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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Software Engineer
Rank 595 606 612
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 44 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.087% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.092% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 22
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £473 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 39 £475 +26.66% 69
South East 0 9 £288 -30.30% 17
Birmingham -4 9 - -
West Midlands -21 9 - -
East Midlands - 8 £350 - 3
London -5 7 £625 +35.13% 13
Leicestershire - 5 £350 -
East of England +15 4 £475 +35.71% 10
Middlesex +2 4 £288 -30.72%
City of London +38 3 £625 -3.84% 4
Berkshire +14 3 £325 -7.14% 3
Scotland +9 3 £325 +18.18%
Fife - 3 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 3
Dunfermline - 3 £325 -
Leicester - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 3 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +24 2 - - 9
Cambridge +23 2 - - 7
Reading - 2 £375 - 2
Leeds - 2 £410 - 3
West Yorkshire - 2 £410 - 8
West Sussex - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £410 - 11
Hertfordshire +4 1 £475 +46.15% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £475 -
Newport - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 2

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (100.00%) C#
2 80 (96.39%) Software Engineering
3 55 (66.27%) .NET
4 41 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (48.19%) SQL
6 29 (34.94%) .NET Framework
7 28 (33.73%) C++
7 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
8 27 (32.53%) Visual Studio
9 25 (30.12%) UML
10 24 (28.92%) WPF
11 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
11 23 (27.71%) OO
12 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
13 21 (25.30%) Windows
14 20 (24.10%) Degree
15 18 (21.69%) Computer Science
15 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
16 16 (19.28%) Waterfall
17 15 (18.07%) V-Model
18 14 (16.87%) HTML
18 14 (16.87%) WCF
18 14 (16.87%) AngularJS
19 13 (15.66%) Java
19 13 (15.66%) Finance
19 13 (15.66%) TDD
20 12 (14.46%) MVC
21 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
22 10 (12.05%) WinForms
22 10 (12.05%) C

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 (2.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) SNMP
2 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.61%) HTTP
3 3 (3.61%) VoIP
4 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) QGIS
5 1 (1.20%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 4 (4.82%) JIRA
3 4 (4.82%) NUnit
3 4 (4.82%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (4.82%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.61%) JUnit
4 3 (3.61%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.41%) Maven
5 2 (2.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.20%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.20%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Front Office
5 2 (2.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (66.27%) .NET
2 29 (34.94%) .NET Framework
3 24 (28.92%) WPF
4 14 (16.87%) AngularJS
4 14 (16.87%) HTML
4 14 (16.87%) WCF
5 10 (12.05%) WinForms
6 9 (10.84%) HTML5
7 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.43%) Entity Framework
7 7 (8.43%) Web Services
8 6 (7.23%) jQuery
8 6 (7.23%) REST
8 6 (7.23%) XHTML
9 5 (6.02%) CSS
10 4 (4.82%) SOAP
11 3 (3.61%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.61%) JSON
11 3 (3.61%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (3.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.05%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.02%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.61%) Derivative
6 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.41%) Mechatronics
6 2 (2.41%) SCADA
7 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.20%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Android
3 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.61%) Unix
3 3 (3.61%) Windows CE
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (96.39%) Software Engineering
2 41 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.12%) UML
4 23 (27.71%) OO
5 16 (19.28%) Waterfall
6 15 (18.07%) V-Model
7 13 (15.66%) TDD
8 12 (14.46%) MVC
9 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
10 9 (10.84%) Scrum
11 8 (9.64%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (8.43%) BDD
12 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.43%) Migration
13 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
13 5 (6.02%) SDLC
14 4 (4.82%) SysML
14 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (48.19%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) C++
4 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.66%) Java
6 10 (12.05%) C
7 5 (6.02%) Ada
8 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.41%) Python
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.41%) VB
8 2 (2.41%) XAML
9 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.20%) F#
9 1 (1.20%) Haskell
9 1 (1.20%) Lua
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SDET
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) DevExpress
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) Syncfusion
4 3 (3.61%) Coverity
5 1 (1.20%) Borland
5 1 (1.20%) CA
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter