The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 574 540 526
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -14
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.029% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
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£305 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £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 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.50

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £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

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

.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 30 January 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer within the UK 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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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
England -22 8 £325 +15.04% 12
London -7 2 £438 +9.37% 2
North West -11 2 £388 +29.16%
East of England - 2 £400 - 4
West Yorkshire -6 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -8 1 - - 2
Scotland -9 1 £285 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £285 - 2
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 £275 -
Manchester - 1 £388 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £275 -
Taunton - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Worcester - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

.NET Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (85.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) Subversion
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) WPF
7 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
8 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.00%) C++
8 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.00%) WinForms
8 3 (15.00%) Content Management
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (10.00%) NUnit
9 2 (10.00%) Lucene
9 2 (10.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services

.NET Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) WCF
2 4 (20.00%) WPF
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) WinForms
4 2 (10.00%) Lucene
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mechatronics
1 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Content Management
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) MVVM
5 1 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Tradeweb
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Reuters
3 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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