Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020.

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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 98 38
Rank change year-on-year +16 -60 +43
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 125 182 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.55% 2.68% 5.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.82% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 155 326
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £413 £413 £363
90th Percentile £748 £708 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
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 4,573 6,443 6,628
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.33% 94.86% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,519 5,036 5,279
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £300 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 95
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +10.00% -5.25%
10th Percentile £12.48 £12.98 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.55 £33.08 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.10
% change year-on-year +12.30% +3.31% +3.78%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 2020, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) C#
2 80 (64.00%) .NET
3 52 (41.60%) SQL Server
3 52 (41.60%) Finance
4 50 (40.00%) SQL
5 46 (36.80%) AngularJS
6 43 (34.40%) Azure
7 42 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (28.80%) React
9 31 (24.80%) JavaScript
10 29 (23.20%) Greenfield Project
11 27 (21.60%) OO
11 27 (21.60%) Test Automation
12 26 (20.80%) TypeScript
12 26 (20.80%) CSS
12 26 (20.80%) .NET Core
13 25 (20.00%) TDD
14 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
15 22 (17.60%) ASP.NET
15 22 (17.60%) OOP
15 22 (17.60%) Java
16 21 (16.80%) HTML
16 21 (16.80%) WPF
16 21 (16.80%) Multithreading
17 19 (15.20%) MVC
17 19 (15.20%) WCF
17 19 (15.20%) Microservices
17 19 (15.20%) Hedge funds
18 18 (14.40%) Scrum
19 17 (13.60%) Front Office

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 6 (4.80%) IIS
2 5 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) Confluence
3 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.80%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Minerva
2 1 (0.80%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.80%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 43 (34.40%) Azure
2 7 (5.60%) AWS
3 6 (4.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (4.80%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (4.80%) Data Lake Analytics
4 4 (3.20%) Serverless
5 3 (2.40%) Azure Functions
5 3 (2.40%) npm
5 3 (2.40%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.60%) GCP
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.80%) GitHub
7 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (41.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.80%) Data Lake
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.20%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.40%) Power BI
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.60%) MySQL
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) OLAP
7 1 (0.80%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.60%) Moq
3 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.80%) NUnit
5 5 (4.00%) JIRA
6 4 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.40%) MSTest
8 2 (1.60%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.60%) Subversion
9 1 (0.80%) ESLint
9 1 (0.80%) Postman
9 1 (0.80%) Selenium
9 1 (0.80%) Swashbuckle
General
1 52 (41.60%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Front Office
3 14 (11.20%) Banking
4 10 (8.00%) Back Office
5 4 (3.20%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.40%) International Banking
6 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.40%) Marketing
7 2 (1.60%) Electronics
7 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.80%) Games
8 1 (0.80%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (64.00%) .NET
2 46 (36.80%) AngularJS
3 36 (28.80%) React
4 26 (20.80%) .NET Core
4 26 (20.80%) CSS
5 22 (17.60%) ASP.NET
6 21 (16.80%) HTML
6 21 (16.80%) WPF
7 19 (15.20%) WCF
8 16 (12.80%) RESTful
9 15 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 15 (12.00%) Web Services
10 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (10.40%) REST
11 10 (8.00%) WinForms
12 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (7.20%) Redux
13 8 (6.40%) Entity Framework
13 8 (6.40%) Vue.js
14 7 (5.60%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.20%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (15.20%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.20%) Equities
4 4 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.40%) Derivative
5 3 (2.40%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Animation
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.60%) OO
2 27 (21.60%) Test Automation
3 25 (20.00%) TDD
4 22 (17.60%) OOP
5 21 (16.80%) Multithreading
6 19 (15.20%) Microservices
6 19 (15.20%) MVC
7 18 (14.40%) Scrum
8 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
9 16 (12.80%) SOLID
10 13 (10.40%) Kanban
10 13 (10.40%) Web Development
11 11 (8.80%) SDLC
12 10 (8.00%) Web Application Development
13 9 (7.20%) Analytics
13 9 (7.20%) CQRS
13 9 (7.20%) DevOps
13 9 (7.20%) Domain-Driven Design
14 8 (6.40%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 125 (100.00%) C#
2 50 (40.00%) SQL
3 31 (24.80%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.80%) TypeScript
5 22 (17.60%) Java
6 15 (12.00%) Python
7 9 (7.20%) C++
7 9 (7.20%) VBA
8 5 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.40%) F#
10 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.40%) VB
11 2 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.80%) C
12 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.80%) R
12 1 (0.80%) Ruby
12 1 (0.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (13.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.80%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Docker
2 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.60%) MIIS
3 1 (0.80%) Control-M
3 1 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) Oracle
3 4 (3.20%) Murex
3 4 (3.20%) OpenLink
3 4 (3.20%) SunGard
4 3 (2.40%) Sophis
5 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.60%) Google
5 2 (1.60%) Informatica
5 2 (1.60%) SAP
6 1 (0.80%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.80%) Charles River
6 1 (0.80%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.80%) Tableau
6 1 (0.80%) Twitter
6 1 (0.80%) Typemock