Period
to 4 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 400 551 573
Rank change year-on-year +151 +22 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 29 87 93
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.13% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 64 81
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £346 £363 £319
90th Percentile £541 £511 £500
UK median daily rate £466 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -1.89% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 20,515 47,306 52,255
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.83% 94.97% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,120 29,290 31,647
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £203 £233 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £569
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,213 2,289 2,420
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +3.77% -1.52%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.05 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.82 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +17.03% +8.33% -3.74%

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Senior C# Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Developer in the UK excluding London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the UK excluding London.

Daily rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the UK excluding London

Senior C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Senior C# Developer in the UK excluding London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the UK excluding London.

Hourly rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the UK excluding London

Senior C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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
North of England +103 10 £413 +3.13% 24
South East +126 6 £475 +5.56% 7
Yorkshire +80 6 £350 -15.66% 6
Scotland +67 6 £450 +9.09% 1
North West +59 4 £425 +7.94% 17
East of England +64 3 £450 - 1
South West +67 2 £450 +9.09%
Wales +37 1 £350 -28.21% 1
Northern Ireland +17 1 £431 +0.23%
Senior C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 UK excluding London region featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (93.10%) .NET
3 18 (62.07%) Azure
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
6 12 (41.38%) Microservices
6 12 (41.38%) .NET Core
7 11 (37.93%) MVC
7 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
8 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
9 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
9 9 (31.03%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
10 8 (27.59%) Entity Framework
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
12 6 (20.69%) TDD
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (20.69%) JIRA
12 6 (20.69%) WCF
12 6 (20.69%) React
13 5 (17.24%) RxJS
13 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio Code
13 5 (17.24%) SOLID
13 5 (17.24%) Virtual Environments
13 5 (17.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 5 (17.24%) Sprint Planning
13 5 (17.24%) Test Automation

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Azure
2 5 (17.24%) GitHub
3 3 (10.34%) Logic Apps
3 3 (10.34%) PaaS
4 2 (6.90%) NuGet
5 1 (3.45%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) KDB
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio Code
4 4 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
5 3 (10.34%) Babel
5 3 (10.34%) gulp
5 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
5 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.34%) webpack
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Core
3 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
4 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (27.59%) Entity Framework
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) React
7 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 5 (17.24%) LINQ
8 5 (17.24%) RxJS
9 4 (13.79%) CSS
9 4 (13.79%) Swagger
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (10.34%) HTML
10 3 (10.34%) RESTful
10 3 (10.34%) WPF
11 2 (6.90%) jQuery
11 2 (6.90%) Kafka
12 1 (3.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Microservices
3 11 (37.93%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
6 5 (17.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (17.24%) SOLID
6 5 (17.24%) Sprint Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) OO
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.90%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Google
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase