Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 24 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 3921 3014 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.33% 6.71% 7.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.12% 15.04% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3209 2384 2868
London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £354 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 9
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £47.83
10th Percentile £16.83 £18.85 £40.00
90th Percentile £48.66 £55.70 £52.17
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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 22908 20044 20232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.67% 44.61% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17356 14983 15092
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £669 £634 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 116 139
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.18 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +36.95% -17.81%
10th Percentile £18.01 £16.07 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.20 £57.19 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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 +8 824 £500 +11.00% 219
South London -4 87 £365 -2.67% 26
West London -5 85 £400 +6.67% 36
East London +26 71 £525 +23.53% 21
North London +2 15 £338 -26.03% 12
C#
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2498 (63.71%) .NET
2 1655 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 1469 (37.46%) SQL
4 1334 (34.02%) SQL Server
5 1171 (29.86%) Finance
6 1115 (28.44%) JavaScript
7 949 (24.20%) MVC
8 940 (23.97%) ASP.NET
9 918 (23.41%) TDD
10 910 (23.21%) AngularJS
11 807 (20.58%) Banking
12 785 (20.02%) Microsoft
13 778 (19.84%) HTML
13 778 (19.84%) Java
14 735 (18.75%) Front Office
15 593 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
16 543 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 533 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 530 (13.52%) WPF
19 529 (13.49%) Scrum
20 521 (13.29%) CSS
21 509 (12.98%) BDD
22 496 (12.65%) WCF
23 466 (11.88%) C++
24 462 (11.78%) Python
25 445 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
26 433 (11.04%) .NET Framework
27 432 (11.02%) OO
28 431 (10.99%) Windows
29 411 (10.48%) Web Services

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
1 132 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 131 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
3 115 (2.93%) CMS
4 91 (2.32%) IIS
5 62 (1.58%) NServiceBus
6 53 (1.35%) Confluence
7 48 (1.22%) Umbraco
8 46 (1.17%) Apache Spark
9 33 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 29 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 28 (0.71%) Apache
12 26 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
13 25 (0.64%) Apache Solr
14 20 (0.51%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
15 19 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.46%) JBoss
17 17 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
18 16 (0.41%) Kentico
19 14 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 217 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
3 28 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.31%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.18%) SmartSuite
8 4 (0.10%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.051%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.051%) Maya
10 1 (0.026%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.026%) GIMP
10 1 (0.026%) HipChat
10 1 (0.026%) Mingle
10 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 125 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.59%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.28%) Endur
3 11 (0.28%) RMDS
3 11 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
5 6 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.10%) Summit
8 3 (0.077%) BondVision
8 3 (0.077%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.077%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.077%) SunGard Martini
9 2 (0.051%) Kondor
9 2 (0.051%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.051%) SessionCam
10 1 (0.026%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.026%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.026%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 593 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 339 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (1.43%) GitHub
4 42 (1.07%) Office 365
5 39 (0.99%) Serverless
6 34 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (0.82%) IaaS
8 29 (0.74%) npm
8 29 (0.74%) SaaS
9 28 (0.71%) PaaS
10 27 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
11 20 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (0.46%) Yarn
13 17 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (0.26%) Dialogflow
16 7 (0.18%) CloudBees
17 5 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
17 5 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.30%) HTTP
2 30 (0.77%) DNS
3 21 (0.54%) Firewall
3 21 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.43%) Internet
5 15 (0.38%) Intranet
6 14 (0.36%) LDAP
6 14 (0.36%) Network Security
7 13 (0.33%) SSL
8 7 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.18%) NFC
9 6 (0.15%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.15%) PPP
9 6 (0.15%) SMS
10 5 (0.13%) Skype
10 5 (0.13%) VPN
11 4 (0.10%) FTP
11 4 (0.10%) SSH
11 4 (0.10%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.10%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1334 (34.02%) SQL Server
2 354 (9.03%) NoSQL
3 218 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 189 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 181 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 172 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 162 (4.13%) Relational Database
8 152 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 98 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 87 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 85 (2.17%) Big Data
12 82 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 76 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
14 71 (1.81%) Hadoop
15 63 (1.61%) Oracle Database
16 50 (1.28%) Blockchain
16 50 (1.28%) MySQL
16 50 (1.28%) RavenDB
17 46 (1.17%) Power BI
18 44 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 332 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 319 (8.14%) TeamCity
3 252 (6.43%) Visual Studio
4 225 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 204 (5.20%) Selenium
6 190 (4.85%) NUnit
7 183 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 181 (4.62%) SpecFlow
9 168 (4.28%) JIRA
10 155 (3.95%) Subversion
11 127 (3.24%) Jenkins
12 82 (2.09%) Cucumber
13 78 (1.99%) MSTest
14 69 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
15 62 (1.58%) WebDriver
16 57 (1.45%) Moq
17 47 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 46 (1.17%) Jasmine
19 41 (1.05%) Maven
20 38 (0.97%) MSBuild
General
1 1171 (29.86%) Finance
2 807 (20.58%) Banking
3 735 (18.75%) Front Office
4 383 (9.77%) Investment Banking
5 141 (3.60%) Retail
6 92 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 84 (2.14%) Law
8 68 (1.73%) Back Office
9 52 (1.33%) Games
10 51 (1.30%) Marketing
11 43 (1.10%) Advertising
12 39 (0.99%) Legal
13 19 (0.48%) Telecoms
14 18 (0.46%) Publishing
15 11 (0.28%) Electronics
16 9 (0.23%) German Language
16 9 (0.23%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.23%) Private Banking
17 7 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3141 (80.11%) Developer
2 1689 (43.08%) C# Developer
3 1079 (27.52%) .NET Developer
4 645 (16.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 400 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 346 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 342 (8.72%) SQL Developer
8 277 (7.06%) Angular Developer
9 234 (5.97%) WPF Developer
10 211 (5.38%) Analyst
11 209 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
12 206 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 203 (5.18%) C# WPF Developer
14 192 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
15 189 (4.82%) Front Office Developer
16 177 (4.51%) Java Developer
17 174 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 165 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
19 141 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 130 (3.32%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2498 (63.71%) .NET
2 940 (23.97%) ASP.NET
3 910 (23.21%) AngularJS
4 778 (19.84%) HTML
5 543 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 533 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 530 (13.52%) WPF
8 521 (13.29%) CSS
9 496 (12.65%) WCF
10 433 (11.04%) .NET Framework
11 411 (10.48%) Web Services
12 372 (9.49%) HTML5
13 329 (8.39%) jQuery
14 324 (8.26%) React
15 323 (8.24%) REST
16 302 (7.70%) XML
17 295 (7.52%) RESTful
18 261 (6.66%) Node.js
19 240 (6.12%) Entity Framework
20 202 (5.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 363 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 339 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
3 307 (7.83%) Fixed Income
4 293 (7.47%) Derivative
5 279 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
6 268 (6.83%) Computer Science
7 151 (3.85%) Equities
8 139 (3.55%) Fintech
9 115 (2.93%) Hedge funds
10 111 (2.83%) Market Risk
11 106 (2.70%) Algorithms
12 105 (2.68%) Mobile App
13 95 (2.42%) Credit Risk
14 87 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
15 80 (2.04%) User Experience
16 74 (1.89%) Data Structures
17 41 (1.05%) Public Cloud
18 39 (0.99%) N-Tier
19 32 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
20 31 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 431 (10.99%) Windows
2 187 (4.77%) Linux
3 93 (2.37%) Unix
4 70 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 63 (1.61%) Android
6 43 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.46%) Windows 10
11 17 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.31%) CentOS
13 11 (0.28%) Solaris
14 7 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.10%) Nucleus RTOS
16 3 (0.077%) SUSE
16 3 (0.077%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.051%) AIX
17 2 (0.051%) VMS
17 2 (0.051%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1655 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 949 (24.20%) MVC
3 918 (23.41%) TDD
4 529 (13.49%) Scrum
5 509 (12.98%) BDD
6 445 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
7 432 (11.02%) OO
8 406 (10.35%) Test Automation
9 335 (8.54%) DevOps
9 335 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 316 (8.06%) Unit Testing
11 285 (7.27%) Web Development
12 279 (7.12%) Multithreading
13 268 (6.83%) SOLID
14 259 (6.61%) SDLC
15 234 (5.97%) Mathematics
16 231 (5.89%) MVVM
17 230 (5.87%) Microservices
18 212 (5.41%) Analytics
19 199 (5.08%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1469 (37.46%) SQL
2 1115 (28.44%) JavaScript
3 778 (19.84%) Java
4 466 (11.88%) C++
5 462 (11.78%) Python
6 330 (8.42%) T-SQL
7 197 (5.02%) PowerShell
8 182 (4.64%) VBA
9 167 (4.26%) TypeScript
10 139 (3.55%) VB.NET
11 112 (2.86%) VB
12 80 (2.04%) Ruby
13 75 (1.91%) Scala
14 69 (1.76%) C
15 68 (1.73%) Perl
15 68 (1.73%) PL/SQL
16 56 (1.43%) PHP
17 48 (1.22%) Bash Shell
18 41 (1.05%) Shell Script
19 35 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 300 (7.65%) Degree
2 121 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 40 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
5 30 (0.77%) PhD
6 24 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 19 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.36%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.31%) ISEB
11 8 (0.20%) MCP
12 7 (0.18%) PMP
13 5 (0.13%) CFA
14 4 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.10%) MCITP
14 4 (0.10%) MCTS
15 3 (0.077%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.077%) MCPD
15 3 (0.077%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (5.69%) QA
2 68 (1.73%) MiFID
3 14 (0.36%) EMIR
4 10 (0.26%) SLA
5 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.18%) WCAG
6 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.10%) Basel III
7 4 (0.10%) UCITS
8 3 (0.077%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.077%) IFRS
8 3 (0.077%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.051%) HL7
9 2 (0.051%) PMO
9 2 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.026%) Basel II
10 1 (0.026%) COBIT
10 1 (0.026%) GDPR
10 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 109 (2.78%) Docker
2 73 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.23%) vCloud
4 8 (0.20%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.15%) HDFS
6 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.077%) Cronacle
8 3 (0.077%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.077%) vSphere
8 3 (0.077%) XenApp
8 3 (0.077%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.026%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.026%) NFS
10 1 (0.026%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.026%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.026%) UAG
10 1 (0.026%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 63 (1.61%) Ansible
2 55 (1.40%) Puppet
3 50 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.33%) Nagios
5 12 (0.31%) Control-M
5 12 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 10 (0.26%) Terraform
7 9 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.20%) Kibana
9 7 (0.18%) HP Fortify
9 7 (0.18%) RSA Archer
10 6 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.15%) Rancher
11 5 (0.13%) Oozie
11 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.10%) logstash
13 3 (0.077%) MOM
Vendors
1 785 (20.02%) Microsoft
2 293 (7.47%) Oracle
3 87 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 82 (2.09%) TIBCO
5 71 (1.81%) Sybase
6 57 (1.45%) Xamarin
7 49 (1.25%) DevExpress
8 47 (1.20%) Apigee
9 33 (0.84%) Bloomberg
9 33 (0.84%) ION Trading
10 26 (0.66%) Splunk
11 24 (0.61%) Reuters
12 23 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (0.51%) Google
14 19 (0.48%) Charles River
15 18 (0.46%) Perforce
16 17 (0.43%) HP
16 17 (0.43%) Infragistics
17 16 (0.41%) Murex
17 16 (0.41%) Telerik