Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 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 Framework
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 144 132
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 41 101 129
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.48% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 3.92% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 81 109
Median daily rate £488 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% +6.89%
10th Percentile £385 £413 £334
90th Percentile £649 £650 £590
Central London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +12.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £145.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £145.50 -

.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 1,474 2,574 2,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.43% 37.81% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 2,083 2,289
Median daily rate £525 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.96% +8.33%
10th Percentile £387 £407 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -30.42%
10th Percentile £24.50 £16.70 £21.25
90th Percentile £62.00 £92.20 £63.65
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -30.42%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London.

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 30 March 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
Moorgate +16 2 £550 -
London Bridge - 2 £450 -
.NET Framework
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (75.61%) C#
3 26 (63.41%) Azure
4 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
5 18 (43.90%) SQL
6 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (31.71%) MVC
8 11 (26.83%) Finance
8 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
8 11 (26.83%) Windows
8 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
8 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (21.95%) DevOps
9 9 (21.95%) Oracle
9 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
9 9 (21.95%) Banking
9 9 (21.95%) Spring
10 8 (19.51%) TDD
10 8 (19.51%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.51%) .NET Core
11 7 (17.07%) Microservices
11 7 (17.07%) WPF
12 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
12 6 (14.63%) WinForms
12 6 (14.63%) Web Services
12 6 (14.63%) OOP
12 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
12 6 (14.63%) WCF

.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 4 (9.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Anypoint
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) Mule
2 2 (4.88%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (63.41%) Azure
2 3 (7.32%) AWS
3 2 (4.88%) GCP
3 2 (4.88%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.44%) npm
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 2 (4.88%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.88%) Power BI
5 2 (4.88%) SQLite
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Parquet
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Redis
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Moq
3 2 (4.88%) NUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Grunt
4 1 (2.44%) gulp
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Log4Net
4 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
2 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
2 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (21.95%) Spring
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Core
5 7 (17.07%) WPF
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
6 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
6 6 (14.63%) WCF
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
6 6 (14.63%) WinForms
7 5 (12.20%) CSS
7 5 (12.20%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) HTML
8 4 (9.76%) JSON
9 3 (7.32%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (7.32%) REST
10 2 (4.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.76%) Cloud Native
2 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Android
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) DevOps
4 8 (19.51%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) Microservices
6 6 (14.63%) OOP
6 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) SDLC
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) SOLID
8 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.76%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.76%) VBA
6 3 (7.32%) VB
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.88%) XAML
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) Clojure
8 1 (2.44%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Scala
8 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) MIIS
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.44%) MapR
4 1 (2.44%) Reuters
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk