Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 66 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -20
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 314 236 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.46% 3.57% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 3.74% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 212 208
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £389 £363 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -5.00%
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 6,689 6,313 6,476
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.54% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,245 4,850 5,200
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £681 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £455
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.79% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 75 70
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £30.45 £35.86
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -1.63% +5.56%

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 August 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 August 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
London Bridge -20 1 £375 +44.23%
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 17 August 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.

1 314 (100.00%) C#
2 230 (73.25%) .NET
3 160 (50.96%) Finance
4 140 (44.59%) SQL
5 129 (41.08%) SQL Server
6 121 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (28.98%) TDD
8 89 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 79 (25.16%) ASP.NET
10 78 (24.84%) MVC
11 75 (23.89%) JavaScript
12 67 (21.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 59 (18.79%) AngularJS
13 59 (18.79%) Multithreading
14 57 (18.15%) Microsoft
15 56 (17.83%) OO
15 56 (17.83%) WPF
16 54 (17.20%) Front Office
17 49 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (15.61%) Greenfield Project
18 48 (15.29%) WCF
19 40 (12.74%) HTML
20 35 (11.15%) Banking
21 34 (10.83%) Unit Testing
22 31 (9.87%) Fixed Income
22 31 (9.87%) CSS
22 31 (9.87%) SOA
23 30 (9.55%) .NET Framework
23 30 (9.55%) Microservices
24 29 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (1.91%) NServiceBus
2 5 (1.59%) CMS
2 5 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (1.59%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.27%) IIS
3 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.91%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.27%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 89 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.59%) Office 365
5 3 (0.96%) Serverless
6 2 (0.64%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.59%) HTTP
2 4 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (0.64%) DKIM
3 2 (0.64%) DMARC
3 2 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) AMQP
4 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (41.08%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (7.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (5.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (4.14%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.50%) Power BI
10 9 (2.87%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.59%) Big Data
13 5 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (1.59%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.27%) Redis
14 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (6.37%) SpecFlow
2 19 (6.05%) NUnit
2 19 (6.05%) Selenium
3 17 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 16 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (4.46%) Moq
6 12 (3.82%) JIRA
7 10 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
9 5 (1.59%) Subversion
9 5 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.27%) MSTest
11 3 (0.96%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
13 1 (0.32%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.32%) ReSharper
General
1 160 (50.96%) Finance
2 54 (17.20%) Front Office
3 35 (11.15%) Banking
4 22 (7.01%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.05%) Financial Institution
6 13 (4.14%) Retail
7 7 (2.23%) Back Office
7 7 (2.23%) Law
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 2 (0.64%) Marketing
9 2 (0.64%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (73.25%) .NET
2 79 (25.16%) ASP.NET
3 67 (21.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 59 (18.79%) AngularJS
5 56 (17.83%) WPF
6 49 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (15.29%) WCF
8 40 (12.74%) HTML
9 31 (9.87%) CSS
10 30 (9.55%) .NET Framework
11 27 (8.60%) WinForms
12 21 (6.69%) Entity Framework
12 21 (6.69%) Task Parallel Library
13 20 (6.37%) React
14 18 (5.73%) HTML5
14 18 (5.73%) REST
15 16 (5.10%) .NET Core
15 16 (5.10%) Web Services
16 14 (4.46%) jQuery
16 14 (4.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.61%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (9.87%) Fixed Income
3 29 (9.24%) Market Risk
4 23 (7.32%) Derivative
5 22 (7.01%) Fintech
6 20 (6.37%) Equities
7 18 (5.73%) Credit Risk
8 17 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (3.82%) Grid Computing
10 11 (3.50%) Hedge funds
11 8 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.59%) Reinsurance
15 4 (1.27%) Animation
15 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
15 4 (1.27%) User Experience
16 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
17 2 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.60%) Windows
2 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.32%) Android
3 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.32%) Linux
3 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (28.98%) TDD
3 78 (24.84%) MVC
4 59 (18.79%) Multithreading
5 56 (17.83%) OO
6 34 (10.83%) Unit Testing
7 31 (9.87%) SOA
8 30 (9.55%) Microservices
9 27 (8.60%) Mathematics
9 27 (8.60%) SOLID
10 26 (8.28%) MVVM
10 26 (8.28%) Software Engineering
11 25 (7.96%) Scrum
12 22 (7.01%) Waterfall
13 20 (6.37%) Web Development
14 17 (5.41%) Analytics
14 17 (5.41%) OOP
14 17 (5.41%) SDLC
15 16 (5.10%) BDD
16 15 (4.78%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 314 (100.00%) C#
2 140 (44.59%) SQL
3 75 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.37%) VB.NET
6 17 (5.41%) C++
7 15 (4.78%) VBA
8 14 (4.46%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.14%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.50%) Python
11 9 (2.87%) Java
12 8 (2.55%) C
13 7 (2.23%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.23%) R
14 5 (1.59%) VB
15 2 (0.64%) MUMPS
16 1 (0.32%) BeanShell
16 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.32%) Scala
16 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (6.69%) Degree
2 2 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.50%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) HL7
3 2 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (3.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) GridGain
2 1 (0.32%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (2.87%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.27%) Control-M
3 2 (0.64%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.05%) Oracle
3 5 (1.59%) Sitecore
3 5 (1.59%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.27%) Adobe
5 3 (0.96%) Citrix
6 2 (0.64%) Cadence
6 2 (0.64%) Charles River
6 2 (0.64%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.64%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.64%) InterSystems
6 2 (0.64%) Telerik
7 1 (0.32%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.32%) Google
7 1 (0.32%) MapR
7 1 (0.32%) Remedy
7 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.32%) Sophis
7 1 (0.32%) Tableau
7 1 (0.32%) Typemock