Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 3,041 4,103 3,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.60% 8.94% 7.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.09% 17.89% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,489 3,323 2,665
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £363 £363 £348
90th Percentile £690 £688 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 25
London median hourly rate £52.00 £47.83 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.72% +0.69% -64.81%
10th Percentile £21.25 £19.25 £17.95
90th Percentile £60.75 £63.29 £53.83
England median hourly rate £45.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.18% +11.84%

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 18,900 22,934 20,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.23% 49.99% 47.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,290 17,506 15,200
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £331
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 170 153
London median hourly rate £42.31 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -2.50% +46.08%
10th Percentile £20.60 £18.00 £17.30
90th Percentile £61.00 £62.63 £52.40
England median hourly rate £44.96 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +5.00% +6.67%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -4 652 £513 +2.50% 318
West London +25 136 £425 -5.56% 143
South London +42 65 £375 - 38
North London +17 35 £450 -5.26% 25
East London -11 28 £456 -3.95% 60
C#
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 2,066 (67.94%) .NET
2 1,309 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 1,166 (38.34%) SQL
4 1,071 (35.22%) JavaScript
5 1,052 (34.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 991 (32.59%) Finance
7 921 (30.29%) SQL Server
8 783 (25.75%) AngularJS
9 754 (24.79%) TDD
10 625 (20.55%) MVC
11 607 (19.96%) Microsoft
12 584 (19.20%) ASP.NET
13 517 (17.00%) HTML
14 492 (16.18%) CSS
14 492 (16.18%) .NET Core
15 479 (15.75%) Java
16 472 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 465 (15.29%) DevOps
18 452 (14.86%) React
19 441 (14.50%) .NET Framework
20 439 (14.44%) Microservices
21 401 (13.19%) Front Office
22 396 (13.02%) Test Automation
23 372 (12.23%) Scrum
24 364 (11.97%) Python
25 346 (11.38%) BDD
26 345 (11.34%) Banking
27 340 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
28 331 (10.88%) Greenfield Project
29 327 (10.75%) 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
1 114 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.83%) IIS
3 48 (1.58%) Confluence
4 45 (1.48%) Umbraco
5 44 (1.45%) CMS
6 42 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 25 (0.82%) Apache
9 20 (0.66%) nginx
10 19 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.46%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.36%) SugarCRM
14 11 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.26%) NServiceBus
17 7 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 102 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.066%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 113 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.66%) Endur
3 11 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.33%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.066%) MultiChain
6 2 (0.066%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.066%) Quorum
6 2 (0.066%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.066%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.033%) Actimize
7 1 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.033%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.033%) Global One
7 1 (0.033%) Kondor
7 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.033%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.033%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,052 (34.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 340 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
3 132 (4.34%) Power Platform
4 126 (4.14%) Serverless
5 84 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
6 77 (2.53%) GitHub
7 74 (2.43%) PaaS
8 66 (2.17%) Office 365
9 59 (1.94%) Azure Functions
10 58 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
11 57 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
12 55 (1.81%) SaaS
13 50 (1.64%) npm
14 48 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 29 (0.95%) IaaS
16 28 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
17 25 (0.82%) OpenShift
18 19 (0.62%) Amazon S3
19 17 (0.56%) Microsoft Flow
19 17 (0.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (0.72%) HTTP
2 19 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 18 (0.59%) AMQP
4 16 (0.53%) Firewall
5 13 (0.43%) Internet
6 12 (0.39%) SSL
7 9 (0.30%) Intranet
8 8 (0.26%) SNMP
9 7 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.13%) DNS
10 4 (0.13%) Network Security
10 4 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.13%) RTMP
10 4 (0.13%) VPN
11 3 (0.099%) Skype
12 2 (0.066%) FIX Connectivity
12 2 (0.066%) Wireless
13 1 (0.033%) FTP
13 1 (0.033%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.033%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 921 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 187 (6.15%) NoSQL
3 170 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
4 169 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (4.18%) Relational Database
6 116 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 113 (3.72%) Power BI
8 108 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 107 (3.52%) Big Data
10 102 (3.35%) MongoDB
11 100 (3.29%) Cosmos DB
12 95 (3.12%) Data Lake
13 69 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 68 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 64 (2.10%) MySQL
16 63 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
17 58 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
18 49 (1.61%) Redis
19 43 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
20 39 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 325 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 221 (7.27%) TeamCity
3 212 (6.97%) Visual Studio
4 184 (6.05%) Selenium
5 162 (5.33%) Jenkins
6 161 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 148 (4.87%) SpecFlow
8 130 (4.27%) JIRA
9 128 (4.21%) NUnit
10 126 (4.14%) Visual Studio Team System
11 121 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
12 60 (1.97%) Jasmine
13 56 (1.84%) WebDriver
14 46 (1.51%) webpack
15 44 (1.45%) gulp
16 36 (1.18%) Subversion
17 33 (1.09%) MSTest
18 32 (1.05%) Cucumber
19 31 (1.02%) Moq
20 29 (0.95%) Bitbucket
General
1 991 (32.59%) Finance
2 401 (13.19%) Front Office
3 345 (11.34%) Banking
4 101 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 74 (2.43%) Retail
6 73 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 65 (2.14%) Back Office
8 50 (1.64%) Law
9 45 (1.48%) Marketing
10 39 (1.28%) Games
11 35 (1.15%) Legal
12 16 (0.53%) Advertising
13 14 (0.46%) Telecoms
14 13 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.43%) Publishing
15 11 (0.36%) Electronics
16 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.13%) Billing
18 3 (0.099%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2,166 (71.23%) Developer
2 917 (30.15%) C# Developer
3 824 (27.10%) .NET Developer
4 377 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 326 (10.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 242 (7.96%) Senior Developer
7 214 (7.04%) Angular Developer
8 182 (5.98%) React Developer
9 164 (5.39%) SQL Developer
10 124 (4.08%) Azure Developer
11 117 (3.85%) Software Engineer
12 114 (3.75%) Architect
13 107 (3.52%) Software Developer
14 101 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
15 92 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
16 82 (2.70%) Analyst
16 82 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 82 (2.70%) Tester
17 77 (2.53%) ASP.NET Developer
18 74 (2.43%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,066 (67.94%) .NET
2 783 (25.75%) AngularJS
3 584 (19.20%) ASP.NET
4 517 (17.00%) HTML
5 492 (16.18%) .NET Core
5 492 (16.18%) CSS
6 472 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 452 (14.86%) React
8 441 (14.50%) .NET Framework
9 327 (10.75%) Web Services
10 270 (8.88%) REST
11 236 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 225 (7.40%) Entity Framework
13 213 (7.00%) RESTful
14 201 (6.61%) HTML5
15 190 (6.25%) WPF
16 188 (6.18%) Node.js
17 169 (5.56%) WCF
18 156 (5.13%) jQuery
19 148 (4.87%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 331 (10.88%) Greenfield Project
2 179 (5.89%) Derivative
3 170 (5.59%) Hedge funds
4 163 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 134 (4.41%) Fixed Income
6 113 (3.72%) User Experience
7 103 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 78 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 74 (2.43%) Equities
10 73 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
11 50 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 50 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
12 34 (1.12%) Algorithms
13 33 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
14 30 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 30 (0.99%) Digital Media
15 29 (0.95%) Market Risk
16 23 (0.76%) Cloud Native
17 22 (0.72%) Credit Risk
18 14 (0.46%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 240 (7.89%) Windows
2 96 (3.16%) Linux
3 33 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 32 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.02%) Android
6 26 (0.85%) Unix
7 13 (0.43%) CentOS
8 12 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.20%) VMS
12 4 (0.13%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.099%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.066%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.033%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.033%) Solaris
15 1 (0.033%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,309 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
2 754 (24.79%) TDD
3 625 (20.55%) MVC
4 465 (15.29%) DevOps
5 439 (14.44%) Microservices
6 396 (13.02%) Test Automation
7 372 (12.23%) Scrum
8 346 (11.38%) BDD
9 320 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
10 308 (10.13%) Software Engineering
11 285 (9.37%) Unit Testing
12 233 (7.66%) Fintech
13 230 (7.56%) SDLC
14 220 (7.23%) OO
15 216 (7.10%) SOLID
16 204 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
17 193 (6.35%) Front End Development
18 172 (5.66%) Analytics
19 159 (5.23%) Asset Management
19 159 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,166 (38.34%) SQL
2 1,071 (35.22%) JavaScript
3 479 (15.75%) Java
4 364 (11.97%) Python
5 288 (9.47%) TypeScript
6 265 (8.71%) C++
7 249 (8.19%) T-SQL
8 219 (7.20%) PowerShell
9 136 (4.47%) VB.NET
10 104 (3.42%) VBA
11 74 (2.43%) VB
12 58 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 52 (1.71%) R
14 50 (1.64%) Ruby
15 49 (1.61%) Scala
16 38 (1.25%) C
17 37 (1.22%) PHP
18 36 (1.18%) ES6
19 35 (1.15%) Bash Shell
20 33 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (4.97%) Degree
2 64 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.43%) PhD
7 12 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.26%) SANS
9 7 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.16%) CFA
10 5 (0.16%) ISEB
11 4 (0.13%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.099%) GPEN
12 3 (0.099%) GWAPT
12 3 (0.099%) GXPN
12 3 (0.099%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.099%) OSCE
12 3 (0.099%) OSCP
13 2 (0.066%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (5.59%) QA
2 14 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.33%) SLA
4 5 (0.16%) GxP
5 4 (0.13%) MiFID
5 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.13%) PSD2
6 2 (0.066%) GDPR
6 2 (0.066%) HL7
7 1 (0.033%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.033%) IFRS
7 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.033%) NIST
System Software
1 271 (8.91%) Docker
2 72 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.16%) HDFS
5 4 (0.13%) XenApp
6 3 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.099%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.033%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.033%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.033%) Varnish
7 1 (0.033%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 175 (5.75%) Kubernetes
2 50 (1.64%) Terraform
3 46 (1.51%) Ansible
4 29 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (0.92%) Puppet
6 23 (0.76%) SCCM
7 16 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (0.49%) SCOM
9 12 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 11 (0.36%) Grafana
10 11 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (0.33%) Kibana
12 7 (0.23%) logstash
12 7 (0.23%) Packer
13 6 (0.20%) HP ALM
13 6 (0.20%) Nagios
13 6 (0.20%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.16%) HP Fortify
14 5 (0.16%) MIIS
15 4 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 607 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 176 (5.79%) Oracle
3 54 (1.78%) Bloomberg
4 48 (1.58%) Reuters
5 43 (1.41%) Tableau
6 42 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 40 (1.32%) TIBCO
8 36 (1.18%) Google
9 28 (0.92%) Telerik
10 27 (0.89%) Databricks
11 26 (0.85%) Citrix
12 22 (0.72%) Atlassian
12 22 (0.72%) Xamarin
13 21 (0.69%) OpenLink
14 20 (0.66%) Cognos
15 18 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.56%) HP
17 16 (0.53%) Sybase
18 13 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
18 13 (0.43%) SAP