Period
to 30 July 2021

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 98 120
Rank change year-on-year -29 +22 -52
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 654 413 962
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.16% 2.61% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.81% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 347 883
10th Percentile £438 £368 £360
25th Percentile £547 £452 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -4.55%
75th Percentile £713 £675 £633
90th Percentile £800 £750 £700
England median daily rate £575 £506 £450
% change year-on-year +13.58% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50

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 28,102 14,722 37,986
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.81% 93.09% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,200 10,618 27,583
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
25th Percentile £438 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £638 £613 £600
90th Percentile £725 £706 £684
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 175 462
10th Percentile £14.58 £14.50 £12.00
25th Percentile £20.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.86% +77.50% -
75th Percentile £51.00 £47.83 £35.94
90th Percentile £66.50 £61.25 £52.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.55% +5.84% +5.56%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 123 £625 +13.64% 146
South London +19 1 £475 -9.52% 5
West London -1 1 £580 +78.46% 26
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 654 (100.00%) C#
2 529 (80.89%) .NET
3 311 (47.55%) SQL
4 286 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
5 214 (32.72%) Azure
6 199 (30.43%) Banking
7 198 (30.28%) Finance
8 187 (28.59%) TDD
9 186 (28.44%) .NET Core
10 178 (27.22%) Front Office
11 162 (24.77%) SQL Server
12 159 (24.31%) AngularJS
13 147 (22.48%) DevOps
13 147 (22.48%) Investment Banking
14 140 (21.41%) Full Stack Development
15 125 (19.11%) Software Engineering
16 121 (18.50%) Social Skills
17 116 (17.74%) Oracle
18 109 (16.67%) AWS
19 104 (15.90%) TypeScript
19 104 (15.90%) JavaScript
20 100 (15.29%) .NET Framework
21 97 (14.83%) Derivative
21 97 (14.83%) Git (software)
22 95 (14.53%) Multithreading
22 95 (14.53%) C++
23 94 (14.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 92 (14.07%) HTML
25 91 (13.91%) Microservices
26 83 (12.69%) Python

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 17 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
2 16 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (2.29%) IIS
4 12 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.92%) Apache
6 6 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.61%) Confluence
8 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.15%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.15%) GemFire
9 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.68%) Orchestrade
2 7 (1.07%) Summit
3 3 (0.46%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.31%) SunGard Martini
5 1 (0.15%) Endur
5 1 (0.15%) Global One
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 214 (32.72%) Azure
2 109 (16.67%) AWS
3 44 (6.73%) Serverless
4 33 (5.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 31 (4.74%) Azure Functions
6 25 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (3.36%) Azure Service Bus
8 21 (3.21%) PaaS
9 20 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (2.91%) Power Platform
11 17 (2.60%) IaaS
12 14 (2.14%) Azure Logic Apps
13 12 (1.83%) Azure Storage
14 11 (1.68%) Azure Service Fabric
15 10 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (1.38%) NuGet
17 8 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
18 7 (1.07%) Microsoft 365
19 5 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 5 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.22%) RTMP
2 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.61%) HTTP
4 2 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 34 (5.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 25 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.67%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.91%) Power BI
7 16 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (1.68%) Redis
11 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.38%) Data Lake
13 8 (1.22%) MySQL
13 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.22%) Tableau
14 6 (0.92%) Apache Ignite
14 6 (0.92%) OLTP
14 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 97 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 63 (9.63%) Visual Studio
3 60 (9.17%) TeamCity
4 38 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 38 (5.81%) JIRA
5 26 (3.98%) Subversion
6 24 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (2.45%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.29%) Artifactory
9 12 (1.83%) Moq
9 12 (1.83%) NUnit
10 8 (1.22%) LINQPad
10 8 (1.22%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.92%) Grunt
12 5 (0.76%) MSTest
12 5 (0.76%) Selenium
13 4 (0.61%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.46%) AppVeyor
14 3 (0.46%) Mocha
General
1 199 (30.43%) Banking
2 198 (30.28%) Finance
3 178 (27.22%) Front Office
4 147 (22.48%) Investment Banking
5 121 (18.50%) Social Skills
6 61 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.68%) Back Office
7 11 (1.68%) French Language
8 9 (1.38%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (0.92%) Billing
9 6 (0.92%) Marketing
10 3 (0.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (0.46%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (0.46%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.46%) Publishing
10 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (80.89%) .NET
2 186 (28.44%) .NET Core
3 159 (24.31%) AngularJS
4 100 (15.29%) .NET Framework
5 92 (14.07%) HTML
6 74 (11.31%) WPF
7 66 (10.09%) ASP.NET
7 66 (10.09%) React
8 64 (9.79%) HTML5
9 47 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (5.96%) CSS
11 37 (5.66%) Kafka
12 34 (5.20%) Reactive Extensions
12 34 (5.20%) RESTful
13 28 (4.28%) WCF
14 26 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (3.98%) REST
14 26 (3.98%) WinForms
15 22 (3.36%) Web Services
16 21 (3.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 97 (14.83%) Derivative
2 94 (14.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 59 (9.02%) Fixed Income
4 41 (6.27%) Data Structures
5 40 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (4.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 30 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (4.59%) User Experience
8 29 (4.43%) Hedge funds
9 24 (3.67%) Cloud Native
9 24 (3.67%) Legacy Systems
10 23 (3.52%) Algorithms
11 17 (2.60%) Equities
12 16 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
12 16 (2.45%) Market Risk
13 15 (2.29%) Client/Server
13 15 (2.29%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (1.38%) Legacy Applications
16 7 (1.07%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.57%) Windows
2 26 (3.98%) Linux
3 6 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (28.59%) TDD
3 147 (22.48%) DevOps
4 140 (21.41%) Full Stack Development
5 125 (19.11%) Software Engineering
6 95 (14.53%) Multithreading
7 91 (13.91%) Microservices
8 70 (10.70%) Electronic Trading
9 68 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 59 (9.02%) OO
11 57 (8.72%) Unit Testing
12 52 (7.95%) BDD
13 51 (7.80%) Fintech
13 51 (7.80%) Scrum
14 50 (7.65%) MVC
15 46 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (5.81%) SDLC
17 37 (5.66%) Analytics
18 34 (5.20%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 654 (100.00%) C#
2 311 (47.55%) SQL
3 104 (15.90%) JavaScript
3 104 (15.90%) TypeScript
4 95 (14.53%) C++
5 83 (12.69%) Python
6 47 (7.19%) PL/SQL
7 38 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 34 (5.20%) Java
9 26 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.75%) VBA
11 12 (1.83%) Go
12 10 (1.53%) C
13 8 (1.22%) Perl
14 6 (0.92%) ES6
15 3 (0.46%) Scala
15 3 (0.46%) VB
16 2 (0.31%) F#
16 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (5.81%) Degree
2 10 (1.53%) PhD
3 6 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.15%) CFA
8 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.29%) QA
2 11 (1.68%) MiFID
3 2 (0.31%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (8.10%) Docker
2 6 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.61%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 68 (10.40%) Kubernetes
2 31 (4.74%) Terraform
3 21 (3.21%) Ansible
4 19 (2.91%) Prometheus
5 12 (1.83%) Grafana
6 9 (1.38%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.46%) MIIS
8 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.15%) Marathon
Vendors
1 116 (17.74%) Oracle
2 62 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.67%) DevExpress
4 12 (1.83%) MuleSoft
5 11 (1.68%) TIBCO
6 10 (1.53%) New Relic
7 9 (1.38%) Spiceworks
7 9 (1.38%) Splunk
8 8 (1.22%) RedGate
9 5 (0.76%) Telerik
10 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.46%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.46%) Charles River
10 3 (0.46%) Citrix
11 2 (0.31%) FIS
11 2 (0.31%) Google
11 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.31%) SunGard
11 2 (0.31%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.15%) Workday