Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 28 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 0
Contract jobs citing C# 2,413 975 2,881
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.67% 6.81% 7.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.63% 13.56% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,942 732 2,327
10th Percentile £410 £388 £363
25th Percentile £500 £455 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £513
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.32% -2.38%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £600
90th Percentile £775 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
10th Percentile £43.65 " £20.75
25th Percentile £46.42 " £47.58
Median hourly rate £48.58 - £47.83
75th Percentile £59.38 " £54.75
90th Percentile £66.60 " £60.05
England median hourly rate £48.58 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% -5.26% +11.76%

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 16,495 7,191 17,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.61% 50.23% 47.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,517 5,292 13,315
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £675 £638 £618
90th Percentile £750 £738 £700
England median daily rate £525 £491 £488
% change year-on-year +6.86% +0.78% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 44 114
10th Percentile £24.50 £21.08 £17.88
25th Percentile £35.35 £24.63 £25.06
Median hourly rate £52.50 £36.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +45.83% -24.21% +21.79%
75th Percentile £64.00 £42.25 £52.50
90th Percentile £71.00 £54.70 £55.50
England median hourly rate £45.50 £37.93 £45.00
% change year-on-year +19.97% -15.72% +7.14%

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 27 October 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C# in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 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 +1 328 £600 +4.35% 409
South London +10 22 £600 +14.29% 37
West London -13 22 £500 +8.17% 100
East London -9 9 £464 -19.35% 97
North London +1 2 £400 -11.11% 7
C#
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 1,599 (66.27%) .NET
2 980 (40.61%) SQL
3 968 (40.12%) Azure
4 952 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
5 701 (29.05%) SQL Server
6 687 (28.47%) Finance
7 650 (26.94%) DevOps
8 643 (26.65%) JavaScript
9 551 (22.83%) Social Skills
10 544 (22.54%) Java
11 496 (20.56%) Banking
12 480 (19.89%) .NET Core
13 466 (19.31%) Python
14 445 (18.44%) Full Stack Development
15 444 (18.40%) Microsoft
16 437 (18.11%) AngularJS
17 401 (16.62%) .NET Framework
17 401 (16.62%) Microservices
18 380 (15.75%) Front Office
19 365 (15.13%) TDD
20 353 (14.63%) HTML
21 343 (14.21%) React
22 342 (14.17%) Software Engineering
23 335 (13.88%) Git (software)
24 327 (13.55%) ASP.NET
25 325 (13.47%) TypeScript
26 322 (13.34%) C++
27 321 (13.30%) Scrum
28 318 (13.18%) Kubernetes
29 316 (13.10%) 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
1 150 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 101 (4.19%) Confluence
3 50 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
4 48 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (1.57%) IIS
6 28 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 23 (0.95%) CMS
8 19 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
9 15 (0.62%) Apache
9 15 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.41%) Appian
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.29%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.25%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.21%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 128 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.41%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) Mingle
9 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.041%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.041%) Maya
Business Applications
1 48 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.45%) SunGard Martini
3 12 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.50%) Sentinel
4 11 (0.46%) Orchestrade
5 9 (0.37%) Endur
6 7 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.083%) Global One
9 2 (0.083%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.041%) Cerner Millennium
10 1 (0.041%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.041%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.041%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.041%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.041%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 968 (40.12%) Azure
2 304 (12.60%) AWS
3 160 (6.63%) Serverless
4 158 (6.55%) Power Platform
5 115 (4.77%) Azure Functions
6 108 (4.48%) PaaS
7 104 (4.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 85 (3.52%) Azure Service Bus
9 81 (3.36%) GitHub
10 76 (3.15%) GCP
11 74 (3.07%) Azure Logic Apps
12 71 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
13 66 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
13 66 (2.74%) PowerApps
14 61 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
15 60 (2.49%) IaaS
16 58 (2.40%) Power Automate
17 54 (2.24%) Microsoft 365
18 52 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
19 51 (2.11%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.95%) HTTP
1 47 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 35 (1.45%) RTMP
3 22 (0.91%) Firewall
4 19 (0.79%) Network Security
5 16 (0.66%) Internet
5 16 (0.66%) Kerberos
6 12 (0.50%) BGP
6 12 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
7 9 (0.37%) Intranet
8 5 (0.21%) SSL
9 4 (0.17%) Multicast
10 3 (0.12%) Extranet
10 3 (0.12%) SSH
10 3 (0.12%) WAN
10 3 (0.12%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.083%) Broadband
11 2 (0.083%) IPv4
11 2 (0.083%) LAN
11 2 (0.083%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (29.05%) SQL Server
2 170 (7.05%) Relational Database
3 126 (5.22%) Power BI
4 124 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 109 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 100 (4.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 91 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 86 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 77 (3.19%) Oracle Database
10 71 (2.94%) MongoDB
11 62 (2.57%) Data Lake
12 60 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
13 49 (2.03%) MySQL
14 46 (1.91%) Tableau
15 44 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
16 38 (1.57%) Big Data
16 38 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
18 24 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 335 (13.88%) Git (software)
2 215 (8.91%) Jenkins
3 200 (8.29%) JIRA
4 194 (8.04%) TeamCity
4 194 (8.04%) Visual Studio
5 101 (4.19%) Selenium
5 101 (4.19%) Subversion
6 92 (3.81%) SpecFlow
6 92 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 83 (3.44%) Bitbucket
8 71 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 64 (2.65%) Artifactory
9 64 (2.65%) Maven
10 56 (2.32%) NUnit
11 46 (1.91%) Gradle
12 39 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
13 36 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
13 36 (1.49%) webpack
14 34 (1.41%) CppUnit
15 33 (1.37%) Cucumber
General
1 687 (28.47%) Finance
2 551 (22.83%) Social Skills
3 496 (20.56%) Banking
4 380 (15.75%) Front Office
5 255 (10.57%) Investment Banking
6 223 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (2.07%) Presentation Skills
8 48 (1.99%) Marketing
9 37 (1.53%) Retail
10 34 (1.41%) Public Sector
11 29 (1.20%) Back Office
12 20 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
13 18 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.66%) Influencing Skills
15 14 (0.58%) French Language
15 14 (0.58%) Games
16 11 (0.46%) German Language
17 10 (0.41%) Advertising
18 9 (0.37%) Legal
18 9 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,525 (63.20%) Developer
2 713 (29.55%) C# Developer
3 469 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 227 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 204 (8.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 135 (5.59%) React Developer
6 135 (5.59%) Senior Developer
7 131 (5.43%) Angular Developer
7 131 (5.43%) Architect
8 130 (5.39%) Front Office Developer
9 125 (5.18%) Azure Developer
9 125 (5.18%) Software Engineer
10 108 (4.48%) Analyst
10 108 (4.48%) SQL Developer
11 97 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
12 91 (3.77%) C++ Developer
13 83 (3.44%) Consultant
14 70 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
15 68 (2.82%) Lead Developer
16 65 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,599 (66.27%) .NET
2 480 (19.89%) .NET Core
3 437 (18.11%) AngularJS
4 401 (16.62%) .NET Framework
5 353 (14.63%) HTML
6 343 (14.21%) React
7 327 (13.55%) ASP.NET
8 278 (11.52%) CSS
9 206 (8.54%) REST
10 180 (7.46%) WPF
11 168 (6.96%) HTML5
12 162 (6.71%) RESTful
13 161 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 157 (6.51%) Node.js
15 150 (6.22%) JSON
16 137 (5.68%) Entity Framework
17 136 (5.64%) Web Services
18 115 (4.77%) XML
19 88 (3.65%) WCF
20 84 (3.48%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 202 (8.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 153 (6.34%) Derivative
3 122 (5.06%) Fixed Income
4 121 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
5 107 (4.43%) User Experience
6 96 (3.98%) Equities
7 79 (3.27%) Data Structures
7 79 (3.27%) Hedge funds
8 72 (2.98%) Cloud Native
9 57 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
10 54 (2.24%) Legacy Systems
11 52 (2.15%) Credit Risk
12 43 (1.78%) Market Risk
13 39 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
14 30 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
14 30 (1.24%) Mobile App
15 27 (1.12%) Public Cloud
16 25 (1.04%) Management Information System
17 24 (0.99%) Client/Server
18 21 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 300 (12.43%) Windows
2 106 (4.39%) Linux
3 45 (1.86%) Unix
4 32 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 31 (1.28%) Android
6 25 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.17%) Debian
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.083%) Solaris
14 1 (0.041%) AIX
14 1 (0.041%) CentOS
14 1 (0.041%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.041%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.041%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.041%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 952 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 650 (26.94%) DevOps
3 445 (18.44%) Full Stack Development
4 401 (16.62%) Microservices
5 365 (15.13%) TDD
6 342 (14.17%) Software Engineering
7 321 (13.30%) Scrum
8 292 (12.10%) Test Automation
9 233 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
10 225 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
11 215 (8.91%) Analytics
12 192 (7.96%) Unit Testing
13 179 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 179 (7.42%) Multithreading
14 172 (7.13%) OO
15 170 (7.05%) SDLC
16 167 (6.92%) MVC
17 145 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
18 138 (5.72%) Electronic Trading
19 135 (5.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 980 (40.61%) SQL
2 643 (26.65%) JavaScript
3 544 (22.54%) Java
4 466 (19.31%) Python
5 325 (13.47%) TypeScript
6 322 (13.34%) C++
7 222 (9.20%) PowerShell
8 158 (6.55%) T-SQL
9 115 (4.77%) VBA
10 98 (4.06%) PL/SQL
11 88 (3.65%) VB.NET
12 75 (3.11%) VB
13 62 (2.57%) Bash Shell
14 61 (2.53%) PHP
15 54 (2.24%) Scala
16 51 (2.11%) Perl
17 50 (2.07%) Go
18 40 (1.66%) Kotlin
19 36 (1.49%) Ruby
20 34 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 148 (6.13%) Degree
2 77 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.37%) PhD
10 7 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.29%) CREST Certified
11 6 (0.25%) SANS
12 4 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.17%) OSCP
13 3 (0.12%) CCNA
13 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.12%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.43%) QA
2 20 (0.83%) Accessibility
3 12 (0.50%) MiFID
4 10 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 7 (0.29%) GDPR
7 6 (0.25%) NCSC
8 4 (0.17%) SLA
9 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.083%) NIST
11 1 (0.041%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.041%) IFRS
11 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.041%) PMO
11 1 (0.041%) SOC 2
System Software
1 316 (13.10%) Docker
2 72 (2.98%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
4 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.041%) HDFS
6 1 (0.041%) LXC
6 1 (0.041%) NFS
6 1 (0.041%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.041%) Squid
6 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.041%) Xen
Systems Management
1 318 (13.18%) Kubernetes
2 136 (5.64%) Terraform
3 118 (4.89%) Ansible
4 52 (2.15%) BladeLogic
5 48 (1.99%) Prometheus
6 35 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
7 34 (1.41%) Grafana
8 18 (0.75%) MIIS
9 17 (0.70%) Puppet
10 14 (0.58%) Kibana
11 13 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.37%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.33%) Argo
13 8 (0.33%) Control-M
13 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.25%) HP Fortify
14 6 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 444 (18.40%) Microsoft
2 307 (12.72%) Oracle
3 56 (2.32%) Databricks
4 43 (1.78%) MuleSoft
5 40 (1.66%) Atlassian
6 36 (1.49%) FIS
6 36 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (1.49%) SunGard
7 35 (1.45%) Splunk
8 28 (1.16%) Google
9 26 (1.08%) SAP
10 22 (0.91%) TIBCO
11 21 (0.87%) IBM
12 20 (0.83%) Telerik
13 18 (0.75%) Altiris
13 18 (0.75%) Xamarin
14 17 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
14 17 (0.70%) HP
15 15 (0.62%) Alteryx
16 12 (0.50%) Sitecore