Period
to 27 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 955 2,944 4,121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.24% 7.68% 8.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.34% 16.19% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 2,458 3,381
Median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 18
Median hourly rate £50.50 £48.92 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +4.07% -1.05%
10th Percentile £49.25 £16.75 £18.35
90th Percentile £51.75 £60.48 £62.88
England median hourly rate £45.91 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +8.24% -

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 6,661 18,188 23,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.49% 47.43% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,623 13,746 17,575
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £740 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 114 145
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +15.38% +8.62%
10th Percentile £22.40 £20.92 £18.23
90th Percentile £50.66 £60.38 £62.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.53 £42.27
% change year-on-year -21.41% +5.36% +5.66%

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 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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 -1 151 £550 +7.32% 173
West London -8 20 £495 +16.47% 34
South London -3 10 £525 +40.00% 8
East London +38 6 £425 -15.00% 41
North London -8 1 £450 - 4
C#
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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#.

1 638 (66.81%) .NET
2 354 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (34.76%) Azure
4 329 (34.45%) SQL
5 274 (28.69%) SQL Server
6 267 (27.96%) Finance
7 245 (25.65%) JavaScript
8 226 (23.66%) Microservices
9 224 (23.46%) .NET Core
10 220 (23.04%) AngularJS
11 213 (22.30%) Front Office
12 205 (21.47%) Banking
13 191 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 185 (19.37%) Python
14 185 (19.37%) Microsoft
15 181 (18.95%) Java
15 181 (18.95%) DevOps
16 174 (18.22%) React
17 170 (17.80%) AWS
18 149 (15.60%) TDD
19 145 (15.18%) Software Engineering
20 137 (14.35%) Docker
21 132 (13.82%) Web Services
22 127 (13.30%) Investment Banking
23 123 (12.88%) .NET Framework
24 117 (12.25%) Derivative
25 116 (12.15%) C++
25 116 (12.15%) Fixed Income
26 111 (11.62%) HTML
26 111 (11.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 67 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.25%) Confluence
3 27 (2.83%) IIS
4 20 (2.09%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.57%) CMS
6 9 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.84%) Apache
8 7 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.52%) nginx
10 4 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.42%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.31%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.31%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.05%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.94%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.31%) Maya
7 1 (0.10%) Blender
Business Applications
1 30 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.26%) SunGard Martini
3 5 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.31%) Endur
6 2 (0.21%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.21%) RMDS
7 1 (0.10%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.10%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 1 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 332 (34.76%) Azure
2 170 (17.80%) AWS
3 51 (5.34%) Serverless
4 48 (5.03%) GCP
5 46 (4.82%) Power Platform
6 28 (2.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 25 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
8 24 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (2.41%) PaaS
10 21 (2.20%) GitHub
10 21 (2.20%) Logic Apps
11 20 (2.09%) Azure Functions
11 20 (2.09%) Office 365
12 19 (1.99%) SaaS
13 18 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (1.57%) OpenShift
15 14 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (1.47%) Amazon S3
16 12 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.94%) Internet
2 8 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.73%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.63%) RTMP
5 5 (0.52%) DNS
5 5 (0.52%) SNMP
6 4 (0.42%) Firewall
6 4 (0.42%) Intranet
7 3 (0.31%) HTTP
7 3 (0.31%) MQTT
7 3 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.31%) VLAN
8 2 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.10%) DHCP
9 1 (0.10%) FTP
9 1 (0.10%) LAN
9 1 (0.10%) SSL
9 1 (0.10%) VPN
9 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (28.69%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.39%) MongoDB
3 54 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 49 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (4.50%) Big Data
6 40 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (3.46%) Power BI
10 30 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 27 (2.83%) Cosmos DB
11 27 (2.83%) Data Lake
12 26 (2.72%) Redis
13 21 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (2.09%) MySQL
15 19 (1.99%) Oracle Database
15 19 (1.99%) SQL Server 2017
16 16 (1.68%) Hadoop
17 15 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 109 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 56 (5.86%) JIRA
3 51 (5.34%) Visual Studio
4 50 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 42 (4.40%) TeamCity
6 38 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 37 (3.87%) Subversion
8 29 (3.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 22 (2.30%) NUnit
10 21 (2.20%) Selenium
11 20 (2.09%) SpecFlow
12 18 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (1.57%) Bitbucket
14 13 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (1.05%) CppUnit
15 10 (1.05%) JUnit
15 10 (1.05%) Maven
15 10 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
16 9 (0.94%) Postman
General
1 267 (27.96%) Finance
2 213 (22.30%) Front Office
3 205 (21.47%) Banking
4 127 (13.30%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.83%) Games
6 24 (2.51%) Public Sector
7 23 (2.41%) Marketing
8 20 (2.09%) Back Office
9 7 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.73%) Law
9 7 (0.73%) Retail
10 6 (0.63%) International Banking
10 6 (0.63%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.52%) French Language
11 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Advertising
12 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Police
13 2 (0.21%) Legal
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 625 (65.45%) Developer
2 271 (28.38%) C# Developer
3 196 (20.52%) .NET Developer
4 86 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (7.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 64 (6.70%) Azure Developer
7 62 (6.49%) Software Engineer
8 57 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
9 55 (5.76%) SQL Developer
10 47 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 46 (4.82%) Architect
12 45 (4.71%) React Developer
13 41 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
14 40 (4.19%) AWS Software Engineer
15 35 (3.66%) Angular Developer
16 33 (3.46%) AWS Developer
17 31 (3.25%) .NET Software Developer
17 31 (3.25%) Java Developer
18 29 (3.04%) C# Developer - Commodities
18 29 (3.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (66.81%) .NET
2 224 (23.46%) .NET Core
3 220 (23.04%) AngularJS
4 191 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 174 (18.22%) React
6 132 (13.82%) Web Services
7 123 (12.88%) .NET Framework
8 111 (11.62%) HTML
9 90 (9.42%) CSS
10 85 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 82 (8.59%) ASP.NET Core
12 80 (8.38%) Vue.js
13 76 (7.96%) WPF
14 68 (7.12%) REST
15 60 (6.28%) Entity Framework
16 54 (5.65%) RESTful
17 49 (5.13%) HTML5
17 49 (5.13%) WCF
18 48 (5.03%) Kafka
19 42 (4.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 117 (12.25%) Derivative
2 116 (12.15%) Fixed Income
3 111 (11.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 76 (7.96%) Hedge funds
5 75 (7.85%) Equities
6 63 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
7 61 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (4.61%) User Experience
9 18 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 17 (1.78%) Cloud Native
11 14 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.15%) Robotics
13 10 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.05%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.05%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (0.84%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.73%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.63%) Blog
17 6 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 95 (9.95%) Windows
2 65 (6.81%) Linux
3 18 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.36%) Android
6 9 (0.94%) Unix
7 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.63%) CentOS
8 6 (0.63%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.42%) Debian
10 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (23.66%) Microservices
3 181 (18.95%) DevOps
4 149 (15.60%) TDD
5 145 (15.18%) Software Engineering
6 101 (10.58%) Test Automation
7 96 (10.05%) Asset Management
8 95 (9.95%) Fintech
9 82 (8.59%) Investment Management
10 81 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
10 81 (8.48%) Scrum
11 78 (8.17%) MVC
12 74 (7.75%) Migration
13 73 (7.64%) BDD
14 62 (6.49%) Analytics
15 60 (6.28%) Computer Science
16 59 (6.18%) Unit Testing
17 56 (5.86%) Multithreading
18 55 (5.76%) OO
19 53 (5.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 329 (34.45%) SQL
2 245 (25.65%) JavaScript
3 185 (19.37%) Python
4 181 (18.95%) Java
5 116 (12.15%) C++
6 95 (9.95%) PowerShell
7 71 (7.43%) T-SQL
8 62 (6.49%) TypeScript
9 32 (3.35%) VBA
10 25 (2.62%) Kotlin
11 20 (2.09%) Perl
12 19 (1.99%) VB.NET
13 18 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.57%) Go
14 15 (1.57%) Scala
15 12 (1.26%) VB
16 11 (1.15%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.05%) PHP
17 10 (1.05%) R
17 10 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (7.43%) Degree
2 42 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.25%) Master's Degree
3 31 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.63%) CISSP
6 5 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (0.52%) GCFA
6 5 (0.52%) ISEB
6 5 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.10%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.14%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.21%) SEPA
5 1 (0.10%) CDISC
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) EMIR
5 1 (0.10%) MiFID
5 1 (0.10%) NCSC
5 1 (0.10%) NIST
5 1 (0.10%) PMO
5 1 (0.10%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.10%) WAI
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 137 (14.35%) Docker
2 41 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.42%) vSphere
5 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.21%) LXC
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.10%) PowerDNS
7 1 (0.10%) vCloud
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 103 (10.79%) Kubernetes
2 40 (4.19%) Terraform
3 30 (3.14%) Ansible
4 15 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.94%) Puppet
6 8 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (0.63%) Grafana
7 6 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.52%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.42%) Packer
10 3 (0.31%) Control-M
10 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.21%) Kibana
11 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.10%) Consul
12 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 185 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.81%) Oracle
3 43 (4.50%) Databricks
4 33 (3.46%) Google
5 27 (2.83%) Atlassian
6 24 (2.51%) StreamSets
7 18 (1.88%) DevExpress
8 16 (1.68%) Tableau
9 14 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.26%) SunGard
11 11 (1.15%) Adobe
11 11 (1.15%) Sybase
12 10 (1.05%) FIS
12 10 (1.05%) SAP
13 8 (0.84%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.84%) OpenLink
14 7 (0.73%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.73%) Cognos
14 7 (0.73%) VMware
15 6 (0.63%) IBM