The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior C# Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C# Developer
Rank 535 490 488
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 122 171 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 146 128
Median daily rate £425 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior C# Developer in the job title.

Senior C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Senior C# Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior 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 Senior C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -23 114 £431 -9.21% 112
London -63 64 £538 - 25
City of London -4 29 £550 -4.34% 11
South East +10 13 £423 +5.62% 25
North West +27 12 £388 -11.42% 12
Manchester - 9 £388 - 10
East of England +8 8 £328 -12.66% 9
West Midlands -19 8 £419 +4.68% 8
Surrey - 7 £500 - 6
Kent +8 5 £398 +18.65% 3
East Midlands -7 5 £363 -12.12% 8
Leicestershire - 5 £363 - 5
Northern Ireland - 5 £410 -
Bedfordshire - 5 - - 4
County Antrim - 4 £410 -
Leicester - 4 £363 - 2
Luton - 4 - - 1
Belfast - 4 £410 -
Scotland +10 3 £325 +4.83% 4
South West +6 3 £350 -12.50% 13
Maidstone - 3 £420 - 2
Cambridgeshire +19 2 - - 3
Glasgow +14 2 £343 +10.48% 2
Redhill - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £275 - 1
North East - 2 £275 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £275 - 1
Canary Wharf -3 1 £475 -11.62%
Northamptonshire -6 1 - -
Oxfordshire -9 1 £575 +39.39% 5

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Senior 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 Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 221 (100.00%) C#
2 184 (83.26%) .NET
3 129 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (50.68%) SQL
5 110 (49.77%) SQL Server
6 105 (47.51%) TDD
7 87 (39.37%) ASP.NET
8 86 (38.91%) MVC
9 79 (35.75%) Finance
10 72 (32.58%) HTML
11 63 (28.51%) JavaScript
12 62 (28.05%) BDD
13 56 (25.34%) WPF
14 53 (23.98%) CSS
14 53 (23.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (23.53%) Multithreading
16 50 (22.62%) .NET Framework
17 45 (20.36%) Microsoft
18 44 (19.91%) WCF
19 42 (19.00%) jQuery
19 42 (19.00%) Banking
19 42 (19.00%) AngularJS
20 39 (17.65%) Scrum
21 37 (16.74%) Front Office
22 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET Web API
22 32 (14.48%) Entity Framework
23 31 (14.03%) HTML5
23 31 (14.03%) OO
23 31 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
24 27 (12.22%) XML

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (3.62%) IIS
2 5 (2.26%) CMS
3 3 (1.36%) Sitefinity
4 2 (0.90%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Kentico
5 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Endur
2 1 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.81%) IaaS
3 2 (0.90%) PaaS
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) HTTP
2 4 (1.81%) Network Security
3 3 (1.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (49.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.81%) Big Data
9 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.90%) MS Access
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.90%) Power BI
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.45%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 20 (9.05%) TeamCity
2 18 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.79%) Cucumber
4 13 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.98%) SpecFlow
6 10 (4.52%) NUnit
6 10 (4.52%) Subversion
7 8 (3.62%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (3.17%) JIRA
9 6 (2.71%) Maven
9 6 (2.71%) Moq
9 6 (2.71%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.71%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.26%) JUnit
10 5 (2.26%) Selenium
11 4 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.81%) JBehave
11 4 (1.81%) TestNG
11 4 (1.81%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (35.75%) Finance
2 42 (19.00%) Banking
3 37 (16.74%) Front Office
4 21 (9.50%) Investment Banking
5 18 (8.14%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.71%) Back Office
6 6 (2.71%) Retail
7 4 (1.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Electronics
8 3 (1.36%) Law
8 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.90%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (83.26%) .NET
2 87 (39.37%) ASP.NET
3 72 (32.58%) HTML
4 56 (25.34%) WPF
5 53 (23.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (23.98%) CSS
6 50 (22.62%) .NET Framework
7 44 (19.91%) WCF
8 42 (19.00%) AngularJS
8 42 (19.00%) jQuery
9 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (14.48%) Entity Framework
10 31 (14.03%) HTML5
11 27 (12.22%) XML
12 23 (10.41%) Web Services
13 16 (7.24%) WinForms
14 14 (6.33%) CSS3
15 13 (5.88%) RESTful
15 13 (5.88%) SOAP
15 13 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.05%) Fixed Income
2 13 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.98%) Market Risk
5 10 (4.52%) Derivative
5 10 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.71%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.71%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.71%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.81%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.81%) Equities
8 4 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.81%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.36%) Fintech
9 3 (1.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (1.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Android
3 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (47.51%) TDD
3 86 (38.91%) MVC
4 62 (28.05%) BDD
5 52 (23.53%) Multithreading
6 39 (17.65%) Scrum
7 31 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (14.03%) OO
8 22 (9.95%) SOLID
9 21 (9.50%) Unit Testing
10 20 (9.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (8.60%) Garbage Collection
11 19 (8.60%) SDLC
12 17 (7.69%) Web Development
13 15 (6.79%) Project Management
14 14 (6.33%) E-Commerce
15 10 (4.52%) MVVM
15 10 (4.52%) SOA
15 10 (4.52%) Test Automation
16 9 (4.07%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (100.00%) C#
2 112 (50.68%) SQL
3 63 (28.51%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.86%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.41%) Java
6 10 (4.52%) C++
7 9 (4.07%) Python
8 6 (2.71%) VBA
9 5 (2.26%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.81%) C
10 4 (1.81%) Perl
10 4 (1.81%) PHP
10 4 (1.81%) Ruby
11 3 (1.36%) XAML
12 2 (0.90%) VB
12 2 (0.90%) VBScript
13 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.45%) Scala
13 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (8.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) QA
2 4 (1.81%) SDET
3 2 (0.90%) MiFID
4 1 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) GMP
4 1 (0.45%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 45 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.33%) Oracle
3 5 (2.26%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.36%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.36%) SAP
5 2 (0.90%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.45%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.45%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.45%) Mashery
6 1 (0.45%) Mercator
6 1 (0.45%) New Relic
6 1 (0.45%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.45%) Telerik
6 1 (0.45%) Teradata
6 1 (0.45%) Twitter
6 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
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