Period
to 2 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 112 38
Rank change year-on-year +42 -74 +41
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 126 152 388
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.00% 2.25% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 2.39% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 119 349
Median daily rate £550 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £363
90th Percentile £783 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £145.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £145.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year - -16.86% -

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 3,916 6,368 6,731
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 94.40% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,923 4,923 5,328
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £298 £310 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £510 £500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 63 105
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% +1.60% +3.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.95 £41.10 £38.00
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +35.00% +6.95% +8.59%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 2 April 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.

1 126 (100.00%) C#
2 81 (64.29%) .NET
3 52 (41.27%) Finance
4 48 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 45 (35.71%) SQL
6 40 (31.75%) AngularJS
7 39 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (26.98%) Azure
9 31 (24.60%) React
10 30 (23.81%) CSS
11 28 (22.22%) WPF
12 26 (20.63%) Greenfield Project
13 25 (19.84%) Test Automation
13 25 (19.84%) Banking
14 23 (18.25%) HTML
14 23 (18.25%) Front Office
14 23 (18.25%) WCF
15 22 (17.46%) Multithreading
16 21 (16.67%) TypeScript
16 21 (16.67%) Python
16 21 (16.67%) Java
16 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
17 20 (15.87%) OO
17 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
17 20 (15.87%) WinForms
18 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET
18 18 (14.29%) Oracle
18 18 (14.29%) .NET Core
19 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Excel
19 17 (13.49%) OOP

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 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (1.59%) Confluence
3 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.59%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.79%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.98%) Azure
2 6 (4.76%) AWS
3 5 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (3.97%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (3.17%) Data Lake Analytics
4 4 (3.17%) Serverless
5 3 (2.38%) Azure Functions
5 3 (2.38%) GitHub
6 2 (1.59%) GCP
6 2 (1.59%) npm
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.17%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (3.17%) Data Lake
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) OLAP
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.79%) QlikView
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.97%) JIRA
2 5 (3.97%) Moq
3 4 (3.17%) NUnit
3 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.59%) MSTest
5 2 (1.59%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.79%) JMeter
6 1 (0.79%) Postman
6 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (41.27%) Finance
2 25 (19.84%) Banking
3 23 (18.25%) Front Office
4 7 (5.56%) Back Office
4 7 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.17%) International Banking
6 3 (2.38%) Marketing
6 3 (2.38%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.59%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (64.29%) .NET
2 40 (31.75%) AngularJS
3 31 (24.60%) React
4 30 (23.81%) CSS
5 28 (22.22%) WPF
6 23 (18.25%) HTML
6 23 (18.25%) WCF
7 20 (15.87%) WinForms
8 18 (14.29%) .NET Core
8 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 15 (11.90%) Web Services
10 13 (10.32%) REST
11 12 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 11 (8.73%) RESTful
13 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
15 6 (4.76%) Redux
16 5 (3.97%) Vue.js
17 4 (3.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Derivative
3 4 (3.17%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.59%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.59%) Equities
5 2 (1.59%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.79%) Animation
6 1 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.79%) Social Network
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.84%) Test Automation
3 22 (17.46%) Multithreading
4 20 (15.87%) OO
5 17 (13.49%) OOP
6 16 (12.70%) Microservices
6 16 (12.70%) TDD
7 14 (11.11%) MVC
8 12 (9.52%) DevOps
8 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.73%) Scrum
9 11 (8.73%) Web Development
10 10 (7.94%) Analytics
10 10 (7.94%) SOLID
11 9 (7.14%) Kanban
12 8 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.35%) CQRS
12 8 (6.35%) Mathematics
12 8 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (6.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 126 (100.00%) C#
2 45 (35.71%) SQL
3 21 (16.67%) Java
3 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.67%) Python
3 21 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 14 (11.11%) VBA
5 11 (8.73%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.94%) C++
7 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.38%) F#
8 3 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.79%) R
9 1 (0.79%) Scala
9 1 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Docker
2 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.59%) MIIS
3 1 (0.79%) Control-M
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.29%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) Murex
3 8 (6.35%) OpenLink
3 8 (6.35%) SunGard
4 4 (3.17%) Sophis
5 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) Google
6 1 (0.79%) MapR
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) Typemock