The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £544 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 365 315
Rank change year-on-year +23 -50  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 84 76 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 68 94
Median daily rate £544 £600 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £421 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £649 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -13.33%  

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 19186 21885 21142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.97% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13700 15818 14509
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 249 380
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Senior C# Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 25 £525 -14.28% 18
Canary Wharf - 1 £700 -
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
Senior C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 135 (100.00%) C#
2 106 (78.52%) .NET
3 76 (56.30%) SQL Server
4 71 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (50.37%) TDD
6 60 (44.44%) SQL
7 53 (39.26%) Finance
8 51 (37.78%) JavaScript
9 50 (37.04%) WCF
10 44 (32.59%) MVC
11 40 (29.63%) WPF
12 39 (28.89%) ASP.NET
13 37 (27.41%) Scrum
13 37 (27.41%) Banking
13 37 (27.41%) AngularJS
14 33 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (23.70%) HTML
16 31 (22.96%) Multithreading
17 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
18 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
19 26 (19.26%) OO
20 24 (17.78%) Fixed Income
20 24 (17.78%) .NET Framework
21 23 (17.04%) Front Office
22 21 (15.56%) Windows
22 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (15.56%) BDD
23 20 (14.81%) HTML5
23 20 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
23 20 (14.81%) Degree

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 11 (8.15%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.96%) DataSynapse
4 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.63%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (8.89%) GitHub
5 2 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (56.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) NoSQL
3 14 (10.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 14 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.15%) Hadoop
6 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.22%) Power BI
9 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.48%) Redis
11 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.74%) HBase
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 13 (9.63%) NUnit
3 11 (8.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (7.41%) MSTest
5 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.70%) Moq
6 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (2.96%) WiX
8 3 (2.22%) Subversion
9 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.74%) ERwin
9 1 (0.74%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.74%) Mocha
9 1 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (39.26%) Finance
2 37 (27.41%) Banking
3 23 (17.04%) Front Office
4 11 (8.15%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Back Office
5 3 (2.22%) Games
5 3 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (78.52%) .NET
2 50 (37.04%) WCF
3 40 (29.63%) WPF
4 39 (28.89%) ASP.NET
5 37 (27.41%) AngularJS
6 33 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 32 (23.70%) HTML
8 24 (17.78%) .NET Framework
9 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (14.81%) HTML5
11 19 (14.07%) Entity Framework
12 18 (13.33%) CSS
12 18 (13.33%) jQuery
13 17 (12.59%) WinForms
14 15 (11.11%) XML
15 14 (10.37%) RabbitMQ
16 13 (9.63%) Node.js
17 12 (8.89%) Ember.js
17 12 (8.89%) Task Parallel Library
18 10 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Fixed Income
2 18 (13.33%) User Experience
3 17 (12.59%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.89%) Blog
5 12 (8.89%) Derivative
6 11 (8.15%) Public Cloud
7 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
8 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.70%) Equities
9 5 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (3.70%) Reinsurance
10 4 (2.96%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.96%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.96%) N-Tier
11 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (2.22%) Credit Risk
11 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) Unix
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (50.37%) TDD
3 44 (32.59%) MVC
4 37 (27.41%) Scrum
5 31 (22.96%) Multithreading
6 26 (19.26%) OO
7 21 (15.56%) BDD
8 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (14.07%) E-Commerce
9 18 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (12.59%) DevOps
11 16 (11.85%) Microservices
12 15 (11.11%) Kanban
13 14 (10.37%) SOA
14 13 (9.63%) CQRS
14 13 (9.63%) MVVM
14 13 (9.63%) SDLC
15 11 (8.15%) High Availability
15 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
16 8 (5.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (100.00%) C#
2 60 (44.44%) SQL
3 51 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 17 (12.59%) Java
6 16 (11.85%) C++
7 11 (8.15%) Ruby
7 11 (8.15%) Scala
8 7 (5.19%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.44%) C
9 6 (4.44%) ES6
9 6 (4.44%) Python
10 4 (2.96%) VBA
11 3 (2.22%) Perl
11 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.74%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.74%) VBScript
13 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) MBA
3 1 (0.74%) CFA
3 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SDET
2 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Solace
3 5 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.96%) Infragistics
4 4 (2.96%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.22%) Sybase
6 2 (1.48%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.48%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.48%) Typemock
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe
7 1 (0.74%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Sun
7 1 (0.74%) Telerik
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