The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 553 488
Rank change year-on-year +83 -65  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 137 98 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 93 123
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £332 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Developer in the UK

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Senior C# Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 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
England +55 119 £525 - 100
London +6 83 £550 -7.36% 39
City of London -12 28 £525 -13.40% 14
Yorkshire - 12 £325 - 7
Belfast - 11 £413 -
Northern Ireland - 11 £413 -
County Antrim - 11 £413 -
South East +29 8 £463 +19.35% 20
Scotland - 7 £375 - 5
Edinburgh - 7 £375 - 4
West Yorkshire - 7 £325 - 5
South West +9 5 £500 - 7
Surrey +6 5 £475 +18.75% 1
Bristol - 5 £500 - 2
Leeds - 5 £325 - 5
East Yorkshire - 5 £365 - 1
Hull - 5 £365 - 1
West Midlands +24 4 £275 -30.37% 6
East Midlands -5 4 £335 -25.55% 6
Northamptonshire - 3 £335 - 1
Northampton - 3 £335 - 1
Birmingham +20 2 - -
North West +14 2 - - 5
Manchester +12 2 - - 3
Bradford - 2 £320 -
Reigate - 2 £475 -
Tyne and Wear +74 1 £500 +42.85% 1
North East +69 1 £500 +42.85% 1
West Sussex +21 1 £425 +16.43% 2
Woking 0 1 £500 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 267 (100.00%) C#
2 228 (85.39%) .NET
3 145 (54.31%) SQL Server
4 129 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (43.45%) TDD
6 112 (41.95%) MVC
7 109 (40.82%) SQL
8 97 (36.33%) JavaScript
9 96 (35.96%) Finance
10 94 (35.21%) ASP.NET
11 82 (30.71%) AngularJS
12 68 (25.47%) .NET Framework
13 66 (24.72%) Banking
14 64 (23.97%) WCF
15 59 (22.10%) HTML
15 59 (22.10%) Scrum
16 56 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 52 (19.48%) WPF
18 51 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 49 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
20 48 (17.98%) Entity Framework
21 43 (16.10%) CSS
22 41 (15.36%) Microsoft
23 40 (14.98%) E-Commerce
24 39 (14.61%) T-SQL
24 39 (14.61%) Multithreading
25 38 (14.23%) XML
25 38 (14.23%) BDD
26 34 (12.73%) Microservices
27 32 (11.99%) REST

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 17 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.75%) NServiceBus
3 5 (1.87%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.50%) CMS
4 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.75%) Confluence
6 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.74%) GitHub
4 17 (6.37%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.87%) SaaS
6 2 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.12%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.75%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (54.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.61%) NoSQL
3 21 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (7.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 17 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (5.99%) Hadoop
6 16 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (5.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.25%) Redis
9 5 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.12%) Power BI
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (9.74%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.99%) TeamCity
3 20 (7.49%) NUnit
4 18 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (5.99%) JIRA
7 15 (5.62%) Git (software)
8 13 (4.87%) MSTest
9 8 (3.00%) Moq
10 7 (2.62%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.25%) Selenium
12 4 (1.50%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (1.50%) JSUnit
13 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.12%) GoCD
13 3 (1.12%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.12%) Subversion
14 2 (0.75%) Sahi
14 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 2 (0.75%) WATIR
General
1 96 (35.96%) Finance
2 66 (24.72%) Banking
3 32 (11.99%) Front Office
4 21 (7.87%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.25%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Automotive
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (85.39%) .NET
2 94 (35.21%) ASP.NET
3 82 (30.71%) AngularJS
4 68 (25.47%) .NET Framework
5 64 (23.97%) WCF
6 59 (22.10%) HTML
7 56 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (19.48%) WPF
9 49 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 48 (17.98%) Entity Framework
11 43 (16.10%) CSS
12 38 (14.23%) XML
13 32 (11.99%) REST
14 28 (10.49%) HTML5
15 26 (9.74%) jQuery
15 26 (9.74%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (7.87%) Web Services
17 19 (7.12%) JSON
17 19 (7.12%) Node.js
17 19 (7.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.86%) Fixed Income
2 18 (6.74%) Blog
2 18 (6.74%) User Experience
3 16 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.99%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.24%) Derivative
6 9 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (3.00%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.62%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.25%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.25%) Equities
9 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.87%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.75%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.74%) Windows
2 4 (1.50%) Unix
3 2 (0.75%) Android
3 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (43.45%) TDD
3 112 (41.95%) MVC
4 59 (22.10%) Scrum
5 40 (14.98%) E-Commerce
6 39 (14.61%) Multithreading
7 38 (14.23%) BDD
8 34 (12.73%) Microservices
9 32 (11.99%) Unit Testing
10 30 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (11.24%) OO
11 29 (10.86%) SOA
12 27 (10.11%) DevOps
13 25 (9.36%) Kanban
14 23 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (8.24%) SDLC
16 21 (7.87%) Test Automation
17 19 (7.12%) CQRS
17 19 (7.12%) Web Development
18 17 (6.37%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 267 (100.00%) C#
2 109 (40.82%) SQL
3 97 (36.33%) JavaScript
4 39 (14.61%) T-SQL
5 26 (9.74%) Java
6 22 (8.24%) C++
7 18 (6.74%) Ruby
8 16 (5.99%) Scala
9 13 (4.87%) C
10 9 (3.37%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.62%) C++/CLI
11 7 (2.62%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.62%) Python
12 6 (2.25%) ES6
12 6 (2.25%) VBA
13 3 (1.12%) Perl
13 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (6.74%) Degree
2 11 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.75%) MBA
4 2 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.37%) CFA
5 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.12%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (2.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.87%) Oracle
3 7 (2.62%) Google
3 7 (2.62%) Perforce
4 5 (1.87%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.87%) Sybase
4 5 (1.87%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.12%) ION Trading
6 2 (0.75%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.75%) Solace
6 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.75%) Typemock
7 1 (0.37%) Avaya
7 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.37%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.37%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) Sun
7 1 (0.37%) Telerik
London
TDA Group
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago