The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 163 187 138
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -49
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 296 256 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.17% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 3.94% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 186 216
Average daily rate
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£400 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.NET Framework
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6316 6496 5976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.59% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 4564 4345
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 51
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

.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 3 March 2015.

.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 3 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 86 £425 -5.55% 29
Croydon -2 2 £375 +7.14%
Uxbridge +2 1 £265 +1.92% 2
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Brentford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 - 1
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 585 (100.00%) .NET
2 469 (80.17%) C#
3 358 (61.20%) SQL Server
4 290 (49.57%) ASP.NET
5 281 (48.03%) MVC
6 268 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
7 262 (44.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 242 (41.37%) SQL
9 234 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 228 (38.97%) JavaScript
11 213 (36.41%) WCF
12 191 (32.65%) TDD
13 174 (29.74%) HTML
14 171 (29.23%) jQuery
15 162 (27.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 156 (26.67%) Scrum
17 140 (23.93%) CSS
18 139 (23.76%) Visual Studio
19 136 (23.25%) SQL Server 2008
20 123 (21.03%) OO
21 117 (20.00%) Finance
21 117 (20.00%) XML
22 115 (19.66%) WPF
23 114 (19.49%) Web Services
23 114 (19.49%) T-SQL
24 102 (17.44%) LINQ
25 91 (15.56%) NUnit
26 90 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
27 88 (15.04%) HTML5
28 85 (14.53%) Banking

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 59 (10.09%) CMS
2 37 (6.32%) IIS
3 31 (5.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 27 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.08%) Umbraco
5 18 (3.08%) TIBCO EMS
6 16 (2.74%) Confluence
7 15 (2.56%) Node.js
8 14 (2.39%) Kentico
9 13 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.20%) EPiServer CMS
12 5 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.51%) JBoss
13 3 (0.51%) Apache
13 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 84 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.10%) MS Office
3 21 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (7.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.34%) Endur
5 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.17%) Radian6
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.05%) PaaS
3 5 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Heroku
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.15%) HTTP
2 12 (2.05%) Internet
3 7 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.03%) VPN
4 6 (1.03%) Intranet
5 5 (0.85%) AMQP
6 4 (0.68%) FTP
7 3 (0.51%) 802.15
7 3 (0.51%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.51%) SSL
7 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.51%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.34%) VLAN
8 2 (0.34%) DHCP
8 2 (0.34%) DNS
8 2 (0.34%) Firewall
9 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.17%) NAS
9 1 (0.17%) Extranet
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (61.20%) SQL Server
2 136 (23.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.20%) Big Data
11 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.20%) MS Access
12 6 (1.03%) MySQL
12 6 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.85%) SQLite
13 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 139 (23.76%) Visual Studio
2 91 (15.56%) NUnit
3 90 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (7.52%) SpecFlow
5 36 (6.15%) Moq
6 34 (5.81%) MSTest
7 31 (5.30%) JIRA
8 29 (4.96%) Rhino Mocks
9 25 (4.27%) TeamCity
10 23 (3.93%) Subversion
11 19 (3.25%) Selenium
12 17 (2.91%) MSI
13 13 (2.22%) ReSharper
13 13 (2.22%) Fiddler
13 13 (2.22%) Git (software)
14 12 (2.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 12 (2.05%) Jenkins
15 9 (1.54%) ProC
16 8 (1.37%) CruiseControl
16 8 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 117 (20.00%) Finance
2 85 (14.53%) Banking
3 53 (9.06%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.50%) Front Office
5 16 (2.74%) Marketing
6 11 (1.88%) Back Office
7 10 (1.71%) Law
7 10 (1.71%) Legal
8 9 (1.54%) Retail
9 8 (1.37%) Advertising
10 7 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.03%) Publishing
12 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.68%) Local Government
14 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.34%) Games
15 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 445 (76.07%) Developer
2 241 (41.20%) .NET Developer
3 121 (20.68%) C# Developer
4 82 (14.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 77 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 45 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (6.32%) Web Developer
7 37 (6.32%) Architect
8 36 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 34 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (4.79%) Analyst
11 27 (4.62%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.42%) .NET Web Developer
13 19 (3.25%) Author
13 19 (3.25%) Technical Author
13 19 (3.25%) Lead Developer
14 17 (2.91%) CRM Developer
15 16 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
16 15 (2.56%) WPF Developer
17 14 (2.39%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (100.00%) .NET
2 290 (49.57%) ASP.NET
3 262 (44.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 213 (36.41%) WCF
5 174 (29.74%) HTML
6 171 (29.23%) jQuery
7 162 (27.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 140 (23.93%) CSS
9 117 (20.00%) XML
10 115 (19.66%) WPF
11 114 (19.49%) Web Services
12 102 (17.44%) LINQ
13 88 (15.04%) HTML5
14 78 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 66 (11.28%) Ajax
16 60 (10.26%) AngularJS
17 58 (9.91%) JSON
18 51 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 50 (8.55%) REST
20 46 (7.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 41 (7.01%) Inversion of Control
4 25 (4.27%) Derivative
5 22 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.25%) User Experience
7 17 (2.91%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 15 (2.56%) Open Source
9 14 (2.39%) Equities
9 14 (2.39%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (2.22%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.88%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.71%) Kindle
13 9 (1.54%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.54%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.54%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.54%) Market Risk
14 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.65%) Windows
2 17 (2.91%) Android
3 14 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.88%) UNIX
5 10 (1.71%) Linux
6 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.51%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) SUSE
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (48.03%) MVC
2 268 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (32.65%) TDD
4 156 (26.67%) Scrum
5 123 (21.03%) OO
6 80 (13.68%) BDD
7 57 (9.74%) Unit Testing
8 54 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 51 (8.72%) SOA
10 48 (8.21%) CRM
10 48 (8.21%) OOD
11 42 (7.18%) Software Engineering
12 37 (6.32%) OOP
13 36 (6.15%) Multithreading
14 33 (5.64%) MVVM
15 32 (5.47%) UML
15 32 (5.47%) Data Modelling
16 29 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (4.96%) Mentoring
17 27 (4.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 469 (80.17%) C#
2 242 (41.37%) SQL
3 228 (38.97%) JavaScript
4 114 (19.49%) T-SQL
5 63 (10.77%) Java
6 35 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 28 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.91%) C++
8 17 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.56%) VBA
10 14 (2.39%) C
11 11 (1.88%) VB
12 7 (1.20%) XAML
13 6 (1.03%) VBScript
13 6 (1.03%) Python
13 6 (1.03%) PHP
14 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.68%) VB6
14 4 (0.68%) R
15 2 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 68 (11.62%) Degree
2 23 (3.93%) VCP4
3 21 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.68%) MCPD
8 3 (0.51%) MCP
8 3 (0.51%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
10 1 (0.17%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.30%) QA
2 10 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) GxP
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.34%) WCAG
3 2 (0.34%) WAI
3 2 (0.34%) EMIR
3 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.68%) Firmware
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) GridGain
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) Control-M
2 1 (0.17%) WMI
2 1 (0.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) SCOM
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 234 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 74 (12.65%) Oracle
3 37 (6.32%) Sitecore
4 33 (5.64%) Telerik
5 29 (4.96%) Infragistics
6 27 (4.62%) DevExpress
7 23 (3.93%) EPiServer
8 21 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (3.08%) TIBCO
10 17 (2.91%) IBM
11 14 (2.39%) Sybase
12 6 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.03%) Typemock
13 5 (0.85%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.85%) Informatica
14 4 (0.68%) SAP
15 3 (0.51%) VMware
15 3 (0.51%) Red Gate
15 3 (0.51%) Splunk
15 3 (0.51%) Twitter
London
Harris Global
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
TRG
Rate: £335 Per Day Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 300-335 Per Day 300 - 335 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Blue Bridge Solutions Limited
Rate: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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