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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Software Engineer
Rank 549 527 505
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.029% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
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£325 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £283 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.88% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.50
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

.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 30 January 2015.

.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 30 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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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 -7 2 £438 +9.37% 2
North West -11 2 £388 +29.16%
East of England - 2 £400 - 4
Yorkshire -8 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
South East - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
.NET Software Engineer
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.NET Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (25.00%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) WinForms
7 2 (12.50%) NUnit
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
7 2 (12.50%) Mechatronics
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
7 2 (12.50%) Image Processing
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) WinForms
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mechatronics
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Image Processing
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) MVVM
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) SEO
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.25%) Tradeweb
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Reuters
3 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle