The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 1798 2034 2608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.43% 9.41% 9.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.40% 32.61% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1550 1797
Average daily rate £400 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.53 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.83% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.00 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £172.00 £52.50 £77.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
England

.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 18 April 2014.

.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 18 April 2014.

.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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 547 £425 -5.55% 267
Uxbridge +2 6 £253 -50.12% 6
Kingston Upon Thames -5 5 £350 - 5
Canary Wharf +17 4 £406 -26.13%
Hammersmith +2 4 £400 +11.11%
Croydon -10 4 £350 -27.83% 11
Westminster - 4 £350 -
Ealing +3 3 £350 -
Wimbledon -1 3 - - 3
Bromley - 3 £350 - 2
Erith - 3 - -
Brentford +2 2 £340 -18.19%
Mayfair - 2 £500 -
Harrow -3 1 - - 3
Docklands, London -10 1 £520 +26.06% 2
Surbiton - 1 £425 - 1
Beckenham - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Bexleyheath - - - -
Barnet - - - - 2
Coulsdon - - - -
Enfield - - - - 4
Hornchurch - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Stanmore - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2532 (68.84%) C#
2 1616 (43.94%) SQL Server
3 1442 (39.21%) ASP.NET
4 1370 (37.25%) SQL
5 999 (27.16%) HTML
6 992 (26.97%) MVC
7 961 (26.13%) JavaScript
8 864 (23.49%) Finance
9 776 (21.10%) Microsoft
10 757 (20.58%) CSS
11 701 (19.06%) TDD
12 688 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 684 (18.60%) jQuery
14 662 (18.00%) WCF
15 649 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
16 607 (16.50%) .NET Framework
17 540 (14.68%) Banking
18 533 (14.49%) Java
19 529 (14.38%) XML
20 516 (14.03%) Windows
21 508 (13.81%) Web Services
22 478 (13.00%) WPF
23 473 (12.86%) OO
24 466 (12.67%) Scrum
25 458 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
26 421 (11.45%) SharePoint
27 407 (11.07%) Visual Studio
28 393 (10.69%) Oracle
29 340 (9.24%) Front Office
30 331 (9.00%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 421 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 238 (6.47%) IIS
3 225 (6.12%) CMS
4 165 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 104 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 99 (2.69%) Umbraco
7 96 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 80 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
8 80 (2.18%) Node.js
9 49 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 42 (1.14%) Tomcat
11 33 (0.90%) Apache
12 29 (0.79%) WordPress
13 28 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
14 25 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
15 24 (0.65%) NServiceBus
16 23 (0.63%) WebLogic
16 23 (0.63%) Drupal
17 20 (0.54%) DNN
18 18 (0.49%) Kentico
Applications
1 331 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 63 (1.71%) MS Office
3 31 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 26 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.35%) MS Project
7 12 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.27%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.054%) Stata
11 2 (0.054%) InDesign
12 1 (0.027%) XMetaL
12 1 (0.027%) Maya
12 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.027%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 98 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
4 27 (0.73%) Magento
5 26 (0.71%) Markit EDM
6 18 (0.49%) ION MarketView
7 17 (0.46%) Endur
8 13 (0.35%) ZaiNet
9 9 (0.24%) Aligne
10 8 (0.22%) ReMetrica
11 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.11%) Siebel Analytics
13 3 (0.082%) Tridion
13 3 (0.082%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
14 2 (0.054%) nopCommerce
14 2 (0.054%) SiteCatalyst
14 2 (0.054%) JDE World
14 2 (0.054%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 99 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.09%) SaaS
3 20 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.19%) PaaS
7 6 (0.16%) GitHub
7 6 (0.16%) Office 365
8 3 (0.082%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.054%) IaaS
9 2 (0.054%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.53%) Internet
2 59 (1.60%) HTTP
3 54 (1.47%) Intranet
4 40 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.84%) Firewall
6 30 (0.82%) LDAP
7 19 (0.52%) SSL
8 17 (0.46%) FTP
9 15 (0.41%) DNS
10 13 (0.35%) SAN
11 12 (0.33%) DHCP
12 11 (0.30%) Extranet
12 11 (0.30%) Kerberos
12 11 (0.30%) AMQP
13 9 (0.24%) WAN
14 8 (0.22%) LAN
15 7 (0.19%) VPN
15 7 (0.19%) BIG-IP
16 6 (0.16%) Network Security
16 6 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1616 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 458 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 302 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 296 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 206 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 183 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 170 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 150 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 138 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
10 117 (3.18%) Oracle Database
11 95 (2.58%) MySQL
12 56 (1.52%) MongoDB
13 50 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 49 (1.33%) RDBMS
15 44 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
16 36 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
17 34 (0.92%) QlikView
18 31 (0.84%) NoSQL
19 30 (0.82%) RavenDB
19 30 (0.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 407 (11.07%) Visual Studio
2 256 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 169 (4.59%) NUnit
4 166 (4.51%) Subversion
5 146 (3.97%) Git (software)
6 134 (3.64%) TeamCity
7 91 (2.47%) Selenium
8 87 (2.37%) SpecFlow
9 81 (2.20%) JIRA
10 72 (1.96%) Jenkins
11 58 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
12 56 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 51 (1.39%) MSBuild
14 42 (1.14%) MSTest
15 41 (1.11%) Moq
16 38 (1.03%) Maven
16 38 (1.03%) CruiseControl
17 36 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 33 (0.90%) Mercurial
19 32 (0.87%) MSI
General
1 864 (23.49%) Finance
2 540 (14.68%) Banking
3 340 (9.24%) Front Office
4 214 (5.82%) Investment Banking
5 126 (3.43%) Retail
6 109 (2.96%) Marketing
7 74 (2.01%) Back Office
8 55 (1.50%) Advertising
9 50 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 46 (1.25%) Legal
11 43 (1.17%) Publishing
12 40 (1.09%) Telecoms
13 37 (1.01%) Law
14 15 (0.41%) Local Government
14 15 (0.41%) French Language
15 12 (0.33%) Games
16 10 (0.27%) Billing
17 9 (0.24%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.24%) Electronics
17 9 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2547 (69.25%) Developer
2 1043 (28.36%) .NET Developer
3 876 (23.82%) C# Developer
4 507 (13.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 310 (8.43%) Senior Developer
6 274 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 265 (7.21%) Analyst
8 217 (5.90%) Architect
9 177 (4.81%) Web Developer
10 166 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
11 163 (4.43%) SQL Developer
12 153 (4.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 147 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
14 112 (3.05%) Senior C# Developer
15 99 (2.69%) Front-End Developer
16 97 (2.64%) Programmer
17 94 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
18 93 (2.53%) Consultant
19 91 (2.47%) WPF Developer
20 87 (2.37%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1442 (39.21%) ASP.NET
2 999 (27.16%) HTML
3 757 (20.58%) CSS
4 688 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 684 (18.60%) jQuery
6 662 (18.00%) WCF
7 607 (16.50%) .NET Framework
8 529 (14.38%) XML
9 508 (13.81%) Web Services
10 478 (13.00%) WPF
11 313 (8.51%) HTML5
12 282 (7.67%) Ajax
13 238 (6.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 235 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 186 (5.06%) REST
16 184 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
17 181 (4.92%) CSS3
18 177 (4.81%) LINQ
19 174 (4.73%) JSON
20 173 (4.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 151 (4.11%) Derivative
2 118 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 115 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 113 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 88 (2.39%) Open Source
6 68 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 62 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 53 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 52 (1.41%) Hedge funds
10 50 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
11 49 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 49 (1.33%) Equities
12 46 (1.25%) Market Risk
13 43 (1.17%) Credit Risk
14 37 (1.01%) Data Integration
15 32 (0.87%) Digital Media
16 31 (0.84%) Management Information System
17 29 (0.79%) Statistics
18 26 (0.71%) W3C
18 26 (0.71%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 516 (14.03%) Windows
2 160 (4.35%) Linux
3 157 (4.27%) UNIX
4 71 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 66 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (1.20%) Android
8 27 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 25 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 18 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 16 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
12 11 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.16%) Windows CE
15 4 (0.11%) AIX
15 4 (0.11%) HPUX
15 4 (0.11%) Debian
16 3 (0.082%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 992 (26.97%) MVC
2 701 (19.06%) TDD
3 649 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 473 (12.86%) OO
5 466 (12.67%) Scrum
6 259 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 245 (6.66%) BDD
8 244 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
9 230 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 230 (6.25%) Web Development
10 216 (5.87%) Unit Testing
11 212 (5.76%) CRM
12 196 (5.33%) SOA
13 177 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 152 (4.13%) MVVM
15 147 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
16 143 (3.89%) Migration
17 139 (3.78%) UML
18 134 (3.64%) Asset Management
19 128 (3.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2532 (68.84%) C#
2 1370 (37.25%) SQL
3 961 (26.13%) JavaScript
4 533 (14.49%) Java
5 267 (7.26%) T-SQL
6 186 (5.06%) VB.NET
7 170 (4.62%) C++
8 146 (3.97%) PHP
9 124 (3.37%) Ruby
10 118 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 117 (3.18%) Python
12 102 (2.77%) VB
13 96 (2.61%) VBA
13 96 (2.61%) PowerShell
14 65 (1.77%) Perl
15 62 (1.69%) C
16 32 (0.87%) VBScript
17 25 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 23 (0.63%) XAML
18 23 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 248 (6.74%) Degree
2 58 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 56 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (0.76%) ISEB
5 24 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (0.49%) MCSD
9 15 (0.41%) MCP
10 10 (0.27%) MCITP
11 9 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.24%) MCTS
12 8 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.19%) MCSE
13 7 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.16%) PMP
14 6 (0.16%) MCAD
15 4 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
16 3 (0.082%) MBA
16 3 (0.082%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.16%) QA
2 10 (0.27%) EMIR
3 9 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.22%) Basel III
4 8 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.22%) SLA
5 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.11%) WCAG
7 4 (0.11%) WAI
8 3 (0.082%) HL7
8 3 (0.082%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.054%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.027%) COREP
System Software
1 90 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.22%) vCloud
5 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (0.16%) XenApp
7 4 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
7 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.11%) NDS
8 3 (0.082%) Xen
9 2 (0.054%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.054%) vSphere
10 1 (0.027%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.027%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.027%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.027%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (1.06%) Puppet
2 23 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (0.60%) SCCM
4 21 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.44%) WSUS
6 12 (0.33%) Control-M
7 9 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.22%) Nagios
9 6 (0.16%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.14%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.11%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.082%) SCOM
13 2 (0.054%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 1 (0.027%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.027%) Norton AntiVirus
14 1 (0.027%) MOM
14 1 (0.027%) AppManager
14 1 (0.027%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 776 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 393 (10.69%) Oracle
3 129 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 93 (2.53%) SAP
5 63 (1.71%) EPiServer
6 61 (1.66%) JD Edwards
7 53 (1.44%) VMware
8 49 (1.33%) Telerik
9 43 (1.17%) Sybase
10 42 (1.14%) TIBCO
11 41 (1.11%) Adobe
12 30 (0.82%) Business Objects
13 29 (0.79%) DataSynapse
14 27 (0.73%) HP
14 27 (0.73%) IBM
15 26 (0.71%) DevExpress
16 23 (0.63%) JBoss
16 23 (0.63%) Google
17 22 (0.60%) Ektron
18 21 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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