Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 579 581 683
Rank change year-on-year +2 +102 -85
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 326 269 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 229 196
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £363 £338 £322
90th Percentile £688 £638 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £45.00 - £31.25
90th Percentile £55.00 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £32.50

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 98,167 90,219 104,724
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.95% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,297 58,469 68,118
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,167 2,926 3,153
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% -3.79% +11.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -6.47% +11.76%

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 July 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 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 July 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 +11 303 £525 +5.00% 136
London +27 231 £600 +11.63% 55
UK excluding London -31 95 £400 +6.67% 85
North of England -21 23 £375 +15.38% 28
South East -21 19 £425 +10.03% 21
East of England +15 14 £400 +6.67% 4
Northern Ireland +17 13 £433 +4.85%
Midlands -13 13 £375 +11.52% 20
Yorkshire -33 12 £388 +19.23% 16
North West -18 10 £375 - 12
Scotland -39 10 £388 +1.97% 3
East Midlands +6 6 £350 +4.09% 8
West Midlands -24 6 £375 +11.11% 12
South West -2 4 £413 -17.50% 8
North East +2 1 £400 -20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 326 (100.00%) C#
2 267 (81.90%) .NET
3 144 (44.17%) Finance
4 142 (43.56%) SQL Server
5 134 (41.10%) SQL
6 109 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (30.98%) TDD
8 91 (27.91%) MVC
9 90 (27.61%) Microsoft Azure
10 86 (26.38%) JavaScript
11 85 (26.07%) AngularJS
12 84 (25.77%) ASP.NET
13 77 (23.62%) Banking
14 71 (21.78%) HTML
15 68 (20.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (18.40%) Front Office
17 59 (18.10%) Multithreading
18 57 (17.48%) Microsoft
19 53 (16.26%) WPF
20 49 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
21 47 (14.42%) HTML5
21 47 (14.42%) Microservices
21 47 (14.42%) CSS
22 46 (14.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 46 (14.11%) Scrum
22 46 (14.11%) .NET Core
23 45 (13.80%) Amazon AWS
24 44 (13.50%) Unit Testing
24 44 (13.50%) Investment Banking
25 42 (12.88%) WCF

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 13 (3.99%) NServiceBus
2 10 (3.07%) IIS
3 8 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.23%) CMS
7 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.61%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.31%) Kentico
9 1 (0.31%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.61%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 90 (27.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (13.80%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.29%) npm
4 8 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.15%) SaaS
6 5 (1.53%) NuGet
7 3 (0.92%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.61%) IaaS
8 2 (0.61%) Trello
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.15%) DMARC
2 5 (1.53%) HTTP
3 4 (1.23%) DKIM
3 4 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) AMQP
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (7.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.99%) MySQL
6 11 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.45%) Power BI
8 8 (2.45%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.53%) Big Data
10 5 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.61%) KDB
14 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (7.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 23 (7.06%) NUnit
5 20 (6.13%) TeamCity
6 17 (5.21%) Visual Studio
7 15 (4.60%) SpecFlow
8 14 (4.29%) ReSharper
8 14 (4.29%) webpack
9 13 (3.99%) JIRA
10 12 (3.68%) Moq
10 12 (3.68%) Selenium
11 9 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (2.45%) Jenkins
13 7 (2.15%) Artifactory
13 7 (2.15%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.15%) NCrunch
14 5 (1.53%) GitLab
14 5 (1.53%) JIRA Agile
15 4 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 144 (44.17%) Finance
2 77 (23.62%) Banking
3 60 (18.40%) Front Office
4 44 (13.50%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.76%) Retail
6 5 (1.53%) Back Office
6 5 (1.53%) Legal
7 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (81.90%) .NET
2 85 (26.07%) AngularJS
3 84 (25.77%) ASP.NET
4 71 (21.78%) HTML
5 68 (20.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 53 (16.26%) WPF
7 49 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (14.42%) CSS
8 47 (14.42%) HTML5
9 46 (14.11%) .NET Core
10 42 (12.88%) WCF
11 41 (12.58%) .NET Framework
12 33 (10.12%) Web Services
13 32 (9.82%) jQuery
14 31 (9.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (9.20%) REST
16 28 (8.59%) Entity Framework
17 24 (7.36%) Rendezvous
18 22 (6.75%) CSS3
18 22 (6.75%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (6.44%) Market Risk
3 20 (6.13%) Derivative
4 15 (4.60%) Fixed Income
5 14 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.76%) Credit Risk
8 9 (2.76%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.45%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.45%) Equities
10 6 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.84%) Grid Computing
10 6 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.84%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.53%) Fintech
11 5 (1.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.53%) User Experience
12 4 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.52%) Windows
2 5 (1.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.23%) Android
3 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.23%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (1.23%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.31%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (30.98%) TDD
3 91 (27.91%) MVC
4 59 (18.10%) Multithreading
5 47 (14.42%) Microservices
6 46 (14.11%) Scrum
7 44 (13.50%) Unit Testing
8 37 (11.35%) Web Development
9 36 (11.04%) OO
10 34 (10.43%) Electronic Trading
11 31 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (8.28%) SOA
13 24 (7.36%) E-Commerce
13 24 (7.36%) MVVM
14 23 (7.06%) Test Automation
15 22 (6.75%) Analytics
15 22 (6.75%) BDD
16 21 (6.44%) OOP
17 19 (5.83%) CQRS
17 19 (5.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 326 (100.00%) C#
2 134 (41.10%) SQL
3 86 (26.38%) JavaScript
4 39 (11.96%) C++
5 26 (7.98%) Java
6 23 (7.06%) Python
7 20 (6.13%) TypeScript
8 13 (3.99%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.37%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.84%) C
10 6 (1.84%) VB
11 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.23%) VB6
12 3 (0.92%) IronPython
12 3 (0.92%) Perl
12 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.61%) F#
13 2 (0.61%) Groovy
13 2 (0.61%) R
14 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (6.13%) Degree
2 7 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.61%) ISEB
6 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.53%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 33 (10.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.61%) Control-M
3 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 57 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.06%) TIBCO
3 20 (6.13%) Oracle
4 14 (4.29%) DevExpress
5 8 (2.45%) Tableau
6 4 (1.23%) Telerik
7 3 (0.92%) Google
7 3 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.92%) Typemock
8 2 (0.61%) Charles River
8 2 (0.61%) Embarcadero
8 2 (0.61%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.61%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.31%) CA
9 1 (0.31%) IBM
9 1 (0.31%) MapR
9 1 (0.31%) Meridio
9 1 (0.31%) SAP
9 1 (0.31%) Sun
9 1 (0.31%) Sybase