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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Engineer
Rank 621 583 559
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -24
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 37 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.091% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 34
Average daily rate £414 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £425 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £32.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.62% -9.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £32.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-65.62% -9.21%

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 29 £450 +38.46% 39
London -2 13 £575 +70.37% 8
South East -19 9 £400 +20.30% 7
Wales +9 7 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £450 -
East of England +5 3 £400 +14.28% 7
Hampshire +2 3 £338 -
North West - 3 £350 - 7
South West +4 2 - - 5
South Wales -8 2 £440 -
Basingstoke - 2 £338 -
Dunfermline +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £390 +17.29% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - - 5
Fife +5 1 - -
East Midlands +2 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes +1 1 £390 +20.00%
Scotland -23 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £413 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 5
Southampton - 1 £400 -
Cardiff - 1 £465 -
Newport - 1 £415 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
West Wales - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £400 -
Northampton - 1 - -

C# Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) C#
2 101 (99.02%) Software Engineering
3 58 (56.86%) .NET
4 45 (44.12%) SQL Server
5 43 (42.16%) WPF
6 34 (33.33%) Finance
7 33 (32.35%) SQL
8 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (27.45%) .NET Framework
10 26 (25.49%) MVC
10 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET
10 26 (25.49%) OO
11 25 (24.51%) Visual Studio
11 25 (24.51%) Electronic Trading
12 24 (23.53%) C++
13 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
13 23 (22.55%) Investment Banking
13 23 (22.55%) Banking
14 21 (20.59%) Windows
15 20 (19.61%) TDD
16 19 (18.63%) Scrum
16 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
17 17 (16.67%) WCF
18 16 (15.69%) OOP
19 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (13.73%) Entity Framework
19 14 (13.73%) AngularJS
20 13 (12.75%) SDLC

C# Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Internet
2 7 (6.86%) SNMP
3 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.90%) VoIP
4 3 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (0.98%) LDAP
6 1 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.98%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Visual Studio
2 13 (12.75%) NUnit
3 10 (9.80%) SpecFlow
4 9 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.82%) Moq
4 9 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.90%) StarTeam
7 4 (3.92%) Subversion
8 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.96%) JUnit
8 2 (1.96%) MSTest
8 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.98%) git-flow
9 1 (0.98%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (33.33%) Finance
2 23 (22.55%) Banking
2 23 (22.55%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.94%) Electronics
4 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Military
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (56.86%) .NET
2 43 (42.16%) WPF
3 28 (27.45%) .NET Framework
4 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET
5 17 (16.67%) WCF
6 14 (13.73%) AngularJS
6 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (13.73%) Entity Framework
7 12 (11.76%) Web Services
8 11 (10.78%) CSS
9 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (8.82%) Gherkin
10 9 (8.82%) HTML
10 9 (8.82%) MSMQ
10 9 (8.82%) RESTful
11 8 (7.84%) NHibernate
11 8 (7.84%) REST
12 7 (6.86%) WinForms
13 6 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.86%) User Experience
3 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Replication
4 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Mechatronics
5 2 (1.96%) SCADA
6 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.98%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.94%) Windows CE
3 3 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.96%) Android
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (99.02%) Software Engineering
2 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.49%) MVC
3 26 (25.49%) OO
4 25 (24.51%) Electronic Trading
5 20 (19.61%) TDD
6 19 (18.63%) Scrum
7 16 (15.69%) OOP
8 13 (12.75%) SDLC
9 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
9 11 (10.78%) BDD
9 11 (10.78%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.78%) UML
10 9 (8.82%) Kanban
10 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.84%) Multithreading
11 8 (7.84%) MVVM
12 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
13 5 (4.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (32.35%) SQL
3 24 (23.53%) C++
4 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.82%) Ruby
6 8 (7.84%) C
7 7 (6.86%) Java
8 4 (3.92%) VB
9 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.94%) XAML
10 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.98%) F#
11 1 (0.98%) Haskell
11 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.98%) Python
11 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) Coverity
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco
3 3 (2.94%) DevExpress
3 3 (2.94%) Syncfusion
3 3 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (0.98%) Borland
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) Splunk
4 1 (0.98%) Telerik
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