Period
to 19 September 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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.

C# .NET Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 208 160
Rank change year-on-year +11 -48 -21
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 1302 1373 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.28% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.35% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1086 1306
UK median daily rate £375 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% +3.21% -
10th Percentile £300 £269 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +19.40% -10.67%
10th Percentile £40.18 £19.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £46.15 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% +68.42% -36.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 93561 101498 107666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.83% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 61101 66325 68182
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2818 3137 4100
UK median hourly rate £18.81 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.31 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.26% +7.43% +4.04%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 September 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer.

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

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

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

C# .NET Developer
Top 17 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 6 months to 19 September 2017. 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
England +8 1237 £380 +4.83% 426
UK excluding London +6 718 £350 +3.70% 297
London +1 572 £475 +5.56% 135
South East -4 222 £350 +0.07% 93
North of England +41 180 £338 +3.85% 86
Midlands -5 122 £315 +1.61% 48
North West 0 87 £350 +7.69% 45
Yorkshire +32 84 £325 - 38
South West -26 84 £350 +2.94% 29
East Midlands +15 72 £315 +14.55% 27
East of England +5 65 £363 -3.33% 35
West Midlands -25 48 £335 +3.08% 21
Scotland +50 43 £350 +12.90% 4
North East +62 9 £340 +4.62% 3
Wales +3 8 £363 +9.43% 2
Northern Ireland -57 2 £400 -2.44%
Isle of Man - 1 £210 -

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1302 (100.00%) C#
1 1302 (100.00%) .NET
2 706 (54.22%) SQL Server
3 642 (49.31%) MVC
4 622 (47.77%) ASP.NET
5 588 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
6 525 (40.32%) SQL
7 486 (37.33%) JavaScript
8 373 (28.65%) TDD
8 373 (28.65%) HTML
9 370 (28.42%) AngularJS
10 354 (27.19%) CSS
11 338 (25.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 328 (25.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 299 (22.96%) Microsoft
14 281 (21.58%) Finance
15 269 (20.66%) .NET Framework
16 251 (19.28%) jQuery
17 233 (17.90%) WCF
18 212 (16.28%) Scrum
19 192 (14.75%) Web Services
20 176 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
21 164 (12.60%) Banking
22 157 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
23 153 (11.75%) Entity Framework
24 152 (11.67%) Windows
25 151 (11.60%) Web Development
26 142 (10.91%) HTML5
27 141 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
28 133 (10.22%) WPF

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 86 (6.61%) CMS
2 45 (3.46%) IIS
3 36 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 28 (2.15%) SharePoint
6 24 (1.84%) Umbraco
7 14 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (1.08%) NServiceBus
8 12 (0.92%) Confluence
9 11 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.61%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.61%) Kentico
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.15%) Apache
14 2 (0.15%) JBoss
14 2 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.077%) Drupal
15 1 (0.077%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Endur
3 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.23%) RMDS
4 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.077%) Magento
5 1 (0.077%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 176 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.38%) SaaS
4 14 (1.08%) GitHub
5 10 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.54%) PaaS
8 6 (0.46%) Office 365
9 5 (0.38%) IaaS
10 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.23%) npm
12 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.077%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.077%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (0.92%) Intranet
3 8 (0.61%) HTTP
4 7 (0.54%) Internet
5 5 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.38%) SMTP
6 4 (0.31%) DNS
6 4 (0.31%) Network Security
7 3 (0.23%) CTI
7 3 (0.23%) Multicast
7 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.15%) IMAP
8 2 (0.15%) LDAP
8 2 (0.15%) Skype
8 2 (0.15%) SMS
8 2 (0.15%) X.509
9 1 (0.077%) ATM
9 1 (0.077%) Extranet
9 1 (0.077%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (54.22%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 78 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 70 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 43 (3.30%) Relational Database
9 36 (2.76%) MongoDB
10 29 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (1.77%) RavenDB
11 23 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (1.23%) MySQL
15 14 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.00%) Big Data
17 12 (0.92%) Redis
18 11 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 157 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 131 (10.06%) Git (software)
3 125 (9.60%) Visual Studio
4 85 (6.53%) TeamCity
5 69 (5.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 56 (4.30%) NUnit
7 44 (3.38%) SpecFlow
8 31 (2.38%) Moq
9 27 (2.07%) JIRA
10 25 (1.92%) MSTest
11 22 (1.69%) MSBuild
12 20 (1.54%) ReSharper
13 18 (1.38%) gulp
14 17 (1.31%) Jenkins
14 17 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
15 14 (1.08%) Subversion
16 12 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (0.69%) Hudson
18 8 (0.61%) Selenium
19 7 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 281 (21.58%) Finance
2 164 (12.60%) Banking
3 85 (6.53%) Front Office
4 74 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 34 (2.61%) Retail
6 27 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.77%) Marketing
8 20 (1.54%) Back Office
9 16 (1.23%) Electronics
10 14 (1.08%) Law
10 14 (1.08%) Legal
10 14 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.69%) Prime Brokerage
13 6 (0.46%) Advertising
13 6 (0.46%) Automotive
14 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.23%) Games
15 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1302 (100.00%) .NET
2 622 (47.77%) ASP.NET
3 373 (28.65%) HTML
4 370 (28.42%) AngularJS
5 354 (27.19%) CSS
6 338 (25.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 328 (25.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 269 (20.66%) .NET Framework
9 251 (19.28%) jQuery
10 233 (17.90%) WCF
11 192 (14.75%) Web Services
12 153 (11.75%) Entity Framework
13 142 (10.91%) HTML5
14 133 (10.22%) WPF
15 109 (8.37%) REST
16 102 (7.83%) KnockoutJS
17 94 (7.22%) XML
18 91 (6.99%) JSON
19 88 (6.76%) Ajax
20 87 (6.68%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
2 79 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 49 (3.76%) Derivative
4 48 (3.69%) Equities
5 40 (3.07%) Algorithms
5 40 (3.07%) Fixed Income
6 37 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (2.61%) User Experience
8 31 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (2.38%) Hedge funds
9 28 (2.15%) Fintech
10 27 (2.07%) N-Tier
11 20 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.77%) Blog
13 10 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 10 (0.77%) Market Risk
13 10 (0.77%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 152 (11.67%) Windows
2 28 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.77%) Linux
5 9 (0.69%) Android
6 6 (0.46%) Unix
7 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.077%) CentOS
9 1 (0.077%) MVS
9 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.077%) SUSE
9 1 (0.077%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.077%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (49.31%) MVC
2 588 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 373 (28.65%) TDD
4 212 (16.28%) Scrum
5 151 (11.60%) Web Development
6 141 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (10.22%) OO
8 120 (9.22%) BDD
9 115 (8.83%) Unit Testing
10 112 (8.60%) SOLID
11 104 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 96 (7.37%) E-Commerce
13 94 (7.22%) Test Automation
14 91 (6.99%) SDLC
15 85 (6.53%) Microservices
16 75 (5.76%) Pair Programming
17 71 (5.45%) OOP
18 65 (4.99%) Front End Development
18 65 (4.99%) MVVM
19 63 (4.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1302 (100.00%) C#
2 525 (40.32%) SQL
3 486 (37.33%) JavaScript
4 123 (9.45%) T-SQL
5 118 (9.06%) VB.NET
6 81 (6.22%) TypeScript
7 63 (4.84%) Java
8 35 (2.69%) VB
9 32 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 30 (2.30%) C++
11 29 (2.23%) VBA
12 28 (2.15%) Python
13 17 (1.31%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.15%) XAML
15 13 (1.00%) VB6
16 9 (0.69%) Ruby
17 7 (0.54%) VBScript
18 6 (0.46%) C
19 5 (0.38%) Scala
20 3 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (4.76%) Degree
2 16 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.23%) MCP
9 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.077%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.077%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.077%) PhD
10 1 (0.077%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.077%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.99%) QA
2 7 (0.54%) MiFID
3 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.077%) HL7
6 1 (0.077%) IFRS
6 1 (0.077%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 30 (2.30%) Docker
2 10 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.077%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.69%) Ansible
2 9 (0.69%) Puppet
3 5 (0.38%) Kibana
4 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.077%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.077%) Nagios
5 1 (0.077%) Rancher
5 1 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.077%) Terraform
Vendors
1 299 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 129 (9.91%) Oracle
3 49 (3.76%) Sitecore
4 26 (2.00%) Telerik
5 20 (1.54%) Sybase
6 19 (1.46%) SAP
7 16 (1.23%) Xamarin
8 13 (1.00%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.61%) Reuters
9 8 (0.61%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.54%) OpenLink
11 5 (0.38%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.38%) Google
12 4 (0.31%) Citrix
12 4 (0.31%) IBM
12 4 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.31%) Twitter
13 3 (0.23%) Blue Prism
13 3 (0.23%) Charles River
13 3 (0.23%) RedGate