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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 253 495 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.05% 9.75% 9.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.61% 32.12% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 426 404
Average daily rate £450 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £576 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £77.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
988 1541 1717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.44% 30.35% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1248 1267
Average daily rate £456 £425 £442
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -33.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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.

1 406 (75.32%) C#
2 241 (44.71%) SQL Server
3 234 (43.41%) SQL
4 217 (40.26%) ASP.NET
5 202 (37.48%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (28.57%) MVC
7 147 (27.27%) Finance
8 142 (26.35%) JavaScript
9 138 (25.60%) TDD
10 127 (23.56%) Microsoft
11 121 (22.45%) Banking
12 112 (20.78%) HTML
13 107 (19.85%) WCF
14 105 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 97 (18.00%) .NET Framework
16 94 (17.44%) AngularJS
17 86 (15.96%) BDD
17 86 (15.96%) CSS
18 79 (14.66%) WPF
19 77 (14.29%) T-SQL
19 77 (14.29%) Scrum
20 72 (13.36%) Windows
21 68 (12.62%) HTML5
22 66 (12.24%) Java
23 64 (11.87%) Front Office
24 62 (11.50%) jQuery
25 61 (11.32%) Oracle
26 59 (10.95%) Investment Banking
27 56 (10.39%) Multithreading
28 54 (10.02%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 26 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.64%) IIS
3 21 (3.90%) CMS
4 14 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.04%) Node.js
6 10 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.11%) NServiceBus
7 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.74%) Apache
9 4 (0.74%) Confluence
9 4 (0.74%) EPiServer CMS
9 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.56%) JBoss
10 3 (0.56%) Kentico
10 3 (0.56%) SAS
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.37%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.86%) Workday HCM
3 4 (0.74%) Endur
4 2 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.93%) GitHub
4 4 (0.74%) Office 365
4 4 (0.74%) PaaS
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.56%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.30%) Kerberos
2 5 (0.93%) Internet
3 4 (0.74%) Firewall
3 4 (0.74%) HTTP
4 2 (0.37%) AMQP
4 2 (0.37%) DNS
4 2 (0.37%) Intranet
4 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.19%) DVB
5 1 (0.19%) Extranet
5 1 (0.19%) FTP
5 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 23 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.60%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.41%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.48%) MySQL
15 7 (1.30%) Big Data
15 7 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (10.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (9.83%) SpecFlow
3 44 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 37 (6.86%) Git (software)
5 32 (5.94%) Selenium
6 28 (5.19%) NUnit
7 23 (4.27%) Subversion
8 22 (4.08%) TeamCity
9 19 (3.53%) Cucumber
10 17 (3.15%) Jasmine
11 16 (2.97%) NSubstitute
12 14 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (2.04%) JIRA
14 10 (1.86%) NCrunch
15 9 (1.67%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.67%) Jenkins
15 9 (1.67%) WebDriver
16 8 (1.48%) MSTest
17 6 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
17 6 (1.11%) Protractor
General
1 147 (27.27%) Finance
2 121 (22.45%) Banking
3 64 (11.87%) Front Office
4 59 (10.95%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.97%) Back Office
6 15 (2.78%) Retail
7 12 (2.23%) Marketing
8 10 (1.86%) Advertising
9 7 (1.30%) Legal
10 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 370 (68.65%) Developer
2 202 (37.48%) C# Developer
3 152 (28.20%) .NET Developer
4 104 (19.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (13.36%) Senior Developer
6 52 (9.65%) Analyst
7 49 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 46 (8.53%) SQL Developer
9 40 (7.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (5.75%) Architect
11 30 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 28 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
13 26 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (4.64%) Web Developer
14 25 (4.64%) WPF Developer
15 23 (4.27%) C# WPF Developer
16 22 (4.08%) Test Analyst
17 20 (3.71%) Full Stack Developer
18 18 (3.34%) Agile Developer
19 17 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (40.26%) ASP.NET
2 112 (20.78%) HTML
3 107 (19.85%) WCF
4 105 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 97 (18.00%) .NET Framework
6 94 (17.44%) AngularJS
7 86 (15.96%) CSS
8 79 (14.66%) WPF
9 68 (12.62%) HTML5
10 62 (11.50%) jQuery
11 50 (9.28%) Web Services
12 47 (8.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 47 (8.72%) XML
13 42 (7.79%) Entity Framework
14 34 (6.31%) CSS3
15 27 (5.01%) LINQ
16 23 (4.27%) RESTful
16 23 (4.27%) WinForms
17 21 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 16 (2.97%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.90%) Computer Science
2 21 (3.90%) Derivative
3 18 (3.34%) User Experience
4 15 (2.78%) Hedge funds
4 15 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.60%) Market Risk
6 11 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.86%) Equities
8 9 (1.67%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.48%) Clustering
9 8 (1.48%) Fintech
9 8 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.48%) NHS
10 7 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.36%) Windows
2 20 (3.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (2.78%) Linux
4 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.67%) Unix
6 4 (0.74%) Android
6 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.37%) CentOS
8 2 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (37.48%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (28.57%) MVC
3 138 (25.60%) TDD
4 86 (15.96%) BDD
5 77 (14.29%) Scrum
6 56 (10.39%) Multithreading
7 46 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (7.98%) MVVM
8 43 (7.98%) OO
9 36 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (5.75%) Unit Testing
11 29 (5.38%) Web Development
12 26 (4.82%) SOA
13 23 (4.27%) Asset Management
13 23 (4.27%) CRM
13 23 (4.27%) Risk Management
14 22 (4.08%) SDLC
15 20 (3.71%) SOLID
16 19 (3.53%) Pair Programming
16 19 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 406 (75.32%) C#
2 234 (43.41%) SQL
3 142 (26.35%) JavaScript
4 77 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 66 (12.24%) Java
6 42 (7.79%) VBA
7 32 (5.94%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.27%) VB
8 23 (4.27%) VB.NET
9 18 (3.34%) C++
10 16 (2.97%) XAML
11 14 (2.60%) Python
12 13 (2.41%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.41%) Ruby
13 9 (1.67%) VBScript
14 8 (1.48%) PHP
15 7 (1.30%) C
16 6 (1.11%) VB6
17 4 (0.74%) Clojure
17 4 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (7.24%) Degree
2 12 (2.23%) ISEB
3 9 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.74%) HNC
6 4 (0.74%) HND
7 3 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) MCSE
7 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.56%) PMP
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) MCSA
9 1 (0.19%) CCNA
9 1 (0.19%) CCNP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.90%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.56%) WCAG
4 2 (0.37%) Basel III
4 2 (0.37%) SDET
4 2 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.37%) vCloud
2 2 (0.37%) vSphere
2 2 (0.37%) XenApp
3 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (0.93%) Puppet
2 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Ambari
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.19%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) vRealize
4 1 (0.19%) WMI
4 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 127 (23.56%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.32%) Oracle
3 15 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.30%) Informatica
5 6 (1.11%) VMware
6 5 (0.93%) DevExpress
6 5 (0.93%) Google
6 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.93%) Sybase
6 5 (0.93%) Telerik
6 5 (0.93%) Twitter
7 4 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.74%) HP
7 4 (0.74%) Nintex
7 4 (0.74%) SAP
8 3 (0.56%) Citrix
8 3 (0.56%) IBM
8 3 (0.56%) iManage
8 3 (0.56%) OpenLink
8 3 (0.56%) Splunk
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract-Permanent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MPower+
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Up to £300 day rate initially
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £80 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago