Period
to 24 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 > South East
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 231 138
Rank change year-on-year +49 -93 +32
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 184 157 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 0.95% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.00% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 129 191
South East median daily rate £463 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.13% +10.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £342 £300 £313
90th Percentile £518 £481 £438
England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - £43.50
England median hourly rate £60.00 £175.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -65.71% +302.30% +1.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 13,978 15,675 14,651
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 94.51% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,346 9,208 8,430
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.87% +1.32%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £248
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 657 689
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.86% -13.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £54.63 £51.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.73 £18.56 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.30% -0.75% -4.64%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the South East

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the South East

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the South East

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the South East

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the South East

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Thames Valley +15 51 £425 +3.03% 42
Hampshire +20 38 £444 +19.13% 28
Surrey +36 36 £500 +17.65% 27
Kent +6 27 £443 +7.93% 24
Berkshire -10 22 £475 +12.43% 15
Buckinghamshire +23 20 £394 -5.97% 15
West Sussex +22 15 £475 +22.58% 8
Middlesex - 13 £500 -
East Sussex -19 12 £425 +30.77% 3
Oxfordshire +14 9 £425 +13.33% 12
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 South East region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 184 (100.00%) C#
1 184 (100.00%) .NET
2 110 (59.78%) ASP.NET
3 96 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (51.63%) MVC
5 89 (48.37%) JavaScript
6 75 (40.76%) .NET Framework
7 74 (40.22%) TDD
8 71 (38.59%) SQL Server
9 68 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (35.33%) HTML
11 64 (34.78%) Entity Framework
12 58 (31.52%) CSS
13 56 (30.43%) SQL
14 55 (29.89%) AngularJS
14 55 (29.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 46 (25.00%) .NET Core
16 45 (24.46%) Web Services
17 43 (23.37%) Scrum
18 42 (22.83%) Git (software)
18 42 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
19 41 (22.28%) Microsoft
20 40 (21.74%) jQuery
21 38 (20.65%) WCF
22 37 (20.11%) RESTful
23 36 (19.57%) BDD
23 36 (19.57%) OO
24 35 (19.02%) Team Foundation Server
25 30 (16.30%) SOLID
26 28 (15.22%) Visual Studio

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (4.89%) CMS
2 3 (1.63%) Confluence
2 3 (1.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 42 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.26%) Serverless
4 3 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.63%) Azure Functions
4 3 (1.63%) PaaS
5 2 (1.09%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Loggly
6 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (38.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (3.26%) Star Schema
5 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.09%) MySQL
8 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.09%) Redis
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.54%) DB2
9 1 (0.54%) GIS
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (22.83%) Git (software)
2 35 (19.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (15.22%) Visual Studio
4 24 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
5 17 (9.24%) TeamCity
6 14 (7.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (6.52%) NUnit
8 5 (2.72%) JIRA
8 5 (2.72%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.72%) StyleCop
9 4 (2.17%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.17%) Subversion
10 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.09%) Moq
10 2 (1.09%) MSTest
10 2 (1.09%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.54%) JMeter
11 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 22 (11.96%) Finance
2 7 (3.80%) Retail
3 4 (2.17%) Marketing
4 3 (1.63%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (100.00%) .NET
2 110 (59.78%) ASP.NET
3 75 (40.76%) .NET Framework
4 68 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 65 (35.33%) HTML
6 64 (34.78%) Entity Framework
7 58 (31.52%) CSS
8 55 (29.89%) AngularJS
8 55 (29.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 46 (25.00%) .NET Core
10 45 (24.46%) Web Services
11 40 (21.74%) jQuery
12 38 (20.65%) WCF
13 37 (20.11%) RESTful
14 21 (11.41%) REST
15 18 (9.78%) XML
16 16 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (8.15%) JSON
18 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 14 (7.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.72%) EPoS
4 3 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.63%) iPad
4 3 (1.63%) User Experience
5 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.09%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (51.63%) MVC
3 74 (40.22%) TDD
4 43 (23.37%) Scrum
5 36 (19.57%) BDD
5 36 (19.57%) OO
6 30 (16.30%) SOLID
7 24 (13.04%) OOP
8 22 (11.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (11.96%) Web Design
9 20 (10.87%) API Development
10 19 (10.33%) Unit Testing
11 18 (9.78%) Migration
12 15 (8.15%) Web Development
13 14 (7.61%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.61%) Test Automation
14 13 (7.07%) SDLC
15 12 (6.52%) Microservices
16 10 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 184 (100.00%) C#
2 89 (48.37%) JavaScript
3 56 (30.43%) SQL
4 27 (14.67%) TypeScript
5 10 (5.43%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.72%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.17%) XAML
9 2 (1.09%) Java
9 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) C
10 1 (0.54%) C++
10 1 (0.54%) PHP
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.09%) PhD
5 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) MCSD
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.09%) Ansible
2 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 41 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.43%) Oracle
3 5 (2.72%) Telerik
4 3 (1.63%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.63%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.63%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (0.54%) New Relic
6 1 (0.54%) Workday