Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 516 770 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.72% 10.94% 9.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.48% 20.59% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 674 549
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £409 £381 £338
90th Percentile £688 £673 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £41.50 - £29.62
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 - £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 3,334 3,740 3,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.88% 53.12% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,717 3,124 2,608
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £338
90th Percentile £675 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 12
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £22.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -6.49% +21.01%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.50 £13.31
90th Percentile £56.50 £38.47 £36.73
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £24.49
% change year-on-year +62.79% -12.19% +28.87%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -5 6 - -
London Bridge -26 5 £550 +29.41%
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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#.

1 348 (67.44%) .NET
2 211 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (40.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 200 (38.76%) SQL
5 171 (33.14%) SQL Server
6 163 (31.59%) Finance
7 149 (28.88%) JavaScript
8 129 (25.00%) TDD
9 120 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 117 (22.67%) ASP.NET
11 116 (22.48%) AngularJS
12 102 (19.77%) Microservices
13 100 (19.38%) MVC
14 95 (18.41%) DevOps
15 89 (17.25%) .NET Core
16 86 (16.67%) Java
17 83 (16.09%) Test Automation
18 73 (14.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 72 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
20 71 (13.76%) .NET Framework
21 69 (13.37%) Docker
22 68 (13.18%) React
22 68 (13.18%) Scrum
23 65 (12.60%) CSS
24 63 (12.21%) HTML
25 59 (11.43%) Banking
26 58 (11.24%) Kubernetes
26 58 (11.24%) Fintech
27 56 (10.85%) Software Engineering
28 54 (10.47%) Continuous Integration

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 22 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.52%) CMS
3 12 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.55%) IIS
5 6 (1.16%) SugarCRM
5 6 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.97%) Apache
6 5 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.78%) Confluence
7 4 (0.78%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.58%) Kentico
9 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.39%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.39%) MultiChain
4 2 (0.39%) Quorum
4 2 (0.39%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.19%) Endur
5 1 (0.19%) Global One
5 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 210 (40.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (9.50%) Serverless
3 45 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (5.81%) Power Platform
5 19 (3.68%) Azure Functions
6 18 (3.49%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (3.49%) Office 365
7 12 (2.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 11 (2.13%) OpenShift
9 10 (1.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 9 (1.74%) PaaS
11 7 (1.36%) IaaS
12 6 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.16%) npm
12 6 (1.16%) SaaS
13 5 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.78%) GitHub
14 4 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.78%) Firewall
1 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.58%) HTTP
2 3 (0.58%) Intranet
2 3 (0.58%) VPN
3 2 (0.39%) DNS
3 2 (0.39%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.19%) Skype
4 1 (0.19%) SNMP
4 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (33.14%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.11%) Cosmos DB
3 45 (8.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 43 (8.33%) Data Lake
5 39 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 29 (5.62%) Power BI
7 29 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (4.84%) Redis
9 18 (3.49%) Big Data
10 17 (3.29%) MongoDB
11 16 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (3.10%) NoSQL
11 16 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.74%) MySQL
14 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 51 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.36%) Visual Studio
3 37 (7.17%) SpecFlow
4 35 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (6.40%) Selenium
6 30 (5.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 28 (5.43%) TeamCity
8 22 (4.26%) WebDriver
9 21 (4.07%) JIRA
10 20 (3.88%) NUnit
11 16 (3.10%) Jenkins
11 16 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (2.33%) MSTest
13 11 (2.13%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.94%) Moq
15 8 (1.55%) Fiddler
16 6 (1.16%) LoadRunner
16 6 (1.16%) webpack
17 5 (0.97%) Appium
17 5 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 163 (31.59%) Finance
2 59 (11.43%) Banking
3 53 (10.27%) Front Office
4 29 (5.62%) Back Office
5 18 (3.49%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.33%) Retail
7 10 (1.94%) Law
8 8 (1.55%) Advertising
8 8 (1.55%) Legal
9 7 (1.36%) Marketing
10 4 (0.78%) Games
11 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (63.95%) Developer
2 121 (23.45%) C# Developer
3 109 (21.12%) .NET Developer
4 51 (9.88%) Senior Developer
5 42 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 32 (6.20%) SQL Developer
8 28 (5.43%) Azure Developer
9 23 (4.46%) React Developer
10 22 (4.26%) Analyst
10 22 (4.26%) Software Engineer
11 20 (3.88%) Azure DevOps
12 19 (3.68%) Angular Developer
12 19 (3.68%) Architect
12 19 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
13 17 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.29%) Tester
14 16 (3.10%) Azure Engineer
15 15 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (2.71%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (67.44%) .NET
2 117 (22.67%) ASP.NET
3 116 (22.48%) AngularJS
4 89 (17.25%) .NET Core
5 73 (14.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 71 (13.76%) .NET Framework
7 68 (13.18%) React
8 65 (12.60%) CSS
9 63 (12.21%) HTML
10 48 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (9.11%) Web Services
12 44 (8.53%) RESTful
13 40 (7.75%) REST
14 33 (6.40%) WCF
15 32 (6.20%) HTML5
16 30 (5.81%) Entity Framework
17 28 (5.43%) jQuery
18 24 (4.65%) Node.js
18 24 (4.65%) XML
19 23 (4.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
4 21 (4.07%) Hedge funds
5 16 (3.10%) Equities
5 16 (3.10%) Fixed Income
6 15 (2.91%) Derivative
6 15 (2.91%) User Experience
7 13 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.55%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.97%) Robotics
12 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.58%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.72%) Windows
2 12 (2.33%) Linux
2 12 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.55%) Android
4 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.97%) Unix
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) CentOS
8 2 (0.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (25.00%) TDD
3 102 (19.77%) Microservices
4 100 (19.38%) MVC
5 95 (18.41%) DevOps
6 83 (16.09%) Test Automation
7 68 (13.18%) Scrum
8 58 (11.24%) Fintech
9 56 (10.85%) Software Engineering
10 54 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (9.69%) BDD
12 49 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (8.33%) SDLC
14 38 (7.36%) Unit Testing
15 36 (6.98%) Multithreading
15 36 (6.98%) OO
16 33 (6.40%) CRM
17 32 (6.20%) Migration
18 31 (6.01%) SOLID
18 31 (6.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 200 (38.76%) SQL
2 149 (28.88%) JavaScript
3 86 (16.67%) Java
4 43 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 39 (7.56%) T-SQL
6 38 (7.36%) Python
7 37 (7.17%) TypeScript
8 30 (5.81%) C++
9 19 (3.68%) VBA
10 12 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.55%) Scala
12 7 (1.36%) C
13 6 (1.16%) Clojure
14 5 (0.97%) ES6
14 5 (0.97%) PHP
15 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.78%) IronPython
15 4 (0.78%) VB
15 4 (0.78%) VBScript
16 3 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (4.65%) Degree
2 8 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.58%) PhD
7 2 (0.39%) CITP
7 2 (0.39%) MBCS
8 1 (0.19%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.98%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (13.37%) Docker
2 18 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (11.24%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.52%) Terraform
3 5 (0.97%) Ansible
3 5 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.97%) Puppet
3 5 (0.97%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.39%) Grafana
4 2 (0.39%) Kibana
4 2 (0.39%) MIIS
4 2 (0.39%) Packer
4 2 (0.39%) SCOM
4 2 (0.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Automic
5 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 120 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.29%) Oracle
3 13 (2.52%) Tableau
4 7 (1.36%) Bloomberg
4 7 (1.36%) IBM
4 7 (1.36%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.16%) Databricks
5 6 (1.16%) HP
5 6 (1.16%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.16%) TIBCO
6 4 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.78%) Blue Prism
6 4 (0.78%) Google
6 4 (0.78%) UiPath
7 3 (0.58%) Citrix
7 3 (0.58%) Cognos
8 2 (0.39%) Cadence
8 2 (0.39%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (0.39%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.39%) Sage