Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 491 395
Rank change year-on-year +74 -96 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 167 129 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 119 195
London median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +27.17%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £363
90th Percentile £650 £669 £645
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39666 43132 43677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.12% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28223 31046 30342
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 489 764
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.75 £53.18
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%

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 20 July 2017.

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 20 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
City of London -1 57 £525 -12.50% 11
Canary Wharf - 1 £700 -
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
West End of London - 1 - -
Senior C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 167 (100.00%) C#
2 132 (79.04%) .NET
3 79 (47.31%) SQL Server
4 77 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (46.11%) TDD
5 72 (43.11%) SQL
6 70 (41.92%) Finance
7 65 (38.92%) MVC
8 63 (37.72%) AngularJS
9 54 (32.34%) JavaScript
10 52 (31.14%) Banking
11 50 (29.94%) ASP.NET
12 45 (26.95%) WCF
13 43 (25.75%) WPF
14 40 (23.95%) Scrum
15 35 (20.96%) Front Office
15 35 (20.96%) Multithreading
16 33 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
18 30 (17.96%) OO
18 30 (17.96%) BDD
19 29 (17.37%) HTML
20 28 (16.77%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (16.17%) TeamCity
22 26 (15.57%) Kanban
23 25 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
23 25 (14.97%) E-Commerce
23 25 (14.97%) Fixed Income
23 25 (14.97%) DevOps
23 25 (14.97%) NoSQL

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 15 (8.98%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.40%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.20%) Confluence
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (9.58%) GitHub
4 15 (8.98%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.80%) IP Telephony
1 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (47.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.97%) NoSQL
3 18 (10.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 16 (9.58%) Hadoop
4 16 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.40%) Redis
10 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.80%) Power BI
10 3 (1.80%) RavenDB
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (16.17%) TeamCity
2 19 (11.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (7.19%) JIRA
3 12 (7.19%) MSTest
3 12 (7.19%) NUnit
4 8 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.79%) JIRA Agile
4 8 (4.79%) Selenium
5 7 (4.19%) Moq
6 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.20%) Subversion
8 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.60%) ERwin
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
8 1 (0.60%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.60%) NuGet
8 1 (0.60%) ProC
General
1 70 (41.92%) Finance
2 52 (31.14%) Banking
3 35 (20.96%) Front Office
4 22 (13.17%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.39%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Back Office
6 2 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (79.04%) .NET
2 63 (37.72%) AngularJS
3 50 (29.94%) ASP.NET
4 45 (26.95%) WCF
5 43 (25.75%) WPF
6 33 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (17.37%) HTML
8 28 (16.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (13.17%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (12.57%) .NET Framework
11 18 (10.78%) CSS
11 18 (10.78%) Entity Framework
11 18 (10.78%) HTML5
12 17 (10.18%) Node.js
13 15 (8.98%) Ember.js
14 13 (7.78%) jQuery
14 13 (7.78%) Task Parallel Library
15 12 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (7.19%) WinForms
16 11 (6.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Fixed Income
2 16 (9.58%) Blog
2 16 (9.58%) User Experience
3 14 (8.38%) Derivative
3 14 (8.38%) Public Cloud
4 13 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (6.59%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.79%) Hedge funds
7 7 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.99%) Equities
8 5 (2.99%) Reinsurance
9 4 (2.40%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.20%) Contactless
11 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.20%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.98%) Windows
2 3 (1.80%) Unix
3 1 (0.60%) Android
3 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (46.11%) TDD
2 65 (38.92%) MVC
3 40 (23.95%) Scrum
4 35 (20.96%) Multithreading
5 30 (17.96%) BDD
5 30 (17.96%) OO
6 26 (15.57%) Kanban
7 25 (14.97%) DevOps
7 25 (14.97%) E-Commerce
8 21 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (12.57%) Microservices
9 20 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.78%) CQRS
10 18 (10.78%) SDLC
11 17 (10.18%) MVVM
12 16 (9.58%) Web Development
13 15 (8.98%) High Availability
13 15 (8.98%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.59%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 167 (100.00%) C#
2 72 (43.11%) SQL
3 54 (32.34%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.38%) Java
5 18 (10.78%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.38%) Ruby
6 14 (8.38%) Scala
7 13 (7.78%) C++
8 10 (5.99%) Python
8 10 (5.99%) TypeScript
9 7 (4.19%) C
10 6 (3.59%) ES6
11 5 (2.99%) VBA
12 3 (1.80%) Perl
12 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.20%) XAML
14 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.20%) MBA
3 2 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.60%) CFA
4 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (8.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.99%) Oracle
3 4 (2.40%) Sybase
3 4 (2.40%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.80%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.20%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.20%) Typemock
6 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.60%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.60%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.60%) Perforce
6 1 (0.60%) Solace
6 1 (0.60%) Sun
6 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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