Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021.

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
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 450 379 558
Rank change year-on-year -71 +179 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 13 19 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.047% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 63
10th Percentile £361 £329 £363
25th Percentile £413 £391 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £475 £488 £475
90th Percentile £500 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £34.00 - -

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 25,647 17,434 46,512
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 93.73% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,337 11,050 29,236
10th Percentile £211 £203 £225
25th Percentile £350 £334 £335
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £519
90th Percentile £600 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,555 935 2,243
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.85 £19.25 £17.90
Median % change year-on-year -7.27% +7.54% +2.29%
75th Percentile £39.13 £37.63 £42.50
90th Percentile £55.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.07 £18.70
% change year-on-year -0.34% +7.31% +6.86%

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 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 2021. 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
South East -49 6 £425 -10.53% 21
North of England -39 5 £450 +28.57% 24
Yorkshire -23 3 £450 +28.57% 6
North West - 2 - - 17
South West -14 1 £450 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £363 - 5
Midlands - 1 £363 - 12
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 31 July 2021, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) Azure
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) .NET Core
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Serverless
8 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
8 3 (23.08%) AWS
8 3 (23.08%) Power BI
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (15.38%) B2B
9 2 (15.38%) B2C
9 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 2 (15.38%) SOA
9 2 (15.38%) CSS
9 2 (15.38%) XML
9 2 (15.38%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
2 3 (23.08%) AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
2 3 (23.08%) Serverless
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Functions
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Event Grid
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Power BI
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) git-flow
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (53.85%) .NET Core
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) React
6 2 (15.38%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) LINQ
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) WCF
7 1 (7.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) B2C
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Development
6 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle