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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 1848 2215 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.49% 8.74% 9.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.82% 20.61% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1738 1709
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Average hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £22.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £184.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
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
10371 10745 9823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.06% 42.40% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7722 7738 6976
Average daily rate £430 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +0.11%
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 57 83 113
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.40 £55.00 £50.00
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 0 507 £450 - 252
Croydon -5 10 £450 +23.28% 7
Canary Wharf +7 5 £450 -26.94%
Harrow -1 4 £350 +3.70% 8
Westminster -2 3 £540 +96.36%
Ilford -8 2 £375 +57.89%
Enfield - 2 £250 - 1
Docklands, London +3 1 - - 1
Twickenham +2 1 £350 -15.66% 1
Wimbledon -1 1 £275 -8.33% 1
Brentford -1 1 £275 -12.00%
Coulsdon - 1 £538 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £175 - 8
Chiswick - 1 £413 -
Teddington - 1 £450 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - - 3
Hammersmith - 1 £238 - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 3
Ealing - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Southwark - - - -
New Malden - - - - 10
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Erith - - - -
Greenford - - - - 2
Dagenham - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2566 (69.11%) .NET
2 1406 (37.87%) SQL Server
3 1330 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
4 1308 (35.23%) ASP.NET
5 1285 (34.61%) SQL
6 1037 (27.93%) JavaScript
7 1008 (27.15%) MVC
8 988 (26.61%) HTML
9 893 (24.05%) TDD
10 784 (21.12%) Microsoft
11 783 (21.09%) Finance
12 707 (19.04%) Banking
13 692 (18.64%) CSS
14 653 (17.59%) Java
15 619 (16.67%) WCF
16 568 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 534 (14.38%) Front Office
18 529 (14.25%) jQuery
19 521 (14.03%) .NET Framework
20 520 (14.00%) WPF
21 518 (13.95%) Windows
22 500 (13.47%) OO
23 456 (12.28%) XML
24 455 (12.25%) C++
25 451 (12.15%) Scrum
26 443 (11.93%) Web Services
27 418 (11.26%) HTML5
28 406 (10.93%) Visual Studio
29 396 (10.67%) Oracle
30 383 (10.32%) BDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 286 (7.70%) SharePoint
2 225 (6.06%) CMS
3 198 (5.33%) IIS
4 129 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 126 (3.39%) Umbraco
6 125 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 92 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
8 80 (2.15%) Node.js
9 79 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 30 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
12 28 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
13 25 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
14 22 (0.59%) Apache
15 21 (0.57%) Kentico
15 21 (0.57%) EPiServer CMS
16 18 (0.48%) Confluence
17 14 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 268 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.00%) MS Office
3 23 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.57%) MS Project
5 20 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.081%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.027%) Maya
Business Applications
1 154 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
4 12 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.30%) ION MarketView
6 10 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.19%) Endur
7 7 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
7 7 (0.19%) Tridion
8 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.11%) Agresso
11 3 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.081%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.081%) Magento
11 3 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.081%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 2 (0.054%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 106 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.48%) GitHub
4 17 (0.46%) SaaS
5 16 (0.43%) PaaS
5 16 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.30%) Force.com
6 11 (0.30%) Office 365
7 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.081%) Heroku
10 2 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.054%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.054%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.027%) Gitorious
11 1 (0.027%) Responsys
11 1 (0.027%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (1.78%) HTTP
2 38 (1.02%) Intranet
3 35 (0.94%) Internet
4 31 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.57%) SSL
6 15 (0.40%) DNS
7 12 (0.32%) Extranet
7 12 (0.32%) Firewall
8 9 (0.24%) SAN
8 9 (0.24%) SPDY
9 8 (0.22%) Wireshark
9 8 (0.22%) tcpdump
10 4 (0.11%) Multicast
10 4 (0.11%) FTP
11 3 (0.081%) DHCP
11 3 (0.081%) LDAP
11 3 (0.081%) VoIP
11 3 (0.081%) Wireless
12 2 (0.054%) SSH
12 2 (0.054%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1406 (37.87%) SQL Server
2 352 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 277 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 238 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 161 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 143 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 113 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 107 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 102 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 78 (2.10%) Oracle Database
11 75 (2.02%) NoSQL
12 74 (1.99%) MySQL
13 69 (1.86%) MongoDB
14 58 (1.56%) Big Data
15 35 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
16 33 (0.89%) Hadoop
17 32 (0.86%) RDBMS
18 31 (0.83%) OLAP
19 28 (0.75%) RavenDB
20 27 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 406 (10.93%) Visual Studio
2 256 (6.89%) NUnit
3 237 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 172 (4.63%) Selenium
5 144 (3.88%) SpecFlow
6 137 (3.69%) Subversion
7 112 (3.02%) Git (software)
8 108 (2.91%) TeamCity
9 82 (2.21%) JIRA
10 77 (2.07%) Rhino Mocks
11 69 (1.86%) WebDriver
12 65 (1.75%) MSTest
13 47 (1.27%) JUnit
14 44 (1.19%) Moq
15 43 (1.16%) FitNesse
15 43 (1.16%) Jenkins
16 40 (1.08%) Maven
17 39 (1.05%) MSBuild
18 36 (0.97%) Cucumber
19 31 (0.83%) CruiseControl
General
1 783 (21.09%) Finance
2 707 (19.04%) Banking
3 534 (14.38%) Front Office
4 371 (9.99%) Investment Banking
5 87 (2.34%) Retail
6 70 (1.89%) Back Office
7 64 (1.72%) Marketing
8 61 (1.64%) Advertising
9 44 (1.19%) Games
10 39 (1.05%) Publishing
11 38 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 36 (0.97%) Legal
13 35 (0.94%) Telecoms
14 19 (0.51%) Law
15 12 (0.32%) Billing
16 9 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.16%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.16%) Electronics
18 4 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2868 (77.24%) Developer
2 994 (26.77%) C# Developer
3 910 (24.51%) .NET Developer
4 387 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 351 (9.45%) Senior Developer
6 222 (5.98%) Analyst
7 160 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 148 (3.99%) Architect
8 148 (3.99%) Java Developer
9 144 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 137 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 135 (3.64%) Web Developer
12 127 (3.42%) SharePoint Developer
13 116 (3.12%) Senior C# Developer
14 114 (3.07%) WPF Developer
15 113 (3.04%) CRM Developer
16 103 (2.77%) SQL Developer
17 85 (2.29%) C++ Developer
18 79 (2.13%) Consultant
19 76 (2.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2566 (69.11%) .NET
2 1308 (35.23%) ASP.NET
3 988 (26.61%) HTML
4 692 (18.64%) CSS
5 619 (16.67%) WCF
6 568 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 529 (14.25%) jQuery
8 521 (14.03%) .NET Framework
9 520 (14.00%) WPF
10 456 (12.28%) XML
11 443 (11.93%) Web Services
12 418 (11.26%) HTML5
13 239 (6.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 235 (6.33%) AngularJS
15 226 (6.09%) Ajax
16 194 (5.22%) KnockoutJS
17 174 (4.69%) LINQ
18 165 (4.44%) REST
19 163 (4.39%) CSS3
20 158 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 237 (6.38%) Fixed Income
2 227 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 221 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 207 (5.58%) Derivative
5 180 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 112 (3.02%) Equities
7 95 (2.56%) User Experience
8 90 (2.42%) Market Risk
9 75 (2.02%) Credit Risk
10 72 (1.94%) Mathematics
11 67 (1.80%) Hedge funds
12 66 (1.78%) Open Source
13 64 (1.72%) Grid Computing
14 62 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
15 57 (1.54%) Mobile App
16 50 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
17 49 (1.32%) Algorithms
17 49 (1.32%) Client/Server
18 43 (1.16%) N-Tier
19 39 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 518 (13.95%) Windows
2 163 (4.39%) UNIX
3 119 (3.20%) Linux
4 64 (1.72%) Android
5 60 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 35 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 26 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 26 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 22 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
12 14 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.13%) VME
16 5 (0.13%) MVS
17 4 (0.11%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1330 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1008 (27.15%) MVC
3 893 (24.05%) TDD
4 500 (13.47%) OO
5 451 (12.15%) Scrum
6 383 (10.32%) BDD
7 312 (8.40%) Multithreading
8 249 (6.71%) CRM
8 249 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
9 243 (6.54%) E-Commerce
10 185 (4.98%) Web Development
11 171 (4.61%) Analytics
12 169 (4.55%) Unit Testing
13 167 (4.50%) Software Engineering
14 158 (4.26%) OOP
14 158 (4.26%) Low Latency
15 154 (4.15%) MVVM
16 125 (3.37%) SOA
17 119 (3.20%) Workflow
18 114 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1285 (34.61%) SQL
2 1037 (27.93%) JavaScript
3 653 (17.59%) Java
4 455 (12.25%) C++
5 266 (7.16%) T-SQL
6 184 (4.96%) Python
7 145 (3.91%) VB.NET
8 122 (3.29%) PL/SQL
9 111 (2.99%) VBA
10 107 (2.88%) PowerShell
11 87 (2.34%) Perl
12 86 (2.32%) C
13 85 (2.29%) VB
14 81 (2.18%) Ruby
15 62 (1.67%) PHP
16 54 (1.45%) XAML
17 51 (1.37%) VBScript
18 46 (1.24%) Scala
19 36 (0.97%) Objective-C
20 23 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 285 (7.68%) Degree
2 73 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 48 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 31 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 25 (0.67%) ISEB
7 22 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.43%) MCSD
9 11 (0.30%) MCTS
9 11 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.22%) MCSE
11 7 (0.19%) PhD
11 7 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.16%) MCPD
12 6 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.16%) MCITP
13 5 (0.13%) MCSA
13 5 (0.13%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.11%) MCP
14 4 (0.11%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (4.39%) QA
2 11 (0.30%) Basel III
3 8 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.19%) SLA
5 6 (0.16%) GPG13
6 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.11%) HL7
7 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.081%) WAI
9 2 (0.054%) WCAG
9 2 (0.054%) EMIR
9 2 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (0.30%) Apache Flume
2 11 (0.30%) HDFS
3 7 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.13%) XenApp
5 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.081%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.054%) NDS
7 2 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.054%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.054%) Platform Symphony
7 2 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.027%) Postfix
8 1 (0.027%) vSphere
8 1 (0.027%) Varnish
8 1 (0.027%) NFS
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.027%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
3 18 (0.48%) SCCM
4 17 (0.46%) Puppet
5 13 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.32%) SCOrch
7 11 (0.30%) Ambari
7 11 (0.30%) Oozie
8 10 (0.27%) WMI
9 7 (0.19%) SCOM
9 7 (0.19%) Control-M
9 7 (0.19%) logstash
10 6 (0.16%) WSUS
11 4 (0.11%) Kibana
12 3 (0.081%) Nagios
13 2 (0.054%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.054%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.054%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.054%) Opsview
13 2 (0.054%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 784 (21.12%) Microsoft
2 396 (10.67%) Oracle
3 114 (3.07%) Sybase
4 100 (2.69%) Sitecore
5 82 (2.21%) TIBCO
6 73 (1.97%) EPiServer
7 42 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.02%) DevExpress
9 34 (0.92%) HP
10 31 (0.83%) Google
11 29 (0.78%) Telerik
12 26 (0.70%) Adobe
13 25 (0.67%) Business Objects
13 25 (0.67%) Informatica
14 24 (0.65%) IBM
15 23 (0.62%) Xamarin
16 22 (0.59%) Fidessa
16 22 (0.59%) RedDot
17 19 (0.51%) Murex
18 17 (0.46%) Ektron
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