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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 1941 1753 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.72% 7.42% 9.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.79% 24.82% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1452 1266 1556
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £22.34 £160.00 £39.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.03% +302.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.97 £45.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.00 £178.00 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
6741 7064 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.27% 29.88% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 5094 4662
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 66
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

.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 24 April 2015.

.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 24 April 2015.

.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 24 April 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 +4 527 £450 +5.88% 257
Canary Wharf +7 15 £520 +30.00%
Croydon +6 11 £350 - 4
Docklands, London +9 10 £425 -18.26%
Twickenham - 10 £325 - 2
Uxbridge +2 5 £350 +38.61% 3
Brentford -3 4 £360 +6.03% 1
Sidcup - 4 £350 - 2
Hounslow -2 3 £320 -8.57% 2
Isleworth - 3 - -
Wembley - 3 £420 - 1
Harrow +1 2 £308 - 1
Ealing -4 2 £368 +5.00%
South Croydon - 2 £212 -
Hackney - 2 £306 -
Clapham - 2 £328 -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Bromley +6 1 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £600 +71.42% 6
Hammersmith -10 1 £390 -2.50% 1
Paddington - 1 £375 - 1
Romford - 1 - - 2
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
Teddington - 1 £325 -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2392 (65.91%) C#
2 1527 (42.08%) SQL Server
3 1394 (38.41%) SQL
4 1311 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1250 (34.44%) ASP.NET
6 1058 (29.15%) JavaScript
7 948 (26.12%) Microsoft
8 925 (25.49%) HTML
9 859 (23.67%) MVC
10 804 (22.15%) Finance
11 735 (20.25%) TDD
12 693 (19.10%) CSS
13 684 (18.85%) Java
14 647 (17.83%) .NET Framework
15 590 (16.26%) WCF
16 543 (14.96%) Scrum
17 525 (14.47%) Windows
18 520 (14.33%) jQuery
19 516 (14.22%) Banking
20 506 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
21 492 (13.56%) Web Services
22 450 (12.40%) XML
23 436 (12.01%) Oracle
24 425 (11.71%) OO
25 406 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
26 400 (11.02%) HTML5
27 369 (10.17%) WPF
28 352 (9.70%) Visual Studio
29 342 (9.42%) MS Excel
30 334 (9.20%) SharePoint

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 334 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 281 (7.74%) IIS
3 231 (6.37%) CMS
4 108 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 104 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
6 98 (2.70%) Umbraco
7 97 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 85 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 78 (2.15%) Apache
10 75 (2.07%) Node.js
11 58 (1.60%) WebSphere
12 55 (1.52%) Tomcat
13 40 (1.10%) Kentico
14 33 (0.91%) Sitefinity
15 32 (0.88%) OpenStack
16 29 (0.80%) Confluence
17 23 (0.63%) JBoss
17 23 (0.63%) MQSeries
18 22 (0.61%) WebLogic
19 20 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 342 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 105 (2.89%) MS Office
3 53 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.58%) MS Project
6 19 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.44%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.22%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.083%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.083%) InDesign
11 3 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 180 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 18 (0.50%) Endur
6 10 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.28%) RMDS
7 9 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.22%) ZaiNet
9 7 (0.19%) Summit
9 7 (0.19%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.17%) Tridion
10 6 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.14%) Magento
12 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
12 4 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
13 3 (0.083%) Siebel Analytics
13 3 (0.083%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 132 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (0.99%) Office 365
4 27 (0.74%) SaaS
5 16 (0.44%) GitHub
6 11 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.22%) Yammer
10 7 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (0.17%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.14%) IaaS
13 4 (0.11%) Force.com
14 3 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.055%) PaaS
15 2 (0.055%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.055%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.055%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.98%) HTTP
2 73 (2.01%) Internet
3 49 (1.35%) Firewall
4 40 (1.10%) DNS
5 39 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 32 (0.88%) FTP
7 29 (0.80%) LDAP
8 24 (0.66%) Intranet
9 22 (0.61%) SAN
10 19 (0.52%) HTTPS
11 17 (0.47%) DHCP
12 16 (0.44%) SSL
13 12 (0.33%) NAS
14 10 (0.28%) Kerberos
15 9 (0.25%) WAN
15 9 (0.25%) AMQP
16 8 (0.22%) Unified Communications
16 8 (0.22%) SMTP
16 8 (0.22%) VPN
16 8 (0.22%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1527 (42.08%) SQL Server
2 406 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 308 (8.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 294 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 214 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 155 (4.27%) Oracle Database
7 141 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
8 136 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 136 (3.75%) Relational Database
9 112 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 69 (1.90%) NoSQL
12 60 (1.65%) MySQL
13 58 (1.60%) MongoDB
14 49 (1.35%) MS Access
15 41 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 40 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 36 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
17 36 (0.99%) OLAP
18 31 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 352 (9.70%) Visual Studio
2 245 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 215 (5.92%) Subversion
4 192 (5.29%) NUnit
5 155 (4.27%) Git (software)
6 146 (4.02%) JIRA
7 145 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 132 (3.64%) Selenium
9 101 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 85 (2.34%) SpecFlow
11 66 (1.82%) Maven
12 55 (1.52%) Moq
13 52 (1.43%) Cucumber
14 51 (1.41%) MSTest
15 49 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
16 48 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
17 47 (1.30%) JUnit
18 45 (1.24%) MSBuild
19 41 (1.13%) Ant
20 32 (0.88%) ReSharper
General
1 804 (22.15%) Finance
2 516 (14.22%) Banking
3 283 (7.80%) Investment Banking
4 271 (7.47%) Front Office
5 87 (2.40%) Retail
6 80 (2.20%) Back Office
7 77 (2.12%) Marketing
8 58 (1.60%) Legal
9 52 (1.43%) Advertising
10 44 (1.21%) Law
11 41 (1.13%) Publishing
12 36 (0.99%) Telecoms
13 28 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.47%) Billing
16 15 (0.41%) Games
17 10 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.19%) Multimedia
19 7 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2377 (65.50%) Developer
2 891 (24.55%) .NET Developer
3 652 (17.97%) C# Developer
4 352 (9.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 311 (8.57%) Analyst
6 289 (7.96%) Senior Developer
7 280 (7.72%) Architect
8 173 (4.77%) Web Developer
9 138 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 134 (3.69%) SQL Developer
11 123 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
12 121 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
13 120 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 108 (2.98%) Consultant
15 102 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
16 99 (2.73%) Senior C# Developer
17 96 (2.65%) Applications Support
18 85 (2.34%) CRM Developer
19 74 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
20 73 (2.01%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1250 (34.44%) ASP.NET
2 925 (25.49%) HTML
3 693 (19.10%) CSS
4 647 (17.83%) .NET Framework
5 590 (16.26%) WCF
6 520 (14.33%) jQuery
7 506 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 492 (13.56%) Web Services
9 450 (12.40%) XML
10 400 (11.02%) HTML5
11 369 (10.17%) WPF
12 333 (9.18%) AngularJS
13 284 (7.83%) Entity Framework
14 204 (5.62%) CSS3
15 189 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 184 (5.07%) REST
17 173 (4.77%) RESTful
18 170 (4.68%) SOAP
19 166 (4.57%) LINQ
20 154 (4.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 261 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (4.71%) Derivative
3 146 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 113 (3.11%) Fixed Income
5 109 (3.00%) Open Source
6 99 (2.73%) User Experience
7 86 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 66 (1.82%) Hedge funds
9 59 (1.63%) N-Tier
10 57 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 57 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 54 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
12 53 (1.46%) Visualisation
13 49 (1.35%) Equities
14 45 (1.24%) Management Information System
15 43 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
16 37 (1.02%) Clustering
17 36 (0.99%) Client/Server
17 36 (0.99%) Mathematics
18 33 (0.91%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 525 (14.47%) Windows
2 195 (5.37%) Linux
3 168 (4.63%) UNIX
4 108 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (1.65%) Android
6 53 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 46 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.80%) Solaris
10 25 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 19 (0.52%) Windows Phone
13 18 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.41%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.28%) CentOS
16 8 (0.22%) AIX
16 8 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
18 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
19 5 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1311 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 859 (23.67%) MVC
3 735 (20.25%) TDD
4 543 (14.96%) Scrum
5 425 (11.71%) OO
6 285 (7.85%) CRM
7 278 (7.66%) BDD
8 270 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
9 244 (6.72%) E-Commerce
10 210 (5.79%) SOA
11 207 (5.70%) Web Development
12 204 (5.62%) Unit Testing
13 165 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
14 163 (4.49%) ITIL
15 160 (4.41%) Multithreading
16 148 (4.08%) Project Management
17 146 (4.02%) OOP
18 138 (3.80%) Software Engineering
19 135 (3.72%) Migration
20 129 (3.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2392 (65.91%) C#
2 1394 (38.41%) SQL
3 1058 (29.15%) JavaScript
4 684 (18.85%) Java
5 316 (8.71%) T-SQL
6 279 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 207 (5.70%) C++
8 162 (4.46%) VBA
9 150 (4.13%) VB
10 136 (3.75%) Python
11 127 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 120 (3.31%) Ruby
13 102 (2.81%) PL/SQL
14 94 (2.59%) PHP
15 64 (1.76%) Perl
16 55 (1.52%) C
17 49 (1.35%) VBScript
18 46 (1.27%) VB6
19 43 (1.18%) Shell Script
20 42 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 258 (7.11%) Degree
2 122 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 59 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (1.49%) ISEB
5 49 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 47 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 43 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 34 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (0.58%) MCITP
10 18 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 12 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
14 7 (0.19%) MCSE
14 7 (0.19%) CISSP
15 6 (0.17%) IBM Certification
16 5 (0.14%) MCP
16 5 (0.14%) HND
17 4 (0.11%) MCSA
17 4 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (5.57%) QA
2 13 (0.36%) SLA
3 12 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.17%) EMIR
5 6 (0.17%) HL7
6 4 (0.11%) GxP
6 4 (0.11%) DICOM
7 3 (0.083%) COBIT
7 3 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.083%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.055%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.055%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.028%) Basel III
System Software
1 74 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.80%) vSphere
4 23 (0.63%) vCloud
5 8 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.14%) Xen
8 5 (0.14%) Firmware
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
8 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.083%) Samba
10 3 (0.083%) XenApp
10 3 (0.083%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.055%) Varnish
11 2 (0.055%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.055%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 58 (1.60%) Puppet
2 44 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
5 22 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 20 (0.55%) BladeLogic
7 13 (0.36%) SCCM
8 12 (0.33%) Kibana
9 10 (0.28%) Control-M
10 6 (0.17%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 5 (0.14%) SCOM
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.14%) Nagios
11 5 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.14%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 4 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 948 (26.12%) Microsoft
2 436 (12.01%) Oracle
3 152 (4.19%) Sitecore
4 82 (2.26%) IBM
5 81 (2.23%) EPiServer
6 69 (1.90%) TIBCO
7 66 (1.82%) HP
8 65 (1.79%) Sybase
9 59 (1.63%) VMware
10 51 (1.41%) Business Objects
10 51 (1.41%) Telerik
11 50 (1.38%) DevExpress
12 49 (1.35%) Adobe
13 48 (1.32%) Perforce
14 47 (1.30%) SAP
15 43 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
16 36 (0.99%) Red Hat
17 33 (0.91%) Tableau
18 31 (0.85%) Google
19 30 (0.83%) JD Edwards
London
Venturi
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + £500 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + £500 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day + £350 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £600 - £700 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £401 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago