Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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#
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 18 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 653 576 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.13% 8.41% 9.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.02% 17.57% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 514 972
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - -
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £661 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £474
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.01% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £29.62 £80.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.98% - -
Central London median hourly rate £29.62 £80.00 -
% change year-on-year -62.98% - -

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 3262 3278 4959
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.60% 47.87% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2619 2768 4029
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £340 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +10.99% +0.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 31
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £22.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -7.14% -11.89%
10th Percentile £13.31 £18.17 £17.50
90th Percentile £36.73 £58.00 £52.50
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £22.50 £24.23
% change year-on-year +8.82% -7.14% -11.89%

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 24 July 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

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 24 July 2017. 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 +11 3 £160 -50.77%
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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#.

1 437 (66.92%) .NET
2 288 (44.10%) SQL
3 269 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (37.37%) SQL Server
5 228 (34.92%) Finance
6 212 (32.47%) MVC
7 206 (31.55%) ASP.NET
8 197 (30.17%) AngularJS
9 178 (27.26%) JavaScript
10 159 (24.35%) TDD
11 146 (22.36%) HTML
12 136 (20.83%) CSS
13 132 (20.21%) Banking
14 119 (18.22%) Microsoft
15 115 (17.61%) Java
16 106 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 100 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 96 (14.70%) WPF
19 86 (13.17%) WCF
20 85 (13.02%) Front Office
21 84 (12.86%) Multithreading
22 78 (11.94%) Windows
23 76 (11.64%) Greenfield Project
24 75 (11.49%) .NET Framework
25 74 (11.33%) Unit Testing
25 74 (11.33%) Scrum
26 72 (11.03%) Test Automation
27 70 (10.72%) OO
28 67 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
29 65 (9.95%) BDD

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 (3.22%) IIS
1 21 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.38%) CMS
3 9 (1.38%) Umbraco
4 8 (1.23%) Confluence
5 7 (1.07%) Apache
5 7 (1.07%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.07%) NServiceBus
6 6 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.61%) JBoss
7 4 (0.61%) Jetty
7 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.31%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (5.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.61%) Endur
4 3 (0.46%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.31%) Kondor
5 2 (0.31%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.31%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.15%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.15%) Sonata
6 1 (0.15%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.53%) IaaS
4 9 (1.38%) PaaS
5 5 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.46%) Office 365
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.31%) GitHub
7 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.53%) HTTP
2 5 (0.77%) Intranet
3 3 (0.46%) DNS
3 3 (0.46%) X.509
4 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.31%) LDAP
4 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) Extranet
5 1 (0.15%) Internet
5 1 (0.15%) Skype
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
5 1 (0.15%) SNMP
5 1 (0.15%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (7.66%) NoSQL
4 47 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 24 (3.68%) MongoDB
9 21 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (2.91%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.60%) Big Data
12 15 (2.30%) KDB
12 15 (2.30%) Kdb+
13 14 (2.14%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.23%) Tick Data
17 7 (1.07%) Redis
18 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 61 (9.34%) Selenium
2 56 (8.58%) JIRA
3 49 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 46 (7.04%) Visual Studio
6 42 (6.43%) SpecFlow
7 35 (5.36%) NUnit
8 33 (5.05%) JIRA Agile
8 33 (5.05%) Moq
9 30 (4.59%) TeamCity
10 18 (2.76%) MSTest
11 15 (2.30%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.99%) Subversion
12 13 (1.99%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.68%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
16 8 (1.23%) Appium
17 7 (1.07%) JUnit
18 6 (0.92%) ReSharper
General
1 228 (34.92%) Finance
2 132 (20.21%) Banking
3 85 (13.02%) Front Office
4 58 (8.88%) Investment Banking
5 44 (6.74%) Retail
6 16 (2.45%) Back Office
6 16 (2.45%) Law
7 13 (1.99%) Marketing
8 11 (1.68%) Advertising
9 6 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.77%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.61%) Legal
12 3 (0.46%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Games
13 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 523 (80.09%) Developer
2 233 (35.68%) C# Developer
3 172 (26.34%) .NET Developer
4 98 (15.01%) Senior Developer
5 95 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (12.25%) Angular Developer
7 78 (11.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 69 (10.57%) SQL Developer
9 56 (8.58%) Senior C# Developer
10 47 (7.20%) WPF Developer
11 46 (7.04%) Analyst
12 36 (5.51%) ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (5.36%) C# WPF Developer
14 29 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (4.44%) Java Developer
15 27 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 27 (4.13%) SQL Analyst
16 25 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
17 24 (3.68%) Analyst Developer
18 23 (3.52%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (66.92%) .NET
2 206 (31.55%) ASP.NET
3 197 (30.17%) AngularJS
4 146 (22.36%) HTML
5 136 (20.83%) CSS
6 106 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 100 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 96 (14.70%) WPF
9 86 (13.17%) WCF
10 75 (11.49%) .NET Framework
11 64 (9.80%) React
12 63 (9.65%) jQuery
13 53 (8.12%) Web Services
14 51 (7.81%) HTML5
14 51 (7.81%) Node.js
15 50 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 48 (7.35%) Entity Framework
17 38 (5.82%) REST
18 37 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 37 (5.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.64%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.36%) Equities
3 34 (5.21%) Derivative
3 34 (5.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (3.68%) Fixed Income
5 23 (3.52%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.22%) Fintech
7 20 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.30%) TWAP
8 15 (2.30%) VWAP
9 12 (1.84%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.38%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.07%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.07%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.94%) Windows
2 37 (5.67%) Linux
3 13 (1.99%) Unix
4 12 (1.84%) Android
4 12 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) CentOS
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (32.47%) MVC
3 159 (24.35%) TDD
4 84 (12.86%) Multithreading
5 74 (11.33%) Scrum
5 74 (11.33%) Unit Testing
6 72 (11.03%) Test Automation
7 70 (10.72%) OO
8 65 (9.95%) BDD
9 63 (9.65%) MVVM
10 50 (7.66%) SDLC
11 48 (7.35%) DevOps
11 48 (7.35%) Web Development
12 47 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (6.89%) CRM
14 43 (6.58%) Analytics
14 43 (6.58%) Software Engineering
15 42 (6.43%) Mathematics
16 41 (6.28%) Kanban
17 38 (5.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 288 (44.10%) SQL
2 178 (27.26%) JavaScript
3 115 (17.61%) Java
4 57 (8.73%) T-SQL
5 43 (6.58%) Python
6 28 (4.29%) C++
7 23 (3.52%) PowerShell
7 23 (3.52%) TypeScript
8 22 (3.37%) VBA
9 19 (2.91%) VB
10 18 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.76%) Ruby
11 12 (1.84%) Scala
12 11 (1.68%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.38%) C
15 7 (1.07%) XAML
16 6 (0.92%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.77%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 33 (5.05%) Degree
2 13 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.61%) CFA
7 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) ISEB
7 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.46%) MCP
8 2 (0.31%) MBA
8 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.06%) QA
2 12 (1.84%) MiFID
3 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.46%) EMIR
4 3 (0.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) IFRS
5 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 10 (1.53%) Docker
2 7 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.46%) HDFS
4 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (0.77%) Nagios
2 4 (0.61%) Graphite
2 4 (0.61%) HAProxy
2 4 (0.61%) logstash
3 2 (0.31%) Ansible
3 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.15%) Kibana
4 1 (0.15%) Opsview
4 1 (0.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.15%) Terraform
4 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 119 (18.22%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.82%) Oracle
3 19 (2.91%) Sybase
4 11 (1.68%) Infragistics
4 11 (1.68%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.23%) DevExpress
6 7 (1.07%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.07%) Tableau
7 6 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.92%) Typemock
7 6 (0.92%) webMethods
8 5 (0.77%) Apigee
8 5 (0.77%) Telerik
9 4 (0.61%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.46%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.46%) Murex
10 3 (0.46%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.46%) Redback
10 3 (0.46%) SunGard
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Oliver James Associates
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