The first table below looks at the demand for the C# Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 currently tracked.

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 565 497 538
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +41
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 22 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.098% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.11% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 22
Average daily rate £375 £500 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £290
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +72.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £47.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% +30.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £47.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-38.94% +30.13%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

C# Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -103 22 £375 -25.00% 42
South East -13 10 £420 +43.58% 14
Surrey -5 5 £420 +29.23% 2
City of London -22 5 £600 -14.28% 3
London -39 5 £600 - 5
Birmingham -8 3 £238 -41.35%
West Midlands -14 3 £238 -41.35% 4
Leeds -16 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -17 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -18 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -2 2 £350 +34.61% 4
Northamptonshire - 2 £219 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £219 - 1
East of England - 2 £219 - 6
Hampshire +4 1 - - 4
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £350 - 2
South West - - - - 8
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -

C# Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 58 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (82.76%) Software Engineering
3 41 (70.69%) .NET
4 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 27 (46.55%) WPF
6 21 (36.21%) SQL
7 18 (31.03%) WCF
8 16 (27.59%) Windows
9 14 (24.14%) OO
10 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
10 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
11 11 (18.97%) Degree
11 11 (18.97%) TDD
11 11 (18.97%) Scrum
12 10 (17.24%) HTML
13 9 (15.52%) LINQ
13 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
13 9 (15.52%) Finance
13 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
13 9 (15.52%) Derivative
13 9 (15.52%) Statistics
14 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
14 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (12.07%) Oracle
15 7 (12.07%) C++
15 7 (12.07%) MVC
15 7 (12.07%) Web Development

C# Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Endur
2 1 (1.72%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.90%) Internet
1 4 (6.90%) Modbus
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Big Data
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.17%) MySQL
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.17%) NUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Front Office
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Publishing
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) .NET
2 27 (46.55%) WPF
3 18 (31.03%) WCF
4 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
5 10 (17.24%) HTML
6 9 (15.52%) LINQ
7 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.34%) WinForms
8 6 (10.34%) XML
9 5 (8.62%) HTML5
9 5 (8.62%) CSS
9 5 (8.62%) Web Services
9 5 (8.62%) Middleware
10 4 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (6.90%) CSS3
10 4 (6.90%) jQuery
11 2 (3.45%) Ajax
11 2 (3.45%) XSLT
11 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
1 9 (15.52%) Derivative
1 9 (15.52%) Statistics
2 5 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.90%) Physics
3 4 (6.90%) Machine Learning
4 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.17%) SCADA
5 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.45%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.45%) DTV
5 2 (3.45%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) OO
3 11 (18.97%) TDD
3 11 (18.97%) Scrum
4 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
5 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.07%) MVC
6 7 (12.07%) Web Development
7 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.62%) SOA
8 4 (6.90%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Logistics
8 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Low Latency
8 4 (6.90%) High Availability
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.90%) MVVM
9 3 (5.17%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (3.45%) Content Management
10 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (36.21%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) C++
5 6 (10.34%) C
6 3 (5.17%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) XAML
8 1 (1.72%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.72%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) VBA
8 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) DevExpress
4 4 (6.90%) Siemens
5 3 (5.17%) Syncfusion
6 2 (3.45%) ION Trading
6 2 (3.45%) Serena
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) ESRI
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.72%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.72%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.72%) DataSynapse
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago