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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C# Developer
Rank 498 524 443
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 132 84 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 72 114
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£550 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+67.50% -

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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 +41 129 £550 +4.76% 77
London +37 100 £550 - 22
City of London +38 50 £598 +8.63% 7
South East -20 13 £369 -1.66% 22
Yorkshire -24 5 £413 - 3
West Midlands +9 4 £400 +23.07% 4
East of England +3 4 - - 6
Kent +3 4 £335 -10.66% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £413 - 5
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
Leeds - 4 - - 2
Oxford - 3 £413 - 3
Birmingham - 3 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
South West 0 2 £363 -19.44% 5
Midlands - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £368 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 - 6
East Sussex - 2 £363 -
Suffolk +5 1 - -
Wiltshire -7 1 £325 -27.77%
Canary Wharf -9 1 £538 +19.44%
North West -33 1 £438 +36.71% 11
Clydebank - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 £310 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £323 - 1
Ipswich - 1 - -

Senior C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 242 (100.00%) C#
2 167 (69.01%) .NET
3 130 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (39.67%) TDD
5 95 (39.26%) SQL
6 92 (38.02%) Front Office
7 86 (35.54%) SQL Server
8 85 (35.12%) WPF
9 76 (31.40%) HTML
10 74 (30.58%) JavaScript
11 73 (30.17%) MVC
12 66 (27.27%) ASP.NET
12 66 (27.27%) WCF
13 57 (23.55%) HTML5
13 57 (23.55%) Finance
13 57 (23.55%) Microsoft
14 55 (22.73%) OO
15 53 (21.90%) Multithreading
16 52 (21.49%) AngularJS
17 51 (21.07%) BDD
17 51 (21.07%) Banking
18 45 (18.60%) CSS
19 42 (17.36%) Scrum
20 41 (16.94%) MVVM
21 40 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (16.12%) Derivative
23 37 (15.29%) .NET Framework
24 35 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
25 32 (13.22%) Unit Testing
26 29 (11.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Senior C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (3.72%) IIS
2 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.07%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.41%) GemFire
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Endur
1 1 (0.41%) RMDS
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.41%) CTI
2 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (35.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.24%) RavenDB
8 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.83%) KDB
9 2 (0.83%) DTS
9 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (8.26%) Visual Studio
1 20 (8.26%) NUnit
2 19 (7.85%) TeamCity
3 13 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.72%) MSBuild
5 7 (2.89%) Subversion
6 6 (2.48%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.07%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.65%) NCrunch
8 4 (1.65%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.24%) Moq
9 3 (1.24%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.24%) Selenium
10 2 (0.83%) Maven
10 2 (0.83%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.83%) JUnit
10 2 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 92 (38.02%) Front Office
2 57 (23.55%) Finance
3 51 (21.07%) Banking
4 23 (9.50%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.89%) Retail
6 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.65%) Publishing
6 4 (1.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (69.01%) .NET
2 85 (35.12%) WPF
3 76 (31.40%) HTML
4 66 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 66 (27.27%) WCF
5 57 (23.55%) HTML5
6 52 (21.49%) AngularJS
7 45 (18.60%) CSS
8 37 (15.29%) .NET Framework
9 35 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (11.57%) Web Services
11 27 (11.16%) Entity Framework
12 26 (10.74%) jQuery
13 23 (9.50%) CSS3
14 22 (9.09%) XML
15 19 (7.85%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (7.44%) WinForms
17 16 (6.61%) LINQ
18 15 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
19 13 (5.37%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.12%) Derivative
2 29 (11.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (7.85%) Fixed Income
4 15 (6.20%) Equity Derivative
5 13 (5.37%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.13%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.89%) Equities
8 7 (2.89%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (2.48%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.65%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.24%) Swaptions
12 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.20%) Windows
2 4 (1.65%) Linux
3 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (39.67%) TDD
3 73 (30.17%) MVC
4 55 (22.73%) OO
5 53 (21.90%) Multithreading
6 51 (21.07%) BDD
7 42 (17.36%) Scrum
8 41 (16.94%) MVVM
9 40 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (13.22%) Unit Testing
11 23 (9.50%) SOA
12 21 (8.68%) Greeks
13 16 (6.61%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.20%) E-Commerce
15 14 (5.79%) Migration
15 14 (5.79%) Low Latency
15 14 (5.79%) SDLC
16 13 (5.37%) OOP
16 13 (5.37%) Risk Management
17 12 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 242 (100.00%) C#
2 95 (39.26%) SQL
3 74 (30.58%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.26%) C++
5 13 (5.37%) VB
6 11 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.55%) XAML
7 10 (4.13%) Java
8 4 (1.65%) VBA
8 4 (1.65%) VB6
8 4 (1.65%) F#
9 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.24%) C++/CLI
9 3 (1.24%) Perl
10 2 (0.83%) PHP
10 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.83%) Groovy
10 2 (0.83%) C-shell
10 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (3.72%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) HL7
2 2 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (23.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.79%) Oracle
3 7 (2.89%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.48%) DevExpress
4 6 (2.48%) Sybase
5 5 (2.07%) Infragistics
6 4 (1.65%) Perforce
6 4 (1.65%) Solace
7 2 (0.83%) Coverity
8 1 (0.41%) Typemock
8 1 (0.41%) SAP
8 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
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