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 1 July 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
1 Jul 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 1920 1861 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.21% 8.00% 9.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.58% 25.79% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1379 1624
Average daily rate
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£440 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 24
Average hourly rate £47.83 £47.50 £39.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +19.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £41.50 £18.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.10 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
7224 7215 7279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.90% 31.02% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5198 5230
Average daily rate £425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +6 573 £450 - 266
New Malden - 12 - - 2
Canary Wharf -1 11 £500 -23.07%
Croydon -4 8 £394 -31.52% 6
Bromley +3 7 £250 -21.87% 3
Docklands, London -2 4 £503 -1.95%
Isleworth - 3 - -
Enfield - 3 £403 - 3
Uxbridge -1 2 £375 +46.34% 6
Ealing -4 2 £368 -22.63% 2
Wembley - 2 £353 - 1
Sidcup - 2 £388 - 2
Westminster 0 1 £340 -
Romford -1 1 - -
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £320 -
South Croydon - 1 £212 -
Twickenham - 1 £338 - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2484 (66.01%) C#
2 1582 (42.04%) SQL Server
3 1412 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
4 1379 (36.65%) SQL
5 1318 (35.03%) ASP.NET
6 1104 (29.34%) JavaScript
7 948 (25.19%) Microsoft
8 938 (24.93%) MVC
9 918 (24.40%) HTML
10 870 (23.12%) Finance
11 766 (20.36%) TDD
12 720 (19.13%) .NET Framework
13 698 (18.55%) Java
14 675 (17.94%) CSS
15 593 (15.76%) Banking
16 582 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 580 (15.41%) WCF
18 555 (14.75%) Scrum
19 533 (14.16%) Windows
20 528 (14.03%) jQuery
21 523 (13.90%) Web Services
22 435 (11.56%) HTML5
23 421 (11.19%) Oracle
24 418 (11.11%) XML
25 389 (10.34%) OO
26 385 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
27 380 (10.10%) AngularJS
28 372 (9.89%) WPF
29 368 (9.78%) Visual Studio
30 352 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 327 (8.69%) SharePoint
2 302 (8.03%) IIS
3 237 (6.30%) CMS
4 115 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
5 112 (2.98%) Umbraco
6 106 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 93 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 86 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 75 (1.99%) Apache
9 75 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 69 (1.83%) Node.js
11 67 (1.78%) WebSphere
12 49 (1.30%) Kentico
13 34 (0.90%) JBoss
14 33 (0.88%) MQSeries
14 33 (0.88%) Confluence
15 32 (0.85%) Sitefinity
16 28 (0.74%) OpenStack
17 24 (0.64%) Lync
18 22 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 333 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 96 (2.55%) MS Office
3 44 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.88%) MS Project
5 29 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 18 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.27%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.080%) InDesign
11 3 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.080%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.053%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 180 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.40%) Endur
3 15 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.24%) RMDS
6 8 (0.21%) Summit
6 8 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.16%) Tridion
9 4 (0.11%) Magento
9 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.080%) GoldMine
11 2 (0.053%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 2 (0.053%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.053%) IntelliMatch
12 1 (0.027%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 141 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (1.49%) Office 365
4 27 (0.72%) SaaS
5 25 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.53%) GitHub
7 14 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.19%) Yammer
11 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.11%) Force.com
13 3 (0.080%) IaaS
13 3 (0.080%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.053%) Google Drive
14 2 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.053%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.027%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 113 (3.00%) HTTP
2 73 (1.94%) Internet
3 52 (1.38%) Firewall
4 39 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 36 (0.96%) DNS
6 31 (0.82%) LDAP
7 25 (0.66%) Intranet
8 23 (0.61%) DHCP
9 22 (0.58%) FTP
9 22 (0.58%) SAN
10 18 (0.48%) SSL
11 15 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 15 (0.40%) VPN
11 15 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 14 (0.37%) Kerberos
13 13 (0.35%) NAS
14 12 (0.32%) IPsec
15 11 (0.29%) BIG-IP
16 10 (0.27%) AMQP
17 8 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1582 (42.04%) SQL Server
2 385 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 352 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 328 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 221 (5.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 168 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 165 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
8 137 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 135 (3.59%) Relational Database
10 107 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 102 (2.71%) NoSQL
12 79 (2.10%) MongoDB
13 73 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 71 (1.89%) MySQL
15 55 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 45 (1.20%) DTS
17 37 (0.98%) MS Access
17 37 (0.98%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.85%) Big Data
19 30 (0.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 368 (9.78%) Visual Studio
2 290 (7.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 244 (6.48%) Subversion
4 174 (4.62%) NUnit
5 173 (4.60%) Git (software)
6 168 (4.46%) TeamCity
7 166 (4.41%) JIRA
8 122 (3.24%) Jenkins
9 110 (2.92%) Selenium
10 89 (2.37%) SpecFlow
11 82 (2.18%) Maven
12 54 (1.44%) Cucumber
12 54 (1.44%) MSBuild
13 50 (1.33%) JUnit
14 48 (1.28%) Moq
15 43 (1.14%) MSTest
16 39 (1.04%) Ant
17 35 (0.93%) ReSharper
18 30 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
18 30 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 870 (23.12%) Finance
2 593 (15.76%) Banking
3 329 (8.74%) Investment Banking
4 291 (7.73%) Front Office
5 97 (2.58%) Retail
6 89 (2.37%) Back Office
7 78 (2.07%) Legal
8 72 (1.91%) Marketing
9 63 (1.67%) Law
10 38 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 37 (0.98%) Advertising
11 37 (0.98%) Publishing
12 31 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 16 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.40%) Games
15 11 (0.29%) Military
15 11 (0.29%) Automotive
15 11 (0.29%) French Language
16 10 (0.27%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2499 (66.41%) Developer
2 946 (25.14%) .NET Developer
3 695 (18.47%) C# Developer
4 357 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 349 (9.27%) Analyst
6 300 (7.97%) Senior Developer
7 262 (6.96%) Architect
8 160 (4.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 155 (4.12%) Web Developer
10 150 (3.99%) SQL Developer
11 137 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 119 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
13 115 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
14 110 (2.92%) Consultant
15 108 (2.87%) Senior C# Developer
16 107 (2.84%) SharePoint Developer
17 94 (2.50%) CRM Developer
18 81 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
19 79 (2.10%) Business Analyst
20 75 (1.99%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1318 (35.03%) ASP.NET
2 918 (24.40%) HTML
3 720 (19.13%) .NET Framework
4 675 (17.94%) CSS
5 582 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 580 (15.41%) WCF
7 528 (14.03%) jQuery
8 523 (13.90%) Web Services
9 435 (11.56%) HTML5
10 418 (11.11%) XML
11 380 (10.10%) AngularJS
12 372 (9.89%) WPF
13 329 (8.74%) Entity Framework
14 251 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 214 (5.69%) CSS3
16 193 (5.13%) REST
17 192 (5.10%) LINQ
18 190 (5.05%) SOAP
19 153 (4.07%) Ajax
20 151 (4.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 244 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (4.78%) Derivative
3 128 (3.40%) Fixed Income
4 126 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 91 (2.42%) User Experience
6 87 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 77 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 69 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 67 (1.78%) Hedge funds
10 66 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 58 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
12 57 (1.51%) Client/Server
13 56 (1.49%) Visualisation
14 50 (1.33%) Management Information System
15 49 (1.30%) Equities
16 47 (1.25%) Data Structures
17 45 (1.20%) Mathematics
18 39 (1.04%) Clustering
19 37 (0.98%) Market Risk
20 33 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 533 (14.16%) Windows
2 193 (5.13%) Linux
3 168 (4.46%) UNIX
4 93 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (1.36%) Android
6 48 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 39 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (0.69%) Solaris
11 17 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.40%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.27%) CentOS
13 10 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.24%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1412 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
2 938 (24.93%) MVC
3 766 (20.36%) TDD
4 555 (14.75%) Scrum
5 389 (10.34%) OO
6 314 (8.34%) BDD
7 312 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
8 290 (7.71%) SDLC
9 276 (7.33%) CRM
10 253 (6.72%) Unit Testing
11 240 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 217 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
13 209 (5.55%) SOA
14 204 (5.42%) Web Development
15 175 (4.65%) Multithreading
16 161 (4.28%) Software Engineering
17 154 (4.09%) ITIL
18 153 (4.07%) Migration
19 148 (3.93%) Project Management
20 145 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2484 (66.01%) C#
2 1379 (36.65%) SQL
3 1104 (29.34%) JavaScript
4 698 (18.55%) Java
5 321 (8.53%) T-SQL
6 260 (6.91%) VB.NET
7 192 (5.10%) C++
8 153 (4.07%) VBA
9 149 (3.96%) Python
10 144 (3.83%) VB
11 143 (3.80%) PowerShell
12 115 (3.06%) Ruby
13 98 (2.60%) PHP
14 94 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 88 (2.34%) Perl
16 55 (1.46%) C
17 48 (1.28%) VBScript
18 42 (1.12%) VB6
18 42 (1.12%) Bash Shell
19 36 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 252 (6.70%) Degree
2 135 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 58 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 55 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 53 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (1.36%) ISEB
7 43 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 24 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.32%) MCITP
11 11 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.27%) MCSE
13 8 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 8 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.16%) CCNA
14 6 (0.16%) CISSP
14 6 (0.16%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.16%) IBM Certification
15 5 (0.13%) MCPD
15 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (4.25%) QA
2 16 (0.43%) SLA
3 10 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.19%) HL7
7 5 (0.13%) EMIR
8 4 (0.11%) GxP
8 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.080%) DICOM
9 3 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.053%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.053%) COBIT
10 2 (0.053%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.027%) WCAG
11 1 (0.027%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 51 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.66%) vSphere
4 20 (0.53%) vCloud
5 10 (0.27%) GridGain
6 9 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (0.16%) Firmware
9 5 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.11%) Varnish
10 4 (0.11%) Snort
10 4 (0.11%) Squid
10 4 (0.11%) Xen
11 3 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.080%) XenApp
11 3 (0.080%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.080%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 74 (1.97%) Puppet
2 61 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
3 32 (0.85%) BladeLogic
4 22 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (0.48%) ZABBIX
6 16 (0.43%) Control-M
7 11 (0.29%) SCCM
7 11 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.24%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.24%) Ansible
10 7 (0.19%) Kibana
11 6 (0.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 6 (0.16%) Nagios
11 6 (0.16%) Rundeck
12 5 (0.13%) SCOM
12 5 (0.13%) WMI
12 5 (0.13%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 948 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 421 (11.19%) Oracle
3 143 (3.80%) Sitecore
4 95 (2.52%) EPiServer
4 95 (2.52%) IBM
5 83 (2.21%) VMware
6 79 (2.10%) Sybase
7 68 (1.81%) TIBCO
8 67 (1.78%) HP
9 60 (1.59%) DevExpress
10 57 (1.51%) Business Objects
11 51 (1.36%) Telerik
12 43 (1.14%) Adobe
13 42 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 42 (1.12%) Google
14 41 (1.09%) SAP
15 40 (1.06%) Perforce
16 36 (0.96%) JD Edwards
17 32 (0.85%) webMethods
17 32 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £400.00 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Venturi
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TEKsystems
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Square One Resources
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Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
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Spencer Rose
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Venturi
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Hays Finance Technology
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