Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £528 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 48 83
Rank change year-on-year -32 +35 -39
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 227 339 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.20% 4.74% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 5.01% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 300 172
City of London median daily rate £528 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +16.60% -14.24%
10th Percentile £417 £389 £330
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -14.29%
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 6,754 6,761 6,194
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 94.61% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,314 5,368 4,901
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 93 69
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -5.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £26.50 £30.75 £51.11
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.17
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.45% -4.64%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
London Bridge - 1 £375 - 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 17 December 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.

1 227 (100.00%) C#
2 149 (65.64%) .NET
3 100 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (40.09%) Finance
5 83 (36.56%) SQL
6 73 (32.16%) SQL Server
7 71 (31.28%) TDD
8 66 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (26.43%) JavaScript
10 53 (23.35%) ASP.NET
11 48 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (18.50%) MVC
13 41 (18.06%) AngularJS
14 37 (16.30%) OO
14 37 (16.30%) Multithreading
15 33 (14.54%) Front Office
15 33 (14.54%) Microservices
16 32 (14.10%) .NET Core
17 30 (13.22%) WPF
18 29 (12.78%) React
19 28 (12.33%) .NET Framework
19 28 (12.33%) Scrum
20 27 (11.89%) Banking
20 27 (11.89%) Test Automation
21 26 (11.45%) Unit Testing
21 26 (11.45%) HTML
22 25 (11.01%) Greenfield Project
23 23 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
23 23 (10.13%) Entity Framework
24 22 (9.69%) WCF

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 8 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.32%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.64%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.64%) Serverless
6 5 (2.20%) GitHub
7 3 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.32%) Data Lake Analytics
7 3 (1.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Apigee
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.76%) HTTP
2 3 (1.32%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (32.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (5.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (4.85%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.41%) Redis
6 9 (3.96%) Data Lake
7 8 (3.52%) MySQL
7 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.08%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (2.20%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.32%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.88%) KDB
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.49%) NUnit
1 17 (7.49%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.61%) SpecFlow
3 14 (6.17%) JIRA
3 14 (6.17%) Moq
3 14 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (4.85%) MSTest
5 11 (4.85%) Selenium
6 9 (3.96%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.76%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.76%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.76%) NSubstitute
9 3 (1.32%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.32%) Mocha
9 3 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.88%) Log4Net
10 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (40.09%) Finance
2 33 (14.54%) Front Office
3 27 (11.89%) Banking
4 12 (5.29%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.64%) Billing
7 5 (2.20%) Advertising
8 4 (1.76%) Marketing
9 3 (1.32%) Back Office
9 3 (1.32%) Retail
10 2 (0.88%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (65.64%) .NET
2 53 (23.35%) ASP.NET
3 48 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 41 (18.06%) AngularJS
5 32 (14.10%) .NET Core
6 30 (13.22%) WPF
7 29 (12.78%) React
8 28 (12.33%) .NET Framework
9 26 (11.45%) HTML
10 23 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (10.13%) Entity Framework
11 22 (9.69%) WCF
12 21 (9.25%) CSS
12 21 (9.25%) REST
13 19 (8.37%) jQuery
14 17 (7.49%) Web Services
15 16 (7.05%) HTML5
16 14 (6.17%) WinForms
17 12 (5.29%) RESTful
18 11 (4.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.01%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (9.25%) Hedge funds
3 18 (7.93%) Fixed Income
3 18 (7.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (6.17%) Equities
4 14 (6.17%) Fintech
4 14 (6.17%) Market Risk
5 13 (5.73%) Derivative
6 10 (4.41%) Credit Risk
7 7 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.64%) Tandem
9 4 (1.76%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.32%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.32%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.88%) Contactless
12 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.44%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.17%) Linux
2 7 (3.08%) Unix
3 4 (1.76%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (31.28%) TDD
3 42 (18.50%) MVC
4 37 (16.30%) Multithreading
4 37 (16.30%) OO
5 33 (14.54%) Microservices
6 28 (12.33%) Scrum
7 27 (11.89%) Test Automation
8 26 (11.45%) Unit Testing
9 21 (9.25%) Asset Management
10 20 (8.81%) Software Engineering
11 19 (8.37%) BDD
11 19 (8.37%) DevOps
12 16 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.61%) Kanban
13 15 (6.61%) OOP
13 15 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (6.17%) Web Development
15 13 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (4.85%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 227 (100.00%) C#
2 83 (36.56%) SQL
3 60 (26.43%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.17%) Java
5 12 (5.29%) C++
6 8 (3.52%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.64%) C
9 5 (2.20%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.20%) VBA
10 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.88%) Python
11 2 (0.88%) R
12 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.44%) Go
12 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (7.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.17%) Docker
2 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.20%) Ansible
3 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (9.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.52%) Oracle
3 5 (2.20%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe
4 3 (1.32%) Cadence
5 2 (0.88%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.88%) Telerik
6 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.44%) Nintex
6 1 (0.44%) Remedy
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.44%) Sophis
6 1 (0.44%) Workday