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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 1835 2422 2560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.54% 9.68% 9.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.12% 22.01% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1891 1918
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £301 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Average hourly rate £48.75 £59.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% +57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £179.50 £60.00 £89.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
10129 11004 10474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 43.99% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 7838 7298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 64 84 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.62 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 0 514 £463 -2.63% 286
Croydon +5 7 £463 +15.62% 9
Canary Wharf +4 3 £450 -21.39%
Romford +4 2 £500 -2.43% 1
Harrow +2 2 £258 - 5
Westminster -1 2 £453 +64.54% 1
Twickenham +3 1 - - 2
Docklands, London +2 1 £575 +4.54%
Bromley +1 1 - - 1
Teddington 0 1 £450 +63.63% 1
Chiswick -1 1 £413 +30.95%
Brentford -2 1 £275 -21.42%
Wimbledon -3 1 £275 -15.38% 2
Coulsdon - 1 £538 -
Ilford - 1 £375 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £175 - 5
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 7
Barnet - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 3
Enfield - - - - 1
Erith - - - -
Greenford - - - - 2
Ealing - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 3
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (68.46%) .NET
2 1441 (40.04%) SQL Server
3 1343 (37.32%) ASP.NET
4 1210 (33.62%) SQL
5 1001 (27.81%) JavaScript
6 957 (26.59%) HTML
7 954 (26.51%) MVC
8 888 (24.67%) TDD
9 768 (21.34%) Finance
10 721 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
11 711 (19.76%) Banking
12 704 (19.56%) Microsoft
13 689 (19.14%) CSS
14 605 (16.81%) WCF
15 587 (16.31%) Java
16 582 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 549 (15.25%) jQuery
18 523 (14.53%) Windows
19 516 (14.34%) .NET Framework
20 484 (13.45%) Front Office
21 480 (13.34%) Web Services
22 469 (13.03%) XML
22 469 (13.03%) WPF
23 464 (12.89%) OO
24 432 (12.00%) Scrum
25 417 (11.59%) Visual Studio
26 402 (11.17%) C++
27 391 (10.86%) Oracle
28 379 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
29 375 (10.42%) Investment Banking

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 290 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 248 (6.89%) CMS
3 218 (6.06%) IIS
4 133 (3.70%) Umbraco
5 124 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 119 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 99 (2.75%) Node.js
8 97 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
9 92 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 28 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
11 27 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.56%) Kentico
13 20 (0.56%) Apache
14 19 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
16 15 (0.42%) Confluence
17 14 (0.39%) DNN
18 12 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
18 12 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 268 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.06%) MS Office
3 23 (0.64%) InfoPath
4 21 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.36%) MS Project
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.028%) Maya
9 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.028%) SPSS
9 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 111 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.36%) Endur
4 11 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.19%) Tridion
7 7 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
8 6 (0.17%) Aligne
8 6 (0.17%) ZaiNet
8 6 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.17%) Murex MxG2000
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.11%) Agresso
11 3 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.056%) ReMetrica
12 2 (0.056%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 139 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (0.86%) SaaS
3 29 (0.81%) PaaS
4 24 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.39%) GitHub
7 13 (0.36%) Office 365
8 9 (0.25%) Force.com
9 7 (0.19%) IaaS
10 6 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.056%) Heroku
12 2 (0.056%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.028%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.028%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.86%) HTTP
2 31 (0.86%) Internet
3 29 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.58%) Intranet
5 14 (0.39%) Firewall
6 12 (0.33%) SSL
7 10 (0.28%) DNS
8 8 (0.22%) SAN
8 8 (0.22%) Extranet
9 7 (0.19%) FTP
10 5 (0.14%) Softphone
10 5 (0.14%) SPDY
11 4 (0.11%) Multicast
11 4 (0.11%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.11%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.11%) DHCP
12 3 (0.083%) Wireless
12 3 (0.083%) VoIP
13 2 (0.056%) SSH
13 2 (0.056%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1441 (40.04%) SQL Server
2 379 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 265 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 224 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 169 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 143 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 125 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 110 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 95 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
10 87 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 76 (2.11%) MySQL
12 64 (1.78%) MongoDB
13 63 (1.75%) NoSQL
14 45 (1.25%) Big Data
15 42 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 40 (1.11%) RavenDB
17 35 (0.97%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.89%) MS Access
19 28 (0.78%) OLAP
20 25 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 417 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 227 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 190 (5.28%) NUnit
4 168 (4.67%) Selenium
5 139 (3.86%) SpecFlow
6 131 (3.64%) TeamCity
7 120 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 117 (3.25%) Subversion
9 77 (2.14%) JIRA
10 74 (2.06%) WebDriver
11 66 (1.83%) Cucumber
12 62 (1.72%) FitNesse
13 58 (1.61%) MSTest
14 55 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
15 47 (1.31%) Jenkins
16 44 (1.22%) JUnit
17 36 (1.00%) MSBuild
18 34 (0.94%) Moq
18 34 (0.94%) CruiseControl
19 32 (0.89%) Maven
General
1 768 (21.34%) Finance
2 711 (19.76%) Banking
3 484 (13.45%) Front Office
4 375 (10.42%) Investment Banking
5 92 (2.56%) Retail
6 84 (2.33%) Back Office
7 61 (1.69%) Marketing
8 55 (1.53%) Advertising
9 43 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 38 (1.06%) Publishing
10 38 (1.06%) Legal
11 34 (0.94%) Games
12 31 (0.86%) Telecoms
13 26 (0.72%) Law
14 10 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.19%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.19%) German Language
17 6 (0.17%) Electronics
18 5 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2727 (75.77%) Developer
2 973 (27.04%) C# Developer
3 914 (25.40%) .NET Developer
4 421 (11.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 326 (9.06%) Senior Developer
6 236 (6.56%) Analyst
7 185 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 154 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 151 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 141 (3.92%) Architect
10 141 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
11 140 (3.89%) Web Developer
12 118 (3.28%) Java Developer
13 112 (3.11%) Senior C# Developer
14 107 (2.97%) SQL Developer
15 102 (2.83%) WPF Developer
16 78 (2.17%) CRM Developer
17 76 (2.11%) C++ Developer
18 75 (2.08%) Consultant
19 73 (2.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2464 (68.46%) .NET
2 1343 (37.32%) ASP.NET
3 957 (26.59%) HTML
4 689 (19.14%) CSS
5 605 (16.81%) WCF
6 582 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 549 (15.25%) jQuery
8 516 (14.34%) .NET Framework
9 480 (13.34%) Web Services
10 469 (13.03%) XML
10 469 (13.03%) WPF
11 367 (10.20%) HTML5
12 243 (6.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 239 (6.64%) Ajax
14 201 (5.58%) LINQ
15 190 (5.28%) AngularJS
16 180 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
17 178 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 169 (4.70%) CSS3
19 168 (4.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 210 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 191 (5.31%) Fixed Income
3 179 (4.97%) Derivative
4 158 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 95 (2.64%) Market Risk
6 94 (2.61%) Equities
7 71 (1.97%) Credit Risk
8 67 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 66 (1.83%) Open Source
10 54 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
10 54 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 52 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 48 (1.33%) Grid Computing
13 47 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 42 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 40 (1.11%) Visualisation
16 33 (0.92%) N-Tier
17 30 (0.83%) Social Media
17 30 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
18 27 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 523 (14.53%) Windows
2 156 (4.33%) UNIX
3 131 (3.64%) Linux
4 71 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (1.69%) Android
6 53 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 36 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 36 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (0.72%) Windows Phone
10 23 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
14 10 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.14%) MVS
16 5 (0.14%) VME
17 3 (0.083%) AIX
17 3 (0.083%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (26.51%) MVC
2 888 (24.67%) TDD
3 721 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
4 464 (12.89%) OO
5 432 (12.00%) Scrum
6 362 (10.06%) BDD
7 291 (8.09%) Multithreading
8 247 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 224 (6.22%) E-Commerce
10 216 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 200 (5.56%) Web Development
12 192 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 181 (5.03%) CRM
14 172 (4.78%) Analytics
15 156 (4.33%) OOP
15 156 (4.33%) MVVM
16 133 (3.70%) Low Latency
17 124 (3.45%) SOA
18 118 (3.28%) Test Automation
19 114 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1210 (33.62%) SQL
2 1001 (27.81%) JavaScript
3 587 (16.31%) Java
4 402 (11.17%) C++
5 250 (6.95%) T-SQL
6 215 (5.97%) Python
7 140 (3.89%) VB.NET
8 117 (3.25%) Ruby
9 112 (3.11%) VBA
10 109 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 99 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 95 (2.64%) VB
13 91 (2.53%) Perl
14 86 (2.39%) C
15 67 (1.86%) PHP
16 61 (1.69%) XAML
17 46 (1.28%) Scala
18 45 (1.25%) VBScript
19 27 (0.75%) Objective-C
20 20 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 299 (8.31%) Degree
2 47 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 31 (0.86%) ISEB
4 29 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 27 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 23 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.53%) MCSD
8 10 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (0.28%) MCTS
8 10 (0.28%) PhD
8 10 (0.28%) MCSE
9 8 (0.22%) MCPD
10 7 (0.19%) MBA
10 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.19%) MCITP
11 6 (0.17%) MCP
12 5 (0.14%) MCAD
12 5 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.86%) QA
2 14 (0.39%) Basel III
3 10 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.17%) GPG13
6 6 (0.17%) EMIR
7 4 (0.11%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.11%) HL7
8 3 (0.083%) SLA
8 3 (0.083%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.028%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.028%) WAI
9 1 (0.028%) COREP
System Software
1 57 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (0.19%) HDFS
2 7 (0.19%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.14%) NDS
3 5 (0.14%) XenApp
3 5 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.056%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.056%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.056%) vSphere
5 2 (0.056%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.028%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.028%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.028%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (0.89%) SCCM
2 21 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.50%) Puppet
5 14 (0.39%) WSUS
6 12 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (0.33%) SCOrch
7 10 (0.28%) WMI
8 7 (0.19%) Control-M
8 7 (0.19%) SCOM
8 7 (0.19%) Oozie
8 7 (0.19%) Ambari
9 3 (0.083%) logstash
10 2 (0.056%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.056%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.056%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.028%) Nagios
11 1 (0.028%) OpenView
11 1 (0.028%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.028%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 704 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 391 (10.86%) Oracle
3 122 (3.39%) Sitecore
4 114 (3.17%) Sybase
5 73 (2.03%) EPiServer
6 63 (1.75%) TIBCO
7 38 (1.06%) DevExpress
8 34 (0.94%) HP
9 32 (0.89%) Adobe
10 30 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (0.69%) IBM
12 23 (0.64%) Business Objects
13 20 (0.56%) Google
13 20 (0.56%) Fidessa
14 19 (0.53%) DataSynapse
14 19 (0.53%) Ektron
15 18 (0.50%) Informatica
15 18 (0.50%) Bloomberg
15 18 (0.50%) RedDot
16 17 (0.47%) ION Trading
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IT People First
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per Day / £40k-£60k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: Yesterday
North London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 - £1.00 per annum + £Neg per day dep on exp
Posted: Yesterday