Period
to 29 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £466 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 552 679 591
Rank change year-on-year +127 -88 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 53 167 300
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 139 248
Median daily rate £466 £500 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.80% -0.60% +0.60%
10th Percentile £371 £368 £363
90th Percentile £688 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £411
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.38% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 43,508 85,901 95,720
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.60% 94.53% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,362 56,507 62,750
Median daily rate £466 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £266
90th Percentile £650 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,806 2,766 3,004
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £18.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +4.47% -4.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.89
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -2.78%

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 29 May 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 11 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 29 May 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 +135 46 £466 -6.80% 32
UK excluding London +125 28 £425 -2.86% 27
London +121 25 £650 +18.18% 10
North of England +90 11 £425 +6.25% 10
Work from Home +17 8 £538 +27.98% 5
Scotland +42 7 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +64 6 £350 -11.39% 1
North West +54 5 £425 +6.25% 9
South East +96 4 £513 +10.81% 5
East of England +60 3 £450 -10.00% 1
South West +52 3 £450 -10.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (92.45%) .NET
3 30 (56.60%) Azure
4 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (47.17%) Microservices
5 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
5 21 (39.62%) SQL
6 20 (37.74%) AngularJS
7 19 (35.85%) Finance
8 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
9 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
10 16 (30.19%) .NET Core
11 14 (26.42%) TDD
12 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
12 13 (24.53%) Front Office
13 12 (22.64%) MVC
13 12 (22.64%) DevOps
14 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (20.75%) React
14 11 (20.75%) Entity Framework
14 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
15 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
16 8 (15.09%) HTML
16 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
16 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (13.21%) TypeScript
17 7 (13.21%) SOLID
17 7 (13.21%) CSS
17 7 (13.21%) Financial Institution
17 7 (13.21%) JIRA

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 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.89%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.89%) nginx
2 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (56.60%) Azure
2 6 (11.32%) GitHub
2 6 (11.32%) Serverless
3 5 (9.43%) Azure Functions
4 3 (5.66%) NuGet
5 2 (3.77%) AWS
5 2 (3.77%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) GCP
6 1 (1.89%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) RTMP
2 1 (1.89%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) Redis
4 2 (3.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.77%) Gradle
6 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 2 (3.77%) Maven
6 2 (3.77%) Mockito
6 2 (3.77%) NUnit
6 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.77%) webpack
7 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.89%) Moq
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Front Office
3 7 (13.21%) Financial Institution
4 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Games
6 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (92.45%) .NET
2 20 (37.74%) AngularJS
3 16 (30.19%) .NET Core
4 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
5 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (20.75%) Entity Framework
5 11 (20.75%) React
6 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
6 8 (15.09%) HTML
7 7 (13.21%) CSS
7 7 (13.21%) RESTful
8 6 (11.32%) WCF
9 5 (9.43%) LINQ
9 5 (9.43%) RxJS
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.66%) HTML5
10 3 (5.66%) REST
10 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.77%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.55%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.77%) Derivative
4 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (47.17%) Microservices
2 14 (26.42%) TDD
3 12 (22.64%) DevOps
3 12 (22.64%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) SOLID
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) SDLC
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) API Development
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) Change Management
7 5 (9.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.43%) Sprint Planning
7 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) TypeScript
5 6 (11.32%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) Java
7 3 (5.66%) F#
8 2 (3.77%) Java 8
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
2 5 (9.43%) VirtualBox
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) MIIS
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) ESRI
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle