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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 1856 2247 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.58% 8.94% 9.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.01% 28.54% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1705 1830
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 16
Average hourly rate £96.25 £50.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.50% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.48 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £60.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 September 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 September 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 September 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 0 482 £425 -5.55% 253
Croydon 0 13 £450 +25.00% 11
Canary Wharf +13 5 £450 -24.36%
Docklands, London +7 5 £380 -30.90%
Uxbridge -6 3 £425 -4.22% 3
Bromley +1 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 2 £328 - 8
Wimbledon -1 2 £325 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £281 - 2
Ilford - 2 £375 -
Romford +1 1 £550 +10.00% 1
Harrow 0 1 £175 -48.14% 4
Hounslow 0 1 £490 +45.18% 3
Westminster -2 1 £375 +36.36%
Teddington - 1 £450 - 2
Coulsdon - 1 £538 -
Hayes - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - - 2
Enfield - - - -
Erith - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Thornton Heath - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Woodford Green - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Paddington - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2534 (67.65%) C#
2 1651 (44.07%) ASP.NET
3 1574 (42.02%) SQL Server
4 1352 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1267 (33.82%) SQL
6 1160 (30.97%) JavaScript
7 1134 (30.27%) HTML
8 1116 (29.79%) MVC
9 976 (26.05%) Microsoft
10 838 (22.37%) CSS
11 802 (21.41%) TDD
12 752 (20.07%) Finance
13 677 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 663 (17.70%) .NET Framework
15 655 (17.49%) WCF
16 629 (16.79%) jQuery
17 546 (14.58%) Windows
18 532 (14.20%) Web Services
19 529 (14.12%) Java
20 524 (13.99%) XML
21 512 (13.67%) Banking
22 503 (13.43%) Scrum
23 470 (12.55%) HTML5
24 461 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
25 441 (11.77%) Oracle
26 421 (11.24%) OO
27 413 (11.03%) Visual Studio
28 403 (10.76%) SharePoint
29 365 (9.74%) MS Excel
30 333 (8.89%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 403 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 315 (8.41%) IIS
3 297 (7.93%) CMS
4 153 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 151 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 150 (4.00%) Umbraco
7 136 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
8 111 (2.96%) Node.js
8 111 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
9 59 (1.58%) Apache
10 53 (1.41%) Tomcat
11 43 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 38 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
13 29 (0.77%) Kentico
14 23 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 22 (0.59%) WordPress
16 21 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
17 19 (0.51%) Drupal
17 19 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
18 13 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 365 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.95%) MS Office
3 31 (0.83%) MS Project
4 30 (0.80%) InfoPath
4 30 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.21%) SPSS
8 8 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.080%) Stata
9 3 (0.080%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.080%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.027%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.027%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 195 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 11 (0.29%) Magento
7 10 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.27%) Tridion
8 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.16%) Agresso
10 6 (0.16%) Endur
10 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.11%) Temenos T24
13 3 (0.080%) ZaiNet
13 3 (0.080%) Aligne
13 3 (0.080%) ReMetrica
13 3 (0.080%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 169 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (1.44%) PaaS
3 45 (1.20%) SaaS
4 22 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (0.53%) Office 365
6 18 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (0.37%) Force.com
9 8 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.19%) GitHub
11 3 (0.080%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.053%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.027%) Heroku
13 1 (0.027%) IaaS
13 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.027%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.51%) HTTP
2 66 (1.76%) Internet
3 59 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 57 (1.52%) Intranet
5 40 (1.07%) SSL
6 36 (0.96%) DNS
7 31 (0.83%) Firewall
8 27 (0.72%) LDAP
9 26 (0.69%) SAN
10 23 (0.61%) Wireshark
11 17 (0.45%) Extranet
12 15 (0.40%) IPsec
12 15 (0.40%) DHCP
12 15 (0.40%) FTP
13 14 (0.37%) BIG-IP
14 13 (0.35%) tcpdump
15 12 (0.32%) WAN
15 12 (0.32%) VPN
16 11 (0.29%) NAS
17 10 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1574 (42.02%) SQL Server
2 461 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 277 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 271 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 195 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 146 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 126 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 107 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 107 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 98 (2.62%) Oracle Database
10 82 (2.19%) MySQL
11 66 (1.76%) NoSQL
12 62 (1.66%) MongoDB
13 44 (1.17%) RavenDB
14 41 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
15 40 (1.07%) QlikView
15 40 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 38 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 37 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 36 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 413 (11.03%) Visual Studio
2 287 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 206 (5.50%) NUnit
4 150 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 129 (3.44%) Selenium
6 127 (3.39%) Subversion
7 123 (3.28%) SpecFlow
8 121 (3.23%) Git (software)
9 94 (2.51%) JIRA
10 74 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
11 60 (1.60%) Jenkins
12 59 (1.58%) MSTest
13 55 (1.47%) Cucumber
14 47 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
15 45 (1.20%) WebDriver
16 43 (1.15%) Maven
17 41 (1.09%) Moq
17 41 (1.09%) MSBuild
18 40 (1.07%) JUnit
19 33 (0.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 752 (20.07%) Finance
2 512 (13.67%) Banking
3 265 (7.07%) Front Office
4 252 (6.73%) Investment Banking
5 107 (2.86%) Retail
6 101 (2.70%) Marketing
7 76 (2.03%) Advertising
8 74 (1.98%) Back Office
9 51 (1.36%) Legal
10 45 (1.20%) Publishing
11 38 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 34 (0.91%) Law
13 29 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.48%) Games
15 14 (0.37%) Billing
16 11 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.24%) Local Government
17 9 (0.24%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.19%) Electronics
19 6 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2565 (68.47%) Developer
2 1070 (28.56%) .NET Developer
3 713 (19.03%) C# Developer
4 417 (11.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 343 (9.16%) Senior Developer
6 257 (6.86%) Analyst
7 226 (6.03%) Architect
8 201 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 197 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 171 (4.56%) Web Developer
11 164 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
12 154 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 124 (3.31%) CRM Developer
14 111 (2.96%) Consultant
15 105 (2.80%) Front-End Developer
16 104 (2.78%) SQL Developer
17 85 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
18 83 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
19 78 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
20 77 (2.06%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1651 (44.07%) ASP.NET
2 1134 (30.27%) HTML
3 838 (22.37%) CSS
4 677 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 663 (17.70%) .NET Framework
6 655 (17.49%) WCF
7 629 (16.79%) jQuery
8 532 (14.20%) Web Services
9 524 (13.99%) XML
10 470 (12.55%) HTML5
11 333 (8.89%) WPF
12 279 (7.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 265 (7.07%) Ajax
14 241 (6.43%) AngularJS
15 225 (6.01%) CSS3
16 216 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
17 197 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 181 (4.83%) LINQ
19 178 (4.75%) REST
20 172 (4.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 215 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 105 (2.80%) Fixed Income
4 101 (2.70%) Derivative
5 91 (2.43%) User Experience
6 88 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 83 (2.22%) Open Source
8 66 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 64 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 59 (1.58%) Market Risk
11 56 (1.49%) Credit Risk
12 55 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
13 44 (1.17%) Visualisation
14 42 (1.12%) Hedge funds
15 39 (1.04%) Client/Server
16 37 (0.99%) Mathematics
17 34 (0.91%) Digital Media
18 33 (0.88%) Management Information System
19 31 (0.83%) N-Tier
19 31 (0.83%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 546 (14.58%) Windows
2 171 (4.56%) Linux
3 151 (4.03%) UNIX
4 114 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (1.23%) Android
8 38 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 30 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 12 (0.32%) Solaris
12 8 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.13%) VME
15 5 (0.13%) AIX
15 5 (0.13%) MVS
15 5 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1352 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1116 (29.79%) MVC
3 802 (21.41%) TDD
4 503 (13.43%) Scrum
5 421 (11.24%) OO
6 326 (8.70%) BDD
7 298 (7.96%) CRM
8 284 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 245 (6.54%) Web Development
10 241 (6.43%) E-Commerce
11 213 (5.69%) Unit Testing
12 182 (4.86%) Workflow
13 168 (4.48%) Migration
14 161 (4.30%) SOA
15 150 (4.00%) Multithreading
16 149 (3.98%) OOP
16 149 (3.98%) Project Management
17 143 (3.82%) Software Engineering
18 130 (3.47%) MVVM
19 121 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2534 (67.65%) C#
2 1267 (33.82%) SQL
3 1160 (30.97%) JavaScript
4 529 (14.12%) Java
5 282 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 201 (5.37%) VB.NET
7 159 (4.24%) C++
8 139 (3.71%) PL/SQL
9 136 (3.63%) PowerShell
10 126 (3.36%) PHP
11 122 (3.26%) Python
12 114 (3.04%) Ruby
13 105 (2.80%) VB
14 89 (2.38%) Perl
15 80 (2.14%) VBA
16 74 (1.98%) C
17 58 (1.55%) VBScript
18 49 (1.31%) XAML
19 26 (0.69%) Bash Shell
20 24 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 254 (6.78%) Degree
2 104 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 75 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 67 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 38 (1.01%) ISEB
7 35 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 22 (0.59%) MCSD
9 18 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 16 (0.43%) MCSE
11 11 (0.29%) MCITP
12 10 (0.27%) MCTS
13 8 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.19%) MCPD
15 6 (0.16%) MCP
16 5 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.13%) MCSA
16 5 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
17 4 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (4.27%) QA
2 12 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.27%) SLA
4 9 (0.24%) Basel III
5 8 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.19%) EMIR
7 6 (0.16%) GPG13
8 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.080%) HL7
9 3 (0.080%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.053%) WAI
11 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.027%) MiFID
11 1 (0.027%) GxP
11 1 (0.027%) GAMP
11 1 (0.027%) Section 508
11 1 (0.027%) CRD IV
System Software
1 93 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.24%) vCloud
4 7 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
5 6 (0.16%) Nmap
6 5 (0.13%) Xen
6 5 (0.13%) NDS
6 5 (0.13%) vSphere
7 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.080%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.080%) Varnish
9 2 (0.053%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.053%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.053%) IAG
9 2 (0.053%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.053%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.053%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.027%) Squid
Systems Management
1 46 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (1.07%) Puppet
3 28 (0.75%) Control-M
4 27 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.32%) SCOM
6 11 (0.29%) SCCM
7 9 (0.24%) Nagios
8 8 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 8 (0.21%) WMI
9 6 (0.16%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.16%) Nessus
10 5 (0.13%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.080%) WSUS
12 3 (0.080%) AppManager
12 3 (0.080%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.080%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.053%) logstash
13 2 (0.053%) Opsview
Vendors
1 976 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 441 (11.77%) Oracle
3 150 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 95 (2.54%) EPiServer
5 75 (2.00%) HP
6 52 (1.39%) Sybase
7 51 (1.36%) SAP
8 46 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 45 (1.20%) VMware
10 40 (1.07%) TIBCO
11 39 (1.04%) IBM
11 39 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 38 (1.01%) Red Hat
13 36 (0.96%) JD Edwards
14 32 (0.85%) Informatica
15 29 (0.77%) Google
15 29 (0.77%) DevExpress
16 25 (0.67%) DataSynapse
17 22 (0.59%) JBoss
18 19 (0.51%) RedDot
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