Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Engineer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 823 826
Rank change year-on-year +45 +3 -42
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 53 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.051% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.054% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 24
England median daily rate £419 £388 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +13.14% -2.14%
10th Percentile £326 £321 £220
90th Percentile £550 £681 £427
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £43.00 £42.50 £42.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £53.27
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +20.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

.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 6 months to 18 November 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
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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 26 £475 - 7
North of England +70 8 £375 +11.94% 9
Midlands +3 6 - - 2
East Midlands +1 6 - -
South East +15 5 £425 +6.25% 5
South West - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire +24 4 £400 -4.19% 5
East of England -19 3 £333 -30.00% 3
North West - 3 £375 - 4
North East +67 1 £330 +13.79%
.NET Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (98.11%) Software Engineering
3 46 (86.79%) C#
4 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (50.94%) SQL
6 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
6 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (45.28%) Scrum
7 24 (45.28%) TDD
8 23 (43.40%) MVC
9 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
10 15 (28.30%) Microservices
10 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
11 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
11 14 (26.42%) REST
11 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (20.75%) Windows
12 11 (20.75%) SOLID
13 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
13 10 (18.87%) BDD
13 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
13 10 (18.87%) TeamCity
14 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (16.98%) Web Development
14 9 (16.98%) HTML
14 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
15 8 (15.09%) .NET Core
15 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
15 8 (15.09%) Elasticsearch

.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 8 (15.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SMS
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) RFID
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) TeamCity
2 7 (13.21%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Front Office
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
3 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (26.42%) REST
4 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
4 9 (16.98%) HTML
5 8 (15.09%) .NET Core
5 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
5 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (11.32%) CSS
6 6 (11.32%) jQuery
6 6 (11.32%) React
6 6 (11.32%) Web Services
7 5 (9.43%) WCF
8 3 (5.66%) Node.js
8 3 (5.66%) WinForms
8 3 (5.66%) WPF
9 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.77%) Lambda Expressions
9 2 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) SCADA
4 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) Software Engineering
2 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (45.28%) Scrum
3 24 (45.28%) TDD
4 23 (43.40%) MVC
5 15 (28.30%) Microservices
6 11 (20.75%) SOLID
7 10 (18.87%) BDD
7 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
8 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.98%) Web Development
9 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
10 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
11 6 (11.32%) Pair Programming
12 5 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (9.43%) Front End Development
12 5 (9.43%) Kanban
12 5 (9.43%) SDLC
12 5 (9.43%) SOA
12 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) C#
2 27 (50.94%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.66%) C++
5 3 (5.66%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) F#
7 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.89%) CQG
4 1 (1.89%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.89%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.89%) FIS
4 1 (1.89%) SunGard
4 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.89%) VMware