The median contractor rate for a C# Software Developer was £389 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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# Software Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 515 585 539
Rank change year-on-year +70 -46  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 92 66 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 76
Median daily rate £389 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  

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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
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 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
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 £11.42 £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 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

C# Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Software Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software 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# Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +57 85 £396 +13.21% 127
London +14 35 £475 +13.09% 25
North West +34 12 £338 +3.84% 15
South East +30 12 £325 -7.14% 32
South West -2 8 £350 - 8
West Midlands +26 7 £309 -22.81% 18
Yorkshire +25 7 £375 +17.18% 11
Bristol - 7 £350 - 3
Hampshire +13 6 £313 +7.75% 8
Staffordshire +6 5 £315 - 3
Scotland - 5 £385 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £315 -
Leeds +19 4 £375 +17.18% 4
West Yorkshire +13 4 £375 +17.18% 7
Oxfordshire -8 4 £325 -7.14% 5
Manchester - 4 £338 - 7
Cheshire - 4 - - 6
Warrington - 4 - - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £388 - 3
Oxford -6 3 £325 -7.14% 2
North East - 3 £340 - 1
Wales -6 2 £400 - 2
Doncaster - 2 £365 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £423 -
Stockport - 2 £338 -
Havant - 2 £313 -
Portsmouth - 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £365 - 1
Durham - 2 £320 -
Berkshire +20 1 £405 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, C# Software 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# Software Developer in the job title.

1 209 (100.00%) C#
2 163 (77.99%) .NET
3 97 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (44.02%) SQL
5 88 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 82 (39.23%) MVC
7 73 (34.93%) JavaScript
8 72 (34.45%) ASP.NET
9 60 (28.71%) TDD
10 53 (25.36%) HTML
10 53 (25.36%) Finance
11 51 (24.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (22.97%) CSS
13 43 (20.57%) Microsoft
14 41 (19.62%) .NET Framework
15 40 (19.14%) jQuery
15 40 (19.14%) Windows
15 40 (19.14%) AngularJS
16 35 (16.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 34 (16.27%) Scrum
18 32 (15.31%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (15.31%) Test Automation
18 32 (15.31%) Web Services
19 31 (14.83%) WPF
19 31 (14.83%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (13.88%) XML
21 28 (13.40%) OO
21 28 (13.40%) WCF
21 28 (13.40%) Software Engineering
22 27 (12.92%) Analytical Skills

C# Software 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 5 (2.39%) IIS
2 4 (1.91%) CMS
2 4 (1.91%) Kinematics
2 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.44%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.96%) GeoServer
4 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.48%) Documentum
5 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.91%) HTTP
1 4 (1.91%) Intranet
1 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.91%) VoIP
1 4 (1.91%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.44%) Extranet
3 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.83%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.39%) GIS
6 5 (2.39%) Redis
7 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.96%) MySQL
9 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.96%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (15.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (11.00%) Visual Studio
3 17 (8.13%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.31%) Mockito
5 8 (3.83%) Moq
5 8 (3.83%) NUnit
5 8 (3.83%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.35%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.87%) JIRA
8 5 (2.39%) MSTest
8 5 (2.39%) Subversion
9 3 (1.44%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.44%) Selenium
10 2 (0.96%) ERwin
10 2 (0.96%) Grunt
10 2 (0.96%) Log4Net
10 2 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 53 (25.36%) Finance
2 9 (4.31%) Back Office
2 9 (4.31%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.31%) Marketing
3 7 (3.35%) Electronics
4 6 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.39%) Games
6 4 (1.91%) Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (77.99%) .NET
2 72 (34.45%) ASP.NET
3 53 (25.36%) HTML
4 51 (24.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (22.97%) CSS
6 41 (19.62%) .NET Framework
7 40 (19.14%) AngularJS
7 40 (19.14%) jQuery
8 35 (16.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (15.31%) Web Services
10 31 (14.83%) WPF
11 29 (13.88%) XML
12 28 (13.40%) WCF
13 25 (11.96%) Entity Framework
14 21 (10.05%) REST
15 20 (9.57%) RESTful
16 19 (9.09%) WinForms
17 16 (7.66%) SOAP
18 15 (7.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (6.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.57%) Fixed Income
3 16 (7.66%) Derivative
4 15 (7.18%) Equity Derivative
5 14 (6.70%) Equities
6 6 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.39%) e-Learning
7 5 (2.39%) Learning Management System
7 5 (2.39%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.39%) W3C
8 4 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.91%) Robotics
9 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.48%) Contactless
11 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.48%) Fintech
11 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.14%) Windows
2 18 (8.61%) Unix
3 13 (6.22%) Linux
4 10 (4.78%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.87%) Android
5 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.44%) Solaris
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (39.23%) MVC
3 60 (28.71%) TDD
4 34 (16.27%) Scrum
5 32 (15.31%) Test Automation
6 28 (13.40%) OO
6 28 (13.40%) Software Engineering
7 26 (12.44%) SDLC
8 23 (11.00%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.61%) BDD
10 17 (8.13%) OOP
11 16 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (7.18%) SOA
13 13 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.22%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (5.74%) Front End Development
14 12 (5.74%) SDET
15 11 (5.26%) Microservices
16 10 (4.78%) Use Case
17 9 (4.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) C#
2 92 (44.02%) SQL
3 73 (34.93%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.44%) T-SQL
5 25 (11.96%) C++
6 19 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 18 (8.61%) Java
7 18 (8.61%) Perl
7 18 (8.61%) Shell Script
8 15 (7.18%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.26%) VB
10 7 (3.35%) Python
11 6 (2.87%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.39%) C
12 5 (2.39%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.39%) VB6
13 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.96%) ES6
14 2 (0.96%) VBA
15 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 16 (7.66%) Degree
2 14 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.96%) MBA
5 2 (0.96%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
2 5 (2.39%) WCAG
3 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.48%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.48%) MiFID
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Kibana
1 1 (0.48%) Nagios
1 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.05%) Sybase
3 20 (9.57%) Oracle
4 9 (4.31%) SAP
5 4 (1.91%) NVIDIA
6 3 (1.44%) Apple
6 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.96%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.96%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.96%) Sun
7 2 (0.96%) Telerik
7 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.48%) Avaya
8 1 (0.48%) HP
8 1 (0.48%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.48%) LabWare
8 1 (0.48%) Perforce
8 1 (0.48%) Splunk
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