Period
to 15 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £630 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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# Developer
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 146 123
Rank change year-on-year +1 -23 -55
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 697 265 850
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.97% 1.93% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.10% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 206 788
10th Percentile £419 £416 £360
25th Percentile £538 £488 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £630 £585 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.74% +11.38% -4.55%
75th Percentile £750 £652 £625
90th Percentile £810 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £544 £450
% change year-on-year +5.70% +20.89% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
England median hourly rate £62.00 - £48.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 32,933 12,624 34,857
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 91.74% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,878 9,103 25,424
10th Percentile £356 £313 £313
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 93 442
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.05 £12.04
25th Percentile £18.70 £20.00 £15.31
Median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £20.67
Median % change year-on-year -8.57% +69.37% +10.51%
75th Percentile £52.50 £45.75 £39.94
90th Percentile £65.00 £54.80 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.51 £22.00 £18.72
% change year-on-year -11.32% +17.52% +6.97%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in London

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# Developer in London.

Daily rate trend for C# Developer in London

C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# Developer in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for C# Developer in London

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# Developer in London.

Hourly rate trend for C# Developer in London

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
Central London +7 129 £625 +4.17% 96
West London -18 3 £625 +150.00% 22
East London -11 1 £350 -31.71% 27
C# Developer
England

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 697 (100.00%) C#
2 541 (77.62%) .NET
3 323 (46.34%) SQL
4 290 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
5 242 (34.72%) Finance
6 235 (33.72%) Azure
7 224 (32.14%) SQL Server
8 194 (27.83%) Banking
9 183 (26.26%) Full Stack Development
10 182 (26.11%) AngularJS
11 175 (25.11%) Front Office
12 173 (24.82%) TDD
12 173 (24.82%) Social Skills
13 152 (21.81%) .NET Core
14 137 (19.66%) .NET Framework
15 136 (19.51%) DevOps
16 128 (18.36%) Software Engineering
17 127 (18.22%) Oracle
17 127 (18.22%) TypeScript
18 121 (17.36%) JavaScript
19 116 (16.64%) Investment Banking
20 115 (16.50%) Microservices
21 108 (15.49%) AWS
22 101 (14.49%) React
23 95 (13.63%) C++
24 91 (13.06%) Derivative
25 87 (12.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 85 (12.20%) HTML
26 85 (12.20%) Git (software)
27 82 (11.76%) ASP.NET

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.29%) Confluence
3 9 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.00%) IIS
4 7 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.14%) GemFire
Applications
1 44 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.00%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.72%) Orchestrade
2 3 (0.43%) Endur
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Global One
4 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 235 (33.72%) Azure
2 108 (15.49%) AWS
3 52 (7.46%) Serverless
4 44 (6.31%) Azure Functions
5 35 (5.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 29 (4.16%) PaaS
7 28 (4.02%) Azure Service Bus
8 26 (3.73%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (3.44%) Azure Logic Apps
10 23 (3.30%) Azure Storage
11 19 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (2.73%) Power Platform
12 18 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (2.30%) npm
14 13 (1.87%) Azure Data Factory
15 12 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (1.72%) Microsoft 365
16 9 (1.29%) IaaS
17 7 (1.00%) OpenShift
18 5 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.15%) RTMP
2 6 (0.86%) Internet
3 5 (0.72%) HTTP
3 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.14%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.74%) Azure SQL Database
3 37 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.16%) MongoDB
5 28 (4.02%) Oracle Database
6 21 (3.01%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.73%) Power BI
8 18 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.58%) Redis
12 10 (1.43%) MySQL
12 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.29%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2019
14 7 (1.00%) Tableau
15 5 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 85 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 55 (7.89%) TeamCity
3 53 (7.60%) JIRA
4 49 (7.03%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.02%) Octopus Deploy
6 25 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 23 (3.30%) Subversion
8 17 (2.44%) Grunt
9 13 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.58%) Artifactory
10 11 (1.58%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.43%) Mocha
11 10 (1.43%) Moq
11 10 (1.43%) NUnit
11 10 (1.43%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.29%) CircleCI
13 8 (1.15%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.72%) MSTest
15 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
16 3 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 242 (34.72%) Finance
2 194 (27.83%) Banking
3 175 (25.11%) Front Office
4 173 (24.82%) Social Skills
5 116 (16.64%) Investment Banking
6 76 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.87%) Marketing
8 12 (1.72%) French Language
9 10 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (0.86%) Billing
10 6 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.72%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
13 3 (0.43%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Retail
14 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (77.62%) .NET
2 182 (26.11%) AngularJS
3 152 (21.81%) .NET Core
4 137 (19.66%) .NET Framework
5 101 (14.49%) React
6 85 (12.20%) HTML
7 82 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 81 (11.62%) WPF
9 51 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 47 (6.74%) HTML5
11 44 (6.31%) Reactive Extensions
12 43 (6.17%) CSS
13 40 (5.74%) Entity Framework
14 39 (5.60%) REST
15 35 (5.02%) RESTful
16 34 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (4.45%) WCF
18 27 (3.87%) Kafka
19 22 (3.16%) Node.js
19 22 (3.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.06%) Derivative
2 87 (12.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 62 (8.90%) Fixed Income
4 43 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (5.60%) User Experience
6 35 (5.02%) Equities
6 35 (5.02%) Legacy Systems
7 30 (4.30%) Cloud Native
8 29 (4.16%) Hedge funds
8 29 (4.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 27 (3.87%) Market Risk
10 25 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
11 24 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (2.44%) Credit Risk
13 16 (2.30%) Data Structures
14 14 (2.01%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (1.15%) Algorithms
16 8 (1.15%) Legacy Applications
17 7 (1.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.61%) Windows
2 11 (1.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (26.26%) Full Stack Development
3 173 (24.82%) TDD
4 136 (19.51%) DevOps
5 128 (18.36%) Software Engineering
6 115 (16.50%) Microservices
7 78 (11.19%) Electronic Trading
8 75 (10.76%) OO
9 74 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (9.76%) MVC
11 67 (9.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 67 (9.61%) Unit Testing
12 66 (9.47%) Multithreading
13 60 (8.61%) SDLC
14 56 (8.03%) Scrum
15 48 (6.89%) BDD
16 44 (6.31%) Analytics
17 43 (6.17%) Test Automation
18 41 (5.88%) Fintech
19 40 (5.74%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 697 (100.00%) C#
2 323 (46.34%) SQL
3 127 (18.22%) TypeScript
4 121 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 95 (13.63%) C++
6 82 (11.76%) Python
7 60 (8.61%) T-SQL
8 50 (7.17%) PL/SQL
9 47 (6.74%) VBA
10 42 (6.03%) Java
11 28 (4.02%) VB
12 24 (3.44%) VB.NET
13 23 (3.30%) PowerShell
14 20 (2.87%) Go
15 12 (1.72%) C
16 4 (0.57%) XAML
17 3 (0.43%) Scala
18 2 (0.29%) ES6
18 2 (0.29%) F#
18 2 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (6.03%) Degree
2 8 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (1.15%) PhD
3 7 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.88%) QA
2 12 (1.72%) MiFID
3 2 (0.29%) WCAG
4 1 (0.14%) Accessibility
System Software
1 59 (8.46%) Docker
2 18 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.72%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 74 (10.62%) Kubernetes
2 24 (3.44%) Terraform
3 16 (2.30%) Prometheus
4 13 (1.87%) Grafana
5 12 (1.72%) Ansible
6 7 (1.00%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.72%) MIIS
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.14%) Kibana
9 1 (0.14%) Marathon
Vendors
1 127 (18.22%) Oracle
2 75 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.87%) MuleSoft
4 10 (1.43%) DevExpress
5 8 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 7 (1.00%) New Relic
6 7 (1.00%) Spiceworks
6 7 (1.00%) Splunk
7 6 (0.86%) Citrix
7 6 (0.86%) RedGate
8 4 (0.57%) Charles River
8 4 (0.57%) OpenLink
9 3 (0.43%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.43%) Google
9 3 (0.43%) Telerik
10 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.29%) Databricks
10 2 (0.29%) Sybase
10 2 (0.29%) Syncfusion
10 2 (0.29%) Trayport