The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 1832 2323 2497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.64% 9.29% 9.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.02% 29.37% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1759 1866
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 20
Average hourly rate £51.50 £55.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £60.00 £78.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.NET
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
7322 7909 7772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.54% 31.63% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5103 5720 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in London

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in London

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in London

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in London

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in London

.NET
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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 -1 498 £425 -5.55% 232
Croydon +2 9 £481 +21.83% 12
Canary Wharf +4 4 £450 -21.39%
Docklands, London +2 4 £475 -13.63%
Bromley +3 3 - - 1
Harrow +3 3 £258 - 5
Romford +1 2 £500 - 1
Brentford -2 2 £258 -26.42%
Uxbridge -5 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £328 - 6
Teddington 0 1 £450 +63.63%
Hounslow -1 1 £490 +45.18% 7
Westminster -2 1 £375 +36.36% 1
Wimbledon -2 1 £275 -15.38% 2
Coulsdon - 1 £538 -
Ilford - 1 £375 - 1
Hayes - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - - 2
Pinner - - - -
Barnet - - - - 4
Chessington - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 3
Enfield - - - - 3
Erith - - - -
Greenford - - - - 2
Ealing - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Woodford Green - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Thornton Heath - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Upminster - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 4
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2451 (67.39%) C#
2 1597 (43.91%) ASP.NET
3 1546 (42.51%) SQL Server
4 1210 (33.27%) SQL
5 1120 (30.79%) JavaScript
6 1097 (30.16%) HTML
7 1057 (29.06%) MVC
8 902 (24.80%) Microsoft
9 810 (22.27%) CSS
10 790 (21.72%) TDD
11 744 (20.46%) Finance
12 668 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 661 (18.17%) .NET Framework
14 658 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
15 626 (17.21%) jQuery
16 624 (17.16%) WCF
17 550 (15.12%) Web Services
18 513 (14.11%) Windows
19 511 (14.05%) XML
20 510 (14.02%) Java
21 506 (13.91%) Banking
22 476 (13.09%) Scrum
23 455 (12.51%) SQL Server 2008
24 447 (12.29%) HTML5
25 432 (11.88%) OO
26 422 (11.60%) Oracle
27 396 (10.89%) Visual Studio
28 389 (10.70%) SharePoint
29 349 (9.60%) WPF
30 348 (9.57%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 389 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 309 (8.50%) IIS
3 302 (8.30%) CMS
4 146 (4.01%) Umbraco
5 143 (3.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 143 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
6 142 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 115 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 115 (3.16%) Node.js
8 51 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 49 (1.35%) Apache
10 39 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 28 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
12 25 (0.69%) Kentico
13 24 (0.66%) WordPress
14 20 (0.55%) EPiServer CMS
15 19 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.49%) Drupal
17 14 (0.38%) Confluence
17 14 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 348 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.01%) MS Office
3 28 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 25 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.63%) MS Project
6 22 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.14%) SPSS
10 4 (0.11%) Stata
10 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.082%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.055%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.027%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.027%) GIMP
13 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 179 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.63%) Markit EDM
5 14 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
5 14 (0.38%) Magento
6 12 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.27%) Endur
7 10 (0.27%) Tridion
7 10 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.19%) Aligne
8 7 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.19%) ZaiNet
9 6 (0.16%) Agresso
9 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.14%) ReMetrica
11 4 (0.11%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 161 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (1.26%) SaaS
3 45 (1.24%) PaaS
4 24 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.49%) Office 365
7 16 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.30%) Force.com
9 8 (0.22%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.16%) GitHub
11 3 (0.082%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.055%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.027%) Heroku
13 1 (0.027%) IaaS
13 1 (0.027%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.39%) HTTP
2 67 (1.84%) Internet
3 51 (1.40%) Intranet
3 51 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.93%) SSL
5 31 (0.85%) DNS
5 31 (0.85%) Firewall
6 26 (0.71%) LDAP
7 20 (0.55%) FTP
8 19 (0.52%) SAN
9 16 (0.44%) DHCP
9 16 (0.44%) Wireshark
10 15 (0.41%) IPsec
11 14 (0.38%) BIG-IP
12 13 (0.36%) Extranet
13 12 (0.33%) WAN
14 11 (0.30%) VPN
15 10 (0.27%) tcpdump
16 9 (0.25%) SMTP
16 9 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1546 (42.51%) SQL Server
2 455 (12.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 273 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 268 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 193 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 149 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 125 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 112 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 106 (2.91%) Relational Database
10 96 (2.64%) Oracle Database
11 75 (2.06%) MySQL
12 61 (1.68%) MongoDB
13 58 (1.59%) NoSQL
14 46 (1.26%) RavenDB
15 43 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
16 37 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 37 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
17 36 (0.99%) RDBMS
17 36 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 396 (10.89%) Visual Studio
2 268 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 186 (5.11%) NUnit
4 149 (4.10%) TeamCity
5 127 (3.49%) Git (software)
5 127 (3.49%) Subversion
6 117 (3.22%) Selenium
6 117 (3.22%) SpecFlow
7 90 (2.47%) JIRA
8 66 (1.81%) Rhino Mocks
9 62 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 59 (1.62%) Jenkins
11 53 (1.46%) MSTest
12 44 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
13 42 (1.15%) Maven
14 40 (1.10%) WebDriver
14 40 (1.10%) MSBuild
15 39 (1.07%) Moq
16 32 (0.88%) Mercurial
16 32 (0.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 744 (20.46%) Finance
2 506 (13.91%) Banking
3 263 (7.23%) Front Office
4 247 (6.79%) Investment Banking
5 113 (3.11%) Retail
6 97 (2.67%) Marketing
7 76 (2.09%) Advertising
8 74 (2.03%) Back Office
9 47 (1.29%) Publishing
10 45 (1.24%) Legal
11 35 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 33 (0.91%) Law
13 30 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.33%) Games
15 11 (0.30%) Billing
16 8 (0.22%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.22%) Local Government
17 6 (0.16%) German Language
17 6 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2488 (68.41%) Developer
2 1050 (28.87%) .NET Developer
3 712 (19.58%) C# Developer
4 423 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 331 (9.10%) Senior Developer
6 250 (6.87%) Analyst
7 235 (6.46%) Architect
8 211 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 192 (5.28%) Senior .NET Developer
10 166 (4.56%) Web Developer
11 156 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 154 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
13 107 (2.94%) Consultant
14 106 (2.91%) Front-End Developer
15 103 (2.83%) SQL Developer
16 102 (2.80%) CRM Developer
17 82 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
18 81 (2.23%) Senior C# Developer
19 69 (1.90%) Agile .NET Developer
19 69 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1597 (43.91%) ASP.NET
2 1097 (30.16%) HTML
3 810 (22.27%) CSS
4 668 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 661 (18.17%) .NET Framework
6 626 (17.21%) jQuery
7 624 (17.16%) WCF
8 550 (15.12%) Web Services
9 511 (14.05%) XML
10 447 (12.29%) HTML5
11 349 (9.60%) WPF
12 274 (7.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 274 (7.53%) Ajax
13 221 (6.08%) CSS3
13 221 (6.08%) AngularJS
14 198 (5.44%) KnockoutJS
15 195 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 187 (5.14%) LINQ
17 174 (4.78%) REST
18 165 (4.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 114 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 105 (2.89%) Derivative
3 101 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 92 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 84 (2.31%) Open Source
6 64 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 62 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 59 (1.62%) Market Risk
9 56 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
10 55 (1.51%) Credit Risk
11 43 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 41 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 35 (0.96%) Visualisation
14 33 (0.91%) Management Information System
15 32 (0.88%) Mathematics
16 31 (0.85%) N-Tier
16 31 (0.85%) Digital Media
17 30 (0.82%) Equities
18 27 (0.74%) Grid Computing
18 27 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 513 (14.11%) Windows
2 154 (4.23%) Linux
3 153 (4.21%) UNIX
4 109 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 50 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (1.24%) Android
8 32 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 25 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.33%) Solaris
13 9 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.14%) MVS
16 5 (0.14%) VME
16 5 (0.14%) AIX
16 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1057 (29.06%) MVC
2 790 (21.72%) TDD
3 658 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
4 476 (13.09%) Scrum
5 432 (11.88%) OO
6 315 (8.66%) BDD
7 279 (7.67%) CRM
8 277 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 254 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 252 (6.93%) Web Development
11 224 (6.16%) Unit Testing
12 164 (4.51%) SOA
13 163 (4.48%) Migration
14 162 (4.45%) Workflow
15 158 (4.34%) Multithreading
16 149 (4.10%) Project Management
17 144 (3.96%) Software Engineering
18 141 (3.88%) OOP
19 131 (3.60%) UML
20 130 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2451 (67.39%) C#
2 1210 (33.27%) SQL
3 1120 (30.79%) JavaScript
4 510 (14.02%) Java
5 279 (7.67%) T-SQL
6 191 (5.25%) VB.NET
7 142 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 125 (3.44%) Python
9 122 (3.35%) C++
10 119 (3.27%) PowerShell
11 118 (3.24%) PHP
12 112 (3.08%) Ruby
13 103 (2.83%) VB
14 80 (2.20%) VBA
15 79 (2.17%) Perl
16 64 (1.76%) C
17 52 (1.43%) VBScript
18 44 (1.21%) XAML
19 23 (0.63%) Bash Shell
20 22 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 248 (6.82%) Degree
2 99 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 78 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 60 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 36 (0.99%) ISEB
7 35 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 22 (0.60%) MCSD
9 18 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 16 (0.44%) MCSE
11 11 (0.30%) MCITP
12 9 (0.25%) MCTS
12 9 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.22%) MCPD
14 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.19%) MCP
15 6 (0.16%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.14%) PMP
16 5 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (4.23%) QA
2 10 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
2 10 (0.27%) Basel III
3 9 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.22%) SLA
5 7 (0.19%) EMIR
6 6 (0.16%) GPG13
7 5 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.082%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.082%) HL7
9 2 (0.055%) WAI
9 2 (0.055%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.027%) COREP
10 1 (0.027%) Section 508
10 1 (0.027%) MiFID
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.30%) vCloud
4 7 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.16%) Nmap
6 5 (0.14%) Xen
6 5 (0.14%) vSphere
6 5 (0.14%) NDS
7 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.082%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.055%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.055%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.055%) IAG
9 2 (0.055%) Varnish
9 2 (0.055%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.055%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.055%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.027%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.027%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
1 40 (1.10%) Puppet
2 28 (0.77%) Control-M
3 24 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.33%) SCCM
4 12 (0.33%) SCOM
5 8 (0.22%) WMI
5 8 (0.22%) BladeLogic
5 8 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (0.16%) SCOrch
6 6 (0.16%) Nagios
6 6 (0.16%) Nessus
7 4 (0.11%) WSUS
7 4 (0.11%) Zenoss
7 4 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.082%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.082%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.082%) AppManager
9 2 (0.055%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.055%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 902 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 422 (11.60%) Oracle
3 153 (4.21%) Sitecore
4 96 (2.64%) EPiServer
5 69 (1.90%) HP
6 59 (1.62%) SAP
7 50 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 48 (1.32%) Sybase
9 46 (1.26%) VMware
10 39 (1.07%) JD Edwards
11 38 (1.04%) TIBCO
12 37 (1.02%) IBM
13 31 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
14 30 (0.82%) Informatica
15 29 (0.80%) DevExpress
16 27 (0.74%) Google
17 25 (0.69%) Adobe
18 24 (0.66%) Red Hat
19 23 (0.63%) Ektron
20 21 (0.58%) JBoss
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