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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 480 603 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.42% 10.33% 10.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.87% 23.82% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 484 541
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £87.50 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
2300 2531 2371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.12% 43.35% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 1891 1864
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 33
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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#.

1 716 (71.39%) .NET
2 403 (40.18%) SQL
3 385 (38.38%) SQL Server
4 369 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
5 313 (31.21%) ASP.NET
6 261 (26.02%) JavaScript
7 253 (25.22%) MVC
8 235 (23.43%) TDD
9 234 (23.33%) HTML
10 227 (22.63%) Finance
11 209 (20.84%) Java
12 203 (20.24%) Microsoft
13 185 (18.44%) WCF
14 165 (16.45%) Banking
14 165 (16.45%) Front Office
15 162 (16.15%) WPF
16 161 (16.05%) CSS
17 158 (15.75%) jQuery
18 154 (15.35%) OO
19 146 (14.56%) .NET Framework
20 137 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
21 117 (11.67%) Scrum
22 112 (11.17%) C++
23 111 (11.07%) XML
23 111 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
24 109 (10.87%) Windows
25 108 (10.77%) HTML5
26 101 (10.07%) Multithreading
26 101 (10.07%) T-SQL
27 97 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 77 (7.68%) SharePoint
2 45 (4.49%) CMS
3 30 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (2.59%) IIS
6 23 (2.29%) Umbraco
7 21 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 17 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (1.60%) Kentico
10 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.70%) Node.js
12 6 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.50%) Confluence
14 4 (0.40%) Lync
14 4 (0.40%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.30%) Apache
15 3 (0.30%) DNN
Applications
1 64 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.10%) MS Office
3 9 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.100%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.100%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 47 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.20%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.40%) Magento
3 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.20%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.100%) RMDS
6 1 (0.100%) Summit
6 1 (0.100%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.70%) GitHub
3 6 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.40%) SaaS
5 3 (0.30%) Office 365
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.100%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.100%) IaaS
6 1 (0.100%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.50%) HTTP
2 13 (1.30%) Internet
3 7 (0.70%) Intranet
4 6 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.50%) AMQP
6 4 (0.40%) FTP
7 3 (0.30%) VPN
7 3 (0.30%) Firewall
8 2 (0.20%) LDAP
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
9 1 (0.100%) DNS
9 1 (0.100%) SAN
9 1 (0.100%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.100%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.100%) DHCP
9 1 (0.100%) SMTP
9 1 (0.100%) IMAP
9 1 (0.100%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (38.38%) SQL Server
2 111 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 97 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 45 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 42 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.89%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.79%) Big Data
13 16 (1.60%) OLAP
13 16 (1.60%) MS Access
14 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (1.30%) MongoDB
15 11 (1.10%) KDB
16 9 (0.90%) MySQL
16 9 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 81 (8.08%) Visual Studio
2 61 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (4.59%) NUnit
4 41 (4.09%) Selenium
5 40 (3.99%) Subversion
6 39 (3.89%) SpecFlow
7 34 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 33 (3.29%) Git (software)
9 29 (2.89%) JIRA
10 25 (2.49%) WebDriver
11 15 (1.50%) Maven
11 15 (1.50%) MSTest
12 14 (1.40%) JUnit
13 13 (1.30%) MSBuild
14 12 (1.20%) Jenkins
14 12 (1.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 12 (1.20%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.90%) Moq
15 9 (0.90%) Hudson
16 8 (0.80%) Jasmine
General
1 227 (22.63%) Finance
2 165 (16.45%) Banking
2 165 (16.45%) Front Office
3 79 (7.88%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.09%) Retail
5 16 (1.60%) Advertising
6 15 (1.50%) Back Office
7 11 (1.10%) Marketing
8 10 (1.00%) Legal
9 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.80%) Publishing
10 6 (0.60%) Law
11 5 (0.50%) Games
12 4 (0.40%) Billing
12 4 (0.40%) Electronics
12 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.100%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.100%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 776 (77.37%) Developer
2 291 (29.01%) C# Developer
3 199 (19.84%) .NET Developer
4 144 (14.36%) Senior Developer
5 103 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 81 (8.08%) Java Developer
7 74 (7.38%) Senior C# Developer
8 47 (4.69%) Analyst
8 47 (4.69%) SQL Developer
9 44 (4.39%) Web Developer
10 38 (3.79%) Architect
11 36 (3.59%) SharePoint Developer
12 33 (3.29%) Senior .NET Developer
13 32 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 31 (3.09%) C++ Developer
15 30 (2.99%) CRM Developer
16 29 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
17 28 (2.79%) WPF Developer
18 21 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
19 20 (1.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (71.39%) .NET
2 313 (31.21%) ASP.NET
3 234 (23.33%) HTML
4 185 (18.44%) WCF
5 162 (16.15%) WPF
6 161 (16.05%) CSS
7 158 (15.75%) jQuery
8 146 (14.56%) .NET Framework
9 137 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 111 (11.07%) XML
11 108 (10.77%) HTML5
12 86 (8.57%) Web Services
13 80 (7.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 79 (7.88%) AngularJS
15 60 (5.98%) RESTful
16 53 (5.28%) WinForms
17 51 (5.08%) CSS3
18 44 (4.39%) LINQ
19 42 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
20 39 (3.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.07%) Derivative
2 72 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (5.98%) Fixed Income
4 55 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 52 (5.18%) Computer Science
6 39 (3.89%) Mathematics
7 32 (3.19%) User Experience
8 20 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.99%) Equities
9 18 (1.79%) Grid Computing
10 17 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.50%) Market Risk
12 15 (1.50%) Open Source
12 15 (1.50%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (1.20%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.20%) Physics
15 11 (1.10%) NHS
16 10 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 109 (10.87%) Windows
2 57 (5.68%) Linux
3 42 (4.19%) UNIX
4 17 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.30%) Android
6 8 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.60%) Solaris
8 5 (0.50%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.40%) AIX
10 3 (0.30%) VMS
10 3 (0.30%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.100%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.100%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.100%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (25.22%) MVC
3 235 (23.43%) TDD
4 154 (15.35%) OO
5 117 (11.67%) Scrum
6 101 (10.07%) Multithreading
7 95 (9.47%) BDD
8 74 (7.38%) OOP
9 69 (6.88%) CRM
10 67 (6.68%) Low Latency
11 65 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (5.98%) Unit Testing
13 58 (5.78%) E-Commerce
14 49 (4.89%) ETL
15 47 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (4.09%) Web Development
17 37 (3.69%) MVVM
18 36 (3.59%) Mentoring
19 35 (3.49%) Software Engineering
19 35 (3.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 403 (40.18%) SQL
2 261 (26.02%) JavaScript
3 209 (20.84%) Java
4 112 (11.17%) C++
5 101 (10.07%) T-SQL
6 57 (5.68%) VBA
7 40 (3.99%) Python
8 32 (3.19%) PL/SQL
8 32 (3.19%) VB
9 28 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 25 (2.49%) C
10 25 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 18 (1.79%) Perl
12 17 (1.69%) XAML
13 14 (1.40%) PHP
14 13 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.30%) Ruby
15 11 (1.10%) VB6
16 9 (0.90%) VBScript
17 6 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (8.08%) Degree
2 23 (2.29%) VCP4
3 17 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.40%) MCITP
8 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) MCTS
9 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 2 (0.20%) ISEB
10 1 (0.100%) CISSP
10 1 (0.100%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.100%) PMP
10 1 (0.100%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.100%) GIAC
10 1 (0.100%) CISA
10 1 (0.100%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.89%) QA
2 10 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.20%) Basel III
4 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) HL7
4 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.100%) SLA
5 1 (0.100%) DICOM
5 1 (0.100%) WCAG
5 1 (0.100%) WAI
5 1 (0.100%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) HDFS
2 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.100%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.100%) Squid
4 1 (0.100%) Xen
4 1 (0.100%) KVM
4 1 (0.100%) Docker
4 1 (0.100%) Varnish
4 1 (0.100%) XenApp
4 1 (0.100%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.80%) Puppet
2 5 (0.50%) Control-M
2 5 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.30%) Oozie
4 3 (0.30%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
5 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.20%) WMI
6 1 (0.100%) MOM
6 1 (0.100%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.100%) Nagios
6 1 (0.100%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.100%) Salt
6 1 (0.100%) Graphite
Vendors
1 203 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.87%) Oracle
3 30 (2.99%) Sitecore
4 24 (2.39%) Sybase
5 22 (2.19%) EPiServer
5 22 (2.19%) DevExpress
6 21 (2.09%) TIBCO
7 15 (1.50%) Telerik
8 10 (1.00%) Dell
9 9 (0.90%) ION Trading
10 8 (0.80%) Business Objects
10 8 (0.80%) HP
11 7 (0.70%) IBM
11 7 (0.70%) Murex
11 7 (0.70%) Tableau
12 6 (0.60%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.50%) Perforce
13 5 (0.50%) Reuters
13 5 (0.50%) Google
13 5 (0.50%) Splunk
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £590 - £640 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £580 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago