Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# 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# Developer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 113 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 378 349 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.25% 2.10% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.23% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 234 335
South East median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.57% +5.66%
10th Percentile £312 £291 £281
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 2
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.40% +7.74%
10th Percentile £44.63 £39.38 £33.33
90th Percentile £46.18 £46.15 £50.78
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the South East

C# 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# Developer in the South East.

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

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

C# 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# Developer in the South East.

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

C# 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# 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 -5 126 £375 -6.25% 53
Surrey -4 76 £450 +18.42% 21
Kent +6 64 £350 - 6
Hampshire +35 60 £365 +4.29% 31
Buckinghamshire +10 48 £363 +7.41% 15
Oxfordshire +1 39 £400 - 20
Berkshire -13 39 £400 - 18
East Sussex +9 35 £340 -2.86% 11
West Sussex -26 15 £330 -5.71% 6
Middlesex +6 3 £500 +38.89%
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 378 (100.00%) C#
2 310 (82.01%) .NET
3 246 (65.08%) SQL Server
4 216 (57.14%) MVC
5 190 (50.26%) ASP.NET
6 157 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
7 155 (41.01%) JavaScript
8 144 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 139 (36.77%) HTML
9 139 (36.77%) CSS
10 132 (34.92%) AngularJS
11 118 (31.22%) TDD
12 117 (30.95%) SQL
13 111 (29.37%) Web Services
14 102 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 97 (25.66%) .NET Framework
16 96 (25.40%) Microsoft
17 78 (20.63%) jQuery
18 74 (19.58%) Team Foundation Server
18 74 (19.58%) Oracle
19 69 (18.25%) WCF
20 67 (17.72%) Entity Framework
21 64 (16.93%) Web Development
22 62 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
23 59 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
23 59 (15.61%) VB.NET
24 58 (15.34%) Scrum
25 47 (12.43%) Windows
26 45 (11.90%) Visual Studio
27 42 (11.11%) MVVM

C# 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 36 (9.52%) CMS
2 25 (6.61%) IIS
3 16 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.85%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.53%) Apache
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon Alexa
10 1 (0.26%) Kentico
10 1 (0.26%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.44%) SaaS
4 5 (1.32%) npm
5 3 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.79%) IaaS
5 3 (0.79%) PaaS
6 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.53%) GitHub
6 2 (0.53%) Office 365
6 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.26%) G Suite
7 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.06%) Intranet
3 3 (0.79%) Internet
4 2 (0.53%) AMQP
4 2 (0.53%) Network Security
4 2 (0.53%) SMS
4 2 (0.53%) SNMP
4 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.26%) CTI
5 1 (0.26%) Extranet
5 1 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.70%) MySQL
5 13 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.06%) Redis
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.53%) DocumentDB
13 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (19.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 39 (10.32%) NUnit
4 36 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 32 (8.47%) Moq
6 25 (6.61%) ReSharper
7 23 (6.08%) MSBuild
8 16 (4.23%) Selenium
9 12 (3.17%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.38%) JIRA
10 9 (2.38%) Subversion
11 8 (2.12%) Grunt
11 8 (2.12%) gulp
11 8 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.59%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.59%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.32%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.32%) JSUnit
13 5 (1.32%) JUnit
General
1 38 (10.05%) Finance
2 15 (3.97%) Banking
3 10 (2.65%) Legal
4 6 (1.59%) Retail
5 5 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.32%) Games
6 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (82.01%) .NET
2 190 (50.26%) ASP.NET
3 144 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 139 (36.77%) CSS
4 139 (36.77%) HTML
5 132 (34.92%) AngularJS
6 111 (29.37%) Web Services
7 102 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 97 (25.66%) .NET Framework
9 78 (20.63%) jQuery
10 69 (18.25%) WCF
11 67 (17.72%) Entity Framework
12 41 (10.85%) HTML5
13 39 (10.32%) LINQ
13 39 (10.32%) REST
14 37 (9.79%) KnockoutJS
14 37 (9.79%) WPF
15 31 (8.20%) Ajax
15 31 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (7.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (6.35%) N-Tier
3 13 (3.44%) User Experience
4 12 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.79%) Animation
8 3 (0.79%) EPoS
9 2 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.53%) Equities
9 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.26%) iPad
10 1 (0.26%) iPhone
10 1 (0.26%) PKI
10 1 (0.26%) Robotics
10 1 (0.26%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.43%) Windows
2 23 (6.08%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (0.53%) Unix
4 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (57.14%) MVC
2 157 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (31.22%) TDD
4 64 (16.93%) Web Development
5 59 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (15.34%) Scrum
7 42 (11.11%) MVVM
8 40 (10.58%) E-Commerce
9 39 (10.32%) Prototyping
10 34 (8.99%) SOLID
10 34 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 25 (6.61%) OWASP
12 24 (6.35%) SDLC
12 24 (6.35%) Software Architecture
13 23 (6.08%) Test Automation
14 22 (5.82%) Refactoring
15 21 (5.56%) BDD
16 19 (5.03%) OOP
17 16 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
17 16 (4.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 378 (100.00%) C#
2 155 (41.01%) JavaScript
3 117 (30.95%) SQL
4 59 (15.61%) VB.NET
5 20 (5.29%) Java
5 20 (5.29%) TypeScript
6 18 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.85%) PHP
8 6 (1.59%) C++
8 6 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.79%) Python
10 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.53%) C
10 2 (0.53%) ECMAScript
10 2 (0.53%) Lua
10 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.53%) Ruby
10 2 (0.53%) VBA
10 2 (0.53%) XAML
10 2 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (2.38%) Degree
1 9 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.26%) MCPD
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.38%) Docker
2 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.85%) Ansible
1 7 (1.85%) Puppet
2 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 96 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 74 (19.58%) Oracle
3 17 (4.50%) Sitecore
4 14 (3.70%) Telerik
5 9 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.59%) DevExpress
6 6 (1.59%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.79%) Capita
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.53%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.53%) Zend
9 1 (0.26%) Google
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.26%) Sybase
9 1 (0.26%) Thales
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) VMware