Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 July 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 427 488
Rank change year-on-year +21 +61 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 237 169 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 155 119
London median daily rate £600 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £419 £413 £400
90th Percentile £738 £650 £669
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,692 40,134 43,334
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.09% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,654 28,547 31,181
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 520 493
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.12 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +11.13% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.76
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Developer in London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior C# Developer in London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior C# Developer in London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior C# Developer in London

Senior C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Central London -40 55 £575 +9.52% 23
East London -13 4 £500 -28.57% 6
South London - 4 £475 - 3
West London -34 2 £500 +25.00% 7
Senior C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Senior C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 237 (100.00%) C#
2 189 (79.75%) .NET
3 127 (53.59%) Finance
4 111 (46.84%) SQL
5 93 (39.24%) SQL Server
6 79 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (29.96%) TDD
8 70 (29.54%) Banking
9 64 (27.00%) Front Office
10 57 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 50 (21.10%) ASP.NET
12 48 (20.25%) AngularJS
13 47 (19.83%) Multithreading
14 46 (19.41%) HTML
15 45 (18.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 45 (18.99%) Investment Banking
16 42 (17.72%) MVC
16 42 (17.72%) WPF
17 41 (17.30%) JavaScript
18 37 (15.61%) Unit Testing
19 36 (15.19%) HTML5
20 34 (14.35%) C++
20 34 (14.35%) Microsoft
20 34 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
21 33 (13.92%) Electronic Trading
21 33 (13.92%) WCF
22 32 (13.50%) OO
23 29 (12.24%) Web Services
23 29 (12.24%) .NET Core
24 28 (11.81%) Scrum

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (3.80%) NServiceBus
2 8 (3.38%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.84%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.42%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 57 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.38%) npm
3 8 (3.38%) SaaS
4 4 (1.69%) AWS Fargate
5 3 (1.27%) NuGet
6 2 (0.84%) IaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Trello
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.95%) DMARC
2 5 (2.11%) HTTP
3 4 (1.69%) DKIM
3 4 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (3.38%) MySQL
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.95%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.53%) Power BI
7 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.11%) Big Data
8 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.84%) KDB
11 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.44%) NUnit
3 19 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.91%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (5.91%) TeamCity
5 13 (5.49%) SpecFlow
6 12 (5.06%) Moq
7 11 (4.64%) JIRA
7 11 (4.64%) ReSharper
8 10 (4.22%) Selenium
9 8 (3.38%) webpack
10 7 (2.95%) Artifactory
10 7 (2.95%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.95%) NCrunch
10 7 (2.95%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.53%) GitLab
11 6 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (2.11%) JIRA Agile
13 4 (1.69%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 127 (53.59%) Finance
2 70 (29.54%) Banking
3 64 (27.00%) Front Office
4 45 (18.99%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.80%) Retail
6 5 (2.11%) Back Office
7 4 (1.69%) Legal
7 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (79.75%) .NET
2 50 (21.10%) ASP.NET
3 48 (20.25%) AngularJS
4 46 (19.41%) HTML
5 42 (17.72%) WPF
6 36 (15.19%) HTML5
7 34 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (13.92%) WCF
9 29 (12.24%) .NET Core
9 29 (12.24%) Web Services
10 27 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (10.55%) Rendezvous
12 22 (9.28%) CSS
13 19 (8.02%) jQuery
13 19 (8.02%) REST
14 15 (6.33%) Middleware
14 15 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (6.33%) WinForms
15 14 (5.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (9.28%) Market Risk
3 19 (8.02%) Derivative
4 17 (7.17%) Fixed Income
5 12 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.22%) Equities
7 9 (3.80%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.38%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.38%) Credit Risk
8 8 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.95%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.53%) Grid Computing
10 6 (2.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (2.11%) User Experience
12 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.33%) Windows
2 4 (1.69%) Android
2 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.69%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (1.69%) Windows Phone
2 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.96%) TDD
3 47 (19.83%) Multithreading
4 42 (17.72%) MVC
5 37 (15.61%) Unit Testing
6 33 (13.92%) Electronic Trading
7 32 (13.50%) OO
8 28 (11.81%) Scrum
9 27 (11.39%) Microservices
10 22 (9.28%) Web Development
11 21 (8.86%) MVVM
12 20 (8.44%) Analytics
13 18 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (7.59%) E-Commerce
13 18 (7.59%) SOA
13 18 (7.59%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.17%) BDD
14 17 (7.17%) OOP
15 15 (6.33%) SDLC
16 14 (5.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) C#
2 111 (46.84%) SQL
3 41 (17.30%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.35%) C++
5 22 (9.28%) Java
6 20 (8.44%) Python
7 13 (5.49%) TypeScript
8 12 (5.06%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.38%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.69%) C
10 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.69%) VB
10 4 (1.69%) VB6
11 3 (1.27%) IronPython
11 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.84%) F#
13 1 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (8.02%) Degree
2 7 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 25 (10.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.84%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.13%) TIBCO
3 13 (5.49%) DevExpress
4 8 (3.38%) Tableau
5 6 (2.53%) Oracle
6 3 (1.27%) Typemock
7 2 (0.84%) Charles River
7 2 (0.84%) Embarcadero
7 2 (0.84%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.84%) Meridio
7 2 (0.84%) Telerik
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) MapR
8 1 (0.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.42%) Sun
8 1 (0.42%) Sybase