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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 1613 1856 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.72% 8.42% 10.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.22% 20.77% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1422 1594
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 10
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
8855 8935 8285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.36% 40.55% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 6338 5961
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 77 90
Average hourly rate £28.88 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £27.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 -2 480 £463 -7.50% 280
Docklands, London +2 6 £425 -19.81%
Croydon -6 6 £340 -20.00% 2
Sidcup - 5 £270 -
Harrow - 4 £325 - 1
Uxbridge +2 3 £350 +27.85% 2
Canary Wharf +3 1 £600 +20.00%
Chiswick +1 1 - - 3
Teddington - 1 £325 - 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £275 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Chessington - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 5
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 2415 (70.18%) .NET
2 1300 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 1276 (37.08%) SQL
4 1251 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 1030 (29.93%) ASP.NET
6 940 (27.32%) JavaScript
7 834 (24.24%) HTML
8 808 (23.48%) MVC
9 802 (23.31%) Java
10 801 (23.28%) Finance
11 797 (23.16%) TDD
12 745 (21.65%) Microsoft
13 608 (17.67%) CSS
14 592 (17.20%) Banking
15 569 (16.54%) WCF
16 536 (15.58%) OO
17 521 (15.14%) Front Office
18 491 (14.27%) WPF
19 466 (13.54%) Scrum
20 463 (13.46%) jQuery
21 455 (13.22%) .NET Framework
22 453 (13.16%) C++
23 450 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
24 445 (12.93%) Windows
25 404 (11.74%) Oracle
26 368 (10.69%) XML
27 357 (10.37%) HTML5
28 352 (10.23%) Web Services
29 333 (9.68%) Visual Studio
30 329 (9.56%) Investment Banking

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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
1 315 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 162 (4.71%) CMS
3 116 (3.37%) IIS
4 103 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 98 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 72 (2.09%) Umbraco
7 71 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 59 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
9 39 (1.13%) Node.js
10 35 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 28 (0.81%) Apache
12 26 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
12 26 (0.76%) Kentico
13 20 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
15 16 (0.46%) Sitefinity
15 16 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 15 (0.44%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 271 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 70 (2.03%) MS Office
3 47 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (0.52%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.46%) MS Project
8 9 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 145 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.61%) ION MarketView
3 21 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 19 (0.55%) Endur
5 15 (0.44%) IntelliMatch
6 9 (0.26%) Murex MxG2000
7 8 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.20%) ZaiNet
8 7 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.17%) Magento
10 5 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.15%) Front Arena
10 5 (0.15%) Tridion
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.087%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 3 (0.087%) RMDS
12 3 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.058%) Summit
13 2 (0.058%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 100 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (0.52%) SaaS
3 16 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.46%) GitHub
4 12 (0.35%) Office 365
5 5 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.087%) Force.com
8 2 (0.058%) PaaS
8 2 (0.058%) IaaS
8 2 (0.058%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.058%) Yammer
9 1 (0.029%) Responsys
9 1 (0.029%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.029%) Heroku
9 1 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.27%) HTTP
2 46 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.10%) Intranet
4 35 (1.02%) Internet
5 18 (0.52%) DNS
6 17 (0.49%) SSL
6 17 (0.49%) SAN
7 16 (0.46%) Firewall
8 15 (0.44%) NAS
8 15 (0.44%) FTP
8 15 (0.44%) NetScaler
9 12 (0.35%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.20%) Extranet
10 7 (0.20%) LDAP
10 7 (0.20%) AMQP
11 6 (0.17%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.17%) SMTP
11 6 (0.17%) VPN
12 5 (0.15%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1300 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 315 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 242 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 215 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 136 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 133 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 110 (3.20%) Oracle Database
8 105 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 104 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 80 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 57 (1.66%) MySQL
13 53 (1.54%) Big Data
13 53 (1.54%) NoSQL
14 46 (1.34%) Hadoop
15 45 (1.31%) MongoDB
16 43 (1.25%) MS Access
17 39 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 38 (1.10%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 333 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 227 (6.60%) NUnit
3 212 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 168 (4.88%) Selenium
5 154 (4.48%) Subversion
6 120 (3.49%) SpecFlow
7 119 (3.46%) TeamCity
8 105 (3.05%) Git (software)
9 92 (2.67%) JIRA
10 88 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 66 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
12 60 (1.74%) Moq
13 54 (1.57%) MSTest
14 53 (1.54%) JUnit
15 50 (1.45%) Jenkins
16 43 (1.25%) Maven
17 40 (1.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 38 (1.10%) Cucumber
19 35 (1.02%) MSBuild
20 27 (0.78%) Mockito
General
1 801 (23.28%) Finance
2 592 (17.20%) Banking
3 521 (15.14%) Front Office
4 329 (9.56%) Investment Banking
5 64 (1.86%) Back Office
6 56 (1.63%) Retail
7 47 (1.37%) Games
8 44 (1.28%) Advertising
8 44 (1.28%) Marketing
9 42 (1.22%) Legal
10 40 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 29 (0.84%) Publishing
11 29 (0.84%) Law
12 26 (0.76%) Billing
13 25 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.20%) Electronics
16 4 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.12%) Local Government
17 3 (0.087%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2545 (73.96%) Developer
2 919 (26.71%) C# Developer
3 738 (21.45%) .NET Developer
4 348 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 339 (9.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 207 (6.02%) Java Developer
7 191 (5.55%) Analyst
8 168 (4.88%) Architect
9 141 (4.10%) Web Developer
10 133 (3.87%) Senior C# Developer
11 132 (3.84%) SharePoint Developer
12 122 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
13 120 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
14 112 (3.25%) SQL Developer
15 104 (3.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 92 (2.67%) C++ Developer
17 81 (2.35%) WPF Developer
18 80 (2.32%) Applications Support
19 79 (2.30%) Consultant
20 77 (2.24%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2415 (70.18%) .NET
2 1030 (29.93%) ASP.NET
3 834 (24.24%) HTML
4 608 (17.67%) CSS
5 569 (16.54%) WCF
6 491 (14.27%) WPF
7 463 (13.46%) jQuery
8 455 (13.22%) .NET Framework
9 450 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 368 (10.69%) XML
11 357 (10.37%) HTML5
12 352 (10.23%) Web Services
13 248 (7.21%) AngularJS
14 228 (6.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 173 (5.03%) WinForms
16 163 (4.74%) RESTful
17 160 (4.65%) REST
18 153 (4.45%) CSS3
19 150 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web API
20 146 (4.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 232 (6.74%) Derivative
1 232 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (6.22%) Fixed Income
3 192 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 178 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 96 (2.79%) Mathematics
6 93 (2.70%) User Experience
7 89 (2.59%) Equities
8 77 (2.24%) Open Source
9 63 (1.83%) Hedge funds
10 57 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
10 57 (1.66%) Credit Risk
11 55 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (1.57%) Grid Computing
13 51 (1.48%) Market Risk
14 47 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 47 (1.37%) Mobile App
15 44 (1.28%) Algorithms
16 42 (1.22%) Visualisation
17 41 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 445 (12.93%) Windows
2 185 (5.38%) Linux
3 144 (4.18%) UNIX
4 61 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 48 (1.39%) Android
7 38 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.55%) Windows XP
8 19 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 16 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 12 (0.35%) Solaris
12 9 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.20%) AIX
14 6 (0.17%) Windows CE
14 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1251 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (23.48%) MVC
3 797 (23.16%) TDD
4 536 (15.58%) OO
5 466 (13.54%) Scrum
6 325 (9.44%) BDD
7 283 (8.22%) Multithreading
8 258 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 217 (6.31%) CRM
10 191 (5.55%) E-Commerce
11 180 (5.23%) OOP
12 174 (5.06%) Software Engineering
13 168 (4.88%) Low Latency
14 153 (4.45%) Web Development
15 138 (4.01%) Analytics
16 135 (3.92%) Unit Testing
17 126 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
18 114 (3.31%) SOA
19 110 (3.20%) Workflow
19 110 (3.20%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1276 (37.08%) SQL
2 940 (27.32%) JavaScript
3 802 (23.31%) Java
4 453 (13.16%) C++
5 295 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 201 (5.84%) Python
7 161 (4.68%) VBA
8 147 (4.27%) VB.NET
9 135 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 121 (3.52%) PL/SQL
11 108 (3.14%) Ruby
12 96 (2.79%) VB
13 82 (2.38%) C
14 75 (2.18%) Perl
15 71 (2.06%) PHP
16 44 (1.28%) VBScript
17 40 (1.16%) XAML
18 33 (0.96%) Shell Script
19 30 (0.87%) Scala
20 29 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 255 (7.41%) Degree
2 101 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 50 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 44 (1.28%) VCP4
5 33 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.41%) ISEB
8 10 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.29%) MCITP
9 9 (0.26%) PhD
9 9 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.12%) MCSA
11 4 (0.12%) MCP
12 3 (0.087%) CISSP
12 3 (0.087%) CISA
12 3 (0.087%) MCPD
12 3 (0.087%) MCTS
12 3 (0.087%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.95%) QA
2 10 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.20%) SLA
4 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.087%) WAI
6 3 (0.087%) HL7
7 2 (0.058%) EMIR
7 2 (0.058%) Basel III
7 2 (0.058%) COBIT
7 2 (0.058%) MiFID
7 2 (0.058%) WCAG
8 1 (0.029%) GxP
8 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.029%) DICOM
8 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 16 (0.46%) XenApp
4 15 (0.44%) XenDesktop
4 15 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.38%) Apache Flume
5 13 (0.38%) HDFS
6 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.12%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.087%) Firmware
9 2 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.029%) Squid
10 1 (0.029%) Xen
10 1 (0.029%) NFS
10 1 (0.029%) Postfix
10 1 (0.029%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (0.64%) Puppet
2 21 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (0.58%) SCCM
4 16 (0.46%) SCOM
5 15 (0.44%) SCVMM
5 15 (0.44%) HP SIM
5 15 (0.44%) EdgeSight
6 14 (0.41%) Oozie
6 14 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
7 12 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.26%) Control-M
9 6 (0.17%) logstash
9 6 (0.17%) Kibana
10 5 (0.15%) Ambari
10 5 (0.15%) Ansible
11 4 (0.12%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.087%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 745 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 404 (11.74%) Oracle
3 99 (2.88%) Sitecore
4 97 (2.82%) Sybase
5 87 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 54 (1.57%) Telerik
7 53 (1.54%) EPiServer
8 49 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 46 (1.34%) DevExpress
10 35 (1.02%) HP
11 33 (0.96%) VMware
12 30 (0.87%) ION Trading
13 27 (0.78%) Murex
13 27 (0.78%) Informatica
14 26 (0.76%) IBM
14 26 (0.76%) Perforce
15 25 (0.73%) Dell
16 24 (0.70%) Google
17 22 (0.64%) Syncfusion
17 22 (0.64%) Adobe
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Posted: 8 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
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Montash
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Montash
Rate: £350 - £420 per day +
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Square One Resources
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LA International
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McGregor Boyall
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Talent International
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Roc Search
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
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Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
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