The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 287 581 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.54% 9.92% 8.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.33% 32.75% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 483 369
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £340 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
.NET
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
1230 1774 1708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.59% 30.28% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1441 1278
Median daily rate £450 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

.NET
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 across the City of London region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

.NET
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 across the City of London region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 416 (66.14%) C#
2 289 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (37.52%) SQL Server
4 209 (33.23%) SQL
5 205 (32.59%) ASP.NET
6 186 (29.57%) Finance
7 185 (29.41%) TDD
8 164 (26.07%) MVC
8 164 (26.07%) JavaScript
9 146 (23.21%) HTML
10 135 (21.46%) Microsoft
11 125 (19.87%) BDD
12 110 (17.49%) Banking
13 106 (16.85%) CSS
14 100 (15.90%) AngularJS
15 97 (15.42%) Scrum
15 97 (15.42%) Java
16 94 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
17 88 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 88 (13.99%) .NET Framework
18 85 (13.51%) Windows
19 73 (11.61%) WPF
20 62 (9.86%) Web Services
20 62 (9.86%) DevOps
21 61 (9.70%) WCF
22 58 (9.22%) jQuery
22 58 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
23 55 (8.74%) Investment Banking
23 55 (8.74%) E-Commerce
23 55 (8.74%) Front Office

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 38 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.93%) CMS
3 22 (3.50%) Umbraco
4 19 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (2.54%) Confluence
6 16 (2.54%) IIS
7 15 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.11%) JBoss
11 6 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.64%) Kentico
12 4 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.48%) Apache
13 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.32%) FileNet
14 2 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) GIMP
4 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.16%) Endur
5 1 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.54%) PaaS
4 14 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.91%) IaaS
6 11 (1.75%) Office 365
7 10 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.11%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.64%) Force.com
10 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.32%) SaaS
11 2 (0.32%) Yammer
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.16%) Boomi
12 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.91%) Firewall
1 12 (1.91%) HTTP
2 11 (1.75%) Network Security
3 10 (1.59%) VPN
4 9 (1.43%) DMZ
5 7 (1.11%) Intranet
5 7 (1.11%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.95%) Internet
7 4 (0.64%) FTP
8 3 (0.48%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.32%) AMQP
9 2 (0.32%) Extranet
9 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.16%) DNS
10 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.16%) LAN
10 1 (0.16%) SAN
10 1 (0.16%) SSH
10 1 (0.16%) SSL
10 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (37.52%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 23 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 21 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.23%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.91%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.75%) Big Data
12 11 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.43%) MS Access
14 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.11%) MySQL
16 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (6.52%) TeamCity
3 36 (5.72%) Visual Studio
4 35 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 34 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 33 (5.25%) Subversion
7 31 (4.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (3.82%) JIRA
9 21 (3.34%) NUnit
10 17 (2.70%) Selenium
11 13 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.91%) MSTest
12 12 (1.91%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.75%) Jenkins
14 10 (1.59%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.43%) Protractor
16 8 (1.27%) MSBuild
17 6 (0.95%) Jasmine
17 6 (0.95%) Maven
17 6 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 186 (29.57%) Finance
2 110 (17.49%) Banking
3 55 (8.74%) Front Office
3 55 (8.74%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.45%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.02%) Retail
6 14 (2.23%) Back Office
7 8 (1.27%) Law
7 8 (1.27%) Marketing
8 7 (1.11%) Advertising
9 6 (0.95%) Legal
10 3 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 427 (67.89%) Developer
2 194 (30.84%) C# Developer
3 176 (27.98%) .NET Developer
4 99 (15.74%) Senior Developer
5 97 (15.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 60 (9.54%) Senior C# Developer
7 47 (7.47%) ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (7.00%) SQL Developer
9 39 (6.20%) Analyst
10 34 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 33 (5.25%) WPF Developer
12 31 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 31 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (4.77%) C# WPF Developer
14 27 (4.29%) Front Office Developer
15 26 (4.13%) Architect
16 20 (3.18%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 20 (3.18%) SharePoint Developer
17 19 (3.02%) Senior WPF Developer
17 19 (3.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (32.59%) ASP.NET
2 146 (23.21%) HTML
3 106 (16.85%) CSS
4 100 (15.90%) AngularJS
5 88 (13.99%) .NET Framework
5 88 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 73 (11.61%) WPF
7 62 (9.86%) Web Services
8 61 (9.70%) WCF
9 58 (9.22%) jQuery
10 55 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 53 (8.43%) HTML5
12 48 (7.63%) XML
13 30 (4.77%) WinForms
14 29 (4.61%) RESTful
15 27 (4.29%) Node.js
16 26 (4.13%) CSS3
16 26 (4.13%) Entity Framework
17 21 (3.34%) React
17 21 (3.34%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.50%) Equities
2 20 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.54%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.75%) Digital Media
7 11 (1.75%) User Experience
8 9 (1.43%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.27%) Derivative
9 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.95%) Fintech
10 6 (0.95%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.79%) Swaptions
12 4 (0.64%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.64%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.51%) Windows
2 27 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.02%) Linux
4 17 (2.70%) Unix
4 17 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.75%) Android
5 11 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.32%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (29.41%) TDD
3 164 (26.07%) MVC
4 125 (19.87%) BDD
5 97 (15.42%) Scrum
6 62 (9.86%) DevOps
7 58 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (8.74%) E-Commerce
9 53 (8.43%) Multithreading
10 51 (8.11%) CRM
11 49 (7.79%) OO
12 48 (7.63%) Web Development
13 40 (6.36%) MVVM
14 35 (5.56%) SDLC
15 34 (5.41%) Unit Testing
16 30 (4.77%) Front End Development
17 27 (4.29%) Migration
18 24 (3.82%) SOA
19 23 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
19 23 (3.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 416 (66.14%) C#
2 209 (33.23%) SQL
3 164 (26.07%) JavaScript
4 97 (15.42%) Java
5 47 (7.47%) T-SQL
6 44 (7.00%) PowerShell
7 29 (4.61%) VB.NET
8 26 (4.13%) VBA
9 24 (3.82%) C++
10 21 (3.34%) VB
11 17 (2.70%) PHP
12 14 (2.23%) VBScript
13 13 (2.07%) XAML
14 12 (1.91%) Ruby
15 11 (1.75%) Perl
15 11 (1.75%) Python
16 7 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.11%) VB6
17 6 (0.95%) C
17 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (4.13%) Degree
2 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.11%) ISEB
4 6 (0.95%) MCITP
4 6 (0.95%) MCSE
4 6 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.32%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.32%) MCSD
8 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.36%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) MiFID
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.16%) SDET
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.91%) Docker
3 7 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.64%) vSphere
6 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.32%) Xen
7 2 (0.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.16%) GridGain
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.23%) Puppet
3 7 (1.11%) SCOM
4 6 (0.95%) Control-M
5 4 (0.64%) Ansible
6 3 (0.48%) Mesos
7 2 (0.32%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.32%) Salt
7 2 (0.32%) Terraform
7 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.16%) Kibana
8 1 (0.16%) logstash
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) Sun Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 135 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.27%) Oracle
3 18 (2.86%) IBM
4 17 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 14 (2.23%) DevExpress
5 14 (2.23%) Splunk
6 10 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.59%) VMware
7 7 (1.11%) Sybase
8 6 (0.95%) Dell
8 6 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.79%) Tableau
9 5 (0.79%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.64%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.48%) AppSense
11 3 (0.48%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.48%) Citrix
11 3 (0.48%) Serena
11 3 (0.48%) Sun
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