Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 456 729 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.37% 8.15% 8.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.03% 19.92% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 611 664
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £347
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
London median daily rate £500 £505 £488
% change year-on-year -0.99% +3.59% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -80.00% -
10th Percentile £48.50 £35.00 £162.50
90th Percentile £55.50 £35.00 £187.50
London median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year +24.29% -26.82% -11.29%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,168 3,660 3,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 35.02% 40.90% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 2,953 2,824
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £377 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 12
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £24.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +11.13% -55.21%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.35 £20.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £81.03 £175.50
London median hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +32.86% +12.50% -28.89%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Central London

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Central London

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Central London over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Central London

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Central London

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 370 £513 -2.38% 243
West End of London +27 17 £413 -17.50%
City of Westminster +2 16 £400 -20.00%
Southwark +48 8 £500 -9.09%
Camden - 2 £500 - 1
.NET
London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 306 (67.11%) C#
2 220 (48.25%) Azure
3 184 (40.35%) SQL
4 172 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (36.40%) SQL Server
6 137 (30.04%) Finance
7 127 (27.85%) Microsoft
8 124 (27.19%) JavaScript
9 97 (21.27%) TDD
9 97 (21.27%) ASP.NET
10 91 (19.96%) DevOps
11 88 (19.30%) AngularJS
12 84 (18.42%) .NET Core
13 83 (18.20%) HTML
14 79 (17.32%) MVC
14 79 (17.32%) Microservices
15 72 (15.79%) .NET Framework
16 66 (14.47%) CSS
17 56 (12.28%) Python
18 54 (11.84%) AWS
18 54 (11.84%) Test Automation
19 51 (11.18%) Docker
20 47 (10.31%) Java
21 46 (10.09%) Oracle
21 46 (10.09%) Banking
21 46 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API
22 45 (9.87%) Kubernetes
23 43 (9.43%) React
24 42 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
25 41 (8.99%) Scrum

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.61%) IIS
3 13 (2.85%) CMS
3 13 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.97%) Confluence
6 7 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.88%) Apache
8 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.44%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.44%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.44%) Mule
9 2 (0.44%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.44%) SAS
9 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 21 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.32%) Sophis RISQUE
4 2 (0.44%) Magento
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.22%) Endur
5 1 (0.22%) iTrent
5 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.22%) Minerva
5 1 (0.22%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.22%) Shopify
5 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 220 (48.25%) Azure
2 54 (11.84%) AWS
3 21 (4.61%) Power Platform
4 20 (4.39%) PaaS
5 19 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (4.17%) Serverless
6 13 (2.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (2.85%) Azure Machine Learning
7 11 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (2.41%) npm
7 11 (2.41%) Office 365
8 9 (1.97%) IaaS
9 8 (1.75%) Azure Functions
9 8 (1.75%) PowerApps
10 7 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.32%) GCP
11 6 (1.32%) SaaS
12 5 (1.10%) Data Lake Analytics
12 5 (1.10%) GitHub
13 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.88%) HTTP
2 3 (0.66%) Internet
2 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.44%) AMQP
3 2 (0.44%) Firewall
3 2 (0.44%) Network Security
3 2 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) FTP
4 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (36.40%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
5 21 (4.61%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.61%) Power BI
5 21 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.07%) Data Lake
6 14 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.85%) Cosmos DB
7 13 (2.85%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (2.41%) MySQL
9 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.19%) Big Data
11 8 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.54%) Redis
12 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (8.99%) Visual Studio
2 38 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (7.68%) TeamCity
4 33 (7.24%) Git (software)
5 21 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (4.17%) JIRA
6 19 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 18 (3.95%) Moq
8 15 (3.29%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.85%) MSTest
10 10 (2.19%) Subversion
11 9 (1.97%) Selenium
12 8 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.54%) gulp
13 7 (1.54%) JUnit
13 7 (1.54%) NUnit
14 5 (1.10%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.10%) Grunt
15 4 (0.88%) CruiseControl
15 4 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 137 (30.04%) Finance
2 46 (10.09%) Banking
3 34 (7.46%) Front Office
4 16 (3.51%) Law
5 11 (2.41%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.41%) Retail
6 10 (2.19%) Marketing
7 8 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.32%) International Banking
9 5 (1.10%) Games
9 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.88%) Electronics
10 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 3 (0.66%) Police
12 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 293 (64.25%) Developer
2 136 (29.82%) .NET Developer
3 105 (23.03%) C# Developer
4 51 (11.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (7.68%) Azure Developer
5 35 (7.68%) SQL Developer
6 31 (6.80%) Architect
6 31 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (5.92%) Azure Engineer
9 26 (5.70%) Angular Developer
10 23 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 17 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (3.51%) Software Developer
15 14 (3.07%) React Developer
15 14 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (3.07%) SQL Server Developer
16 13 (2.85%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (21.27%) ASP.NET
2 88 (19.30%) AngularJS
3 84 (18.42%) .NET Core
4 83 (18.20%) HTML
5 72 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 66 (14.47%) CSS
7 46 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (9.43%) React
9 42 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (6.80%) Web Services
11 30 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (6.36%) HTML5
13 27 (5.92%) jQuery
14 26 (5.70%) RESTful
15 25 (5.48%) WCF
16 24 (5.26%) REST
17 22 (4.82%) WPF
18 20 (4.39%) Razor View Engine
19 19 (4.17%) Entity Framework
19 19 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.17%) User Experience
4 12 (2.63%) W3C
5 10 (2.19%) Cloud Native
5 10 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.97%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.54%) Equities
7 7 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.32%) Derivative
8 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.10%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.36%) Windows
2 21 (4.61%) Linux
3 5 (1.10%) Unix
4 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.66%) Android
5 3 (0.66%) CentOS
6 2 (0.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (21.27%) TDD
3 91 (19.96%) DevOps
4 79 (17.32%) Microservices
4 79 (17.32%) MVC
5 54 (11.84%) Test Automation
6 41 (8.99%) Scrum
7 36 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 31 (6.80%) Front End Development
9 30 (6.58%) BDD
10 29 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (5.48%) Software Engineering
13 24 (5.26%) Analytics
13 24 (5.26%) Migration
14 23 (5.04%) CRM
14 23 (5.04%) Kanban
15 22 (4.82%) Fintech
16 21 (4.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 306 (67.11%) C#
2 184 (40.35%) SQL
3 124 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 56 (12.28%) Python
5 47 (10.31%) Java
6 33 (7.24%) PowerShell
7 30 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 25 (5.48%) TypeScript
9 23 (5.04%) VB.NET
10 18 (3.95%) VBA
11 9 (1.97%) C++
12 7 (1.54%) VB
13 6 (1.32%) C
14 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.10%) Go
14 5 (1.10%) Ruby
15 4 (0.88%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.88%) R
16 3 (0.66%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.04%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.95%) Degree
4 6 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.10%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.88%) MCITP
6 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.66%) ISEB
8 2 (0.44%) CCENT
8 2 (0.44%) CCNA
8 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCP
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.26%) QA
2 12 (2.63%) WCAG
3 4 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) Basel III
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) GxP
4 1 (0.22%) IFRS
4 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 51 (11.18%) Docker
2 15 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) Varnish
5 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 45 (9.87%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.85%) Terraform
3 9 (1.97%) MIIS
4 7 (1.54%) Ansible
5 4 (0.88%) Puppet
6 3 (0.66%) SCOM
6 3 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.44%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 127 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.09%) Oracle
3 11 (2.41%) Sitecore
4 9 (1.97%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.75%) SAP
6 7 (1.54%) Google
7 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.32%) Sophis
7 6 (1.32%) Sybase
8 5 (1.10%) OpenLink
9 4 (0.88%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.88%) Databricks
9 4 (0.88%) Murex
9 4 (0.88%) SunGard
10 3 (0.66%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.66%) Kofax
10 3 (0.66%) Splunk
10 3 (0.66%) StreamSets
10 3 (0.66%) Tableau
10 3 (0.66%) Xamarin