Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 170 175
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 -65
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 223 222 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.37% 1.37% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.44% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 205 159
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £307 £313 £280
90th Percentile £515 £437 £488
England median daily rate £425 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.69% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +28.36%
10th Percentile £41.25 £42.45 £39.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.00 £46.30
England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%

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 15,405 15,373 15,995
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 94.67% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,238 9,127 9,562
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £231
90th Percentile £580 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 631 787
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -6 66 £410 +5.81% 53
East Sussex +13 43 £350 +2.94% 8
Kent 0 41 £425 +23.19% 18
Hampshire -26 34 £361 +11.15% 29
Surrey -19 27 £476 +18.94% 34
Berkshire +7 25 £403 +19.26% 20
Oxfordshire -2 22 £420 +5.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +4 19 £405 +4.52% 14
West Sussex -3 10 £389 -1.27% 15
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 21 October 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.

1 223 (100.00%) C#
1 223 (100.00%) .NET
2 154 (69.06%) ASP.NET
3 124 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (54.26%) MVC
5 104 (46.64%) .NET Framework
6 99 (44.39%) JavaScript
7 97 (43.50%) SQL Server
8 92 (41.26%) SQL
8 92 (41.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 88 (39.46%) AngularJS
10 74 (33.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 73 (32.74%) Entity Framework
11 73 (32.74%) HTML
12 66 (29.60%) TDD
13 65 (29.15%) Microsoft
14 58 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
15 56 (25.11%) CSS
16 48 (21.52%) jQuery
17 46 (20.63%) Scrum
18 43 (19.28%) Web Services
19 35 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
21 31 (13.90%) .NET Core
22 30 (13.45%) WCF
23 29 (13.00%) Git (software)
24 28 (12.56%) LINQ
24 28 (12.56%) Visual Studio
25 27 (12.11%) OO
25 27 (12.11%) Web Development

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 24 (10.76%) CMS
2 17 (7.62%) IIS
3 12 (5.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (3.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.35%) Confluence
5 3 (1.35%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.90%) Kentico
6 2 (0.90%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.90%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.79%) Serverless
4 3 (1.35%) GitHub
4 3 (1.35%) NuGet
4 3 (1.35%) Office 365
4 3 (1.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.90%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.45%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.59%) HTTP
2 4 (1.79%) Internet
3 3 (1.35%) DNS
3 3 (1.35%) IMAP
3 3 (1.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (43.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.90%) MySQL
7 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.90%) Redis
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (13.00%) Git (software)
3 28 (12.56%) Visual Studio
4 24 (10.76%) TeamCity
5 12 (5.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (4.93%) ReSharper
7 10 (4.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (4.04%) NUnit
8 9 (4.04%) Selenium
9 6 (2.69%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.24%) JIRA
11 4 (1.79%) Moq
12 3 (1.35%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.35%) InstallShield
12 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.35%) Subversion
13 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.45%) MSTest
14 1 (0.45%) StyleCop
General
1 23 (10.31%) Finance
2 4 (1.79%) Retail
3 2 (0.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.45%) Advertising
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Marketing
4 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (100.00%) .NET
2 154 (69.06%) ASP.NET
3 104 (46.64%) .NET Framework
4 92 (41.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 88 (39.46%) AngularJS
6 74 (33.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 73 (32.74%) Entity Framework
7 73 (32.74%) HTML
8 56 (25.11%) CSS
9 48 (21.52%) jQuery
10 43 (19.28%) Web Services
11 31 (13.90%) .NET Core
12 30 (13.45%) WCF
13 28 (12.56%) LINQ
14 27 (12.11%) RESTful
15 22 (9.87%) REST
16 19 (8.52%) XML
17 17 (7.62%) HTML5
18 16 (7.17%) Ajax
19 15 (6.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.59%) User Experience
4 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.35%) Fintech
6 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) iPad
6 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.45%) iPhone
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Robotics
7 1 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.42%) Windows
2 12 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.45%) Android
3 1 (0.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (54.26%) MVC
3 66 (29.60%) TDD
4 46 (20.63%) Scrum
5 35 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (12.11%) OO
6 27 (12.11%) Unit Testing
6 27 (12.11%) Web Development
7 26 (11.66%) Test Automation
8 25 (11.21%) BDD
9 23 (10.31%) E-Commerce
10 22 (9.87%) Deployment Automation
11 21 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (9.42%) SOLID
12 17 (7.62%) Multithreading
13 15 (6.73%) Multithreaded Programming
14 14 (6.28%) API Development
14 14 (6.28%) Concurrent Programming
14 14 (6.28%) Mentoring
14 14 (6.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 223 (100.00%) C#
2 99 (44.39%) JavaScript
3 92 (41.26%) SQL
4 11 (4.93%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.14%) R
7 5 (2.24%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.24%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.79%) Java
9 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.90%) XAML
11 1 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) Python
11 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.87%) Degree
2 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 65 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.73%) Sitecore
3 11 (4.93%) Oracle
4 4 (1.79%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.79%) SAP
5 2 (0.90%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) Anite
6 1 (0.45%) Facebook
6 1 (0.45%) Google
6 1 (0.45%) Rackspace