Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 261 223 514
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.62% 9.45% 7.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.40% 18.80% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 177 430
10th Percentile £414 £366 £406
25th Percentile £513 £425 £454
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £681 £625 £588
90th Percentile £770 £715 £688
Central London median daily rate £625 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £22.00

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 1,591 1,186 3,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 46.43% 50.25% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 921 2,672
10th Percentile £406 £375 £406
25th Percentile £470 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.38% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 22
10th Percentile £24.19 £23.35 "
25th Percentile £26.00 £33.31 £21.00
Median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.99% +75.00% +2.33%
75th Percentile £37.75 £52.38 £37.50
90th Percentile £47.43 £57.88 £51.04
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +71.11% +4.65%

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 29 July 2021.

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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#.

1 169 (64.75%) .NET
2 149 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (52.87%) SQL
4 135 (51.72%) Azure
5 98 (37.55%) TDD
6 93 (35.63%) DevOps
7 91 (34.87%) AngularJS
8 76 (29.12%) Banking
9 69 (26.44%) Finance
10 64 (24.52%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 63 (24.14%) TypeScript
12 56 (21.46%) SQL Server
13 55 (21.07%) Derivative
14 54 (20.69%) Front Office
15 52 (19.92%) PowerShell
16 50 (19.16%) AWS
17 46 (17.62%) ASP.NET
17 46 (17.62%) Software Engineering
18 45 (17.24%) Social Skills
19 44 (16.86%) Microsoft
20 43 (16.48%) Investment Banking
20 43 (16.48%) React
21 41 (15.71%) SharePoint
22 40 (15.33%) Power Platform
23 39 (14.94%) Git (software)
24 38 (14.56%) Power BI
25 37 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
26 34 (13.03%) Analytics
27 32 (12.26%) Microservices

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 41 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.53%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) InfoPath
1 9 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Summit
2 5 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Global One
3 1 (0.38%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.38%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 135 (51.72%) Azure
2 50 (19.16%) AWS
3 40 (15.33%) Power Platform
4 23 (8.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (6.51%) Serverless
6 15 (5.75%) Microsoft 365
7 12 (4.60%) Azure Functions
8 11 (4.21%) Power Automate
8 11 (4.21%) Slack
9 9 (3.45%) Workato
10 7 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (2.68%) GCP
11 6 (2.30%) Azure Logic Apps
12 5 (1.92%) PaaS
13 4 (1.53%) Azure Pipelines
13 4 (1.53%) GitHub
13 4 (1.53%) SaaS
13 4 (1.53%) Zapier
14 3 (1.15%) Azure Event Grid
14 3 (1.15%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.77%) Broadband
2 2 (0.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.56%) Power BI
3 17 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.21%) Tableau
5 9 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.45%) Metadata
6 8 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.15%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.77%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.77%) Bigtable
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 39 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.49%) Visual Studio
3 28 (10.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (7.66%) JIRA
5 12 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.21%) Selenium
6 11 (4.21%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.83%) SpecFlow
8 9 (3.45%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.30%) JMeter
10 6 (2.30%) NUnit
10 6 (2.30%) Postman
10 6 (2.30%) Subversion
11 5 (1.92%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.53%) Appium
13 3 (1.15%) MSTest
13 3 (1.15%) Rational Performance Tester
13 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (29.12%) Banking
2 69 (26.44%) Finance
3 54 (20.69%) Front Office
4 45 (17.24%) Social Skills
5 43 (16.48%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.45%) Marketing
8 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.15%) Legal
10 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 2 (0.77%) Back Office
10 2 (0.77%) International Banking
10 2 (0.77%) Publishing
11 1 (0.38%) French Language
11 1 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.38%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.38%) Retail
11 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (72.41%) Developer
2 119 (45.59%) C# Developer
3 30 (11.49%) .NET Developer
4 26 (9.96%) Technical Leader
5 15 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (5.36%) SQL Developer
7 13 (4.98%) Front Office Developer
8 12 (4.60%) Angular Developer
8 12 (4.60%) C++ Developer
8 12 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.60%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (3.83%) Azure Developer
9 10 (3.83%) Summit Developer
10 9 (3.45%) C++/C# Developer
10 9 (3.45%) Quantitative Developer
10 9 (3.45%) React Developer
11 8 (3.07%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.68%) Analyst
12 7 (2.68%) Perl Developer
12 7 (2.68%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (64.75%) .NET
2 91 (34.87%) AngularJS
3 46 (17.62%) ASP.NET
4 43 (16.48%) React
5 27 (10.34%) HTML
6 25 (9.58%) .NET Core
7 24 (9.20%) ASP.NET Core
8 21 (8.05%) CSS
9 18 (6.90%) WPF
10 15 (5.75%) .NET Framework
10 15 (5.75%) WCF
11 11 (4.21%) RESTful
12 10 (3.83%) Node.js
13 9 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (3.45%) REST
14 8 (3.07%) Redux
15 6 (2.30%) WinForms
16 5 (1.92%) Protocol Buffers
16 5 (1.92%) Web Services
16 5 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (21.07%) Derivative
2 29 (11.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 28 (10.73%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (7.28%) Fixed Income
5 14 (5.36%) Market Risk
6 13 (4.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (4.60%) Credit Risk
8 10 (3.83%) Equities
9 7 (2.68%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.53%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.15%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.77%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.77%) User Experience
14 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.38%) Mashup
14 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.45%) Windows
2 4 (1.53%) Unix
3 3 (1.15%) Android
3 3 (1.15%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (37.55%) TDD
3 93 (35.63%) DevOps
4 64 (24.52%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (17.62%) Software Engineering
6 37 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (13.03%) Analytics
8 32 (12.26%) Microservices
9 30 (11.49%) Mentoring
10 27 (10.34%) Full Stack Development
11 24 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (9.20%) Test Automation
12 22 (8.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 21 (8.05%) BDD
14 19 (7.28%) Electronic Trading
15 18 (6.90%) Investment Management
16 14 (5.36%) Multithreading
16 14 (5.36%) Scrum
17 13 (4.98%) Competitor Analysis
18 12 (4.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 138 (52.87%) SQL
2 63 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 63 (24.14%) TypeScript
3 52 (19.92%) PowerShell
4 32 (12.26%) Python
5 29 (11.11%) Java
6 28 (10.73%) C++
7 14 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.83%) VBA
9 9 (3.45%) Perl
10 4 (1.53%) C
10 4 (1.53%) PHP
10 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.15%) VB
12 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.77%) F#
12 2 (0.77%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (0.77%) PhD
2 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.96%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.15%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.77%) GDPR
5 1 (0.38%) NIST
System Software
1 25 (9.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.75%) Docker
3 2 (0.77%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.21%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.53%) Terraform
3 2 (0.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.38%) Marathon
4 1 (0.38%) QRadar
4 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.13%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (5.75%) Oracle
4 11 (4.21%) Nintex
5 4 (1.53%) HubSpot
5 4 (1.53%) IBM
5 4 (1.53%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.15%) HP
6 3 (1.15%) Splunk
6 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.15%) UiPath
7 2 (0.77%) Adobe
7 2 (0.77%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.77%) Charles River
7 2 (0.77%) Citrix
7 2 (0.77%) Databricks
7 2 (0.77%) Google
7 2 (0.77%) Workday
8 1 (0.38%) BMC
8 1 (0.38%) CyberArk