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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Engineer
Rank 610 637 605
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 29 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.034% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.036% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 27
Median daily rate £475 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £253 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -7.69%
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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

.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 August 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 24 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 August 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 29 £475 +46.15% 44
West Midlands -18 10 - -
Birmingham - 9 - -
East Midlands - 8 £350 - 3
London +1 6 £525 +31.25% 11
Leicestershire - 5 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 2
Leicester - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 3 - - 2
City of London +37 2 £625 - 2
East of England +16 2 £475 +31.03% 3
South East +3 2 - - 6
Cambridgeshire +25 1 - - 3
Cambridge +22 1 - - 3
Hampshire +13 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +5 1 £475 +46.15%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £360 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 12
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £475 -
Leeds - 1 £500 - 5
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 11

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (97.87%) Software Engineering
3 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (63.83%) .NET Framework
5 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
5 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 22 (46.81%) Visual Studio
6 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
6 17 (36.17%) Degree
7 15 (31.91%) TDD
7 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
8 14 (29.79%) UML
8 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
8 14 (29.79%) V-Model
8 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
9 12 (25.53%) Windows
9 12 (25.53%) MVC
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (21.28%) C++
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
12 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.89%) HTML
14 6 (12.77%) REST
14 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
15 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
15 5 (10.64%) Scrum
15 5 (10.64%) CSS
15 5 (10.64%) 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 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) SNMP
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) NUnit
3 3 (6.38%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) .NET Framework
3 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
4 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.89%) HTML
7 6 (12.77%) REST
8 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.64%) CSS
8 5 (10.64%) WCF
9 4 (8.51%) jQuery
9 4 (8.51%) Node.js
9 4 (8.51%) SOAP
9 4 (8.51%) WPF
10 3 (6.38%) JSON
10 3 (6.38%) Web Services
10 3 (6.38%) WinForms
11 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.26%) LINQ
11 2 (4.26%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Derivative
4 2 (4.26%) SCADA
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows CE
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) Software Engineering
2 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) TDD
3 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
4 14 (29.79%) UML
4 14 (29.79%) V-Model
5 12 (25.53%) MVC
6 5 (10.64%) Scrum
7 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.51%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
8 3 (6.38%) OOP
8 3 (6.38%) SOLID
8 3 (6.38%) Web Development
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.26%) Data Acquisition
9 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.26%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (4.26%) MVVM
9 2 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) C++
4 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.26%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) DevExpress
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Syncfusion
3 1 (2.13%) Borland
3 1 (2.13%) CA
3 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Xamarin