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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 11 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 526 502 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.00% 8.64% 9.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 20.47% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 384 570
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £621 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
2419 2452 3166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.99% 42.22% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 1881 2436
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% +4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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#.

1 738 (70.35%) .NET
2 468 (44.61%) Agile Software Development
3 437 (41.66%) SQL Server
4 396 (37.75%) SQL
5 344 (32.79%) Finance
6 322 (30.70%) ASP.NET
7 298 (28.41%) TDD
8 257 (24.50%) MVC
9 256 (24.40%) Banking
10 253 (24.12%) JavaScript
11 228 (21.73%) HTML
12 210 (20.02%) Front Office
13 193 (18.40%) WPF
14 184 (17.54%) WCF
15 181 (17.25%) Microsoft
16 176 (16.78%) Java
17 174 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 171 (16.30%) BDD
19 152 (14.49%) .NET Framework
20 149 (14.20%) OO
21 148 (14.11%) Scrum
22 143 (13.63%) HTML5
23 141 (13.44%) CSS
24 137 (13.06%) AngularJS
25 130 (12.39%) Web Services
26 125 (11.92%) jQuery
26 125 (11.92%) Multithreading
27 107 (10.20%) Investment Banking
28 106 (10.10%) Windows
29 104 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 80 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.00%) CMS
3 40 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 40 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 29 (2.76%) Umbraco
5 27 (2.57%) IIS
6 24 (2.29%) Node.js
7 21 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.33%) NServiceBus
10 12 (1.14%) Kentico
11 10 (0.95%) Confluence
11 10 (0.95%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.86%) JBoss
13 8 (0.76%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.38%) Drupal
14 4 (0.38%) Sitefinity
15 3 (0.29%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.29%) Apache
15 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.62%) MS Office
3 7 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.67%) PowerPivot
4 6 (0.57%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.57%) Mingle
5 4 (0.38%) Maya
5 4 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.29%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Line 50
4 2 (0.19%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.19%) RMDS
4 2 (0.19%) Endur
4 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.095%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.095%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.095%) Global One
5 1 (0.095%) Summit
5 1 (0.095%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.29%) Office 365
3 20 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.48%) SaaS
5 5 (0.48%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.095%) Force.com
8 1 (0.095%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.19%) HTTP
2 10 (0.95%) Internet
3 6 (0.57%) AMQP
4 5 (0.48%) Intranet
4 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.48%) SMTP
5 4 (0.38%) FTP
5 4 (0.38%) SAN
6 3 (0.29%) Firewall
7 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.19%) Extranet
8 1 (0.095%) LDAP
8 1 (0.095%) SSL
8 1 (0.095%) NAS
8 1 (0.095%) Wireless
8 1 (0.095%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (41.66%) SQL Server
2 104 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 95 (9.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (6.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 61 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (3.34%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.48%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.38%) OLAP
11 21 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (2.00%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.33%) MS Access
15 12 (1.14%) Big Data
16 10 (0.95%) DB2
16 10 (0.95%) Hadoop
17 9 (0.86%) QlikView
17 9 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 66 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (5.53%) SpecFlow
4 57 (5.43%) Subversion
5 47 (4.48%) Selenium
6 46 (4.39%) TeamCity
7 42 (4.00%) Git (software)
8 38 (3.62%) NUnit
9 35 (3.34%) Cucumber
10 34 (3.24%) Jenkins
10 34 (3.24%) JIRA
11 29 (2.76%) WebDriver
12 21 (2.00%) Maven
13 15 (1.43%) CruiseControl
13 15 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
14 14 (1.33%) Jasmine
14 14 (1.33%) Moq
15 13 (1.24%) MSBuild
16 12 (1.14%) ReSharper
17 10 (0.95%) JUnit
General
1 344 (32.79%) Finance
2 256 (24.40%) Banking
3 210 (20.02%) Front Office
4 107 (10.20%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.62%) Retail
6 25 (2.38%) Legal
7 21 (2.00%) Marketing
8 19 (1.81%) Advertising
9 16 (1.53%) Back Office
10 11 (1.05%) Law
10 11 (1.05%) Games
11 10 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.19%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.095%) Billing
14 1 (0.095%) Electronics
14 1 (0.095%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 839 (79.98%) Developer
2 329 (31.36%) C# Developer
3 219 (20.88%) .NET Developer
4 202 (19.26%) Senior Developer
5 107 (10.20%) Senior C# Developer
6 98 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (5.62%) SQL Developer
8 58 (5.53%) Java Developer
9 48 (4.58%) Analyst
10 41 (3.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 40 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
13 36 (3.43%) WPF Developer
14 34 (3.24%) Architect
15 33 (3.15%) SharePoint Developer
16 31 (2.96%) Software Developer
16 31 (2.96%) C++ Developer
17 28 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 24 (2.29%) CRM Developer
19 23 (2.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (70.35%) .NET
2 322 (30.70%) ASP.NET
3 228 (21.73%) HTML
4 193 (18.40%) WPF
5 184 (17.54%) WCF
6 174 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 152 (14.49%) .NET Framework
8 143 (13.63%) HTML5
9 141 (13.44%) CSS
10 137 (13.06%) AngularJS
11 130 (12.39%) Web Services
12 125 (11.92%) jQuery
13 97 (9.25%) XML
14 76 (7.24%) Entity Framework
15 69 (6.58%) LINQ
16 60 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 51 (4.86%) SOAP
18 49 (4.67%) REST
18 49 (4.67%) CSS3
19 45 (4.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.44%) Derivative
2 69 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 44 (4.19%) Credit Risk
5 33 (3.15%) Market Risk
5 33 (3.15%) Fixed Income
6 30 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
7 29 (2.76%) Mathematics
7 29 (2.76%) Equities
8 21 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.91%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.33%) Physics
11 14 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
12 13 (1.24%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.14%) User Experience
14 10 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.76%) Clustering
16 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 106 (10.10%) Windows
2 56 (5.34%) Linux
3 42 (4.00%) UNIX
4 10 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.95%) Android
5 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.095%) VMS
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (44.61%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (28.41%) TDD
3 257 (24.50%) MVC
4 171 (16.30%) BDD
5 149 (14.20%) OO
6 148 (14.11%) Scrum
7 125 (11.92%) Multithreading
8 100 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
10 77 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 63 (6.01%) SOA
12 56 (5.34%) Software Engineering
13 55 (5.24%) OOP
13 55 (5.24%) SDLC
14 53 (5.05%) Risk Management
15 50 (4.77%) CRM
16 49 (4.67%) Test Automation
17 48 (4.58%) OOD
18 47 (4.48%) MVVM
19 45 (4.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 396 (37.75%) SQL
2 253 (24.12%) JavaScript
3 176 (16.78%) Java
4 102 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 91 (8.67%) C++
6 53 (5.05%) VBA
7 41 (3.91%) VB.NET
7 41 (3.91%) PowerShell
8 38 (3.62%) Python
9 29 (2.76%) VB
10 22 (2.10%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.43%) Ruby
11 15 (1.43%) Scala
12 13 (1.24%) PHP
13 12 (1.14%) VBScript
13 12 (1.14%) C
14 11 (1.05%) Perl
15 10 (0.95%) VB6
15 10 (0.95%) R
16 8 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (4.48%) Degree
2 19 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.38%) MCSD
6 4 (0.38%) ISEB
7 3 (0.29%) PhD
8 2 (0.19%) MCSE
8 2 (0.19%) MCPD
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.095%) MCTS
9 1 (0.095%) MCSA
9 1 (0.095%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.095%) MCP
9 1 (0.095%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.48%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) SLA
3 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.19%) COREP
4 2 (0.19%) FINREP
5 1 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.095%) HL7
5 1 (0.095%) Basel III
5 1 (0.095%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.48%) HDFS
3 4 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.29%) GridGain
5 2 (0.19%) Docker
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.19%) vSphere
5 2 (0.19%) Varnish
6 1 (0.095%) vCloud
6 1 (0.095%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (1.05%) Puppet
2 6 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.38%) Oozie
4 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.19%) Control-M
5 2 (0.19%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.095%) StatsD
6 1 (0.095%) logstash
6 1 (0.095%) OpenView
6 1 (0.095%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.095%) MOM
Vendors
1 181 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 100 (9.53%) Oracle
3 43 (4.10%) Sybase
4 24 (2.29%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.81%) EPiServer
6 17 (1.62%) DevExpress
7 16 (1.53%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.24%) IBM
8 13 (1.24%) HP
9 10 (0.95%) Telerik
9 10 (0.95%) Coverity
10 9 (0.86%) Twitter
10 9 (0.86%) Bloomberg
11 8 (0.76%) Metastorm
11 8 (0.76%) Google
11 8 (0.76%) OpenText
11 8 (0.76%) Nintex
12 7 (0.67%) Ektron
12 7 (0.67%) Perforce
12 7 (0.67%) SAP
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + DEO
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago