The median contractor rate for a C# Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Programmer
London / City of London
Rank 146 150 187
Rank change year-on-year +4 +37  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.031% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.032% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £363 £300
% change year-on-year +13.10% +20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.25 £175.00
% change year-on-year - -75.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2830 3118 4807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.38% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2488 3612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C# Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured C# Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Programmer in the City of London

C# Programmer
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# Programmer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Programmer in the City of London

C# Programmer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, C# Programmer 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# Programmer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) webMethods
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Infragistics
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Office Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall

C# Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Office Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) webMethods
2 3 (60.00%) Infragistics