Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 3,218 4,068 2,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.63% 8.81% 7.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.01% 18.20% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,666 3,342 2,335
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £363 £358 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
England median daily rate £454 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +0.89% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 23
London median hourly rate £45.71 £47.83 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% - -
10th Percentile £32.00 £28.04 £33.25
90th Percentile £57.25 £49.15 £57.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £41.64
% change year-on-year +2.33% +3.27% +4.10%

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 20,102 22,353 18,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.66% 48.40% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,142 17,074 13,684
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.17%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 216 123
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.45% +69.23%
10th Percentile £19.57 £17.64 £18.10
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £57.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 -13 697 £500 - 239
West London +23 117 £481 +6.94% 92
South London -4 52 £450 +23.29% 20
East London -26 51 £500 - 37
North London +2 23 £450 -6.49% 16
C#
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 2,294 (71.29%) .NET
2 1,434 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1,225 (38.07%) SQL
4 1,114 (34.62%) SQL Server
5 1,079 (33.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 1,041 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 929 (28.87%) Finance
8 777 (24.15%) AngularJS
9 750 (23.31%) MVC
10 707 (21.97%) TDD
11 694 (21.57%) Microsoft
12 685 (21.29%) ASP.NET
13 560 (17.40%) HTML
14 499 (15.51%) .NET Framework
15 498 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 476 (14.79%) CSS
16 476 (14.79%) Scrum
17 454 (14.11%) Java
18 447 (13.89%) Microservices
19 440 (13.67%) DevOps
20 421 (13.08%) .NET Core
21 418 (12.99%) Test Automation
22 402 (12.49%) BDD
23 379 (11.78%) Git (software)
24 374 (11.62%) Banking
25 368 (11.44%) Front Office
25 368 (11.44%) React
26 365 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
27 337 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
28 333 (10.35%) ASP.NET MVC

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
1 104 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 66 (2.05%) CMS
2 66 (2.05%) IIS
3 58 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (1.55%) Umbraco
5 42 (1.31%) Confluence
6 36 (1.12%) NServiceBus
7 33 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 28 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 23 (0.71%) nginx
10 22 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.47%) Apache
14 13 (0.40%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
15 12 (0.37%) JBoss
16 10 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 101 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.062%) GIMP
7 2 (0.062%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.031%) Blender
8 1 (0.031%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.031%) InVision
8 1 (0.031%) Maya
8 1 (0.031%) Stata
Business Applications
1 125 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.28%) RMDS
4 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.22%) Endur
5 4 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.093%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.062%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.062%) MultiChain
7 2 (0.062%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 2 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.062%) Quorum
7 2 (0.062%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.031%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.031%) Global One
8 1 (0.031%) Kondor
8 1 (0.031%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.031%) Orchestrade
8 1 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.031%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,079 (33.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 337 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (3.17%) PaaS
4 96 (2.98%) Serverless
5 87 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
6 80 (2.49%) GitHub
7 61 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 56 (1.74%) Azure Functions
9 52 (1.62%) SaaS
10 51 (1.58%) Azure Data Factory
11 44 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 40 (1.24%) IaaS
12 40 (1.24%) Office 365
13 34 (1.06%) npm
14 22 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
16 14 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (0.37%) OpenShift
18 11 (0.34%) Apigee
18 11 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.18%) HTTP
1 38 (1.18%) Internet
2 28 (0.87%) AMQP
3 25 (0.78%) SSL
4 22 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.65%) DNS
6 13 (0.40%) Firewall
7 11 (0.34%) SNMP
8 7 (0.22%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.16%) Intranet
10 4 (0.12%) FTP
11 3 (0.093%) X.509
12 2 (0.062%) DHCP
12 2 (0.062%) DMARC
12 2 (0.062%) Multicast
12 2 (0.062%) Skype
13 1 (0.031%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.031%) FIX Connectivity
13 1 (0.031%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.031%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,114 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 226 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 176 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 143 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 128 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 122 (3.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 118 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 95 (2.95%) Cosmos DB
9 90 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 86 (2.67%) MongoDB
11 85 (2.64%) Big Data
12 77 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 74 (2.30%) Data Lake
14 68 (2.11%) Power BI
15 58 (1.80%) MySQL
16 54 (1.68%) Redis
17 53 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
18 44 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
19 42 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
20 37 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 379 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 290 (9.01%) Visual Studio
3 264 (8.20%) TeamCity
4 241 (7.49%) Jenkins
4 241 (7.49%) Selenium
5 234 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 222 (6.90%) SpecFlow
7 191 (5.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 169 (5.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 155 (4.82%) JIRA
10 125 (3.88%) NUnit
11 85 (2.64%) Subversion
12 65 (2.02%) WebDriver
13 64 (1.99%) Cucumber
14 57 (1.77%) Jasmine
14 57 (1.77%) Moq
15 48 (1.49%) gulp
16 44 (1.37%) MSTest
17 34 (1.06%) Grunt
17 34 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 929 (28.87%) Finance
2 374 (11.62%) Banking
3 368 (11.44%) Front Office
4 128 (3.98%) Investment Banking
5 101 (3.14%) Retail
6 67 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 64 (1.99%) Back Office
8 59 (1.83%) Games
9 52 (1.62%) Legal
10 50 (1.55%) Law
11 20 (0.62%) Marketing
11 20 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.50%) Advertising
13 14 (0.44%) French Language
13 14 (0.44%) German Language
13 14 (0.44%) Publishing
14 13 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.31%) Electronics
16 9 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,311 (71.81%) Developer
2 1,122 (34.87%) C# Developer
3 941 (29.24%) .NET Developer
4 481 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 270 (8.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 233 (7.24%) Senior Developer
7 225 (6.99%) Angular Developer
8 196 (6.09%) SQL Developer
9 171 (5.31%) Azure Developer
10 144 (4.47%) React Developer
11 128 (3.98%) Software Developer
12 112 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 112 (3.48%) Senior C# Developer
13 111 (3.45%) Analyst
14 106 (3.29%) Architect
15 104 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
16 99 (3.08%) WPF Developer
17 93 (2.89%) Tester
18 88 (2.73%) Software Engineer
19 77 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,294 (71.29%) .NET
2 777 (24.15%) AngularJS
3 685 (21.29%) ASP.NET
4 560 (17.40%) HTML
5 499 (15.51%) .NET Framework
6 498 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 476 (14.79%) CSS
8 421 (13.08%) .NET Core
9 368 (11.44%) React
10 333 (10.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 290 (9.01%) REST
12 285 (8.86%) Web Services
13 280 (8.70%) Entity Framework
14 269 (8.36%) WPF
15 265 (8.23%) RESTful
16 264 (8.20%) jQuery
17 243 (7.55%) HTML5
18 236 (7.33%) WCF
19 191 (5.94%) JSON
20 169 (5.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 287 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
2 223 (6.93%) Fintech
3 202 (6.28%) Hedge funds
4 171 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 150 (4.66%) Fixed Income
6 112 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 106 (3.29%) Derivative
8 104 (3.23%) User Experience
9 82 (2.55%) Algorithms
10 77 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 67 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
12 57 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
13 51 (1.58%) Data Structures
14 44 (1.37%) Equities
15 37 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
16 27 (0.84%) Digital Media
16 27 (0.84%) Market Risk
17 21 (0.65%) Credit Risk
18 19 (0.59%) Client/Server
18 19 (0.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 306 (9.51%) Windows
2 115 (3.57%) Linux
3 48 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 45 (1.40%) Unix
5 44 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 41 (1.27%) Android
7 23 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.25%) CentOS
14 7 (0.22%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.12%) Solaris
15 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.031%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.031%) Debian
16 1 (0.031%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,434 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
2 750 (23.31%) MVC
3 707 (21.97%) TDD
4 476 (14.79%) Scrum
5 447 (13.89%) Microservices
6 440 (13.67%) DevOps
7 418 (12.99%) Test Automation
8 402 (12.49%) BDD
9 365 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
10 311 (9.66%) Software Engineering
11 256 (7.96%) OO
12 246 (7.64%) Unit Testing
13 233 (7.24%) SOLID
14 207 (6.43%) Analytics
15 199 (6.18%) Multithreading
16 194 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
17 173 (5.38%) Asset Management
18 167 (5.19%) SDLC
19 153 (4.75%) Web Development
20 149 (4.63%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,225 (38.07%) SQL
2 1,041 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 454 (14.11%) Java
4 317 (9.85%) Python
5 308 (9.57%) C++
6 282 (8.76%) T-SQL
7 211 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 200 (6.22%) TypeScript
9 121 (3.76%) VB.NET
10 111 (3.45%) VBA
11 92 (2.86%) VB
12 76 (2.36%) PL/SQL
13 62 (1.93%) Ruby
14 59 (1.83%) C
15 55 (1.71%) Scala
16 46 (1.43%) R
17 39 (1.21%) Shell Script
18 30 (0.93%) PHP
19 25 (0.78%) Bash Shell
19 25 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 156 (4.85%) Degree
2 73 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (0.96%) PhD
6 14 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.34%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.19%) ISEB
10 3 (0.093%) CITP
10 3 (0.093%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.093%) MBCS
10 3 (0.093%) MCP
11 2 (0.062%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.062%) HP APS
11 2 (0.062%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.062%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (6.96%) QA
2 27 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.28%) GDPR
3 9 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.22%) GxP
4 7 (0.22%) SLA
5 4 (0.12%) MiFID
6 3 (0.093%) IFRS
6 3 (0.093%) PSD2
6 3 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.093%) WCAG
7 2 (0.062%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.062%) HL7
8 1 (0.031%) COBIT
8 1 (0.031%) COREP
8 1 (0.031%) FATCA
8 1 (0.031%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.031%) PMO
System Software
1 250 (7.77%) Docker
2 71 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.16%) HDFS
5 3 (0.093%) Firmware
5 3 (0.093%) XenApp
6 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.031%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.031%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.031%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.031%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.031%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 157 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 71 (2.21%) Ansible
3 70 (2.18%) Terraform
4 44 (1.37%) Puppet
5 41 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (0.93%) SCCM
7 15 (0.47%) SCOM
8 12 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.31%) Grafana
11 9 (0.28%) HP ALM
12 8 (0.25%) Kibana
12 8 (0.25%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.22%) HP Fortify
14 6 (0.19%) logstash
14 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
15 4 (0.12%) Packer
15 4 (0.12%) WSUS
16 3 (0.093%) Nmap
Vendors
1 694 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 223 (6.93%) Oracle
3 78 (2.42%) Google
4 44 (1.37%) Telerik
5 41 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 36 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 30 (0.93%) DevExpress
7 30 (0.93%) IBM
8 29 (0.90%) Citrix
8 29 (0.90%) HP
9 27 (0.84%) Sybase
10 23 (0.71%) Xamarin
11 22 (0.68%) Tableau
12 21 (0.65%) Reuters
13 20 (0.62%) Atlassian
14 18 (0.56%) Bloomberg
15 16 (0.50%) SAP
16 15 (0.47%) MuleSoft
17 12 (0.37%) RedGate
18 11 (0.34%) Facebook