Period
to 25 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 127 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 +11
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 285 310 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.93% 1.87% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.97% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 239 249
South East median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £350 £304 £292
90th Percentile £518 £484 £438
England median daily rate £461 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -2.30% -5.43%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.59%

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 13,991 15,707 14,649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.55% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,347 9,227 8,429
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £248
90th Percentile £600 £578 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 658 689
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £18.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.62% +3.17% -12.95%
10th Percentile £11.19 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £51.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.95% - -4.64%

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 25 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 June 2019. 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 95 £450 +12.50% 72
Hampshire +6 69 £475 +18.75% 54
Buckinghamshire +31 43 £410 -3.53% 28
Surrey +1 42 £500 +17.65% 55
Berkshire -9 38 £480 +13.61% 22
East Sussex -8 33 £425 +21.43% 7
Kent -15 30 £434 +31.44% 42
West Sussex +20 17 £463 +15.63% 12
Oxfordshire +11 14 £350 -5.08% 22
Middlesex - 12 £500 -
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 285 (100.00%) C#
2 244 (85.61%) .NET
3 146 (51.23%) ASP.NET
4 128 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (44.21%) JavaScript
6 121 (42.46%) MVC
7 98 (34.39%) TDD
8 89 (31.23%) .NET Framework
8 89 (31.23%) SQL Server
9 86 (30.18%) SQL
10 83 (29.12%) HTML
10 83 (29.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 81 (28.42%) Entity Framework
12 75 (26.32%) AngularJS
13 72 (25.26%) CSS
14 71 (24.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 70 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 58 (20.35%) .NET Core
17 55 (19.30%) WCF
17 55 (19.30%) Microsoft
18 51 (17.89%) Web Services
18 51 (17.89%) Git (software)
19 50 (17.54%) OO
19 50 (17.54%) Scrum
20 49 (17.19%) BDD
21 48 (16.84%) jQuery
22 43 (15.09%) RESTful
23 40 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
23 40 (14.04%) SOLID
24 34 (11.93%) REST

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 12 (4.21%) CMS
2 4 (1.40%) IIS
3 3 (1.05%) Confluence
3 3 (1.05%) EPiServer
3 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.70%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 70 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.86%) Serverless
4 9 (3.16%) PaaS
5 5 (1.75%) Azure Functions
6 3 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 2 (0.70%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.70%) SaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Loggly
8 1 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) HTTP
2 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (31.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (2.11%) Star Schema
6 5 (1.75%) Redis
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.40%) MySQL
7 4 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.70%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.35%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.35%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 51 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 40 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (11.58%) Visual Studio
4 29 (10.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 15 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (4.91%) NUnit
8 7 (2.46%) JIRA
9 6 (2.11%) Subversion
10 5 (1.75%) MSTest
10 5 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.75%) StyleCop
11 4 (1.40%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.05%) Moq
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.05%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.70%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.35%) FishEye
General
1 29 (10.18%) Finance
2 10 (3.51%) Retail
3 7 (2.46%) Automotive
4 4 (1.40%) Marketing
5 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.70%) Electronics
6 2 (0.70%) Law
6 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (85.61%) .NET
2 146 (51.23%) ASP.NET
3 89 (31.23%) .NET Framework
4 83 (29.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 83 (29.12%) HTML
5 81 (28.42%) Entity Framework
6 75 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 72 (25.26%) CSS
8 71 (24.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 58 (20.35%) .NET Core
10 55 (19.30%) WCF
11 51 (17.89%) Web Services
12 48 (16.84%) jQuery
13 43 (15.09%) RESTful
14 34 (11.93%) REST
15 32 (11.23%) XML
16 27 (9.47%) WPF
17 22 (7.72%) JSON
18 21 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (7.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.16%) EPoS
2 9 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.05%) iPad
7 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.05%) User Experience
8 2 (0.70%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.32%) Windows
2 4 (1.40%) Linux
3 3 (1.05%) Android
3 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (42.46%) MVC
3 98 (34.39%) TDD
4 50 (17.54%) OO
4 50 (17.54%) Scrum
5 49 (17.19%) BDD
6 40 (14.04%) SOLID
7 29 (10.18%) API Development
7 29 (10.18%) OOP
8 27 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 26 (9.12%) Web Development
10 22 (7.72%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (7.72%) Web Design
11 21 (7.37%) Microservices
11 21 (7.37%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.02%) DevOps
12 20 (7.02%) Test Automation
13 19 (6.67%) SDLC
14 18 (6.32%) Migration
15 15 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 285 (100.00%) C#
2 126 (44.21%) JavaScript
3 86 (30.18%) SQL
4 33 (11.58%) TypeScript
5 15 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.21%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.81%) C
7 8 (2.81%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.46%) Python
9 6 (2.11%) C++
9 6 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.11%) VB
10 5 (1.75%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.75%) XAML
11 3 (1.05%) Java
11 3 (1.05%) PHP
12 2 (0.70%) F#
12 2 (0.70%) VBA
13 1 (0.35%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 18 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.81%) Degree
4 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) PhD
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.35%) MCSD
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) GxP
3 1 (0.35%) NIST
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.86%) Docker
2 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.05%) Ansible
3 2 (0.70%) MIIS
3 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 55 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.91%) Oracle
3 6 (2.11%) Telerik
3 6 (2.11%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.40%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) New Relic
7 1 (0.35%) Workday