Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 3,976 2,966 3,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.72% 7.52% 7.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.92% 16.24% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,227 2,338 2,503
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £358 £330 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
England median daily rate £445 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 13
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £47.83
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £38.63
% change year-on-year +3.61% +7.44% -0.96%

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 22,186 18,265 18,575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.65% 46.30% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,926 13,588 13,982
London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £356 £325 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 127 109
London median hourly rate £41.46 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.46% +41.67% +3.90%
10th Percentile £17.94 £17.65 £14.10
90th Percentile £56.29 £55.03 £57.50
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +3 967 £500 +7.53% 353
West London -8 104 £450 +20.00% 181
South London -34 68 £365 -2.67% 35
East London -22 40 £463 +4.52% 67
North London +3 9 £481 +13.24% 6
C#
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2,707 (68.08%) .NET
2 1,642 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1,587 (39.91%) SQL
4 1,358 (34.15%) SQL Server
5 1,330 (33.45%) Finance
6 1,115 (28.04%) JavaScript
7 971 (24.42%) TDD
8 950 (23.89%) MVC
9 946 (23.79%) ASP.NET
10 892 (22.43%) AngularJS
11 868 (21.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 742 (18.66%) Microsoft
13 717 (18.03%) Banking
14 693 (17.43%) HTML
15 600 (15.09%) Front Office
16 558 (14.03%) Java
17 548 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 536 (13.48%) CSS
19 511 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
20 505 (12.70%) BDD
21 496 (12.47%) .NET Framework
22 483 (12.15%) WCF
23 468 (11.77%) WPF
24 465 (11.70%) Scrum
25 454 (11.42%) Python
26 436 (10.97%) Windows
27 433 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
28 428 (10.76%) OO
29 425 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
30 417 (10.49%) 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
1 137 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 114 (2.87%) CMS
3 95 (2.39%) NServiceBus
4 90 (2.26%) IIS
5 87 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 46 (1.16%) Confluence
6 46 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 41 (1.03%) Umbraco
8 27 (0.68%) EPiServer
9 26 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
11 18 (0.45%) Hyperledger
12 16 (0.40%) Apache
12 16 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.33%) Ethereum
15 12 (0.30%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 167 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
4 22 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.18%) Maya
8 6 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.075%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.075%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.075%) Blender
10 2 (0.050%) HipChat
10 2 (0.050%) InDesign
10 2 (0.050%) SPSS
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 76 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.48%) thinkFolio
3 14 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
3 14 (0.35%) Front Arena
3 14 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 14 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.18%) Endur
6 7 (0.18%) R3 Corda
7 6 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
7 6 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
8 5 (0.13%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.13%) Summit
9 4 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.10%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.075%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 868 (21.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 433 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 66 (1.66%) Serverless
5 64 (1.61%) GitHub
6 62 (1.56%) PaaS
7 42 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 42 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
8 36 (0.91%) SaaS
9 30 (0.75%) npm
10 29 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (0.73%) Office 365
11 28 (0.70%) NuGet
12 27 (0.68%) IaaS
13 23 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
13 23 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
14 22 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.40%) Amazon S3
16 14 (0.35%) Algolia
16 14 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.21%) HTTP
2 27 (0.68%) Internet
3 23 (0.58%) AMQP
3 23 (0.58%) DNS
4 19 (0.48%) SMS
5 18 (0.45%) DMARC
6 15 (0.38%) DKIM
6 15 (0.38%) Intranet
7 11 (0.28%) FTP
8 9 (0.23%) Firewall
9 7 (0.18%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.15%) SSL
11 4 (0.10%) MQTT
12 3 (0.075%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.075%) Skype
12 3 (0.075%) SMTP
12 3 (0.075%) X.509
13 2 (0.050%) SSH
13 2 (0.050%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,358 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 243 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 229 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 189 (4.75%) NoSQL
5 169 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 159 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 134 (3.37%) MongoDB
8 131 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 117 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
10 115 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 111 (2.79%) Big Data
12 94 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 79 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 67 (1.69%) MySQL
15 64 (1.61%) Oracle Database
15 64 (1.61%) Power BI
16 57 (1.43%) Blockchain
17 55 (1.38%) Data Lake
18 47 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
19 46 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 396 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 361 (9.08%) TeamCity
3 310 (7.80%) Visual Studio
4 279 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 263 (6.61%) Selenium
6 228 (5.73%) SpecFlow
7 222 (5.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 199 (5.01%) NUnit
9 188 (4.73%) JIRA
10 179 (4.50%) Jenkins
11 142 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
12 103 (2.59%) Cucumber
13 88 (2.21%) Subversion
14 72 (1.81%) WebDriver
15 57 (1.43%) Moq
16 51 (1.28%) MSBuild
17 46 (1.16%) MSTest
18 40 (1.01%) Jasmine
19 35 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 31 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 1,330 (33.45%) Finance
2 717 (18.03%) Banking
3 600 (15.09%) Front Office
4 273 (6.87%) Investment Banking
5 140 (3.52%) Retail
6 97 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 65 (1.63%) Law
8 52 (1.31%) Back Office
8 52 (1.31%) Legal
9 46 (1.16%) Games
10 45 (1.13%) Advertising
11 41 (1.03%) Marketing
12 13 (0.33%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.23%) Publishing
14 7 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.18%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.15%) Electronics
15 6 (0.15%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.13%) Automotive
17 4 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3,055 (76.84%) Developer
2 1,689 (42.48%) C# Developer
3 1,181 (29.70%) .NET Developer
4 623 (15.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 436 (10.97%) Senior Developer
6 296 (7.44%) SQL Developer
7 287 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 237 (5.96%) Angular Developer
9 227 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 216 (5.43%) Senior C# Developer
11 214 (5.38%) WPF Developer
12 191 (4.80%) C# WPF Developer
13 190 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 180 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
15 179 (4.50%) Analyst
16 176 (4.43%) Front Office Developer
17 160 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 159 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
19 148 (3.72%) C++ Developer
20 119 (2.99%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,707 (68.08%) .NET
2 946 (23.79%) ASP.NET
3 892 (22.43%) AngularJS
4 693 (17.43%) HTML
5 548 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 536 (13.48%) CSS
7 511 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 496 (12.47%) .NET Framework
9 483 (12.15%) WCF
10 468 (11.77%) WPF
11 360 (9.05%) Web Services
12 359 (9.03%) React
13 290 (7.29%) REST
14 284 (7.14%) HTML5
15 259 (6.51%) jQuery
16 245 (6.16%) Entity Framework
17 242 (6.09%) RESTful
18 238 (5.99%) .NET Core
19 233 (5.86%) Node.js
20 215 (5.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 361 (9.08%) Greenfield Project
2 328 (8.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 266 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 236 (5.94%) Fixed Income
5 228 (5.73%) Derivative
6 205 (5.16%) Fintech
7 169 (4.25%) Hedge funds
8 134 (3.37%) Computer Science
9 121 (3.04%) Equities
10 111 (2.79%) User Experience
11 109 (2.74%) Algorithms
12 67 (1.69%) Market Risk
13 64 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
14 59 (1.48%) Data Structures
15 56 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
16 48 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
17 47 (1.18%) Mobile App
18 43 (1.08%) Online Banking
19 36 (0.91%) Credit Risk
20 35 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 436 (10.97%) Windows
2 140 (3.52%) Linux
3 67 (1.69%) Android
3 67 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 56 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 53 (1.33%) Unix
6 20 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.23%) Solaris
10 7 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
10 7 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.050%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.050%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.025%) AIX
15 1 (0.025%) HPUX
15 1 (0.025%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,642 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 971 (24.42%) TDD
3 950 (23.89%) MVC
4 505 (12.70%) BDD
5 465 (11.70%) Scrum
6 428 (10.76%) OO
7 425 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
8 417 (10.49%) DevOps
9 400 (10.06%) Unit Testing
10 399 (10.04%) Microservices
11 394 (9.91%) Test Automation
12 389 (9.78%) Multithreading
13 357 (8.98%) Software Engineering
14 339 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
15 333 (8.38%) E-Commerce
16 296 (7.44%) SOLID
17 273 (6.87%) Web Development
18 252 (6.34%) Analytics
19 209 (5.26%) OOP
20 206 (5.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,587 (39.91%) SQL
2 1,115 (28.04%) JavaScript
3 558 (14.03%) Java
4 454 (11.42%) Python
5 392 (9.86%) C++
6 312 (7.85%) T-SQL
7 207 (5.21%) PowerShell
8 190 (4.78%) TypeScript
9 170 (4.28%) VBA
10 146 (3.67%) VB.NET
11 98 (2.46%) R
12 89 (2.24%) VB
13 86 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 83 (2.09%) Ruby
15 66 (1.66%) C
16 44 (1.11%) Scala
17 42 (1.06%) Perl
18 40 (1.01%) PHP
19 36 (0.91%) ES6
20 32 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 225 (5.66%) Degree
2 71 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 58 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 24 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 23 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 21 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (0.53%) PhD
8 13 (0.33%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.15%) ISEB
10 6 (0.15%) MCTS
11 5 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.13%) MCP
11 5 (0.13%) MCPD
12 4 (0.10%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.075%) MCAD
13 3 (0.075%) MCSD
14 2 (0.050%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (5.36%) QA
2 30 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.63%) MiFID
4 14 (0.35%) SLA
5 13 (0.33%) GDPR
6 11 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.15%) EMIR
9 6 (0.15%) HL7
9 6 (0.15%) IFRS
9 6 (0.15%) IFRS 9
9 6 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.13%) GCP
11 4 (0.10%) GAAP
12 3 (0.075%) Basel III
12 3 (0.075%) FATCA
12 3 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.075%) WCAG
13 2 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 170 (4.28%) Docker
2 56 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.13%) HDFS
6 3 (0.075%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.025%) ACF2
7 1 (0.025%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.025%) GridGain
7 1 (0.025%) NFS
7 1 (0.025%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.025%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.025%) RACF
7 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.025%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.025%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 78 (1.96%) Ansible
2 46 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 27 (0.68%) Terraform
4 26 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (0.63%) Salt
6 23 (0.58%) Puppet
7 17 (0.43%) Control-M
8 10 (0.25%) BladeLogic
9 9 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.13%) Consul
11 5 (0.13%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.10%) Rancher
12 4 (0.10%) SCOM
12 4 (0.10%) WMI
13 3 (0.075%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.075%) Grafana
13 3 (0.075%) Kibana
14 2 (0.050%) logstash
Vendors
1 742 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 260 (6.54%) Oracle
3 83 (2.09%) Sitecore
4 71 (1.79%) Google
5 61 (1.53%) TIBCO
6 51 (1.28%) Tableau
7 44 (1.11%) MapR
8 37 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 37 (0.93%) Telerik
9 35 (0.88%) Charles River
10 32 (0.80%) Sybase
11 30 (0.75%) Xamarin
12 26 (0.65%) Apigee
13 25 (0.63%) DevExpress
14 24 (0.60%) Bloomberg
15 23 (0.58%) Calypso
16 22 (0.55%) Citrix
17 21 (0.53%) Adobe
17 21 (0.53%) FXall
18 18 (0.45%) Reuters