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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 490 493 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.32% 8.49% 8.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.55% 28.41% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 364 478
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £302 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
1604 1735 2171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 29.87% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 1291 1627
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £58.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 738 (71.79%) C#
2 449 (43.68%) SQL Server
3 407 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
4 382 (37.16%) SQL
5 350 (34.05%) ASP.NET
6 310 (30.16%) Finance
7 280 (27.24%) JavaScript
8 267 (25.97%) MVC
9 245 (23.83%) Microsoft
10 242 (23.54%) TDD
11 240 (23.35%) HTML
12 207 (20.14%) Banking
13 186 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 180 (17.51%) .NET Framework
15 164 (15.95%) WCF
16 159 (15.47%) CSS
17 158 (15.37%) Java
18 154 (14.98%) Scrum
19 140 (13.62%) jQuery
20 136 (13.23%) HTML5
21 130 (12.65%) Web Services
22 129 (12.55%) BDD
23 125 (12.16%) WPF
24 124 (12.06%) AngularJS
24 124 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 123 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 115 (11.19%) Windows
27 114 (11.09%) OO
28 113 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
29 112 (10.89%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 106 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 53 (5.16%) CMS
3 51 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 46 (4.47%) IIS
5 42 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 37 (3.60%) Umbraco
7 26 (2.53%) Node.js
8 22 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (1.75%) JBoss
10 12 (1.17%) Kentico
11 11 (1.07%) K2 blackpearl
12 9 (0.88%) Apache
12 9 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.88%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.78%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.78%) Confluence
14 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.39%) Drupal
15 4 (0.39%) Lync
Applications
1 81 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.63%) MS Office
3 13 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.78%) MS Project
4 8 (0.78%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.58%) Mingle
7 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.097%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 52 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.19%) Endur
5 2 (0.19%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.19%) Algo Collateral
5 2 (0.19%) Magento
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.097%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.097%) RMDS
6 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.097%) Summit
6 1 (0.097%) HFM
6 1 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.43%) Office 365
3 17 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.78%) SaaS
4 8 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.49%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.19%) Yammer
7 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.19%) Force.com
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.097%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.097%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.56%) Internet
2 10 (0.97%) HTTP
3 9 (0.88%) Firewall
3 9 (0.88%) Intranet
4 6 (0.58%) AMQP
4 6 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.49%) SMTP
5 5 (0.49%) SAN
6 4 (0.39%) FTP
7 3 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.29%) DHCP
7 3 (0.29%) LDAP
7 3 (0.29%) DNS
7 3 (0.29%) Extranet
8 2 (0.19%) DDNS
8 2 (0.19%) DSL
8 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.19%) Wireless
8 2 (0.19%) IPsec
8 2 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 124 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 123 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 79 (7.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 66 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (2.04%) OLAP
11 21 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 21 (2.04%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.95%) NoSQL
13 19 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (1.46%) DTS
15 12 (1.17%) QlikView
16 10 (0.97%) EDRMS
16 10 (0.97%) MySQL
16 10 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 83 (8.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (7.20%) Visual Studio
3 51 (4.96%) Subversion
4 49 (4.77%) TeamCity
5 38 (3.70%) NUnit
5 38 (3.70%) SpecFlow
6 34 (3.31%) Git (software)
7 32 (3.11%) JIRA
8 29 (2.82%) Selenium
8 29 (2.82%) Jenkins
9 21 (2.04%) Maven
10 18 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.46%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.36%) JUnit
12 14 (1.36%) Moq
13 12 (1.17%) MSBuild
13 12 (1.17%) ReSharper
14 11 (1.07%) CruiseControl
15 10 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
16 6 (0.58%) MSTest
General
1 310 (30.16%) Finance
2 207 (20.14%) Banking
3 111 (10.80%) Front Office
4 76 (7.39%) Investment Banking
5 37 (3.60%) Retail
6 32 (3.11%) Legal
7 25 (2.43%) Marketing
8 21 (2.04%) Advertising
9 15 (1.46%) Law
10 14 (1.36%) Back Office
10 14 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.78%) Games
13 7 (0.68%) Publishing
14 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Billing
15 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 705 (68.58%) Developer
2 243 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 222 (21.60%) C# Developer
4 132 (12.84%) Senior Developer
5 98 (9.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (8.46%) Architect
7 83 (8.07%) Analyst
8 64 (6.23%) SQL Developer
9 58 (5.64%) Senior C# Developer
10 44 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
11 43 (4.18%) Senior .NET Developer
12 40 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 39 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 38 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
15 36 (3.50%) SharePoint Developer
16 28 (2.72%) Java Developer
17 26 (2.53%) Software Developer
18 25 (2.43%) Project Manager
18 25 (2.43%) CRM Developer
19 24 (2.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (34.05%) ASP.NET
2 240 (23.35%) HTML
3 186 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 180 (17.51%) .NET Framework
5 164 (15.95%) WCF
6 159 (15.47%) CSS
7 140 (13.62%) jQuery
8 136 (13.23%) HTML5
9 130 (12.65%) Web Services
10 125 (12.16%) WPF
11 124 (12.06%) AngularJS
12 109 (10.60%) XML
13 79 (7.68%) Entity Framework
14 67 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 67 (6.52%) LINQ
15 54 (5.25%) SOAP
16 52 (5.06%) CSS3
17 47 (4.57%) Ajax
18 44 (4.28%) REST
19 43 (4.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.93%) Derivative
2 46 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.31%) Credit Risk
4 26 (2.53%) Market Risk
5 25 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
7 23 (2.24%) Fixed Income
8 20 (1.95%) Equities
8 20 (1.95%) N-Tier
8 20 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.85%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.56%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.46%) User Experience
11 15 (1.46%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.36%) Clustering
13 9 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (11.19%) Windows
2 33 (3.21%) Linux
3 31 (3.02%) UNIX
4 14 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.88%) Android
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.19%) Solaris
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.097%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.097%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (25.97%) MVC
3 242 (23.54%) TDD
4 154 (14.98%) Scrum
5 129 (12.55%) BDD
6 114 (11.09%) OO
7 112 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
8 84 (8.17%) Multithreading
9 82 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (7.20%) Unit Testing
11 70 (6.81%) SOA
12 59 (5.74%) CRM
13 56 (5.45%) ETL
14 52 (5.06%) E-Commerce
15 51 (4.96%) SDLC
16 49 (4.77%) Web Development
17 47 (4.57%) OOD
18 44 (4.28%) Software Engineering
19 43 (4.18%) Mentoring
20 41 (3.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 738 (71.79%) C#
2 382 (37.16%) SQL
3 280 (27.24%) JavaScript
4 158 (15.37%) Java
5 100 (9.73%) T-SQL
6 68 (6.61%) VB.NET
7 55 (5.35%) VBA
8 42 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 34 (3.31%) VB
10 28 (2.72%) PL/SQL
11 27 (2.63%) C++
12 21 (2.04%) Python
13 19 (1.85%) PHP
14 17 (1.65%) Ruby
15 16 (1.56%) VBScript
16 13 (1.26%) VB6
17 11 (1.07%) XPath
18 10 (0.97%) C
19 8 (0.78%) Perl
19 8 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 54 (5.25%) Degree
2 21 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.39%) MCSD
6 4 (0.39%) ISEB
7 3 (0.29%) MCSE
7 3 (0.29%) MCSA
7 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.19%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCPD
8 2 (0.19%) CCSA
8 2 (0.19%) CCSE
8 2 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.097%) MCAD
9 1 (0.097%) CISSP
9 1 (0.097%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.40%) QA
2 12 (1.17%) SLA
3 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.097%) Basel III
4 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.29%) GridGain
4 2 (0.19%) Docker
4 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.19%) vSphere
4 2 (0.19%) Varnish
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.19%) Snort
4 2 (0.19%) Squid
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.097%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.097%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.097%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (1.95%) Puppet
2 16 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.39%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.39%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.29%) SCCM
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.19%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.097%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.097%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.097%) StatsD
6 1 (0.097%) logstash
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.097%) Oozie
6 1 (0.097%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.097%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.097%) MOM
6 1 (0.097%) Control-M
Vendors
1 245 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 96 (9.34%) Oracle
3 29 (2.82%) Sitecore
4 22 (2.14%) Sybase
5 19 (1.85%) IBM
5 19 (1.85%) EPiServer
6 15 (1.46%) DevExpress
7 13 (1.26%) OpenText
7 13 (1.26%) HP
8 11 (1.07%) webMethods
8 11 (1.07%) Google
9 10 (0.97%) Telerik
9 10 (0.97%) Coverity
9 10 (0.97%) Twitter
9 10 (0.97%) SAP
10 9 (0.88%) Bloomberg
10 9 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.88%) Nintex
10 9 (0.88%) VMware
11 8 (0.78%) Metastorm
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