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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Engineer
Rank 612 586 567
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 49 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.098% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.10% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 39
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% -6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £34.90 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £42.75 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -6.87%

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 -13 42 £398 +13.57% 63
South East -6 11 £350 - 17
London -11 9 £575 -13.20% 7
Birmingham -6 8 - -
West Midlands -22 8 - -
Oxfordshire +9 6 £350 -7.89% 1
Oxford -1 5 £350 -7.89%
Leeds - 5 £320 - 6
West Yorkshire - 5 £320 - 12
Yorkshire - 5 £320 - 14
East Midlands - 5 - - 5
Scotland +1 4 £325 +18.18% 2
City of London +49 3 £575 -11.53% 3
East of England +17 3 - - 8
Fife - 3 £325 -
Dunfermline - 3 £325 -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +15 2 - - 6
Cambridge +13 2 - - 5
West Sussex - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 2
Wales - 2 - - 1
South Wales - 2 - - 1
Newport - 2 - - 1
Middlesex -2 1 £300 -27.71%
Berkshire -2 1 £375 +7.14% 9
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 £400 - 1

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 89 (100.00%) C#
2 86 (96.63%) Software Engineering
3 55 (61.80%) .NET
4 41 (46.07%) SQL
5 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (33.71%) WPF
7 29 (32.58%) C++
7 29 (32.58%) Visual Studio
8 28 (31.46%) .NET Framework
9 27 (30.34%) OO
10 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
11 25 (28.09%) Windows
11 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
12 22 (24.72%) UML
13 18 (20.22%) Finance
13 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
13 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
14 16 (17.98%) Degree
15 14 (15.73%) Computer Science
15 14 (15.73%) HTML
15 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
16 13 (14.61%) Java
16 13 (14.61%) MVC
16 13 (14.61%) Electronic Trading
16 13 (14.61%) Waterfall
17 12 (13.48%) V-Model
17 12 (13.48%) WCF
17 12 (13.48%) TDD
18 11 (12.36%) C
19 10 (11.24%) Multithreading

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 (2.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) SNMP
2 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.87%) VoIP
4 3 (3.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) QGIS
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (32.58%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.99%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.87%) StarTeam
4 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.74%) Subversion
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
5 3 (3.37%) JUnit
5 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.25%) Maven
6 2 (2.25%) NUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) JBehave
7 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.12%) Mockito
7 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Banking
2 7 (7.87%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Front Office
4 3 (3.37%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.80%) .NET
2 30 (33.71%) WPF
3 28 (31.46%) .NET Framework
4 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.73%) HTML
5 12 (13.48%) WCF
6 10 (11.24%) HTML5
7 9 (10.11%) Entity Framework
7 9 (10.11%) WinForms
8 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.74%) jQuery
9 6 (6.74%) REST
9 6 (6.74%) Web Services
9 6 (6.74%) XHTML
10 5 (5.62%) CSS
10 5 (5.62%) SOAP
11 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.49%) LINQ
12 3 (3.37%) JSON
12 3 (3.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.99%) Data Structures
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Derivative
6 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.25%) Mechatronics
6 2 (2.25%) SCADA
7 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) NHS
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.37%) Unix
3 3 (3.37%) Windows CE
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (96.63%) Software Engineering
2 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.34%) OO
4 22 (24.72%) UML
5 13 (14.61%) Electronic Trading
5 13 (14.61%) MVC
5 13 (14.61%) Waterfall
6 12 (13.48%) TDD
6 12 (13.48%) V-Model
7 10 (11.24%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.99%) Scrum
9 7 (7.87%) BDD
9 7 (7.87%) Migration
9 7 (7.87%) MVVM
9 7 (7.87%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (7.87%) Requirements Management
10 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (46.07%) SQL
3 29 (32.58%) C++
4 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.61%) Java
6 11 (12.36%) C
7 4 (4.49%) XAML
8 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.25%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
8 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) Ada
9 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.12%) F#
9 1 (1.12%) Haskell
9 1 (1.12%) Lua
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SDET
3 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Coverity
2 7 (7.87%) DevExpress
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 6 (6.74%) Syncfusion
4 1 (1.12%) Borland
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.12%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago