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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing C# 1650 1549 1824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.95% 7.14% 7.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.61% 16.41% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1244 1425
Median daily rate £500 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 15
Median hourly rate £47.83 £190.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.82% +297.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £42.72 £20.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £195.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £39.28
% change year-on-year +4.91% -2.92%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9931 9437 9703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.83% 43.47% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14439 14363 13474
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 70 149
Median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.58 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £96.00 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in London

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in London

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in London

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in London

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +4 339 £500 +5.15% 141
Kingston Upon Thames -1 22 £363 -17.14% 10
Bromley +11 9 £575 +48.38% 1
Docklands, London +2 5 £575 -
Uxbridge 0 5 £363 -22.66% 3
New Malden - 5 - - 3
Croydon -7 4 £375 +7.14% 1
West End of London +8 3 £375 -16.66% 13
Canary Wharf -2 2 £708 +31.72%
Surbiton - 2 £444 - 2
Twickenham - 2 £270 - 2
Westminster +4 1 - -
Romford +3 1 £350 -12.50%
Ilford +2 1 £450 -5.26%
Ruislip 0 1 - -
Hammersmith -5 1 £425 - 1
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
C#
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for C#.

1 2032 (65.40%) .NET
2 1211 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1131 (36.40%) SQL
4 1086 (34.95%) SQL Server
5 935 (30.09%) Finance
6 899 (28.93%) JavaScript
7 794 (25.56%) ASP.NET
8 793 (25.52%) MVC
9 760 (24.46%) TDD
10 682 (21.95%) AngularJS
11 653 (21.02%) Microsoft
12 643 (20.70%) HTML
13 638 (20.53%) Java
14 622 (20.02%) Banking
15 507 (16.32%) Front Office
16 484 (15.58%) CSS
17 429 (13.81%) WPF
18 412 (13.26%) Windows
19 404 (13.00%) Scrum
20 402 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
21 392 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
22 376 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
23 370 (11.91%) C++
24 362 (11.65%) OO
25 343 (11.04%) BDD
26 330 (10.62%) WCF
27 327 (10.52%) Web Services
28 321 (10.33%) .NET Framework
29 311 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
29 311 (10.01%) HTML5

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
1 124 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 96 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 87 (2.80%) CMS
4 86 (2.77%) IIS
5 43 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
6 34 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 33 (1.06%) NServiceBus
8 32 (1.03%) Confluence
8 32 (1.03%) Umbraco
9 27 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 27 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 25 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
11 23 (0.74%) Apache
12 21 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.64%) EPiServer
14 17 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
14 17 (0.55%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.51%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.42%) Skype for Business
17 11 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 145 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.16%) 3ds Max
6 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.097%) SmartSuite
7 3 (0.097%) SPSS
8 2 (0.064%) Maya
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.032%) GIMP
9 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.032%) Mingle
9 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 132 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.38%) ION MarketView
3 28 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.48%) RMDS
5 12 (0.39%) Endur
6 4 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
7 3 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.097%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.097%) Summit
7 3 (0.097%) SunGard GMI
7 3 (0.097%) SunGard Martini
8 2 (0.064%) Kondor
8 2 (0.064%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.064%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.064%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.064%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.064%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.064%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.032%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 392 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 236 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.29%) GitHub
4 37 (1.19%) PaaS
5 31 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (0.97%) IaaS
7 28 (0.90%) SaaS
8 25 (0.80%) Office 365
9 23 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.35%) Yammer
13 9 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
17 4 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.67%) HTTP
2 30 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 24 (0.77%) Internet
4 21 (0.68%) Firewall
5 17 (0.55%) DNS
5 17 (0.55%) Intranet
6 11 (0.35%) Kerberos
6 11 (0.35%) SAN
7 10 (0.32%) AMQP
8 9 (0.29%) X.509
9 8 (0.26%) IP Telephony
9 8 (0.26%) LDAP
9 8 (0.26%) SSL
10 7 (0.23%) FTP
11 6 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.16%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.16%) Network Security
12 5 (0.16%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1086 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 224 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 220 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 155 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 155 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 128 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 123 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 118 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 95 (3.06%) Big Data
9 86 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 78 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
11 61 (1.96%) Hadoop
12 39 (1.26%) Oracle Database
13 38 (1.22%) Redis
14 37 (1.19%) RavenDB
15 36 (1.16%) MySQL
15 36 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 35 (1.13%) Power BI
16 35 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 237 (7.63%) Visual Studio
2 224 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 216 (6.95%) Git (software)
4 215 (6.92%) TeamCity
5 168 (5.41%) NUnit
6 147 (4.73%) Selenium
6 147 (4.73%) SpecFlow
7 141 (4.54%) JIRA
8 125 (4.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 107 (3.44%) Subversion
10 99 (3.19%) Jenkins
11 64 (2.06%) Moq
12 51 (1.64%) MSTest
13 49 (1.58%) JUnit
13 49 (1.58%) Mockito
14 44 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 40 (1.29%) Cucumber
16 34 (1.09%) Grunt
17 32 (1.03%) gulp
18 30 (0.97%) JIRA Agile
General
1 935 (30.09%) Finance
2 622 (20.02%) Banking
3 507 (16.32%) Front Office
4 287 (9.24%) Investment Banking
5 95 (3.06%) Retail
6 59 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 54 (1.74%) Back Office
8 50 (1.61%) Marketing
9 43 (1.38%) Advertising
10 33 (1.06%) Games
11 32 (1.03%) Law
12 24 (0.77%) Legal
13 15 (0.48%) Telecoms
14 11 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.32%) German Language
15 10 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.26%) French Language
16 8 (0.26%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.19%) Digital Economy
17 6 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2498 (80.40%) Developer
2 1270 (40.88%) C# Developer
3 925 (29.77%) .NET Developer
4 589 (18.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 299 (9.62%) Senior Developer
6 272 (8.75%) SQL Developer
7 233 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 224 (7.21%) Angular Developer
9 195 (6.28%) WPF Developer
10 180 (5.79%) Java Developer
11 172 (5.54%) C# WPF Developer
12 165 (5.31%) Senior C# Developer
13 162 (5.21%) Analyst
14 148 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 144 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
16 137 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
17 123 (3.96%) C++ Developer
18 122 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
19 120 (3.86%) Front Office Developer
20 112 (3.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2032 (65.40%) .NET
2 794 (25.56%) ASP.NET
3 682 (21.95%) AngularJS
4 643 (20.70%) HTML
5 484 (15.58%) CSS
6 429 (13.81%) WPF
7 402 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 376 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 330 (10.62%) WCF
10 327 (10.52%) Web Services
11 321 (10.33%) .NET Framework
12 311 (10.01%) HTML5
13 270 (8.69%) jQuery
14 253 (8.14%) React
15 209 (6.73%) XML
16 201 (6.47%) REST
17 190 (6.12%) Entity Framework
18 189 (6.08%) Node.js
19 166 (5.34%) RESTful
20 137 (4.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 286 (9.21%) Fixed Income
2 255 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 241 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
4 231 (7.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 218 (7.02%) Derivative
6 178 (5.73%) Computer Science
7 166 (5.34%) Equities
8 95 (3.06%) Fintech
9 92 (2.96%) Algorithms
10 88 (2.83%) Hedge funds
11 73 (2.35%) Mobile App
12 70 (2.25%) User Experience
13 66 (2.12%) Market Risk
14 52 (1.67%) Data Structures
15 50 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
16 44 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
17 39 (1.26%) Public Cloud
18 38 (1.22%) Credit Risk
19 30 (0.97%) Virtual Team
20 26 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 412 (13.26%) Windows
2 173 (5.57%) Linux
3 107 (3.44%) Unix
4 47 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.13%) Android
7 21 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.51%) CentOS
8 16 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.26%) Solaris
13 7 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.064%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.032%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1211 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 793 (25.52%) MVC
3 760 (24.46%) TDD
4 404 (13.00%) Scrum
5 362 (11.65%) OO
6 343 (11.04%) BDD
7 311 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
8 297 (9.56%) Test Automation
9 290 (9.33%) Multithreading
10 280 (9.01%) Software Engineering
11 267 (8.59%) DevOps
12 260 (8.37%) Unit Testing
13 232 (7.47%) SDLC
14 219 (7.05%) Web Development
15 195 (6.28%) MVVM
16 178 (5.73%) SOLID
17 173 (5.57%) Mathematics
18 171 (5.50%) Electronic Trading
19 166 (5.34%) E-Commerce
20 165 (5.31%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1131 (36.40%) SQL
2 899 (28.93%) JavaScript
3 638 (20.53%) Java
4 370 (11.91%) C++
5 296 (9.53%) Python
6 244 (7.85%) T-SQL
7 155 (4.99%) PowerShell
7 155 (4.99%) VBA
8 128 (4.12%) VB
9 126 (4.06%) TypeScript
10 99 (3.19%) Ruby
10 99 (3.19%) VB.NET
11 92 (2.96%) C
12 80 (2.57%) Shell Script
13 72 (2.32%) Scala
14 59 (1.90%) Perl
15 58 (1.87%) PL/SQL
16 43 (1.38%) ES6
17 42 (1.35%) XAML
18 37 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 186 (5.99%) Degree
2 81 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 76 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
5 30 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 24 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.51%) MBA
8 16 (0.51%) MCP
8 16 (0.51%) PhD
9 11 (0.35%) CFA
10 9 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.26%) MCITP
12 7 (0.23%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.23%) MCTS
13 6 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.19%) PMP
13 6 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (5.50%) QA
2 38 (1.22%) MiFID
3 8 (0.26%) WCAG
4 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.19%) Basel III
5 6 (0.19%) EMIR
6 5 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.16%) SLA
7 3 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.097%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.064%) COBIT
8 2 (0.064%) GxP
8 2 (0.064%) HL7
8 2 (0.064%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.064%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.032%) GDPR
9 1 (0.032%) IFRS
9 1 (0.032%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (1.51%) Active Directory
1 47 (1.51%) Docker
2 13 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 13 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
4 5 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.13%) vSphere
6 3 (0.097%) HDFS
6 3 (0.097%) XenApp
6 3 (0.097%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.064%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.064%) Firmware
7 2 (0.064%) UAG
8 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.032%) NFS
8 1 (0.032%) vCloud
8 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.032%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.032%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 61 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (1.13%) Ansible
3 29 (0.93%) Puppet
4 15 (0.48%) HP Fortify
5 14 (0.45%) Kibana
6 10 (0.32%) Control-M
7 9 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.29%) WMI
8 7 (0.23%) Nagios
9 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.19%) PowerCLI
9 6 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.13%) Graphite
10 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.13%) logstash
10 4 (0.13%) SCOM
11 3 (0.097%) RSA Archer
11 3 (0.097%) Terraform
12 2 (0.064%) FTK
Vendors
1 653 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 258 (8.30%) Oracle
3 91 (2.93%) Sybase
4 71 (2.29%) TIBCO
5 61 (1.96%) ION Trading
6 53 (1.71%) Sitecore
7 41 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 40 (1.29%) Bloomberg
9 37 (1.19%) DevExpress
10 35 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (1.06%) Reuters
12 27 (0.87%) Syncfusion
13 23 (0.74%) Telerik
14 22 (0.71%) Infragistics
15 21 (0.68%) SAP
15 21 (0.68%) Tableau
16 20 (0.64%) HP
17 19 (0.61%) Google
18 17 (0.55%) Adobe
18 17 (0.55%) Citrix
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £150 to £170 per annum £150 - 170 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + extensions
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + extensions
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Intec Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day (6 month contract)
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 500 - 600
Posted: 2 days ago