Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 548 801 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.17% 8.89% 8.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.41% 21.55% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 669 560
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £364 £365 £337
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £505 £475
% change year-on-year -0.99% +6.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Central London median hourly rate £36.75 - £27.05
10th Percentile £23.98 - £23.76
90th Percentile £52.13 - £29.24
London median hourly rate £21.50 £43.92 £46.25
% change year-on-year -51.04% -5.05% -63.00%

.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 2,823 3,717 2,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 36.95% 41.24% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,298 3,049 2,410
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.61%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £350
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
Central London median hourly rate £46.85 £32.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.40% +48.84% -38.57%
10th Percentile £31.06 £19.76 £18.55
90th Percentile £60.25 £70.15 £25.80
London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.20% +45.00% -29.41%

.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 14 October 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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -4 436 £513 - 254
Southwark +7 9 £500 -4.76%
City of Westminster -6 9 £425 -12.82%
West End of London +2 6 £419 -16.25%
Camden +6 3 £450 +20.00%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £325 -
.NET
London

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 403 (73.54%) C#
2 278 (50.73%) Azure
3 218 (39.78%) SQL
4 215 (39.23%) SQL Server
5 211 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
6 200 (36.50%) JavaScript
7 190 (34.67%) Finance
8 155 (28.28%) Microsoft
9 145 (26.46%) TDD
10 141 (25.73%) ASP.NET
11 134 (24.45%) Microservices
12 131 (23.91%) AngularJS
12 131 (23.91%) .NET Framework
13 128 (23.36%) MVC
14 126 (22.99%) DevOps
15 117 (21.35%) .NET Core
16 84 (15.33%) HTML
17 82 (14.96%) Docker
18 78 (14.23%) CSS
19 76 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
20 75 (13.69%) React
21 70 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
22 69 (12.59%) Kubernetes
23 68 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
24 65 (11.86%) AWS
25 57 (10.40%) Test Automation
26 56 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 52 (9.49%) Java
28 51 (9.31%) Scrum
29 50 (9.12%) CRM

.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 43 (7.85%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.93%) IIS
3 17 (3.10%) CMS
4 12 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.28%) SugarCRM
7 6 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.09%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (0.73%) Confluence
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.55%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.36%) Apache
10 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.36%) Primavera
6 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) iTrent
6 1 (0.18%) Minerva
6 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 278 (50.73%) Azure
2 65 (11.86%) AWS
3 45 (8.21%) Serverless
4 31 (5.66%) Power Platform
5 21 (3.83%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (3.47%) PaaS
7 18 (3.28%) Office 365
8 16 (2.92%) Azure Functions
9 14 (2.55%) npm
10 13 (2.37%) Azure Data Factory
10 13 (2.37%) IaaS
10 13 (2.37%) OpenShift
11 9 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (1.64%) GitHub
12 8 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.46%) SaaS
13 7 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (1.09%) Azure Machine Learning
15 4 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
15 4 (0.73%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.73%) Firewall
1 4 (0.73%) Intranet
2 3 (0.55%) DNS
3 2 (0.36%) AMQP
4 1 (0.18%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (39.23%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (6.57%) Data Lake
3 36 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (6.20%) Cosmos DB
5 32 (5.84%) NoSQL
6 30 (5.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 29 (5.29%) Power BI
8 23 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (3.83%) Big Data
10 21 (3.83%) Redis
11 20 (3.65%) MongoDB
12 16 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.19%) MySQL
13 12 (2.19%) Relational Database
14 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (1.46%) QlikView
16 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 43 (7.85%) Git (software)
3 37 (6.75%) TeamCity
4 31 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.65%) Moq
5 20 (3.65%) NUnit
6 19 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (3.10%) MSTest
8 16 (2.92%) JIRA
9 12 (2.19%) SpecFlow
10 11 (2.01%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (1.82%) Subversion
12 9 (1.64%) Selenium
13 8 (1.46%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.46%) gulp
14 6 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.09%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.09%) JUnit
15 5 (0.91%) Maven
General
1 190 (34.67%) Finance
2 48 (8.76%) Banking
3 30 (5.47%) Front Office
4 17 (3.10%) Law
4 17 (3.10%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.10%) Retail
5 14 (2.55%) Marketing
6 11 (2.01%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.46%) Back Office
8 6 (1.09%) Advertising
8 6 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.91%) Games
9 5 (0.91%) Legal
10 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Electronics
11 3 (0.55%) Police
11 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 346 (63.14%) Developer
2 164 (29.93%) .NET Developer
3 98 (17.88%) C# Developer
4 54 (9.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 52 (9.49%) Senior Developer
6 47 (8.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (7.66%) React Developer
8 40 (7.30%) Architect
9 39 (7.12%) Angular Developer
10 37 (6.75%) SQL Developer
11 34 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 33 (6.02%) Azure Developer
13 32 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
14 28 (5.11%) Azure Engineer
15 25 (4.56%) Azure DevOps
16 22 (4.01%) Software Developer
17 20 (3.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 20 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
18 18 (3.28%) Software Engineer
19 16 (2.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (25.73%) ASP.NET
2 131 (23.91%) .NET Framework
2 131 (23.91%) AngularJS
3 117 (21.35%) .NET Core
4 84 (15.33%) HTML
5 78 (14.23%) CSS
6 76 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 75 (13.69%) React
8 68 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (8.76%) Web Services
10 45 (8.21%) Entity Framework
11 39 (7.12%) REST
12 38 (6.93%) jQuery
13 37 (6.75%) WCF
14 35 (6.39%) Node.js
15 34 (6.20%) HTML5
16 33 (6.02%) RESTful
17 31 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 29 (5.29%) RabbitMQ
19 26 (4.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.01%) Derivative
6 9 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.46%) Equities
7 8 (1.46%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.46%) User Experience
8 6 (1.09%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.09%) Reinsurance
8 6 (1.09%) W3C
9 5 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.55%) iPad
10 3 (0.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.93%) Windows
2 12 (2.19%) Linux
3 4 (0.73%) Android
3 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.36%) Unix
5 2 (0.36%) VMS
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
6 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (26.46%) TDD
3 134 (24.45%) Microservices
4 128 (23.36%) MVC
5 126 (22.99%) DevOps
6 57 (10.40%) Test Automation
7 51 (9.31%) Scrum
8 50 (9.12%) CRM
9 49 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (6.93%) SDLC
11 37 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (6.75%) SOA
11 37 (6.75%) SOLID
12 36 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 35 (6.39%) Fintech
13 35 (6.39%) Web Development
14 34 (6.20%) BDD
15 33 (6.02%) Software Engineering
16 32 (5.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 403 (73.54%) C#
2 218 (39.78%) SQL
3 200 (36.50%) JavaScript
4 52 (9.49%) Java
5 46 (8.39%) T-SQL
6 44 (8.03%) Python
7 41 (7.48%) TypeScript
8 37 (6.75%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.10%) ES6
10 15 (2.74%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.37%) VBA
12 9 (1.64%) C
12 9 (1.64%) C++
13 7 (1.28%) Go
14 6 (1.09%) Perl
14 6 (1.09%) VB
15 5 (0.91%) PHP
15 5 (0.91%) R
16 3 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.56%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.20%) Degree
4 6 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.09%) HND
5 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.18%) MCP
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.83%) QA
2 6 (1.09%) WCAG
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 82 (14.96%) Docker
2 13 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Varnish
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (12.59%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.37%) Terraform
3 6 (1.09%) MIIS
4 5 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.73%) Ansible
5 4 (0.73%) Nagios
5 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.55%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.18%) Grafana
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 155 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.02%) Oracle
3 10 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.28%) Bloomberg
4 7 (1.28%) Google
4 7 (1.28%) Tableau
5 6 (1.09%) CODA
5 6 (1.09%) Databricks
6 5 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.91%) SAP
6 5 (0.91%) SnapLogic
6 5 (0.91%) Splunk
7 4 (0.73%) Alteryx
7 4 (0.73%) BMC
7 4 (0.73%) Perforce
7 4 (0.73%) Remedy
7 4 (0.73%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.73%) Telerik
7 4 (0.73%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.55%) StreamSets