Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 181 207
Rank change year-on-year -28 +26 -57
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 1,317 1,342 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.48% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.55% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,089 1,042 1,062
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £310 £280 £275
90th Percentile £588 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £335
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.99% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
UK median hourly rate £175.00 £43.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.30% -2.25% +87.37%
10th Percentile £162.50 £37.10 £30.04
90th Percentile £187.50 £46.00 £63.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -2.25% +58.22%

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 94,561 86,366 100,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.97% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61,899 55,926 65,290
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.07% +5.13%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,049 2,882 3,069
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% -6.39% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -11.15% +19.05%

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 June 2018.

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
Top 16 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 June 2018. 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 -31 1,236 £400 +6.67% 665
UK excluding London -30 688 £375 +8.70% 486
London -9 613 £475 -5.00% 200
North of England +30 232 £365 +10.61% 135
South East -91 149 £385 +10.00% 162
Yorkshire +18 120 £365 +10.61% 36
Midlands -29 113 £325 +3.17% 82
North West +17 93 £375 +15.38% 84
West Midlands +4 72 £338 +3.85% 43
South West -9 66 £366 +4.64% 49
East of England +2 63 £385 +15.79% 37
Scotland -38 46 £375 +5.26% 12
East Midlands -39 40 £320 +4.92% 39
North East -9 19 £325 -4.41% 15
Northern Ireland +21 11 £431 +7.75% 3
Wales -5 11 £375 - 6

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, C# .NET 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 featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1,317 (100.00%) C#
1 1,317 (100.00%) .NET
2 719 (54.59%) ASP.NET
3 703 (53.38%) SQL Server
4 693 (52.62%) MVC
5 622 (47.23%) SQL
6 618 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
7 577 (43.81%) JavaScript
8 459 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 408 (30.98%) AngularJS
10 392 (29.76%) HTML
11 371 (28.17%) TDD
12 362 (27.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 357 (27.11%) CSS
14 327 (24.83%) .NET Framework
15 321 (24.37%) Finance
16 289 (21.94%) jQuery
17 278 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
18 275 (20.88%) Microsoft
19 241 (18.30%) Scrum
20 218 (16.55%) WCF
21 188 (14.27%) Web Services
22 172 (13.06%) Entity Framework
23 171 (12.98%) Banking
24 167 (12.68%) T-SQL
25 151 (11.47%) HTML5
26 150 (11.39%) WPF
27 147 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
28 146 (11.09%) Web Development
29 145 (11.01%) BDD

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 47 (3.57%) CMS
2 46 (3.49%) NServiceBus
3 44 (3.34%) IIS
4 34 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.52%) Umbraco
8 10 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.38%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.30%) Apache
11 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.23%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.15%) DNN
12 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.076%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.076%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.076%) InDesign
5 1 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.46%) Bloomberg AIM
2 6 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (0.46%) Front Arena
2 6 (0.46%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.46%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.15%) Endur
3 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.15%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.076%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.076%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 278 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.67%) GitHub
4 20 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.14%) Serverless
6 14 (1.06%) npm
7 12 (0.91%) SaaS
8 8 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.61%) Office 365
9 5 (0.38%) PaaS
10 4 (0.30%) Algolia
10 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.30%) IaaS
11 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.23%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.23%) NuGet
11 3 (0.23%) Trello
12 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.05%) HTTP
2 18 (1.37%) Internet
3 6 (0.46%) SMS
3 6 (0.46%) WEP
4 5 (0.38%) Intranet
5 4 (0.30%) DNS
5 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.23%) FTP
6 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.076%) BGP
7 1 (0.076%) Firewall
7 1 (0.076%) MQTT
7 1 (0.076%) Skype
7 1 (0.076%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (53.38%) SQL Server
2 91 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 32 (2.43%) Oracle Database
8 31 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 29 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 28 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 23 (1.75%) Power BI
12 22 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (1.59%) MySQL
14 18 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.29%) MongoDB
16 13 (0.99%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
18 9 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
19 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 126 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 125 (9.49%) Git (software)
3 114 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 95 (7.21%) NUnit
5 85 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 81 (6.15%) TeamCity
7 44 (3.34%) Visual Studio Team System
8 43 (3.26%) SpecFlow
9 39 (2.96%) JIRA
10 34 (2.58%) Jenkins
11 33 (2.51%) Selenium
12 30 (2.28%) Subversion
13 27 (2.05%) ReSharper
14 26 (1.97%) MSTest
15 20 (1.52%) Moq
16 16 (1.21%) webpack
17 10 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 8 (0.61%) Bitbucket
18 8 (0.61%) MSBuild
19 6 (0.46%) Jasmine
General
1 321 (24.37%) Finance
2 171 (12.98%) Banking
3 63 (4.78%) Investment Banking
4 58 (4.40%) Front Office
5 29 (2.20%) Retail
6 28 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.90%) Marketing
8 21 (1.59%) Back Office
8 21 (1.59%) Law
9 19 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.37%) Legal
11 14 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.91%) Electronics
13 9 (0.68%) Advertising
14 7 (0.53%) Games
15 3 (0.23%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) French Language
16 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.076%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.076%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,317 (100.00%) .NET
2 719 (54.59%) ASP.NET
3 459 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 408 (30.98%) AngularJS
5 392 (29.76%) HTML
6 362 (27.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 357 (27.11%) CSS
8 327 (24.83%) .NET Framework
9 289 (21.94%) jQuery
10 218 (16.55%) WCF
11 188 (14.27%) Web Services
12 172 (13.06%) Entity Framework
13 151 (11.47%) HTML5
14 150 (11.39%) WPF
15 126 (9.57%) REST
16 125 (9.49%) React
17 112 (8.50%) RESTful
18 111 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 103 (7.82%) .NET Core
20 86 (6.53%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (2.89%) Fixed Income
5 37 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (2.66%) User Experience
7 31 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 31 (2.35%) Fintech
8 28 (2.13%) Client/Server
9 25 (1.90%) Hedge funds
10 24 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.67%) Derivative
12 19 (1.44%) Algorithms
13 18 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (1.21%) Equities
15 13 (0.99%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.91%) Market Risk
17 11 (0.84%) Credit Risk
18 10 (0.76%) Grid Computing
19 8 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 118 (8.96%) Windows
2 16 (1.21%) Android
3 13 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 12 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.68%) Linux
6 5 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.076%) MVS
9 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (52.62%) MVC
2 618 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (28.17%) TDD
4 241 (18.30%) Scrum
5 147 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (11.09%) Web Development
7 145 (11.01%) BDD
8 142 (10.78%) E-Commerce
9 127 (9.64%) Microservices
10 126 (9.57%) Unit Testing
11 111 (8.43%) SOLID
12 102 (7.74%) OO
13 101 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
14 87 (6.61%) Software Engineering
15 81 (6.15%) Multithreading
16 78 (5.92%) SOA
17 59 (4.48%) Test Automation
18 54 (4.10%) DevOps
19 51 (3.87%) MVVM
20 50 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,317 (100.00%) C#
2 622 (47.23%) SQL
3 577 (43.81%) JavaScript
4 167 (12.68%) T-SQL
5 128 (9.72%) VB.NET
6 94 (7.14%) TypeScript
7 55 (4.18%) PowerShell
8 45 (3.42%) VB
9 37 (2.81%) Java
10 34 (2.58%) PL/SQL
11 29 (2.20%) VBA
12 20 (1.52%) Python
13 17 (1.29%) C++
14 16 (1.21%) VB6
15 10 (0.76%) XAML
16 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.38%) R
17 5 (0.38%) VBScript
18 4 (0.30%) C
18 4 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (3.26%) Degree
2 31 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.30%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.23%) PhD
8 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.076%) MCAD
9 1 (0.076%) MCSD
9 1 (0.076%) MCTS
9 1 (0.076%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.51%) QA
2 5 (0.38%) GDPR
2 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.23%) HL7
3 3 (0.23%) PMO
3 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.15%) MiFID
5 1 (0.076%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.076%) GCP
5 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (3.80%) Docker
2 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.53%) Terraform
3 6 (0.46%) Control-M
4 2 (0.15%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.076%) Ansible
5 1 (0.076%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.076%) Grafana
5 1 (0.076%) Graphite
5 1 (0.076%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.076%) StatsD
Vendors
1 275 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.12%) Oracle
3 30 (2.28%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.82%) Capita
5 21 (1.59%) Xamarin
6 14 (1.06%) Sybase
6 14 (1.06%) Telerik
7 13 (0.99%) SAP
8 12 (0.91%) Citrix
8 12 (0.91%) Google
9 11 (0.84%) Tableau
10 7 (0.53%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.46%) Adobe
11 6 (0.46%) Calypso
11 6 (0.46%) Charles River
11 6 (0.46%) Embarcadero
11 6 (0.46%) FXall
11 6 (0.46%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.30%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.23%) Atlassian