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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 101 126 139
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 104 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.23% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 4.13% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 65 52
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £584 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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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
1639 1865 1806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.91% 29.81% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1417 1422
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £37.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 1 May 2015.

.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 1 May 2015, 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.

1 186 (100.00%) .NET
2 165 (88.71%) C#
3 126 (67.74%) SQL Server
4 113 (60.75%) ASP.NET
5 109 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (58.06%) MVC
7 100 (53.76%) Entity Framework
8 74 (39.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (38.71%) WCF
10 71 (38.17%) JavaScript
11 68 (36.56%) Microsoft
12 67 (36.02%) SQL
13 66 (35.48%) TDD
14 60 (32.26%) LINQ
15 58 (31.18%) jQuery
15 58 (31.18%) Scrum
16 51 (27.42%) SQL Server 2008
17 47 (25.27%) HTML
18 40 (21.51%) Unit Testing
19 39 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web API
20 37 (19.89%) CSS
21 36 (19.35%) Web Services
21 36 (19.35%) BDD
22 35 (18.82%) OO
23 34 (18.28%) T-SQL
24 33 (17.74%) Visual Studio
24 33 (17.74%) CMS
25 31 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
25 31 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
26 30 (16.13%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 33 (17.74%) CMS
2 24 (12.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 23 (12.37%) Umbraco
4 22 (11.83%) Kentico
5 11 (5.91%) Node.js
6 9 (4.84%) IIS
7 4 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.61%) Apache
8 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.61%) JBoss
8 3 (1.61%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.08%) DNN
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.08%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.54%) Confluence
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.54%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (9.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.08%) Endur
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) HTTP
2 4 (2.15%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) AMQP
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 51 (27.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.69%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.61%) MS Access
8 3 (1.61%) MySQL
9 2 (1.08%) SSDT
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.54%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.54%) DB2
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (17.74%) Visual Studio
2 31 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (9.68%) NUnit
4 14 (7.53%) SpecFlow
5 10 (5.38%) MSTest
5 10 (5.38%) Moq
6 8 (4.30%) Fiddler
6 8 (4.30%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.76%) ReSharper
8 6 (3.23%) Selenium
9 5 (2.69%) JIRA
10 4 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (2.15%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.08%) Subversion
11 2 (1.08%) ProC
11 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.08%) WiX
11 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (13.44%) Finance
2 23 (12.37%) Banking
3 13 (6.99%) Front Office
4 8 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.23%) Advertising
5 6 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.69%) Law
7 3 (1.61%) Legal
7 3 (1.61%) Back Office
7 3 (1.61%) Marketing
8 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 148 (79.57%) Developer
2 85 (45.70%) .NET Developer
3 36 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 25 (13.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (12.37%) Senior Developer
6 20 (10.75%) Architect
7 17 (9.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (6.45%) CRM Developer
8 12 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.84%) .NET Architect
10 8 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Umbraco Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.69%) Analyst
13 5 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.69%) Applications Developer
13 5 (2.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (100.00%) .NET
2 113 (60.75%) ASP.NET
3 100 (53.76%) Entity Framework
4 74 (39.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 72 (38.71%) WCF
6 60 (32.26%) LINQ
7 58 (31.18%) jQuery
8 47 (25.27%) HTML
9 39 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (19.89%) CSS
11 36 (19.35%) Web Services
12 31 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
13 30 (16.13%) RESTful
13 30 (16.13%) HTML5
13 30 (16.13%) Ajax
13 30 (16.13%) XML
14 26 (13.98%) AngularJS
15 22 (11.83%) JSON
15 22 (11.83%) CSS3
16 19 (10.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.45%) Derivative
2 10 (5.38%) Kindle
3 8 (4.30%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (4.30%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.23%) User Experience
5 6 (3.23%) Open Source
6 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.15%) Equities
7 4 (2.15%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.54%) NHS
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.08%) Android
2 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (58.06%) MVC
3 66 (35.48%) TDD
4 58 (31.18%) Scrum
5 40 (21.51%) Unit Testing
6 36 (19.35%) BDD
7 35 (18.82%) OO
8 26 (13.98%) E-Commerce
9 22 (11.83%) Mentoring
10 20 (10.75%) Pair Programming
10 20 (10.75%) OOD
11 19 (10.22%) CRM
12 16 (8.60%) SOA
13 14 (7.53%) OOP
13 14 (7.53%) Web Development
14 8 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.76%) Test Automation
15 7 (3.76%) Software Testing
16 6 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
17 5 (2.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 165 (88.71%) C#
2 71 (38.17%) JavaScript
3 67 (36.02%) SQL
4 34 (18.28%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.30%) VB
6 7 (3.76%) Java
7 5 (2.69%) XAML
7 5 (2.69%) C++
7 5 (2.69%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.69%) XPath
8 4 (2.15%) VB6
8 4 (2.15%) C
9 3 (1.61%) VBA
10 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.08%) PHP
10 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.76%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.76%) Degree
3 3 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.69%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 68 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.90%) Sitecore
3 21 (11.29%) EPiServer
4 12 (6.45%) Telerik
5 7 (3.76%) DevExpress
6 5 (2.69%) Twitter
6 5 (2.69%) Oracle
7 4 (2.15%) Ektron
8 3 (1.61%) IBM
8 3 (1.61%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.08%) Kofax
9 2 (1.08%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.08%) Splunk
10 1 (0.54%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.54%) Tableau
10 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.54%) Adobe
10 1 (0.54%) Reuters
10 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg
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