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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 11 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 589 484 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.06% 8.34% 10.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.48% 19.73% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 373 593
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £52.50
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
2620 2453 3110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.75% 42.26% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1904 2390
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 29
Average hourly rate £24.62 £38.49 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £14.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.25 £104.61 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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#.

1 798 (72.22%) .NET
2 496 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
3 458 (41.45%) SQL Server
4 404 (36.56%) SQL
5 349 (31.58%) Finance
6 348 (31.49%) ASP.NET
7 314 (28.42%) TDD
8 293 (26.52%) JavaScript
9 276 (24.98%) MVC
10 255 (23.08%) Banking
11 247 (22.35%) HTML
12 219 (19.82%) Front Office
13 202 (18.28%) Microsoft
14 195 (17.65%) WPF
15 193 (17.47%) WCF
16 190 (17.19%) Java
17 180 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 173 (15.66%) .NET Framework
19 164 (14.84%) BDD
20 158 (14.30%) OO
21 156 (14.12%) CSS
21 156 (14.12%) Scrum
22 146 (13.21%) jQuery
23 145 (13.12%) HTML5
24 143 (12.94%) AngularJS
25 132 (11.95%) Web Services
26 131 (11.86%) Multithreading
27 128 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
28 114 (10.32%) Investment Banking
29 113 (10.23%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 90 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.89%) CMS
3 41 (3.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 41 (3.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 37 (3.35%) Umbraco
5 27 (2.44%) IIS
6 23 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (2.08%) Node.js
7 19 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.45%) Kentico
9 11 (1.00%) Confluence
9 11 (1.00%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.81%) JBoss
11 8 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.72%) MQSeries
11 8 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.45%) Drupal
12 5 (0.45%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.27%) Lync
Applications
1 76 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.36%) MS Office
3 8 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.54%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.54%) Mingle
6 4 (0.36%) Maya
6 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.18%) RMDS
5 2 (0.18%) Endur
5 2 (0.18%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.090%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.090%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.090%) Global One
6 1 (0.090%) Summit
6 1 (0.090%) HFM
6 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.090%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.08%) Office 365
3 19 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.45%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.27%) SaaS
6 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.090%) Force.com
7 1 (0.090%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.72%) HTTP
2 10 (0.90%) Internet
3 7 (0.63%) Intranet
4 6 (0.54%) AMQP
5 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.45%) SMTP
6 4 (0.36%) FTP
7 3 (0.27%) Firewall
8 2 (0.18%) Extranet
8 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.18%) LDAP
8 2 (0.18%) SAN
9 1 (0.090%) VPN
9 1 (0.090%) SSL
9 1 (0.090%) NAS
9 1 (0.090%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (41.45%) SQL Server
2 128 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 56 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (3.98%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (2.35%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.26%) OLAP
12 23 (2.08%) NoSQL
13 22 (1.99%) MS Access
14 17 (1.54%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (1.27%) MySQL
17 12 (1.09%) Big Data
18 10 (0.90%) DB2
18 10 (0.90%) Hadoop
19 9 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 79 (7.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 78 (7.06%) Visual Studio
3 59 (5.34%) SpecFlow
4 57 (5.16%) Subversion
5 49 (4.43%) TeamCity
6 46 (4.16%) Git (software)
6 46 (4.16%) Selenium
7 39 (3.53%) JIRA
8 37 (3.35%) NUnit
9 33 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 33 (2.99%) Cucumber
10 29 (2.62%) WebDriver
11 22 (1.99%) Maven
12 15 (1.36%) ReSharper
12 15 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
12 15 (1.36%) Jasmine
13 14 (1.27%) Moq
13 14 (1.27%) MSBuild
13 14 (1.27%) CruiseControl
14 13 (1.18%) JUnit
General
1 349 (31.58%) Finance
2 255 (23.08%) Banking
3 219 (19.82%) Front Office
4 114 (10.32%) Investment Banking
5 31 (2.81%) Retail
6 26 (2.35%) Legal
7 20 (1.81%) Back Office
7 20 (1.81%) Marketing
8 17 (1.54%) Advertising
9 14 (1.27%) Games
10 11 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.00%) Law
11 10 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) Publishing
14 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.090%) French Language
15 1 (0.090%) German Language
Job Titles
1 886 (80.18%) Developer
2 319 (28.87%) C# Developer
3 241 (21.81%) .NET Developer
4 210 (19.00%) Senior Developer
5 110 (9.95%) Senior C# Developer
6 103 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 63 (5.70%) Java Developer
8 55 (4.98%) SQL Developer
9 50 (4.52%) Analyst
10 48 (4.34%) Senior .NET Developer
11 42 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (3.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 38 (3.44%) Architect
14 36 (3.26%) SharePoint Developer
15 34 (3.08%) Web Developer
16 32 (2.90%) C++ Developer
17 31 (2.81%) WPF Developer
18 30 (2.71%) CRM Developer
18 30 (2.71%) Software Developer
19 28 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 798 (72.22%) .NET
2 348 (31.49%) ASP.NET
3 247 (22.35%) HTML
4 195 (17.65%) WPF
5 193 (17.47%) WCF
6 180 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 173 (15.66%) .NET Framework
8 156 (14.12%) CSS
9 146 (13.21%) jQuery
10 145 (13.12%) HTML5
11 143 (12.94%) AngularJS
12 132 (11.95%) Web Services
13 105 (9.50%) XML
14 97 (8.78%) Entity Framework
15 74 (6.70%) LINQ
16 65 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
17 59 (5.34%) CSS3
18 55 (4.98%) WinForms
18 55 (4.98%) SOAP
19 52 (4.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.23%) Derivative
2 73 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 41 (3.71%) Fixed Income
5 34 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
6 33 (2.99%) Equities
7 32 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.71%) Mathematics
8 30 (2.71%) Credit Risk
9 26 (2.35%) Market Risk
10 21 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.72%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.72%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.27%) User Experience
13 14 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
14 11 (1.00%) Physics
14 11 (1.00%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 110 (9.95%) Windows
2 64 (5.79%) Linux
3 45 (4.07%) UNIX
4 10 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.90%) Android
4 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.090%) VMS
9 1 (0.090%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (28.42%) TDD
3 276 (24.98%) MVC
4 164 (14.84%) BDD
5 158 (14.30%) OO
6 156 (14.12%) Scrum
7 131 (11.86%) Multithreading
8 101 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (8.24%) Unit Testing
10 83 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (5.61%) CRM
12 61 (5.52%) SOA
13 58 (5.25%) OOP
14 57 (5.16%) Software Engineering
15 54 (4.89%) SDLC
16 53 (4.80%) Risk Management
17 49 (4.43%) E-Commerce
18 48 (4.34%) OOD
18 48 (4.34%) MVVM
19 46 (4.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 404 (36.56%) SQL
2 293 (26.52%) JavaScript
3 190 (17.19%) Java
4 110 (9.95%) T-SQL
5 93 (8.42%) C++
6 65 (5.88%) VBA
7 45 (4.07%) VB.NET
8 38 (3.44%) Python
9 34 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.90%) VB
11 19 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.45%) PHP
13 15 (1.36%) Ruby
13 15 (1.36%) Scala
14 14 (1.27%) C
15 13 (1.18%) Perl
15 13 (1.18%) VB6
16 11 (1.00%) VBScript
17 8 (0.72%) R
17 8 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (4.98%) Degree
2 25 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.36%) MCSD
7 3 (0.27%) PhD
7 3 (0.27%) ISEB
7 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.18%) MCPD
8 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.090%) MCSA
9 1 (0.090%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.090%) MCP
9 1 (0.090%) MCAD
9 1 (0.090%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.090%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.07%) QA
2 6 (0.54%) SLA
3 5 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.18%) COREP
4 2 (0.18%) FINREP
4 2 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.090%) DICOM
5 1 (0.090%) Basel III
5 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.090%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.36%) HDFS
3 3 (0.27%) GridGain
4 2 (0.18%) vSphere
4 2 (0.18%) Varnish
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.090%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.090%) Docker
5 1 (0.090%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (1.00%) Puppet
2 5 (0.45%) Control-M
2 5 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.36%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.36%) Oozie
4 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.27%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.18%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.090%) StatsD
6 1 (0.090%) Ansible
6 1 (0.090%) logstash
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.090%) OpenView
6 1 (0.090%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.090%) MOM
Vendors
1 202 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 90 (8.14%) Oracle
3 38 (3.44%) Sybase
4 31 (2.81%) Sitecore
5 23 (2.08%) DevExpress
6 22 (1.99%) EPiServer
7 17 (1.54%) TIBCO
8 16 (1.45%) Telerik
9 14 (1.27%) IBM
10 11 (1.00%) Bloomberg
10 11 (1.00%) HP
11 10 (0.90%) Coverity
12 9 (0.81%) Twitter
13 8 (0.72%) Google
13 8 (0.72%) Perforce
14 7 (0.63%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.63%) SAP
14 7 (0.63%) Tableau
14 7 (0.63%) Ektron
15 6 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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