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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 19 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 1842 1859 2279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.88% 7.99% 9.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.67% 19.14% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 1441 1734
Average daily rate
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£475 £440 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 19
Average hourly rate £47.83 £47.50 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +20.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.37 £45.00 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £51.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
9868 9712 10021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.20% 41.75% 42.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7225 7065 7110
Average daily rate £450 £429 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.01% -2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 62 123
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £16.85 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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#
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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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 +3 563 £484 -0.76% 284
New Malden - 14 - - 2
Croydon -3 10 £350 -9.09% 6
Canary Wharf -5 7 £500 -23.07% 1
Docklands, London 0 5 £503 -1.95%
Ealing - 3 - - 3
Isleworth - 3 - -
Uxbridge -1 2 £375 +46.34% 4
Bromley -6 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £320 -
Westminster 0 1 £340 -
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Mayfair -1 1 £575 +15.00%
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 1
Wembley - 1 £330 - 1
Enfield - 1 £403 - 3
Feltham - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £355 -
Sidcup - 1 £400 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £212 -
Twickenham - 1 £338 - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2484 (69.52%) .NET
2 1425 (39.88%) SQL Server
3 1415 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
4 1286 (35.99%) SQL
5 1152 (32.24%) ASP.NET
6 999 (27.96%) JavaScript
7 935 (26.17%) Finance
8 877 (24.55%) MVC
9 829 (23.20%) TDD
10 805 (22.53%) HTML
11 749 (20.96%) Microsoft
12 736 (20.60%) Banking
13 688 (19.26%) Java
14 605 (16.93%) WCF
15 570 (15.95%) .NET Framework
16 568 (15.90%) Front Office
17 567 (15.87%) CSS
18 544 (15.23%) Scrum
19 530 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC
20 513 (14.36%) WPF
21 477 (13.35%) jQuery
22 469 (13.13%) OO
23 448 (12.54%) Windows
24 441 (12.34%) C++
25 430 (12.03%) Web Services
26 422 (11.81%) Investment Banking
27 397 (11.11%) HTML5
28 365 (10.22%) Oracle
29 363 (10.16%) BDD
30 360 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 251 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 181 (5.07%) CMS
3 153 (4.28%) IIS
4 102 (2.85%) Umbraco
5 82 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 82 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 82 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
6 77 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 50 (1.40%) Node.js
8 35 (0.98%) Kentico
9 31 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 31 (0.87%) MQSeries
10 27 (0.76%) Sitefinity
11 26 (0.73%) JBoss
12 23 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.56%) Apache
14 18 (0.50%) Confluence
15 17 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (0.45%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 294 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.20%) MS Office
3 22 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 17 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.17%) MS Project
9 6 (0.17%) Maya
10 2 (0.056%) Mingle
10 2 (0.056%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 140 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.53%) Endur
3 12 (0.34%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.28%) Front Arena
5 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.20%) Summit
6 7 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
6 7 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
8 5 (0.14%) Tridion
9 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.084%) RMDS
11 2 (0.056%) Global One
12 1 (0.028%) ZaiNet
12 1 (0.028%) HFM
12 1 (0.028%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.028%) FINCAD Analytics
12 1 (0.028%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 133 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (0.98%) Office 365
4 14 (0.39%) GitHub
4 14 (0.39%) SaaS
5 5 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.056%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.028%) Force.com
9 1 (0.028%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.028%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.028%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.028%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.028%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.028%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.028%) CodePlex
9 1 (0.028%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.49%) HTTP
2 44 (1.23%) Internet
3 32 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.53%) Intranet
5 17 (0.48%) SSL
6 15 (0.42%) Firewall
7 14 (0.39%) SAN
7 14 (0.39%) FTP
8 13 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 12 (0.34%) NetScaler
10 11 (0.31%) DNS
10 11 (0.31%) NAS
11 9 (0.25%) AMQP
12 7 (0.20%) SMTP
13 6 (0.17%) LDAP
13 6 (0.17%) VPN
14 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.14%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.11%) ZigBee
15 4 (0.11%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1425 (39.88%) SQL Server
2 360 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 274 (7.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 238 (6.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 194 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 137 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 108 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 104 (2.91%) Oracle Database
8 104 (2.91%) NoSQL
9 102 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
10 100 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 88 (2.46%) MongoDB
12 72 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 60 (1.68%) MySQL
14 43 (1.20%) MS Access
15 38 (1.06%) Big Data
16 37 (1.04%) Hadoop
17 32 (0.90%) RDBMS
18 31 (0.87%) DTS
19 28 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 348 (9.74%) Visual Studio
2 235 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 210 (5.88%) Subversion
4 182 (5.09%) NUnit
5 151 (4.23%) Selenium
6 150 (4.20%) Git (software)
7 143 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 116 (3.25%) SpecFlow
9 108 (3.02%) JIRA
10 76 (2.13%) Jenkins
11 75 (2.10%) WebDriver
12 69 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 50 (1.40%) Moq
13 50 (1.40%) Maven
14 40 (1.12%) JUnit
14 40 (1.12%) MSTest
15 34 (0.95%) ReSharper
16 31 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
17 30 (0.84%) MSBuild
18 27 (0.76%) CruiseControl
General
1 935 (26.17%) Finance
2 736 (20.60%) Banking
3 568 (15.90%) Front Office
4 422 (11.81%) Investment Banking
5 87 (2.43%) Back Office
6 70 (1.96%) Retail
7 44 (1.23%) Legal
8 38 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 37 (1.04%) Marketing
10 31 (0.87%) Games
11 28 (0.78%) Advertising
12 27 (0.76%) Law
13 22 (0.62%) Publishing
14 20 (0.56%) Telecoms
15 12 (0.34%) French Language
16 10 (0.28%) Military
17 9 (0.25%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.22%) Local Government
19 5 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
19 5 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2711 (75.87%) Developer
2 1006 (28.16%) C# Developer
3 800 (22.39%) .NET Developer
4 387 (10.83%) Senior Developer
5 357 (9.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 241 (6.75%) Analyst
7 166 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 161 (4.51%) Senior C# Developer
9 147 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 144 (4.03%) C++ Developer
11 142 (3.97%) Web Developer
12 137 (3.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 127 (3.55%) SQL Developer
14 122 (3.41%) Architect
15 114 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
16 95 (2.66%) WPF Developer
17 89 (2.49%) C++/C# Developer
18 88 (2.46%) SharePoint Developer
19 84 (2.35%) Consultant
19 84 (2.35%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2484 (69.52%) .NET
2 1152 (32.24%) ASP.NET
3 805 (22.53%) HTML
4 605 (16.93%) WCF
5 570 (15.95%) .NET Framework
6 567 (15.87%) CSS
7 530 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 513 (14.36%) WPF
9 477 (13.35%) jQuery
10 430 (12.03%) Web Services
11 397 (11.11%) HTML5
12 343 (9.60%) XML
12 343 (9.60%) AngularJS
13 306 (8.56%) Entity Framework
14 224 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 192 (5.37%) LINQ
16 183 (5.12%) CSS3
17 171 (4.79%) WinForms
18 158 (4.42%) RESTful
19 156 (4.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 278 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 276 (7.72%) Derivative
3 212 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 203 (5.68%) Fixed Income
5 153 (4.28%) Computer Science
6 99 (2.77%) Hedge funds
7 97 (2.71%) Equities
8 88 (2.46%) User Experience
9 76 (2.13%) Mobile App
10 71 (1.99%) N-Tier
11 70 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
12 67 (1.88%) Mathematics
13 60 (1.68%) Credit Risk
14 53 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
15 47 (1.32%) Market Risk
16 46 (1.29%) Data Structures
17 43 (1.20%) Visualisation
18 36 (1.01%) Algorithms
19 33 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
20 32 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 448 (12.54%) Windows
2 227 (6.35%) Linux
3 161 (4.51%) UNIX
4 59 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 56 (1.57%) Android
6 47 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
13 7 (0.20%) Solaris
14 4 (0.11%) Windows CE
14 4 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.056%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.028%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1415 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 877 (24.55%) MVC
3 829 (23.20%) TDD
4 544 (15.23%) Scrum
5 469 (13.13%) OO
6 363 (10.16%) BDD
7 311 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 308 (8.62%) Multithreading
9 261 (7.30%) Unit Testing
10 260 (7.28%) SDLC
11 203 (5.68%) CRM
12 196 (5.49%) Software Engineering
13 189 (5.29%) E-Commerce
14 157 (4.39%) Web Development
15 156 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
16 151 (4.23%) Low Latency
17 150 (4.20%) OOP
18 147 (4.11%) SOA
19 129 (3.61%) MVVM
20 118 (3.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1286 (35.99%) SQL
2 999 (27.96%) JavaScript
3 688 (19.26%) Java
4 441 (12.34%) C++
5 305 (8.54%) T-SQL
6 206 (5.77%) Python
7 173 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 168 (4.70%) VBA
9 127 (3.55%) VB
10 120 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 94 (2.63%) Ruby
12 73 (2.04%) Perl
13 69 (1.93%) PL/SQL
14 63 (1.76%) PHP
15 62 (1.74%) C
16 52 (1.46%) Scala
17 41 (1.15%) VBScript
18 38 (1.06%) XAML
18 38 (1.06%) Objective-C
19 36 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 260 (7.28%) Degree
2 109 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 63 (1.76%) DV Cleared
4 31 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 27 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.56%) ISEB
7 13 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.28%) PhD
9 8 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.14%) MCSD
10 5 (0.14%) HND
10 5 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.14%) MCPD
11 4 (0.11%) MCP
12 3 (0.084%) CISSP
13 2 (0.056%) MCAD
13 2 (0.056%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.056%) MCSE
13 2 (0.056%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (4.14%) QA
2 11 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.25%) HL7
4 9 (0.25%) SLA
5 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.17%) EMIR
6 5 (0.14%) COREP
6 5 (0.14%) FINREP
7 3 (0.084%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.056%) MiFID
8 2 (0.056%) Basel III
9 1 (0.028%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.028%) COBIT
9 1 (0.028%) GxP
9 1 (0.028%) DICOM
System Software
1 42 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.39%) XenDesktop
3 14 (0.39%) HDFS
4 12 (0.34%) XenApp
5 11 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.25%) GridGain
8 4 (0.11%) Varnish
8 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.11%) Firmware
8 4 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.084%) vSphere
9 3 (0.084%) Docker
9 3 (0.084%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.056%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.028%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (0.90%) Puppet
2 18 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.50%) Control-M
3 17 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.45%) SCCM
5 13 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
6 10 (0.28%) Oozie
6 10 (0.28%) SCOM
6 10 (0.28%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.25%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.22%) Ansible
8 8 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.20%) WMI
9 7 (0.20%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.20%) EdgeSight
10 6 (0.17%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.11%) logstash
11 4 (0.11%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.084%) Oracle Flashback
12 3 (0.084%) Kibana
Vendors
1 749 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 365 (10.22%) Oracle
3 115 (3.22%) Sitecore
4 110 (3.08%) Sybase
5 76 (2.13%) TIBCO
6 74 (2.07%) EPiServer
7 71 (1.99%) DevExpress
8 51 (1.43%) HP
9 50 (1.40%) IBM
10 46 (1.29%) Telerik
11 45 (1.26%) VMware
12 30 (0.84%) Perforce
13 29 (0.81%) Citrix
14 25 (0.70%) Bloomberg
14 25 (0.70%) Twitter
15 23 (0.64%) Google
16 20 (0.56%) SAP
17 19 (0.53%) Dell
17 19 (0.53%) CA
17 19 (0.53%) Syncfusion
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London
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ClearCube Consulting
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Venturi
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London
Hays Finance Technology
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