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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 495 550 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.39% 8.79% 10.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.13% 29.12% 36.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 397 528
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +261.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
.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
1590 1889 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.18% 30.20% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1409 1374
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -68.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 31 March 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 31 March 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.

1 668 (68.51%) C#
2 419 (42.97%) SQL Server
3 395 (40.51%) SQL
4 348 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (34.87%) ASP.NET
6 252 (25.85%) JavaScript
7 249 (25.54%) Microsoft
8 245 (25.13%) MVC
9 235 (24.10%) Finance
10 224 (22.97%) HTML
11 209 (21.44%) TDD
12 168 (17.23%) WCF
13 160 (16.41%) jQuery
13 160 (16.41%) .NET Framework
14 159 (16.31%) CSS
15 151 (15.49%) Banking
16 150 (15.38%) Java
17 144 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 134 (13.74%) Windows
19 126 (12.92%) Scrum
20 121 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 120 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
22 118 (12.10%) WPF
23 116 (11.90%) OO
24 114 (11.69%) XML
25 110 (11.28%) CRM
26 107 (10.97%) SharePoint
27 100 (10.26%) Web Services
28 98 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 94 (9.64%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 107 (10.97%) SharePoint
2 61 (6.26%) CMS
3 49 (5.03%) IIS
4 32 (3.28%) Umbraco
5 31 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
6 30 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
8 27 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (2.15%) Kentico
10 19 (1.95%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.13%) Apache
12 10 (1.03%) Lync
13 8 (0.82%) Node.js
13 8 (0.82%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.72%) FileNet
14 7 (0.72%) Confluence
15 6 (0.62%) JBoss
15 6 (0.62%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.05%) MS Office
3 8 (0.82%) MS Project
4 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 84 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.33%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.72%) CODA-Financials
4 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.31%) Endur
7 1 (0.10%) HFM
7 1 (0.10%) RMDS
7 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.03%) SaaS
3 7 (0.72%) Office 365
4 5 (0.51%) Yammer
5 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.21%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.74%) Internet
2 15 (1.54%) HTTP
3 11 (1.13%) Intranet
4 8 (0.82%) Firewall
5 6 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.62%) FTP
6 5 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.41%) DNS
8 3 (0.31%) SSL
8 3 (0.31%) SAN
8 3 (0.31%) DHCP
8 3 (0.31%) LDAP
8 3 (0.31%) VLAN
9 2 (0.21%) NAS
9 2 (0.21%) AMQP
9 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.10%) VPN
10 1 (0.10%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) SMTP
10 1 (0.10%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (42.97%) SQL Server
2 121 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 47 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 40 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.95%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.54%) MS Access
12 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (1.13%) QlikView
13 11 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.03%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.03%) SSDT
15 9 (0.92%) MySQL
16 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 78 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 77 (7.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (3.69%) NUnit
3 36 (3.69%) Subversion
4 35 (3.59%) SpecFlow
5 31 (3.18%) Git (software)
6 30 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 30 (3.08%) Selenium
6 30 (3.08%) JIRA
7 17 (1.74%) MSTest
8 14 (1.44%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.44%) Maven
8 14 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.13%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.13%) MSBuild
11 10 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (1.03%) Moq
11 10 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 10 (1.03%) Jasmine
General
1 235 (24.10%) Finance
2 151 (15.49%) Banking
3 84 (8.62%) Front Office
4 70 (7.18%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.87%) Advertising
6 22 (2.26%) Legal
6 22 (2.26%) Back Office
7 20 (2.05%) Retail
8 16 (1.64%) Marketing
9 15 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.92%) Law
12 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.82%) Publishing
13 6 (0.62%) Billing
14 4 (0.41%) Games
14 4 (0.41%) Electronics
15 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 658 (67.49%) Developer
2 218 (22.36%) .NET Developer
3 185 (18.97%) C# Developer
4 103 (10.56%) Senior Developer
5 89 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 79 (8.10%) Analyst
7 74 (7.59%) Architect
8 56 (5.74%) CRM Developer
9 47 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 44 (4.51%) Web Developer
11 42 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
12 40 (4.10%) SQL Developer
13 38 (3.90%) Microsoft Developer
14 35 (3.59%) SharePoint Developer
14 35 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
15 30 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
17 25 (2.56%) Consultant
17 25 (2.56%) Applications Support
18 22 (2.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (34.87%) ASP.NET
2 224 (22.97%) HTML
3 168 (17.23%) WCF
4 160 (16.41%) jQuery
4 160 (16.41%) .NET Framework
5 159 (16.31%) CSS
6 144 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 118 (12.10%) WPF
8 114 (11.69%) XML
9 100 (10.26%) Web Services
10 94 (9.64%) HTML5
11 86 (8.82%) AngularJS
12 77 (7.90%) Entity Framework
13 60 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 58 (5.95%) RESTful
15 51 (5.23%) CSS3
16 47 (4.82%) Ajax
17 45 (4.62%) WinForms
18 41 (4.21%) LINQ
19 33 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.15%) Derivative
3 33 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 30 (3.08%) User Experience
6 23 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.15%) Open Source
8 19 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (1.95%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
10 15 (1.54%) Equities
11 14 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.33%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.33%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.33%) Clustering
13 11 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (1.03%) Data Extraction
14 10 (1.03%) Kindle
15 9 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 134 (13.74%) Windows
2 42 (4.31%) Linux
3 40 (4.10%) UNIX
4 23 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.92%) Android
6 9 (0.92%) Solaris
6 9 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.51%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.41%) AIX
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.31%) VMS
10 3 (0.31%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (25.13%) MVC
3 209 (21.44%) TDD
4 126 (12.92%) Scrum
5 116 (11.90%) OO
6 110 (11.28%) CRM
7 84 (8.62%) BDD
8 63 (6.46%) Unit Testing
9 61 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
10 56 (5.74%) E-Commerce
10 56 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (5.03%) SOA
12 46 (4.72%) Multithreading
13 45 (4.62%) OOP
14 44 (4.51%) Mentoring
15 41 (4.21%) ETL
16 40 (4.10%) Project Management
16 40 (4.10%) Web Development
17 38 (3.90%) Migration
18 32 (3.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 668 (68.51%) C#
2 395 (40.51%) SQL
3 252 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 150 (15.38%) Java
5 90 (9.23%) T-SQL
6 58 (5.95%) VBA
7 56 (5.74%) VB.NET
8 44 (4.51%) VB
9 43 (4.41%) C++
10 30 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 27 (2.77%) Python
12 24 (2.46%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.26%) VB6
14 21 (2.15%) C
15 20 (2.05%) PHP
16 18 (1.85%) Perl
17 17 (1.74%) Ruby
18 12 (1.23%) VBScript
19 9 (0.92%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (6.97%) Degree
2 21 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.13%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.82%) ISEB
5 8 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.51%) MCITP
7 4 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) CISSP
9 2 (0.21%) MCSE
9 2 (0.21%) PhD
10 1 (0.10%) MCSD
10 1 (0.10%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CISA
10 1 (0.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.51%) QA
2 10 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) WCAG
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
4 1 (0.10%) COBIT
4 1 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
System Software
1 17 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.62%) vSphere
4 3 (0.31%) vCloud
4 3 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) KVM
5 1 (0.10%) Docker
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (0.72%) Puppet
1 7 (0.72%) Control-M
2 5 (0.51%) BladeLogic
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.31%) SCCM
4 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.10%) WMI
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.10%) MOM
Vendors
1 249 (25.54%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.31%) Oracle
3 40 (4.10%) Sitecore
4 32 (3.28%) Sybase
5 25 (2.56%) IBM
6 24 (2.46%) EPiServer
7 21 (2.15%) Business Objects
8 19 (1.95%) DevExpress
9 13 (1.33%) Tableau
10 12 (1.23%) Telerik
11 11 (1.13%) Dell
11 11 (1.13%) TIBCO
12 10 (1.03%) Adobe
12 10 (1.03%) Sun
12 10 (1.03%) VMware
13 9 (0.92%) Google
13 9 (0.92%) SAP
14 7 (0.72%) HP
14 7 (0.72%) CODA
14 7 (0.72%) Infragistics
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