The first table below looks at the demand for the C# Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Software Engineer
Rank 205 183 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate £600 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £290
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +72.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £47.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-38.94% +30.13%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
C# Software Engineer
London

C# Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# Software Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C# Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# Software Engineer across the City of London region.

C# Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C# Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C# Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C# Software Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) OO
5 8 (50.00%) Derivative
5 8 (50.00%) Degree
5 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (31.25%) WPF
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (31.25%) Front Office
7 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) WinForms
7 4 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) Statistics
7 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (25.00%) Physics
7 4 (25.00%) DevExpress
7 4 (25.00%) High Availability
7 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
7 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
8 3 (18.75%) Syncfusion
8 3 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum

C# Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C# Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C# Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Endur
1 1 (6.25%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Front Office
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) WPF
3 4 (25.00%) WinForms
3 4 (25.00%) Middleware
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Derivative
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (25.00%) Statistics
3 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (18.75%) Syncfusion
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.25%) OpenLink
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft