Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 4,072 3,389 3,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.94% 7.87% 6.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.87% 16.43% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,296 2,689 2,532
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £363 £348 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 6
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.50 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -64.81% +182.25%
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.95 £18.26
90th Percentile £63.29 £53.83 £195.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +11.84% -5.00%

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 22,783 20,623 19,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.04% 47.87% 43.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,378 15,342 14,906
London median daily rate £520 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 152 91
London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £27.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +46.71% -1.43%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.28 £14.13
90th Percentile £60.50 £52.45 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.67% +4.90%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -3 888 £500 +5.26% 374
West London +10 104 £450 +12.50% 202
South London -61 49 £375 - 34
East London -20 47 £475 - 59
North London +3 10 £475 +29.25% 19
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2,812 (69.06%) .NET
2 1,688 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1,649 (40.50%) SQL
4 1,303 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 1,284 (31.53%) Finance
6 1,134 (27.85%) JavaScript
7 1,015 (24.93%) TDD
8 978 (24.02%) Microsoft Azure
9 972 (23.87%) ASP.NET
10 968 (23.77%) AngularJS
11 932 (22.89%) MVC
12 762 (18.71%) Microsoft
13 719 (17.66%) HTML
14 687 (16.87%) Banking
15 656 (16.11%) Front Office
16 596 (14.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 588 (14.44%) Java
18 535 (13.14%) CSS
19 533 (13.09%) WCF
20 520 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 520 (12.77%) BDD
21 477 (11.71%) WPF
22 457 (11.22%) Microservices
23 455 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
24 446 (10.95%) .NET Framework
25 435 (10.68%) Scrum
26 430 (10.56%) Python
27 421 (10.34%) OO
28 418 (10.27%) Test Automation
29 417 (10.24%) Greenfield Project

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
1 111 (2.73%) NServiceBus
2 102 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 101 (2.48%) IIS
4 99 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 93 (2.28%) CMS
6 51 (1.25%) Confluence
6 51 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 49 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 33 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 24 (0.59%) Apache
10 23 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.37%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (0.29%) Hyperledger
16 11 (0.27%) EPiServer
16 11 (0.27%) Ethereum
Applications
1 125 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
3 19 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 6 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.12%) Maya
6 5 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.098%) Blender
8 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.049%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.025%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.025%) HipChat
9 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 46 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.52%) thinkFolio
3 16 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
3 16 (0.39%) ION MarketView
4 14 (0.34%) Front Arena
5 13 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 11 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
7 9 (0.22%) Bloomberg AIM
7 9 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.20%) R3 Corda
9 7 (0.17%) Endur
9 7 (0.17%) SunGard Martini
10 5 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
11 2 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.049%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.025%) Finacle
12 1 (0.025%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 1 (0.025%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 978 (24.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 455 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 87 (2.14%) GitHub
5 62 (1.52%) Serverless
6 50 (1.23%) PaaS
7 48 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (1.13%) Office 365
9 43 (1.06%) npm
10 36 (0.88%) SaaS
11 33 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (0.76%) NuGet
13 28 (0.69%) IaaS
14 25 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
15 23 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
15 23 (0.56%) Azure Functions
16 22 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
17 19 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
18 17 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
19 16 (0.39%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.57%) HTTP
2 36 (0.88%) AMQP
2 36 (0.88%) Internet
3 24 (0.59%) DNS
4 20 (0.49%) Firewall
5 18 (0.44%) DMARC
6 17 (0.42%) Intranet
7 16 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 16 (0.39%) SMS
8 15 (0.37%) DKIM
8 15 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 14 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 12 (0.29%) SSL
11 9 (0.22%) MQTT
12 6 (0.15%) FTP
12 6 (0.15%) Network Security
12 6 (0.15%) Skype
13 4 (0.098%) SAN
14 3 (0.074%) DMZ
14 3 (0.074%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,303 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 295 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 251 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 159 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 157 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 154 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 131 (3.22%) MongoDB
8 115 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 110 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 107 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
11 94 (2.31%) Big Data
12 92 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
13 88 (2.16%) Power BI
14 82 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
15 77 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
16 73 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 63 (1.55%) MySQL
18 53 (1.30%) Data Lake
19 51 (1.25%) Blockchain
20 48 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 396 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 357 (8.77%) TeamCity
3 310 (7.61%) Visual Studio
4 278 (6.83%) Selenium
5 251 (6.16%) SpecFlow
6 249 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 218 (5.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 213 (5.23%) Jenkins
9 197 (4.84%) JIRA
10 187 (4.59%) NUnit
11 152 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
12 113 (2.78%) Cucumber
13 101 (2.48%) Subversion
14 83 (2.04%) WebDriver
15 60 (1.47%) Moq
16 57 (1.40%) MSBuild
17 47 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 43 (1.06%) Jasmine
19 40 (0.98%) MSTest
20 39 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 1,284 (31.53%) Finance
2 687 (16.87%) Banking
3 656 (16.11%) Front Office
4 271 (6.66%) Investment Banking
5 145 (3.56%) Retail
6 114 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 65 (1.60%) Law
8 47 (1.15%) Back Office
9 46 (1.13%) Games
10 42 (1.03%) Legal
11 37 (0.91%) Advertising
12 31 (0.76%) Marketing
13 20 (0.49%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.15%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.15%) Publishing
16 5 (0.12%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.098%) Automotive
17 4 (0.098%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3,224 (79.17%) Developer
2 1,760 (43.22%) C# Developer
3 1,303 (32.00%) .NET Developer
4 683 (16.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 484 (11.89%) Senior Developer
6 304 (7.47%) SQL Developer
7 298 (7.32%) Angular Developer
8 287 (7.05%) Full Stack Developer
9 260 (6.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 248 (6.09%) Senior C# Developer
11 227 (5.57%) Front Office Developer
12 222 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 219 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 188 (4.62%) WPF Developer
15 187 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 178 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
17 174 (4.27%) C# WPF Developer
18 166 (4.08%) Azure Developer
19 165 (4.05%) C++ Developer
20 153 (3.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,812 (69.06%) .NET
2 972 (23.87%) ASP.NET
3 968 (23.77%) AngularJS
4 719 (17.66%) HTML
5 596 (14.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 535 (13.14%) CSS
7 533 (13.09%) WCF
8 520 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 477 (11.71%) WPF
10 446 (10.95%) .NET Framework
11 404 (9.92%) Web Services
12 336 (8.25%) React
13 335 (8.23%) .NET Core
14 328 (8.06%) REST
15 320 (7.86%) HTML5
16 280 (6.88%) jQuery
17 250 (6.14%) XML
18 228 (5.60%) Entity Framework
19 198 (4.86%) Angular 2
20 192 (4.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 417 (10.24%) Greenfield Project
2 307 (7.54%) Fixed Income
3 290 (7.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 230 (5.65%) Derivative
5 228 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
6 225 (5.53%) Fintech
7 152 (3.73%) Computer Science
8 148 (3.63%) Hedge funds
9 139 (3.41%) Equities
10 109 (2.68%) User Experience
11 95 (2.33%) Algorithms
12 86 (2.11%) Market Risk
13 73 (1.79%) Mobile App
14 71 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
15 65 (1.60%) Data Structures
16 62 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
17 61 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
18 56 (1.38%) Credit Risk
19 42 (1.03%) Grid Computing
20 34 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 409 (10.04%) Windows
2 175 (4.30%) Linux
3 70 (1.72%) Android
4 68 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 61 (1.50%) Unix
6 59 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.34%) Solaris
8 14 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 9 (0.22%) CentOS
10 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 6 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.12%) Debian
13 5 (0.12%) Fedora
14 4 (0.098%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.074%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.049%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,688 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,015 (24.93%) TDD
3 932 (22.89%) MVC
4 520 (12.77%) BDD
5 457 (11.22%) Microservices
6 435 (10.68%) Scrum
7 421 (10.34%) OO
8 418 (10.27%) Test Automation
9 412 (10.12%) Multithreading
10 403 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
11 389 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
11 389 (9.55%) Unit Testing
12 386 (9.48%) Software Engineering
13 365 (8.96%) DevOps
14 311 (7.64%) SOLID
15 279 (6.85%) E-Commerce
16 270 (6.63%) SDLC
17 251 (6.16%) Web Development
18 226 (5.55%) SOA
19 225 (5.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,649 (40.50%) SQL
2 1,134 (27.85%) JavaScript
3 588 (14.44%) Java
4 430 (10.56%) Python
5 394 (9.68%) C++
6 303 (7.44%) T-SQL
7 220 (5.40%) TypeScript
8 178 (4.37%) PowerShell
9 138 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 135 (3.32%) VBA
11 103 (2.53%) PL/SQL
12 102 (2.50%) C
13 89 (2.19%) R
14 81 (1.99%) VB
15 57 (1.40%) Perl
15 57 (1.40%) Scala
16 44 (1.08%) Ruby
17 41 (1.01%) Bash Shell
18 38 (0.93%) ES6
19 28 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 211 (5.18%) Degree
2 90 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 75 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 17 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.37%) ISEB
8 12 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.29%) PhD
9 11 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.20%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.098%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.049%) MCP
12 2 (0.049%) MCPD
12 2 (0.049%) MCTS
12 2 (0.049%) OSCP
13 1 (0.025%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.025%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.025%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (6.26%) QA
2 30 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.42%) GDPR
4 16 (0.39%) MiFID
5 15 (0.37%) GCP
5 15 (0.37%) SLA
6 11 (0.27%) EMIR
6 11 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.12%) HL7
9 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.074%) IFRS
10 3 (0.074%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.025%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 196 (4.81%) Docker
2 50 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.17%) HDFS
6 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
8 3 (0.074%) XenApp
9 2 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.025%) ACF2
10 1 (0.025%) NFS
10 1 (0.025%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.025%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.025%) RACF
10 1 (0.025%) Squid
10 1 (0.025%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.025%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 83 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 52 (1.28%) Ansible
3 26 (0.64%) Terraform
4 23 (0.56%) Puppet
5 19 (0.47%) Salt
6 18 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (0.32%) Control-M
8 13 (0.32%) Kibana
9 12 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.20%) HP Fortify
11 8 (0.20%) logstash
12 7 (0.17%) Nagios
13 6 (0.15%) Packer
14 5 (0.12%) Graylog
14 5 (0.12%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.098%) Microsoft Clustering
15 4 (0.098%) SCOM
Vendors
1 762 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 266 (6.53%) Oracle
3 106 (2.60%) Sitecore
4 56 (1.38%) TIBCO
5 50 (1.23%) Tableau
6 47 (1.15%) Charles River
6 47 (1.15%) Google
7 35 (0.86%) MapR
8 28 (0.69%) Bloomberg
8 28 (0.69%) Sybase
9 27 (0.66%) DevExpress
10 25 (0.61%) Xamarin
11 24 (0.59%) Telerik
12 23 (0.56%) Atlassian
12 23 (0.56%) Calypso
13 22 (0.54%) Citrix
14 21 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (0.49%) Capita
16 19 (0.47%) FXall
17 18 (0.44%) ION Trading