Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Software Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 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# Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 876 873
Rank change year-on-year +46 -3 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Software Engineer 15 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.011% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 8
UK median daily rate £400 £395 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +14.91% -3.85%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £331
90th Percentile £556 £422 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +23.08% -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £31.25 £30.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £33.75 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +1.56% -

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 90939 104549 107173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58948 68044 66295
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3102 4149
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year -7.89% +12.21% +2.62%

Senior C# Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Software Engineer in the UK

Senior C# Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior C# Software Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior C# Software Engineer in the UK

Senior C# Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C# Software Engineer over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior C# Software Engineer in the UK

Senior C# Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C# Software Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior C# Software Engineer in the UK

Senior C# Software Engineer
Top 8 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# Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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 +66 12 £450 +12.50% 21
London +13 8 £475 +18.01% 9
UK excluding London +62 6 £400 +23.08% 12
Wales -1 2 £400 -3.61%
South East - 2 - - 2
North of England +66 1 £425 +6.25% 5
Scotland +33 1 £320 -1.54%
North West - 1 £425 - 4

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Senior C# Software Engineer 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# Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Microservices
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) MSMQ
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) NServiceBus
7 3 (20.00%) CQRS
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Senior C# Software Engineer 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 3 (20.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DocumentDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Hungarian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) React
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) CQRS
5 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (20.00%) Microservices
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Nintex
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