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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 499 615 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.93% 9.25% 11.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.97% 31.64% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 463 533
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +113.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £29.30 £14.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £139.30 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 690 (69.91%) C#
2 397 (40.22%) SQL Server
3 367 (37.18%) ASP.NET
4 358 (36.27%) SQL
5 325 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
6 270 (27.36%) Microsoft
7 265 (26.85%) HTML
8 258 (26.14%) JavaScript
9 255 (25.84%) MVC
10 228 (23.10%) Finance
11 201 (20.36%) CSS
12 198 (20.06%) TDD
13 161 (16.31%) .NET Framework
14 160 (16.21%) Banking
14 160 (16.21%) jQuery
15 157 (15.91%) WCF
15 157 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 140 (14.18%) XML
17 136 (13.78%) Windows
18 132 (13.37%) Java
19 119 (12.06%) Scrum
20 113 (11.45%) HTML5
21 112 (11.35%) Web Services
22 108 (10.94%) CRM
22 108 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
23 107 (10.84%) Oracle
24 102 (10.33%) OO
25 99 (10.03%) WPF
26 98 (9.93%) SharePoint
27 94 (9.52%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 98 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 52 (5.27%) IIS
3 51 (5.17%) CMS
4 47 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 35 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (2.23%) Umbraco
9 14 (1.42%) Node.js
10 10 (1.01%) Kentico
11 8 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.61%) WordPress
13 6 (0.61%) Apache
13 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.51%) Confluence
14 5 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.41%) Sitefinity
15 4 (0.41%) NServiceBus
15 4 (0.41%) DNN
Applications
1 73 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.82%) MS Office
3 9 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.61%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.51%) MS Project
6 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 87 (8.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.22%) Markit EDM
3 10 (1.01%) CODA-Financials
4 7 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.30%) Endur
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.20%) Tridion
7 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.10%) RMDS
8 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.61%) SaaS
3 5 (0.51%) PaaS
3 5 (0.51%) Office 365
4 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.30%) SoftLayer
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.20%) Force.com
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.93%) Internet
2 16 (1.62%) HTTP
3 14 (1.42%) Intranet
4 9 (0.91%) FTP
4 9 (0.91%) SAN
5 8 (0.81%) DNS
6 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.51%) DHCP
7 5 (0.51%) SSL
7 5 (0.51%) NAS
8 4 (0.41%) Firewall
8 4 (0.41%) LDAP
9 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.30%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.30%) Extranet
10 2 (0.20%) VLAN
10 2 (0.20%) AMQP
10 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.20%) WAN
11 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (40.22%) SQL Server
2 108 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 25 (2.53%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.52%) Big Data
12 12 (1.22%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.22%) QlikView
12 12 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.22%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
13 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (1.01%) MySQL
15 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 94 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 75 (7.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (5.47%) NUnit
4 45 (4.56%) Subversion
5 39 (3.95%) Selenium
6 36 (3.65%) SpecFlow
7 31 (3.14%) JIRA
8 30 (3.04%) Git (software)
9 27 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.93%) WebDriver
11 18 (1.82%) MSTest
11 18 (1.82%) Jenkins
12 17 (1.72%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.62%) CruiseControl
14 11 (1.11%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 10 (1.01%) Moq
16 9 (0.91%) MSI
16 9 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
17 8 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 228 (23.10%) Finance
2 160 (16.21%) Banking
3 70 (7.09%) Front Office
4 58 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.85%) Advertising
6 24 (2.43%) Retail
7 20 (2.03%) Marketing
8 15 (1.52%) Back Office
9 13 (1.32%) Legal
10 12 (1.22%) Law
11 9 (0.91%) Publishing
11 9 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.41%) Games
13 4 (0.41%) Billing
13 4 (0.41%) International Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.20%) Electronics
16 1 (0.10%) Automotive
16 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 649 (65.75%) Developer
2 232 (23.51%) .NET Developer
3 183 (18.54%) C# Developer
4 96 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 93 (9.42%) Senior Developer
6 69 (6.99%) Architect
7 68 (6.89%) Analyst
8 52 (5.27%) CRM Developer
9 44 (4.46%) Web Developer
10 43 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 38 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
11 38 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 36 (3.65%) SQL Developer
13 31 (3.14%) Senior C# Developer
14 29 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
15 28 (2.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 27 (2.74%) Senior .NET Developer
17 26 (2.63%) Technical Architect
18 25 (2.53%) Applications Support
18 25 (2.53%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (37.18%) ASP.NET
2 265 (26.85%) HTML
3 201 (20.36%) CSS
4 161 (16.31%) .NET Framework
5 160 (16.21%) jQuery
6 157 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 157 (15.91%) WCF
7 140 (14.18%) XML
8 113 (11.45%) HTML5
9 112 (11.35%) Web Services
10 99 (10.03%) WPF
11 81 (8.21%) AngularJS
12 68 (6.89%) CSS3
13 60 (6.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 49 (4.96%) Ajax
15 48 (4.86%) RESTful
16 43 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 42 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
17 42 (4.26%) WinForms
18 40 (4.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.05%) Derivative
3 38 (3.85%) User Experience
4 36 (3.65%) Fixed Income
5 30 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.82%) Open Source
9 16 (1.62%) Mathematics
10 15 (1.52%) Market Risk
11 14 (1.42%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.32%) Equities
12 13 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.11%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (0.91%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.91%) NHS
15 9 (0.91%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 136 (13.78%) Windows
2 48 (4.86%) Linux
3 44 (4.46%) UNIX
4 22 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.22%) Android
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.51%) Solaris
10 5 (0.51%) AIX
10 5 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.51%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.30%) VMS
11 3 (0.30%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (25.84%) MVC
3 198 (20.06%) TDD
4 119 (12.06%) Scrum
5 108 (10.94%) CRM
6 102 (10.33%) OO
7 91 (9.22%) BDD
8 63 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 49 (4.96%) Migration
10 47 (4.76%) Web Development
11 46 (4.66%) OOP
11 46 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (4.46%) Unit Testing
13 41 (4.15%) Workflow
14 39 (3.95%) SOA
15 38 (3.85%) Multithreading
16 36 (3.65%) Project Management
17 35 (3.55%) ETL
18 34 (3.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 690 (69.91%) C#
2 358 (36.27%) SQL
3 258 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 132 (13.37%) Java
5 94 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 48 (4.86%) VB.NET
7 45 (4.56%) C++
8 37 (3.75%) VBA
9 33 (3.34%) PL/SQL
9 33 (3.34%) VB
10 27 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 24 (2.43%) PHP
12 22 (2.23%) Python
12 22 (2.23%) C
13 20 (2.03%) Ruby
14 18 (1.82%) VB6
15 17 (1.72%) Perl
16 16 (1.62%) VBScript
17 10 (1.01%) XAML
18 9 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (6.89%) Degree
2 21 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.41%) MCITP
7 4 (0.41%) MCSE
7 4 (0.41%) LPIC
7 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.20%) MCTS
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.10%) CISSP
9 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.10%) CISA
9 1 (0.10%) GIAC
9 1 (0.10%) MCPD
9 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.66%) QA
2 3 (0.30%) HL7
3 2 (0.20%) Basel III
3 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.20%) WCAG
3 2 (0.20%) GPG13
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
4 1 (0.10%) COBIT
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.71%) vSphere
4 3 (0.30%) vCloud
4 3 (0.30%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.20%) Xen
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) Squid
6 1 (0.10%) Firmware
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
6 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.01%) Puppet
3 6 (0.61%) Control-M
4 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.30%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.30%) SCOM
5 3 (0.30%) Kibana
6 2 (0.20%) SCCM
6 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.20%) Nagios
6 2 (0.20%) WMI
7 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.10%) MOM
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) logstash
7 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 270 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 107 (10.84%) Oracle
3 34 (3.44%) Sybase
4 33 (3.34%) Sitecore
5 23 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 15 (1.52%) EPiServer
6 15 (1.52%) VMware
7 13 (1.32%) DevExpress
7 13 (1.32%) IBM
8 11 (1.11%) Adobe
9 10 (1.01%) HP
9 10 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.01%) CODA
9 10 (1.01%) TIBCO
9 10 (1.01%) Telerik
10 9 (0.91%) DataSynapse
11 8 (0.81%) RedDot
12 7 (0.71%) Metastorm
12 7 (0.71%) Google
13 6 (0.61%) Twitter
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Red10
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per day
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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LA International
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