Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 404 613 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.11% 8.99% 11.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.85% 16.73% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 521 672
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £365 £413 £375
90th Percentile £707 £675 £669
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - £175.00

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 2,397 3,663 3,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.14% 53.70% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,918 3,026 3,185
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £388 £392 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 8
City of London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.09 £27.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.22% +34.65% +0.16%
10th Percentile £22.17 £18.35 £20.30
90th Percentile £54.75 £85.21 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +32.46% +1.82%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 -3 12 £550 +15.79%
London Bridge +43 2 £450 -16.28%
C#
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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#.

1 253 (62.62%) .NET
2 175 (43.32%) Azure
3 149 (36.88%) SQL
4 147 (36.39%) Finance
5 144 (35.64%) SQL Server
6 140 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (25.74%) JavaScript
8 95 (23.51%) Microsoft
9 90 (22.28%) AngularJS
10 83 (20.54%) TDD
11 79 (19.55%) Test Automation
12 71 (17.57%) DevOps
13 63 (15.59%) .NET Core
14 61 (15.10%) Microservices
14 61 (15.10%) Java
14 61 (15.10%) Python
15 59 (14.60%) HTML
16 58 (14.36%) ASP.NET
17 56 (13.86%) CSS
18 53 (13.12%) MVC
19 50 (12.38%) React
19 50 (12.38%) Greenfield Project
20 47 (11.63%) Banking
21 45 (11.14%) AWS
22 44 (10.89%) Multithreading
23 43 (10.64%) .NET Framework
23 43 (10.64%) Scrum
24 40 (9.90%) Docker
24 40 (9.90%) Front Office
25 39 (9.65%) TeamCity

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 26 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.46%) IIS
3 14 (3.47%) CMS
4 9 (2.23%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.73%) Confluence
7 6 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.50%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.50%) SAS
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.25%) nginx
10 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 19 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.49%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.50%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.25%) Minerva
4 1 (0.25%) MoSes
4 1 (0.25%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 175 (43.32%) Azure
2 45 (11.14%) AWS
3 18 (4.46%) Azure Data Factory
3 18 (4.46%) Power Platform
3 18 (4.46%) Serverless
4 16 (3.96%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (3.71%) Office 365
5 15 (3.71%) PaaS
6 13 (3.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (2.72%) GCP
8 10 (2.48%) npm
9 9 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.98%) Azure Functions
11 7 (1.73%) Data Lake Analytics
11 7 (1.73%) GitHub
12 4 (0.99%) IaaS
12 4 (0.99%) SaaS
13 3 (0.74%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.50%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.74%) HTTP
1 3 (0.74%) Intranet
2 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) AMQP
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (6.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 23 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (4.46%) Power BI
7 16 (3.96%) Data Lake
8 15 (3.71%) MySQL
9 14 (3.47%) NoSQL
10 13 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.72%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.98%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.73%) Big Data
13 7 (1.73%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.49%) OLAP
14 6 (1.49%) Redis
15 4 (0.99%) DTS
15 4 (0.99%) Essbase
15 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (9.65%) TeamCity
2 33 (8.17%) Visual Studio
3 32 (7.92%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 23 (5.69%) Selenium
4 23 (5.69%) SpecFlow
5 20 (4.95%) JIRA
6 18 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (2.48%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.48%) Moq
8 10 (2.48%) NUnit
8 10 (2.48%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.23%) Subversion
10 8 (1.98%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.73%) gulp
11 7 (1.73%) Postman
12 6 (1.49%) MSTest
13 5 (1.24%) Grunt
14 4 (0.99%) Fiddler
General
1 147 (36.39%) Finance
2 47 (11.63%) Banking
3 40 (9.90%) Front Office
4 11 (2.72%) Back Office
5 8 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.73%) Games
7 6 (1.49%) International Banking
7 6 (1.49%) Law
8 5 (1.24%) Marketing
8 5 (1.24%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.74%) Retail
11 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Police
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 282 (69.80%) Developer
2 130 (32.18%) C# Developer
3 87 (21.53%) .NET Developer
4 43 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (7.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 31 (7.67%) SQL Developer
6 29 (7.18%) Azure Developer
7 23 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 20 (4.95%) Angular Developer
9 16 (3.96%) Analyst
10 14 (3.47%) Architect
11 13 (3.22%) React Developer
11 13 (3.22%) SQL Server Developer
12 12 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (2.72%) Applications Developer
13 11 (2.72%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (2.72%) SharePoint Developer
14 10 (2.48%) Python Developer
14 10 (2.48%) Quantitative Developer
14 10 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (62.62%) .NET
2 90 (22.28%) AngularJS
3 63 (15.59%) .NET Core
4 59 (14.60%) HTML
5 58 (14.36%) ASP.NET
6 56 (13.86%) CSS
7 50 (12.38%) React
8 43 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 35 (8.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (8.17%) Web Services
11 29 (7.18%) RESTful
12 27 (6.68%) REST
12 27 (6.68%) WCF
12 27 (6.68%) WPF
13 23 (5.69%) JSON
14 22 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (4.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (3.47%) Node.js
16 14 (3.47%) WinForms
16 14 (3.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.38%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (6.19%) Hedge funds
3 17 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.72%) Fixed Income
5 11 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.48%) Equities
7 9 (2.23%) Derivative
8 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.98%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.98%) User Experience
9 6 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.49%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.49%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.74%) Life Science
11 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.44%) Windows
2 11 (2.72%) Linux
3 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.99%) Android
5 2 (0.50%) CentOS
5 2 (0.50%) VMS
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Unix
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.54%) TDD
3 79 (19.55%) Test Automation
4 71 (17.57%) DevOps
5 61 (15.10%) Microservices
6 53 (13.12%) MVC
7 44 (10.89%) Multithreading
8 43 (10.64%) Scrum
9 36 (8.91%) SDLC
10 34 (8.42%) Unit Testing
11 33 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (8.17%) OO
12 31 (7.67%) BDD
13 30 (7.43%) OOP
14 29 (7.18%) CRM
15 28 (6.93%) Fintech
16 27 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (6.19%) Kanban
18 24 (5.94%) Analytics
18 24 (5.94%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 149 (36.88%) SQL
2 104 (25.74%) JavaScript
3 61 (15.10%) Java
3 61 (15.10%) Python
4 37 (9.16%) TypeScript
5 33 (8.17%) PowerShell
6 21 (5.20%) T-SQL
7 19 (4.70%) C++
8 16 (3.96%) VBA
9 11 (2.72%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.98%) Ruby
11 6 (1.49%) Scala
11 6 (1.49%) VB
12 5 (1.24%) Go
12 5 (1.24%) PHP
13 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.99%) F#
13 4 (0.99%) Perl
13 4 (0.99%) R
14 3 (0.74%) Clipper
Qualifications
1 37 (9.16%) Degree
2 11 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.99%) MCITP
5 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.74%) ISEB
7 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.25%) MCP
8 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.50%) WCAG
3 1 (0.25%) Basel III
3 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.25%) EMIR
3 1 (0.25%) GxP
3 1 (0.25%) IFRS
3 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 40 (9.90%) Docker
2 14 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (7.18%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.22%) Terraform
3 9 (2.23%) MIIS
4 8 (1.98%) Ansible
5 4 (0.99%) Puppet
6 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.74%) SCOM
6 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.50%) Control-M
8 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.25%) Kibana
8 1 (0.25%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.25%) logstash
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 95 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.95%) Oracle
3 12 (2.97%) Google
4 7 (1.73%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.73%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.49%) Sophis
6 5 (1.24%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.24%) Tableau
7 4 (0.99%) Hyperion
7 4 (0.99%) Informatica
7 4 (0.99%) Sybase
8 3 (0.74%) Kofax
8 3 (0.74%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.74%) Murex
8 3 (0.74%) OpenLink
8 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.74%) SunGard
8 3 (0.74%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.50%) Reuters
9 2 (0.50%) SAP