Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £416 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# Developer
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 110 114
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -38
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 363 343 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.22% 2.11% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.23% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 282 241
South East median daily rate £416 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.83% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £291
90th Percentile £517 £474 £500
England median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.26% +2.40%
10th Percentile £39.00 £42.75 £36.63
90th Percentile £53.20 £46.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +1.27%

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# 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 21 October 2018.

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 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 -9 102 £415 +7.10% 92
Hampshire +5 91 £425 +30.77% 58
Surrey -15 58 £475 +5.56% 49
East Sussex +3 45 £350 +2.94% 14
Kent 0 44 £425 +23.19% 26
Berkshire 0 42 £425 +9.68% 39
Oxfordshire +2 32 £400 - 30
Buckinghamshire +2 28 £413 +8.20% 23
West Sussex -2 20 £343 -2.14% 27
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 363 (100.00%) C#
2 293 (80.72%) .NET
3 184 (50.69%) ASP.NET
4 182 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (41.60%) MVC
6 136 (37.47%) JavaScript
7 133 (36.64%) SQL
8 132 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 125 (34.44%) .NET Framework
10 113 (31.13%) AngularJS
11 110 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 104 (28.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 101 (27.82%) HTML
14 97 (26.72%) TDD
15 87 (23.97%) Microsoft
16 86 (23.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 82 (22.59%) Entity Framework
18 77 (21.21%) CSS
19 66 (18.18%) jQuery
19 66 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
20 63 (17.36%) Visual Studio
21 55 (15.15%) Scrum
22 50 (13.77%) BDD
23 49 (13.50%) Web Services
24 45 (12.40%) Test Automation
25 44 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
26 43 (11.85%) Git (software)
27 41 (11.29%) TeamCity
27 41 (11.29%) XML
28 40 (11.02%) WCF

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 34 (9.37%) CMS
2 25 (6.89%) IIS
3 21 (5.79%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.20%) Confluence
5 8 (2.20%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.10%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.55%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.55%) Kentico
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.28%) Apache
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.83%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.55%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (6.06%) Serverless
4 10 (2.75%) PaaS
5 7 (1.93%) Azure Functions
5 7 (1.93%) IaaS
6 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.83%) GitHub
6 3 (0.83%) NuGet
6 3 (0.83%) Office 365
6 3 (0.83%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.83%) SaaS
7 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.48%) HTTP
2 7 (1.93%) Internet
3 3 (0.83%) DNS
3 3 (0.83%) IMAP
3 3 (0.83%) SMTP
4 2 (0.55%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.93%) MySQL
5 6 (1.65%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.55%) GIS
9 2 (0.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 66 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (17.36%) Visual Studio
3 43 (11.85%) Git (software)
4 41 (11.29%) TeamCity
5 21 (5.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 21 (5.79%) Selenium
6 18 (4.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (3.86%) JIRA
8 13 (3.58%) NUnit
8 13 (3.58%) SpecFlow
9 12 (3.31%) ReSharper
10 10 (2.75%) Subversion
11 6 (1.65%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.65%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.10%) Moq
12 4 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.83%) InstallShield
13 3 (0.83%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (9.37%) Finance
2 4 (1.10%) Banking
2 4 (1.10%) Retail
3 2 (0.55%) Games
4 1 (0.28%) Advertising
4 1 (0.28%) German Language
4 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.28%) Marketing
4 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (80.72%) .NET
2 184 (50.69%) ASP.NET
3 125 (34.44%) .NET Framework
4 113 (31.13%) AngularJS
5 104 (28.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 101 (27.82%) HTML
7 86 (23.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 82 (22.59%) Entity Framework
9 77 (21.21%) CSS
10 66 (18.18%) jQuery
11 49 (13.50%) Web Services
12 41 (11.29%) XML
13 40 (11.02%) WCF
14 37 (10.19%) .NET Core
15 36 (9.92%) RESTful
16 30 (8.26%) JSON
16 30 (8.26%) REST
17 28 (7.71%) LINQ
18 24 (6.61%) HTML5
19 22 (6.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (3.58%) User Experience
4 6 (1.65%) Fintech
4 6 (1.65%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.55%) iPad
8 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.28%) iPhone
9 1 (0.28%) Robotics
9 1 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.92%) Windows
2 15 (4.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.10%) Linux
3 4 (1.10%) Unix
4 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.55%) Android
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (41.60%) MVC
3 97 (26.72%) TDD
4 55 (15.15%) Scrum
5 50 (13.77%) BDD
6 45 (12.40%) Test Automation
7 44 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (10.47%) OO
8 38 (10.47%) Unit Testing
9 37 (10.19%) Web Development
10 34 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (7.44%) E-Commerce
12 26 (7.16%) SOLID
13 25 (6.89%) DevOps
14 24 (6.61%) Deployment Automation
15 22 (6.06%) SOA
16 20 (5.51%) Multithreading
16 20 (5.51%) SDLC
16 20 (5.51%) Software Engineering
17 16 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 363 (100.00%) C#
2 136 (37.47%) JavaScript
3 133 (36.64%) SQL
4 24 (6.61%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.68%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.03%) Java
6 11 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.48%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.93%) R
9 6 (1.65%) C
9 6 (1.65%) C++
9 6 (1.65%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.38%) Python
11 4 (1.10%) Perl
11 4 (1.10%) VB
12 3 (0.83%) VBScript
12 3 (0.83%) XAML
13 2 (0.55%) Groovy
14 1 (0.28%) VB6
14 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (7.99%) Degree
2 22 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.28%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.86%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.20%) Docker
2 7 (1.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.83%) Ansible
2 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 87 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.34%) Oracle
3 15 (4.13%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.38%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.10%) SAP
7 2 (0.55%) Google
7 2 (0.55%) Sage
7 2 (0.55%) Telerik
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) Anite
8 1 (0.28%) Facebook
8 1 (0.28%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.28%) VMware