Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 18 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 766 568 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.65% 8.69% 9.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.23% 17.22% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 493 714
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £386 £325 £326
90th Percentile £675 £613 £654
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £29.62 - £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £29.62 - £40.00

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 3787 3299 3927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.65% 50.45% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3172 2774 3298
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £25.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +8.16% +27.13%
10th Percentile £13.35 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £30.00 £55.19 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £25.79 £27.50 £25.43
% change year-on-year -6.23% +8.16% +27.13%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing C# as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in the City of London.

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

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in the City of London

C#
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# in the City of London.

Contractor 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 15 December 2017. 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 - 2 - -
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C#.

1 514 (67.10%) .NET
2 326 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (41.64%) SQL
4 306 (39.95%) SQL Server
5 248 (32.38%) Finance
6 227 (29.63%) TDD
7 195 (25.46%) JavaScript
8 192 (25.07%) AngularJS
9 190 (24.80%) MVC
10 180 (23.50%) Microsoft
11 177 (23.11%) ASP.NET
12 145 (18.93%) Banking
13 135 (17.62%) Front Office
14 132 (17.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 130 (16.97%) HTML
16 124 (16.19%) Java
17 123 (16.06%) WPF
18 121 (15.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 114 (14.88%) WCF
20 98 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
21 97 (12.66%) OO
22 94 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
23 93 (12.14%) CSS
24 91 (11.88%) Multithreading
25 89 (11.62%) Scrum
25 89 (11.62%) Web Services
26 88 (11.49%) Git (software)
27 87 (11.36%) .NET Framework
28 84 (10.97%) BDD
29 80 (10.44%) Continuous Integration

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 26 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.96%) IIS
3 12 (1.57%) Confluence
4 11 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.91%) NServiceBus
5 7 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.52%) CMS
8 4 (0.52%) JBoss
8 4 (0.52%) Jetty
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.39%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.26%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.13%) DNN
11 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 46 (6.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) BondVision
2 3 (0.39%) Summit
3 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.26%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 121 (15.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.96%) Serverless
4 10 (1.31%) SaaS
5 9 (1.17%) IaaS
6 8 (1.04%) PaaS
7 7 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.78%) npm
9 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.26%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.26%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.26%) GitHub
10 2 (0.26%) Office 365
11 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.13%) Dialogflow
11 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.48%) HTTP
2 9 (1.17%) DNS
3 6 (0.78%) SSL
4 5 (0.65%) LDAP
5 4 (0.52%) Network Security
6 2 (0.26%) AMQP
6 2 (0.26%) DHCP
6 2 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.26%) SMS
6 2 (0.26%) snoop
6 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.26%) VPLS
6 2 (0.26%) VPN
6 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.26%) X.509
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) Skype
7 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (39.95%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.96%) NoSQL
3 48 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (4.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 34 (4.44%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 22 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (2.48%) MongoDB
11 19 (2.48%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.57%) MS Access
15 9 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.04%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.04%) PerformancePoint
17 7 (0.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 88 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.66%) Selenium
2 51 (6.66%) TeamCity
3 50 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (6.27%) Visual Studio
5 36 (4.70%) SpecFlow
6 35 (4.57%) JIRA
7 33 (4.31%) Jenkins
7 33 (4.31%) NUnit
8 22 (2.87%) Moq
8 22 (2.87%) Subversion
9 16 (2.09%) Cucumber
10 15 (1.96%) MSTest
11 13 (1.70%) MSBuild
11 13 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.57%) JIRA Agile
12 12 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (1.57%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.91%) Maven
13 7 (0.91%) ReSharper
General
1 248 (32.38%) Finance
2 145 (18.93%) Banking
3 135 (17.62%) Front Office
4 52 (6.79%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.31%) Law
6 31 (4.05%) Legal
7 25 (3.26%) Financial Institution
8 24 (3.13%) Retail
9 14 (1.83%) Marketing
10 12 (1.57%) Back Office
11 11 (1.44%) Advertising
12 9 (1.17%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.13%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 627 (81.85%) Developer
2 340 (44.39%) C# Developer
3 214 (27.94%) .NET Developer
4 133 (17.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 92 (12.01%) Senior Developer
6 73 (9.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 73 (9.53%) WPF Developer
7 59 (7.70%) C# WPF Developer
8 55 (7.18%) SQL Developer
9 53 (6.92%) Senior C# Developer
10 50 (6.53%) Angular Developer
11 43 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 37 (4.83%) Analyst
13 31 (4.05%) Agile Developer
13 31 (4.05%) Microsoft Developer
14 29 (3.79%) Front Office Developer
15 27 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
17 23 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (3.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (67.10%) .NET
2 192 (25.07%) AngularJS
3 177 (23.11%) ASP.NET
4 132 (17.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 130 (16.97%) HTML
6 123 (16.06%) WPF
7 114 (14.88%) WCF
8 98 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (12.14%) CSS
10 89 (11.62%) Web Services
11 87 (11.36%) .NET Framework
12 75 (9.79%) REST
13 73 (9.53%) XML
14 63 (8.22%) jQuery
15 58 (7.57%) Node.js
16 56 (7.31%) RESTful
17 54 (7.05%) React
18 52 (6.79%) HTML5
18 52 (6.79%) SOAP
19 46 (6.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (7.70%) Computer Science
3 51 (6.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (4.70%) Derivative
5 35 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.57%) Fixed Income
6 34 (4.44%) Equities
7 32 (4.18%) Algorithms
8 30 (3.92%) Data Structures
8 30 (3.92%) Hedge funds
9 25 (3.26%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.35%) Credit Risk
11 15 (1.96%) Market Risk
12 12 (1.57%) Fintech
12 12 (1.57%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (1.44%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.17%) User Experience
15 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.36%) Windows
2 38 (4.96%) Linux
3 13 (1.70%) Unix
4 12 (1.57%) Android
4 12 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.17%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.65%) Solaris
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (29.63%) TDD
3 190 (24.80%) MVC
4 97 (12.66%) OO
5 91 (11.88%) Multithreading
6 89 (11.62%) Scrum
7 84 (10.97%) BDD
8 80 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (9.40%) Test Automation
10 65 (8.49%) DevOps
11 64 (8.36%) Mathematics
12 62 (8.09%) MVVM
13 60 (7.83%) SDLC
14 53 (6.92%) OOP
15 52 (6.79%) Unit Testing
16 50 (6.53%) SOLID
17 48 (6.27%) Web Development
18 47 (6.14%) CRM
19 46 (6.01%) Software Engineering
20 45 (5.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 319 (41.64%) SQL
2 195 (25.46%) JavaScript
3 124 (16.19%) Java
4 65 (8.49%) T-SQL
5 59 (7.70%) Python
6 54 (7.05%) C++
7 39 (5.09%) TypeScript
8 35 (4.57%) PowerShell
9 34 (4.44%) VBA
10 29 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 20 (2.61%) VB
12 15 (1.96%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.96%) Ruby
13 7 (0.91%) Apple Swift
13 7 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.91%) PHP
14 6 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.65%) C
15 5 (0.65%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 78 (10.18%) Degree
2 25 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.26%) ISEB
7 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.26%) MCP
7 2 (0.26%) MCPD
8 1 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.31%) QA
2 17 (2.22%) MiFID
3 7 (0.91%) EMIR
4 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.39%) Basel III
6 3 (0.39%) FATCA
6 3 (0.39%) HL7
6 3 (0.39%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (3.39%) Docker
2 22 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.26%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (1.44%) Ansible
2 8 (1.04%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.04%) Puppet
3 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.26%) Oozie
4 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) WMI
5 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.13%) Kibana
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) MOM
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 180 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.35%) Oracle
3 27 (3.52%) Apigee
4 15 (1.96%) DevExpress
4 15 (1.96%) Sybase
5 14 (1.83%) TIBCO
6 11 (1.44%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.17%) Infragistics
8 8 (1.04%) Hitachi
9 7 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.78%) Murex
10 6 (0.78%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.78%) Typemock
11 5 (0.65%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.65%) Splunk
12 4 (0.52%) Informatica
12 4 (0.52%) MarketAxess
12 4 (0.52%) Reuters
12 4 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.52%) Veritas