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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 18 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 289 560 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.23% 10.24% 8.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.80% 22.34% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 489 395
Median daily rate £450 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
1720 2507 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.96% 45.84% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 2085 1914
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £17.25 £31.65 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.49% -29.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for C#.

1 419 (71.99%) .NET
2 296 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (37.11%) SQL Server
4 215 (36.94%) SQL
5 210 (36.08%) Finance
6 203 (34.88%) TDD
7 187 (32.13%) ASP.NET
8 161 (27.66%) JavaScript
9 142 (24.40%) MVC
10 139 (23.88%) HTML
10 139 (23.88%) BDD
11 117 (20.10%) Banking
12 115 (19.76%) AngularJS
13 101 (17.35%) Java
14 97 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 93 (15.98%) CSS
16 83 (14.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 78 (13.40%) Scrum
18 75 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 75 (12.89%) WPF
18 75 (12.89%) .NET Framework
19 71 (12.20%) Multithreading
20 70 (12.03%) Front Office
21 67 (11.51%) Web Services
21 67 (11.51%) Windows
22 63 (10.82%) OO
23 60 (10.31%) HTML5
24 57 (9.79%) WCF
25 51 (8.76%) Investment Banking
26 50 (8.59%) Unit Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 32 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (2.75%) CMS
5 15 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.06%) IIS
7 9 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.03%) Kentico
11 4 (0.69%) Confluence
11 4 (0.69%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.34%) JBoss
13 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.17%) GIMP
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (3.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Endur
2 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.34%) Relativity
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.89%) Office 365
5 3 (0.52%) Force.com
5 3 (0.52%) IaaS
5 3 (0.52%) SaaS
6 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.34%) Yammer
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.06%) Network Security
2 10 (1.72%) HTTP
3 8 (1.37%) Firewall
4 7 (1.20%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.86%) Intranet
6 3 (0.52%) AMQP
6 3 (0.52%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.34%) FTP
7 2 (0.34%) Internet
7 2 (0.34%) SAN
7 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.17%) MQTT
8 1 (0.17%) SNMP
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (6.70%) NoSQL
4 33 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (4.81%) MongoDB
5 28 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (3.78%) Oracle Database
7 16 (2.75%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.06%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.20%) MS Access
13 7 (1.20%) MySQL
14 6 (1.03%) Big Data
14 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (6.01%) SpecFlow
3 33 (5.67%) TeamCity
3 33 (5.67%) Visual Studio
4 25 (4.30%) Git (software)
5 24 (4.12%) Selenium
5 24 (4.12%) Subversion
6 20 (3.44%) NUnit
7 17 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (2.75%) Maven
9 15 (2.58%) WebDriver
10 14 (2.41%) Jenkins
11 12 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.06%) JIRA
12 11 (1.89%) MSTest
13 9 (1.55%) MSBuild
13 9 (1.55%) Protractor
14 7 (1.20%) Mocha
15 6 (1.03%) Artifactory
15 6 (1.03%) gulp
General
1 210 (36.08%) Finance
2 117 (20.10%) Banking
3 70 (12.03%) Front Office
4 51 (8.76%) Investment Banking
5 40 (6.87%) Financial Institution
6 27 (4.64%) Back Office
7 16 (2.75%) Marketing
7 16 (2.75%) Retail
8 8 (1.37%) Legal
9 6 (1.03%) Advertising
10 2 (0.34%) Games
10 2 (0.34%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 459 (78.87%) Developer
2 229 (39.35%) C# Developer
3 155 (26.63%) .NET Developer
4 122 (20.96%) Senior Developer
5 96 (16.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 74 (12.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 50 (8.59%) SQL Developer
8 49 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (6.53%) Angular Developer
10 36 (6.19%) Analyst
10 36 (6.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 34 (5.84%) Java Developer
12 33 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
13 32 (5.50%) WPF Developer
14 28 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 28 (4.81%) C# WPF Developer
15 24 (4.12%) Agile Developer
16 23 (3.95%) Front Office Developer
17 22 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 22 (3.78%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (71.99%) .NET
2 187 (32.13%) ASP.NET
3 139 (23.88%) HTML
4 115 (19.76%) AngularJS
5 93 (15.98%) CSS
6 83 (14.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (12.89%) .NET Framework
7 75 (12.89%) WPF
8 67 (11.51%) Web Services
9 60 (10.31%) HTML5
10 57 (9.79%) WCF
11 47 (8.08%) jQuery
12 43 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 42 (7.22%) XML
14 36 (6.19%) Node.js
15 30 (5.15%) WinForms
16 29 (4.98%) RESTful
17 28 (4.81%) Entity Framework
18 22 (3.78%) CSS3
18 22 (3.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 36 (6.19%) Fixed Income
4 34 (5.84%) Mathematics
5 32 (5.50%) Derivative
6 21 (3.61%) Equities
7 17 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.58%) User Experience
9 13 (2.23%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.55%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.37%) Fintech
13 8 (1.37%) Market Risk
14 7 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.51%) Windows
2 20 (3.44%) Windows Server
2 20 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.23%) Android
5 12 (2.06%) Linux
6 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.52%) Unix
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (34.88%) TDD
3 142 (24.40%) MVC
4 139 (23.88%) BDD
5 78 (13.40%) Scrum
6 71 (12.20%) Multithreading
7 63 (10.82%) OO
8 50 (8.59%) Unit Testing
9 49 (8.42%) E-Commerce
10 45 (7.73%) DevOps
11 40 (6.87%) CRM
12 37 (6.36%) MVVM
12 37 (6.36%) Web Development
13 33 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (5.67%) Front End Development
14 32 (5.50%) Garbage Collection
15 30 (5.15%) Automated Testing
16 28 (4.81%) Software Engineering
17 27 (4.64%) SDLC
18 25 (4.30%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 215 (36.94%) SQL
2 161 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 101 (17.35%) Java
4 44 (7.56%) T-SQL
5 38 (6.53%) PowerShell
6 33 (5.67%) C++
7 28 (4.81%) Python
8 26 (4.47%) VBA
9 23 (3.95%) VB.NET
10 20 (3.44%) TypeScript
11 18 (3.09%) PHP
12 17 (2.92%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.92%) XAML
13 16 (2.75%) VB
14 12 (2.06%) VBScript
15 9 (1.55%) Ruby
16 7 (1.20%) Perl
17 5 (0.86%) C
17 5 (0.86%) Go
18 3 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (6.53%) Degree
2 10 (1.72%) ISEB
2 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.37%) MCSE
4 6 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.03%) MCITP
5 5 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) MCSA
7 2 (0.34%) PhD
8 1 (0.17%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) MCSD
8 1 (0.17%) OSCP
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.78%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) SDET
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) WCAG
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.69%) Docker
5 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.34%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) GridGain
7 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.37%) Puppet
3 7 (1.20%) SCOM
4 5 (0.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (0.69%) Control-M
6 3 (0.52%) Ansible
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.34%) Nagios
7 2 (0.34%) SCCM
8 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.17%) Icinga
8 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.17%) Kibana
8 1 (0.17%) logstash
8 1 (0.17%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 97 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.08%) Oracle
3 15 (2.58%) VMware
4 14 (2.41%) Google
5 11 (1.89%) DevExpress
5 11 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.55%) Citrix
7 8 (1.37%) Sybase
8 7 (1.20%) Dell
9 6 (1.03%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.03%) IBM
10 5 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.69%) HP
11 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.69%) Splunk
11 4 (0.69%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.52%) AppSense
12 3 (0.52%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.34%) OpenText
13 2 (0.34%) RedDot
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