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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Engineer
Rank 583 587 603
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 38 65 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.12% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 16
Median daily rate £400 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £340 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £39.75 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £45.00 £40.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.50 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +8.43%

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
46863 52014 52705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.72% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30655 33167 33349
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2000 2163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 28 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 11 December 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 +2 35 £400 -4.76% 53
West Midlands 0 10 - - 3
Solihull - 10 - - 1
South East +19 8 £400 -5.88% 12
London -6 7 £463 -21.27% 10
South West -2 5 £425 +6.25% 6
East Midlands - 3 £356 - 4
Leicestershire - 3 £356 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 - - 1
Surrey +22 2 £400 -5.88%
Hampshire +19 2 - - 3
Portsmouth -1 2 - -
Oxfordshire -7 2 £400 +128.57% 4
Berkshire - 2 - - 2
Leicester - 2 £356 - 1
Slough - 2 - -
Cheshire +20 1 £425 -
Chester +3 1 £425 -
North West +1 1 £425 - 2
East of England +1 1 - - 6
Bristol -3 1 £425 +13.33% 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £290 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £290 - 1
Yeovil - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £290 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 5

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 75 (100.00%) C#
2 73 (97.33%) Software Engineering
3 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (61.33%) .NET
4 37 (49.33%) SQL
5 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 32 (42.67%) Visual Studio
7 27 (36.00%) UML
8 25 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 23 (30.67%) C++
9 23 (30.67%) MVC
10 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
11 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
12 19 (25.33%) WCF
12 19 (25.33%) Waterfall
13 18 (24.00%) .NET Framework
13 18 (24.00%) HTML
14 17 (22.67%) Degree
14 17 (22.67%) V-Model
15 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
15 16 (21.33%) Computer Science
16 15 (20.00%) jQuery
17 14 (18.67%) XML
18 13 (17.33%) CSS
18 13 (17.33%) TDD
19 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
20 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
20 11 (14.67%) KnockoutJS
20 11 (14.67%) SOAP

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 10 (13.33%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Broadband
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) SNMP
3 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (42.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.67%) JIRA
4 5 (6.67%) NUnit
4 5 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) Maven
7 2 (2.67%) Selenium
7 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.33%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.33%) JBehave
8 1 (1.33%) Moq
8 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.33%) TestNG
8 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (8.00%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Military
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (61.33%) .NET
2 19 (25.33%) WCF
3 18 (24.00%) .NET Framework
3 18 (24.00%) HTML
4 15 (20.00%) jQuery
5 14 (18.67%) XML
6 13 (17.33%) CSS
7 11 (14.67%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (14.67%) SOAP
8 10 (13.33%) StructureMap
8 10 (13.33%) WPF
9 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (10.67%) Web Services
11 6 (8.00%) REST
12 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.67%) JSON
13 4 (5.33%) HTML5
13 4 (5.33%) WinForms
14 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (97.33%) Software Engineering
2 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.00%) UML
4 23 (30.67%) MVC
5 19 (25.33%) Waterfall
6 17 (22.67%) V-Model
7 13 (17.33%) TDD
8 10 (13.33%) OO
9 9 (12.00%) BDD
10 7 (9.33%) Scrum
10 7 (9.33%) SDLC
10 7 (9.33%) SysML
11 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
12 4 (5.33%) DevOps
13 3 (4.00%) ATDD
13 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
13 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (49.33%) SQL
3 23 (30.67%) C++
4 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
5 10 (13.33%) Ada
5 10 (13.33%) C
6 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.67%) Java
9 1 (1.33%) Ada 83
9 1 (1.33%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) Degree
3 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) MCTS
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) SDET
2 1 (1.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Coverity
3 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.67%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.33%) CA
4 1 (1.33%) Syncfusion
4 1 (1.33%) Twitter
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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