Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 138 484 711
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.76% 7.89% 10.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.05% 15.95% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 407 647
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.11%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £388
90th Percentile £700 £705 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
Central London median hourly rate - £37.25 -

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 860 3,035 3,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.37% 49.47% 53.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 2,470 3,138
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £400 £375
90th Percentile £689 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.42 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.15% +1.89% +2.33%
10th Percentile £21.08 £21.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £41.65 £54.23 £58.44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% +2.27% +2.33%

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 28 September 2020.

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 28 September 2020, 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 72 (52.17%) .NET
2 55 (39.86%) SQL Server
3 48 (34.78%) SQL
4 45 (32.61%) Finance
5 44 (31.88%) Azure
6 38 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (22.46%) Java
7 31 (22.46%) Microsoft
8 30 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 29 (21.01%) Front Office
10 28 (20.29%) Python
11 27 (19.57%) .NET Core
12 26 (18.84%) AngularJS
13 25 (18.12%) DevOps
14 24 (17.39%) React
15 22 (15.94%) Banking
16 21 (15.22%) C++
16 21 (15.22%) Microservices
16 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (13.04%) Power Platform
17 18 (13.04%) CSS
17 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
17 18 (13.04%) PowerShell
18 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET
19 16 (11.59%) T-SQL
19 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (11.59%) .NET Framework
20 15 (10.87%) Risk Management
20 15 (10.87%) REST
20 15 (10.87%) Power BI

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 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.35%) CMS
3 3 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.17%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.45%) Apache
4 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) nginx
5 1 (0.72%) R Markdown
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.62%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.72%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 44 (31.88%) Azure
2 18 (13.04%) Power Platform
3 14 (10.14%) AWS
4 10 (7.25%) PaaS
4 10 (7.25%) Serverless
5 7 (5.07%) GCP
5 7 (5.07%) Logic Apps
6 4 (2.90%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (2.90%) GitHub
6 4 (2.90%) IaaS
6 4 (2.90%) SaaS
7 3 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.17%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.17%) Office 365
7 3 (2.17%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.17%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.45%) NuGet
8 2 (1.45%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.87%) Power BI
3 13 (9.42%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (3.62%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.90%) MySQL
8 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2017
9 3 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.17%) Big Data
9 3 (2.17%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.17%) Parquet
9 3 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.90%) JIRA
4 4 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.17%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.45%) JMeter
6 2 (1.45%) JUnit
6 2 (1.45%) Mockito
6 2 (1.45%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.45%) NUnit
6 2 (1.45%) Postman
6 2 (1.45%) Selenium
6 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.45%) TestNG
6 2 (1.45%) WebLOAD
General
1 45 (32.61%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) Front Office
3 22 (15.94%) Banking
4 6 (4.35%) International Banking
5 5 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.90%) Games
7 3 (2.17%) Back Office
7 3 (2.17%) French Language
7 3 (2.17%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (68.84%) Developer
2 42 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 30 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 22 (15.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (12.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (10.14%) Azure Developer
7 13 (9.42%) React Developer
8 12 (8.70%) SQL Developer
9 11 (7.97%) Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Java Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Architect
13 5 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Qualitative Analyst
13 5 (3.62%) Quantitative Analyst
13 5 (3.62%) Quantitative Developer
13 5 (3.62%) SSIS Developer
14 4 (2.90%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (52.17%) .NET
2 27 (19.57%) .NET Core
3 26 (18.84%) AngularJS
4 24 (17.39%) React
5 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (13.04%) CSS
7 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET
8 16 (11.59%) .NET Framework
9 15 (10.87%) REST
10 12 (8.70%) Entity Framework
10 12 (8.70%) Redux
11 10 (7.25%) HTML
11 10 (7.25%) WCF
11 10 (7.25%) WPF
11 10 (7.25%) XML
12 9 (6.52%) RESTful
13 7 (5.07%) Node.js
13 7 (5.07%) Web Services
14 6 (4.35%) Reactive Extensions
15 5 (3.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.35%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.90%) Equities
5 4 (2.90%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.45%) Robotics
7 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.72%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.80%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) Linux
3 3 (2.17%) Unix
4 2 (1.45%) Android
4 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.12%) DevOps
3 21 (15.22%) Microservices
4 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (10.87%) Risk Management
7 12 (8.70%) Analytics
8 11 (7.97%) OO
8 11 (7.97%) TDD
9 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.25%) Multithreading
10 9 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.52%) Migration
10 9 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.80%) Web Development
12 7 (5.07%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.07%) Mathematics
12 7 (5.07%) MVC
12 7 (5.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.78%) SQL
2 31 (22.46%) Java
3 30 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.29%) Python
5 21 (15.22%) C++
6 18 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 16 (11.59%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.70%) TypeScript
9 10 (7.25%) Kotlin
10 6 (4.35%) VBA
11 5 (3.62%) R
12 4 (2.90%) Perl
13 3 (2.17%) Ruby
14 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (1.45%) Go
14 2 (1.45%) Scala
14 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.72%) MUMPS
15 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.62%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.72%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.72%) CDISC
System Software
1 13 (9.42%) Docker
2 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.07%) Terraform
3 4 (2.90%) Ansible
4 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) Adobe
2 6 (4.35%) Databricks
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle
4 4 (2.90%) Google
4 4 (2.90%) Tableau
5 3 (2.17%) Sybase
6 2 (1.45%) IBM
6 2 (1.45%) OpenLink
6 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.45%) Splunk
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.72%) Charles River
7 1 (0.72%) Cognos
7 1 (0.72%) Facebook
7 1 (0.72%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.72%) Nintex
7 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow