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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 118 97
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 43 45 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.33% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 3.81% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 96
Median daily rate £414 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.64% +2.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1252 1181 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.89% 34.87% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1014 1376
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £20.00 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (92.94%) C#
3 52 (61.18%) SQL Server
4 49 (57.65%) JavaScript
5 46 (54.12%) SQL
6 43 (50.59%) ASP.NET
7 38 (44.71%) CSS
8 37 (43.53%) MVC
9 36 (42.35%) HTML
10 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (38.82%) Entity Framework
12 28 (32.94%) Finance
13 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
13 26 (30.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (28.24%) TDD
15 23 (27.06%) jQuery
16 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (23.53%) Scrum
18 19 (22.35%) Visual Studio
18 19 (22.35%) AngularJS
18 19 (22.35%) Test Automation
19 18 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (18.82%) Windows
20 16 (18.82%) Banking
21 15 (17.65%) WCF
22 12 (14.12%) OO
22 12 (14.12%) T-SQL
22 12 (14.12%) Unit Testing
22 12 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
22 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2012

.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 (4.71%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (61.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.18%) RavenDB
10 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Visual Studio
2 12 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.41%) NUnit
4 7 (8.24%) Selenium
5 5 (5.88%) MSTest
6 4 (4.71%) Moq
7 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.35%) gulp
8 2 (2.35%) MSI
8 2 (2.35%) Subversion
8 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (2.35%) WiX
9 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.18%) Redmine
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 16 (18.82%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Marketing
4 6 (7.06%) Law
5 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.71%) Front Office
7 3 (3.53%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.18%) Advertising
8 1 (1.18%) Back Office
8 1 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (87.06%) Developer
2 42 (49.41%) .NET Developer
3 28 (32.94%) C# Developer
4 21 (24.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (10.59%) SQL Developer
8 8 (9.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Angular Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Agile Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (4.71%) CRM Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 3 (3.53%) Agile .NET Developer
13 3 (3.53%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (50.59%) ASP.NET
3 38 (44.71%) CSS
4 36 (42.35%) HTML
5 33 (38.82%) Entity Framework
6 26 (30.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (27.06%) jQuery
8 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (22.35%) AngularJS
10 15 (17.65%) WCF
11 11 (12.94%) JSON
11 11 (12.94%) XML
12 10 (11.76%) Ajax
12 10 (11.76%) RESTful
12 10 (11.76%) WPF
13 8 (9.41%) REST
14 7 (8.24%) HTML5
14 7 (8.24%) Web Services
14 7 (8.24%) WinForms
15 5 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) NHS
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) Derivative
6 2 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.35%) Fintech
6 2 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) MVC
2 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.24%) TDD
4 20 (23.53%) Scrum
5 19 (22.35%) Test Automation
6 12 (14.12%) OO
6 12 (14.12%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.94%) SOLID
8 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.59%) Web Development
10 8 (9.41%) CRM
10 8 (9.41%) Investment Management
10 8 (9.41%) MVVM
10 8 (9.41%) SDLC
10 8 (9.41%) Workflow
11 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.24%) DevOps
11 7 (8.24%) Front End Development
12 6 (7.06%) OOP
12 6 (7.06%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (92.94%) C#
2 49 (57.65%) JavaScript
3 46 (54.12%) SQL
4 12 (14.12%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.24%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.06%) VBA
7 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 3 (3.53%) VB
9 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.35%) XPath
10 1 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) Java
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) CFA
3 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Charles River
3 2 (2.35%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.35%) Telerik
3 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) iManage
4 1 (1.18%) LexisNexis
4 1 (1.18%) RedGate
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
4 1 (1.18%) TIBCO