Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 17 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 0
Contract jobs citing C# 785 558 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.11% 8.95% 9.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.94% 17.59% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 483 580
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £325
90th Percentile £669 £623 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £445 £475
% change year-on-year +12.36% -6.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £175.00 - £40.00

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 3,749 3,172 3,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.05% 50.85% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,167 2,653 2,795
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £656
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £27.55 £27.50 £29.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.16% -7.78% +49.10%
10th Percentile £20.30 £16.06 £18.90
90th Percentile £54.03 £55.19 £55.50
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year +1.82% -7.78% +49.10%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 5 - -
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for C#.

1 529 (67.39%) .NET
2 321 (40.89%) SQL Server
3 311 (39.62%) SQL
4 306 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
5 268 (34.14%) Finance
6 247 (31.46%) TDD
7 211 (26.88%) JavaScript
8 188 (23.95%) MVC
9 183 (23.31%) Microsoft
10 179 (22.80%) ASP.NET
11 177 (22.55%) AngularJS
12 143 (18.22%) Banking
13 139 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 135 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 132 (16.82%) WPF
16 128 (16.31%) Front Office
17 125 (15.92%) HTML
18 124 (15.80%) WCF
19 121 (15.41%) Java
20 104 (13.25%) OO
21 102 (12.99%) .NET Framework
22 100 (12.74%) Multithreading
23 95 (12.10%) Greenfield Project
24 94 (11.97%) Scrum
25 93 (11.85%) Git (software)
25 93 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
26 87 (11.08%) CSS
27 85 (10.83%) BDD
28 84 (10.70%) Web Services
28 84 (10.70%) 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 28 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.66%) IIS
3 12 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.02%) Confluence
5 7 (0.89%) NServiceBus
5 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (0.76%) CMS
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.51%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.38%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.25%) Apache
9 2 (0.25%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.25%) JBoss
9 2 (0.25%) Jetty
9 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (5.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.38%) BondVision
3 3 (0.38%) Summit
4 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 139 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.66%) Serverless
4 9 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (1.15%) PaaS
5 8 (1.02%) SaaS
6 7 (0.89%) IaaS
7 6 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.76%) npm
8 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.51%) Office 365
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.25%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.25%) GitHub
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) Dialogflow
10 1 (0.13%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.78%) HTTP
2 7 (0.89%) DNS
3 6 (0.76%) SSL
4 5 (0.64%) Network Security
5 4 (0.51%) AMQP
6 3 (0.38%) LDAP
6 3 (0.38%) SMS
7 2 (0.25%) DHCP
7 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.25%) snoop
7 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.25%) VPLS
7 2 (0.25%) VPN
7 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.13%) Intranet
8 1 (0.13%) LAN
8 1 (0.13%) Skype
8 1 (0.13%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (40.89%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.64%) NoSQL
3 51 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (5.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 42 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 30 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (2.80%) Oracle Database
11 18 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (2.04%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.78%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.53%) MS Access
15 11 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
17 8 (1.02%) OLAP
17 8 (1.02%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 93 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (6.88%) Visual Studio
4 52 (6.62%) TeamCity
5 39 (4.97%) Selenium
6 36 (4.59%) Jenkins
7 32 (4.08%) NUnit
8 30 (3.82%) SpecFlow
9 25 (3.18%) JIRA
10 24 (3.06%) Subversion
11 20 (2.55%) Moq
11 20 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.04%) MSTest
14 14 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (1.40%) MSBuild
15 11 (1.40%) WebDriver
16 9 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
17 8 (1.02%) ReSharper
18 7 (0.89%) Maven
General
1 268 (34.14%) Finance
2 143 (18.22%) Banking
3 128 (16.31%) Front Office
4 50 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.20%) Law
5 33 (4.20%) Legal
6 24 (3.06%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.42%) Marketing
8 12 (1.53%) Advertising
8 12 (1.53%) Retail
9 10 (1.27%) Back Office
9 10 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.76%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) International Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 638 (81.27%) Developer
2 368 (46.88%) C# Developer
3 239 (30.45%) .NET Developer
4 154 (19.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 81 (10.32%) Senior Developer
6 78 (9.94%) WPF Developer
7 71 (9.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 66 (8.41%) C# WPF Developer
9 52 (6.62%) SQL Developer
10 47 (5.99%) Senior C# Developer
11 43 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
12 35 (4.46%) Angular Developer
13 34 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
14 33 (4.20%) Analyst
15 31 (3.95%) Agile Developer
15 31 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
16 29 (3.69%) Front Office Developer
17 27 (3.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 27 (3.44%) Microsoft Developer
18 24 (3.06%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (67.39%) .NET
2 179 (22.80%) ASP.NET
3 177 (22.55%) AngularJS
4 135 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 132 (16.82%) WPF
6 125 (15.92%) HTML
7 124 (15.80%) WCF
8 102 (12.99%) .NET Framework
9 93 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 87 (11.08%) CSS
11 84 (10.70%) Web Services
12 75 (9.55%) XML
13 69 (8.79%) REST
14 64 (8.15%) jQuery
15 61 (7.77%) Node.js
15 61 (7.77%) RESTful
16 60 (7.64%) React
17 57 (7.26%) Entity Framework
18 54 (6.88%) HTML5
19 51 (6.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.10%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 52 (6.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 42 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (5.10%) Fixed Income
6 37 (4.71%) Derivative
7 32 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 30 (3.82%) Data Structures
8 30 (3.82%) Hedge funds
9 27 (3.44%) Equities
10 23 (2.93%) Mobile App
11 19 (2.42%) Credit Risk
12 16 (2.04%) Market Risk
13 12 (1.53%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.40%) Fintech
14 11 (1.40%) User Experience
15 10 (1.27%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.04%) Windows
2 42 (5.35%) Linux
3 16 (2.04%) Unix
4 13 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.15%) Android
5 9 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.76%) Solaris
6 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (31.46%) TDD
3 188 (23.95%) MVC
4 104 (13.25%) OO
5 100 (12.74%) Multithreading
6 94 (11.97%) Scrum
7 85 (10.83%) BDD
8 84 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (9.81%) Mathematics
10 68 (8.66%) Test Automation
11 67 (8.54%) DevOps
12 65 (8.28%) MVVM
13 56 (7.13%) OOP
13 56 (7.13%) SOLID
14 54 (6.88%) SDLC
14 54 (6.88%) Web Development
15 52 (6.62%) Software Engineering
16 51 (6.50%) Unit Testing
17 48 (6.11%) Microservices
18 47 (5.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 311 (39.62%) SQL
2 211 (26.88%) JavaScript
3 121 (15.41%) Java
4 66 (8.41%) C++
5 64 (8.15%) Python
6 63 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 39 (4.97%) VB.NET
8 38 (4.84%) TypeScript
9 37 (4.71%) VBA
10 35 (4.46%) PowerShell
11 26 (3.31%) VB
12 18 (2.29%) Ruby
13 14 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.15%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.89%) Apple Swift
15 7 (0.89%) MUMPS
15 7 (0.89%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.89%) PHP
16 6 (0.76%) C
16 6 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (10.19%) Degree
2 24 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.38%) MCP
6 3 (0.38%) MCPD
7 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.13%) MCSD
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.10%) QA
2 16 (2.04%) MiFID
3 7 (0.89%) EMIR
4 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.51%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.38%) Basel III
7 3 (0.38%) FATCA
7 3 (0.38%) HL7
7 3 (0.38%) SLA
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (3.69%) Docker
2 21 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) HDFS
4 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (2.17%) Ansible
2 9 (1.15%) Puppet
3 8 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.38%) Salt
5 2 (0.25%) Oozie
5 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.25%) WMI
6 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.13%) Kibana
6 1 (0.13%) logstash
6 1 (0.13%) MOM
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 183 (23.31%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.73%) Oracle
3 26 (3.31%) Apigee
4 17 (2.17%) Sybase
5 13 (1.66%) TIBCO
6 12 (1.53%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.27%) DevExpress
7 10 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.02%) Hitachi
9 6 (0.76%) Infragistics
9 6 (0.76%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.64%) Murex
10 5 (0.64%) Splunk
10 5 (0.64%) Typemock
11 4 (0.51%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.51%) MarketAxess
11 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.51%) Sophis
11 4 (0.51%) Tradeweb
11 4 (0.51%) Veritas