Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 19 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 343 555 865
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 8.33% 8.15% 12.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.88% 15.80% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 453 746
Median daily rate £500 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +3.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £368 £409 £374
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £84.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £84.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year - -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 2,032 3,512 3,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.37% 51.55% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,572 2,842 3,228
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £381 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 19
Median hourly rate £38.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.11% +4.65% -24.15%
10th Percentile £24.50 £18.28 £15.95
90th Percentile £58.25 £56.50 £52.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% +33.72% -24.15%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +47 2 £450 -18.18%
Moorgate +12 1 - -
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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#.

1 218 (63.56%) .NET
2 137 (39.94%) SQL
3 120 (34.99%) Azure
4 119 (34.69%) Finance
5 115 (33.53%) SQL Server
6 105 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (24.49%) Microsoft
8 67 (19.53%) AngularJS
9 66 (19.24%) JavaScript
10 63 (18.37%) Test Automation
11 59 (17.20%) DevOps
12 57 (16.62%) Java
13 49 (14.29%) Python
14 48 (13.99%) HTML
14 48 (13.99%) ASP.NET
15 47 (13.70%) CSS
15 47 (13.70%) TDD
16 46 (13.41%) Oracle
17 45 (13.12%) Banking
18 42 (12.24%) Front Office
19 41 (11.95%) WPF
19 41 (11.95%) Greenfield Project
20 40 (11.66%) .NET Core
20 40 (11.66%) React
21 39 (11.37%) MVC
22 38 (11.08%) Multithreading
23 37 (10.79%) Microservices
24 33 (9.62%) WinForms
25 32 (9.33%) Windows
25 32 (9.33%) AWS

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 9 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.33%) Confluence
2 8 (2.33%) IIS
3 7 (2.04%) CMS
4 3 (0.87%) Apache
4 3 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.58%) SAS
5 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.29%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.29%) nginx
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.58%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) Figma
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.04%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.87%) Endur
3 3 (0.87%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.29%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 120 (34.99%) Azure
2 32 (9.33%) AWS
3 17 (4.96%) GCP
4 13 (3.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 12 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (3.50%) Serverless
6 11 (3.21%) PaaS
6 11 (3.21%) Power Platform
7 9 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.33%) GitHub
9 5 (1.46%) Azure Functions
9 5 (1.46%) Data Lake Analytics
9 5 (1.46%) Office 365
9 5 (1.46%) SaaS
10 4 (1.17%) Azure Stack
11 3 (0.87%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.58%) IaaS
12 2 (0.58%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.17%) HTTP
2 2 (0.58%) SSL
3 1 (0.29%) AMQP
3 1 (0.29%) FTP
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (33.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 25 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.21%) Power BI
6 10 (2.92%) Big Data
6 10 (2.92%) Data Lake
6 10 (2.92%) MySQL
7 9 (2.62%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.04%) OLAP
8 7 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.17%) DTS
10 4 (1.17%) Essbase
10 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (7.29%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.71%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.41%) JIRA
3 22 (6.41%) Selenium
4 20 (5.83%) SpecFlow
5 19 (5.54%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.62%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.62%) NUnit
9 7 (2.04%) Subversion
10 6 (1.75%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.46%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.46%) Moq
11 5 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.87%) JMeter
12 3 (0.87%) MSTest
12 3 (0.87%) Postman
12 3 (0.87%) TestCafe
13 2 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 119 (34.69%) Finance
2 45 (13.12%) Banking
3 42 (12.24%) Front Office
4 10 (2.92%) Games
5 9 (2.62%) International Banking
5 9 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.33%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.04%) Back Office
8 5 (1.46%) Marketing
9 2 (0.58%) Law
9 2 (0.58%) Retail
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 253 (73.76%) Developer
2 124 (36.15%) C# Developer
3 69 (20.12%) .NET Developer
4 35 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (7.87%) Azure Developer
6 25 (7.29%) SQL Developer
7 20 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
7 20 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.66%) Analyst
9 14 (4.08%) Applications Developer
10 12 (3.50%) Angular Developer
10 12 (3.50%) Architect
11 11 (3.21%) Tester
12 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (2.62%) Analyst Developer
13 9 (2.62%) C# Developer - Commodities
13 9 (2.62%) Front Office Developer
13 9 (2.62%) React Developer
14 8 (2.33%) Automation Tester
14 8 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (63.56%) .NET
2 67 (19.53%) AngularJS
3 48 (13.99%) ASP.NET
3 48 (13.99%) HTML
4 47 (13.70%) CSS
5 41 (11.95%) WPF
6 40 (11.66%) .NET Core
6 40 (11.66%) React
7 33 (9.62%) WinForms
8 30 (8.75%) WCF
9 29 (8.45%) .NET Framework
10 28 (8.16%) Web Services
11 23 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (6.71%) REST
12 22 (6.41%) RESTful
13 14 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (3.79%) JSON
14 13 (3.79%) XML
15 11 (3.21%) jQuery
15 11 (3.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.95%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.83%) Hedge funds
3 12 (3.50%) Derivative
3 12 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.92%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.33%) Equities
6 7 (2.04%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.75%) User Experience
8 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.17%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.17%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.87%) Animation
10 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.33%) Windows
2 6 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.46%) Android
3 5 (1.46%) Linux
4 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.37%) Test Automation
3 59 (17.20%) DevOps
4 47 (13.70%) TDD
5 39 (11.37%) MVC
6 38 (11.08%) Multithreading
7 37 (10.79%) Microservices
8 31 (9.04%) OO
9 28 (8.16%) Scrum
10 26 (7.58%) SDLC
11 25 (7.29%) Unit Testing
12 23 (6.71%) OOP
13 21 (6.12%) BDD
14 20 (5.83%) Analytics
14 20 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (5.83%) Fintech
14 20 (5.83%) Software Engineering
15 18 (5.25%) Asset Management
15 18 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (4.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 137 (39.94%) SQL
2 66 (19.24%) JavaScript
3 57 (16.62%) Java
4 49 (14.29%) Python
5 31 (9.04%) VB.NET
6 30 (8.75%) C++
7 26 (7.58%) TypeScript
7 26 (7.58%) VBA
8 25 (7.29%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.62%) C
11 8 (2.33%) VB
12 5 (1.46%) Ruby
13 4 (1.17%) F#
13 4 (1.17%) PHP
14 3 (0.87%) XAML
15 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.58%) Go
15 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (8.45%) Degree
2 10 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.17%) ISEB
5 4 (1.17%) MCITP
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.87%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MCP
7 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.29%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) Basel III
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
3 1 (0.29%) GxP
3 1 (0.29%) IFRS
3 1 (0.29%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.29%) MiFID
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (7.29%) Docker
2 12 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.33%) Terraform
3 7 (2.04%) Ansible
4 6 (1.75%) MIIS
5 4 (1.17%) Puppet
6 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.58%) Kibana
7 2 (0.58%) Kubeflow
7 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.29%) Control-M
8 1 (0.29%) logstash
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 84 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 46 (13.41%) Oracle
3 15 (4.37%) Google
4 12 (3.50%) OpenLink
5 8 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.33%) Murex
5 8 (2.33%) SunGard
6 7 (2.04%) Sophis
7 6 (1.75%) Sybase
8 5 (1.46%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.17%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.87%) Cognos
10 3 (0.87%) IBM
10 3 (0.87%) Tableau
11 2 (0.58%) Adobe
11 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.29%) Citrix
12 1 (0.29%) HP
12 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.29%) SAP