Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 12 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 693 669 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.90% 9.75% 8.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.30% 18.74% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 587 475
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £330
90th Percentile £669 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +5.13% +8.33% -6.98%
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 3,786 3,569 3,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.07% 52.03% 50.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,146 2,911 2,800
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £319
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £472
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.04% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 11
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.51% -21.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.30 £16.63
90th Percentile £62.50 £30.00 £56.87
Central London median hourly rate £29.55 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +37.42% -21.82% +15.79%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -4 9 £475 -
London Bridge -42 1 £375 +44.23%
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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#.

1 503 (72.58%) .NET
2 285 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (40.55%) Finance
4 258 (37.23%) SQL
5 236 (34.05%) SQL Server
6 225 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 199 (28.72%) TDD
8 197 (28.43%) JavaScript
9 149 (21.50%) ASP.NET
10 135 (19.48%) MVC
11 133 (19.19%) AngularJS
12 128 (18.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 120 (17.32%) Microsoft
14 106 (15.30%) Greenfield Project
15 104 (15.01%) Microservices
16 101 (14.57%) HTML
17 97 (14.00%) .NET Core
18 96 (13.85%) .NET Framework
19 85 (12.27%) Banking
20 84 (12.12%) CSS
21 83 (11.98%) WCF
22 81 (11.69%) Front Office
23 78 (11.26%) WPF
23 78 (11.26%) Test Automation
24 75 (10.82%) React
25 74 (10.68%) Scrum
26 73 (10.53%) OO
27 72 (10.39%) Git (software)
27 72 (10.39%) Multithreading
28 71 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC

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 23 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.31%) CMS
3 16 (2.31%) NServiceBus
4 11 (1.59%) IIS
5 10 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (1.30%) Confluence
7 8 (1.15%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.58%) Drupal
8 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.58%) WordPress
9 3 (0.43%) Apache
9 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.14%) Luigi
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.58%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.58%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.43%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 225 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (1.59%) Serverless
6 8 (1.15%) GitHub
6 8 (1.15%) Office 365
7 7 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.01%) PaaS
8 6 (0.87%) npm
9 5 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.58%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.58%) IaaS
11 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.29%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.29%) SaaS
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.14%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.01%) AMQP
1 7 (1.01%) HTTP
2 6 (0.87%) Skype
3 3 (0.43%) Intranet
3 3 (0.43%) SSL
4 2 (0.29%) DNS
4 2 (0.29%) Firewall
4 2 (0.29%) Network Security
4 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) DMARC
5 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) IPFS
5 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.14%) SAN
5 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (34.05%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (5.77%) Cosmos DB
5 31 (4.47%) NoSQL
5 31 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (3.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 23 (3.32%) Power BI
9 21 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 21 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 14 (2.02%) Redis
13 13 (1.88%) Blockchain
14 12 (1.73%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.44%) Big Data
16 8 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.79%) Selenium
3 52 (7.50%) SpecFlow
4 47 (6.78%) Visual Studio
5 40 (5.77%) TeamCity
6 36 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 33 (4.76%) JIRA
8 32 (4.62%) NUnit
9 30 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (4.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (3.75%) Jenkins
12 21 (3.03%) Moq
13 16 (2.31%) Cucumber
14 13 (1.88%) MSTest
15 12 (1.73%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.73%) Subversion
16 8 (1.15%) Bitbucket
16 8 (1.15%) WebDriver
17 7 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 281 (40.55%) Finance
2 85 (12.27%) Banking
3 81 (11.69%) Front Office
4 44 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.47%) Financial Institution
6 24 (3.46%) Retail
7 18 (2.60%) Advertising
8 16 (2.31%) Law
9 7 (1.01%) Back Office
9 7 (1.01%) Publishing
10 5 (0.72%) Billing
10 5 (0.72%) Marketing
11 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.29%) Legal
12 2 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 537 (77.49%) Developer
2 279 (40.26%) C# Developer
3 245 (35.35%) .NET Developer
4 116 (16.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 90 (12.99%) Senior Developer
6 68 (9.81%) SQL Developer
7 48 (6.93%) Azure Developer
8 42 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
9 37 (5.34%) Angular Developer
10 34 (4.91%) Analyst
11 32 (4.62%) Architect
12 28 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (3.75%) Front Office Developer
13 26 (3.75%) WPF Developer
14 25 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
15 23 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
16 21 (3.03%) Market Risk Developer
16 21 (3.03%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (72.58%) .NET
2 149 (21.50%) ASP.NET
3 133 (19.19%) AngularJS
4 128 (18.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 101 (14.57%) HTML
6 97 (14.00%) .NET Core
7 96 (13.85%) .NET Framework
8 84 (12.12%) CSS
9 83 (11.98%) WCF
10 78 (11.26%) WPF
11 75 (10.82%) React
12 71 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (9.67%) Entity Framework
14 61 (8.80%) REST
15 47 (6.78%) RESTful
16 44 (6.35%) HTML5
17 43 (6.20%) Web Services
18 38 (5.48%) Angular 2
19 35 (5.05%) Node.js
20 34 (4.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 106 (15.30%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (8.95%) Fintech
3 55 (7.94%) Fixed Income
4 37 (5.34%) Derivative
4 37 (5.34%) Market Risk
5 35 (5.05%) Equities
6 34 (4.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (3.46%) Credit Risk
8 21 (3.03%) Hedge funds
8 21 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.74%) Computer Science
10 17 (2.45%) User Experience
11 14 (2.02%) Reinsurance
12 11 (1.59%) Grid Computing
13 10 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (1.15%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.01%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.07%) Windows
2 29 (4.18%) Linux
3 10 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.30%) Unix
5 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.43%) Android
6 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (28.72%) TDD
3 135 (19.48%) MVC
4 104 (15.01%) Microservices
5 78 (11.26%) Test Automation
6 74 (10.68%) Scrum
7 73 (10.53%) OO
8 72 (10.39%) Multithreading
9 66 (9.52%) BDD
10 62 (8.95%) DevOps
10 62 (8.95%) Unit Testing
11 57 (8.23%) Software Engineering
12 53 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (7.65%) SDLC
12 53 (7.65%) SOA
13 45 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (6.06%) Asset Management
15 41 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (5.77%) MVVM
17 38 (5.48%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 258 (37.23%) SQL
2 197 (28.43%) JavaScript
3 68 (9.81%) Java
4 66 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 58 (8.37%) PowerShell
6 50 (7.22%) Python
7 38 (5.48%) VBA
8 36 (5.19%) VB.NET
9 35 (5.05%) C
10 34 (4.91%) C++
11 33 (4.76%) TypeScript
12 20 (2.89%) R
13 13 (1.88%) Go
14 10 (1.44%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.44%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.44%) Scala
15 8 (1.15%) VB
16 6 (0.87%) PHP
17 4 (0.58%) Ruby
18 3 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 49 (7.07%) Degree
2 8 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.29%) PhD
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.14%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.36%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.29%) HL7
2 2 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) PMO
3 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (5.34%) Docker
2 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.02%) Ansible
3 9 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.01%) Puppet
5 4 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.58%) Terraform
6 3 (0.43%) Control-M
7 1 (0.14%) Consul
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.14%) Salt
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.05%) Oracle
3 11 (1.59%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.15%) Citrix
5 7 (1.01%) Tableau
6 6 (0.87%) Bloomberg
6 6 (0.87%) Cadence
6 6 (0.87%) TIBCO
7 5 (0.72%) UiPath
8 4 (0.58%) Adobe
9 3 (0.43%) FactSet
9 3 (0.43%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.43%) Perfecto Mobile
10 2 (0.29%) Charles River
10 2 (0.29%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.29%) Informatica
10 2 (0.29%) Pega
10 2 (0.29%) Reuters
10 2 (0.29%) Talend
10 2 (0.29%) Telerik