The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield 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# Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 44 44 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.59% 2.11% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.18% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Median daily rate £340 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £400
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 Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 360 412 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 95.49% 96.49% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 270 154
Median daily rate £425 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 16
Median hourly rate £16.24 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Sheffield

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Sheffield

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) VBA
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Subversion
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin