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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Software Engineer
UK
Rank 547 571 585
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +14
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 49 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 17
Median daily rate £375 £500 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +57.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £375 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £47.83 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +47.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.10 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £49.88 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.83 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +47.16%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +29 46 £388 -34.04% 69
London +5 18 £375 -36.17% 16
South East +17 12 £400 -8.57% 17
South West +6 6 £500 +25.00% 9
Berkshire - 5 £163 -
Hampshire +13 4 £325 -7.14% 6
East of England +3 4 £400 - 8
Cheshire +25 3 £301 -29.11% 4
North West +20 3 £301 -29.11% 6
Yeovil +2 3 - -
Somerset +2 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 4
Slough - 3 - -
Cambridge +10 2 £400 - 6
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £400 - 7
Portsmouth -5 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £320 - 3
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £500 - 1
Fife - 2 £320 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £313 -
Southampton - 2 £325 - 1
Dunfermline - 2 £320 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £400 -
Bristol 0 1 £425 +6.25% 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 - -

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 83 (100.00%) C#
1 83 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (56.63%) .NET
3 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (42.17%) C++
5 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
6 29 (34.94%) SQL
7 23 (27.71%) MVC
8 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
8 22 (26.51%) Visual Studio
9 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
10 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
11 18 (21.69%) HTML
11 18 (21.69%) TDD
12 17 (20.48%) XML
12 17 (20.48%) WCF
13 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
14 15 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (18.07%) CSS
15 14 (16.87%) jQuery
16 13 (15.66%) WPF
16 13 (15.66%) NServiceBus
16 13 (15.66%) OO
16 13 (15.66%) UML
17 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
18 11 (13.25%) Scrum
18 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
18 11 (13.25%) Ada
18 11 (13.25%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008

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 13 (15.66%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.41%) Confluence
2 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Broadband
2 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (26.51%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.02%) JIRA
5 4 (4.82%) NUnit
6 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
6 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.41%) Moq
6 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.41%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
2 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.64%) Aerospace
4 7 (8.43%) Finance
5 3 (3.61%) Games
5 3 (3.61%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) .NET
2 18 (21.69%) HTML
3 17 (20.48%) WCF
3 17 (20.48%) XML
4 15 (18.07%) CSS
5 14 (16.87%) jQuery
6 13 (15.66%) WPF
7 11 (13.25%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (12.05%) SOAP
8 10 (12.05%) StructureMap
9 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (8.43%) Web Services
11 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.02%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (6.02%) REST
11 5 (6.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (6.02%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) RIA
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) W3C
5 1 (1.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.71%) MVC
4 18 (21.69%) TDD
5 13 (15.66%) OO
5 13 (15.66%) UML
6 11 (13.25%) Scrum
7 10 (12.05%) BDD
8 7 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Multithreading
8 7 (8.43%) SysML
9 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.23%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (7.23%) OOP
10 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.02%) SDLC
11 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.82%) DevOps
11 4 (4.82%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (42.17%) C++
3 29 (34.94%) SQL
4 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
5 11 (13.25%) Ada
5 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.05%) C
7 8 (9.64%) Java
8 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.61%) Ada 83
9 3 (3.61%) Ada 95
9 3 (3.61%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.61%) Python
10 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) MCTS
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) PhD
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
1 2 (2.41%) SDET
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.41%) Coverity
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle
2 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
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