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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Engineer
Rank 635 630 593
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 26 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.058% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.061% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 39
Median daily rate £368 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

.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 30 July 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 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 30 July 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 +14 26 £368 +13.07% 32
West Midlands -19 9 - -
Birmingham - 8 - -
London -2 7 £360 - 6
East Midlands - 7 - - 3
Leicestershire - 4 - - 2
Nottingham - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Leicester - 2 - - 2
City of London +49 1 £625 - 2
East of England +19 1 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +17 1 - - 1
Cambridge +15 1 - - 1
South East +5 1 - - 7
West Sussex - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 7
Harrow - 1 £360 -
Uxbridge - 1 £360 -
Leeds - 1 £500 - 5
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 6

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (97.67%) Software Engineering
3 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (67.44%) .NET Framework
5 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
6 21 (48.84%) SQL
6 21 (48.84%) Visual Studio
7 17 (39.53%) Degree
8 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
9 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
9 14 (32.56%) MVC
9 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
10 13 (30.23%) UML
10 13 (30.23%) V-Model
10 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
10 13 (30.23%) TDD
11 12 (27.91%) Windows
12 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
13 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
13 10 (23.26%) C++
13 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (18.60%) HTML
15 6 (13.95%) Scrum
15 6 (13.95%) CSS
15 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
15 6 (13.95%) REST
16 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
16 5 (11.63%) WCF

.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 (2.33%) CMS
1 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.33%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) SNMP
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.65%) Electronics
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Front Office
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (67.44%) .NET Framework
3 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (18.60%) HTML
6 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) CSS
6 6 (13.95%) REST
7 5 (11.63%) WCF
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 4 (9.30%) Node.js
8 4 (9.30%) SOAP
9 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 3 (6.98%) WPF
10 2 (4.65%) LINQ
10 2 (4.65%) Lucene
10 2 (4.65%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) SCADA
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows CE
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Software Engineering
2 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) MVC
3 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
4 13 (30.23%) UML
4 13 (30.23%) V-Model
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) OOP
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) SOLID
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
8 2 (4.65%) Data Acquisition
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) MVVM
8 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) C++
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Borland
2 1 (2.33%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.33%) Syncfusion
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