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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 499 685 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.45% 9.57% 10.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.91% 21.62% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 555 684
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 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £55.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
2506 3169 3126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.43% 44.26% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 2451 2398
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £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 8 19 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.00 £57.65 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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#.

1 679 (65.41%) .NET
2 403 (38.82%) SQL Server
3 375 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
4 371 (35.74%) SQL
5 354 (34.10%) ASP.NET
6 268 (25.82%) JavaScript
6 268 (25.82%) Banking
7 267 (25.72%) MVC
8 255 (24.57%) Finance
9 254 (24.47%) TDD
10 249 (23.99%) HTML
11 216 (20.81%) Microsoft
12 201 (19.36%) CSS
13 176 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 174 (16.76%) WCF
15 165 (15.90%) Java
16 159 (15.32%) Front Office
17 153 (14.74%) jQuery
18 148 (14.26%) .NET Framework
19 140 (13.49%) XML
20 131 (12.62%) Investment Banking
21 130 (12.52%) WPF
22 129 (12.43%) Windows
23 128 (12.33%) Web Services
24 119 (11.46%) Visual Studio
25 118 (11.37%) OO
25 118 (11.37%) Scrum
26 105 (10.12%) C++
27 104 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008
27 104 (10.02%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 82 (7.90%) SharePoint
2 55 (5.30%) CMS
3 38 (3.66%) IIS
4 37 (3.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 32 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 30 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 28 (2.70%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.83%) Node.js
9 17 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.48%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.48%) WordPress
12 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.39%) Confluence
12 4 (0.39%) DNN
12 4 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (0.39%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.67%) MS Office
4 5 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.096%) MS Project
5 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.096%) SPSS
5 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 38 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.096%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.096%) Endur
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.45%) PaaS
3 9 (0.87%) GitHub
4 8 (0.77%) SaaS
5 5 (0.48%) IaaS
6 3 (0.29%) Office 365
6 3 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) Force.com
8 1 (0.096%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.31%) HTTP
2 6 (0.58%) Internet
3 5 (0.48%) Intranet
4 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.39%) SSL
5 2 (0.19%) SAN
5 2 (0.19%) DNS
5 2 (0.19%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) Firewall
5 2 (0.19%) SMTP
5 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.19%) AMQP
5 2 (0.19%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.096%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (38.82%) SQL Server
2 104 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 97 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 35 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 22 (2.12%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.64%) NoSQL
13 14 (1.35%) OLAP
14 13 (1.25%) MySQL
14 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.16%) MS Access
16 11 (1.06%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.96%) QlikView
18 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 9 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 119 (11.46%) Visual Studio
2 62 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (5.49%) NUnit
3 57 (5.49%) Selenium
4 36 (3.47%) Subversion
5 34 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 33 (3.18%) SpecFlow
6 33 (3.18%) JIRA
7 30 (2.89%) Git (software)
8 24 (2.31%) WebDriver
9 23 (2.22%) FitNesse
10 21 (2.02%) MSTest
11 16 (1.54%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.45%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.35%) JUnit
14 12 (1.16%) CruiseControl
15 11 (1.06%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.87%) Mercurial
17 8 (0.77%) Moq
17 8 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 268 (25.82%) Banking
2 255 (24.57%) Finance
3 159 (15.32%) Front Office
4 131 (12.62%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.31%) Retail
5 24 (2.31%) Advertising
6 18 (1.73%) Back Office
7 13 (1.25%) Legal
8 11 (1.06%) Law
8 11 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.87%) Marketing
10 5 (0.48%) Games
11 4 (0.39%) Publishing
12 3 (0.29%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.096%) Local Government
14 1 (0.096%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.096%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 785 (75.63%) Developer
2 265 (25.53%) C# Developer
3 214 (20.62%) .NET Developer
4 106 (10.21%) Senior Developer
5 100 (9.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 62 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 59 (5.68%) Analyst
8 47 (4.53%) SharePoint Developer
9 46 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
10 41 (3.95%) Architect
10 41 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
11 36 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 31 (2.99%) SQL Developer
13 30 (2.89%) C++ Developer
14 29 (2.79%) Test Analyst
15 27 (2.60%) Web Developer
15 27 (2.60%) Consultant
15 27 (2.60%) WPF Developer
16 26 (2.50%) CRM Developer
17 23 (2.22%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (65.41%) .NET
2 354 (34.10%) ASP.NET
3 249 (23.99%) HTML
4 201 (19.36%) CSS
5 176 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 174 (16.76%) WCF
7 153 (14.74%) jQuery
8 148 (14.26%) .NET Framework
9 140 (13.49%) XML
10 130 (12.52%) WPF
11 128 (12.33%) Web Services
12 104 (10.02%) HTML5
13 68 (6.55%) AngularJS
14 65 (6.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 64 (6.17%) LINQ
16 60 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 59 (5.68%) CSS3
18 51 (4.91%) Ajax
19 49 (4.72%) WinForms
20 48 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.36%) Fixed Income
2 65 (6.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (4.34%) Derivative
6 30 (2.89%) Credit Risk
7 28 (2.70%) Market Risk
8 21 (2.02%) User Experience
8 21 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.93%) Grid Computing
10 18 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.45%) Open Source
12 14 (1.35%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.35%) Mathematics
12 14 (1.35%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.16%) Equities
14 10 (0.96%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
16 7 (0.67%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 129 (12.43%) Windows
2 38 (3.66%) Linux
3 29 (2.79%) UNIX
4 18 (1.73%) Android
5 17 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) MVS
10 2 (0.19%) Solaris
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.19%) VME
11 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (25.72%) MVC
3 254 (24.47%) TDD
4 118 (11.37%) Scrum
4 118 (11.37%) OO
5 104 (10.02%) BDD
6 95 (9.15%) Multithreading
7 69 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (6.65%) E-Commerce
8 62 (5.97%) Analytics
9 59 (5.68%) Software Engineering
10 58 (5.59%) Unit Testing
11 52 (5.01%) CRM
12 50 (4.82%) MVVM
13 46 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (3.85%) Web Development
14 40 (3.85%) Low Latency
15 38 (3.66%) OOP
16 35 (3.37%) OOD
17 30 (2.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 371 (35.74%) SQL
2 268 (25.82%) JavaScript
3 165 (15.90%) Java
4 105 (10.12%) C++
5 88 (8.48%) T-SQL
6 67 (6.45%) Python
7 40 (3.85%) VBA
8 34 (3.28%) Perl
9 32 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 29 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 25 (2.41%) VB
12 22 (2.12%) Ruby
13 19 (1.83%) C
14 17 (1.64%) PHP
14 17 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.45%) XAML
15 15 (1.45%) Scala
16 13 (1.25%) VBScript
17 9 (0.87%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 100 (9.63%) Degree
2 12 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.48%) ISEB
6 4 (0.39%) MCTS
7 3 (0.29%) MCSD
7 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.19%) MCITP
9 1 (0.096%) CFA
9 1 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.096%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.096%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.096%) MCSE
9 1 (0.096%) PhD
9 1 (0.096%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.096%) IIBA
9 1 (0.096%) GISP
9 1 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.20%) QA
2 11 (1.06%) Basel III
3 3 (0.29%) HL7
4 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.19%) GPG13
4 2 (0.19%) EMIR
4 2 (0.19%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.096%) COREP
5 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.19%) XenApp
2 2 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.096%) Varnish
3 1 (0.096%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (0.58%) Puppet
1 6 (0.58%) SCOrch
2 5 (0.48%) SCCM
3 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) Control-M
4 3 (0.29%) WMI
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.096%) OpenView
6 1 (0.096%) Salt
Vendors
1 216 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 88 (8.48%) Oracle
3 46 (4.43%) Sybase
4 38 (3.66%) Sitecore
5 28 (2.70%) TIBCO
6 20 (1.93%) EPiServer
7 14 (1.35%) Ektron
8 11 (1.06%) DevExpress
8 11 (1.06%) Business Objects
9 10 (0.96%) RedDot
10 8 (0.77%) Google
11 7 (0.67%) DataSynapse
11 7 (0.67%) IBM
12 6 (0.58%) Informatica
12 6 (0.58%) Open Text
12 6 (0.58%) Telerik
13 5 (0.48%) ION Trading
13 5 (0.48%) Reuters
13 5 (0.48%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago