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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Software Engineer
Rank 558 526 504
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -22
Contract jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 13 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.068% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.073% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 10
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£325 £293 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £283 £394
% change year-on-year
-9.73% -28.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 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 29 January 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 -37 13 £325 +11.11% 29
North West 0 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire -2 3 £350 +23.89% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £350 +23.89% 3
South West - 3 £255 - 9
Dorset - 3 £255 - 3
East of England - 3 £400 - 9
London -1 2 £438 +42.27% 2
Leeds -11 1 £350 +23.89% 1
South East -16 1 - - 4
Kent - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £210 - 6
Cambridge - 1 £210 - 5
Cheltenham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Hove - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -

C# Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Subversion
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) NUnit
8 4 (17.39%) System Testing
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.04%) Android
9 3 (13.04%) Billing
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) WinForms

C# Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Maya
2 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) NUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) ReSharper
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) WinForms
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) WPF
3 2 (8.70%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSD
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Kinect
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) System Testing
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) MVVM
6 1 (4.35%) QMS
6 1 (4.35%) Game Development
6 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Lua
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.35%) Tradeweb
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) Reuters
3 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
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