Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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#
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 12 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 860 861 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.21% 10.02% 8.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.15% 19.44% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 743 554
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £673 £650 £613
London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £29.62 -
London median hourly rate £45.75 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +19.58%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,015 4,428 3,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 53.71% 51.54% 50.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,106 3,656 3,243
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £25.79 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.83% -6.23% +8.16%
10th Percentile £16.90 £16.30 £16.06
90th Percentile £63.70 £46.00 £55.19
London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £33.87
% change year-on-year +10.77% -4.03% +39.76%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Central London

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Central London

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Central London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Central London

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Central London

C#
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# within the Central London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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 -8 661 £525 +5.00% 302
West End of London -19 30 £500 +25.00% 51
City of Westminster -12 2 £525 +27.27% 3
Southwark -34 2 £475 -17.39% 1
Camden -9 1 - -
C#
London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C#.

1 626 (72.79%) .NET
2 365 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (36.63%) SQL
4 297 (34.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 292 (33.95%) Finance
6 285 (33.14%) SQL Server
7 243 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 239 (27.79%) TDD
9 199 (23.14%) ASP.NET
10 196 (22.79%) MVC
11 186 (21.63%) AngularJS
12 159 (18.49%) HTML
13 149 (17.33%) .NET Framework
14 142 (16.51%) Microsoft
15 133 (15.47%) CSS
16 130 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 130 (15.12%) Microservices
17 129 (15.00%) .NET Core
18 128 (14.88%) Test Automation
19 116 (13.49%) Greenfield Project
20 108 (12.56%) React
21 105 (12.21%) BDD
22 101 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
23 99 (11.51%) Java
23 99 (11.51%) Scrum
24 96 (11.16%) OO
25 95 (11.05%) DevOps
26 90 (10.47%) jQuery
27 88 (10.23%) Git (software)
27 88 (10.23%) Banking

C#
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 29 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.21%) NServiceBus
4 18 (2.09%) IIS
5 12 (1.40%) Confluence
6 11 (1.28%) CMS
6 11 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.58%) Apache
7 5 (0.58%) WordPress
8 4 (0.47%) Drupal
8 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.23%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.23%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.12%) Jetty
Applications
1 33 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.35%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) InVision
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Endur
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.12%) ScheduALL
3 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 297 (34.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (2.33%) GitHub
4 20 (2.33%) Serverless
5 16 (1.86%) PaaS
6 11 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.70%) Azure Functions
8 6 (0.70%) IaaS
9 5 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.58%) Office 365
9 5 (0.58%) SaaS
10 3 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (0.35%) npm
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.86%) HTTP
2 4 (0.47%) Skype
3 3 (0.35%) AMQP
3 3 (0.35%) DMARC
3 3 (0.35%) DNS
3 3 (0.35%) Firewall
3 3 (0.35%) Internet
4 2 (0.23%) Intranet
4 2 (0.23%) Multicast
4 2 (0.23%) Network Security
4 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.12%) IPFS
5 1 (0.12%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
5 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (33.14%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
2 43 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (4.53%) NoSQL
3 39 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (4.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 29 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.79%) Redis
8 22 (2.56%) Power BI
9 20 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
11 18 (2.09%) Data Lake
12 17 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (1.28%) Big Data
15 11 (1.28%) Blockchain
16 10 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 88 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.37%) Selenium
3 65 (7.56%) Visual Studio
4 60 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 57 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (6.51%) SpecFlow
7 51 (5.93%) Jenkins
8 49 (5.70%) TeamCity
9 47 (5.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 44 (5.12%) JIRA
11 41 (4.77%) NUnit
12 21 (2.44%) Cucumber
13 20 (2.33%) Moq
13 20 (2.33%) MSTest
14 16 (1.86%) Bitbucket
14 16 (1.86%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.63%) Jasmine
16 11 (1.28%) Subversion
17 10 (1.16%) SoapUI
18 8 (0.93%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 292 (33.95%) Finance
2 88 (10.23%) Banking
3 62 (7.21%) Front Office
4 27 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.02%) Retail
6 25 (2.91%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.74%) Law
8 10 (1.16%) Legal
9 8 (0.93%) Publishing
10 7 (0.81%) Advertising
10 7 (0.81%) Games
11 6 (0.70%) Back Office
11 6 (0.70%) Billing
11 6 (0.70%) Marketing
12 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 666 (77.44%) Developer
2 327 (38.02%) C# Developer
3 305 (35.47%) .NET Developer
4 151 (17.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 99 (11.51%) Senior Developer
6 71 (8.26%) Azure Developer
7 65 (7.56%) SQL Developer
8 64 (7.44%) Angular Developer
9 62 (7.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 54 (6.28%) Senior C# Developer
11 49 (5.70%) React Developer
12 45 (5.23%) Analyst
13 42 (4.88%) Architect
14 39 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
15 35 (4.07%) Software Developer
16 23 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
18 21 (2.44%) Lead Developer
18 21 (2.44%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (72.79%) .NET
2 199 (23.14%) ASP.NET
3 186 (21.63%) AngularJS
4 159 (18.49%) HTML
5 149 (17.33%) .NET Framework
6 133 (15.47%) CSS
7 130 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 129 (15.00%) .NET Core
9 108 (12.56%) React
10 101 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 90 (10.47%) jQuery
12 85 (9.88%) Entity Framework
13 84 (9.77%) REST
14 76 (8.84%) WCF
15 69 (8.02%) WPF
16 64 (7.44%) Web Services
17 56 (6.51%) HTML5
18 53 (6.16%) RESTful
19 47 (5.47%) Angular 2
20 42 (4.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 116 (13.49%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (6.86%) Fintech
3 45 (5.23%) Fixed Income
4 35 (4.07%) Derivative
4 35 (4.07%) Hedge funds
4 35 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (3.49%) Equities
7 28 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (2.79%) Market Risk
9 22 (2.56%) User Experience
10 18 (2.09%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.86%) Credit Risk
13 13 (1.51%) Reinsurance
14 9 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.05%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.47%) Windows
2 37 (4.30%) Linux
3 15 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.63%) Unix
5 13 (1.51%) Android
6 10 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (27.79%) TDD
3 196 (22.79%) MVC
4 130 (15.12%) Microservices
5 128 (14.88%) Test Automation
6 105 (12.21%) BDD
7 99 (11.51%) Scrum
8 96 (11.16%) OO
9 95 (11.05%) DevOps
10 81 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
11 77 (8.95%) Unit Testing
12 76 (8.84%) Software Engineering
13 71 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
14 66 (7.67%) Multithreading
15 64 (7.44%) Asset Management
16 61 (7.09%) SDLC
16 61 (7.09%) SOA
17 50 (5.81%) SOLID
18 43 (5.00%) OOP
19 42 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 315 (36.63%) SQL
2 243 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 99 (11.51%) Java
4 66 (7.67%) Python
5 64 (7.44%) PowerShell
6 59 (6.86%) T-SQL
7 49 (5.70%) C++
8 44 (5.12%) C
9 34 (3.95%) TypeScript
10 32 (3.72%) VBA
11 23 (2.67%) Go
12 21 (2.44%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.74%) R
14 12 (1.40%) VB
15 10 (1.16%) PHP
16 9 (1.05%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.81%) Scala
18 4 (0.47%) ES6
18 4 (0.47%) Kotlin
19 3 (0.35%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (6.51%) Degree
2 22 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.35%) OSCP
8 2 (0.23%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB
9 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.98%) QA
2 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.35%) GDPR
4 2 (0.23%) PMO
4 2 (0.23%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (7.33%) Docker
2 11 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (5.12%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.84%) Ansible
3 12 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.16%) Puppet
5 7 (0.81%) Terraform
6 3 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) Consul
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.12%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.12%) Nessus
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.07%) Oracle
3 13 (1.51%) Google
4 9 (1.05%) Tableau
5 8 (0.93%) Bloomberg
5 8 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 7 (0.81%) Telerik
7 6 (0.70%) Cadence
7 6 (0.70%) Citrix
7 6 (0.70%) TIBCO
7 6 (0.70%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.58%) FactSet
8 5 (0.58%) UiPath
9 4 (0.47%) Adobe
9 4 (0.47%) Perfecto Mobile
9 4 (0.47%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.47%) Sybase
10 3 (0.35%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.35%) Talend
11 2 (0.23%) Workday