Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 588 821 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.96% 9.00% 8.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.93% 22.69% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 694 525
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £376 £363 £313
90th Percentile £650 £626 £625
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.00% - -
London median hourly rate £36.25 £47.83 £47.50
% change year-on-year -24.21% +0.69% -75.00%

.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 3,280 3,618 2,725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.81% 39.66% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,616 2,953 2,205
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +3.02% +7.57%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £330
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
London median daily rate £525 £510 £480
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 7
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £22.00 £24.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.57% -11.50% -24.17%
10th Percentile £24.30 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £68.15 £103.50 £31.85
London median hourly rate £44.96 £44.21 £43.13
% change year-on-year +1.70% +2.51% +26.84%

.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 26 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 June 2019. 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 -9 440 £525 +5.00% 178
City of Westminster -6 14 £525 +5.00% 1
West End of London -3 10 £558 +6.29% 5
Southwark -33 3 £525 +27.27%
Camden +2 1 £413 -8.33% 1
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £325 -
.NET
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 432 (73.47%) C#
2 259 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (43.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 232 (39.46%) SQL
5 197 (33.50%) JavaScript
6 194 (32.99%) SQL Server
7 182 (30.95%) Finance
8 160 (27.21%) Microservices
9 152 (25.85%) TDD
10 147 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 142 (24.15%) MVC
12 141 (23.98%) ASP.NET
13 139 (23.64%) Microsoft
14 133 (22.62%) DevOps
15 127 (21.60%) .NET Framework
16 114 (19.39%) .NET Core
17 105 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
18 103 (17.52%) HTML
19 98 (16.67%) Docker
20 93 (15.82%) React
21 89 (15.14%) Scrum
22 88 (14.97%) Kubernetes
23 86 (14.63%) CSS
24 82 (13.95%) Java
25 81 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
26 73 (12.41%) Greenfield Project
27 72 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
28 70 (11.90%) Git (software)
29 65 (11.05%) Banking
30 59 (10.03%) Test Automation

.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 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.89%) IIS
3 10 (1.70%) CMS
3 10 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.36%) Confluence
5 6 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.85%) Apache
6 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.85%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.68%) Kentico
7 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.68%) SugarCRM
8 3 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.34%) Jetty
9 2 (0.34%) nginx
9 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Endur
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 254 (43.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (9.52%) Serverless
4 33 (5.61%) OpenShift
5 21 (3.57%) Azure Functions
5 21 (3.57%) Office 365
5 21 (3.57%) Power Platform
6 17 (2.89%) Dynamics 365
6 17 (2.89%) SaaS
7 16 (2.72%) PaaS
8 10 (1.70%) GitHub
8 10 (1.70%) npm
9 9 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.53%) IaaS
10 6 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (1.02%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 6 (1.02%) Yammer
11 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.87%) DNS
2 10 (1.70%) Firewall
3 7 (1.19%) HTTP
4 5 (0.85%) SSL
5 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.51%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.51%) SAN
7 2 (0.34%) DHCP
7 2 (0.34%) FTP
7 2 (0.34%) Internet
7 2 (0.34%) IPsec
7 2 (0.34%) Skype
7 2 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.17%) AMQP
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (8.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 50 (8.50%) Cosmos DB
4 36 (6.12%) Data Lake
4 36 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (4.76%) Big Data
5 28 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 28 (4.76%) Redis
6 27 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 19 (3.23%) Power BI
9 17 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.02%) OLAP
15 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.80%) Visual Studio
3 28 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (4.42%) TeamCity
5 25 (4.25%) Jenkins
6 23 (3.91%) Selenium
7 22 (3.74%) NUnit
8 21 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (3.23%) SpecFlow
10 17 (2.89%) JIRA
11 10 (1.70%) MSTest
11 10 (1.70%) Subversion
12 9 (1.53%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.53%) JUnit
13 8 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.36%) Moq
13 8 (1.36%) MSBuild
14 6 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 182 (30.95%) Finance
2 65 (11.05%) Banking
3 22 (3.74%) Back Office
4 20 (3.40%) Front Office
5 17 (2.89%) Retail
6 16 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.55%) Law
8 14 (2.38%) Investment Banking
9 12 (2.04%) Legal
10 4 (0.68%) Marketing
11 3 (0.51%) Billing
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Games
12 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 392 (66.67%) Developer
2 181 (30.78%) .NET Developer
3 93 (15.82%) C# Developer
4 62 (10.54%) Full Stack Developer
5 57 (9.69%) Azure Developer
5 57 (9.69%) Senior Developer
6 53 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (7.99%) Architect
8 42 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 40 (6.80%) React Developer
10 35 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
11 28 (4.76%) Software Engineer
12 26 (4.42%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.40%) Angular Developer
13 20 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.89%) Azure DevOps
16 15 (2.55%) Azure Engineer
16 15 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
17 14 (2.38%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 141 (23.98%) ASP.NET
3 127 (21.60%) .NET Framework
4 114 (19.39%) .NET Core
5 105 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 103 (17.52%) HTML
7 93 (15.82%) React
8 86 (14.63%) CSS
9 72 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (9.69%) REST
11 56 (9.52%) jQuery
11 56 (9.52%) RESTful
12 49 (8.33%) Entity Framework
13 47 (7.99%) Web Services
14 46 (7.82%) Node.js
15 45 (7.65%) HTML5
16 43 (7.31%) WCF
17 38 (6.46%) JSON
18 32 (5.44%) Kafka
19 29 (4.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.41%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.21%) User Experience
6 12 (2.04%) Derivative
7 10 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (1.70%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.53%) Equities
8 9 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.19%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.85%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (0.85%) Robotics
12 4 (0.68%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.68%) Clustering
12 4 (0.68%) iPad
13 3 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.63%) Windows
2 14 (2.38%) Linux
2 14 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.53%) Android
3 9 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.34%) Unix
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (27.21%) Microservices
3 152 (25.85%) TDD
4 142 (24.15%) MVC
5 133 (22.62%) DevOps
6 89 (15.14%) Scrum
7 59 (10.03%) Test Automation
8 58 (9.86%) Fintech
9 52 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 48 (8.16%) BDD
12 45 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (6.46%) User Stories
14 36 (6.12%) SOLID
15 35 (5.95%) OO
16 34 (5.78%) SOA
16 34 (5.78%) Unit Testing
17 33 (5.61%) Web Development
18 31 (5.27%) SDLC
19 30 (5.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 432 (73.47%) C#
2 232 (39.46%) SQL
3 197 (33.50%) JavaScript
4 82 (13.95%) Java
5 50 (8.50%) T-SQL
6 37 (6.29%) PowerShell
7 28 (4.76%) Python
8 25 (4.25%) TypeScript
9 24 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.72%) C++
11 15 (2.55%) ES6
12 14 (2.38%) VB
12 14 (2.38%) VBA
13 8 (1.36%) PHP
13 8 (1.36%) Scala
14 7 (1.19%) Ruby
15 6 (1.02%) C
15 6 (1.02%) VB6
16 5 (0.85%) Perl
17 4 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 13 (2.21%) Degree
4 8 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.34%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.93%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) GDPR
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (16.67%) Docker
2 29 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.68%) XenApp
4 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) Xen
5 1 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 88 (14.97%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.19%) SCOrch
2 7 (1.19%) Terraform
3 6 (1.02%) Ansible
4 4 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.68%) Nagios
4 4 (0.68%) SCOM
4 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.51%) Puppet
5 3 (0.51%) QRadar
5 3 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.34%) Grafana
6 2 (0.34%) Kibana
6 2 (0.34%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 139 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.38%) Oracle
3 8 (1.36%) Tableau
3 8 (1.36%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.19%) Bloomberg
4 7 (1.19%) Citrix
4 7 (1.19%) Google
5 6 (1.02%) Splunk
6 5 (0.85%) MuleSoft
6 5 (0.85%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.85%) SnapLogic
7 4 (0.68%) Alteryx
7 4 (0.68%) Blue Prism
7 4 (0.68%) BMC
7 4 (0.68%) Perforce
7 4 (0.68%) Remedy
7 4 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.68%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.68%) UiPath
8 3 (0.51%) Databricks