The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 1737 2144 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.43% 9.91% 8.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.29% 24.43% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1652 1806
Average daily rate £431 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £21.70 £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.50 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9497 8777 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.64% 40.56% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6950 6365 7100
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 123
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.77 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 582 £475 - 95
Chiswick -1 17 £300 -20.00%
Uxbridge +2 7 £253 -22.30%
Hammersmith +3 4 £400 -
Canary Wharf -2 4 £406 -32.29%
Wimbledon - 3 - -
Harrow -2 2 £50 -82.30%
Docklands, London -4 2 £464 -7.30%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £400 -
Croydon -9 2 £368 +2.79% 2
Brentford - 2 £340 -
Westminster - 2 £305 -
Mayfair - 2 £500 -
Bromley - 1 - - 2
Beckenham - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £425 -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 1
Bexleyheath - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Barnet - - - - 3
Clapham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Wembley - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2464 (67.27%) .NET
2 1536 (41.93%) SQL Server
3 1233 (33.66%) SQL
4 1172 (32.00%) ASP.NET
5 883 (24.11%) Finance
6 866 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 863 (23.56%) MVC
8 846 (23.10%) HTML
9 806 (22.00%) TDD
10 747 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
11 745 (20.34%) Banking
12 670 (18.29%) WCF
13 655 (17.88%) Microsoft
14 638 (17.42%) CSS
15 606 (16.54%) jQuery
16 605 (16.52%) WPF
17 588 (16.05%) Java
18 579 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
19 533 (14.55%) Front Office
20 531 (14.50%) Windows
21 501 (13.68%) Scrum
22 499 (13.62%) OO
23 488 (13.32%) .NET Framework
24 468 (12.78%) XML
25 467 (12.75%) C++
26 428 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
27 415 (11.33%) Visual Studio
28 412 (11.25%) Oracle
29 404 (11.03%) Web Services
30 369 (10.07%) Investment Banking

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 263 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 209 (5.71%) CMS
3 153 (4.18%) IIS
4 117 (3.19%) Umbraco
5 111 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 78 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 75 (2.05%) Node.js
8 67 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 57 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
10 40 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
11 28 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 21 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
14 19 (0.52%) WordPress
14 19 (0.52%) DNN
15 17 (0.46%) Kentico
15 17 (0.46%) NServiceBus
16 15 (0.41%) Apache
17 12 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 234 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 34 (0.93%) MS Office
3 29 (0.79%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.22%) MS Project
8 6 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.027%) SPSS
10 1 (0.027%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.027%) Maya
Business Applications
1 75 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 19 (0.52%) Endur
4 15 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.33%) ZaiNet
6 9 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.25%) Aligne
7 7 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.19%) ReMetrica
7 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.14%) Summit
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.055%) LatentZero
11 2 (0.055%) Findur
11 2 (0.055%) SunGard GMI
12 1 (0.027%) Cognos Planning
12 1 (0.027%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.027%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.027%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 121 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.09%) SaaS
3 17 (0.46%) PaaS
3 17 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.41%) GitHub
5 9 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.19%) IaaS
7 5 (0.14%) Office 365
8 2 (0.055%) Force.com
9 1 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 65 (1.77%) HTTP
2 54 (1.47%) Internet
3 33 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.74%) Intranet
5 11 (0.30%) LDAP
6 10 (0.27%) FTP
7 8 (0.22%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.22%) Firewall
7 8 (0.22%) AMQP
8 7 (0.19%) DNS
9 6 (0.16%) SSL
9 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.14%) Softphone
10 5 (0.14%) Extranet
11 3 (0.082%) CTI
11 3 (0.082%) SNMP
11 3 (0.082%) WEP
12 2 (0.055%) VPN
13 1 (0.027%) SMS
13 1 (0.027%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1536 (41.93%) SQL Server
2 428 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 254 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 225 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 172 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 147 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 140 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 113 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 111 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 99 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
11 63 (1.72%) MySQL
12 50 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 48 (1.31%) MongoDB
14 41 (1.12%) Big Data
15 39 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 37 (1.01%) NoSQL
17 35 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
18 30 (0.82%) Hadoop
19 27 (0.74%) DB2
20 25 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 415 (11.33%) Visual Studio
2 258 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 172 (4.70%) NUnit
4 166 (4.53%) Selenium
5 165 (4.50%) Git (software)
6 162 (4.42%) TeamCity
7 131 (3.58%) Subversion
8 109 (2.98%) SpecFlow
9 81 (2.21%) Cucumber
10 72 (1.97%) JIRA
11 64 (1.75%) WebDriver
12 62 (1.69%) FitNesse
13 59 (1.61%) Mercurial
14 53 (1.45%) Jenkins
15 49 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
16 47 (1.28%) MSBuild
17 45 (1.23%) MSTest
18 39 (1.06%) Moq
18 39 (1.06%) CruiseControl
19 33 (0.90%) MSI
General
1 883 (24.11%) Finance
2 745 (20.34%) Banking
3 533 (14.55%) Front Office
4 369 (10.07%) Investment Banking
5 102 (2.78%) Retail
6 84 (2.29%) Back Office
7 46 (1.26%) Games
8 42 (1.15%) Legal
8 42 (1.15%) Marketing
9 37 (1.01%) Law
10 34 (0.93%) Advertising
11 32 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.71%) Publishing
13 24 (0.66%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.46%) French Language
15 11 (0.30%) German Language
16 10 (0.27%) Billing
17 9 (0.25%) Electronics
18 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2740 (74.80%) Developer
2 1125 (30.71%) C# Developer
3 902 (24.62%) .NET Developer
4 496 (13.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 339 (9.25%) Senior Developer
6 262 (7.15%) Analyst
7 225 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 160 (4.37%) SQL Developer
9 152 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 152 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 150 (4.10%) Architect
11 144 (3.93%) Web Developer
12 138 (3.77%) WPF Developer
13 136 (3.71%) Senior C# Developer
14 108 (2.95%) SharePoint Developer
15 103 (2.81%) C++ Developer
16 94 (2.57%) Tester
17 89 (2.43%) Java Developer
18 86 (2.35%) Software Developer
19 82 (2.24%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2464 (67.27%) .NET
2 1172 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 846 (23.10%) HTML
4 670 (18.29%) WCF
5 638 (17.42%) CSS
6 606 (16.54%) jQuery
7 605 (16.52%) WPF
8 579 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 488 (13.32%) .NET Framework
10 468 (12.78%) XML
11 404 (11.03%) Web Services
12 271 (7.40%) HTML5
13 236 (6.44%) Ajax
14 220 (6.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 206 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 196 (5.35%) WinForms
17 188 (5.13%) LINQ
18 171 (4.67%) REST
19 161 (4.40%) JSON
20 144 (3.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 291 (7.94%) Derivative
2 206 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 176 (4.80%) Fixed Income
4 133 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 100 (2.73%) Market Risk
6 85 (2.32%) Credit Risk
7 81 (2.21%) Open Source
8 73 (1.99%) Equities
9 62 (1.69%) Grid Computing
10 58 (1.58%) Hedge funds
11 57 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 55 (1.50%) Mathematics
13 48 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 44 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
14 44 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
15 43 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
16 42 (1.15%) N-Tier
17 34 (0.93%) Statistics
18 31 (0.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 29 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 531 (14.50%) Windows
2 174 (4.75%) Linux
3 150 (4.10%) UNIX
4 79 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (1.37%) Android
6 48 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 41 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 28 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 26 (0.71%) Windows Phone
11 23 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
13 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.082%) OpenVMS
16 3 (0.082%) Solaris
16 3 (0.082%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.082%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.082%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (23.56%) MVC
2 806 (22.00%) TDD
3 747 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 501 (13.68%) Scrum
5 499 (13.62%) OO
6 330 (9.01%) Multithreading
7 311 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
8 304 (8.30%) BDD
9 224 (6.12%) Unit Testing
10 216 (5.90%) Software Engineering
11 206 (5.62%) E-Commerce
12 198 (5.41%) Analytics
13 193 (5.27%) Web Development
14 185 (5.05%) MVVM
15 165 (4.50%) Test Automation
16 151 (4.12%) SOA
17 125 (3.41%) CRM
18 122 (3.33%) Asset Management
19 116 (3.17%) OOP
20 111 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1233 (33.66%) SQL
2 866 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 588 (16.05%) Java
4 467 (12.75%) C++
5 266 (7.26%) Python
6 225 (6.14%) T-SQL
7 174 (4.75%) Ruby
8 147 (4.01%) Perl
9 133 (3.63%) VBA
10 107 (2.92%) VB
10 107 (2.92%) VB.NET
11 102 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 82 (2.24%) PowerShell
13 75 (2.05%) PHP
14 71 (1.94%) C
15 53 (1.45%) Scala
16 40 (1.09%) XAML
17 28 (0.76%) Objective-C
18 25 (0.68%) Shell Script
19 24 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 291 (7.94%) Degree
2 38 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (1.01%) ISEB
4 28 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 22 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.30%) MCSD
8 9 (0.25%) MCP
8 9 (0.25%) PhD
8 9 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.25%) MCTS
9 8 (0.22%) MCITP
9 8 (0.22%) MBA
10 7 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.11%) MCAD
12 3 (0.082%) MCSE
12 3 (0.082%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.082%) CEH
12 3 (0.082%) CFA
12 3 (0.082%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (4.75%) QA
2 14 (0.38%) Basel III
3 10 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.25%) EMIR
4 9 (0.25%) CRD IV
5 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.082%) WAI
7 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.055%) WCAG
7 2 (0.055%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.027%) COREP
8 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.027%) HL7
System Software
1 61 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
4 4 (0.11%) vSphere
5 3 (0.082%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.082%) NDS
6 2 (0.055%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.055%) XenApp
7 1 (0.027%) XenServer
7 1 (0.027%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.027%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.027%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.027%) Varnish
7 1 (0.027%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.027%) Snort
7 1 (0.027%) Nmap
7 1 (0.027%) Squid
7 1 (0.027%) Xen
7 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (0.96%) Puppet
2 32 (0.87%) SCCM
3 27 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.55%) WSUS
5 7 (0.19%) Control-M
6 3 (0.082%) Nagios
7 2 (0.055%) MOM
7 2 (0.055%) Cacti
7 2 (0.055%) Munin
8 1 (0.027%) SCOM
8 1 (0.027%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.027%) Nessus
8 1 (0.027%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.027%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.027%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.027%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 655 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 412 (11.25%) Oracle
3 104 (2.84%) Sitecore
4 101 (2.76%) Sybase
5 69 (1.88%) TIBCO
6 56 (1.53%) DataSynapse
7 52 (1.42%) Google
8 50 (1.37%) EPiServer
9 38 (1.04%) Telerik
10 34 (0.93%) DevExpress
11 29 (0.79%) Venda
12 27 (0.74%) Adobe
13 26 (0.71%) Business Objects
14 23 (0.63%) Syncfusion
15 22 (0.60%) ION Trading
16 20 (0.55%) Facebook
17 18 (0.49%) Murex
17 18 (0.49%) Perforce
18 17 (0.46%) VMware
18 17 (0.46%) HP
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 29 minutes ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 30 minutes ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 31 minutes ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Gonnadoo
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Depending on Experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
TRG
Rate: £400 Per Day Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Competetive daily rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday