The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 123 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 73 120 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.80% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 6.17% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 91 89
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £14.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
.NET Framework
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 161 (100.00%) .NET
2 135 (83.85%) C#
3 97 (60.25%) ASP.NET
4 94 (58.39%) SQL Server
5 85 (52.80%) MVC
6 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (40.37%) JavaScript
8 62 (38.51%) Microsoft
8 62 (38.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (37.27%) TDD
10 59 (36.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 58 (36.02%) SQL
12 56 (34.78%) jQuery
13 55 (34.16%) HTML
14 52 (32.30%) WCF
15 41 (25.47%) CSS
16 38 (23.60%) Finance
17 35 (21.74%) Visual Studio
18 34 (21.12%) Scrum
18 34 (21.12%) Banking
19 33 (20.50%) Web Services
20 32 (19.88%) HTML5
21 31 (19.25%) SQL Server 2008
21 31 (19.25%) XML
21 31 (19.25%) OO
22 29 (18.01%) WPF
22 29 (18.01%) LINQ
22 29 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
22 29 (18.01%) BDD
23 27 (16.77%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (14.29%) CMS
2 18 (11.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (8.07%) Umbraco
4 12 (7.45%) IIS
5 11 (6.83%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.59%) Node.js
7 6 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (3.11%) Kentico
9 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.86%) Sitefinity
10 3 (1.86%) Joomla!
11 2 (1.24%) DNN
11 2 (1.24%) Confluence
11 2 (1.24%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.62%) JBoss
12 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.24%) Endur
3 2 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) Internet
2 3 (1.86%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.86%) HTTP
3 2 (1.24%) Intranet
3 2 (1.24%) AMQP
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) VLAN
4 1 (0.62%) VPN
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) LDAP
4 1 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (58.39%) SQL Server
2 31 (19.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.24%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.24%) DTS
8 2 (1.24%) Big Data
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.62%) SSDT
9 1 (0.62%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 29 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (13.66%) NUnit
4 15 (9.32%) SpecFlow
5 11 (6.83%) MSTest
6 10 (6.21%) Moq
7 9 (5.59%) Subversion
8 8 (4.97%) JIRA
9 6 (3.73%) Selenium
9 6 (3.73%) CruiseControl
9 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.11%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.11%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.48%) Fiddler
11 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.86%) ReSharper
12 3 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (23.60%) Finance
2 34 (21.12%) Banking
3 10 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.59%) Front Office
5 6 (3.73%) Advertising
6 4 (2.48%) International Banking
7 3 (1.86%) Legal
7 3 (1.86%) Back Office
8 2 (1.24%) Law
8 2 (1.24%) Retail
9 1 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 116 (72.05%) Developer
2 68 (42.24%) .NET Developer
3 40 (24.84%) C# Developer
4 27 (16.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (11.18%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Architect
7 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (4.97%) .NET Architect
10 6 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.11%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.48%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.48%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.48%) CRM Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (100.00%) .NET
2 97 (60.25%) ASP.NET
3 62 (38.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 59 (36.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 56 (34.78%) jQuery
6 55 (34.16%) HTML
7 52 (32.30%) WCF
8 41 (25.47%) CSS
9 33 (20.50%) Web Services
10 32 (19.88%) HTML5
11 31 (19.25%) XML
12 29 (18.01%) WPF
12 29 (18.01%) LINQ
13 27 (16.77%) AngularJS
14 26 (16.15%) Ajax
15 21 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 21 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (9.94%) Razor View Engine
17 15 (9.32%) CSS3
17 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.21%) Derivative
3 9 (5.59%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (4.97%) User Experience
5 7 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.73%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.11%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.11%) Open Source
8 4 (2.48%) Equities
9 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.86%) NHS
9 3 (1.86%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.24%) Kindle
10 2 (1.24%) W3C
10 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.24%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Windows
2 5 (3.11%) Linux
3 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.24%) Android
3 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (52.80%) MVC
2 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (37.27%) TDD
4 34 (21.12%) Scrum
5 31 (19.25%) OO
6 29 (18.01%) BDD
7 13 (8.07%) OOD
7 13 (8.07%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.45%) Unit Testing
8 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.83%) SOA
10 10 (6.21%) OOP
11 9 (5.59%) MVVM
12 8 (4.97%) Web Development
12 8 (4.97%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.35%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.35%) CRM
13 7 (4.35%) Project Management
14 6 (3.73%) Content Management
15 5 (3.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 135 (83.85%) C#
2 65 (40.37%) JavaScript
3 58 (36.02%) SQL
4 21 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.83%) Java
6 8 (4.97%) C
7 5 (3.11%) C++
7 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.48%) VB
9 3 (1.86%) VB6
9 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.86%) PHP
10 2 (1.24%) VBScript
11 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.62%) COBOL
11 1 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) Degree
2 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.48%) LPIC
3 4 (2.48%) MCSE
4 1 (0.62%) MCPD
4 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) HL7
3 2 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.62%) WCAG
4 1 (0.62%) WAI
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.24%) vSphere
2 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (38.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.18%) Sitecore
3 9 (5.59%) Telerik
3 9 (5.59%) EPiServer
4 8 (4.97%) Oracle
5 7 (4.35%) DevExpress
6 5 (3.11%) Ektron
7 4 (2.48%) RedDot
7 4 (2.48%) Sybase
7 4 (2.48%) IBM
7 4 (2.48%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.86%) Red Gate
9 2 (1.24%) VMware
9 2 (1.24%) Endeca
9 2 (1.24%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.24%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.62%) Perforce
10 1 (0.62%) Open Text
10 1 (0.62%) HP
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