The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 107 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 -39  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 155 184 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.00% 2.05% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.16% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 113 189
Median daily rate £350 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.00 £22.88
% change year-on-year -14.82% +87.97%  

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 7318 8515 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.52% 95.01% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 5076 5111
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 384 434
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Surrey +6 34 £400 +1.26% 35
Hampshire +24 28 £325 -7.14% 31
East Sussex +12 23 £325 - 10
Kent +11 22 £344 -8.33% 7
Oxfordshire -6 17 £400 +14.28% 16
West Sussex -2 13 £400 +19.40% 15
Berkshire -7 11 £350 -12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire -31 5 £425 +25.92% 12
Middlesex +7 1 - -
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 343 (100.00%) C#
2 309 (90.09%) .NET
3 182 (53.06%) MVC
4 165 (48.10%) JavaScript
5 158 (46.06%) SQL Server
6 156 (45.48%) ASP.NET
7 139 (40.52%) SQL
8 138 (40.23%) HTML
9 134 (39.07%) CSS
10 131 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
11 110 (32.07%) .NET Framework
12 104 (30.32%) TDD
13 103 (30.03%) AngularJS
14 97 (28.28%) jQuery
15 90 (26.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 80 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 78 (22.74%) Web Services
18 73 (21.28%) Entity Framework
19 66 (19.24%) WCF
20 60 (17.49%) HTML5
21 58 (16.91%) Team Foundation Server
21 58 (16.91%) Ajax
22 56 (16.33%) Microsoft
23 52 (15.16%) XML
24 47 (13.70%) LINQ
25 45 (13.12%) REST
26 44 (12.83%) WPF
27 43 (12.54%) Oracle
28 41 (11.95%) VB.NET
28 41 (11.95%) Finance

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 (10.50%) CMS
2 20 (5.83%) IIS
3 17 (4.96%) EPiServer
4 14 (4.08%) NServiceBus
5 9 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Kentico
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.66%) SaaS
3 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.87%) PaaS
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) Extranet
1 5 (1.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (46.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.62%) Redis
7 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (16.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (4.37%) ReSharper
6 13 (3.79%) JSUnit
7 11 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.92%) Moq
9 9 (2.62%) NUnit
10 6 (1.75%) GoCD
10 6 (1.75%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.17%) PostCSS
11 4 (1.17%) Subversion
12 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.87%) JIRA
12 3 (0.87%) Selenium
12 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.58%) MSTest
13 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 41 (11.95%) Finance
2 10 (2.92%) Back Office
3 8 (2.33%) Banking
4 6 (1.75%) Marketing
5 5 (1.46%) Games
6 4 (1.17%) Publishing
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
7 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (90.09%) .NET
2 156 (45.48%) ASP.NET
3 138 (40.23%) HTML
4 134 (39.07%) CSS
5 110 (32.07%) .NET Framework
6 103 (30.03%) AngularJS
7 97 (28.28%) jQuery
8 90 (26.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 80 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (22.74%) Web Services
11 73 (21.28%) Entity Framework
12 66 (19.24%) WCF
13 60 (17.49%) HTML5
14 58 (16.91%) Ajax
15 52 (15.16%) XML
16 47 (13.70%) LINQ
17 45 (13.12%) REST
18 44 (12.83%) WPF
19 34 (9.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 32 (9.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.41%) Algorithms
2 13 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.04%) User Experience
6 5 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.87%) iPad
8 3 (0.87%) W3C
9 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.20%) Windows
2 13 (3.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.87%) Unix
4 2 (0.58%) Android
4 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (53.06%) MVC
2 131 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (30.32%) TDD
4 32 (9.33%) Web Development
5 31 (9.04%) Scrum
6 29 (8.45%) SOA
7 27 (7.87%) E-Commerce
7 27 (7.87%) Multithreading
7 27 (7.87%) Unit Testing
8 25 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 24 (7.00%) MVVM
10 23 (6.71%) Concurrent Programming
11 21 (6.12%) Data Management
11 21 (6.12%) SOLID
12 19 (5.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 19 (5.54%) SDLC
13 18 (5.25%) Test Automation
14 17 (4.96%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (4.96%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 343 (100.00%) C#
2 165 (48.10%) JavaScript
3 139 (40.52%) SQL
4 41 (11.95%) VB.NET
5 34 (9.91%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.96%) C++
7 14 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.92%) VB
9 8 (2.33%) Java
9 8 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.17%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.17%) C
11 3 (0.87%) Python
12 2 (0.58%) ECMAScript
12 2 (0.58%) ES6
12 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.58%) UniBasic
12 2 (0.58%) XAML
13 1 (0.29%) F#
13 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (4.66%) Degree
2 9 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.54%) Oracle
3 11 (3.21%) Telerik
4 10 (2.92%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.46%) Google
6 4 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.17%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.58%) IBM
7 2 (0.58%) Redback
8 1 (0.29%) Apple
8 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.29%) Cognos
8 1 (0.29%) HP
8 1 (0.29%) LabWare
8 1 (0.29%) Sony
Sussex
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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