Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 420 451 445
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 226 135 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 121 129
London median daily rate £575 £538 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% -4.44% +2.27%
10th Percentile £421 £400 £400
90th Percentile £700 £650 £688
England median daily rate £513 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +5.13% - +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £34.75

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 43,598 37,801 42,120
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 95.05% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,466 27,004 30,107
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £308 £305 £280
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 498 575
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.75 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +16.76% +8.25%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.84 £52.50 £49.13
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -30 60 £506 -3.57% 19
East London +1 11 £525 -25.00% 1
South London - 4 £475 - 7
West London -32 1 £500 +25.00% 8
Senior C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 226 (100.00%) C#
2 180 (79.65%) .NET
3 122 (53.98%) Finance
4 98 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (42.04%) SQL
6 80 (35.40%) TDD
7 78 (34.51%) SQL Server
8 68 (30.09%) Banking
9 58 (25.66%) ASP.NET
10 52 (23.01%) MVC
11 47 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
12 45 (19.91%) Front Office
13 44 (19.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (19.47%) Multithreading
14 43 (19.03%) Scrum
14 43 (19.03%) Investment Banking
15 42 (18.58%) C++
16 41 (18.14%) AngularJS
17 40 (17.70%) JavaScript
18 36 (15.93%) Electronic Trading
18 36 (15.93%) Unit Testing
19 35 (15.49%) WPF
19 35 (15.49%) BDD
19 35 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API
20 33 (14.60%) Java
21 32 (14.16%) HTML
21 32 (14.16%) NUnit
21 32 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 32 (14.16%) Git (software)
22 31 (13.72%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (8.41%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.77%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 47 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) npm
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.54%) AMQP
2 7 (3.10%) DMARC
3 4 (1.77%) DKIM
3 4 (1.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.87%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.10%) MySQL
7 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.65%) Big Data
8 6 (2.65%) KDB
8 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.33%) ObjectStore
9 3 (1.33%) Power BI
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.88%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (14.16%) Git (software)
1 32 (14.16%) NUnit
2 24 (10.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (9.29%) TeamCity
4 20 (8.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (7.52%) Selenium
5 17 (7.52%) SpecFlow
6 14 (6.19%) JIRA
7 12 (5.31%) Jasmine
8 10 (4.42%) MSBuild
9 8 (3.54%) ReSharper
9 8 (3.54%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (2.65%) Moq
11 5 (2.21%) JIRA Agile
11 5 (2.21%) Mocha
12 4 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.77%) Hudson
12 4 (1.77%) MSTest
13 3 (1.33%) Subversion
13 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (53.98%) Finance
2 68 (30.09%) Banking
3 45 (19.91%) Front Office
4 43 (19.03%) Investment Banking
5 22 (9.73%) Retail
6 5 (2.21%) Back Office
7 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (79.65%) .NET
2 58 (25.66%) ASP.NET
3 41 (18.14%) AngularJS
4 35 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API
4 35 (15.49%) WPF
5 32 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (14.16%) HTML
6 26 (11.50%) WCF
7 25 (11.06%) Reactive Extensions
8 22 (9.73%) .NET Framework
9 20 (8.85%) HTML5
10 17 (7.52%) Rendezvous
10 17 (7.52%) RESTful
11 16 (7.08%) Entity Framework
11 16 (7.08%) jQuery
12 15 (6.64%) CSS
13 14 (6.19%) Kafka
13 14 (6.19%) React
13 14 (6.19%) Web Services
14 12 (5.31%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (8.41%) Derivative
4 16 (7.08%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.19%) Hedge funds
6 12 (5.31%) Fixed Income
7 11 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.98%) Market Risk
9 6 (2.65%) Blog
9 6 (2.65%) Credit Risk
10 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.21%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.21%) Equities
10 5 (2.21%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.77%) Fintech
12 3 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.33%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.75%) Windows
2 12 (5.31%) Android
2 12 (5.31%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.87%) Nucleus RTOS
4 8 (3.54%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.33%) Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (35.40%) TDD
3 52 (23.01%) MVC
4 44 (19.47%) Multithreading
5 43 (19.03%) Scrum
6 36 (15.93%) Electronic Trading
6 36 (15.93%) Unit Testing
7 35 (15.49%) BDD
8 31 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (13.27%) Software Engineering
10 26 (11.50%) Test Automation
11 25 (11.06%) MVVM
12 24 (10.62%) Microservices
13 22 (9.73%) E-Commerce
14 20 (8.85%) DevOps
14 20 (8.85%) Kanban
15 18 (7.96%) SOLID
16 17 (7.52%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (7.52%) SDLC
16 17 (7.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (100.00%) C#
2 95 (42.04%) SQL
3 42 (18.58%) C++
4 40 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 33 (14.60%) Java
6 20 (8.85%) T-SQL
7 18 (7.96%) Python
8 12 (5.31%) C
9 11 (4.87%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.54%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.54%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.77%) VB
11 4 (1.77%) VB6
12 3 (1.33%) VBA
13 2 (0.88%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.88%) IronPython
13 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.88%) R
13 2 (0.88%) Ruby
13 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (10.18%) Degree
2 5 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.77%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) EMIR
2 5 (2.21%) MiFID
3 3 (1.33%) Basel III
3 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.33%) FATCA
3 3 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (4.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) Ansible
2 4 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.77%) Puppet
3 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.88%) Control-M
4 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.52%) TIBCO
3 6 (2.65%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.21%) Tableau
5 4 (1.77%) Typemock
6 3 (1.33%) Calypso
6 3 (1.33%) Hitachi
6 3 (1.33%) Murex
6 3 (1.33%) Sophis
6 3 (1.33%) Veritas
7 2 (0.88%) Embarcadero
7 2 (0.88%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.88%) Telerik
8 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.44%) IBM
8 1 (0.44%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle
8 1 (0.44%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.44%) Tradeweb