Period
to 11 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 73 70
Rank change year-on-year -37 -3 +41
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 787 1,719 1,769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.30% 3.65% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 3.85% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 1,508 1,507
London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £363 £406 £363
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
England median daily rate £450 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
London median hourly rate £16.50 £57.50 £46.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.30% +23.88% -22.64%
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.45 £43.03
90th Percentile £16.75 £67.00 £47.80
England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +12.50%

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 31,944 44,658 45,112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 94.82% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,915 32,269 32,766
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £664
England median daily rate £463 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 610 553
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.13% +6.27%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.42 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.31 £18.12 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.60% -3.13% +1.89%

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 11 December 2019.

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
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 11 December 2019. 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 -28 170 £500 -4.76% 91
West London +24 31 £388 -18.42% 45
South London +47 16 £425 -5.56% 13
East London +29 4 £426 -14.80% 20
North London - 3 £400 - 1
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 787 (100.00%) C#
2 581 (73.82%) .NET
3 339 (43.07%) SQL Server
4 309 (39.26%) Finance
5 308 (39.14%) SQL
6 307 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
7 302 (38.37%) TDD
8 261 (33.16%) JavaScript
9 255 (32.40%) AngularJS
10 239 (30.37%) Azure
11 185 (23.51%) MVC
12 173 (21.98%) React
13 167 (21.22%) CSS
14 164 (20.84%) Microsoft
15 163 (20.71%) HTML
16 158 (20.08%) Front Office
17 156 (19.82%) ASP.NET
18 140 (17.79%) Microservices
19 138 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
20 123 (15.63%) OO
21 120 (15.25%) .NET Core
22 118 (14.99%) BDD
23 114 (14.49%) Banking
24 102 (12.96%) .NET Framework
25 95 (12.07%) WCF
26 92 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
27 87 (11.05%) Hedge funds
27 87 (11.05%) OOP
28 86 (10.93%) Greenfield Project
29 83 (10.55%) ASP.NET Web API

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 27 (3.43%) IIS
2 13 (1.65%) Umbraco
3 11 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.02%) CMS
5 8 (1.02%) nginx
6 7 (0.89%) Confluence
7 4 (0.51%) Apache
8 3 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.25%) JBoss
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Sketch
2 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.13%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.38%) Endur
4 2 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
4 2 (0.25%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Minerva
5 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 239 (30.37%) Azure
2 67 (8.51%) AWS
3 26 (3.30%) Power Platform
3 26 (3.30%) Serverless
4 21 (2.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 15 (1.91%) Azure Functions
5 15 (1.91%) GCP
6 14 (1.78%) GitHub
6 14 (1.78%) npm
7 11 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.14%) Data Lake Analytics
9 9 (1.14%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.76%) Office 365
12 5 (0.64%) PaaS
12 5 (0.64%) SaaS
12 5 (0.64%) Yammer
13 4 (0.51%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.03%) AMQP
2 8 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.13%) Extranet
4 1 (0.13%) FTP
4 1 (0.13%) Internet
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (43.07%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 46 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 42 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (3.94%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.30%) Power BI
10 23 (2.92%) MySQL
11 22 (2.80%) Data Lake
12 21 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (2.54%) Oracle Database
14 19 (2.41%) Flink
14 19 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (1.91%) Cosmos DB
16 15 (1.91%) Redis
16 15 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 81 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 72 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (8.01%) TeamCity
4 54 (6.86%) NUnit
5 45 (5.72%) Visual Studio
6 41 (5.21%) JIRA
7 35 (4.45%) Moq
8 34 (4.32%) Jenkins
9 31 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (3.30%) Selenium
10 26 (3.30%) SpecFlow
11 20 (2.54%) MSTest
12 16 (2.03%) FitNesse
13 10 (1.27%) webpack
14 9 (1.14%) gulp
14 9 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (1.02%) Bitbucket
16 7 (0.89%) JUnit
16 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 7 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 309 (39.26%) Finance
2 158 (20.08%) Front Office
3 114 (14.49%) Banking
4 40 (5.08%) Back Office
5 35 (4.45%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.18%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.41%) Law
7 19 (2.41%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.27%) Marketing
9 8 (1.02%) Retail
10 6 (0.76%) Games
11 4 (0.51%) Electronics
11 4 (0.51%) Legal
11 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.51%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.38%) Advertising
12 3 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (73.82%) .NET
2 255 (32.40%) AngularJS
3 173 (21.98%) React
4 167 (21.22%) CSS
5 163 (20.71%) HTML
6 156 (19.82%) ASP.NET
7 120 (15.25%) .NET Core
8 102 (12.96%) .NET Framework
9 95 (12.07%) WCF
10 83 (10.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 81 (10.29%) Kafka
12 80 (10.17%) WPF
13 73 (9.28%) Vue.js
14 66 (8.39%) REST
15 65 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (7.62%) Entity Framework
17 51 (6.48%) jQuery
18 50 (6.35%) Web Services
19 47 (5.97%) WinForms
20 46 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (11.05%) Hedge funds
3 86 (10.93%) Greenfield Project
4 55 (6.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 47 (5.97%) Equities
6 41 (5.21%) Derivative
7 30 (3.81%) Fixed Income
8 27 (3.43%) User Experience
9 15 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.40%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.27%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.89%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.89%) W3C
15 5 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
15 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.61%) Windows
2 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.38%) Linux
4 2 (0.25%) Unix
5 1 (0.13%) Android
5 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (38.37%) TDD
3 185 (23.51%) MVC
4 140 (17.79%) Microservices
5 138 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
6 123 (15.63%) OO
7 118 (14.99%) BDD
8 87 (11.05%) OOP
9 81 (10.29%) Scrum
10 75 (9.53%) Software Engineering
11 72 (9.15%) Test Automation
12 67 (8.51%) DevOps
13 66 (8.39%) SOLID
13 66 (8.39%) Unit Testing
14 64 (8.13%) SDLC
15 61 (7.75%) Kanban
16 58 (7.37%) Multithreading
16 58 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
16 58 (7.37%) Web Development
17 57 (7.24%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 787 (100.00%) C#
2 308 (39.14%) SQL
3 261 (33.16%) JavaScript
4 82 (10.42%) TypeScript
5 70 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 50 (6.35%) Java
7 49 (6.23%) Python
8 48 (6.10%) VB.NET
9 43 (5.46%) C++
10 32 (4.07%) VBA
11 26 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.54%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.41%) F#
14 16 (2.03%) VB
15 8 (1.02%) ES6
15 8 (1.02%) XAML
16 6 (0.76%) VBScript
17 5 (0.64%) Go
17 5 (0.64%) Perl
17 5 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (8.01%) Degree
2 16 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (2.03%) Master's Degree
3 11 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.64%) PhD
6 4 (0.51%) CFA
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.41%) QA
2 11 (1.40%) MiFID
3 7 (0.89%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (8.13%) Docker
2 15 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (4.70%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.40%) MIIS
3 7 (0.89%) Terraform
4 6 (0.76%) Grafana
5 4 (0.51%) Control-M
5 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.51%) Puppet
5 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.38%) Ansible
7 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.25%) Kibana
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.13%) logstash
8 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 164 (20.84%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.13%) Oracle
3 21 (2.67%) Remedy
4 14 (1.78%) Tableau
5 12 (1.52%) Google
6 11 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.27%) Cognos
7 10 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.02%) Databricks
9 7 (0.89%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.89%) DevExpress
9 7 (0.89%) StreamSets
10 6 (0.76%) OpenLink
10 6 (0.76%) Telerik
11 5 (0.64%) Citrix
11 5 (0.64%) Informatica
12 4 (0.51%) SAP
13 3 (0.38%) Murex
13 3 (0.38%) SunGard
13 3 (0.38%) Sybase