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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the 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#
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 30 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 253 192 275
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.97% 6.83% 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.54% 14.45% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 125 223
10th Percentile £413 £451 £375
25th Percentile £480 £525 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £606 £613 £500
Median % change year-on-year -1.02% +22.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £713 £650 £625
90th Percentile £804 £733 £704
Central London median daily rate £600 £613 £500
% change year-on-year -2.04% +22.50% -

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,869 1,329 1,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.12% 47.28% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,449 1,005 1,225
10th Percentile £425 £370 £381
25th Percentile £505 £461 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £618
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 14
10th Percentile £39.75 £16.32 £23.80
25th Percentile £45.75 £19.79 £25.06
Median hourly rate £57.00 £25.48 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +123.75% -40.76% +104.76%
75th Percentile £73.06 £30.88 £52.81
90th Percentile £77.45 £34.70 £57.20
Central London median hourly rate £57.00 £23.45 £38.50
% change year-on-year +143.07% -39.09% +77.01%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for C# in the City of London

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for C# in the City of London

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for C# in the City of London

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for C# in the City of London

C#
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# within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 1 £750 -
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C#.

1 182 (71.94%) .NET
2 96 (37.94%) SQL
3 93 (36.76%) Azure
4 77 (30.43%) Agile
5 72 (28.46%) Finance
6 67 (26.48%) SQL Server
7 63 (24.90%) Microsoft
8 59 (23.32%) Banking
9 58 (22.92%) DevOps
10 57 (22.53%) Front Office
11 53 (20.95%) .NET Core
12 49 (19.37%) JavaScript
12 49 (19.37%) .NET Framework
13 44 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 44 (17.39%) Python
14 42 (16.60%) AngularJS
15 41 (16.21%) Social Skills
16 37 (14.62%) Test Automation
17 34 (13.44%) Full Stack Development
18 33 (13.04%) Investment Banking
19 32 (12.65%) Software Engineering
20 31 (12.25%) CI/CD
21 30 (11.86%) Java
22 29 (11.46%) HTML
22 29 (11.46%) React
23 28 (11.07%) Electronic Trading
24 27 (10.67%) Docker
24 27 (10.67%) Oracle
25 26 (10.28%) WPF
25 26 (10.28%) Multithreading

C#
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 10 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.77%) Confluence
3 6 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.58%) Apache
4 4 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.40%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Jetty
7 1 (0.40%) MTS
7 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.79%) Orchestrade
2 2 (0.79%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 93 (36.76%) Azure
2 26 (10.28%) AWS
3 15 (5.93%) SaaS
4 12 (4.74%) PaaS
5 11 (4.35%) Azure Key Vault
5 11 (4.35%) Power Platform
6 10 (3.95%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (3.95%) Azure Storage
6 10 (3.95%) Serverless
7 9 (3.56%) Azure Logic Apps
8 8 (3.16%) Azure Service Bus
9 7 (2.77%) Azure Functions
9 7 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (2.77%) Microsoft 365
9 7 (2.77%) Power Automate
9 7 (2.77%) PowerApps
10 6 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.37%) Datadog
10 6 (2.37%) IaaS
11 5 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) DNS
2 2 (0.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) Intranet
3 1 (0.40%) IPFS
3 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
3 1 (0.40%) SSH
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.16%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.98%) MySQL
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.58%) Big Data
6 4 (1.58%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.19%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.19%) Power BI
7 3 (1.19%) Redis
7 3 (1.19%) Tableau
8 2 (0.79%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.79%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 18 (7.11%) Git (software)
1 18 (7.11%) JIRA
2 15 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.14%) Selenium
3 13 (5.14%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.37%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.98%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.98%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.98%) NUnit
5 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.58%) GitLab
6 4 (1.58%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.19%) Moq
7 3 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.79%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.79%) REST Assured
General
1 72 (28.46%) Finance
2 59 (23.32%) Banking
3 57 (22.53%) Front Office
4 41 (16.21%) Social Skills
5 33 (13.04%) Investment Banking
6 14 (5.53%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.77%) Back Office
9 6 (2.37%) International Banking
10 5 (1.98%) Legal
11 3 (1.19%) Retail
12 2 (0.79%) Advertising
12 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.40%) Law
13 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.40%) Publishing
13 1 (0.40%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 188 (74.31%) Developer
2 90 (35.57%) C# Developer
3 68 (26.88%) .NET Developer
4 29 (11.46%) Senior Developer
5 27 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (8.70%) Azure Developer
7 20 (7.91%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (7.51%) Architect
9 17 (6.72%) Front Office Developer
10 13 (5.14%) SQL Developer
11 12 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (4.35%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (3.56%) Angular Developer
15 7 (2.77%) C# WPF Developer
15 7 (2.77%) SharePoint Developer
15 7 (2.77%) WPF Developer
16 6 (2.37%) C# Developer - Commodities
16 6 (2.37%) Lead Developer
16 6 (2.37%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (71.94%) .NET
2 53 (20.95%) .NET Core
3 49 (19.37%) .NET Framework
4 44 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 42 (16.60%) AngularJS
6 29 (11.46%) HTML
6 29 (11.46%) React
7 26 (10.28%) WPF
8 21 (8.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (8.30%) CSS
9 20 (7.91%) REST
10 17 (6.72%) WCF
11 14 (5.53%) HTML5
11 14 (5.53%) XML
12 13 (5.14%) Entity Framework
12 13 (5.14%) WinForms
13 10 (3.95%) JSON
13 10 (3.95%) Reactive Extensions
14 9 (3.56%) Vue.js
15 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (4.74%) Derivative
3 9 (3.56%) Cloud Native
3 9 (3.56%) Fixed Income
3 9 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.56%) Market Risk
3 9 (3.56%) User Experience
4 6 (2.37%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.37%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.98%) Learning Management System
6 4 (1.58%) Grid Computing
6 4 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.19%) Equities
7 3 (1.19%) Legacy Code
7 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.19%) Sports Betting
8 2 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.32%) Windows
2 13 (5.14%) Linux
3 4 (1.58%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.40%) VMS
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.43%) Agile
2 58 (22.92%) DevOps
3 37 (14.62%) Test Automation
4 34 (13.44%) Full Stack Development
5 32 (12.65%) Software Engineering
6 31 (12.25%) CI/CD
7 28 (11.07%) Electronic Trading
8 26 (10.28%) Multithreading
9 24 (9.49%) TDD
10 23 (9.09%) Microservices
11 20 (7.91%) OO
12 16 (6.32%) MVC
13 15 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.93%) Scrum
14 14 (5.53%) SDLC
15 13 (5.14%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (4.74%) Computer Science
16 12 (4.74%) Unit Testing
17 10 (3.95%) Migration
17 10 (3.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.94%) SQL
2 49 (19.37%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.39%) Python
4 30 (11.86%) Java
5 24 (9.49%) C++
6 22 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.11%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.74%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.56%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.16%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.77%) C
12 6 (2.37%) VB
13 5 (1.98%) Go
13 5 (1.98%) VBA
14 4 (1.58%) R
15 3 (1.19%) Perl
16 2 (0.79%) Bash
16 2 (0.79%) PHP
16 2 (0.79%) Ruby
16 2 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (4.35%) Degree
2 8 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) CISSP
5 3 (1.19%) GIAC
5 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.79%) CEH
6 2 (0.79%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) OSCP
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) GDPR
2 5 (1.98%) MiFID
3 3 (1.19%) EMIR
4 2 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.40%) Accessibility
System Software
1 27 (10.67%) Docker
2 7 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (6.32%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.56%) Terraform
3 7 (2.77%) Ansible
4 2 (0.79%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.79%) Control-M
4 2 (0.79%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.79%) Nessus
4 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.79%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.79%) Salt
4 2 (0.79%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.40%) Foglight
5 1 (0.40%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.40%) vRealize
5 1 (0.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 63 (24.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.67%) Oracle
3 19 (7.51%) DevExpress
4 11 (4.35%) Databricks
5 6 (2.37%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.98%) Murex
7 4 (1.58%) HP
7 4 (1.58%) IBM
7 4 (1.58%) SAP
7 4 (1.58%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.19%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.19%) PagerDuty
9 2 (0.79%) Borland
9 2 (0.79%) CA
9 2 (0.79%) Calypso
9 2 (0.79%) Google
9 2 (0.79%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.79%) Qualys
9 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com