Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 105 111
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -23
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 417 377 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.48% 2.24% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.37% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 334 237
South East median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £297
90th Percentile £538 £475 £500
England median daily rate £475 £468 £400
% change year-on-year +1.60% +16.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £42.75 £44.25 £38.13
90th Percentile £53.20 £46.37 £46.45
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 15,830 15,926 15,300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 94.42% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,548 9,499 9,076
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £554
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 625 777
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.89% +6.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.10 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +3 108 £420 +15.86% 81
Hampshire +18 94 £420 +15.07% 49
Surrey -3 84 £509 +13.06% 54
East Sussex +7 56 £375 +10.29% 10
Berkshire +15 53 £430 +7.50% 32
Kent +3 53 £425 +21.43% 32
Oxfordshire +6 30 £356 -10.94% 21
Buckinghamshire +10 27 £450 +24.14% 28
West Sussex -7 20 £343 +3.79% 13
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 15 December 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.

1 417 (100.00%) C#
2 355 (85.13%) .NET
3 212 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (50.12%) ASP.NET
5 185 (44.36%) MVC
6 147 (35.25%) JavaScript
6 147 (35.25%) .NET Framework
7 135 (32.37%) SQL Server
7 135 (32.37%) SQL
8 126 (30.22%) AngularJS
9 125 (29.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 123 (29.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 114 (27.34%) Entity Framework
12 113 (27.10%) TDD
13 99 (23.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 98 (23.50%) HTML
15 90 (21.58%) CSS
16 84 (20.14%) Microsoft
17 67 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (15.11%) Scrum
19 62 (14.87%) OO
20 60 (14.39%) BDD
21 59 (14.15%) .NET Core
21 59 (14.15%) Test Automation
22 57 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
23 56 (13.43%) Git (software)
23 56 (13.43%) WCF
24 54 (12.95%) jQuery
24 54 (12.95%) Finance
25 50 (11.99%) Web Services

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 (8.15%) CMS
2 14 (3.36%) IIS
3 10 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.16%) Confluence
4 9 (2.16%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (0.72%) Kentico
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 123 (29.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.56%) Serverless
4 12 (2.88%) PaaS
5 7 (1.68%) IaaS
6 6 (1.44%) SaaS
7 5 (1.20%) GitHub
8 3 (0.72%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.48%) NuGet
10 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.24%) Google Play
10 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) HTTP
1 6 (1.44%) Internet
2 3 (0.72%) DNS
2 3 (0.72%) IMAP
2 3 (0.72%) SMTP
3 1 (0.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (32.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (1.44%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.20%) MySQL
8 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.72%) GIS
10 3 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.72%) SSDT
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.48%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 57 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 48 (11.51%) Visual Studio
4 44 (10.55%) TeamCity
5 35 (8.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (4.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (3.84%) Selenium
8 14 (3.36%) JIRA
9 9 (2.16%) NUnit
9 9 (2.16%) ReSharper
10 7 (1.68%) Subversion
11 6 (1.44%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.44%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.20%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.72%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.72%) InstallShield
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (12.95%) Finance
2 19 (4.56%) Retail
3 3 (0.72%) Banking
3 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.24%) Advertising
5 1 (0.24%) Back Office
5 1 (0.24%) German Language
5 1 (0.24%) Legal
5 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (85.13%) .NET
2 209 (50.12%) ASP.NET
3 147 (35.25%) .NET Framework
4 126 (30.22%) AngularJS
5 125 (29.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 114 (27.34%) Entity Framework
7 99 (23.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 98 (23.50%) HTML
9 90 (21.58%) CSS
10 59 (14.15%) .NET Core
11 56 (13.43%) WCF
12 54 (12.95%) jQuery
13 50 (11.99%) Web Services
14 40 (9.59%) RESTful
15 35 (8.39%) XML
16 30 (7.19%) ASP.NET Core
17 28 (6.71%) Angular 2
17 28 (6.71%) REST
18 27 (6.47%) JSON
18 27 (6.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.64%) User Experience
4 9 (2.16%) Fintech
5 7 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.44%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.48%) EPoS
9 2 (0.48%) iPad
9 2 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.48%) NHS
10 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.24%) iPhone
10 1 (0.24%) Life Science
10 1 (0.24%) Robotics
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.63%) Windows
2 17 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.44%) Android
3 6 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.72%) Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Unix
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (44.36%) MVC
3 113 (27.10%) TDD
4 67 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (15.11%) Scrum
6 62 (14.87%) OO
7 60 (14.39%) BDD
8 59 (14.15%) Test Automation
9 42 (10.07%) SDLC
10 39 (9.35%) SOLID
11 38 (9.11%) Unit Testing
12 37 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (8.15%) DevOps
14 29 (6.95%) Web Development
15 28 (6.71%) Deployment Automation
15 28 (6.71%) Extreme Programming
16 27 (6.47%) API Development
16 27 (6.47%) Software Engineering
17 24 (5.76%) Multithreading
18 23 (5.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 417 (100.00%) C#
2 147 (35.25%) JavaScript
3 135 (32.37%) SQL
4 26 (6.24%) PowerShell
5 18 (4.32%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.36%) TypeScript
7 10 (2.40%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.92%) Java
9 6 (1.44%) C++
9 6 (1.44%) F#
9 6 (1.44%) Python
10 5 (1.20%) C
10 5 (1.20%) R
10 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.96%) VB
12 3 (0.72%) XAML
13 2 (0.48%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.48%) Perl
13 2 (0.48%) Ruby
13 2 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (6.24%) Degree
2 14 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.64%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) HL7
2 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (6.24%) Docker
2 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (3.12%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.72%) Ansible
2 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.28%) Oracle
3 11 (2.64%) Sitecore
4 10 (2.40%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.68%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.96%) SAP
7 3 (0.72%) Google
7 3 (0.72%) Telerik
7 3 (0.72%) VMware
8 1 (0.24%) Anite
8 1 (0.24%) Apple
8 1 (0.24%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.24%) Facebook
8 1 (0.24%) GoCardless
8 1 (0.24%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.24%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.24%) Tableau
8 1 (0.24%) UiPath