Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 173 122
Rank change year-on-year +6 -51 -4
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 237 229 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.38% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.46% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 152 245
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £289
90th Percentile £465 £486 £438
England median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +28.36% -13.55%
10th Percentile £43.88 £40.75 £31.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.60 £35.25
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 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 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
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 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 November 2017.

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
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 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
Thames Valley +9 74 £388 +8.77% 29
Kent +6 57 £350 - 4
Surrey -6 48 £433 +15.33% 14
Oxfordshire +19 31 £400 -27.27% 11
Hampshire +18 30 £325 -7.14% 16
Buckinghamshire -5 30 £363 +7.41% 9
East Sussex +2 22 £340 - 9
Berkshire -3 13 £338 -3.57% 9
West Sussex -30 6 £344 -0.36% 4
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 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 South East region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 237 (100.00%) C#
1 237 (100.00%) .NET
2 183 (77.22%) SQL Server
3 173 (73.00%) MVC
4 149 (62.87%) ASP.NET
5 126 (53.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 112 (47.26%) CSS
7 107 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (43.04%) HTML
8 102 (43.04%) JavaScript
9 99 (41.77%) Web Services
10 95 (40.08%) AngularJS
11 90 (37.97%) SQL
11 90 (37.97%) TDD
12 82 (34.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 67 (28.27%) .NET Framework
15 66 (27.85%) jQuery
16 58 (24.47%) VB.NET
17 54 (22.78%) Team Foundation Server
18 53 (22.36%) Web Development
19 51 (21.52%) WCF
20 50 (21.10%) Oracle
21 48 (20.25%) Scrum
22 45 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
24 36 (15.19%) MVVM
24 36 (15.19%) Prototyping
25 34 (14.35%) Entity Framework
26 32 (13.50%) KnockoutJS

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 26 (10.97%) CMS
2 23 (9.70%) IIS
3 15 (6.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.69%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.80%) SaaS
4 4 (1.69%) npm
5 3 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.27%) IaaS
5 3 (1.27%) PaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.84%) Office 365
7 1 (0.42%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) Intranet
2 2 (0.84%) SMS
3 1 (0.42%) AMQP
3 1 (0.42%) Extranet
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) SMTP
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (77.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (1.69%) Redis
6 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.84%) MySQL
9 1 (0.42%) DB2
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.42%) OLAP
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (22.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (13.08%) Visual Studio
3 26 (10.97%) NUnit
4 25 (10.55%) ReSharper
5 23 (9.70%) Git (software)
6 21 (8.86%) Moq
7 18 (7.59%) MSBuild
8 10 (4.22%) Selenium
9 8 (3.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (2.11%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.11%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.69%) Grunt
11 4 (1.69%) gulp
11 4 (1.69%) JSUnit
12 3 (1.27%) JIRA
12 3 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.27%) PostCSS
13 2 (0.84%) Bower
13 2 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.84%) webpack
General
1 24 (10.13%) Finance
2 8 (3.38%) Legal
3 5 (2.11%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.69%) Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (100.00%) .NET
2 149 (62.87%) ASP.NET
3 126 (53.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 112 (47.26%) CSS
5 102 (43.04%) HTML
6 99 (41.77%) Web Services
7 95 (40.08%) AngularJS
8 82 (34.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (28.27%) .NET Framework
10 66 (27.85%) jQuery
11 51 (21.52%) WCF
12 34 (14.35%) Entity Framework
13 32 (13.50%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (13.50%) LINQ
14 30 (12.66%) Ajax
15 28 (11.81%) REST
16 23 (9.70%) Backbone.js
17 22 (9.28%) HTML5
18 20 (8.44%) XML
19 18 (7.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.70%) N-Tier
2 15 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.06%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.95%) User Experience
6 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.42%) PKI
7 1 (0.42%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.50%) Windows
2 23 (9.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.42%) Linux
3 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (73.00%) MVC
2 107 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (37.97%) TDD
4 53 (22.36%) Web Development
5 48 (20.25%) Scrum
6 45 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (15.19%) MVVM
7 36 (15.19%) Prototyping
8 31 (13.08%) E-Commerce
8 31 (13.08%) SOLID
9 25 (10.55%) Unit Testing
10 24 (10.13%) OWASP
10 24 (10.13%) Software Architecture
11 22 (9.28%) Refactoring
12 16 (6.75%) Change Control
12 16 (6.75%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (5.91%) SDLC
14 13 (5.49%) OOP
15 11 (4.64%) BDD
16 10 (4.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) C#
2 102 (43.04%) JavaScript
3 90 (37.97%) SQL
4 58 (24.47%) VB.NET
5 16 (6.75%) TypeScript
6 14 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.27%) Java
8 2 (0.84%) C
8 2 (0.84%) C++
8 2 (0.84%) ECMAScript
8 2 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.42%) ES6
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (2.95%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 79 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 50 (21.10%) Oracle
3 16 (6.75%) Sitecore
4 12 (5.06%) Telerik
5 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.84%) Capita
7 1 (0.42%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.42%) Google
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.42%) Sybase
7 1 (0.42%) Thales
7 1 (0.42%) Twitter
7 1 (0.42%) VMware
7 1 (0.42%) Xamarin