The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 546 621 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.45% 10.00% 8.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.77% 35.75% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 517 515
Average daily rate £425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £190.00 £56.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1898 1737 1961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.36% 27.97% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1378 1420
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
London

.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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 799 (71.09%) C#
2 537 (47.78%) SQL Server
3 454 (40.39%) SQL
4 429 (38.17%) ASP.NET
5 339 (30.16%) Finance
6 295 (26.25%) MVC
7 294 (26.16%) HTML
8 244 (21.71%) JavaScript
9 243 (21.62%) Banking
10 233 (20.73%) Microsoft
11 219 (19.48%) TDD
12 213 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 202 (17.97%) CSS
14 196 (17.44%) WCF
15 190 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
16 176 (15.66%) .NET Framework
17 172 (15.30%) jQuery
18 157 (13.97%) WPF
19 146 (12.99%) Windows
20 145 (12.90%) OO
21 144 (12.81%) Java
22 141 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
23 134 (11.92%) SharePoint
24 132 (11.74%) Scrum
25 127 (11.30%) XML
26 124 (11.03%) Web Services
27 117 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 112 (9.96%) Front Office
29 108 (9.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 106 (9.43%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 134 (11.92%) SharePoint
2 78 (6.94%) IIS
3 55 (4.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 44 (3.91%) CMS
5 34 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 31 (2.76%) Umbraco
7 22 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.42%) Node.js
9 10 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.80%) Kentico
10 9 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.53%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.53%) Confluence
13 5 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 81 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.07%) MS Office
3 6 (0.53%) MS Project
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.089%) XMetaL
5 1 (0.089%) Stata
5 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 34 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.80%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.71%) Magento
3 8 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
4 7 (0.62%) Endur
4 7 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.62%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.44%) ZaiNet
6 4 (0.36%) Siebel Analytics
6 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.18%) Findur
7 2 (0.18%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.089%) Aligne
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.089%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.089%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.25%) SaaS
3 9 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.36%) PaaS
5 4 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.02%) Internet
2 25 (2.22%) Intranet
3 18 (1.60%) HTTP
4 12 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.62%) Firewall
6 4 (0.36%) Extranet
7 3 (0.27%) SSL
8 2 (0.18%) SAN
8 2 (0.18%) FTP
9 1 (0.089%) VPN
9 1 (0.089%) SNMP
9 1 (0.089%) LDAP
9 1 (0.089%) LAN
9 1 (0.089%) WAN
9 1 (0.089%) SMTP
9 1 (0.089%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (47.78%) SQL Server
2 141 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 117 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (9.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 66 (5.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (5.16%) Relational Database
8 55 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (3.11%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.87%) MySQL
12 17 (1.51%) OLAP
13 15 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (0.98%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.98%) QlikView
17 10 (0.89%) Data Mining
18 9 (0.80%) DB2
18 9 (0.80%) DTS
Development Applications
1 88 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 69 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (5.60%) Subversion
4 55 (4.89%) NUnit
5 42 (3.74%) TeamCity
6 38 (3.38%) Git (software)
7 29 (2.58%) Selenium
7 29 (2.58%) Jenkins
8 28 (2.49%) MSBuild
9 26 (2.31%) JIRA
10 21 (1.87%) SpecFlow
11 19 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
12 16 (1.42%) CruiseControl
13 15 (1.33%) Mercurial
14 14 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (1.07%) MSI
15 12 (1.07%) Moq
15 12 (1.07%) WiX
16 11 (0.98%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 339 (30.16%) Finance
2 243 (21.62%) Banking
3 112 (9.96%) Front Office
4 80 (7.12%) Investment Banking
5 44 (3.91%) Retail
6 37 (3.29%) Marketing
7 34 (3.02%) Financial Institution
8 29 (2.58%) Legal
9 22 (1.96%) Back Office
10 21 (1.87%) Advertising
11 19 (1.69%) Law
12 11 (0.98%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.62%) Publishing
14 5 (0.44%) Local Government
15 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
16 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.089%) German Language
Job Titles
1 794 (70.64%) Developer
2 297 (26.42%) .NET Developer
3 268 (23.84%) C# Developer
4 132 (11.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 100 (8.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 91 (8.10%) Senior Developer
7 75 (6.67%) Analyst
8 58 (5.16%) Architect
9 51 (4.54%) Web Developer
10 50 (4.45%) SQL Developer
11 47 (4.18%) SharePoint Developer
11 47 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 35 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
13 32 (2.85%) Software Developer
14 31 (2.76%) Senior C# Developer
15 30 (2.67%) Consultant
16 27 (2.40%) WPF Developer
17 22 (1.96%) Software Engineer
18 21 (1.87%) .NET Web Developer
18 21 (1.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (38.17%) ASP.NET
2 294 (26.16%) HTML
3 213 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 202 (17.97%) CSS
5 196 (17.44%) WCF
6 176 (15.66%) .NET Framework
7 172 (15.30%) jQuery
8 157 (13.97%) WPF
9 127 (11.30%) XML
10 124 (11.03%) Web Services
11 95 (8.45%) HTML5
12 72 (6.41%) Ajax
13 68 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 62 (5.52%) WinForms
15 61 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 55 (4.89%) LINQ
17 53 (4.72%) CSS3
18 52 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
19 45 (4.00%) JSON
20 42 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (4.72%) Derivative
3 46 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.91%) Fixed Income
5 32 (2.85%) Market Risk
6 26 (2.31%) N-Tier
6 26 (2.31%) Mathematics
7 21 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 20 (1.78%) Credit Risk
9 16 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.33%) Open Source
11 14 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.25%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.25%) W3C
12 13 (1.16%) Statistics
13 12 (1.07%) Equities
14 11 (0.98%) Grid Computing
15 10 (0.89%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
17 8 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 146 (12.99%) Windows
2 47 (4.18%) UNIX
3 44 (3.91%) Linux
4 24 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.16%) Android
5 13 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.36%) Debian
8 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) AIX
9 2 (0.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.089%) VMS
10 1 (0.089%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.089%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.089%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.089%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.089%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (26.25%) MVC
2 219 (19.48%) TDD
3 190 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (12.90%) OO
5 132 (11.74%) Scrum
6 104 (9.25%) Multithreading
7 75 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 73 (6.49%) BDD
9 72 (6.41%) CRM
10 69 (6.14%) E-Commerce
11 62 (5.52%) Web Development
12 61 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
13 59 (5.25%) Asset Management
14 54 (4.80%) MVVM
15 53 (4.72%) Analytics
16 48 (4.27%) SOA
17 46 (4.09%) ETL
18 44 (3.91%) Migration
19 43 (3.83%) UML
Programming Languages
1 799 (71.09%) C#
2 454 (40.39%) SQL
3 244 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 144 (12.81%) Java
5 94 (8.36%) T-SQL
6 66 (5.87%) C++
7 59 (5.25%) VB.NET
8 43 (3.83%) VBA
9 34 (3.02%) PL/SQL
9 34 (3.02%) Python
10 31 (2.76%) PHP
11 24 (2.14%) C
11 24 (2.14%) Ruby
11 24 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.05%) VB
13 10 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.89%) VB6
14 9 (0.80%) VBScript
14 9 (0.80%) Perl
15 8 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 82 (7.30%) Degree
2 21 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.89%) MCSD
6 8 (0.71%) MCP
7 5 (0.44%) ISEB
8 4 (0.36%) MCTS
8 4 (0.36%) MCITP
8 4 (0.36%) MCAD
9 3 (0.27%) MCSE
9 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.27%) CEH
9 3 (0.27%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.089%) PMP
11 1 (0.089%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.089%) MCPD
11 1 (0.089%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.83%) QA
2 8 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.44%) Basel III
4 3 (0.27%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.18%) EMIR
5 2 (0.18%) SLA
6 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.089%) COREP
System Software
1 15 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.71%) vCloud
4 7 (0.62%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.18%) XenApp
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (0.98%) Puppet
2 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.36%) Control-M
4 1 (0.089%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.089%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.089%) WSUS
4 1 (0.089%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 233 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 106 (9.43%) Oracle
3 33 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 25 (2.22%) VMware
5 19 (1.69%) EPiServer
6 17 (1.51%) Telerik
6 17 (1.51%) Sybase
7 16 (1.42%) SAP
8 13 (1.16%) DevExpress
9 12 (1.07%) Bloomberg
10 11 (0.98%) Business Objects
11 10 (0.89%) JD Edwards
11 10 (0.89%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.89%) Syncfusion
12 9 (0.80%) Google
12 9 (0.80%) ION Trading
13 8 (0.71%) Ektron
13 8 (0.71%) Tableau
13 8 (0.71%) Open Text
13 8 (0.71%) Kofax
City, London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per week
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per week
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago