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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 16 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 481 610 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.85% 9.42% 10.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.94% 22.21% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 487 581
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
2297 2747 2581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.24% 42.41% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 2101 2015
Average daily rate £450 £451 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 20
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.34 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -36.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.94 £18.10 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £92.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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#.

1 675 (68.88%) .NET
2 396 (40.41%) SQL Server
3 393 (40.10%) SQL
4 389 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
5 309 (31.53%) ASP.NET
6 262 (26.73%) JavaScript
7 243 (24.80%) MVC
8 242 (24.69%) TDD
9 220 (22.45%) Finance
10 219 (22.35%) HTML
11 203 (20.71%) Java
12 197 (20.10%) Microsoft
13 192 (19.59%) WCF
14 179 (18.27%) Front Office
15 176 (17.96%) Banking
16 160 (16.33%) WPF
17 157 (16.02%) OO
18 154 (15.71%) jQuery
19 153 (15.61%) CSS
19 153 (15.61%) .NET Framework
20 145 (14.80%) ASP.NET MVC
21 120 (12.24%) Scrum
22 117 (11.94%) C++
23 113 (11.53%) SQL Server 2008
24 111 (11.33%) Multithreading
25 106 (10.82%) HTML5
26 104 (10.61%) BDD
26 104 (10.61%) T-SQL
27 102 (10.41%) Windows
28 101 (10.31%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 56 (5.71%) CMS
3 34 (3.47%) Umbraco
4 31 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 27 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 24 (2.45%) IIS
8 23 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (2.24%) Kentico
10 14 (1.43%) Node.js
11 10 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.61%) Apache
12 6 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
13 4 (0.41%) DNN
13 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.41%) Confluence
13 4 (0.41%) Lync
14 3 (0.31%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 62 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
2 10 (1.02%) MS Office
3 4 (0.41%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.41%) Maya
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.33%) 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 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.20%) Murex MxG2000
5 2 (0.20%) Summit
6 1 (0.10%) HFM
6 1 (0.10%) RMDS
6 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.71%) Office 365
4 6 (0.61%) SaaS
5 4 (0.41%) GitHub
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.53%) HTTP
2 12 (1.22%) Internet
3 6 (0.61%) Intranet
3 6 (0.61%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.51%) AMQP
5 4 (0.41%) FTP
6 3 (0.31%) Firewall
6 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.31%) VPN
7 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 113 (11.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 49 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 40 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.94%) MS Access
10 19 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 18 (1.84%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.73%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.73%) Big Data
13 15 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 15 (1.53%) KDB
13 15 (1.53%) OLAP
14 12 (1.22%) MySQL
14 12 (1.22%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (7.86%) Visual Studio
2 57 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (4.39%) SpecFlow
4 36 (3.67%) Subversion
5 35 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 34 (3.47%) NUnit
7 33 (3.37%) Selenium
8 31 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 22 (2.24%) JIRA
10 19 (1.94%) WebDriver
11 14 (1.43%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
12 13 (1.33%) Maven
13 12 (1.22%) Moq
13 12 (1.22%) MSTest
13 12 (1.22%) Jenkins
14 11 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 11 (1.12%) JUnit
15 8 (0.82%) Toad
16 7 (0.71%) Fiddler
General
1 220 (22.45%) Finance
2 179 (18.27%) Front Office
3 176 (17.96%) Banking
4 82 (8.37%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.14%) Retail
5 21 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.94%) Advertising
7 16 (1.63%) Marketing
8 14 (1.43%) Back Office
9 12 (1.22%) Legal
10 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.82%) Games
11 7 (0.71%) Law
12 5 (0.51%) Electronics
12 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.51%) Publishing
13 4 (0.41%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 759 (77.45%) Developer
2 274 (27.96%) C# Developer
3 195 (19.90%) .NET Developer
4 152 (15.51%) Senior Developer
5 87 (8.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 83 (8.47%) Senior C# Developer
7 82 (8.37%) Java Developer
8 44 (4.49%) SQL Developer
9 40 (4.08%) Web Developer
9 40 (4.08%) Architect
10 39 (3.98%) Analyst
11 35 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
12 34 (3.47%) SharePoint Developer
13 31 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (2.96%) CRM Developer
14 29 (2.96%) C++ Developer
14 29 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (2.65%) WPF Developer
16 23 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 21 (2.14%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (68.88%) .NET
2 309 (31.53%) ASP.NET
3 219 (22.35%) HTML
4 192 (19.59%) WCF
5 160 (16.33%) WPF
6 154 (15.71%) jQuery
7 153 (15.61%) .NET Framework
7 153 (15.61%) CSS
8 145 (14.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 106 (10.82%) HTML5
10 101 (10.31%) XML
11 93 (9.49%) AngularJS
12 91 (9.29%) Web Services
13 89 (9.08%) Entity Framework
14 60 (6.12%) RESTful
15 56 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 53 (5.41%) LINQ
17 51 (5.20%) WinForms
18 48 (4.90%) CSS3
19 42 (4.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.00%) Derivative
2 82 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.41%) Fixed Income
4 48 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.96%) Mathematics
7 24 (2.45%) User Experience
8 23 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
9 19 (1.94%) Equities
10 14 (1.43%) Market Risk
10 14 (1.43%) Grid Computing
10 14 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.33%) Open Source
12 12 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.22%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.02%) Kindle
14 9 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 102 (10.41%) Windows
2 61 (6.22%) Linux
3 39 (3.98%) UNIX
4 14 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.92%) Android
7 6 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.61%) Solaris
8 5 (0.51%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.41%) VMS
9 4 (0.41%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (24.80%) MVC
3 242 (24.69%) TDD
4 157 (16.02%) OO
5 120 (12.24%) Scrum
6 111 (11.33%) Multithreading
7 104 (10.61%) BDD
8 79 (8.06%) OOP
9 74 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 71 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (6.43%) CRM
11 63 (6.43%) Low Latency
12 47 (4.80%) E-Commerce
13 44 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (4.08%) ETL
15 39 (3.98%) Web Development
16 35 (3.57%) Mentoring
17 34 (3.47%) SOA
17 34 (3.47%) Workflow
18 32 (3.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 393 (40.10%) SQL
2 262 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 203 (20.71%) Java
4 117 (11.94%) C++
5 104 (10.61%) T-SQL
6 58 (5.92%) VBA
7 44 (4.49%) Python
8 42 (4.29%) VB
9 31 (3.16%) VB.NET
10 26 (2.65%) C
11 25 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.35%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.24%) PHP
14 15 (1.53%) Perl
15 14 (1.43%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.33%) VB6
16 13 (1.33%) VBScript
17 11 (1.12%) XAML
18 10 (1.02%) Ruby
19 8 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (6.73%) Degree
2 19 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.31%) MCITP
6 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.20%) PhD
6 2 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.10%) CISSP
7 1 (0.10%) MCSD
7 1 (0.10%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.10%) PMP
7 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.10%) CISA
7 1 (0.10%) GIAC
7 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.16%) QA
2 10 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.51%) SLA
4 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.20%) COREP
6 2 (0.20%) FINREP
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
6 2 (0.20%) Basel III
7 1 (0.10%) DICOM
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 5 (0.51%) HDFS
3 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) XenApp
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
6 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.61%) Puppet
2 5 (0.51%) Control-M
2 5 (0.51%) Oozie
2 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.31%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.20%) WMI
5 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.20%) 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
Vendors
1 197 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 75 (7.65%) Oracle
3 36 (3.67%) Sitecore
4 29 (2.96%) Sybase
5 28 (2.86%) EPiServer
6 23 (2.35%) TIBCO
7 22 (2.24%) DevExpress
8 13 (1.33%) Telerik
9 11 (1.12%) HP
9 11 (1.12%) Dell
10 9 (0.92%) Perforce
10 9 (0.92%) ION Trading
11 8 (0.82%) IBM
12 7 (0.71%) Tableau
13 6 (0.61%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.51%) Reuters
14 5 (0.51%) Twitter
15 4 (0.41%) Splunk
15 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.41%) Syncfusion
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