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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 15 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 458 583 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.92% 9.61% 10.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.52% 22.22% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 467 556
Average daily rate
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£464 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
2232 2624 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 43.25% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1799 1990 1946
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.65 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £82.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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#.

1 668 (69.15%) .NET
2 386 (39.96%) SQL
3 385 (39.86%) SQL Server
4 378 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 298 (30.85%) ASP.NET
6 249 (25.78%) JavaScript
7 237 (24.53%) MVC
7 237 (24.53%) TDD
8 221 (22.88%) Finance
9 216 (22.36%) HTML
10 207 (21.43%) Java
11 192 (19.88%) Microsoft
12 186 (19.25%) WCF
13 178 (18.43%) Front Office
14 163 (16.87%) Banking
15 161 (16.67%) WPF
16 154 (15.94%) OO
16 154 (15.94%) jQuery
17 147 (15.22%) CSS
18 139 (14.39%) .NET Framework
19 132 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
20 116 (12.01%) Scrum
21 114 (11.80%) C++
22 110 (11.39%) Multithreading
23 109 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
24 100 (10.35%) HTML5
25 99 (10.25%) T-SQL
25 99 (10.25%) XML
26 98 (10.14%) Windows
26 98 (10.14%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 79 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.18%) CMS
3 29 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (2.90%) Umbraco
5 26 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 24 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (2.17%) IIS
9 18 (1.86%) Kentico
10 10 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
12 7 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.72%) Node.js
13 6 (0.62%) Apache
14 5 (0.52%) Confluence
15 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.41%) Lync
15 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.31%) MQSeries
16 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.04%) MS Office
3 9 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.35%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.41%) Magento
3 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.21%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.10%) Summit
6 1 (0.10%) HFM
6 1 (0.10%) RMDS
6 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.52%) Office 365
3 5 (0.52%) GitHub
4 4 (0.41%) SaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.55%) Internet
2 13 (1.35%) HTTP
3 7 (0.72%) Intranet
4 6 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.52%) AMQP
6 4 (0.41%) FTP
7 3 (0.31%) Firewall
7 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.10%) DNS
8 1 (0.10%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) SAN
8 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.10%) LDAP
8 1 (0.10%) SMTP
8 1 (0.10%) DHCP
8 1 (0.10%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 109 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 97 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (5.18%) Relational Database
6 49 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 40 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.97%) NoSQL
10 19 (1.97%) MS Access
11 18 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.86%) Big Data
12 15 (1.55%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.55%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.35%) OLAP
14 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (1.24%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.14%) KDB
16 9 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 74 (7.66%) Visual Studio
2 59 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (4.04%) SpecFlow
4 37 (3.83%) NUnit
5 36 (3.73%) Subversion
6 34 (3.52%) Selenium
7 32 (3.31%) TeamCity
7 32 (3.31%) Git (software)
8 23 (2.38%) JIRA
9 18 (1.86%) WebDriver
10 14 (1.45%) MSTest
10 14 (1.45%) Maven
11 12 (1.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 12 (1.24%) JUnit
12 11 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
13 9 (0.93%) Moq
13 9 (0.93%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.83%) Jasmine
14 8 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 221 (22.88%) Finance
2 178 (18.43%) Front Office
3 163 (16.87%) Banking
4 80 (8.28%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.86%) Retail
7 16 (1.66%) Advertising
8 15 (1.55%) Back Office
9 14 (1.45%) Marketing
10 12 (1.24%) Legal
11 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.62%) Publishing
13 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.41%) Electronics
14 4 (0.41%) Games
14 4 (0.41%) Billing
15 3 (0.31%) Law
16 2 (0.21%) Japanese Language
17 1 (0.10%) German Language
17 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 748 (77.43%) Developer
2 279 (28.88%) C# Developer
3 184 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 147 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 89 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (8.90%) Java Developer
7 76 (7.87%) Senior C# Developer
8 43 (4.45%) Web Developer
9 41 (4.24%) SQL Developer
10 40 (4.14%) Analyst
11 38 (3.93%) Architect
12 32 (3.31%) Senior .NET Developer
12 32 (3.31%) SharePoint Developer
13 30 (3.11%) CRM Developer
13 30 (3.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (2.90%) WPF Developer
14 28 (2.90%) C++ Developer
15 25 (2.59%) ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 21 (2.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (69.15%) .NET
2 298 (30.85%) ASP.NET
3 216 (22.36%) HTML
4 186 (19.25%) WCF
5 161 (16.67%) WPF
6 154 (15.94%) jQuery
7 147 (15.22%) CSS
8 139 (14.39%) .NET Framework
9 132 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 100 (10.35%) HTML5
11 99 (10.25%) XML
12 85 (8.80%) Web Services
13 79 (8.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 79 (8.18%) AngularJS
14 57 (5.90%) RESTful
15 52 (5.38%) WinForms
16 49 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
17 45 (4.66%) LINQ
18 43 (4.45%) CSS3
19 40 (4.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.14%) Derivative
2 74 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.80%) Fixed Income
4 50 (5.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 47 (4.87%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.62%) Mathematics
7 28 (2.90%) User Experience
8 21 (2.17%) Equities
9 20 (2.07%) Equity Derivative
10 16 (1.66%) Grid Computing
11 15 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.35%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.24%) Open Source
13 12 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.24%) Physics
13 12 (1.24%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.04%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.04%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.04%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 98 (10.14%) Windows
2 61 (6.31%) Linux
3 43 (4.45%) UNIX
4 15 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.04%) Android
6 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.62%) Solaris
8 5 (0.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.41%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) VMS
10 3 (0.31%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (24.53%) TDD
2 237 (24.53%) MVC
3 154 (15.94%) OO
4 116 (12.01%) Scrum
5 110 (11.39%) Multithreading
6 95 (9.83%) BDD
7 75 (7.76%) OOP
8 69 (7.14%) Low Latency
9 68 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (6.63%) Unit Testing
10 64 (6.63%) CRM
11 48 (4.97%) E-Commerce
12 44 (4.55%) ETL
13 43 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (3.83%) Web Development
15 36 (3.73%) SOA
16 35 (3.62%) Mentoring
17 31 (3.21%) Workflow
17 31 (3.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 386 (39.96%) SQL
2 249 (25.78%) JavaScript
3 207 (21.43%) Java
4 114 (11.80%) C++
5 99 (10.25%) T-SQL
6 58 (6.00%) VBA
7 40 (4.14%) Python
8 37 (3.83%) VB
9 31 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 25 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.38%) C
12 22 (2.28%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.86%) PHP
14 17 (1.76%) Perl
15 14 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.35%) VB6
17 11 (1.14%) Ruby
17 11 (1.14%) XAML
18 9 (0.93%) VBScript
19 8 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (7.14%) Degree
2 17 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.31%) MCITP
6 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.21%) PhD
7 2 (0.21%) ISEB
7 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) CISSP
8 1 (0.10%) MCPD
8 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.10%) PMP
8 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CISA
8 1 (0.10%) GIAC
8 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.90%) QA
2 10 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.21%) COREP
4 2 (0.21%) FINREP
4 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) HL7
4 2 (0.21%) Basel III
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) EMIR
5 1 (0.10%) DICOM
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.52%) HDFS
2 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.10%) Xen
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) XenApp
4 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.10%) KVM
4 1 (0.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.62%) Control-M
1 6 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (0.62%) Puppet
2 5 (0.52%) Oozie
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.31%) Ansible
5 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.21%) WMI
5 2 (0.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) MOM
6 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 192 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 76 (7.87%) Oracle
3 33 (3.42%) Sitecore
4 30 (3.11%) Sybase
5 27 (2.80%) TIBCO
6 23 (2.38%) EPiServer
7 22 (2.28%) DevExpress
8 13 (1.35%) Telerik
9 11 (1.14%) Dell
10 10 (1.04%) IBM
11 9 (0.93%) ION Trading
12 8 (0.83%) HP
13 7 (0.72%) Tableau
14 6 (0.62%) Murex
14 6 (0.62%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.62%) Bloomberg
15 5 (0.52%) Infragistics
15 5 (0.52%) Perforce
15 5 (0.52%) Reuters
15 5 (0.52%) Splunk
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