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 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 1864 1776 2050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.38% 7.62% 9.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.14% 25.65% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1272 1585
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -4.06%
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 £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £93.75 £45.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +91.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £25.80 £14.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £172.00 £169.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
6625 6924 6198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.78% 29.69% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4948 4552
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 49
Average hourly rate £24.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +4 500 £450 - 246
Croydon +4 11 £350 - 2
Canary Wharf +7 10 £510 +23.63%
Twickenham - 9 £325 - 2
Docklands, London +12 8 £425 -20.56% 1
Uxbridge -1 5 £350 +34.61% 5
Sidcup - 5 £310 - 2
Brentford -6 4 £360 +6.03%
Hounslow -1 3 £360 +2.85% 2
Harrow - 3 £325 - 3
Wembley - 3 £420 - 3
Bromley +3 1 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 £600 +71.42% 9
Chiswick - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £375 - 3
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Morden - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 3
Coulsdon - - - - 1
Barnet - - - - 3
Beckenham - - - - 2
Hayes - - - -
Enfield - - - - 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 2352 (65.37%) C#
2 1482 (41.19%) SQL Server
3 1377 (38.27%) SQL
4 1290 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1182 (32.85%) ASP.NET
6 1034 (28.74%) JavaScript
7 928 (25.79%) Microsoft
8 900 (25.01%) HTML
9 823 (22.87%) MVC
10 814 (22.62%) Finance
11 743 (20.65%) TDD
12 692 (19.23%) Java
13 673 (18.70%) CSS
14 592 (16.45%) .NET Framework
15 576 (16.01%) WCF
16 518 (14.40%) Scrum
17 515 (14.31%) Windows
18 513 (14.26%) Banking
19 505 (14.04%) jQuery
20 480 (13.34%) Web Services
21 467 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC
22 444 (12.34%) XML
23 442 (12.28%) Oracle
24 438 (12.17%) OO
25 397 (11.03%) WPF
26 394 (10.95%) HTML5
27 380 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
28 341 (9.48%) SharePoint
29 337 (9.37%) Visual Studio
30 325 (9.03%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 341 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 268 (7.45%) IIS
3 215 (5.98%) CMS
4 103 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 100 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 99 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 83 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 81 (2.25%) Umbraco
9 78 (2.17%) Apache
10 67 (1.86%) Node.js
11 58 (1.61%) WebSphere
12 54 (1.50%) Tomcat
13 36 (1.00%) Kentico
14 30 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
14 30 (0.83%) Confluence
14 30 (0.83%) Sitefinity
15 29 (0.81%) OpenStack
16 23 (0.64%) WebLogic
17 21 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
18 20 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 325 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 103 (2.86%) MS Office
3 56 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.69%) MS Project
6 20 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.47%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.083%) InDesign
11 3 (0.083%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 192 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.78%) Markit EDM
5 18 (0.50%) Endur
6 10 (0.28%) RMDS
7 8 (0.22%) ZaiNet
7 8 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.17%) Tridion
8 6 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
9 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.083%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 128 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (0.86%) SaaS
3 26 (0.72%) Office 365
4 17 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.39%) GitHub
6 9 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.19%) Yammer
9 6 (0.17%) Force.com
10 5 (0.14%) IaaS
11 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.083%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.056%) Heroku
13 2 (0.056%) PaaS
13 2 (0.056%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.028%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.028%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.67%) HTTP
2 71 (1.97%) Internet
3 51 (1.42%) Firewall
4 41 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 39 (1.08%) DNS
6 33 (0.92%) Intranet
7 29 (0.81%) LDAP
8 28 (0.78%) FTP
9 22 (0.61%) SAN
10 18 (0.50%) SSL
10 18 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 15 (0.42%) DHCP
12 11 (0.31%) VPN
13 10 (0.28%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.28%) WAN
13 10 (0.28%) NAS
14 9 (0.25%) AMQP
15 8 (0.22%) BIG-IP
15 8 (0.22%) Unified Communications
16 7 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1482 (41.19%) SQL Server
2 380 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 297 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 270 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 195 (5.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 151 (4.20%) Oracle Database
7 145 (4.03%) Relational Database
8 135 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
9 134 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 112 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 75 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 64 (1.78%) NoSQL
13 59 (1.64%) MySQL
14 48 (1.33%) MS Access
15 45 (1.25%) MongoDB
16 44 (1.22%) RDBMS
17 40 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
18 37 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 34 (0.94%) OLAP
20 30 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 337 (9.37%) Visual Studio
2 233 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 210 (5.84%) NUnit
4 204 (5.67%) Subversion
5 145 (4.03%) JIRA
6 142 (3.95%) Git (software)
7 140 (3.89%) Selenium
8 134 (3.72%) TeamCity
9 95 (2.64%) Jenkins
10 92 (2.56%) SpecFlow
11 62 (1.72%) Maven
12 60 (1.67%) Moq
13 58 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
14 55 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
15 53 (1.47%) Cucumber
16 49 (1.36%) MSTest
17 47 (1.31%) JUnit
18 41 (1.14%) Ant
19 39 (1.08%) MSBuild
20 29 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 814 (22.62%) Finance
2 513 (14.26%) Banking
3 286 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 282 (7.84%) Front Office
5 91 (2.53%) Retail
6 86 (2.39%) Back Office
7 75 (2.08%) Marketing
8 53 (1.47%) Legal
9 52 (1.45%) Advertising
10 46 (1.28%) Publishing
11 37 (1.03%) Telecoms
12 30 (0.83%) Law
13 29 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.50%) Games
16 17 (0.47%) Billing
17 11 (0.31%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.22%) German Language
19 7 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
20 5 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2362 (65.65%) Developer
2 870 (24.18%) .NET Developer
3 651 (18.09%) C# Developer
4 341 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 302 (8.39%) Senior Developer
6 292 (8.12%) Analyst
7 284 (7.89%) Architect
8 164 (4.56%) Web Developer
9 128 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 127 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
11 123 (3.42%) SharePoint Developer
12 115 (3.20%) SQL Developer
13 114 (3.17%) Consultant
14 110 (3.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 96 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
16 94 (2.61%) CRM Developer
17 93 (2.58%) Applications Support
18 91 (2.53%) Senior C# Developer
19 81 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
20 73 (2.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1182 (32.85%) ASP.NET
2 900 (25.01%) HTML
3 673 (18.70%) CSS
4 592 (16.45%) .NET Framework
5 576 (16.01%) WCF
6 505 (14.04%) jQuery
7 480 (13.34%) Web Services
8 467 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 444 (12.34%) XML
10 397 (11.03%) WPF
11 394 (10.95%) HTML5
12 301 (8.37%) AngularJS
13 260 (7.23%) Entity Framework
14 202 (5.61%) CSS3
15 181 (5.03%) REST
16 175 (4.86%) RESTful
17 172 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 161 (4.47%) SOAP
19 150 (4.17%) Ajax
19 150 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 263 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (4.42%) Derivative
3 151 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 119 (3.31%) Fixed Income
5 110 (3.06%) Open Source
6 103 (2.86%) User Experience
7 86 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 60 (1.67%) Hedge funds
9 57 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 55 (1.53%) N-Tier
11 54 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
12 52 (1.45%) Equities
13 51 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 50 (1.39%) Mathematics
15 48 (1.33%) Visualisation
15 48 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
16 45 (1.25%) Management Information System
17 41 (1.14%) Credit Risk
18 40 (1.11%) Market Risk
19 37 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 515 (14.31%) Windows
2 207 (5.75%) Linux
3 177 (4.92%) UNIX
4 112 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (1.81%) Android
6 60 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 54 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.81%) Solaris
10 22 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 21 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.53%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.42%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.31%) CentOS
15 8 (0.22%) AIX
16 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.19%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
18 4 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1290 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 823 (22.87%) MVC
3 743 (20.65%) TDD
4 518 (14.40%) Scrum
5 438 (12.17%) OO
6 302 (8.39%) BDD
7 298 (8.28%) CRM
8 272 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
9 261 (7.25%) E-Commerce
10 208 (5.78%) SOA
11 195 (5.42%) Web Development
12 172 (4.78%) Unit Testing
13 159 (4.42%) Multithreading
14 154 (4.28%) ITIL
15 152 (4.22%) OOP
15 152 (4.22%) Project Management
16 148 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
17 146 (4.06%) Migration
18 141 (3.92%) Software Engineering
19 140 (3.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2352 (65.37%) C#
2 1377 (38.27%) SQL
3 1034 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 692 (19.23%) Java
5 299 (8.31%) T-SQL
6 256 (7.12%) VB.NET
7 196 (5.45%) C++
8 166 (4.61%) VBA
9 131 (3.64%) Python
9 131 (3.64%) VB
10 118 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 114 (3.17%) Ruby
12 113 (3.14%) PL/SQL
13 87 (2.42%) PHP
14 66 (1.83%) Perl
15 52 (1.45%) C
16 50 (1.39%) VB6
17 47 (1.31%) VBScript
18 46 (1.28%) Shell Script
19 35 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 251 (6.98%) Degree
2 122 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 60 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 54 (1.50%) ISEB
6 50 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 50 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (0.58%) MCITP
9 17 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 12 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.19%) MCSE
12 7 (0.19%) CISSP
13 6 (0.17%) IBM Certification
13 6 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.11%) PhD
14 4 (0.11%) MCSA
14 4 (0.11%) MCP
14 4 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (5.81%) QA
2 13 (0.36%) SLA
3 12 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.17%) HL7
4 6 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.11%) COBIT
5 4 (0.11%) DICOM
6 3 (0.083%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.083%) WAI
6 3 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.083%) GxP
7 2 (0.056%) WCAG
7 2 (0.056%) EMIR
7 2 (0.056%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.056%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.028%) Basel III
8 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 74 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.75%) vSphere
4 20 (0.56%) vCloud
5 7 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.17%) Firmware
6 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
7 5 (0.14%) Xen
8 4 (0.11%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.083%) XenApp
10 2 (0.056%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.056%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.056%) NFS
10 2 (0.056%) Samba
11 1 (0.028%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 50 (1.39%) Puppet
2 39 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
4 19 (0.53%) ZABBIX
5 16 (0.44%) BladeLogic
6 14 (0.39%) Control-M
7 13 (0.36%) Kibana
8 11 (0.31%) SCCM
9 7 (0.19%) logstash
10 6 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.14%) Nagios
11 5 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.11%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 928 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 442 (12.28%) Oracle
3 146 (4.06%) Sitecore
4 75 (2.08%) TIBCO
5 74 (2.06%) IBM
6 71 (1.97%) EPiServer
7 69 (1.92%) Sybase
8 66 (1.83%) HP
9 53 (1.47%) VMware
9 53 (1.47%) DevExpress
10 51 (1.42%) Business Objects
11 48 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 46 (1.28%) SAP
12 46 (1.28%) Adobe
13 45 (1.25%) Telerik
14 42 (1.17%) Perforce
15 36 (1.00%) Infragistics
16 33 (0.92%) Google
17 32 (0.89%) Red Hat
17 32 (0.89%) Tableau
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