The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 513 767 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.87% 10.41% 11.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.84% 23.32% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 615 766
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
C#
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2462 3289 3134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.57% 44.65% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 2539 2419
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £49.55
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 the City of London

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C#
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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#.

1 692 (64.49%) .NET
2 433 (40.35%) SQL Server
3 379 (35.32%) SQL
4 357 (33.27%) ASP.NET
5 284 (26.47%) Banking
6 276 (25.72%) TDD
7 270 (25.16%) MVC
8 259 (24.14%) Finance
9 258 (24.04%) JavaScript
10 246 (22.93%) HTML
11 222 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 208 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
13 205 (19.11%) CSS
14 185 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 184 (17.15%) Java
16 181 (16.87%) Front Office
17 175 (16.31%) WCF
18 164 (15.28%) jQuery
19 151 (14.07%) .NET Framework
20 143 (13.33%) WPF
21 142 (13.23%) Investment Banking
21 142 (13.23%) Web Services
21 142 (13.23%) Windows
22 136 (12.67%) XML
23 134 (12.49%) OO
24 126 (11.74%) Visual Studio
25 123 (11.46%) Scrum
26 118 (11.00%) C++
27 113 (10.53%) BDD
28 110 (10.25%) Multithreading

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 85 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 63 (5.87%) CMS
3 41 (3.82%) IIS
4 40 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 34 (3.17%) Umbraco
6 32 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 32 (2.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (1.86%) Node.js
8 17 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.56%) Kentico
11 5 (0.47%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.47%) WordPress
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.47%) DNN
11 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 61 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.75%) MS Office
3 8 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.093%) MS Project
5 1 (0.093%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.093%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.093%) Endur
5 1 (0.093%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.40%) PaaS
3 11 (1.03%) GitHub
3 11 (1.03%) SaaS
4 5 (0.47%) IaaS
5 4 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.28%) Force.com
7 2 (0.19%) Office 365
8 1 (0.093%) Gitorious
8 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.42%) HTTP
2 10 (0.93%) Internet
3 4 (0.37%) SSL
3 4 (0.37%) Intranet
4 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.28%) Firewall
5 2 (0.19%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) AMQP
5 2 (0.19%) SAN
5 2 (0.19%) SMTP
6 1 (0.093%) LDAP
6 1 (0.093%) VPN
6 1 (0.093%) DNS
6 1 (0.093%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.093%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.093%) SSH
6 1 (0.093%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.093%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.093%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 109 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 38 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.52%) Oracle Database
10 22 (2.05%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.49%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.30%) KDB
13 13 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.21%) MySQL
13 13 (1.21%) MS Access
14 11 (1.03%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.03%) QlikView
15 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (0.84%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 126 (11.74%) Visual Studio
2 68 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (5.78%) Selenium
4 60 (5.59%) NUnit
5 38 (3.54%) Git (software)
6 36 (3.36%) TeamCity
6 36 (3.36%) Subversion
7 31 (2.89%) JIRA
8 29 (2.70%) SpecFlow
9 28 (2.61%) WebDriver
10 23 (2.14%) FitNesse
11 22 (2.05%) JUnit
12 21 (1.96%) Jenkins
13 18 (1.68%) MSTest
14 17 (1.58%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.21%) MSBuild
15 13 (1.21%) Mockito
16 10 (0.93%) Moq
16 10 (0.93%) CruiseControl
17 8 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 284 (26.47%) Banking
2 259 (24.14%) Finance
3 181 (16.87%) Front Office
4 142 (13.23%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.61%) Retail
6 24 (2.24%) Advertising
7 19 (1.77%) Back Office
8 13 (1.21%) Legal
9 11 (1.03%) Marketing
10 10 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.65%) Law
12 5 (0.47%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.37%) Publishing
14 3 (0.28%) Games
15 2 (0.19%) Automotive
15 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.093%) Local Government
16 1 (0.093%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.093%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 801 (74.65%) Developer
2 271 (25.26%) C# Developer
3 222 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 105 (9.79%) Senior Developer
5 99 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 61 (5.68%) Java Developer
7 58 (5.41%) Analyst
8 55 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 45 (4.19%) Architect
10 42 (3.91%) SharePoint Developer
11 39 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
13 33 (3.08%) Web Developer
13 33 (3.08%) C++ Developer
14 31 (2.89%) WPF Developer
15 28 (2.61%) Tester
16 27 (2.52%) Consultant
17 26 (2.42%) Test Analyst
18 25 (2.33%) SQL Developer
19 24 (2.24%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 692 (64.49%) .NET
2 357 (33.27%) ASP.NET
3 246 (22.93%) HTML
4 205 (19.11%) CSS
5 185 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 175 (16.31%) WCF
7 164 (15.28%) jQuery
8 151 (14.07%) .NET Framework
9 143 (13.33%) WPF
10 142 (13.23%) Web Services
11 136 (12.67%) XML
12 96 (8.95%) HTML5
13 66 (6.15%) LINQ
14 65 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 63 (5.87%) CSS3
16 61 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 57 (5.31%) Ajax
18 54 (5.03%) AngularJS
19 50 (4.66%) WinForms
20 48 (4.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 70 (6.52%) Fixed Income
3 55 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 49 (4.57%) Derivative
5 30 (2.80%) Credit Risk
6 29 (2.70%) Market Risk
7 22 (2.05%) Grid Computing
8 20 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.49%) Open Source
10 16 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.30%) Equities
11 14 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.93%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (0.56%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
16 5 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 142 (13.23%) Windows
2 44 (4.10%) Linux
3 26 (2.42%) UNIX
4 24 (2.24%) Android
5 21 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.56%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.28%) Solaris
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.19%) MVS
11 2 (0.19%) VME
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.093%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (25.72%) TDD
2 270 (25.16%) MVC
3 208 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (12.49%) OO
5 123 (11.46%) Scrum
6 113 (10.53%) BDD
7 110 (10.25%) Multithreading
8 77 (7.18%) Analytics
9 74 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 70 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 67 (6.24%) Unit Testing
12 51 (4.75%) CRM
13 47 (4.38%) Low Latency
14 46 (4.29%) MVVM
15 45 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (3.63%) OOP
16 39 (3.63%) Web Development
17 32 (2.98%) Test Automation
18 31 (2.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 379 (35.32%) SQL
2 258 (24.04%) JavaScript
3 184 (17.15%) Java
4 118 (11.00%) C++
5 87 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 87 (8.11%) Python
6 44 (4.10%) VBA
7 43 (4.01%) Perl
8 33 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 31 (2.89%) VB
10 30 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 29 (2.70%) Ruby
12 24 (2.24%) C
13 21 (1.96%) PHP
14 20 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.49%) XAML
16 15 (1.40%) Scala
17 14 (1.30%) VBScript
18 11 (1.03%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 105 (9.79%) Degree
2 14 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.37%) ISEB
5 4 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.28%) MCTS
6 3 (0.28%) MCSD
7 2 (0.19%) MCITP
7 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.093%) MCPD
8 1 (0.093%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.093%) CFA
8 1 (0.093%) MCP
8 1 (0.093%) MCAD
8 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.093%) MCSE
8 1 (0.093%) PhD
8 1 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.093%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.31%) QA
2 13 (1.21%) Basel III
3 5 (0.47%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.28%) HL7
4 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.19%) GPG13
5 2 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.093%) COREP
6 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.19%) XenApp
3 2 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.093%) KVM
4 1 (0.093%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.093%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.093%) Snort
4 1 (0.093%) Squid
4 1 (0.093%) Xen
4 1 (0.093%) qmail
4 1 (0.093%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (0.56%) SCCM
1 6 (0.56%) Puppet
1 6 (0.56%) SCOrch
2 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.28%) Control-M
3 3 (0.28%) WMI
4 2 (0.19%) WSUS
4 2 (0.19%) SCOM
4 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.093%) Salt
5 1 (0.093%) OpenView
5 1 (0.093%) Nessus
Vendors
1 222 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 90 (8.39%) Oracle
3 55 (5.13%) Sybase
4 49 (4.57%) Sitecore
5 37 (3.45%) TIBCO
6 26 (2.42%) EPiServer
7 18 (1.68%) Ektron
8 13 (1.21%) DevExpress
9 12 (1.12%) ION Trading
9 12 (1.12%) Business Objects
10 9 (0.84%) RedDot
11 8 (0.75%) IBM
11 8 (0.75%) Telerik
12 7 (0.65%) Google
12 7 (0.65%) Syncfusion
12 7 (0.65%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.56%) Adobe
13 6 (0.56%) Informatica
13 6 (0.56%) DataSynapse
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 31 minutes ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £625 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £276.97 - £316.53 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago