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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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#
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Contract jobs citing C# 331 301 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.34% 8.62% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.62% 18.49% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 272 442
Median daily rate £475 £495 £452
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +9.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £326 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.56
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.15%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1605 1628 2313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.14% 46.62% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1381 1858
Median daily rate £500 £490 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Median hourly rate £28.35 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.97% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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#.

1 395 (66.05%) .NET
2 271 (45.32%) SQL Server
3 246 (41.14%) SQL
4 223 (37.29%) Finance
4 223 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (31.94%) TDD
6 177 (29.60%) ASP.NET
7 174 (29.10%) MVC
8 151 (25.25%) JavaScript
9 129 (21.57%) HTML
9 129 (21.57%) Microsoft
10 125 (20.90%) AngularJS
11 109 (18.23%) Banking
12 98 (16.39%) WCF
13 97 (16.22%) WPF
14 95 (15.89%) Java
15 91 (15.22%) Scrum
16 89 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 89 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 87 (14.55%) CSS
18 85 (14.21%) Windows
19 84 (14.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 78 (13.04%) Multithreading
21 74 (12.37%) .NET Framework
22 73 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web API
23 71 (11.87%) T-SQL
24 69 (11.54%) BDD
25 67 (11.20%) Web Services
26 66 (11.04%) Front Office
27 65 (10.87%) OO

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 38 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.02%) IIS
3 28 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.34%) NServiceBus
5 6 (1.00%) Apache
5 6 (1.00%) Confluence
5 6 (1.00%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.84%) CMS
7 4 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.50%) Jetty
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.33%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.33%) Kentico
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.33%) SAS
9 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.84%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.50%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.33%) Bloomberg AIM
5 2 (0.33%) Endur
5 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.33%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 89 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.18%) IaaS
3 28 (4.68%) PaaS
4 26 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.84%) Office 365
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Akamai
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.17%) Route 53
7 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.17%) Intranet
2 6 (1.00%) HTTP
3 3 (0.50%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) AMQP
4 2 (0.33%) snoop
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) Extranet
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) SNMP
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (45.32%) SQL Server
2 84 (14.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (9.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 43 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (4.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 21 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (2.68%) Big Data
9 16 (2.68%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.68%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.34%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (2.01%) Power BI
11 12 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.84%) KDB
12 11 (1.84%) Kdb+
13 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (1.17%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 48 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (6.52%) JIRA
3 38 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 35 (5.85%) SpecFlow
5 34 (5.69%) NUnit
6 32 (5.35%) Git (software)
7 30 (5.02%) Selenium
8 29 (4.85%) Moq
9 24 (4.01%) WebDriver
10 18 (3.01%) TeamCity
11 17 (2.84%) MSTest
12 12 (2.01%) Mockito
13 11 (1.84%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.84%) Jenkins
13 11 (1.84%) Subversion
14 7 (1.17%) JUnit
14 7 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.00%) Axure RP
15 6 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
15 6 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 223 (37.29%) Finance
2 109 (18.23%) Banking
3 66 (11.04%) Front Office
4 47 (7.86%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.84%) Back Office
6 15 (2.51%) Advertising
7 13 (2.17%) Retail
8 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.17%) Marketing
9 3 (0.50%) Games
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 468 (78.26%) Developer
2 209 (34.95%) C# Developer
3 159 (26.59%) .NET Developer
4 90 (15.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (11.37%) Senior Developer
6 64 (10.70%) SQL Developer
7 62 (10.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 50 (8.36%) Senior C# Developer
9 48 (8.03%) WPF Developer
10 39 (6.52%) C# WPF Developer
11 38 (6.35%) Analyst
12 32 (5.35%) Angular Developer
13 30 (5.02%) ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
14 27 (4.52%) SQL Analyst
15 26 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 26 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
15 26 (4.35%) Software Developer
16 22 (3.68%) Analyst Developer
16 22 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (66.05%) .NET
2 177 (29.60%) ASP.NET
3 129 (21.57%) HTML
4 125 (20.90%) AngularJS
5 98 (16.39%) WCF
6 97 (16.22%) WPF
7 89 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (14.55%) CSS
9 74 (12.37%) .NET Framework
10 73 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 67 (11.20%) Web Services
12 59 (9.87%) HTML5
13 57 (9.53%) Entity Framework
14 51 (8.53%) jQuery
15 42 (7.02%) REST
16 36 (6.02%) RESTful
17 34 (5.69%) XML
18 25 (4.18%) React
18 25 (4.18%) WinForms
19 24 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.37%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.52%) Fixed Income
3 24 (4.01%) Equities
3 24 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (3.51%) Derivative
4 21 (3.51%) Fintech
5 18 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 12 (2.01%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.84%) TWAP
9 11 (1.84%) VWAP
10 10 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.67%) User Experience
11 6 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.00%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.00%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 85 (14.21%) Windows
2 35 (5.85%) Linux
3 14 (2.34%) Android
3 14 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.01%) Unix
5 10 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (31.94%) TDD
3 174 (29.10%) MVC
4 91 (15.22%) Scrum
5 78 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 69 (11.54%) BDD
7 65 (10.87%) OO
8 60 (10.03%) Unit Testing
9 56 (9.36%) Mathematics
10 54 (9.03%) MVVM
11 53 (8.86%) Analytics
12 52 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (8.19%) CRM
14 46 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (6.69%) DevOps
16 39 (6.52%) Web Development
17 36 (6.02%) Software Engineering
18 34 (5.69%) OOP
18 34 (5.69%) SOA
19 28 (4.68%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (41.14%) SQL
2 151 (25.25%) JavaScript
3 95 (15.89%) Java
4 71 (11.87%) T-SQL
5 31 (5.18%) Python
6 30 (5.02%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.35%) C++
7 26 (4.35%) VB
7 26 (4.35%) VBA
8 20 (3.34%) VB.NET
9 18 (3.01%) Ruby
10 17 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.17%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.84%) C
12 11 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.51%) Scala
13 9 (1.51%) XAML
14 8 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.50%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (5.18%) Degree
2 7 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.67%) CFA
4 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) ISEB
6 2 (0.33%) MBA
6 2 (0.33%) MCP
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) CCNA
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.17%) MCSD
7 1 (0.17%) MCSE
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.18%) QA
2 9 (1.51%) MiFID
3 5 (0.84%) SDET
4 4 (0.67%) SLA
5 3 (0.50%) EMIR
6 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (1.00%) Docker
2 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Graphite
1 4 (0.67%) HAProxy
1 4 (0.67%) logstash
1 4 (0.67%) Nagios
1 4 (0.67%) SCOM
2 3 (0.50%) Ansible
2 3 (0.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) Galera Cluster
3 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.19%) Oracle
3 16 (2.68%) Sybase
4 12 (2.01%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.67%) Infragistics
6 9 (1.51%) Bloomberg
7 7 (1.17%) Tableau
7 7 (1.17%) Telerik
8 6 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.00%) Teradata
8 6 (1.00%) webMethods
9 5 (0.84%) Google
9 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.84%) Workday
10 4 (0.67%) Greenplum
10 4 (0.67%) Netezza
10 4 (0.67%) Vertica
11 3 (0.50%) Adobe
11 3 (0.50%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.50%) Sage
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