Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 85 44
Rank change year-on-year +28 -41 +22
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 290 192 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.07% 2.85% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 2.99% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 174 331
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £356 £327 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 6729 6429 8864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.57% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 5109 6969
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 129
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.40
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

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 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 290 (100.00%) C#
2 211 (72.76%) .NET
3 137 (47.24%) SQL Server
4 132 (45.52%) SQL
5 106 (36.55%) Finance
6 105 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (34.83%) Front Office
8 88 (30.34%) MVC
9 81 (27.93%) TDD
10 77 (26.55%) ASP.NET
11 76 (26.21%) WPF
12 75 (25.86%) AngularJS
13 73 (25.17%) Banking
14 70 (24.14%) WCF
15 64 (22.07%) HTML
16 59 (20.34%) JavaScript
17 52 (17.93%) Multithreading
18 49 (16.90%) Microsoft
19 44 (15.17%) CSS
20 40 (13.79%) OO
20 40 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
21 39 (13.45%) .NET Framework
22 38 (13.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 37 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
23 37 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC
23 37 (12.76%) Greenfield Project
24 36 (12.41%) Degree
25 35 (12.07%) WinForms
26 32 (11.03%) Computer Science
27 31 (10.69%) T-SQL

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 7 (2.41%) Confluence
2 4 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.69%) IIS
3 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (7.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Kondor
3 1 (0.34%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.38%) SaaS
3 4 (1.38%) Serverless
4 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) HTTP
1 3 (1.03%) SSL
2 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.69%) LDAP
2 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) Skype
3 1 (0.34%) snoop
3 1 (0.34%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (47.24%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 17 (5.86%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.17%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (2.07%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.72%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.38%) RavenDB
15 3 (1.03%) MS Access
15 3 (1.03%) Redis
15 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.90%) Moq
3 20 (6.90%) NUnit
3 20 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.21%) TeamCity
5 17 (5.86%) Selenium
6 16 (5.52%) JIRA
7 14 (4.83%) MSTest
8 8 (2.76%) JIRA Agile
9 7 (2.41%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.72%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.38%) Subversion
11 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.69%) NuGet
13 2 (0.69%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 106 (36.55%) Finance
2 101 (34.83%) Front Office
3 73 (25.17%) Banking
4 30 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.83%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.10%) Retail
7 6 (2.07%) Prime Brokerage
7 6 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.72%) Back Office
8 5 (1.72%) Law
9 3 (1.03%) Marketing
10 2 (0.69%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (72.76%) .NET
2 77 (26.55%) ASP.NET
3 76 (26.21%) WPF
4 75 (25.86%) AngularJS
5 70 (24.14%) WCF
6 64 (22.07%) HTML
7 44 (15.17%) CSS
8 40 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (13.45%) .NET Framework
10 37 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (12.07%) WinForms
12 30 (10.34%) jQuery
13 24 (8.28%) HTML5
14 20 (6.90%) LINQ
14 20 (6.90%) REST
14 20 (6.90%) Web Services
15 19 (6.55%) Entity Framework
16 17 (5.86%) Ajax
16 17 (5.86%) React
17 14 (4.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (12.76%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (11.03%) Computer Science
4 26 (8.97%) Derivative
5 23 (7.93%) Equities
6 20 (6.90%) Algorithms
7 19 (6.55%) Data Structures
8 18 (6.21%) Hedge funds
9 13 (4.48%) Fixed Income
10 11 (3.79%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (2.41%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (1.03%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.03%) Swaptions
14 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.69%) PKI
15 1 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
15 1 (0.34%) Exotic Derivative
15 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (1.38%) Linux
3 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.69%) Android
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Unix
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (30.34%) MVC
3 81 (27.93%) TDD
4 52 (17.93%) Multithreading
5 40 (13.79%) OO
6 25 (8.62%) Mathematics
6 25 (8.62%) Scrum
7 23 (7.93%) OOD
8 22 (7.59%) BDD
8 22 (7.59%) MVVM
8 22 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 20 (6.90%) SOLID
10 18 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.21%) OOP
11 17 (5.86%) Microservices
11 17 (5.86%) Test Automation
12 16 (5.52%) Analytics
13 15 (5.17%) Low Latency
13 15 (5.17%) SDLC
14 14 (4.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 290 (100.00%) C#
2 132 (45.52%) SQL
3 59 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.69%) T-SQL
5 18 (6.21%) C++
5 18 (6.21%) VBA
6 17 (5.86%) TypeScript
7 15 (5.17%) Python
8 14 (4.83%) Java
9 13 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.07%) VB
11 2 (0.69%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.69%) C
11 2 (0.69%) F#
11 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.34%) Ada
12 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) VC++
12 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (12.41%) Degree
2 12 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) MiFID
2 5 (1.72%) QA
3 4 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.69%) EMIR
5 2 (0.69%) HL7
5 2 (0.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) MOM
2 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.59%) Oracle
3 12 (4.14%) Sybase
4 10 (3.45%) DevExpress
5 8 (2.76%) Infragistics
5 8 (2.76%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.38%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.38%) Typemock
7 3 (1.03%) Murex
7 3 (1.03%) Reuters
8 2 (0.69%) Cadence
8 2 (0.69%) Informatica
9 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.34%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.34%) MarketAxess
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.34%) Telerik
9 1 (0.34%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas