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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Software Engineer
UK
Rank 587 614 592
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 21 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.027% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.028% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 12
Median daily rate £375 £445 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +31.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £368 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £523 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.75 £50.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.16% +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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

.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 24 February 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 21 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 24 February 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 +41 21 £375 -11.76% 34
London +30 9 £375 -34.78% 9
South West +16 4 £365 -2.66% 5
South East +20 3 £325 -35.00% 5
East of England +4 3 £400 - 1
North West +23 2 £313 - 4
Hampshire - 2 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £365 -
Warrington - 2 £313 -
Cheltenham - 2 £365 -
Southampton - 2 £325 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 2 £313 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Cambridge +10 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 - - 3
Berkshire - 1 £175 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £175 -
Yeovil - 1 - - 1

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (97.73%) C#
3 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (52.27%) SQL
5 19 (43.18%) MVC
6 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 16 (36.36%) HTML
7 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
7 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
9 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
9 13 (29.55%) XML
9 13 (29.55%) WCF
10 12 (27.27%) jQuery
11 11 (25.00%) TDD
11 11 (25.00%) CSS
12 10 (22.73%) Scrum
12 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
12 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (22.73%) NServiceBus
13 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
13 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (20.45%) C++
13 9 (20.45%) Windows
14 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (18.18%) WPF
14 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 10 (22.73%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Broadband
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) GIS
5 1 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) NUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Moq
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) Grunt
6 1 (2.27%) gulp
6 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.27%) NuGet
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
4 13 (29.55%) WCF
4 13 (29.55%) XML
5 12 (27.27%) jQuery
6 11 (25.00%) CSS
7 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
9 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (18.18%) WPF
10 7 (15.91%) SOAP
10 7 (15.91%) StructureMap
11 6 (13.64%) Web Services
12 5 (11.36%) HTML5
12 5 (11.36%) REST
13 4 (9.09%) Middleware
14 3 (6.82%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) MVC
4 11 (25.00%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) Scrum
6 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) OO
6 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) BDD
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.09%) DevOps
8 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
8 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 4 (9.09%) SOLID
8 4 (9.09%) UML
8 4 (9.09%) User Stories
9 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Logistics
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) C++
4 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Haskell
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) PhD
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO 9001
1 3 (6.82%) TickIT
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) Coverity
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Xamarin