Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 0
Contract jobs citing C# 1,056 2,373 3,698
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.13% 7.84% 8.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.56% 16.77% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 1,938 3,134
Median daily rate £550 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £363 £369 £363
90th Percentile £730 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 16
Median hourly rate £46.42 £47.83 £44.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.96% +6.39% -6.01%
10th Percentile £45.71 £16.25 £23.50
90th Percentile £47.12 £48.60 £56.25
England median hourly rate £46.21 £47.83 £44.00
% change year-on-year -3.39% +8.70% -1.25%

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 8,406 14,149 22,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.84% 46.72% 50.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,157 10,640 17,003
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £369 £363
90th Percentile £700 £694 £675
England median daily rate £482 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -0.57% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 99 100
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.09% +24.08% +26.45%
10th Percentile £21.40 £16.45 £18.70
90th Percentile £70.60 £55.10 £53.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

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 17 January 2021.

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#
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 17 January 2021. 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 -12 143 £575 +15.00% 172
West London -16 12 £409 -9.11% 70
South London +1 8 £375 -3.23% 17
East London +33 5 £588 +37.59% 37
C#
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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#.

1 684 (64.77%) .NET
2 427 (40.44%) Azure
3 373 (35.32%) SQL
4 359 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 272 (25.76%) JavaScript
6 265 (25.09%) SQL Server
7 259 (24.53%) Banking
8 254 (24.05%) Finance
9 252 (23.86%) .NET Core
10 226 (21.40%) Front Office
11 220 (20.83%) Microservices
12 219 (20.74%) Java
13 212 (20.08%) TDD
14 196 (18.56%) DevOps
15 195 (18.47%) Python
16 187 (17.71%) React
17 176 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 173 (16.38%) C++
19 171 (16.19%) Software Engineering
20 170 (16.10%) AWS
21 169 (16.00%) AngularJS
22 139 (13.16%) Test Automation
23 136 (12.88%) Investment Banking
24 134 (12.69%) ASP.NET
25 130 (12.31%) Kubernetes
26 122 (11.55%) BDD
26 122 (11.55%) .NET Framework
27 119 (11.27%) HTML
28 116 (10.98%) Git (software)
28 116 (10.98%) Docker

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 30 (2.84%) Apache Spark
2 28 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.80%) NServiceBus
4 18 (1.70%) Apache
5 16 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.33%) CMS
7 13 (1.23%) IIS
8 10 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.85%) Confluence
10 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.38%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.38%) SAS
11 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.28%) nginx
12 3 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.19%) DNN
13 2 (0.19%) Kentico
13 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.38%) Maya
3 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.095%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.095%) Blender
4 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.095%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.095%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.095%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.095%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 32 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.04%) SunGard Martini
3 6 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.28%) Endur
5 3 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.095%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.095%) Global One
7 1 (0.095%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.095%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.095%) Summit
7 1 (0.095%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.095%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 427 (40.44%) Azure
2 170 (16.10%) AWS
3 74 (7.01%) Serverless
4 50 (4.73%) Azure Functions
4 50 (4.73%) Power Platform
5 45 (4.26%) GCP
5 45 (4.26%) Logic Apps
6 39 (3.69%) PaaS
7 38 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
8 26 (2.46%) PowerApps
9 24 (2.27%) Office 365
10 23 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (2.08%) GitHub
12 21 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (1.99%) IaaS
12 21 (1.99%) Power Automate
13 20 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
14 18 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
15 15 (1.42%) SaaS
16 10 (0.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.61%) HTTP
2 11 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.57%) Internet
4 5 (0.47%) SNMP
5 3 (0.28%) Firewall
5 3 (0.28%) Multicast
5 3 (0.28%) Network Security
5 3 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.28%) SSL
5 3 (0.28%) VLAN
6 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.19%) SMTP
7 1 (0.095%) DNS
7 1 (0.095%) Intranet
7 1 (0.095%) VPN
7 1 (0.095%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (25.09%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 62 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (5.68%) NoSQL
5 57 (5.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 37 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 33 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (2.84%) Power BI
9 26 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.99%) Cosmos DB
10 21 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (1.80%) Big Data
11 19 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.70%) Apache Ignite
12 18 (1.70%) Data Lake
13 16 (1.52%) MySQL
14 14 (1.33%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.04%) OLTP
15 11 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 116 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.63%) Jenkins
3 54 (5.11%) Visual Studio
4 45 (4.26%) Selenium
5 40 (3.79%) JIRA
5 40 (3.79%) TeamCity
5 40 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 33 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 29 (2.75%) Subversion
8 25 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (2.18%) NUnit
10 22 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 19 (1.80%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.70%) Postman
12 18 (1.70%) webpack
13 12 (1.14%) MSBuild
13 12 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.95%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.95%) CppUnit
General
1 259 (24.53%) Banking
2 254 (24.05%) Finance
3 226 (21.40%) Front Office
4 136 (12.88%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.08%) Marketing
6 20 (1.89%) Back Office
7 15 (1.42%) Public Sector
8 14 (1.33%) Retail
9 11 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.76%) Billing
10 8 (0.76%) Games
10 8 (0.76%) Law
10 8 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.66%) International Banking
12 4 (0.38%) Advertising
12 4 (0.38%) Publishing
13 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.28%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.19%) French Language
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 669 (63.35%) Developer
2 268 (25.38%) C# Developer
3 236 (22.35%) .NET Developer
4 103 (9.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 84 (7.95%) Software Engineer
6 83 (7.86%) Senior Developer
7 69 (6.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 57 (5.40%) Azure Developer
9 56 (5.30%) SQL Developer
10 46 (4.36%) React Developer
11 44 (4.17%) Software Developer
12 37 (3.50%) Angular Developer
13 36 (3.41%) .NET Software Engineer
13 36 (3.41%) Architect
13 36 (3.41%) C++ Developer
14 35 (3.31%) Analyst
15 33 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
15 33 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
16 32 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 28 (2.65%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 684 (64.77%) .NET
2 252 (23.86%) .NET Core
3 187 (17.71%) React
4 169 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 134 (12.69%) ASP.NET
6 122 (11.55%) .NET Framework
7 119 (11.27%) HTML
8 108 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 105 (9.94%) CSS
10 87 (8.24%) Web Services
11 83 (7.86%) REST
12 71 (6.72%) WPF
13 65 (6.16%) Entity Framework
14 61 (5.78%) HTML5
15 57 (5.40%) RESTful
16 56 (5.30%) Node.js
17 45 (4.26%) ASP.NET Core
17 45 (4.26%) jQuery
18 44 (4.17%) XML
19 43 (4.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.90%) Greenfield Project
2 93 (8.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 79 (7.48%) Derivative
4 62 (5.87%) Fixed Income
5 48 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (4.36%) Equities
7 32 (3.03%) Hedge funds
7 32 (3.03%) User Experience
8 30 (2.84%) Cloud Native
9 23 (2.18%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.33%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.33%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.23%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.04%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.85%) Grid Computing
16 9 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (7.86%) Windows
2 52 (4.92%) Linux
3 22 (2.08%) Android
4 17 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.76%) Unix
6 7 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.38%) CentOS
7 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.095%) Debian
9 1 (0.095%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.095%) Solaris
9 1 (0.095%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (20.83%) Microservices
3 212 (20.08%) TDD
4 196 (18.56%) DevOps
5 171 (16.19%) Software Engineering
6 139 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 122 (11.55%) BDD
8 91 (8.62%) Scrum
9 83 (7.86%) Multithreading
10 75 (7.10%) MVC
11 71 (6.72%) Fintech
12 70 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
13 64 (6.06%) Analytics
14 62 (5.87%) Unit Testing
15 61 (5.78%) OO
16 60 (5.68%) SDLC
17 58 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (5.11%) Asset Management
19 53 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
20 49 (4.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 373 (35.32%) SQL
2 272 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 219 (20.74%) Java
4 195 (18.47%) Python
5 173 (16.38%) C++
6 77 (7.29%) PowerShell
6 77 (7.29%) T-SQL
7 75 (7.10%) TypeScript
8 60 (5.68%) Kotlin
9 43 (4.07%) Scala
10 29 (2.75%) Go
11 25 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 20 (1.89%) VBA
13 17 (1.61%) Perl
14 15 (1.42%) VB
14 15 (1.42%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.76%) C
16 8 (0.76%) PHP
17 7 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (5.02%) Degree
2 39 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.23%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (0.57%) GCFA
5 6 (0.57%) ISEB
6 5 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.47%) PhD
7 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.095%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.095%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.095%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.69%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.19%) SEPA
3 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.095%) EMIR
3 1 (0.095%) GDPR
3 1 (0.095%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.095%) MiFID
3 1 (0.095%) NCSC
3 1 (0.095%) NIST
3 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.095%) PMO
3 1 (0.095%) TARGET2
3 1 (0.095%) WAI
3 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 116 (10.98%) Docker
2 34 (3.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.095%) LXC
5 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 130 (12.31%) Kubernetes
2 90 (8.52%) Terraform
3 25 (2.37%) Ansible
4 16 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.76%) Puppet
6 5 (0.47%) Grafana
7 3 (0.28%) Kibana
7 3 (0.28%) Packer
7 3 (0.28%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.19%) Control-M
9 1 (0.095%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.095%) Consul
9 1 (0.095%) Nessus
9 1 (0.095%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 176 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.72%) Oracle
3 24 (2.27%) Bloomberg
4 22 (2.08%) Databricks
4 22 (2.08%) Google
5 16 (1.52%) MuleSoft
6 13 (1.23%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.04%) SunGard
8 10 (0.95%) FIS
8 10 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.76%) Splunk
9 8 (0.76%) VMware
10 7 (0.66%) DevExpress
10 7 (0.66%) SAP
10 7 (0.66%) Telerik
10 7 (0.66%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.57%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.57%) Sybase
12 5 (0.47%) ServiceNow