Period
to 4 December 2021

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £638 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 68 89
Rank change year-on-year -19 +21 -10
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 100 55 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.49% 2.76% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.99% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 46 132
10th Percentile £350 £425 £401
25th Percentile £414 £525 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £638 £594 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.37% +13.10% -3.45%
75th Percentile £675 £688 £638
90th Percentile £775 £781 £725
Central London median daily rate £650 £588 £500
% change year-on-year +10.64% +17.50% -4.76%

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 3,721 1,837 5,392
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.52% 92.27% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,862 1,390 4,271
10th Percentile £356 £313 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £606 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 60
10th Percentile £13.88 £17.60 £12.03
25th Percentile £17.34 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +36.71% +5.61%
75th Percentile £46.75 £40.00 £23.56
90th Percentile £65.15 £47.05 £49.50
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.45 £20.25
% change year-on-year +16.01% +40.47% +8.29%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# Developer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for C# Developer in the City of London

C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for C# Developer in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# Developer in the City of London.

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 4 December 2021. 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 - 1 £575 -
C# Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) C#
2 79 (79.00%) .NET
3 75 (75.00%) SQL
4 44 (44.00%) Finance
5 40 (40.00%) Banking
6 39 (39.00%) Azure
7 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (31.00%) .NET Framework
9 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 27 (27.00%) Oracle
11 25 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 22 (22.00%) VBA
13 21 (21.00%) VB
13 21 (21.00%) VB.NET
13 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 21 (21.00%) Front Office
13 21 (21.00%) TDD
13 21 (21.00%) Data Analysis
13 21 (21.00%) Oracle Database
14 20 (20.00%) DevOps
15 17 (17.00%) Windows
15 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
15 17 (17.00%) Visual Studio
16 16 (16.00%) Investment Banking
16 16 (16.00%) AWS
17 15 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
17 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
17 15 (15.00%) TypeScript
18 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
19 13 (13.00%) QA

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 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 39 (39.00%) Azure
2 16 (16.00%) AWS
3 6 (6.00%) Serverless
4 4 (4.00%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.00%) Azure Pipelines
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.00%) GCP
7 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.00%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.00%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Power BI
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.00%) NUnit
3 4 (4.00%) Subversion
3 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.00%) GitLab
4 2 (2.00%) JIRA
4 2 (2.00%) MSTest
4 2 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.00%) AppVeyor
5 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.00%) Postman
5 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (44.00%) Finance
2 40 (40.00%) Banking
3 21 (21.00%) Front Office
4 16 (16.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.00%) Social Skills
7 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.00%) Back Office
8 1 (1.00%) Electronics
8 1 (1.00%) Marketing
8 1 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (79.00%) .NET
2 31 (31.00%) .NET Framework
3 25 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 13 (13.00%) .NET Core
5 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.00%) WPF
7 6 (6.00%) WCF
8 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.00%) CSS
8 5 (5.00%) gRPC
8 5 (5.00%) HTML
8 5 (5.00%) Protocol Buffers
9 4 (4.00%) jQuery
10 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.00%) LINQ
10 3 (3.00%) Ninject
10 3 (3.00%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (2.00%) React
11 2 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Derivative
2 8 (8.00%) Fixed Income
2 8 (8.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 6 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.00%) Equities
5 4 (4.00%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.00%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.00%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.00%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (1.00%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.00%) Data Analysis
2 21 (21.00%) TDD
3 20 (20.00%) DevOps
4 15 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
5 12 (12.00%) Full Stack Development
6 11 (11.00%) OOP
6 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.00%) Microservices
8 9 (9.00%) OO
9 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (8.00%) MVC
10 7 (7.00%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.00%) Scrum
11 6 (6.00%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.00%) Requirements Gathering
12 5 (5.00%) SDLC
13 4 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) C#
2 75 (75.00%) SQL
3 22 (22.00%) VBA
4 21 (21.00%) VB
4 21 (21.00%) VB.NET
5 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 15 (15.00%) TypeScript
6 11 (11.00%) C
6 11 (11.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.00%) Python
9 5 (5.00%) C++
10 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (1.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Control-M
1 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Oracle
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (2.00%) Databricks
3 2 (2.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.00%) Telerik