Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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# Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 67 60
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 365 219 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.23% 3.53% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 3.68% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 185 209
City of London median daily rate £513 £513 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.54% -1.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £308
90th Percentile £688 £650 £669
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £175.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,609 5,947 6,208
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.80% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,198 4,571 4,951
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £293
90th Percentile £688 £656 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 68 82
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.59% -13.89% +6.94%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £34.80 £32.30 £46.66
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £16.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.44% -15.43% +6.95%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the City of London

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in the City of London

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in the City of London

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in the City of London

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 365 (100.00%) C#
2 267 (73.15%) .NET
3 168 (46.03%) SQL
3 168 (46.03%) SQL Server
4 163 (44.66%) Finance
5 130 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (33.15%) TDD
7 101 (27.67%) Multithreading
8 99 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
9 90 (24.66%) JavaScript
10 83 (22.74%) WPF
11 79 (21.64%) AngularJS
12 77 (21.10%) ASP.NET
13 75 (20.55%) OO
14 74 (20.27%) MVC
15 68 (18.63%) Banking
16 66 (18.08%) Greenfield Project
17 62 (16.99%) WCF
18 61 (16.71%) Front Office
18 61 (16.71%) Microsoft
19 55 (15.07%) Mathematics
20 53 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
21 51 (13.97%) .NET Framework
22 49 (13.42%) HTML
22 49 (13.42%) MVVM
23 46 (12.60%) Degree
24 45 (12.33%) SOA
25 40 (10.96%) Unit Testing
25 40 (10.96%) SQL Server 2016
25 40 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 10 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.19%) NServiceBus
3 6 (1.64%) CMS
4 5 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.10%) IIS
6 3 (0.82%) DataSynapse
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) GemFire
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Summit
3 2 (0.55%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 99 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.19%) Office 365
4 6 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.82%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.27%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.27%) GitHub
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.37%) SSL
2 4 (1.10%) AMQP
2 4 (1.10%) HTTP
3 3 (0.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.82%) SMS
4 2 (0.55%) DKIM
4 2 (0.55%) DMARC
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 38 (10.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (9.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 30 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (5.21%) NoSQL
8 17 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (4.38%) Relational Database
10 15 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (3.01%) Oracle Database
11 11 (3.01%) Power BI
12 10 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (2.47%) InterSystems Cache
14 7 (1.92%) Big Data
14 7 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.92%) MongoDB
15 5 (1.37%) MySQL
15 5 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.75%) NUnit
4 17 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.84%) Selenium
5 14 (3.84%) TeamCity
6 13 (3.56%) JIRA
6 13 (3.56%) Subversion
7 11 (3.01%) Moq
8 10 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (2.19%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.92%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.92%) MSTest
12 5 (1.37%) JIRA Agile
13 4 (1.10%) ReSharper
14 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.27%) ER Studio
14 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
14 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 163 (44.66%) Finance
2 68 (18.63%) Banking
3 61 (16.71%) Front Office
4 39 (10.68%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.84%) Law
5 14 (3.84%) Retail
6 12 (3.29%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.74%) Marketing
8 9 (2.47%) Back Office
9 5 (1.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (73.15%) .NET
2 83 (22.74%) WPF
3 79 (21.64%) AngularJS
4 77 (21.10%) ASP.NET
5 62 (16.99%) WCF
6 53 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 51 (13.97%) .NET Framework
8 49 (13.42%) HTML
9 40 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (10.68%) Task Parallel Library
11 38 (10.41%) CSS
12 31 (8.49%) Entity Framework
13 30 (8.22%) WinForms
14 26 (7.12%) React
15 25 (6.85%) HTML5
16 18 (4.93%) LINQ
17 17 (4.66%) Web Services
17 17 (4.66%) XML
18 16 (4.38%) jQuery
19 15 (4.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.08%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (7.67%) Fixed Income
3 23 (6.30%) Derivative
4 21 (5.75%) Market Risk
5 20 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.38%) Hedge funds
7 15 (4.11%) Equities
8 14 (3.84%) Fintech
9 12 (3.29%) Credit Risk
10 11 (3.01%) Algorithms
10 11 (3.01%) Computer Science
10 11 (3.01%) Grid Computing
11 9 (2.47%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.92%) Reinsurance
12 7 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (1.10%) Animation
14 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.67%) Windows
2 6 (1.64%) Linux
3 3 (0.82%) Unix
3 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.27%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (33.15%) TDD
3 101 (27.67%) Multithreading
4 75 (20.55%) OO
5 74 (20.27%) MVC
6 55 (15.07%) Mathematics
7 49 (13.42%) MVVM
8 45 (12.33%) SOA
9 40 (10.96%) Unit Testing
10 36 (9.86%) Waterfall
11 33 (9.04%) Scrum
12 31 (8.49%) SOLID
13 29 (7.95%) OOA/OOD
14 28 (7.67%) Web Development
15 24 (6.58%) Microservices
16 21 (5.75%) OOP
17 20 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (5.48%) Software Engineering
18 19 (5.21%) SDLC
19 16 (4.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 365 (100.00%) C#
2 168 (46.03%) SQL
3 90 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 34 (9.32%) VB.NET
5 27 (7.40%) C++
6 26 (7.12%) T-SQL
6 26 (7.12%) VBA
7 16 (4.38%) Java
8 15 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.84%) Python
10 13 (3.56%) TypeScript
11 12 (3.29%) VB
12 11 (3.01%) R
13 8 (2.19%) MUMPS
13 8 (2.19%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.37%) C
15 3 (0.82%) Perl
16 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.27%) VBScript
16 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (12.60%) Degree
2 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.27%) PhD
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.56%) QA
2 8 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.37%) HL7
4 4 (1.10%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.82%) Basel III
5 3 (0.82%) EMIR
5 3 (0.82%) FATCA
5 3 (0.82%) MiFID
6 2 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) Control-M
1 3 (0.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) PingFederate
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.49%) Oracle
3 6 (1.64%) TIBCO
4 5 (1.37%) Fidessa
4 5 (1.37%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.10%) Murex
5 4 (1.10%) Sophis
5 4 (1.10%) Sybase
5 4 (1.10%) Tableau
5 4 (1.10%) Typemock
6 3 (0.82%) Calypso
6 3 (0.82%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.82%) MapR
6 3 (0.82%) Telerik
7 2 (0.55%) Charles River
7 2 (0.55%) Citrix
7 2 (0.55%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.27%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.27%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.27%) OpenLink