The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior C# Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C# Software Engineer
Rank 646 613 608
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Software Engineer 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £395 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Senior C# Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior C# Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior C# Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior C# Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior C# Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior C# Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior C# Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior C# Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior C# Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior C# Software Engineer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C# Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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 -17 2 £398 +17.77% 10
Wales - 2 - -
London -13 1 £395 - 5
North East - 1 £400 -
Fife - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -
Dunfermline - 1 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
Newport - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

Senior C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior C# Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Coverity
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) StarTeam
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD

Senior 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 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SNMP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (18.18%) StarTeam
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Coverity