Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 25 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 177 596 822
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 6.69% 7.09% 8.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.63% 18.52% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 518 696
Median daily rate £500 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £343 £388 £363
90th Percentile £646 £675 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 £52.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.27% - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.75 £42.27
% change year-on-year -21.79% +5.88% +20.76%

.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 858 3,219 3,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.45% 38.30% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 2,624 3,024
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £373 £405 £363
90th Percentile £679 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £49.13 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.76% +123.32% -9.69%
10th Percentile £32.75 £24.30 £21.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £68.15 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -26.32% +9.20% +8.75%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Central London

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Central London.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Central London

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Central London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Central London

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in Central London

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET in Central London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 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 +1 155 £500 -3.85% 113
West End of London +13 2 £575 +3.05%
City of Westminster +18 1 £700 +33.33%
Lambeth - 1 £650 -
.NET
London

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 130 (73.45%) C#
2 79 (44.63%) SQL
3 75 (42.37%) Azure
4 71 (40.11%) SQL Server
5 66 (37.29%) Finance
6 56 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (29.94%) JavaScript
8 49 (27.68%) DevOps
9 47 (26.55%) Microsoft
10 44 (24.86%) ASP.NET
11 42 (23.73%) Banking
12 36 (20.34%) .NET Core
13 33 (18.64%) CSS
14 32 (18.08%) HTML
15 30 (16.95%) AngularJS
16 29 (16.38%) Front Office
17 28 (15.82%) Test Automation
18 26 (14.69%) ASP.NET Web API
19 24 (13.56%) Python
20 23 (12.99%) Windows
21 22 (12.43%) VBA
22 21 (11.86%) T-SQL
22 21 (11.86%) VB.NET
22 21 (11.86%) Oracle
23 20 (11.30%) .NET Framework
23 20 (11.30%) Visual Studio
23 20 (11.30%) Docker
24 19 (10.73%) Kubernetes
24 19 (10.73%) PowerShell
24 19 (10.73%) Java

.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 11 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.82%) Confluence
2 5 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.69%) Apache
3 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.13%) CMS
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.52%) Photoshop
3 6 (3.39%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.69%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 75 (42.37%) Azure
2 18 (10.17%) AWS
3 8 (4.52%) GitHub
3 8 (4.52%) Serverless
4 7 (3.95%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.26%) Azure Functions
6 4 (2.26%) Logic Apps
6 4 (2.26%) npm
6 4 (2.26%) PaaS
7 3 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.69%) GCP
8 2 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.13%) NuGet
8 2 (1.13%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.13%) SaaS
9 1 (0.56%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) Firewall
2 2 (1.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (40.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.08%) OLAP
5 6 (3.39%) Power BI
6 5 (2.82%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.26%) MySQL
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.26%) Parquet
7 4 (2.26%) Redis
7 4 (2.26%) Spotfire
7 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.69%) Big Data
8 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.65%) Bitbucket
3 10 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.08%) JIRA
5 8 (4.52%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.26%) Cypress.io
6 4 (2.26%) Selenium
7 3 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.13%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.13%) Sourcetree
8 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) FishEye
9 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.56%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 66 (37.29%) Finance
2 42 (23.73%) Banking
3 29 (16.38%) Front Office
4 7 (3.95%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.39%) Games
6 5 (2.82%) International Banking
7 4 (2.26%) Back Office
8 3 (1.69%) Law
8 3 (1.69%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.13%) Advertising
9 2 (1.13%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) Police
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (70.62%) Developer
2 50 (28.25%) .NET Developer
3 46 (25.99%) C# Developer
4 25 (14.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (12.99%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.86%) SQL Developer
7 13 (7.34%) Analyst
8 12 (6.78%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (6.21%) React Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Analyst Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Azure Developer
10 10 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (5.08%) Architect
12 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.52%) Azure DevOps
12 8 (4.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.52%) Azure Engineer
13 7 (3.95%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.86%) ASP.NET
2 36 (20.34%) .NET Core
3 33 (18.64%) CSS
4 32 (18.08%) HTML
5 30 (16.95%) AngularJS
6 26 (14.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (11.30%) .NET Framework
8 17 (9.60%) Node.js
8 17 (9.60%) WPF
9 15 (8.47%) WCF
9 15 (8.47%) WinForms
10 13 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (7.34%) jQuery
11 11 (6.21%) Entity Framework
12 10 (5.65%) React
13 9 (5.08%) Redux
13 9 (5.08%) XML
14 8 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (4.52%) Web Services
15 6 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.52%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.82%) User Experience
6 4 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.69%) Derivative
7 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.69%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.13%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.13%) Robotics
8 2 (1.13%) Tandem
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.99%) Windows
2 11 (6.21%) Linux
3 9 (5.08%) Unix
4 3 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.68%) DevOps
3 28 (15.82%) Test Automation
4 19 (10.73%) MVC
5 18 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.04%) SDLC
8 15 (8.47%) Microservices
8 15 (8.47%) Unit Testing
9 14 (7.91%) TDD
10 13 (7.34%) Asset Management
10 13 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.34%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.78%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.78%) Web Development
12 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
12 11 (6.21%) Scrum
13 10 (5.65%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (5.08%) Multithreading
14 9 (5.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 130 (73.45%) C#
2 79 (44.63%) SQL
3 53 (29.94%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.56%) Python
5 22 (12.43%) VBA
6 21 (11.86%) T-SQL
6 21 (11.86%) VB.NET
7 19 (10.73%) Java
7 19 (10.73%) PowerShell
8 15 (8.47%) C++
9 9 (5.08%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.26%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.69%) R
11 3 (1.69%) VB
12 2 (1.13%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.13%) C
12 2 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (7.34%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.13%) ISEB
5 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) CCENT
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.73%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) EMIR
3 1 (0.56%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) NIST
3 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (11.30%) Docker
2 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (10.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.52%) Terraform
3 7 (3.95%) Ansible
4 2 (1.13%) Kibana
4 2 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) Grafana
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (26.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.86%) Oracle
3 9 (5.08%) Cognos
4 8 (4.52%) Adobe
5 7 (3.95%) OpenLink
6 4 (2.26%) Databricks
6 4 (2.26%) Google
6 4 (2.26%) Murex
6 4 (2.26%) SAP
6 4 (2.26%) SunGard
7 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.69%) Tableau
7 3 (1.69%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.13%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.13%) IBM
8 2 (1.13%) Sybase
8 2 (1.13%) Telerik
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.56%) TIBCO