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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C# Developer
Rank 486 512 427
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -85
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 112 81 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 68 98
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£490 £445 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -13.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £658 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +9 106 £500 +12.35% 85
London +39 82 £575 +25.00% 24
City of London +55 60 £575 -13.20% 13
South East -13 8 £343 +3.78% 15
East of England +1 6 £388 - 9
South West +15 5 £325 - 12
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £325 - 4
Scotland +2 5 £375 - 2
Glasgow +1 5 £375 - 2
West Sussex -15 4 £343 +24.54% 2
North West - 4 £338 - 11
Manchester - 3 £338 - 6
Cambridge -2 2 £325 - 3
Bolton - 2 £331 -
Gatwick - 2 £343 -
Berkshire - 2 £400 - 2
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire -10 1 £450 +20.00% 2
Kent - 1 £338 -
Wales - 1 £345 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 6
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £365 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Gloucester - 1 £365 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 - 3
East Grinstead - 1 £323 -
Reading - 1 £400 - 1

Senior C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 202 (100.00%) C#
2 151 (74.75%) .NET
3 105 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (45.05%) JavaScript
5 85 (42.08%) SQL
6 74 (36.63%) MVC
7 73 (36.14%) SQL Server
8 70 (34.65%) TDD
9 69 (34.16%) ASP.NET
9 69 (34.16%) HTML
10 63 (31.19%) Front Office
11 62 (30.69%) WCF
11 62 (30.69%) WPF
12 55 (27.23%) Microsoft
13 49 (24.26%) Banking
14 46 (22.77%) Scrum
15 45 (22.28%) OO
16 42 (20.79%) CSS
16 42 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (20.79%) HTML5
17 39 (19.31%) Finance
18 38 (18.81%) BDD
19 36 (17.82%) AngularJS
20 32 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (15.84%) Multithreading
21 31 (15.35%) jQuery
21 31 (15.35%) Investment Banking
22 27 (13.37%) Derivative
23 26 (12.87%) .NET Framework
23 26 (12.87%) MVVM

Senior C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (1.98%) CMS
1 4 (1.98%) IIS
2 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
2 3 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.99%) Zimbra
4 1 (0.50%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Node.js
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.98%) Mingle
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
1 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (36.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.97%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.98%) RavenDB
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.49%) KDB
7 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.50%) QlikView
9 1 (0.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 24 (11.88%) NUnit
2 17 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.93%) TeamCity
4 11 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.46%) Subversion
6 6 (2.97%) MSBuild
6 6 (2.97%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.98%) Moq
7 4 (1.98%) Selenium
8 3 (1.49%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.49%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.99%) Maven
9 2 (0.99%) JUnit
9 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.99%) Hudson
9 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.50%) QUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 63 (31.19%) Front Office
2 49 (24.26%) Banking
3 39 (19.31%) Finance
4 31 (15.35%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.47%) Retail
6 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.99%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (74.75%) .NET
2 69 (34.16%) ASP.NET
2 69 (34.16%) HTML
3 62 (30.69%) WCF
3 62 (30.69%) WPF
4 42 (20.79%) CSS
4 42 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (20.79%) HTML5
5 36 (17.82%) AngularJS
6 31 (15.35%) jQuery
7 26 (12.87%) .NET Framework
8 22 (10.89%) Web Services
9 20 (9.90%) XML
10 19 (9.41%) Entity Framework
11 17 (8.42%) RESTful
11 17 (8.42%) CSS3
12 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (6.93%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (6.93%) WinForms
14 13 (6.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.37%) Derivative
2 20 (9.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (6.93%) Fixed Income
4 12 (5.94%) Hedge funds
5 9 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.46%) Equities
6 7 (3.47%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (1.98%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.49%) NHS
9 2 (0.99%) DTV
9 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.99%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (0.99%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.44%) Windows
2 2 (0.99%) Windows CE
2 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (36.63%) MVC
3 70 (34.65%) TDD
4 46 (22.77%) Scrum
5 45 (22.28%) OO
6 38 (18.81%) BDD
7 32 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.84%) Multithreading
8 26 (12.87%) MVVM
9 21 (10.40%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.90%) Unit Testing
11 16 (7.92%) SOA
12 15 (7.43%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.93%) Greeks
14 12 (5.94%) OOD
15 11 (5.45%) SDLC
16 9 (4.46%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (4.46%) Web Development
16 9 (4.46%) Pair Programming
17 8 (3.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 202 (100.00%) C#
2 91 (45.05%) JavaScript
3 85 (42.08%) SQL
4 17 (8.42%) Java
5 9 (4.46%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.47%) VB
7 6 (2.97%) XAML
8 5 (2.48%) C++
9 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.49%) VBA
11 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.99%) C
11 2 (0.99%) Perl
11 2 (0.99%) PHP
11 2 (0.99%) Python
11 2 (0.99%) Groovy
11 2 (0.99%) C-shell
11 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.99%) Ruby
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.97%) Degree
2 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) CFA
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) HL7
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (27.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.93%) Oracle
3 8 (3.96%) Sybase
3 8 (3.96%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.98%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.99%) SAP
6 2 (0.99%) Coverity
6 2 (0.99%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) Telerik
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Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £580 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
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Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £325 - £475 per day + Dependant on XP
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago