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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C# Developer
Rank 475 468 467
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 117 102 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 72
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£525 £463 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -7 115 £525 +11.70% 52
London +7 66 £550 +15.78% 13
City of London +24 38 £588 +30.55% 3
East of England -3 18 £650 +100.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 17 £650 -
South East -28 12 £403 +8.78% 8
North West -3 9 £302 +5.78% 11
Manchester -6 7 £291 +2.01% 6
South West - 6 £393 - 7
Oxfordshire -16 4 £408 +10.13% 2
Oxford -20 4 £408 +10.13%
West Midlands - 4 £375 - 6
Berkshire -3 2 £368 -33.18% 2
Dorset - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Kent - 2 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 3
Midlands - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £338 - 3
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £350 -
East Midlands -1 1 - - 3
Surrey -4 1 £525 - 1
Cambridge -8 1 - -
Milton Keynes -16 1 £650 +108.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 1 £650 +108.00% 1
Hampshire - 1 £368 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 - 1

Senior C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 204 (100.00%) C#
2 168 (82.35%) .NET
3 106 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (40.20%) SQL
5 80 (39.22%) JavaScript
6 75 (36.76%) TDD
7 73 (35.78%) SQL Server
8 70 (34.31%) MVC
9 68 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 60 (29.41%) HTML
10 60 (29.41%) WCF
11 52 (25.49%) Microsoft
12 48 (23.53%) Scrum
13 45 (22.06%) WPF
14 44 (21.57%) Finance
15 42 (20.59%) Front Office
15 42 (20.59%) CSS
16 38 (18.63%) E-Commerce
16 38 (18.63%) jQuery
17 35 (17.16%) BDD
18 34 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (16.18%) OO
20 32 (15.69%) HTML5
21 30 (14.71%) AngularJS
22 29 (14.22%) .NET Framework
22 29 (14.22%) SOA
23 27 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
24 23 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
24 23 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
24 23 (11.27%) RESTful

Senior C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (4.90%) CMS
2 8 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.94%) IIS
4 5 (2.45%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.96%) Zimbra
6 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.94%) Mingle
3 3 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.94%) RavenDB
8 5 (2.45%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.49%) DTS
12 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.84%) NUnit
4 10 (4.90%) SpecFlow
5 9 (4.41%) Selenium
5 9 (4.41%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.94%) Moq
7 5 (2.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (2.45%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.45%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.96%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.96%) Subversion
8 4 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.49%) Hudson
11 1 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 44 (21.57%) Finance
2 42 (20.59%) Front Office
3 17 (8.33%) Banking
4 8 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.45%) Retail
6 4 (1.96%) Back Office
7 3 (1.47%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (82.35%) .NET
2 68 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 60 (29.41%) HTML
3 60 (29.41%) WCF
4 45 (22.06%) WPF
5 42 (20.59%) CSS
6 38 (18.63%) jQuery
7 34 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (15.69%) HTML5
9 30 (14.71%) AngularJS
10 29 (14.22%) .NET Framework
11 23 (11.27%) RESTful
12 21 (10.29%) KnockoutJS
12 21 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (9.80%) XML
14 18 (8.82%) Web Services
14 18 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (8.82%) LINQ
15 15 (7.35%) CSS3
16 14 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.86%) Fixed Income
2 9 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.43%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.94%) User Experience
5 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.45%) Open Source
6 4 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.96%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.96%) Derivative
6 4 (1.96%) Google Search Appliance
6 4 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.47%) NHS
7 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.47%) FMCG
7 3 (1.47%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.90%) Windows
2 2 (0.98%) Windows CE
2 2 (0.98%) Android
3 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.49%) UNIX
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (36.76%) TDD
3 70 (34.31%) MVC
4 48 (23.53%) Scrum
5 38 (18.63%) E-Commerce
6 35 (17.16%) BDD
7 33 (16.18%) OO
8 29 (14.22%) SOA
9 23 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (10.29%) Multithreading
11 16 (7.84%) MVVM
12 13 (6.37%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (5.88%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.39%) Pair Programming
15 9 (4.41%) Workflow
15 9 (4.41%) CRM
16 8 (3.92%) OOD
16 8 (3.92%) Market Making
17 7 (3.43%) Domain-Driven Design
18 6 (2.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 204 (100.00%) C#
2 82 (40.20%) SQL
3 80 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.35%) Java
5 14 (6.86%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.92%) C++
7 7 (3.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.94%) C
9 5 (2.45%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.96%) VBA
11 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.98%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) Python
12 1 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.98%) CFA
3 1 (0.49%) MCSD
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) HL7
Vendors
1 52 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.41%) Sitecore
3 8 (3.92%) Oracle
4 4 (1.96%) Google
5 3 (1.47%) Sybase
6 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.49%) StreamBase
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