The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C# Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Engineer
Rank 606 582 567
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 42 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 49
Median daily rate £398 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £462 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.78% +1.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.78% +1.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

C# Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C# Software Engineer in the job title.

C# Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# Software Engineer within the UK.

C# Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

C# Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Software Engineer within the UK.

C# Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 36 £400 +18.51% 45
South East 0 13 £350 - 15
London -7 12 £575 +12.19% 10
Oxfordshire +17 9 £350 -7.89% 1
Oxford +4 5 £350 -7.89%
West Yorkshire +2 5 £320 -5.18% 2
Yorkshire +2 5 £320 -5.18% 4
Leeds -1 5 £320 -5.18% 1
Scotland -14 4 £325 -23.52% 1
City of London +37 3 £575 -11.53% 1
East of England +16 3 £400 +14.28% 5
Fife - 3 £325 -
Dunfermline - 3 £325 -
Hampshire - 3 £338 - 4
Cambridgeshire +20 2 - - 5
Cambridge +18 2 - - 4
Newport - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £338 - 1
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Leicestershire +5 1 - - 1
Norfolk +1 1 £400 -
East Midlands -5 1 - - 4
North West -9 1 - - 4
Norwich -12 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 £400 - 1
Reading - 1 £375 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 2

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, C# Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring C# Software Engineer in the job title.

1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 86 (97.73%) Software Engineering
3 48 (54.55%) .NET
4 36 (40.91%) WPF
5 35 (39.77%) SQL
6 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
7 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (31.82%) Finance
8 26 (29.55%) C++
8 26 (29.55%) OO
9 25 (28.41%) Windows
10 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
10 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
10 19 (21.59%) Electronic Trading
10 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
11 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
12 14 (15.91%) TDD
12 14 (15.91%) Investment Banking
12 14 (15.91%) Banking
12 14 (15.91%) HTML
12 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
13 13 (14.77%) Java
14 12 (13.64%) MVC
15 11 (12.50%) UML
15 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
16 10 (11.36%) C
16 10 (11.36%) Scrum
17 9 (10.23%) SNMP
17 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
17 9 (10.23%) WCF

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) SNMP
2 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.95%) VoIP
3 3 (3.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) LDAP
4 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) QGIS
5 1 (1.14%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.95%) StarTeam
4 5 (5.68%) Subversion
5 4 (4.55%) NUnit
6 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.27%) JUnit
7 2 (2.27%) MSTest
7 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.14%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.14%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.14%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.14%) JIRA
8 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.14%) Mockito
8 1 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
2 14 (15.91%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.41%) Electronics
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Front Office
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Military
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (54.55%) .NET
2 36 (40.91%) WPF
3 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
4 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.91%) HTML
5 9 (10.23%) Entity Framework
5 9 (10.23%) HTML5
5 9 (10.23%) WCF
6 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.09%) CSS
7 7 (7.95%) jQuery
7 7 (7.95%) WinForms
8 6 (6.82%) XHTML
9 5 (5.68%) REST
9 5 (5.68%) SOAP
9 5 (5.68%) XML
10 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.55%) LINQ
10 4 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.27%) Derivative
6 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.27%) Mechatronics
6 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.27%) SCADA
7 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Android
3 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.41%) Unix
3 3 (3.41%) Windows CE
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.14%) CentOS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (97.73%) Software Engineering
2 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.55%) OO
4 19 (21.59%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (15.91%) TDD
6 12 (13.64%) MVC
7 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 11 (12.50%) UML
8 10 (11.36%) Scrum
9 9 (10.23%) MVVM
9 9 (10.23%) SDLC
9 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Migration
10 7 (7.95%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (7.95%) Requirements Management
11 6 (6.82%) BDD
11 6 (6.82%) OOP
12 5 (5.68%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.68%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (39.77%) SQL
3 26 (29.55%) C++
4 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.77%) Java
6 10 (11.36%) C
7 4 (4.55%) XAML
8 3 (3.41%) VB
9 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.14%) F#
10 1 (1.14%) Haskell
10 1 (1.14%) Lua
10 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.14%) Python
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) SDET
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Coverity
3 6 (6.82%) DevExpress
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Syncfusion
4 1 (1.14%) Borland
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.14%) SAP
4 1 (1.14%) Splunk
4 1 (1.14%) VMware