Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 4,145 3,613 3,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.98% 8.02% 6.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.83% 16.58% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,392 2,930 2,405
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 7
London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -40.21% +67.26%
10th Percentile £18.05 £16.53 £18.85
90th Percentile £64.25 £49.18 £195.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.88 £39.10
% change year-on-year -0.87% +9.65% -2.88%

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 23,251 21,793 19,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.35% 48.36% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,687 16,424 14,814
London median daily rate £525 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £631
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 136 110
London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.67 £33.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.37% +10.49% +32.73%
10th Percentile £18.18 £17.88 £14.58
90th Percentile £62.81 £51.00 £68.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -4 866 £513 +5.13% 389
West London +19 121 £450 +12.50% 237
South London -41 53 £413 +10.00% 50
East London -29 46 £500 - 70
North London +2 16 £450 +33.33% 16
C#
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2,897 (69.89%) .NET
2 1,750 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1,617 (39.01%) SQL
4 1,300 (31.36%) SQL Server
5 1,255 (30.28%) Finance
6 1,114 (26.88%) JavaScript
7 1,065 (25.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 1,007 (24.29%) TDD
9 984 (23.74%) ASP.NET
10 930 (22.44%) AngularJS
11 927 (22.36%) MVC
12 790 (19.06%) Microsoft
13 700 (16.89%) Banking
14 685 (16.53%) HTML
15 657 (15.85%) Front Office
16 623 (15.03%) ASP.NET Web API
17 600 (14.48%) Java
18 530 (12.79%) WCF
19 526 (12.69%) WPF
20 523 (12.62%) BDD
21 511 (12.33%) .NET Framework
22 510 (12.30%) CSS
23 498 (12.01%) Test Automation
24 481 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
25 480 (11.58%) Microservices
26 465 (11.22%) Scrum
27 456 (11.00%) Greenfield Project
28 454 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
29 428 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
30 421 (10.16%) Python

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
1 131 (3.16%) IIS
2 124 (2.99%) CMS
3 106 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 99 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 99 (2.39%) NServiceBus
5 81 (1.95%) Umbraco
6 72 (1.74%) Confluence
7 46 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 44 (1.06%) Apache
9 31 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 30 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 22 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (0.39%) Apache Solr
13 16 (0.39%) nginx
14 15 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.31%) Jetty
16 12 (0.29%) Mongrel
16 12 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 126 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 14 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.072%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.048%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.048%) Maya
10 1 (0.024%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.024%) Blender
10 1 (0.024%) HipChat
10 1 (0.024%) InVision
10 1 (0.024%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.024%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 59 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.29%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.27%) thinkFolio
4 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.14%) Endur
7 5 (0.12%) RMDS
8 4 (0.097%) Bloomberg AIM
8 4 (0.097%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.097%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.072%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.072%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.072%) SunGard Martini
10 2 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.024%) CA PPM
11 1 (0.024%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 1 (0.024%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.024%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,065 (25.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 428 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (2.05%) GitHub
4 74 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 68 (1.64%) Serverless
6 60 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 52 (1.25%) SaaS
8 49 (1.18%) npm
9 46 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (1.01%) PaaS
11 40 (0.97%) Office 365
12 38 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
13 32 (0.77%) NuGet
14 27 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
15 25 (0.60%) Azure Functions
16 24 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
16 24 (0.58%) IaaS
17 18 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.43%) BlazeMeter
18 15 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.76%) HTTP
2 50 (1.21%) AMQP
3 28 (0.68%) Firewall
3 28 (0.68%) Internet
4 26 (0.63%) Kerberos
5 17 (0.41%) Intranet
6 15 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 14 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.31%) DNS
8 13 (0.31%) SSL
9 10 (0.24%) DMZ
10 9 (0.22%) MQTT
11 7 (0.17%) SMS
12 6 (0.14%) Network Security
12 6 (0.14%) Skype
13 5 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (0.097%) SAN
15 3 (0.072%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (0.072%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.072%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,300 (31.36%) SQL Server
2 307 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 259 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 192 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 139 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 136 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 122 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 116 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 116 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 102 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
10 87 (2.10%) Cosmos DB
10 87 (2.10%) Power BI
11 86 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
12 74 (1.79%) Big Data
13 72 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 67 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
15 58 (1.40%) RDBMS
16 57 (1.38%) Data Lake
17 50 (1.21%) Oracle Database
18 46 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 420 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 382 (9.22%) TeamCity
3 302 (7.29%) Selenium
4 292 (7.04%) Visual Studio
5 251 (6.06%) SpecFlow
6 242 (5.84%) JIRA
7 229 (5.52%) Jenkins
8 224 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 190 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 171 (4.13%) NUnit
11 163 (3.93%) Visual Studio Team System
12 147 (3.55%) Subversion
13 129 (3.11%) Cucumber
14 91 (2.20%) Moq
15 83 (2.00%) WebDriver
16 69 (1.66%) MSBuild
17 67 (1.62%) Bitbucket
18 63 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 50 (1.21%) MSTest
20 47 (1.13%) Protractor
General
1 1,255 (30.28%) Finance
2 700 (16.89%) Banking
3 657 (15.85%) Front Office
4 287 (6.92%) Investment Banking
5 117 (2.82%) Retail
6 111 (2.68%) Financial Institution
7 71 (1.71%) Law
8 39 (0.94%) Legal
9 37 (0.89%) Games
10 35 (0.84%) Advertising
11 32 (0.77%) Back Office
12 27 (0.65%) Marketing
13 23 (0.55%) Telecoms
14 12 (0.29%) Publishing
15 10 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.17%) Billing
17 5 (0.12%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.097%) Automotive
18 4 (0.097%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.097%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,259 (78.62%) Developer
2 1,815 (43.79%) C# Developer
3 1,332 (32.14%) .NET Developer
4 720 (17.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 500 (12.06%) Senior Developer
6 314 (7.58%) SQL Developer
7 291 (7.02%) Angular Developer
8 289 (6.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 271 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 254 (6.13%) Senior C# Developer
11 234 (5.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 230 (5.55%) Front Office Developer
13 227 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
14 195 (4.70%) WPF Developer
15 179 (4.32%) Azure Developer
16 171 (4.13%) C# WPF Developer
17 170 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 156 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
19 150 (3.62%) C++ Developer
20 143 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,897 (69.89%) .NET
2 984 (23.74%) ASP.NET
3 930 (22.44%) AngularJS
4 685 (16.53%) HTML
5 623 (15.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 530 (12.79%) WCF
7 526 (12.69%) WPF
8 511 (12.33%) .NET Framework
9 510 (12.30%) CSS
10 481 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 416 (10.04%) .NET Core
12 375 (9.05%) Web Services
13 361 (8.71%) React
14 339 (8.18%) REST
15 319 (7.70%) HTML5
16 276 (6.66%) Entity Framework
17 274 (6.61%) jQuery
18 236 (5.69%) XML
19 199 (4.80%) Angular 2
20 167 (4.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 456 (11.00%) Greenfield Project
2 333 (8.03%) Fixed Income
3 274 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 268 (6.47%) Fintech
5 244 (5.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 223 (5.38%) Derivative
7 197 (4.75%) Computer Science
8 177 (4.27%) Hedge funds
9 137 (3.31%) User Experience
10 129 (3.11%) Equities
11 93 (2.24%) Algorithms
12 92 (2.22%) Market Risk
13 90 (2.17%) Mobile App
14 87 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
15 85 (2.05%) Credit Risk
16 84 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
17 82 (1.98%) Data Structures
18 65 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
19 44 (1.06%) Grid Computing
20 40 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 408 (9.84%) Windows
2 185 (4.46%) Linux
3 76 (1.83%) Android
4 71 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 67 (1.62%) Windows Server
6 62 (1.50%) Unix
7 22 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.36%) CentOS
9 14 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.31%) Solaris
10 13 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.29%) Debian
11 12 (0.29%) Fedora
11 12 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.048%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.048%) VMS
15 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,750 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,007 (24.29%) TDD
3 927 (22.36%) MVC
4 523 (12.62%) BDD
5 498 (12.01%) Test Automation
6 480 (11.58%) Microservices
7 465 (11.22%) Scrum
8 454 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
9 408 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
10 382 (9.22%) OO
11 381 (9.19%) DevOps
12 367 (8.85%) Multithreading
13 365 (8.81%) Unit Testing
14 360 (8.69%) Software Engineering
15 328 (7.91%) SDLC
16 264 (6.37%) E-Commerce
17 256 (6.18%) SOLID
18 253 (6.10%) Web Development
19 218 (5.26%) Analytics
20 212 (5.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1,617 (39.01%) SQL
2 1,114 (26.88%) JavaScript
3 600 (14.48%) Java
4 421 (10.16%) Python
5 386 (9.31%) C++
6 319 (7.70%) T-SQL
7 264 (6.37%) TypeScript
8 196 (4.73%) PowerShell
9 134 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 129 (3.11%) VBA
11 116 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 114 (2.75%) C
13 85 (2.05%) VB
14 71 (1.71%) Scala
15 57 (1.38%) R
16 55 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 53 (1.28%) Perl
18 48 (1.16%) Go
19 38 (0.92%) Ruby
20 37 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 254 (6.13%) Degree
2 99 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 71 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (0.48%) PhD
8 18 (0.43%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.39%) ISEB
10 13 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.12%) RHCE
12 4 (0.097%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.097%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.072%) CISSP
13 3 (0.072%) MCP
13 3 (0.072%) MCTS
14 2 (0.048%) MCPD
14 2 (0.048%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (6.83%) QA
2 20 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.46%) GDPR
4 12 (0.29%) MiFID
5 11 (0.27%) EMIR
6 10 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.19%) SLA
8 6 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.072%) PMO
11 2 (0.048%) COREP
11 2 (0.048%) FINREP
11 2 (0.048%) HL7
11 2 (0.048%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.024%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.024%) IFRS
12 1 (0.024%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.024%) PSD2
System Software
1 222 (5.36%) Docker
2 38 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.29%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.14%) HDFS
7 5 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
7 5 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.097%) XenApp
9 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.024%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.024%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.024%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.024%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.024%) Squid
9 1 (0.024%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 128 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 73 (1.76%) Ansible
3 36 (0.87%) Terraform
4 34 (0.82%) Puppet
5 29 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
6 25 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
7 21 (0.51%) Kibana
8 20 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
8 20 (0.48%) HP Fortify
9 16 (0.39%) Salt
10 13 (0.31%) logstash
10 13 (0.31%) Nagios
11 12 (0.29%) Packer
12 11 (0.27%) Graylog
12 11 (0.27%) Rancher
13 9 (0.22%) Control-M
14 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.17%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 790 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 298 (7.19%) Oracle
3 92 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 54 (1.30%) TIBCO
5 50 (1.21%) Google
6 44 (1.06%) Tableau
7 36 (0.87%) Bloomberg
7 36 (0.87%) DevExpress
8 33 (0.80%) Citrix
9 29 (0.70%) Sybase
10 28 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (0.55%) Reuters
12 22 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 22 (0.53%) CA
12 22 (0.53%) Charles River
12 22 (0.53%) New Relic
13 21 (0.51%) Splunk
14 20 (0.48%) MapR
14 20 (0.48%) VMware
15 18 (0.43%) Infragistics