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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 1799 2132 2043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.80% 8.79% 9.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.16% 21.74% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1681 1568
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £50.50 £49.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
9905 9808 8931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.96% 40.44% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7574 7082 6405
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 45 84 120
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +2 528 £475 - 258
Harrow +1 9 £338 +1.88% 2
Brentford - 6 £428 -
Uxbridge +9 5 £375 +30.43% 2
Docklands, London +7 4 £500 +5.26%
Westminster - 4 £550 -
Canary Wharf +3 3 £550 +4.76%
Enfield 0 3 £275 -
Croydon -16 2 £263 -28.08% 2
Bromley +6 1 £325 -13.04%
Chiswick +1 1 - -
Twickenham 0 1 £350 -15.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £398 +78.65% 2
New Malden - - - - 2
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 3
Wembley - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2487 (68.68%) .NET
2 1356 (37.45%) SQL
3 1346 (37.17%) SQL Server
4 1299 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
5 1118 (30.88%) ASP.NET
6 986 (27.23%) JavaScript
7 931 (25.71%) HTML
8 880 (24.30%) MVC
9 840 (23.20%) TDD
10 791 (21.84%) Finance
11 782 (21.60%) Microsoft
12 749 (20.68%) Java
13 661 (18.25%) CSS
14 642 (17.73%) Banking
15 584 (16.13%) WCF
16 530 (14.64%) OO
17 510 (14.08%) Front Office
18 499 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 493 (13.62%) WPF
20 477 (13.17%) Windows
21 470 (12.98%) jQuery
22 466 (12.87%) .NET Framework
23 461 (12.73%) C++
24 458 (12.65%) Scrum
25 430 (11.88%) Oracle
26 420 (11.60%) XML
27 401 (11.07%) HTML5
28 381 (10.52%) Web Services
29 378 (10.44%) Visual Studio
30 368 (10.16%) BDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 335 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 183 (5.05%) CMS
3 149 (4.11%) IIS
4 142 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 134 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 87 (2.40%) Umbraco
7 75 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 69 (1.91%) Node.js
9 67 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (1.05%) WebSphere
11 32 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 29 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (0.75%) Apache
14 24 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
15 21 (0.58%) Kentico
15 21 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
16 20 (0.55%) EPiServer CMS
17 17 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
18 15 (0.41%) WebLogic
19 13 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 274 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.68%) MS Office
3 38 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.52%) MS Project
6 19 (0.52%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.14%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 172 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 17 (0.47%) ION MarketView
5 14 (0.39%) Endur
6 13 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
7 8 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.22%) Murex MxG2000
8 7 (0.19%) Tridion
8 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.17%) ZaiNet
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.14%) Magento
11 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.11%) Agresso
12 3 (0.083%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 3 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.083%) RMDS
12 3 (0.083%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 103 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.47%) GitHub
4 16 (0.44%) SaaS
5 14 (0.39%) Office 365
6 10 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.22%) PaaS
8 7 (0.19%) Force.com
9 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.083%) Heroku
11 2 (0.055%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.055%) IaaS
11 2 (0.055%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.028%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.028%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.028%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.13%) HTTP
2 42 (1.16%) Intranet
3 34 (0.94%) Internet
4 29 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.58%) SSL
6 20 (0.55%) DNS
6 20 (0.55%) Firewall
7 14 (0.39%) FTP
7 14 (0.39%) SAN
8 10 (0.28%) Extranet
9 9 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.25%) NAS
10 8 (0.22%) Wireshark
10 8 (0.22%) tcpdump
11 7 (0.19%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.17%) LDAP
12 6 (0.17%) SPDY
13 5 (0.14%) AMQP
14 4 (0.11%) DHCP
15 3 (0.083%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1346 (37.17%) SQL Server
2 316 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 236 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 213 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 157 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 125 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 109 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
8 103 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 99 (2.73%) Oracle Database
10 91 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 63 (1.74%) NoSQL
12 62 (1.71%) Big Data
13 60 (1.66%) MySQL
14 57 (1.57%) MongoDB
15 46 (1.27%) Hadoop
15 46 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
16 38 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 38 (1.05%) OLAP
17 31 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 27 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 378 (10.44%) Visual Studio
2 254 (7.01%) NUnit
3 239 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 189 (5.22%) Selenium
5 149 (4.11%) SpecFlow
6 144 (3.98%) Subversion
7 102 (2.82%) Git (software)
8 95 (2.62%) TeamCity
9 93 (2.57%) WebDriver
10 90 (2.49%) JIRA
11 77 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
12 64 (1.77%) MSTest
13 58 (1.60%) Moq
14 56 (1.55%) JUnit
15 41 (1.13%) Jenkins
16 37 (1.02%) Maven
17 34 (0.94%) MSBuild
18 31 (0.86%) Cucumber
19 29 (0.80%) FitNesse
20 28 (0.77%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 791 (21.84%) Finance
2 642 (17.73%) Banking
3 510 (14.08%) Front Office
4 348 (9.61%) Investment Banking
5 76 (2.10%) Retail
6 66 (1.82%) Advertising
6 66 (1.82%) Marketing
7 60 (1.66%) Back Office
8 40 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.02%) Legal
9 37 (1.02%) Games
10 36 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 34 (0.94%) Publishing
12 31 (0.86%) Law
13 28 (0.77%) Billing
14 9 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.19%) Electronics
16 5 (0.14%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2704 (74.68%) Developer
2 940 (25.96%) C# Developer
3 786 (21.71%) .NET Developer
4 336 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 332 (9.17%) Senior Developer
6 206 (5.69%) Analyst
7 187 (5.16%) Java Developer
8 178 (4.92%) Architect
9 148 (4.09%) SharePoint Developer
10 140 (3.87%) Web Developer
11 129 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 124 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
13 121 (3.34%) Senior .NET Developer
14 112 (3.09%) SQL Developer
15 109 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 106 (2.93%) CRM Developer
17 94 (2.60%) WPF Developer
18 92 (2.54%) C++ Developer
19 79 (2.18%) Software Developer
20 78 (2.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2487 (68.68%) .NET
2 1118 (30.88%) ASP.NET
3 931 (25.71%) HTML
4 661 (18.25%) CSS
5 584 (16.13%) WCF
6 499 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 493 (13.62%) WPF
8 470 (12.98%) jQuery
9 466 (12.87%) .NET Framework
10 420 (11.60%) XML
11 401 (11.07%) HTML5
12 381 (10.52%) Web Services
13 262 (7.24%) AngularJS
14 225 (6.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 190 (5.25%) Ajax
16 159 (4.39%) KnockoutJS
17 156 (4.31%) CSS3
18 155 (4.28%) WinForms
19 152 (4.20%) REST
20 145 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 245 (6.77%) Fixed Income
2 236 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 225 (6.21%) Derivative
4 199 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 187 (5.16%) Computer Science
6 99 (2.73%) User Experience
7 95 (2.62%) Equities
8 79 (2.18%) Mathematics
9 73 (2.02%) Market Risk
10 72 (1.99%) Grid Computing
11 69 (1.91%) Open Source
12 66 (1.82%) Credit Risk
13 64 (1.77%) Hedge funds
14 62 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
15 58 (1.60%) Mobile App
15 58 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
16 48 (1.33%) N-Tier
16 48 (1.33%) Algorithms
17 45 (1.24%) Credit Derivative
18 41 (1.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 477 (13.17%) Windows
2 149 (4.11%) UNIX
3 142 (3.92%) Linux
4 62 (1.71%) Android
5 60 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 58 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (0.69%) Windows Phone
9 22 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 19 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 18 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.41%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.28%) AIX
15 8 (0.22%) Solaris
16 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.14%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.11%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1299 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
2 880 (24.30%) MVC
3 840 (23.20%) TDD
4 530 (14.64%) OO
5 458 (12.65%) Scrum
6 368 (10.16%) BDD
7 301 (8.31%) Multithreading
8 256 (7.07%) CRM
9 239 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 216 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 172 (4.75%) Web Development
12 171 (4.72%) OOP
13 168 (4.64%) Software Engineering
14 164 (4.53%) Analytics
15 148 (4.09%) Low Latency
16 132 (3.65%) MVVM
17 120 (3.31%) Unit Testing
18 118 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
19 111 (3.07%) OOD
20 109 (3.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1356 (37.45%) SQL
2 986 (27.23%) JavaScript
3 749 (20.68%) Java
4 461 (12.73%) C++
5 293 (8.09%) T-SQL
6 187 (5.16%) Python
7 154 (4.25%) VB.NET
8 135 (3.73%) PL/SQL
9 131 (3.62%) VBA
10 120 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 92 (2.54%) Ruby
12 86 (2.38%) VB
13 77 (2.13%) C
14 67 (1.85%) PHP
15 65 (1.80%) Perl
16 44 (1.22%) VBScript
16 44 (1.22%) XAML
17 36 (0.99%) Objective-C
18 34 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 31 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 256 (7.07%) Degree
2 82 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 46 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 31 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 23 (0.64%) ISEB
7 14 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.33%) MCITP
9 11 (0.30%) MCTS
10 9 (0.25%) PhD
11 8 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.19%) MCSD
13 6 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.14%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.11%) MCPD
15 4 (0.11%) MCSA
16 3 (0.083%) MCSE
16 3 (0.083%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (4.72%) QA
2 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.17%) SLA
3 6 (0.17%) GPG13
4 5 (0.14%) Basel III
5 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.083%) EMIR
6 3 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.083%) HL7
6 3 (0.083%) WAI
7 2 (0.055%) WCAG
8 1 (0.028%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.028%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.33%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.33%) HDFS
4 11 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.30%) XenApp
5 9 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.083%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.055%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.028%) Docker
11 1 (0.028%) KVM
11 1 (0.028%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.028%) Varnish
11 1 (0.028%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.61%) Puppet
3 18 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
4 16 (0.44%) SCCM
5 15 (0.41%) SCOM
6 14 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.39%) SCOrch
7 12 (0.33%) Oozie
8 11 (0.30%) Ambari
9 8 (0.22%) logstash
10 7 (0.19%) EdgeSight
10 7 (0.19%) HP SIM
10 7 (0.19%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.19%) WMI
11 6 (0.17%) Kibana
12 4 (0.11%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.11%) Ansible
13 3 (0.083%) Nagios
13 3 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 782 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 430 (11.88%) Oracle
3 100 (2.76%) Sybase
4 97 (2.68%) Sitecore
5 92 (2.54%) TIBCO
6 59 (1.63%) EPiServer
7 51 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (0.97%) Telerik
8 35 (0.97%) HP
9 34 (0.94%) DevExpress
10 30 (0.83%) IBM
11 29 (0.80%) Adobe
11 29 (0.80%) Informatica
12 28 (0.77%) Google
13 26 (0.72%) Xamarin
14 25 (0.69%) ION Trading
15 24 (0.66%) Perforce
16 23 (0.64%) VMware
17 22 (0.61%) Murex
18 21 (0.58%) RedDot
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