Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Software Developer was £390 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# Software Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 722 713
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +15
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 172 177 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 117 134
UK median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £320 £249 £292
90th Percentile £581 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
UK median hourly rate £43.13 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +20.00%

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# Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Software Developer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

C# Software Developer
Top 15 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 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 +11 160 £390 +11.43% 164
UK excluding London +2 105 £363 +3.57% 133
London -8 64 £525 +31.25% 32
Midlands +26 27 £370 +2.07% 20
South West -9 23 £350 - 17
North of England +72 22 £375 +14.50% 37
West Midlands +32 15 £355 +1.43% 11
North West +17 12 £450 +28.57% 23
South East -4 12 £343 -14.38% 46
East Midlands -7 12 £375 +3.45% 9
East of England -11 12 £388 - 12
Yorkshire +21 7 £350 +9.38% 14
Scotland -8 6 £395 +42.34%
North East +67 3 £375 +15.38%
Wales +17 3 £225 -43.75% 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 172 (100.00%) C#
2 152 (88.37%) .NET
3 99 (57.56%) SQL Server
4 86 (50.00%) MVC
5 81 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (43.02%) SQL
7 71 (41.28%) Microsoft
8 67 (38.95%) ASP.NET
9 60 (34.88%) JavaScript
10 51 (29.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (28.49%) HTML
12 47 (27.33%) Scrum
13 45 (26.16%) CSS
13 45 (26.16%) TDD
14 39 (22.67%) jQuery
14 39 (22.67%) Visual Studio
15 34 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (19.19%) Finance
17 32 (18.60%) .NET Framework
17 32 (18.60%) AngularJS
18 30 (17.44%) Software Engineering
19 29 (16.86%) WCF
19 29 (16.86%) WPF
19 29 (16.86%) Windows
19 29 (16.86%) REST
20 27 (15.70%) SOAP
20 27 (15.70%) JSON
21 26 (15.12%) XML
21 26 (15.12%) Oracle
21 26 (15.12%) OO

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 9 (5.23%) IIS
1 9 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.74%) CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Apache
5 2 (1.16%) Confluence
5 2 (1.16%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.58%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.16%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.58%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.74%) GitHub
4 2 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
5 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) Internet
2 7 (4.07%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.33%) CTI
3 4 (2.33%) Network Security
4 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) Intranet
5 1 (0.58%) SMS
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (57.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.07%) Redis
6 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.74%) MySQL
9 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.58%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (22.67%) Visual Studio
2 23 (13.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (9.88%) SpecFlow
4 11 (6.40%) JIRA
4 11 (6.40%) NUnit
5 10 (5.81%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.07%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.91%) MSBuild
9 4 (2.33%) MSTest
9 4 (2.33%) WiX
10 3 (1.74%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.74%) Selenium
11 2 (1.16%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.16%) Gatling
11 2 (1.16%) JMeter
11 2 (1.16%) Rational Robot
11 2 (1.16%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 33 (19.19%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Banking
3 13 (7.56%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.56%) Marketing
4 11 (6.40%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.81%) Electronics
5 10 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.65%) Back Office
7 6 (3.49%) Front Office
8 4 (2.33%) Retail
9 2 (1.16%) Games
9 2 (1.16%) Law
9 2 (1.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.58%) Automotive
10 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Publishing
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (88.37%) .NET
2 67 (38.95%) ASP.NET
3 51 (29.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (28.49%) HTML
5 45 (26.16%) CSS
6 39 (22.67%) jQuery
7 34 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (18.60%) .NET Framework
8 32 (18.60%) AngularJS
9 29 (16.86%) REST
9 29 (16.86%) WCF
9 29 (16.86%) WPF
10 27 (15.70%) JSON
10 27 (15.70%) SOAP
11 26 (15.12%) XML
12 22 (12.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (11.05%) Entity Framework
13 19 (11.05%) Web Services
14 13 (7.56%) WinForms
15 12 (6.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.07%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.07%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.74%) Derivative
5 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.74%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.16%) Equities
6 2 (1.16%) RIA
7 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.58%) Contactless
7 1 (0.58%) Fintech
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.86%) Windows
2 5 (2.91%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.91%) Linux
3 4 (2.33%) Android
3 4 (2.33%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (1.74%) Unix
5 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (50.00%) MVC
2 81 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (27.33%) Scrum
4 45 (26.16%) TDD
5 30 (17.44%) Software Engineering
6 26 (15.12%) OO
7 25 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 21 (12.21%) BDD
8 21 (12.21%) OOD
9 20 (11.63%) Web Development
10 18 (10.47%) SDLC
11 17 (9.88%) Unit Testing
12 15 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (8.14%) SOA
14 13 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (6.98%) Kanban
16 11 (6.40%) Microservices
16 11 (6.40%) Multithreading
16 11 (6.40%) MVVM
17 10 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 172 (100.00%) C#
2 74 (43.02%) SQL
3 60 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.37%) T-SQL
5 20 (11.63%) C++
6 14 (8.14%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.81%) TypeScript
8 9 (5.23%) Java
9 8 (4.65%) XAML
10 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.07%) VB
11 4 (2.33%) C
11 4 (2.33%) VB6
12 3 (1.74%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.74%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.74%) Python
13 2 (1.16%) F#
13 2 (1.16%) Ruby
13 2 (1.16%) VBScript
13 2 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.58%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) MiFID
2 3 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Kibana
1 1 (0.58%) Nagios
1 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.12%) Oracle
3 14 (8.14%) SAP
4 2 (1.16%) CQG
4 2 (1.16%) Fidessa
4 2 (1.16%) FIS
4 2 (1.16%) SunGard
5 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.58%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.58%) NVIDIA
5 1 (0.58%) RedGate
5 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.58%) Splunk
5 1 (0.58%) Sybase