The median contractor rate for a C# Programmer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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# Programmer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 639 604
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 5 6 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.012% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 31
Median daily rate £475 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.43% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £198 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - £320 £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
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 £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

C# Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +48 5 £475 +26.66% 10
London +17 5 £475 +14.45% 3
City of London - 3 £450 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, C# Programmer 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# Programmer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) .NET
4 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
5 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 12 (30.77%) Degree
7 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
8 11 (28.21%) Investment Management
8 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
9 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
9 10 (25.64%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) Break/Fix
10 9 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 9 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (23.08%) Java
10 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
10 9 (23.08%) Asset Management
10 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
11 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
11 8 (20.51%) Banking
11 8 (20.51%) Fixed Income
11 8 (20.51%) Front Office
12 7 (17.95%) MVC

C# Programmer 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 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
3 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Moq
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
5 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
6 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) Middleware
6 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
6 2 (5.13%) WPF
7 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.56%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Fixed Income
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.82%) Equities
3 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.56%) Fintech
5 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.56%) mHealth
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
4 5 (12.82%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Investment Management
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 9 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 9 (23.08%) Break/Fix
3 9 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) Fund Management
6 5 (12.82%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Office Automation
8 3 (7.69%) OO
9 2 (5.13%) OOP
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Java
4 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 7 (17.95%) C
6 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.82%) C++
7 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.82%) VBA
8 4 (10.26%) Ruby
8 4 (10.26%) VB
9 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Sybase
1 6 (15.38%) webMethods
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Infragistics
4 2 (5.13%) Typemock
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
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