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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Software Engineer
UK
Rank 557 598 598
Rank change year-on-year
+41 0
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 24 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.039% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.042% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 10
Median daily rate £370 £423 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.42% +32.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £654 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £410 £303
% change year-on-year
-14.32% +35.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £50.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.58% +55.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £50.39 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.58% +55.04%

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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

.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 22 January 2017.

.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 30 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +40 22 £351 -16.86% 37
West Midlands - 5 - - 3
London +7 4 £420 -32.12% 12
East of England +1 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Solihull - 4 - -
South West +12 3 £333 -5.00% 6
East Midlands - 3 £338 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £338 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £400 -
Leicester - 2 £338 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £400 - 1
North West +25 1 - - 3
Hampshire +11 1 £325 -22.61% 1
South East +9 1 £325 -29.72% 3
Southampton +9 1 £325 -22.61% 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £365 -
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £290 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £290 - 2
Yeovil - 1 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £400 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £365 -
Leeds - 1 £335 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £335 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 1 £290 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, .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 46 (100.00%) C#
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) SQL
4 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 21 (45.65%) Visual Studio
6 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
7 18 (39.13%) MVC
8 16 (34.78%) HTML
9 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
10 14 (30.43%) WCF
11 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
11 13 (28.26%) TDD
11 13 (28.26%) jQuery
12 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
12 12 (26.09%) XML
13 11 (23.91%) CSS
14 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (21.74%) Waterfall
15 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (19.57%) Degree
15 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
15 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
15 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
16 8 (17.39%) UML
16 8 (17.39%) SOAP
16 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
16 8 (17.39%) V-Model
16 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server

.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 (15.22%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Broadband
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.04%) JIRA
4 5 (10.87%) NUnit
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) Maven
7 2 (4.35%) Moq
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.35%) Subversion
7 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.17%) Grunt
8 1 (2.17%) gulp
8 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) HTML
3 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
4 14 (30.43%) WCF
5 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
5 13 (28.26%) jQuery
6 12 (26.09%) XML
7 11 (23.91%) CSS
8 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (17.39%) SOAP
9 8 (17.39%) WPF
10 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
10 7 (15.22%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (15.22%) REST
10 7 (15.22%) StructureMap
10 7 (15.22%) Web Services
11 5 (10.87%) HTML5
11 5 (10.87%) JSON
12 3 (6.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) MVC
4 13 (28.26%) TDD
5 10 (21.74%) Waterfall
6 8 (17.39%) UML
6 8 (17.39%) V-Model
7 7 (15.22%) OO
7 7 (15.22%) Scrum
8 6 (13.04%) BDD
8 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Analytics
11 3 (6.52%) High Availability
11 3 (6.52%) Logistics
11 3 (6.52%) Project Management
11 3 (6.52%) SOLID
11 3 (6.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.52%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Haskell
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
1 3 (6.52%) TickIT
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.35%) Coverity
3 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.17%) Syncfusion
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 7.5hr working day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKas international
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago