The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 495 753 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.39% 10.60% 11.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.85% 24.13% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 606 709
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2494 3121 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.29% 43.93% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 2403 2346
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 23
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
London

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 25 July 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#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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#.

1 699 (64.78%) .NET
2 435 (40.32%) SQL Server
3 363 (33.64%) SQL
4 347 (32.16%) ASP.NET
5 285 (26.41%) Banking
6 266 (24.65%) TDD
6 266 (24.65%) Finance
7 257 (23.82%) MVC
8 239 (22.15%) JavaScript
9 232 (21.50%) HTML
10 210 (19.46%) Microsoft
11 205 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
12 200 (18.54%) Front Office
13 194 (17.98%) Java
14 189 (17.52%) CSS
15 188 (17.42%) WCF
16 177 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 153 (14.18%) jQuery
18 147 (13.62%) WPF
19 145 (13.44%) .NET Framework
20 144 (13.35%) Windows
21 139 (12.88%) Web Services
21 139 (12.88%) Investment Banking
22 135 (12.51%) OO
23 134 (12.42%) C++
24 120 (11.12%) Visual Studio
24 120 (11.12%) XML
24 120 (11.12%) Multithreading
25 113 (10.47%) Scrum
26 109 (10.10%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 83 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 55 (5.10%) CMS
3 43 (3.99%) IIS
4 33 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 32 (2.97%) Umbraco
6 31 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 29 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (1.39%) Node.js
9 14 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
12 7 (0.65%) Kentico
13 6 (0.56%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.37%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.37%) Confluence
14 4 (0.37%) WordPress
15 3 (0.28%) DNN
Applications
1 58 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.37%) MS Office
3 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.093%) SPSS
5 1 (0.093%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.093%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.28%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.19%) Endur
4 1 (0.093%) Summit
4 1 (0.093%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.093%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.39%) PaaS
3 14 (1.30%) SaaS
4 8 (0.74%) GitHub
5 5 (0.46%) IaaS
6 3 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.28%) Force.com
7 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.093%) Gitorious
7 1 (0.093%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.41%) HTTP
2 8 (0.74%) Internet
3 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.28%) Firewall
5 2 (0.19%) AMQP
5 2 (0.19%) SMTP
5 2 (0.19%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) SSL
5 2 (0.19%) SAN
6 1 (0.093%) Intranet
6 1 (0.093%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.093%) FTP
6 1 (0.093%) VPN
6 1 (0.093%) LDAP
6 1 (0.093%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.093%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 106 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (8.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 37 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (2.32%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.30%) KDB
12 14 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.20%) MySQL
13 13 (1.20%) MS Access
14 12 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.02%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.02%) QlikView
16 10 (0.93%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 120 (11.12%) Visual Studio
2 65 (6.02%) Selenium
2 65 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (5.93%) NUnit
4 37 (3.43%) TeamCity
5 36 (3.34%) Git (software)
6 34 (3.15%) Subversion
7 32 (2.97%) JIRA
8 31 (2.87%) WebDriver
9 30 (2.78%) SpecFlow
10 22 (2.04%) JUnit
11 21 (1.95%) Jenkins
12 18 (1.67%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.67%) FitNesse
13 16 (1.48%) MSBuild
14 13 (1.20%) Mockito
14 13 (1.20%) MSTest
15 10 (0.93%) CruiseControl
16 9 (0.83%) Moq
17 8 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 285 (26.41%) Banking
2 266 (24.65%) Finance
3 200 (18.54%) Front Office
4 139 (12.88%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.22%) Retail
5 24 (2.22%) Advertising
6 16 (1.48%) Back Office
7 14 (1.30%) Legal
7 14 (1.30%) Marketing
8 11 (1.02%) Law
9 9 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.46%) Games
11 4 (0.37%) Publishing
11 4 (0.37%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.28%) Billing
12 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.093%) German Language
14 1 (0.093%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.093%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 816 (75.63%) Developer
2 287 (26.60%) C# Developer
3 220 (20.39%) .NET Developer
4 104 (9.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 103 (9.55%) Senior Developer
6 63 (5.84%) Analyst
7 62 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 54 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 42 (3.89%) SharePoint Developer
10 39 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 38 (3.52%) C++ Developer
12 36 (3.34%) Web Developer
12 36 (3.34%) Architect
13 35 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
14 31 (2.87%) Tester
15 30 (2.78%) Consultant
16 29 (2.69%) Senior .NET Developer
16 29 (2.69%) WPF Developer
17 28 (2.59%) Test Analyst
18 24 (2.22%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (64.78%) .NET
2 347 (32.16%) ASP.NET
3 232 (21.50%) HTML
4 189 (17.52%) CSS
5 188 (17.42%) WCF
6 177 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 153 (14.18%) jQuery
8 147 (13.62%) WPF
9 145 (13.44%) .NET Framework
10 139 (12.88%) Web Services
11 120 (11.12%) XML
12 90 (8.34%) HTML5
13 63 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 59 (5.47%) LINQ
15 58 (5.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 57 (5.28%) CSS3
17 56 (5.19%) WinForms
18 48 (4.45%) Ajax
19 47 (4.36%) Spring
20 45 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 75 (6.95%) Fixed Income
3 62 (5.75%) Derivative
4 57 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.78%) Credit Risk
5 30 (2.78%) Market Risk
6 24 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.13%) Grid Computing
8 18 (1.67%) Mathematics
9 17 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 14 (1.30%) Open Source
10 14 (1.30%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.11%) Equities
12 10 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (0.93%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 7 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 144 (13.35%) Windows
2 53 (4.91%) Linux
3 29 (2.69%) UNIX
4 27 (2.50%) Android
5 21 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.56%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.28%) Solaris
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.093%) OpenSolaris
11 1 (0.093%) AIX
11 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.093%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.093%) MVS
11 1 (0.093%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (24.65%) TDD
2 257 (23.82%) MVC
3 205 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (12.51%) OO
5 120 (11.12%) Multithreading
6 113 (10.47%) Scrum
7 100 (9.27%) BDD
8 80 (7.41%) Analytics
9 77 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (6.30%) E-Commerce
11 67 (6.21%) Software Engineering
11 67 (6.21%) Unit Testing
12 54 (5.00%) Low Latency
13 46 (4.26%) MVVM
13 46 (4.26%) CRM
14 43 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (3.34%) Test Automation
16 35 (3.24%) Web Development
17 34 (3.15%) Risk Management
18 31 (2.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 363 (33.64%) SQL
2 239 (22.15%) JavaScript
3 194 (17.98%) Java
4 134 (12.42%) C++
5 90 (8.34%) Python
6 79 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 46 (4.26%) Perl
8 40 (3.71%) VBA
9 33 (3.06%) VB
10 32 (2.97%) VB.NET
11 27 (2.50%) C
12 25 (2.32%) Ruby
13 22 (2.04%) PHP
14 21 (1.95%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.67%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.48%) XAML
17 12 (1.11%) Scala
18 11 (1.02%) Objective-C
19 10 (0.93%) Shell Script
20 9 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (10.10%) Degree
2 15 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.74%) ISEB
6 6 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.37%) MCSD
8 3 (0.28%) CEH
8 3 (0.28%) MCTS
9 2 (0.19%) MCSE
9 2 (0.19%) MCP
9 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.093%) IIBA
10 1 (0.093%) GISP
10 1 (0.093%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.093%) MCAD
10 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.093%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.093%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.82%) QA
2 13 (1.20%) Basel III
3 7 (0.65%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.093%) EMIR
5 1 (0.093%) COREP
System Software
1 6 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.093%) qmail
4 1 (0.093%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.093%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.093%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.093%) Snort
4 1 (0.093%) Squid
4 1 (0.093%) Xen
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.093%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (0.56%) Puppet
2 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.37%) Control-M
3 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) WSUS
4 2 (0.19%) SCCM
4 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.093%) OpenView
5 1 (0.093%) Nessus
5 1 (0.093%) WMI
5 1 (0.093%) Salt
Vendors
1 210 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 87 (8.06%) Oracle
3 59 (5.47%) Sybase
4 42 (3.89%) Sitecore
5 39 (3.61%) TIBCO
6 23 (2.13%) EPiServer
7 18 (1.67%) Ektron
8 12 (1.11%) DevExpress
8 12 (1.11%) ION Trading
9 11 (1.02%) Business Objects
10 10 (0.93%) Telerik
11 9 (0.83%) RedDot
12 8 (0.74%) IBM
12 8 (0.74%) Open Text
13 7 (0.65%) DataSynapse
13 7 (0.65%) Syncfusion
14 6 (0.56%) 29West
14 6 (0.56%) Informatica
15 5 (0.46%) HP
15 5 (0.46%) VMware
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago