 2 (3.13%) Fidessa
2 2 (3.13%) FIS
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) SunGard
3 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Splunk
3 1 (1.56%) Sybase