The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior C# Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior C# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C# Developer
Rank 497 469 463
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 122 132 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 113 84
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £327 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £643 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 120 £485 +7.77% 140
London -11 70 £525 -11.57% 45
City of London +19 20 £551 -7.28% 17
South East -5 16 £345 -16.36% 27
East of England +5 14 £500 +2.56% 7
South West +6 9 £375 - 12
Essex +1 8 £500 +53.84% 1
West Midlands -12 6 £319 -10.83% 10
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £413 -2.94% 1
Milton Keynes +8 5 £413 -2.94% 1
Bristol +2 5 £375 - 4
Cambridgeshire +5 4 - - 4
Birmingham -2 4 £319 +5.37% 1
Cambridge -2 4 - - 3
Kent -4 4 £335 -25.55% 1
East Sussex - 4 £345 - 1
Hastings - 4 £345 -
North West -23 3 £401 +37.29% 19
Gloucestershire +7 2 £325 -
Wales -4 2 £410 +2.50% 1
South Wales -7 2 £410 +2.50%
Cardiff -12 2 £410 +2.50%
Manchester -19 2 £401 +42.53% 13
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £408 -
Cheltenham +8 1 £325 -
Berkshire 0 1 - - 3
Surrey -8 1 - - 5
Yorkshire -9 1 - - 13
North East -24 1 - - 3

Senior C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior C# Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior C# Developer in their job title.

1 265 (100.00%) C#
2 222 (83.77%) .NET
3 132 (49.81%) SQL
4 118 (44.53%) ASP.NET
5 116 (43.77%) SQL Server
6 115 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (42.64%) MVC
8 95 (35.85%) Finance
9 93 (35.09%) TDD
10 89 (33.58%) JavaScript
10 89 (33.58%) HTML
11 83 (31.32%) WPF
12 78 (29.43%) AngularJS
13 77 (29.06%) CSS
14 75 (28.30%) .NET Framework
15 74 (27.92%) WCF
15 74 (27.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 69 (26.04%) Microsoft
17 67 (25.28%) OO
18 61 (23.02%) HTML5
19 58 (21.89%) Front Office
20 56 (21.13%) jQuery
21 50 (18.87%) BDD
22 45 (16.98%) Scrum
23 42 (15.85%) Banking
24 41 (15.47%) Multithreading
25 39 (14.72%) CSS3
25 39 (14.72%) ASP.NET Web API
26 37 (13.96%) Unit Testing
26 37 (13.96%) Windows

Senior C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior C# Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (2.64%) IIS
2 6 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.51%) Confluence
3 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.13%) Node.js
5 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) JBoss
6 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.02%) MS Office
3 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.13%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.38%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.13%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) Internet
1 2 (0.75%) LDAP
2 1 (0.38%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (43.77%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.40%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.02%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.26%) Big Data
9 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.75%) HBase
12 2 (0.75%) MySQL
12 2 (0.75%) OLAP
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (11.70%) Visual Studio
2 28 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.42%) NUnit
4 16 (6.04%) Subversion
5 12 (4.53%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.40%) JIRA
7 6 (2.26%) MSTest
7 6 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.89%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.51%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.75%) Moq
11 2 (0.75%) NCrunch
11 2 (0.75%) NMock
11 2 (0.75%) NSubstitute
11 2 (0.75%) NuGet
General
1 95 (35.85%) Finance
2 58 (21.89%) Front Office
3 42 (15.85%) Banking
4 19 (7.17%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.91%) Financial Institution
6 12 (4.53%) Back Office
7 8 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.02%) Marketing
8 7 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.26%) Electronics
10 3 (1.13%) Advertising
10 3 (1.13%) Games
10 3 (1.13%) Publishing
11 2 (0.75%) Legal
11 2 (0.75%) Retail
11 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.38%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (83.77%) .NET
2 118 (44.53%) ASP.NET
3 89 (33.58%) HTML
4 83 (31.32%) WPF
5 78 (29.43%) AngularJS
6 77 (29.06%) CSS
7 75 (28.30%) .NET Framework
8 74 (27.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (27.92%) WCF
9 61 (23.02%) HTML5
10 56 (21.13%) jQuery
11 39 (14.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 39 (14.72%) CSS3
12 35 (13.21%) Entity Framework
13 34 (12.83%) RESTful
14 30 (11.32%) Web Services
15 21 (7.92%) KnockoutJS
15 21 (7.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (6.42%) XML
17 15 (5.66%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.42%) Derivative
2 10 (3.77%) Fixed Income
2 10 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (3.40%) Market Risk
3 9 (3.40%) User Experience
4 8 (3.02%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.02%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.51%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.51%) Fintech
6 4 (1.51%) Swaptions
7 3 (1.13%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.13%) Equities
7 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.13%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.96%) Windows
2 5 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.13%) Unix
4 2 (0.75%) Android
4 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.38%) SUSE
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (42.64%) MVC
3 93 (35.09%) TDD
4 67 (25.28%) OO
5 50 (18.87%) BDD
6 45 (16.98%) Scrum
7 41 (15.47%) Multithreading
8 37 (13.96%) Unit Testing
9 34 (12.83%) SOA
10 31 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (10.19%) SDLC
12 26 (9.81%) MVVM
13 19 (7.17%) SOLID
14 18 (6.79%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.79%) Electronic Trading
15 16 (6.04%) Market Making
15 16 (6.04%) Risk Analysis
15 16 (6.04%) Software Engineering
16 15 (5.66%) Dependency Injection
16 15 (5.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 265 (100.00%) C#
2 132 (49.81%) SQL
3 89 (33.58%) JavaScript
4 24 (9.06%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.28%) C++
6 12 (4.53%) XAML
7 9 (3.40%) Python
8 7 (2.64%) Perl
8 7 (2.64%) Ruby
9 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.26%) VBA
10 5 (1.89%) GraphQL
10 5 (1.89%) Java
11 4 (1.51%) VB
11 4 (1.51%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.13%) C
12 3 (1.13%) VB6
12 3 (1.13%) VBScript
13 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (4.15%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.75%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) HL7
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Firmware
2 1 (0.38%) vCloud
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
1 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 69 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.42%) DevExpress
3 15 (5.66%) Oracle
4 6 (2.26%) SAP
4 6 (2.26%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.13%) SunGard
7 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.75%) Telerik
7 2 (0.75%) Trillium
7 2 (0.75%) Twitter
8 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) Informatica
8 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.38%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.38%) Perforce
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) VMware
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