The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 238 257
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 20 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 9
Median daily rate £355 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.97% -16.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £490 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Developer in the South East

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the South East

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior C# Developer in the South East

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the South East

Senior C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Surrey +5 9 £425 -2.85% 1
East Sussex - 5 £350 -
Berkshire +25 2 £325 -51.85% 5
Kent 0 2 £338 +2.27%
Oxfordshire - 2 £360 -
Senior C# Developer
England

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) .NET
3 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (60.00%) TDD
5 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
5 17 (56.67%) Entity Framework
5 17 (56.67%) AngularJS
6 16 (53.33%) MVC
7 14 (46.67%) SQL
8 13 (43.33%) HTML
8 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
9 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (36.67%) jQuery
10 10 (33.33%) XML
11 9 (30.00%) CSS
11 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
12 8 (26.67%) Finance
12 8 (26.67%) SOA
12 8 (26.67%) REST
13 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (23.33%) Windows
13 7 (23.33%) Web Services
13 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
14 6 (20.00%) Web Development
14 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
14 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
15 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (13.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.33%) JSUnit
3 3 (10.00%) GoCD
3 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
2 17 (56.67%) AngularJS
2 17 (56.67%) Entity Framework
3 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
5 10 (33.33%) XML
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) REST
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
9 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (13.33%) Autofac
10 4 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (13.33%) JSON
10 4 (13.33%) LESS
10 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
10 4 (13.33%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) TDD
3 16 (53.33%) MVC
4 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (26.67%) SOA
6 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (20.00%) Web Development
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (13.33%) SOLID
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) DevOps
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP