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 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 516 480 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.54% 8.18% 9.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.45% 27.75% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 369 504
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
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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
1590 1730 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 29.49% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1348 1454
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 June 2015.

.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 June 2015, 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.

1 695 (68.61%) C#
2 439 (43.34%) SQL Server
3 389 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
4 388 (38.30%) SQL
5 347 (34.25%) ASP.NET
6 292 (28.83%) JavaScript
7 263 (25.96%) MVC
8 252 (24.88%) Finance
8 252 (24.88%) Microsoft
9 243 (23.99%) HTML
10 227 (22.41%) TDD
11 184 (18.16%) .NET Framework
12 170 (16.78%) Banking
13 160 (15.79%) WCF
14 159 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 159 (15.70%) Java
14 159 (15.70%) CSS
15 150 (14.81%) jQuery
16 141 (13.92%) Scrum
17 127 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
18 125 (12.34%) Web Services
18 125 (12.34%) Windows
19 124 (12.24%) OO
20 122 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 119 (11.75%) HTML5
22 117 (11.55%) XML
23 110 (10.86%) SharePoint
24 108 (10.66%) AngularJS
25 104 (10.27%) BDD
25 104 (10.27%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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
1 110 (10.86%) SharePoint
2 64 (6.32%) CMS
3 49 (4.84%) IIS
4 43 (4.24%) Umbraco
5 34 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 31 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 25 (2.47%) Kentico
9 17 (1.68%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.48%) Node.js
11 13 (1.28%) Lync
12 11 (1.09%) Apache
12 11 (1.09%) JBoss
13 10 (0.99%) K2 blackpearl
14 9 (0.89%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.69%) FileNet
16 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 82 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.68%) MS Office
3 12 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.99%) MS Project
5 8 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 78 (7.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.30%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.30%) Endur
6 2 (0.20%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.099%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.099%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.099%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.099%) HFM
7 1 (0.099%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.58%) Office 365
4 10 (0.99%) SaaS
5 6 (0.59%) Yammer
6 5 (0.49%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.099%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.099%) GitHub
8 1 (0.099%) IaaS
8 1 (0.099%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.099%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.099%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.68%) HTTP
2 9 (0.89%) Internet
3 8 (0.79%) Firewall
4 7 (0.69%) Intranet
5 6 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.39%) SAN
6 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.30%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.30%) NAS
7 3 (0.30%) FTP
7 3 (0.30%) DNS
7 3 (0.30%) VLAN
8 2 (0.20%) SMTP
8 2 (0.20%) DHCP
8 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.20%) Converged Networks
9 1 (0.099%) Multicast
9 1 (0.099%) AMQP
9 1 (0.099%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (43.34%) SQL Server
2 127 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 122 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 104 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 41 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (3.46%) Relational Database
9 32 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (1.58%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.48%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 14 (1.38%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.18%) QlikView
14 11 (1.09%) DTS
14 11 (1.09%) MS Access
14 11 (1.09%) OLAP
15 9 (0.89%) MySQL
16 8 (0.79%) SSDT
17 7 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 81 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 80 (7.90%) Visual Studio
3 43 (4.24%) TeamCity
4 41 (4.05%) Subversion
4 41 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 35 (3.46%) NUnit
6 31 (3.06%) SpecFlow
6 31 (3.06%) JIRA
7 27 (2.67%) Maven
8 25 (2.47%) Jenkins
9 20 (1.97%) Selenium
10 15 (1.48%) MSTest
11 13 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (1.28%) Moq
11 13 (1.28%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.89%) ReSharper
13 8 (0.79%) Ant
13 8 (0.79%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.69%) Toad
14 7 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 252 (24.88%) Finance
2 170 (16.78%) Banking
3 85 (8.39%) Front Office
4 76 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.76%) Legal
6 26 (2.57%) Retail
7 22 (2.17%) Marketing
8 20 (1.97%) Back Office
8 20 (1.97%) Advertising
9 15 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.38%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.09%) Law
12 10 (0.99%) Publishing
13 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.59%) Games
15 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.39%) Electronics
17 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.20%) Billing
18 2 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 685 (67.62%) Developer
2 250 (24.68%) .NET Developer
3 197 (19.45%) C# Developer
4 126 (12.44%) Senior Developer
5 102 (10.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 93 (9.18%) Analyst
7 79 (7.80%) Architect
8 57 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 47 (4.64%) CRM Developer
10 46 (4.54%) Senior .NET Developer
10 46 (4.54%) SQL Developer
11 42 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 41 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
13 39 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
13 39 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 38 (3.75%) Web Developer
15 34 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
16 32 (3.16%) Consultant
17 28 (2.76%) Microsoft Developer
18 25 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (34.25%) ASP.NET
2 243 (23.99%) HTML
3 184 (18.16%) .NET Framework
4 160 (15.79%) WCF
5 159 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 159 (15.70%) CSS
6 150 (14.81%) jQuery
7 125 (12.34%) Web Services
8 119 (11.75%) HTML5
9 117 (11.55%) XML
10 108 (10.66%) AngularJS
11 104 (10.27%) WPF
12 101 (9.97%) Entity Framework
13 71 (7.01%) LINQ
14 65 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 57 (5.63%) CSS3
16 56 (5.53%) Ajax
17 50 (4.94%) RESTful
18 44 (4.34%) WinForms
19 40 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.71%) Derivative
2 50 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (2.57%) Fixed Income
3 26 (2.57%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (2.07%) User Experience
5 21 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (1.68%) Mathematics
7 16 (1.58%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
7 16 (1.58%) Equities
8 15 (1.48%) Clustering
9 14 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.09%) Credit Risk
12 10 (0.99%) Kindle
13 9 (0.89%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 125 (12.34%) Windows
2 39 (3.85%) Linux
2 39 (3.85%) UNIX
3 19 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.89%) Android
5 9 (0.89%) Solaris
6 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.39%) AIX
7 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.20%) VMS
8 2 (0.20%) OpenVMS
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.099%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.099%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.099%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (25.96%) MVC
3 227 (22.41%) TDD
4 141 (13.92%) Scrum
5 124 (12.24%) OO
6 104 (10.27%) BDD
7 100 (9.87%) CRM
8 77 (7.60%) Unit Testing
9 74 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
10 72 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (6.32%) SDLC
12 62 (6.12%) E-Commerce
13 55 (5.43%) SOA
14 49 (4.84%) Multithreading
15 46 (4.54%) Web Development
16 43 (4.24%) Project Management
17 41 (4.05%) OOP
18 40 (3.95%) ETL
19 37 (3.65%) OOD
19 37 (3.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 695 (68.61%) C#
2 388 (38.30%) SQL
3 292 (28.83%) JavaScript
4 159 (15.70%) Java
5 96 (9.48%) T-SQL
6 63 (6.22%) VB.NET
7 57 (5.63%) VBA
8 42 (4.15%) C++
9 38 (3.75%) VB
10 34 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.76%) Python
12 27 (2.67%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.17%) PHP
14 19 (1.88%) C
15 16 (1.58%) VB6
16 13 (1.28%) Ruby
16 13 (1.28%) Perl
17 12 (1.18%) VBScript
18 8 (0.79%) XAML
19 6 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (6.12%) Degree
2 22 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.89%) ISEB
4 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.39%) MCITP
6 4 (0.39%) IBM Certification
6 4 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) MCSD
8 2 (0.20%) CISSP
8 2 (0.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.099%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.099%) MCAD
9 1 (0.099%) CISA
9 1 (0.099%) CISM
9 1 (0.099%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.099%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.95%) QA
2 10 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.099%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.30%) vSphere
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (1.28%) Puppet
2 10 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.59%) Control-M
4 5 (0.49%) BladeLogic
5 4 (0.39%) SCCM
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.20%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.099%) WSUS
8 1 (0.099%) SCOM
Vendors
1 252 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 82 (8.09%) Oracle
3 37 (3.65%) Sitecore
4 30 (2.96%) EPiServer
5 28 (2.76%) IBM
6 25 (2.47%) DevExpress
7 22 (2.17%) Sybase
8 17 (1.68%) Business Objects
9 15 (1.48%) Telerik
10 13 (1.28%) Tableau
10 13 (1.28%) SAP
11 11 (1.09%) Dell
12 10 (0.99%) VMware
12 10 (0.99%) Google
12 10 (0.99%) Sun
12 10 (0.99%) Coverity
13 9 (0.89%) webMethods
13 9 (0.89%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.89%) OpenText
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