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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / London
Rank 20 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing C# 1441 1628 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.50% 7.40% 7.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.28% 17.42% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1295 1281
Median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £21.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +123.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.26 £47.83 £20.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.83 £22.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 8850 9343 8742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.07% 42.48% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6573 7006 6334
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 54 45
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +35.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.51 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +3 272 £475 - 140
Canary Wharf +1 12 £600 +14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 9 £378 -16.11% 10
New Malden -8 6 - -
Twickenham -1 5 £348 -13.12% 4
Greenwich - 5 £418 -
Croydon +11 4 £275 -15.38% 1
West End of London +2 4 £263 -27.58% 27
Docklands, London -1 4 £600 -11.37%
Bromley +14 2 £500 +53.84% 1
Chiswick +1 2 £110 -72.50% 1
Hammersmith 0 2 £518 +40.81%
Uxbridge -3 2 £363 -24.47%
Ilford 0 1 £300 -22.58%
Westminster 0 1 - -
Hackney -5 1 £325 -3.70%
Lewisham - 1 £300 -
Southwark - 1 £200 - 1
Hendon - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £450 - 3
Edgware - 1 £425 -
Feltham - 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 1914 (66.14%) .NET
2 1143 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1118 (38.63%) SQL Server
4 990 (34.21%) SQL
5 842 (29.09%) JavaScript
6 833 (28.78%) Finance
7 776 (26.81%) ASP.NET
8 749 (25.88%) MVC
9 699 (24.15%) TDD
10 677 (23.39%) Microsoft
11 642 (22.18%) HTML
12 520 (17.97%) AngularJS
13 510 (17.62%) Java
14 493 (17.04%) Banking
15 429 (14.82%) CSS
16 405 (13.99%) Scrum
17 394 (13.61%) Windows
18 387 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
19 367 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
20 365 (12.61%) Front Office
21 362 (12.51%) OO
22 360 (12.44%) WPF
23 346 (11.96%) Web Services
24 332 (11.47%) C++
25 330 (11.40%) BDD
26 327 (11.30%) .NET Framework
27 312 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
28 310 (10.71%) WCF
29 288 (9.95%) HTML5
30 280 (9.68%) jQuery

C#
Top Related 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
1 169 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 114 (3.94%) IIS
3 75 (2.59%) CMS
4 70 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
5 58 (2.00%) Confluence
6 48 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 41 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 34 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 32 (1.11%) EPiServer
10 29 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 27 (0.93%) Apache
12 26 (0.90%) Apache Spark
13 25 (0.86%) Skype for Business
14 22 (0.76%) NServiceBus
15 20 (0.69%) Apache Pig
16 19 (0.66%) Tomcat
17 14 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
17 14 (0.48%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 249 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.42%) MS Office
3 14 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.21%) 3ds Max
6 6 (0.21%) LaTeX
7 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.10%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.10%) MS Project
9 2 (0.069%) SPSS
10 1 (0.035%) Maya
10 1 (0.035%) Mingle
10 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 175 (6.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.83%) ION MarketView
4 23 (0.79%) RMDS
5 8 (0.28%) Endur
6 7 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.17%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
8 4 (0.14%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.10%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.069%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.069%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.069%) Loan IQ
10 2 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.069%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.035%) BondVision
11 1 (0.035%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.035%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 387 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (2.07%) PaaS
4 58 (2.00%) IaaS
5 53 (1.83%) Office 365
6 36 (1.24%) GitHub
7 30 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (0.69%) Yammer
9 19 (0.66%) SaaS
10 10 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
11 9 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.28%) HTTP
2 36 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 24 (0.83%) AMQP
4 22 (0.76%) Internet
5 20 (0.69%) Intranet
6 15 (0.52%) SAN
7 13 (0.45%) DNS
7 13 (0.45%) Firewall
7 13 (0.45%) SSL
8 11 (0.38%) LDAP
9 9 (0.31%) IP Telephony
10 8 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.28%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.24%) Network Security
11 7 (0.24%) X.509
12 6 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.17%) DHCP
13 5 (0.17%) VoIP
14 4 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1118 (38.63%) SQL Server
2 239 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 166 (5.74%) NoSQL
4 160 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 159 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 125 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
7 118 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 98 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 92 (3.18%) Relational Database
10 91 (3.14%) Big Data
11 83 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 66 (2.28%) Hadoop
13 61 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
14 53 (1.83%) Oracle Database
15 45 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
15 45 (1.55%) Power BI
16 37 (1.28%) QlikView
17 36 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
18 30 (1.04%) Redis
19 28 (0.97%) KDB
Development Applications
1 221 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 213 (7.36%) Visual Studio
3 192 (6.63%) Git (software)
4 155 (5.36%) JIRA
5 154 (5.32%) TeamCity
6 136 (4.70%) NUnit
7 132 (4.56%) Selenium
8 122 (4.22%) SpecFlow
9 119 (4.11%) Subversion
10 91 (3.14%) WebDriver
11 84 (2.90%) Jenkins
12 71 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 67 (2.32%) Moq
14 53 (1.83%) Mockito
15 50 (1.73%) Cucumber
16 45 (1.55%) MSTest
17 33 (1.14%) JUnit
18 29 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 28 (0.97%) Maven
19 28 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 833 (28.78%) Finance
2 493 (17.04%) Banking
3 365 (12.61%) Front Office
4 187 (6.46%) Investment Banking
5 110 (3.80%) Retail
6 67 (2.32%) Financial Institution
7 62 (2.14%) Back Office
8 58 (2.00%) Advertising
9 55 (1.90%) Marketing
10 48 (1.66%) Games
11 28 (0.97%) Legal
12 26 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 22 (0.76%) Telecoms
14 21 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
15 20 (0.69%) Law
16 12 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.35%) Electronics
18 8 (0.28%) Publishing
19 6 (0.21%) German Language
19 6 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2170 (74.98%) Developer
2 1067 (36.87%) C# Developer
3 818 (28.27%) .NET Developer
4 538 (18.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 247 (8.53%) SQL Developer
6 222 (7.67%) Senior Developer
7 179 (6.19%) Analyst
8 178 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 144 (4.98%) ASP.NET Developer
9 144 (4.98%) WPF Developer
10 138 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 129 (4.46%) Java Developer
12 128 (4.42%) Angular Developer
13 125 (4.32%) C# WPF Developer
14 116 (4.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 116 (4.01%) C++ Developer
15 115 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
16 111 (3.84%) Agile Developer
17 110 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
18 109 (3.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1914 (66.14%) .NET
2 776 (26.81%) ASP.NET
3 642 (22.18%) HTML
4 520 (17.97%) AngularJS
5 429 (14.82%) CSS
6 367 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 360 (12.44%) WPF
8 346 (11.96%) Web Services
9 327 (11.30%) .NET Framework
10 312 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 310 (10.71%) WCF
12 288 (9.95%) HTML5
13 280 (9.68%) jQuery
14 212 (7.33%) XML
15 189 (6.53%) REST
16 180 (6.22%) Entity Framework
17 169 (5.84%) RESTful
18 157 (5.43%) React
19 119 (4.11%) WinForms
20 116 (4.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 222 (7.67%) Fixed Income
2 201 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 162 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 154 (5.32%) Derivative
5 151 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 111 (3.84%) Equities
7 104 (3.59%) User Experience
8 80 (2.76%) Fintech
9 67 (2.32%) Algorithms
9 67 (2.32%) Mobile App
10 64 (2.21%) Market Risk
11 59 (2.04%) Management Information System
12 42 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 39 (1.35%) Data Structures
14 31 (1.07%) Credit Risk
15 30 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
16 26 (0.90%) Public Cloud
17 25 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
17 25 (0.86%) Virtual Team
18 20 (0.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 394 (13.61%) Windows
2 183 (6.32%) Linux
3 91 (3.14%) Unix
4 59 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 53 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 50 (1.73%) Android
7 27 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.66%) CentOS
10 15 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.31%) Solaris
13 6 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.17%) AIX
14 5 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 4 (0.14%) HPUX
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1143 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 749 (25.88%) MVC
3 699 (24.15%) TDD
4 405 (13.99%) Scrum
5 362 (12.51%) OO
6 330 (11.40%) BDD
7 268 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
8 221 (7.64%) Multithreading
8 221 (7.64%) SDLC
8 221 (7.64%) Software Engineering
9 201 (6.95%) Unit Testing
10 197 (6.81%) CRM
10 197 (6.81%) DevOps
11 177 (6.12%) E-Commerce
12 171 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
13 168 (5.81%) Analytics
14 164 (5.67%) MVVM
15 155 (5.36%) OOP
16 154 (5.32%) Mathematics
17 137 (4.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 990 (34.21%) SQL
2 842 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 510 (17.62%) Java
4 332 (11.47%) C++
5 272 (9.40%) T-SQL
6 236 (8.15%) Python
7 163 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 102 (3.52%) VBA
9 100 (3.46%) VB
10 92 (3.18%) Ruby
11 88 (3.04%) C
12 81 (2.80%) VB.NET
13 68 (2.35%) Perl
14 67 (2.32%) TypeScript
15 64 (2.21%) Shell Script
16 59 (2.04%) Scala
17 47 (1.62%) PL/SQL
18 45 (1.55%) XAML
19 37 (1.28%) PHP
20 35 (1.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (5.81%) Degree
2 72 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (0.79%) PhD
6 19 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.55%) MBA
8 11 (0.38%) MCP
9 10 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.28%) CFA
12 7 (0.24%) ISEB
12 7 (0.24%) MCSE
12 7 (0.24%) MCTS
13 6 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.21%) MCITP
13 6 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.17%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (6.84%) QA
2 34 (1.17%) SDET
3 14 (0.48%) MiFID
4 11 (0.38%) Basel III
4 11 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.35%) WCAG
6 5 (0.17%) CRD IV
6 5 (0.17%) HL7
7 4 (0.14%) SLA
8 3 (0.10%) IFRS
8 3 (0.10%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.069%) EMIR
9 2 (0.069%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.069%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.069%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.069%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.035%) DICOM
10 1 (0.035%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.97%) Docker
3 24 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.17%) vSphere
7 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.10%) Firmware
8 3 (0.10%) XenApp
8 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.069%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.069%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.035%) etcd
10 1 (0.035%) HDFS
10 1 (0.035%) vCloud
10 1 (0.035%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.035%) Xen
10 1 (0.035%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (1.35%) Puppet
3 34 (1.17%) Ansible
4 16 (0.55%) WMI
5 12 (0.41%) SCOM
6 9 (0.31%) Kibana
7 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (0.24%) PowerCLI
7 7 (0.24%) SCCM
8 6 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.17%) Control-M
9 5 (0.17%) HP Fortify
9 5 (0.17%) SELinux
10 4 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.10%) logstash
11 3 (0.10%) Nessus
11 3 (0.10%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.069%) Galera Cluster
12 2 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 677 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 233 (8.05%) Oracle
3 75 (2.59%) Sitecore
4 68 (2.35%) Sybase
5 61 (2.11%) TIBCO
6 43 (1.49%) ION Trading
7 42 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 41 (1.42%) Xamarin
9 40 (1.38%) SAP
10 35 (1.21%) Bloomberg
10 35 (1.21%) Reuters
11 31 (1.07%) Atlassian
11 31 (1.07%) VMware
12 25 (0.86%) Tableau
13 24 (0.83%) DevExpress
14 22 (0.76%) Splunk
15 20 (0.69%) Adobe
15 20 (0.69%) Google
15 20 (0.69%) Infragistics
16 19 (0.66%) Infor
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £420 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market rates + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reco Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 2 Month initial contract - likely to extend.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £360 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £430 per day 6 Week Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago