The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior C# Developer
UK
Rank 452 517 507
Rank change year-on-year +65 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 131 123 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 97 112
Median daily rate £475 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -1.33%  

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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +63 130 £475 +5.55% 104
London +50 80 £525 -4.54% 39
City of London +1 26 £525 -14.28% 13
South East +6 20 £355 +5.97% 12
Surrey +10 9 £425 -10.52% 1
West Midlands +21 7 £400 - 7
South West +3 7 £450 +20.00% 9
Nottingham - 6 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 - - 2
East Midlands - 6 - - 9
Bristol +6 5 £488 +30.00% 4
Birmingham - 5 - - 1
East Sussex - 5 £350 -
Reigate - 5 £458 -
North West +27 4 £350 -12.77% 4
East of England -12 4 £350 -20.00% 11
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £330 -
Luton - 3 £350 -
Derby - 3 - - 1
Hastings - 3 £350 -
Berkshire +26 2 £325 -51.85% 5
Kent +3 2 £338 +2.27%
Somerset +2 2 £266 -44.10% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £360 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £338 -
Maidenhead - 2 £325 -
Oxford - 2 £360 - 1
Lancashire +18 1 £325 - 1

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 224 (100.00%) C#
2 197 (87.95%) .NET
3 122 (54.46%) SQL Server
4 120 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (48.21%) JavaScript
6 97 (43.30%) MVC
6 97 (43.30%) TDD
7 94 (41.96%) ASP.NET
8 88 (39.29%) SQL
9 83 (37.05%) AngularJS
10 71 (31.70%) HTML
11 65 (29.02%) .NET Framework
12 56 (25.00%) Finance
13 54 (24.11%) Scrum
13 54 (24.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 51 (22.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 49 (21.88%) CSS
16 46 (20.54%) WCF
16 46 (20.54%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (19.64%) Entity Framework
18 42 (18.75%) Microsoft
19 39 (17.41%) E-Commerce
20 37 (16.52%) jQuery
21 36 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (15.18%) WPF
23 33 (14.73%) Banking
24 32 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
25 31 (13.84%) XML
26 30 (13.39%) BDD
27 28 (12.50%) T-SQL

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 7 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (2.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.23%) CMS
5 5 (2.23%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.79%) DataSynapse
6 4 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.34%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) FileNet
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 54 (24.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (5.80%) GitHub
5 6 (2.68%) SaaS
6 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.89%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.34%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (54.46%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.61%) NoSQL
3 24 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 17 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.36%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.36%) MySQL
6 12 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.91%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.46%) Big Data
8 10 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.79%) Power BI
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (10.27%) TeamCity
2 18 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (6.25%) NUnit
5 13 (5.80%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.57%) MSTest
7 5 (2.23%) Moq
7 5 (2.23%) Subversion
8 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.79%) JSUnit
8 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (1.79%) WiX
9 3 (1.34%) Build Forge
9 3 (1.34%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.34%) GoCD
9 3 (1.34%) Hudson
9 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.34%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 56 (25.00%) Finance
2 33 (14.73%) Banking
3 11 (4.91%) Front Office
4 7 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Games
5 4 (1.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.34%) Back Office
6 3 (1.34%) Marketing
7 2 (0.89%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (87.95%) .NET
2 94 (41.96%) ASP.NET
3 83 (37.05%) AngularJS
4 71 (31.70%) HTML
5 65 (29.02%) .NET Framework
6 51 (22.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (21.88%) CSS
8 46 (20.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (20.54%) WCF
9 44 (19.64%) Entity Framework
10 37 (16.52%) jQuery
11 34 (15.18%) WPF
12 31 (13.84%) XML
13 26 (11.61%) Web Services
14 25 (11.16%) HTML5
15 23 (10.27%) REST
16 14 (6.25%) Node.js
16 14 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (6.25%) WinForms
17 12 (5.36%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.82%) Mobile App
2 21 (9.38%) User Experience
3 18 (8.04%) Fixed Income
4 15 (6.70%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.36%) Blog
6 11 (4.91%) Public Cloud
7 9 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.23%) Derivative
9 5 (2.23%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.79%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.79%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.79%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.34%) Equities
12 2 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.89%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.89%) Online Games
13 1 (0.45%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (0.45%) Android
2 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.45%) Linux
2 1 (0.45%) Solaris
2 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (43.30%) MVC
2 97 (43.30%) TDD
3 54 (24.11%) Scrum
4 39 (17.41%) E-Commerce
5 36 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (13.39%) BDD
7 25 (11.16%) Multithreading
8 24 (10.71%) OO
9 23 (10.27%) Front End Development
9 23 (10.27%) Microservices
10 21 (9.38%) High Availability
10 21 (9.38%) SOA
11 19 (8.48%) DevOps
11 19 (8.48%) Unit Testing
12 18 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (6.70%) Kanban
14 14 (6.25%) CQRS
15 13 (5.80%) SDLC
16 12 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 224 (100.00%) C#
2 108 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 88 (39.29%) SQL
4 28 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 25 (11.16%) Java
6 17 (7.59%) Ruby
7 15 (6.70%) C++
8 14 (6.25%) Scala
9 10 (4.46%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.57%) Python
11 6 (2.68%) ES6
12 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.79%) C
14 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.34%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.89%) PHP
15 2 (0.89%) VBA
16 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.45%) Perl
16 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.04%) Degree
2 3 (1.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.89%) MBA
4 1 (0.45%) CFA
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.45%) SDET
2 1 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 13 (5.80%) Oracle
4 8 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.23%) Solace
7 4 (1.79%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.89%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.89%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.89%) SAP
8 2 (0.89%) Typemock
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe
9 1 (0.45%) Cognos
9 1 (0.45%) Lotus
9 1 (0.45%) Sun
9 1 (0.45%) Sybase
9 1 (0.45%) Telerik
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago