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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Engineer
Rank 616 573 547
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -26
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 40 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 48
Median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £38.75 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.61% -4.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £38.75 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-71.61% -4.90%

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

C# Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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 -35 34 £398 +17.77% 47
South East -15 13 £350 +3.70% 10
London -11 12 £575 +53.33% 11
Oxfordshire - 10 £350 -
Oxford - 6 £350 -
Wales +14 3 £375 -
Yorkshire +11 3 £320 -5.18% 8
Leeds +2 3 £320 -5.18% 5
West Yorkshire +2 3 £320 -5.18% 6
Hampshire -2 3 £338 - 2
Scotland -17 3 £275 -35.29% 3
Fife +9 2 £325 - 2
East of England +9 2 £400 - 5
Dunfermline +9 2 £325 - 2
South West -12 2 - - 3
North West - 2 £350 - 2
Basingstoke - 2 £338 - 1
Somerset +11 1 - -
East Midlands +8 1 - - 5
South Wales +2 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 - 1
North East - 1 £400 - 1
Dundee - 1 £225 -
Norwich - 1 £400 -
Northampton - 1 - - 3
Bicester - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £400 - 1

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 92 (100.00%) C#
2 91 (98.91%) Software Engineering
3 49 (53.26%) .NET
4 37 (40.22%) SQL
4 37 (40.22%) WPF
5 35 (38.04%) SQL Server
6 29 (31.52%) Finance
7 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (27.17%) C++
9 24 (26.09%) OO
10 23 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 22 (23.91%) Windows
12 21 (22.83%) .NET Framework
13 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
13 19 (20.65%) Electronic Trading
14 17 (18.48%) MVC
15 16 (17.39%) Banking
15 16 (17.39%) Investment Banking
15 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
16 14 (15.22%) HTML
16 14 (15.22%) Java
16 14 (15.22%) TDD
16 14 (15.22%) AngularJS
17 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
18 11 (11.96%) UML
18 11 (11.96%) Scrum
18 11 (11.96%) SDLC
19 10 (10.87%) CSS
20 9 (9.78%) Multithreading
20 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared

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 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) SNMP
2 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.52%) VoIP
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) LDAP
4 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) QGIS
7 1 (1.09%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.61%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.52%) StarTeam
4 5 (5.43%) NUnit
5 4 (4.35%) Subversion
6 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.17%) JUnit
7 2 (2.17%) MSTest
7 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.09%) git-flow
8 1 (1.09%) GoogleTest
8 1 (1.09%) Maven
8 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.09%) NuGet
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (31.52%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) Banking
2 16 (17.39%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Military
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.26%) .NET
2 37 (40.22%) WPF
3 21 (22.83%) .NET Framework
4 14 (15.22%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.22%) HTML
5 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.87%) CSS
7 9 (9.78%) Entity Framework
8 8 (8.70%) HTML5
8 8 (8.70%) WCF
8 8 (8.70%) WinForms
9 7 (7.61%) jQuery
10 6 (6.52%) REST
10 6 (6.52%) XHTML
11 5 (5.43%) SOAP
11 5 (5.43%) Web Services
12 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.52%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.43%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Mechatronics
5 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.17%) SCADA
5 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.26%) Unix
3 3 (3.26%) Windows CE
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (98.91%) Software Engineering
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.09%) OO
4 19 (20.65%) Electronic Trading
5 17 (18.48%) MVC
6 14 (15.22%) TDD
7 11 (11.96%) Scrum
7 11 (11.96%) SDLC
7 11 (11.96%) UML
8 9 (9.78%) Multithreading
9 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.61%) Migration
10 7 (7.61%) MVVM
10 7 (7.61%) OOP
11 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (6.52%) Requirements Management
12 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
12 5 (5.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (40.22%) SQL
3 25 (27.17%) C++
4 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.22%) Java
6 8 (8.70%) C
7 3 (3.26%) VB
7 3 (3.26%) XAML
8 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) F#
9 1 (1.09%) Haskell
9 1 (1.09%) Lua
9 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.09%) Python
9 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) SDET
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) Coverity
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) DevExpress
3 4 (4.35%) Syncfusion
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) Borland
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Splunk
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