Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead C# Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Lead C# Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 854 853
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead C# Developer 57 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.035% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.037% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 33
UK median daily rate £575 £400 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -20.79% -8.18%
10th Percentile £378 £363 £398
90th Percentile £638 £538 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Lead C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Lead C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lead C# Developer in the UK

Lead C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead C# Developer in the UK

Lead C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead C# Developer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead C# Developer in the UK

Lead C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead C# Developer in the UK

Lead C# Developer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead C# Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England +36 55 £575 +43.75% 31
London +6 33 £600 +17.07% 10
UK excluding London +33 23 £425 +6.25% 22
South East +9 8 £588 +54.61% 8
North of England +64 6 £388 - 4
South West -4 4 £525 +41.89% 2
East of England -18 3 £375 -12.02% 6
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
North West - 2 £431 - 4
North East +60 1 £400 -
Midlands +16 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Scotland -2 1 £500 +15.94% 1
East Midlands -8 1 £475 -5.09%

Lead C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Lead 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 featuring Lead C# Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 51 (89.47%) .NET
3 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET
4 30 (52.63%) AngularJS
5 26 (45.61%) Finance
6 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
8 22 (38.60%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (36.84%) NoSQL
10 19 (33.33%) BDD
10 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 17 (29.82%) HTML
11 17 (29.82%) MongoDB
11 17 (29.82%) React
12 15 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (26.32%) Reactive Extensions
12 15 (26.32%) SpecFlow
12 15 (26.32%) CSS
13 14 (24.56%) Subversion
13 14 (24.56%) Angular 2
13 14 (24.56%) NServiceBus
14 13 (22.81%) WebSockets
14 13 (22.81%) Complex Event Processing
14 13 (22.81%) Hedge funds
14 13 (22.81%) SignalR
14 13 (22.81%) CQRS
14 13 (22.81%) Kafka
14 13 (22.81%) Akka

Lead C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (24.56%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) NoSQL
2 17 (29.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Big Data
4 2 (3.51%) RavenDB
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.32%) SpecFlow
3 14 (24.56%) Subversion
4 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.26%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.26%) MSTest
6 3 (5.26%) NUnit
6 3 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.51%) Moq
8 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.75%) JIRA
8 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.75%) Selenium
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.26%) Front Office
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) .NET
2 30 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (29.82%) HTML
4 17 (29.82%) React
5 15 (26.32%) CSS
5 15 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (26.32%) Reactive Extensions
6 14 (24.56%) Angular 2
7 13 (22.81%) Akka
7 13 (22.81%) Kafka
7 13 (22.81%) Redux
7 13 (22.81%) SignalR
7 13 (22.81%) WebSockets
8 8 (14.04%) HTML5
8 8 (14.04%) Web Services
9 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.53%) jQuery
10 6 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (22.81%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
3 1 (1.75%) SUSE
3 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) BDD
3 13 (22.81%) Complex Event Processing
3 13 (22.81%) CQRS
4 11 (19.30%) MVC
4 11 (19.30%) Scrum
4 11 (19.30%) TDD
5 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.79%) SOLID
7 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Build Automation
10 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.02%) ETL
10 4 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (7.02%) Migration
10 4 (7.02%) OO
11 3 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.28%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.51%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Delphi
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.51%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.51%) Infragistics
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin