Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 300 144 489
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.77% 8.03% 8.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.10% 16.46% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 115 407
10th Percentile £350 £413 £388
25th Percentile £463 £463 £442
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £515
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +11.65% -1.90%
75th Percentile £675 £643 £600
90th Percentile £765 £709 £700
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £513
% change year-on-year +4.35% +12.20% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.75
Central London median hourly rate - - £36.75

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 1,863 875 2,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.23% 48.80% 50.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 671 2,465
10th Percentile £413 £363 £400
25th Percentile £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £694 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 12
10th Percentile £26.15 £12.75 "
25th Percentile £32.00 £17.38 £21.00
Median hourly rate £36.50 £24.00 £33.45
Median % change year-on-year +52.08% -28.25% -9.82%
75th Percentile £61.56 £38.13 £51.50
90th Percentile £67.98 £39.55 £55.18
Central London median hourly rate £36.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +52.08% +6.67% -23.84%

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 24 October 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

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 24 October 2021. 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 - 2 £575 -
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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#.

1 204 (68.00%) .NET
2 173 (57.67%) SQL
3 139 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (41.33%) Azure
5 94 (31.33%) Finance
6 86 (28.67%) SQL Server
7 79 (26.33%) Banking
8 74 (24.67%) DevOps
9 72 (24.00%) TDD
10 63 (21.00%) AngularJS
11 50 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 49 (16.33%) Visual Studio
12 49 (16.33%) Front Office
13 48 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 47 (15.67%) Microsoft Excel
14 47 (15.67%) AWS
15 46 (15.33%) Git (software)
16 44 (14.67%) .NET Framework
17 42 (14.00%) ASP.NET
18 41 (13.67%) Python
18 41 (13.67%) Microservices
19 40 (13.33%) Full Stack Development
20 39 (13.00%) Investment Banking
20 39 (13.00%) Software Engineering
21 38 (12.67%) Java
21 38 (12.67%) VBA
22 37 (12.33%) Derivative
23 35 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
24 33 (11.00%) TypeScript
24 33 (11.00%) SharePoint

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 33 (11.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.33%) IIS
3 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.67%) CMS
4 2 (0.67%) Confluence
4 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (15.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.33%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Global One
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
2 1 (0.33%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 124 (41.33%) Azure
2 47 (15.67%) AWS
3 22 (7.33%) Power Platform
4 15 (5.00%) Serverless
5 13 (4.33%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (3.67%) Power Automate
7 9 (3.00%) Azure Functions
7 9 (3.00%) GitHub
7 9 (3.00%) Snowflake
8 8 (2.67%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (2.67%) Azure Logic Apps
8 8 (2.67%) GCP
9 7 (2.33%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.67%) Slack
11 4 (1.33%) Azure Pipelines
11 4 (1.33%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.33%) PaaS
11 4 (1.33%) SaaS
11 4 (1.33%) Workato
11 4 (1.33%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.33%) HTTP
2 4 (1.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) Broadband
3 2 (0.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.33%) SNMP
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (28.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (6.33%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.33%) Power BI
5 16 (5.33%) Tableau
6 12 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.33%) Metadata
12 3 (1.00%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.00%) Bigtable
12 3 (1.00%) MySQL
12 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.00%) Tableau Desktop
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.67%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 49 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 46 (15.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.33%) JIRA
4 13 (4.33%) TeamCity
5 12 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (4.00%) Selenium
6 11 (3.67%) SpecFlow
7 8 (2.67%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.33%) Appium
8 7 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.33%) Subversion
9 6 (2.00%) NUnit
10 5 (1.67%) JMeter
10 5 (1.67%) Postman
10 5 (1.67%) TestNG
11 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.33%) Maven
12 3 (1.00%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 94 (31.33%) Finance
2 79 (26.33%) Banking
3 49 (16.33%) Front Office
4 39 (13.00%) Investment Banking
5 31 (10.33%) Social Skills
6 18 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.67%) Legal
7 5 (1.67%) Marketing
7 5 (1.67%) Retail
8 4 (1.33%) Back Office
8 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.00%) Advertising
10 2 (0.67%) International Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (73.00%) Developer
2 120 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 55 (18.33%) .NET Developer
4 31 (10.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (7.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 21 (7.00%) SQL Developer
6 19 (6.33%) Software Engineer
7 18 (6.00%) Angular Developer
7 18 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (5.00%) Analyst
8 15 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.33%) Azure Developer
10 11 (3.67%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Architect
12 9 (3.00%) Quantitative Developer
12 9 (3.00%) React Developer
12 9 (3.00%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (3.00%) UI Developer
13 7 (2.33%) Credit Risk Developer
13 7 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (68.00%) .NET
2 63 (21.00%) AngularJS
3 44 (14.67%) .NET Framework
4 42 (14.00%) ASP.NET
5 33 (11.00%) .NET Core
6 29 (9.67%) HTML
7 27 (9.00%) React
8 26 (8.67%) CSS
9 25 (8.33%) WPF
10 18 (6.00%) WCF
11 15 (5.00%) JSON
12 13 (4.33%) Node.js
13 12 (4.00%) XML
14 11 (3.67%) Entity Framework
14 11 (3.67%) REST
14 11 (3.67%) RESTful
15 10 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (3.00%) jQuery
16 9 (3.00%) Web Services
17 8 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.33%) Derivative
2 20 (6.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 13 (4.33%) Credit Risk
3 13 (4.33%) Market Risk
4 12 (4.00%) Fixed Income
5 11 (3.67%) Equities
5 11 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.33%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.33%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.33%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.00%) User Experience
11 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.67%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.33%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.00%) Windows
2 7 (2.33%) Unix
3 6 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.00%) Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.67%) DevOps
3 72 (24.00%) TDD
4 41 (13.67%) Microservices
5 40 (13.33%) Full Stack Development
6 39 (13.00%) Software Engineering
7 35 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (10.67%) Scrum
9 25 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 25 (8.33%) MVC
9 25 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (8.00%) Analytics
11 23 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (7.33%) OO
12 22 (7.33%) Test Automation
13 19 (6.33%) OOP
14 18 (6.00%) ETL
15 16 (5.33%) BDD
15 16 (5.33%) Electronic Trading
15 16 (5.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 173 (57.67%) SQL
2 50 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 41 (13.67%) Python
4 38 (12.67%) Java
4 38 (12.67%) VBA
5 33 (11.00%) TypeScript
6 27 (9.00%) T-SQL
6 27 (9.00%) VB.NET
7 23 (7.67%) VB
8 21 (7.00%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.00%) C++
10 11 (3.67%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.00%) C
11 9 (3.00%) PHP
12 4 (1.33%) R
13 3 (1.00%) VBScript
14 2 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.67%) ES6
15 1 (0.33%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.33%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.67%) Degree
2 4 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.33%) PhD
5 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.00%) Accessibility
3 3 (1.00%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) NIST
System Software
1 30 (10.00%) Docker
2 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.00%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (6.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.00%) Ansible
3 3 (1.00%) Terraform
4 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Grafana
4 1 (0.33%) Graylog
4 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.33%) Kibana
4 1 (0.33%) Marathon
4 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 48 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.67%) Oracle
3 10 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.00%) Nintex
5 7 (2.33%) Alteryx
6 4 (1.33%) HubSpot
6 4 (1.33%) IBM
6 4 (1.33%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.00%) Google
7 3 (1.00%) HP
8 2 (0.67%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.67%) Charles River
8 2 (0.67%) Citrix
8 2 (0.67%) Databricks
8 2 (0.67%) Splunk
9 1 (0.33%) CrowdStrike
9 1 (0.33%) DocuSign
9 1 (0.33%) FIS
9 1 (0.33%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.33%) UiPath