Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 230 654 904
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 8.62% 7.82% 9.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.40% 15.54% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 554 788
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £343 £388 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £669
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
London median hourly rate £42.96 £52.00 £47.42
% change year-on-year -17.39% +9.67% +7.76%

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 1,322 4,209 4,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.55% 50.33% 53.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 3,417 3,984
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%
10th Percentile £26.60 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.10 £59.05 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +7.59% +5.33%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Central London

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for C# in Central London

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in Central London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C# in Central London

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

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 8 August 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 +6 205 £500 -2.91% 133
West End of London +11 3 £425 -23.84%
City of Westminster +14 2 £425 -17.07%
C#
London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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#.

1 130 (56.52%) .NET
2 91 (39.57%) SQL
3 88 (38.26%) SQL Server
3 88 (38.26%) Finance
4 70 (30.43%) Azure
5 66 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 48 (20.87%) JavaScript
8 46 (20.00%) Banking
9 45 (19.57%) DevOps
10 44 (19.13%) Test Automation
11 40 (17.39%) Java
11 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET
12 39 (16.96%) AngularJS
13 37 (16.09%) Front Office
14 34 (14.78%) Python
15 33 (14.35%) CSS
16 29 (12.61%) .NET Core
17 28 (12.17%) HTML
17 28 (12.17%) T-SQL
18 26 (11.30%) Oracle
18 26 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
19 25 (10.87%) C++
20 23 (10.00%) Windows
20 23 (10.00%) Microservices
20 23 (10.00%) React
21 22 (9.57%) WCF
22 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 21 (9.13%) VBA

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 9 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.17%) CMS
3 5 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.74%) Apache
5 3 (1.30%) Confluence
5 3 (1.30%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) R Markdown
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.48%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.61%) Acrobat
3 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.43%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.43%) Figma
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Endur
3 1 (0.43%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (30.43%) Azure
2 20 (8.70%) AWS
3 16 (6.96%) Power Platform
4 12 (5.22%) GitHub
5 11 (4.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (4.35%) GCP
7 9 (3.91%) Serverless
8 7 (3.04%) PaaS
9 5 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.74%) Logic Apps
10 4 (1.74%) Office 365
11 3 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.30%) SaaS
12 2 (0.87%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.87%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.87%) IaaS
12 2 (0.87%) NuGet
12 2 (0.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) Internet
1 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (6.52%) Power BI
5 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (4.35%) OLAP
7 9 (3.91%) Data Lake
8 8 (3.48%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.04%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (3.04%) Big Data
9 7 (3.04%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.61%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (2.61%) Spotfire
11 5 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.17%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.74%) MySQL
12 4 (1.74%) Parquet
12 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (9.13%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.78%) SpecFlow
4 10 (4.35%) Selenium
5 8 (3.48%) JIRA
6 7 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.04%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.74%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.74%) NUnit
8 4 (1.74%) Postman
9 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.30%) JMeter
10 2 (0.87%) JUnit
10 2 (0.87%) Mockito
10 2 (0.87%) TestNG
10 2 (0.87%) WebLOAD
General
1 88 (38.26%) Finance
2 46 (20.00%) Banking
3 37 (16.09%) Front Office
4 10 (4.35%) Games
5 9 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.17%) International Banking
7 4 (1.74%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.30%) Law
8 3 (1.30%) Marketing
9 2 (0.87%) Back Office
9 2 (0.87%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (73.48%) Developer
2 75 (32.61%) C# Developer
3 43 (18.70%) .NET Developer
4 25 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 17 (7.39%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.09%) Azure Developer
8 12 (5.22%) Software Developer
9 11 (4.78%) Analyst
9 11 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (3.48%) React Developer
10 8 (3.48%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Angular Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Architect
11 7 (3.04%) C# Developer - Commodities
11 7 (3.04%) Junior
11 7 (3.04%) Junior Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Junior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (56.52%) .NET
2 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 39 (16.96%) AngularJS
4 33 (14.35%) CSS
5 29 (12.61%) .NET Core
6 28 (12.17%) HTML
7 26 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (10.00%) React
9 22 (9.57%) WCF
10 20 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 20 (8.70%) WPF
11 19 (8.26%) REST
12 15 (6.52%) WinForms
13 14 (6.09%) Web Services
14 13 (5.65%) Entity Framework
14 13 (5.65%) Redux
15 11 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (4.78%) jQuery
16 10 (4.35%) Node.js
16 10 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.48%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.74%) Derivative
7 4 (1.74%) User Experience
8 3 (1.30%) Equities
8 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.87%) Animation
9 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) Robotics
9 2 (0.87%) Tandem
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (1.74%) Linux
3 3 (1.30%) Android
3 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.43%) Debian
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.57%) DevOps
3 44 (19.13%) Test Automation
4 23 (10.00%) Microservices
5 20 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (7.83%) MVC
6 18 (7.83%) Unit Testing
7 16 (6.96%) Scrum
8 15 (6.52%) Multithreading
9 14 (6.09%) Analytics
9 14 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (6.09%) OO
9 14 (6.09%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.09%) TDD
10 13 (5.65%) BDD
11 12 (5.22%) Open Source
11 12 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (5.22%) SDLC
12 11 (4.78%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (39.57%) SQL
2 48 (20.87%) JavaScript
3 40 (17.39%) Java
4 34 (14.78%) Python
5 28 (12.17%) T-SQL
6 25 (10.87%) C++
7 21 (9.13%) VBA
8 18 (7.83%) PowerShell
9 17 (7.39%) TypeScript
9 17 (7.39%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.04%) C
11 5 (2.17%) R
12 4 (1.74%) IronPython
12 4 (1.74%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.30%) Go
13 3 (1.30%) Perl
13 3 (1.30%) PHP
13 3 (1.30%) Ruby
13 3 (1.30%) VB
14 2 (0.87%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 15 (6.52%) Degree
2 11 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.43%) CDISC
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) EMIR
3 1 (0.43%) MiFID
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (7.39%) Docker
2 8 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.96%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.61%) Terraform
3 5 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) Kibana
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.30%) Oracle
3 10 (4.35%) OpenLink
4 9 (3.91%) Cognos
4 9 (3.91%) Google
5 8 (3.48%) Adobe
6 6 (2.61%) Databricks
7 4 (1.74%) Murex
7 4 (1.74%) SunGard
7 4 (1.74%) Tableau
7 4 (1.74%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.30%) IBM
8 3 (1.30%) Sybase
9 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.87%) SAP
9 2 (0.87%) Splunk
9 2 (0.87%) Telerik
9 2 (0.87%) UiPath
9 2 (0.87%) Xamarin