Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 514 389
Rank change year-on-year +94 -125 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 220 102 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.23% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.24% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 88 198
London median daily rate £550 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £406 £404 £386
90th Percentile £700 £641 £662
England median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £38.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +14.93% -10.67%

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 44783 41879 43850
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.88% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32527 29761 30910
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £299 £269
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 559 668
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.55% +8.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year +3.89% +0.61% +8.42%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Central London +1 61 £525 -2.33% 13
East London -2 6 £525 +10.53% 1
West London - 4 £518 - 1
Senior C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 220 (100.00%) C#
2 161 (73.18%) .NET
3 121 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (44.55%) TDD
5 82 (37.27%) SQL Server
5 82 (37.27%) Finance
6 75 (34.09%) MVC
7 73 (33.18%) SQL
8 67 (30.45%) BDD
9 62 (28.18%) ASP.NET
10 61 (27.73%) AngularJS
11 60 (27.27%) Scrum
12 54 (24.55%) Banking
13 51 (23.18%) Front Office
14 49 (22.27%) Microsoft Azure
15 47 (21.36%) JavaScript
16 44 (20.00%) WPF
17 40 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 39 (17.73%) DevOps
18 39 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (16.82%) WCF
19 37 (16.82%) CQRS
20 36 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 36 (16.36%) HTML
20 36 (16.36%) Microsoft
21 32 (14.55%) TeamCity
22 31 (14.09%) NoSQL
23 30 (13.64%) Software Engineering
24 29 (13.18%) RESTful
25 28 (12.73%) Test Automation

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 27 (12.27%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (5.45%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.64%) IIS
4 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.36%) CMS
5 3 (1.36%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.45%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.36%) Endur
1 3 (1.36%) Summit
2 2 (0.91%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 49 (22.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (12.27%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.64%) GitHub
4 4 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) DNS
2 1 (0.45%) AMQP
2 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.45%) PPP
2 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.09%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.91%) RavenDB
5 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.18%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.36%) ObjectStore
9 3 (1.36%) Power BI
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.91%) Big Data
10 2 (0.91%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (14.55%) TeamCity
2 27 (12.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 22 (10.00%) NUnit
4 18 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (7.27%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.45%) Selenium
7 11 (5.00%) MSBuild
8 10 (4.55%) JIRA
9 9 (4.09%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.18%) MSTest
10 7 (3.18%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
11 5 (2.27%) Maven
12 4 (1.82%) Hudson
12 4 (1.82%) Moq
12 4 (1.82%) Robot Framework
12 4 (1.82%) Subversion
12 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.36%) ReSharper
General
1 82 (37.27%) Finance
2 54 (24.55%) Banking
3 51 (23.18%) Front Office
4 24 (10.91%) Retail
5 23 (10.45%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.73%) Back Office
6 6 (2.73%) Law
7 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (73.18%) .NET
2 62 (28.18%) ASP.NET
3 61 (27.73%) AngularJS
4 44 (20.00%) WPF
5 40 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (16.82%) WCF
7 36 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (16.36%) HTML
8 29 (13.18%) RESTful
9 28 (12.73%) .NET Framework
10 24 (10.91%) RabbitMQ
11 23 (10.45%) HTML5
12 21 (9.55%) React
13 20 (9.09%) CSS
14 16 (7.27%) WinForms
15 15 (6.82%) Node.js
16 14 (6.36%) Entity Framework
17 11 (5.00%) .NET Core
18 10 (4.55%) LINQ
19 9 (4.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.00%) Fixed Income
1 22 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.18%) Derivative
3 16 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.64%) Blog
6 8 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.64%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.18%) Credit Risk
7 7 (3.18%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.73%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.73%) Equities
9 5 (2.27%) Fintech
10 4 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.82%) User Experience
11 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.36%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.36%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.91%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.09%) Windows
2 7 (3.18%) Android
2 7 (3.18%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.73%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (1.36%) Linux
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (44.55%) TDD
3 75 (34.09%) MVC
4 67 (30.45%) BDD
5 60 (27.27%) Scrum
6 39 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (17.73%) DevOps
7 37 (16.82%) CQRS
8 30 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 28 (12.73%) Test Automation
10 27 (12.27%) E-Commerce
11 25 (11.36%) SOLID
12 24 (10.91%) Domain-Driven Design
12 24 (10.91%) OO
12 24 (10.91%) Pair Programming
12 24 (10.91%) Unit Testing
13 22 (10.00%) Microservices
13 22 (10.00%) Multithreading
14 21 (9.55%) Electronic Trading
15 18 (8.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 220 (100.00%) C#
2 73 (33.18%) SQL
3 47 (21.36%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.91%) T-SQL
5 22 (10.00%) Java
6 21 (9.55%) Python
7 20 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.27%) C++
9 13 (5.91%) TypeScript
10 12 (5.45%) Ruby
11 7 (3.18%) C
12 6 (2.73%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.27%) GraphQL
14 3 (1.36%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.36%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.36%) VBA
15 2 (0.91%) Scala
15 2 (0.91%) U-SQL
16 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (7.73%) Degree
2 10 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.45%) MiFID
2 8 (3.64%) EMIR
2 8 (3.64%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) Basel III
3 3 (1.36%) FATCA
3 3 (1.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.18%) Ansible
2 6 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.27%) Nagios
3 5 (2.27%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.82%) Puppet
5 3 (1.36%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.91%) Terraform
7 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.27%) Apigee
2 5 (2.27%) AppDynamics
2 5 (2.27%) New Relic
2 5 (2.27%) Splunk
3 4 (1.82%) Bloomberg
3 4 (1.82%) MarketAxess
3 4 (1.82%) Tradeweb
4 3 (1.36%) Calypso
4 3 (1.36%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.36%) Hitachi
4 3 (1.36%) Murex
4 3 (1.36%) OpenLink
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle
4 3 (1.36%) Sophis
4 3 (1.36%) Typemock
4 3 (1.36%) Veritas
5 2 (0.91%) CQG
5 2 (0.91%) FIS
5 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com