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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 16 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 295 327 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.33% 9.59% 9.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.76% 20.00% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 278 465
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
1661 1635 2540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.51% 47.95% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1379 2070
Median daily rate £500 £479 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £19.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for C#.

1 419 (75.50%) .NET
2 287 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (44.50%) SQL Server
4 218 (39.28%) SQL
5 198 (35.68%) TDD
6 195 (35.14%) ASP.NET
7 187 (33.69%) JavaScript
8 186 (33.51%) Finance
9 172 (30.99%) MVC
10 158 (28.47%) HTML
11 147 (26.49%) AngularJS
12 116 (20.90%) Microsoft
13 107 (19.28%) CSS
14 105 (18.92%) Banking
15 102 (18.38%) BDD
16 96 (17.30%) Java
17 94 (16.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 89 (16.04%) Web Services
19 85 (15.32%) T-SQL
19 85 (15.32%) Scrum
20 76 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
21 75 (13.51%) WPF
22 68 (12.25%) .NET Framework
23 66 (11.89%) WCF
24 65 (11.71%) Front Office
25 64 (11.53%) HTML5
26 63 (11.35%) OO
27 59 (10.63%) jQuery
27 59 (10.63%) ASP.NET Web API
28 58 (10.45%) Multithreading

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.70%) IIS
3 12 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (2.16%) Umbraco
4 10 (1.80%) CMS
5 8 (1.44%) Kentico
5 8 (1.44%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.90%) Confluence
8 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.54%) Apache
9 3 (0.54%) FileNet
9 3 (0.54%) Jetty
9 3 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.36%) SAS
10 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.90%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.36%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.18%) Endur
3 1 (0.18%) Relativity
3 1 (0.18%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 76 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.44%) IaaS
5 6 (1.08%) Office 365
5 6 (1.08%) PaaS
6 5 (0.90%) SaaS
7 3 (0.54%) GitHub
7 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.18%) G Suite
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.88%) HTTP
2 7 (1.26%) Network Security
3 6 (1.08%) Firewall
3 6 (1.08%) Intranet
4 4 (0.72%) snoop
5 3 (0.54%) FTP
5 3 (0.54%) Internet
5 3 (0.54%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.54%) SSL
6 2 (0.36%) AMQP
6 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.36%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) LDAP
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (44.50%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (9.37%) NoSQL
4 41 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (4.68%) MongoDB
8 20 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (3.24%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (2.52%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.34%) Big Data
13 12 (2.16%) Power BI
13 12 (2.16%) Relational Database
14 10 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (1.62%) Couchbase
15 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 49 (8.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (7.03%) TeamCity
2 39 (7.03%) Visual Studio
3 34 (6.13%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.59%) Selenium
5 26 (4.68%) NUnit
6 25 (4.50%) SpecFlow
6 25 (4.50%) WebDriver
7 20 (3.60%) Jenkins
8 19 (3.42%) MSTest
9 18 (3.24%) JIRA
10 17 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (3.06%) Subversion
11 15 (2.70%) gulp
12 12 (2.16%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.16%) Mocha
13 10 (1.80%) Bower
13 10 (1.80%) MSBuild
13 10 (1.80%) Protractor
14 9 (1.62%) Sinon.JS
General
1 186 (33.51%) Finance
2 105 (18.92%) Banking
3 65 (11.71%) Front Office
4 35 (6.31%) Investment Banking
5 33 (5.95%) Back Office
6 29 (5.23%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.06%) Marketing
7 17 (3.06%) Retail
8 11 (1.98%) Advertising
9 8 (1.44%) Legal
10 6 (1.08%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 442 (79.64%) Developer
2 186 (33.51%) C# Developer
3 164 (29.55%) .NET Developer
4 96 (17.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 77 (13.87%) Senior Developer
6 54 (9.73%) Angular Developer
7 48 (8.65%) SQL Developer
8 47 (8.47%) Senior C# Developer
9 45 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
10 42 (7.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (5.41%) Java Developer
12 29 (5.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (5.05%) Analyst
13 28 (5.05%) Senior .NET Developer
13 28 (5.05%) WPF Developer
14 25 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 25 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 24 (4.32%) C# WPF Developer
16 22 (3.96%) UI Developer
17 19 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (75.50%) .NET
2 195 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 158 (28.47%) HTML
4 147 (26.49%) AngularJS
5 107 (19.28%) CSS
6 94 (16.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 89 (16.04%) Web Services
8 75 (13.51%) WPF
9 68 (12.25%) .NET Framework
10 66 (11.89%) WCF
11 64 (11.53%) HTML5
12 59 (10.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 59 (10.63%) jQuery
13 56 (10.09%) RESTful
14 52 (9.37%) XML
15 43 (7.75%) REST
16 39 (7.03%) Node.js
17 31 (5.59%) CSS3
18 30 (5.41%) Entity Framework
19 29 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 33 (5.95%) Fixed Income
2 33 (5.95%) Mathematics
3 31 (5.59%) User Experience
4 26 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (4.32%) Derivative
6 23 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.60%) Equities
8 13 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.98%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.98%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.80%) Fintech
11 9 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.62%) Physics
12 8 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.44%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.44%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.91%) Windows
2 20 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 18 (3.24%) Android
4 13 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.98%) Linux
6 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.26%) Unix
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (35.68%) TDD
3 172 (30.99%) MVC
4 102 (18.38%) BDD
5 85 (15.32%) Scrum
6 63 (11.35%) OO
7 58 (10.45%) Multithreading
8 47 (8.47%) Unit Testing
9 46 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (7.93%) DevOps
11 43 (7.75%) E-Commerce
12 41 (7.39%) OOP
13 37 (6.67%) CRM
14 36 (6.49%) Software Engineering
15 32 (5.77%) Web Development
16 31 (5.59%) Front End Development
16 31 (5.59%) MVVM
17 29 (5.23%) SOLID
18 28 (5.05%) SDLC
19 27 (4.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (39.28%) SQL
2 187 (33.69%) JavaScript
3 96 (17.30%) Java
4 85 (15.32%) T-SQL
5 30 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 27 (4.86%) C++
6 27 (4.86%) Python
7 23 (4.14%) XAML
8 18 (3.24%) TypeScript
9 17 (3.06%) VBA
10 15 (2.70%) PHP
10 15 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.34%) VB
12 11 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.62%) Ruby
14 8 (1.44%) C
15 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.08%) VBScript
16 4 (0.72%) Go
16 4 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (7.39%) Degree
2 5 (0.90%) ISEB
2 5 (0.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.54%) CISSP
4 3 (0.54%) MCSE
5 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) MCITP
5 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) CCNA
6 1 (0.18%) CISA
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) CISM
6 1 (0.18%) GCIH
6 1 (0.18%) GIAC
6 1 (0.18%) MCSD
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.06%) QA
2 5 (0.90%) SLA
3 4 (0.72%) SDET
4 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.36%) WCAG
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.72%) Docker
2 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.26%) SCOM
3 3 (0.54%) Puppet
3 3 (0.54%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Ansible
4 2 (0.36%) Control-M
4 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.36%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 116 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.31%) Oracle
3 16 (2.88%) Google
4 12 (2.16%) DevExpress
5 8 (1.44%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.44%) Sybase
6 7 (1.26%) Adobe
6 7 (1.26%) Infragistics
6 7 (1.26%) TIBCO
6 7 (1.26%) VMware
7 6 (1.08%) IBM
7 6 (1.08%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.90%) Teradata
9 4 (0.72%) AppSense
9 4 (0.72%) Lotus
9 4 (0.72%) Tableau
9 4 (0.72%) Telerik
10 3 (0.54%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.54%) Netezza
10 3 (0.54%) Vertica
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