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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 528 683 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.36% 10.05% 10.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.99% 23.69% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 553 508
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £24.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £152.40 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
2515 2883 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.58% 42.41% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2067 2234 1930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £75.03 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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#.

1 688 (67.19%) .NET
2 397 (38.77%) SQL
3 371 (36.23%) SQL Server
4 363 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
5 309 (30.18%) ASP.NET
6 257 (25.10%) JavaScript
7 253 (24.71%) HTML
8 248 (24.22%) Finance
9 244 (23.83%) MVC
10 223 (21.78%) TDD
11 213 (20.80%) Microsoft
12 203 (19.82%) Java
13 189 (18.46%) Banking
14 184 (17.97%) CSS
15 171 (16.70%) WCF
16 151 (14.75%) Front Office
17 145 (14.16%) WPF
18 142 (13.87%) jQuery
19 141 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 138 (13.48%) XML
21 135 (13.18%) .NET Framework
22 128 (12.50%) OO
23 118 (11.52%) Windows
24 116 (11.33%) HTML5
25 111 (10.84%) C++
26 110 (10.74%) Scrum
27 109 (10.64%) Oracle
28 107 (10.45%) Web Services
29 101 (9.86%) BDD
29 101 (9.86%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 84 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
2 43 (4.20%) CMS
3 33 (3.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 30 (2.93%) IIS
5 21 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 21 (2.05%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.27%) Node.js
8 9 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.49%) WordPress
11 5 (0.49%) Confluence
11 5 (0.49%) Kentico
12 4 (0.39%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.39%) Sitefinity
12 4 (0.39%) DNN
12 4 (0.39%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 59 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.27%) MS Office
3 10 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.098%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 50 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.07%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.20%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.098%) RMDS
5 1 (0.098%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.098%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.88%) GitHub
3 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.49%) PaaS
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.098%) Force.com
5 1 (0.098%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.098%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.86%) HTTP
2 14 (1.37%) Internet
3 8 (0.78%) Intranet
4 5 (0.49%) AMQP
5 4 (0.39%) FTP
5 4 (0.39%) SSL
5 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.29%) DNS
6 3 (0.29%) Firewall
7 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.20%) SAN
7 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.20%) VPN
7 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.098%) SSH
8 1 (0.098%) IMAP
8 1 (0.098%) LDAP
8 1 (0.098%) DHCP
8 1 (0.098%) Extranet
8 1 (0.098%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 95 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (8.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (3.22%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.54%) Oracle Database
10 25 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.95%) Big Data
12 19 (1.86%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.66%) OLAP
14 16 (1.56%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.27%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.98%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.98%) KDB
16 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 99 (9.67%) Visual Studio
2 64 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (5.47%) Selenium
4 54 (5.27%) NUnit
5 45 (4.39%) Subversion
6 38 (3.71%) SpecFlow
7 28 (2.73%) JIRA
8 27 (2.64%) WebDriver
9 26 (2.54%) TeamCity
10 25 (2.44%) Git (software)
11 22 (2.15%) MSTest
12 15 (1.46%) FitNesse
13 14 (1.37%) MSBuild
13 14 (1.37%) JUnit
14 13 (1.27%) Jenkins
15 12 (1.17%) Cucumber
15 12 (1.17%) CruiseControl
16 10 (0.98%) Eclipse
17 9 (0.88%) MSI
17 9 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 248 (24.22%) Finance
2 189 (18.46%) Banking
3 151 (14.75%) Front Office
4 81 (7.91%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.25%) Advertising
6 22 (2.15%) Retail
7 17 (1.66%) Back Office
8 16 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.98%) Marketing
10 9 (0.88%) Law
10 9 (0.88%) Legal
11 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.59%) Games
13 5 (0.49%) Publishing
14 4 (0.39%) Billing
15 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.20%) Electronics
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.098%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.098%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 766 (74.80%) Developer
2 274 (26.76%) C# Developer
3 194 (18.95%) .NET Developer
4 123 (12.01%) Senior Developer
5 98 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 76 (7.42%) Java Developer
7 63 (6.15%) Senior C# Developer
8 52 (5.08%) Analyst
9 46 (4.49%) SQL Developer
10 41 (4.00%) Architect
10 41 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
11 35 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 33 (3.22%) CRM Developer
12 33 (3.22%) WPF Developer
13 32 (3.13%) C++ Developer
14 30 (2.93%) Web Developer
14 30 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 20 (1.95%) Microsoft Developer
16 20 (1.95%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (67.19%) .NET
2 309 (30.18%) ASP.NET
3 253 (24.71%) HTML
4 184 (17.97%) CSS
5 171 (16.70%) WCF
6 145 (14.16%) WPF
7 142 (13.87%) jQuery
8 141 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 138 (13.48%) XML
10 135 (13.18%) .NET Framework
11 116 (11.33%) HTML5
12 107 (10.45%) Web Services
13 77 (7.52%) AngularJS
14 58 (5.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 56 (5.47%) CSS3
16 51 (4.98%) WinForms
17 47 (4.59%) LINQ
18 45 (4.39%) KnockoutJS
19 43 (4.20%) RESTful
19 43 (4.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.03%) Derivative
1 72 (7.03%) Fixed Income
2 65 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.32%) User Experience
6 27 (2.64%) Mathematics
7 24 (2.34%) Market Risk
8 23 (2.25%) Equities
9 22 (2.15%) Grid Computing
10 21 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.66%) Credit Risk
12 17 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.66%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.37%) N-Tier
14 12 (1.17%) Open Source
14 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.17%) NHS
14 12 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 118 (11.52%) Windows
2 53 (5.18%) Linux
3 47 (4.59%) UNIX
4 18 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 18 (1.76%) Android
5 13 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.59%) Solaris
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.49%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.39%) AIX
9 3 (0.29%) VMS
9 3 (0.29%) OpenVMS
9 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.098%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.098%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (23.83%) MVC
3 223 (21.78%) TDD
4 128 (12.50%) OO
5 110 (10.74%) Scrum
6 101 (9.86%) BDD
6 101 (9.86%) Multithreading
7 69 (6.74%) CRM
8 65 (6.35%) E-Commerce
9 64 (6.25%) OOP
10 60 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (5.86%) Low Latency
11 50 (4.88%) ETL
12 48 (4.69%) Web Development
13 45 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (4.39%) MVVM
14 41 (4.00%) Software Engineering
15 40 (3.91%) Unit Testing
16 36 (3.52%) Analytics
17 32 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 397 (38.77%) SQL
2 257 (25.10%) JavaScript
3 203 (19.82%) Java
4 111 (10.84%) C++
5 85 (8.30%) T-SQL
6 42 (4.10%) VBA
7 40 (3.91%) Python
8 37 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 31 (3.03%) VB
10 30 (2.93%) VB.NET
10 30 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 26 (2.54%) C
12 17 (1.66%) Perl
13 15 (1.46%) PHP
14 14 (1.37%) VBScript
14 14 (1.37%) XAML
15 13 (1.27%) Ruby
16 11 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.98%) Scala
18 8 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 72 (7.03%) Degree
2 12 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.49%) MCTS
6 4 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.39%) MCITP
7 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.29%) ISEB
8 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.098%) MCPD
9 1 (0.098%) CISSP
9 1 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.098%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.098%) PMP
9 1 (0.098%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.098%) CISA
9 1 (0.098%) GIAC
9 1 (0.098%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.59%) QA
2 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.29%) HL7
2 3 (0.29%) Basel III
3 2 (0.20%) GPG13
3 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.098%) WCAG
4 1 (0.098%) WAI
4 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.098%) EMIR
4 1 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) XenApp
3 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.098%) Xen
4 1 (0.098%) Squid
4 1 (0.098%) Varnish
4 1 (0.098%) Docker
4 1 (0.098%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (0.88%) Puppet
2 7 (0.68%) SCOrch
3 5 (0.49%) SCCM
4 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.39%) WMI
5 2 (0.20%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.098%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.098%) MOM
6 1 (0.098%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.098%) Control-M
6 1 (0.098%) Nagios
6 1 (0.098%) Graphite
6 1 (0.098%) Salt
6 1 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 213 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 109 (10.64%) Oracle
3 41 (4.00%) Sybase
4 27 (2.64%) TIBCO
5 25 (2.44%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.46%) EPiServer
7 13 (1.27%) DevExpress
8 11 (1.07%) IBM
9 10 (0.98%) Telerik
10 9 (0.88%) ION Trading
10 9 (0.88%) Google
11 7 (0.68%) DataSynapse
11 7 (0.68%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.68%) HP
11 7 (0.68%) Murex
11 7 (0.68%) RedDot
12 6 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.59%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.59%) Adobe
13 5 (0.49%) Reuters
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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TEKsystems
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LA International
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Montash
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Senitor Associates
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rullion IT Plus
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Senitor Associates
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Senitor Associates
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