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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
England / South East
Rank 89 98 77
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 195 186 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.50% 2.02% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.12% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 129 150
Median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £42.75 £60.62 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.47% +86.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

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 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Oxfordshire +24 35 £350 +7.69% 23
Surrey -7 28 £413 +3.12% 15
East Sussex +6 26 £304 -9.32% 5
Berkshire +31 23 £413 -0.60% 13
Kent -4 22 £338 - 5
Hampshire +18 21 £326 +0.38% 31
Buckinghamshire -4 20 £295 -15.71% 14
West Sussex +5 17 £388 +16.54% 11
Middlesex 0 2 £350 -
C# Developer
England

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 346 (100.00%) C#
2 310 (89.60%) .NET
3 183 (52.89%) MVC
4 153 (44.22%) JavaScript
5 147 (42.49%) ASP.NET
6 138 (39.88%) SQL Server
7 128 (36.99%) SQL
8 122 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
9 121 (34.97%) HTML
10 114 (32.95%) CSS
11 113 (32.66%) .NET Framework
12 97 (28.03%) AngularJS
13 95 (27.46%) TDD
14 83 (23.99%) jQuery
15 80 (23.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 78 (22.54%) Entity Framework
17 71 (20.52%) ASP.NET Web API
18 65 (18.79%) Web Services
19 63 (18.21%) XML
20 59 (17.05%) HTML5
21 58 (16.76%) Microsoft
22 50 (14.45%) Oracle
23 49 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
24 46 (13.29%) WCF
25 42 (12.14%) WPF
25 42 (12.14%) Ajax
26 41 (11.85%) Scrum
27 40 (11.56%) Windows
27 40 (11.56%) LINQ
28 38 (10.98%) Web Development

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 26 (7.51%) CMS
2 17 (4.91%) EPiServer
3 11 (3.18%) IIS
4 9 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.31%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.58%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.60%) PaaS
2 9 (2.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Asana
4 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) Extranet
1 5 (1.45%) Intranet
2 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (39.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.91%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.02%) Redis
9 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.58%) MySQL
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (8.67%) Visual Studio
3 25 (7.23%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (4.05%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.89%) NUnit
7 9 (2.60%) Moq
7 9 (2.60%) Selenium
8 8 (2.31%) JSUnit
8 8 (2.31%) ReSharper
9 7 (2.02%) Grunt
9 7 (2.02%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.73%) Bower
10 6 (1.73%) GoCD
10 6 (1.73%) JIRA
11 5 (1.45%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.16%) Subversion
13 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (9.83%) Finance
2 9 (2.60%) Back Office
3 7 (2.02%) Banking
4 6 (1.73%) Advertising
4 6 (1.73%) Marketing
5 3 (0.87%) Games
6 2 (0.58%) Automotive
6 2 (0.58%) Electronics
6 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Front Office
7 1 (0.29%) German Language
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (89.60%) .NET
2 147 (42.49%) ASP.NET
3 121 (34.97%) HTML
4 114 (32.95%) CSS
5 113 (32.66%) .NET Framework
6 97 (28.03%) AngularJS
7 83 (23.99%) jQuery
8 80 (23.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (22.54%) Entity Framework
10 71 (20.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 65 (18.79%) Web Services
12 63 (18.21%) XML
13 59 (17.05%) HTML5
14 46 (13.29%) WCF
15 42 (12.14%) Ajax
15 42 (12.14%) WPF
16 40 (11.56%) LINQ
17 37 (10.69%) CSS3
18 36 (10.40%) REST
19 33 (9.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.34%) Algorithms
1 15 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.16%) User Experience
6 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.29%) iPad
8 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.29%) Social Media
8 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.56%) Windows
2 6 (1.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.87%) Android
4 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.58%) Unix
4 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.29%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (52.89%) MVC
2 122 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (27.46%) TDD
4 41 (11.85%) Scrum
5 38 (10.98%) Web Development
6 33 (9.54%) Multithreading
7 26 (7.51%) Unit Testing
8 25 (7.23%) BDD
9 23 (6.65%) SOA
10 22 (6.36%) E-Commerce
10 22 (6.36%) Front End Development
10 22 (6.36%) Multithreaded Programming
11 21 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.07%) MVVM
12 20 (5.78%) Concurrent Programming
12 20 (5.78%) SOLID
13 19 (5.49%) Data Protection
14 18 (5.20%) Software Engineering
15 15 (4.34%) Data Management
16 12 (3.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 346 (100.00%) C#
2 153 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 128 (36.99%) SQL
4 29 (8.38%) VB.NET
5 23 (6.65%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.76%) C++
7 11 (3.18%) VB
8 10 (2.89%) Java
9 8 (2.31%) Apex Code
9 8 (2.31%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.45%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.16%) Python
12 3 (0.87%) C
12 3 (0.87%) XAML
13 2 (0.58%) ES6
13 2 (0.58%) F#
13 2 (0.58%) UniBasic
14 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.89%) Degree
4 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.16%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO13485
2 2 (0.58%) SDET
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) WMI
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.45%) Oracle
3 9 (2.60%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.02%) Telerik
6 6 (1.73%) Google
7 3 (0.87%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.58%) IBM
8 2 (0.58%) Redback
8 2 (0.58%) RedGate
8 2 (0.58%) SAP
9 1 (0.29%) Apple
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco
9 1 (0.29%) Sony
9 1 (0.29%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago