Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 17 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 2,665 4,075 4,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.83% 8.66% 8.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.68% 17.21% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,119 3,382 3,290
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £356
90th Percentile £710 £688 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 23
London median hourly rate £47.83 £45.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +6.98% -1.71% +9.38%

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 15,973 23,679 23,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.95% 50.33% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,909 18,076 17,573
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £367 £363 £350
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 116 145
London median hourly rate £42.06 £36.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.82% +12.50% -3.56%
10th Percentile £17.18 £18.54 £18.01
90th Percentile £60.05 £58.75 £54.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.92% +5.66% +3.56%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +2 557 £500 - 330
West London +16 110 £450 - 137
South London +61 74 £413 -2.94% 60
North London +9 24 £450 - 8
East London +2 17 £427 -14.60% 60
C#
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 1,735 (65.10%) .NET
2 1,098 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1,010 (37.90%) Azure
4 962 (36.10%) JavaScript
5 902 (33.85%) SQL
6 860 (32.27%) Finance
7 839 (31.48%) SQL Server
8 695 (26.08%) AngularJS
9 683 (25.63%) TDD
10 547 (20.53%) Microsoft
11 532 (19.96%) MVC
12 509 (19.10%) ASP.NET
13 508 (19.06%) HTML
14 489 (18.35%) React
15 473 (17.75%) CSS
16 457 (17.15%) DevOps
17 451 (16.92%) Microservices
18 426 (15.98%) Java
19 410 (15.38%) Python
20 408 (15.31%) .NET Core
21 389 (14.60%) Front Office
22 376 (14.11%) AWS
23 342 (12.83%) .NET Framework
24 338 (12.68%) Software Engineering
25 331 (12.42%) ASP.NET Web API
26 329 (12.35%) Test Automation
27 304 (11.41%) Web Services
28 302 (11.33%) Git (software)
29 301 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
30 298 (11.18%) BDD

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
1 104 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 78 (2.93%) IIS
3 60 (2.25%) CMS
4 48 (1.80%) Umbraco
5 45 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 44 (1.65%) Confluence
7 26 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 23 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.64%) nginx
11 15 (0.56%) Apache
11 15 (0.56%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.49%) NServiceBus
14 9 (0.34%) SAS
15 8 (0.30%) Kentico
15 8 (0.30%) Mattermost
16 5 (0.19%) LiveLink
16 5 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.19%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.075%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) Blender
8 1 (0.038%) MODO
8 1 (0.038%) Sketch
8 1 (0.038%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 81 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.90%) FINCAD Analytics
3 17 (0.64%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.19%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.11%) Orchestrade
8 2 (0.075%) Endur
8 2 (0.075%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.075%) RMDS
8 2 (0.075%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.075%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.038%) Actimize
9 1 (0.038%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.038%) Magento
9 1 (0.038%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.038%) MoSes
9 1 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,010 (37.90%) Azure
2 376 (14.11%) AWS
3 136 (5.10%) Serverless
4 119 (4.47%) Power Platform
5 108 (4.05%) GCP
6 75 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
7 72 (2.70%) GitHub
8 66 (2.48%) Azure Data Factory
9 64 (2.40%) PaaS
10 58 (2.18%) Azure Functions
11 54 (2.03%) Office 365
12 51 (1.91%) npm
13 50 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
14 49 (1.84%) Amazon S3
15 35 (1.31%) SaaS
16 34 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
16 34 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
17 28 (1.05%) OpenShift
18 27 (1.01%) AWS Step Functions
19 26 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.64%) AMQP
2 16 (0.60%) HTTP
3 11 (0.41%) Internet
4 10 (0.38%) Intranet
5 9 (0.34%) DNS
5 9 (0.34%) Firewall
6 8 (0.30%) Network Security
6 8 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.26%) SSL
8 6 (0.23%) VPN
9 4 (0.15%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.11%) RTMP
10 3 (0.11%) Skype
11 2 (0.075%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.075%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.038%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.038%) Extranet
12 1 (0.038%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 839 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 166 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 162 (6.08%) NoSQL
4 113 (4.24%) Power BI
5 105 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 105 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 96 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 96 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 86 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 84 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 83 (3.11%) Data Lake
10 80 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 77 (2.89%) MySQL
12 71 (2.66%) Cosmos DB
13 66 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 65 (2.44%) Big Data
15 57 (2.14%) Redis
16 53 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
17 49 (1.84%) Amazon Athena
18 47 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 302 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 210 (7.88%) TeamCity
3 178 (6.68%) Visual Studio
4 155 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 132 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 130 (4.88%) Selenium
7 129 (4.84%) Jenkins
8 123 (4.62%) JIRA
9 102 (3.83%) NUnit
10 98 (3.68%) SpecFlow
11 84 (3.15%) Visual Studio Team System
12 73 (2.74%) Moq
13 47 (1.76%) MSTest
14 43 (1.61%) webpack
15 42 (1.58%) Subversion
15 42 (1.58%) WebDriver
16 30 (1.13%) gulp
17 28 (1.05%) Cucumber
18 26 (0.98%) Bitbucket
18 26 (0.98%) Jasmine
General
1 860 (32.27%) Finance
2 389 (14.60%) Front Office
3 246 (9.23%) Banking
4 69 (2.59%) Law
5 61 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 58 (2.18%) Back Office
7 44 (1.65%) Public Sector
8 38 (1.43%) Marketing
9 31 (1.16%) Retail
10 28 (1.05%) Games
11 27 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.56%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.45%) Police
14 11 (0.41%) Legal
14 11 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.41%) Publishing
15 8 (0.30%) Advertising
15 8 (0.30%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.26%) Local Government
17 6 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,852 (69.49%) Developer
2 783 (29.38%) C# Developer
3 621 (23.30%) .NET Developer
4 278 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 249 (9.34%) Full Stack Developer
6 203 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 155 (5.82%) Angular Developer
8 144 (5.40%) Software Engineer
9 142 (5.33%) React Developer
10 138 (5.18%) Architect
11 134 (5.03%) Azure Developer
12 128 (4.80%) SQL Developer
13 91 (3.41%) Software Developer
14 90 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
15 86 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
16 69 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
17 65 (2.44%) Applications Developer
18 64 (2.40%) Front Office Developer
19 61 (2.29%) Lead Developer
19 61 (2.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,735 (65.10%) .NET
2 695 (26.08%) AngularJS
3 509 (19.10%) ASP.NET
4 508 (19.06%) HTML
5 489 (18.35%) React
6 473 (17.75%) CSS
7 408 (15.31%) .NET Core
8 342 (12.83%) .NET Framework
9 331 (12.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 304 (11.41%) Web Services
11 224 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 218 (8.18%) Node.js
13 216 (8.11%) REST
14 175 (6.57%) Entity Framework
15 160 (6.00%) Vue.js
16 149 (5.59%) WCF
17 141 (5.29%) JSON
18 135 (5.07%) jQuery
19 129 (4.84%) Kafka
19 129 (4.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 248 (9.31%) Greenfield Project
2 186 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 183 (6.87%) Derivative
4 181 (6.79%) Hedge funds
5 178 (6.68%) Fixed Income
6 146 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 116 (4.35%) Equities
8 80 (3.00%) User Experience
9 68 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 49 (1.84%) Mobile App
11 33 (1.24%) Blog
12 30 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
13 29 (1.09%) Algorithms
14 26 (0.98%) Credit Risk
14 26 (0.98%) Reference Data
15 25 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 24 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 24 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
17 22 (0.83%) Market Risk
17 22 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 187 (7.02%) Windows
2 93 (3.49%) Linux
3 28 (1.05%) Unix
4 27 (1.01%) Android
5 24 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 19 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.26%) CentOS
8 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.19%) VMS
10 4 (0.15%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.075%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.038%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.038%) Debian
12 1 (0.038%) Fedora
12 1 (0.038%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.038%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,098 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (25.63%) TDD
3 532 (19.96%) MVC
4 457 (17.15%) DevOps
5 451 (16.92%) Microservices
6 338 (12.68%) Software Engineering
7 329 (12.35%) Test Automation
8 301 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
9 298 (11.18%) BDD
10 270 (10.13%) Scrum
11 236 (8.86%) OO
12 184 (6.90%) Unit Testing
13 178 (6.68%) Front End Development
14 175 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
15 166 (6.23%) Asset Management
16 164 (6.15%) Web Development
17 161 (6.04%) Fintech
18 153 (5.74%) SDLC
19 150 (5.63%) Multithreading
19 150 (5.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 962 (36.10%) JavaScript
2 902 (33.85%) SQL
3 426 (15.98%) Java
4 410 (15.38%) Python
5 245 (9.19%) C++
6 235 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 166 (6.23%) PowerShell
8 162 (6.08%) T-SQL
9 75 (2.81%) VB.NET
10 64 (2.40%) R
11 61 (2.29%) VBA
12 45 (1.69%) C
13 41 (1.54%) Ruby
14 40 (1.50%) Go
15 37 (1.39%) PL/SQL
16 31 (1.16%) F#
16 31 (1.16%) PHP
17 30 (1.13%) VB
18 26 (0.98%) Scala
19 21 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 150 (5.63%) Degree
2 60 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (0.83%) Master's Degree
6 16 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.45%) PhD
8 9 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.19%) ISEB
9 5 (0.19%) MCITP
9 5 (0.19%) MCP
9 5 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.15%) CFA
10 4 (0.15%) MCSE
11 3 (0.11%) MCPD
11 3 (0.11%) MCTS
12 2 (0.075%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.038%) MCSD
13 1 (0.038%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.32%) QA
2 24 (0.90%) WCAG
3 16 (0.60%) MiFID
4 8 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) IFRS
7 2 (0.075%) PMO
8 1 (0.038%) Basel III
8 1 (0.038%) CDISC
8 1 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.038%) EMIR
8 1 (0.038%) GxP
8 1 (0.038%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.038%) NIST
System Software
1 253 (9.49%) Docker
2 52 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.23%) HDFS
5 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.075%) Firmware
6 2 (0.075%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.038%) Varnish
7 1 (0.038%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 187 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 61 (2.29%) Terraform
3 57 (2.14%) Ansible
4 28 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.75%) Puppet
6 19 (0.71%) MIIS
7 13 (0.49%) Grafana
8 11 (0.41%) Kibana
9 10 (0.38%) logstash
9 10 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.26%) SCOM
11 6 (0.23%) Control-M
11 6 (0.23%) Kubeflow
12 5 (0.19%) Nagios
13 4 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.15%) SCCM
14 3 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.11%) Packer
15 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 547 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 148 (5.55%) Oracle
3 66 (2.48%) Google
4 55 (2.06%) Tableau
5 51 (1.91%) Sitecore
6 49 (1.84%) Bloomberg
7 37 (1.39%) Remedy
8 36 (1.35%) Reuters
9 30 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 30 (1.13%) TIBCO
10 29 (1.09%) Databricks
11 28 (1.05%) Cognos
11 28 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
12 26 (0.98%) Xamarin
13 25 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.64%) ION Trading
14 17 (0.64%) Splunk
15 13 (0.49%) MuleSoft
16 12 (0.45%) DevExpress
17 11 (0.41%) Sybase