Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 138 388 592
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.51% 7.97% 8.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.08% 16.57% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 321 523
Median daily rate £585 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.05% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £413
90th Percentile £700 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £52.00 -

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 1,055 2,342 3,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.74% 48.10% 53.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 1,891 3,011
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £360 £388 £383
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 £47.50 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.05% +28.07% +52.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.00 £18.32
90th Percentile £30.35 £55.00 £39.64
Median hourly rate £14.00 £36.25 £37.09
% change year-on-year -61.38% -2.26% +72.51%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 74 (53.62%) .NET
2 49 (35.51%) SQL
3 47 (34.06%) Azure
4 42 (30.43%) Banking
5 39 (28.26%) Front Office
6 37 (26.81%) SQL Server
7 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (22.46%) Java
8 31 (22.46%) Python
9 30 (21.74%) Finance
10 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
11 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
11 26 (18.84%) C++
11 26 (18.84%) AngularJS
12 25 (18.12%) TDD
13 22 (15.94%) DevOps
13 22 (15.94%) React
14 21 (15.22%) Test Automation
15 20 (14.49%) Software Engineering
15 20 (14.49%) .NET Framework
16 17 (12.32%) Analytics
16 17 (12.32%) Serverless
16 17 (12.32%) PowerShell
16 17 (12.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
17 16 (11.59%) Entity Framework
17 16 (11.59%) Multithreading
18 15 (10.87%) Risk Management
18 15 (10.87%) Microservices
19 14 (10.14%) Power Platform

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 6 (4.35%) NServiceBus
1 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.45%) CMS
2 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.72%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.72%) Global One
2 1 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.06%) Azure
2 17 (12.32%) Serverless
3 14 (10.14%) Power Platform
4 11 (7.97%) PaaS
5 10 (7.25%) AWS
5 10 (7.25%) Azure Functions
6 9 (6.52%) IaaS
7 7 (5.07%) Logic Apps
8 5 (3.62%) GCP
8 5 (3.62%) PowerApps
8 5 (3.62%) SaaS
9 4 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.90%) Power Automate
10 3 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.45%) GitHub
11 2 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (1.45%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Intranet
1 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.72%) SMTP
1 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.42%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.52%) Power BI
3 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.90%) OLTP
8 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.45%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (1.45%) Tableau
10 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.07%) MSBuild
2 7 (5.07%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.17%) Postman
5 3 (2.17%) Selenium
5 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.45%) JIRA
6 2 (1.45%) JMeter
6 2 (1.45%) JUnit
6 2 (1.45%) Mockito
6 2 (1.45%) NUnit
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.45%) TestNG
6 2 (1.45%) WebLOAD
General
1 42 (30.43%) Banking
2 39 (28.26%) Front Office
3 30 (21.74%) Finance
4 13 (9.42%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.52%) Back Office
6 7 (5.07%) International Banking
7 5 (3.62%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.90%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.90%) Retail
9 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (63.77%) Developer
2 46 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 29 (21.01%) .NET Developer
4 24 (17.39%) Analyst
5 19 (13.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (12.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (8.70%) Qualitative Analyst
7 12 (8.70%) Quantitative Analyst
8 11 (7.97%) Analyst Developer
8 11 (7.97%) SQL Developer
9 10 (7.25%) Quantitative Developer
9 10 (7.25%) React Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Angular Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
12 5 (3.62%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (53.62%) .NET
2 26 (18.84%) AngularJS
3 22 (15.94%) React
4 20 (14.49%) .NET Framework
5 16 (11.59%) Entity Framework
6 13 (9.42%) RESTful
7 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (7.97%) REST
9 10 (7.25%) .NET Core
9 10 (7.25%) CSS
10 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET
10 9 (6.52%) HTML
10 9 (6.52%) WPF
10 9 (6.52%) XML
11 8 (5.80%) jQuery
11 8 (5.80%) WCF
12 7 (5.07%) JSON
12 7 (5.07%) Web Services
13 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET Core
14 4 (2.90%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Equities
4 7 (5.07%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.62%) Derivative
5 5 (3.62%) User Experience
6 4 (2.90%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.90%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.90%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.45%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.45%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.35%) Linux
1 6 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (2.90%) Unix
3 1 (0.72%) Android
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.12%) TDD
3 22 (15.94%) DevOps
4 21 (15.22%) Test Automation
5 20 (14.49%) Software Engineering
6 17 (12.32%) Analytics
7 16 (11.59%) Multithreading
8 15 (10.87%) Microservices
8 15 (10.87%) Risk Management
9 14 (10.14%) BDD
10 12 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.70%) OO
11 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.25%) Web Development
12 8 (5.80%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.80%) Migration
12 8 (5.80%) Scrum
13 7 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.07%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.51%) SQL
2 31 (22.46%) Java
2 31 (22.46%) Python
3 26 (18.84%) C++
3 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.32%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.97%) Kotlin
5 11 (7.97%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.80%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.62%) Perl
8 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.45%) Go
8 2 (1.45%) Ruby
8 2 (1.45%) Scala
8 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.72%) R
9 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (0.72%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (6.52%) Docker
2 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) Terraform
2 8 (5.80%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle
3 3 (2.17%) IBM
4 2 (1.45%) Databricks
4 2 (1.45%) Delphix
4 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (0.72%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.72%) Cognos
5 1 (0.72%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) Informatica
5 1 (0.72%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.72%) Murex
5 1 (0.72%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.72%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) Sybase
5 1 (0.72%) UiPath