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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing C# 1846 2385 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.82% 9.84% 9.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.79% 22.68% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1840 1873
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 £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Average hourly rate £47.50 £47.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.51% +27.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.52 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £60.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9823 10518 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7463 7045
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
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 67 111 158
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.54 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 25 July 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#
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 25 July 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 -6 495 £475 - 313
Croydon +6 8 £450 +12.50% 11
Bromley +8 7 £300 +11.11% 2
Brentford -1 4 £233 -31.61%
Romford - 3 £450 - 1
Westminster +3 2 £375 -
Harrow -1 2 £258 +3.00% 6
Docklands, London -2 2 £513 +24.62% 1
Canary Wharf -4 2 £650 +18.18%
Wimbledon -2 1 £150 -60.00% 4
Uxbridge -2 1 £260 +15.55%
Chiswick -3 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £475 -
Twickenham - 1 - - 5
Orpington - 1 £313 - 4
Pinner - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 2
Enfield - - - - 1
Erith - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 4
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 6
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 2
Teddington - - - - 3
Ealing - - - -
Paddington - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - - 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2456 (68.34%) .NET
2 1498 (41.68%) SQL Server
3 1305 (36.31%) ASP.NET
4 1171 (32.58%) SQL
5 979 (27.24%) JavaScript
6 943 (26.24%) HTML
7 927 (25.79%) MVC
8 908 (25.26%) TDD
9 775 (21.56%) Finance
10 739 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
11 715 (19.89%) Banking
12 673 (18.73%) CSS
13 656 (18.25%) Microsoft
14 615 (17.11%) WCF
15 591 (16.44%) jQuery
16 583 (16.22%) Java
17 575 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 529 (14.72%) Windows
19 520 (14.47%) .NET Framework
20 504 (14.02%) Front Office
21 492 (13.69%) Web Services
22 474 (13.19%) OO
23 472 (13.13%) WPF
24 463 (12.88%) XML
25 443 (12.33%) Scrum
26 413 (11.49%) Visual Studio
27 403 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
28 402 (11.19%) C++
29 370 (10.29%) Investment Banking
30 361 (10.04%) Oracle

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 266 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 251 (6.98%) CMS
3 208 (5.79%) IIS
4 155 (4.31%) Umbraco
5 113 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 92 (2.56%) Node.js
7 88 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 88 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 86 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
10 27 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
11 18 (0.50%) Apache
11 18 (0.50%) Kentico
12 17 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
13 15 (0.42%) Confluence
14 13 (0.36%) WordPress
14 13 (0.36%) NServiceBus
14 13 (0.36%) ArcGIS
15 12 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 246 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 33 (0.92%) MS Office
3 22 (0.61%) InfoPath
4 18 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.19%) MS Project
9 3 (0.083%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.028%) SPSS
10 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.028%) Maya
Business Applications
1 89 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.75%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.39%) Endur
4 11 (0.31%) ION MarketView
5 10 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.19%) ReMetrica
7 7 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.17%) ZaiNet
8 6 (0.17%) Aligne
9 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.11%) Agresso
10 3 (0.083%) Tridion
10 3 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.056%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 2 (0.056%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 143 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.14%) SaaS
3 30 (0.83%) PaaS
4 18 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.45%) GitHub
5 16 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.33%) Office 365
7 9 (0.25%) Force.com
8 7 (0.19%) IaaS
9 5 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.083%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.056%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.028%) Gitorious
12 1 (0.028%) Heroku
12 1 (0.028%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (1.92%) HTTP
2 33 (0.92%) Internet
3 28 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.50%) Intranet
5 9 (0.25%) FTP
5 9 (0.25%) Firewall
6 7 (0.19%) Extranet
7 6 (0.17%) SSL
8 5 (0.14%) SAN
8 5 (0.14%) Softphone
9 4 (0.11%) Multicast
9 4 (0.11%) DNS
10 3 (0.083%) LDAP
10 3 (0.083%) VoIP
10 3 (0.083%) SPDY
11 2 (0.056%) WEP
11 2 (0.056%) AMQP
11 2 (0.056%) SMTP
11 2 (0.056%) CTI
11 2 (0.056%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1498 (41.68%) SQL Server
2 403 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 269 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 236 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 155 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 153 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 135 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 109 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 101 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
10 88 (2.45%) Oracle Database
11 75 (2.09%) MySQL
12 58 (1.61%) MongoDB
13 53 (1.47%) NoSQL
14 48 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
15 43 (1.20%) RavenDB
16 42 (1.17%) Big Data
17 36 (1.00%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
19 31 (0.86%) MS Access
20 29 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 413 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 236 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 180 (5.01%) Selenium
4 176 (4.90%) NUnit
5 162 (4.51%) TeamCity
6 141 (3.92%) Git (software)
7 130 (3.62%) SpecFlow
8 119 (3.31%) Subversion
9 78 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 75 (2.09%) JIRA
11 68 (1.89%) FitNesse
12 65 (1.81%) WebDriver
13 52 (1.45%) Jenkins
14 51 (1.42%) MSTest
14 51 (1.42%) JUnit
15 49 (1.36%) Mercurial
16 46 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
17 43 (1.20%) MSBuild
18 36 (1.00%) CruiseControl
19 27 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 775 (21.56%) Finance
2 715 (19.89%) Banking
3 504 (14.02%) Front Office
4 370 (10.29%) Investment Banking
5 90 (2.50%) Back Office
6 88 (2.45%) Retail
7 54 (1.50%) Marketing
8 48 (1.34%) Advertising
9 40 (1.11%) Legal
10 34 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 34 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 31 (0.86%) Publishing
12 30 (0.83%) Games
13 29 (0.81%) Law
14 12 (0.33%) Billing
15 10 (0.28%) German Language
16 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.19%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.17%) French Language
18 6 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2729 (75.93%) Developer
2 1014 (28.21%) C# Developer
3 914 (25.43%) .NET Developer
4 459 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 327 (9.10%) Senior Developer
6 265 (7.37%) Analyst
7 204 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 169 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 161 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 151 (4.20%) Web Developer
11 135 (3.76%) SharePoint Developer
12 119 (3.31%) SQL Developer
13 118 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
14 117 (3.26%) Java Developer
15 116 (3.23%) Architect
16 107 (2.98%) WPF Developer
17 82 (2.28%) Test Analyst
18 77 (2.14%) Consultant
19 74 (2.06%) Tester
20 71 (1.98%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2456 (68.34%) .NET
2 1305 (36.31%) ASP.NET
3 943 (26.24%) HTML
4 673 (18.73%) CSS
5 615 (17.11%) WCF
6 591 (16.44%) jQuery
7 575 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 520 (14.47%) .NET Framework
9 492 (13.69%) Web Services
10 472 (13.13%) WPF
11 463 (12.88%) XML
12 341 (9.49%) HTML5
13 248 (6.90%) Ajax
14 231 (6.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 186 (5.18%) LINQ
16 184 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 181 (5.04%) REST
18 173 (4.81%) KnockoutJS
19 167 (4.65%) JSON
20 164 (4.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 206 (5.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 202 (5.62%) Derivative
3 182 (5.06%) Fixed Income
4 137 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 94 (2.62%) Market Risk
6 88 (2.45%) Equities
7 80 (2.23%) Credit Risk
8 74 (2.06%) Open Source
9 59 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 55 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 48 (1.34%) Hedge funds
11 48 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (1.31%) Grid Computing
13 43 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
14 40 (1.11%) Mathematics
15 35 (0.97%) Visualisation
16 33 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
17 32 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
18 31 (0.86%) N-Tier
19 29 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 529 (14.72%) Windows
2 165 (4.59%) UNIX
3 144 (4.01%) Linux
4 78 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (1.92%) Android
6 57 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 40 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 30 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 30 (0.83%) Windows Phone
10 21 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
11 18 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.19%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.11%) VME
15 4 (0.11%) MVS
15 4 (0.11%) Solaris
16 3 (0.083%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 927 (25.79%) MVC
2 908 (25.26%) TDD
3 739 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
4 474 (13.19%) OO
5 443 (12.33%) Scrum
6 361 (10.04%) BDD
7 297 (8.26%) Multithreading
8 276 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
9 229 (6.37%) Unit Testing
10 223 (6.20%) E-Commerce
11 206 (5.73%) Software Engineering
11 206 (5.73%) Web Development
12 200 (5.56%) Analytics
13 164 (4.56%) MVVM
14 157 (4.37%) OOP
15 154 (4.28%) CRM
16 140 (3.90%) SOA
17 133 (3.70%) Low Latency
18 128 (3.56%) Test Automation
19 117 (3.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1171 (32.58%) SQL
2 979 (27.24%) JavaScript
3 583 (16.22%) Java
4 402 (11.19%) C++
5 228 (6.34%) T-SQL
6 219 (6.09%) Python
7 130 (3.62%) VB.NET
8 125 (3.48%) Ruby
9 112 (3.12%) VBA
10 102 (2.84%) Perl
10 102 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 100 (2.78%) VB
12 85 (2.37%) C
12 85 (2.37%) PowerShell
13 71 (1.98%) PHP
14 56 (1.56%) XAML
15 37 (1.03%) VBScript
16 36 (1.00%) Scala
17 35 (0.97%) Objective-C
18 28 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 284 (7.90%) Degree
2 47 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (0.97%) ISEB
5 28 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 24 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.53%) MCSD
9 11 (0.31%) PhD
9 11 (0.31%) MCTS
10 8 (0.22%) MCPD
10 8 (0.22%) MBA
10 8 (0.22%) MCSE
11 7 (0.19%) MCP
11 7 (0.19%) MCITP
11 7 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.14%) MCAD
13 5 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (5.01%) QA
2 17 (0.47%) Basel III
3 11 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.22%) CRD IV
5 6 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.14%) EMIR
7 3 (0.083%) SLA
7 3 (0.083%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.083%) GPG13
7 3 (0.083%) HL7
8 2 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.028%) WAI
9 1 (0.028%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.028%) COREP
System Software
1 53 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.14%) NDS
3 4 (0.11%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.083%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.083%) Platform Symphony
4 3 (0.083%) HDFS
5 2 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.056%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.028%) qmail
6 1 (0.028%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.028%) XenApp
6 1 (0.028%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.028%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.028%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.028%) vSphere
6 1 (0.028%) Varnish
6 1 (0.028%) KVM
6 1 (0.028%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 24 (0.67%) SCCM
2 23 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (0.47%) Puppet
3 17 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.39%) WSUS
5 11 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.22%) Control-M
7 5 (0.14%) WMI
8 4 (0.11%) SCOM
9 3 (0.083%) Nagios
9 3 (0.083%) Ambari
9 3 (0.083%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.083%) Oozie
10 2 (0.056%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.056%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.056%) Opsview
10 2 (0.056%) Cacti
10 2 (0.056%) Munin
11 1 (0.028%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.028%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 656 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 361 (10.04%) Oracle
3 117 (3.26%) Sitecore
4 115 (3.20%) Sybase
5 71 (1.98%) TIBCO
6 60 (1.67%) EPiServer
7 41 (1.14%) Google
8 32 (0.89%) DevExpress
9 29 (0.81%) Telerik
9 29 (0.81%) HP
10 26 (0.72%) Business Objects
10 26 (0.72%) DataSynapse
11 25 (0.70%) Adobe
11 25 (0.70%) ION Trading
12 22 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (0.61%) IBM
13 20 (0.56%) Ektron
14 19 (0.53%) Venda
14 19 (0.53%) Fidessa
15 17 (0.47%) Informatica
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