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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 330 516 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.96% 9.51% 8.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.31% 32.25% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 435 387
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
.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
1126 1600 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.99% 29.48% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1291 1375
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

.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 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 411 (68.39%) C#
2 260 (43.26%) SQL Server
3 253 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (38.10%) SQL
5 207 (34.44%) ASP.NET
6 183 (30.45%) Finance
7 166 (27.62%) TDD
8 154 (25.62%) MVC
9 142 (23.63%) Microsoft
10 141 (23.46%) JavaScript
11 133 (22.13%) HTML
12 111 (18.47%) Banking
13 107 (17.80%) .NET Framework
14 102 (16.97%) CSS
15 98 (16.31%) Scrum
16 94 (15.64%) BDD
17 93 (15.47%) AngularJS
18 91 (15.14%) Windows
19 89 (14.81%) Java
20 88 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC
21 84 (13.98%) WPF
22 72 (11.98%) WCF
23 69 (11.48%) jQuery
24 65 (10.82%) Multithreading
25 63 (10.48%) T-SQL
26 62 (10.32%) Web Development
27 59 (9.82%) Oracle
28 57 (9.48%) MS Excel
29 56 (9.32%) XML
29 56 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (6.16%) CMS
2 33 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 27 (4.49%) IIS
4 22 (3.66%) Umbraco
5 15 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (2.33%) Confluence
6 14 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.00%) Node.js
8 11 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.16%) JBoss
11 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.67%) Apache
13 4 (0.67%) EPiServer CMS
13 4 (0.67%) Kentico
13 4 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.50%) FileNet
14 3 (0.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 57 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) GIMP
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.67%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.50%) Endur
5 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 56 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.66%) PaaS
4 12 (2.00%) IaaS
5 9 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.16%) Office 365
7 6 (1.00%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.67%) Force.com
8 4 (0.67%) GitHub
9 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.33%) Yammer
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.17%) Route 53
11 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.83%) VPN
2 10 (1.66%) Firewall
3 9 (1.50%) DMZ
4 8 (1.33%) HTTP
5 7 (1.16%) Internet
5 7 (1.16%) Network Security
6 6 (1.00%) Intranet
6 6 (1.00%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.50%) AMQP
9 2 (0.33%) DNS
9 2 (0.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.33%) SAN
10 1 (0.17%) Extranet
10 1 (0.17%) FTP
10 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.17%) LAN
10 1 (0.17%) NAS
10 1 (0.17%) SSL
10 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (43.26%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (4.99%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (3.99%) NoSQL
8 23 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 19 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (2.83%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.33%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.00%) MySQL
14 10 (1.66%) Big Data
15 9 (1.50%) MS Access
16 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
18 4 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (7.15%) Visual Studio
3 42 (6.99%) SpecFlow
4 35 (5.82%) Git (software)
5 32 (5.32%) NUnit
6 27 (4.49%) Selenium
7 24 (3.99%) TeamCity
8 23 (3.83%) JIRA
8 23 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (3.83%) Subversion
9 15 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (2.50%) Jasmine
9 15 (2.50%) WebDriver
10 14 (2.33%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.16%) MSTest
12 11 (1.83%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.50%) Maven
13 9 (1.50%) NSubstitute
14 8 (1.33%) Protractor
15 6 (1.00%) MSBuild
General
1 183 (30.45%) Finance
2 111 (18.47%) Banking
3 55 (9.15%) Investment Banking
4 53 (8.82%) Front Office
5 19 (3.16%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.00%) Retail
7 9 (1.50%) Back Office
8 8 (1.33%) Marketing
9 5 (0.83%) Law
9 5 (0.83%) Legal
10 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.50%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 412 (68.55%) Developer
2 202 (33.61%) C# Developer
3 174 (28.95%) .NET Developer
4 109 (18.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 105 (17.47%) Senior Developer
6 55 (9.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 55 (9.15%) Senior C# Developer
7 53 (8.82%) SQL Developer
8 45 (7.49%) Analyst
9 38 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 37 (6.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (5.99%) WPF Developer
12 33 (5.49%) C# WPF Developer
13 29 (4.83%) Web Developer
14 26 (4.33%) Architect
15 24 (3.99%) Front Office Developer
16 22 (3.66%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 22 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
17 20 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
18 19 (3.16%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (34.44%) ASP.NET
2 133 (22.13%) HTML
3 107 (17.80%) .NET Framework
4 102 (16.97%) CSS
5 93 (15.47%) AngularJS
6 88 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (13.98%) WPF
8 72 (11.98%) WCF
9 69 (11.48%) jQuery
10 56 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 56 (9.32%) HTML5
10 56 (9.32%) XML
11 53 (8.82%) Web Services
12 37 (6.16%) Entity Framework
13 29 (4.83%) CSS3
14 26 (4.33%) WinForms
15 25 (4.16%) RESTful
16 19 (3.16%) Reactive Extensions
17 18 (3.00%) LINQ
18 17 (2.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.99%) Computer Science
2 21 (3.49%) Equities
3 18 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (2.50%) User Experience
6 14 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.83%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.50%) Derivative
9 8 (1.33%) NHS
10 7 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.16%) IVR
10 7 (1.16%) Smartcard
11 6 (1.00%) Clustering
11 6 (1.00%) Fintech
11 6 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.83%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.14%) Windows
2 30 (4.99%) Windows Server
3 21 (3.49%) Linux
4 16 (2.66%) Unix
5 11 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.67%) Android
9 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.33%) CentOS
10 2 (0.33%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (27.62%) TDD
3 154 (25.62%) MVC
4 98 (16.31%) Scrum
5 94 (15.64%) BDD
6 65 (10.82%) Multithreading
7 62 (10.32%) Web Development
8 53 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (8.82%) OO
9 44 (7.32%) MVVM
10 38 (6.32%) Unit Testing
11 35 (5.82%) CRM
11 35 (5.82%) DevOps
12 32 (5.32%) SDLC
13 28 (4.66%) E-Commerce
14 27 (4.49%) SOA
15 23 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (3.83%) Front End Development
15 23 (3.83%) Software Engineering
16 22 (3.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 411 (68.39%) C#
2 229 (38.10%) SQL
3 141 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 89 (14.81%) Java
5 63 (10.48%) T-SQL
6 43 (7.15%) PowerShell
7 36 (5.99%) VBA
8 32 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 23 (3.83%) C++
10 20 (3.33%) VB
11 16 (2.66%) PHP
12 15 (2.50%) XAML
13 14 (2.33%) VBScript
14 12 (2.00%) Python
15 9 (1.50%) C
15 9 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.33%) Perl
17 7 (1.16%) VB6
18 5 (0.83%) Ruby
19 4 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (5.32%) Degree
2 9 (1.50%) ISEB
3 7 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.67%) MCITP
5 4 (0.67%) MCSE
6 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.33%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.33%) MCSD
7 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) CCNA
8 1 (0.17%) CCNP
8 1 (0.17%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.17%) MCDST
8 1 (0.17%) MCSA
8 1 (0.17%) MCTS
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.66%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) WCAG
3 2 (0.33%) MiFID
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.00%) Docker
3 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.67%) vSphere
4 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.33%) Xen
5 2 (0.33%) XenApp
5 2 (0.33%) XenServer
6 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.17%) GridGain
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (2.33%) Puppet
2 5 (0.83%) Control-M
3 4 (0.67%) Ansible
3 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.50%) Mesos
4 3 (0.50%) SCOM
5 2 (0.33%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.33%) Salt
5 2 (0.33%) SCCM
5 2 (0.33%) Terraform
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.17%) Ambari
6 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.17%) Sun Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 142 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.82%) Oracle
3 16 (2.66%) IBM
4 15 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.16%) DevExpress
6 12 (2.00%) Splunk
7 10 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.33%) VMware
10 7 (1.16%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.83%) Citrix
11 5 (0.83%) Sybase
12 4 (0.67%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.67%) Dell
12 4 (0.67%) RedDot
12 4 (0.67%) Tableau
12 4 (0.67%) Telerik
13 3 (0.50%) iManage
13 3 (0.50%) Twitter
13 3 (0.50%) WorldPay
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