Period
to 19 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 0
Contract jobs citing C# 568 870 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.40% 12.29% 9.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.06% 22.96% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 742 493
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £413 £381 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £175.00 -

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 3,537 3,789 3,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.28% 53.51% 50.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,874 3,229 2,500
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.33% +3.95%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £708 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £517 £475
% change year-on-year +1.65% +8.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 3
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £18.46 £18.75 £20.11
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.10 £45.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% +40.00%

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 March 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#
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 March 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 -20 7 - -
London Bridge -40 2 £538 +30.30%
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 March 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#.

1 401 (70.60%) .NET
2 291 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (41.37%) SQL
4 216 (38.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 183 (32.22%) Finance
6 172 (30.28%) TDD
6 172 (30.28%) SQL Server
7 168 (29.58%) JavaScript
8 122 (21.48%) Microsoft
9 112 (19.72%) Microservices
10 105 (18.49%) ASP.NET
10 105 (18.49%) MVC
11 100 (17.61%) .NET Framework
11 100 (17.61%) AngularJS
12 95 (16.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 94 (16.55%) DevOps
13 94 (16.55%) Scrum
14 90 (15.85%) Test Automation
15 88 (15.49%) HTML
16 86 (15.14%) .NET Core
17 81 (14.26%) Java
18 76 (13.38%) CSS
19 71 (12.50%) React
20 67 (11.80%) Greenfield Project
21 65 (11.44%) Banking
21 65 (11.44%) BDD
22 64 (11.27%) Git (software)
22 64 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
23 61 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
24 60 (10.56%) Entity Framework

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 16 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.94%) Confluence
4 10 (1.76%) CMS
5 8 (1.41%) IIS
6 5 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.70%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.70%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.53%) JBoss
8 3 (0.53%) Kentico
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.35%) Drupal
9 2 (0.35%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) InVision
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.35%) Endur
2 2 (0.35%) MultiChain
2 2 (0.35%) Quorum
2 2 (0.35%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.18%) Global One
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 216 (38.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (5.99%) Serverless
4 20 (3.52%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (3.52%) PaaS
5 17 (2.99%) GitHub
6 13 (2.29%) Azure Functions
6 13 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.94%) Office 365
9 8 (1.41%) SaaS
10 7 (1.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 7 (1.23%) Yammer
11 6 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.88%) Data Lake Analytics
12 5 (0.88%) IaaS
12 5 (0.88%) npm
13 4 (0.70%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.76%) HTTP
2 8 (1.41%) DNS
3 3 (0.53%) DMARC
3 3 (0.53%) Firewall
3 3 (0.53%) Internet
3 3 (0.53%) SSL
3 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.53%) X.509
4 2 (0.35%) AMQP
4 2 (0.35%) Intranet
4 2 (0.35%) Multicast
5 1 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) Skype
5 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 38 (6.69%) Cosmos DB
4 37 (6.51%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.93%) Redis
6 27 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (4.58%) Data Lake
8 23 (4.05%) MongoDB
9 22 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (2.99%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (1.94%) MySQL
14 11 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (1.76%) CouchDB
15 10 (1.76%) Power BI
16 9 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (1.06%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 64 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 59 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 52 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (8.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 46 (8.10%) JIRA
6 45 (7.92%) SpecFlow
7 42 (7.39%) Selenium
8 37 (6.51%) TeamCity
9 36 (6.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 34 (5.99%) Jenkins
11 22 (3.87%) NUnit
12 15 (2.64%) MSTest
13 14 (2.46%) Cucumber
13 14 (2.46%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.76%) Appium
15 9 (1.58%) Subversion
16 7 (1.23%) Moq
17 6 (1.06%) LoadRunner
17 6 (1.06%) SoapUI
18 5 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 183 (32.22%) Finance
2 65 (11.44%) Banking
3 51 (8.98%) Front Office
4 21 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.82%) Retail
6 8 (1.41%) Law
7 6 (1.06%) Back Office
7 6 (1.06%) Legal
7 6 (1.06%) Publishing
8 4 (0.70%) Advertising
8 4 (0.70%) Billing
8 4 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.53%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (70.42%) Developer
2 161 (28.35%) .NET Developer
3 154 (27.11%) C# Developer
4 63 (11.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (9.86%) Senior Developer
6 39 (6.87%) SQL Developer
7 38 (6.69%) React Developer
8 37 (6.51%) Azure Developer
9 30 (5.28%) Analyst
10 26 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
11 24 (4.23%) Architect
12 23 (4.05%) Software Developer
13 21 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
14 19 (3.35%) Quantitative Developer
14 19 (3.35%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (2.99%) WPF Developer
16 16 (2.82%) Analyst Developer
16 16 (2.82%) Tester
17 14 (2.46%) ASP.NET Developer
17 14 (2.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (70.60%) .NET
2 105 (18.49%) ASP.NET
3 100 (17.61%) .NET Framework
3 100 (17.61%) AngularJS
4 95 (16.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 88 (15.49%) HTML
6 86 (15.14%) .NET Core
7 76 (13.38%) CSS
8 71 (12.50%) React
9 60 (10.56%) Entity Framework
10 59 (10.39%) REST
11 54 (9.51%) WPF
12 53 (9.33%) jQuery
12 53 (9.33%) Web Services
13 50 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 47 (8.27%) RESTful
15 46 (8.10%) HTML5
16 44 (7.75%) WCF
17 36 (6.34%) JSON
18 31 (5.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.80%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (7.92%) Fintech
3 32 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.63%) Hedge funds
4 31 (5.46%) Fixed Income
5 20 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (3.35%) User Experience
7 17 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.64%) Equities
9 13 (2.29%) Derivative
10 11 (1.94%) Reinsurance
11 10 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.76%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.76%) Tandem
12 6 (1.06%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.06%) Robotics
13 5 (0.88%) Market Risk
14 4 (0.70%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.39%) Windows
2 30 (5.28%) Linux
3 15 (2.64%) Unix
4 9 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.23%) Android
5 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (30.28%) TDD
3 112 (19.72%) Microservices
4 105 (18.49%) MVC
5 94 (16.55%) DevOps
5 94 (16.55%) Scrum
6 90 (15.85%) Test Automation
7 65 (11.44%) BDD
8 64 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (8.80%) OO
11 43 (7.57%) Multithreading
12 40 (7.04%) Kanban
12 40 (7.04%) Software Engineering
13 39 (6.87%) Unit Testing
14 35 (6.16%) SOA
15 34 (5.99%) Asset Management
16 33 (5.81%) SOLID
17 32 (5.63%) Analytics
18 30 (5.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 235 (41.37%) SQL
2 168 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 81 (14.26%) Java
4 47 (8.27%) C++
5 42 (7.39%) PowerShell
6 39 (6.87%) Python
7 31 (5.46%) T-SQL
8 28 (4.93%) VBA
9 13 (2.29%) C
10 11 (1.94%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.41%) Go
11 8 (1.41%) R
11 8 (1.41%) Scala
11 8 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.23%) XAML
13 6 (1.06%) PHP
13 6 (1.06%) VB
14 4 (0.70%) VBScript
14 4 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (7.92%) Degree
2 12 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.41%) PhD
5 5 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.35%) CITP
6 2 (0.35%) MBCS
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.18%) OSCP
7 1 (0.18%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.99%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.18%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (9.51%) Docker
2 21 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (5.81%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.58%) Ansible
3 9 (1.58%) Puppet
4 6 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.06%) Terraform
5 3 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.53%) SCOM
6 2 (0.35%) Grafana
6 2 (0.35%) Kibana
6 2 (0.35%) SCCM
6 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.35%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) Automic
7 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) logstash
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 122 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.11%) Oracle
3 7 (1.23%) Bloomberg
3 7 (1.23%) IBM
3 7 (1.23%) Tableau
4 6 (1.06%) HP
5 5 (0.88%) Cadence
5 5 (0.88%) Sitecore
5 5 (0.88%) TIBCO
5 5 (0.88%) Xamarin
6 4 (0.70%) Blue Prism
6 4 (0.70%) Perfecto Mobile
6 4 (0.70%) Telerik
6 4 (0.70%) UiPath
7 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.53%) FactSet
7 3 (0.53%) Google
7 3 (0.53%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.35%) Dataiku
8 2 (0.35%) Solace