Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 5 December 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 Framework
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 154 148
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 +24
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 85 117 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 1.63% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 4.13% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 103 86
City of London median daily rate £500 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £343 £415 £333
90th Percentile £649 £613 £600
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 - -

.NET Framework 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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,028 2,834 2,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.28% 39.58% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,658 2,374 2,308
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +3.45% +6.84%
10th Percentile £400 £406 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £671
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £19.00 £22.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.68% -17.36% -34.31%
10th Percentile £26.70 £14.32 £20.28
90th Percentile £63.10 £77.95 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +61.11% +25.58% -38.57%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the City of London region over the 6 months to 5 December 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
Moorgate - 5 £550 -
London Bridge - 1 £450 - 1
.NET Framework
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 City of London region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (74.12%) C#
3 45 (52.94%) Azure
4 43 (50.59%) SQL Server
5 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
6 38 (44.71%) SQL
6 38 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (43.53%) ASP.NET
7 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
8 35 (41.18%) MVC
9 31 (36.47%) AngularJS
9 31 (36.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (31.76%) Finance
11 26 (30.59%) HTML
12 25 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (27.06%) TDD
14 22 (25.88%) Microservices
15 21 (24.71%) Entity Framework
15 21 (24.71%) CSS
15 21 (24.71%) Visual Studio
15 21 (24.71%) .NET Core
16 20 (23.53%) IIS
16 20 (23.53%) WCF
17 19 (22.35%) Web Services
17 19 (22.35%) Windows
17 19 (22.35%) CRM
18 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
18 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (17.65%) Web Development
19 15 (17.65%) TeamCity

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 20 (23.53%) IIS
2 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.59%) CMS
3 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.06%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (7.06%) SugarCRM
5 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (5.88%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.53%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Primavera
2 1 (1.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 45 (52.94%) Azure
2 7 (8.24%) npm
3 5 (5.88%) PaaS
4 4 (4.71%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.53%) Office 365
6 2 (2.35%) AWS
6 2 (2.35%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.18%) GCP
7 1 (1.18%) GitHub
7 1 (1.18%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (50.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.35%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.35%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.35%) Power BI
5 2 (2.35%) SQLite
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.18%) Redis
6 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (8.24%) NUnit
5 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (7.06%) gulp
6 6 (7.06%) Moq
7 5 (5.88%) CruiseControl
7 5 (5.88%) Grunt
8 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.35%) JIRA
8 2 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.35%) Subversion
9 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.18%) Log4Net
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Front Office
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 23 (27.06%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (10.59%) SQL Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
9 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Azure Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Information Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Information Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (43.53%) ASP.NET
3 31 (36.47%) AngularJS
3 31 (36.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (30.59%) HTML
5 25 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (24.71%) .NET Core
6 21 (24.71%) CSS
6 21 (24.71%) Entity Framework
7 20 (23.53%) WCF
8 19 (22.35%) Web Services
9 13 (15.29%) XML
10 10 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (8.24%) JSON
12 7 (8.24%) React
13 6 (7.06%) Node.js
13 6 (7.06%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (7.06%) WPF
13 6 (7.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (12.94%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.59%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.35%) Equities
6 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.18%) MVC
3 23 (27.06%) TDD
4 22 (25.88%) Microservices
5 19 (22.35%) CRM
6 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.65%) Web Development
8 14 (16.47%) DevOps
8 14 (16.47%) SDLC
9 12 (14.12%) Asset Management
10 10 (11.76%) Decision-Making
11 9 (10.59%) Contract Management
11 9 (10.59%) SOLID
11 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.41%) BDD
12 8 (9.41%) Multithreading
13 7 (8.24%) OO
13 7 (8.24%) Project Roadmap
13 7 (8.24%) Workflow
14 6 (7.06%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (74.12%) C#
2 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
3 38 (44.71%) SQL
4 14 (16.47%) TypeScript
5 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.06%) Python
6 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.88%) Java
8 4 (4.71%) PHP
8 4 (4.71%) VB
8 4 (4.71%) VBA
9 2 (2.35%) Clojure
9 2 (2.35%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
9 2 (2.35%) XAML
10 1 (1.18%) U-SQL
10 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) HND
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.18%) MCP
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Docker
2 5 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) MIIS
2 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.53%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.35%) Reuters
6 1 (1.18%) Databricks
6 1 (1.18%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) Informatica
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) Splunk