Period
to 23 November 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £580 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 520 681 595
Rank change year-on-year +161 -86 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 36 129 328
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 115 266
Median daily rate £580 £475 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.11% -15.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £458 £375 £375
90th Percentile £653 £638 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.73% +14.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 33,221 77,311 98,412
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.35% 94.04% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,789 50,542 65,027
Median daily rate £463 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £256 £253 £270
90th Percentile £650 £644 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,425 2,902 3,067
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +8.11% -1.07%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £55.85 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.16 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.90% +3.77% -

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Developer in the UK

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the UK

Senior C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior C# Developer over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Senior C# Developer in the UK

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the UK

Senior C# Developer
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 23 November 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
England +157 32 £580 +22.11% 73
London +142 27 £585 +7.59% 23
UK excluding London +177 7 £475 +11.76% 54
South East +144 5 £475 - 10
Work from Home -141 4 £575 +21.05% 12
Northern Ireland +13 1 £431 +0.12% 1
Wales - 1 £350 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (83.33%) .NET
3 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
5 15 (41.67%) Azure
6 12 (33.33%) Scrum
6 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (30.56%) Banking
8 10 (27.78%) TDD
9 9 (25.00%) Front Office
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
10 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
11 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
11 7 (19.44%) WPF
12 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (16.67%) HTML5
12 6 (16.67%) BDD
12 6 (16.67%) Kafka
12 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (16.67%) HTML
12 6 (16.67%) Java
12 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 6 (16.67%) MVC
12 6 (16.67%) Kotlin
12 6 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
13 5 (13.89%) Databricks
13 5 (13.89%) .NET Core
13 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving

Senior 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 5 (13.89%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Logic Apps
2 4 (11.11%) PaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Azure Functions
3 2 (5.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.89%) Big Data
4 5 (13.89%) Redis
5 2 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) KDB
6 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Babel
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) gulp
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 4 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.11%) webpack
3 1 (2.78%) Moq
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (30.56%) Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Front Office
3 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 5 (13.89%) Finance
5 3 (8.33%) Back Office
5 3 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
3 7 (19.44%) WPF
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) HTML5
4 6 (16.67%) Kafka
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Core
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.89%) RESTful
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Swagger
7 3 (8.33%) GraphQL
7 3 (8.33%) Velocity
8 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (5.56%) WCF
8 2 (5.56%) WinForms
9 1 (2.78%) CSS
9 1 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (16.67%) MVC
5 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
6 5 (13.89%) Data Architecture
6 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
6 5 (13.89%) Kanban
6 5 (13.89%) Microservices
6 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
6 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.89%) Project Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Software Deployment
7 4 (11.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Kotlin
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) ES6
5 1 (2.78%) Gremlin
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Databricks
2 5 (13.89%) StreamSets
3 3 (8.33%) DevExpress
3 3 (8.33%) OpenLink
3 3 (8.33%) Syncfusion
3 3 (8.33%) Telerik
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase