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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 469 609 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.08% 8.52% 10.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.24% 28.88% 39.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 457 674
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
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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
1722 2109 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.68% 29.49% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1597 1661
Average daily rate £421 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 17 September 2014.

.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 17 September 2014, 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.

1 679 (68.79%) C#
2 432 (43.77%) ASP.NET
3 431 (43.67%) SQL Server
4 349 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (34.45%) SQL
6 292 (29.58%) MVC
7 289 (29.28%) JavaScript
8 288 (29.18%) HTML
9 255 (25.84%) Finance
10 242 (24.52%) Microsoft
11 241 (24.42%) TDD
12 230 (23.30%) CSS
13 212 (21.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 199 (20.16%) Banking
15 180 (18.24%) .NET Framework
15 180 (18.24%) jQuery
16 159 (16.11%) XML
17 144 (14.59%) WCF
18 137 (13.88%) Web Services
19 130 (13.17%) Java
20 127 (12.87%) HTML5
21 123 (12.46%) Scrum
22 120 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
23 112 (11.35%) Visual Studio
24 111 (11.25%) T-SQL
25 109 (11.04%) Windows
26 107 (10.84%) Oracle
27 105 (10.64%) SharePoint
28 101 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 95 (9.63%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 105 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 69 (6.99%) CMS
3 50 (5.07%) IIS
4 43 (4.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 40 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 38 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 30 (3.04%) Umbraco
8 29 (2.94%) Node.js
9 22 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.42%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.81%) Apache
14 7 (0.71%) WordPress
15 6 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.51%) Sitefinity
16 5 (0.51%) Confluence
16 5 (0.51%) Kentico
17 4 (0.41%) DNN
Applications
1 75 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.42%) MS Office
3 12 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.61%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.51%) MS Project
5 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) GIMP
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 52 (5.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.62%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.30%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.20%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.20%) Tridion
6 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.10%) Endur
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.10%) AWD
7 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.11%) SaaS
3 10 (1.01%) PaaS
4 9 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.41%) GitHub
6 4 (0.41%) Office 365
7 2 (0.20%) Force.com
8 1 (0.10%) Gitorious
8 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.23%) HTTP
2 18 (1.82%) Internet
3 12 (1.22%) Intranet
4 8 (0.81%) SAN
5 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.41%) NAS
6 4 (0.41%) DNS
6 4 (0.41%) SSL
6 4 (0.41%) Extranet
7 3 (0.30%) Firewall
7 3 (0.30%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.20%) AMQP
8 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.20%) SMTP
8 2 (0.20%) DHCP
8 2 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.10%) MPLS
9 1 (0.10%) IPsec
9 1 (0.10%) WAN
9 1 (0.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (43.67%) SQL Server
2 120 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.84%) Oracle Database
10 25 (2.53%) MySQL
11 22 (2.23%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.82%) QlikView
12 18 (1.82%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.62%) OLAP
14 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 13 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.22%) Data Mining
17 11 (1.11%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.01%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 112 (11.35%) Visual Studio
2 65 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (5.88%) NUnit
4 47 (4.76%) Subversion
5 42 (4.26%) Selenium
6 41 (4.15%) TeamCity
7 36 (3.65%) JIRA
8 35 (3.55%) Git (software)
9 31 (3.14%) SpecFlow
10 23 (2.33%) Jenkins
11 21 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.62%) Maven
13 15 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (1.52%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.52%) MSTest
13 15 (1.52%) WebDriver
14 14 (1.42%) CruiseControl
15 13 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
15 13 (1.32%) FitNesse
16 12 (1.22%) Moq
General
1 255 (25.84%) Finance
2 199 (20.16%) Banking
3 81 (8.21%) Investment Banking
4 66 (6.69%) Front Office
5 32 (3.24%) Advertising
6 25 (2.53%) Marketing
7 23 (2.33%) Retail
8 14 (1.42%) Law
9 13 (1.32%) Legal
10 12 (1.22%) Back Office
11 8 (0.81%) Publishing
12 7 (0.71%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.41%) International Banking
13 4 (0.41%) Local Government
13 4 (0.41%) Games
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 684 (69.30%) Developer
2 258 (26.14%) .NET Developer
3 176 (17.83%) C# Developer
4 101 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 90 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 65 (6.59%) Analyst
7 63 (6.38%) Architect
8 60 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 49 (4.96%) SharePoint Developer
10 41 (4.15%) Web Developer
11 37 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 33 (3.34%) Front-End Developer
13 32 (3.24%) SQL Developer
13 32 (3.24%) CRM Developer
14 30 (3.04%) Senior .NET Developer
15 24 (2.43%) Consultant
16 23 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 22 (2.23%) Microsoft Developer
17 22 (2.23%) Technical Architect
18 20 (2.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (43.77%) ASP.NET
2 288 (29.18%) HTML
3 230 (23.30%) CSS
4 212 (21.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 180 (18.24%) .NET Framework
5 180 (18.24%) jQuery
6 159 (16.11%) XML
7 144 (14.59%) WCF
8 137 (13.88%) Web Services
9 127 (12.87%) HTML5
10 85 (8.61%) WPF
11 76 (7.70%) CSS3
11 76 (7.70%) AngularJS
12 67 (6.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 66 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 65 (6.59%) Ajax
15 50 (5.07%) KnockoutJS
16 48 (4.86%) REST
16 48 (4.86%) LINQ
17 43 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.04%) Fixed Income
3 25 (2.53%) Derivative
3 25 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.23%) User Experience
7 21 (2.13%) Credit Risk
8 18 (1.82%) Market Risk
9 16 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.52%) Open Source
11 13 (1.32%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.22%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.11%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.81%) Equities
15 8 (0.81%) Grid Computing
15 8 (0.81%) NHS
16 7 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 109 (11.04%) Windows
2 47 (4.76%) Linux
3 42 (4.26%) UNIX
4 17 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.81%) Android
6 8 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.30%) AIX
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.20%) VME
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.20%) HPUX
9 2 (0.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.20%) MVS
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (29.58%) MVC
3 241 (24.42%) TDD
4 123 (12.46%) Scrum
5 95 (9.63%) BDD
6 89 (9.02%) OO
7 82 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (6.99%) CRM
9 66 (6.69%) E-Commerce
10 52 (5.27%) Unit Testing
11 49 (4.96%) Web Development
12 48 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (4.76%) Workflow
13 47 (4.76%) Migration
14 44 (4.46%) SOA
15 41 (4.15%) ETL
16 40 (4.05%) Multithreading
17 37 (3.75%) MVVM
18 36 (3.65%) Content Management
19 33 (3.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 679 (68.79%) C#
2 340 (34.45%) SQL
3 289 (29.28%) JavaScript
4 130 (13.17%) Java
5 111 (11.25%) T-SQL
6 46 (4.66%) VB.NET
7 31 (3.14%) C++
8 28 (2.84%) PL/SQL
9 27 (2.74%) PHP
10 26 (2.63%) VBA
11 25 (2.53%) Ruby
12 23 (2.33%) Python
12 23 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.93%) VB
14 15 (1.52%) C
15 13 (1.32%) XAML
16 12 (1.22%) Perl
17 10 (1.01%) VBScript
18 9 (0.91%) Bash Shell
19 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (6.99%) Degree
2 23 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.71%) MCSE
6 6 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.41%) LPIC
7 4 (0.41%) MCSD
8 3 (0.30%) ISEB
9 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.20%) MCITP
10 1 (0.10%) OCP
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.10%) MCP
10 1 (0.10%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.27%) QA
2 8 (0.81%) Basel III
3 2 (0.20%) HL7
3 2 (0.20%) GPG13
3 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) EMIR
4 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.61%) vCloud
3 3 (0.30%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.20%) Varnish
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.10%) Nmap
5 1 (0.10%) Squid
5 1 (0.10%) Xen
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.62%) Control-M
2 13 (1.32%) Puppet
3 9 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.41%) SCOM
4 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.10%) AppManager
6 1 (0.10%) Nessus
6 1 (0.10%) WMI
6 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.10%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 242 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 107 (10.84%) Oracle
3 48 (4.86%) Sitecore
4 24 (2.43%) EPiServer
5 22 (2.23%) Sybase
6 17 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 16 (1.62%) VMware
8 14 (1.42%) Ektron
9 11 (1.11%) DevExpress
10 10 (1.01%) RedDot
10 10 (1.01%) Informatica
10 10 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.91%) IBM
11 9 (0.91%) HP
12 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.71%) DataSynapse
13 6 (0.61%) Telerik
13 6 (0.61%) Open Text
13 6 (0.61%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.51%) Charles River
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