Period
to

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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 29 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 2,786 1,680 1,666
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.28% 6.92% 8.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.26% 14.56% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,320 1,289 1,293
10th Percentile £424 £400 £370
25th Percentile £506 £463 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £580 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.76% +10.48% +5.00%
75th Percentile £750 £688 £625
90th Percentile £825 £753 £731
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
10th Percentile £45.35 £35.95 £36.33
25th Percentile £47.37 £36.25 £41.98
Median hourly rate £49.28 £44.50 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +10.75% -6.96% +6.49%
75th Percentile £53.08 £58.63 £49.79
90th Percentile £55.97 £62.45 £57.00
England median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year +27.78% -5.92% +6.29%

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 16,138 11,542 9,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.16% 47.54% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,418 8,623 7,221
10th Percentile £413 £369 £370
25th Percentile £500 £450 £439
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £530 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% +0.95% -
75th Percentile £712 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 67 75
10th Percentile £30.18 £20.30 £18.43
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.75 £26.63
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.50 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +12.36% -6.96% +30.74%
75th Percentile £67.50 £62.88 £57.00
90th Percentile £77.53 £68.00 £64.43
England median hourly rate £50.81 £41.66 £43.75
% change year-on-year +21.96% -4.78% -1.69%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -2 275 £600 -2.04% 216
South London +9 38 £625 +54.80% 16
West London +11 25 £615 +23.00% 51
East London +8 19 £400 -13.98% 58
C#
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 1,895 (68.02%) .NET
2 1,121 (40.24%) Azure
3 1,058 (37.98%) Agile
4 1,006 (36.11%) SQL
5 870 (31.23%) Finance
6 754 (27.06%) JavaScript
7 718 (25.77%) SQL Server
8 716 (25.70%) DevOps
9 604 (21.68%) CI/CD
10 589 (21.14%) Microsoft
11 580 (20.82%) Banking
12 571 (20.50%) Front Office
13 569 (20.42%) Social Skills
14 559 (20.06%) .NET Core
15 539 (19.35%) Java
16 529 (18.99%) Python
17 528 (18.95%) AngularJS
18 499 (17.91%) .NET Framework
19 497 (17.84%) Microservices
20 470 (16.87%) ASP.NET
21 464 (16.65%) React
22 430 (15.43%) Software Engineering
23 405 (14.54%) TDD
24 386 (13.85%) AWS
25 385 (13.82%) HTML
26 381 (13.68%) Full Stack Development
27 380 (13.64%) Oracle
28 379 (13.60%) Test Automation
29 373 (13.39%) Git (software)
30 369 (13.24%) CSS

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 90 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 48 (1.72%) Confluence
4 45 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
5 38 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (1.15%) CMS
7 27 (0.97%) Apache Spark
8 20 (0.72%) IIS
9 16 (0.57%) MQSeries
10 15 (0.54%) Sitefinity
11 12 (0.43%) Apache
12 10 (0.36%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.25%) DNN
14 7 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.22%) OpenEdge
16 5 (0.18%) Ethereum
16 5 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.14%) Jupyter
Applications
1 68 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
3 19 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.072%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.036%) Blender
7 1 (0.036%) GIMP
7 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.036%) Maya
7 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
2 16 (0.57%) RMDS
3 11 (0.39%) Endur
3 11 (0.39%) SunGard Martini
4 8 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 7 (0.25%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 6 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
6 6 (0.22%) Elite 3E
6 6 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.11%) Bloomberg AIM
8 3 (0.11%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.11%) Magento
8 3 (0.11%) Orchestrade
8 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.11%) Shopify
9 2 (0.072%) Global One
9 2 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.036%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1,121 (40.24%) Azure
2 386 (13.85%) AWS
3 188 (6.75%) Serverless
4 137 (4.92%) Power Platform
5 127 (4.56%) Azure Service Bus
6 111 (3.98%) Azure Functions
7 102 (3.66%) PaaS
8 98 (3.52%) GCP
9 95 (3.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 90 (3.23%) Azure Logic Apps
11 84 (3.02%) Azure Data Factory
11 84 (3.02%) GitHub
12 78 (2.80%) SaaS
13 66 (2.37%) PowerApps
14 64 (2.30%) Microsoft 365
15 60 (2.15%) IaaS
16 51 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
17 45 (1.62%) Azure Monitor
18 44 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
19 42 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.05%) TCP/IP
2 30 (1.08%) RTMP
3 15 (0.54%) Firewall
4 14 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (0.39%) Network Security
6 10 (0.36%) BGP
7 9 (0.32%) HTTP
7 9 (0.32%) VPN
8 8 (0.29%) DNS
9 7 (0.25%) AMQP
9 7 (0.25%) Internet
9 7 (0.25%) Multicast
9 7 (0.25%) SSL
10 6 (0.22%) SSH
11 4 (0.14%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.11%) FTP
12 3 (0.11%) Intranet
12 3 (0.11%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.11%) SMTP
12 3 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 718 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 162 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 98 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 97 (3.48%) NoSQL
5 93 (3.34%) Power BI
6 91 (3.27%) Oracle Database
7 83 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
8 82 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 79 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 73 (2.62%) Data Lake
11 63 (2.26%) MongoDB
12 49 (1.76%) MySQL
13 43 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
14 42 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (1.40%) Big Data
17 37 (1.33%) Redis
18 31 (1.11%) RDBMS
19 30 (1.08%) Tableau
20 24 (0.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 373 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 249 (8.94%) Jenkins
3 226 (8.11%) JIRA
4 204 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 198 (7.11%) Visual Studio
6 137 (4.92%) Selenium
7 110 (3.95%) SpecFlow
8 78 (2.80%) Bitbucket
9 60 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
10 56 (2.01%) Grunt
11 55 (1.97%) Artifactory
12 53 (1.90%) Maven
13 52 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
13 52 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 51 (1.83%) Cypress.io
15 50 (1.79%) Postman
16 48 (1.72%) Subversion
17 47 (1.69%) Cucumber
18 46 (1.65%) GitLab
18 46 (1.65%) NUnit
General
1 870 (31.23%) Finance
2 580 (20.82%) Banking
3 571 (20.50%) Front Office
4 569 (20.42%) Social Skills
5 354 (12.71%) Investment Banking
6 190 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
7 66 (2.37%) Public Sector
8 62 (2.23%) Back Office
9 44 (1.58%) Presentation Skills
10 40 (1.44%) Legal
11 36 (1.29%) Retail
12 22 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.72%) Law
14 18 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.65%) Marketing
15 16 (0.57%) Games
16 13 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
17 11 (0.39%) Publishing
18 9 (0.32%) Documentation Skills
19 7 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,828 (65.61%) Developer
2 781 (28.03%) C# Developer
3 713 (25.59%) .NET Developer
4 325 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 200 (7.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 182 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 158 (5.67%) Azure Developer
8 152 (5.46%) Software Engineer
9 144 (5.17%) Architect
10 118 (4.24%) React Developer
11 98 (3.52%) Front Office Developer
12 97 (3.48%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 97 (3.48%) JavaScript Developer
13 91 (3.27%) C++ Developer
14 90 (3.23%) .NET Software Engineer
14 90 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
15 89 (3.19%) Angular Developer
16 87 (3.12%) Analyst
17 83 (2.98%) Java Developer
18 75 (2.69%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,895 (68.02%) .NET
2 559 (20.06%) .NET Core
3 528 (18.95%) AngularJS
4 499 (17.91%) .NET Framework
5 470 (16.87%) ASP.NET
6 464 (16.65%) React
7 385 (13.82%) HTML
8 369 (13.24%) CSS
9 240 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 210 (7.54%) REST
11 208 (7.47%) WPF
12 173 (6.21%) HTML5
13 152 (5.46%) Node.js
14 138 (4.95%) XML
15 127 (4.56%) Web Services
16 111 (3.98%) Entity Framework
16 111 (3.98%) RESTful
17 107 (3.84%) ASP.NET Core
18 99 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 99 (3.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 363 (13.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 228 (8.18%) Derivative
3 209 (7.50%) Fixed Income
4 193 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
5 161 (5.78%) User Experience
6 119 (4.27%) Equities
7 117 (4.20%) Hedge funds
8 68 (2.44%) Cloud Native
9 60 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (2.05%) Data Structures
11 54 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 40 (1.44%) Public Cloud
13 35 (1.26%) Credit Risk
14 34 (1.22%) Market Risk
15 32 (1.15%) Legacy Systems
16 22 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
17 21 (0.75%) Management Information System
18 18 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
18 18 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 18 (0.65%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 344 (12.35%) Windows
2 135 (4.85%) Linux
3 56 (2.01%) Unix
4 42 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 22 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 15 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.36%) Android
8 8 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.22%) Solaris
10 5 (0.18%) VMS
11 3 (0.11%) CentOS
11 3 (0.11%) Fedora
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.11%) SUSE
11 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.036%) Debian
13 1 (0.036%) MVS
13 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,058 (37.98%) Agile
2 716 (25.70%) DevOps
3 604 (21.68%) CI/CD
4 497 (17.84%) Microservices
5 430 (15.43%) Software Engineering
6 405 (14.54%) TDD
7 381 (13.68%) Full Stack Development
8 379 (13.60%) Test Automation
9 341 (12.24%) Scrum
10 299 (10.73%) Analytics
11 278 (9.98%) OO
12 251 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
13 245 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
14 233 (8.36%) Fintech
15 229 (8.22%) SDLC
16 202 (7.25%) Electronic Trading
17 201 (7.21%) Multithreading
18 196 (7.04%) MVC
19 193 (6.93%) Asset Management
20 190 (6.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,006 (36.11%) SQL
2 754 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 539 (19.35%) Java
4 529 (18.99%) Python
5 329 (11.81%) C++
6 322 (11.56%) TypeScript
7 275 (9.87%) PowerShell
8 199 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 118 (4.24%) PL/SQL
10 95 (3.41%) Bash
11 94 (3.37%) VB.NET
12 55 (1.97%) VB
13 54 (1.94%) VBA
14 43 (1.54%) C
15 42 (1.51%) Go
16 39 (1.40%) Perl
17 31 (1.11%) XAML
18 30 (1.08%) Scala
19 25 (0.90%) PHP
20 24 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (5.64%) Degree
2 76 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 70 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 66 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 36 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.47%) FFIEC
8 11 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.29%) PMP
11 7 (0.25%) CFA
11 7 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.25%) MBA
11 7 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.18%) PhD
13 3 (0.11%) CISSP
13 3 (0.11%) GIAC
13 3 (0.11%) HND
13 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (6.32%) QA
2 32 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.61%) Accessibility
4 16 (0.57%) MiFID
5 15 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.47%) GLBA
6 13 (0.47%) NIST
7 8 (0.29%) EMIR
7 8 (0.29%) GDPR
7 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (0.18%) GRC
9 4 (0.14%) WCAG
10 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.072%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.072%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.072%) PMO
11 2 (0.072%) SLA
12 1 (0.036%) DICOM
12 1 (0.036%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.036%) HL7
System Software
1 302 (10.84%) Docker
2 61 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.32%) GridGain
4 9 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.14%) LXC
6 4 (0.14%) vSphere
7 3 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.11%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.072%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.072%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.036%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 331 (11.88%) Kubernetes
2 190 (6.82%) Terraform
3 111 (3.98%) Ansible
4 41 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
5 35 (1.26%) BladeLogic
6 23 (0.83%) Prometheus
7 21 (0.75%) Puppet
8 20 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (0.68%) Grafana
10 11 (0.39%) Kibana
10 11 (0.39%) MIIS
11 7 (0.25%) Control-M
11 7 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.25%) Mesos
11 7 (0.25%) Rancher
12 6 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.22%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.18%) Foglight
14 4 (0.14%) Automic
14 4 (0.14%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 589 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 380 (13.64%) Oracle
3 94 (3.37%) Databricks
4 92 (3.30%) TIBCO
5 65 (2.33%) DevExpress
6 54 (1.94%) Google
7 48 (1.72%) IBM
8 39 (1.40%) SAP
8 39 (1.40%) Sitecore
9 32 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 32 (1.15%) Citrix
10 31 (1.11%) Telerik
11 29 (1.04%) Splunk
12 21 (0.75%) BMC
12 21 (0.75%) Charles River
12 21 (0.75%) Dynatrace
13 19 (0.68%) MuleSoft
14 18 (0.65%) OpenLink
15 17 (0.61%) VMware
16 16 (0.57%) Reuters