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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 473 767 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.28% 10.84% 11.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.92% 24.91% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 611 689
Average daily rate
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£495 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2375 3079 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.59% 43.51% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1848 2354 2270
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £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 13 35 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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 10 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 10 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#.

1 698 (63.74%) .NET
2 434 (39.63%) SQL Server
3 359 (32.79%) SQL
4 347 (31.69%) ASP.NET
5 303 (27.67%) Banking
6 271 (24.75%) Finance
7 263 (24.02%) TDD
8 255 (23.29%) MVC
9 235 (21.46%) JavaScript
10 229 (20.91%) HTML
11 214 (19.54%) Front Office
12 208 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
13 206 (18.81%) Java
14 198 (18.08%) Microsoft
15 182 (16.62%) WCF
15 182 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 181 (16.53%) CSS
17 156 (14.25%) jQuery
18 154 (14.06%) WPF
19 150 (13.70%) Investment Banking
20 145 (13.24%) C++
21 142 (12.97%) .NET Framework
22 140 (12.79%) Windows
23 135 (12.33%) Web Services
24 130 (11.87%) OO
25 124 (11.32%) Multithreading
26 115 (10.50%) Scrum
27 112 (10.23%) Degree
27 112 (10.23%) XML
28 107 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 10 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 77 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.84%) CMS
3 44 (4.02%) IIS
4 33 (3.01%) Umbraco
4 33 (3.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 27 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (1.37%) Node.js
9 12 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
10 11 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
11 8 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (0.73%) Kentico
12 6 (0.55%) Sitefinity
12 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.37%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.37%) Confluence
14 3 (0.27%) DNN
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.27%) CICS
Applications
1 61 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.37%) MS Office
3 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) SPSS
5 1 (0.091%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.091%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.18%) Endur
4 2 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.091%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.37%) SaaS
3 14 (1.28%) PaaS
4 8 (0.73%) GitHub
5 5 (0.46%) IaaS
5 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.27%) Force.com
6 3 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.091%) Gitorious
7 1 (0.091%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.10%) HTTP
2 10 (0.91%) Internet
3 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.27%) Firewall
5 2 (0.18%) AMQP
5 2 (0.18%) Extranet
5 2 (0.18%) SMTP
6 1 (0.091%) FTP
6 1 (0.091%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.091%) VPN
6 1 (0.091%) SSL
6 1 (0.091%) Intranet
6 1 (0.091%) LDAP
6 1 (0.091%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.091%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (39.63%) SQL Server
2 107 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 40 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.01%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.74%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.28%) KDB
12 13 (1.19%) MS Access
12 13 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.10%) QlikView
14 11 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.00%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.91%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.91%) MySQL
16 9 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 104 (9.50%) Visual Studio
2 66 (6.03%) NUnit
2 66 (6.03%) Selenium
3 56 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (3.38%) TeamCity
5 34 (3.11%) WebDriver
6 33 (3.01%) Git (software)
6 33 (3.01%) Subversion
7 30 (2.74%) JIRA
7 30 (2.74%) SpecFlow
8 23 (2.10%) JUnit
9 21 (1.92%) Jenkins
10 19 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.55%) MSBuild
12 13 (1.19%) Mockito
12 13 (1.19%) FitNesse
13 10 (0.91%) Moq
14 9 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
15 8 (0.73%) MSTest
15 8 (0.73%) Mercurial
General
1 303 (27.67%) Banking
2 271 (24.75%) Finance
3 214 (19.54%) Front Office
4 150 (13.70%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.56%) Retail
6 21 (1.92%) Advertising
7 15 (1.37%) Back Office
7 15 (1.37%) Legal
7 15 (1.37%) Marketing
8 12 (1.10%) Law
9 9 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.64%) Games
11 4 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.37%) Publishing
12 3 (0.27%) Billing
12 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.27%) Automotive
12 3 (0.27%) French Language
13 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.091%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 835 (76.26%) Developer
2 305 (27.85%) C# Developer
3 218 (19.91%) .NET Developer
4 109 (9.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 104 (9.50%) Senior Developer
6 69 (6.30%) Java Developer
7 60 (5.48%) Analyst
8 59 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 42 (3.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 40 (3.65%) Web Developer
11 38 (3.47%) C++ Developer
12 37 (3.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 35 (3.20%) Tester
14 34 (3.11%) Architect
14 34 (3.11%) SharePoint Developer
14 34 (3.11%) WPF Developer
15 31 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
16 26 (2.37%) Quantitative Developer
16 26 (2.37%) Consultant
17 24 (2.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (63.74%) .NET
2 347 (31.69%) ASP.NET
3 229 (20.91%) HTML
4 182 (16.62%) WCF
4 182 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 181 (16.53%) CSS
6 156 (14.25%) jQuery
7 154 (14.06%) WPF
8 142 (12.97%) .NET Framework
9 135 (12.33%) Web Services
10 112 (10.23%) XML
11 82 (7.49%) HTML5
12 65 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 58 (5.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 58 (5.30%) LINQ
14 54 (4.93%) WinForms
14 54 (4.93%) CSS3
15 52 (4.75%) Spring
16 50 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 49 (4.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 77 (7.03%) Fixed Income
3 67 (6.12%) Derivative
4 57 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.65%) Market Risk
6 28 (2.56%) Credit Risk
7 24 (2.19%) Grid Computing
7 24 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.64%) Open Source
10 17 (1.55%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.00%) Equities
14 10 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (0.91%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 9 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
16 6 (0.55%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 140 (12.79%) Windows
2 55 (5.02%) Linux
3 30 (2.74%) UNIX
4 28 (2.56%) Android
5 21 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.55%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.091%) OpenSolaris
10 1 (0.091%) AIX
10 1 (0.091%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.091%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.091%) MVS
10 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (24.02%) TDD
2 255 (23.29%) MVC
3 208 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (11.87%) OO
5 124 (11.32%) Multithreading
6 115 (10.50%) Scrum
7 99 (9.04%) BDD
8 81 (7.40%) Analytics
9 78 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (6.03%) Unit Testing
11 63 (5.75%) Software Engineering
11 63 (5.75%) E-Commerce
12 57 (5.21%) Low Latency
13 48 (4.38%) MVVM
14 43 (3.93%) CRM
14 43 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (3.56%) Web Development
15 39 (3.56%) Test Automation
16 35 (3.20%) SOA
17 34 (3.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (32.79%) SQL
2 235 (21.46%) JavaScript
3 206 (18.81%) Java
4 145 (13.24%) C++
5 101 (9.22%) Python
6 75 (6.85%) T-SQL
7 54 (4.93%) Perl
8 42 (3.84%) VBA
9 33 (3.01%) VB
10 30 (2.74%) Ruby
11 29 (2.65%) C
12 27 (2.47%) VB.NET
13 20 (1.83%) PHP
14 17 (1.55%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.46%) XAML
16 14 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.91%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.91%) Scala
18 8 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (10.23%) Degree
2 12 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.91%) ISEB
4 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.37%) MCSD
7 3 (0.27%) CEH
8 2 (0.18%) MCTS
8 2 (0.18%) MCITP
8 2 (0.18%) MCSE
8 2 (0.18%) MCP
8 2 (0.18%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.091%) IIBA
9 1 (0.091%) GISP
9 1 (0.091%) MCAD
9 1 (0.091%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.091%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.091%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.75%) QA
2 12 (1.10%) Basel III
3 7 (0.64%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.091%) COREP
5 1 (0.091%) EMIR
5 1 (0.091%) HL7
5 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.37%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.091%) KVM
3 1 (0.091%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.091%) Snort
3 1 (0.091%) Squid
3 1 (0.091%) Xen
3 1 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.091%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.091%) qmail
3 1 (0.091%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.091%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.091%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 6 (0.55%) Puppet
2 4 (0.37%) Control-M
3 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.18%) WSUS
4 2 (0.18%) SCCM
4 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.091%) Nessus
5 1 (0.091%) WMI
5 1 (0.091%) Salt
5 1 (0.091%) OpenView
Vendors
1 198 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.49%) Oracle
3 63 (5.75%) Sybase
4 43 (3.93%) TIBCO
4 43 (3.93%) Sitecore
5 25 (2.28%) EPiServer
6 19 (1.74%) Ektron
7 13 (1.19%) ION Trading
8 11 (1.00%) Telerik
8 11 (1.00%) DevExpress
9 10 (0.91%) Business Objects
10 9 (0.82%) DataSynapse
11 8 (0.73%) Syncfusion
11 8 (0.73%) RedDot
12 7 (0.64%) Perforce
12 7 (0.64%) 29West
13 6 (0.55%) Open Text
14 5 (0.46%) Adobe
14 5 (0.46%) HP
14 5 (0.46%) Informatica
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AB Recruit
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day 3 - 6 month rolling contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday