Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £584 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 565 616 689
Rank change year-on-year +51 +73 -98
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 331 274 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 240 178
UK median daily rate £584 £475 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.89% +6.15% -3.24%
10th Percentile £371 £338 £350
90th Percentile £734 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - £38.50
10th Percentile £45.00 - £36.75
90th Percentile £55.00 - £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £38.50

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 96,952 94,329 100,711
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.95% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,720 61,949 65,599
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,111 2,809 3,298
UK median hourly rate £17.71 £18.70 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +2.40% +1.46%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 16 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 21 October 2018. 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 +72 324 £600 +20.00% 168
London +53 254 £600 +10.34% 52
UK excluding London -43 76 £400 +6.67% 124
South East +9 30 £475 +2.15% 27
North of England -28 18 £388 +19.23% 37
East of England +12 11 £388 +10.71% 10
Yorkshire -25 11 £388 +19.23% 15
Midlands -31 9 £375 +1.35% 28
North East +8 5 - - 1
East Midlands -1 4 £363 -2.03% 14
West Midlands -20 4 £375 +36.36% 14
Northern Ireland +13 3 £433 +4.85% 3
South West -25 3 £450 -10.00% 14
North West -16 2 £688 - 21
Wales - 2 £375 -
Scotland -28 1 - - 5

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 331 (100.00%) C#
2 255 (77.04%) .NET
3 132 (39.88%) Finance
4 129 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (37.76%) SQL Server
6 105 (31.72%) SQL
7 102 (30.82%) TDD
8 88 (26.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 83 (25.08%) Banking
9 83 (25.08%) JavaScript
9 83 (25.08%) ASP.NET
10 78 (23.56%) AngularJS
11 76 (22.96%) HTML
12 75 (22.66%) Front Office
13 68 (20.54%) MVC
14 58 (17.52%) WPF
15 55 (16.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 53 (16.01%) HTML5
17 51 (15.41%) WCF
18 50 (15.11%) .NET Core
19 49 (14.80%) Scrum
20 48 (14.50%) OO
21 46 (13.90%) Web Development
21 46 (13.90%) Microservices
22 44 (13.29%) Docker
22 44 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
23 43 (12.99%) CSS
24 42 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
25 40 (12.08%) .NET Framework
25 40 (12.08%) Investment Banking

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 15 (4.53%) NServiceBus
2 11 (3.32%) Apache
3 10 (3.02%) IIS
4 9 (2.72%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.42%) CMS
5 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.60%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.02%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.51%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.60%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 88 (26.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.93%) npm
4 11 (3.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (3.32%) SaaS
5 6 (1.81%) NuGet
6 4 (1.21%) AWS Fargate
7 3 (0.91%) IaaS
7 3 (0.91%) PaaS
8 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.60%) Trello
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) Office 365
9 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.11%) MySQL
7 6 (1.81%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.51%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.51%) Power BI
9 3 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.60%) Big Data
10 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.60%) Redis
11 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.30%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.30%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 36 (10.88%) TeamCity
2 28 (8.46%) NUnit
3 27 (8.16%) Bitbucket
4 26 (7.85%) Moq
5 24 (7.25%) Git (software)
5 24 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 23 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (6.65%) Visual Studio
8 19 (5.74%) Jenkins
8 19 (5.74%) SpecFlow
9 13 (3.93%) webpack
10 10 (3.02%) ReSharper
11 9 (2.72%) Artifactory
11 9 (2.72%) NCrunch
11 9 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (2.42%) MSTest
13 7 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (1.81%) GitLab
15 5 (1.51%) MSBuild
16 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 132 (39.88%) Finance
2 83 (25.08%) Banking
3 75 (22.66%) Front Office
4 40 (12.08%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.11%) Law
6 5 (1.51%) Games
6 5 (1.51%) Legal
7 4 (1.21%) Billing
7 4 (1.21%) Retail
7 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (77.04%) .NET
2 83 (25.08%) ASP.NET
3 78 (23.56%) AngularJS
4 76 (22.96%) HTML
5 58 (17.52%) WPF
6 55 (16.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 53 (16.01%) HTML5
8 51 (15.41%) WCF
9 50 (15.11%) .NET Core
10 43 (12.99%) CSS
11 40 (12.08%) .NET Framework
12 36 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (10.88%) WinForms
13 35 (10.57%) REST
14 33 (9.97%) Web Services
15 28 (8.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (7.55%) CSS3
17 25 (7.55%) jQuery
18 21 (6.34%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.67%) Fixed Income
2 30 (9.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (7.55%) Equities
4 23 (6.95%) Market Risk
5 18 (5.44%) Derivative
6 15 (4.53%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.72%) Device Driver
9 9 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (2.72%) Fintech
9 9 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.42%) Hedge funds
11 7 (2.11%) Credit Risk
11 7 (2.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (1.81%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.21%) Exotic Derivative
13 4 (1.21%) User Experience
14 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.85%) Windows
2 5 (1.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.60%) Solaris
4 1 (0.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (30.82%) TDD
3 68 (20.54%) MVC
4 49 (14.80%) Scrum
5 48 (14.50%) OO
6 46 (13.90%) Microservices
6 46 (13.90%) Web Development
7 44 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (11.18%) Unit Testing
9 36 (10.88%) Test Automation
10 35 (10.57%) Software Engineering
11 32 (9.67%) DevOps
11 32 (9.67%) Multithreading
12 30 (9.06%) BDD
13 25 (7.55%) OOP
13 25 (7.55%) SOA
14 24 (7.25%) Analytics
14 24 (7.25%) Asset Management
15 21 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (5.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (100.00%) C#
2 105 (31.72%) SQL
3 83 (25.08%) JavaScript
4 34 (10.27%) TypeScript
5 24 (7.25%) Java
6 22 (6.65%) Python
7 21 (6.34%) C++
8 20 (6.04%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.81%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.21%) Perl
12 3 (0.91%) Groovy
12 3 (0.91%) VB
13 2 (0.60%) C
13 2 (0.60%) F#
13 2 (0.60%) R
13 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.30%) Clojure
14 1 (0.30%) ES6
14 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (8.76%) Degree
2 12 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.21%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.51%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (13.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.32%) Rancher
3 9 (2.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.34%) TIBCO
3 13 (3.93%) DevExpress
4 11 (3.32%) Google
4 11 (3.32%) Oracle
5 4 (1.21%) Dynatrace
5 4 (1.21%) New Relic
6 3 (0.91%) Meridio
6 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.91%) Tableau
6 3 (0.91%) Telerik
7 2 (0.60%) Adobe
7 2 (0.60%) Charles River
7 2 (0.60%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.60%) Sun
7 2 (0.60%) Sybase
7 2 (0.60%) Typemock
8 1 (0.30%) Informatica
8 1 (0.30%) Perfecto Mobile