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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing C# 3 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.56% 6.05% 12.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 13.00% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 31
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£450 £525 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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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
23 100 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.66% 46.51% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 75 106
Average daily rate £550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £700 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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#
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 22 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Excel Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CGI
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree