The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had .NET Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Engineer
Rank 603 613 621
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 24 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.046% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 16
Median daily rate £388 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £619 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +20.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +20.48%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

.NET Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured .NET Software Engineer in the job title.

.NET Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

.NET Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

.NET Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

.NET Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +2 22 £356 -1.72% 34
West Midlands - 8 - - 3
Solihull - 7 - -
London -3 5 £525 -8.69% 5
East Midlands - 4 £338 - 3
Leicestershire - 4 £338 - 1
Leicester - 3 £338 - 1
South East +7 2 £400 -5.32% 4
South West +6 1 - - 3
East of England +5 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 £335 - 7
North East - 1 £290 - 2
Bracknell - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £335 - 4
West Yorkshire - 1 £335 - 7
Tyne and Wear - 1 £290 - 2
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £290 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, .NET 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 .NET Software Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) C#
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (64.71%) SQL
4 30 (58.82%) Visual Studio
5 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
6 22 (43.14%) .NET Framework
7 19 (37.25%) Degree
7 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
7 19 (37.25%) Waterfall
8 17 (33.33%) UML
8 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 17 (33.33%) V-Model
9 15 (29.41%) HTML
9 15 (29.41%) MVC
10 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
10 13 (25.49%) WCF
11 12 (23.53%) jQuery
11 12 (23.53%) XML
12 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
12 11 (21.57%) CSS
12 11 (21.57%) TDD
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
15 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
15 8 (15.69%) SOAP
15 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (13.73%) NServiceBus

.NET 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 7 (13.73%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Broadband
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.76%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) NUnit
5 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.92%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) Selenium
6 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.96%) Grunt
7 1 (1.96%) gulp
7 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.96%) Moq
General
1 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Front Office
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) .NET Framework
3 15 (29.41%) HTML
4 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
4 13 (25.49%) WCF
5 12 (23.53%) jQuery
5 12 (23.53%) XML
6 11 (21.57%) CSS
7 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (15.69%) SOAP
8 7 (13.73%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (13.73%) StructureMap
9 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.76%) REST
9 6 (11.76%) Web Services
10 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.80%) JSON
11 4 (7.84%) HTML5
11 4 (7.84%) WPF
12 3 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Waterfall
4 17 (33.33%) UML
4 17 (33.33%) V-Model
5 15 (29.41%) MVC
6 11 (21.57%) TDD
7 7 (13.73%) BDD
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) OO
9 4 (7.84%) DevOps
9 4 (7.84%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) High Availability
10 3 (5.88%) Logistics
10 3 (5.88%) MVVM
10 3 (5.88%) Project Management
10 3 (5.88%) SOLID
10 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) Haskell
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.88%) TickIT
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.92%) Coverity
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) CA
4 1 (1.96%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.96%) Syncfusion
4 1 (1.96%) Xamarin