The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 213 147
Rank change year-on-year +38 -66  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 670 623 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.16% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.22% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 494 674
Median daily rate £375 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +1.49% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +87.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.12% +87.36%  

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 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 June 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 +41 624 £383 +6.25% 442
London +13 279 £475 +5.55% 143
South East +18 116 £350 - 79
City of London +9 56 £444 +4.41% 27
Yorkshire +39 50 £325 - 32
South West +2 46 £350 - 23
East Midlands +5 33 £295 +7.27% 27
East of England 0 33 £310 -11.42% 49
North West +11 32 £338 +3.84% 49
Scotland +60 31 £350 +12.90% 7
West Yorkshire +21 31 £325 - 20
Leeds +19 29 £325 - 11
West Midlands -15 24 £315 -3.07% 36
Hampshire +24 23 £325 -13.33% 18
Kent +11 22 £344 -8.33% 5
Manchester +6 21 £345 +2.22% 23
Surrey +4 20 £400 +10.34% 19
Leicestershire -4 18 £289 +11.05% 6
Bristol +2 17 £481 +42.59% 8
Cambridgeshire +13 16 £300 -20.00% 18
Wiltshire +13 16 £323 -4.44% 1
Edinburgh +26 14 £375 +6.38% 4
Glasgow +16 14 £345 +11.29% 3
Oxfordshire -2 14 £400 -4.76% 12
East Sussex +11 13 £328 - 6
Oxford +10 13 £400 +15.94% 7
Portsmouth +11 12 £325 +4.00% 4
West Sussex +6 12 £400 +24.03% 10
Swindon +6 11 £320 -5.18% 1
North East +71 9 £340 +4.53% 3

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1360 (100.00%) C#
1 1360 (100.00%) .NET
2 660 (48.53%) MVC
3 654 (48.09%) SQL Server
4 626 (46.03%) ASP.NET
5 579 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
6 556 (40.88%) SQL
7 546 (40.15%) JavaScript
8 415 (30.51%) HTML
9 386 (28.38%) TDD
10 377 (27.72%) AngularJS
11 367 (26.99%) CSS
12 337 (24.78%) .NET Framework
13 327 (24.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 308 (22.65%) Microsoft
15 298 (21.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 270 (19.85%) Finance
17 263 (19.34%) jQuery
18 219 (16.10%) Scrum
19 201 (14.78%) WCF
19 201 (14.78%) Entity Framework
20 199 (14.63%) Web Services
21 173 (12.72%) HTML5
22 172 (12.65%) Banking
23 169 (12.43%) Microsoft Azure
24 162 (11.91%) WPF
25 159 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
26 155 (11.40%) OO
27 149 (10.96%) Windows
28 144 (10.59%) Continuous Integration

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 79 (5.81%) CMS
2 40 (2.94%) IIS
3 36 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 19 (1.40%) EPiServer
7 18 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 17 (1.25%) NServiceBus
9 9 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.59%) Confluence
11 7 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.37%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.29%) Drupal
14 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.22%) Kentico
15 3 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.03%) RMDS
2 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.29%) Endur
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.074%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.074%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.074%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.074%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 169 (12.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.69%) SaaS
4 16 (1.18%) GitHub
5 14 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.88%) PaaS
7 9 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.22%) IaaS
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.074%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.074%) Office 365
11 1 (0.074%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.74%) Internet
2 9 (0.66%) HTTP
3 8 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.51%) Intranet
5 6 (0.44%) AMQP
6 4 (0.29%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.29%) Multicast
6 4 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.22%) FTP
7 3 (0.22%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.15%) DNS
8 2 (0.15%) Extranet
8 2 (0.15%) IMAP
8 2 (0.15%) SMTP
8 2 (0.15%) SSL
9 1 (0.074%) NFC
9 1 (0.074%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 654 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 76 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 29 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (1.91%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.32%) Redis
15 17 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (1.18%) RavenDB
17 14 (1.03%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.96%) Big Data
19 11 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 159 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 117 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 98 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 74 (5.44%) TeamCity
5 63 (4.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 59 (4.34%) NUnit
7 35 (2.57%) Moq
8 34 (2.50%) SpecFlow
9 28 (2.06%) JIRA
9 28 (2.06%) Subversion
10 22 (1.62%) MSBuild
11 21 (1.54%) MSTest
11 21 (1.54%) ReSharper
12 18 (1.32%) Jenkins
13 16 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (0.96%) Hudson
15 12 (0.88%) JSUnit
16 9 (0.66%) Selenium
17 8 (0.59%) gulp
18 7 (0.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 270 (19.85%) Finance
2 172 (12.65%) Banking
3 93 (6.84%) Front Office
4 56 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.43%) Financial Institution
6 31 (2.28%) Retail
7 24 (1.76%) Back Office
8 20 (1.47%) Marketing
9 18 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.03%) Law
11 10 (0.74%) Advertising
11 10 (0.74%) Electronics
11 10 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.66%) Legal
13 7 (0.51%) Automotive
14 4 (0.29%) Games
14 4 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
15 3 (0.22%) Billing
15 3 (0.22%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1360 (100.00%) .NET
2 626 (46.03%) ASP.NET
3 415 (30.51%) HTML
4 377 (27.72%) AngularJS
5 367 (26.99%) CSS
6 337 (24.78%) .NET Framework
7 327 (24.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 298 (21.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 263 (19.34%) jQuery
10 201 (14.78%) Entity Framework
10 201 (14.78%) WCF
11 199 (14.63%) Web Services
12 173 (12.72%) HTML5
13 162 (11.91%) WPF
14 122 (8.97%) XML
15 109 (8.01%) REST
16 98 (7.21%) Ajax
17 90 (6.62%) JSON
18 88 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 84 (6.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
2 99 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (4.56%) Algorithms
4 54 (3.97%) Fixed Income
5 40 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 39 (2.87%) User Experience
7 33 (2.43%) Derivative
8 30 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 27 (1.99%) Equities
10 26 (1.91%) Fintech
11 23 (1.69%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.62%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.18%) N-Tier
14 15 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.96%) Online Banking
16 12 (0.88%) Swaptions
17 10 (0.74%) Blog
17 10 (0.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 149 (10.96%) Windows
2 17 (1.25%) Windows Server
3 14 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.74%) Android
5 6 (0.44%) Linux
6 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.15%) Unix
8 1 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (48.53%) MVC
2 579 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (28.38%) TDD
4 219 (16.10%) Scrum
5 155 (11.40%) OO
6 144 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 121 (8.90%) Web Development
8 117 (8.60%) Software Engineering
9 113 (8.31%) E-Commerce
10 103 (7.57%) Unit Testing
11 101 (7.43%) BDD
12 100 (7.35%) SOLID
13 94 (6.91%) SOA
14 87 (6.40%) SDLC
15 86 (6.32%) OOP
16 85 (6.25%) Microservices
17 83 (6.10%) MVVM
18 76 (5.59%) Test Automation
19 72 (5.29%) Front End Development
20 69 (5.07%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1360 (100.00%) C#
2 556 (40.88%) SQL
3 546 (40.15%) JavaScript
4 128 (9.41%) VB.NET
5 124 (9.12%) T-SQL
6 59 (4.34%) TypeScript
7 58 (4.26%) VB
8 50 (3.68%) Java
9 38 (2.79%) PowerShell
10 30 (2.21%) C++
11 29 (2.13%) XAML
12 28 (2.06%) Python
13 25 (1.84%) VBA
14 17 (1.25%) VB6
15 12 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.59%) C
16 8 (0.59%) ES6
16 8 (0.59%) Ruby
16 8 (0.59%) Scala
17 6 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (3.38%) Degree
2 20 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.37%) MCP
6 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.15%) PhD
7 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.15%) PMP
7 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.074%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.074%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.074%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.09%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) MiFID
3 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.074%) IFRS
5 1 (0.074%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.074%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 20 (1.47%) Docker
2 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.074%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.10%) Puppet
3 12 (0.88%) Kibana
4 11 (0.81%) Ansible
5 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.074%) Nagios
6 1 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 308 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 120 (8.82%) Oracle
3 44 (3.24%) Sitecore
4 30 (2.21%) Xamarin
5 29 (2.13%) Telerik
6 18 (1.32%) TIBCO
7 17 (1.25%) Reuters
8 14 (1.03%) ION Trading
9 13 (0.96%) SAP
10 12 (0.88%) Sybase
11 8 (0.59%) Bloomberg
11 8 (0.59%) DevExpress
11 8 (0.59%) Google
11 8 (0.59%) Twitter
12 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.37%) IBM
14 4 (0.29%) OpenLink
14 4 (0.29%) Redback
15 3 (0.22%) Alteryx
15 3 (0.22%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment
Salary: £25k - £28k per annum + Pro rata 6 Month fixed term
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago