The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 1810 2173 2458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.48% 10.06% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.50% 24.77% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1678 1787
Average daily rate £425 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.70 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.50 £51.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 606 £475 -5.00% 286
Chiswick -2 21 £300 -20.00%
Uxbridge +4 7 £253 -22.30% 6
Canary Wharf 0 6 £444 -26.04%
Hammersmith +2 4 £400 +11.11% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £350 - 5
Croydon -10 3 £385 +7.69% 9
Wimbledon - 3 - - 3
Harrow -2 2 £50 -81.81% 4
Docklands, London -13 2 £464 -7.30% 1
Mayfair - 2 £500 -
Westminster - 2 £305 -
Brentford - 2 £340 -
Hounslow +10 1 - - 2
Bromley - 1 - - 2
Beckenham - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £425 - 2
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Bexleyheath - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Greenford - - - -
Barnet - - - - 2
Wembley - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2532 (67.39%) .NET
2 1566 (41.68%) SQL Server
3 1272 (33.86%) SQL
4 1202 (31.99%) ASP.NET
5 904 (24.06%) Finance
6 898 (23.90%) MVC
7 882 (23.48%) JavaScript
8 855 (22.76%) HTML
9 832 (22.15%) TDD
10 771 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
11 757 (20.15%) Banking
12 697 (18.55%) WCF
13 673 (17.91%) Microsoft
14 647 (17.22%) CSS
15 628 (16.72%) jQuery
16 627 (16.69%) WPF
17 613 (16.32%) Java
18 597 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 548 (14.59%) Front Office
20 541 (14.40%) Windows
21 521 (13.87%) Scrum
22 515 (13.71%) OO
23 512 (13.63%) .NET Framework
24 484 (12.88%) C++
25 478 (12.72%) XML
26 436 (11.61%) Oracle
27 426 (11.34%) Visual Studio
27 426 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
28 412 (10.97%) Web Services
29 380 (10.11%) Investment Banking

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 268 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 212 (5.64%) CMS
3 152 (4.05%) IIS
4 118 (3.14%) Umbraco
5 114 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 79 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
7 75 (2.00%) Node.js
8 67 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 58 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
10 41 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
11 28 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 21 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
13 21 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
14 20 (0.53%) NServiceBus
14 20 (0.53%) DNN
14 20 (0.53%) WordPress
15 17 (0.45%) Kentico
16 16 (0.43%) Apache
17 15 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 237 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 36 (0.96%) MS Office
3 29 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 18 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.24%) MS Project
8 6 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.027%) SPSS
9 1 (0.027%) Maya
9 1 (0.027%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 78 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 19 (0.51%) Endur
4 15 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.32%) ZaiNet
6 10 (0.27%) ION MarketView
7 9 (0.24%) Aligne
8 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.19%) ReMetrica
8 7 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.13%) Summit
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.080%) LatentZero
13 2 (0.053%) SunGard GMI
13 2 (0.053%) Findur
14 1 (0.027%) Oracle Financials
14 1 (0.027%) Murex MxG2000
14 1 (0.027%) Agresso
14 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 120 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.04%) SaaS
3 17 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.43%) PaaS
5 15 (0.40%) GitHub
6 9 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.19%) IaaS
8 4 (0.11%) Office 365
9 2 (0.053%) Force.com
10 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.70%) HTTP
2 54 (1.44%) Internet
3 32 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.75%) Intranet
5 13 (0.35%) LDAP
6 11 (0.29%) FTP
7 10 (0.27%) AMQP
7 10 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.21%) Firewall
9 7 (0.19%) DNS
10 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.16%) SSL
11 5 (0.13%) Extranet
12 4 (0.11%) Softphone
13 3 (0.080%) SNMP
13 3 (0.080%) WEP
14 2 (0.053%) CTI
14 2 (0.053%) VPN
15 1 (0.027%) SMS
15 1 (0.027%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1566 (41.68%) SQL Server
2 426 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 260 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 226 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 185 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 150 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 137 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 124 (3.30%) Oracle Database
9 110 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 102 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (1.70%) MySQL
12 51 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 48 (1.28%) MongoDB
13 48 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 45 (1.20%) Big Data
15 37 (0.98%) NoSQL
16 36 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
17 30 (0.80%) Hadoop
18 27 (0.72%) RavenDB
18 27 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 426 (11.34%) Visual Studio
2 263 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 172 (4.58%) NUnit
4 169 (4.50%) Selenium
5 168 (4.47%) Git (software)
6 162 (4.31%) TeamCity
7 132 (3.51%) Subversion
8 112 (2.98%) SpecFlow
9 81 (2.16%) Cucumber
10 76 (2.02%) JIRA
11 66 (1.76%) WebDriver
12 62 (1.65%) FitNesse
13 59 (1.57%) Mercurial
14 55 (1.46%) Jenkins
15 48 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
15 48 (1.28%) MSBuild
16 45 (1.20%) MSTest
17 39 (1.04%) Moq
17 39 (1.04%) CruiseControl
18 34 (0.90%) MSI
General
1 904 (24.06%) Finance
2 757 (20.15%) Banking
3 548 (14.59%) Front Office
4 380 (10.11%) Investment Banking
5 104 (2.77%) Retail
6 80 (2.13%) Back Office
7 48 (1.28%) Games
8 43 (1.14%) Legal
9 42 (1.12%) Marketing
10 38 (1.01%) Law
11 36 (0.96%) Advertising
12 35 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.69%) Publishing
14 23 (0.61%) Telecoms
15 18 (0.48%) French Language
16 11 (0.29%) German Language
17 10 (0.27%) Billing
17 10 (0.27%) Electronics
18 6 (0.16%) Local Government
18 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2815 (74.93%) Developer
2 1162 (30.93%) C# Developer
3 924 (24.59%) .NET Developer
4 507 (13.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 346 (9.21%) Senior Developer
6 266 (7.08%) Analyst
7 231 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 164 (4.37%) SQL Developer
9 156 (4.15%) Architect
10 154 (4.10%) Web Developer
11 153 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 152 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
13 142 (3.78%) WPF Developer
14 140 (3.73%) Senior C# Developer
15 108 (2.87%) C++ Developer
15 108 (2.87%) SharePoint Developer
16 98 (2.61%) Tester
17 91 (2.42%) Software Developer
18 90 (2.40%) Java Developer
19 87 (2.32%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2532 (67.39%) .NET
2 1202 (31.99%) ASP.NET
3 855 (22.76%) HTML
4 697 (18.55%) WCF
5 647 (17.22%) CSS
6 628 (16.72%) jQuery
7 627 (16.69%) WPF
8 597 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 512 (13.63%) .NET Framework
10 478 (12.72%) XML
11 412 (10.97%) Web Services
12 281 (7.48%) HTML5
13 243 (6.47%) Ajax
14 225 (5.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 217 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 207 (5.51%) WinForms
17 192 (5.11%) LINQ
18 183 (4.87%) REST
19 162 (4.31%) JSON
20 149 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 298 (7.93%) Derivative
2 203 (5.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 185 (4.92%) Fixed Income
4 138 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 103 (2.74%) Market Risk
6 87 (2.32%) Credit Risk
7 84 (2.24%) Open Source
8 79 (2.10%) Equities
9 65 (1.73%) Grid Computing
10 61 (1.62%) Hedge funds
10 61 (1.62%) Mobile App
11 55 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 48 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 46 (1.22%) N-Tier
13 46 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
14 44 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
15 43 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
16 34 (0.90%) Statistics
17 31 (0.83%) Client/Server
17 31 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 541 (14.40%) Windows
2 178 (4.74%) Linux
3 157 (4.18%) UNIX
4 79 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (1.36%) Android
6 47 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 42 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 27 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 25 (0.67%) Windows Phone
11 23 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
13 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.080%) OpenVMS
16 3 (0.080%) Solaris
16 3 (0.080%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.080%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (23.90%) MVC
2 832 (22.15%) TDD
3 771 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
4 521 (13.87%) Scrum
5 515 (13.71%) OO
6 340 (9.05%) Multithreading
7 319 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
8 311 (8.28%) BDD
9 234 (6.23%) Unit Testing
10 222 (5.91%) Software Engineering
11 212 (5.64%) E-Commerce
12 200 (5.32%) Analytics
13 194 (5.16%) MVVM
14 190 (5.06%) Web Development
15 174 (4.63%) Test Automation
16 163 (4.34%) SOA
17 134 (3.57%) Asset Management
18 128 (3.41%) CRM
19 117 (3.11%) OOP
20 113 (3.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1272 (33.86%) SQL
2 882 (23.48%) JavaScript
3 613 (16.32%) Java
4 484 (12.88%) C++
5 269 (7.16%) Python
6 228 (6.07%) T-SQL
7 177 (4.71%) Ruby
8 150 (3.99%) Perl
9 138 (3.67%) VBA
10 115 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 109 (2.90%) VB
12 106 (2.82%) VB.NET
13 82 (2.18%) PowerShell
14 76 (2.02%) PHP
15 72 (1.92%) C
16 53 (1.41%) Scala
17 38 (1.01%) XAML
18 32 (0.85%) Objective-C
19 27 (0.72%) Shell Script
20 26 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 302 (8.04%) Degree
2 41 (1.09%) ISEB
3 40 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 25 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.32%) MCSD
8 10 (0.27%) MCP
9 9 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.24%) MCTS
9 9 (0.24%) MCITP
10 8 (0.21%) PhD
11 7 (0.19%) MBA
11 7 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.13%) MCAD
13 4 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.080%) MCSE
14 3 (0.080%) CEH
14 3 (0.080%) CFA
14 3 (0.080%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (4.79%) QA
2 15 (0.40%) Basel III
3 9 (0.24%) EMIR
3 9 (0.24%) CRD IV
3 9 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.080%) WAI
6 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.053%) WCAG
6 2 (0.053%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.027%) HL7
7 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.027%) COREP
System Software
1 63 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
4 4 (0.11%) vSphere
4 4 (0.11%) NDS
5 3 (0.080%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.053%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.053%) XenApp
7 1 (0.027%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.027%) qmail
7 1 (0.027%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.027%) XenServer
7 1 (0.027%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.027%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.027%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.027%) Nmap
7 1 (0.027%) Snort
7 1 (0.027%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (1.06%) Puppet
2 32 (0.85%) SCCM
3 27 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.53%) WSUS
6 7 (0.19%) Control-M
7 3 (0.080%) Nagios
8 2 (0.053%) Cacti
8 2 (0.053%) Munin
8 2 (0.053%) MOM
9 1 (0.027%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.027%) SCOM
9 1 (0.027%) Nessus
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.027%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.027%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.027%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.027%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 673 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 436 (11.61%) Oracle
3 107 (2.85%) Sitecore
4 102 (2.71%) Sybase
5 72 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 59 (1.57%) DataSynapse
7 52 (1.38%) Google
8 51 (1.36%) EPiServer
9 40 (1.06%) Telerik
10 34 (0.90%) DevExpress
11 29 (0.77%) Venda
12 27 (0.72%) Adobe
13 24 (0.64%) Business Objects
14 23 (0.61%) ION Trading
14 23 (0.61%) Syncfusion
15 20 (0.53%) Facebook
15 20 (0.53%) HP
16 19 (0.51%) Murex
17 18 (0.48%) Perforce
18 17 (0.45%) VMware
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Croydon, Surrey
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Annum contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago