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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 1646 1955 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.15% 8.72% 7.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.74% 28.55% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1458 1285
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £587 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.18 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -86.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
7239 6847 6978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.45% 30.53% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 4871 5068
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 31
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 30 April 2016.

.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
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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 342 £450 - 147
Kingston Upon Thames +10 11 £425 -29.16% 10
Uxbridge +4 7 £480 +37.14% 4
Croydon -15 7 £350 - 4
Canary Wharf -6 6 £465 -10.57% 4
Westminster - 6 £440 - 2
Brentford +6 3 £475 +31.94%
Hammersmith +4 3 £438 +12.17% 1
Osterley -2 3 £113 -64.84%
Feltham +5 2 £643 -
Chiswick -5 2 £350 -
Ilford - 2 £463 -
Paddington +4 1 - -
Docklands, London +2 1 £600 +41.17%
Wembley +1 1 £425 +6.91%
Teddington 0 1 £275 -15.38% 3
Ealing -2 1 £375 +2.04% 1
Harrow -12 1 £325 +5.69% 2
Southall - 1 £375 -
Surbiton - 1 - - 4
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2198 (69.03%) C#
2 1333 (41.87%) SQL Server
3 1281 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1237 (38.85%) SQL
5 1134 (35.62%) ASP.NET
6 1002 (31.47%) JavaScript
7 975 (30.62%) MVC
8 852 (26.76%) Microsoft
9 810 (25.44%) HTML
10 789 (24.78%) Finance
11 719 (22.58%) TDD
12 592 (18.59%) CSS
13 586 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 566 (17.78%) .NET Framework
15 495 (15.55%) Banking
16 486 (15.26%) Windows
17 474 (14.89%) AngularJS
18 464 (14.57%) Java
19 456 (14.32%) Scrum
20 436 (13.69%) jQuery
21 374 (11.75%) BDD
22 367 (11.53%) WCF
23 362 (11.37%) HTML5
24 358 (11.24%) Web Services
25 350 (10.99%) OO
26 332 (10.43%) Oracle
27 329 (10.33%) MS Excel
28 312 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
29 304 (9.55%) T-SQL
30 301 (9.45%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 210 (6.60%) IIS
2 174 (5.46%) CMS
3 167 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 125 (3.93%) Node.js
5 83 (2.61%) Umbraco
6 69 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 68 (2.14%) Confluence
8 59 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
9 57 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 56 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 42 (1.32%) Tomcat
12 35 (1.10%) JBoss
13 31 (0.97%) Apache
14 28 (0.88%) OpenStack
15 25 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (0.69%) WebSphere
17 16 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 14 (0.44%) Apache Spark
18 14 (0.44%) nginx
18 14 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 329 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 88 (2.76%) MS Office
3 15 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.28%) MS Project
6 8 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.25%) SPSS
7 7 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.031%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.031%) GIMP
11 1 (0.031%) Mingle
11 1 (0.031%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 129 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.97%) Endur
3 24 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (0.66%) RMDS
5 13 (0.41%) ION MarketView
6 11 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.19%) Sage CRM
8 6 (0.19%) Unica
9 5 (0.16%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.13%) TradeThru
11 3 (0.094%) Global One
11 3 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.094%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.063%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 312 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (1.79%) GitHub
4 37 (1.16%) PaaS
5 33 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (1.01%) Office 365
7 30 (0.94%) IaaS
8 22 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (0.63%) SaaS
10 19 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.35%) Yammer
14 10 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
15 9 (0.28%) Route 53
16 8 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.42%) HTTP
2 73 (2.29%) Internet
3 38 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.97%) Firewall
5 29 (0.91%) DNS
6 24 (0.75%) VPN
7 23 (0.72%) Intranet
8 21 (0.66%) SSL
9 15 (0.47%) FTP
10 13 (0.41%) SAN
11 12 (0.38%) NetScaler
12 11 (0.35%) DMZ
13 10 (0.31%) DHCP
13 10 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (0.25%) IPsec
14 8 (0.25%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.19%) Extranet
16 5 (0.16%) LDAP
16 5 (0.16%) NAS
16 5 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1333 (41.87%) SQL Server
2 256 (8.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 252 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 224 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 169 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 164 (5.15%) Relational Database
7 160 (5.03%) MongoDB
8 135 (4.24%) NoSQL
9 103 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 75 (2.36%) Oracle Database
11 67 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
12 65 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 61 (1.92%) MySQL
14 57 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 53 (1.66%) Big Data
16 52 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
17 42 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
18 35 (1.10%) MS Access
18 35 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 239 (7.51%) Visual Studio
2 230 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 199 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 152 (4.77%) JIRA
5 151 (4.74%) NUnit
6 140 (4.40%) Subversion
7 123 (3.86%) SpecFlow
8 116 (3.64%) Selenium
9 114 (3.58%) TeamCity
10 108 (3.39%) Jenkins
11 71 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 57 (1.79%) Moq
13 56 (1.76%) Maven
14 54 (1.70%) MSTest
15 49 (1.54%) Cucumber
16 34 (1.07%) WebDriver
17 32 (1.01%) MSBuild
18 29 (0.91%) Protractor
19 27 (0.85%) HP UFT
20 26 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 789 (24.78%) Finance
2 495 (15.55%) Banking
3 259 (8.13%) Front Office
4 168 (5.28%) Investment Banking
5 95 (2.98%) Back Office
6 82 (2.58%) Marketing
7 77 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 70 (2.20%) Retail
9 41 (1.29%) Law
10 39 (1.22%) Advertising
11 36 (1.13%) Legal
12 31 (0.97%) Telecoms
13 28 (0.88%) Games
14 16 (0.50%) Billing
15 13 (0.41%) Electronics
16 10 (0.31%) International Banking
16 10 (0.31%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.28%) Publishing
18 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2176 (68.34%) Developer
2 1103 (34.64%) .NET Developer
3 1046 (32.85%) C# Developer
4 658 (20.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 335 (10.52%) SQL Developer
6 326 (10.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 285 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 265 (8.32%) Senior Developer
9 241 (7.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 217 (6.82%) Architect
11 183 (5.75%) Analyst
12 152 (4.77%) JavaScript Developer
13 135 (4.24%) WPF Developer
14 133 (4.18%) Web Developer
15 120 (3.77%) C# WPF Developer
15 120 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
15 120 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
16 105 (3.30%) Agile Developer
17 93 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
17 93 (2.92%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1134 (35.62%) ASP.NET
2 810 (25.44%) HTML
3 592 (18.59%) CSS
4 586 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 566 (17.78%) .NET Framework
6 474 (14.89%) AngularJS
7 436 (13.69%) jQuery
8 367 (11.53%) WCF
9 362 (11.37%) HTML5
10 358 (11.24%) Web Services
11 301 (9.45%) WPF
12 290 (9.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 272 (8.54%) XML
14 218 (6.85%) Entity Framework
15 173 (5.43%) CSS3
16 154 (4.84%) RESTful
17 144 (4.52%) REST
18 133 (4.18%) WinForms
19 121 (3.80%) SOAP
20 113 (3.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 178 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (3.52%) Derivative
3 99 (3.11%) User Experience
4 96 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 71 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 63 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 55 (1.73%) Fixed Income
7 55 (1.73%) Hedge funds
7 55 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
8 51 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 50 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 49 (1.54%) Mathematics
11 47 (1.48%) Fintech
12 40 (1.26%) Equities
13 37 (1.16%) Market Risk
14 33 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 33 (1.04%) Visualisation
15 32 (1.01%) Data Structures
16 31 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 31 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 486 (15.26%) Windows
2 138 (4.33%) Windows Server
3 127 (3.99%) Linux
4 102 (3.20%) Unix
5 41 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (1.01%) Android
8 27 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 22 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 17 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.31%) Debian
12 10 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.28%) Solaris
14 7 (0.22%) CoreOS
15 6 (0.19%) CentOS
16 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.094%) SUSE
17 3 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.094%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1281 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 975 (30.62%) MVC
3 719 (22.58%) TDD
4 456 (14.32%) Scrum
5 374 (11.75%) BDD
6 350 (10.99%) OO
7 287 (9.01%) Web Development
8 271 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 206 (6.47%) Unit Testing
10 195 (6.12%) CRM
11 193 (6.06%) SOA
12 192 (6.03%) E-Commerce
12 192 (6.03%) Multithreading
13 176 (5.53%) DevOps
14 168 (5.28%) MVVM
15 163 (5.12%) SDLC
16 150 (4.71%) Software Engineering
17 139 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
18 117 (3.67%) Migration
19 115 (3.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2198 (69.03%) C#
2 1237 (38.85%) SQL
3 1002 (31.47%) JavaScript
4 464 (14.57%) Java
5 304 (9.55%) T-SQL
6 225 (7.07%) PowerShell
7 163 (5.12%) VBA
8 161 (5.06%) C++
9 157 (4.93%) VB.NET
10 146 (4.59%) Python
11 115 (3.61%) VB
12 114 (3.58%) Ruby
13 77 (2.42%) PHP
14 70 (2.20%) Perl
15 69 (2.17%) C
16 62 (1.95%) XAML
17 61 (1.92%) PL/SQL
18 59 (1.85%) VBScript
19 31 (0.97%) Go
20 25 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 203 (6.38%) Degree
2 76 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 58 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 48 (1.51%) ISEB
5 42 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.50%) PhD
8 15 (0.47%) MCSD
9 13 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.38%) MCPD
11 9 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.19%) MCSE
12 6 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.094%) MCSA
14 3 (0.094%) PMP
14 3 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.063%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (5.72%) QA
2 13 (0.41%) MiFID
2 13 (0.41%) SLA
3 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.19%) HL7
4 5 (0.16%) EMIR
4 5 (0.16%) WCAG
5 4 (0.13%) DICOM
5 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.094%) COBIT
6 3 (0.094%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.063%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.063%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.063%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.063%) SDET
8 1 (0.031%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.031%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.031%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.031%) WAI
System Software
1 68 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 52 (1.63%) Docker
3 29 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.66%) vSphere
6 7 (0.22%) Ceph
6 7 (0.22%) GlusterFS
7 5 (0.16%) Xen
8 3 (0.094%) XenApp
8 3 (0.094%) XenServer
9 2 (0.063%) vCloud
9 2 (0.063%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.063%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.031%) GridGain
10 1 (0.031%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.031%) NDS
10 1 (0.031%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.031%) NFS
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.031%) Samba
Systems Management
1 107 (3.36%) Puppet
2 85 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (1.76%) Ansible
4 31 (0.97%) Kibana
5 24 (0.75%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.66%) logstash
7 19 (0.60%) Grafana
8 17 (0.53%) Salt
9 16 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (0.47%) Uchiwa
11 14 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 13 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 10 (0.31%) Mesos
14 9 (0.28%) EdgeSight
14 9 (0.28%) HP SIM
14 9 (0.28%) SCCM
15 8 (0.25%) Control-M
15 8 (0.25%) SCOM
16 7 (0.22%) Graphite
16 7 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 852 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 332 (10.43%) Oracle
3 116 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 53 (1.66%) IBM
5 49 (1.54%) VMware
6 48 (1.51%) DevExpress
7 47 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 44 (1.38%) TIBCO
9 35 (1.10%) Sybase
10 31 (0.97%) HP
10 31 (0.97%) SAP
11 30 (0.94%) Telerik
12 28 (0.88%) EPiServer
13 27 (0.85%) Citrix
13 27 (0.85%) Google
13 27 (0.85%) Splunk
14 26 (0.82%) Tableau
15 25 (0.79%) Reuters
16 24 (0.75%) OpenLink
17 23 (0.72%) ION Trading
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