Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 564 621 565
Rank change year-on-year +57 -56 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 272 206 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 165 243
England median daily rate £506 £425 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.06% -14.14% +10.00%
10th Percentile £370 £339 £325
90th Percentile £688 £591 £636
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £480
% change year-on-year +17.65% -11.46% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.22% -6.00%
UK median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year - +9.22% -6.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,421 85,327 94,319
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.78% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,646 56,201 61,003
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,544 2,910 3,601
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +70 214 £550 +2.33% 75
South East -20 23 £463 +27.59% 48
Midlands -4 14 £370 +2.07% 26
East Midlands -1 10 £375 +3.45% 13
East of England -7 9 £350 +1.45% 19
North of England +19 6 £350 -9.68% 36
South West -7 6 £475 -2.56% 7
West Midlands -2 4 £306 -12.50% 13
North West -16 3 £350 -9.68% 13
Yorkshire - 2 £338 - 19
North East - 1 £375 - 4
Senior C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 272 (100.00%) C#
2 213 (78.31%) .NET
3 140 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (45.59%) TDD
5 118 (43.38%) SQL Server
6 103 (37.87%) Finance
7 101 (37.13%) MVC
8 82 (30.15%) ASP.NET
9 77 (28.31%) SQL
10 76 (27.94%) JavaScript
11 73 (26.84%) Scrum
11 73 (26.84%) AngularJS
12 72 (26.47%) BDD
13 61 (22.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 58 (21.32%) Microsoft
15 56 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 54 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
17 53 (19.49%) Banking
18 49 (18.01%) .NET Framework
18 49 (18.01%) ASP.NET MVC
18 49 (18.01%) HTML
18 49 (18.01%) Front Office
19 45 (16.54%) WPF
20 43 (15.81%) WCF
21 42 (15.44%) DevOps
22 40 (14.71%) E-Commerce
23 38 (13.97%) CQRS
24 37 (13.60%) CSS
25 35 (12.87%) Test Automation
26 33 (12.13%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (9.93%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.68%) NServiceBus
3 8 (2.94%) IIS
3 8 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.47%) CMS
5 2 (0.74%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Summit
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Endur
2 2 (0.74%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 61 (22.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.68%) GitHub
4 6 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.47%) Office 365
6 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.57%) AMQP
2 2 (0.74%) DNS
2 2 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) SMS
3 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (43.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.66%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.68%) RavenDB
5 10 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.47%) KDB
10 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.10%) ObjectStore
11 3 (1.10%) Power BI
11 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (11.03%) NUnit
3 29 (10.66%) Git (software)
4 24 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 22 (8.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (5.15%) MSBuild
6 14 (5.15%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.68%) Jasmine
7 10 (3.68%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.31%) Selenium
9 8 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.57%) JIRA
10 7 (2.57%) MSTest
11 6 (2.21%) Subversion
12 5 (1.84%) Maven
12 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.47%) Hudson
13 4 (1.47%) Mocha
13 4 (1.47%) Moq
13 4 (1.47%) Robot Framework
General
1 103 (37.87%) Finance
2 53 (19.49%) Banking
3 49 (18.01%) Front Office
4 24 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 23 (8.46%) Retail
6 7 (2.57%) Back Office
7 5 (1.84%) Law
8 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.74%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (78.31%) .NET
2 82 (30.15%) ASP.NET
3 73 (26.84%) AngularJS
4 56 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 49 (18.01%) .NET Framework
5 49 (18.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (18.01%) HTML
6 45 (16.54%) WPF
7 43 (15.81%) WCF
8 37 (13.60%) CSS
9 28 (10.29%) Entity Framework
9 28 (10.29%) RESTful
10 27 (9.93%) React
11 24 (8.82%) HTML5
12 22 (8.09%) jQuery
13 21 (7.72%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (7.35%) Node.js
15 18 (6.62%) Reactive Extensions
16 17 (6.25%) .NET Core
16 17 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.56%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (7.35%) Fixed Income
3 19 (6.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (6.25%) Derivative
5 15 (5.51%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.68%) Blog
8 9 (3.31%) Equities
8 9 (3.31%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.94%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.94%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.57%) Credit Risk
11 6 (2.21%) Algorithms
11 6 (2.21%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.84%) Fintech
13 4 (1.47%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.47%) User Experience
14 3 (1.10%) Fat Client
14 3 (1.10%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.78%) Windows
2 9 (3.31%) Android
3 8 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.57%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (45.59%) TDD
3 101 (37.13%) MVC
4 73 (26.84%) Scrum
5 72 (26.47%) BDD
6 54 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (15.44%) DevOps
8 40 (14.71%) E-Commerce
9 38 (13.97%) CQRS
10 35 (12.87%) Test Automation
11 31 (11.40%) OO
11 31 (11.40%) Unit Testing
12 29 (10.66%) Microservices
12 29 (10.66%) Software Engineering
12 29 (10.66%) SOLID
13 28 (10.29%) Multithreading
14 25 (9.19%) Electronic Trading
15 23 (8.46%) Domain-Driven Design
16 22 (8.09%) Pair Programming
16 22 (8.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 272 (100.00%) C#
2 77 (28.31%) SQL
3 76 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.29%) Java
5 25 (9.19%) C++
6 24 (8.82%) T-SQL
7 19 (6.99%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.88%) Python
8 16 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.68%) Ruby
10 8 (2.94%) C
11 7 (2.57%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.84%) GraphQL
13 3 (1.10%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.10%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.10%) VBA
13 3 (1.10%) XAML
14 2 (0.74%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.37%) R
15 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (8.82%) Degree
2 9 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) MiFID
2 10 (3.68%) QA
3 8 (2.94%) EMIR
4 3 (1.10%) Basel III
4 3 (1.10%) FATCA
4 3 (1.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.57%) Ansible
2 5 (1.84%) Nagios
2 5 (1.84%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.47%) Puppet
4 3 (1.10%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.74%) Terraform
6 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.15%) Oracle
3 5 (1.84%) Apigee
3 5 (1.84%) AppDynamics
3 5 (1.84%) New Relic
3 5 (1.84%) Splunk
4 4 (1.47%) Bloomberg
4 4 (1.47%) MarketAxess
4 4 (1.47%) Tradeweb
5 3 (1.10%) Calypso
5 3 (1.10%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.10%) Hitachi
5 3 (1.10%) Murex
5 3 (1.10%) Sophis
5 3 (1.10%) Typemock
5 3 (1.10%) Veritas
6 2 (0.74%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.74%) FIS
6 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.74%) SunGard