Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 685 582
Rank change year-on-year +88 -103 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 305 203 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 170 284
UK median daily rate £475 £439 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% -11.81% +13.71%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £644 £607 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.93% +16.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +14.93% +16.52%

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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

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 18 November 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 15 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 18 November 2017. 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 +113 271 £500 +11.62% 86
London +90 202 £525 -2.33% 23
UK excluding London +36 101 £375 -3.23% 64
Northern Ireland -24 22 £413 +0.61%
Midlands +24 21 £370 +2.07% 8
North of England +60 17 £338 -12.90% 24
East Midlands +11 15 £370 +2.07% 1
Yorkshire - 15 £325 - 15
South East +5 14 £465 +13.41% 15
Scotland +6 10 £380 +10.95%
East of England -21 9 £350 -0.36% 10
South West +8 8 £475 -2.56% 6
West Midlands +29 6 £275 -31.25% 7
North East +66 1 £375 +36.36%
North West +8 1 - - 9

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 305 (100.00%) C#
2 236 (77.38%) .NET
3 150 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (48.52%) SQL Server
5 135 (44.26%) TDD
6 134 (43.93%) MVC
7 114 (37.38%) ASP.NET
8 109 (35.74%) SQL
9 104 (34.10%) Finance
10 87 (28.52%) AngularJS
11 79 (25.90%) JavaScript
12 71 (23.28%) BDD
13 70 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
14 69 (22.62%) Banking
14 69 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 68 (22.30%) Scrum
16 64 (20.98%) Microsoft
17 61 (20.00%) .NET Framework
18 54 (17.70%) HTML
19 53 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (17.38%) ASP.NET Web API
20 48 (15.74%) WCF
20 48 (15.74%) WPF
21 43 (14.10%) Front Office
22 42 (13.77%) Test Automation
23 41 (13.44%) DevOps
24 40 (13.11%) Microservices
24 40 (13.11%) Entity Framework
25 39 (12.79%) CQRS
26 38 (12.46%) RESTful

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 27 (8.85%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.25%) NServiceBus
3 9 (2.95%) IIS
4 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.98%) CMS
5 3 (0.98%) ColdFusion
5 3 (0.98%) Confluence
6 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.33%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.98%) Endur
2 2 (0.66%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 70 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.93%) GitHub
4 8 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.31%) Office 365
6 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) Internet
1 3 (0.98%) SMTP
2 2 (0.66%) DNS
2 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.33%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (48.52%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.13%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.93%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.61%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.61%) RavenDB
5 11 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.30%) Redis
8 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.64%) Power BI
9 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.98%) MySQL
10 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 34 (11.15%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (9.51%) TeamCity
4 26 (8.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 24 (7.87%) Git (software)
6 19 (6.23%) NUnit
7 18 (5.90%) JIRA
8 12 (3.93%) MSTest
8 12 (3.93%) Selenium
9 9 (2.95%) MSBuild
10 8 (2.62%) JIRA Agile
10 8 (2.62%) Subversion
11 7 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.64%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.64%) Maven
12 5 (1.64%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.31%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.31%) Hudson
13 4 (1.31%) Robot Framework
14 3 (0.98%) gulp
General
1 104 (34.10%) Finance
2 69 (22.62%) Banking
3 43 (14.10%) Front Office
4 20 (6.56%) Investment Banking
4 20 (6.56%) Retail
5 7 (2.30%) Back Office
6 6 (1.97%) Law
7 3 (0.98%) Automotive
7 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (77.38%) .NET
2 114 (37.38%) ASP.NET
3 87 (28.52%) AngularJS
4 69 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 54 (17.70%) HTML
7 53 (17.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 48 (15.74%) WCF
8 48 (15.74%) WPF
9 40 (13.11%) Entity Framework
10 38 (12.46%) RESTful
11 37 (12.13%) CSS
12 31 (10.16%) RabbitMQ
13 27 (8.85%) HTML5
13 27 (8.85%) React
14 23 (7.54%) .NET Core
14 23 (7.54%) Node.js
15 18 (5.90%) REST
15 18 (5.90%) WinForms
15 18 (5.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.89%) Data Structures
1 21 (6.89%) Derivative
2 20 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (6.23%) Fixed Income
4 17 (5.57%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.93%) Blog
7 11 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.61%) N-Tier
8 10 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.95%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.97%) Equities
11 4 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.31%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.31%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.31%) User Experience
12 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.98%) Fintech
12 3 (0.98%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.23%) Windows
2 3 (0.98%) Android
2 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.66%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (0.33%) Unix
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (44.26%) TDD
3 134 (43.93%) MVC
4 71 (23.28%) BDD
5 68 (22.30%) Scrum
6 53 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (13.77%) Test Automation
8 41 (13.44%) DevOps
9 40 (13.11%) Microservices
10 39 (12.79%) CQRS
11 38 (12.46%) E-Commerce
12 37 (12.13%) Multithreading
13 31 (10.16%) SOA
14 30 (9.84%) Unit Testing
15 29 (9.51%) OO
15 29 (9.51%) SOLID
16 28 (9.18%) Domain-Driven Design
16 28 (9.18%) Software Engineering
17 27 (8.85%) Kanban
18 25 (8.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 305 (100.00%) C#
2 109 (35.74%) SQL
3 79 (25.90%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.82%) T-SQL
5 23 (7.54%) C++
6 20 (6.56%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.57%) Python
8 16 (5.25%) Ruby
9 15 (4.92%) TypeScript
10 14 (4.59%) Java
11 8 (2.62%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.30%) C
13 6 (1.97%) Scala
14 5 (1.64%) GraphQL
15 4 (1.31%) C++/CLI
16 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.98%) PHP
17 2 (0.66%) U-SQL
17 2 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (6.56%) Degree
2 14 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.93%) QA
2 9 (2.95%) MiFID
3 5 (1.64%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.97%) Ansible
3 5 (1.64%) Nagios
3 5 (1.64%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.31%) Puppet
5 2 (0.66%) Terraform
6 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 64 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.61%) Oracle
3 7 (2.30%) Google
4 5 (1.64%) Apigee
4 5 (1.64%) AppDynamics
4 5 (1.64%) New Relic
4 5 (1.64%) Splunk
5 4 (1.31%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.31%) MarketAxess
5 4 (1.31%) Perforce
5 4 (1.31%) Tradeweb
6 3 (0.98%) OpenLink
7 2 (0.66%) CQG
7 2 (0.66%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.66%) FIS
7 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.66%) SunGard
8 1 (0.33%) Cognos
8 1 (0.33%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.33%) Veritas