The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Engineer
Rank 606 572 547
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -25
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 15 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.053% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.056% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 41
Average daily rate £400 £331 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -21.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
.NET Software Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

.NET Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Software Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Software Engineer across the England region.

.NET Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

.NET Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

.NET Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

.NET Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Software Engineer across the England region.

.NET Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

.NET Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -12 7 £338 -5.26% 5
South East -14 5 £450 +38.46% 3
East of England +9 1 £400 - 3
South West -4 1 £375 +15.38%
North West -10 1 £350 -8.19% 2
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.NET Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited .NET 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 .NET Software Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (93.94%) C#
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
4 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) MVC
6 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
6 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 10 (30.30%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) HTML
10 9 (27.27%) C++
10 9 (27.27%) CSS
11 8 (24.24%) Scrum
12 7 (21.21%) REST
12 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
12 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
13 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (18.18%) jQuery
13 6 (18.18%) Degree
13 6 (18.18%) TDD
14 5 (15.15%) Subversion
14 5 (15.15%) WPF
14 5 (15.15%) SOAP
14 5 (15.15%) Web Services
14 5 (15.15%) XML

.NET Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited .NET 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 .NET Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) SNMP
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) NUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) CruiseControl
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.03%) FxCop
6 1 (3.03%) GoogleTest
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.03%) MSTest
6 1 (3.03%) NuGet
6 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
6 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.03%) StyleCop
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Electronics
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Legal
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
1 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
4 10 (30.30%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.21%) REST
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.15%) SOAP
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) WPF
8 5 (15.15%) XML
9 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 4 (12.12%) WCF
9 4 (12.12%) WinForms
10 3 (9.09%) JSON
11 2 (6.06%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) SCADA
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows CE
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Data Acquisition
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) OWASP
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) SOLID
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) HND
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Borland
2 1 (3.03%) Coverity
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk
2 1 (3.03%) Telerik