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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 21 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 1826 1838 2429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.71% 7.58% 9.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.91% 18.21% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1451 1339 1898
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £47.83 £48.75 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £55.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £179.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
10195 10091 11117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.05% 41.64% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7530 7121 7929
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 65 89
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £65.31 £59.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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#
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 3 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 526 £500 +11.11% 205
Canary Wharf +1 12 £475 +5.55%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 6 £300 +71.42% 3
Croydon -19 6 £350 -24.32% 3
Docklands, London -3 5 £500 -13.04%
New Malden - 5 - -
Enfield - 4 £613 - 3
Ealing - 4 £379 - 8
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Hounslow - 2 £405 - 4
Sidcup - 2 £400 -
Southwark +1 1 £325 +4.00%
Ilford 0 1 £313 -16.66%
Harrow -1 1 - - 3
Romford -3 1 £285 -48.18%
Uxbridge - 1 - - 2
Woodford Green - 1 £325 -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 £335 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2574 (69.93%) .NET
2 1541 (41.86%) SQL Server
3 1466 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
4 1368 (37.16%) SQL
5 1188 (32.27%) ASP.NET
6 1013 (27.52%) Finance
7 996 (27.06%) JavaScript
8 936 (25.43%) MVC
9 900 (24.45%) TDD
10 810 (22.00%) HTML
11 794 (21.57%) Banking
12 792 (21.52%) Microsoft
13 626 (17.01%) Java
14 618 (16.79%) WCF
15 598 (16.25%) CSS
16 570 (15.48%) WPF
17 569 (15.46%) Front Office
18 563 (15.29%) Scrum
19 562 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
20 555 (15.08%) .NET Framework
21 481 (13.07%) jQuery
22 469 (12.74%) Windows
23 462 (12.55%) Web Services
24 458 (12.44%) OO
25 452 (12.28%) BDD
26 449 (12.20%) Investment Banking
27 439 (11.93%) C++
28 415 (11.27%) HTML5
29 395 (10.73%) AngularJS
30 359 (9.75%) Visual Studio

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 253 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 171 (4.65%) IIS
3 167 (4.54%) CMS
4 108 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 104 (2.83%) Umbraco
5 104 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 86 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
7 81 (2.20%) Node.js
8 67 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 44 (1.20%) MQSeries
10 36 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 35 (0.95%) JBoss
12 25 (0.68%) Kentico
13 23 (0.62%) Apache
13 23 (0.62%) Sitefinity
14 19 (0.52%) NServiceBus
14 19 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
15 17 (0.46%) WebSphere
16 16 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 297 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.44%) MS Office
3 23 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 13 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (0.19%) Mingle
10 6 (0.16%) Maya
11 3 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.054%) MS Project
13 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 128 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.38%) Endur
3 11 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.19%) Summit
6 5 (0.14%) Front Arena
6 5 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.11%) Adaptiv
8 3 (0.081%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.081%) Line 50
8 3 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.054%) Global One
9 2 (0.054%) RMDS
10 1 (0.027%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.027%) HFM
10 1 (0.027%) Agresso
10 1 (0.027%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.027%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 153 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (1.52%) Office 365
4 17 (0.46%) GitHub
5 15 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.27%) SaaS
7 8 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.11%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.081%) Force.com
11 2 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.054%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.054%) PaaS
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.027%) CodePlex
12 1 (0.027%) IaaS
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 91 (2.47%) HTTP
2 36 (0.98%) Internet
3 23 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.60%) Intranet
5 15 (0.41%) FTP
6 14 (0.38%) Firewall
7 12 (0.33%) SSL
7 12 (0.33%) SAN
8 11 (0.30%) DNS
9 9 (0.24%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.22%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.16%) SMTP
11 6 (0.16%) NAS
11 6 (0.16%) AMQP
12 5 (0.14%) Extranet
13 4 (0.11%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.11%) DHCP
13 4 (0.11%) LDAP
13 4 (0.11%) Multicast
14 3 (0.081%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1541 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 331 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 272 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 259 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 203 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 158 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 143 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 115 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
9 109 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 109 (2.96%) NoSQL
10 89 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 73 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 49 (1.33%) MySQL
13 48 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 42 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 42 (1.14%) Big Data
15 40 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
15 40 (1.09%) OLAP
16 36 (0.98%) MS Access
17 34 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 359 (9.75%) Visual Studio
2 276 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 232 (6.30%) Subversion
4 221 (6.00%) NUnit
5 175 (4.75%) Git (software)
6 166 (4.51%) TeamCity
7 164 (4.46%) Selenium
8 152 (4.13%) SpecFlow
9 101 (2.74%) JIRA
10 95 (2.58%) Jenkins
11 87 (2.36%) Cucumber
12 69 (1.87%) WebDriver
13 48 (1.30%) Moq
14 46 (1.25%) Maven
15 41 (1.11%) CruiseControl
16 40 (1.09%) FitNesse
16 40 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
17 38 (1.03%) MSTest
18 37 (1.01%) ReSharper
19 36 (0.98%) MSBuild
General
1 1013 (27.52%) Finance
2 794 (21.57%) Banking
3 569 (15.46%) Front Office
4 449 (12.20%) Investment Banking
5 99 (2.69%) Retail
6 79 (2.15%) Back Office
7 53 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 52 (1.41%) Marketing
9 46 (1.25%) Legal
10 41 (1.11%) Advertising
11 31 (0.84%) Law
12 23 (0.62%) Games
13 18 (0.49%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.46%) Publishing
15 12 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
15 12 (0.33%) French Language
16 10 (0.27%) Military
17 8 (0.22%) Local Government
17 8 (0.22%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2867 (77.89%) Developer
2 1045 (28.39%) C# Developer
3 843 (22.90%) .NET Developer
4 409 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 346 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 251 (6.82%) Analyst
7 178 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
8 152 (4.13%) SQL Developer
9 141 (3.83%) ASP.NET Developer
10 139 (3.78%) Java Developer
11 138 (3.75%) Web Developer
12 129 (3.50%) WPF Developer
13 128 (3.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 122 (3.31%) C++ Developer
15 112 (3.04%) Architect
16 103 (2.80%) Senior .NET Developer
17 81 (2.20%) SharePoint Developer
18 80 (2.17%) C++/C# Developer
19 73 (1.98%) CRM Developer
20 71 (1.93%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2574 (69.93%) .NET
2 1188 (32.27%) ASP.NET
3 810 (22.00%) HTML
4 618 (16.79%) WCF
5 598 (16.25%) CSS
6 570 (15.48%) WPF
7 562 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 555 (15.08%) .NET Framework
9 481 (13.07%) jQuery
10 462 (12.55%) Web Services
11 415 (11.27%) HTML5
12 395 (10.73%) AngularJS
13 356 (9.67%) XML
14 272 (7.39%) Entity Framework
15 255 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 194 (5.27%) CSS3
17 184 (5.00%) LINQ
18 168 (4.56%) REST
19 164 (4.46%) WinForms
20 163 (4.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 280 (7.61%) Derivative
2 272 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 214 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 180 (4.89%) Fixed Income
5 125 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 100 (2.72%) Credit Risk
6 100 (2.72%) Equities
7 94 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 89 (2.42%) N-Tier
9 85 (2.31%) Hedge funds
10 84 (2.28%) Market Risk
11 83 (2.25%) User Experience
12 75 (2.04%) Mathematics
13 74 (2.01%) Equity Derivative
14 46 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 46 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 39 (1.06%) Visualisation
15 39 (1.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 33 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
17 32 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 469 (12.74%) Windows
2 176 (4.78%) Linux
3 146 (3.97%) UNIX
4 80 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 67 (1.82%) Android
6 37 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.054%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.054%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.027%) VMS
16 1 (0.027%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.027%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1466 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 936 (25.43%) MVC
3 900 (24.45%) TDD
4 563 (15.29%) Scrum
5 458 (12.44%) OO
6 452 (12.28%) BDD
7 330 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 323 (8.77%) Multithreading
9 278 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 264 (7.17%) SDLC
11 207 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
12 199 (5.41%) CRM
13 197 (5.35%) Software Engineering
14 185 (5.03%) SOA
15 164 (4.46%) E-Commerce
15 164 (4.46%) Web Development
16 163 (4.43%) MVVM
17 142 (3.86%) Test Automation
18 136 (3.69%) Risk Management
19 134 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1368 (37.16%) SQL
2 996 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 626 (17.01%) Java
4 439 (11.93%) C++
5 348 (9.45%) T-SQL
6 177 (4.81%) Python
7 173 (4.70%) VBA
8 163 (4.43%) VB.NET
9 151 (4.10%) PowerShell
10 139 (3.78%) VB
11 108 (2.93%) Ruby
12 65 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 62 (1.68%) Scala
14 60 (1.63%) Perl
15 59 (1.60%) PHP
16 53 (1.44%) C
17 49 (1.33%) XAML
18 43 (1.17%) Objective-C
19 37 (1.01%) Shell Script
19 37 (1.01%) F#
Qualifications
1 243 (6.60%) Degree
2 90 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 39 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 34 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 30 (0.81%) ISEB
6 22 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.46%) PhD
8 10 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.14%) MCSD
9 5 (0.14%) HND
10 4 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.11%) MCTS
10 4 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.054%) MCP
12 2 (0.054%) MCAD
12 2 (0.054%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.054%) MCSE
12 2 (0.054%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (4.70%) QA
2 11 (0.30%) SLA
3 10 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.22%) HL7
6 7 (0.19%) EMIR
7 5 (0.14%) COREP
7 5 (0.14%) FINREP
8 3 (0.081%) Basel III
8 3 (0.081%) MiFID
9 2 (0.054%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.027%) FATCA
10 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.43%) HDFS
4 12 (0.33%) Docker
5 9 (0.24%) GridGain
6 8 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.14%) XenApp
10 4 (0.11%) Varnish
10 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.081%) vSphere
11 3 (0.081%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.054%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.054%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.054%) Platform Symphony
12 2 (0.054%) vCloud
13 1 (0.027%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 24 (0.65%) Puppet
2 18 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 16 (0.43%) BladeLogic
5 14 (0.38%) Control-M
5 14 (0.38%) Ansible
6 11 (0.30%) logstash
7 10 (0.27%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.22%) Nagios
8 8 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.19%) SCCM
9 7 (0.19%) Icinga
10 6 (0.16%) Oozie
11 5 (0.14%) WMI
11 5 (0.14%) SCOM
12 4 (0.11%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.11%) CA LISA
13 3 (0.081%) Kibana
13 3 (0.081%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 792 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 352 (9.56%) Oracle
3 124 (3.37%) Sybase
4 103 (2.80%) Sitecore
5 74 (2.01%) TIBCO
6 66 (1.79%) EPiServer
7 57 (1.55%) DevExpress
8 45 (1.22%) IBM
9 41 (1.11%) HP
10 36 (0.98%) Perforce
11 35 (0.95%) VMware
11 35 (0.95%) Bloomberg
12 31 (0.84%) Telerik
13 27 (0.73%) Twitter
14 26 (0.71%) Citrix
15 24 (0.65%) Adobe
15 24 (0.65%) Xamarin
16 23 (0.62%) Nintex
17 22 (0.60%) Google
18 20 (0.54%) Ektron
London
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 525 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Rate: From £350 to £480 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Tech
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £225 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Silverlink Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday