Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 2,082 1,324 3,121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.93% 8.34% 7.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.76% 16.64% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,643 1,009 2,573
10th Percentile £413 £375 £363
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £700 £650 £600
90th Percentile £763 £750 £688
England median daily rate £525 £478 £450
% change year-on-year +9.95% +6.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
10th Percentile £36.15 £35.85 £20.25
25th Percentile £36.75 £40.11 £22.25
Median hourly rate £44.50 £47.12 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.57% -5.76% +5.45%
75th Percentile £65.00 £50.77 £53.75
90th Percentile £67.40 £58.31 £60.11
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.91 £46.50
% change year-on-year -1.98% -1.27% +11.69%

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 14,101 7,958 19,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.90% 50.14% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,520 5,908 14,595
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £613
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £518 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 68 105
10th Percentile £21.50 £22.35 £16.50
25th Percentile £34.91 £31.69 £21.25
Median hourly rate £44.75 £46.46 £44.57
Median % change year-on-year -3.68% +4.25% +12.82%
75th Percentile £61.50 £58.13 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.51 £64.99 £56.50
England median hourly rate £42.81 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +0.73% -5.56% +9.76%

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 29 July 2021.

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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C# in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -6 274 £625 +25.00% 339
West London -8 9 £500 +31.75% 84
South London +9 7 £600 +14.29% 27
East London +2 7 £464 +3.06% 84
C#
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 1,445 (69.40%) .NET
2 858 (41.21%) Azure
3 826 (39.67%) SQL
4 815 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
5 538 (25.84%) DevOps
6 530 (25.46%) Finance
7 512 (24.59%) JavaScript
8 510 (24.50%) .NET Core
9 506 (24.30%) SQL Server
10 466 (22.38%) Banking
11 431 (20.70%) Social Skills
12 422 (20.27%) Python
13 413 (19.84%) TDD
14 405 (19.45%) Java
15 403 (19.36%) AngularJS
16 385 (18.49%) Front Office
17 380 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
18 365 (17.53%) Software Engineering
19 364 (17.48%) Microservices
20 362 (17.39%) Microsoft
21 337 (16.19%) C++
22 331 (15.90%) AWS
23 305 (14.65%) Oracle
24 289 (13.88%) HTML
24 289 (13.88%) .NET Framework
25 277 (13.30%) Git (software)
26 276 (13.26%) React
27 273 (13.11%) Investment Banking
28 268 (12.87%) Kubernetes
29 265 (12.73%) TypeScript

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 98 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.50%) Confluence
3 37 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (1.63%) IIS
4 34 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
5 30 (1.44%) Apache Spark
5 30 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.10%) Apache
7 20 (0.96%) CMS
8 19 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.48%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.29%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.24%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.19%) nginx
13 4 (0.19%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.19%) SAS
14 3 (0.14%) Ethereum
Applications
1 52 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.48%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.38%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.096%) Mingle
6 2 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.048%) Houdini
7 1 (0.048%) Maya
7 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.048%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 44 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.59%) SunGard Martini
3 13 (0.62%) Orchestrade
4 11 (0.53%) Summit
5 7 (0.34%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.14%) Endur
8 2 (0.096%) Global One
8 2 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.048%) Magento
9 1 (0.048%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Shopify
9 1 (0.048%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.048%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 858 (41.21%) Azure
2 331 (15.90%) AWS
3 170 (8.17%) Serverless
4 146 (7.01%) Power Platform
5 118 (5.67%) Azure Functions
6 91 (4.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 81 (3.89%) GCP
7 81 (3.89%) PaaS
8 71 (3.41%) Azure Service Bus
9 70 (3.36%) Azure Logic Apps
10 61 (2.93%) IaaS
11 57 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
12 56 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 56 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
13 55 (2.64%) Azure Data Factory
14 54 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
14 54 (2.59%) GitHub
15 49 (2.35%) Azure Storage
15 49 (2.35%) Microsoft 365
16 43 (2.07%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.63%) HTTP
2 25 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 20 (0.96%) Firewall
3 20 (0.96%) Kerberos
3 20 (0.96%) RTMP
4 12 (0.58%) Network Security
5 5 (0.24%) Internet
6 3 (0.14%) BGP
6 3 (0.14%) Extranet
6 3 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.096%) Broadband
7 2 (0.096%) Intranet
7 2 (0.096%) IPv4
7 2 (0.096%) LAN
7 2 (0.096%) Multicast
7 2 (0.096%) WAN
8 1 (0.048%) SAN
8 1 (0.048%) Skype
8 1 (0.048%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.048%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 122 (5.86%) Power BI
2 122 (5.86%) Relational Database
3 112 (5.38%) NoSQL
4 109 (5.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 88 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 64 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 61 (2.93%) Oracle Database
9 58 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
9 58 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
11 40 (1.92%) Big Data
11 40 (1.92%) Data Lake
11 40 (1.92%) MySQL
12 33 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (1.30%) Tableau
14 26 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 22 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 277 (13.30%) Git (software)
2 180 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 177 (8.50%) Visual Studio
4 166 (7.97%) TeamCity
5 143 (6.87%) JIRA
6 88 (4.23%) Subversion
7 80 (3.84%) Selenium
8 73 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 67 (3.22%) Bitbucket
10 61 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 59 (2.83%) NUnit
12 52 (2.50%) SpecFlow
13 42 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
14 40 (1.92%) Artifactory
15 35 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
16 34 (1.63%) Cucumber
16 34 (1.63%) Postman
17 33 (1.59%) CppUnit
18 28 (1.34%) Moq
19 25 (1.20%) Maven
General
1 530 (25.46%) Finance
2 466 (22.38%) Banking
3 431 (20.70%) Social Skills
4 385 (18.49%) Front Office
5 273 (13.11%) Investment Banking
6 155 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (1.92%) Back Office
8 33 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
9 28 (1.34%) Marketing
10 23 (1.10%) French Language
11 22 (1.06%) Retail
12 21 (1.01%) Public Sector
13 19 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
15 14 (0.67%) German Language
16 12 (0.58%) Influencing Skills
17 9 (0.43%) Publishing
18 8 (0.38%) Organisational Skills
19 7 (0.34%) Advertising
19 7 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,356 (65.13%) Developer
2 652 (31.32%) C# Developer
3 449 (21.57%) .NET Developer
4 217 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 146 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
6 130 (6.24%) Senior Developer
7 114 (5.48%) Azure Developer
7 114 (5.48%) C++ Developer
8 112 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 111 (5.33%) Front Office Developer
10 106 (5.09%) SQL Developer
11 101 (4.85%) Consultant
12 92 (4.42%) React Developer
13 89 (4.27%) Architect
14 85 (4.08%) Angular Developer
15 79 (3.79%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 73 (3.51%) Lead Developer
17 72 (3.46%) Senior Consultant
18 63 (3.03%) Analyst
19 56 (2.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,445 (69.40%) .NET
2 510 (24.50%) .NET Core
3 403 (19.36%) AngularJS
4 289 (13.88%) .NET Framework
4 289 (13.88%) HTML
5 276 (13.26%) React
6 264 (12.68%) ASP.NET
7 195 (9.37%) CSS
8 161 (7.73%) WPF
9 155 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 154 (7.40%) REST
11 141 (6.77%) Web Services
12 139 (6.68%) HTML5
13 130 (6.24%) Node.js
14 127 (6.10%) RESTful
15 106 (5.09%) JSON
16 94 (4.51%) XML
17 91 (4.37%) ASP.NET Core
18 87 (4.18%) Entity Framework
19 81 (3.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 222 (10.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 174 (8.36%) Derivative
3 154 (7.40%) Greenfield Project
4 142 (6.82%) Fixed Income
5 84 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 81 (3.89%) User Experience
7 79 (3.79%) Cloud Native
8 74 (3.55%) Data Structures
9 73 (3.51%) Equities
10 48 (2.31%) Credit Risk
11 44 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (2.02%) Legacy Systems
13 34 (1.63%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 31 (1.49%) Market Risk
15 30 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
16 26 (1.25%) Mobile App
17 23 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
18 20 (0.96%) CMDB
18 20 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 188 (9.03%) Windows
2 86 (4.13%) Linux
3 32 (1.54%) Unix
4 28 (1.34%) Android
4 28 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 20 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.24%) Solaris
10 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.19%) Debian
12 3 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.096%) AIX
14 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.048%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.048%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (25.84%) DevOps
3 413 (19.84%) TDD
4 380 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
5 365 (17.53%) Software Engineering
6 364 (17.48%) Microservices
7 230 (11.05%) Test Automation
8 218 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
9 213 (10.23%) Scrum
10 198 (9.51%) Multithreading
11 168 (8.07%) Unit Testing
12 167 (8.02%) Analytics
13 161 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
14 158 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 157 (7.54%) BDD
16 146 (7.01%) OO
17 140 (6.72%) Electronic Trading
18 133 (6.39%) MVC
19 124 (5.96%) SDLC
20 115 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 826 (39.67%) SQL
2 512 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 422 (20.27%) Python
4 405 (19.45%) Java
5 337 (16.19%) C++
6 265 (12.73%) TypeScript
7 196 (9.41%) PowerShell
8 117 (5.62%) T-SQL
9 111 (5.33%) PL/SQL
10 59 (2.83%) Go
11 58 (2.79%) VBA
12 55 (2.64%) Scala
13 52 (2.50%) Perl
14 47 (2.26%) Kotlin
15 39 (1.87%) PHP
16 38 (1.83%) Bash Shell
16 38 (1.83%) VB
17 37 (1.78%) Ruby
18 36 (1.73%) C
18 36 (1.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 128 (6.15%) Degree
2 81 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 20 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (0.72%) PhD
8 9 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.19%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.14%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.096%) ISEB
13 2 (0.096%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.048%) CISA
14 1 (0.048%) CISM
14 1 (0.048%) CISSP
14 1 (0.048%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.85%) QA
2 17 (0.82%) Accessibility
3 12 (0.58%) MiFID
4 11 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.34%) WCAG
6 5 (0.24%) GDPR
7 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.19%) SLA
8 2 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.048%) HL7
9 1 (0.048%) NIST
System Software
1 261 (12.54%) Docker
2 74 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
3 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.14%) LXC
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.096%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.048%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.048%) Firmware
6 1 (0.048%) HDFS
6 1 (0.048%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 268 (12.87%) Kubernetes
2 128 (6.15%) Terraform
3 103 (4.95%) Ansible
4 46 (2.21%) Prometheus
5 27 (1.30%) Grafana
6 21 (1.01%) BladeLogic
6 21 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.01%) Puppet
7 19 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
8 18 (0.86%) MIIS
9 17 (0.82%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.58%) HP Fortify
10 12 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
11 10 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.24%) Control-M
12 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.24%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.19%) SCOM
13 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 362 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 305 (14.65%) Oracle
3 47 (2.26%) Splunk
4 40 (1.92%) Databricks
5 37 (1.78%) MuleSoft
6 33 (1.59%) FIS
6 33 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (1.59%) SunGard
7 28 (1.34%) TIBCO
8 27 (1.30%) HP
9 26 (1.25%) IBM
10 25 (1.20%) DevExpress
11 23 (1.10%) Xamarin
12 22 (1.06%) New Relic
13 21 (1.01%) Google
14 18 (0.86%) SAP
15 17 (0.82%) Spiceworks
16 16 (0.77%) Sybase
17 15 (0.72%) Telerik
18 13 (0.62%) Nintex