Period
to 25 March 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 25 March 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 0
Contract jobs citing C# 738 1,021 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 8.32% 11.15% 8.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.81% 21.22% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 866 555
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £688 £663 £600
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £175.00 -
London median hourly rate £44.92 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -6.09% - -

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 4,668 4,811 3,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 52.66% 52.53% 49.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,710 4,041 2,943
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 5
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +8.35%
10th Percentile £18.75 £19.55 £20.98
90th Percentile £56.50 £67.50 £43.50
London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -20.45% +68.20%

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 25 March 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#
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 25 March 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 -10 568 £525 +5.00% 188
West End of London -11 27 £500 +17.65% 2
City of Westminster -5 10 £550 +18.92% 1
Southwark -34 3 £525 +23.53%
C#
London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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#.

1 532 (72.09%) .NET
2 344 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (39.43%) SQL
4 273 (36.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 221 (29.95%) JavaScript
6 220 (29.81%) SQL Server
7 218 (29.54%) Finance
8 191 (25.88%) TDD
9 165 (22.36%) ASP.NET
10 163 (22.09%) MVC
11 146 (19.78%) Microsoft
12 142 (19.24%) AngularJS
13 140 (18.97%) .NET Framework
14 137 (18.56%) Microservices
15 133 (18.02%) Test Automation
16 130 (17.62%) HTML
17 129 (17.48%) DevOps
18 120 (16.26%) CSS
19 119 (16.12%) Java
20 117 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
21 103 (13.96%) Scrum
22 100 (13.55%) React
23 96 (13.01%) .NET Core
24 89 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
24 89 (12.06%) jQuery
25 84 (11.38%) BDD
26 83 (11.25%) Git (software)
27 78 (10.57%) REST
28 76 (10.30%) Docker
28 76 (10.30%) Visual Studio

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 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.76%) Confluence
4 12 (1.63%) IIS
5 10 (1.36%) CMS
6 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.54%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.41%) JBoss
8 3 (0.41%) Kentico
9 2 (0.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) InVision
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.27%) Endur
2 2 (0.27%) MultiChain
2 2 (0.27%) Quorum
2 2 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.14%) Global One
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 273 (36.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (5.15%) Serverless
4 26 (3.52%) PaaS
5 24 (3.25%) GitHub
6 20 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
7 16 (2.17%) Azure Functions
8 15 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.76%) SaaS
10 11 (1.49%) Office 365
11 9 (1.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 8 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.95%) Yammer
14 6 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.81%) IaaS
15 5 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.68%) Data Lake Analytics
15 5 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.03%) HTTP
2 8 (1.08%) DNS
3 5 (0.68%) Internet
4 4 (0.54%) SSL
4 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.41%) DMARC
5 3 (0.41%) Firewall
5 3 (0.41%) X.509
6 2 (0.27%) AMQP
6 2 (0.27%) Intranet
6 2 (0.27%) Multicast
7 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.14%) SAN
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 41 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
4 38 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 35 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (3.93%) Redis
8 28 (3.79%) MongoDB
8 28 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (3.66%) Data Lake
10 19 (2.57%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.03%) Big Data
12 14 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (1.76%) Power BI
13 13 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.49%) MySQL
14 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (1.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 83 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 76 (10.30%) Visual Studio
3 75 (10.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 72 (9.76%) Selenium
5 65 (8.81%) SpecFlow
5 65 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (7.72%) Jenkins
7 52 (7.05%) JIRA
8 38 (5.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 38 (5.15%) TeamCity
9 27 (3.66%) NUnit
10 25 (3.39%) WebDriver
11 24 (3.25%) Cucumber
12 16 (2.17%) MSTest
13 11 (1.49%) SoapUI
14 10 (1.36%) Appium
14 10 (1.36%) Subversion
15 7 (0.95%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.95%) Moq
16 6 (0.81%) Jasmine
General
1 218 (29.54%) Finance
2 63 (8.54%) Banking
3 57 (7.72%) Front Office
4 19 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.30%) Retail
6 15 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.63%) Law
8 11 (1.49%) Legal
9 6 (0.81%) Back Office
10 5 (0.68%) Advertising
10 5 (0.68%) Billing
11 4 (0.54%) Publishing
11 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Games
13 2 (0.27%) Marketing
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 522 (70.73%) Developer
2 212 (28.73%) .NET Developer
3 209 (28.32%) C# Developer
4 105 (14.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (9.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 70 (9.49%) Senior Developer
6 57 (7.72%) Azure Developer
7 56 (7.59%) React Developer
8 43 (5.83%) SQL Developer
9 38 (5.15%) Software Developer
10 36 (4.88%) Tester
11 33 (4.47%) Analyst
12 29 (3.93%) Senior C# Developer
13 27 (3.66%) Architect
13 27 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
14 26 (3.52%) Automation Tester
15 24 (3.25%) Angular Developer
16 23 (3.12%) ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (2.57%) Quantitative Developer
18 17 (2.30%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (72.09%) .NET
2 165 (22.36%) ASP.NET
3 142 (19.24%) AngularJS
4 140 (18.97%) .NET Framework
5 130 (17.62%) HTML
6 120 (16.26%) CSS
7 117 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 100 (13.55%) React
9 96 (13.01%) .NET Core
10 89 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 89 (12.06%) jQuery
11 78 (10.57%) REST
12 73 (9.89%) Web Services
13 71 (9.62%) Entity Framework
14 65 (8.81%) RESTful
15 61 (8.27%) WCF
16 53 (7.18%) WPF
17 52 (7.05%) JSON
18 50 (6.78%) HTML5
19 40 (5.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (6.50%) Fintech
3 38 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.74%) Hedge funds
5 34 (4.61%) Mobile App
6 33 (4.47%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (2.57%) User Experience
8 18 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.44%) Derivative
8 18 (2.44%) Equities
9 16 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.76%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.49%) Reinsurance
12 10 (1.36%) Tandem
13 6 (0.81%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.81%) Robotics
14 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.54%) Market Risk
15 4 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.10%) Windows
2 33 (4.47%) Linux
3 16 (2.17%) Unix
4 13 (1.76%) Android
4 13 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (25.88%) TDD
3 163 (22.09%) MVC
4 137 (18.56%) Microservices
5 133 (18.02%) Test Automation
6 129 (17.48%) DevOps
7 103 (13.96%) Scrum
8 84 (11.38%) BDD
9 75 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (9.49%) OO
11 69 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
12 61 (8.27%) Software Engineering
13 51 (6.91%) Unit Testing
14 44 (5.96%) Multithreading
14 44 (5.96%) SOA
15 43 (5.83%) Kanban
16 40 (5.42%) SDLC
17 39 (5.28%) Analytics
17 39 (5.28%) SDET
18 37 (5.01%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 291 (39.43%) SQL
2 221 (29.95%) JavaScript
3 119 (16.12%) Java
4 52 (7.05%) C++
4 52 (7.05%) PowerShell
5 48 (6.50%) Python
6 36 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 32 (4.34%) VBA
8 19 (2.57%) TypeScript
9 17 (2.30%) C
10 15 (2.03%) Go
11 12 (1.63%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.36%) Scala
13 9 (1.22%) R
13 9 (1.22%) VB
14 8 (1.08%) PHP
15 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.95%) XAML
16 5 (0.68%) Clojure
17 4 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (6.78%) Degree
2 29 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.63%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.08%) PhD
7 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.27%) CITP
8 2 (0.27%) MBCS
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.27%) OSCP
9 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.72%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (10.30%) Docker
2 27 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (6.50%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.57%) Ansible
3 11 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.36%) Puppet
5 7 (0.95%) Terraform
6 5 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.41%) SCOM
8 2 (0.27%) Grafana
8 2 (0.27%) Kibana
8 2 (0.27%) SCCM
8 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.27%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) Automic
9 1 (0.14%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.14%) logstash
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 146 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (1.90%) Oracle
3 10 (1.36%) Google
4 8 (1.08%) Bloomberg
4 8 (1.08%) Tableau
5 7 (0.95%) IBM
5 7 (0.95%) Telerik
6 6 (0.81%) HP
6 6 (0.81%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.68%) Cadence
7 5 (0.68%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.68%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.54%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.54%) Blue Prism
8 4 (0.54%) Perfecto Mobile
8 4 (0.54%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.54%) UiPath
9 3 (0.41%) Adobe
9 3 (0.41%) FactSet
9 3 (0.41%) MuleSoft