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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 574 493 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.85% 8.42% 9.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.84% 28.55% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 371 504
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +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
1748 1727 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.99% 29.51% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1297 1657
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.00 £27.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

.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 5 August 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 5 August 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.

1 786 (71.45%) C#
2 479 (43.55%) SQL Server
3 435 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
4 408 (37.09%) SQL
5 383 (34.82%) ASP.NET
6 320 (29.09%) Finance
7 304 (27.64%) JavaScript
8 294 (26.73%) MVC
9 267 (24.27%) HTML
10 266 (24.18%) TDD
11 265 (24.09%) Microsoft
12 202 (18.36%) Banking
13 197 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 195 (17.73%) .NET Framework
15 170 (15.45%) WCF
15 170 (15.45%) CSS
16 167 (15.18%) Java
17 162 (14.73%) Scrum
18 156 (14.18%) jQuery
19 144 (13.09%) HTML5
20 139 (12.64%) Web Services
21 133 (12.09%) WPF
22 129 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008
22 129 (11.73%) AngularJS
22 129 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 129 (11.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 128 (11.64%) XML
23 128 (11.64%) BDD
24 124 (11.27%) OO
25 122 (11.09%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 121 (11.00%) SharePoint
2 63 (5.73%) CMS
3 52 (4.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 50 (4.55%) IIS
5 45 (4.09%) Umbraco
6 44 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (2.09%) Node.js
9 21 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 18 (1.64%) Kentico
10 18 (1.64%) JBoss
11 11 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.00%) K2 blackpearl
12 10 (0.91%) Lync
12 10 (0.91%) Confluence
12 10 (0.91%) Apache
12 10 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.73%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.55%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 92 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.45%) MS Office
3 14 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.00%) MS Project
5 9 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.73%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.55%) Mingle
8 4 (0.36%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 64 (5.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.27%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.18%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.18%) Endur
5 2 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.091%) Summit
6 1 (0.091%) HFM
6 1 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.091%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.091%) RMDS
6 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.55%) Office 365
3 17 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.64%) SaaS
5 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.55%) Yammer
6 5 (0.45%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.091%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.091%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.45%) Internet
2 11 (1.00%) Firewall
3 10 (0.91%) Intranet
4 9 (0.82%) HTTP
5 7 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.64%) AMQP
6 6 (0.55%) SAN
7 5 (0.45%) SMTP
8 4 (0.36%) LDAP
8 4 (0.36%) FTP
9 3 (0.27%) Extranet
9 3 (0.27%) DHCP
9 3 (0.27%) DNS
9 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.27%) VLAN
9 3 (0.27%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.27%) NAS
10 2 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 129 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 129 (11.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 129 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 66 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 65 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (2.09%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.91%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.91%) OLAP
11 20 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 20 (1.82%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.36%) DTS
12 15 (1.36%) MS Access
13 14 (1.27%) QlikView
14 13 (1.18%) MySQL
15 10 (0.91%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 96 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 84 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 55 (5.00%) Subversion
4 52 (4.73%) TeamCity
5 40 (3.64%) NUnit
6 39 (3.55%) SpecFlow
7 38 (3.45%) JIRA
8 37 (3.36%) Git (software)
9 30 (2.73%) Jenkins
10 29 (2.64%) Selenium
11 23 (2.09%) Maven
12 17 (1.55%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.36%) Moq
13 15 (1.36%) ReSharper
14 14 (1.27%) MSBuild
15 13 (1.18%) JUnit
16 12 (1.09%) WebDriver
16 12 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
17 11 (1.00%) CruiseControl
18 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 320 (29.09%) Finance
2 202 (18.36%) Banking
3 117 (10.64%) Front Office
4 77 (7.00%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.27%) Legal
6 32 (2.91%) Retail
7 25 (2.27%) Marketing
8 20 (1.82%) Advertising
9 18 (1.64%) Back Office
10 17 (1.55%) Law
11 15 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.09%) Games
13 9 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.64%) Publishing
15 6 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.36%) Billing
17 4 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
19 2 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 767 (69.73%) Developer
2 267 (24.27%) .NET Developer
3 223 (20.27%) C# Developer
4 144 (13.09%) Senior Developer
5 100 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (7.91%) Analyst
6 87 (7.91%) Architect
7 65 (5.91%) SQL Developer
7 65 (5.91%) Senior C# Developer
8 49 (4.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 47 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
10 42 (3.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 40 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
11 40 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 34 (3.09%) CRM Developer
14 32 (2.91%) Web Developer
15 31 (2.82%) Consultant
16 30 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 28 (2.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (34.82%) ASP.NET
2 267 (24.27%) HTML
3 197 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 195 (17.73%) .NET Framework
5 170 (15.45%) WCF
5 170 (15.45%) CSS
6 156 (14.18%) jQuery
7 144 (13.09%) HTML5
8 139 (12.64%) Web Services
9 133 (12.09%) WPF
10 129 (11.73%) AngularJS
11 128 (11.64%) XML
12 99 (9.00%) Entity Framework
13 73 (6.64%) LINQ
14 71 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 62 (5.64%) CSS3
16 58 (5.27%) SOAP
17 56 (5.09%) Ajax
18 50 (4.55%) WinForms
19 40 (3.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.91%) Derivative
2 46 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.55%) Credit Risk
4 25 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
5 24 (2.18%) Fixed Income
6 23 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (2.09%) Market Risk
7 22 (2.00%) Equities
8 20 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.73%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.73%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.73%) User Experience
9 19 (1.73%) Client/Server
9 19 (1.73%) N-Tier
10 18 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.45%) Clustering
12 14 (1.27%) Computer Science
13 11 (1.00%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 122 (11.09%) Windows
2 36 (3.27%) UNIX
3 35 (3.18%) Linux
4 14 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.82%) Android
7 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.27%) Solaris
8 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.091%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.091%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (26.73%) MVC
3 266 (24.18%) TDD
4 162 (14.73%) Scrum
5 128 (11.64%) BDD
6 124 (11.27%) OO
7 110 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 91 (8.27%) Unit Testing
9 87 (7.91%) Multithreading
10 86 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (7.18%) CRM
12 76 (6.91%) SOA
13 57 (5.18%) E-Commerce
14 53 (4.82%) ETL
14 53 (4.82%) Web Development
14 53 (4.82%) SDLC
15 51 (4.64%) Mentoring
16 48 (4.36%) OOD
17 46 (4.18%) Project Management
17 46 (4.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 786 (71.45%) C#
2 408 (37.09%) SQL
3 304 (27.64%) JavaScript
4 167 (15.18%) Java
5 103 (9.36%) T-SQL
6 74 (6.73%) VB.NET
7 57 (5.18%) VBA
8 40 (3.64%) VB
9 38 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 29 (2.64%) PL/SQL
11 28 (2.55%) C++
12 23 (2.09%) PHP
13 22 (2.00%) Python
14 15 (1.36%) VB6
15 14 (1.27%) VBScript
16 13 (1.18%) C
17 12 (1.09%) Ruby
18 11 (1.00%) Perl
19 10 (0.91%) XPath
20 9 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 53 (4.82%) Degree
2 28 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.64%) ISEB
7 4 (0.36%) MCSD
7 4 (0.36%) MCSE
8 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) MCITP
9 2 (0.18%) MCSA
9 2 (0.18%) MCPD
9 2 (0.18%) CCSA
9 2 (0.18%) CCSE
9 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.18%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.091%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.091%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.55%) QA
2 12 (1.09%) SLA
3 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.091%) Basel III
4 1 (0.091%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.27%) GridGain
4 2 (0.18%) Docker
4 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.18%) vSphere
4 2 (0.18%) Varnish
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.18%) Snort
4 2 (0.18%) Squid
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.091%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.091%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.091%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (1.82%) Puppet
2 16 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.64%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.36%) Control-M
4 4 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.27%) SCCM
6 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.18%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.091%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.091%) StatsD
7 1 (0.091%) logstash
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.091%) Oozie
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.091%) SCOM
7 1 (0.091%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 265 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.45%) Oracle
3 36 (3.27%) Sitecore
4 23 (2.09%) EPiServer
4 23 (2.09%) Sybase
4 23 (2.09%) IBM
5 18 (1.64%) DevExpress
6 13 (1.18%) Telerik
7 12 (1.09%) Tableau
7 12 (1.09%) SAP
8 11 (1.00%) HP
8 11 (1.00%) webMethods
8 11 (1.00%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.00%) Google
8 11 (1.00%) OpenText
8 11 (1.00%) VMware
9 10 (0.91%) Coverity
9 10 (0.91%) Twitter
9 10 (0.91%) TIBCO
9 10 (0.91%) Red Hat
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