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 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Software Engineer
Rank 576 572 509
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -63
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 24 27 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.050% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.054% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 33
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£350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -10.76%

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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 June 2015.

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 23 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 June 2015. 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
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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 -10 24 £350 - 21
South East -18 15 £350 -16.66% 6
Kent - 6 £338 -
London -12 4 £663 +65.62% 8
Oxfordshire -20 4 £380 +8.57%
Maidstone - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £325 -
West Midlands +2 2 £300 -14.28% 1
Milton Keynes 0 2 £325 -
Oxford -12 2 £380 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £306 -
South West - 2 £306 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Woking +15 1 - -
East of England -1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - -
Surrey -6 1 - - 2
Cambridge -12 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Gloucester - 1 £325 -
City of London - 1 £650 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £300 -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -

C# Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) C#
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (71.11%) .NET
3 20 (44.44%) WPF
4 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (37.78%) TDD
6 15 (33.33%) SQL
6 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
8 13 (28.89%) WinForms
9 12 (26.67%) Entity Framework
10 11 (24.44%) MVC
10 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
10 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (22.22%) Windows
11 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.00%) XML
12 9 (20.00%) C++
12 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
13 8 (17.78%) HTML
13 8 (17.78%) CSS
14 7 (15.56%) ReSharper
14 7 (15.56%) WCF
15 6 (13.33%) OO
15 6 (13.33%) Java
15 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (13.33%) TeamCity
15 6 (13.33%) HTML5
15 6 (13.33%) jQuery

C# Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 1 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.22%) SQLite
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) ReSharper
3 6 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.67%) Front Office
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) WPF
3 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 13 (28.89%) WinForms
5 12 (26.67%) Entity Framework
6 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
7 9 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (17.78%) CSS
8 8 (17.78%) HTML
9 7 (15.56%) WCF
10 6 (13.33%) HTML5
10 6 (13.33%) CSS3
10 6 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
10 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (13.33%) LINQ
10 6 (13.33%) jQuery
11 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) SCADA
3 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Physics
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (37.78%) TDD
3 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
4 11 (24.44%) MVC
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.11%) MVVM
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) OOD
7 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
8 3 (6.67%) OOP
9 2 (4.44%) UML
9 2 (4.44%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (4.44%) Market Making
9 2 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) C++
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.11%) VBScript
6 3 (6.67%) XAML
7 2 (4.44%) C
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) VC++
8 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Infragistics
2 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago