The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies 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# .NET Developer
UK
Rank 172 173 140
Rank change year-on-year +1 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 698 755 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.42% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.50% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 574 601
Median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.70% +57.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £26.35 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £60.62 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £33.75
% change year-on-year -15.70% +52.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the UK 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
England +10 672 £375 - 483
London +8 309 £500 +11.11% 150
South East +38 153 £350 +3.70% 80
East Midlands +16 48 £305 +10.90% 40
City of London -17 36 £456 +8.95% 24
Yorkshire -9 34 £338 +3.84% 45
South West -5 33 £280 -20.00% 27
Oxfordshire +17 31 £350 +7.69% 19
North West +24 29 £325 - 49
West Midlands +3 29 £334 +4.29% 35
East of England -28 28 £355 +1.42% 51
Oxford - 24 £350 - 6
Leicestershire +3 23 £295 +7.27% 10
Surrey +3 22 £413 +10.00% 13
Kent -6 22 £338 - 3
West Yorkshire 0 21 £350 +7.69% 26
Leeds +8 19 £330 +3.12% 16
Berkshire +33 18 £415 -1.19% 8
Scotland +26 17 £370 +14.28% 12
Nottinghamshire +13 17 £363 +31.81% 12
Nottingham +18 16 £363 +23.93% 7
East Sussex +3 16 £325 -2.98% 3
North East -6 16 £340 +4.61% 6
Hampshire +17 15 £348 +6.92% 16
Northamptonshire +9 14 £450 +18.03% 11
West Sussex +7 14 £400 +17.64% 10
Reading +25 13 £433 +2.97% 3
Manchester +7 13 £350 +7.69% 21
Birmingham -2 13 £350 +14.75% 11
Buckinghamshire -8 13 £320 -1.53% 7

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, C# .NET 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 featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1327 (100.00%) C#
1 1327 (100.00%) .NET
2 697 (52.52%) MVC
3 646 (48.68%) ASP.NET
4 631 (47.55%) SQL Server
5 561 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
6 557 (41.97%) JavaScript
7 477 (35.95%) SQL
8 432 (32.55%) HTML
9 363 (27.35%) TDD
9 363 (27.35%) CSS
10 359 (27.05%) .NET Framework
11 354 (26.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 335 (25.24%) AngularJS
13 295 (22.23%) Microsoft
14 267 (20.12%) jQuery
14 267 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 240 (18.09%) Scrum
16 236 (17.78%) Finance
17 217 (16.35%) Entity Framework
18 185 (13.94%) WCF
19 179 (13.49%) Web Services
20 163 (12.28%) WPF
21 159 (11.98%) HTML5
22 154 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
23 150 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
24 140 (10.55%) XML
25 132 (9.95%) OO
25 132 (9.95%) E-Commerce
26 131 (9.87%) Visual Studio

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 75 (5.65%) CMS
2 47 (3.54%) Umbraco
3 40 (3.01%) IIS
4 34 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 32 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 28 (2.11%) EPiServer
7 17 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.13%) NServiceBus
9 8 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.60%) DNN
10 7 (0.53%) Sitefinity
11 6 (0.45%) Immediacy CMS
11 6 (0.45%) Kentico
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.38%) GeoServer
12 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.30%) Confluence
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.90%) RMDS
4 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.075%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 150 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.73%) SaaS
4 18 (1.36%) PaaS
5 14 (1.06%) GitHub
6 10 (0.75%) IaaS
7 8 (0.60%) Office 365
8 7 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.075%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.075%) Asana
12 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.075%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.075%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.21%) Internet
2 12 (0.90%) AMQP
3 10 (0.75%) HTTP
4 8 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.53%) Intranet
6 4 (0.30%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.23%) FTP
7 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.23%) Multicast
7 3 (0.23%) SSL
7 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.15%) Extranet
8 2 (0.15%) snoop
9 1 (0.075%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.075%) NFC
9 1 (0.075%) PBX
9 1 (0.075%) SMPP
9 1 (0.075%) SNMP
9 1 (0.075%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 631 (47.55%) SQL Server
2 84 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 77 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (2.71%) MongoDB
9 33 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 33 (2.49%) Relational Database
10 30 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 27 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 19 (1.43%) MySQL
14 17 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 17 (1.28%) Big Data
14 17 (1.28%) Redis
15 16 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (0.98%) Power BI
17 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 154 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 131 (9.87%) Visual Studio
3 94 (7.08%) Git (software)
4 67 (5.05%) NUnit
5 57 (4.30%) TeamCity
6 46 (3.47%) Subversion
7 37 (2.79%) Moq
7 37 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (1.96%) JIRA
9 21 (1.58%) Selenium
10 19 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (1.43%) ReSharper
10 19 (1.43%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.36%) Jenkins
12 17 (1.28%) MSBuild
13 13 (0.98%) Hudson
13 13 (0.98%) MSTest
14 10 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (0.60%) JSUnit
15 8 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 236 (17.78%) Finance
2 131 (9.87%) Banking
3 66 (4.97%) Front Office
4 39 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.64%) Marketing
6 34 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 33 (2.49%) Retail
8 25 (1.88%) Advertising
9 24 (1.81%) Back Office
10 19 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 18 (1.36%) Electronics
11 18 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.60%) Games
13 5 (0.38%) Legal
14 3 (0.23%) Law
14 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.15%) Automotive
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 1 (0.075%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1327 (100.00%) .NET
2 646 (48.68%) ASP.NET
3 432 (32.55%) HTML
4 363 (27.35%) CSS
5 359 (27.05%) .NET Framework
6 354 (26.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 335 (25.24%) AngularJS
8 267 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 267 (20.12%) jQuery
9 217 (16.35%) Entity Framework
10 185 (13.94%) WCF
11 179 (13.49%) Web Services
12 163 (12.28%) WPF
13 159 (11.98%) HTML5
14 140 (10.55%) XML
15 104 (7.84%) REST
16 88 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 72 (5.43%) NHibernate
18 71 (5.35%) RESTful
19 70 (5.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 44 (3.32%) Fixed Income
4 39 (2.94%) User Experience
5 36 (2.71%) Algorithms
6 31 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.51%) Fintech
7 20 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (1.28%) Hedge funds
9 12 (0.90%) Equities
10 11 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.75%) Online Banking
12 9 (0.68%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.68%) iPad
13 8 (0.60%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.60%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.60%) Derivative
13 8 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 116 (8.74%) Windows
2 20 (1.51%) Apple iOS
3 19 (1.43%) Android
4 9 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.60%) Linux
6 5 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.15%) Unix
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (52.52%) MVC
2 561 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
3 363 (27.35%) TDD
4 240 (18.09%) Scrum
5 132 (9.95%) E-Commerce
5 132 (9.95%) OO
6 121 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (8.59%) BDD
8 109 (8.21%) Web Development
9 91 (6.86%) SOLID
10 90 (6.78%) Front End Development
11 89 (6.71%) MVVM
12 81 (6.10%) SOA
12 81 (6.10%) Software Engineering
13 79 (5.95%) Unit Testing
14 69 (5.20%) SDLC
15 65 (4.90%) Multithreading
16 61 (4.60%) Microservices
17 57 (4.30%) OOP
18 53 (3.99%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1327 (100.00%) C#
2 557 (41.97%) JavaScript
3 477 (35.95%) SQL
4 108 (8.14%) VB.NET
5 102 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 50 (3.77%) VB
7 37 (2.79%) Java
8 33 (2.49%) PowerShell
9 29 (2.19%) TypeScript
10 26 (1.96%) C++
11 25 (1.88%) VBA
12 21 (1.58%) XAML
13 15 (1.13%) Python
14 12 (0.90%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.75%) Ruby
15 10 (0.75%) VB6
16 8 (0.60%) ES6
17 7 (0.53%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.45%) C
18 6 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (2.71%) Degree
2 18 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 13 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.38%) MCAD
5 5 (0.38%) MCSD
5 5 (0.38%) MCTS
6 4 (0.30%) PhD
7 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) HND
8 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.15%) MCP
8 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.075%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.075%) MCPD
9 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.075%) PMP
9 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.03%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.15%) SDET
4 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.075%) IFRS
4 1 (0.075%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.075%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (0.90%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.98%) Puppet
3 8 (0.60%) Ansible
4 7 (0.53%) Kibana
5 2 (0.15%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.075%) Control-M
6 1 (0.075%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.075%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.075%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.075%) SCOM
6 1 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 295 (22.23%) Microsoft
2 119 (8.97%) Oracle
3 54 (4.07%) Xamarin
4 46 (3.47%) Sitecore
5 23 (1.73%) Telerik
6 19 (1.43%) SAP
7 16 (1.21%) TIBCO
8 12 (0.90%) ION Trading
8 12 (0.90%) Reuters
8 12 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.75%) Twitter
10 9 (0.68%) Google
11 8 (0.60%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.53%) DevExpress
13 6 (0.45%) Alterian
13 6 (0.45%) Apple
13 6 (0.45%) Sybase
14 5 (0.38%) Misys
14 5 (0.38%) Sophis
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Rate: From £46,250 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 9 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago