The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 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.

C# .NET Developer
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 133 105
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 155 139 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.99% 1.51% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.59% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 108
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 £60.62 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.64% +86.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £33.75
% change year-on-year -15.70% +52.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +21 32 £350 +7.69% 18
Surrey -2 24 £413 +10.00% 10
Kent 0 22 £338 - 3
Berkshire +36 17 £408 -2.97% 10
East Sussex +3 16 £325 -2.98% 3
West Sussex +8 15 £388 +16.54% 8
Hampshire +18 14 £348 +6.92% 18
Buckinghamshire -10 13 £320 -1.53% 8
Middlesex +2 2 £350 -
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 244 (100.00%) C#
1 244 (100.00%) .NET
2 133 (54.51%) MVC
3 131 (53.69%) JavaScript
4 117 (47.95%) ASP.NET
5 113 (46.31%) SQL
6 111 (45.49%) SQL Server
7 103 (42.21%) .NET Framework
8 101 (41.39%) HTML
9 98 (40.16%) CSS
10 85 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (29.92%) AngularJS
12 70 (28.69%) TDD
12 70 (28.69%) jQuery
13 63 (25.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (25.00%) Entity Framework
15 59 (24.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (22.95%) Web Services
17 52 (21.31%) XML
18 49 (20.08%) HTML5
19 46 (18.85%) Oracle
20 42 (17.21%) Microsoft
21 38 (15.57%) LINQ
22 36 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
23 35 (14.34%) WCF
24 32 (13.11%) REST
24 32 (13.11%) Ajax
25 29 (11.89%) Finance
26 28 (11.48%) CSS3
26 28 (11.48%) JSON

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 22 (9.02%) CMS
2 13 (5.33%) EPiServer
3 9 (3.69%) IIS
3 9 (3.69%) Umbraco
4 8 (3.28%) NServiceBus
5 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.69%) SaaS
3 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Asana
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) Extranet
1 2 (0.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (45.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.97%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.10%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.87%) Redis
8 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.82%) MySQL
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.41%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 36 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (7.79%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.74%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (5.33%) TeamCity
5 10 (4.10%) NUnit
6 8 (3.28%) JSUnit
6 8 (3.28%) Moq
6 8 (3.28%) ReSharper
7 6 (2.46%) GoCD
8 5 (2.05%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.64%) Selenium
10 3 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.23%) Grunt
11 2 (0.82%) Bower
11 2 (0.82%) MSTest
11 2 (0.82%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.82%) Subversion
11 2 (0.82%) webpack
12 1 (0.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 29 (11.89%) Finance
2 7 (2.87%) Back Office
3 5 (2.05%) Advertising
4 3 (1.23%) Banking
4 3 (1.23%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Automotive
5 2 (0.82%) Electronics
5 2 (0.82%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (100.00%) .NET
2 117 (47.95%) ASP.NET
3 103 (42.21%) .NET Framework
4 101 (41.39%) HTML
5 98 (40.16%) CSS
6 73 (29.92%) AngularJS
7 70 (28.69%) jQuery
8 63 (25.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (25.00%) Entity Framework
10 59 (24.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 56 (22.95%) Web Services
12 52 (21.31%) XML
13 49 (20.08%) HTML5
14 38 (15.57%) LINQ
15 35 (14.34%) WCF
16 32 (13.11%) Ajax
16 32 (13.11%) REST
17 28 (11.48%) CSS3
17 28 (11.48%) JSON
18 26 (10.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.15%) Algorithms
2 14 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.69%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.05%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.23%) User Experience
6 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) iPad
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.07%) Windows
2 5 (2.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (54.51%) MVC
2 85 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (28.69%) TDD
4 26 (10.66%) Web Development
5 24 (9.84%) Multithreading
6 22 (9.02%) Front End Development
6 22 (9.02%) SOA
7 21 (8.61%) Multithreaded Programming
8 20 (8.20%) Concurrent Programming
8 20 (8.20%) Unit Testing
9 19 (7.79%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.97%) Scrum
11 15 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.15%) Data Management
12 12 (4.92%) BDD
12 12 (4.92%) SOLID
13 11 (4.51%) MVVM
13 11 (4.51%) SDLC
14 10 (4.10%) Prototyping
14 10 (4.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 244 (100.00%) C#
2 131 (53.69%) JavaScript
3 113 (46.31%) SQL
4 27 (11.07%) VB.NET
5 22 (9.02%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.69%) VB
7 8 (3.28%) Apex Code
7 8 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.87%) Java
9 5 (2.05%) C++
10 4 (1.64%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.82%) C
11 2 (0.82%) UniBasic
12 1 (0.41%) ES6
12 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.41%) Python
12 1 (0.41%) XAML
12 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (4.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.41%) Puppet
1 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (18.85%) Oracle
2 42 (17.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.87%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.05%) Google
5 5 (2.05%) Telerik
6 3 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.82%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.82%) IBM
7 2 (0.82%) Redback
7 2 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.41%) RedGate
8 1 (0.41%) Sony
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago