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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Engineer
Rank 625 597 556
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -41
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 21 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 56
Median daily rate £400 £338 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £258 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £415 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £410
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

.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 28 June 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 23 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 28 June 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 -19 20 £400 +18.51% 34
London -12 10 £350 -1.75% 10
South East -13 5 £450 +33.33% 7
Oxfordshire +13 4 £450 +15.38% 1
City of London +37 2 £438 - 1
East of England +11 2 £400 - 2
Cambridge +20 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 1 - - 1
Leicestershire +5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 1 £500 +48.14% 6
East Midlands -2 1 - - 2
Leeds -2 1 £500 +48.14% 3
Norfolk -2 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £500 +48.14% 5
Norwich -13 1 £400 -
Scotland -19 1 - -
West Midlands -29 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £360 -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £400 - 1
Fife - 1 - -

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) Software Engineering
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) .NET Framework
4 16 (50.00%) MVC
5 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) TDD
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (31.25%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) HTML
9 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (25.00%) C++
11 7 (21.88%) CSS
11 7 (21.88%) Scrum
12 6 (18.75%) REST
12 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
13 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
13 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
14 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
14 4 (12.50%) Node.js
14 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (12.50%) jQuery

.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 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.13%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.13%) GoogleTest
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.13%) MSTest
6 1 (3.13%) NuGet
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) .NET Framework
3 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (28.13%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 6 (18.75%) REST
8 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) Node.js
9 4 (12.50%) SOAP
9 4 (12.50%) WCF
10 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.38%) HTML5
10 3 (9.38%) WPF
11 2 (6.25%) Sass
11 2 (6.25%) Web Services
11 2 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows CE
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) MVC
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) SOLID
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) Data Acquisition
8 2 (6.25%) MVVM
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) XAML
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) HND
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Borland
2 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Splunk
2 1 (3.13%) Syncfusion