The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 417 407
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 13 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.046% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.049% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Median daily rate £500 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -1.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £310 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £585 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -16.66% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

.NET Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured .NET Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Software Engineer in London

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Software Engineer in London

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Software Engineer in London

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Software Engineer in London

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring .NET Software Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (90.48%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (47.62%) REST
5 9 (42.86%) TDD
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) C++
8 6 (28.57%) MVC
8 6 (28.57%) Microservices
8 6 (28.57%) SOLID
8 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
9 5 (23.81%) BDD
9 5 (23.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Middleware
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (19.05%) Windows
10 4 (19.05%) DevOps
10 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
11 3 (14.29%) Low Latency

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) MSMQ
6 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (9.52%) LINQ
7 2 (9.52%) React
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) WPF
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.76%) HTML
8 1 (4.76%) MFC
8 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.76%) WCF
8 1 (4.76%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Microservices
4 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 6 (28.57%) SOLID
5 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) CQRS
7 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 2 (9.52%) Business Development
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
8 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
9 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Kibana
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft