Period
to 15 April 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 15 April 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
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 17 21
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 1,479 1,985 3,274
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.76% 8.20% 7.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.19% 17.20% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,122 1,560 2,714
10th Percentile £381 £369 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £521 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.31% +4.25% -
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £750 £713 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £454
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.63% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 14
10th Percentile £36.75 £37.77 £30.30
25th Percentile £38.24 £46.24 £39.55
Median hourly rate £41.46 £47.83 £44.96
Median % change year-on-year -13.32% +6.39% -6.01%
75th Percentile £44.65 " £47.44
90th Percentile £46.14 £53.06 £53.23
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.92
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.76% +5.06%

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 10,425 11,538 20,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.62% 47.64% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,788 8,627 15,539
10th Percentile £363 £369 £363
25th Percentile £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £613 £606
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 109
10th Percentile £20.95 £18.52 £18.43
25th Percentile £28.31 £31.54 £21.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £48.50 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.37% +34.72% +9.09%
75th Percentile £60.44 £59.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £68.04 £67.12 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

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 15 April 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#
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 15 April 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 -14 164 £588 +17.50% 278
South London +11 5 £404 -10.28% 24
West London -21 5 £475 +16.28% 89
East London +6 2 £465 +3.33% 76
C#
England

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 1,008 (68.15%) .NET
2 642 (43.41%) Azure
3 525 (35.50%) SQL
4 514 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
5 402 (27.18%) .NET Core
6 370 (25.02%) DevOps
7 369 (24.95%) JavaScript
8 355 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 352 (23.80%) Finance
10 309 (20.89%) Banking
11 303 (20.49%) Microservices
12 295 (19.95%) Front Office
13 287 (19.41%) TDD
13 287 (19.41%) Software Engineering
14 285 (19.27%) Python
15 267 (18.05%) C++
16 256 (17.31%) Java
17 253 (17.11%) Microsoft
18 250 (16.90%) AWS
19 242 (16.36%) AngularJS
20 232 (15.69%) React
21 203 (13.73%) Kubernetes
22 190 (12.85%) ASP.NET
23 188 (12.71%) Investment Banking
24 183 (12.37%) Test Automation
25 182 (12.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 180 (12.17%) Oracle
27 178 (12.04%) Greenfield Project
28 172 (11.63%) Docker
29 161 (10.89%) TypeScript

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 54 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 25 (1.69%) Apache
3 25 (1.69%) NServiceBus
4 24 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (1.56%) IIS
6 21 (1.42%) Confluence
7 18 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (0.74%) CMS
10 9 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.47%) SAS
12 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.20%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.20%) nginx
13 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 27 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.54%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) Maya
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.068%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.068%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.068%) Houdini
7 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.068%) Sketch
7 1 (0.068%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 23 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.74%) Summit
3 7 (0.47%) SunGard Martini
4 4 (0.27%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.14%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.068%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.068%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.068%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.068%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.068%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.068%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.068%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 642 (43.41%) Azure
2 250 (16.90%) AWS
3 121 (8.18%) Serverless
4 95 (6.42%) Power Platform
5 83 (5.61%) Azure Functions
6 62 (4.19%) GCP
6 62 (4.19%) PaaS
7 58 (3.92%) Logic Apps
8 46 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 43 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
10 40 (2.70%) GitHub
11 39 (2.64%) Dynamics 365
12 33 (2.23%) PowerApps
13 32 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (2.10%) IaaS
14 31 (2.10%) Power Automate
15 25 (1.69%) SaaS
16 24 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
17 20 (1.35%) NuGet
18 18 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.28%) HTTP
2 10 (0.68%) Kerberos
3 8 (0.54%) Firewall
3 8 (0.54%) Network Security
4 7 (0.47%) RTMP
5 4 (0.27%) Multicast
5 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.20%) Internet
6 3 (0.20%) SMTP
7 2 (0.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.068%) DNS
8 1 (0.068%) Intranet
8 1 (0.068%) SAN
8 1 (0.068%) VPN
8 1 (0.068%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 91 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 74 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 71 (4.80%) Power BI
6 63 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.84%) Cosmos DB
9 31 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (1.89%) MySQL
11 25 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 19 (1.28%) OLTP
14 18 (1.22%) Big Data
14 18 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.15%) Apache Ignite
15 17 (1.15%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 160 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 105 (7.10%) Visual Studio
3 100 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 93 (6.29%) JIRA
5 71 (4.80%) Selenium
5 71 (4.80%) TeamCity
6 46 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 45 (3.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 43 (2.91%) SpecFlow
9 39 (2.64%) Subversion
10 36 (2.43%) Bitbucket
11 33 (2.23%) NUnit
12 29 (1.96%) Cucumber
13 26 (1.76%) Postman
14 25 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.08%) SonarQube
15 16 (1.08%) WebDriver
16 15 (1.01%) Artifactory
16 15 (1.01%) Moq
16 15 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 352 (23.80%) Finance
2 309 (20.89%) Banking
3 295 (19.95%) Front Office
4 188 (12.71%) Investment Banking
5 26 (1.76%) Back Office
6 18 (1.22%) Retail
7 17 (1.15%) Marketing
8 14 (0.95%) Public Sector
9 13 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.68%) Publishing
11 7 (0.47%) Billing
11 7 (0.47%) French Language
11 7 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
12 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.34%) Games
13 5 (0.34%) International Banking
14 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.20%) Law
15 3 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 978 (66.13%) Developer
2 429 (29.01%) C# Developer
3 363 (24.54%) .NET Developer
4 157 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 124 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 98 (6.63%) Software Engineer
7 87 (5.88%) Azure Developer
7 87 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 84 (5.68%) Full Stack Developer
9 76 (5.14%) SQL Developer
10 66 (4.46%) Lead Developer
11 62 (4.19%) Front Office Developer
12 60 (4.06%) Analyst
13 53 (3.58%) Consultant
13 53 (3.58%) Quantitative Developer
14 52 (3.52%) React Developer
15 50 (3.38%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 49 (3.31%) .NET Software Engineer
17 45 (3.04%) Technical Leader
18 44 (2.97%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,008 (68.15%) .NET
2 402 (27.18%) .NET Core
3 242 (16.36%) AngularJS
4 232 (15.69%) React
5 190 (12.85%) ASP.NET
6 160 (10.82%) HTML
7 155 (10.48%) .NET Framework
8 140 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 124 (8.38%) CSS
10 116 (7.84%) WPF
11 114 (7.71%) Web Services
12 96 (6.49%) ASP.NET Core
13 90 (6.09%) Node.js
14 84 (5.68%) HTML5
15 83 (5.61%) REST
16 63 (4.26%) RESTful
17 59 (3.99%) JSON
18 55 (3.72%) jQuery
19 53 (3.58%) Entity Framework
19 53 (3.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 182 (12.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 178 (12.04%) Greenfield Project
3 114 (7.71%) Derivative
4 102 (6.90%) Fixed Income
5 89 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (4.80%) Hedge funds
7 63 (4.26%) Equities
8 51 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 51 (3.45%) User Experience
9 49 (3.31%) Cloud Native
10 41 (2.77%) Algorithms
11 33 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
13 24 (1.62%) Credit Risk
14 23 (1.56%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.28%) N-Tier
15 19 (1.28%) Public Cloud
16 16 (1.08%) Grid Computing
16 16 (1.08%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.81%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 110 (7.44%) Windows
2 84 (5.68%) Linux
3 24 (1.62%) Unix
4 22 (1.49%) Android
5 18 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.27%) CentOS
9 4 (0.27%) Solaris
9 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.14%) AIX
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.068%) Debian
11 1 (0.068%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.068%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (25.02%) DevOps
3 303 (20.49%) Microservices
4 287 (19.41%) Software Engineering
4 287 (19.41%) TDD
5 183 (12.37%) Test Automation
6 147 (9.94%) BDD
7 142 (9.60%) Analytics
8 129 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
9 128 (8.65%) Multithreading
10 121 (8.18%) Scrum
11 108 (7.30%) Fintech
11 108 (7.30%) Unit Testing
12 101 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
13 93 (6.29%) SDLC
14 91 (6.15%) OO
15 90 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 90 (6.09%) MVC
16 85 (5.75%) Electronic Trading
17 77 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 525 (35.50%) SQL
2 369 (24.95%) JavaScript
3 285 (19.27%) Python
4 267 (18.05%) C++
5 256 (17.31%) Java
6 161 (10.89%) TypeScript
7 151 (10.21%) PowerShell
8 103 (6.96%) T-SQL
9 78 (5.27%) PL/SQL
10 53 (3.58%) Kotlin
11 47 (3.18%) Scala
12 46 (3.11%) Go
13 32 (2.16%) Perl
14 30 (2.03%) VBA
15 29 (1.96%) VB
16 26 (1.76%) C
17 21 (1.42%) VB.NET
18 18 (1.22%) Ruby
19 15 (1.01%) Bash Shell
20 14 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (5.07%) Degree
2 62 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.47%) PhD
7 6 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.20%) ISEB
10 3 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.068%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.068%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.068%) MCP
12 1 (0.068%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.41%) QA
2 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.34%) WCAG
3 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.14%) GDPR
4 2 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.068%) EMIR
5 1 (0.068%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.068%) HL7
System Software
1 172 (11.63%) Docker
2 54 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.20%) LXC
3 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.068%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.068%) Firmware
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 203 (13.73%) Kubernetes
2 135 (9.13%) Terraform
3 60 (4.06%) Ansible
4 18 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.95%) Puppet
6 9 (0.61%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.47%) Grafana
7 7 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.41%) HP Fortify
9 5 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.34%) MIIS
9 5 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.20%) Istio
10 3 (0.20%) Kibana
11 2 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.14%) Graylog
11 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.068%) Salt
Vendors
1 253 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 180 (12.17%) Oracle
3 26 (1.76%) TIBCO
4 25 (1.69%) MuleSoft
5 23 (1.56%) Google
6 22 (1.49%) DevExpress
7 20 (1.35%) Bloomberg
8 18 (1.22%) Splunk
9 16 (1.08%) Sybase
10 14 (0.95%) HP
10 14 (0.95%) Xamarin
11 13 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.81%) New Relic
13 11 (0.74%) Databricks
14 9 (0.61%) IBM
15 8 (0.54%) Citrix
15 8 (0.54%) ServiceNow
16 7 (0.47%) Sitecore
16 7 (0.47%) Telerik
16 7 (0.47%) VMware