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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C# Developer
Rank 517 498 487
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 124 140 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 120 111
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -27 123 £475 - 127
London -17 82 £600 +20.00% 36
City of London +26 44 £600 +6.66% 9
South East -3 18 £375 +1.01% 25
North West -10 10 £325 -10.95% 23
Kent -5 9 £330 -2.22% 1
Surrey - 7 £400 - 6
East of England +6 5 £375 -16.66% 12
Cheshire -6 4 £325 - 6
Merseyside - 4 £325 - 2
Liverpool - 4 £325 - 1
Chester - 4 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £375 - 5
South West -6 3 £325 -10.95% 8
West Midlands -8 3 £400 +3.22% 4
Cambridge +6 2 £375 - 4
Berkshire -4 2 £550 +37.50% 5
Manchester -12 2 £338 -7.53% 15
Camberley - 2 £475 -
Stockport - 2 £338 - 1
Birmingham -1 1 £395 +5.33%
Essex -3 1 £375 -16.66% 2
Coventry -4 1 £450 +5.88%
Reading -11 1 £425 +6.25% 4
Windsor - 1 £675 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £450 - 3
Bath - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 - -
Egham - 1 £375 -

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 241 (100.00%) C#
2 215 (89.21%) .NET
3 121 (50.21%) MVC
4 118 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (48.13%) TDD
6 103 (42.74%) ASP.NET
7 100 (41.49%) SQL
8 95 (39.42%) SQL Server
9 80 (33.20%) JavaScript
10 72 (29.88%) Finance
11 70 (29.05%) WPF
12 69 (28.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (28.22%) AngularJS
14 67 (27.80%) HTML
15 66 (27.39%) Microsoft
16 65 (26.97%) CSS
16 65 (26.97%) WCF
17 55 (22.82%) BDD
18 52 (21.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 47 (19.50%) jQuery
19 47 (19.50%) Multithreading
19 47 (19.50%) .NET Framework
20 45 (18.67%) HTML5
21 42 (17.43%) Front Office
21 42 (17.43%) Banking
22 41 (17.01%) OO
23 39 (16.18%) Windows
24 38 (15.77%) Scrum
25 37 (15.35%) Unit Testing
25 37 (15.35%) CSS3

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 5 (2.07%) Confluence
1 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.66%) IIS
3 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.83%) Node.js
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) Network Security
2 3 (1.24%) HTTP
3 2 (0.83%) CTI
3 2 (0.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) LDAP
3 2 (0.83%) SNMP
3 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.56%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.15%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.32%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.07%) Big Data
9 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.07%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.66%) MS Access
11 3 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.83%) HBase
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (8.71%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.47%) NUnit
3 18 (7.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (4.98%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.73%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.32%) JIRA
6 8 (3.32%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.90%) CruiseControl
7 7 (2.90%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.49%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.49%) MSTest
9 5 (2.07%) Moq
9 5 (2.07%) Subversion
10 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.83%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.83%) Maven
11 2 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 72 (29.88%) Finance
2 42 (17.43%) Banking
2 42 (17.43%) Front Office
3 25 (10.37%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.47%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Back Office
6 5 (2.07%) Electronics
6 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.07%) Marketing
7 3 (1.24%) Retail
8 2 (0.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (89.21%) .NET
2 103 (42.74%) ASP.NET
3 70 (29.05%) WPF
4 69 (28.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 68 (28.22%) AngularJS
6 67 (27.80%) HTML
7 65 (26.97%) CSS
7 65 (26.97%) WCF
8 52 (21.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 47 (19.50%) .NET Framework
9 47 (19.50%) jQuery
10 45 (18.67%) HTML5
11 37 (15.35%) CSS3
12 27 (11.20%) Web Services
13 26 (10.79%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (10.37%) Entity Framework
15 22 (9.13%) RESTful
16 20 (8.30%) XML
17 16 (6.64%) Reactive Extensions
17 16 (6.64%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 12 (4.98%) Market Risk
2 9 (3.73%) Equities
3 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.90%) Fixed Income
3 7 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.07%) Derivative
5 5 (2.07%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.07%) NHS
6 4 (1.66%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.24%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.24%) Tandem
8 2 (0.83%) Clustering
8 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.18%) Windows
2 4 (1.66%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (50.21%) MVC
2 118 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (48.13%) TDD
4 55 (22.82%) BDD
5 47 (19.50%) Multithreading
6 41 (17.01%) OO
7 38 (15.77%) Scrum
8 37 (15.35%) Unit Testing
9 34 (14.11%) SOLID
10 31 (12.86%) SDLC
11 30 (12.45%) SOA
12 28 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (10.37%) MVVM
14 21 (8.71%) Web Development
15 14 (5.81%) E-Commerce
16 12 (4.98%) Software Engineering
17 11 (4.56%) CRM
17 11 (4.56%) Garbage Collection
17 11 (4.56%) OOD
17 11 (4.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 241 (100.00%) C#
2 100 (41.49%) SQL
3 80 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.71%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.56%) Java
6 8 (3.32%) VBA
7 6 (2.49%) Python
8 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.66%) C
9 4 (1.66%) GraphQL
9 4 (1.66%) PHP
9 4 (1.66%) VBScript
9 4 (1.66%) XAML
10 3 (1.24%) C++
10 3 (1.24%) Perl
10 3 (1.24%) Ruby
10 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (3.73%) Degree
2 4 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) MiFID
2 1 (0.41%) HL7
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Puppet
1 1 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.13%) DevExpress
3 17 (7.05%) Oracle
4 5 (2.07%) SAP
4 5 (2.07%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.83%) Coverity
6 2 (0.83%) DataSynapse
6 2 (0.83%) Syncfusion
6 2 (0.83%) Telerik
6 2 (0.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.41%) SunGard
7 1 (0.41%) Sybase
7 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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