The median contractor rate for a C# Software Developer was £310 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# Software Developer
England / South East
Rank 229 258 255
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 24 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.076% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.080% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 10
Median daily rate £310 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.36% -2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £318 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £323
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +46.66% -  

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# Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Developer in the South East

C# Software 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# Software Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Software Developer in the South East

C# Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Software Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Software Developer in the South East

C# Software 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# Software Developer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Software Developer in the South East

C# Software 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# Software 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
Hampshire +18 7 £319 +9.91% 13
Buckinghamshire - 5 £275 - 5
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 - 8
Berkshire - 4 £325 - 6
West Sussex - 2 £388 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £413 -
C# Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, C# Software 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# Software Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (83.33%) .NET
3 20 (47.62%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
5 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (38.10%) Windows
8 14 (33.33%) MVC
8 14 (33.33%) jQuery
9 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
10 10 (23.81%) TDD
11 9 (21.43%) HTML
12 7 (16.67%) HTML5
12 7 (16.67%) VB
12 7 (16.67%) Oracle
12 7 (16.67%) SDLC
13 6 (14.29%) XML
13 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 5 (11.90%) WPF
14 5 (11.90%) Web Development
14 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
14 5 (11.90%) CSS
14 5 (11.90%) Scrum
14 5 (11.90%) WinForms
14 5 (11.90%) Front End Development
14 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms

C# Software 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 2 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Asana
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Extranet
1 3 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) NUnit
1 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) jQuery
3 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
4 9 (21.43%) HTML
5 7 (16.67%) HTML5
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (14.29%) XML
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (11.90%) CSS
7 5 (11.90%) WinForms
7 5 (11.90%) WPF
8 3 (7.14%) Ajax
8 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.14%) CSS3
8 3 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.76%) REST
9 2 (4.76%) WCF
10 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) MVC
3 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Front End Development
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) Web Development
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.76%) CAD
9 2 (4.76%) Change Control
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO13485
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Telerik
4 2 (4.76%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) SAP