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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 1879 1779 2107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.41% 7.64% 9.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.19% 18.60% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1363 1628
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +16.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 £40.50 £18.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £160.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
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
9305 9562 8782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.62% 41.05% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6688 7042 6395
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 69 107
Average hourly rate £26.49 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.31% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -1 514 £463 -2.63% 284
Canary Wharf +4 14 £520 +28.00%
Croydon +4 13 £350 -4.76% 3
Brentford -1 5 £350 +3.09% 2
Twickenham - 5 £425 - 3
Docklands, London +3 4 £425 -8.30%
Hounslow -2 4 £330 - 2
Isleworth - 3 - -
Wembley - 3 £420 -
Bromley +7 2 - - 2
Harrow +2 2 £308 +515.00% 1
Chiswick +2 2 - -
Uxbridge 0 2 £363 +43.56% 3
Hackney - 2 £306 -
Chessington - 2 £325 - 1
South Croydon - 2 £212 -
Mayfair -2 1 £575 +15.00%
Hammersmith -8 1 £390 - 1
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Teddington - 1 £325 -
Sidcup - 1 - - 1
Enfield - 1 £403 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £375 - 1
Southwark - 1 £363 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2432 (69.03%) .NET
2 1432 (40.65%) SQL Server
3 1344 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
4 1331 (37.78%) SQL
5 1098 (31.17%) ASP.NET
6 984 (27.93%) JavaScript
7 849 (24.10%) Finance
8 828 (23.50%) HTML
9 809 (22.96%) MVC
10 794 (22.54%) TDD
11 770 (21.86%) Microsoft
12 761 (21.60%) Java
13 655 (18.59%) Banking
14 610 (17.31%) CSS
15 609 (17.29%) WCF
16 551 (15.64%) .NET Framework
17 528 (14.99%) Scrum
18 526 (14.93%) OO
19 519 (14.73%) Front Office
20 483 (13.71%) jQuery
21 479 (13.60%) WPF
22 473 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
23 433 (12.29%) C++
24 424 (12.04%) Windows
25 407 (11.55%) Web Services
26 385 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
27 379 (10.76%) Oracle
28 377 (10.70%) XML
29 368 (10.45%) Investment Banking
30 355 (10.08%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 290 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 181 (5.14%) CMS
3 149 (4.23%) IIS
4 94 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 93 (2.64%) Umbraco
6 86 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 82 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 82 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 42 (1.19%) Node.js
9 38 (1.08%) Kentico
10 30 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 28 (0.79%) Sitefinity
12 27 (0.77%) Apache
13 22 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 20 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.43%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.40%) MQSeries
18 13 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
18 13 (0.37%) DNN
Applications
1 291 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.76%) MS Office
3 37 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.28%) PowerPivot
7 10 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.14%) MS Project
8 5 (0.14%) Maya
9 2 (0.057%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 146 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 20 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.51%) Endur
4 17 (0.48%) ION MarketView
5 11 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.31%) Front Arena
6 9 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.20%) ZaiNet
7 7 (0.20%) Summit
8 6 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.14%) Tridion
9 5 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
10 4 (0.11%) Magento
10 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.085%) RMDS
11 3 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.028%) Line 50
12 1 (0.028%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 122 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.77%) Office 365
4 19 (0.54%) SaaS
5 11 (0.31%) GitHub
6 5 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.057%) IaaS
9 2 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.028%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.028%) Yammer
10 1 (0.028%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.028%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.028%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.028%) CodePlex
10 1 (0.028%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.028%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.028%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.53%) HTTP
2 43 (1.22%) Internet
3 39 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.65%) FTP
5 21 (0.60%) SAN
6 20 (0.57%) NAS
7 19 (0.54%) Intranet
7 19 (0.54%) NetScaler
8 14 (0.40%) DNS
9 13 (0.37%) SSL
10 12 (0.34%) Firewall
10 12 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.20%) VPN
11 7 (0.20%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.20%) LDAP
11 7 (0.20%) SMTP
12 6 (0.17%) AMQP
13 5 (0.14%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.11%) OpenVPN
14 4 (0.11%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1432 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 385 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 273 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 182 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 133 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 133 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 103 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 97 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 68 (1.93%) NoSQL
11 65 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 62 (1.76%) MongoDB
13 59 (1.67%) MySQL
14 54 (1.53%) MS Access
15 40 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 40 (1.14%) Big Data
16 38 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 37 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
18 30 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 343 (9.74%) Visual Studio
2 209 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 182 (5.17%) NUnit
4 166 (4.71%) Subversion
5 154 (4.37%) Selenium
6 130 (3.69%) TeamCity
7 123 (3.49%) Git (software)
8 119 (3.38%) SpecFlow
9 95 (2.70%) JIRA
10 86 (2.44%) WebDriver
11 55 (1.56%) Jenkins
12 53 (1.50%) Moq
13 51 (1.45%) Cucumber
14 47 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
15 46 (1.31%) MSTest
16 45 (1.28%) JUnit
17 37 (1.05%) Maven
18 32 (0.91%) ReSharper
18 32 (0.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
19 28 (0.79%) MSBuild
General
1 849 (24.10%) Finance
2 655 (18.59%) Banking
3 519 (14.73%) Front Office
4 368 (10.45%) Investment Banking
5 80 (2.27%) Back Office
6 66 (1.87%) Retail
7 44 (1.25%) Marketing
8 38 (1.08%) Advertising
9 37 (1.05%) Legal
9 37 (1.05%) Games
10 35 (0.99%) Law
11 33 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 29 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.68%) Publishing
14 19 (0.54%) Billing
15 12 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.20%) Electronics
17 6 (0.17%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.14%) French Language
18 5 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2629 (74.62%) Developer
2 970 (27.53%) C# Developer
3 747 (21.20%) .NET Developer
4 360 (10.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 349 (9.91%) Senior Developer
6 239 (6.78%) Analyst
7 191 (5.42%) Java Developer
8 159 (4.51%) Web Developer
9 156 (4.43%) Architect
10 144 (4.09%) Senior C# Developer
11 133 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
12 132 (3.75%) SQL Developer
13 124 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 112 (3.18%) SharePoint Developer
15 110 (3.12%) C++ Developer
15 110 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
16 86 (2.44%) Applications Support
17 81 (2.30%) Consultant
18 75 (2.13%) CRM Developer
19 71 (2.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2432 (69.03%) .NET
2 1098 (31.17%) ASP.NET
3 828 (23.50%) HTML
4 610 (17.31%) CSS
5 609 (17.29%) WCF
6 551 (15.64%) .NET Framework
7 483 (13.71%) jQuery
8 479 (13.60%) WPF
9 473 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 407 (11.55%) Web Services
11 377 (10.70%) XML
12 355 (10.08%) HTML5
13 310 (8.80%) AngularJS
14 277 (7.86%) Entity Framework
15 178 (5.05%) LINQ
15 178 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 177 (5.02%) RESTful
17 166 (4.71%) CSS3
18 165 (4.68%) WinForms
19 159 (4.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 269 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (7.18%) Derivative
3 197 (5.59%) Fixed Income
4 168 (4.77%) Computer Science
5 167 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 99 (2.81%) Hedge funds
7 93 (2.64%) Equities
8 88 (2.50%) User Experience
9 67 (1.90%) Open Source
10 63 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 61 (1.73%) Equity Derivative
12 57 (1.62%) Mathematics
13 56 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 54 (1.53%) N-Tier
15 48 (1.36%) Visualisation
16 41 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
17 40 (1.14%) Credit Risk
18 37 (1.05%) Market Risk
19 34 (0.97%) Grid Computing
19 34 (0.97%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 424 (12.04%) Windows
2 210 (5.96%) Linux
3 147 (4.17%) UNIX
4 67 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 45 (1.28%) Android
7 32 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 16 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 15 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 15 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.34%) Solaris
13 11 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.17%) AIX
16 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.14%) Windows CE
17 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1344 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 809 (22.96%) MVC
3 794 (22.54%) TDD
4 528 (14.99%) Scrum
5 526 (14.93%) OO
6 328 (9.31%) BDD
7 296 (8.40%) Multithreading
8 294 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
9 217 (6.16%) CRM
10 214 (6.07%) Unit Testing
11 192 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 191 (5.42%) OOP
13 174 (4.94%) Web Development
14 170 (4.83%) Software Engineering
15 159 (4.51%) Low Latency
16 137 (3.89%) SOA
17 135 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
18 123 (3.49%) Analytics
19 111 (3.15%) Workflow
20 107 (3.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1331 (37.78%) SQL
2 984 (27.93%) JavaScript
3 761 (21.60%) Java
4 433 (12.29%) C++
5 323 (9.17%) T-SQL
6 220 (6.24%) Python
7 182 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 176 (5.00%) VBA
9 133 (3.78%) PowerShell
10 131 (3.72%) VB
11 97 (2.75%) Ruby
12 82 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 71 (2.02%) PHP
14 70 (1.99%) C
14 70 (1.99%) Perl
15 52 (1.48%) VBScript
16 47 (1.33%) Shell Script
17 41 (1.16%) XAML
18 35 (0.99%) Objective-C
19 31 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 260 (7.38%) Degree
2 90 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 49 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 30 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.45%) ISEB
7 10 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.26%) PhD
9 8 (0.23%) MCITP
10 7 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.14%) HND
12 5 (0.14%) MCP
13 4 (0.11%) CISSP
13 4 (0.11%) MCPD
14 3 (0.085%) MCSD
15 2 (0.057%) CISA
15 2 (0.057%) MCAD
15 2 (0.057%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.23%) QA
2 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
2 11 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.23%) SLA
5 7 (0.20%) HL7
5 7 (0.20%) EMIR
6 5 (0.14%) COREP
6 5 (0.14%) FINREP
7 3 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.057%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.057%) Basel III
8 2 (0.057%) MiFID
8 2 (0.057%) COBIT
9 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.028%) DICOM
9 1 (0.028%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.028%) GxP
9 1 (0.028%) CRD IV
System Software
1 45 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 20 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.57%) XenApp
5 19 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 19 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.37%) HDFS
7 12 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.11%) Firmware
9 4 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.085%) vSphere
11 2 (0.057%) Varnish
11 2 (0.057%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.028%) Xen
12 1 (0.028%) NFS
12 1 (0.028%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (0.74%) SCCM
1 26 (0.74%) Puppet
2 23 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (0.54%) SCOM
3 19 (0.54%) SCVMM
4 16 (0.45%) HP SIM
4 16 (0.45%) EdgeSight
5 15 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.37%) Oozie
7 11 (0.31%) Control-M
8 10 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.17%) Ansible
10 5 (0.14%) WMI
10 5 (0.14%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.085%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 770 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 379 (10.76%) Oracle
3 130 (3.69%) Sitecore
4 98 (2.78%) Sybase
5 81 (2.30%) TIBCO
6 69 (1.96%) EPiServer
7 60 (1.70%) DevExpress
8 47 (1.33%) IBM
8 47 (1.33%) HP
8 47 (1.33%) Telerik
9 42 (1.19%) VMware
10 34 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (0.97%) Citrix
11 33 (0.94%) Perforce
12 31 (0.88%) Dell
13 25 (0.71%) Syncfusion
13 25 (0.71%) ION Trading
14 23 (0.65%) ServiceNow
15 21 (0.60%) Adobe
15 21 (0.60%) Bloomberg
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 6 months
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago