Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 749 653 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.72% 9.96% 8.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.04% 19.37% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 566 525
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.16% -0.63%
10th Percentile £386 £355 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £29.62 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.98% +100.00%
Central London median hourly rate - £29.62 £80.00
% change year-on-year - -62.98% +100.00%

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 3,738 3,371 3,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.52% 51.41% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,111 2,697 2,772
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £369 £356 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 10
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +2.19% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £18.17
90th Percentile £64.50 £36.73 £58.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year -24.15% +25.98% -8.59%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
London Bridge -19 2 £425 +165.63%
Moorgate - 2 - -
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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#.

1 538 (71.83%) .NET
2 301 (40.19%) Finance
3 289 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (37.78%) SQL
5 255 (34.05%) SQL Server
6 252 (33.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 221 (29.51%) JavaScript
8 189 (25.23%) TDD
9 165 (22.03%) ASP.NET
10 161 (21.50%) MVC
11 156 (20.83%) AngularJS
12 144 (19.23%) Microsoft
13 138 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 112 (14.95%) HTML
15 94 (12.55%) Microservices
16 93 (12.42%) CSS
17 92 (12.28%) Front Office
18 91 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 91 (12.15%) Greenfield Project
19 90 (12.02%) .NET Framework
20 88 (11.75%) WCF
20 88 (11.75%) OO
21 83 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
22 82 (10.95%) WPF
23 78 (10.41%) Banking
24 76 (10.15%) T-SQL
24 76 (10.15%) Multithreading
24 76 (10.15%) React
25 73 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 71 (9.48%) Python

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 21 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.27%) CMS
4 16 (2.14%) NServiceBus
5 14 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.34%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.93%) Confluence
7 7 (0.93%) IIS
8 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.53%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.53%) Hyperledger
8 4 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.53%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.80%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.53%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) Endur
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 252 (33.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.00%) PaaS
5 11 (1.47%) Office 365
6 9 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.07%) Serverless
8 6 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.80%) GitHub
9 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.53%) npm
11 3 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.40%) IaaS
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.27%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.27%) SaaS
12 2 (0.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.34%) HTTP
2 8 (1.07%) AMQP
3 5 (0.67%) Skype
3 5 (0.67%) SSL
4 4 (0.53%) DNS
4 4 (0.53%) Intranet
5 3 (0.40%) DKIM
5 3 (0.40%) DMARC
5 3 (0.40%) Internet
5 3 (0.40%) SMS
5 3 (0.40%) X.509
6 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.27%) Network Security
6 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) IPFS
7 1 (0.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.13%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (34.05%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (4.14%) NoSQL
7 30 (4.01%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (3.87%) Cosmos DB
9 28 (3.74%) Power BI
10 26 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (3.20%) Blockchain
12 22 (2.94%) Relational Database
13 21 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (1.87%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.74%) Big Data
16 12 (1.60%) Data Lake
17 10 (1.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 8 (1.07%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.48%) Selenium
2 56 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (7.21%) SpecFlow
4 44 (5.87%) Visual Studio
5 37 (4.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 35 (4.67%) TeamCity
7 34 (4.54%) NUnit
8 33 (4.41%) JIRA
9 29 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (3.47%) Jenkins
11 19 (2.54%) Moq
12 12 (1.60%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.20%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.20%) MSTest
13 9 (1.20%) Subversion
13 9 (1.20%) webpack
14 8 (1.07%) JIRA Agile
15 7 (0.93%) gulp
15 7 (0.93%) Protractor
General
1 301 (40.19%) Finance
2 92 (12.28%) Front Office
3 78 (10.41%) Banking
4 44 (5.87%) Investment Banking
5 43 (5.74%) Retail
6 31 (4.14%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.54%) Law
8 18 (2.40%) Advertising
9 14 (1.87%) Back Office
10 6 (0.80%) Marketing
11 5 (0.67%) Legal
12 3 (0.40%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 571 (76.23%) Developer
2 314 (41.92%) C# Developer
3 236 (31.51%) .NET Developer
4 121 (16.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 98 (13.08%) Senior Developer
6 66 (8.81%) SQL Developer
7 56 (7.48%) Angular Developer
8 55 (7.34%) Azure Developer
9 49 (6.54%) Senior C# Developer
10 38 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (4.54%) Analyst
12 32 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
13 30 (4.01%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (4.01%) WPF Developer
14 29 (3.87%) C# WPF Developer
14 29 (3.87%) Front Office Developer
15 26 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
17 24 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 23 (3.07%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (71.83%) .NET
2 165 (22.03%) ASP.NET
3 156 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 138 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 112 (14.95%) HTML
6 93 (12.42%) CSS
7 91 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 90 (12.02%) .NET Framework
9 88 (11.75%) WCF
10 82 (10.95%) WPF
11 76 (10.15%) React
12 68 (9.08%) REST
13 64 (8.54%) .NET Core
14 54 (7.21%) Entity Framework
15 52 (6.94%) Web Services
16 51 (6.81%) RESTful
17 44 (5.87%) Node.js
18 43 (5.74%) JSON
19 39 (5.21%) HTML5
20 38 (5.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 91 (12.15%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (7.88%) Fixed Income
3 54 (7.21%) Fintech
4 40 (5.34%) Derivative
5 39 (5.21%) Equities
6 35 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (4.54%) Market Risk
8 19 (2.54%) Credit Risk
8 19 (2.54%) User Experience
9 18 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (2.00%) Computer Science
12 14 (1.87%) Grid Computing
13 12 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.47%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (1.34%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.34%) Reinsurance
16 9 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.01%) Windows
2 26 (3.47%) Linux
3 14 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.53%) Android
4 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.53%) Unix
5 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (25.23%) TDD
3 161 (21.50%) MVC
4 94 (12.55%) Microservices
5 88 (11.75%) OO
6 76 (10.15%) Multithreading
7 71 (9.48%) DevOps
8 70 (9.35%) Software Engineering
9 69 (9.21%) Test Automation
9 69 (9.21%) Unit Testing
10 67 (8.95%) Scrum
11 66 (8.81%) BDD
12 64 (8.54%) SOA
13 54 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (6.68%) SOLID
16 48 (6.41%) MVVM
16 48 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
17 47 (6.28%) Analytics
18 45 (6.01%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (37.78%) SQL
2 221 (29.51%) JavaScript
3 76 (10.15%) T-SQL
4 71 (9.48%) Python
5 68 (9.08%) Java
6 65 (8.68%) PowerShell
7 46 (6.14%) C++
8 44 (5.87%) VB.NET
8 44 (5.87%) VBA
9 43 (5.74%) TypeScript
10 37 (4.94%) C
11 33 (4.41%) R
12 17 (2.27%) Ruby
13 15 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.74%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.47%) Go
16 9 (1.20%) Scala
16 9 (1.20%) VB
17 5 (0.67%) ES6
17 5 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 47 (6.28%) Degree
2 8 (1.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.27%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.68%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) HL7
3 3 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.40%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (4.27%) Docker
2 17 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.13%) GridGain
3 1 (0.13%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) NFS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (3.60%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.60%) Ansible
3 4 (0.53%) Control-M
3 4 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.53%) Terraform
4 3 (0.40%) Salt
5 2 (0.27%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) Consul
6 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.13%) Nessus
6 1 (0.13%) Oozie
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.13%) PingFederate
6 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.13%) vRealize
6 1 (0.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 144 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.14%) Oracle
3 15 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 11 (1.47%) Bloomberg
5 9 (1.20%) Tableau
6 8 (1.07%) Adobe
6 8 (1.07%) Reuters
7 7 (0.93%) Calypso
8 6 (0.80%) ION Trading
8 6 (0.80%) Telerik
8 6 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.67%) Google
9 5 (0.67%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.53%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.53%) Cadence
10 4 (0.53%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.40%) Apigee
11 3 (0.40%) Charles River
11 3 (0.40%) Citrix
11 3 (0.40%) FactSet