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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 1792 1846 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.61% 7.82% 9.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.92% 18.79% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1387 1840
Average daily rate
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£488 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 14
Average hourly rate £52.17 £47.50 £47.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.83% -0.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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
9998 9823 10517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.46% 41.59% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7309 7031 7465
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 67 111
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £51.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 +8 596 £500 +5.26% 238
New Malden - 14 - - 1
Croydon -19 7 £350 -22.22% 5
Canary Wharf -8 4 £422 -35.01%
Ealing - 4 - -
Docklands, London -4 3 £500 -2.43%
Enfield - 2 £403 - 1
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Sidcup - 2 £400 - 2
Southwark +3 1 £325 +4.00%
Uxbridge +1 1 - - 5
Westminster -1 1 £340 -9.33% 1
Mayfair -2 1 £575 +21.05%
Bromley -12 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2558 (69.87%) .NET
2 1494 (40.81%) SQL Server
3 1455 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 1315 (35.92%) SQL
5 1187 (32.42%) ASP.NET
6 1004 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 1001 (27.34%) Finance
8 903 (24.67%) MVC
9 863 (23.57%) TDD
10 820 (22.40%) HTML
11 774 (21.14%) Banking
12 762 (20.81%) Microsoft
13 660 (18.03%) Java
14 598 (16.33%) WCF
15 594 (16.23%) Front Office
16 588 (16.06%) CSS
17 571 (15.60%) .NET Framework
18 561 (15.32%) Scrum
19 546 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
20 527 (14.39%) WPF
21 489 (13.36%) jQuery
22 458 (12.51%) Web Services
23 454 (12.40%) C++
24 453 (12.37%) Investment Banking
25 452 (12.35%) Windows
26 448 (12.24%) OO
27 403 (11.01%) HTML5
28 401 (10.95%) BDD
29 383 (10.46%) SQL Server 2008
30 370 (10.11%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 250 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 182 (4.97%) CMS
3 160 (4.37%) IIS
4 103 (2.81%) Umbraco
5 93 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
6 90 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 89 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 79 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 60 (1.64%) Node.js
10 40 (1.09%) MQSeries
11 34 (0.93%) JBoss
12 31 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 31 (0.85%) Kentico
13 28 (0.76%) Sitefinity
14 22 (0.60%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.55%) Apache
16 18 (0.49%) WebLogic
17 17 (0.46%) NServiceBus
17 17 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
18 15 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 301 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.26%) MS Office
3 18 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 15 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.25%) PowerPivot
7 9 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.19%) Mingle
9 6 (0.16%) Maya
9 6 (0.16%) MS Project
10 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 132 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.49%) Endur
3 10 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.25%) Front Arena
5 8 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.19%) Summit
7 6 (0.16%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.14%) Tridion
8 5 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.082%) RMDS
11 2 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.055%) Global One
11 2 (0.055%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.055%) Line 50
12 1 (0.027%) SAP HCM
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.027%) Murex MxG2000
12 1 (0.027%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 143 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.23%) Office 365
4 13 (0.36%) GitHub
5 9 (0.25%) SaaS
6 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.082%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.055%) Force.com
9 2 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.027%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.027%) CodePlex
10 1 (0.027%) IaaS
10 1 (0.027%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.21%) HTTP
2 42 (1.15%) Internet
3 24 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.63%) Intranet
5 16 (0.44%) FTP
6 14 (0.38%) Firewall
7 12 (0.33%) DNS
7 12 (0.33%) SSL
8 11 (0.30%) SAN
9 10 (0.27%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.22%) NAS
10 8 (0.22%) AMQP
10 8 (0.22%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.19%) LDAP
12 6 (0.16%) SMTP
13 5 (0.14%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.11%) DHCP
14 4 (0.11%) VPN
15 3 (0.082%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.082%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1494 (40.81%) SQL Server
2 383 (10.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 284 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 260 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 217 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 146 (3.99%) Relational Database
7 124 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 112 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
9 107 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 107 (2.92%) NoSQL
10 100 (2.73%) MongoDB
11 94 (2.57%) Oracle Database
12 63 (1.72%) MySQL
13 58 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 46 (1.26%) MS Access
15 38 (1.04%) Big Data
16 37 (1.01%) OLAP
17 36 (0.98%) Hadoop
18 34 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
19 30 (0.82%) DTS
Development Applications
1 359 (9.81%) Visual Studio
2 256 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 221 (6.04%) Subversion
4 198 (5.41%) NUnit
5 167 (4.56%) Selenium
6 149 (4.07%) Git (software)
7 139 (3.80%) SpecFlow
8 135 (3.69%) TeamCity
9 105 (2.87%) JIRA
10 78 (2.13%) Jenkins
11 77 (2.10%) WebDriver
12 75 (2.05%) Cucumber
13 52 (1.42%) Moq
14 43 (1.17%) ReSharper
15 42 (1.15%) Maven
15 42 (1.15%) MSBuild
16 40 (1.09%) JUnit
17 39 (1.07%) MSTest
18 35 (0.96%) CruiseControl
18 35 (0.96%) FitNesse
General
1 1001 (27.34%) Finance
2 774 (21.14%) Banking
3 594 (16.23%) Front Office
4 453 (12.37%) Investment Banking
5 89 (2.43%) Back Office
6 83 (2.27%) Retail
7 49 (1.34%) Legal
8 44 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 43 (1.17%) Marketing
10 32 (0.87%) Games
10 32 (0.87%) Advertising
11 31 (0.85%) Law
12 20 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 17 (0.46%) Publishing
14 12 (0.33%) French Language
15 10 (0.27%) Military
16 9 (0.25%) Local Government
17 7 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
17 7 (0.19%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2826 (77.19%) Developer
2 1011 (27.62%) C# Developer
3 828 (22.62%) .NET Developer
4 419 (11.44%) Senior Developer
5 343 (9.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 253 (6.91%) Analyst
7 175 (4.78%) Senior C# Developer
8 159 (4.34%) Java Developer
9 144 (3.93%) Web Developer
10 143 (3.91%) C++ Developer
11 141 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 141 (3.85%) SQL Developer
12 122 (3.33%) Architect
12 122 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 118 (3.22%) Senior .NET Developer
14 98 (2.68%) WPF Developer
15 88 (2.40%) C++/C# Developer
16 86 (2.35%) SharePoint Developer
17 82 (2.24%) CRM Developer
18 74 (2.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2558 (69.87%) .NET
2 1187 (32.42%) ASP.NET
3 820 (22.40%) HTML
4 598 (16.33%) WCF
5 588 (16.06%) CSS
6 571 (15.60%) .NET Framework
7 546 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 527 (14.39%) WPF
9 489 (13.36%) jQuery
10 458 (12.51%) Web Services
11 403 (11.01%) HTML5
12 370 (10.11%) AngularJS
13 357 (9.75%) XML
14 302 (8.25%) Entity Framework
15 235 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 194 (5.30%) LINQ
17 186 (5.08%) CSS3
18 167 (4.56%) SOAP
19 163 (4.45%) RESTful
20 156 (4.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 282 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 278 (7.59%) Derivative
3 237 (6.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 198 (5.41%) Fixed Income
5 132 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 101 (2.76%) Equities
7 96 (2.62%) Hedge funds
8 86 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 80 (2.19%) User Experience
10 79 (2.16%) Credit Risk
11 75 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
12 73 (1.99%) N-Tier
13 66 (1.80%) Mathematics
14 62 (1.69%) Market Risk
15 54 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
16 42 (1.15%) Data Structures
17 41 (1.12%) Visualisation
18 37 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 35 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
20 32 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 452 (12.35%) Windows
2 213 (5.82%) Linux
3 150 (4.10%) UNIX
4 73 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 63 (1.72%) Android
6 37 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 10 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
13 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.082%) Solaris
15 2 (0.055%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.055%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.055%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.027%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1455 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 903 (24.67%) MVC
3 863 (23.57%) TDD
4 561 (15.32%) Scrum
5 448 (12.24%) OO
6 401 (10.95%) BDD
7 329 (8.99%) Multithreading
8 305 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 293 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 267 (7.29%) SDLC
11 203 (5.54%) CRM
12 191 (5.22%) Software Engineering
13 179 (4.89%) SOA
14 177 (4.83%) E-Commerce
15 174 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
16 165 (4.51%) Web Development
17 145 (3.96%) Low Latency
18 143 (3.91%) MVVM
19 140 (3.82%) OOP
20 130 (3.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1315 (35.92%) SQL
2 1004 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 660 (18.03%) Java
4 454 (12.40%) C++
5 339 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 193 (5.27%) Python
7 182 (4.97%) VBA
8 172 (4.70%) VB.NET
9 137 (3.74%) PowerShell
10 127 (3.47%) VB
11 91 (2.49%) Ruby
12 66 (1.80%) Perl
13 63 (1.72%) PHP
14 62 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 62 (1.69%) Scala
15 57 (1.56%) C
16 46 (1.26%) XAML
17 44 (1.20%) Objective-C
18 37 (1.01%) Shell Script
19 35 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 252 (6.88%) Degree
2 98 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 51 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 31 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (0.60%) ISEB
7 17 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.38%) PhD
9 9 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.14%) MCSD
12 5 (0.14%) HND
13 4 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.11%) MCPD
13 4 (0.11%) MCTS
14 3 (0.082%) MCP
14 3 (0.082%) MCSE
14 3 (0.082%) CISSP
15 2 (0.055%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (4.43%) QA
2 12 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.25%) HL7
4 9 (0.25%) SLA
5 7 (0.19%) EMIR
6 5 (0.14%) COREP
6 5 (0.14%) FINREP
7 3 (0.082%) MiFID
7 3 (0.082%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.055%) Basel III
8 2 (0.055%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.027%) DICOM
9 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.38%) HDFS
4 10 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.25%) GridGain
6 8 (0.22%) Docker
7 7 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.19%) XenApp
8 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.11%) Varnish
10 3 (0.082%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.082%) vSphere
10 3 (0.082%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.055%) Firmware
11 2 (0.055%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.055%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (0.82%) Puppet
2 18 (0.49%) Control-M
3 16 (0.44%) BladeLogic
3 16 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.41%) Ansible
5 14 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 14 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.30%) SCCM
7 10 (0.27%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.19%) SCOM
9 7 (0.19%) Oozie
10 6 (0.16%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.16%) WMI
11 5 (0.14%) logstash
12 4 (0.11%) CA LISA
13 3 (0.082%) Kibana
13 3 (0.082%) EdgeSight
13 3 (0.082%) Oracle Flashback
13 3 (0.082%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 762 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 351 (9.59%) Oracle
3 118 (3.22%) Sitecore
4 109 (2.98%) Sybase
5 79 (2.16%) TIBCO
6 72 (1.97%) EPiServer
7 56 (1.53%) DevExpress
8 48 (1.31%) HP
9 47 (1.28%) IBM
10 45 (1.23%) Telerik
11 36 (0.98%) VMware
12 33 (0.90%) Bloomberg
13 30 (0.82%) Perforce
14 29 (0.79%) Twitter
15 25 (0.68%) Citrix
16 22 (0.60%) Google
17 20 (0.55%) SAP
17 20 (0.55%) Ektron
18 19 (0.52%) Xamarin
19 17 (0.46%) Adobe
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £443.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day + D.O.A
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day plus other benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday