Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 66 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16 -39
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 278 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.01% 3.63% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 3.83% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 226 176
City of London median daily rate £525 £539 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.55% +13.42% -9.52%
10th Percentile £408 £363 £321
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £466
% change year-on-year - +12.60% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,614 6,502 6,360
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.81% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,233 5,109 5,060
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £651
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £44.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.66% +6.64% -4.17%

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 20 October 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
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
London Bridge -44 1 £375 +44.23%
Moorgate - 1 - -
C# Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 278 (100.00%) C#
2 195 (70.14%) .NET
3 138 (49.64%) Finance
4 116 (41.73%) SQL
5 107 (38.49%) SQL Server
6 100 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (29.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 82 (29.50%) TDD
9 73 (26.26%) ASP.NET
10 66 (23.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
12 60 (21.58%) MVC
13 53 (19.06%) Front Office
14 52 (18.71%) Multithreading
15 46 (16.55%) OO
16 44 (15.83%) AngularJS
17 43 (15.47%) WPF
18 42 (15.11%) WCF
19 40 (14.39%) Greenfield Project
20 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
21 36 (12.95%) Banking
22 32 (11.51%) Fixed Income
22 32 (11.51%) .NET Framework
23 31 (11.15%) Microsoft
23 31 (11.15%) Microservices
23 31 (11.15%) React
24 30 (10.79%) .NET Core
24 30 (10.79%) HTML
25 29 (10.43%) Market Risk
26 27 (9.71%) CSS

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 9 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.80%) CMS
2 5 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (1.80%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.08%) IIS
4 3 (1.08%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (29.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.16%) Serverless
5 5 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.08%) Office 365
8 1 (0.36%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.36%) GitHub
8 1 (0.36%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.44%) HTTP
2 2 (0.72%) SSL
3 1 (0.36%) AMQP
3 1 (0.36%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (38.49%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.52%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (2.52%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.16%) Power BI
8 6 (2.16%) Redis
8 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.80%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.08%) MySQL
12 2 (0.72%) KDB
Development Applications
1 20 (7.19%) SpecFlow
2 19 (6.83%) NUnit
2 19 (6.83%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 17 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 16 (5.76%) Moq
6 15 (5.40%) Selenium
7 9 (3.24%) MSTest
8 8 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.52%) JIRA
10 4 (1.44%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.44%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.44%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.44%) NSubstitute
10 4 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.72%) Subversion
13 1 (0.36%) Log4Net
General
1 138 (49.64%) Finance
2 53 (19.06%) Front Office
3 36 (12.95%) Banking
4 20 (7.19%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.83%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.80%) Advertising
6 5 (1.80%) Billing
7 4 (1.44%) Back Office
7 4 (1.44%) Marketing
7 4 (1.44%) Retail
8 3 (1.08%) Law
8 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.72%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (70.14%) .NET
2 73 (26.26%) ASP.NET
3 66 (23.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 44 (15.83%) AngularJS
5 43 (15.47%) WPF
6 42 (15.11%) WCF
7 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (11.51%) .NET Framework
9 31 (11.15%) React
10 30 (10.79%) .NET Core
10 30 (10.79%) HTML
11 27 (9.71%) CSS
12 24 (8.63%) WinForms
13 21 (7.55%) Entity Framework
14 20 (7.19%) REST
15 17 (6.12%) HTML5
16 16 (5.76%) Web Services
17 13 (4.68%) jQuery
17 13 (4.68%) RESTful
18 12 (4.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.39%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (11.51%) Fixed Income
3 29 (10.43%) Market Risk
4 23 (8.27%) Fintech
5 22 (7.91%) Derivative
6 20 (7.19%) Equities
6 20 (7.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (6.83%) Credit Risk
7 19 (6.83%) Hedge funds
8 10 (3.60%) Grid Computing
9 7 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.52%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.80%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.36%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.36%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.91%) Windows
2 7 (2.52%) Linux
3 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.50%) TDD
3 60 (21.58%) MVC
4 52 (18.71%) Multithreading
5 46 (16.55%) OO
6 31 (11.15%) Microservices
7 24 (8.63%) Software Engineering
7 24 (8.63%) Unit Testing
8 21 (7.55%) Scrum
8 21 (7.55%) SOLID
9 19 (6.83%) SDLC
10 18 (6.47%) MVVM
10 18 (6.47%) SOA
11 17 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (5.76%) Asset Management
12 16 (5.76%) BDD
12 16 (5.76%) Test Automation
13 15 (5.40%) Web Development
14 14 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.04%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 278 (100.00%) C#
2 116 (41.73%) SQL
3 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.12%) VB.NET
5 16 (5.76%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.68%) Java
7 11 (3.96%) C++
7 11 (3.96%) VBA
8 9 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.24%) Python
9 8 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.16%) C
11 5 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.44%) R
12 4 (1.44%) VB
13 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.36%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (5.76%) Degree
2 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) HL7
3 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (6.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.16%) Ansible
3 3 (1.08%) Control-M
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.83%) Oracle
3 5 (1.80%) Sitecore
3 5 (1.80%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.44%) Adobe
5 3 (1.08%) Cadence
5 3 (1.08%) Citrix
6 2 (0.72%) Charles River
7 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.36%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.36%) Nintex
7 1 (0.36%) Remedy
7 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.36%) Sophis
7 1 (0.36%) Tableau
7 1 (0.36%) Telerik
7 1 (0.36%) Workday