The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Software Engineer
Rank 590 543 549
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 16 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.068% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.074% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 21
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£325 £326 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £215 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -40 14 £325 -0.38% 29
Yorkshire - 9 £325 - 3
Leeds - 9 £325 - 2
West Yorkshire - 9 £325 - 2
South East -27 2 £325 -7.80% 7
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
Slough - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 £245 - 1
London +14 1 £475 -20.83% 2
Surrey -3 1 £325 +51.16% 2
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 - 4
Maidenhead - 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 £375 - 4
Farnborough - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Powys - - - -
Mid Wales - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Mansfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -

C# Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (100.00%) C#
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (85.71%) .NET
3 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 16 (38.10%) WCF
4 16 (38.10%) SQL
5 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 15 (35.71%) WinForms
6 14 (33.33%) MVC
6 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 13 (30.95%) WPF
8 12 (28.57%) Oracle
8 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
9 11 (26.19%) Windows
9 11 (26.19%) LINQ
10 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (21.43%) Scrum
11 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.67%) XML
12 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 6 (14.29%) CSS
13 6 (14.29%) OO
13 6 (14.29%) Migration
13 6 (14.29%) Degree
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (11.90%) jQuery
14 5 (11.90%) TDD

C# Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Couchbase
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) NUnit
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Publishing
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (85.71%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) WCF
3 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 15 (35.71%) WinForms
4 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 13 (30.95%) WPF
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (26.19%) LINQ
8 7 (16.67%) XML
9 6 (14.29%) CSS
10 5 (11.90%) Web Services
10 5 (11.90%) HTML
10 5 (11.90%) jQuery
11 4 (9.52%) XSLT
12 3 (7.14%) HTML5
12 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (7.14%) CSS3
13 2 (4.76%) JMS
14 1 (2.38%) DHTML
14 1 (2.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) DTV
3 2 (4.76%) Derivative
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (33.33%) MVC
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) Content Management
8 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.14%) SOA
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.14%) Android Development
9 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps
9 2 (4.76%) Web Development
9 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (4.76%) Complex Event Processing
9 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
2 2 (4.76%) Metastorm
2 2 (4.76%) ION Trading
2 2 (4.76%) Syncfusion
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.76%) DevExpress
2 2 (4.76%) Ektron
2 2 (4.76%) StreamBase
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