Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 162 335 549
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.70% 8.25% 8.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.94% 16.72% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 273 445
10th Percentile £406 £375 £409
25th Percentile £513 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £591 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +18.25% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £729 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £588 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +17.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 1,162 2,004 3,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.06% 49.37% 51.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 1,594 2,822
10th Percentile £363 £382 £400
25th Percentile £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 16
10th Percentile £15.55 £24.50 £14.32
25th Percentile £17.86 £29.50 £20.38
Median hourly rate £23.45 £48.50 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year -51.65% +122.99% +1.16%
75th Percentile £31.21 £55.63 £37.50
90th Percentile £34.84 £60.13 £47.00
Central London median hourly rate £24.23 £48.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -50.05% +115.56% +4.65%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing C# as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for C# in the City of London

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for C# in the City of London

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for C# in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 92 (56.79%) .NET
2 76 (46.91%) Azure
3 73 (45.06%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (37.04%) SQL
4 60 (37.04%) DevOps
5 54 (33.33%) TDD
6 51 (31.48%) SQL Server
7 49 (30.25%) PowerShell
8 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
9 45 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 44 (27.16%) AngularJS
11 42 (25.93%) Software Engineering
12 40 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (23.46%) Banking
13 38 (23.46%) Power Platform
14 37 (22.84%) Analytics
14 37 (22.84%) React
15 36 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (21.60%) Power BI
17 34 (20.99%) Finance
18 33 (20.37%) SharePoint
19 32 (19.75%) Front Office
19 32 (19.75%) TypeScript
20 30 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
20 30 (18.52%) C++
21 29 (17.90%) ASP.NET
21 29 (17.90%) Mentoring
21 29 (17.90%) Continuous Improvement
22 28 (17.28%) Active Directory
23 27 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy

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 33 (20.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.32%) NServiceBus
3 5 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.62%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Summit
2 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) Global One
3 1 (0.62%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.62%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.62%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (46.91%) Azure
2 38 (23.46%) Power Platform
3 26 (16.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (9.88%) Serverless
5 13 (8.02%) AWS
6 11 (6.79%) Azure Functions
7 8 (4.94%) PaaS
8 6 (3.70%) IaaS
9 5 (3.09%) Slack
10 4 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (2.47%) GCP
10 4 (2.47%) Logic Apps
10 4 (2.47%) Microsoft 365
10 4 (2.47%) Power Automate
10 4 (2.47%) SaaS
11 3 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.85%) PowerApps
12 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.23%) GitHub
13 1 (0.62%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.62%) Intranet
2 1 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 35 (21.60%) Power BI
3 12 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.70%) Tableau
6 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.85%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.85%) OLTP
9 2 (1.23%) MySQL
9 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (8.64%) JIRA
3 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.94%) Bitbucket
6 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (3.09%) Selenium
7 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.47%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.47%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.85%) NUnit
9 3 (1.85%) Subversion
9 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.23%) git-flow
10 2 (1.23%) MSTest
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.23%) Postman
11 1 (0.62%) PyCharm
General
1 38 (23.46%) Banking
2 34 (20.99%) Finance
3 32 (19.75%) Front Office
4 15 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.09%) International Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Marketing
6 4 (2.47%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.47%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Publishing
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (61.73%) Developer
2 50 (30.86%) C# Developer
3 22 (13.58%) Analyst
4 21 (12.96%) Technical Leader
5 18 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Analyst Developer
7 10 (6.17%) C++ Developer
7 10 (6.17%) Qualitative Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) Quantitative Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.17%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
8 9 (5.56%) Quantitative Developer
8 9 (5.56%) Summit Developer
9 8 (4.94%) C++/C# Developer
10 7 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Perl Developer
10 7 (4.32%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (56.79%) .NET
2 44 (27.16%) AngularJS
3 37 (22.84%) React
4 29 (17.90%) ASP.NET
5 26 (16.05%) ASP.NET Core
6 12 (7.41%) HTML
7 10 (6.17%) .NET Core
7 10 (6.17%) WPF
8 9 (5.56%) WCF
9 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (4.32%) CSS
10 7 (4.32%) RESTful
11 6 (3.70%) Web Services
11 6 (3.70%) WinForms
11 6 (3.70%) XML
12 5 (3.09%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.09%) JSON
12 5 (3.09%) REST
13 4 (2.47%) Entity Framework
14 3 (1.85%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (12.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (9.88%) Derivative
4 11 (6.79%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.32%) Equities
6 5 (3.09%) User Experience
7 4 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.47%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.85%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) Replication
10 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.09%) Linux
2 4 (2.47%) Windows
3 2 (1.23%) Android
3 2 (1.23%) Unix
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.06%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (37.04%) DevOps
3 54 (33.33%) TDD
4 42 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 40 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (22.84%) Analytics
7 36 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (17.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (17.90%) Mentoring
9 26 (16.05%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 24 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 16 (9.88%) BDD
12 14 (8.64%) Information Security
13 13 (8.02%) Competitor Analysis
13 13 (8.02%) Microservices
13 13 (8.02%) Project Roadmap
14 10 (6.17%) Investment Management
14 10 (6.17%) Multithreading
14 10 (6.17%) Risk Management
15 9 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.04%) SQL
2 49 (30.25%) PowerShell
3 45 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.75%) TypeScript
5 30 (18.52%) C++
6 23 (14.20%) Python
7 20 (12.35%) Java
8 15 (9.26%) T-SQL
9 11 (6.79%) Perl
10 9 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.47%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.85%) Ruby
12 3 (1.85%) VB
12 3 (1.85%) VBA
13 2 (1.23%) Go
13 2 (1.23%) Scala
13 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (4.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) PhD
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.05%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.17%) Terraform
2 5 (3.09%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Control-M
4 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.62%) QRadar
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.26%) Oracle
3 6 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.47%) Nintex
5 3 (1.85%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.85%) UiPath
6 2 (1.23%) Citrix
6 2 (1.23%) Databricks
6 2 (1.23%) Delphix
6 2 (1.23%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.23%) IBM
6 2 (1.23%) Murex
6 2 (1.23%) Splunk
6 2 (1.23%) Sybase
6 2 (1.23%) Workday
7 1 (0.62%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.62%) BMC
7 1 (0.62%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.62%) Xamarin