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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 1844 1854 2327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.79% 7.65% 9.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.60% 24.85% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1309 1765
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £51.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.44% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £41.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £162.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
7497 7460 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.65% 30.78% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5514 5232 5855
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 54
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +3 490 £450 +5.88% 173
Canary Wharf 0 13 £475 +5.55%
Docklands, London +1 11 £350 -26.31%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 9 £350 +6.87% 3
Bromley +3 9 £250 - 1
Croydon -21 6 £350 -27.27% 3
New Malden - 4 - -
Sidcup - 3 £400 -
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Hammersmith - 3 £335 -
Hounslow +5 1 £405 -17.34% 3
Uxbridge +5 1 - - 2
Southwark +1 1 £325 +4.00%
Harrow -2 1 - - 1
Romford -3 1 £285 -48.18%
Enfield - 1 - - 1
Woodford Green - 1 £325 -
Ealing - 1 - - 7
Clapham - 1 £400 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2574 (68.68%) C#
2 1607 (42.88%) SQL Server
3 1401 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1382 (36.87%) SQL
5 1355 (36.15%) ASP.NET
6 1100 (29.35%) JavaScript
7 997 (26.60%) MVC
8 964 (25.72%) Microsoft
9 932 (24.87%) Finance
10 929 (24.79%) HTML
11 780 (20.81%) TDD
12 725 (19.34%) CSS
13 706 (18.84%) .NET Framework
14 628 (16.76%) Banking
14 628 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 591 (15.77%) Java
16 572 (15.26%) WCF
17 552 (14.73%) jQuery
18 541 (14.43%) Scrum
19 521 (13.90%) Web Services
20 508 (13.55%) Windows
21 453 (12.09%) HTML5
22 421 (11.23%) AngularJS
23 390 (10.41%) XML
24 385 (10.27%) WPF
25 374 (9.98%) Visual Studio
26 370 (9.87%) OO
27 367 (9.79%) Oracle
28 355 (9.47%) BDD
29 350 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 326 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 276 (7.36%) IIS
3 227 (6.06%) CMS
4 126 (3.36%) Umbraco
5 122 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 117 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 106 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
8 98 (2.61%) Node.js
9 89 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 63 (1.68%) Tomcat
11 60 (1.60%) Apache
12 43 (1.15%) JBoss
12 43 (1.15%) WebSphere
13 36 (0.96%) Kentico
14 26 (0.69%) Confluence
14 26 (0.69%) MQSeries
15 25 (0.67%) Sitefinity
16 22 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 19 (0.51%) OpenStack
18 17 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 324 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 94 (2.51%) MS Office
3 38 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.67%) InfoPath
5 23 (0.61%) MS Project
6 21 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.19%) Mingle
11 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.080%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.027%) InDesign
13 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 150 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.35%) Endur
4 10 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 7 (0.19%) Summit
7 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
8 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.11%) Adaptiv
8 4 (0.11%) RMDS
9 3 (0.080%) GoldMine
9 3 (0.080%) Magento
10 2 (0.053%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.027%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.027%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.027%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.027%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 157 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (2.00%) Office 365
4 33 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.59%) SaaS
6 19 (0.51%) GitHub
7 14 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.29%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.21%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.16%) PaaS
13 5 (0.13%) IaaS
13 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.11%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.080%) Force.com
16 2 (0.053%) Sage Pay
16 2 (0.053%) IBM PureFlex
16 2 (0.053%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.53%) HTTP
2 55 (1.47%) Internet
3 43 (1.15%) Firewall
4 33 (0.88%) Intranet
4 33 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.72%) DNS
6 24 (0.64%) FTP
7 20 (0.53%) LDAP
7 20 (0.53%) DHCP
8 19 (0.51%) SSL
9 14 (0.37%) SAN
10 13 (0.35%) VPN
10 13 (0.35%) IPsec
11 9 (0.24%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.21%) Extranet
13 7 (0.19%) Wireless
13 7 (0.19%) NAS
13 7 (0.19%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.19%) Converged Networks
14 6 (0.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1607 (42.88%) SQL Server
2 344 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 343 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 334 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 216 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 193 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 165 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
8 137 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 98 (2.61%) Oracle Database
10 95 (2.53%) NoSQL
11 90 (2.40%) MongoDB
12 83 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 70 (1.87%) MySQL
14 64 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
15 56 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 48 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
17 40 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 39 (1.04%) DTS
19 36 (0.96%) OLAP
20 32 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 374 (9.98%) Visual Studio
2 350 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 228 (6.08%) Subversion
4 194 (5.18%) NUnit
5 188 (5.02%) Git (software)
6 179 (4.78%) TeamCity
7 130 (3.47%) JIRA
8 114 (3.04%) SpecFlow
9 113 (3.01%) Selenium
10 112 (2.99%) Jenkins
11 59 (1.57%) Cucumber
12 58 (1.55%) MSBuild
13 49 (1.31%) Maven
14 45 (1.20%) Moq
15 41 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
16 40 (1.07%) MSTest
17 38 (1.01%) ReSharper
18 36 (0.96%) JUnit
19 34 (0.91%) CruiseControl
20 30 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 932 (24.87%) Finance
2 628 (16.76%) Banking
3 320 (8.54%) Investment Banking
4 295 (7.87%) Front Office
5 104 (2.77%) Retail
6 84 (2.24%) Marketing
7 76 (2.03%) Legal
8 75 (2.00%) Back Office
9 67 (1.79%) Law
10 48 (1.28%) Advertising
11 47 (1.25%) Financial Institution
12 33 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 25 (0.67%) Publishing
14 16 (0.43%) Games
15 15 (0.40%) Billing
16 11 (0.29%) Military
16 11 (0.29%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.29%) Automotive
17 8 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2575 (68.70%) Developer
2 992 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 715 (19.08%) C# Developer
4 346 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 326 (8.70%) Analyst
6 308 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 240 (6.40%) Architect
8 160 (4.27%) Web Developer
9 156 (4.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 156 (4.16%) SQL Developer
10 128 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 113 (3.01%) Senior C# Developer
12 108 (2.88%) Senior .NET Developer
13 90 (2.40%) SharePoint Developer
14 87 (2.32%) Consultant
15 85 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
16 82 (2.19%) WPF Developer
17 78 (2.08%) Project Manager
18 73 (1.95%) CRM Developer
19 70 (1.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1355 (36.15%) ASP.NET
2 929 (24.79%) HTML
3 725 (19.34%) CSS
4 706 (18.84%) .NET Framework
5 628 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 572 (15.26%) WCF
7 552 (14.73%) jQuery
8 521 (13.90%) Web Services
9 453 (12.09%) HTML5
10 421 (11.23%) AngularJS
11 390 (10.41%) XML
12 385 (10.27%) WPF
13 296 (7.90%) Entity Framework
14 294 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 230 (6.14%) CSS3
16 188 (5.02%) SOAP
17 181 (4.83%) REST
18 179 (4.78%) LINQ
19 151 (4.03%) RESTful
20 147 (3.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 239 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (5.04%) Derivative
3 120 (3.20%) Fixed Income
4 99 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 90 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 90 (2.40%) User Experience
6 80 (2.13%) N-Tier
7 70 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 68 (1.81%) Market Risk
9 67 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
10 65 (1.73%) Mobile App
11 62 (1.65%) Hedge funds
12 60 (1.60%) Credit Risk
13 55 (1.47%) Client/Server
14 52 (1.39%) Management Information System
15 48 (1.28%) Equities
16 47 (1.25%) Data Structures
17 40 (1.07%) Visualisation
18 39 (1.04%) Mathematics
19 38 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 508 (13.55%) Windows
2 133 (3.55%) Linux
2 133 (3.55%) UNIX
3 64 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.12%) Android
6 41 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.24%) Solaris
11 9 (0.24%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.16%) CentOS
14 5 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
15 4 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.080%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.053%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1401 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 997 (26.60%) MVC
3 780 (20.81%) TDD
4 541 (14.43%) Scrum
5 370 (9.87%) OO
6 355 (9.47%) BDD
7 330 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
8 286 (7.63%) SDLC
9 265 (7.07%) Unit Testing
10 252 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 233 (6.22%) CRM
12 217 (5.79%) Web Development
13 201 (5.36%) SOA
14 196 (5.23%) Multithreading
15 193 (5.15%) E-Commerce
16 161 (4.30%) Software Engineering
17 152 (4.06%) ETL
18 151 (4.03%) Migration
19 147 (3.92%) DevOps
20 119 (3.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2574 (68.68%) C#
2 1382 (36.87%) SQL
3 1100 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 591 (15.77%) Java
5 346 (9.23%) T-SQL
6 240 (6.40%) VB.NET
7 192 (5.12%) C++
8 165 (4.40%) PowerShell
9 154 (4.11%) VBA
10 146 (3.90%) VB
11 135 (3.60%) Python
12 133 (3.55%) Ruby
13 89 (2.37%) PHP
14 78 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 71 (1.89%) Perl
16 48 (1.28%) VBScript
17 45 (1.20%) XAML
18 42 (1.12%) C
19 37 (0.99%) VB6
20 31 (0.83%) F#
Qualifications
1 231 (6.16%) Degree
2 108 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 49 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 37 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (0.93%) ISEB
5 35 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 26 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 15 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.16%) PMP
9 6 (0.16%) CCNA
9 6 (0.16%) MCSE
9 6 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.13%) MCSD
10 5 (0.13%) HND
11 4 (0.11%) CISSP
11 4 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.11%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (4.16%) QA
2 20 (0.53%) SLA
3 12 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.19%) EMIR
6 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.11%) HL7
8 3 (0.080%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.080%) MiFID
8 3 (0.080%) Basel III
9 2 (0.053%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.053%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.053%) WCAG
9 2 (0.053%) WAI
9 2 (0.053%) COBIT
10 1 (0.027%) GxP
10 1 (0.027%) DICOM
10 1 (0.027%) FATCA
System Software
1 61 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.37%) vSphere
4 12 (0.32%) Docker
5 11 (0.29%) vCloud
6 9 (0.24%) GridGain
7 5 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.11%) Snort
8 4 (0.11%) Squid
8 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.11%) Varnish
9 3 (0.080%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.053%) Samba
10 2 (0.053%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.053%) XenApp
10 2 (0.053%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.053%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 52 (1.39%) Puppet
2 49 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (1.09%) BladeLogic
4 24 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
5 19 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (0.43%) Ansible
7 15 (0.40%) Control-M
8 14 (0.37%) Vagrant
9 13 (0.35%) Nagios
10 11 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
10 11 (0.29%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.27%) logstash
12 9 (0.24%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.21%) SCCM
14 7 (0.19%) WMI
14 7 (0.19%) Icinga
15 6 (0.16%) Kibana
15 6 (0.16%) SCOM
16 5 (0.13%) Zenoss
16 5 (0.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 964 (25.72%) Microsoft
2 367 (9.79%) Oracle
3 133 (3.55%) Sitecore
4 81 (2.16%) EPiServer
5 78 (2.08%) Sybase
6 77 (2.05%) IBM
7 59 (1.57%) HP
7 59 (1.57%) VMware
8 47 (1.25%) Adobe
9 44 (1.17%) TIBCO
10 42 (1.12%) DevExpress
11 40 (1.07%) Telerik
12 38 (1.01%) Google
13 31 (0.83%) Twitter
13 31 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 31 (0.83%) Perforce
14 30 (0.80%) JD Edwards
15 27 (0.72%) Bloomberg
16 25 (0.67%) SAP
17 23 (0.61%) Tableau
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Optima Connections
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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ComputAppoint
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
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