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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 1865 2093 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.80% 8.38% 9.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.85% 27.52% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1599 1651
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 £291 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +71.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.45 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.12% -6.14%
.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
7215 7606 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 30.44% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 5559 4901
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +1 493 £425 -5.55% 250
Croydon -6 12 £650 +78.08% 3
Brentford +6 11 £249 -44.46%
Docklands, London +22 8 £363 -21.19% 3
Canary Wharf +5 7 £438 -20.45%
Harrow +2 7 £325 -3.70% 1
Uxbridge +2 4 £425 -4.22% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 £333 - 9
Westminster -6 3 £500 +17.64%
Hammersmith +6 2 £281 -
Hounslow -1 2 £358 +24.34% 2
Twickenham +3 1 £350 -15.66% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £375 - 3
Chiswick - 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 £325 -
Barnet - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Bromley - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Ealing - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2491 (66.78%) C#
2 1457 (39.06%) SQL Server
3 1437 (38.53%) ASP.NET
4 1334 (35.76%) SQL
5 1296 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
6 1080 (28.95%) HTML
7 1073 (28.77%) JavaScript
8 1052 (28.20%) MVC
9 1010 (27.08%) Microsoft
10 782 (20.97%) CSS
11 781 (20.94%) TDD
12 763 (20.46%) Finance
13 645 (17.29%) WCF
14 623 (16.70%) .NET Framework
15 592 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 576 (15.44%) jQuery
17 557 (14.93%) Java
18 515 (13.81%) Windows
19 514 (13.78%) Scrum
20 483 (12.95%) Banking
21 482 (12.92%) HTML5
22 476 (12.76%) Web Services
23 473 (12.68%) XML
24 425 (11.39%) Oracle
25 408 (10.94%) OO
26 394 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
27 382 (10.24%) Visual Studio
28 369 (9.89%) WPF
29 364 (9.76%) SharePoint
30 360 (9.65%) BDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 364 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 265 (7.10%) IIS
3 256 (6.86%) CMS
4 148 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 130 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 115 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
7 107 (2.87%) Umbraco
8 95 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 85 (2.28%) Node.js
10 65 (1.74%) Apache
11 47 (1.26%) Tomcat
12 39 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 34 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
14 28 (0.75%) TIBCO EMS
15 24 (0.64%) JBoss
16 23 (0.62%) Kentico
16 23 (0.62%) EPiServer CMS
17 21 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
18 20 (0.54%) WebLogic
18 20 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 338 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.85%) MS Office
3 31 (0.83%) MS Project
4 27 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 25 (0.67%) InfoPath
6 24 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (0.21%) SPSS
10 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.11%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.054%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.054%) Stata
14 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.027%) GIMP
14 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 244 (6.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.27%) Tridion
7 7 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
7 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.16%) Endur
9 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.13%) ZaiNet
10 4 (0.11%) Agresso
11 3 (0.080%) Summit
11 3 (0.080%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.080%) Magento
11 3 (0.080%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 2 (0.054%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 171 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.34%) PaaS
3 44 (1.18%) SaaS
4 18 (0.48%) Office 365
5 16 (0.43%) Force.com
6 13 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.27%) GitHub
8 9 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.11%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.080%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.080%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.054%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.054%) Heroku
12 2 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.054%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.027%) Gitorious
13 1 (0.027%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.027%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (1.98%) HTTP
1 74 (1.98%) Intranet
2 65 (1.74%) Internet
3 47 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 35 (0.94%) DNS
5 34 (0.91%) SSL
6 32 (0.86%) Firewall
7 28 (0.75%) SAN
8 25 (0.67%) LDAP
9 21 (0.56%) Wireshark
10 16 (0.43%) Extranet
10 16 (0.43%) FTP
11 13 (0.35%) NAS
12 11 (0.29%) BIG-IP
12 11 (0.29%) DHCP
12 11 (0.29%) tcpdump
13 10 (0.27%) VPN
14 9 (0.24%) WAN
14 9 (0.24%) AMQP
15 8 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1457 (39.06%) SQL Server
2 394 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 256 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 236 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 182 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 108 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 108 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 97 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 93 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 89 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (2.20%) MySQL
11 58 (1.55%) NoSQL
12 48 (1.29%) MongoDB
13 43 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
14 42 (1.13%) Big Data
15 40 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
15 40 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 38 (1.02%) RDBMS
17 36 (0.97%) QlikView
18 34 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 382 (10.24%) Visual Studio
2 281 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 261 (7.00%) NUnit
4 160 (4.29%) Selenium
5 145 (3.89%) Subversion
6 134 (3.59%) SpecFlow
7 118 (3.16%) Git (software)
8 109 (2.92%) TeamCity
9 100 (2.68%) JIRA
10 81 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
11 63 (1.69%) MSTest
12 62 (1.66%) Cucumber
13 60 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
14 58 (1.55%) Moq
15 51 (1.37%) Jenkins
16 47 (1.26%) JUnit
17 44 (1.18%) WebDriver
18 38 (1.02%) Maven
19 36 (0.97%) CruiseControl
20 35 (0.94%) WATIR
General
1 763 (20.46%) Finance
2 483 (12.95%) Banking
3 279 (7.48%) Front Office
4 242 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 100 (2.68%) Marketing
6 93 (2.49%) Retail
7 84 (2.25%) Advertising
8 67 (1.80%) Back Office
9 54 (1.45%) Legal
10 46 (1.23%) Publishing
11 33 (0.88%) Law
12 31 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.83%) Telecoms
13 19 (0.51%) Games
14 12 (0.32%) Billing
15 9 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.19%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.16%) Electronics
18 5 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2557 (68.55%) Developer
2 1020 (27.35%) .NET Developer
3 675 (18.10%) C# Developer
4 347 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 340 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 250 (6.70%) Analyst
7 242 (6.49%) Architect
8 169 (4.53%) Web Developer
9 165 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 156 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
11 146 (3.91%) CRM Developer
12 144 (3.86%) SharePoint Developer
13 131 (3.51%) Consultant
14 112 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 106 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 104 (2.79%) Front-End Developer
16 104 (2.79%) SQL Developer
17 85 (2.28%) Senior C# Developer
18 76 (2.04%) Software Developer
19 75 (2.01%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1437 (38.53%) ASP.NET
2 1080 (28.95%) HTML
3 782 (20.97%) CSS
4 645 (17.29%) WCF
5 623 (16.70%) .NET Framework
6 592 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 576 (15.44%) jQuery
8 482 (12.92%) HTML5
9 476 (12.76%) Web Services
10 473 (12.68%) XML
11 369 (9.89%) WPF
12 272 (7.29%) AngularJS
13 267 (7.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 226 (6.06%) CSS3
15 225 (6.03%) Ajax
16 193 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
17 172 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 170 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
19 160 (4.29%) REST
20 142 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 234 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 126 (3.38%) Fixed Income
4 109 (2.92%) Open Source
5 108 (2.90%) User Experience
6 107 (2.87%) Derivative
7 74 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 68 (1.82%) Credit Risk
8 68 (1.82%) Market Risk
8 68 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 68 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 64 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
10 51 (1.37%) Mathematics
11 46 (1.23%) Grid Computing
12 43 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 42 (1.13%) Equities
14 41 (1.10%) Algorithms
15 38 (1.02%) N-Tier
15 38 (1.02%) Management Information System
16 36 (0.97%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 515 (13.81%) Windows
2 166 (4.45%) Linux
3 148 (3.97%) UNIX
4 99 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (1.26%) Android
6 45 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 33 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 29 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.21%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.19%) Solaris
13 7 (0.19%) CentOS
14 5 (0.13%) VME
14 5 (0.13%) MVS
15 3 (0.080%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1296 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1052 (28.20%) MVC
3 781 (20.94%) TDD
4 514 (13.78%) Scrum
5 408 (10.94%) OO
6 360 (9.65%) BDD
7 335 (8.98%) CRM
8 265 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
9 252 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 199 (5.34%) Web Development
11 189 (5.07%) Migration
12 154 (4.13%) SOA
13 153 (4.10%) Workflow
14 152 (4.08%) Multithreading
15 150 (4.02%) Project Management
16 149 (3.99%) Unit Testing
17 145 (3.89%) OOP
18 132 (3.54%) Analytics
19 120 (3.22%) Software Engineering
20 118 (3.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2491 (66.78%) C#
2 1334 (35.76%) SQL
3 1073 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 557 (14.93%) Java
5 287 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 228 (6.11%) VB.NET
7 179 (4.80%) C++
8 157 (4.21%) PL/SQL
9 126 (3.38%) PowerShell
10 116 (3.11%) VB
11 110 (2.95%) PHP
12 106 (2.84%) Python
12 106 (2.84%) Ruby
13 104 (2.79%) VBA
14 71 (1.90%) Perl
15 61 (1.64%) VBScript
16 51 (1.37%) C
17 42 (1.13%) VB6
18 29 (0.78%) Apex Code
19 28 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 228 (6.11%) Degree
2 132 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 85 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 41 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 35 (0.94%) ISEB
8 23 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 14 (0.38%) MCSD
11 11 (0.29%) MCTS
11 11 (0.29%) MCITP
12 10 (0.27%) MCSE
13 8 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.16%) PhD
14 6 (0.16%) MCPD
14 6 (0.16%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.13%) MCSA
16 4 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (5.04%) QA
2 14 (0.38%) SLA
3 8 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.16%) GPG13
6 5 (0.13%) HL7
7 3 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.080%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.080%) WCAG
7 3 (0.080%) WAI
8 2 (0.054%) Basel III
9 1 (0.027%) DICOM
9 1 (0.027%) EMIR
9 1 (0.027%) GAMP
9 1 (0.027%) COBIT
9 1 (0.027%) MiFID
9 1 (0.027%) GxP
9 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 88 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 32 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.32%) vSphere
4 10 (0.27%) vCloud
5 7 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
6 6 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.13%) Nmap
8 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.080%) NFS
9 3 (0.080%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.054%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.054%) Firmware
10 2 (0.054%) Xen
10 2 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.054%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.054%) Samba
10 2 (0.054%) IAG
10 2 (0.054%) Varnish
11 1 (0.027%) KVM
11 1 (0.027%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.83%) Puppet
3 27 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.67%) Control-M
5 11 (0.29%) Kibana
6 10 (0.27%) logstash
6 10 (0.27%) Nagios
6 10 (0.27%) SCOM
6 10 (0.27%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.21%) BladeLogic
7 8 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.16%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.13%) SCCM
9 5 (0.13%) Nessus
9 5 (0.13%) WMI
10 4 (0.11%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.054%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.054%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.054%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1010 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 425 (11.39%) Oracle
3 129 (3.46%) Sitecore
4 80 (2.14%) EPiServer
5 72 (1.93%) HP
6 68 (1.82%) TIBCO
7 59 (1.58%) Sybase
8 50 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 44 (1.18%) Business Objects
9 44 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 42 (1.13%) IBM
10 42 (1.13%) VMware
11 38 (1.02%) SAP
12 34 (0.91%) Informatica
13 33 (0.88%) DevExpress
14 30 (0.80%) Google
15 24 (0.64%) RedDot
16 23 (0.62%) DataSynapse
17 22 (0.59%) Perforce
17 22 (0.59%) JD Edwards
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