The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 490 662 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.50% 9.35% 10.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.03% 31.61% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 506 682
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Average hourly rate - £55.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET
London

.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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 695 (67.61%) C#
2 460 (44.75%) SQL Server
3 432 (42.02%) ASP.NET
4 360 (35.02%) SQL
5 292 (28.40%) Finance
6 290 (28.21%) MVC
7 285 (27.72%) HTML
8 275 (26.75%) JavaScript
9 248 (24.12%) TDD
10 227 (22.08%) Microsoft
11 220 (21.40%) CSS
11 220 (21.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 199 (19.36%) Banking
13 185 (18.00%) jQuery
14 183 (17.80%) .NET Framework
15 165 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
16 156 (15.18%) WCF
17 154 (14.98%) Web Services
18 147 (14.30%) XML
19 145 (14.11%) Java
20 132 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
21 122 (11.87%) HTML5
22 117 (11.38%) Windows
23 116 (11.28%) SharePoint
23 116 (11.28%) Scrum
24 110 (10.70%) OO
25 109 (10.60%) WPF
26 108 (10.51%) Visual Studio
27 106 (10.31%) T-SQL
28 105 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 116 (11.28%) SharePoint
2 69 (6.71%) CMS
3 56 (5.45%) IIS
4 41 (3.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 39 (3.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 37 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 35 (3.40%) Umbraco
8 24 (2.33%) Node.js
9 20 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.46%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.88%) Kentico
12 9 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.68%) Apache
13 7 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.58%) Confluence
14 6 (0.58%) WordPress
14 6 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (0.58%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 66 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.17%) MS Office
3 10 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.097%) GIMP
6 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.097%) Stata
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 42 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.56%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.58%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.39%) Magento
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.29%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.19%) Tridion
8 1 (0.097%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.097%) Endur
8 1 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.097%) AWD
8 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.097%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.56%) SaaS
3 11 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.97%) PaaS
5 9 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.097%) IaaS
7 1 (0.097%) Gitorious
7 1 (0.097%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.097%) Office 365
7 1 (0.097%) Force.com
7 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.24%) HTTP
2 19 (1.85%) Internet
3 11 (1.07%) Intranet
4 5 (0.49%) Extranet
4 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.39%) SAN
6 3 (0.29%) Firewall
7 2 (0.19%) AMQP
7 2 (0.19%) FTP
7 2 (0.19%) SMTP
8 1 (0.097%) DHCP
8 1 (0.097%) LDAP
8 1 (0.097%) WAN
8 1 (0.097%) DNS
8 1 (0.097%) SSL
8 1 (0.097%) MPLS
8 1 (0.097%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.097%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (44.75%) SQL Server
2 132 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (10.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 52 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 45 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (3.60%) Relational Database
10 28 (2.72%) Oracle Database
10 28 (2.72%) MySQL
11 25 (2.43%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.85%) OLAP
13 18 (1.75%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (1.56%) QlikView
15 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (1.36%) MS Access
15 14 (1.36%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 108 (10.51%) Visual Studio
2 73 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (6.13%) NUnit
4 51 (4.96%) Subversion
5 49 (4.77%) TeamCity
6 42 (4.09%) Selenium
7 41 (3.99%) Git (software)
8 31 (3.02%) JIRA
9 30 (2.92%) Jenkins
10 23 (2.24%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.14%) SpecFlow
12 18 (1.75%) Maven
12 18 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
13 17 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
13 17 (1.65%) Mercurial
14 15 (1.46%) MSBuild
14 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (1.17%) Moq
15 12 (1.17%) CruiseControl
15 12 (1.17%) WATIR
General
1 292 (28.40%) Finance
2 199 (19.36%) Banking
3 81 (7.88%) Investment Banking
4 80 (7.78%) Front Office
5 35 (3.40%) Advertising
6 29 (2.82%) Marketing
7 28 (2.72%) Retail
8 17 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.65%) Legal
9 11 (1.07%) Law
9 11 (1.07%) Back Office
10 9 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.68%) Publishing
12 4 (0.39%) Local Government
12 4 (0.39%) International Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Games
15 1 (0.097%) Billing
15 1 (0.097%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.097%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 723 (70.33%) Developer
2 271 (26.36%) .NET Developer
3 197 (19.16%) C# Developer
4 105 (10.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (9.24%) Senior Developer
6 67 (6.52%) Analyst
6 67 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 58 (5.64%) Architect
8 50 (4.86%) Web Developer
9 46 (4.47%) SharePoint Developer
10 37 (3.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
12 29 (2.82%) SQL Developer
12 29 (2.82%) Consultant
13 28 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
14 25 (2.43%) CRM Developer
15 23 (2.24%) Microsoft Developer
16 20 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 19 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
17 19 (1.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (42.02%) ASP.NET
2 285 (27.72%) HTML
3 220 (21.40%) CSS
3 220 (21.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 185 (18.00%) jQuery
5 183 (17.80%) .NET Framework
6 156 (15.18%) WCF
7 154 (14.98%) Web Services
8 147 (14.30%) XML
9 122 (11.87%) HTML5
10 109 (10.60%) WPF
11 76 (7.39%) CSS3
12 71 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 64 (6.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 60 (5.84%) Ajax
15 55 (5.35%) AngularJS
16 46 (4.47%) REST
16 46 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (4.47%) LINQ
17 44 (4.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (3.60%) Derivative
3 36 (3.50%) Fixed Income
4 25 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.14%) Credit Risk
7 20 (1.95%) Mathematics
8 19 (1.85%) Market Risk
9 18 (1.75%) Open Source
10 17 (1.65%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.26%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.17%) Digital Media
14 11 (1.07%) Grid Computing
15 10 (0.97%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (0.78%) Equities
17 8 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
17 8 (0.78%) Visualisation
18 7 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 117 (11.38%) Windows
2 53 (5.16%) UNIX
3 48 (4.67%) Linux
4 14 (1.36%) Android
4 14 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.29%) AIX
9 2 (0.19%) HPUX
9 2 (0.19%) Solaris
9 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.097%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.097%) MVS
10 1 (0.097%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.097%) Debian
10 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.097%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (28.21%) MVC
2 248 (24.12%) TDD
3 165 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (11.28%) Scrum
5 110 (10.70%) OO
6 85 (8.27%) BDD
7 83 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (7.00%) E-Commerce
9 66 (6.42%) Unit Testing
10 61 (5.93%) CRM
11 58 (5.64%) Multithreading
12 53 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (4.86%) Workflow
13 50 (4.86%) SOA
14 48 (4.67%) Web Development
15 42 (4.09%) ETL
16 39 (3.79%) Analytics
17 38 (3.70%) Software Engineering
18 37 (3.60%) MVVM
19 36 (3.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 695 (67.61%) C#
2 360 (35.02%) SQL
3 275 (26.75%) JavaScript
4 145 (14.11%) Java
5 106 (10.31%) T-SQL
6 44 (4.28%) VB.NET
7 33 (3.21%) C++
8 32 (3.11%) Python
9 30 (2.92%) Ruby
10 29 (2.82%) PL/SQL
11 27 (2.63%) VBA
12 26 (2.53%) PHP
13 25 (2.43%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.95%) VB
15 18 (1.75%) C
16 11 (1.07%) XAML
16 11 (1.07%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.97%) Perl
18 9 (0.88%) VBScript
19 5 (0.49%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 73 (7.10%) Degree
2 22 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.78%) MCSE
6 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.49%) MCSD
7 5 (0.49%) ISEB
8 4 (0.39%) MCP
8 4 (0.39%) LPIC
9 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.097%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.097%) IIBA
10 1 (0.097%) GISP
10 1 (0.097%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.097%) MCPD
10 1 (0.097%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.96%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) Basel III
3 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.19%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.097%) COREP
5 1 (0.097%) GPG13
5 1 (0.097%) EMIR
5 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.097%) HL7
5 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.88%) vCloud
3 6 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.097%) vSphere
6 1 (0.097%) Varnish
6 1 (0.097%) Nmap
6 1 (0.097%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.097%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 17 (1.65%) Puppet
2 16 (1.56%) Control-M
3 6 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.29%) SCOM
6 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.097%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.097%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.097%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.097%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.097%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.097%) Nagios
7 1 (0.097%) AppManager
7 1 (0.097%) Nessus
7 1 (0.097%) WMI
7 1 (0.097%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.097%) WSUS
7 1 (0.097%) SCCM
Vendors
1 227 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 101 (9.82%) Oracle
3 50 (4.86%) Sitecore
4 27 (2.63%) EPiServer
5 22 (2.14%) Sybase
6 20 (1.95%) VMware
7 19 (1.85%) Ektron
8 18 (1.75%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.17%) DevExpress
10 10 (0.97%) Telerik
10 10 (0.97%) Informatica
11 9 (0.88%) Bloomberg
11 9 (0.88%) RedDot
12 8 (0.78%) Open Text
12 8 (0.78%) SAP
12 8 (0.78%) IBM
13 7 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.68%) Tableau
14 6 (0.58%) ION Trading
14 6 (0.58%) Syncfusion
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