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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 20 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 1595 1644 1900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.53% 7.75% 8.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.86% 18.21% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1308 1489
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Average hourly rate £47.83 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
8932 9030 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.18% 42.58% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6625 6723 6325
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 78
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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#
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 287 £490 +3.15% 175
Westminster -1 8 £440 -18.13% 2
New Malden - 8 - - 2
Canary Wharf +6 6 £465 -22.50%
Croydon -9 5 £295 -9.23% 4
Docklands, London +7 4 £677 +59.29%
Enfield +7 4 £625 +127.27%
Ilford - 4 £363 - 2
Hackney +2 3 £338 +12.50%
Uxbridge 0 3 £480 +37.14% 1
Twickenham - 3 £400 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames +7 2 £305 -23.27% 8
Feltham +4 2 £375 -
Southall - 2 £375 - 1
Wembley - 2 £350 -
Chiswick -1 1 £450 -
Bromley -5 1 £325 -
Harrow -5 1 £325 -
Romford - 1 £375 - 2
Greenwich - 1 £450 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £275 -
Hammersmith - 1 £410 -
Edgware - 1 £415 -
Mayfair - 1 £700 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2283 (68.23%) .NET
2 1387 (41.45%) SQL Server
3 1340 (40.05%) SQL
4 1182 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1136 (33.95%) ASP.NET
6 1019 (30.45%) JavaScript
7 915 (27.35%) MVC
8 896 (26.78%) Finance
9 790 (23.61%) TDD
10 785 (23.46%) HTML
11 745 (22.27%) Microsoft
12 627 (18.74%) Banking
13 581 (17.36%) CSS
14 579 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 533 (15.93%) Front Office
16 495 (14.79%) .NET Framework
17 489 (14.61%) AngularJS
18 477 (14.26%) Java
19 475 (14.20%) WCF
20 449 (13.42%) BDD
21 448 (13.39%) WPF
22 436 (13.03%) Windows
23 407 (12.16%) jQuery
24 397 (11.86%) HTML5
25 385 (11.51%) Scrum
26 375 (11.21%) C++
27 373 (11.15%) OO
28 336 (10.04%) T-SQL
29 331 (9.89%) Investment Banking
30 311 (9.29%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 167 (4.99%) IIS
2 144 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 127 (3.80%) CMS
4 81 (2.42%) Node.js
5 70 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 68 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 68 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 67 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
8 47 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 40 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 32 (0.96%) Apache
11 26 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 24 (0.72%) Confluence
13 19 (0.57%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
15 14 (0.42%) Apache Spark
16 13 (0.39%) Kentico
16 13 (0.39%) NServiceBus
17 12 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
17 12 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 280 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.73%) MS Office
3 20 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 13 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.090%) MS Project
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 110 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.96%) Endur
3 29 (0.87%) Front Arena
4 10 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.30%) Workday HCM
5 9 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.24%) RMDS
7 7 (0.21%) thinkFolio
7 7 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.15%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.090%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.090%) ResourceLink
9 3 (0.090%) Sonata
9 3 (0.090%) Tercero
10 2 (0.060%) Beauchamp
10 2 (0.060%) Brady Trinity
10 2 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.060%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 263 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (1.37%) GitHub
4 33 (0.99%) Office 365
5 30 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.51%) SaaS
7 16 (0.48%) PaaS
8 10 (0.30%) IaaS
9 9 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.24%) Yammer
11 7 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.18%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.12%) Heroku
14 4 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
15 3 (0.090%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.090%) Force.com
15 3 (0.090%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.43%) Internet
2 39 (1.17%) HTTP
3 22 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.54%) Intranet
5 13 (0.39%) SSL
6 10 (0.30%) LDAP
7 8 (0.24%) DNS
7 8 (0.24%) Firewall
7 8 (0.24%) VPN
8 7 (0.21%) Extranet
8 7 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.12%) Multicast
9 4 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.12%) X.509
10 3 (0.090%) 802.15
10 3 (0.090%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.090%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.060%) FTP
11 2 (0.060%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.030%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1387 (41.45%) SQL Server
2 262 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 244 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 237 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 183 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 151 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 145 (4.33%) Relational Database
8 140 (4.18%) MongoDB
9 113 (3.38%) NoSQL
10 74 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 64 (1.91%) MySQL
12 60 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (1.52%) Big Data
13 51 (1.52%) MS Access
14 50 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 45 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 44 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
17 43 (1.29%) Redis
18 41 (1.23%) Hadoop
19 38 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 259 (7.74%) Visual Studio
2 254 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 198 (5.92%) SpecFlow
4 174 (5.20%) Git (software)
5 159 (4.75%) NUnit
6 137 (4.09%) Subversion
7 136 (4.06%) Selenium
8 129 (3.86%) TeamCity
9 98 (2.93%) JIRA
10 75 (2.24%) Jenkins
11 64 (1.91%) Cucumber
12 60 (1.79%) WebDriver
13 54 (1.61%) Moq
14 41 (1.23%) MSTest
15 34 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (0.84%) Grunt
16 28 (0.84%) Jasmine
16 28 (0.84%) Maven
17 27 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
18 24 (0.72%) MSBuild
General
1 896 (26.78%) Finance
2 627 (18.74%) Banking
3 533 (15.93%) Front Office
4 331 (9.89%) Investment Banking
5 84 (2.51%) Back Office
6 75 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 56 (1.67%) Retail
8 52 (1.55%) Marketing
9 44 (1.32%) Advertising
10 25 (0.75%) Games
11 19 (0.57%) Law
12 18 (0.54%) Publishing
13 17 (0.51%) Legal
14 14 (0.42%) Telecoms
15 9 (0.27%) Local Government
16 8 (0.24%) Billing
17 5 (0.15%) Interactive Media
17 5 (0.15%) International Banking
17 5 (0.15%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.12%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 2564 (76.63%) Developer
2 1349 (40.32%) C# Developer
3 1010 (30.19%) .NET Developer
4 666 (19.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 360 (10.76%) SQL Developer
6 358 (10.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 316 (9.44%) Senior Developer
8 303 (9.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 261 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 212 (6.34%) Analyst
11 167 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
12 161 (4.81%) WPF Developer
13 159 (4.75%) Senior C# Developer
14 152 (4.54%) Web Developer
15 147 (4.39%) C# WPF Developer
16 134 (4.00%) Java Developer
17 127 (3.80%) Agile Developer
18 125 (3.74%) Front Office Developer
19 124 (3.71%) Senior .NET Developer
20 112 (3.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2283 (68.23%) .NET
2 1136 (33.95%) ASP.NET
3 785 (23.46%) HTML
4 581 (17.36%) CSS
5 579 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 495 (14.79%) .NET Framework
7 489 (14.61%) AngularJS
8 475 (14.20%) WCF
9 448 (13.39%) WPF
10 407 (12.16%) jQuery
11 397 (11.86%) HTML5
12 311 (9.29%) Web Services
13 307 (9.18%) XML
14 287 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 236 (7.05%) Entity Framework
16 181 (5.41%) RESTful
17 169 (5.05%) CSS3
18 165 (4.93%) WinForms
19 155 (4.63%) REST
20 137 (4.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 246 (7.35%) Derivative
2 218 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 197 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (4.66%) Computer Science
5 153 (4.57%) Fixed Income
6 123 (3.68%) Hedge funds
7 108 (3.23%) Equities
8 107 (3.20%) Mathematics
9 75 (2.24%) Market Risk
10 74 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
11 69 (2.06%) User Experience
12 53 (1.58%) Fintech
13 52 (1.55%) Credit Risk
14 51 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
15 45 (1.34%) Visualisation
16 44 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
17 42 (1.26%) N-Tier
18 41 (1.23%) Mobile App
19 40 (1.20%) Physics
20 32 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 436 (13.03%) Windows
2 132 (3.95%) Linux
3 114 (3.41%) Unix
4 78 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 49 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.40%) Android
7 26 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.57%) Solaris
9 16 (0.48%) AIX
9 16 (0.48%) HPUX
10 13 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.090%) CentOS
14 3 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1182 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 915 (27.35%) MVC
3 790 (23.61%) TDD
4 449 (13.42%) BDD
5 385 (11.51%) Scrum
6 373 (11.15%) OO
7 268 (8.01%) Multithreading
8 256 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
9 230 (6.87%) Software Engineering
10 220 (6.58%) Unit Testing
11 164 (4.90%) SDLC
12 163 (4.87%) Web Development
13 161 (4.81%) E-Commerce
14 158 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
14 158 (4.72%) MVVM
15 156 (4.66%) SOA
16 147 (4.39%) CRM
17 138 (4.12%) Electronic Trading
18 129 (3.86%) Risk Management
19 114 (3.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1340 (40.05%) SQL
2 1019 (30.45%) JavaScript
3 477 (14.26%) Java
4 375 (11.21%) C++
5 336 (10.04%) T-SQL
6 229 (6.84%) Python
7 218 (6.52%) VBA
8 145 (4.33%) PowerShell
9 133 (3.97%) VB.NET
10 124 (3.71%) VB
11 102 (3.05%) Ruby
12 91 (2.72%) Perl
13 76 (2.27%) C
14 61 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 55 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 55 (1.64%) XAML
16 54 (1.61%) Scala
17 49 (1.46%) PHP
18 42 (1.26%) VBScript
19 29 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 287 (8.58%) Degree
2 68 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 53 (1.58%) ISEB
4 36 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 35 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 24 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 24 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (0.69%) PhD
8 11 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.27%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.21%) MCPD
10 7 (0.21%) MCSD
11 5 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.12%) HNC
12 4 (0.12%) HND
12 4 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.12%) MCSE
13 3 (0.090%) ACCA
13 3 (0.090%) CISA
13 3 (0.090%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (4.09%) QA
2 13 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.33%) SLA
4 8 (0.24%) SDET
5 7 (0.21%) MiFID
6 4 (0.12%) EMIR
7 3 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.090%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.090%) WCAG
8 2 (0.060%) Basel III
8 2 (0.060%) HL7
8 2 (0.060%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.030%) COBIT
9 1 (0.030%) FATCA
System Software
1 38 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.75%) Docker
3 7 (0.21%) HDFS
3 7 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.030%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.030%) Varnish
5 1 (0.030%) vCloud
5 1 (0.030%) vSphere
5 1 (0.030%) XenApp
5 1 (0.030%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (0.99%) Puppet
2 23 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.48%) logstash
4 15 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.42%) Kibana
6 10 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
7 9 (0.27%) Nagios
8 8 (0.24%) Control-M
8 8 (0.24%) Ganglia
9 5 (0.15%) SCCM
10 4 (0.12%) Ansible
10 4 (0.12%) SCOM
10 4 (0.12%) yum
11 3 (0.090%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.090%) Pingdom
12 2 (0.060%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.060%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.060%) Icinga
12 2 (0.060%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.060%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 745 (22.27%) Microsoft
2 283 (8.46%) Oracle
3 77 (2.30%) Sitecore
3 77 (2.30%) Sybase
4 54 (1.61%) DevExpress
5 49 (1.46%) TIBCO
6 36 (1.08%) Splunk
7 31 (0.93%) EPiServer
8 29 (0.87%) Telerik
9 26 (0.78%) DataSynapse
9 26 (0.78%) OpenLink
10 25 (0.75%) Xamarin
11 23 (0.69%) Google
12 21 (0.63%) Adobe
13 19 (0.57%) Reuters
14 18 (0.54%) SunGard
15 17 (0.51%) HP
15 17 (0.51%) Informatica
15 17 (0.51%) Twitter
16 16 (0.48%) Tableau
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
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Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
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LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £650 - 700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Scot Lewis Associates
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London
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum Dependent upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
24 Seven
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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