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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 1539 1716 1795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.28% 8.24% 8.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.06% 27.29% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 1342 1329
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Average hourly rate £100.00 £37.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.27% +19.35%
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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 260 £450 +5.88% 184
Canary Wharf +1 10 £458 -3.68%
Romford - 5 £375 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +7 4 £335 -15.72% 9
Docklands, London +2 4 £677 +59.29%
Hackney +2 4 £338 -
Westminster -4 4 £417 -16.69% 2
Croydon -17 4 £375 -39.14% 9
Ilford - 4 £363 - 2
Uxbridge -2 3 £350 -4.10% 1
Twickenham - 3 £400 - 3
Feltham +4 2 £375 -
Wembley -1 2 £350 -30.00% 1
Greenwich - 2 £453 -
Southall - 2 £375 - 1
Chiswick 0 1 £450 - 1
Harrow -4 1 £325 -2.98%
Paddington - 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £275 -
Hammersmith - 1 £410 -
Mayfair - 1 £700 -
Bromley - 1 £325 - 2
Edgware - 1 £415 - 1
Enfield - 1 £625 - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2299 (71.18%) C#
2 1373 (42.51%) SQL Server
3 1301 (40.28%) ASP.NET
4 1265 (39.16%) SQL
5 1196 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1144 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 1038 (32.14%) MVC
8 906 (28.05%) HTML
9 817 (25.29%) Microsoft
10 781 (24.18%) Finance
11 724 (22.41%) TDD
12 702 (21.73%) CSS
13 657 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 589 (18.24%) .NET Framework
15 526 (16.28%) AngularJS
16 501 (15.51%) Banking
17 468 (14.49%) jQuery
18 440 (13.62%) WCF
18 440 (13.62%) HTML5
19 436 (13.50%) Windows
20 425 (13.16%) Scrum
21 402 (12.45%) Java
22 387 (11.98%) Web Services
23 386 (11.95%) BDD
24 346 (10.71%) OO
25 325 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web API
26 316 (9.78%) WPF
27 314 (9.72%) T-SQL
28 309 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
29 306 (9.47%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 239 (7.40%) IIS
2 194 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 165 (5.11%) CMS
4 118 (3.65%) Node.js
5 93 (2.88%) Umbraco
6 80 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 79 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 62 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
9 54 (1.67%) Tomcat
10 50 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 38 (1.18%) Apache
12 33 (1.02%) Confluence
13 30 (0.93%) JBoss
14 25 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
15 24 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 23 (0.71%) WordPress
17 22 (0.68%) Apache Solr
18 16 (0.50%) Kentico
19 15 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 15 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 306 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.01%) MS Office
3 30 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.25%) MS Project
9 7 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.19%) SPSS
11 3 (0.093%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.062%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 130 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.90%) Endur
3 28 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.31%) Workday HCM
5 9 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.19%) RMDS
7 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.12%) TradeThru
9 3 (0.093%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.093%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.093%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.062%) Brady Trinity
10 2 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.062%) Fredhopper
10 2 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.062%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.062%) Tridion
10 2 (0.062%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 309 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 149 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.83%) GitHub
4 39 (1.21%) Office 365
5 29 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.68%) PaaS
8 16 (0.50%) IaaS
9 15 (0.46%) SaaS
10 14 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
13 9 (0.28%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.22%) Sage Pay
14 7 (0.22%) Yammer
15 5 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.95%) Internet
2 51 (1.58%) HTTP
3 37 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.87%) DNS
5 21 (0.65%) Firewall
5 21 (0.65%) Intranet
5 21 (0.65%) SSL
6 15 (0.46%) FTP
7 13 (0.40%) VPN
8 12 (0.37%) DHCP
9 11 (0.34%) LDAP
10 10 (0.31%) SAN
11 9 (0.28%) IPsec
12 8 (0.25%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.22%) Extranet
14 6 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.12%) DSL
15 4 (0.12%) SSH
16 3 (0.093%) LAN
16 3 (0.093%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1373 (42.51%) SQL Server
2 277 (8.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 268 (8.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 245 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 192 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 149 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 147 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 126 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 103 (3.19%) NoSQL
10 85 (2.63%) Oracle Database
11 74 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
12 71 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 64 (1.98%) RDBMS
14 58 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
15 50 (1.55%) MySQL
16 44 (1.36%) Big Data
16 44 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
17 39 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 39 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
18 34 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 270 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 263 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 211 (6.53%) Git (software)
4 159 (4.92%) NUnit
5 157 (4.86%) SpecFlow
6 147 (4.55%) Subversion
7 139 (4.30%) TeamCity
8 120 (3.72%) Selenium
9 100 (3.10%) JIRA
10 91 (2.82%) Jenkins
11 54 (1.67%) Cucumber
12 50 (1.55%) MSTest
13 47 (1.46%) Moq
14 41 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
15 38 (1.18%) WebDriver
16 32 (0.99%) Grunt
17 31 (0.96%) Eclipse
18 28 (0.87%) Maven
18 28 (0.87%) MSBuild
18 28 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 781 (24.18%) Finance
2 501 (15.51%) Banking
3 263 (8.14%) Front Office
4 195 (6.04%) Investment Banking
5 81 (2.51%) Back Office
6 77 (2.38%) Marketing
7 71 (2.20%) Retail
8 54 (1.67%) Advertising
9 41 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 31 (0.96%) Games
11 27 (0.84%) Legal
11 27 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 18 (0.56%) Law
13 14 (0.43%) Billing
13 14 (0.43%) Publishing
14 10 (0.31%) Local Government
14 10 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.22%) Electronics
16 5 (0.15%) International Banking
16 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2288 (70.84%) Developer
2 1154 (35.73%) .NET Developer
3 1071 (33.16%) C# Developer
4 672 (20.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 389 (12.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 322 (9.97%) SQL Developer
7 309 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 284 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 277 (8.58%) Senior Developer
10 202 (6.25%) Analyst
11 197 (6.10%) Architect
12 180 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
13 160 (4.95%) Web Developer
14 142 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
15 129 (3.99%) WPF Developer
16 122 (3.78%) Senior C# Developer
17 115 (3.56%) Agile Developer
18 114 (3.53%) C# WPF Developer
19 108 (3.34%) Angular Developer
20 104 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1301 (40.28%) ASP.NET
2 906 (28.05%) HTML
3 702 (21.73%) CSS
4 657 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 589 (18.24%) .NET Framework
6 526 (16.28%) AngularJS
7 468 (14.49%) jQuery
8 440 (13.62%) HTML5
8 440 (13.62%) WCF
9 387 (11.98%) Web Services
10 325 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 316 (9.78%) WPF
12 288 (8.92%) XML
13 252 (7.80%) Entity Framework
14 207 (6.41%) CSS3
15 205 (6.35%) RESTful
16 141 (4.37%) REST
16 141 (4.37%) WinForms
17 135 (4.18%) SOAP
18 119 (3.68%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 166 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (3.81%) Derivative
3 122 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 84 (2.60%) User Experience
5 70 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (1.98%) Mathematics
7 62 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 61 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 60 (1.86%) Fintech
10 57 (1.76%) Market Risk
11 54 (1.67%) Fixed Income
12 51 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
13 43 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
14 42 (1.30%) N-Tier
15 32 (0.99%) Equities
16 31 (0.96%) Credit Risk
16 31 (0.96%) Mobile App
17 29 (0.90%) Client/Server
17 29 (0.90%) Data Structures
18 28 (0.87%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 436 (13.50%) Windows
2 113 (3.50%) Windows Server
3 93 (2.88%) Linux
4 85 (2.63%) Unix
5 43 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 32 (0.99%) Android
8 23 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.43%) Solaris
9 14 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.31%) Debian
11 10 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.28%) CentOS
13 8 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.093%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.093%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1196 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1038 (32.14%) MVC
3 724 (22.41%) TDD
4 425 (13.16%) Scrum
5 386 (11.95%) BDD
6 346 (10.71%) OO
7 254 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
8 202 (6.25%) Web Development
9 201 (6.22%) Unit Testing
10 183 (5.67%) CRM
11 181 (5.60%) SOA
12 168 (5.20%) Multithreading
13 163 (5.05%) SDLC
14 161 (4.98%) Software Engineering
15 151 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
15 151 (4.67%) E-Commerce
16 147 (4.55%) MVVM
17 146 (4.52%) Front End Development
18 127 (3.93%) SOLID
19 115 (3.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2299 (71.18%) C#
2 1265 (39.16%) SQL
3 1144 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 402 (12.45%) Java
5 314 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 178 (5.51%) VBA
7 155 (4.80%) PowerShell
8 153 (4.74%) VB.NET
9 152 (4.71%) C++
10 117 (3.62%) Ruby
11 116 (3.59%) Python
12 110 (3.41%) VB
13 82 (2.54%) PHP
14 66 (2.04%) PL/SQL
15 56 (1.73%) XAML
16 55 (1.70%) Perl
17 48 (1.49%) C
18 39 (1.21%) VBScript
19 29 (0.90%) Scala
20 27 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 243 (7.52%) Degree
2 76 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.39%) ISEB
3 45 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 34 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.34%) PhD
8 10 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.28%) PMP
10 8 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.22%) MCPD
11 7 (0.22%) MCSD
12 5 (0.15%) MCSE
13 4 (0.12%) HNC
13 4 (0.12%) HND
13 4 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.093%) ACCA
14 3 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (5.29%) QA
2 18 (0.56%) SLA
3 12 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.19%) MiFID
6 5 (0.15%) HL7
7 4 (0.12%) Basel III
7 4 (0.12%) EMIR
8 3 (0.093%) DICOM
8 3 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.093%) SDET
8 3 (0.093%) WCAG
9 2 (0.062%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.031%) FATCA
10 1 (0.031%) GAMP
10 1 (0.031%) GxP
10 1 (0.031%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 40 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.50%) Docker
3 14 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.093%) Ceph
5 3 (0.093%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.093%) vSphere
6 2 (0.062%) NFS
6 2 (0.062%) vCloud
6 2 (0.062%) XenApp
6 2 (0.062%) XenServer
7 1 (0.031%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.031%) HDFS
7 1 (0.031%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.031%) KVM
7 1 (0.031%) LXC
7 1 (0.031%) Samba
7 1 (0.031%) Varnish
7 1 (0.031%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.031%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (1.98%) Puppet
2 57 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.68%) Ansible
4 13 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 12 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.37%) logstash
6 11 (0.34%) Nagios
7 10 (0.31%) Kibana
8 9 (0.28%) SCOM
9 7 (0.22%) Grafana
9 7 (0.22%) Salt
9 7 (0.22%) Uchiwa
9 7 (0.22%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.15%) SCCM
12 4 (0.12%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.12%) Cacti
12 4 (0.12%) Icinga
12 4 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 817 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 299 (9.26%) Oracle
3 98 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 50 (1.55%) DevExpress
5 41 (1.27%) Sybase
6 38 (1.18%) Google
7 37 (1.15%) SAP
8 36 (1.11%) EPiServer
8 36 (1.11%) Telerik
9 34 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (0.96%) Adobe
11 29 (0.90%) VMware
12 28 (0.87%) Informatica
12 28 (0.87%) Tableau
13 23 (0.71%) OpenLink
14 22 (0.68%) Xamarin
15 21 (0.65%) IBM
16 18 (0.56%) JD Edwards
17 16 (0.50%) Bloomberg
17 16 (0.50%) Splunk
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