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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 461 574 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.11% 9.60% 12.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.11% 32.95% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 426 552
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 £325 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £77.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +116.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -4.51%
.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
1531 1742 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.26% 29.13% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1316 1394
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% +58.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £18.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £86.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 680 (70.69%) C#
2 382 (39.71%) SQL Server
3 360 (37.42%) SQL
4 344 (35.76%) ASP.NET
5 315 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
6 267 (27.75%) Microsoft
7 251 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 245 (25.47%) HTML
9 238 (24.74%) MVC
10 217 (22.56%) Finance
11 191 (19.85%) TDD
11 191 (19.85%) CSS
12 162 (16.84%) jQuery
13 154 (16.01%) .NET Framework
14 151 (15.70%) WCF
15 149 (15.49%) Banking
16 142 (14.76%) Java
17 140 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 125 (12.99%) Scrum
19 124 (12.89%) Windows
20 120 (12.47%) XML
21 112 (11.64%) CRM
22 105 (10.91%) WPF
23 103 (10.71%) OO
24 102 (10.60%) HTML5
25 101 (10.50%) SQL Server 2008
25 101 (10.50%) Web Services
25 101 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 96 (9.98%) BDD
27 95 (9.88%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 91 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.89%) CMS
3 46 (4.78%) IIS
4 39 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 32 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 27 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 20 (2.08%) Umbraco
9 14 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.35%) Kentico
11 12 (1.25%) Node.js
12 9 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.62%) FileNet
15 5 (0.52%) Apache
15 5 (0.52%) DNN
15 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.42%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.42%) Confluence
16 4 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 76 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.29%) MS Office
3 7 (0.73%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.62%) MS Project
5 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 91 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.04%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.04%) CODA-Financials
3 7 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.31%) Endur
6 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.10%) RMDS
7 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.94%) SaaS
3 5 (0.52%) Office 365
4 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.31%) SoftLayer
6 2 (0.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.10%) Force.com
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.08%) Internet
2 17 (1.77%) HTTP
3 14 (1.46%) Intranet
4 8 (0.83%) FTP
5 7 (0.73%) DNS
5 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.73%) SAN
6 6 (0.62%) SSL
7 5 (0.52%) NAS
8 4 (0.42%) Firewall
8 4 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.42%) DHCP
9 3 (0.31%) LDAP
9 3 (0.31%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.21%) AMQP
10 2 (0.21%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.21%) WAN
10 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.21%) VLAN
11 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 101 (10.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 101 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (8.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.18%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.35%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.25%) Big Data
10 12 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
13 9 (0.94%) QlikView
14 8 (0.83%) SSDT
14 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 85 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 66 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (4.47%) NUnit
4 41 (4.26%) Subversion
5 39 (4.05%) SpecFlow
6 37 (3.85%) Selenium
7 32 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 29 (3.01%) JIRA
9 25 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 22 (2.29%) WebDriver
11 18 (1.87%) MSTest
12 17 (1.77%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.35%) Jenkins
14 11 (1.14%) Moq
14 11 (1.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 11 (1.14%) Jasmine
15 10 (1.04%) Maven
15 10 (1.04%) CruiseControl
16 9 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
17 8 (0.83%) MSBuild
General
1 217 (22.56%) Finance
2 149 (15.49%) Banking
3 69 (7.17%) Front Office
4 60 (6.24%) Investment Banking
5 35 (3.64%) Advertising
6 25 (2.60%) Retail
7 16 (1.66%) Back Office
7 16 (1.66%) Marketing
8 14 (1.46%) Legal
9 12 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.25%) Law
10 11 (1.14%) Publishing
11 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.42%) Billing
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
14 2 (0.21%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.21%) Games
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 647 (67.26%) Developer
2 220 (22.87%) .NET Developer
3 195 (20.27%) C# Developer
4 102 (10.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 91 (9.46%) Senior Developer
6 73 (7.59%) Architect
7 71 (7.38%) Analyst
8 57 (5.93%) CRM Developer
9 46 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 44 (4.57%) Web Developer
11 36 (3.74%) SQL Developer
12 35 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (3.43%) SharePoint Developer
13 33 (3.43%) Senior C# Developer
14 32 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (2.91%) Microsoft Developer
16 26 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
17 22 (2.29%) Java Developer
17 22 (2.29%) Technical Architect
18 21 (2.18%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (35.76%) ASP.NET
2 245 (25.47%) HTML
3 191 (19.85%) CSS
4 162 (16.84%) jQuery
5 154 (16.01%) .NET Framework
6 151 (15.70%) WCF
7 140 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 120 (12.47%) XML
9 105 (10.91%) WPF
10 102 (10.60%) HTML5
11 101 (10.50%) Web Services
12 80 (8.32%) AngularJS
13 63 (6.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 58 (6.03%) CSS3
15 50 (5.20%) RESTful
16 49 (5.09%) Ajax
17 41 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
18 38 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
19 37 (3.85%) WinForms
20 35 (3.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.47%) Derivative
3 37 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.74%) User Experience
5 30 (3.12%) Fixed Income
6 23 (2.39%) Open Source
7 19 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.87%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.46%) Market Risk
11 13 (1.35%) Equities
11 13 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.25%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.14%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.04%) Kindle
15 9 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
16 8 (0.83%) Credit Risk
16 8 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (12.89%) Windows
2 45 (4.68%) Linux
3 39 (4.05%) UNIX
4 20 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.14%) Android
6 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.52%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.52%) Solaris
10 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.42%) AIX
12 3 (0.31%) VMS
12 3 (0.31%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.10%) SUSE
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (24.74%) MVC
3 191 (19.85%) TDD
4 125 (12.99%) Scrum
5 112 (11.64%) CRM
6 103 (10.71%) OO
7 96 (9.98%) BDD
8 61 (6.34%) E-Commerce
9 55 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (4.89%) OOP
12 44 (4.57%) Web Development
12 44 (4.57%) Unit Testing
13 43 (4.47%) Migration
14 37 (3.85%) Mentoring
14 37 (3.85%) Workflow
15 35 (3.64%) Multithreading
15 35 (3.64%) SOA
16 34 (3.53%) Project Management
17 33 (3.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 680 (70.69%) C#
2 360 (37.42%) SQL
3 251 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 142 (14.76%) Java
5 89 (9.25%) T-SQL
6 51 (5.30%) C++
7 46 (4.78%) VB.NET
8 43 (4.47%) VBA
9 33 (3.43%) VB
10 31 (3.22%) PL/SQL
11 26 (2.70%) Python
12 25 (2.60%) PowerShell
13 21 (2.18%) C
14 20 (2.08%) Ruby
15 19 (1.98%) PHP
16 18 (1.87%) VB6
17 17 (1.77%) Perl
18 16 (1.66%) VBScript
19 12 (1.25%) XAML
20 9 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (6.86%) Degree
2 19 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.52%) MCITP
6 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.42%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.21%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) ISEB
9 2 (0.21%) MCTS
10 1 (0.10%) GIAC
10 1 (0.10%) MCPD
10 1 (0.10%) CISSP
10 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CISA
10 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.37%) QA
2 10 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.21%) GPG13
3 2 (0.21%) HL7
3 2 (0.21%) WCAG
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
4 1 (0.10%) COBIT
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.10%) Basel III
4 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
System Software
1 15 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.73%) vSphere
4 3 (0.31%) vCloud
4 3 (0.31%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.21%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) Squid
6 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.10%) Firmware
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.10%) Docker
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (0.94%) Puppet
2 8 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.31%) Control-M
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.31%) Kibana
4 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.21%) SCOM
5 2 (0.21%) Nagios
5 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.10%) WMI
6 1 (0.10%) MOM
6 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) logstash
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 267 (27.75%) Microsoft
2 95 (9.88%) Oracle
3 34 (3.53%) Sitecore
4 32 (3.33%) Sybase
5 22 (2.29%) Business Objects
6 17 (1.77%) EPiServer
7 16 (1.66%) IBM
8 15 (1.56%) DevExpress
9 12 (1.25%) Adobe
10 11 (1.14%) VMware
10 11 (1.14%) Telerik
11 10 (1.04%) CODA
11 10 (1.04%) TIBCO
12 9 (0.94%) Google
12 9 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.83%) HP
13 8 (0.83%) DataSynapse
14 6 (0.62%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.62%) Metastorm
14 6 (0.62%) Kofax
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