Period
to 28 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 112 69
Rank change year-on-year +20 -43 +17
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 510 976 1,674
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.63% 2.43% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.58% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 936 1,441
Median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -2.33%
10th Percentile £354 £360 £363
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
England median daily rate £500 £454 £450
% change year-on-year +10.13% +0.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £145.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +204.20% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -26.32% +8.57% +8.02%

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 18,110 37,839 43,203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.52% 94.30% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,526 26,967 31,215
Median daily rate £505 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £308 £315 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 493 676
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.40 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.59% -1.41% -3.56%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.50 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +10.26% +5.38% -2.61%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 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
Central London +74 102 £550 +10.00% 35
West London +17 9 £325 -35.00% 6
South London +29 4 £513 +24.24%
East London +32 2 £439 -12.30% 5
North London +17 1 - - 1
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 510 (100.00%) C#
2 347 (68.04%) .NET
3 212 (41.57%) SQL
4 200 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 194 (38.04%) SQL Server
6 159 (31.18%) Finance
7 144 (28.24%) AngularJS
8 141 (27.65%) Front Office
9 127 (24.90%) Azure
10 122 (23.92%) TDD
11 119 (23.33%) JavaScript
12 104 (20.39%) Banking
13 100 (19.61%) Oracle
14 97 (19.02%) WPF
14 97 (19.02%) Microservices
15 92 (18.04%) HTML
16 88 (17.25%) ASP.NET
17 87 (17.06%) React
18 75 (14.71%) .NET Core
19 74 (14.51%) Microsoft
20 73 (14.31%) WCF
21 71 (13.92%) Scrum
21 71 (13.92%) Git (software)
22 70 (13.73%) CSS
23 68 (13.33%) Web Services
24 65 (12.75%) Java
24 65 (12.75%) .NET Framework
25 62 (12.16%) MVC
26 60 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
26 60 (11.76%) BDD

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 28 (5.49%) IIS
2 15 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.59%) CMS
6 3 (0.59%) Confluence
6 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.20%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 127 (24.90%) Azure
2 35 (6.86%) AWS
3 19 (3.73%) SaaS
4 18 (3.53%) Serverless
5 11 (2.16%) GCP
5 11 (2.16%) GitHub
6 9 (1.76%) Azure Functions
7 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.59%) npm
9 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.39%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.20%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.20%) Office 365
10 1 (0.20%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.20%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.20%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.96%) RTMP
2 6 (1.18%) HTTP
3 2 (0.39%) MQTT
4 1 (0.20%) DHCP
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) Intranet
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 33 (6.47%) Big Data
3 33 (6.47%) Redis
4 27 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 24 (4.71%) Oracle Database
6 22 (4.31%) MySQL
7 19 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (3.14%) NoSQL
10 14 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.96%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 71 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 30 (5.88%) Subversion
4 27 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (5.10%) JIRA
6 24 (4.71%) Moq
7 23 (4.51%) Visual Studio
8 22 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (4.12%) NUnit
10 16 (3.14%) Jenkins
11 14 (2.75%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.16%) JUnit
13 10 (1.96%) Selenium
14 9 (1.76%) Gradle
14 9 (1.76%) Maven
14 9 (1.76%) Mockito
15 8 (1.57%) FitNesse
16 6 (1.18%) ReSharper
17 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
17 5 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 159 (31.18%) Finance
2 141 (27.65%) Front Office
3 104 (20.39%) Banking
4 54 (10.59%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.49%) Public Sector
6 21 (4.12%) Back Office
7 6 (1.18%) Games
7 6 (1.18%) Marketing
8 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.78%) International Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Police
9 2 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (0.39%) Retail
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (68.04%) .NET
2 144 (28.24%) AngularJS
3 97 (19.02%) WPF
4 92 (18.04%) HTML
5 88 (17.25%) ASP.NET
6 87 (17.06%) React
7 75 (14.71%) .NET Core
8 73 (14.31%) WCF
9 70 (13.73%) CSS
10 68 (13.33%) Web Services
11 65 (12.75%) .NET Framework
12 55 (10.78%) REST
13 43 (8.43%) Entity Framework
14 41 (8.04%) Reactive Extensions
14 41 (8.04%) WinForms
15 39 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (7.45%) RESTful
17 36 (7.06%) NHibernate
18 35 (6.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 34 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (10.39%) Fixed Income
3 39 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (6.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (5.69%) User Experience
6 27 (5.29%) Derivative
7 18 (3.53%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.75%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
10 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.37%) Reinsurance
10 7 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.18%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.98%) Equities
12 5 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.78%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.18%) Windows
2 15 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.98%) Linux
3 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.78%) Android
5 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (23.92%) TDD
3 97 (19.02%) Microservices
4 71 (13.92%) Scrum
5 62 (12.16%) MVC
6 60 (11.76%) BDD
6 60 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (11.18%) DevOps
7 57 (11.18%) Unit Testing
8 56 (10.98%) OO
9 53 (10.39%) Multithreading
10 52 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 51 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
12 44 (8.63%) Test Automation
13 38 (7.45%) SDLC
14 37 (7.25%) Computer Science
15 35 (6.86%) Mathematics
16 33 (6.47%) Pair Programming
17 30 (5.88%) Risk Management
18 29 (5.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 510 (100.00%) C#
2 212 (41.57%) SQL
3 119 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 65 (12.75%) Java
5 58 (11.37%) TypeScript
6 54 (10.59%) Python
7 42 (8.24%) C++
8 38 (7.45%) T-SQL
9 35 (6.86%) VBA
10 30 (5.88%) VB.NET
11 21 (4.12%) F#
12 14 (2.75%) VB
13 9 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.76%) XAML
14 5 (0.98%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.78%) C
15 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.59%) Java 8
17 2 (0.39%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 58 (11.37%) Degree
2 29 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.18%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 59 (11.57%) Docker
2 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.39%) LXC
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (8.04%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.98%) Terraform
3 4 (0.78%) MIIS
4 3 (0.59%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (19.61%) Oracle
2 74 (14.51%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.71%) DevExpress
4 15 (2.94%) RedGate
5 12 (2.35%) Google
6 8 (1.57%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.57%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.18%) Cognos
7 6 (1.18%) Murex
7 6 (1.18%) OpenLink
7 6 (1.18%) SunGard
8 5 (0.98%) Sophis
8 5 (0.98%) Telerik
9 4 (0.78%) Databricks
9 4 (0.78%) StreamSets
10 3 (0.59%) Sybase
11 2 (0.39%) GrapeCity
11 2 (0.39%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.20%) MapR
12 1 (0.20%) Sitecore