Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the 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#
England > London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 1,631 3,053 3,950
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 8.42% 7.61% 8.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.25% 15.93% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,264 2,562 3,240
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £358
90th Percentile £729 £675 £688
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 24
Median hourly rate £46.42 £44.92 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.34% -6.09% -
10th Percentile £34.69 £30.30 £29.47
90th Percentile £54.38 £58.65 £77.84
England median hourly rate £46.42 £44.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +5.49% +2.92% +1.62%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 9,455 19,161 22,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.83% 47.75% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,808 14,402 16,888
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £366 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £680 £675
England median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 131 206
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £42.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -14.32% -1.14%
10th Percentile £22.90 £20.00 £17.85
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.50 £57.94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for C# in London

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in London.

Daily rate trend for C# in London

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C# in London

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in London.

Hourly rate trend for C# in London

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C# in London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for C# in London

C#
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# within the London region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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 +5 309 £500 - 112
West London -3 36 £388 -13.89% 18
South London +12 27 £520 +26.06% 6
East London +16 15 £450 -5.26% 14
North London -6 6 £500 +11.11% 6
C#
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C#.

1 1,011 (61.99%) .NET
2 612 (37.52%) SQL
3 599 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 597 (36.60%) Azure
5 536 (32.86%) SQL Server
6 443 (27.16%) JavaScript
7 433 (26.55%) Finance
8 399 (24.46%) AngularJS
9 333 (20.42%) Front Office
10 309 (18.95%) DevOps
11 306 (18.76%) Microservices
12 300 (18.39%) .NET Core
13 296 (18.15%) ASP.NET
14 277 (16.98%) Java
15 275 (16.86%) Microsoft
16 272 (16.68%) TDD
17 256 (15.70%) Python
18 247 (15.14%) Web Services
18 247 (15.14%) Banking
19 238 (14.59%) AWS
20 237 (14.53%) React
21 213 (13.06%) HTML
22 202 (12.39%) Test Automation
23 200 (12.26%) Oracle
24 194 (11.89%) Docker
25 192 (11.77%) Software Engineering
26 189 (11.59%) Git (software)
27 188 (11.53%) Scrum
28 172 (10.55%) MVC
29 165 (10.12%) WPF

C#
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 50 (3.07%) IIS
2 48 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.58%) Confluence
4 37 (2.27%) CMS
5 25 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.41%) Apache Spark
7 16 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (0.80%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.74%) SAS
10 9 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.43%) Apache
12 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.31%) Mendix
14 4 (0.25%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.18%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.18%) Kentico
15 3 (0.18%) nginx
15 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.61%) Acrobat
5 9 (0.55%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.37%) Figma
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.061%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.061%) Blender
8 1 (0.061%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.061%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.061%) Maya
8 1 (0.061%) MODO
8 1 (0.061%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.43%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.25%) Endur
4 4 (0.25%) Maximo
5 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.12%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.12%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.12%) RMDS
6 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.061%) Actimize
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.061%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 597 (36.60%) Azure
2 238 (14.59%) AWS
3 66 (4.05%) Serverless
4 65 (3.99%) GCP
5 60 (3.68%) SaaS
6 47 (2.88%) GitHub
6 47 (2.88%) Power Platform
7 44 (2.70%) PaaS
8 33 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
9 29 (1.78%) Azure Functions
9 29 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
10 21 (1.29%) Logic Apps
11 17 (1.04%) Office 365
12 16 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (0.80%) IaaS
13 13 (0.80%) Sauce Labs
14 10 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (0.61%) Azure Stack
15 9 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.29%) HTTP
2 13 (0.80%) RTMP
3 9 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.49%) SSL
5 7 (0.43%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.37%) Internet
7 5 (0.31%) DHCP
7 5 (0.31%) DNS
7 5 (0.31%) Firewall
8 4 (0.25%) Intranet
8 4 (0.25%) MQTT
8 4 (0.25%) Network Security
9 2 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.12%) FTP
9 2 (0.12%) Skype
9 2 (0.12%) VoIP
10 1 (0.061%) LAN
10 1 (0.061%) SNMP
10 1 (0.061%) VPN
10 1 (0.061%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.33%) MongoDB
2 87 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (4.78%) Redis
4 73 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 70 (4.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 70 (4.29%) MySQL
6 69 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
8 65 (3.99%) Relational Database
9 60 (3.68%) Big Data
10 53 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (2.88%) Data Lake
12 45 (2.76%) Oracle Database
13 44 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 42 (2.58%) Power BI
15 28 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (1.41%) Cosmos DB
18 21 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 189 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 132 (8.09%) TeamCity
3 108 (6.62%) Visual Studio
4 107 (6.56%) JIRA
5 92 (5.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 85 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 81 (4.97%) SpecFlow
8 76 (4.66%) Selenium
9 74 (4.54%) Subversion
10 58 (3.56%) Jenkins
11 51 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 47 (2.88%) NUnit
13 26 (1.59%) Moq
14 24 (1.47%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.41%) MSBuild
15 23 (1.41%) WebDriver
16 22 (1.35%) JUnit
17 19 (1.16%) TestCafe
18 17 (1.04%) Maven
19 14 (0.86%) Postman
General
1 433 (26.55%) Finance
2 333 (20.42%) Front Office
3 247 (15.14%) Banking
4 118 (7.23%) Investment Banking
5 73 (4.48%) Public Sector
6 43 (2.64%) Back Office
7 38 (2.33%) Games
8 34 (2.08%) Retail
9 19 (1.16%) Marketing
10 12 (0.74%) Law
11 9 (0.55%) International Banking
11 9 (0.55%) Legal
12 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Police
14 3 (0.18%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,137 (69.71%) Developer
2 510 (31.27%) C# Developer
3 359 (22.01%) .NET Developer
4 145 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 112 (6.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 101 (6.19%) Angular Developer
7 90 (5.52%) Front Office Developer
8 88 (5.40%) SQL Developer
9 81 (4.97%) Senior Developer
10 76 (4.66%) Software Engineer
11 68 (4.17%) Architect
12 67 (4.11%) Azure Developer
12 67 (4.11%) React Developer
13 61 (3.74%) Java Developer
14 54 (3.31%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 53 (3.25%) WPF Developer
16 50 (3.07%) C# WPF Developer
17 48 (2.94%) Software Developer
18 42 (2.58%) AWS Engineer
19 41 (2.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,011 (61.99%) .NET
2 399 (24.46%) AngularJS
3 300 (18.39%) .NET Core
4 296 (18.15%) ASP.NET
5 247 (15.14%) Web Services
6 237 (14.53%) React
7 213 (13.06%) HTML
8 165 (10.12%) WPF
9 158 (9.69%) .NET Framework
10 157 (9.63%) CSS
11 130 (7.97%) REST
12 119 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 112 (6.87%) WCF
14 91 (5.58%) RESTful
15 87 (5.33%) Entity Framework
16 81 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 74 (4.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 74 (4.54%) WinForms
18 72 (4.41%) HTML5
19 68 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 145 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 129 (7.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 124 (7.60%) Fixed Income
4 103 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 102 (6.25%) Derivative
6 75 (4.60%) Hedge funds
7 67 (4.11%) User Experience
8 51 (3.13%) Equities
9 30 (1.84%) Algorithms
10 29 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.66%) Cloud Native
12 19 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (0.98%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.92%) Credit Risk
16 12 (0.74%) Blog
16 12 (0.74%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.67%) Management Information System
18 10 (0.61%) Client/Server
19 9 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (9.69%) Windows
2 61 (3.74%) Linux
3 33 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.41%) Android
5 20 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.43%) Unix
10 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.25%) Solaris
11 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.25%) VMS
11 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.12%) Debian
14 1 (0.061%) CentOS
14 1 (0.061%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (18.95%) DevOps
3 306 (18.76%) Microservices
4 272 (16.68%) TDD
5 202 (12.39%) Test Automation
6 192 (11.77%) Software Engineering
7 188 (11.53%) Scrum
8 172 (10.55%) MVC
9 142 (8.71%) BDD
10 140 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
11 124 (7.60%) Unit Testing
12 117 (7.17%) OO
13 116 (7.11%) Multithreading
14 104 (6.38%) Asset Management
15 101 (6.19%) Computer Science
16 96 (5.89%) SDLC
17 94 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
18 92 (5.64%) Fintech
19 91 (5.58%) Electronic Trading
20 80 (4.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 612 (37.52%) SQL
2 443 (27.16%) JavaScript
3 277 (16.98%) Java
4 256 (15.70%) Python
5 140 (8.58%) TypeScript
6 133 (8.15%) T-SQL
7 132 (8.09%) C++
8 95 (5.82%) PowerShell
9 80 (4.90%) VB.NET
10 72 (4.41%) VBA
11 44 (2.70%) F#
12 34 (2.08%) VB
13 24 (1.47%) C
14 21 (1.29%) PHP
15 19 (1.16%) Perl
16 18 (1.10%) Bash Shell
17 17 (1.04%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.98%) Ruby
19 14 (0.86%) Go
20 12 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 129 (7.91%) Degree
2 73 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 54 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.55%) MCITP
8 9 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.37%) CISSP
10 5 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.31%) MCSE
11 4 (0.25%) ISEB
12 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PhD
13 1 (0.061%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.061%) MCP
13 1 (0.061%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.061%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.78%) QA
2 7 (0.43%) Solvency II
3 4 (0.25%) MiFID
4 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 194 (11.89%) Docker
2 46 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.18%) vSphere
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) LXC
8 1 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 160 (9.81%) Kubernetes
2 44 (2.70%) Terraform
3 39 (2.39%) Ansible
4 17 (1.04%) Puppet
5 12 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.43%) SCCM
6 7 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (0.37%) SCOM
8 4 (0.25%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.25%) MIIS
9 3 (0.18%) Control-M
9 3 (0.18%) Kibana
10 2 (0.12%) Grafana
10 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.061%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.061%) Istio
11 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.061%) Packer
11 1 (0.061%) QRadar
Vendors
1 275 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 200 (12.26%) Oracle
3 46 (2.82%) Google
4 29 (1.78%) DevExpress
5 28 (1.72%) Tableau
6 25 (1.53%) Databricks
7 24 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.35%) Sitecore
9 20 (1.23%) Sybase
9 20 (1.23%) TIBCO
10 15 (0.92%) RedGate
11 13 (0.80%) OpenLink
11 13 (0.80%) Sophis
12 12 (0.74%) Adobe
12 12 (0.74%) Xamarin
13 11 (0.67%) Blue Prism
13 11 (0.67%) OutSystems
13 11 (0.67%) UiPath
14 10 (0.61%) Cognos
14 10 (0.61%) Salesforce.com