Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 17 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 579 859 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 8.00% 9.19% 9.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.26% 17.09% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 722 749
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Central London median hourly rate £36.75 - £29.62
London median hourly rate £47.83 £45.75 £47.83
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -

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 3,561 5,025 4,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.19% 53.76% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,823 4,119 3,694
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 18
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.09 £22.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.51% +61.31% -16.39%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.90 £17.48
90th Percentile £55.50 £63.70 £45.90
London median hourly rate £42.11 £36.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.44% +13.22% -

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 0 474 £513 -2.38% 330
City of Westminster +11 11 £394 -25.00%
West End of London +4 11 £413 -17.50% 1
Southwark +38 4 £550 +15.79% 1
Camden +10 2 £500 -
C#
London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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#.

1 375 (64.77%) .NET
2 259 (44.73%) Azure
3 238 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (37.31%) SQL Server
5 202 (34.89%) JavaScript
6 199 (34.37%) Finance
7 196 (33.85%) SQL
8 150 (25.91%) TDD
9 133 (22.97%) Microsoft
10 126 (21.76%) ASP.NET
11 124 (21.42%) MVC
11 124 (21.42%) AngularJS
12 116 (20.03%) DevOps
13 111 (19.17%) Test Automation
14 108 (18.65%) Microservices
15 92 (15.89%) .NET Framework
16 91 (15.72%) React
17 88 (15.20%) CSS
18 87 (15.03%) HTML
19 81 (13.99%) .NET Core
20 72 (12.44%) Greenfield Project
21 69 (11.92%) Java
22 66 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
23 62 (10.71%) TypeScript
24 61 (10.54%) Scrum
25 60 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC
26 59 (10.19%) Python
27 58 (10.02%) Visual Studio
27 58 (10.02%) BDD
28 56 (9.67%) Docker

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 34 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.80%) IIS
3 16 (2.76%) CMS
4 10 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.73%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.21%) Confluence
6 6 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.04%) SugarCRM
7 5 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.35%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.17%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) nginx
10 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.52%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (5.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.17%) Minerva
3 1 (0.17%) MoSes
3 1 (0.17%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 259 (44.73%) Azure
2 56 (9.67%) AWS
3 29 (5.01%) Power Platform
4 27 (4.66%) Serverless
5 24 (4.15%) Dynamics 365
6 23 (3.97%) Azure Data Factory
7 19 (3.28%) Office 365
8 16 (2.76%) PaaS
9 13 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.90%) Azure Functions
10 11 (1.90%) GCP
11 10 (1.73%) npm
12 8 (1.38%) Data Lake Analytics
13 7 (1.21%) GitHub
13 7 (1.21%) SaaS
14 6 (1.04%) IaaS
15 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.52%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.35%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.69%) Intranet
2 3 (0.52%) HTTP
2 3 (0.52%) VPN
3 2 (0.35%) Firewall
3 2 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (5.35%) Data Lake
4 29 (5.01%) Power BI
5 28 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (4.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 25 (4.32%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.80%) Cosmos DB
9 20 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (2.94%) MySQL
11 16 (2.76%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.42%) Redis
13 13 (2.25%) Big Data
14 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (10.02%) Visual Studio
2 50 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 40 (6.91%) TeamCity
4 32 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (5.35%) Selenium
5 31 (5.35%) SpecFlow
6 24 (4.15%) JIRA
7 22 (3.80%) Moq
7 22 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (3.11%) NUnit
9 17 (2.94%) Jenkins
9 17 (2.94%) MSTest
10 12 (2.07%) WebDriver
11 10 (1.73%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.38%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.38%) Postman
13 7 (1.21%) gulp
13 7 (1.21%) JUnit
14 6 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 199 (34.37%) Finance
2 51 (8.81%) Banking
3 48 (8.29%) Front Office
4 19 (3.28%) Law
5 16 (2.76%) Marketing
6 14 (2.42%) Back Office
7 11 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.90%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.38%) Games
9 7 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.86%) Advertising
10 5 (0.86%) Electronics
10 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.86%) Retail
10 5 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.69%) Legal
12 3 (0.52%) Police
13 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 402 (69.43%) Developer
2 176 (30.40%) C# Developer
3 142 (24.53%) .NET Developer
4 57 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (7.77%) React Developer
6 42 (7.25%) Senior Developer
7 41 (7.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 36 (6.22%) Angular Developer
9 35 (6.04%) Azure Developer
10 32 (5.53%) SQL Developer
11 22 (3.80%) Architect
12 19 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
12 19 (3.28%) Software Developer
13 17 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (2.59%) Analyst
14 15 (2.59%) Applications Developer
14 15 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (2.42%) Azure Engineer
16 13 (2.25%) Python Developer
17 12 (2.07%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (64.77%) .NET
2 126 (21.76%) ASP.NET
3 124 (21.42%) AngularJS
4 92 (15.89%) .NET Framework
5 91 (15.72%) React
6 88 (15.20%) CSS
7 87 (15.03%) HTML
8 81 (13.99%) .NET Core
9 66 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 60 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (7.60%) REST
12 42 (7.25%) Web Services
13 38 (6.56%) Entity Framework
14 34 (5.87%) RESTful
15 32 (5.53%) HTML5
15 32 (5.53%) jQuery
16 31 (5.35%) WCF
17 30 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (4.49%) JSON
18 26 (4.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.44%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.32%) Hedge funds
3 21 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (2.42%) User Experience
6 12 (2.07%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.73%) Derivative
9 9 (1.55%) Equities
9 9 (1.55%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.55%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.38%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.04%) W3C
13 5 (0.86%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.56%) Windows
2 10 (1.73%) Linux
3 5 (0.86%) Android
3 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.69%) VMS
4 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) CentOS
5 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.17%) Unix
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (25.91%) TDD
3 124 (21.42%) MVC
4 116 (20.03%) DevOps
5 111 (19.17%) Test Automation
6 108 (18.65%) Microservices
7 61 (10.54%) Scrum
8 58 (10.02%) BDD
9 50 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (8.29%) Multithreading
11 47 (8.12%) Unit Testing
12 45 (7.77%) CRM
13 43 (7.43%) OO
13 43 (7.43%) SDLC
14 40 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (6.91%) Fintech
14 40 (6.91%) SOLID
15 37 (6.39%) Kanban
15 37 (6.39%) Web Development
16 33 (5.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 202 (34.89%) JavaScript
2 196 (33.85%) SQL
3 69 (11.92%) Java
4 62 (10.71%) TypeScript
5 59 (10.19%) Python
6 39 (6.74%) PowerShell
7 27 (4.66%) T-SQL
8 24 (4.15%) C++
9 18 (3.11%) VBA
10 11 (1.90%) Go
11 10 (1.73%) ES6
12 7 (1.21%) Ruby
12 7 (1.21%) Scala
12 7 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.04%) PHP
14 5 (0.86%) R
14 5 (0.86%) VB
15 4 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.69%) Perl
16 3 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (6.56%) Degree
2 20 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.86%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.35%) MCITP
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCP
8 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.49%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) WCAG
3 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Basel III
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) EMIR
4 1 (0.17%) GxP
4 1 (0.17%) IFRS
4 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 56 (9.67%) Docker
2 14 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (7.60%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.25%) Terraform
3 11 (1.90%) MIIS
4 6 (1.04%) Ansible
5 4 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.35%) Control-M
6 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.35%) Puppet
6 2 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 133 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.18%) Oracle
3 12 (2.07%) Google
4 11 (1.90%) Tableau
5 10 (1.73%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.55%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.04%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.04%) Databricks
8 4 (0.69%) Informatica
8 4 (0.69%) SAP
8 4 (0.69%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.52%) Kofax
9 3 (0.52%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.52%) Murex
9 3 (0.52%) OpenLink
9 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.52%) StreamSets
9 3 (0.52%) SunGard
10 2 (0.35%) Intapp