The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 137 125 143
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 364 410 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.54% 1.69% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 5.40% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 311 261
Average daily rate
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£400 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
- +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £47.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7255 7596 7566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.77% 31.32% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5167 5481 5287
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 75 81
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in London

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the London region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in London

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in London

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the London region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in London

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 107 £450 +1.12% 62
Romford - 3 £450 -
Brentford -1 2 £249 -26.83%
Bromley - 2 £320 -
Croydon +3 1 £325 -18.75% 3
Chiswick -2 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £260 -
Woodford Green - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 3
Upminster - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 654 (100.00%) .NET
2 519 (79.36%) C#
3 417 (63.76%) ASP.NET
4 411 (62.84%) SQL Server
5 367 (56.12%) MVC
6 278 (42.51%) HTML
7 275 (42.05%) JavaScript
8 260 (39.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 254 (38.84%) TDD
10 225 (34.40%) jQuery
11 224 (34.25%) Microsoft
12 217 (33.18%) SQL
13 215 (32.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 211 (32.26%) CSS
15 194 (29.66%) WCF
16 183 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
17 175 (26.76%) Web Services
18 169 (25.84%) XML
19 164 (25.08%) SQL Server 2008
20 151 (23.09%) Visual Studio
21 140 (21.41%) Scrum
22 132 (20.18%) Windows
23 131 (20.03%) OO
24 110 (16.82%) Finance
25 107 (16.36%) T-SQL
25 107 (16.36%) Ajax
26 102 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
27 96 (14.68%) HTML5
28 93 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
29 88 (13.46%) Unit Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 87 (13.30%) CMS
3 70 (10.70%) IIS
4 46 (7.03%) Umbraco
5 44 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
6 37 (5.66%) Node.js
7 30 (4.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 28 (4.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.07%) Sitefinity
10 7 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.76%) Kentico
12 4 (0.61%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.61%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
13 3 (0.46%) DNN
13 3 (0.46%) Lync
13 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Foundation
13 3 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.14%) InfoPath
3 10 (1.53%) MS Office
4 6 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 21 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.15%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 1 (0.15%) Aligne
4 1 (0.15%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.15%) Tridion
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.15%) Endur
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.07%) PaaS
3 6 (0.92%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) Gitorious
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.99%) Internet
2 12 (1.83%) HTTP
3 9 (1.38%) Intranet
4 5 (0.76%) Firewall
5 4 (0.61%) LDAP
5 4 (0.61%) DMZ
6 3 (0.46%) FTP
7 2 (0.31%) SMTP
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) Network Security
8 1 (0.15%) AMQP
8 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (62.84%) SQL Server
2 164 (25.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (8.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (5.50%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (3.52%) RavenDB
9 18 (2.75%) MySQL
9 18 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (1.99%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (1.68%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.68%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.22%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 151 (23.09%) Visual Studio
2 102 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (11.93%) NUnit
4 44 (6.73%) MSTest
5 41 (6.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 40 (6.12%) TeamCity
7 37 (5.66%) SpecFlow
8 32 (4.89%) Git (software)
9 28 (4.28%) Subversion
10 20 (3.06%) Moq
11 17 (2.60%) Mercurial
11 17 (2.60%) Selenium
12 16 (2.45%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.29%) Cucumber
13 15 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (2.14%) CruiseControl
15 10 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (1.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 10 (1.53%) MSBuild
16 9 (1.38%) Jasmine
General
1 110 (16.82%) Finance
2 84 (12.84%) Banking
3 36 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 23 (3.52%) Front Office
5 21 (3.21%) Retail
6 12 (1.83%) Back Office
6 12 (1.83%) Marketing
7 10 (1.53%) Advertising
8 9 (1.38%) Legal
9 6 (0.92%) Publishing
10 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.61%) International Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.31%) Billing
12 2 (0.31%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 516 (78.90%) Developer
2 300 (45.87%) .NET Developer
3 163 (24.92%) C# Developer
4 106 (16.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 87 (13.30%) Senior Developer
6 74 (11.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 52 (7.95%) Senior .NET Developer
8 43 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (5.81%) Architect
10 33 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 26 (3.98%) SharePoint Developer
12 25 (3.82%) Analyst
13 23 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
14 22 (3.36%) Web Developer
15 21 (3.21%) SQL Developer
16 20 (3.06%) Senior C# Developer
16 20 (3.06%) Agile .NET Developer
17 17 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
18 16 (2.45%) WPF Developer
18 16 (2.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (100.00%) .NET
2 417 (63.76%) ASP.NET
3 278 (42.51%) HTML
4 260 (39.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 225 (34.40%) jQuery
6 215 (32.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 211 (32.26%) CSS
8 194 (29.66%) WCF
9 175 (26.76%) Web Services
10 169 (25.84%) XML
11 107 (16.36%) Ajax
12 96 (14.68%) HTML5
13 86 (13.15%) LINQ
14 81 (12.39%) JSON
15 79 (12.08%) WPF
16 77 (11.77%) REST
17 59 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 58 (8.87%) AngularJS
19 53 (8.10%) Silverlight
20 52 (7.95%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.52%) Derivative
2 20 (3.06%) Client/Server
2 20 (3.06%) Open Source
3 18 (2.75%) Inversion of Control
4 16 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.68%) Video on Demand
7 11 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.38%) Market Risk
10 8 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
10 8 (1.22%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.07%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.92%) W3C
13 5 (0.76%) Replication
13 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 132 (20.18%) Windows
2 29 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (2.14%) UNIX
4 12 (1.83%) Windows Phone 8
4 12 (1.83%) Windows Phone
5 10 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.07%) Linux
8 4 (0.61%) Android
8 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (56.12%) MVC
2 254 (38.84%) TDD
3 183 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (21.41%) Scrum
5 131 (20.03%) OO
6 93 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (13.46%) Unit Testing
8 86 (13.15%) BDD
9 82 (12.54%) Web Development
10 72 (11.01%) MVVM
11 69 (10.55%) UML
12 68 (10.40%) E-Commerce
13 63 (9.63%) SOA
14 60 (9.17%) Software Engineering
15 55 (8.41%) OOD
16 52 (7.95%) OOP
17 50 (7.65%) Dependency Injection
18 39 (5.96%) Content Management
19 37 (5.66%) Workflow
20 31 (4.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 519 (79.36%) C#
2 275 (42.05%) JavaScript
3 217 (33.18%) SQL
4 107 (16.36%) T-SQL
5 40 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 38 (5.81%) Java
7 17 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 15 (2.29%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.14%) XAML
10 13 (1.99%) VB
11 12 (1.83%) C
12 11 (1.68%) C++
12 11 (1.68%) PHP
12 11 (1.68%) VBScript
13 9 (1.38%) VB6
14 8 (1.22%) Ruby
14 8 (1.22%) Python
15 6 (0.92%) VBA
16 5 (0.76%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 60 (9.17%) Degree
2 15 (2.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.76%) MCSD
5 4 (0.61%) MCSE
5 4 (0.61%) LPIC
6 3 (0.46%) MCTS
6 3 (0.46%) MBA
6 3 (0.46%) MCPD
6 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.46%) MCP
6 3 (0.46%) MCAD
6 3 (0.46%) GISP
7 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.31%) MCITP
8 1 (0.15%) PMP
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) HND
8 1 (0.15%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.52%) QA
2 10 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.92%) Basel III
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.76%) Control-M
2 2 (0.31%) SCOM
2 2 (0.31%) Puppet
2 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 224 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.48%) Oracle
3 33 (5.05%) Sitecore
4 21 (3.21%) EPiServer
5 19 (2.91%) Telerik
6 14 (2.14%) JBoss
7 10 (1.53%) Ektron
8 8 (1.22%) Informatica
9 7 (1.07%) CA
10 6 (0.92%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.92%) RedDot
11 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.76%) IBM
11 5 (0.76%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.76%) Splunk
11 5 (0.76%) Twitter
12 4 (0.61%) SAP
13 3 (0.46%) Sybase
13 3 (0.46%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.46%) BT
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