The median contractor rate for a C# Software Developer was £258 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Software Developer
England / South West
Rank 127 130 132
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 13 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Median daily rate £258 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.20% -0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £438 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.63 -
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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2477 2795 2993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.61% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1808 1877
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 144
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

C# Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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

C# Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Software Developer in the South West.

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Software Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

C# Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Software Developer in the South West.

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

C# Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Devon - 7 £220 -
Somerset +5 3 £313 -34.21% 4
Bristol +2 3 £355 -5.33% 7
C# Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring C# Software Developer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (83.87%) .NET
3 25 (80.65%) ASP.NET
3 25 (80.65%) MVC
4 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
5 22 (70.97%) HTML
5 22 (70.97%) CSS
5 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (54.84%) REST
8 14 (45.16%) AngularJS
8 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
9 13 (41.94%) SOAP
9 13 (41.94%) jQuery
9 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (38.71%) WCF
10 12 (38.71%) WPF
10 12 (38.71%) Web Services
10 12 (38.71%) Scrum
11 11 (35.48%) Electronics
12 10 (32.26%) Finance
12 10 (32.26%) OOD
12 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
12 10 (32.26%) JSON
12 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
13 9 (29.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 9 (29.03%) Marketing
13 9 (29.03%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (29.03%) SAP

C# Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Dropbox
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (35.48%) Electronics
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
3 9 (29.03%) Marketing
3 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) ASP.NET
3 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (70.97%) CSS
3 22 (70.97%) HTML
4 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (54.84%) REST
6 14 (45.16%) AngularJS
7 13 (41.94%) jQuery
7 13 (41.94%) SOAP
8 12 (38.71%) WCF
8 12 (38.71%) Web Services
8 12 (38.71%) WPF
9 10 (32.26%) JSON
9 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (12.90%) XHTML
11 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
12 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
12 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) MVC
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) OOD
5 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (29.03%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (29.03%) OO
5 9 (29.03%) Programme Management
6 4 (12.90%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) Kanban
8 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.23%) OOP
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
8 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) VC++
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
1 9 (29.03%) SAP