Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 171 180
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -51
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 263 236 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.56% 1.40% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.49% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 218 145
South East median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £285
90th Percentile £538 £466 £469
England median daily rate £428 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% -8.62%
10th Percentile £41.25 £43.50 £40.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.00 £46.90
England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +3.13%

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 15,937 15,872 15,299
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 94.39% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,616 9,460 9,085
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £551
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 624 778
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +7.53%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.16 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +13 66 £414 +6.77% 52
Kent +1 52 £425 +21.43% 22
Surrey -17 50 £513 +17.82% 28
East Sussex +7 42 £350 +2.94% 6
Hampshire -6 39 £375 +2.74% 24
Berkshire +1 25 £413 +22.22% 20
Buckinghamshire +15 22 £463 +27.59% 18
Oxfordshire 0 19 £410 +2.50% 14
West Sussex -7 12 £391 +13.82% 9
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 263 (100.00%) C#
1 263 (100.00%) .NET
2 164 (62.36%) ASP.NET
3 148 (56.27%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (51.33%) MVC
5 124 (47.15%) .NET Framework
6 102 (38.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 100 (38.02%) SQL Server
7 100 (38.02%) JavaScript
8 97 (36.88%) SQL
9 95 (36.12%) Entity Framework
10 88 (33.46%) AngularJS
11 82 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 81 (30.80%) TDD
13 71 (27.00%) HTML
14 64 (24.33%) CSS
15 63 (23.95%) Microsoft
15 63 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 56 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (19.77%) Scrum
18 49 (18.63%) .NET Core
19 47 (17.87%) Web Services
20 45 (17.11%) Finance
21 44 (16.73%) Test Automation
22 43 (16.35%) OO
23 41 (15.59%) jQuery
24 37 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
25 36 (13.69%) Git (software)
26 34 (12.93%) WCF
26 34 (12.93%) BDD

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 28 (10.65%) CMS
2 12 (4.56%) IIS
3 10 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.28%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.14%) Confluence
5 3 (1.14%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (1.14%) Kentico
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.52%) GitHub
3 4 (1.52%) SaaS
4 3 (1.14%) Serverless
5 2 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.76%) NuGet
5 2 (0.76%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.38%) Google Play
6 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.28%) HTTP
2 5 (1.90%) Internet
3 3 (1.14%) DNS
3 3 (1.14%) IMAP
3 3 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (38.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.76%) Redis
8 2 (0.76%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (13.69%) Git (software)
3 29 (11.03%) Visual Studio
4 27 (10.27%) TeamCity
5 21 (7.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (3.42%) ReSharper
7 9 (3.42%) Selenium
8 7 (2.66%) NUnit
9 6 (2.28%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.90%) JIRA
11 3 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.14%) InstallShield
11 3 (1.14%) Moq
11 3 (1.14%) Subversion
12 2 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.76%) git-flow
12 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.76%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.38%) gulp
General
1 45 (17.11%) Finance
2 18 (6.84%) Retail
3 2 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.38%) Advertising
4 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (100.00%) .NET
2 164 (62.36%) ASP.NET
3 124 (47.15%) .NET Framework
4 102 (38.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 95 (36.12%) Entity Framework
6 88 (33.46%) AngularJS
7 82 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (27.00%) HTML
9 64 (24.33%) CSS
10 49 (18.63%) .NET Core
11 47 (17.87%) Web Services
12 41 (15.59%) jQuery
13 34 (12.93%) WCF
14 31 (11.79%) RESTful
15 29 (11.03%) LINQ
16 28 (10.65%) ASP.NET Core
17 24 (9.13%) REST
18 18 (6.84%) Angular 2
18 18 (6.84%) XML
19 14 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.04%) User Experience
4 7 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.76%) Fintech
6 2 (0.76%) iPad
6 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.38%) iPhone
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) Robotics
7 1 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.22%) Windows
2 11 (4.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (56.27%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (51.33%) MVC
3 81 (30.80%) TDD
4 56 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (19.77%) Scrum
6 44 (16.73%) Test Automation
7 43 (16.35%) OO
8 34 (12.93%) BDD
9 33 (12.55%) SOLID
10 32 (12.17%) SDLC
11 27 (10.27%) Deployment Automation
11 27 (10.27%) Unit Testing
12 25 (9.51%) Extreme Programming
13 22 (8.37%) Multithreading
13 22 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (7.98%) E-Commerce
15 20 (7.60%) API Development
15 20 (7.60%) Multithreaded Programming
16 19 (7.22%) Concurrent Programming
16 19 (7.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 263 (100.00%) C#
2 100 (38.02%) JavaScript
3 97 (36.88%) SQL
4 14 (5.32%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.56%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.80%) TypeScript
7 6 (2.28%) R
8 5 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.76%) Java
10 2 (0.76%) XAML
11 1 (0.38%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) PHP
11 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (8.75%) Degree
2 6 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (23.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.94%) Sitecore
3 11 (4.18%) Oracle
4 4 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (0.38%) Anite
5 1 (0.38%) Facebook
5 1 (0.38%) Google
5 1 (0.38%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.38%) Xamarin