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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 1840 1805 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.39% 7.92% 9.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.30% 25.96% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1352 1486
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £100.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +153.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £52.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £148.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
.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
6739 6953 6561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.73% 30.52% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4855 5107 4738
Average daily rate £420 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 16 92
Average hourly rate £22.18 £35.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £24.90 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 518 £442 -1.72% 272
Canary Wharf +3 15 £520 -2.11%
Croydon -1 11 £350 - 2
New Malden - 8 - -
Twickenham - 8 £325 - 1
Bromley +4 4 £263 -17.96% 1
Enfield - 3 £403 - 2
Isleworth - 3 - -
Wembley - 3 £375 - 2
Uxbridge -1 2 £375 +48.51% 4
Docklands, London -1 2 £519 +6.95% 1
Hounslow -4 2 £308 -12.14%
Ealing -5 2 £368 -10.90%
Clapham - 2 £328 -
South Croydon - 2 £212 -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Chiswick +4 1 - -
Romford +2 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £600 +71.42% 9
Harrow -1 1 £290 -
Westminster -1 1 £340 +3.81%
Brentford -5 1 £600 +141.20% 3
Feltham - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 2
Paddington - 1 £375 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2393 (65.96%) C#
2 1544 (42.56%) SQL Server
3 1380 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
4 1339 (36.91%) SQL
5 1271 (35.03%) ASP.NET
6 1071 (29.52%) JavaScript
7 945 (26.05%) Microsoft
8 901 (24.83%) HTML
9 881 (24.28%) MVC
10 830 (22.88%) Finance
11 726 (20.01%) TDD
12 680 (18.74%) .NET Framework
13 669 (18.44%) Java
14 661 (18.22%) CSS
15 569 (15.68%) WCF
16 543 (14.97%) Scrum
17 537 (14.80%) Banking
18 533 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
19 518 (14.28%) Windows
20 514 (14.17%) Web Services
21 512 (14.11%) jQuery
22 428 (11.80%) Oracle
23 425 (11.71%) XML
24 406 (11.19%) OO
25 404 (11.14%) HTML5
26 379 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
27 357 (9.84%) Visual Studio
28 349 (9.62%) WPF
29 343 (9.45%) AngularJS
30 333 (9.18%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 322 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 291 (8.02%) IIS
3 233 (6.42%) CMS
4 111 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
5 109 (3.00%) Umbraco
6 106 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 85 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 83 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 79 (2.18%) Apache
10 69 (1.90%) Node.js
11 65 (1.79%) Tomcat
12 61 (1.68%) WebSphere
13 54 (1.49%) Kentico
14 34 (0.94%) Sitefinity
15 26 (0.72%) OpenStack
15 26 (0.72%) Confluence
16 25 (0.69%) MQSeries
17 22 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.61%) JBoss
18 21 (0.58%) DNN
Applications
1 333 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 99 (2.73%) MS Office
3 50 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.69%) MS Project
6 18 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.28%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.083%) InDesign
11 3 (0.083%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 184 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 18 (0.50%) Endur
6 9 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.25%) RMDS
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 7 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.17%) Tridion
9 6 (0.17%) Summit
10 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.11%) Magento
11 4 (0.11%) ZaiNet
12 3 (0.083%) Siebel Analytics
12 3 (0.083%) CODA-Financials
12 3 (0.083%) IntelliMatch
13 2 (0.055%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 137 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (1.16%) Office 365
4 27 (0.74%) SaaS
5 23 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.50%) GitHub
7 15 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.25%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.22%) Yammer
11 7 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.14%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.14%) Force.com
13 3 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.083%) IaaS
14 2 (0.055%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.028%) Taleo
15 1 (0.028%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 121 (3.34%) HTTP
2 66 (1.82%) Internet
3 47 (1.30%) Firewall
4 39 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.96%) DNS
6 28 (0.77%) FTP
7 27 (0.74%) LDAP
8 23 (0.63%) SAN
9 19 (0.52%) DHCP
10 16 (0.44%) HTTPS
10 16 (0.44%) Intranet
11 15 (0.41%) Unified Communications
12 14 (0.39%) SSL
13 12 (0.33%) Kerberos
14 11 (0.30%) BIG-IP
14 11 (0.30%) NAS
15 10 (0.28%) VPN
16 9 (0.25%) WAN
17 8 (0.22%) SMTP
17 8 (0.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1544 (42.56%) SQL Server
2 379 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 324 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 312 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 215 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 159 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
7 144 (3.97%) Oracle Database
8 135 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 131 (3.61%) Relational Database
10 107 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 78 (2.15%) NoSQL
12 77 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 75 (2.07%) MongoDB
14 62 (1.71%) MySQL
15 46 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 38 (1.05%) MS Access
17 32 (0.88%) OLAP
17 32 (0.88%) DTS
18 31 (0.85%) Big Data
19 29 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 357 (9.84%) Visual Studio
2 262 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 216 (5.95%) Subversion
4 171 (4.71%) NUnit
5 168 (4.63%) Git (software)
6 157 (4.33%) TeamCity
7 147 (4.05%) JIRA
8 117 (3.22%) Jenkins
9 106 (2.92%) Selenium
10 78 (2.15%) SpecFlow
11 73 (2.01%) Maven
12 52 (1.43%) MSBuild
13 50 (1.38%) Moq
14 46 (1.27%) MSTest
15 43 (1.19%) Ant
15 43 (1.19%) JUnit
16 37 (1.02%) Cucumber
17 36 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
18 34 (0.94%) ReSharper
19 28 (0.77%) Mercurial
General
1 830 (22.88%) Finance
2 537 (14.80%) Banking
3 304 (8.38%) Investment Banking
4 251 (6.92%) Front Office
5 97 (2.67%) Retail
6 75 (2.07%) Back Office
7 70 (1.93%) Legal
8 68 (1.87%) Marketing
9 52 (1.43%) Law
10 41 (1.13%) Advertising
11 38 (1.05%) Publishing
12 35 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.80%) Telecoms
14 22 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.36%) Games
16 12 (0.33%) Automotive
17 11 (0.30%) Billing
18 9 (0.25%) German Language
18 9 (0.25%) Retail Banking
19 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2363 (65.13%) Developer
2 917 (25.28%) .NET Developer
3 645 (17.78%) C# Developer
4 355 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 336 (9.26%) Analyst
6 281 (7.75%) Senior Developer
7 265 (7.30%) Architect
8 160 (4.41%) Web Developer
9 153 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 142 (3.91%) SQL Developer
11 130 (3.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 119 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
13 108 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
14 106 (2.92%) SharePoint Developer
14 106 (2.92%) Consultant
15 97 (2.67%) Senior C# Developer
16 87 (2.40%) CRM Developer
17 83 (2.29%) Applications Support
18 77 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM Developer
19 76 (2.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1271 (35.03%) ASP.NET
2 901 (24.83%) HTML
3 680 (18.74%) .NET Framework
4 661 (18.22%) CSS
5 569 (15.68%) WCF
6 533 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 514 (14.17%) Web Services
8 512 (14.11%) jQuery
9 425 (11.71%) XML
10 404 (11.14%) HTML5
11 349 (9.62%) WPF
12 343 (9.45%) AngularJS
13 311 (8.57%) Entity Framework
14 208 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 197 (5.43%) CSS3
16 182 (5.02%) LINQ
17 181 (4.99%) SOAP
17 181 (4.99%) REST
18 158 (4.36%) RESTful
19 150 (4.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 250 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (4.60%) Derivative
3 136 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 111 (3.06%) Fixed Income
5 96 (2.65%) User Experience
6 88 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 65 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 65 (1.79%) Hedge funds
9 59 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 59 (1.63%) N-Tier
10 48 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
10 48 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 47 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 46 (1.27%) Equities
13 41 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
14 37 (1.02%) Clustering
15 36 (0.99%) Mathematics
16 35 (0.96%) Data Structures
17 27 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 518 (14.28%) Windows
2 207 (5.71%) Linux
3 175 (4.82%) UNIX
4 94 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (1.52%) Android
6 50 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 33 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (0.85%) Solaris
9 27 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.50%) Windows Phone
12 15 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.28%) CentOS
14 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.19%) AIX
16 6 (0.17%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1380 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 881 (24.28%) MVC
3 726 (20.01%) TDD
4 543 (14.97%) Scrum
5 406 (11.19%) OO
6 289 (7.97%) CRM
6 289 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
7 288 (7.94%) SDLC
8 281 (7.75%) BDD
9 235 (6.48%) Unit Testing
10 230 (6.34%) E-Commerce
11 204 (5.62%) SOA
12 200 (5.51%) Web Development
13 191 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 155 (4.27%) Software Engineering
15 152 (4.19%) ITIL
16 149 (4.11%) Multithreading
17 148 (4.08%) Project Management
17 148 (4.08%) DevOps
18 135 (3.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2393 (65.96%) C#
2 1339 (36.91%) SQL
3 1071 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 669 (18.44%) Java
5 320 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 258 (7.11%) VB.NET
7 190 (5.24%) C++
8 159 (4.38%) Python
9 148 (4.08%) VBA
10 141 (3.89%) VB
10 141 (3.89%) PowerShell
11 116 (3.20%) Ruby
12 96 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 91 (2.51%) PHP
14 77 (2.12%) Perl
15 56 (1.54%) C
16 49 (1.35%) VBScript
17 43 (1.19%) XAML
17 43 (1.19%) Shell Script
18 41 (1.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 265 (7.30%) Degree
2 128 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 62 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 56 (1.54%) ISEB
5 46 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 46 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 31 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (0.52%) MCITP
8 15 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 11 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.25%) MCSE
11 9 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.19%) CISSP
13 6 (0.17%) IBM Certification
14 5 (0.14%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.14%) HND
14 5 (0.14%) MCP
15 4 (0.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (4.52%) QA
2 16 (0.44%) SLA
3 11 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.17%) EMIR
5 5 (0.14%) HL7
6 4 (0.11%) GxP
7 3 (0.083%) COBIT
7 3 (0.083%) DICOM
7 3 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.083%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.083%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.055%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.028%) WCAG
9 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.028%) Basel III
System Software
1 58 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.72%) vSphere
4 20 (0.55%) vCloud
5 9 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.17%) Firmware
7 5 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.11%) Varnish
8 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.11%) Xen
9 3 (0.083%) XenApp
9 3 (0.083%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.055%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.028%) Samba
11 1 (0.028%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 65 (1.79%) Puppet
2 54 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
4 28 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (0.77%) BladeLogic
5 18 (0.50%) ZABBIX
6 15 (0.41%) Control-M
7 14 (0.39%) SCCM
8 8 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.19%) Kibana
10 6 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (0.17%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.17%) WMI
11 5 (0.14%) SCOM
11 5 (0.14%) Nagios
11 5 (0.14%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.14%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 945 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 428 (11.80%) Oracle
3 138 (3.80%) Sitecore
4 93 (2.56%) EPiServer
5 85 (2.34%) IBM
6 79 (2.18%) VMware
7 74 (2.04%) Sybase
8 73 (2.01%) HP
9 65 (1.79%) TIBCO
10 58 (1.60%) Business Objects
10 58 (1.60%) Telerik
11 53 (1.46%) DevExpress
12 45 (1.24%) Adobe
13 44 (1.21%) SAP
13 44 (1.21%) Perforce
14 37 (1.02%) Google
14 37 (1.02%) Red Hat
15 36 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
16 33 (0.91%) JD Edwards
17 32 (0.88%) Tableau
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