Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 105 67
Rank change year-on-year +40 -38 +8
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 1,805 1,001 1,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.88% 2.38% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 2.51% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,548 841 1,144
London median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
England median daily rate £465 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +16.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
London median hourly rate £111.42 £60.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.69% +50.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £44.10 £52.50 £38.05
90th Percentile £187.50 £67.50 £40.15
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +6.67%

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 44,053 39,899 41,706
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.98% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,029 28,436 29,402
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 559 641
London median hourly rate £19.57 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in London

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in London

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in London

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in London

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 2018. 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 +41 423 £525 +16.67% 123
East London +4 27 £550 +10.00% 17
South London -26 25 £365 -2.67% 18
West London -36 25 £388 +3.33% 70
North London +2 11 £375 -11.76% 5
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 1,805 (100.00%) C#
2 1,305 (72.30%) .NET
3 741 (41.05%) SQL Server
4 728 (40.33%) SQL
5 721 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
6 650 (36.01%) Finance
7 507 (28.09%) Banking
8 482 (26.70%) MVC
9 451 (24.99%) Front Office
10 447 (24.76%) JavaScript
10 447 (24.76%) ASP.NET
11 437 (24.21%) WPF
12 433 (23.99%) TDD
13 418 (23.16%) AngularJS
14 389 (21.55%) WCF
15 319 (17.67%) HTML
16 304 (16.84%) Microsoft
17 281 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 243 (13.46%) OO
19 238 (13.19%) .NET Framework
20 233 (12.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 230 (12.74%) ASP.NET Web API
22 228 (12.63%) Multithreading
23 227 (12.58%) Greenfield Project
24 225 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
25 221 (12.24%) Investment Banking
26 213 (11.80%) BDD
27 191 (10.58%) CSS
28 186 (10.30%) Scrum
29 185 (10.25%) MVVM

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 49 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (2.55%) NServiceBus
3 34 (1.88%) IIS
4 33 (1.83%) CMS
5 23 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 21 (1.16%) SharePoint
7 17 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (0.89%) Confluence
8 16 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
9 10 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.50%) Kentico
11 8 (0.44%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.28%) Ethereum
13 5 (0.28%) Hyperledger
14 4 (0.22%) DataSynapse
15 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.11%) GemFire
16 2 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.055%) InDesign
5 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
3 10 (0.55%) Endur
4 8 (0.44%) RMDS
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.17%) Summit
6 2 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.055%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 225 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.50%) GitHub
4 11 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (0.55%) SaaS
6 8 (0.44%) Office 365
7 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.33%) Serverless
8 4 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.17%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.055%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.055%) Google Play
11 1 (0.055%) IaaS
11 1 (0.055%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.50%) AMQP
2 6 (0.33%) PPP
3 5 (0.28%) HTTP
3 5 (0.28%) SMS
4 4 (0.22%) SSL
5 3 (0.17%) Intranet
5 3 (0.17%) Skype
6 2 (0.11%) DNS
6 2 (0.11%) Extranet
6 2 (0.11%) Internet
6 2 (0.11%) snoop
7 1 (0.055%) BGP
7 1 (0.055%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.055%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.055%) LDAP
7 1 (0.055%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 741 (41.05%) SQL Server
2 139 (7.70%) NoSQL
3 107 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 97 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 93 (5.15%) MongoDB
7 83 (4.60%) Relational Database
8 71 (3.93%) SQL Server 2016
9 69 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 49 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 43 (2.38%) Oracle Database
12 36 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
13 34 (1.88%) Blockchain
14 29 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (1.22%) RDBMS
17 21 (1.16%) Big Data
17 21 (1.16%) RavenDB
18 19 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
19 16 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 175 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 151 (8.37%) TeamCity
3 115 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 92 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 91 (5.04%) NUnit
6 87 (4.82%) Visual Studio
7 72 (3.99%) Subversion
8 66 (3.66%) SpecFlow
9 64 (3.55%) JIRA
10 45 (2.49%) Selenium
11 35 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
12 30 (1.66%) MSTest
13 29 (1.61%) Moq
14 27 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (1.39%) MSBuild
16 19 (1.05%) FitNesse
17 15 (0.83%) ReSharper
18 13 (0.72%) Jenkins
18 13 (0.72%) Maven
19 12 (0.66%) Jasmine
General
1 650 (36.01%) Finance
2 507 (28.09%) Banking
3 451 (24.99%) Front Office
4 221 (12.24%) Investment Banking
5 59 (3.27%) Financial Institution
6 44 (2.44%) Retail
7 29 (1.61%) Back Office
8 23 (1.27%) Law
9 21 (1.16%) Marketing
10 13 (0.72%) Legal
11 12 (0.66%) Games
12 9 (0.50%) Publishing
13 6 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
13 6 (0.33%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.17%) Automotive
15 3 (0.17%) Electronics
16 2 (0.11%) International Banking
16 2 (0.11%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,305 (72.30%) .NET
2 447 (24.76%) ASP.NET
3 437 (24.21%) WPF
4 418 (23.16%) AngularJS
5 389 (21.55%) WCF
6 319 (17.67%) HTML
7 281 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 238 (13.19%) .NET Framework
9 230 (12.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 191 (10.58%) CSS
11 174 (9.64%) HTML5
12 143 (7.92%) WinForms
13 140 (7.76%) React
14 137 (7.59%) Entity Framework
15 125 (6.93%) jQuery
16 106 (5.87%) Reactive Extensions
17 101 (5.60%) Web Services
18 98 (5.43%) RESTful
19 87 (4.82%) REST
20 77 (4.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 233 (12.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 227 (12.58%) Greenfield Project
3 129 (7.15%) Fixed Income
4 127 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 122 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 122 (6.76%) Derivative
6 111 (6.15%) Hedge funds
7 90 (4.99%) Fintech
8 83 (4.60%) Algorithms
8 83 (4.60%) Equities
9 52 (2.88%) Data Structures
10 48 (2.66%) Market Risk
11 45 (2.49%) Credit Risk
12 38 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (1.99%) Grid Computing
14 34 (1.88%) User Experience
15 21 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
16 19 (1.05%) Client/Server
17 18 (1.00%) N-Tier
18 16 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 137 (7.59%) Windows
2 29 (1.61%) Linux
3 21 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 18 (1.00%) Android
5 14 (0.78%) Unix
6 8 (0.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
8 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.055%) CentOS
10 1 (0.055%) MVS
10 1 (0.055%) Solaris
10 1 (0.055%) SUSE
10 1 (0.055%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.055%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (26.70%) MVC
3 433 (23.99%) TDD
4 243 (13.46%) OO
5 228 (12.63%) Multithreading
6 213 (11.80%) BDD
7 186 (10.30%) Scrum
8 185 (10.25%) MVVM
9 164 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 148 (8.20%) Unit Testing
11 145 (8.03%) Electronic Trading
12 141 (7.81%) Web Development
13 134 (7.42%) Test Automation
14 129 (7.15%) SOLID
15 126 (6.98%) Software Engineering
16 118 (6.54%) OOP
17 108 (5.98%) Microservices
18 107 (5.93%) Mathematics
19 105 (5.82%) E-Commerce
20 89 (4.93%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,805 (100.00%) C#
2 728 (40.33%) SQL
3 447 (24.76%) JavaScript
4 163 (9.03%) T-SQL
5 152 (8.42%) Java
6 128 (7.09%) C++
7 89 (4.93%) VB.NET
8 88 (4.88%) Python
9 78 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 77 (4.27%) VBA
11 69 (3.82%) TypeScript
12 46 (2.55%) VB
13 40 (2.22%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.83%) C
14 15 (0.83%) R
15 14 (0.78%) VBScript
16 13 (0.72%) F#
16 13 (0.72%) VB6
17 11 (0.61%) Ruby
18 7 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 145 (8.03%) Degree
2 48 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (0.50%) PhD
5 6 (0.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.17%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.17%) MCP
6 3 (0.17%) MCTS
7 2 (0.11%) MCAD
7 2 (0.11%) MCSD
7 2 (0.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.055%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.055%) MCITP
8 1 (0.055%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.32%) QA
2 48 (2.66%) MiFID
3 13 (0.72%) EMIR
4 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.28%) SLA
6 3 (0.17%) Basel III
6 3 (0.17%) FATCA
6 3 (0.17%) HL7
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.11%) WCAG
8 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (1.77%) Docker
2 4 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.055%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.055%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.055%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.055%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (0.78%) Ansible
2 12 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.66%) Puppet
3 6 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.28%) Nagios
4 5 (0.28%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.17%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.17%) MOM
6 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.11%) Terraform
7 1 (0.055%) Kibana
Vendors
1 304 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 148 (8.20%) Oracle
3 50 (2.77%) TIBCO
4 38 (2.11%) Sybase
5 37 (2.05%) DevExpress
6 16 (0.89%) Charles River
7 15 (0.83%) Sitecore
8 13 (0.72%) Infragistics
9 11 (0.61%) Citrix
9 11 (0.61%) SimCorp
10 10 (0.55%) Bloomberg
10 10 (0.55%) OpenLink
11 9 (0.50%) MapR
11 9 (0.50%) Syncfusion
11 9 (0.50%) Tableau
11 9 (0.50%) Telerik
12 8 (0.44%) Murex
12 8 (0.44%) Sophis
13 7 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.39%) Splunk