The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Engineer
Rank 613 592 550
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -42
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 15 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.033% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.035% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 20
Average daily rate £425 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £283
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +18.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.39 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.39 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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 8 February 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 20 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 14 £413 +22.22% 43
London +11 3 £388 -11.42% 12
South West +5 3 £350 - 6
East of England +5 3 - - 2
South East - 3 £500 - 10
Milton Keynes - 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £500 -
Bristol - 3 £350 - 5
Manchester -17 2 - - 6
North West -23 2 - - 7
Wales -6 1 £465 - 1
South Wales -9 1 £465 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £465 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £575 - 5
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

.NET Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
3 33 (86.84%) C#
4 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
5 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
6 16 (42.11%) SQL
6 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
7 14 (36.84%) MVC
8 12 (31.58%) Entity Framework
9 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (23.68%) C++
10 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
10 9 (23.68%) Degree
10 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.05%) TDD
11 8 (21.05%) Subversion
11 8 (21.05%) HTML
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
12 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
12 7 (18.42%) CSS
12 7 (18.42%) Windows
13 6 (15.79%) OO
13 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
13 6 (15.79%) WPF
13 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
14 5 (13.16%) BDD
14 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration

.NET Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) InfoPath
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) ATM
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
3 8 (21.05%) Subversion
4 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) CruiseControl
5 3 (7.89%) Moq
5 3 (7.89%) MSTest
5 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.26%) FxCop
6 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
6 2 (5.26%) StyleCop
7 1 (2.63%) NuGet
7 1 (2.63%) NUnit
7 1 (2.63%) RubyMine
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 12 (31.58%) Entity Framework
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (21.05%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) CSS
7 6 (15.79%) WPF
8 5 (13.16%) jQuery
8 5 (13.16%) Web Services
8 5 (13.16%) XML
9 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.53%) JSON
9 4 (10.53%) Motif
9 4 (10.53%) Qt
9 4 (10.53%) REST
9 4 (10.53%) WinForms
10 3 (7.89%) SOAP
11 2 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.63%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 14 (36.84%) MVC
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) SOLID
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.89%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.26%) Digital Content Management
9 2 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C++
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) XAML
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Coverity
3 1 (2.63%) ESRI
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk
3 1 (2.63%) Telerik
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