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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 1880 2063 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.15% 8.51% 10.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.29% 28.39% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1545 1638
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 12
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £17.57 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £64.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
.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
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +2 514 £428 -5.00% 245
Brentford - 11 £249 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 9 £475 -13.63%
Harrow +2 9 £338 - 2
Croydon -7 9 £683 +86.98% 4
Docklands, London +21 7 £555 +20.00%
Uxbridge +10 6 £375 +30.43% 3
Westminster -7 5 £525 +23.52%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 4 £365 +64.04% 2
Wembley -2 2 £500 +25.00%
Chiswick +1 1 - -
Twickenham 0 1 £350 -15.66% 1
Hounslow -2 1 £225 -21.73%
Barnet - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 3
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2487 (66.57%) C#
2 1472 (39.40%) SQL Server
3 1403 (37.55%) SQL
4 1340 (35.87%) ASP.NET
5 1282 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
6 1093 (29.26%) JavaScript
7 1061 (28.40%) HTML
8 1037 (27.76%) Microsoft
9 985 (26.37%) MVC
10 775 (20.74%) Finance
11 774 (20.72%) CSS
12 760 (20.34%) TDD
13 633 (16.94%) WCF
14 609 (16.30%) .NET Framework
15 583 (15.60%) Java
16 556 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 539 (14.43%) jQuery
18 528 (14.13%) Windows
19 520 (13.92%) Scrum
20 490 (13.12%) Banking
21 472 (12.63%) Oracle
22 467 (12.50%) XML
23 465 (12.45%) Web Services
24 456 (12.21%) HTML5
25 427 (11.43%) OO
26 380 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
27 378 (10.12%) SharePoint
28 371 (9.93%) Visual Studio
29 365 (9.77%) WPF
30 346 (9.26%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 378 (10.12%) SharePoint
2 264 (7.07%) IIS
3 232 (6.21%) CMS
4 148 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 136 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 96 (2.57%) Umbraco
7 94 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
7 94 (2.52%) Node.js
8 93 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 69 (1.85%) Apache
10 47 (1.26%) Tomcat
11 43 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 38 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (0.72%) JBoss
13 27 (0.72%) Kentico
14 26 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
15 22 (0.59%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
17 20 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
18 19 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 346 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 86 (2.30%) MS Office
3 37 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.86%) MS Project
5 30 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.70%) InfoPath
7 25 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.21%) SPSS
10 6 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.054%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.054%) Stata
12 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 237 (6.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.59%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.35%) Endur
6 11 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.27%) Tridion
8 9 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
9 8 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.21%) ZaiNet
9 8 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.11%) Agresso
13 3 (0.080%) Summit
13 3 (0.080%) Adaptiv
13 3 (0.080%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
13 3 (0.080%) Oracle Cash Management
14 2 (0.054%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 176 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (1.18%) PaaS
3 34 (0.91%) SaaS
4 19 (0.51%) Office 365
5 17 (0.46%) Force.com
6 15 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.16%) GitHub
9 5 (0.13%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.080%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.080%) IaaS
11 3 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.054%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.054%) Heroku
13 1 (0.027%) Taleo
13 1 (0.027%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.19%) HTTP
2 63 (1.69%) Intranet
3 58 (1.55%) Internet
4 47 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 40 (1.07%) DNS
6 37 (0.99%) Firewall
7 33 (0.88%) SSL
8 32 (0.86%) SAN
9 26 (0.70%) LDAP
9 26 (0.70%) FTP
10 22 (0.59%) Wireshark
11 13 (0.35%) DHCP
11 13 (0.35%) Extranet
11 13 (0.35%) NAS
12 12 (0.32%) WAN
13 10 (0.27%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.24%) BIG-IP
14 9 (0.24%) tcpdump
14 9 (0.24%) AMQP
15 8 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1472 (39.40%) SQL Server
2 380 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 250 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 240 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 179 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 117 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 112 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 111 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 111 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 103 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
10 75 (2.01%) MySQL
11 59 (1.58%) NoSQL
12 51 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 50 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
14 47 (1.26%) Big Data
15 45 (1.20%) MongoDB
16 43 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 36 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
18 34 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 33 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 371 (9.93%) Visual Studio
2 297 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 251 (6.72%) NUnit
4 163 (4.36%) Selenium
5 151 (4.04%) Subversion
6 125 (3.35%) SpecFlow
7 116 (3.10%) Git (software)
8 109 (2.92%) TeamCity
9 106 (2.84%) JIRA
10 81 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
11 69 (1.85%) MSTest
12 63 (1.69%) Moq
13 62 (1.66%) Cucumber
14 56 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
15 55 (1.47%) Jenkins
16 52 (1.39%) JUnit
17 42 (1.12%) WebDriver
18 37 (0.99%) WATIR
18 37 (0.99%) Sahi
19 33 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 775 (20.74%) Finance
2 490 (13.12%) Banking
3 281 (7.52%) Front Office
4 246 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 104 (2.78%) Marketing
6 87 (2.33%) Retail
7 80 (2.14%) Advertising
8 61 (1.63%) Back Office
9 51 (1.37%) Legal
10 41 (1.10%) Publishing
11 40 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 38 (1.02%) Law
13 32 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.62%) Games
15 22 (0.59%) Billing
16 14 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.19%) Electronics
18 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2490 (66.65%) Developer
2 960 (25.70%) .NET Developer
3 657 (17.59%) C# Developer
4 342 (9.15%) Senior Developer
5 336 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 267 (7.15%) Architect
7 259 (6.93%) Analyst
8 179 (4.79%) Web Developer
9 158 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 145 (3.88%) SharePoint Developer
11 143 (3.83%) ASP.NET Developer
12 137 (3.67%) CRM Developer
13 119 (3.19%) Consultant
14 109 (2.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 109 (2.92%) SQL Developer
15 103 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 90 (2.41%) Senior C# Developer
17 83 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
18 74 (1.98%) Software Developer
19 73 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1340 (35.87%) ASP.NET
2 1061 (28.40%) HTML
3 774 (20.72%) CSS
4 633 (16.94%) WCF
5 609 (16.30%) .NET Framework
6 556 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 539 (14.43%) jQuery
8 467 (12.50%) XML
9 465 (12.45%) Web Services
10 456 (12.21%) HTML5
11 365 (9.77%) WPF
12 286 (7.66%) AngularJS
13 263 (7.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 214 (5.73%) CSS3
15 201 (5.38%) Ajax
16 171 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
17 164 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
18 160 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 155 (4.15%) REST
20 140 (3.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 255 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 129 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 117 (3.13%) Derivative
5 115 (3.08%) Open Source
6 113 (3.02%) User Experience
7 71 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 70 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 66 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
10 65 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 58 (1.55%) Credit Risk
12 57 (1.53%) Market Risk
13 51 (1.37%) Mathematics
14 50 (1.34%) Management Information System
15 47 (1.26%) Grid Computing
16 43 (1.15%) Equities
17 40 (1.07%) N-Tier
17 40 (1.07%) Visualisation
18 39 (1.04%) Algorithms
19 38 (1.02%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 528 (14.13%) Windows
2 189 (5.06%) Linux
3 159 (4.26%) UNIX
4 106 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (1.34%) Android
7 45 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 44 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 33 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 26 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 15 (0.40%) Windows Phone
14 11 (0.29%) AIX
15 10 (0.27%) Solaris
16 8 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.21%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.19%) CentOS
18 6 (0.16%) Windows NT
19 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1282 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 985 (26.37%) MVC
3 760 (20.34%) TDD
4 520 (13.92%) Scrum
5 427 (11.43%) OO
6 344 (9.21%) BDD
7 334 (8.94%) CRM
8 258 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
9 242 (6.48%) E-Commerce
10 199 (5.33%) Web Development
11 178 (4.76%) Migration
12 157 (4.20%) SOA
13 155 (4.15%) Project Management
14 148 (3.96%) OOP
15 146 (3.91%) Workflow
15 146 (3.91%) Multithreading
16 142 (3.80%) Software Engineering
17 140 (3.75%) Analytics
18 122 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
19 121 (3.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2487 (66.57%) C#
2 1403 (37.55%) SQL
3 1093 (29.26%) JavaScript
4 583 (15.60%) Java
5 299 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 236 (6.32%) VB.NET
7 196 (5.25%) C++
8 165 (4.42%) PL/SQL
9 133 (3.56%) PowerShell
10 124 (3.32%) Python
11 121 (3.24%) VB
12 114 (3.05%) Ruby
13 107 (2.86%) VBA
14 103 (2.76%) PHP
15 67 (1.79%) Perl
16 63 (1.69%) VBScript
17 54 (1.45%) C
18 44 (1.18%) VB6
19 38 (1.02%) Shell Script
20 32 (0.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 241 (6.45%) Degree
2 130 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 79 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 69 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 47 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 45 (1.20%) ISEB
8 34 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 23 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 19 (0.51%) MCITP
11 10 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.27%) MCSD
11 10 (0.27%) MCSE
12 9 (0.24%) MCTS
13 7 (0.19%) PhD
13 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.16%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.13%) MCSA
15 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.11%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (5.54%) QA
2 14 (0.37%) SLA
3 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.16%) GPG13
6 5 (0.13%) HL7
7 3 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.080%) WCAG
7 3 (0.080%) WAI
7 3 (0.080%) Basel III
8 2 (0.054%) EMIR
8 2 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.054%) COBIT
8 2 (0.054%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.027%) GxP
9 1 (0.027%) GAMP
9 1 (0.027%) MiFID
9 1 (0.027%) DICOM
System Software
1 87 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 30 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.35%) vSphere
4 10 (0.27%) vCloud
5 8 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
6 7 (0.19%) Nmap
7 6 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.080%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.080%) NFS
11 2 (0.054%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.054%) IAG
11 2 (0.054%) Xen
11 2 (0.054%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.054%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.054%) Samba
12 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 56 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (0.86%) Puppet
3 28 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.51%) Control-M
5 11 (0.29%) Kibana
6 10 (0.27%) logstash
6 10 (0.27%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.27%) Nagios
7 9 (0.24%) SCCM
8 8 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.21%) SCOM
8 8 (0.21%) BladeLogic
9 7 (0.19%) Nessus
9 7 (0.19%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.11%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.11%) WMI
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.054%) Salt
Vendors
1 1037 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 472 (12.63%) Oracle
3 130 (3.48%) Sitecore
4 82 (2.19%) HP
5 64 (1.71%) Sybase
5 64 (1.71%) EPiServer
6 61 (1.63%) TIBCO
6 61 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (1.31%) IBM
7 49 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 44 (1.18%) VMware
9 40 (1.07%) SAP
10 38 (1.02%) DevExpress
10 38 (1.02%) Business Objects
11 31 (0.83%) Informatica
12 29 (0.78%) Perforce
13 27 (0.72%) Google
14 26 (0.70%) Cisco
15 25 (0.67%) Adobe
16 24 (0.64%) Citrix
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