Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 441 502
Rank change year-on-year +53 +61 -104
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 254 176 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 162 107
London median daily rate £600 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% -2.27%
10th Percentile £450 £406 £379
90th Percentile £738 £649 £655
England median daily rate £600 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £38.50

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 43,701 42,727 42,562
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.93% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,570 30,790 30,392
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 515 545
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.44 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.02% +7.38% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -16 65 £625 +19.05% 17
West London -16 2 £475 -8.21% 10
East London - 2 £564 - 3
South London - 1 £475 - 2
Senior C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 254 (100.00%) C#
2 186 (73.23%) .NET
3 124 (48.82%) Finance
4 94 (37.01%) SQL Server
5 93 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (35.43%) SQL
7 77 (30.31%) TDD
8 76 (29.92%) Banking
9 72 (28.35%) Front Office
10 53 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 49 (19.29%) WPF
11 49 (19.29%) JavaScript
12 48 (18.90%) AngularJS
13 47 (18.50%) HTML
13 47 (18.50%) WCF
14 44 (17.32%) ASP.NET
15 39 (15.35%) Investment Banking
15 39 (15.35%) HTML5
16 38 (14.96%) OO
17 37 (14.57%) Docker
18 34 (13.39%) Unit Testing
19 33 (12.99%) MVC
19 33 (12.99%) WinForms
19 33 (12.99%) .NET Core
20 32 (12.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 30 (11.81%) Fixed Income
22 29 (11.42%) Multithreading
22 29 (11.42%) Microsoft
22 29 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web API
22 29 (11.42%) Microservices

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 10 (3.94%) Apache
2 9 (3.54%) NServiceBus
2 9 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.36%) IIS
5 3 (1.18%) CMS
6 2 (0.79%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.79%) Acrobat
2 2 (0.79%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.79%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 53 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (3.94%) SaaS
4 8 (3.15%) npm
5 4 (1.57%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (1.18%) IaaS
6 3 (1.18%) NuGet
6 3 (1.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.79%) Trello
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) Office 365
8 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (37.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.36%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (1.18%) Power BI
8 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.79%) Big Data
9 2 (0.79%) MySQL
10 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.39%) Redis
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (10.24%) NUnit
2 25 (9.84%) Bitbucket
2 25 (9.84%) Moq
2 25 (9.84%) TeamCity
3 19 (7.48%) SpecFlow
4 15 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (5.51%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (4.33%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.54%) Artifactory
8 9 (3.54%) NCrunch
8 9 (3.54%) ReSharper
9 8 (3.15%) MSTest
9 8 (3.15%) webpack
10 7 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (2.76%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.36%) GitLab
12 5 (1.97%) MSBuild
13 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 124 (48.82%) Finance
2 76 (29.92%) Banking
3 72 (28.35%) Front Office
4 39 (15.35%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.36%) Law
6 5 (1.97%) Games
7 4 (1.57%) Billing
7 4 (1.57%) Legal
7 4 (1.57%) Retail
7 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (73.23%) .NET
2 49 (19.29%) WPF
3 48 (18.90%) AngularJS
4 47 (18.50%) HTML
4 47 (18.50%) WCF
5 44 (17.32%) ASP.NET
6 39 (15.35%) HTML5
7 33 (12.99%) .NET Core
7 33 (12.99%) WinForms
8 29 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (10.63%) REST
9 27 (10.63%) Web Services
10 24 (9.45%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (8.27%) CSS
12 18 (7.09%) Rendezvous
13 17 (6.69%) ActiveMQ
14 16 (6.30%) .NET Framework
14 16 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (6.30%) Middleware
14 16 (6.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (11.81%) Fixed Income
3 25 (9.84%) Equities
4 24 (9.45%) Market Risk
5 18 (7.09%) Derivative
6 12 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.94%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.54%) Device Driver
8 9 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (3.54%) Fintech
9 8 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (2.76%) Credit Risk
10 7 (2.76%) Hedge funds
10 7 (2.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 6 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (2.36%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.57%) Exotic Derivative
12 4 (1.57%) User Experience
13 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.09%) Windows
2 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.31%) TDD
3 38 (14.96%) OO
4 34 (13.39%) Unit Testing
5 33 (12.99%) MVC
6 29 (11.42%) Microservices
6 29 (11.42%) Multithreading
7 28 (11.02%) Web Development
8 25 (9.84%) BDD
8 25 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (9.45%) Asset Management
10 23 (9.06%) Scrum
11 22 (8.66%) OOP
12 21 (8.27%) Analytics
12 21 (8.27%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.87%) SOA
14 18 (7.09%) DevOps
14 18 (7.09%) Test Automation
15 17 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 254 (100.00%) C#
2 90 (35.43%) SQL
3 49 (19.29%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.66%) Java
4 22 (8.66%) TypeScript
5 20 (7.87%) Python
6 19 (7.48%) C++
7 16 (6.30%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.76%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.36%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.79%) F#
10 2 (0.79%) IronPython
10 2 (0.79%) Perl
10 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) Clojure
11 1 (0.39%) Groovy
11 1 (0.39%) Jython
11 1 (0.39%) R
11 1 (0.39%) Scala
11 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (7.48%) Degree
2 12 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 37 (14.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (9.06%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.94%) Rancher
3 9 (3.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.06%) TIBCO
3 14 (5.51%) DevExpress
4 9 (3.54%) Google
5 5 (1.97%) Oracle
6 4 (1.57%) Dynatrace
6 4 (1.57%) New Relic
7 3 (1.18%) Meridio
7 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.18%) Tableau
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe
8 2 (0.79%) Charles River
8 2 (0.79%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.79%) Sun
8 2 (0.79%) Sybase
8 2 (0.79%) Typemock
9 1 (0.39%) Informatica
9 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.39%) Telerik