Period
to 24 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 107 107
Rank change year-on-year -38 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 160 381 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 2.42% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.56% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 335 334
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £304 £325 £300
90th Percentile £499 £538 £475
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £46.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.09% +7.95%
10th Percentile £37.50 £49.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £50.50 £47.37
England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +13.92%

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 9,984 14,888 15,674
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.67% 94.48% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,958 8,979 9,385
South East median daily rate £433 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.70% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £205 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 620 588
South East median hourly rate £18.80 £20.16 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.78% +12.01% +3.27%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 -2 63 £378 -13.22% 71
Hampshire +14 40 £450 +2.86% 39
Berkshire +10 36 £380 -15.56% 25
Surrey -8 24 £388 -22.50% 37
Kent -9 19 £433 -2.26% 13
Buckinghamshire +8 18 £365 -23.16% 16
West Sussex +27 10 £438 +7.36% 17
Oxfordshire +9 9 £325 -0.38% 30
East Sussex -18 5 £290 -31.76% 7
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) C#
2 144 (90.00%) .NET
3 70 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 70 (43.75%) Azure
4 65 (40.63%) MVC
5 59 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (36.88%) JavaScript
6 56 (35.00%) AngularJS
7 53 (33.13%) ASP.NET
8 48 (30.00%) HTML
9 47 (29.38%) .NET Framework
10 46 (28.75%) SQL
11 41 (25.63%) CSS
12 39 (24.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (23.75%) Microsoft
14 37 (23.13%) .NET Core
15 31 (19.38%) TDD
16 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (15.63%) Scrum
18 23 (14.38%) WPF
18 23 (14.38%) HTML5
19 22 (13.75%) Visual Studio
20 21 (13.13%) OO
20 21 (13.13%) BDD
20 21 (13.13%) jQuery
20 21 (13.13%) Test Automation
20 21 (13.13%) Unit Testing
21 20 (12.50%) Git (software)
21 20 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
22 19 (11.88%) Windows

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 9 (5.63%) Umbraco
2 7 (4.38%) Confluence
3 5 (3.13%) IIS
4 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (43.75%) Azure
2 12 (7.50%) PaaS
3 7 (4.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (4.38%) GitHub
3 7 (4.38%) SaaS
4 6 (3.75%) AWS
5 5 (3.13%) Azure Functions
5 5 (3.13%) Serverless
6 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.63%) Redis
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.25%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Visual Studio
2 20 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.63%) TeamCity
4 15 (9.38%) JIRA
4 15 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (8.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 9 (5.63%) gulp
7 9 (5.63%) ReSharper
8 8 (5.00%) Babel
8 8 (5.00%) Jasmine
8 8 (5.00%) NUnit
8 8 (5.00%) webpack
9 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.13%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.13%) StyleCop
11 3 (1.88%) Moq
11 3 (1.88%) Subversion
12 2 (1.25%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (8.13%) Finance
2 5 (3.13%) Retail
3 4 (2.50%) Banking
3 4 (2.50%) Games
3 4 (2.50%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (90.00%) .NET
2 56 (35.00%) AngularJS
3 53 (33.13%) ASP.NET
4 48 (30.00%) HTML
5 47 (29.38%) .NET Framework
6 41 (25.63%) CSS
7 39 (24.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (23.13%) .NET Core
9 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (14.38%) HTML5
10 23 (14.38%) WPF
11 21 (13.13%) jQuery
12 17 (10.63%) Entity Framework
13 16 (10.00%) RESTful
13 16 (10.00%) Web Services
14 14 (8.75%) WinForms
15 13 (8.13%) OAuth
16 11 (6.88%) REST
17 9 (5.63%) WCF
17 9 (5.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.13%) EPoS
2 5 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.88%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) Linux
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) CentOS
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.63%) MVC
2 59 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.38%) TDD
4 25 (15.63%) Scrum
5 21 (13.13%) BDD
5 21 (13.13%) OO
5 21 (13.13%) Test Automation
5 21 (13.13%) Unit Testing
6 20 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (10.63%) DevOps
8 14 (8.75%) MVVM
9 13 (8.13%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (6.88%) OOP
10 11 (6.88%) Web Development
11 10 (6.25%) Microservices
12 9 (5.63%) API Development
12 9 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 160 (100.00%) C#
2 59 (36.88%) JavaScript
3 46 (28.75%) SQL
4 14 (8.75%) Java
5 13 (8.13%) TypeScript
6 11 (6.88%) C
7 8 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.38%) C++
9 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.88%) F#
10 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.25%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.00%) Degree
3 6 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
2 1 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Ansible
1 4 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.88%) MIIS
3 1 (0.63%) cPanel
3 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.75%) Oracle
3 3 (1.88%) DevExpress
3 3 (1.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.63%) Citrix
4 1 (0.63%) HP
4 1 (0.63%) Mapbox
4 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.63%) SAP
4 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.63%) VMware
4 1 (0.63%) Workday