Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior C# Developer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 659 546
Rank change year-on-year +87 -113 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 245 209 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 188 260
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £669 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% +87.50%
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -13.33% +87.50%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83655 96517 97376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54581 63605 61357
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2671 2814 3811
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Developer in England

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior C# Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior C# Developer in England

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior C# Developer in England

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior C# Developer in England

Senior C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 168 £525 -8.70% 26
North of England +70 22 £325 - 14
South East +17 22 £388 +3.33% 14
Yorkshire +45 17 £325 - 6
Midlands +26 17 £335 -16.25% 7
South West +11 11 £500 +33.33% 6
East Midlands -5 10 £336 -25.28% 2
West Midlands +27 7 £275 -31.25% 5
East of England -9 5 £375 - 15
North West +29 3 - - 8
North East +56 2 £500 +81.82%
Senior C# Developer
UK

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 245 (100.00%) C#
2 208 (84.90%) .NET
3 124 (50.61%) SQL Server
4 118 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (44.90%) TDD
6 104 (42.45%) MVC
7 100 (40.82%) SQL
8 91 (37.14%) ASP.NET
8 91 (37.14%) AngularJS
9 87 (35.51%) JavaScript
10 83 (33.88%) Finance
11 58 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (23.27%) Banking
13 55 (22.45%) Scrum
14 52 (21.22%) .NET Framework
15 49 (20.00%) WCF
15 49 (20.00%) HTML
16 46 (18.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (18.78%) WPF
17 44 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
18 43 (17.55%) Entity Framework
19 42 (17.14%) E-Commerce
20 40 (16.33%) BDD
21 36 (14.69%) Multithreading
22 35 (14.29%) CSS
22 35 (14.29%) Front Office
23 33 (13.47%) Microservices
24 32 (13.06%) OO
25 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
25 31 (12.65%) TeamCity

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 18 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (5.31%) NServiceBus
3 4 (1.63%) Confluence
4 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.22%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.82%) CMS
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.22%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.41%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.76%) GitHub
4 18 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.04%) SaaS
6 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.22%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.22%) IP Telephony
1 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.41%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (50.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (7.76%) Hadoop
5 16 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (5.31%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.63%) Redis
12 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.22%) Power BI
12 3 (1.22%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.41%) DocumentDB
14 1 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.41%) MS Access
14 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (12.65%) TeamCity
2 22 (8.98%) Octopus Deploy
3 19 (7.76%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.53%) JIRA
5 15 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (5.31%) NUnit
6 13 (5.31%) Visual Studio
7 12 (4.90%) MSTest
8 10 (4.08%) Selenium
9 8 (3.27%) JIRA Agile
9 8 (3.27%) Moq
10 4 (1.63%) JSUnit
10 4 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.63%) Subversion
11 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.22%) GoCD
12 2 (0.82%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.82%) Sahi
12 2 (0.82%) WATIR
13 1 (0.41%) ERwin
General
1 83 (33.88%) Finance
2 57 (23.27%) Banking
3 35 (14.29%) Front Office
4 22 (8.98%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.08%) Retail
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (84.90%) .NET
2 91 (37.14%) AngularJS
2 91 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 58 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (21.22%) .NET Framework
5 49 (20.00%) HTML
5 49 (20.00%) WCF
6 46 (18.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 46 (18.78%) WPF
7 43 (17.55%) Entity Framework
8 35 (14.29%) CSS
9 26 (10.61%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (10.20%) HTML5
10 25 (10.20%) REST
11 20 (8.16%) jQuery
11 20 (8.16%) Node.js
11 20 (8.16%) XML
12 18 (7.35%) Ember.js
13 17 (6.94%) RESTful
14 16 (6.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.20%) Fixed Income
2 19 (7.76%) Blog
3 17 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 16 (6.53%) User Experience
5 14 (5.71%) Derivative
5 14 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (4.90%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.27%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.04%) Equities
10 5 (2.04%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.82%) Contactless
13 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.82%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (1.22%) Unix
3 2 (0.82%) Android
3 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (44.90%) TDD
3 104 (42.45%) MVC
4 55 (22.45%) Scrum
5 42 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 40 (16.33%) BDD
7 36 (14.69%) Multithreading
8 33 (13.47%) Microservices
9 32 (13.06%) OO
10 31 (12.65%) DevOps
11 29 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (11.84%) Kanban
12 25 (10.20%) Unit Testing
13 24 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (9.39%) CQRS
15 21 (8.57%) SOA
16 19 (7.76%) High Availability
17 18 (7.35%) SDLC
18 17 (6.94%) MVVM
19 16 (6.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 245 (100.00%) C#
2 100 (40.82%) SQL
3 87 (35.51%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.98%) Java
6 19 (7.76%) Ruby
7 17 (6.94%) Scala
8 14 (5.71%) C++
9 10 (4.08%) Python
9 10 (4.08%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.86%) C
10 7 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.45%) ES6
12 5 (2.04%) VBA
13 3 (1.22%) Perl
13 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.82%) XAML
15 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.41%) VB
15 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.12%) Degree
2 8 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.82%) MBA
3 2 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) CFA
4 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.71%) Oracle
3 5 (2.04%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.63%) Sybase
5 3 (1.22%) ION Trading
6 2 (0.82%) Google
6 2 (0.82%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.82%) Typemock
7 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.41%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.41%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.41%) Perforce
7 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.41%) Solace
7 1 (0.41%) Sun
7 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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