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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 506 608 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.97% 10.28% 11.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.61% 23.75% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 495 538
Average daily rate
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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 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £147.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.10% +321.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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
2341 2560 2365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.11% 43.29% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1930 1952 1837
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £26.21 £17.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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#.

1 682 (67.59%) .NET
2 410 (40.63%) SQL
3 367 (36.37%) SQL Server
4 365 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
5 302 (29.93%) ASP.NET
6 260 (25.77%) JavaScript
7 245 (24.28%) MVC
8 240 (23.79%) HTML
9 225 (22.30%) Finance
10 218 (21.61%) TDD
11 209 (20.71%) Java
11 209 (20.71%) Microsoft
12 176 (17.44%) CSS
13 173 (17.15%) Banking
13 173 (17.15%) WCF
14 152 (15.06%) WPF
14 152 (15.06%) jQuery
15 148 (14.67%) OO
16 146 (14.47%) Front Office
17 140 (13.88%) .NET Framework
18 135 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 122 (12.09%) C++
20 121 (11.99%) XML
21 120 (11.89%) Scrum
22 109 (10.80%) Windows
22 109 (10.80%) BDD
23 107 (10.60%) HTML5
24 100 (9.91%) Oracle
25 98 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
26 95 (9.42%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.36%) CMS
3 37 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 32 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (2.78%) IIS
6 23 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (2.08%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.19%) Node.js
9 12 (1.19%) Kentico
10 7 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.50%) DNN
13 4 (0.40%) Apache
13 4 (0.40%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
13 4 (0.40%) Confluence
14 3 (0.30%) Lync
14 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 61 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.59%) MS Office
3 11 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.50%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.099%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.19%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.40%) Magento
4 3 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.099%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.099%) Summit
5 1 (0.099%) RMDS
5 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.99%) GitHub
3 6 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.40%) SaaS
6 3 (0.30%) Office 365
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.099%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.099%) IaaS
7 1 (0.099%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.68%) HTTP
2 15 (1.49%) Internet
3 9 (0.89%) Intranet
4 6 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.50%) AMQP
6 4 (0.40%) SSL
6 4 (0.40%) FTP
7 3 (0.30%) DNS
7 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.30%) Firewall
8 2 (0.20%) VPN
8 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.099%) MVNO
9 1 (0.099%) SSH
9 1 (0.099%) IMAP
9 1 (0.099%) LDAP
9 1 (0.099%) SMTP
9 1 (0.099%) DHCP
9 1 (0.099%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (36.37%) SQL Server
2 98 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (2.28%) Oracle Database
11 21 (2.08%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.88%) Big Data
13 18 (1.78%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.68%) OLAP
15 15 (1.49%) MongoDB
16 11 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (0.99%) KDB
17 10 (0.99%) Hadoop
18 7 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
19 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 85 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 55 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (4.96%) Selenium
4 45 (4.46%) NUnit
5 44 (4.36%) Subversion
6 39 (3.87%) SpecFlow
7 31 (3.07%) TeamCity
8 30 (2.97%) Git (software)
9 29 (2.87%) WebDriver
10 26 (2.58%) JIRA
11 21 (2.08%) MSTest
12 14 (1.39%) Maven
12 14 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 13 (1.29%) MSBuild
14 12 (1.19%) JUnit
15 11 (1.09%) Jenkins
16 10 (0.99%) Moq
17 9 (0.89%) Jasmine
17 9 (0.89%) Hudson
General
1 225 (22.30%) Finance
2 173 (17.15%) Banking
3 146 (14.47%) Front Office
4 77 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.38%) Retail
6 21 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.98%) Advertising
8 12 (1.19%) Legal
9 11 (1.09%) Marketing
9 11 (1.09%) Back Office
10 10 (0.99%) Publishing
11 9 (0.89%) Law
12 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.50%) Games
14 4 (0.40%) Billing
15 3 (0.30%) Electronics
16 2 (0.20%) Automotive
16 2 (0.20%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 768 (76.11%) Developer
2 288 (28.54%) C# Developer
3 193 (19.13%) .NET Developer
4 138 (13.68%) Senior Developer
5 100 (9.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (7.93%) Java Developer
7 73 (7.23%) Senior C# Developer
8 47 (4.66%) SQL Developer
9 45 (4.46%) Analyst
10 42 (4.16%) Architect
11 37 (3.67%) Web Developer
11 37 (3.67%) C++ Developer
12 35 (3.47%) SharePoint Developer
13 33 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 30 (2.97%) CRM Developer
15 30 (2.97%) WPF Developer
16 25 (2.48%) Senior .NET Developer
17 21 (2.08%) Front Office Developer
18 20 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (67.59%) .NET
2 302 (29.93%) ASP.NET
3 240 (23.79%) HTML
4 176 (17.44%) CSS
5 173 (17.15%) WCF
6 152 (15.06%) WPF
6 152 (15.06%) jQuery
7 140 (13.88%) .NET Framework
8 135 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 121 (11.99%) XML
10 107 (10.60%) HTML5
11 89 (8.82%) Web Services
12 80 (7.93%) AngularJS
13 72 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 53 (5.25%) RESTful
15 48 (4.76%) CSS3
16 46 (4.56%) Ajax
17 45 (4.46%) WinForms
18 44 (4.36%) LINQ
19 43 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.13%) Derivative
2 76 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (5.65%) Fixed Income
4 56 (5.55%) Computer Science
5 51 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (3.37%) Mathematics
7 31 (3.07%) User Experience
8 22 (2.18%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.08%) Grid Computing
10 20 (1.98%) Market Risk
11 19 (1.88%) Equities
12 17 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.59%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.49%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.39%) Open Source
15 14 (1.39%) Credit Risk
16 11 (1.09%) Credit Derivative
16 11 (1.09%) Physics
16 11 (1.09%) Spread Betting
17 10 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 109 (10.80%) Windows
2 51 (5.05%) Linux
3 45 (4.46%) UNIX
4 16 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.39%) Android
6 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.50%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.50%) Solaris
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.40%) AIX
8 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.30%) VMS
9 3 (0.30%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.099%) VME
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.099%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (24.28%) MVC
3 218 (21.61%) TDD
4 148 (14.67%) OO
5 120 (11.89%) Scrum
6 109 (10.80%) BDD
7 95 (9.42%) Multithreading
8 76 (7.53%) OOP
9 65 (6.44%) CRM
10 62 (6.14%) Low Latency
11 61 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (5.85%) E-Commerce
13 49 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (4.86%) Unit Testing
14 48 (4.76%) ETL
15 47 (4.66%) Web Development
16 42 (4.16%) MVVM
17 37 (3.67%) Software Engineering
18 34 (3.37%) Mentoring
19 33 (3.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 410 (40.63%) SQL
2 260 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 209 (20.71%) Java
4 122 (12.09%) C++
5 94 (9.32%) T-SQL
6 53 (5.25%) VBA
7 48 (4.76%) Python
8 36 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 30 (2.97%) PowerShell
10 27 (2.68%) VB
11 26 (2.58%) VB.NET
11 26 (2.58%) C
12 20 (1.98%) Perl
13 16 (1.59%) VBScript
14 15 (1.49%) Ruby
14 15 (1.49%) XAML
15 14 (1.39%) PHP
16 12 (1.19%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.79%) VB6
17 8 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (7.43%) Degree
2 13 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.50%) MCITP
5 4 (0.40%) ISEB
5 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.20%) PhD
7 2 (0.20%) MCTS
7 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.099%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.099%) MCPD
8 1 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.099%) PMP
8 1 (0.099%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.099%) CISSP
8 1 (0.099%) CISA
8 1 (0.099%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.57%) QA
2 10 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.20%) HL7
4 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) Basel III
5 1 (0.099%) EMIR
5 1 (0.099%) GPG13
5 1 (0.099%) WCAG
5 1 (0.099%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.30%) HDFS
3 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.30%) XenApp
4 1 (0.099%) Docker
4 1 (0.099%) KVM
4 1 (0.099%) Varnish
4 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.099%) Squid
4 1 (0.099%) Xen
4 1 (0.099%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.69%) SCOrch
1 7 (0.69%) Puppet
1 7 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.59%) SCCM
3 4 (0.40%) WMI
4 3 (0.30%) Oozie
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.20%) Control-M
5 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.099%) Salt
6 1 (0.099%) Graphite
6 1 (0.099%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.099%) SCOM
6 1 (0.099%) MOM
6 1 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.099%) Nagios
Vendors
1 209 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 100 (9.91%) Oracle
3 31 (3.07%) Sybase
4 28 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 21 (2.08%) EPiServer
5 21 (2.08%) TIBCO
6 19 (1.88%) DevExpress
7 14 (1.39%) Telerik
8 9 (0.89%) ION Trading
9 8 (0.79%) Murex
9 8 (0.79%) HP
9 8 (0.79%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.69%) Google
11 6 (0.59%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.59%) IBM
11 6 (0.59%) Adobe
12 5 (0.50%) Dell
12 5 (0.50%) Citrix
12 5 (0.50%) Reuters
13 4 (0.40%) Epicor
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago