Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Programmer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

C# Programmer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 617 609 608
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a C# Programmer 18 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.022% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.023% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 18
London median daily rate £450 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% +4.29% -13.58%
10th Percentile £316 £245 £200
90th Percentile £660 £550 £479
England median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

C# Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +3 3 £450 -10.00%
C# Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) Banking
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) Financial Institution
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (27.78%) Change Management
8 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
8 5 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (27.78%) Front Office
8 5 (27.78%) Back Office
8 5 (27.78%) Derivative
9 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (22.22%) Python
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) C++
10 3 (16.67%) HTML
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) MiFID
10 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 3 (16.67%) Scala
10 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree

C# Programmer 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Financial Institution
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
4 5 (27.78%) Front Office
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Core
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
3 2 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Derivative
1 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
1 5 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (11.11%) Equities
5 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (5.56%) Fintech
5 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Microservices
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) CQG
1 2 (11.11%) Fidessa
1 2 (11.11%) FIS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) SunGard
2 1 (5.56%) Blue Prism
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress