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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 1866 1827 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.25% 7.82% 9.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.78% 19.03% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1436 1420 1609
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 17
Average hourly rate £47.83 £160.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.10% +326.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £160.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £160.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
9432 9599 9067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.70% 41.09% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6854 7100 6533
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 124
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £17.00 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 520 £475 - 272
Canary Wharf +1 14 £520 -2.11%
Croydon 0 13 £350 -4.76% 3
New Malden - 9 - - 5
Twickenham - 4 £425 - 1
Bromley -1 3 - - 2
Hounslow - 3 £320 -
Isleworth - 3 - -
Uxbridge 0 2 £375 +48.51% 3
Docklands, London -3 2 £519 +15.27% 1
Ealing - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £375 - 2
Chessington - 2 £325 -
South Croydon - 2 £212 -
Chiswick +4 1 - - 1
Westminster 0 1 £340 +11.47%
Mayfair -1 1 £575 +15.00%
Harrow -2 1 £290 +480.00%
Brentford -3 1 £600 +141.20% 3
Enfield - 1 £403 - 2
Feltham - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Southwark - 1 £363 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2425 (69.33%) .NET
2 1419 (40.57%) SQL Server
3 1378 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 1285 (36.74%) SQL
5 1114 (31.85%) ASP.NET
6 992 (28.36%) JavaScript
7 874 (24.99%) Finance
8 834 (23.84%) MVC
9 818 (23.38%) HTML
10 790 (22.58%) TDD
11 758 (21.67%) Microsoft
12 715 (20.44%) Java
13 673 (19.24%) Banking
14 589 (16.84%) WCF
14 589 (16.84%) CSS
15 559 (15.98%) .NET Framework
16 536 (15.32%) Scrum
17 507 (14.49%) Front Office
18 504 (14.41%) OO
19 499 (14.27%) ASP.NET MVC
20 475 (13.58%) jQuery
21 472 (13.49%) WPF
22 430 (12.29%) Windows
23 428 (12.24%) Web Services
24 426 (12.18%) C++
25 388 (11.09%) Investment Banking
26 374 (10.69%) HTML5
27 372 (10.63%) Oracle
28 365 (10.43%) XML
29 358 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 259 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 178 (5.09%) CMS
3 147 (4.20%) IIS
4 96 (2.74%) Umbraco
5 86 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
5 86 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 80 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 72 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 49 (1.40%) Node.js
9 40 (1.14%) Kentico
10 29 (0.83%) Sitefinity
11 27 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 27 (0.77%) Apache
12 22 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.57%) MQSeries
14 17 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 16 (0.46%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.46%) DNN
16 15 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 289 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.43%) MS Office
3 33 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.17%) MS Project
10 5 (0.14%) Maya
11 2 (0.057%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 145 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.49%) Endur
3 17 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.31%) Front Arena
4 11 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.20%) Summit
7 6 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.14%) Tridion
8 5 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
9 3 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.086%) RMDS
9 3 (0.086%) ZaiNet
9 3 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.057%) Magento
11 1 (0.029%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.029%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 129 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.77%) Office 365
4 16 (0.46%) SaaS
5 12 (0.34%) GitHub
6 5 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.057%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.029%) Force.com
9 1 (0.029%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.029%) IaaS
9 1 (0.029%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.029%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.029%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.029%) CodePlex
9 1 (0.029%) Yammer
9 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.66%) HTTP
2 40 (1.14%) Internet
3 35 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.54%) SAN
4 19 (0.54%) FTP
5 16 (0.46%) NetScaler
5 16 (0.46%) NAS
6 15 (0.43%) Firewall
7 14 (0.40%) SSL
8 12 (0.34%) Intranet
8 12 (0.34%) DNS
9 10 (0.29%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.26%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.23%) VPN
12 7 (0.20%) SMTP
13 6 (0.17%) LDAP
14 5 (0.14%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.11%) OpenVPN
15 4 (0.11%) 802.15
15 4 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1419 (40.57%) SQL Server
2 358 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 269 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 183 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 139 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 103 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 102 (2.92%) Oracle Database
9 99 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 84 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 81 (2.32%) NoSQL
12 80 (2.29%) MongoDB
13 72 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 58 (1.66%) MySQL
15 47 (1.34%) MS Access
16 40 (1.14%) Big Data
17 38 (1.09%) Hadoop
18 34 (0.97%) RDBMS
19 30 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 27 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 341 (9.75%) Visual Studio
2 215 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 176 (5.03%) Subversion
4 171 (4.89%) NUnit
5 149 (4.26%) Selenium
6 142 (4.06%) Git (software)
7 140 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 105 (3.00%) SpecFlow
9 94 (2.69%) JIRA
10 79 (2.26%) WebDriver
11 69 (1.97%) Jenkins
12 54 (1.54%) Moq
13 52 (1.49%) Cucumber
14 44 (1.26%) Maven
15 43 (1.23%) MSTest
16 38 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
17 35 (1.00%) JUnit
18 34 (0.97%) ReSharper
19 27 (0.77%) MSBuild
20 20 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 874 (24.99%) Finance
2 673 (19.24%) Banking
3 507 (14.49%) Front Office
4 388 (11.09%) Investment Banking
5 73 (2.09%) Back Office
6 67 (1.92%) Retail
7 40 (1.14%) Marketing
8 35 (1.00%) Legal
8 35 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 34 (0.97%) Games
10 30 (0.86%) Advertising
11 27 (0.77%) Law
12 25 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 24 (0.69%) Publishing
14 13 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.29%) Billing
16 9 (0.26%) French Language
17 7 (0.20%) Electronics
17 7 (0.20%) Military
18 6 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2601 (74.36%) Developer
2 949 (27.13%) C# Developer
3 777 (22.21%) .NET Developer
4 362 (10.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 357 (10.21%) Senior Developer
6 239 (6.83%) Analyst
7 169 (4.83%) Java Developer
8 153 (4.37%) Web Developer
9 146 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
10 144 (4.12%) Architect
11 142 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 133 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 133 (3.80%) SQL Developer
13 129 (3.69%) C++ Developer
14 114 (3.26%) Senior .NET Developer
15 91 (2.60%) SharePoint Developer
16 84 (2.40%) Applications Support
17 83 (2.37%) Consultant
18 79 (2.26%) CRM Developer
19 74 (2.12%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2425 (69.33%) .NET
2 1114 (31.85%) ASP.NET
3 818 (23.38%) HTML
4 589 (16.84%) WCF
4 589 (16.84%) CSS
5 559 (15.98%) .NET Framework
6 499 (14.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 475 (13.58%) jQuery
8 472 (13.49%) WPF
9 428 (12.24%) Web Services
10 374 (10.69%) HTML5
11 365 (10.43%) XML
12 318 (9.09%) AngularJS
13 294 (8.40%) Entity Framework
14 188 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 184 (5.26%) LINQ
16 173 (4.95%) RESTful
17 170 (4.86%) CSS3
18 157 (4.49%) WinForms
19 148 (4.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 267 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 261 (7.46%) Derivative
3 184 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 184 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 164 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 98 (2.80%) Hedge funds
6 91 (2.60%) Equities
7 88 (2.52%) User Experience
8 78 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 60 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 59 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
11 55 (1.57%) N-Tier
11 55 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (1.34%) Credit Risk
12 47 (1.34%) Visualisation
13 40 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
14 37 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 35 (1.00%) Market Risk
16 34 (0.97%) Algorithms
17 30 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 430 (12.29%) Windows
2 231 (6.60%) Linux
3 157 (4.49%) UNIX
4 62 (1.77%) Apple iOS
5 58 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (1.49%) Android
7 22 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 15 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 13 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.37%) Solaris
11 10 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
14 7 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.17%) AIX
16 5 (0.14%) Windows CE
17 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1378 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 834 (23.84%) MVC
3 790 (22.58%) TDD
4 536 (15.32%) Scrum
5 504 (14.41%) OO
6 330 (9.43%) BDD
7 303 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
8 277 (7.92%) Multithreading
9 257 (7.35%) SDLC
10 235 (6.72%) Unit Testing
11 218 (6.23%) CRM
12 188 (5.37%) Software Engineering
13 183 (5.23%) E-Commerce
14 181 (5.17%) OOP
15 158 (4.52%) Web Development
16 145 (4.15%) Low Latency
17 141 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
17 141 (4.03%) SOA
18 115 (3.29%) Analytics
19 113 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1285 (36.74%) SQL
2 992 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 715 (20.44%) Java
4 426 (12.18%) C++
5 316 (9.03%) T-SQL
6 238 (6.80%) Python
7 172 (4.92%) VB.NET
8 163 (4.66%) VBA
9 133 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 119 (3.40%) VB
11 112 (3.20%) Ruby
12 77 (2.20%) Perl
13 72 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 68 (1.94%) PHP
15 66 (1.89%) C
16 49 (1.40%) Shell Script
17 46 (1.32%) VBScript
18 45 (1.29%) Scala
19 43 (1.23%) XAML
20 36 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 268 (7.66%) Degree
2 105 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 55 (1.57%) DV Cleared
4 30 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.46%) ISEB
7 10 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.26%) PhD
9 8 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.20%) MCITP
10 7 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.14%) MCP
12 5 (0.14%) HND
13 4 (0.11%) MCSD
13 4 (0.11%) CISSP
14 3 (0.086%) MCPD
15 2 (0.057%) CISA
15 2 (0.057%) MCAD
15 2 (0.057%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (4.03%) QA
2 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
2 11 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.23%) SLA
5 7 (0.20%) HL7
5 7 (0.20%) EMIR
6 5 (0.14%) COREP
6 5 (0.14%) FINREP
7 3 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.057%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.057%) Basel III
8 2 (0.057%) COBIT
8 2 (0.057%) MiFID
9 1 (0.029%) DICOM
9 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.029%) GxP
9 1 (0.029%) CRD IV
System Software
1 43 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.54%) XenDesktop
4 17 (0.49%) XenApp
5 16 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (0.43%) HDFS
7 12 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.11%) Varnish
9 4 (0.11%) Firmware
9 4 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.086%) vSphere
11 2 (0.057%) Platform Symphony
11 2 (0.057%) Docker
12 1 (0.029%) NFS
12 1 (0.029%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (0.86%) Puppet
2 22 (0.63%) SCCM
3 20 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.43%) SCOM
5 15 (0.43%) SCVMM
5 15 (0.43%) Control-M
6 13 (0.37%) Oozie
7 12 (0.34%) EdgeSight
7 12 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
7 12 (0.34%) HP SIM
8 8 (0.23%) WMI
9 5 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.14%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.11%) CA LISA
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Flashback
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 758 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 372 (10.63%) Oracle
3 115 (3.29%) Sitecore
4 98 (2.80%) Sybase
5 74 (2.12%) EPiServer
6 69 (1.97%) TIBCO
7 62 (1.77%) DevExpress
8 54 (1.54%) Telerik
9 52 (1.49%) HP
9 52 (1.49%) VMware
10 49 (1.40%) IBM
11 34 (0.97%) Citrix
12 31 (0.89%) Perforce
13 30 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (0.77%) Dell
15 25 (0.71%) Twitter
16 23 (0.66%) SAP
17 22 (0.63%) Bloomberg
18 21 (0.60%) Google
18 21 (0.60%) CA
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Lorien Resourcing
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Dawson & Walsh
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City, London
Dawson & Walsh
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Big Picture Staffing
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Hays Finance Technology
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TEKsystems
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E-synergy Solutions
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Hays Finance Technology
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