Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Programmer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 880 841
Rank change year-on-year +14 -39 -42
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 18 19 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.019% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 56
UK median daily rate £450 £308 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -12.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £354 £218 £250
90th Percentile £660 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £310 £350
% change year-on-year -6.45% -11.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

C# Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured C# Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Programmer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 4 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +16 17 £450 +20.00% 4
London -24 17 £450 +23.29% 1
UK excluding London +24 1 £290 -6.45% 3
Scotland -8 1 £290 +8.41%

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) Banking
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) Financial Institution
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
8 5 (27.78%) Change Management
8 5 (27.78%) Front Office
8 5 (27.78%) Back Office
8 5 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (27.78%) Derivative
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (22.22%) Python
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) C++
10 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) HTML
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 3 (16.67%) Scala
10 3 (16.67%) Degree

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 2 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Financial Institution
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
4 5 (27.78%) Front Office
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Core
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
3 2 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Derivative
1 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
1 5 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.11%) Equities
4 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.56%) Fintech
4 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) Microservices
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) CQG
2 2 (11.11%) Fidessa
2 2 (11.11%) FIS
2 2 (11.11%) SunGard
3 1 (5.56%) DevExpress