Period
to 5 May 2021

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 98 104
Rank change year-on-year -35 +6 -36
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 465 570 1,071
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.99% 2.59% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.77% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 501 974
10th Percentile £363 £356 £363
25th Percentile £513 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.36% +10.00% -6.98%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £638
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £550 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +12.24% +5.95% -2.63%

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 21,614 20,572 39,020
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.60% 93.43% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,607 14,899 28,272
10th Percentile £331 £300 £313
25th Percentile £420 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 279 462
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.74 £12.25
25th Percentile £21.25 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £32.44 £25.00 £20.70
Median % change year-on-year +29.76% +20.79% +3.41%
75th Percentile £53.13 £47.19 £34.51
90th Percentile £66.50 £63.00 £48.74
England median hourly rate £21.56 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +13.47% +2.70% +4.28%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -10 71 £613 +12.64% 101
South London +39 3 £375 -25.00% 6
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 465 (100.00%) C#
2 372 (80.00%) .NET
3 210 (45.16%) SQL
4 192 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (31.61%) .NET Core
6 146 (31.40%) Banking
7 144 (30.97%) Finance
8 140 (30.11%) Azure
9 129 (27.74%) TDD
10 119 (25.59%) Front Office
11 111 (23.87%) SQL Server
12 102 (21.94%) Investment Banking
12 102 (21.94%) DevOps
13 97 (20.86%) AngularJS
14 75 (16.13%) .NET Framework
15 74 (15.91%) Multithreading
15 74 (15.91%) JavaScript
16 73 (15.70%) WPF
17 72 (15.48%) Oracle
18 69 (14.84%) Git (software)
18 69 (14.84%) Software Engineering
19 68 (14.62%) C++
20 65 (13.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 65 (13.98%) Social Skills
21 59 (12.69%) AWS
22 57 (12.26%) BDD
23 56 (12.04%) TypeScript
23 56 (12.04%) HTML
24 54 (11.61%) Derivative
25 53 (11.40%) Microsoft

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 13 (2.80%) IIS
1 13 (2.80%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (0.86%) Apache
3 4 (0.86%) Confluence
4 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.65%) NServiceBus
4 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Chatbot
2 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Summit
2 3 (0.65%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.43%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.22%) Global One
4 1 (0.22%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.22%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 140 (30.11%) Azure
2 59 (12.69%) AWS
3 31 (6.67%) Serverless
4 27 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (4.30%) IaaS
5 20 (4.30%) PaaS
6 18 (3.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 15 (3.23%) NuGet
8 13 (2.80%) Azure Functions
8 13 (2.80%) Azure Service Bus
9 12 (2.58%) Power Platform
10 10 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.94%) Azure Service Fabric
12 6 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.29%) Azure Logic Apps
13 4 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.86%) Datadog
13 4 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.72%) RTMP
2 2 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (23.87%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.39%) NoSQL
3 23 (4.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 23 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.73%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.58%) Power BI
7 11 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.72%) Tableau
10 7 (1.51%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.29%) Redis
12 5 (1.08%) MySQL
12 5 (1.08%) OLTP
12 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.86%) Apache Ignite
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.32%) Visual Studio
3 36 (7.74%) TeamCity
4 35 (7.53%) Jenkins
5 29 (6.24%) JIRA
6 20 (4.30%) Subversion
7 14 (3.01%) Bitbucket
8 13 (2.80%) Artifactory
9 7 (1.51%) Moq
9 7 (1.51%) NUnit
9 7 (1.51%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.29%) LINQPad
10 6 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.29%) Selenium
11 3 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.65%) MSTest
11 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.43%) CppUnit
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 146 (31.40%) Banking
2 144 (30.97%) Finance
3 119 (25.59%) Front Office
4 102 (21.94%) Investment Banking
5 65 (13.98%) Social Skills
6 31 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.15%) Back Office
8 8 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (80.00%) .NET
2 147 (31.61%) .NET Core
3 97 (20.86%) AngularJS
4 75 (16.13%) .NET Framework
5 73 (15.70%) WPF
6 56 (12.04%) HTML
7 46 (9.89%) ASP.NET
8 42 (9.03%) HTML5
9 36 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (6.88%) React
11 30 (6.45%) WinForms
12 26 (5.59%) CSS
13 25 (5.38%) WCF
14 23 (4.95%) Reactive Extensions
14 23 (4.95%) REST
14 23 (4.95%) RESTful
15 22 (4.73%) Kafka
16 17 (3.66%) ASP.NET Core
16 17 (3.66%) Entity Framework
17 14 (3.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 54 (11.61%) Derivative
3 46 (9.89%) Data Structures
4 33 (7.10%) Hedge funds
5 32 (6.88%) Algorithms
5 32 (6.88%) Fixed Income
6 29 (6.24%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (3.87%) User Experience
8 14 (3.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 10 (2.15%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.94%) Market Risk
11 8 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.72%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.72%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.29%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (1.08%) CMDB
14 5 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.74%) Linux
1 36 (7.74%) Windows
2 10 (2.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (27.74%) TDD
3 102 (21.94%) DevOps
4 74 (15.91%) Multithreading
5 69 (14.84%) Software Engineering
6 57 (12.26%) BDD
7 53 (11.40%) Microservices
8 49 (10.54%) Fintech
8 49 (10.54%) Scrum
9 43 (9.25%) Analytics
10 42 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (8.17%) Electronic Trading
11 38 (8.17%) OO
12 37 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (7.31%) Risk Management
15 30 (6.45%) Test Automation
16 27 (5.81%) MVC
16 27 (5.81%) Unit Testing
17 26 (5.59%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 465 (100.00%) C#
2 210 (45.16%) SQL
3 74 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 68 (14.62%) C++
5 56 (12.04%) TypeScript
6 50 (10.75%) Python
7 33 (7.10%) Java
8 28 (6.02%) PL/SQL
9 27 (5.81%) T-SQL
10 19 (4.09%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.72%) Perl
11 8 (1.72%) VBA
12 5 (1.08%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.86%) C
13 4 (0.86%) ES6
14 3 (0.65%) Go
14 3 (0.65%) VB
14 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.43%) F#
16 1 (0.22%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 21 (4.52%) Degree
2 6 (1.29%) PhD
3 3 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) CFA
5 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.80%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.43%) WCAG
3 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (7.31%) Docker
2 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 42 (9.03%) Kubernetes
2 39 (8.39%) Terraform
3 19 (4.09%) Ansible
4 12 (2.58%) Prometheus
5 8 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.51%) Grafana
6 7 (1.51%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.65%) MIIS
8 1 (0.22%) Marathon
Vendors
1 72 (15.48%) Oracle
2 53 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.73%) DevExpress
4 10 (2.15%) New Relic
5 9 (1.94%) Splunk
5 9 (1.94%) TIBCO
6 7 (1.51%) Spiceworks
7 6 (1.29%) Telerik
8 4 (0.86%) Google
8 4 (0.86%) Infragistics
8 4 (0.86%) RedGate
8 4 (0.86%) Sybase
9 3 (0.65%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.65%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.43%) Citrix
10 2 (0.43%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.43%) Reuters
10 2 (0.43%) SunGard
10 2 (0.43%) Syncfusion