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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 280 495 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.08% 9.76% 10.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.47% 21.48% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 443 496
Average daily rate £488 £463 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £87.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
1368 2304 2580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.36% 45.42% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1905 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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#.

1 401 (67.39%) .NET
2 267 (44.87%) SQL
3 241 (40.50%) SQL Server
4 211 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (32.10%) ASP.NET
6 174 (29.24%) Finance
7 161 (27.06%) TDD
8 157 (26.39%) Banking
9 141 (23.70%) MVC
10 132 (22.18%) JavaScript
11 112 (18.82%) BDD
12 109 (18.32%) WCF
13 106 (17.82%) HTML
14 103 (17.31%) Front Office
15 101 (16.97%) Microsoft
16 100 (16.81%) Investment Banking
17 95 (15.97%) WPF
18 94 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC
19 91 (15.29%) AngularJS
20 86 (14.45%) T-SQL
21 83 (13.95%) .NET Framework
22 78 (13.11%) Java
23 68 (11.43%) CSS
23 68 (11.43%) Multithreading
24 67 (11.26%) Scrum
25 66 (11.09%) HTML5
26 65 (10.92%) Windows
27 64 (10.76%) Oracle
28 61 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 60 (10.08%) SpecFlow

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (3.53%) CMS
1 21 (3.53%) IIS
2 15 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 9 (1.51%) Node.js
5 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.01%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.84%) Confluence
7 5 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.67%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.50%) JBoss
9 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) Apache
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.34%) Kentico
10 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 38 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.68%) Workday HCM
3 8 (1.34%) Markit EDM
4 6 (1.01%) Endur
5 4 (0.67%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.84%) PaaS
5 4 (0.67%) GitHub
6 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.50%) IaaS
6 3 (0.50%) SaaS
7 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.18%) Kerberos
2 6 (1.01%) HTTP
3 3 (0.50%) Firewall
3 3 (0.50%) Internet
3 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.34%) DNS
4 2 (0.34%) Intranet
4 2 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) AMQP
5 1 (0.17%) DVB
5 1 (0.17%) Extranet
5 1 (0.17%) Multicast
5 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (40.50%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (6.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 38 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (3.70%) MS Access
9 19 (3.19%) Oracle Database
10 18 (3.03%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.86%) MongoDB
11 17 (2.86%) NoSQL
12 16 (2.69%) PerformancePoint
13 11 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (1.51%) OLAP
16 8 (1.34%) MySQL
17 7 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 60 (10.08%) SpecFlow
2 50 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (6.72%) Visual Studio
4 36 (6.05%) Selenium
5 34 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 29 (4.87%) Subversion
7 28 (4.71%) NUnit
8 23 (3.87%) Cucumber
9 20 (3.36%) TeamCity
10 18 (3.03%) JIRA
11 16 (2.69%) Jasmine
11 16 (2.69%) NSubstitute
12 12 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (1.68%) Jenkins
13 10 (1.68%) NCrunch
14 8 (1.34%) ClearCase
14 8 (1.34%) ClearQuest
14 8 (1.34%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.18%) Maven
16 6 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 174 (29.24%) Finance
2 157 (26.39%) Banking
3 103 (17.31%) Front Office
4 100 (16.81%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.69%) Back Office
6 11 (1.85%) Marketing
6 11 (1.85%) Retail
7 7 (1.18%) Legal
8 5 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 454 (76.30%) Developer
2 256 (43.03%) C# Developer
3 134 (22.52%) .NET Developer
4 102 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (15.80%) Senior Developer
6 53 (8.91%) SQL Developer
7 48 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 46 (7.73%) Analyst
9 45 (7.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 40 (6.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (5.21%) WPF Developer
12 30 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 30 (5.04%) Front Office Developer
12 30 (5.04%) Web Developer
13 28 (4.71%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
14 27 (4.54%) C# WPF Developer
15 23 (3.87%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
17 21 (3.53%) Agile Developer
17 21 (3.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (67.39%) .NET
2 191 (32.10%) ASP.NET
3 109 (18.32%) WCF
4 106 (17.82%) HTML
5 95 (15.97%) WPF
6 94 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 91 (15.29%) AngularJS
8 83 (13.95%) .NET Framework
9 68 (11.43%) CSS
10 66 (11.09%) HTML5
11 59 (9.92%) jQuery
12 51 (8.57%) Web Services
13 49 (8.24%) XML
14 41 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (6.72%) Entity Framework
16 27 (4.54%) MDX
17 26 (4.37%) CSS3
17 26 (4.37%) LINQ
18 22 (3.70%) RESTful
18 22 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.23%) Derivative
2 29 (4.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.20%) Fixed Income
5 23 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.03%) Equities
6 18 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
7 17 (2.86%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.52%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.35%) User Experience
10 13 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (2.18%) Market Risk
11 11 (1.85%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.51%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (1.18%) Clustering
14 7 (1.18%) Visualisation
15 6 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (10.92%) Windows
2 21 (3.53%) Unix
3 17 (2.86%) Linux
4 11 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.51%) Android
5 9 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (27.06%) TDD
3 141 (23.70%) MVC
4 112 (18.82%) BDD
5 68 (11.43%) Multithreading
6 67 (11.26%) Scrum
7 57 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (8.57%) OO
9 42 (7.06%) Web Development
10 40 (6.72%) MVVM
10 40 (6.72%) Software Engineering
11 34 (5.71%) Unit Testing
12 31 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (4.54%) Risk Management
14 26 (4.37%) Analytics
15 24 (4.03%) OOP
15 24 (4.03%) SOA
16 23 (3.87%) Test Automation
17 21 (3.53%) Asset Management
17 21 (3.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 267 (44.87%) SQL
2 132 (22.18%) JavaScript
3 86 (14.45%) T-SQL
4 78 (13.11%) Java
5 49 (8.24%) VBA
6 42 (7.06%) C++
7 30 (5.04%) PowerShell
8 28 (4.71%) Python
9 22 (3.70%) VB
10 18 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 16 (2.69%) Scala
12 14 (2.35%) XAML
13 12 (2.02%) Perl
13 12 (2.02%) Ruby
14 11 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.34%) PHP
15 8 (1.34%) VBScript
16 6 (1.01%) VB6
17 5 (0.84%) C
17 5 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (8.40%) Degree
2 16 (2.69%) ISEB
3 8 (1.34%) ISTQB
3 8 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.67%) HNC
5 4 (0.67%) HND
6 3 (0.50%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) MCSE
7 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) MCDST
8 1 (0.17%) MCITP
8 1 (0.17%) MCPD
8 1 (0.17%) MCSA
8 1 (0.17%) MCTS
8 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.53%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) SDET
2 3 (0.50%) WCAG
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) MiFID
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.84%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.85%) Puppet
2 5 (0.84%) Ganglia
2 5 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.84%) Kibana
2 5 (0.84%) logstash
3 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.34%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.17%) vRealize
5 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.76%) Oracle
3 21 (3.53%) Sybase
4 14 (2.35%) DataSynapse
5 9 (1.51%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.51%) Splunk
6 8 (1.34%) HP
6 8 (1.34%) Reuters
6 8 (1.34%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.01%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.01%) Informatica
8 5 (0.84%) Google
8 5 (0.84%) OpenLink
8 5 (0.84%) Telerik
8 5 (0.84%) Twitter
9 4 (0.67%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.67%) SAP
9 4 (0.67%) SunGard
10 3 (0.50%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.50%) RedDot
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract-Permanent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Up to £300 day rate initially
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £80 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago