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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 527 538 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.71% 8.55% 10.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.33% 28.48% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 397 532
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 £325 £314 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £56.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +237.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

.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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 682 (68.96%) C#
2 426 (43.07%) SQL Server
3 404 (40.85%) SQL
4 358 (36.20%) Agile Software Development
5 353 (35.69%) ASP.NET
6 273 (27.60%) JavaScript
7 257 (25.99%) MVC
8 254 (25.68%) Microsoft
9 240 (24.27%) HTML
10 228 (23.05%) Finance
11 215 (21.74%) TDD
12 178 (18.00%) .NET Framework
13 176 (17.80%) WCF
14 164 (16.58%) CSS
15 162 (16.38%) jQuery
16 158 (15.98%) Banking
17 156 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 152 (15.37%) Java
19 138 (13.95%) Windows
20 133 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
21 130 (13.14%) Scrum
22 122 (12.34%) XML
23 117 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 116 (11.73%) Web Services
25 115 (11.63%) OO
26 110 (11.12%) HTML5
27 109 (11.02%) WPF
27 109 (11.02%) SharePoint
28 102 (10.31%) AngularJS
29 101 (10.21%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 109 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 64 (6.47%) CMS
3 51 (5.16%) IIS
4 37 (3.74%) Umbraco
5 32 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 31 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 30 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
7 30 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (2.33%) Kentico
9 17 (1.72%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.62%) Node.js
11 12 (1.21%) Apache
12 11 (1.11%) Lync
13 9 (0.91%) JBoss
14 8 (0.81%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.71%) FileNet
15 7 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.61%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.61%) Confluence
16 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 75 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.02%) MS Office
3 9 (0.91%) MS Project
4 8 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 78 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.31%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.30%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.30%) Endur
7 2 (0.20%) Magento
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.10%) HFM
8 1 (0.10%) RMDS
8 1 (0.10%) Summit
8 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.11%) Office 365
4 10 (1.01%) SaaS
5 6 (0.61%) Yammer
6 1 (0.10%) GitHub
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) Force.com
6 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.62%) HTTP
2 15 (1.52%) Internet
3 9 (0.91%) Firewall
3 9 (0.91%) Intranet
4 7 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.61%) FTP
6 5 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.40%) SAN
7 4 (0.40%) DNS
8 3 (0.30%) NAS
8 3 (0.30%) VLAN
8 3 (0.30%) SSL
8 3 (0.30%) DHCP
8 3 (0.30%) LDAP
9 2 (0.20%) SMTP
9 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.20%) AMQP
9 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.10%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (43.07%) SQL Server
2 133 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 117 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (9.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 49 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (3.44%) Relational Database
10 20 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.62%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.52%) MS Access
13 13 (1.31%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (1.21%) MySQL
14 12 (1.21%) QlikView
15 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.01%) SSDT
16 8 (0.81%) OLAP
17 7 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 82 (8.29%) Visual Studio
2 79 (7.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 36 (3.64%) Subversion
4 35 (3.54%) NUnit
5 34 (3.44%) SpecFlow
6 31 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 30 (3.03%) Selenium
8 26 (2.63%) JIRA
9 17 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.72%) Maven
10 16 (1.62%) MSTest
10 16 (1.62%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
12 13 (1.31%) Moq
12 13 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (1.01%) WebDriver
14 9 (0.91%) ReSharper
15 8 (0.81%) Ant
15 8 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 228 (23.05%) Finance
2 158 (15.98%) Banking
3 90 (9.10%) Front Office
4 69 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.63%) Advertising
6 23 (2.33%) Legal
7 20 (2.02%) Retail
7 20 (2.02%) Back Office
8 19 (1.92%) Marketing
9 16 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.21%) Law
12 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.81%) Publishing
13 6 (0.61%) Billing
14 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.40%) Electronics
14 4 (0.40%) Games
15 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 671 (67.85%) Developer
2 232 (23.46%) .NET Developer
3 190 (19.21%) C# Developer
4 112 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 90 (9.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (8.09%) Analyst
7 74 (7.48%) Architect
8 52 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 50 (5.06%) CRM Developer
10 42 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 40 (4.04%) SQL Developer
11 40 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
12 38 (3.84%) Microsoft Developer
12 38 (3.84%) SharePoint Developer
12 38 (3.84%) Web Developer
13 35 (3.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 33 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
15 31 (3.13%) Consultant
16 27 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
17 25 (2.53%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (35.69%) ASP.NET
2 240 (24.27%) HTML
3 178 (18.00%) .NET Framework
4 176 (17.80%) WCF
5 164 (16.58%) CSS
6 162 (16.38%) jQuery
7 156 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 122 (12.34%) XML
9 116 (11.73%) Web Services
10 110 (11.12%) HTML5
11 109 (11.02%) WPF
12 102 (10.31%) AngularJS
13 93 (9.40%) Entity Framework
14 65 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (5.86%) LINQ
16 56 (5.66%) RESTful
17 55 (5.56%) CSS3
18 54 (5.46%) Ajax
19 42 (4.25%) WinForms
20 38 (3.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.77%) Derivative
2 53 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 27 (2.73%) User Experience
5 23 (2.33%) Open Source
6 21 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
7 19 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.62%) Clustering
8 16 (1.62%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.31%) Equities
12 12 (1.21%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (1.01%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.01%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 138 (13.95%) Windows
2 43 (4.35%) Linux
3 42 (4.25%) UNIX
4 24 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.91%) Solaris
7 8 (0.81%) Android
7 8 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.40%) AIX
9 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.30%) VMS
10 3 (0.30%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (36.20%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (25.99%) MVC
3 215 (21.74%) TDD
4 130 (13.14%) Scrum
5 115 (11.63%) OO
6 101 (10.21%) CRM
7 91 (9.20%) BDD
8 77 (7.79%) Unit Testing
9 65 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (5.66%) E-Commerce
12 48 (4.85%) SOA
13 47 (4.75%) OOP
13 47 (4.75%) Multithreading
14 45 (4.55%) Web Development
15 43 (4.35%) Project Management
16 39 (3.94%) Mentoring
17 38 (3.84%) ETL
18 34 (3.44%) Workflow
19 33 (3.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 682 (68.96%) C#
2 404 (40.85%) SQL
3 273 (27.60%) JavaScript
4 152 (15.37%) Java
5 98 (9.91%) T-SQL
6 54 (5.46%) VB.NET
7 53 (5.36%) VBA
8 45 (4.55%) VB
8 45 (4.55%) C++
9 33 (3.34%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.83%) Python
11 27 (2.73%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.63%) PHP
13 21 (2.12%) C
14 20 (2.02%) Ruby
15 18 (1.82%) VB6
16 16 (1.62%) Perl
17 14 (1.42%) VBScript
18 10 (1.01%) XAML
19 9 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (6.07%) Degree
2 22 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 9 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.81%) ISEB
5 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.51%) MCITP
7 4 (0.40%) IBM Certification
7 4 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) CISSP
8 2 (0.20%) MCSE
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
8 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.10%) MCPD
9 1 (0.10%) MCTS
9 1 (0.10%) GIAC
9 1 (0.10%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.10%) MCSD
9 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.65%) QA
2 10 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.61%) vSphere
4 4 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.30%) vCloud
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) Varnish
7 1 (0.10%) Docker
7 1 (0.10%) KVM
7 1 (0.10%) Xen
7 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.91%) Puppet
2 6 (0.61%) Control-M
3 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.51%) SCCM
3 5 (0.51%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.30%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.20%) Kibana
7 1 (0.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
7 1 (0.10%) WSUS
7 1 (0.10%) WMI
7 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 254 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.59%) Oracle
3 40 (4.04%) Sitecore
4 28 (2.83%) EPiServer
5 25 (2.53%) Sybase
6 24 (2.43%) IBM
7 19 (1.92%) DevExpress
8 14 (1.42%) Business Objects
8 14 (1.42%) Telerik
9 12 (1.21%) Dell
9 12 (1.21%) Tableau
10 11 (1.11%) SAP
11 10 (1.01%) Sun
11 10 (1.01%) VMware
12 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.81%) Adobe
12 8 (0.81%) HP
12 8 (0.81%) Kofax
13 7 (0.71%) OpenText
13 7 (0.71%) TIBCO
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