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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C# Developer
Rank 511 423 483
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 84 155 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 120 71
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£525 £488 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.50

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -88 83 £525 +7.69% 78
London -41 54 £550 - 26
City of London +25 21 £538 +2.38% 6
South East -2 12 £375 +4.89% 11
North West +7 7 £320 -8.57% 17
East of England -36 7 £450 -3.48% 3
Manchester - 7 £320 - 9
Surrey +4 4 £305 -18.66% 3
Hampshire - 4 £500 - 3
Kent -3 3 £375 +11.11%
Bedfordshire - 3 £425 - 2
Suffolk - 3 £450 -
Basingstoke - 2 £390 -
Berkshire +8 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +4 1 - - 6
Cambridge -17 1 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire -18 1 £325 -30.48% 1
West Midlands -22 1 £325 -7.14% 2
South West -34 1 £450 +41.73% 11
Wales - 1 £350 - 1
South Wales - 1 £350 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £450 - 4
Luton - 1 £425 - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 £450 - 1
Telford - - - -
Treorchy - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 1

Senior C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 162 (100.00%) C#
2 132 (81.48%) .NET
3 89 (54.94%) SQL Server
4 76 (46.91%) SQL
5 64 (39.51%) ASP.NET
6 53 (32.72%) MVC
7 52 (32.10%) TDD
8 49 (30.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (28.40%) WCF
10 44 (27.16%) JavaScript
11 41 (25.31%) Scrum
12 40 (24.69%) Front Office
13 37 (22.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (18.52%) HTML
16 27 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (16.67%) WPF
16 27 (16.67%) Multithreading
17 26 (16.05%) LINQ
18 25 (15.43%) jQuery
19 24 (14.81%) Finance
19 24 (14.81%) OO
19 24 (14.81%) Microsoft
20 22 (13.58%) Banking
20 22 (13.58%) .NET Framework
21 21 (12.96%) CSS
22 18 (11.11%) Unit Testing
23 16 (9.88%) HTML5
23 16 (9.88%) XML
24 15 (9.26%) Oracle

Senior C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) CMS
2 2 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) Apache
3 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Kentico
3 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Internet
1 1 (0.62%) LAN
1 1 (0.62%) WAN
1 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (54.94%) SQL Server
2 49 (30.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.62%) MySQL
10 1 (0.62%) MS Access
10 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.79%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.70%) NUnit
5 5 (3.09%) MSBuild
6 4 (2.47%) Subversion
7 3 (1.85%) Selenium
7 3 (1.85%) WiX
7 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.23%) MSTest
8 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 40 (24.69%) Front Office
2 24 (14.81%) Finance
3 22 (13.58%) Banking
4 10 (6.17%) Back Office
5 7 (4.32%) Retail
6 6 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (81.48%) .NET
2 64 (39.51%) ASP.NET
3 46 (28.40%) WCF
4 37 (22.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (18.52%) HTML
6 27 (16.67%) WPF
7 26 (16.05%) LINQ
8 25 (15.43%) jQuery
9 22 (13.58%) .NET Framework
10 21 (12.96%) CSS
11 16 (9.88%) HTML5
11 16 (9.88%) XML
12 15 (9.26%) NHibernate
12 15 (9.26%) AngularJS
13 13 (8.02%) RESTful
14 11 (6.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (6.17%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (6.17%) Web Services
15 10 (6.17%) ActiveMQ
16 9 (5.56%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (4.94%) Fixed Income
2 3 (1.85%) Derivative
2 3 (1.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.85%) Credit Risk
2 3 (1.85%) FMCG
2 3 (1.85%) Hedge funds
2 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.62%) W3C
3 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.62%) Blog
3 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.26%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.23%) Android
3 2 (1.23%) UNIX
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.72%) MVC
2 52 (32.10%) TDD
3 41 (25.31%) Scrum
4 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 24 (14.81%) OO
7 18 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 15 (9.26%) Workflow
8 15 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.02%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.41%) BDD
10 12 (7.41%) OOP
11 11 (6.79%) CRM
11 11 (6.79%) SOA
11 11 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.56%) MVVM
13 8 (4.94%) OOD
14 5 (3.09%) Service Delivery
14 5 (3.09%) Software Engineering
14 5 (3.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 162 (100.00%) C#
2 76 (46.91%) SQL
3 44 (27.16%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.56%) Java
5 8 (4.94%) C++
5 8 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.47%) XAML
8 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.85%) PHP
8 3 (1.85%) Python
8 3 (1.85%) Ruby
9 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.23%) C
10 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.62%) VBA
10 1 (0.62%) VB
10 1 (0.62%) Delphi
10 1 (0.62%) VC++
10 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) MCSD
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.26%) Oracle
3 4 (2.47%) JBoss
4 2 (1.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.62%) Sybase
5 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.62%) Facebook
5 1 (0.62%) Twitter
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