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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 497 658 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.43% 8.94% 11.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.32% 30.21% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 497 695
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
.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
1755 2178 2175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.78% 29.59% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1649 1686
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

.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 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing .NET 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.

1 674 (68.36%) C#
2 440 (44.62%) SQL Server
3 433 (43.91%) ASP.NET
4 342 (34.69%) SQL
5 295 (29.92%) MVC
6 285 (28.90%) JavaScript
6 285 (28.90%) HTML
7 261 (26.47%) Finance
8 245 (24.85%) TDD
9 238 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 232 (23.53%) CSS
11 220 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 198 (20.08%) Banking
13 184 (18.66%) jQuery
14 182 (18.46%) .NET Framework
15 154 (15.62%) XML
16 152 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
17 143 (14.50%) WCF
18 139 (14.10%) Web Services
19 129 (13.08%) Java
20 125 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
21 124 (12.58%) Scrum
22 123 (12.47%) HTML5
23 115 (11.66%) Visual Studio
24 113 (11.46%) T-SQL
25 108 (10.95%) Oracle
25 108 (10.95%) SharePoint
26 104 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 103 (10.45%) Windows
28 93 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 108 (10.95%) SharePoint
2 73 (7.40%) CMS
3 52 (5.27%) IIS
4 44 (4.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 43 (4.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 38 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 34 (3.45%) Umbraco
8 29 (2.94%) Node.js
9 23 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.52%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.81%) Apache
14 7 (0.71%) WordPress
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.51%) Sitefinity
15 5 (0.51%) Kentico
15 5 (0.51%) Confluence
15 5 (0.51%) DNN
16 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 70 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.42%) MS Office
3 11 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.41%) MS Project
5 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) Stata
8 1 (0.10%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 51 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.62%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.30%) Magento
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.20%) Tridion
6 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.20%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.10%) Endur
7 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.10%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.32%) SaaS
3 10 (1.01%) PaaS
3 10 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.41%) GitHub
6 3 (0.30%) Office 365
7 2 (0.20%) Force.com
8 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.23%) HTTP
2 17 (1.72%) Internet
3 12 (1.22%) Intranet
4 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.41%) DNS
5 4 (0.41%) SSL
5 4 (0.41%) SAN
5 4 (0.41%) Extranet
6 3 (0.30%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.30%) Firewall
7 2 (0.20%) AMQP
7 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.20%) SMTP
7 2 (0.20%) DHCP
7 2 (0.20%) FTP
8 1 (0.10%) LDAP
8 1 (0.10%) WAN
8 1 (0.10%) MPLS
8 1 (0.10%) IPsec
8 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 125 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (2.94%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.74%) Oracle Database
11 23 (2.33%) MySQL
11 23 (2.33%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.83%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.83%) QlikView
13 17 (1.72%) OLAP
14 15 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (1.32%) Data Mining
17 12 (1.22%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 115 (11.66%) Visual Studio
2 70 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (5.68%) NUnit
4 45 (4.56%) Subversion
5 43 (4.36%) TeamCity
6 40 (4.06%) Selenium
7 36 (3.65%) Git (software)
8 33 (3.35%) JIRA
9 28 (2.84%) SpecFlow
10 24 (2.43%) Jenkins
11 21 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
12 16 (1.62%) Maven
13 15 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (1.52%) MSTest
14 14 (1.42%) Mercurial
15 13 (1.32%) Moq
15 13 (1.32%) CruiseControl
15 13 (1.32%) FitNesse
16 12 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 261 (26.47%) Finance
2 198 (20.08%) Banking
3 80 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 68 (6.90%) Front Office
5 34 (3.45%) Advertising
6 27 (2.74%) Retail
7 24 (2.43%) Marketing
8 14 (1.42%) Legal
9 12 (1.22%) Law
9 12 (1.22%) Back Office
10 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.81%) Publishing
12 7 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.41%) Games
13 4 (0.41%) International Banking
13 4 (0.41%) Local Government
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 688 (69.78%) Developer
2 262 (26.57%) .NET Developer
3 172 (17.44%) C# Developer
4 96 (9.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 87 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 64 (6.49%) Architect
6 64 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 62 (6.29%) Analyst
8 48 (4.87%) SharePoint Developer
9 44 (4.46%) Web Developer
10 36 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
12 30 (3.04%) SQL Developer
13 29 (2.94%) CRM Developer
14 28 (2.84%) Senior .NET Developer
15 24 (2.43%) Consultant
16 23 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
17 22 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
18 20 (2.03%) Technical Architect
18 20 (2.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (43.91%) ASP.NET
2 285 (28.90%) HTML
3 232 (23.53%) CSS
4 220 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 184 (18.66%) jQuery
6 182 (18.46%) .NET Framework
7 154 (15.62%) XML
8 143 (14.50%) WCF
9 139 (14.10%) Web Services
10 123 (12.47%) HTML5
11 92 (9.33%) WPF
12 79 (8.01%) CSS3
13 70 (7.10%) AngularJS
14 69 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 68 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 67 (6.80%) Ajax
17 49 (4.97%) LINQ
18 48 (4.87%) KnockoutJS
19 45 (4.56%) REST
20 43 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 27 (2.74%) Fixed Income
2 23 (2.33%) Derivative
3 22 (2.23%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.23%) Credit Risk
3 22 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (1.72%) Market Risk
5 16 (1.62%) N-Tier
6 15 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 15 (1.52%) Open Source
7 13 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 13 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 9 (0.91%) Equities
10 8 (0.81%) Grid Computing
10 8 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (0.71%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.71%) NHS
12 6 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.45%) Windows
2 44 (4.46%) UNIX
3 42 (4.26%) Linux
4 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.91%) Android
6 8 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.30%) AIX
9 2 (0.20%) HPUX
9 2 (0.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.20%) MVS
9 2 (0.20%) VME
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (29.92%) MVC
2 245 (24.85%) TDD
3 152 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (12.58%) Scrum
5 92 (9.33%) OO
5 92 (9.33%) BDD
6 78 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (7.00%) E-Commerce
8 68 (6.90%) CRM
9 54 (5.48%) Unit Testing
10 49 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (4.87%) Workflow
11 48 (4.87%) Migration
11 48 (4.87%) Web Development
12 43 (4.36%) SOA
13 40 (4.06%) ETL
13 40 (4.06%) Multithreading
14 37 (3.75%) Content Management
15 36 (3.65%) Asset Management
16 35 (3.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 674 (68.36%) C#
2 342 (34.69%) SQL
3 285 (28.90%) JavaScript
4 129 (13.08%) Java
5 113 (11.46%) T-SQL
6 45 (4.56%) VB.NET
7 29 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 28 (2.84%) C++
8 28 (2.84%) Python
9 25 (2.54%) VBA
9 25 (2.54%) Ruby
10 23 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 23 (2.33%) PHP
11 19 (1.93%) VB
12 15 (1.52%) C
13 12 (1.22%) XAML
14 11 (1.12%) Perl
15 10 (1.01%) VBScript
16 9 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (7.00%) Degree
2 23 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.71%) MCSE
6 6 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.41%) LPIC
7 4 (0.41%) MCSD
7 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.30%) ISEB
9 2 (0.20%) MCP
9 2 (0.20%) MCITP
9 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) MCPD
10 1 (0.10%) CFA
10 1 (0.10%) MCT
10 1 (0.10%) MCAD
10 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.10%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.07%) QA
2 9 (0.91%) Basel III
3 2 (0.20%) GPG13
3 2 (0.20%) HL7
3 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.10%) COREP
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) EMIR
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.71%) vCloud
3 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.10%) Nmap
5 1 (0.10%) Xen
5 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) Varnish
5 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (1.62%) Control-M
2 13 (1.32%) Puppet
3 8 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.41%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.10%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.10%) AppManager
6 1 (0.10%) Nessus
6 1 (0.10%) WMI
6 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 238 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.95%) Oracle
3 53 (5.38%) Sitecore
4 26 (2.64%) EPiServer
5 21 (2.13%) Sybase
6 19 (1.93%) Business Objects
7 18 (1.83%) Ektron
8 17 (1.72%) VMware
9 11 (1.12%) DevExpress
10 10 (1.01%) Informatica
11 9 (0.91%) HP
11 9 (0.91%) IBM
11 9 (0.91%) RedDot
12 8 (0.81%) Telerik
13 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.61%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.61%) Open Text
14 6 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.51%) SAP
15 5 (0.51%) Charles River
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