The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 630 598
Rank change year-on-year +49 -32  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 26 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.040% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.042% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £335 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £545 £425
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

.NET Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Software Engineer in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Software Engineer in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Software Engineer in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Software Engineer in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Software Engineer in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Top 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +37 23 £375 -6.25% 40
London -3 13 £500 +42.85% 12
East Midlands -6 3 - - 1
North West - 3 £375 - 5
South Wales - 3 £400 -
Southport - 3 £375 -
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Wales - 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £335 - 3
East of England -5 2 £335 -16.25% 4
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 1
Newport - 2 £400 -
Peterborough - 2 £335 - 3
Northampton - 2 - - 1
South East +26 1 - - 11
Hampshire +8 1 - - 7
Durham - 1 £330 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Lincoln - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £330 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 featuring .NET Software Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (93.48%) C#
3 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.78%) MVC
6 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (28.26%) TDD
7 13 (28.26%) Scrum
7 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
8 12 (26.09%) Windows
8 12 (26.09%) REST
9 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (19.57%) C++
10 9 (19.57%) WPF
10 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
11 8 (17.39%) SOLID
12 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
12 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
12 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (13.04%) Microservices
13 5 (10.87%) BDD

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.87%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.17%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.17%) NuGet
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.09%) REST
4 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (19.57%) WPF
6 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.87%) Web Services
8 4 (8.70%) HTML
8 4 (8.70%) LINQ
8 4 (8.70%) Middleware
8 4 (8.70%) React
8 4 (8.70%) WCF
8 4 (8.70%) XML
9 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.52%) MSMQ
9 3 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (6.52%) SAML
10 2 (4.35%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) MVC
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
4 13 (28.26%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) SOLID
6 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.04%) Microservices
6 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Multithreading
7 5 (10.87%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) UML
8 4 (8.70%) DevOps
8 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.52%) CQRS
9 3 (6.52%) Low Latency
9 3 (6.52%) OOP
9 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (93.48%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) C++
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) VB
5 3 (6.52%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Kibana
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.35%) Nintex
4 1 (2.17%) Telerik
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