Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 24 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 4,081 2,856 3,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.70% 6.96% 7.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.24% 15.34% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,367 2,269 2,611
London median daily rate £510 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 9
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £47.83
England median hourly rate £44.56 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.68% +2.50% +6.67%

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 22,379 18,612 19,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.68% 45.36% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,194 13,913 14,296
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £324 £306
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 124 125
London median hourly rate £33.66 £42.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.87% +41.70% +3.10%
10th Percentile £17.75 £16.74 £14.05
90th Percentile £55.40 £65.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 +11 985 £500 +11.73% 319
West London -15 115 £425 +13.33% 144
South London -6 82 £365 -10.98% 69
East London +2 56 £525 +23.53% 42
North London +6 16 £375 -11.76% 9
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 2,656 (65.08%) .NET
2 1,698 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
3 1,473 (36.09%) SQL
4 1,386 (33.96%) SQL Server
5 1,283 (31.44%) Finance
6 1,142 (27.98%) JavaScript
7 978 (23.96%) TDD
8 945 (23.16%) ASP.NET
9 936 (22.94%) MVC
10 830 (20.34%) Banking
11 819 (20.07%) AngularJS
12 772 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 734 (17.99%) HTML
14 692 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
15 688 (16.86%) Java
16 677 (16.59%) Front Office
17 562 (13.77%) Scrum
18 550 (13.48%) WPF
18 550 (13.48%) BDD
19 528 (12.94%) ASP.NET Web API
20 515 (12.62%) .NET Framework
21 514 (12.59%) CSS
22 509 (12.47%) Python
23 508 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
24 499 (12.23%) WCF
25 478 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
26 469 (11.49%) C++
27 468 (11.47%) Test Automation
28 455 (11.15%) OO
29 414 (10.14%) DevOps

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
1 143 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
2 129 (3.16%) CMS
3 125 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 102 (2.50%) IIS
5 75 (1.84%) NServiceBus
6 56 (1.37%) Confluence
7 47 (1.15%) EPiServer
8 43 (1.05%) Umbraco
9 39 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 36 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 27 (0.66%) Apache
12 25 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 21 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.42%) Kentico
14 17 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
16 14 (0.34%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
18 10 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 10 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 209 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 35 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.098%) Maya
9 3 (0.074%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.074%) HipChat
9 3 (0.074%) SmartSuite
10 2 (0.049%) InDesign
10 2 (0.049%) SPSS
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.025%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.025%) Mingle
11 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 111 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
3 10 (0.25%) Endur
4 8 (0.20%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
6 6 (0.15%) RMDS
7 5 (0.12%) Summit
8 4 (0.098%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.074%) BondVision
9 3 (0.074%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.074%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.074%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.074%) MetaTrader
9 3 (0.074%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.074%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.074%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.049%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.049%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 692 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 361 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (1.57%) GitHub
4 52 (1.27%) PaaS
5 46 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
6 42 (1.03%) Office 365
7 37 (0.91%) IaaS
7 37 (0.91%) Serverless
8 36 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.88%) SaaS
9 28 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (0.56%) npm
11 22 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (0.37%) CloudBees
14 14 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (0.29%) Google Analytics
16 11 (0.27%) Algolia
16 11 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
17 9 (0.22%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.03%) HTTP
2 25 (0.61%) DNS
3 18 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.34%) Firewall
5 13 (0.32%) Internet
5 13 (0.32%) SSL
6 12 (0.29%) Intranet
7 11 (0.27%) AMQP
7 11 (0.27%) Network Security
8 9 (0.22%) FTP
8 9 (0.22%) SMS
9 5 (0.12%) PPP
9 5 (0.12%) Skype
9 5 (0.12%) SMTP
9 5 (0.12%) SSH
9 5 (0.12%) VPN
10 4 (0.098%) NFC
11 3 (0.074%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.074%) Extranet
11 3 (0.074%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,386 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 303 (7.42%) NoSQL
3 202 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 200 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 176 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 167 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 138 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 122 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 120 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 103 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 97 (2.38%) Big Data
12 89 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
13 72 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 65 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 59 (1.45%) Blockchain
16 52 (1.27%) MySQL
17 50 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
18 47 (1.15%) Hadoop
19 38 (0.93%) RDBMS
20 36 (0.88%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 385 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 356 (8.72%) TeamCity
3 267 (6.54%) Selenium
3 267 (6.54%) Visual Studio
4 257 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 201 (4.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 194 (4.75%) SpecFlow
7 189 (4.63%) NUnit
8 187 (4.58%) JIRA
9 157 (3.85%) Jenkins
10 127 (3.11%) Subversion
11 109 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
12 103 (2.52%) Cucumber
13 79 (1.94%) WebDriver
14 59 (1.45%) MSTest
15 57 (1.40%) Moq
16 55 (1.35%) MSBuild
17 51 (1.25%) Jasmine
18 44 (1.08%) Maven
19 39 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,283 (31.44%) Finance
2 830 (20.34%) Banking
3 677 (16.59%) Front Office
4 337 (8.26%) Investment Banking
5 114 (2.79%) Retail
6 96 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 80 (1.96%) Law
8 59 (1.45%) Back Office
8 59 (1.45%) Legal
9 52 (1.27%) Games
10 48 (1.18%) Advertising
11 46 (1.13%) Marketing
12 21 (0.51%) Publishing
13 19 (0.47%) Telecoms
14 11 (0.27%) Electronics
15 7 (0.17%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.12%) Automotive
16 5 (0.12%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.074%) International Banking
17 3 (0.074%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3,138 (76.89%) Developer
2 1,759 (43.10%) C# Developer
3 1,078 (26.42%) .NET Developer
4 604 (14.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 400 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 313 (7.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 286 (7.01%) SQL Developer
8 265 (6.49%) WPF Developer
9 227 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
10 215 (5.27%) Analyst
10 215 (5.27%) ASP.NET Developer
11 212 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
12 198 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 187 (4.58%) Angular Developer
14 169 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
15 168 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
16 163 (3.99%) Front Office Developer
17 144 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 127 (3.11%) Agile Developer
19 123 (3.01%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,656 (65.08%) .NET
2 945 (23.16%) ASP.NET
3 819 (20.07%) AngularJS
4 734 (17.99%) HTML
5 550 (13.48%) WPF
6 528 (12.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 515 (12.62%) .NET Framework
8 514 (12.59%) CSS
9 508 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 499 (12.23%) WCF
11 347 (8.50%) React
12 341 (8.36%) Web Services
13 322 (7.89%) HTML5
14 288 (7.06%) jQuery
15 285 (6.98%) RESTful
16 271 (6.64%) Entity Framework
17 266 (6.52%) REST
18 253 (6.20%) XML
19 239 (5.86%) Node.js
20 190 (4.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 391 (9.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 354 (8.67%) Greenfield Project
3 291 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 263 (6.44%) Fixed Income
5 243 (5.95%) Derivative
6 216 (5.29%) Computer Science
7 180 (4.41%) Fintech
8 137 (3.36%) Hedge funds
9 127 (3.11%) Algorithms
10 118 (2.89%) Equities
11 108 (2.65%) User Experience
12 86 (2.11%) Data Structures
13 85 (2.08%) Mobile App
14 81 (1.98%) Credit Risk
15 76 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
16 75 (1.84%) Market Risk
17 45 (1.10%) Public Cloud
18 44 (1.08%) Grid Computing
19 38 (0.93%) Client/Server
20 34 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 409 (10.02%) Windows
2 177 (4.34%) Linux
3 71 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 70 (1.72%) Android
5 59 (1.45%) Unix
6 50 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.12%) CentOS
14 5 (0.12%) Solaris
15 2 (0.049%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.049%) VMS
15 2 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.025%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.025%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,698 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 978 (23.96%) TDD
3 936 (22.94%) MVC
4 562 (13.77%) Scrum
5 550 (13.48%) BDD
6 478 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
7 468 (11.47%) Test Automation
8 455 (11.15%) OO
9 414 (10.14%) DevOps
10 348 (8.53%) Unit Testing
11 323 (7.91%) Multithreading
12 301 (7.38%) Software Engineering
13 292 (7.16%) E-Commerce
14 289 (7.08%) Web Development
15 283 (6.93%) Microservices
16 268 (6.57%) SOLID
17 248 (6.08%) MVVM
18 234 (5.73%) SDLC
19 231 (5.66%) Analytics
20 228 (5.59%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,473 (36.09%) SQL
2 1,142 (27.98%) JavaScript
3 688 (16.86%) Java
4 509 (12.47%) Python
5 469 (11.49%) C++
6 318 (7.79%) T-SQL
7 230 (5.64%) PowerShell
8 187 (4.58%) VBA
9 185 (4.53%) TypeScript
10 133 (3.26%) VB.NET
11 103 (2.52%) Ruby
12 96 (2.35%) VB
13 66 (1.62%) R
14 64 (1.57%) C
15 60 (1.47%) PHP
15 60 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 52 (1.27%) Perl
17 51 (1.25%) Bash Shell
18 50 (1.23%) Scala
19 31 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 289 (7.08%) Degree
2 93 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 35 (0.86%) ISTQB
4 35 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
5 33 (0.81%) PhD
6 25 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.22%) ISEB
10 8 (0.20%) MCP
11 7 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.15%) PMP
13 5 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.12%) MCPD
13 5 (0.12%) MCSD
14 4 (0.098%) MCTS
15 3 (0.074%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (6.00%) QA
2 65 (1.59%) MiFID
3 15 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.37%) EMIR
4 11 (0.27%) SLA
5 10 (0.25%) WCAG
6 9 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.17%) IFRS
7 7 (0.17%) IFRS 9
7 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.15%) GDPR
9 4 (0.098%) GAAP
9 4 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.098%) UCITS
10 3 (0.074%) Basel III
10 3 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.074%) FATCA
10 3 (0.074%) GCP
10 3 (0.074%) HL7
10 3 (0.074%) Solvency II
System Software
1 133 (3.26%) Docker
2 66 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.17%) vCloud
6 6 (0.15%) HDFS
6 6 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.074%) Cronacle
8 3 (0.074%) vSphere
8 3 (0.074%) XenApp
8 3 (0.074%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.049%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.049%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.025%) GridGain
10 1 (0.025%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.025%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.025%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 101 (2.47%) Ansible
2 54 (1.32%) Puppet
3 47 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.44%) Terraform
6 15 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 13 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (0.32%) Salt
9 11 (0.27%) Rancher
10 10 (0.25%) BladeLogic
11 9 (0.22%) Nagios
12 8 (0.20%) Kibana
12 8 (0.20%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.15%) Control-M
14 5 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.12%) logstash
15 4 (0.098%) Consul
15 4 (0.098%) WMI
16 3 (0.074%) SCOM
Vendors
1 772 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 264 (6.47%) Oracle
3 79 (1.94%) Sitecore
4 78 (1.91%) TIBCO
5 54 (1.32%) Google
6 48 (1.18%) Sybase
7 43 (1.05%) Apigee
8 41 (1.00%) Xamarin
9 33 (0.81%) DevExpress
10 32 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 26 (0.64%) Splunk
11 26 (0.64%) Tableau
12 23 (0.56%) Bloomberg
13 20 (0.49%) Adobe
13 20 (0.49%) Reuters
13 20 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (0.47%) HP
14 19 (0.47%) MapR
14 19 (0.47%) Telerik
15 18 (0.44%) Citrix