The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

C# Developer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 72
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1155 1247 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.56% 2.33% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.44% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 944 1018
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +24.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.25 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £60.62 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
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 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
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 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# Developer in the UK

C# 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# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +1 1105 £425 +6.25% 715
London -2 596 £525 - 243
South East +18 205 £350 +3.70% 118
City of London -19 93 £500 +3.84% 52
East Midlands +21 63 £325 +18.18% 59
South West -1 59 £340 -2.85% 43
Yorkshire -12 48 £340 +4.61% 52
East of England -14 45 £325 -7.14% 75
West Midlands -3 36 £334 -1.47% 48
Oxfordshire +29 35 £350 +7.69% 23
North West -7 34 £325 +1.56% 67
West Yorkshire -6 32 £330 +1.53% 24
Scotland +38 31 £370 +19.35% 16
East Sussex +7 30 £300 -10.44% 4
Leeds +2 30 £330 +3.12% 15
Surrey +1 28 £413 +3.12% 16
Leicestershire +12 27 £300 +9.09% 17
Berkshire +30 26 £413 -0.60% 14
Oxford - 26 £350 - 7
North East -6 25 £340 +2.64% 10
Kent -6 22 £338 - 6
Hampshire +15 21 £326 +0.38% 29
Buckinghamshire +1 20 £295 -21.33% 14
Reading +23 19 £413 -0.60% 5
Nottinghamshire +17 19 £363 +31.81% 17
West Sussex +12 19 £388 +16.54% 11
Nottingham +18 18 £363 +39.42% 10
Bristol +2 17 £375 +3.44% 19
Cambridgeshire 0 17 £300 -14.28% 32
Brighton +6 16 £300 -20.00% 4

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 2256 (100.00%) C#
2 1818 (80.59%) .NET
3 946 (41.93%) SQL Server
4 938 (41.58%) MVC
5 913 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
6 858 (38.03%) ASP.NET
7 794 (35.20%) JavaScript
8 784 (34.75%) SQL
9 590 (26.15%) HTML
10 586 (25.98%) TDD
11 482 (21.37%) AngularJS
12 481 (21.32%) .NET Framework
13 467 (20.70%) CSS
14 466 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 450 (19.95%) Finance
16 425 (18.84%) WPF
17 416 (18.44%) Microsoft
18 368 (16.31%) ASP.NET Web API
19 360 (15.96%) Scrum
20 347 (15.38%) WCF
21 342 (15.16%) jQuery
22 311 (13.79%) Entity Framework
23 263 (11.66%) Banking
23 263 (11.66%) Web Services
24 243 (10.77%) OO
25 232 (10.28%) Windows
26 230 (10.20%) HTML5
27 227 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
28 225 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
28 225 (9.97%) Front Office

C# 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 88 (3.90%) CMS
2 58 (2.57%) IIS
3 53 (2.35%) Umbraco
4 38 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 38 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 37 (1.64%) EPiServer
6 27 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (0.84%) NServiceBus
8 14 (0.62%) Confluence
8 14 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
8 14 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.44%) Sitefinity
11 9 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.40%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.35%) DNN
13 6 (0.27%) Immediacy CMS
13 6 (0.27%) Kentico
13 6 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 105 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.71%) MS Office
3 10 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.22%) 3ds Max
5 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.089%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.089%) MS Project
7 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.98%) RMDS
3 18 (0.80%) ION MarketView
4 17 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.31%) Endur
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.13%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.13%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.089%) Magento
8 2 (0.089%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.044%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.044%) Maximo
9 1 (0.044%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.044%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.044%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 227 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.15%) GitHub
3 26 (1.15%) PaaS
4 23 (1.02%) SaaS
5 17 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.49%) IaaS
7 8 (0.35%) Office 365
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.089%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.089%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.044%) Asana
10 1 (0.044%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.044%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.044%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (0.98%) Internet
2 18 (0.80%) AMQP
2 18 (0.80%) HTTP
3 16 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.44%) Intranet
5 9 (0.40%) IP Telephony
6 8 (0.35%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.27%) SSL
7 6 (0.27%) VoIP
8 5 (0.22%) Extranet
9 4 (0.18%) Multicast
9 4 (0.18%) snoop
10 3 (0.13%) FTP
10 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.089%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.089%) PBX
12 1 (0.044%) NFC
12 1 (0.044%) Skype
12 1 (0.044%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 946 (41.93%) SQL Server
2 129 (5.72%) NoSQL
3 115 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 109 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 79 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 72 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 64 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 47 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 39 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 38 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 35 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 33 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
14 30 (1.33%) Big Data
14 30 (1.33%) MySQL
15 27 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 27 (1.20%) Redis
15 27 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (0.84%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 225 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 194 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 172 (7.62%) Git (software)
4 127 (5.63%) NUnit
5 109 (4.83%) Subversion
6 108 (4.79%) TeamCity
7 64 (2.84%) Moq
8 59 (2.62%) JIRA
9 53 (2.35%) SpecFlow
10 52 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 49 (2.17%) Selenium
12 40 (1.77%) MSTest
13 33 (1.46%) Jenkins
14 31 (1.37%) Mockito
15 25 (1.11%) ReSharper
16 24 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (0.84%) MSBuild
18 18 (0.80%) Cucumber
19 16 (0.71%) Maven
19 16 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 450 (19.95%) Finance
2 263 (11.66%) Banking
3 225 (9.97%) Front Office
4 92 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 49 (2.17%) Back Office
6 45 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 44 (1.95%) Marketing
8 40 (1.77%) Retail
9 35 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.33%) Advertising
11 26 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.11%) Games
13 22 (0.98%) Electronics
14 13 (0.58%) Legal
15 7 (0.31%) Law
16 5 (0.22%) Publishing
17 4 (0.18%) Billing
18 3 (0.13%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.13%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1818 (80.59%) .NET
2 858 (38.03%) ASP.NET
3 590 (26.15%) HTML
4 482 (21.37%) AngularJS
5 481 (21.32%) .NET Framework
6 467 (20.70%) CSS
7 466 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 425 (18.84%) WPF
9 368 (16.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 347 (15.38%) WCF
11 342 (15.16%) jQuery
12 311 (13.79%) Entity Framework
13 263 (11.66%) Web Services
14 230 (10.20%) HTML5
15 205 (9.09%) XML
16 147 (6.52%) REST
17 138 (6.12%) WinForms
18 125 (5.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 121 (5.36%) RESTful
20 105 (4.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 129 (5.72%) Fixed Income
2 124 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 78 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 70 (3.10%) Derivative
6 68 (3.01%) User Experience
7 64 (2.84%) Mobile App
8 52 (2.30%) Algorithms
9 37 (1.64%) Equities
10 34 (1.51%) Hedge funds
11 31 (1.37%) Fintech
12 25 (1.11%) Market Risk
13 23 (1.02%) Management Information System
14 22 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
16 17 (0.75%) Blog
17 16 (0.71%) Credit Risk
18 15 (0.66%) Client/Server
19 14 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
19 14 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 232 (10.28%) Windows
2 76 (3.37%) Linux
3 38 (1.68%) Android
4 36 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.80%) Unix
6 16 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
11 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.089%) CentOS
12 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.089%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.044%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (41.58%) MVC
2 913 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 586 (25.98%) TDD
4 360 (15.96%) Scrum
5 243 (10.77%) OO
6 187 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (8.29%) MVVM
7 185 (8.20%) BDD
8 181 (8.02%) Multithreading
9 169 (7.49%) Web Development
10 164 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 162 (7.18%) E-Commerce
12 138 (6.12%) Software Engineering
13 134 (5.94%) SDLC
14 115 (5.10%) SOLID
15 114 (5.05%) SOA
16 107 (4.74%) OOP
17 102 (4.52%) Front End Development
18 93 (4.12%) Microservices
19 88 (3.90%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2256 (100.00%) C#
2 794 (35.20%) JavaScript
3 784 (34.75%) SQL
4 179 (7.93%) Java
5 174 (7.71%) T-SQL
6 165 (7.31%) C++
7 125 (5.54%) VB.NET
8 78 (3.46%) Python
9 76 (3.37%) VB
10 53 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 45 (1.99%) TypeScript
12 43 (1.91%) VBA
13 39 (1.73%) XAML
14 37 (1.64%) Ruby
15 35 (1.55%) Scala
16 32 (1.42%) C
17 19 (0.84%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.71%) Apex Code
18 16 (0.71%) VB6
19 14 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 85 (3.77%) Degree
2 61 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.35%) MBA
6 6 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.22%) MCAD
7 5 (0.22%) MCSD
7 5 (0.22%) MCTS
7 5 (0.22%) PhD
8 3 (0.13%) CFA
8 3 (0.13%) HND
8 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.13%) MCP
9 2 (0.089%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.089%) MCPD
9 2 (0.089%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.044%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.044%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.50%) QA
2 6 (0.27%) WCAG
3 5 (0.22%) Basel III
4 4 (0.18%) CRD IV
4 4 (0.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.13%) SDET
6 2 (0.089%) IFRS
6 2 (0.089%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.089%) ISO13485
6 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.044%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.044%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (0.84%) Docker
2 6 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.13%) LXC
5 1 (0.044%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.58%) Puppet
3 8 (0.35%) Ansible
4 7 (0.31%) Kibana
5 4 (0.18%) Control-M
6 2 (0.089%) WMI
7 1 (0.044%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.044%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.044%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.044%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.044%) SCOM
7 1 (0.044%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 416 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 172 (7.62%) Oracle
3 67 (2.97%) Xamarin
4 63 (2.79%) Sitecore
5 49 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 37 (1.64%) ION Trading
6 37 (1.64%) Telerik
7 29 (1.29%) Reuters
7 29 (1.29%) Sybase
8 28 (1.24%) DevExpress
9 21 (0.93%) Bloomberg
9 21 (0.93%) SAP
10 17 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.66%) Infragistics
12 12 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.53%) Google
12 12 (0.53%) Syncfusion
13 10 (0.44%) Apple
13 10 (0.44%) Twitter
14 9 (0.40%) RedGate
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £800 - £850 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £425 - £500 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
County Durham
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £1,000 per day or £120,000 + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday