The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 136 129 129
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 79 76 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 1.20% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 4.29% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 69
Average daily rate £388 £394 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £277 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1954 1770 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 28.05% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1405 1406
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
London

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the City of London region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the City of London region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 177 (100.00%) .NET
2 142 (80.23%) C#
3 99 (55.93%) SQL Server
4 96 (54.24%) ASP.NET
5 85 (48.02%) MVC
6 76 (42.94%) SQL
7 72 (40.68%) HTML
8 62 (35.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (35.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 61 (34.46%) jQuery
10 59 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 51 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (27.12%) WCF
12 48 (27.12%) Microsoft
13 45 (25.42%) TDD
14 44 (24.86%) Banking
14 44 (24.86%) CSS
15 42 (23.73%) Finance
16 41 (23.16%) OO
16 41 (23.16%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (20.34%) Ajax
17 36 (20.34%) Scrum
18 35 (19.77%) T-SQL
19 32 (18.08%) WPF
20 29 (16.38%) XML
21 28 (15.82%) Web Services
22 27 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 27 (15.25%) HTML5
23 25 (14.12%) Unit Testing
23 25 (14.12%) Windows

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.52%) IIS
3 6 (3.39%) CMS
4 4 (2.26%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.69%) CICS
5 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.13%) Kentico
6 2 (1.13%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.56%) Node.js
7 1 (0.56%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.56%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) Internet
2 4 (2.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) SMTP
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 41 (23.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (9.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (1.13%) QlikView
10 2 (1.13%) MySQL
10 2 (1.13%) DTS
10 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.13%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.30%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.60%) NUnit
4 14 (7.91%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (5.08%) Moq
5 9 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.52%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.82%) Subversion
9 4 (2.26%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (1.13%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.13%) JIRA
11 2 (1.13%) Rational Rose
11 2 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.13%) MSI
11 2 (1.13%) WiX
11 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.13%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (24.86%) Banking
2 42 (23.73%) Finance
3 12 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.52%) Legal
5 7 (3.95%) Front Office
5 7 (3.95%) Retail
6 6 (3.39%) Marketing
6 6 (3.39%) Back Office
7 3 (1.69%) Advertising
8 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (75.71%) Developer
2 76 (42.94%) .NET Developer
3 40 (22.60%) C# Developer
4 38 (21.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (10.17%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (6.78%) Architect
7 11 (6.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (3.95%) WPF Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Programmer
9 7 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (3.39%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (3.39%) .NET Programmer
11 5 (2.82%) Designer
12 4 (2.26%) Quantitative Developer
12 4 (2.26%) Technical Team Leader
12 4 (2.26%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (100.00%) .NET
2 96 (54.24%) ASP.NET
3 72 (40.68%) HTML
4 62 (35.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (35.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 61 (34.46%) jQuery
6 48 (27.12%) WCF
7 44 (24.86%) CSS
8 36 (20.34%) Ajax
9 32 (18.08%) WPF
10 29 (16.38%) XML
11 28 (15.82%) Web Services
12 27 (15.25%) HTML5
13 22 (12.43%) LINQ
14 21 (11.86%) JSON
15 17 (9.60%) WinForms
16 15 (8.47%) SOAP
17 12 (6.78%) ADO.NET
17 12 (6.78%) Silverlight
17 12 (6.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) Hedge funds
2 9 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.95%) Derivative
5 6 (3.39%) Grid Computing
5 6 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.82%) RIA
7 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.13%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.13%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) GIS
10 1 (0.56%) W3C
10 1 (0.56%) Physics
10 1 (0.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.12%) Windows
2 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (48.02%) MVC
2 51 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.42%) TDD
4 41 (23.16%) OO
5 36 (20.34%) Scrum
6 25 (14.12%) Unit Testing
7 23 (12.99%) UML
8 16 (9.04%) Web Development
9 15 (8.47%) BDD
10 14 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.34%) OOD
12 12 (6.78%) SOA
12 12 (6.78%) Multithreading
13 11 (6.21%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.65%) CRM
14 10 (5.65%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (5.08%) Asset Management
16 8 (4.52%) Software Engineering
16 8 (4.52%) Kanban
16 8 (4.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 142 (80.23%) C#
2 76 (42.94%) SQL
3 59 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 35 (19.77%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.91%) C++
6 9 (5.08%) VB
7 8 (4.52%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.95%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.82%) VBA
10 5 (2.82%) C
10 5 (2.82%) Java
11 4 (2.26%) VB6
12 3 (1.69%) XAML
12 3 (1.69%) Ruby
13 2 (1.13%) RPG
13 2 (1.13%) PHP
13 2 (1.13%) VBScript
13 2 (1.13%) Python
13 2 (1.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) Degree
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.82%) MCP
4 4 (2.26%) MCSD
5 3 (1.69%) MCAD
6 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) MCPD
7 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) Basel III
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.21%) Oracle
3 7 (3.95%) EPiServer
4 5 (2.82%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.82%) Telerik
5 3 (1.69%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.69%) CODA
6 2 (1.13%) VMware
6 2 (1.13%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.13%) SAP
6 2 (1.13%) JBoss
6 2 (1.13%) webMethods
6 2 (1.13%) Reuters
6 2 (1.13%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.13%) Remedy
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
7 1 (0.56%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.56%) Open Text
7 1 (0.56%) Informatica
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Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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BBC Worldwide Ltd
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Networking People
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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BBC Worldwide Ltd
Rate: Competitive, Depending on Experience
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BBC Worldwide Ltd
Rate: Competitive, Depending on Experience
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