Period
to 27 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# Developer
London > Central London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 145 51
Rank change year-on-year +71 -94 +18
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 102 144 423
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.67% 1.71% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.82% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 117 386
Median daily rate £550 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £343 £390 £369
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
London median daily rate £550 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £145.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.86% -
London median hourly rate - £145.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year - +204.20% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 3,577 7,907 8,670
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.76% 94.14% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,568 6,018 6,725
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £320 £313
90th Percentile £675 £671 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 85 141
Median hourly rate £33.01 £20.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.91% +8.66% +12.33%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.55 £38.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.70
% change year-on-year +62.79% -0.92% -3.56%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Central London

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# Developer in Central London.

Daily rate trend for C# Developer in Central London

C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# Developer in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Central London

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# Developer in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Central London

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 86 £600 +20.00% 34
C# Developer
London

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 102 (100.00%) C#
2 68 (66.67%) .NET
3 53 (51.96%) Finance
4 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 36 (35.29%) SQL
5 35 (34.31%) AngularJS
6 34 (33.33%) CSS
7 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (29.41%) React
9 28 (27.45%) Banking
10 26 (25.49%) HTML
10 26 (25.49%) Test Automation
11 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET
12 22 (21.57%) Front Office
12 22 (21.57%) WCF
12 22 (21.57%) Azure
13 21 (20.59%) TypeScript
13 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
14 18 (17.65%) WPF
15 17 (16.67%) Oracle
16 16 (15.69%) VBA
16 16 (15.69%) .NET Core
16 16 (15.69%) Multithreading
17 15 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
18 14 (13.73%) REST
18 14 (13.73%) Java
18 14 (13.73%) WinForms
19 12 (11.76%) Python
19 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
19 12 (11.76%) DevOps

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.98%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.57%) Azure
2 5 (4.90%) AWS
3 4 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (3.92%) GitHub
4 2 (1.96%) GCP
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.98%) npm
5 1 (0.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.88%) OLAP
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.94%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.98%) Parquet
7 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.94%) JMeter
3 3 (2.94%) Selenium
3 3 (2.94%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.96%) JUnit
4 2 (1.96%) Moq
4 2 (1.96%) NUnit
4 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) JIRA
5 1 (0.98%) MSTest
5 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 53 (51.96%) Finance
2 28 (27.45%) Banking
3 22 (21.57%) Front Office
4 6 (5.88%) Back Office
5 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.92%) International Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Games
7 2 (1.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.98%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (66.67%) .NET
2 35 (34.31%) AngularJS
3 34 (33.33%) CSS
4 30 (29.41%) React
5 26 (25.49%) HTML
6 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 22 (21.57%) WCF
8 18 (17.65%) WPF
9 16 (15.69%) .NET Core
10 14 (13.73%) REST
10 14 (13.73%) WinForms
11 11 (10.78%) Redux
12 10 (9.80%) Web Services
13 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (7.84%) Reactive Extensions
14 7 (6.86%) RESTful
15 5 (4.90%) Entity Framework
15 5 (4.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (9.80%) Hedge funds
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.94%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.94%) Derivative
6 1 (0.98%) Animation
6 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.98%) Equities
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.98%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.49%) Test Automation
3 16 (15.69%) Multithreading
4 12 (11.76%) DevOps
4 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 11 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (9.80%) Microservices
7 9 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.82%) Kanban
7 9 (8.82%) MVC
7 9 (8.82%) Scrum
7 9 (8.82%) TDD
8 8 (7.84%) SOLID
8 8 (7.84%) Web Development
9 7 (6.86%) OO
9 7 (6.86%) OOP
10 6 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.88%) CQRS
10 6 (5.88%) Low Latency
10 6 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (35.29%) SQL
3 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.59%) TypeScript
4 16 (15.69%) VBA
5 14 (13.73%) Java
6 12 (11.76%) Python
7 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.90%) C++
8 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.94%) F#
9 3 (2.94%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.96%) C
11 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.98%) MIIS
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Oracle
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.88%) Cognos
3 6 (5.88%) Murex
3 6 (5.88%) OpenLink
3 6 (5.88%) SunGard
4 4 (3.92%) Sophis
5 3 (2.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) MapR
6 1 (0.98%) Sitecore