The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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# Developer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 112 76
Rank change year-on-year +21 -36  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1240 1161 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.68% 2.16% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 2.28% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 918 1119
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +5.72% +0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +91.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.80 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £46.00 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.00 £22.88
% change year-on-year -14.82% +87.97%  

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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £245
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 1353 1511 2053
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 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 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 +18 1162 £425 +6.25% 706
London +11 664 £550 +10.00% 247
South East -2 150 £350 -1.40% 139
City of London +6 123 £513 +2.50% 56
South West +27 100 £350 +3.70% 45
Yorkshire +19 57 £325 - 39
North West +7 48 £338 +3.84% 72
Scotland +68 44 £363 +16.93% 16
West Midlands +6 44 £325 - 47
East Midlands -6 44 £300 +7.14% 39
Bristol +22 41 £416 +23.33% 17
East of England -2 41 £320 -14.66% 72
Wiltshire +30 39 £325 - 4
West Yorkshire +10 35 £325 - 24
Leeds +16 33 £325 - 16
Surrey -1 33 £400 +1.26% 35
Hampshire +28 28 £325 -7.14% 31
Edinburgh +38 25 £375 +5.63% 12
Manchester -2 24 £350 +3.70% 40
Kent +11 22 £344 -11.29% 7
East Sussex +11 22 £325 - 10
Leicestershire -12 21 £290 +5.45% 7
County Antrim -23 20 £413 +7.14% 1
Belfast -26 20 £413 +7.14% 1
Northern Ireland -29 20 £413 +7.14% 1
Swindon +7 19 £325 - 3
Staffordshire +12 17 £335 +67.50% 8
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £300 -20.00% 28
Glasgow +6 17 £348 +14.87% 4
Oxfordshire -3 17 £400 +14.28% 16

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2398 (100.00%) C#
2 1924 (80.23%) .NET
3 999 (41.66%) SQL Server
4 973 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
5 925 (38.57%) SQL
6 910 (37.95%) MVC
7 835 (34.82%) ASP.NET
8 806 (33.61%) JavaScript
9 651 (27.15%) TDD
10 605 (25.23%) HTML
11 595 (24.81%) Finance
12 571 (23.81%) AngularJS
13 498 (20.77%) CSS
14 497 (20.73%) WPF
15 454 (18.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 443 (18.47%) .NET Framework
17 439 (18.31%) Microsoft
18 411 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
19 393 (16.39%) Banking
20 389 (16.22%) WCF
21 341 (14.22%) Scrum
22 328 (13.68%) Front Office
22 328 (13.68%) jQuery
23 293 (12.22%) Entity Framework
24 290 (12.09%) Web Services
25 283 (11.80%) HTML5
26 270 (11.26%) OO
27 249 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
28 244 (10.18%) Windows
29 230 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server

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 92 (3.84%) CMS
2 59 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (2.25%) IIS
4 32 (1.33%) NServiceBus
5 31 (1.29%) EPiServer
6 29 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 29 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 23 (0.96%) Umbraco
8 16 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.46%) Confluence
11 10 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.25%) Apache
14 6 (0.25%) Kinematics
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.21%) GeoServer
Applications
1 68 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.13%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.083%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.04%) ION MarketView
3 23 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.58%) RMDS
5 9 (0.38%) Endur
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.13%) Magento
6 3 (0.13%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.083%) Kondor
7 2 (0.083%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.042%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.042%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.042%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.042%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.042%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.042%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 249 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.08%) GitHub
4 25 (1.04%) SaaS
5 23 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.58%) PaaS
8 7 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.17%) IaaS
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.083%) Office 365
11 2 (0.083%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.042%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.042%) Slack
12 1 (0.042%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.71%) HTTP
2 16 (0.67%) Internet
3 13 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.46%) AMQP
5 10 (0.42%) Intranet
6 8 (0.33%) IP Telephony
6 8 (0.33%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.21%) Extranet
7 5 (0.21%) FTP
7 5 (0.21%) VoIP
8 4 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.17%) Multicast
9 3 (0.13%) DNS
9 3 (0.13%) SSL
10 2 (0.083%) IMAP
10 2 (0.083%) Link 16
10 2 (0.083%) SMTP
11 1 (0.042%) LDAP
11 1 (0.042%) NFC
11 1 (0.042%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (41.66%) SQL Server
2 134 (5.59%) NoSQL
3 133 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 111 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 101 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 99 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 77 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 74 (3.09%) MongoDB
9 45 (1.88%) Oracle Database
10 39 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 31 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 30 (1.25%) Redis
14 27 (1.13%) Big Data
14 27 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
14 27 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
15 23 (0.96%) Hadoop
16 22 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 21 (0.88%) MySQL
18 20 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 230 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 174 (7.26%) Visual Studio
3 163 (6.80%) Git (software)
4 133 (5.55%) NUnit
5 116 (4.84%) TeamCity
6 75 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 71 (2.96%) SpecFlow
8 67 (2.79%) Moq
8 67 (2.79%) Subversion
9 62 (2.59%) JIRA
10 46 (1.92%) MSTest
11 41 (1.71%) Mockito
12 36 (1.50%) Jenkins
13 29 (1.21%) Selenium
14 27 (1.13%) MSBuild
15 25 (1.04%) JUnit
15 25 (1.04%) ReSharper
16 22 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 22 (0.92%) TestNG
17 16 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 595 (24.81%) Finance
2 393 (16.39%) Banking
3 328 (13.68%) Front Office
4 155 (6.46%) Investment Banking
5 44 (1.83%) Back Office
6 43 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 39 (1.63%) Marketing
8 37 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.54%) Retail
9 29 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 27 (1.13%) Games
11 26 (1.08%) Electronics
12 19 (0.79%) Legal
13 17 (0.71%) Law
14 12 (0.50%) Advertising
15 9 (0.38%) Automotive
16 5 (0.21%) Billing
16 5 (0.21%) Publishing
17 4 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1924 (80.23%) .NET
2 835 (34.82%) ASP.NET
3 605 (25.23%) HTML
4 571 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 498 (20.77%) CSS
6 497 (20.73%) WPF
7 454 (18.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 443 (18.47%) .NET Framework
9 411 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 389 (16.22%) WCF
11 328 (13.68%) jQuery
12 293 (12.22%) Entity Framework
13 290 (12.09%) Web Services
14 283 (11.80%) HTML5
15 200 (8.34%) XML
16 167 (6.96%) REST
17 155 (6.46%) WinForms
18 128 (5.34%) RESTful
18 128 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 126 (5.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 197 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
2 169 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 167 (6.96%) Fixed Income
4 127 (5.30%) Derivative
5 116 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 97 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 87 (3.63%) Algorithms
8 79 (3.29%) Equities
9 68 (2.84%) User Experience
10 62 (2.59%) Hedge funds
11 45 (1.88%) Fintech
12 40 (1.67%) Mobile App
13 37 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
14 35 (1.46%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.00%) N-Tier
16 23 (0.96%) Blog
17 22 (0.92%) Market Risk
18 21 (0.88%) Client/Server
19 19 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
20 16 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 244 (10.18%) Windows
2 71 (2.96%) Linux
3 40 (1.67%) Unix
4 26 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 23 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.88%) Android
7 10 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.25%) Solaris
9 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.13%) CentOS
10 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.083%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.042%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.042%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 973 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 910 (37.95%) MVC
3 651 (27.15%) TDD
4 341 (14.22%) Scrum
5 270 (11.26%) OO
6 226 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
7 225 (9.38%) Multithreading
8 198 (8.26%) MVVM
9 194 (8.09%) Test Automation
9 194 (8.09%) Web Development
10 191 (7.96%) Software Engineering
11 185 (7.71%) Unit Testing
12 179 (7.46%) BDD
13 168 (7.01%) SDLC
14 145 (6.05%) E-Commerce
15 140 (5.84%) SOLID
16 127 (5.30%) Microservices
17 125 (5.21%) SOA
18 115 (4.80%) OOP
19 109 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2398 (100.00%) C#
2 925 (38.57%) SQL
3 806 (33.61%) JavaScript
4 217 (9.05%) Java
5 197 (8.22%) T-SQL
6 183 (7.63%) C++
7 149 (6.21%) VB.NET
8 102 (4.25%) Python
9 86 (3.59%) TypeScript
10 79 (3.29%) VB
11 58 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 53 (2.21%) VBA
13 46 (1.92%) XAML
14 43 (1.79%) C
15 39 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 31 (1.29%) Scala
17 30 (1.25%) Ruby
18 28 (1.17%) VB6
19 26 (1.08%) Shell Script
20 25 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (4.50%) Degree
2 59 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.38%) MBA
8 6 (0.25%) MCP
9 5 (0.21%) CFA
9 5 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.13%) MCPD
10 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.083%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.083%) PhD
11 2 (0.083%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.083%) PMP
12 1 (0.042%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.042%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.42%) QA
2 10 (0.42%) MiFID
3 5 (0.21%) WCAG
4 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.083%) MIL-STD-1553
5 2 (0.083%) SLA
6 1 (0.042%) Basel III
6 1 (0.042%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.042%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.042%) IFRS
6 1 (0.042%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.042%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.042%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 32 (1.33%) Docker
2 6 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.17%) LXC
3 4 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.042%) NFS
4 1 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.63%) Puppet
3 12 (0.50%) Kibana
4 11 (0.46%) Ansible
5 3 (0.13%) Control-M
6 2 (0.083%) HockeyApp
6 2 (0.083%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.042%) Nagios
7 1 (0.042%) Netcool
7 1 (0.042%) SCOM
7 1 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.042%) WMI
Vendors
1 439 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 200 (8.34%) Oracle
3 64 (2.67%) Sybase
4 47 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 46 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 46 (1.92%) Xamarin
6 41 (1.71%) Telerik
7 40 (1.67%) ION Trading
8 39 (1.63%) DevExpress
9 29 (1.21%) SAP
10 23 (0.96%) Syncfusion
11 20 (0.83%) Reuters
12 18 (0.75%) Bloomberg
12 18 (0.75%) Google
13 13 (0.54%) Infragistics
14 11 (0.46%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.46%) Perforce
15 9 (0.38%) OpenLink
15 9 (0.38%) Twitter
16 7 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Finance
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago