The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 14 3 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.69% 2.33% 11.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 5.66% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 37
Average daily rate
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£520 £413 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 53 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 41.22% 41.09% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 120
Average daily rate £525 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £396 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Canary Wharf region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Canary Wharf region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Front Office
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Analytics
5 6 (40.00%) QA
5 6 (40.00%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) OOP
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) Derivative
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 4 (26.67%) WCF
7 4 (26.67%) WPF
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (26.67%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
8 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
8 3 (20.00%) TDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) MSI
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Front Office
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) RAD Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) WPF
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) Swing
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.67%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Derivative
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (13.33%) Equities
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Solace
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (6.67%) OpenLink
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
3 1 (6.67%) DataSynapse
3 1 (6.67%) Tradeweb
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle