Period
to 20 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 791 610 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.45% 9.83% 8.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.81% 19.64% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 523 508
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £365 £330 £313
90th Percentile £669 £638 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £80.00
Central London median hourly rate £175.00 - £80.00

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 3,626 3,106 3,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.47% 50.04% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,049 2,518 2,642
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £313
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 12
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% +0.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.65 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £39.70 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% +7.30%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 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 -12 4 £413 +157.81%
Moorgate - 4 - -
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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#.

1 573 (72.44%) .NET
2 309 (39.06%) Finance
3 305 (38.56%) SQL
4 285 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
5 273 (34.51%) SQL Server
6 264 (33.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 231 (29.20%) JavaScript
8 197 (24.91%) TDD
9 176 (22.25%) ASP.NET
10 175 (22.12%) AngularJS
11 164 (20.73%) MVC
12 149 (18.84%) Microsoft
13 145 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 125 (15.80%) HTML
15 108 (13.65%) Banking
16 102 (12.90%) OO
17 101 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
17 101 (12.77%) .NET Framework
18 98 (12.39%) WCF
19 97 (12.26%) Front Office
20 96 (12.14%) Multithreading
21 93 (11.76%) WPF
22 91 (11.50%) Java
22 91 (11.50%) CSS
23 90 (11.38%) React
23 90 (11.38%) DevOps
24 88 (11.13%) Greenfield Project
25 86 (10.87%) Microservices
25 86 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
26 83 (10.49%) Python

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 22 (2.78%) CMS
2 21 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.77%) NServiceBus
4 14 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.01%) Confluence
8 6 (0.76%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.63%) IIS
10 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.51%) Hyperledger
11 3 (0.38%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.38%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.13%) DataSynapse
13 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.76%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.51%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.38%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 264 (33.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.78%) PaaS
4 18 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.26%) Office 365
7 8 (1.01%) Serverless
8 6 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.76%) npm
9 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.51%) Route 53
10 4 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.38%) GitHub
11 3 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
11 3 (0.38%) Yarn
12 2 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.77%) HTTP
2 9 (1.14%) AMQP
3 5 (0.63%) SSL
4 4 (0.51%) DNS
5 3 (0.38%) DKIM
5 3 (0.38%) DMARC
5 3 (0.38%) Internet
5 3 (0.38%) Intranet
5 3 (0.38%) Skype
5 3 (0.38%) SMS
5 3 (0.38%) X.509
6 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.13%) Network Security
7 1 (0.13%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (6.83%) NoSQL
5 46 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (5.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 38 (4.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 34 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.16%) Relational Database
11 22 (2.78%) Power BI
12 19 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.77%) Big Data
13 14 (1.77%) Blockchain
13 14 (1.77%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
15 11 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.26%) Data Lake
17 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 69 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 54 (6.83%) TeamCity
5 51 (6.45%) Selenium
6 41 (5.18%) Jenkins
6 41 (5.18%) SpecFlow
7 38 (4.80%) JIRA
7 38 (4.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 37 (4.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (3.54%) NUnit
10 14 (1.77%) Moq
11 13 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.52%) Subversion
13 10 (1.26%) Gerrit
13 10 (1.26%) IBM UrbanCode
13 10 (1.26%) SonarQube
13 10 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (1.14%) MSTest
15 8 (1.01%) JIRA Agile
General
1 309 (39.06%) Finance
2 108 (13.65%) Banking
3 97 (12.26%) Front Office
4 57 (7.21%) Investment Banking
5 42 (5.31%) Retail
6 24 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.40%) Advertising
8 18 (2.28%) Law
9 14 (1.77%) Marketing
10 13 (1.64%) Back Office
10 13 (1.64%) Legal
11 4 (0.51%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 592 (74.84%) Developer
2 343 (43.36%) C# Developer
3 230 (29.08%) .NET Developer
4 123 (15.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (12.01%) Senior Developer
6 71 (8.98%) SQL Developer
7 51 (6.45%) Angular Developer
8 49 (6.19%) Azure Developer
9 44 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 43 (5.44%) Senior C# Developer
10 43 (5.44%) WPF Developer
11 42 (5.31%) C# WPF Developer
12 40 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
13 39 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
14 35 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
15 32 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
16 30 (3.79%) Analyst
16 30 (3.79%) Azure Engineer
17 28 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
18 26 (3.29%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (72.44%) .NET
2 176 (22.25%) ASP.NET
3 175 (22.12%) AngularJS
4 145 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 125 (15.80%) HTML
6 101 (12.77%) .NET Framework
7 98 (12.39%) WCF
8 93 (11.76%) WPF
9 91 (11.50%) CSS
10 90 (11.38%) React
11 86 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 74 (9.36%) Node.js
12 74 (9.36%) REST
13 64 (8.09%) RESTful
14 62 (7.84%) JSON
15 60 (7.59%) Web Services
16 56 (7.08%) Entity Framework
17 50 (6.32%) HTML5
18 45 (5.69%) jQuery
19 44 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.13%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (6.57%) Fixed Income
3 42 (5.31%) Fintech
4 39 (4.93%) Derivative
5 38 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (3.41%) Equities
7 27 (3.41%) Market Risk
8 22 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (2.53%) User Experience
10 17 (2.15%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.77%) Grid Computing
12 12 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.52%) Credit Risk
12 12 (1.52%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.52%) Reinsurance
13 11 (1.39%) iPad
14 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (9.36%) Windows
2 28 (3.54%) Linux
3 21 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.76%) Unix
5 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.51%) Android
7 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (24.91%) TDD
3 164 (20.73%) MVC
4 102 (12.90%) OO
5 96 (12.14%) Multithreading
6 90 (11.38%) DevOps
7 86 (10.87%) Microservices
8 78 (9.86%) BDD
9 77 (9.73%) Scrum
10 68 (8.60%) Software Engineering
11 67 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (8.47%) SOA
12 64 (8.09%) Unit Testing
13 62 (7.84%) Test Automation
14 60 (7.59%) SOLID
15 59 (7.46%) E-Commerce
16 58 (7.33%) MVVM
17 53 (6.70%) Analytics
17 53 (6.70%) Mathematics
18 48 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 305 (38.56%) SQL
2 231 (29.20%) JavaScript
3 91 (11.50%) Java
4 83 (10.49%) Python
5 71 (8.98%) T-SQL
6 67 (8.47%) PowerShell
7 56 (7.08%) VB.NET
8 52 (6.57%) C++
9 45 (5.69%) VBA
10 40 (5.06%) TypeScript
11 36 (4.55%) R
12 26 (3.29%) Ruby
13 17 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.15%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.02%) C
14 16 (2.02%) VB
15 10 (1.26%) Groovy
16 9 (1.14%) Scala
17 7 (0.88%) ES6
17 7 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (7.33%) Degree
2 9 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.51%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.51%) PhD
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.13%) MCP
8 1 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.46%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.51%) HL7
4 3 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (4.93%) Docker
2 26 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.13%) GridGain
3 1 (0.13%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) NFS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.40%) Ansible
3 7 (0.88%) Salt
4 6 (0.76%) Terraform
5 4 (0.51%) Control-M
5 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.25%) Puppet
8 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.13%) Oozie
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.13%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.13%) vRealize
8 1 (0.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 149 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.06%) Oracle
3 21 (2.65%) Sitecore
4 14 (1.77%) Google
5 10 (1.26%) Reuters
6 9 (1.14%) Apigee
6 9 (1.14%) Bloomberg
6 9 (1.14%) Tableau
7 8 (1.01%) Telerik
8 7 (0.88%) Adobe
8 7 (0.88%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.76%) Calypso
9 6 (0.76%) ION Trading
10 5 (0.63%) Fidessa
10 5 (0.63%) Sybase
11 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.51%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.51%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.38%) MapR