Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 9 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 649 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.14% 10.62% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.78% 20.17% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 661 494
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £611
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £29.62 -
Central London median hourly rate - £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 3,867 3,763 3,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.49% 52.66% 50.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,203 3,151 2,750
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £386 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £24.49 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.48% -10.96% +8.16%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.35 £16.06
90th Percentile £74.46 £30.00 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £25.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year +43.83% -6.23% +8.16%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Moorgate -10 10 £475 - 1
London Bridge - 3 £500 - 1
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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#.

1 460 (70.88%) .NET
2 304 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (37.60%) SQL
4 233 (35.90%) Finance
5 227 (34.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 211 (32.51%) SQL Server
7 207 (31.90%) TDD
8 184 (28.35%) JavaScript
9 131 (20.18%) ASP.NET
10 120 (18.49%) MVC
10 120 (18.49%) AngularJS
11 115 (17.72%) Microservices
12 113 (17.41%) .NET Core
13 111 (17.10%) Microsoft
14 104 (16.02%) Greenfield Project
15 103 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 101 (15.56%) .NET Framework
17 92 (14.18%) HTML
18 91 (14.02%) Scrum
19 84 (12.94%) CSS
20 83 (12.79%) Test Automation
21 82 (12.63%) React
22 77 (11.86%) Entity Framework
23 73 (11.25%) DevOps
24 72 (11.09%) Banking
25 71 (10.94%) BDD
25 71 (10.94%) WPF
26 69 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
26 69 (10.63%) OO
27 66 (10.17%) Java

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 24 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.16%) NServiceBus
4 10 (1.54%) Confluence
5 9 (1.39%) CMS
5 9 (1.39%) IIS
6 4 (0.62%) Drupal
6 4 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.62%) WordPress
7 3 (0.46%) Apache
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.31%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 30 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.46%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 227 (34.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (3.24%) Serverless
4 19 (2.93%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (2.31%) GitHub
6 14 (2.16%) PaaS
7 10 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.92%) Azure Functions
9 6 (0.92%) IaaS
10 5 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.77%) Office 365
10 5 (0.77%) SaaS
11 3 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.46%) Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (0.46%) npm
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.23%) HTTP
2 3 (0.46%) AMQP
2 3 (0.46%) DMARC
2 3 (0.46%) DNS
2 3 (0.46%) Firewall
2 3 (0.46%) Skype
3 2 (0.31%) Internet
3 2 (0.31%) Intranet
3 2 (0.31%) Multicast
3 2 (0.31%) Network Security
3 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.15%) IPFS
4 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.15%) SAN
4 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (32.51%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.78%) Cosmos DB
3 36 (5.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 35 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 33 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (3.85%) Redis
8 24 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 17 (2.62%) Data Lake
10 16 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (2.31%) Relational Database
12 14 (2.16%) Power BI
12 14 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (1.69%) Blockchain
15 10 (1.54%) MySQL
16 9 (1.39%) Big Data
17 8 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 64 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.01%) Visual Studio
3 47 (7.24%) Selenium
4 46 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (6.78%) SpecFlow
6 43 (6.63%) JIRA
7 41 (6.32%) TeamCity
7 41 (6.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 40 (6.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (5.24%) Jenkins
10 31 (4.78%) NUnit
11 19 (2.93%) Moq
12 17 (2.62%) MSTest
13 11 (1.69%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.69%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.69%) Subversion
14 8 (1.23%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.08%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 6 (0.92%) WebDriver
17 5 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 233 (35.90%) Finance
2 72 (11.09%) Banking
3 55 (8.47%) Front Office
4 24 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.08%) Retail
7 14 (2.16%) Law
8 8 (1.23%) Publishing
9 7 (1.08%) Advertising
10 6 (0.92%) Billing
11 5 (0.77%) Back Office
11 5 (0.77%) Marketing
12 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Games
13 2 (0.31%) Legal
13 2 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 487 (75.04%) Developer
2 227 (34.98%) C# Developer
3 223 (34.36%) .NET Developer
4 87 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 71 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 48 (7.40%) SQL Developer
7 45 (6.93%) Azure Developer
8 40 (6.16%) Angular Developer
8 40 (6.16%) Architect
9 38 (5.86%) Analyst
9 38 (5.86%) React Developer
10 33 (5.08%) Senior C# Developer
11 23 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
13 20 (3.08%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.08%) WPF Developer
14 19 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (2.62%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (2.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (70.88%) .NET
2 131 (20.18%) ASP.NET
3 120 (18.49%) AngularJS
4 113 (17.41%) .NET Core
5 103 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 101 (15.56%) .NET Framework
7 92 (14.18%) HTML
8 84 (12.94%) CSS
9 82 (12.63%) React
10 77 (11.86%) Entity Framework
11 71 (10.94%) WPF
12 59 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (9.09%) REST
13 56 (8.63%) WCF
14 46 (7.09%) jQuery
15 42 (6.47%) HTML5
15 42 (6.47%) RESTful
15 42 (6.47%) Web Services
16 38 (5.86%) Angular 2
17 29 (4.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.02%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (8.78%) Fintech
3 46 (7.09%) Fixed Income
4 32 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (4.62%) Equities
6 28 (4.31%) Hedge funds
7 27 (4.16%) Derivative
8 21 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (3.08%) User Experience
10 19 (2.93%) Market Risk
11 17 (2.62%) Credit Risk
12 15 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (2.00%) Reinsurance
14 11 (1.69%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.54%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.23%) Tandem
17 7 (1.08%) Digital Currency
17 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
18 6 (0.92%) Blog
18 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.70%) Linux
2 35 (5.39%) Windows
3 15 (2.31%) Unix
4 11 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.77%) Android
6 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (31.90%) TDD
3 120 (18.49%) MVC
4 115 (17.72%) Microservices
5 91 (14.02%) Scrum
6 83 (12.79%) Test Automation
7 73 (11.25%) DevOps
8 71 (10.94%) BDD
9 69 (10.63%) OO
10 63 (9.71%) Unit Testing
11 60 (9.24%) Multithreading
12 58 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (8.01%) Software Engineering
14 51 (7.86%) Asset Management
15 50 (7.70%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (6.63%) SDLC
16 43 (6.63%) SOA
17 40 (6.16%) Kanban
18 37 (5.70%) SOLID
19 36 (5.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 244 (37.60%) SQL
2 184 (28.35%) JavaScript
3 66 (10.17%) Java
4 53 (8.17%) PowerShell
5 51 (7.86%) Python
6 44 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 42 (6.47%) C++
8 38 (5.86%) C
9 28 (4.31%) VBA
10 18 (2.77%) TypeScript
11 16 (2.47%) Go
12 14 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.00%) R
14 9 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.92%) PHP
15 6 (0.92%) Scala
16 4 (0.62%) ES6
16 4 (0.62%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.46%) Java 8
17 3 (0.46%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (7.09%) Degree
2 10 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.46%) PhD
6 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.31%) OSCP
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.24%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.15%) GDPR
3 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (6.01%) Docker
2 7 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.47%) Ansible
3 12 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.54%) Puppet
5 5 (0.77%) Terraform
6 3 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.15%) Consul
7 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.15%) Nessus
7 1 (0.15%) SCCM
7 1 (0.15%) SCOM
7 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.70%) Oracle
3 9 (1.39%) Tableau
4 7 (1.08%) Bloomberg
5 6 (0.92%) Cadence
5 6 (0.92%) TIBCO
6 5 (0.77%) Citrix
6 5 (0.77%) FactSet
6 5 (0.77%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.77%) UiPath
7 4 (0.62%) Adobe
7 4 (0.62%) Perfecto Mobile
7 4 (0.62%) Telerik
8 3 (0.46%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.31%) Google
9 2 (0.31%) Informatica
9 2 (0.31%) Pega
9 2 (0.31%) Remedy
9 2 (0.31%) Talend
9 2 (0.31%) Workday