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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Engineer
Rank 609 621 619
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 40 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.085% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.089% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 17
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £460 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 25 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 September 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 +14 35 £400 - 64
South East +16 11 £300 -27.49% 12
West Midlands -14 9 - - 1
Birmingham - 9 - -
East Midlands - 7 £350 - 7
London 0 6 £588 +46.87% 14
Berkshire +12 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Middlesex +3 4 £288 -30.72%
Leicestershire - 4 £350 - 2
Scotland +20 3 £325 +18.18%
Fife - 3 £325 -
Leicester - 3 £350 - 2
Dunfermline - 3 £325 -
Nottingham - 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
East of England +9 2 £475 +35.71% 10
Slough - 2 £275 -
Reading - 2 £375 - 2
West Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey +10 1 £400 -4.76% 3
Hertfordshire -2 1 £475 +46.15% 1
City of London - 1 £625 - 6
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £475 - 1
Luton - 1 - -

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 82 (100.00%) C#
2 79 (96.34%) Software Engineering
3 56 (68.29%) .NET
4 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (46.34%) SQL
6 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
7 28 (34.15%) .NET Framework
8 26 (31.71%) Visual Studio
9 25 (30.49%) C++
10 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
10 24 (29.27%) WPF
11 23 (28.05%) UML
11 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
12 22 (26.83%) Windows
13 19 (23.17%) OO
13 19 (23.17%) Degree
14 18 (21.95%) Computer Science
14 18 (21.95%) Waterfall
14 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
15 15 (18.29%) V-Model
16 14 (17.07%) TDD
16 14 (17.07%) MVC
16 14 (17.07%) HTML
17 13 (15.85%) Finance
17 13 (15.85%) WCF
17 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
18 12 (14.63%) Multithreading
19 10 (12.20%) BDD
19 10 (12.20%) WinForms
19 10 (12.20%) Data Structures

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 (2.44%) Confluence
1 2 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) SNMP
1 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) QGIS
5 1 (1.22%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.32%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) SpecFlow
3 5 (6.10%) Subversion
4 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.88%) NUnit
5 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.44%) JUnit
6 2 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.44%) Selenium
6 2 (2.44%) StarTeam
6 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.22%) Ant
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.22%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.22%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Aerospace
3 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.88%) Front Office
5 2 (2.44%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (68.29%) .NET
2 28 (34.15%) .NET Framework
3 24 (29.27%) WPF
4 14 (17.07%) HTML
5 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
5 13 (15.85%) WCF
6 10 (12.20%) WinForms
7 9 (10.98%) HTML5
8 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
8 8 (9.76%) Entity Framework
8 8 (9.76%) Web Services
9 7 (8.54%) REST
10 6 (7.32%) jQuery
10 6 (7.32%) XHTML
11 5 (6.10%) JSON
12 4 (4.88%) CSS
12 4 (4.88%) XML
13 3 (3.66%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.66%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (3.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.20%) Data Structures
3 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.66%) Derivative
7 2 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.44%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.22%) SCADA
8 1 (1.22%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Android
2 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Unix
2 3 (3.66%) Windows CE
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (96.34%) Software Engineering
2 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.05%) UML
4 19 (23.17%) OO
5 18 (21.95%) Waterfall
6 15 (18.29%) V-Model
7 14 (17.07%) MVC
7 14 (17.07%) TDD
8 12 (14.63%) Multithreading
9 10 (12.20%) BDD
10 9 (10.98%) Scrum
11 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.76%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (8.54%) Migration
13 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
13 5 (6.10%) SDLC
13 5 (6.10%) SysML
14 4 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (46.34%) SQL
3 25 (30.49%) C++
4 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.98%) C
5 9 (10.98%) Java
6 6 (7.32%) Ada
7 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.44%) Python
7 2 (2.44%) Ruby
7 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.44%) XAML
8 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.22%) Lua
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SDET
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) DevExpress
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Syncfusion
4 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.44%) Coverity
4 2 (2.44%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.22%) Borland
5 1 (1.22%) CA
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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Coal IT Services
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