The median contractor rate for a C# Programmer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Programmer
England / London
Rank 376 432 405
Rank change year-on-year +56 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 30 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.036% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.038% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 13
Median daily rate £360 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £364 £300
% change year-on-year +12.71% +21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.25 £175.00
% change year-on-year - -75.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

C# Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured C# Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Programmer in London

C# Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Programmer in London

C# Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Programmer in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Programmer in London

C# Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Programmer in London

C# Programmer
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# Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 5 - - 2
West End of London - 2 £98 -
C# Programmer
England

C# Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, C# Programmer 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# Programmer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) .NET
3 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
7 9 (27.27%) Asset Management
7 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
7 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 9 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (27.27%) Linux
7 9 (27.27%) Java
7 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
7 9 (27.27%) Fixed Income
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (24.24%) Front Office
8 8 (24.24%) MVC
9 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.18%) VBA

C# Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Moq
2 2 (6.06%) NUnit
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Front Office
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 9 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.09%) NHibernate
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Fixed Income
3 6 (18.18%) Equities
4 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.03%) Derivative
6 1 (3.03%) mHealth
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
1 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
2 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 9 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 9 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 8 (24.24%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) Fund Management
6 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) SOA
7 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 3 (9.09%) Office Automation
9 3 (9.09%) OO
10 2 (6.06%) OOP
10 2 (6.06%) Time Management
10 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Java
4 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) VBA
7 5 (15.15%) C
7 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
8 3 (9.09%) C++
8 3 (9.09%) Ruby
8 3 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Sybase
1 5 (15.15%) webMethods
2 3 (9.09%) Infragistics
3 2 (6.06%) Typemock
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin