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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 15 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 520 552 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.36% 9.02% 10.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.29% 21.58% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 439 560
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
2333 2558 2738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.01% 41.78% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1889 2014 2123
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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#.

1 707 (70.63%) .NET
2 434 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (41.16%) SQL Server
4 391 (39.06%) SQL
5 314 (31.37%) ASP.NET
6 295 (29.47%) JavaScript
7 260 (25.97%) MVC
8 258 (25.77%) TDD
9 253 (25.27%) Finance
10 230 (22.98%) HTML
11 205 (20.48%) Banking
12 198 (19.78%) Microsoft
13 192 (19.18%) Java
14 188 (18.78%) WCF
15 165 (16.48%) .NET Framework
16 163 (16.28%) Front Office
16 163 (16.28%) OO
17 155 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
18 153 (15.28%) CSS
19 152 (15.18%) WPF
19 152 (15.18%) jQuery
20 140 (13.99%) Scrum
21 127 (12.69%) BDD
22 125 (12.49%) HTML5
23 120 (11.99%) Web Services
24 115 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
25 113 (11.29%) AngularJS
26 106 (10.59%) Multithreading
26 106 (10.59%) C++
26 106 (10.59%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 78 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 59 (5.89%) CMS
3 40 (4.00%) Umbraco
4 32 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 30 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 24 (2.40%) Kentico
7 21 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (2.10%) IIS
8 16 (1.60%) Node.js
9 7 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.60%) Confluence
10 6 (0.60%) Lync
11 5 (0.50%) Drupal
11 5 (0.50%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.50%) Apache
12 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.40%) JBoss
12 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 75 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.70%) MS Office
4 6 (0.60%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.40%) Maya
5 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 55 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.20%) Summit
6 2 (0.20%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.100%) Global One
7 1 (0.100%) RMDS
7 1 (0.100%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.20%) Office 365
4 7 (0.70%) SaaS
5 5 (0.50%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.100%) GitHub
7 1 (0.100%) IaaS
7 1 (0.100%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.90%) HTTP
2 9 (0.90%) Internet
3 5 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.50%) Intranet
4 4 (0.40%) Firewall
4 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.20%) FTP
6 2 (0.20%) SMTP
7 1 (0.100%) LDAP
7 1 (0.100%) DNS
7 1 (0.100%) DHCP
7 1 (0.100%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.100%) SSL
7 1 (0.100%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (41.16%) SQL Server
2 115 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (9.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 45 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 32 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.80%) MS Access
11 17 (1.70%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.50%) OLAP
13 12 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.10%) Big Data
14 11 (1.10%) MySQL
15 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (1.00%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.80%) KDB
Development Applications
1 75 (7.49%) Visual Studio
2 64 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 48 (4.80%) TeamCity
5 43 (4.30%) SpecFlow
6 37 (3.70%) Subversion
7 31 (3.10%) NUnit
8 28 (2.80%) JIRA
8 28 (2.80%) Selenium
9 26 (2.60%) Jenkins
10 22 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 21 (2.10%) Maven
12 18 (1.80%) WebDriver
13 14 (1.40%) Moq
14 13 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
15 12 (1.20%) MSTest
16 9 (0.90%) ReSharper
17 8 (0.80%) Jasmine
18 7 (0.70%) Toad
19 6 (0.60%) WATIR
General
1 253 (25.27%) Finance
2 205 (20.48%) Banking
3 163 (16.28%) Front Office
4 95 (9.49%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.70%) Retail
6 19 (1.90%) Marketing
7 18 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.70%) Legal
9 15 (1.50%) Back Office
10 14 (1.40%) Advertising
11 9 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.80%) Games
13 6 (0.60%) Law
13 6 (0.60%) Publishing
14 5 (0.50%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.100%) Billing
16 1 (0.100%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 785 (78.42%) Developer
2 288 (28.77%) C# Developer
3 223 (22.28%) .NET Developer
4 175 (17.48%) Senior Developer
5 106 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 90 (8.99%) Senior C# Developer
7 68 (6.79%) Java Developer
8 48 (4.80%) Analyst
9 45 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 43 (4.30%) SQL Developer
11 41 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 41 (4.10%) Web Developer
12 39 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
13 36 (3.60%) C++ Developer
13 36 (3.60%) CRM Developer
14 35 (3.50%) Architect
15 32 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 30 (3.00%) SharePoint Developer
17 22 (2.20%) WPF Developer
18 21 (2.10%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 707 (70.63%) .NET
2 314 (31.37%) ASP.NET
3 230 (22.98%) HTML
4 188 (18.78%) WCF
5 165 (16.48%) .NET Framework
6 155 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 153 (15.28%) CSS
8 152 (15.18%) WPF
8 152 (15.18%) jQuery
9 125 (12.49%) HTML5
10 120 (11.99%) Web Services
11 113 (11.29%) AngularJS
12 103 (10.29%) Entity Framework
13 96 (9.59%) XML
14 74 (7.39%) LINQ
15 64 (6.39%) RESTful
16 58 (5.79%) CSS3
17 56 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 52 (5.19%) Ajax
19 47 (4.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.59%) Derivative
2 78 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.80%) Fixed Income
6 29 (2.90%) Mathematics
7 26 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.30%) Equity Derivative
9 22 (2.20%) Equities
10 17 (1.70%) User Experience
11 13 (1.30%) Credit Risk
11 13 (1.30%) Market Risk
12 12 (1.20%) N-Tier
12 12 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.20%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.10%) Grid Computing
14 10 (1.00%) Physics
14 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.00%) Kindle
15 9 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 98 (9.79%) Windows
2 64 (6.39%) Linux
3 44 (4.40%) UNIX
4 12 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.90%) Android
7 6 (0.60%) Solaris
7 6 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.40%) AIX
10 3 (0.30%) VMS
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.100%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (25.97%) MVC
3 258 (25.77%) TDD
4 163 (16.28%) OO
5 140 (13.99%) Scrum
6 127 (12.69%) BDD
7 106 (10.59%) Multithreading
8 87 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (7.79%) OOP
10 76 (7.59%) CRM
10 76 (7.59%) Unit Testing
11 59 (5.89%) SDLC
12 55 (5.49%) E-Commerce
13 51 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (5.09%) Low Latency
14 40 (4.00%) Software Engineering
15 38 (3.80%) Test Automation
16 37 (3.70%) Web Development
16 37 (3.70%) SOA
17 35 (3.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 391 (39.06%) SQL
2 295 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 192 (19.18%) Java
4 106 (10.59%) C++
5 105 (10.49%) T-SQL
6 57 (5.69%) VBA
7 44 (4.40%) Python
8 37 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 31 (3.10%) VB
10 26 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.10%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.90%) PHP
12 19 (1.90%) C
13 15 (1.50%) Ruby
14 13 (1.30%) Perl
15 12 (1.20%) VBScript
15 12 (1.20%) Scala
16 11 (1.10%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.00%) VB6
18 9 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (6.49%) Degree
2 20 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) MCSD
7 2 (0.20%) MCITP
7 2 (0.20%) PhD
7 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.100%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.100%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.100%) MCAD
8 1 (0.100%) CISA
8 1 (0.100%) CISSP
8 1 (0.100%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.100%) PMP
8 1 (0.100%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.100%) ISEB
8 1 (0.100%) GIAC
8 1 (0.100%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.70%) QA
2 10 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.50%) SLA
4 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.20%) COREP
5 2 (0.20%) FINREP
5 2 (0.20%) Basel III
6 1 (0.100%) HL7
6 1 (0.100%) DICOM
6 1 (0.100%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.50%) Apache Flume
2 5 (0.50%) HDFS
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.20%) vSphere
4 2 (0.20%) Varnish
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.100%) XenApp
5 1 (0.100%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.100%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.90%) Puppet
2 5 (0.50%) Oozie
2 5 (0.50%) Control-M
3 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.20%) WMI
5 2 (0.20%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.100%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 198 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.39%) Oracle
3 36 (3.60%) Sitecore
4 30 (3.00%) EPiServer
5 26 (2.60%) DevExpress
6 21 (2.10%) Sybase
7 18 (1.80%) TIBCO
8 17 (1.70%) Telerik
9 13 (1.30%) IBM
10 11 (1.10%) Dell
11 10 (1.00%) HP
11 10 (1.00%) Coverity
12 8 (0.80%) Perforce
12 8 (0.80%) SAP
13 7 (0.70%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.70%) Business Objects
13 7 (0.70%) Google
14 6 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.60%) Tableau
14 6 (0.60%) Syncfusion
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £580 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £325 - £475 per day + Dependant on XP
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago