Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 662 931 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.68% 9.99% 9.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.16% 18.93% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 803 601
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 - £29.62
London median hourly rate £51.00 £47.83 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.63% +0.69% -64.81%

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 4,367 4,919 3,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 50.68% 52.77% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,541 4,059 2,978
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +9.65%
10th Percentile £390 £363 £326
90th Percentile £675 £688 £656
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.60% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 13
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -12.19% +28.87%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.53 £13.31
90th Percentile £59.48 £38.72 £41.90
London median hourly rate £36.50 £41.46 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.95% +3.64% +53.85%

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 17 July 2019.

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#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Central London over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 July 2019. 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 -10 513 £513 +2.50% 261
City of Westminster -8 16 £538 +7.50% 2
West End of London 0 8 £588 +11.90% 2
Southwark -28 5 £550 +33.33%
Camden +6 1 £413 +27.91%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £325 -
C#
London

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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#.

1 443 (66.92%) .NET
2 269 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (38.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 254 (38.37%) SQL
5 229 (34.59%) JavaScript
6 221 (33.38%) SQL Server
7 198 (29.91%) Finance
8 183 (27.64%) TDD
9 152 (22.96%) ASP.NET
10 145 (21.90%) MVC
11 142 (21.45%) Microsoft
12 133 (20.09%) AngularJS
13 130 (19.64%) Java
14 125 (18.88%) Microservices
15 124 (18.73%) DevOps
16 116 (17.52%) React
17 113 (17.07%) .NET Framework
18 109 (16.47%) Test Automation
19 104 (15.71%) CSS
20 103 (15.56%) HTML
21 97 (14.65%) .NET Core
22 95 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
23 89 (13.44%) Greenfield Project
24 81 (12.24%) Fintech
25 77 (11.63%) Scrum
25 77 (11.63%) BDD
26 74 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
27 73 (11.03%) Docker
28 67 (10.12%) SDLC
28 67 (10.12%) TypeScript

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 20 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.96%) CMS
4 11 (1.66%) IIS
5 10 (1.51%) Confluence
6 6 (0.91%) SugarCRM
6 6 (0.91%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.76%) Apache
7 5 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.60%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.45%) Kentico
10 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.30%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.30%) JBoss
10 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.30%) MultiChain
4 2 (0.30%) Quorum
4 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) Endur
5 1 (0.15%) Global One
5 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 257 (38.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (7.85%) Serverless
3 34 (5.14%) Power Platform
4 23 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (3.02%) Azure Functions
6 16 (2.42%) Office 365
7 14 (2.11%) PaaS
8 13 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
9 12 (1.81%) SaaS
10 11 (1.66%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 8 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (1.21%) IaaS
13 6 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.91%) npm
14 5 (0.76%) GitHub
14 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.60%) Firewall
1 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.45%) HTTP
2 3 (0.45%) Internet
2 3 (0.45%) VPN
3 2 (0.30%) DNS
3 2 (0.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.15%) Skype
4 1 (0.15%) SNMP
4 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (33.38%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.85%) Cosmos DB
3 49 (7.40%) Azure SQL Database
4 45 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (6.65%) Data Lake
6 39 (5.89%) Relational Database
7 36 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (4.53%) Big Data
9 29 (4.38%) Power BI
10 26 (3.93%) Redis
11 24 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (3.63%) NoSQL
12 23 (3.47%) MongoDB
13 19 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (1.36%) MySQL
17 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (1.06%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 62 (9.37%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.01%) Visual Studio
3 48 (7.25%) Selenium
4 45 (6.80%) SpecFlow
5 36 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (5.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 33 (4.98%) TeamCity
8 31 (4.68%) JIRA
9 25 (3.78%) NUnit
10 24 (3.63%) Jenkins
10 24 (3.63%) WebDriver
11 17 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (2.27%) MSTest
13 11 (1.66%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.51%) Moq
15 9 (1.36%) Jasmine
16 8 (1.21%) Fiddler
17 7 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (1.06%) Subversion
18 6 (0.91%) Bitbucket
General
1 198 (29.91%) Finance
2 64 (9.67%) Banking
3 61 (9.21%) Front Office
4 30 (4.53%) Back Office
5 19 (2.87%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.96%) Law
7 12 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.81%) Retail
8 11 (1.66%) Marketing
9 8 (1.21%) Advertising
9 8 (1.21%) Legal
10 6 (0.91%) Games
11 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 446 (67.37%) Developer
2 143 (21.60%) .NET Developer
3 138 (20.85%) C# Developer
4 71 (10.73%) React Developer
5 69 (10.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 59 (8.91%) Senior Developer
7 51 (7.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (6.19%) SQL Developer
9 37 (5.59%) Azure Developer
10 27 (4.08%) Angular Developer
11 25 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 25 (3.78%) Software Developer
11 25 (3.78%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.78%) Tester
12 22 (3.32%) Analyst
12 22 (3.32%) Automation Tester
13 21 (3.17%) Architect
13 21 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (3.17%) Azure DevOps
14 20 (3.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (66.92%) .NET
2 152 (22.96%) ASP.NET
3 133 (20.09%) AngularJS
4 116 (17.52%) React
5 113 (17.07%) .NET Framework
6 104 (15.71%) CSS
7 103 (15.56%) HTML
8 97 (14.65%) .NET Core
9 95 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 74 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 59 (8.91%) REST
12 57 (8.61%) RESTful
12 57 (8.61%) Web Services
13 53 (8.01%) HTML5
14 51 (7.70%) Entity Framework
15 47 (7.10%) Redux
16 44 (6.65%) jQuery
17 39 (5.89%) WCF
18 36 (5.44%) JSON
19 28 (4.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.44%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
4 23 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 18 (2.72%) Fixed Income
6 17 (2.57%) Equities
7 16 (2.42%) Derivative
7 16 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.42%) User Experience
8 10 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.76%) Robotics
13 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.45%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.45%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.40%) Windows
2 12 (1.81%) Linux
2 12 (1.81%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.36%) Android
4 8 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.91%) Unix
6 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) CentOS
9 2 (0.30%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (27.64%) TDD
3 145 (21.90%) MVC
4 125 (18.88%) Microservices
5 124 (18.73%) DevOps
6 109 (16.47%) Test Automation
7 81 (12.24%) Fintech
8 77 (11.63%) BDD
8 77 (11.63%) Scrum
9 67 (10.12%) SDLC
10 62 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (9.21%) Software Engineering
12 53 (8.01%) OO
13 50 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (7.10%) Unit Testing
15 42 (6.34%) SOLID
16 41 (6.19%) Web Development
17 39 (5.89%) Front End Development
18 37 (5.59%) Multithreading
19 36 (5.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 254 (38.37%) SQL
2 229 (34.59%) JavaScript
3 130 (19.64%) Java
4 67 (10.12%) TypeScript
5 51 (7.70%) T-SQL
6 48 (7.25%) PowerShell
7 46 (6.95%) Python
8 34 (5.14%) C++
9 24 (3.63%) VBA
10 18 (2.72%) ES6
11 15 (2.27%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.36%) VB
13 8 (1.21%) C
13 8 (1.21%) Scala
14 7 (1.06%) IronPython
15 6 (0.91%) Clojure
15 6 (0.91%) PHP
16 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.60%) Ruby
16 4 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (3.93%) Degree
2 21 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.45%) PhD
7 2 (0.30%) CITP
7 2 (0.30%) MBCS
8 1 (0.15%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.80%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (11.03%) Docker
2 21 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 59 (8.91%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.96%) Terraform
3 5 (0.76%) Ansible
3 5 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.76%) Puppet
3 5 (0.76%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.30%) Grafana
4 2 (0.30%) Kibana
4 2 (0.30%) Packer
4 2 (0.30%) SCOM
4 2 (0.30%) WSUS
5 1 (0.15%) Automic
5 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.15%) logstash
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.15%) MIIS
5 1 (0.15%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 142 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.87%) Oracle
3 17 (2.57%) Tableau
4 10 (1.51%) TIBCO
5 7 (1.06%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.06%) IBM
5 7 (1.06%) Xamarin
6 6 (0.91%) Databricks
6 6 (0.91%) HP
6 6 (0.91%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.60%) Blue Prism
8 4 (0.60%) Google
8 4 (0.60%) UiPath
9 3 (0.45%) Citrix
9 3 (0.45%) Cognos
9 3 (0.45%) Telerik
10 2 (0.30%) Cadence
10 2 (0.30%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.30%) Sage