Period
to 20 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 17 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 487 663 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.28% 9.39% 9.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.56% 17.34% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 576 622
City of London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £365 £413 £375
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £505 £510 £500
% change year-on-year -0.98% +2.10% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £36.75 - £29.62
Central London median hourly rate £36.75 - £29.62

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 2,940 3,823 3,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.01% 54.17% 52.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,384 3,190 3,098
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £390 £375 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
City of London median hourly rate £36.28 £37.09 £22.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +61.31% -16.39%
10th Percentile £21.15 £16.10 £15.12
90th Percentile £56.45 £74.46 £39.10
Central London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.09 £24.49
% change year-on-year -15.07% +51.48% -10.96%

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 November 2019.

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#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2019. 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 0 12 £550 +15.79%
London Bridge +33 3 £550 +46.67% 1
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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#.

1 295 (60.57%) .NET
2 220 (45.17%) Azure
3 183 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (36.96%) SQL Server
5 172 (35.32%) Finance
6 159 (32.65%) SQL
7 155 (31.83%) JavaScript
8 122 (25.05%) TDD
9 116 (23.82%) AngularJS
10 106 (21.77%) Microsoft
11 100 (20.53%) Test Automation
12 99 (20.33%) DevOps
13 92 (18.89%) Microservices
14 88 (18.07%) ASP.NET
15 86 (17.66%) MVC
16 75 (15.40%) .NET Core
17 72 (14.78%) Greenfield Project
17 72 (14.78%) Java
18 71 (14.58%) React
19 63 (12.94%) .NET Framework
20 61 (12.53%) CSS
21 55 (11.29%) Docker
21 55 (11.29%) TypeScript
22 54 (11.09%) HTML
22 54 (11.09%) Python
23 52 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web API
24 51 (10.47%) Front Office
25 50 (10.27%) Multithreading
26 49 (10.06%) Scrum
26 49 (10.06%) Banking

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 32 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.11%) IIS
3 16 (3.29%) CMS
4 8 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.64%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.44%) SugarCRM
6 6 (1.23%) Confluence
6 6 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.62%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.41%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.41%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) Apache
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) nginx
10 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.21%) Minerva
3 1 (0.21%) MoSes
3 1 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 220 (45.17%) Azure
2 48 (9.86%) AWS
3 32 (6.57%) Power Platform
4 29 (5.95%) Serverless
5 25 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
6 20 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (3.70%) Office 365
8 14 (2.87%) PaaS
9 13 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (2.67%) Azure Functions
9 13 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (2.05%) npm
11 9 (1.85%) GCP
12 8 (1.64%) Data Lake Analytics
13 7 (1.44%) GitHub
13 7 (1.44%) SaaS
14 6 (1.23%) IaaS
15 3 (0.62%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
16 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.82%) Intranet
2 3 (0.62%) VPN
3 2 (0.41%) Firewall
3 2 (0.41%) HTTP
3 2 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.21%) FTP
4 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (7.19%) Data Lake
4 32 (6.57%) Power BI
5 26 (5.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 25 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (4.72%) Cosmos DB
8 22 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (3.70%) MySQL
9 18 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 16 (3.29%) Redis
11 15 (3.08%) NoSQL
12 12 (2.46%) Big Data
12 12 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.46%) MongoDB
13 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2017
16 5 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.01%) TeamCity
2 39 (8.01%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.34%) Selenium
3 26 (5.34%) SpecFlow
4 25 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 24 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (3.90%) NUnit
8 18 (3.70%) JIRA
9 15 (3.08%) Moq
10 14 (2.87%) WebDriver
11 13 (2.67%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.05%) MSTest
13 8 (1.64%) Jenkins
14 7 (1.44%) Fiddler
14 7 (1.44%) gulp
15 5 (1.03%) CruiseControl
15 5 (1.03%) Subversion
15 5 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 172 (35.32%) Finance
2 51 (10.47%) Front Office
3 49 (10.06%) Banking
4 15 (3.08%) Back Office
5 9 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.85%) Marketing
6 8 (1.64%) Games
7 7 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.44%) Law
8 5 (1.03%) Advertising
8 5 (1.03%) Retail
9 4 (0.82%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.62%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Police
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (66.94%) Developer
2 151 (31.01%) C# Developer
3 102 (20.94%) .NET Developer
4 42 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 42 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 35 (7.19%) Full Stack Developer
6 28 (5.75%) Angular Developer
6 28 (5.75%) Azure Developer
7 26 (5.34%) React Developer
8 25 (5.13%) SQL Developer
9 19 (3.90%) Analyst
9 19 (3.90%) Architect
10 18 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
13 13 (2.67%) Azure DevOps
13 13 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (2.67%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (2.46%) Python Developer
15 11 (2.26%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (60.57%) .NET
2 116 (23.82%) AngularJS
3 88 (18.07%) ASP.NET
4 75 (15.40%) .NET Core
5 71 (14.58%) React
6 63 (12.94%) .NET Framework
7 61 (12.53%) CSS
8 54 (11.09%) HTML
9 52 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (7.60%) Web Services
11 32 (6.57%) REST
12 30 (6.16%) RESTful
13 28 (5.75%) WCF
14 26 (5.34%) JSON
15 24 (4.93%) Entity Framework
15 24 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (4.31%) Node.js
17 20 (4.11%) WPF
18 19 (3.90%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.78%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (5.54%) Hedge funds
3 17 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.46%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.26%) Equities
6 11 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.05%) Derivative
7 10 (2.05%) User Experience
8 9 (1.85%) Market Risk
8 9 (1.85%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.64%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.62%) Life Science
13 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.37%) Windows
2 10 (2.05%) Linux
3 4 (0.82%) VMS
4 3 (0.62%) Android
5 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) Unix
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) CentOS
6 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (25.05%) TDD
3 100 (20.53%) Test Automation
4 99 (20.33%) DevOps
5 92 (18.89%) Microservices
6 86 (17.66%) MVC
7 50 (10.27%) Multithreading
8 49 (10.06%) Scrum
9 48 (9.86%) BDD
9 48 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (8.83%) OO
11 42 (8.62%) SDLC
12 40 (8.21%) CRM
13 39 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (8.01%) Fintech
13 39 (8.01%) Unit Testing
14 34 (6.98%) SOLID
15 30 (6.16%) OOP
16 29 (5.95%) Kanban
17 27 (5.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 159 (32.65%) SQL
2 155 (31.83%) JavaScript
3 72 (14.78%) Java
4 55 (11.29%) TypeScript
5 54 (11.09%) Python
6 38 (7.80%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.13%) C++
8 21 (4.31%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.49%) VBA
10 8 (1.64%) Scala
11 6 (1.23%) ES6
11 6 (1.23%) PHP
12 5 (1.03%) Go
12 5 (1.03%) R
12 5 (1.03%) Ruby
13 4 (0.82%) C
13 4 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.82%) Perl
13 4 (0.82%) VB
13 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (6.78%) Degree
2 13 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) MCP
7 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.75%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.41%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) Basel III
3 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.21%) EMIR
3 1 (0.21%) GxP
3 1 (0.21%) IFRS
3 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 55 (11.29%) Docker
2 13 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 42 (8.62%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.87%) Terraform
3 10 (2.05%) MIIS
4 5 (1.03%) Ansible
5 4 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.41%) Control-M
6 2 (0.41%) Kibana
6 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.41%) SCOM
7 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.21%) Grafana
7 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.21%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 106 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.11%) Oracle
3 13 (2.67%) Tableau
4 10 (2.05%) Google
5 8 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.44%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.23%) Databricks
8 5 (1.03%) Informatica
9 3 (0.62%) Kofax
9 3 (0.62%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.62%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.41%) Murex
10 2 (0.41%) New Relic
10 2 (0.41%) OpenLink
10 2 (0.41%) Reuters
10 2 (0.41%) SAP
10 2 (0.41%) SunGard
11 1 (0.21%) Fidessa