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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 1843 2278 2482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.51% 9.02% 9.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.04% 20.94% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1779 1856
Average daily rate
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£434 £450 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -6.25%
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 £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £175.00 £46.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+278.37% +18.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £27.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.00 £57.75 £139.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
10216 10878 10434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.62% 43.08% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7422 7790 7320
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 £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 84 130
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.00 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +1 523 £444 -1.38% 253
Croydon +6 14 £450 - 4
Canary Wharf +7 5 £450 -26.82%
Westminster +1 3 £453 +64.54%
Ilford - 2 £375 -
Romford +4 1 £550 - 1
Twickenham +3 1 - -
Wimbledon -2 1 £275 -15.38% 3
Chiswick - 1 £413 -
Hammersmith - 1 £238 - 1
Coulsdon - 1 £538 -
Teddington - 1 £450 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £175 - 8
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 2
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 4
Enfield - - - - 1
Erith - - - -
Greenford - - - - 2
Harrow - - - - 4
Hayes - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 3
Barnet - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 2
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 3
Wembley - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2546 (68.77%) .NET
2 1438 (38.84%) SQL Server
3 1384 (37.39%) ASP.NET
4 1333 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
5 1272 (34.36%) SQL
6 1056 (28.53%) JavaScript
7 1012 (27.34%) MVC
8 990 (26.74%) HTML
9 891 (24.07%) TDD
10 771 (20.83%) Finance
11 760 (20.53%) Microsoft
12 721 (19.48%) Banking
13 707 (19.10%) CSS
14 621 (16.77%) Java
15 619 (16.72%) WCF
16 590 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
17 543 (14.67%) jQuery
18 525 (14.18%) Windows
19 522 (14.10%) .NET Framework
20 493 (13.32%) Front Office
21 479 (12.94%) XML
22 473 (12.78%) OO
23 471 (12.72%) WPF
24 458 (12.37%) Web Services
25 443 (11.97%) Scrum
26 437 (11.80%) C++
27 414 (11.18%) Visual Studio
28 394 (10.64%) Oracle
29 385 (10.40%) HTML5
30 378 (10.21%) Investment Banking

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 296 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 238 (6.43%) CMS
3 213 (5.75%) IIS
4 134 (3.62%) Umbraco
5 132 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 132 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 92 (2.49%) Node.js
7 91 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
8 86 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 30 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
10 28 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
11 24 (0.65%) Kentico
12 23 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 22 (0.59%) Apache
13 22 (0.59%) Tomcat
14 21 (0.57%) EPiServer CMS
15 16 (0.43%) Confluence
16 12 (0.32%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.32%) NServiceBus
16 12 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 285 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.11%) MS Office
3 25 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 23 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 23 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.51%) MS Project
7 15 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.054%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.027%) Maya
Business Applications
1 134 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.32%) ION MarketView
4 11 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
5 10 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.22%) Murex MxG2000
7 7 (0.19%) Tridion
7 7 (0.19%) Endur
8 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.11%) Adaptiv
9 4 (0.11%) Agresso
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.081%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 2 (0.054%) Maximo
11 2 (0.054%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 132 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (0.68%) PaaS
3 22 (0.59%) SaaS
4 16 (0.43%) GitHub
5 15 (0.41%) Office 365
6 14 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.30%) Force.com
8 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.054%) IaaS
10 2 (0.054%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.054%) Heroku
10 2 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.054%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.027%) Gitorious
11 1 (0.027%) Responsys
11 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.05%) HTTP
2 34 (0.92%) Internet
3 33 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 30 (0.81%) Intranet
5 21 (0.57%) SSL
6 14 (0.38%) DNS
7 12 (0.32%) Extranet
8 10 (0.27%) Firewall
9 9 (0.24%) SAN
10 8 (0.22%) Wireshark
10 8 (0.22%) tcpdump
10 8 (0.22%) SPDY
11 4 (0.11%) Multicast
12 3 (0.081%) Wireless
12 3 (0.081%) Softphone
12 3 (0.081%) DHCP
12 3 (0.081%) FTP
12 3 (0.081%) LDAP
12 3 (0.081%) VoIP
13 2 (0.054%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1438 (38.84%) SQL Server
2 374 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 277 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 246 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 169 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 147 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 127 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 114 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 98 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 80 (2.16%) MySQL
11 73 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 72 (1.94%) NoSQL
13 71 (1.92%) MongoDB
14 55 (1.49%) Big Data
15 37 (1.00%) RDBMS
16 35 (0.95%) RavenDB
17 32 (0.86%) MS Access
17 32 (0.86%) OLAP
18 30 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
19 29 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 414 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 234 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 217 (5.86%) NUnit
4 171 (4.62%) Selenium
5 142 (3.84%) SpecFlow
6 125 (3.38%) Subversion
7 122 (3.30%) TeamCity
8 112 (3.03%) Git (software)
9 79 (2.13%) WebDriver
10 75 (2.03%) JIRA
11 67 (1.81%) Rhino Mocks
12 64 (1.73%) MSTest
13 52 (1.40%) FitNesse
14 51 (1.38%) Jenkins
15 43 (1.16%) JUnit
16 41 (1.11%) MSBuild
17 38 (1.03%) Cucumber
18 36 (0.97%) Maven
19 34 (0.92%) Moq
20 32 (0.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 771 (20.83%) Finance
2 721 (19.48%) Banking
3 493 (13.32%) Front Office
4 378 (10.21%) Investment Banking
5 93 (2.51%) Retail
6 88 (2.38%) Back Office
7 63 (1.70%) Marketing
8 59 (1.59%) Advertising
9 41 (1.11%) Legal
9 41 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 40 (1.08%) Publishing
10 40 (1.08%) Games
11 35 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 24 (0.65%) Law
13 11 (0.30%) Billing
14 10 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.16%) Electronics
15 6 (0.16%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2838 (76.66%) Developer
2 980 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 915 (24.72%) .NET Developer
4 406 (10.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 348 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 233 (6.29%) Analyst
7 169 (4.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 150 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 150 (4.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 145 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
10 140 (3.78%) Architect
10 140 (3.78%) Web Developer
11 132 (3.57%) Java Developer
12 122 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
13 104 (2.81%) SQL Developer
13 104 (2.81%) CRM Developer
14 101 (2.73%) WPF Developer
15 81 (2.19%) C++ Developer
16 79 (2.13%) Consultant
17 76 (2.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2546 (68.77%) .NET
2 1384 (37.39%) ASP.NET
3 990 (26.74%) HTML
4 707 (19.10%) CSS
5 619 (16.72%) WCF
6 590 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 543 (14.67%) jQuery
8 522 (14.10%) .NET Framework
9 479 (12.94%) XML
10 471 (12.72%) WPF
11 458 (12.37%) Web Services
12 385 (10.40%) HTML5
13 244 (6.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 232 (6.27%) Ajax
15 217 (5.86%) AngularJS
16 199 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
17 194 (5.24%) LINQ
18 175 (4.73%) REST
19 171 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 164 (4.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 223 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (5.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 196 (5.29%) Fixed Income
4 177 (4.78%) Derivative
5 173 (4.67%) Computer Science
6 98 (2.65%) Equities
7 97 (2.62%) Market Risk
8 91 (2.46%) User Experience
9 71 (1.92%) Credit Risk
10 69 (1.86%) Hedge funds
11 68 (1.84%) Open Source
12 61 (1.65%) Mathematics
13 58 (1.57%) Mobile App
14 55 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
15 54 (1.46%) Grid Computing
16 53 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
17 49 (1.32%) Algorithms
18 47 (1.27%) Client/Server
19 44 (1.19%) Visualisation
20 39 (1.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 525 (14.18%) Windows
2 158 (4.27%) UNIX
3 129 (3.48%) Linux
4 63 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (1.65%) Android
6 52 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 34 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 34 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 32 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 25 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.14%) VME
16 5 (0.14%) MVS
17 4 (0.11%) AIX
18 3 (0.081%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1333 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1012 (27.34%) MVC
3 891 (24.07%) TDD
4 473 (12.78%) OO
5 443 (11.97%) Scrum
6 368 (9.94%) BDD
7 289 (7.81%) Multithreading
8 237 (6.40%) E-Commerce
9 233 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
10 222 (6.00%) CRM
11 203 (5.48%) Unit Testing
12 197 (5.32%) Web Development
13 177 (4.78%) Software Engineering
14 163 (4.40%) Analytics
15 159 (4.29%) MVVM
16 153 (4.13%) OOP
17 145 (3.92%) Low Latency
18 137 (3.70%) Workflow
19 130 (3.51%) SOA
20 119 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1272 (34.36%) SQL
2 1056 (28.53%) JavaScript
3 621 (16.77%) Java
4 437 (11.80%) C++
5 266 (7.19%) T-SQL
6 203 (5.48%) Python
7 151 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 115 (3.11%) VBA
8 115 (3.11%) PowerShell
9 103 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 98 (2.65%) Ruby
11 89 (2.40%) C
12 85 (2.30%) Perl
12 85 (2.30%) VB
13 72 (1.94%) PHP
14 66 (1.78%) XAML
15 53 (1.43%) Scala
16 49 (1.32%) VBScript
17 36 (0.97%) Objective-C
18 19 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 309 (8.35%) Degree
2 66 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 51 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 27 (0.73%) ISEB
6 24 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 24 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.46%) MCSD
8 11 (0.30%) MCTS
9 10 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 10 (0.27%) PhD
10 9 (0.24%) MCSE
11 7 (0.19%) MCITP
11 7 (0.19%) MCPD
12 5 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.14%) MCSA
12 5 (0.14%) MCP
13 4 (0.11%) MCAD
13 4 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (4.48%) QA
2 13 (0.35%) Basel III
3 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.19%) SLA
6 6 (0.16%) GPG13
7 5 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.11%) EMIR
8 4 (0.11%) HL7
9 3 (0.081%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.054%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 57 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (0.30%) Apache Flume
2 11 (0.30%) HDFS
3 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.14%) XenApp
5 4 (0.11%) NDS
5 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.081%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.054%) Platform Symphony
7 2 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.054%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.027%) vSphere
8 1 (0.027%) Varnish
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.027%) Squid
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.027%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 28 (0.76%) SCCM
2 21 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.57%) Puppet
3 20 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
4 12 (0.32%) SCOrch
5 11 (0.30%) Ambari
5 11 (0.30%) Oozie
6 10 (0.27%) WMI
6 10 (0.27%) WSUS
7 7 (0.19%) SCOM
7 7 (0.19%) Control-M
8 4 (0.11%) logstash
9 3 (0.081%) Nagios
10 2 (0.054%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.054%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.054%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.054%) Opsview
11 1 (0.027%) Salt
11 1 (0.027%) Kibana
Vendors
1 760 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 394 (10.64%) Oracle
3 116 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 114 (3.08%) Sybase
5 74 (2.00%) EPiServer
6 62 (1.67%) TIBCO
7 42 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.03%) DevExpress
9 33 (0.89%) HP
10 31 (0.84%) Google
11 27 (0.73%) Adobe
12 26 (0.70%) Telerik
13 23 (0.62%) Fidessa
13 23 (0.62%) IBM
14 22 (0.59%) Business Objects
15 21 (0.57%) Informatica
16 19 (0.51%) RedDot
16 19 (0.51%) Xamarin
17 18 (0.49%) Bloomberg
17 18 (0.49%) Murex
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