The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 1822 2321 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.44% 9.23% 9.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.91% 21.23% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1819 1836
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Average hourly rate £175.00 £58.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.42% +55.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £37.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.00 £60.00 £139.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
C#
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10172 10931 10384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 43.49% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7298 7805 7252
Average daily rate £425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 136
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £59.10 £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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in London

C#
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the London region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in London

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in London

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the London region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in London

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in London

C#
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 496 £444 -6.08% 263
Croydon +6 14 £450 +12.50% 5
Canary Wharf +11 3 £450 -21.39%
Westminster -1 2 £453 +64.54%
Ilford - 2 £375 -
Docklands, London +6 1 £575 +4.54%
Twickenham +4 1 - - 1
Romford +4 1 £550 - 1
Wimbledon -2 1 £275 -15.38% 1
Chiswick - 1 £413 -
Hammersmith - 1 £238 - 2
Coulsdon - 1 £538 -
Teddington - 1 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £175 - 7
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 2
Enfield - - - - 1
Erith - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 4
Hayes - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 3
Barnet - - - - 2
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2534 (68.71%) .NET
2 1459 (39.56%) SQL Server
3 1385 (37.55%) ASP.NET
4 1338 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
5 1264 (34.27%) SQL
6 1046 (28.36%) JavaScript
7 992 (26.90%) MVC
8 988 (26.79%) HTML
9 892 (24.19%) TDD
10 772 (20.93%) Finance
11 746 (20.23%) Microsoft
12 710 (19.25%) CSS
13 707 (19.17%) Banking
14 623 (16.89%) WCF
15 618 (16.76%) Java
16 591 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 543 (14.72%) jQuery
18 529 (14.34%) Windows
19 518 (14.05%) .NET Framework
20 490 (13.29%) Front Office
21 483 (13.10%) XML
22 478 (12.96%) OO
23 464 (12.58%) Web Services
24 457 (12.39%) WPF
25 444 (12.04%) Scrum
26 435 (11.80%) C++
27 426 (11.55%) Visual Studio
28 390 (10.57%) Oracle
29 389 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
30 378 (10.25%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 309 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 241 (6.53%) CMS
3 221 (5.99%) IIS
4 138 (3.74%) Umbraco
4 138 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 137 (3.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 96 (2.60%) Node.js
7 95 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
8 87 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 31 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 28 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
11 22 (0.60%) Apache
11 22 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 22 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.60%) Kentico
12 20 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
13 15 (0.41%) Confluence
14 12 (0.33%) DNN
14 12 (0.33%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 284 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.03%) MS Office
3 24 (0.65%) InfoPath
4 23 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.46%) MS Project
8 15 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.054%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.027%) SPSS
11 1 (0.027%) Maya
Business Applications
1 126 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
5 9 (0.24%) Endur
5 9 (0.24%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.19%) Tridion
6 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.16%) Murex MxG2000
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.11%) Agresso
9 3 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.054%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.054%) ZaiNet
10 2 (0.054%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.054%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 129 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (0.73%) SaaS
2 27 (0.73%) PaaS
3 24 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.43%) GitHub
5 15 (0.41%) Office 365
6 14 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.27%) Force.com
8 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.14%) IaaS
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.054%) Heroku
11 2 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.054%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.027%) Gitorious
12 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.98%) HTTP
2 36 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 33 (0.89%) Internet
4 27 (0.73%) Intranet
5 20 (0.54%) SSL
6 14 (0.38%) Firewall
7 13 (0.35%) Extranet
7 13 (0.35%) DNS
8 8 (0.22%) SAN
8 8 (0.22%) SPDY
9 7 (0.19%) tcpdump
9 7 (0.19%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.14%) Softphone
11 4 (0.11%) Multicast
12 3 (0.081%) DHCP
12 3 (0.081%) FTP
12 3 (0.081%) VoIP
12 3 (0.081%) Wireless
13 2 (0.054%) NAS
13 2 (0.054%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1459 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 389 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 269 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 238 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 176 (4.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 154 (4.18%) Relational Database
7 126 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 116 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 97 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 81 (2.20%) MySQL
11 78 (2.11%) Oracle Database
12 71 (1.93%) NoSQL
13 67 (1.82%) MongoDB
14 52 (1.41%) Big Data
15 39 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 38 (1.03%) RavenDB
17 35 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
18 33 (0.89%) MS Access
19 32 (0.87%) OLAP
20 28 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 426 (11.55%) Visual Studio
2 235 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 207 (5.61%) NUnit
4 167 (4.53%) Selenium
5 143 (3.88%) SpecFlow
6 129 (3.50%) TeamCity
7 123 (3.34%) Subversion
8 114 (3.09%) Git (software)
9 80 (2.17%) JIRA
10 77 (2.09%) WebDriver
11 64 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
12 60 (1.63%) MSTest
13 57 (1.55%) FitNesse
14 50 (1.36%) Cucumber
15 48 (1.30%) Jenkins
16 43 (1.17%) JUnit
17 42 (1.14%) MSBuild
18 35 (0.95%) Maven
19 32 (0.87%) CruiseControl
19 32 (0.87%) Moq
General
1 772 (20.93%) Finance
2 707 (19.17%) Banking
3 490 (13.29%) Front Office
4 373 (10.11%) Investment Banking
5 93 (2.52%) Retail
6 85 (2.30%) Back Office
7 66 (1.79%) Marketing
8 58 (1.57%) Advertising
9 43 (1.17%) Legal
10 41 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 37 (1.00%) Games
12 36 (0.98%) Publishing
13 34 (0.92%) Telecoms
14 28 (0.76%) Law
15 10 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.22%) Billing
18 7 (0.19%) Electronics
18 7 (0.19%) Manufacturing
19 5 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2804 (76.03%) Developer
2 972 (26.36%) C# Developer
3 923 (25.03%) .NET Developer
4 417 (11.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 339 (9.19%) Senior Developer
6 232 (6.29%) Analyst
7 176 (4.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 154 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 153 (4.15%) SharePoint Developer
10 152 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
11 145 (3.93%) Architect
12 139 (3.77%) Web Developer
13 126 (3.42%) Java Developer
14 117 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
15 105 (2.85%) SQL Developer
16 99 (2.68%) WPF Developer
17 98 (2.66%) CRM Developer
18 77 (2.09%) Consultant
18 77 (2.09%) Test Analyst
19 75 (2.03%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2534 (68.71%) .NET
2 1385 (37.55%) ASP.NET
3 988 (26.79%) HTML
4 710 (19.25%) CSS
5 623 (16.89%) WCF
6 591 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 543 (14.72%) jQuery
8 518 (14.05%) .NET Framework
9 483 (13.10%) XML
10 464 (12.58%) Web Services
11 457 (12.39%) WPF
12 378 (10.25%) HTML5
13 238 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 231 (6.26%) Ajax
15 210 (5.69%) AngularJS
16 198 (5.37%) KnockoutJS
17 192 (5.21%) LINQ
18 175 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 173 (4.69%) REST
20 160 (4.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 222 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 194 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 176 (4.77%) Derivative
5 170 (4.61%) Computer Science
6 97 (2.63%) Equities
7 92 (2.49%) Market Risk
7 92 (2.49%) User Experience
8 70 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 69 (1.87%) Credit Risk
10 67 (1.82%) Open Source
11 55 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 53 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
13 52 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 52 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 51 (1.38%) Grid Computing
15 46 (1.25%) Client/Server
15 46 (1.25%) Visualisation
16 36 (0.98%) N-Tier
17 30 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 529 (14.34%) Windows
2 161 (4.37%) UNIX
3 129 (3.50%) Linux
4 69 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (1.60%) Android
6 52 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 37 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 35 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 32 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 26 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.14%) MVS
16 5 (0.14%) VME
17 4 (0.11%) AIX
18 3 (0.081%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1338 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
2 992 (26.90%) MVC
3 892 (24.19%) TDD
4 478 (12.96%) OO
5 444 (12.04%) Scrum
6 368 (9.98%) BDD
7 284 (7.70%) Multithreading
8 246 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 235 (6.37%) E-Commerce
10 209 (5.67%) Unit Testing
11 206 (5.59%) CRM
12 195 (5.29%) Web Development
13 186 (5.04%) Software Engineering
14 162 (4.39%) OOP
15 161 (4.37%) Analytics
16 158 (4.28%) MVVM
17 137 (3.71%) Low Latency
18 136 (3.69%) Workflow
19 125 (3.39%) SOA
20 118 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1264 (34.27%) SQL
2 1046 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 618 (16.76%) Java
4 435 (11.80%) C++
5 258 (7.00%) T-SQL
6 212 (5.75%) Python
7 154 (4.18%) VB.NET
8 116 (3.15%) Ruby
9 115 (3.12%) PowerShell
9 115 (3.12%) VBA
10 96 (2.60%) PL/SQL
11 95 (2.58%) C
12 92 (2.49%) Perl
13 90 (2.44%) VB
14 75 (2.03%) PHP
15 66 (1.79%) XAML
16 52 (1.41%) Scala
17 49 (1.33%) VBScript
18 35 (0.95%) Objective-C
19 18 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 306 (8.30%) Degree
2 61 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 53 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 31 (0.84%) ISEB
6 27 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 23 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.52%) MCSD
9 11 (0.30%) MCTS
10 10 (0.27%) PhD
10 10 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 9 (0.24%) MCSE
12 7 (0.19%) MCITP
12 7 (0.19%) MCPD
13 5 (0.14%) MCSA
13 5 (0.14%) MCP
13 5 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.11%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.11%) MCAD
15 3 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (4.61%) QA
2 13 (0.35%) Basel III
3 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.16%) EMIR
6 6 (0.16%) GPG13
7 4 (0.11%) HL7
7 4 (0.11%) SLA
8 3 (0.081%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.054%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.027%) WAI
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (0.27%) Apache Flume
2 10 (0.27%) HDFS
3 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.14%) NDS
4 5 (0.14%) XenApp
5 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.081%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.054%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.054%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.027%) Varnish
8 1 (0.027%) vSphere
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.027%) Squid
8 1 (0.027%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (0.81%) SCCM
2 21 (0.57%) Puppet
2 21 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.33%) WSUS
4 12 (0.33%) SCOrch
4 12 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (0.27%) WMI
5 10 (0.27%) Oozie
5 10 (0.27%) Ambari
6 7 (0.19%) Control-M
6 7 (0.19%) SCOM
7 3 (0.081%) logstash
7 3 (0.081%) Nagios
8 2 (0.054%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.054%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.054%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.054%) Opsview
8 2 (0.054%) Salt
9 1 (0.027%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 746 (20.23%) Microsoft
2 390 (10.57%) Oracle
3 116 (3.15%) Sitecore
4 113 (3.06%) Sybase
5 73 (1.98%) EPiServer
6 61 (1.65%) TIBCO
7 38 (1.03%) DevExpress
8 37 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (0.92%) HP
10 29 (0.79%) Google
11 24 (0.65%) IBM
11 24 (0.65%) Adobe
12 23 (0.62%) Fidessa
13 21 (0.57%) Telerik
14 20 (0.54%) Business Objects
15 19 (0.52%) RedDot
15 19 (0.52%) Informatica
16 18 (0.49%) Xamarin
17 16 (0.43%) DataSynapse
17 16 (0.43%) JBoss
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