The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Software Engineer
Rank 565 519 552
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +33
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 22 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.052% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.057% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 21
Average daily rate £340 £550 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +96.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £438 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £500 £225
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +122.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +280.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +280.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

.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 18 April 2014.

.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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -83 22 £340 -51.42% 24
South East -8 9 £420 +29.23% 8
London -26 5 £600 -14.28% 3
Surrey -6 4 £420 +29.23% 2
City of London -15 4 £600 -14.28% 1
Birmingham -7 3 £238 -56.81% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £238 -56.81% 4
Leeds -16 3 £320 - 2
West Yorkshire -17 3 £320 - 2
Yorkshire -18 3 £320 - 3
East of England - 3 £238 - 3
Oxfordshire -1 2 £350 - 3
East Midlands -7 2 £219 - 1
Northampton -8 2 £219 -
Northamptonshire -10 2 £219 -
Milton Keynes -15 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Basingstoke - 1 £313 -
Hampshire - 1 £313 - 1
North West - 1 £350 - 1
Midlands - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1

.NET Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (89.19%) C#
3 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
4 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
5 15 (40.54%) MVC
5 15 (40.54%) WPF
6 14 (37.84%) LINQ
6 14 (37.84%) WCF
7 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
7 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
8 12 (32.43%) SQL
8 12 (32.43%) HTML
9 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
10 10 (27.03%) jQuery
10 10 (27.03%) Web Services
11 9 (24.32%) CSS
12 8 (21.62%) Scrum
13 7 (18.92%) OO
13 7 (18.92%) Ajax
13 7 (18.92%) HTML5
14 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (16.22%) TDD
14 6 (16.22%) XML
14 6 (16.22%) Windows
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle
14 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
14 6 (16.22%) WinForms

.NET Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Umbraco
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.41%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
1 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) NUnit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 15 (40.54%) WPF
4 14 (37.84%) LINQ
4 14 (37.84%) WCF
5 12 (32.43%) HTML
6 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
7 10 (27.03%) jQuery
7 10 (27.03%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) Ajax
9 7 (18.92%) HTML5
10 6 (16.22%) XML
10 6 (16.22%) WinForms
10 6 (16.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (13.51%) XSLT
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (10.81%) CSS3
13 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (40.54%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Time Management
9 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (5.41%) Web Development
9 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.11%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) XAML
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) DevExpress
3 3 (8.11%) Syncfusion
4 2 (5.41%) ION Trading
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Serena
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) Ektron
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago