The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Software Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 600 585
Rank change year-on-year +40 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 23 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.040% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.043% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 20
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £318 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £553 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -16.66% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.75 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

.NET Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured .NET Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Software Engineer in England

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Software Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Software Engineer in England

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Software Engineer in England

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Software Engineer in England

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Software Engineer in England

.NET Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +15 13 £500 +42.85% 12
North of England +63 4 £369 -26.25% 9
Midlands +19 3 - - 1
East Midlands -7 3 - - 1
North West - 3 £375 - 5
East of England -1 2 £335 -16.25% 6
South East +22 1 - - 11
North East - 1 £330 -
.NET Software Engineer
UK

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the England region featuring .NET Software Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) .NET
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (93.02%) C#
3 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) SQL
5 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
6 16 (37.21%) MVC
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (30.23%) TDD
9 12 (27.91%) Scrum
9 12 (27.91%) REST
10 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
10 11 (25.58%) Windows
11 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.93%) WPF
12 9 (20.93%) C++
12 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
13 8 (18.60%) SOLID
13 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
14 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
14 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
15 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
15 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (13.95%) Microservices
16 5 (11.63%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (11.63%) NServiceBus
16 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
16 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.33%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (2.33%) GIS
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) NuGet
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) REST
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
4 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (20.93%) WPF
6 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.63%) Web Services
8 4 (9.30%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) Middleware
8 4 (9.30%) XML
9 3 (6.98%) LINQ
9 3 (6.98%) MSMQ
9 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (6.98%) SAML
9 3 (6.98%) WCF
10 2 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.98%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) MVC
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
5 12 (27.91%) Scrum
6 8 (18.60%) SOLID
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) Microservices
8 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 5 (11.63%) OO
9 4 (9.30%) DevOps
9 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.30%) UML
10 3 (6.98%) CQRS
10 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
10 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C++
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VBA
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) PhD
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Kibana
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Telerik
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