Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 595 595
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 -14
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 26 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.027% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.028% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 6
London median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
10th Percentile £373 £360 £276
90th Percentile £560 £831 £678
England median daily rate £425 £388 £343
% change year-on-year +9.68% +13.14% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

.NET Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 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 London region featuring .NET Software Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) Software Engineering
3 23 (88.46%) C#
4 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (61.54%) TDD
7 14 (53.85%) MVC
7 14 (53.85%) SQL
7 14 (53.85%) Microservices
8 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
8 11 (42.31%) Scrum
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 10 (38.46%) REST
10 9 (34.62%) BDD
11 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
12 7 (26.92%) SOLID
12 7 (26.92%) .NET Core
12 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
12 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (26.92%) TeamCity
12 7 (26.92%) Web Development
12 7 (26.92%) HTML
12 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
13 6 (23.08%) Windows
13 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
13 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy

.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 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) TeamCity
2 6 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) REST
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (26.92%) .NET Core
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (23.08%) React
7 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) Node.js
9 3 (11.54%) WCF
10 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.69%) Web Services
11 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (3.85%) Middleware
11 1 (3.85%) RESTful
11 1 (3.85%) WinForms
11 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) TDD
4 14 (53.85%) Microservices
4 14 (53.85%) MVC
5 11 (42.31%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) BDD
7 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 7 (26.92%) SOLID
8 7 (26.92%) Web Development
9 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 5 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
10 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
10 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (15.38%) Kanban
12 3 (11.54%) B2B
12 3 (11.54%) B2C
12 3 (11.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) CQG
2 1 (3.85%) Fidessa
2 1 (3.85%) FIS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SunGard
2 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.85%) VMware