Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 419 489 414
Rank change year-on-year +70 -75 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 214 105 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 90 164
London median daily rate £550 £538 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% - +2.38%
10th Percentile £408 £363 £388
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
England median daily rate £506 £425 £495
% change year-on-year +19.06% -14.14% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year - +9.22% -6.00%

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 44,032 39,796 42,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.01% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,029 28,359 29,670
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 557 647
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.28 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.71% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.77 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.05 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -26 56 £550 +2.33% 22
East London -1 7 £525 +10.53% 3
West London - 4 £518 - 7
Senior C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 214 (100.00%) C#
2 160 (74.77%) .NET
3 113 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (46.26%) TDD
5 88 (41.12%) Finance
6 75 (35.05%) SQL Server
7 70 (32.71%) MVC
8 63 (29.44%) SQL
8 63 (29.44%) BDD
9 59 (27.57%) ASP.NET
10 56 (26.17%) Scrum
11 52 (24.30%) Banking
12 49 (22.90%) Front Office
12 49 (22.90%) Microsoft Azure
13 48 (22.43%) AngularJS
14 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
15 42 (19.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 40 (18.69%) WPF
17 37 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (16.82%) Microsoft
19 34 (15.89%) WCF
19 34 (15.89%) DevOps
20 32 (14.95%) CQRS
20 32 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (14.95%) HTML
21 29 (13.55%) Test Automation
22 28 (13.08%) Software Engineering
23 27 (12.62%) NUnit
23 27 (12.62%) .NET Framework
23 27 (12.62%) RESTful

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 26 (12.15%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.21%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.74%) IIS
4 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.87%) CMS
6 2 (0.93%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Summit
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Endur
2 2 (0.93%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 49 (22.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.80%) GitHub
4 4 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) AMQP
2 2 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.21%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.07%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.67%) RavenDB
6 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.87%) KDB
10 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.40%) ObjectStore
11 3 (1.40%) Power BI
12 2 (0.93%) Big Data
12 2 (0.93%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 27 (12.62%) NUnit
2 24 (11.21%) TeamCity
3 23 (10.75%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.14%) MSBuild
6 11 (5.14%) SpecFlow
7 10 (4.67%) Jasmine
8 9 (4.21%) Selenium
9 7 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.27%) JIRA
9 7 (3.27%) MSTest
10 5 (2.34%) Maven
10 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.87%) Mocha
11 4 (1.87%) Moq
11 4 (1.87%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.87%) Robot Framework
11 4 (1.87%) Subversion
General
1 88 (41.12%) Finance
2 52 (24.30%) Banking
3 49 (22.90%) Front Office
4 24 (11.21%) Investment Banking
5 21 (9.81%) Retail
6 5 (2.34%) Back Office
6 5 (2.34%) Law
7 4 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.93%) Automotive
8 2 (0.93%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (74.77%) .NET
2 59 (27.57%) ASP.NET
3 48 (22.43%) AngularJS
4 42 (19.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 40 (18.69%) WPF
6 34 (15.89%) WCF
7 32 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (14.95%) HTML
8 27 (12.62%) .NET Framework
8 27 (12.62%) RESTful
9 22 (10.28%) React
10 21 (9.81%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (9.35%) CSS
11 20 (9.35%) HTML5
12 18 (8.41%) Reactive Extensions
13 15 (7.01%) WinForms
14 14 (6.54%) Entity Framework
15 13 (6.07%) Node.js
16 11 (5.14%) .NET Core
16 11 (5.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (9.35%) Fixed Income
3 19 (8.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (7.94%) Derivative
5 15 (7.01%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (4.21%) Equities
7 9 (4.21%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.74%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.27%) Credit Risk
9 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.80%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.80%) Blog
11 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.34%) Fintech
12 4 (1.87%) User Experience
13 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.40%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.40%) Online Banking
14 2 (0.93%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.21%) Windows
2 8 (3.74%) Android
2 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.27%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (1.87%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (46.26%) TDD
3 70 (32.71%) MVC
4 63 (29.44%) BDD
5 56 (26.17%) Scrum
6 37 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (15.89%) DevOps
8 32 (14.95%) CQRS
9 29 (13.55%) Test Automation
10 28 (13.08%) Software Engineering
11 27 (12.62%) Unit Testing
12 26 (12.15%) E-Commerce
13 25 (11.68%) Electronic Trading
13 25 (11.68%) SOLID
14 23 (10.75%) Multithreading
15 22 (10.28%) OO
15 22 (10.28%) Pair Programming
16 21 (9.81%) Microservices
17 20 (9.35%) Domain-Driven Design
18 17 (7.94%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 214 (100.00%) C#
2 63 (29.44%) SQL
3 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.68%) Java
5 24 (11.21%) C++
6 23 (10.75%) T-SQL
7 19 (8.88%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.48%) Python
9 11 (5.14%) TypeScript
10 10 (4.67%) Ruby
11 8 (3.74%) C
12 6 (2.80%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.34%) GraphQL
14 3 (1.40%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.40%) VBA
15 2 (0.93%) U-SQL
16 1 (0.47%) R
16 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (10.28%) Degree
2 9 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) MiFID
2 10 (4.67%) QA
3 8 (3.74%) EMIR
4 3 (1.40%) Basel III
4 3 (1.40%) FATCA
4 3 (1.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.27%) Ansible
2 5 (2.34%) Nagios
2 5 (2.34%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.87%) Puppet
4 3 (1.40%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.93%) Terraform
6 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.34%) Apigee
2 5 (2.34%) AppDynamics
2 5 (2.34%) New Relic
2 5 (2.34%) Splunk
3 4 (1.87%) Bloomberg
3 4 (1.87%) MarketAxess
3 4 (1.87%) Tradeweb
4 3 (1.40%) Calypso
4 3 (1.40%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.40%) Hitachi
4 3 (1.40%) Murex
4 3 (1.40%) Sophis
4 3 (1.40%) Typemock
4 3 (1.40%) Veritas
5 2 (0.93%) Fidessa
5 2 (0.93%) FIS
5 2 (0.93%) OpenLink
5 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.93%) SunGard